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Episode 258:  Myo is NOT The Wild Wild West! with Hallie Bulkin, MA CCC-SLP, CMT®, COM

In this week’s episode, let’s join Hallie as she discusses the common misconceptions and regulations surrounding myofunctional therapy. 

Emphasizing that myofunctional therapy is not the ‘wild wild west’ and requires proper licensure, Hallie explains who can perform myofunctional therapy and the age limitations for this type of treatment. 

Tune in as she also highlights the overlap between myofunctional therapy and pediatric feeding therapy, the legal implications of practicing myofunctional therapy without a license ,the exclusionary process in the field, and the importance of controlling the quality and scope of myofunctional therapy.

If this episode has resonated with you in some way, take a screenshot of you listening, post it to your Instagram Stories, and tag Hallie @halliebulkin 

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Misconceptions about and Regulation of Myofunctional Therapy
  • Age Limitations 
  • Overlap with Pediatric Feeding Therapy
  • Legal Implications of Practicing Myofunctional Therapy without a License
  • Exclusionary Process in Myofunctional Therapy
  • Scope of Practice 
  • Understanding the Need for Myofunctional Therapy
  • Certifications 
  • Controlling the Quality and Scope of Myofunctional Therapy



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