Welcome to the Cocoon!

As healthcare professionals, we are all on a lifelong journey of discovery to find better ways to help our clients.  To that end, the Cocoon is a place where professionals can come to learn more about how to develop their practices and better serve their patients.  All courses in the Cocoon are virtual and this page will continue to develop as more course offerings become available. 


As always, we would love to hear from you! If you have ideas for course offerings that you feel you need us to provide, please contact us.


Virtual Course: Confidently Connecting for Collaboration

Introduction Confidently Connecting for

Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders are prevalent and affect numerous areas of health. Professionals in a variety of fields need to be aware and collaborate in the identification and treatment of these issues. Navigating personalities and politics prove difficult when building a collaborative team for these complex disorders. However, it is imperative to have a collaborative team for these multi-faceted disorders. Here is the formula for how I built a full team from scratch.



Problems, Goals and  a Framework

Solutions and Techniques


Epilogue: Frequently Asked Questions

Competency Quiz 







Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategies to “recruit” interdisciplinary team members          

  • Differentiate between cooperation versus collaboration                      

  • Identify resources available on this topic and key members of a collaborative team

Policies and Disclosures


Cancellation - This course is non-refundable. Chrysalis Orofacial® is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants.

Special Accommodation Requests - If you require special accommodations, please notify Chrysalis Orofacial® at the time of registration, so that necessary accommodations may be arranged.


Content -- This presentation will focus exclusively on identifying key members for a multi-disciplinary team as well as developing and maintaining professional relationships to effectively collaborate to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Financial - Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC is the owner of Chrysalis Orofacial® and receives a salary, speaking fees, and royalties for presenting continuing education courses. 

Non-financial -  Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC is currently appointed and in good standing as an Assistant Professor within the voluntary faculty series in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences.  She is a former Founding Board Member for the International Consortium for Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP) and has personal experience with tethered oral tissues.  She is a member of IAOM and AAPPSPA.

Disclaimer - Chrysalis Orofacial® does not endorse the use of any particular product or service.  All participants are cautioned to practice within their legal and ethical scope of practice. Effective December 31, 2021, this course will not be offered for ASHA CEU credit.