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I hope you enjoy our News and are all doing well. Please send our News to colleagues and friends you feel may benefit from it.


Our featured blog this month is A Mother’s Motivation to Help Children with Dyslexia by Pamela Brookes, Parent in Tucson, AZ, USA.

Our featured Q & A answers How do parents manage mealtime mayhem? by Christian Hancock, MS, CCC-SLP in Texas, USA.

Thank you, Pamela and Christian, for your wonderful contributions to our site and the fantastic work you do.


Upcoming Courses

Live Courses via TalkTools

Best Practices in Pediatric Feeding, Motor Speech, and Mouth Development/Function (12-hour course) will be held:

October 10 & 11, 2020 in San Diego, CA

January 16 & 17, 2021 in Houston, TX

Diane’s Team Teaching

July, 2020 - April 2021. The Breathe Institute's Myo Masterminds Program:A Practicum from Oral Sensory-Motor to Orofacial Myofunctional Treatment

October 14 - 23, 2020, Feeding First: Connect and Collaborate! TalkTools Global Online Conference

Online Courses

Integrated Treatment of Feeding, Speech, and Mouth Function in Pediatrics;
15-hour course sponsored by Speech Therapy PD

Prevention of Feeding, Speech, and Mouth Development Problems: Birth to Age 2;
7-hour course sponsored by Northern Speech Services

Online Services

Parent Education, Professional Mentoring, and Program Consultation

Free E-Course on Newborn and Infant Mouth Development

I am happy to give you our free e-course on newborn and infant mouth development. Subscribe to our site: We don't share your information with anyone. Then EMAIL ME to let me know you subscribed and I will activate the course for you. My email is dibahr@cox.net.


You may have noticed many of our blogs and Q & A’s are written by our networkers and subscribers. They are featured on our site for a month and then announced across social media. If you have thoughts, ideas, and/or techniques you would like to share, please consider writing for us. Here are some basic guidelines/details:

-Write 500-700 words
-Use parent/family/consumer-friendly language
-Write about the topics of feeding, motor speech, mouth function, or a related area
-Include information parents, family members, and professionals can apply

I edit and approve all blogs and Q & A’s, as well as help with APA resource format. So, contact me if you have a topic on which you would like to write.

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