Oromotor Skills

Oromotor (aka oral motor) skills involve the ability to use the muscles of the mouth and surrounding structures for activities like eating, drinking, and speaking.

Poor oromotor skills can result in feeding difficulties, difficulty speaking, and more. Our SLPs and OTs can assess your child’s oral motor skills and determine if they would benefit from our services. Contact us for details!

A baby with pureed food all over their mouth eats using a pink spoon while sitting in a high chair.
This baby is developing their oromotor skills by practicing eating with a spoon. Messy eating is not necessarily a sign of poor oromotor skills, especially if your child is still learning!