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OROFACIAL MYOFUNCTIONAL DISORDERS A~Z

 

Theory ~ Evaluation ~ Therapy      
 
28 Hour Comprehensive OMD Track Course  

  

This is a 4 day COM certification track course designed for speech and dental professionals.  This professional course highlights OFM history, research, dental, speech, and orofacial myofunctional interdisciplinary perspective. Make the connection; disorder breathing, airway issues, dysfunctional postures, craniofacial development, speech distortions, malocclusions, chronic habits, tongue tie, OSA, and more. 

 

This course is a mandatory requirement for those wishing to be eligible for membership and certification through the IAOM. 

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COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

 Evaluate and treat patients with orofacial myofunctional disorders

Understand the science and research for orofacial myofunctional therapy

Evaluate and diagnose orofacial myofunctional disorders

Provide clinical and practical application of a therapeutic program

Discuss the multidisciplinary connection between dental, speech, and orofacial myofunctional therapy

Implement a plan for referral and patient education

TARGET AUDIENCE

Speech and Language Pathologists   o   Registered Dental Hygienist  o  Dentists

COST

$2300   Bring a buddy and get a $500 discount, $250 each

Instructor: Christine Stevens Mills, SLP, COM®

Christine Stevens Mills is an IAOM Certified Orofacial Myologist and Speech Language Pathologist. She enjoyed private practice for over 40 years. Christine received a speech and hearing pathology degree in 1973 at Bowling Green State University.  She completed 55 hours of postgraduate courses, 60 hours of advanced clinical practicum, and 100 hours advanced certification training at the Institute for Myofunctional Therapy in Coral Gables, Florida. Christine has served on the board of directors for the IAOM.  In 1994 she obtained a position as an Assistant Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy Orthodontic Department teaching a graduate course on Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, officially retiring from the University in 2015. Christine currently resides in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and continues to mentor, consult, lecture, and teach classes.

 

Instructor: Keisha Nolan, CCC-SLP, COM®

Keisha is the Owner of Nolan Speech & Language Center. She is an experienced speech-language pathologist who specials in orofacial myofunctional disorders. Keisha is one of a select few of orofacial myologists in the State of Michigan. In addition, to patient care, she uses her expertise to teach orthodontic residents at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry and educates dentists, orthodontists, ENTs, and pediatricians through guest lectures. She also has training in cranio-sacral therapy. Keisha is a compassionate, dedicated, energetic and knowledgeable therapist with a strong desire to help improve the lives of others.

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AGD, IAOM and ASHA CEU Credits Available

 

 

 

TO REGISTER:  Call 586-726-7777 to pay over the phone with a credit card or mail a certified check to: 48681 Hayes Rd., Shelby Twp, MI 48315.

 

 

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