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Right up there with negativity of “oral motor” therapy (i.e. therapy to build oral movement capability and speech skills) is anything that has to do with “SENSORY” therapy.” In fact, it’s even more taboo.
While preparing The Perfect Oral Motor Storm (podcast/handout), I came across a statement by Dr. Gregory Lof (2017). I nearly fell out of my chair: “Awareness and its role in therapy is always questioned.”
In therapy, have you ever had a child ask you if they could take home the boardgame you’re playing? For me, usually it was some game I’d purchased at Super Duper or somewhere. The kids were so disappointed when I said the game had to stay at school so other children could play, too.