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Plot the TOT

As healthcare providers wanting rapid results to help our patients, a synchronized team approach is the best way to achieve that. Helping patients often requires multiple specialists to work together for best outcomes. Our collaborative and methodical approach allows us to view the whole patient and implement comprehensive care. This approach provides more predictable results and outcomes, while navigating the topography of TOTs in the healthcare community.  See implementation of the E3 Model of Care® with patients (infant, child, and adult) on their journey from initial evaluation, education, and execution of a treatment plan.  Real patients, real evaluations, real surgeries in this course!  This course is an advanced specialty training that is targeted for Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists, Lactation Consultants, Physicians and Dentists.  


The Syllabus

Schedule may vary based on location. 

Day 1




Collaboration Philosophy



Definitions, Background and Comorbidities


 Evaluations, Therapy and Patient Education 


Setting Up Your Practice for Releases

7:30 - 8:30 AM

8:30 - 9:00 AM

9:00 - 10:00 AM

10:00 - 10:15 AM

10:15 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 3:15 PM

3:15 - 3:30 PM

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Day 2


Questions, Discussion and Review


Surgical Procedures


Case Specific Examples and Troubleshooting



The Sleep Connection


Follow-Up Therapy and Outcomes

Laser Wet Lab with Pig Jaws

Conclusion, Discussion and Questions

7:30 - 8:30 AM

8:30 - 9:00 AM

9:00 - 10:45 AM

10:45 - 11:00 AM

11:00 - 12:00 PM

12:00 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00 PM

2:00 - 2:15 PM

2:15 - 3:15 PM

3:15 - 4:15 PM

4:15 - 4:30 PM

Learning Outcomes/Objectives:

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

  • Define the E3 Model of Care® components from both the allied health and the release provider perspectives

  • Formulate a workable vocabulary to create a communication script between allied health providers, release providers, and patients

  • Describe how to develop and maintain a multidisciplinary care team using the E3 Model of Care®

  • Explain the rationale for accountability between allied health and release providers using the E3 Model of Care®

  • Identify key indicators to determine when a release is recommended

  • Create descriptive and objective phrases for documentation of both release procedures and progress toward functional outcomes

Policies and Disclosures


Cancellation - Registrants may cancel their registration up to 7 days before the course start date to receive a 75% refund minus non-refundable eventbrite processing fee  or their registration may be  transferred to another participant or rescheduled to another course/date with at no additional charge, with written request and subject to availability. No-shows or cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the course are non-refundable, but can be rescheduled for a future course date or transferred to another participant with written request and subject to availability at no additional charge.  Chrysalis Orofacial® reserves the right to cancel any course at any time. Chrysalis Orofacial® is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants (i.e. non-refundable travel arrangements).

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

Continuing Education Credit: - Plot the TOT provides 13 hours of continuing education.  It is recognized by The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Please make sure to have your ASHA member number available if applicable. Satisfactory completion requires full attendance on both days.  For in-person courses, there will be a sign-in and sign-out sheet. For online courses, the CE Assistant Director/Administrator will check usernames at the beginning of each day and periodically throughout each day and link them to the attendance roster.  Each attendee who completes the course in full will receive a certificate of completion/attendance.  Any other entities/organizations/professions vary by requirements and state boards of licensure.  Please check with your individual governing body for requirements.  We will do everything in our power to provide you with documentation needed to qualify for continuing education credits.

Complaint Policy - When taking courses, Chrysalis Orofacial, LLC students are encouraged, at all times, to communicate their concerns to course creators and/or the administrative team by emailing If a situation arises in which a student had a complaint or grievance regarding instruction or other topics related to his or her course, the student is to adhere to the following procedure:

1. Within 72 Hours: Discuss the matter with his or her online course instructor(s), if applicable. If not resolved,

2. Within the following 72 hours: Discuss the matter with the CE Director. The CE Director has the responsibility of reaching a decision that is in balance with the best interest of both the student and the organization. If a written response is needed, the student will be notified in writing within 5 business days of the CE Director’s decision. A student or any member of the public may file a grievance about this organization with the Better Business Bureau by calling (864) 242-5052 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet web site (

Technical Issues - Please note that Autumn Henning and Chrysalis Orofacial are not responsible for acts of God or technical difficulties on the end of the participant including organizational firewalls that may block the downloading of our materials. For any technical difficulties, please contact your ISP or local IT department for support.


Content - This presentation will focus exclusively on implementation of the E3 Model of Care® for tethered oral tissues.

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.  Lunch may be sponsored.  In addition, The TOT Spot of South Carolina as a partner presenter splits expesnses and profits with Chrysalis Orofacial, LLC®.

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 a member of IAOM and AAPPSPA.

Disclaimer - Chrysalis Orofacial® does not endorse the use of any particular product.  Any product shown during the course is for educational purposes.  All participants are cautioned to practice within their legal and ethical scope of practice.

This course is not approved for partial credit. Participants must attend the course in its entirety to receive continuing education units. All disciplines in attendance will receive a certificate upon completion of the course in its entirety for 13 hours of continuing education.​

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