Ep. 48: Deal with it! Successfully Manage Stress-Induced Childhood Oral Habits - Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP
Guest: Tricia H. Rogers, MS, CCC-SLP - This one-hour podcast explores the of characteristics of oral habits (thumb/finger sucking, nail biting, extended pacifier use) of primarily the school-aged child. It addresses the rise in oral habits due to the change in routines and lifestyle during COVID-19 and what can be done. Several causes and consequences of thumb/finger sucking are discussed, as well as many extinguishing strategies, including several ideas for parents to implement at home.