Jennifer Simon Triandafilou
MA, CCC-SLP
The Introduction to MyoHack Symposium 
An SLP's Approach to Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Myofunctional Therapy



disclosures
Financial: Jennifer is a licensed Speech-language Pathologist. She is the owner of Simon Says, a company that provides membership to other speech pathologists to use her materials including 3 myofunctional therapy programs Tongue Tips, Tiny Tongue Tips, and Thumbs Up. She has created many materials used in these programs including educational videos, comic books, and board games.  

Non-financial : Jennifer is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. All presenters in this symposium are colleagues that I collaborate with professionally.

about the presentation
This webinar will be an introduction to our first ever Myo-Hack Symposium where attendees will get the opportunity to hear from a variety of professionals that work in the world of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. Over the past 10 years, I have collaborated with some well renowned and knowledgeable professionals to get the best outcomes for our patients. I look forward to talking about how to choose professionals to add to your interdisciplinary team and to introduce you to some experts in the field that can expand your knowledge and inspire you to pursue more in this specialization.  

LEarner outcomes
  • Identify members of an interdisciplinary team
  • ​Describe their role in implementation of a treatment program
  • ​Identify ways you can build relationships with members of your interdisciplinary team
meet the presenter
Jennifer Simon Triandafilou, MA, CCC-SLP has worked in the field of speech-language pathology for over 25 years, initially specializing in speech and swallowing disorders with the neurogenic population and later focusing on orofacial myofunctional disorders. She has worked in a variety of settings including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient centers, and home health. In 2000, she started a private practice, Simon Says Speech located in Rockville, MD. She received training from the IAOM (International Association of Orofacial Myology) and later from the AOMT (Association of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy) which shifted her focus to work as part of an interdisciplinary team providing OMT. In 2015 she began traveling around the country teaching The Simon Says Seminar: an SLP’s approach to Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy. It is her passion to teach speech pathologists about this specialization within the field of speech pathology and help them further their clinical and professional development. 

Time ordered agenda
10 min: Introduction: Welcome to the first ever Myo-Hack Symposium where you will have an opportunity to hear from various experts in the Myofunctional world.  

10 min: Who are professionals you will want on your interdisciplinary team.

10 min: How to find professionals that practice with myofunctional intention.

20 min: How to build relationships with these professionals in order to have better with your clients and your business.

10 min: Introduction of the speakers in the symposium. Share why they were selected and how to navigate the courses over the next 2 days.  

disclosures
Financial: Jennifer is a licensed Speech-language Pathologist. She is the owner of Simon Says, a company that provides membership to other speech pathologists to use her materials including 3 myofunctional therapy programs Tongue Tips, Tiny Tongue Tips, and Thumbs Up. She has created many materials used in these programs including educational videos, comic books, and board games.  

Non-financial : Jennifer is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. All presenters in this symposium are colleagues that I collaborate with professionally.