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How to Get Rid of an Accent with One Tip

  How to get rid of an accent with one tip.   Even though some people you know are not native English speakers, you would never guess it by listening to them. They sound like they were born speaking standard American English, which only leaves you wondering how to get rid of an accent.   …

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What Causes a Lisp and How to Treat Them?

What Causes a Lisp and How to Treat Them?   Lisps are not uncommon.  Parents of children speaking this way or even adults who have one often wonder what causes a lisp. One typical form of speech difficulty is a lisp. When an adult or child has a lisp it can be due to a …

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2 Reasons to Continue Speech Therapy in the Summer for Kids With Receptive Expressive Language Disorder

2 Reasons to Continue Speech Therapy in the Summer You and your child might want to take a break from speech therapy during the summer, but there are numerous reasons to continue. Additionally, online therapy sessions are great for kids who have a ​​receptive expressive language disorder or delay and make it very simple for …

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Speech Impediment Types and Videos for Tips

What is a Speech Impediment and What are the Speech Impediment Types?     A speech impediment, or speech disorder, is when a person (adult or child) is unable to communicate or is unable to communicate in a way that others can understand. A speech impairment can sometimes be an indicator of medical, physical or …

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Help for the speech impediment R: Sound: When Should Parents Get More Help?

Help for the “R: Sound: When Should Parents Get More Help?   Is your child saying Wabbit instead of Rabbit or Maw instead of More? If your child’s language contains these and other mispronunciations of the R sound or a “speech impediment r” issue, we are sure that you have experienced some difficulty in trying …

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Don’t Say “Say”: Toddler Speech Delay Exercises

Don’t Say “Say”: Toddler Speech Delay Exercises   Parents who are interested in getting their toddler with a speech delay to learn to speak often try to get them to repeat what they say by saying “say…” For example, “say more” or “say mama.” Yet, when we try to prompt a toddler in this way, …

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Toddler Stuttering? When To Be Concerned

Toddler Stuttering? When To Be Concerned   It might be alarming to notice your toddler struggling to express themselves. This is especially true if your child previously had no problems speaking but has recently started stuttering for unclear reasons. Fortunately, over 75% of children who exhibit signs of this stuttering or disfluency will eventually recover. …

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2 Best Ways to Fix a Lateral Lisp

2 Best Ways to Fix a Lateral Lisp Parents are often concerned when their child’s speech does not sound correct. They want them to sound like everyone else. Often, what they might be hearing is a lisp. There are a few kids. The first is a frontal lisp which happens when the child’s tongue sticks …

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Sign Language for Children: Our Top 10

Sign Language for Children: Our Top 10     There is a lot of misunderstanding regarding using sign language for children who have a language delay. Teaching sign language to young toddlers has been found to be beneficial whether or not they have speech and language issues.   Research shows that using alternative means of …

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Speech Videos for Toddlers, Kids and Adults

Speech Videos for Toddlers, Kids and Adults   There is no shortage of speech videos for toddlers, kids and adults on the web for parents and caregivers to pick through and find the one they like best.   So we have collected some of our speech videos for all ages that provide a bit of …

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