Treating Low vs High Tone in Feeding Therapy
Tone of the oral musculature is usually assessed during a pediatric feeding/dysphagia evaluation. Feeding specialists often see children with hypotonicity (low muscle tone) or hypertonicity (high muscle tone), which can affect the coordination and stability of the lips, cheeks, tongue, and mandible. This resource is designed as a reference for professionals looking for ways to treat both types of tone in feeding therapy sessions.
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