09 Apr 2015

BY: trini

Inspiration / Orofacial Myology

The Oral Motor Cookbook, Part 1

by Carolinda “Trini” Myers-Murphy

I am often approached by parents with questions for feeding low tone children. A low tone child is a child diagnosed by a doctor with low muscle tone and typically needs to work with an occupational therapist. This condition also afects the strength of a child’s articulator and muscles for eating as well. We typically see struggles with having enough muscle strength to support the smaller muscles for eating and speaking.

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