Treating Speech Disorders

In the United States, 14 million people have voice, speech or language problems. Each year, one million individuals in the U.S. experience a neurogenic impairment of speech (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorder, 1995). Annually, $30 billion is spent on speech language pathology disorders (1995 NIH statistics).”Any number of diseases and disorders can affect facial muscle […]


The Oral-Motor Exercise System That Works Originally designed and used for treatment of patients with severe facial burns, Facial-Flex is now used extensively as a dynamic resistance device for strengthening the oral-motor and neck musculature. Applications include increasing oral facial motor strength, range of motion, voluntary control, timing and coordination for such impairments as dysarthria, […]