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Frequently asked questions
Which R does the Bite-R teach? TheRetroflex R? The Retracted R?
You may not know that a group of researchers from the University of Cincinatti discovered through the use of sonograms, that there are more tongue positions than the two found above. They found 21 tongue positions within the mouth that all created an acoustically perfect R.
How old is the youngest child? the oldest child?
We recommend that the child be around the age of 6 in order to have a mouth large enough to accept the Bite-R and be able to get the two Bite Plates apart.
How often is speech therapy homework administered?
We do not recommend homework when using the Bite-R. Frankly, it isn't necessary. We have found that using burst therapy and daily therapy to help speed the process.
Can parents have one for home?
Again, it is not necessary. We have observed that children retain their skill levels or even improve over summer break.
Can we clean this articulation device and use it for other students?
No. It is a single client use device. Simply throw it away when the child has finished the R sound.