An investigation of the efficacy of oral myofunctional therapy as a precursor to articulation therapy for pre-first grade children.

@article{Christensen1981AnIO,
  title={An investigation of the efficacy of oral myofunctional therapy as a precursor to articulation therapy for pre-first grade children.},
  author={Majbritt Christensen and Margaret Hanson},
  journal={The Journal of speech and hearing disorders},
  year={1981},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={160-5}
}
This study investigated the assumption that oral myofunctional services might facilitate remediation of articulation disorders. Subjects were ten 6-year-old elementary school children who exhibited both tongue-thrust behaviors and articulation errors. All subjects had equal service time for a 14-week period, half receiving articulation services only and the other half receiving oral myofunctional services prior to and in conjunction with articulation services. Results showed that children in… CONTINUE READING

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