OMDs Deconstructed: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

March 12-19, 2021

Conference Kickoff


Free Public Keynote Presentation


Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP , COM®

We will kicking off the conference with a keynote from TalkTools®️ Instructor, Robyn Merkel Walsh. Robyn is a speech language pathologist and Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM®️) . She is the author of of the TalkTools®️Orofacial Myofunctional Program SysteMatic Intervention for Lingual Elevation, has been assessing and treating Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders for over two decades. Through her numerous publications via textbooks, blogs, podcasts, peer-reviewed journals , posters and presentations , Robyn is an advocate for evidence-based practices and ethics in OMDs . She has been teaching professionals who have OMDs in scope of practice through lectures , webinars and has both invited and accepted papers to both ASHA and the IAOM. She is a subject matter expert in Tethered Oral Tissue (TOTs), feeding, oral placement therapy (OPT) and the prevention and remediation of OMDs in 0-4 and individuals with special needs . Robyn will walk you through the history of Orofacial Myology , the goals of our conference and the accomplishments of our featured speakers.

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