Speech pathology and speech therapy focuses on more than just articulation. Children with autism, dysphagia, stuttering, ASHA and other developmental delays. Speech pathologists stress that communication and oral motor development are important goals in developing oral motor skills.
Oral motor exercises are important for increasing muscle tone and strength so speech is possible. Products include chewy tubes, chew toys for therapy, Z-vibes, probes, blowing games and oral motor accessories.