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Oral-Motor Techniques In Articulation and Phonological Therapy

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Learn the techniques and tips that you were never taught in school. This reference is considered the original oral-motor resource and has changed the lives of thousands of therapists!

Learn how to facilitate jaw, lip, and tongue movements, and how to normalize client oral-tactile sensitivity. This book has been one of our best-sellers for 25 years.

Download the first 39 pages and begin reading for free!

“I’ve owned this book for 20 years and it’s been an incredible help for me! [It] completely outlines all the fundamentals of artic therapy in ways I was NEVER taught in school! A+”
— Ann, SLP

Book Details

This course text is highly detailed, well-organized, and filled to the brim with step-by-step therapy strategies. Learn why and how to do basic oral-motor therapy. This book contains dozens of details diagrams on phonetic placement and the movement of the oral mechanism.

Oral-Motor Techniques was named Top Ten by the Library of Speech and Language Pathology in 2002, and was SuperDuper’s best-selling oral-motor book in 2001. This book is currently is being used as supplemental reading material in graduate courses on articulation and motor speech disorders.

This book clearly explains:

  • Infant developmental stages
  • Jaw facilitation activities
  • Tactile sensitivity
  • Lip retraction and how to get tongue/lateral margin elevation
  • How to stimulate /l/, /k/, /g/, /r/, and /s/
  • How to reduce drooling and treat apraxia.
“Your tips are wonderful! The pictures of the tongue and how it should look during /r/ production are priceless!”
— Cathy, SLP

Chapters

Chapter 1. Introduction to Oral-Motor Therapy

  • Speech is Movement
  • Definition of Oral-Motor Therapy
  • Purpose of Oral-Motor Therapy
  • Primary Goal of Oral-Motor Therapy
  • Therapies which Incorporate Oral-Motor Techniques
  • Goals of the Six Treatment Areas
  • General Goals of the Oral-Motor Program
  • Oral-Motor Therapy for Speech is Not Feeding Therapy
  • Relationship Between Speech and Swallowing
  • Diagnosing Oral-Motor Problems
  • General Versus Specific Oral-Motor Therapy
  • The Inclusion Rule of Oral-Motor Therapy
  • Exercises, Cues and Stimulation Techniques
  • Power of Stimuli 18 Hand-on Versus Hands-off Treatment
  • Following Sanitary Procedures
  • Length and Duration of Treatment
  • Oral Rest Position

Chapter 2. Principles of Movement Applied to the Oral Mechanism

  • General Concepts
  • The Organization of Motor Control
  • Sensory Components
  • Patterns of Movement Breakdown

Chapter 3. The Tactile and Proprioceptive Systems

  • The Tactile System
  • The Skin
  • Oral-Tactile Sensitivity Problems
  • Examining Oral-Tactile Sensitivity
  • Goals of Oral-Tactile Therapy
  • General Guidelines for Normalizing Oral-Tactile Sensitivity
  • Stimulus Guidelines for Normalizing Oral-Tactile Sensitivity
  • Organizational Guidelines for Normalizing Oral-Tactile Sensitivity
  • Proprioceptive Stimulation Techniques
  • Oral-Exploratory Play for Hands-Off Oral-Motor Learning
  • S.A.T.P.I.O.M.s
  • Sample Procedures to Improve Oral-Tactile Sensitivity

Chapter 4. The Jaw

  • Jaw Movements Jaw Movements in Mature Speech
  • Jaw Movements in Development
  • The Jaw-Tongue-Palate Triangle
  • Diagnosing Jaw Movements
  • Deviations in Jaw Movements
  • Jaw Facilitation Techniques

Chapter 5. The Lips

  • Basic Muscle Review
  • Lip Movements in Speech
  • Lip Movements in Speech Development
  • Diagnosing Lip Movement
  • Problems in Lip Movements
  • Lip Retraction
  • A Hierarchy of Lip Therapy
  • Techniques to Reduce Lip Retraction
  • Tactile and Proprioceptive Stimulation Techniques to Activate the Lips
  • Feeding Therapy Techniques to Activate the Lips
  • Voluntary Lip Exercises

Chapter 6. The Tongue

  • Historic Divisions of the Tongue
  • Palatography
  • Differential Tongue Movements in Speech
  • Functional Zones of the Tongue
  • Stability and Mobility in Tongue Movements
  • Summary of Tongue Movements in Speech
  • A New Concept of Tongue Movement
  • Tongue Movements in Swallowing
  • The “Normal” Tongue Configuration
  • Tongue Movement Problems
  • Facilitating Basic Tongue Movement

Chapter 7. Putting It All Together

  • Hierarchy of the Oral-Motor Approach
  • Developmental Apraxia
  • Severe Unintelligibility
  • The Frontal Lisp
  • The Lateral Lisp
  • Facilitating Back Phonemes /k/ and /g/
  • Facilitating Phoneme /l/ Facilitating Phoneme /r/

Annotated Bibliography

Oral Motor Techniques is:

  • Softcover
  • 112 pages
  • Appropriate for SLPs
  • For clients two years of age and older

Download the first 39 pages and begin reading for free!

Additional information

Weight .88 lbs
Dimensions 12.00 x 9.00 x 1.00 in

6 reviews for Oral-Motor Techniques In Articulation and Phonological Therapy

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Your tips are wonderful! The pictures of the tongue and how it should look during /r/ production are priceless!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    The drawings in this book are wonderfully straightforward and easy-to-understand.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    I attended the 2-day workshop more than a decade ago that covered the content of this ground-breaking material in the SLP field. I have used this material as the basis of my oral-motor therapy since that time. This is a very valuable resource! Thank you, Pamela for your contribution to our field!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    This book is very useful as it contains both oral motor and phonological techniques. It is easy to use.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Excellent book from an inspirational SLP. Thanks for the wonderful information, insight and materials.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    I’ve owned this book for something like 20 years and it’s been an incredible help for me! I just bought a new copy because my old one is worn through — this book completely outlines all the fundamentals of artic therapy in ways I was NEVER taught in school. A+

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