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Soft Tissue Dysfunction: The Importance of Early Identification

October 23, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

This webinar will discuss soft tissues, identify expectations for soft tissue function in infants and beyond, explore abnormal development and function that lead to orofacial myofunctional disorders with a focus on early intervention to reduce or eliminate abnormal soft tissue function later in life.

Amanda Moore Chastain has over 14 years of experience working with the early intervention population, with 12 of those years focusing on orofacial myofunctional methodologies and treatment strategies into her work with children and adults. She is a Certified Orofacial Myologist through the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and board certified American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)  and Kentucky state licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. As the owner of The Speech Network Pediatric Feeding & Orofacial Myology Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky, she dedicates her focus of practice to oral motor based therapies across the lifespan to support optimal growth, development, and function. Amanda is currently the Vice President of the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM), is an approved IAOM instructor for the Allied Health Professional Course entitled “Integrated Team Approach to Orofacial Myology”, and provides trainings for infant and toddler feeding through her GoMAP (Guided Oral Movements with Active Patterning) Program.



October 23, 2018
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
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AAPMD – Webinar