Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders

Combining Muscle and Motor Based Approaches to Facilitate Speech in Individuals with Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders 

IAOM Poster Session 2019, New Orleans, LA.

Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP/COM®

Renee Roy-Hill, MS, CCC-SLP


References:  

ASHA (2019). Speech sound disorders-articulation and phonology practice portal. Retrieved from: https://www.asha.org/Practice-Portal/Clinical-Topics/Articulation-and-Phonology/

ASHA (2018) Orofacial myofunctional disorders practice portal. Retrieved from: https://www.asha.org/PRPSpecificTopic.aspx?folderid=8589943975&section=Assessment

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Merkel-Walsh, R. (2018). How do I correct that pesky lisp. Webinar presentation. Charleston, SC: TalkTools. 

Merkel-Walsh, R. (2016). A modern look at Van Riper’s phonetic placement approach. Poster presentation at the ASHA Connect Convention, Minneapolis, MN. 

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