STTP Training Center

We offer courses for both parents and professionals, beginners to specialists, to help you achieve the results you’re after. Not sure what you need, or what it costs? Check out the courses running now. Need something you don’t see online now? Let us know your needs! Get in touch below.


STTP Advanced Certification Course

The STTP-2 is a clinical tool that was developed in a speech clinic for clients over the age of 8, updated, and revised in 2018 with clarification and the addition of new exercises. More than 20 years of clinical application and the efficient elimination of tongue thrust are unparalleled. This training is intended for professionals who have a solid knowledge of oral anatomy and physiology including swallowing function. Training and certification in the STTP or STTP-2 are required for the clinical use of the protocol to ensure competency and continuity of practice.
This comprehensive course includes lecture videos and handouts; assessment and treatment lab videos from assessment to elimination; a physical copy of the STTP-2, 25 STTP-2 Oral Assessment Forms, and your certification as an STTP Professional with full clinical support.


STTP-Modified School SLP Certification Course

The Stone Tongue Thrust Protocol-Modified (STTP-M) is a Protocol for the Identification & Treatment of Articulation Errors Resulting from Tongue Thrust. This certification course provides the rationale, eligibility criteria, STTP-M Oral Evaluation Protocol and training, STTP-M Treatment Protocol and training. You will complete the training and competency skills assessment to be certified to use the STTP-M in the school setting with your caseload to more efficiently remediate those frustrating error patterns of residual /r/, frontal and lateral /s/, and poor generalization to rapid conversational speech.
This 6-hour comprehensive course includes lecture videos and handouts; a digital STTP-M Protocol for reference and use with your caseload, and your certification as an STTP-M School SLP with full clinical support.


Introduction to the Stone Tongue Thrust Protocol

This course will specifically introduce the components of the STTP Oral Evaluation and the STTP as well as the difference between the STTP and other traditional treatment approaches to tongue thrust.


Top 5 Questions You Should Ask Your Tongue Thrust Provider

What are the Top 5 Questions you should ask your Tongue Thrust Provider? Why does it matter? What if you don’t have a choice of providers?

Parents & Professionals

Early Intervention Program

It’s never too early to begin recognizing the characteristics of tongue thrust and eliminating the risk factors before they develop into a mature tongue thrust.


Perspectives in Tongue Thrust

This interactive course looks at tongue thrust from a variety of perspectives including SLP, OMD, and Dentistry and will be beneficial for those who refer out for tongue thrust therapy and want to have more understanding and options for patients but may not want to do the actual therapy.


STTP Parent Mediated Instruction

This program is a clinician guided instruction that is provided online with parent-mediated instruction in the home. It is recommended for use by parents with their children over the age of 8 who have received a diagnosis of tongue thrust or adults who have tongue thrust and want to eliminate it with online instruction.

Allyson shares how she uses the Stone Tongue Thrust Protocol (STTP) not only for her tongue thrust patients but throughout her pediatric practice (even the dreaded /r/). Having been exposed to the Protocol and other programs prior to receiving her STTP certification training gives her a unique perspective on the value of speed and application.

Why should I bother to be certified in the Stone Tongue Thrust Protocol? Anna is a private practice owner in Emmett Idaho who shares her experience in the online STTP Training Center and specifically with the Advanced Certification Course. “It worked out ideal for me in my experience.”