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Category Archives: Articulation

Happy Holidays!

It’s been a busy December in our therapy room. The walls are covered in festive art projects of snowmen, snowflakes and gingerbread houses. Here are some of our favorite holiday activities: 1. Snowmen at Night. This book was a huge … Continue reading

Teaching the L sound

  Many of my clients have difficulty producing the /l/ sound. In most cases, the child substitutes a /w/ sound for an /l/ sound (e.g., “wike” for “like” or “wittle” for “little”). I find in most cases, this is an … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m sure things are getting crazy in your house just like they are in mine! Despite the turkey, the full bellies and the football, the best part about this time of year is time for family and friends. We all … Continue reading

Teaching the /F/ and /V/ sounds

These sounds are produced in a very similar way. In order to produce both sounds, the child has to place their top teeth on the bottom lip and push out air. One difference between these sounds is that the /f/ sound is produced with the voice … Continue reading

Teaching the /CH/ and /SH/ sounds

  Well, if Hurricane Sandy is good for anything, it’s some extra time to blog! If you’re in the path of the storm, stay safe and dry! These sounds are mastered around age 5. To teach the /sh/ and /ch/ … Continue reading

Teaching the /K/ and /G/ sounds

Many of you have asked for the meat behind the sounds. How are they produced? I’ll start with /k/ and /g/ now and gradually work my way up to /r/. The sounds /k/ and /g/ are generally mastered between 3-3 … Continue reading

Spooky Speech!

How has October been for everyone? Mine has been busy! I’ve done a lot of traveling and I’ve been enjoying the leaves changing and the brisk fall air. I’ve also been checking Pinterest and other speech and language blogs for … Continue reading

Recent Fall Happenings

We’ve been very busy in Speech! Last week, we focused on apples and talked about how an apple grows, is picked, and is eaten or transformed into yummy treats. We learned new vocabulary and incorporated speech and language goals into … Continue reading

Speech and Language at HOME!

Home carryover is a huge factor in mastering a speech and language skill. Your child may do great in the therapy room but as soon as he or she sees you in the waiting room, the skill is lost. This … Continue reading