Be a “Tongue Tie Detective!": How to identify a tongue tie and its impact on functioning00018EP
Speaker: Susie Appleman, MACCC-SLP, COM®
So you think there’s a tongue tie...now what? Become a “Tongue Tie Detective!” This session will explore how to assess tongue ties based on function rather than appearance. Outcomes include what to look for when identifying a tie; how to identify the 4 different types of ties; and how to explain results of the assessment to the client and/or parents.
Participants will be able to:
- Identify how to look for a tongue tie and the different types
- Describe how to explain results to client and/or parents
- Identify the next steps after determining that the tie is an issue.
15 min What to look for when diagnosing a tongue tie
10 min Explain that there are 4 different types of ties
15 min Videos and Case Studies
10 min How to explain results to a reluctant client and/or parent
10 min The referral process and our role in continuation of care
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