Speech and Articulation

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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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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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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Summertime Speech Therapy at Home

Summertime Speech Therapy at Home   It’s almost summer and that means that the kids will be ready to take in the sun and have lots of fun! Don’t let your child’s break from school cause them to fall behind with their speech and language goals; instead, use fun at-home activities to help stop the …

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3 Year Old Milestones for Speech and Language

3 Year Old Milestones for Speech and Language   In other posts, we listed milestones for 2 year olds and what to do if your toddler is still babbling but not yet talking, and in this post are continuing with 3 year old milestones. The birth to three period is a time of important and …

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Speech Therapy Exercises for Kids

Speech Therapy Exercises for Kids   Working on speech therapy exercises at home might be beneficial for children for a variety of reasons. When a parent is unsure whether or not their child needs speech therapy, they may opt to work on some speech therapy exercises at home first.   Maybe your child’s teacher has …

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