After successful treatment of OMD, a patient will breathe, speak, swallow, and even sleep or eat better. Often their facial features will improve, thus boosting self-esteem.
It may seem like a diagnosis to overlook, as many parents assume that their child’s voice will regain strength with time. But delaying treatment can harm your child’s future.
Studies suggest that children who know more words achieve better grades in school, read at a higher than average level, are able to think more deeply, can express their emotions and thoughts [...]
As we discussed in Token Economies, Part 1, a token economy is where a person earns tokens by performing a desired behavior, and can then exchange those tokens to purchase a reward. Let’s review [...]
It’s obvious that language is learned and acquired from a young age. Babies coo and babble. Toddlers piece together syllables like “ma-ma” and “da-da.” Preschoolers imagine new words and create [...]
The system of token economies is simple to understand: a person earns tokens by performing a desired behavior, and can then exchange those tokens to purchase a reward. This system was first [...]
When life presents a challenge, you can respond positively. You know how to socially engage with your peers and superiors. Friendship is valuable and you maintain those relationships well. You [...]