My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:18 In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how science explains neural pathways. One of the studies that began this work was with some macaque monkeys in a laboratory in Italy. The scientists involved were trying to correlate motor function with regional brain activity. By accident, these scientists discovered that the certain parts of the monkey’s brain responsible for...
This is a good list for SLPs. I'm going to put it with my dysphagia materials. ORAL – MOTOR PATTERNS « CLINICAL PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.
Methylation is a core process that occurs in all cells to help your body make biochemical conversions. When people with genetic mutations is MTHFR are exposed to toxins, they have a harder time getting rid of them which can cause some very serious illnesses.
* * CAT SNIP: Multi-Tongue: Your cat's tongue is like a Swiss Army Knife. It can be curled around itself to create a kind of ladle for scooping up water, and the tiny backward-facing barbs ( or papillae) on it serve several important functions. Notably, they make it easier for a cat to shred meat from the bone of its prey, and they also dirt, debris, and loose hair from his fur when he grooms himself. But if the cat gets yarn or string caught, he won't be able to spit it out won'
Oral motor therapy works on the oral skills necessary for proper speech and feeding development. For example, try saying “la la la” right now, paying attention to what your tongue is doing. In order to produce the /l/ sound, the tongue tip must elevate to the alveolar ridge (just behind the upper front teeth). It must also be able to function independently – or dissociate – from the jaw. Oral motor therapy works on these “pre-requisites” for speech and feeding.