About the author
Diane Bahr, M.S., CCC-SLP, NCTMB, CIMI, a certified speech-language pathologist, massage practitioner, and infant massage instructor in private practice. She has practiced speech-language pathology since 1980 and has taught her oral function course both nationally and internationally (e.g., Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong). Her experiences include teaching graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education courses; working with children and adults who exhibit feeding, speech, and language disorders; and publishing information and research on oral motor function, assessment, and treatment. She is the author of the book Oral Motor Assessment and Treatment: Ages and Stages (Allyn & Bacon, 2001). She is the co-chair of the Oral Motor Institute.