WEBINAR | Teaching Nasal Breathing to Children for Increased Quality of Life [September 17, 2020] [RECORDING]

WEBINAR | Teaching Nasal Breathing to Children for Increased Quality of Life [September 17, 2020] [RECORDING]


Date: September 17, 2020

Location: Webinar (RECORDING)

Presenter: Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP

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Course Description

TalkTools Instructor, Monica Purdy, will be discussing the importance of nasal breathing compared to oral breathing.   This webinar will focus on the positive impacts nasal breathing has on many body functions and structures.  Monica will discuss where to begin and techniques used in teaching nasal breathing.   Case studies and videos will be presented to give participants practical applications to help their clients.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:
  1. Identify the components of proper nasal breathing
  2. Describe 3 breathing techniques
  3. Apply 2 nasal breathing techniques in a therapy setting
  4. Develop a breathing program as part of an integrated therapy plan

Content Disclosure: This presentation will focus on treatment methods related to the use of TalkTools® OPT resources. Other similar treatment approaches will receive limited or no coverage during this lecture.

This program is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)(see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)


Webinar Details


Schedule (12:00PM - 02:00PM Eastern)

  • 25 minutes Why is nasal breathing so important?
  • 25 minutes Why is mouth breathing so detrimental?
  • 25 minutes Outline of Breathing Techniques
  • 20 minutes Breathing Techniques Demonstration
  • 15 minutes Case Studies
  • 10 minutes Q&A

  • Instructor

    Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP Instructor Bio and Financial Disclosure 

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