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Training in the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol
This site contains information about Beckman Oral Motor Therapy which addresses issues concerning Oral Motor Patterns and Oral Motor Impairments.
Debra Beckman has worked in the field of communicative disorders since 1975, specializing in motor speech disorders. She has worked in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, universities, trauma centers, home-bound, foster homes, group homes, Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded (ICF-MRs), nursing homes and large residential facilities. She has served as a court appointed witness and as a resource content expert for seven federal court cases, regarding services for the developmentally disabled.
Ms. Beckman has presented at numerous local, state, national and international conferences, and has published articles in professional books, journals, monographs; and in Exceptional Parent magazine. She has been awarded a United States patent for a therapeutic oral probe. Ms. Beckman has been recognized by her peers and her community for outstanding clinical achievement.
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Beckman Oral Motor provides intensive hands-on workshops taught by Debra Beckman. The workshops are held both internationally and throughout the U.S.A. for providers to earn CEUs while learning the Beckman Oral Motor Protocol.