Course Dates & Locations

Instructor Information

Sandra Holtzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, COM™

Becky Ellsworth, AAS, RDH, BS, COM™

Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation


We are an accredited provider of continuing education for SLPs and Dental professionals. We prepare you for the International Certification process and beyond through our 28 hour approved course, OROFACIAL MYOLOGY: From Basics to Habituation. The course include the “Myo-Manual”, a detailed evaluation and treatment program as well as startup supplies. We offer courses in several locations throughout the U.S.A. and Canada.

Sandra Holtzman, M.S., CCC-SLP, COM™

Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Dentistry
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

Owner/Director Neo-Health Services, Inc.
IAOM Board of Examiners
Previous SLP and Orofacial Myology Representative, Board of Directors
Author, Myo Manual; Unplugging The Thumb and Grow the Nails

Sandra joined the International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) in 1989 and thereafter presented numerous times before IAOM conventions and conferences. She has sat on both the Board of Directors and the Board of Examiners through the current time. In 2014, she received the Presidential Award from the IAOM for her contributions to the organization. Sandra is one of the original founders of the International Affiliation of Tongue tie Professionals (IATP), an organization dedicated to increasing the knowledge of ankyloglossia, encouraging research, and improving assessment and surgical techniques.

Becky Ellsworth, AAS, RDH, BS, COM™

Dental Hygiene Instructor, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Chair of Board of Examiners

Becky Ellsworth has been an RDH for over 30 years and has worked both in Texas and Michigan in private dental practices. Upon moving to Kalamazoo, Michigan in the early 80’s, she became interested in Orofacial Myology when she was brought on staff for the Dental Hygiene program at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC). Becky had the privilege of being mentored by Marge Snow, one of trailblazers in the speciality area of Orofacial Myology. Marge helped pioneer a full year Orofacial Myology course that was built into the dental hygiene curriculum. Not long after Marge’s retirement from KVCC in the 90’s, Becky became, and still is, the instructor of this course.

Becky also works as a Certified Orofacial Myologist( COM) at Kalamazoo Speech Associates ,a private speech/ orofacial myology clinic. Additionally, Becky is the Chair of the Board of Examiners for the International Association of Orofacial Myology(IAOM). She is also on the IAOM Board of Directors.