Born without a tongue: A life of triumph

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Case Study

Kelly Rogers was born without a tongue and never was trained to speak or swallow. She taught herself. How does she do the impossible, speaks without a tongue? Dr. Betty McMicken and Kelly are both exploring her remarkable  ability, literally one sound at a time. Here is their story.

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  1. This is truly amazing! This gives so much hope to to patients with oral cancer. However, I also wonder
    how she swallows? Is she on a soft diet, or a liquid diet? How does she manage mastication and
    bolus manipulation?

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