I’m knee deep in journal articles and books on muscles, sensation, and brain-stuff, and I’m arduously going through it all to write an updated view about oral motor for therapists from a therapist’s perspective.
Teachers in my last elementary school were unhappy with their reading curriculum and were doggedly focused on finding something better. Turns out, this is not an uncommon occurrence in many schools. Maybe even yours.
Squeezing in time to find, read, interpret, and figure out how to apply the results of research articles is difficult at best. If you have the same conundrum, I hope this once-a-month Research Review helps fill your needs. This is a good one.
Has a child ever walked into your therapy room and he sounded 10 times worse than he did last week? Chances are he's been fitted with a palatal expander. So, now what? Sometimes the answer is obvious, but sometimes it isn't.
I’m changing things just a bit. Starting next week the topics will be more organized and designated. But, as always, the objective is to share practical info and ideas that you can apply with your therapy-kids.