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Success Story: Josh & Kelly

Posted by Casey Roy on

Josh is a 15-year-old with cerebral palsy who has been seen for speech and feeding therapy for the past 12 months. Josh’s mother initially sought out speech therapy services due to increased concerns with his safety and independence during drinking and eating, along with poor saliva management. The initial evaluation revealed moderate to severe oral motor weakness, as could be expected with Josh’s condition. Josh presented with decreased oral awareness, as well as difficulty with lip closure and lip rounding for speech and feeding. With these findings, and Josh’s ability to tolerate these tasks in the evaluation, we knew an oral placement therapy program would be beneficial for him. READ MORE

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