Upcoming Courses

Date Course Name City Status
Thursday and Friday Over Two Weeks (March 23, 24, 30 and 31st, 2023)

4 Day ORPP Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Training Program

Regular: $2500.00 CAD

Virtual Completed
May 11, 2023

ORPP Screening and Preliminary Intervention

Regular: $350.00 CAD

Virtual Completed
October 27, 2023

ORPP Screening and Preliminary Intervention

Regular: $375.00 CAD

Registration closes on October 20, 2023.

Virtual Register!
Thursday and Friday Over Two Weeks (November 30 and December 1, 7 and 8th, 2023)

4 Day ORPP Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Training Program

Regular: $2500.00 CAD

Registration closes on October 27, 2023.

Virtual Register!

Orofacial Rest Posture Program (ORPP) Training Opportunities :

  1. In-House Education Session (1.5 Hours)
  2. ORPP Canada Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs (1 Day)
  3. ORPP Canada Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Program for SLPs, orthodontists, dentists and dental hygienists (4 Day IAOM Certification Track Course)

1. In-House Education Session (1.5 hours)

Location/Food & Beverage: the host company is responsible for selecting and securing the venue (i.e., private room at a restaurant, your office space etc) and providing food/beverage (optional).

Technology: host is to provide projector and screen if desired. This education session can also be offered in a more informal manner through handouts and discussion.

ORPP provides: education and handouts

Course Description: This in house education session is personalized to the needs of your team. The session will include a review of the the ORPP chairside quick screener.

Contact ORPP to discuss In-House Education Session

2. ORPP Screening and Preliminary Intervention for Pediatric SLPs (1 Day)

Course Description: The ORPP Introduction and Screening course is a one-day course aimed at highlighting a key link between orofacial myofunctional disorders [OMDs] and articulation ~ proper oral rest posture. Attendees will learn how to identify this common, yet often unidentified barrier to successful speech articulation treatment and will received personalized materials they can use in their practice the very next day!

Learning Objectives: At the end of this one-day course attendees will be able to:

  • Define orofacial myofunctional disorders.
  • Recognize the potential impact of dentition on articulation.
  • Screen and identify neurotypical children with orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs).
  • Understand how poor oral rest posture impacts a child’s prognosis for speech articulation therapy.
  • Determine appropriate early intervention (including education, referral recommendations and preliminary treatment strategies) to help minimize the impact of the OMDs on both speech articulation and dental development.

Target Audience: School and preschool-based speech language pathologists.

3. Comprehensive ORPP Assessment and Treatment Program (4 Day Intensive) *This is an IAOM Certification Track Course

Course Description: This 4-day dynamic and hands-on course includes theory, demonstration and hands-on practice learning. The goal of this 4-day course is to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of what OMDs are as well as the knowledge, skill and confidence to appropriately identify, diagnose and successfully treat them in neurotypical children and adults. Attendees will leave this course with the knowledge and tools required to put their new skills immediately into action in current practice and/or as a foundation to develop a successful and effective private practice. Attendees will work through and receive the personalized ORPP framework and resources including: ORPP assessment protocol and all ORPP treatment/home exercise forms and business development materials. Course learning methodologies include: live online course via zoom to review theory, case studies and complete hands on practice.

Target Audience: Speech language pathologists, orthodontists, dentists and registered dental hygienists.

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