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Speech Sound Disorders

Browse ideas for articulation therapy games, and learn about phonological processing disorder. Get activities and advice provided by our trusty speech therapists.

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Articulation Therapy: An All-in-One Guide for Parents

Experts consider this a “speech sound disorder” in the motoric production of speech sounds. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) reports that “Articulation approaches target each…

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“N” Sound Articulation Therapy: The Nice N

The sounds /m/ and /n/ are both voiced sounds. This means they require movement of the vocal cords (our voice box that is situated in…

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Articulation Therapy: The “S” Sound

An articulation disorder or speech sound disorder is when a child has problems making speech sounds properly. One typical articulation error kids make is the…

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Articulation Therapy: The “SH” Sound

The physical production of /sh/ sound articulation can lead to kids making speech errors. The easiest way to test if your child can produce /sh/…

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Articulation Therapy: The Wondrous “W” Sound

To make a /w/ sound, form a tight circle with puckered lips brought out and away from your face. With your lips in this position,…

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Articulation Therapy: The “H” Sound

In fact, those who do generally have hearing impairment or velo-pharyngeal incompetence (caused by a cleft palate). If your child does have difficulty with this…

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A Comparison of Articulation and Phonological Processing

Often, when we talk about typical development in speech, the conversation is influenced by articulation and phonological awareness. So, it’s important to realize that there…

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Articulation Therapy: The Mighty M Sound

“Ma, ma, ma, ma” is one of the first sound/syllable combinations that occur with kids because it’s made by bringing the lips together – one…

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R Sound Speech Therapy Ideas for Home

In fact, the R sound can be so tricky to pronounce that it is one of the last sounds to be mastered. Kids begin to…

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JJ and CH Sounds Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

The JJ and CH sounds are pairs – which means they are produced in the exact same location, but the JJ sound is produced with…

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T and D Sounds Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

That is because both of these sounds are produced in the same location. The only difference is voicing – /t/ is voiceless and /d/ is…

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B Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

The /b/ sound is a bilabial sound, which means the lips are pressed together while producing the sound. It is also a voiced sound, which…

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5 Kids Games for Articulation Therapy

If your child is getting articulation therapy in the school setting, this means they are working on specific sounds that are not coming out clear…

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L Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

Due to the fact that /l/ is so difficult, it usually gets omitted (deleted) or substituted for another sound like /w/ or /y/. Luckily, there are…

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NG Sound Articulation Therapy: A Guide for Parents

Most of the time, if your child is having difficulty with ng sound articulation, they are either omitting it completely (deleting the sound) or substituting…

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7 Steps of Articulation Therapy

If your child has a speech problem, you probably don’t wonder about the specific mechanics of their speech sounds. There’s a lot that goes into…