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Additional News:

* Meredith was invited to serve as lab assistant for Kristie Gatto’s 28-hour Orofacial Myology course in Callabassas, CA, February 2020! Kristie is the current President of the International Association of Orofacial Myology.

* Meredith was able to secure 1.5 hours of 1:1 time with Mary Burke, the CEO of the Myo Munchee, September 2019.

* Meredith discussed Tongue Tie with an airway study group consisting of dental and oral professionals, ENTs, and PTs, July 8, 2019!

* Meredith attended the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) Conference in New Orleans in September 2019!

* Meredith presented at the Georgia Speech-Language Hearing Association’s 2018 conference on the topic of How to Diagnose and Remediate Tongue Tie

* Meredith is reading: Sleep-Wrecked Kids, GASP, Tongue-Tied

OROFACIAL MYOLOGY

MWSP maintains certification with the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM), in order to provide sanctioned and thorough intervention.

Orofacial Myology may benefit:

  • "Tongue Thrust" / Interdental swallow / Reverse swallow

  • aka "Myofunctional Therapy"

  • Elimination of Sucking habits: thumb/fingers/pacifier

  • Ankyloglossia/Tongue Tie

  • Avoiding use of dental appliances that don't remediate tongue function

  • Speech sound production

  • Crossbites / overjets / underbites

  • Open mouth posture

  • Poor lip strength

  • Re-engineer tongue movement and function

  • Poor jaw stability

  • Appropriate teeth eruption

  • "Long face syndrome"