This course is a follow up to the course, Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMD): The Basics for SLPs. The basics of assessment and intervention will be reviewed. Case studies will be shared to demonstrate the impact of OMD on articulation and swallowing. (Part 1: Course 7648)
- After this course, participants will be able to identify tongue thrust behavior and explain the causes and effects of orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMD).
- After this course, participants will be able to list five effective strategies to increase awareness of the typical lingual rest posture.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the typical tongue rest posture can be used for improving speech sound productions.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify proper dental terminology related to OMD.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the contraindications for treatment of OMD.
|15-20 Minutes||Basics of Assessment|
|20-30 Minutes||Dental Structures|
|30-40 Minutes||Characteristics, Causes, and Effects|
|40-70 Minutes||OMD effects on articulation and swallowing with videos|
|70-85 Minutes||Intervention/referrals/additional learning opportunities|
|85-90 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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