speech-language and orofacial myofunctional services
for children and adults
in Rockville, Maryland and surrounding areas
orofacial myofunctional therapist
"Working with Emily was one of the best experiences that our daughter has had as a teen! After she completed her long eighteen month course of braces, we discovered that she actually had a tongue thrust. This was the cause of certain sounds coming out like a lisp. Working with Emily and the 12-week Tongue Tips program, many of the “bad habits” that her tongue fell into were corrected! Tongue placement in the mouth also affected food preferences. At the end of the course, my daughter was more willing to give new flavors a try and now considers the formerly “disgusting” avocado as her favorite snack. This Tongue Tips Program is truly marvelous!"
12 - years - old
"Emily is a great speech instructor. Emily believed that I could get rid of my vocal nodules; even when my doctor questioned if it was possible. When I didn’t want to she pushed me through the exercises in a good way. She also helped me believe in myself. Finally, I got rid of them and I couldn’t have done it without Emily."
10 - years - old
"Emily is a kind speech therapist. She made my exercises fun. She helped me get rid of my tongue thrust. Each week we did exercises that got me one step closer to my goal. Emily never said that I couldn’t do it. She always made sure I was trying my best."
8 - years - old
"Emily is a very nice speech therapist. She makes funny jokes. Emily has a lot of fun games to play while doing speech exercises. So we can have fun while I was improving my vocal nodules!"
"I have had three children work with Emily for different reasons - tongue thrust, articulation, and vocal nodules. All three of my children have had incredible success through their work with Emily. She knows each of their personalities and how to push them through the uncomfortableness of changing their habits or how they make sounds. Her patience always amazes me. My oldest son had spent six months working with another therapist for his vocal nodules and had zero improvements. He worked with Emily for five months they not only improved they were eliminated. I would highly recommend Emily to any family. She is extremely knowledgable and builds great relationships with her clients."