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What Does the Research Say Regarding Oral Motor Exercises and the Treatment of Speech Sound Disorders?

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What Does the Research Say Regarding Oral Motor Exercises and the Treatment of Speech Sound Disorders

By: Gregory L. Lof, PhD, CCC-SLP

The vast majority of the legitimate research shows no changes in speech sound productions because of non-speech oral motor exercises. However, many clinicians have strong opinions about their efficacy by stating clinical anecdotes, or they will cite non-peer reviewed publications and CEU events that claim there are speech benefits of these exercises.

Read the rest of the Article by Dr. Lof on the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America website HERE

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