Therapy Methods

Breena Hayman, M.S., CCC-SLP-COM utilizes a variety of therapy methodologies and materials including but not limited to:
 

 

 

  • Hanen techniques involving  parent training based on: It takes Two To Talk, More Than Words, Talkability. (www.hanen.org)

 

 

  •  DIR/ Floortime- Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship Based are utilized within treatment sessions. (www.circlestretch.com) 

 

  • Michelle Garcia Winners  early childhood  pragmatic programs: Flexible You, and Superflex  (www.socialthinking.com)

 

 

  • Lindamood –Bell concept imagery, attention skills, memory, and  cognitive development  programs: Visualizing and Verbalizing, and Talkies (www.lindamoodbell.com)
     

  • Myofunctional Therapy to improve oral and facial muscles as they relate to speech, dentition, chewing, swallowing and physical health.  Orofacial myofunctional disorders may be caused due to improper oral habits (thumb sucking, pacifier use, cheek or nail biting), restricted airways (mouth breathing), structural abnormalities (tongue-tie), neurological or developmental abnormalities.  For further information contact the International Association of Orofacial Myology.  (www.iaom.com)