Oral Placement Therapy: Clinical Implications for Tongue Thrust and Lisps - Timed Agenda

8:30am - 10:15am (15 min break at 10:15am)
  • History of Myofunctional Disorders
  • What Causes a Tongue Thrust?
  • Oral Placement Therapy as a Key to Treatment
    • Definitions
    • Jaw-Lip-Tongue: Dissociation-Tone-Coordination
  • Swallowing Comparisons
10:30am - 12:15pm
  • Diagnosis: Oral-Motor/Swallowing/Articulation
    • Medical History
    • Oral Structures/Dentition
    • Jaw-Lip-Tongue: Sensory/Tone Checklist
    • Oral Habits and Resting Postures
    • Chewing
    • Swallowing
    • Articulation
  • Pre-Requisites for Tongue Thrust Therapy
  • Delivery Models and Getting Started
12:15pm - 1:15pm LUNCH
1:15pm - 4:00pm (15 min break at 3:00pm)
  • Hierarchical Approach to Tongue Thrust Therapy
    • Ages 3-7: Goals, Prevention and Procedures
    • Ages 7 and Above: SMILE
      • Cheeks
      • Lips
      • Tongue
      • Oral Resting Postures
      • Liquids
      • Chewing
      • Solids
      • Carryover
4:00pm - 4:30pm Q&A