5 /D/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the /D/ sound appropriately, then reading books with this sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, please … Continue reading 5 /D/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

R Sound Books Speech Therapy

5 /R/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the /R/ sound appropriately, then reading books with these sounds is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, please … Continue reading 5 /R/ Sound Books for Speech Therapy

/s/ cluster books

5 /S/ Cluster Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the /S/ Cluster sound appropriately, then reading books with these sounds is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 /S/ Cluster Sound Books for Speech Therapy

P Sound Books

5 P Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the P sound appropriately, then reading books with the P sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 P Sound Books for Speech Therapy

B sound books

5 B Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the B sound appropriately, then reading books with the B sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 B Sound Books for Speech Therapy

F Sound Books

5 F Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the F sound appropriately, then reading books with the F sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 F Sound Books for Speech Therapy

K sound books

5 K Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the K sound appropriately, then reading books with the K sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 K Sound Books for Speech Therapy

L sound books

5 L Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the L sound appropriately, then reading books with the L sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 L Sound Books for Speech Therapy

S Sound books

5 S Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If you're child is working on producing the S sound appropriately, then reading books with the S sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 S Sound Books for Speech Therapy

6 tips to produce /k/

6 Easy Tips to Produce the /K/ Sound and; Free /K/ Activity

Children should be able to appropriately produce the /k/ sound by around 4-years-old. A common substitution for /k/ is the /t/ sound. If your child is younger than 4, it is developmentally appropriately for your child to make this substitution (Ex. "tea" instead of key). This substitution is part of the phonological process called fronting. The /k/ sound … Continue reading 6 Easy Tips to Produce the /K/ Sound and; Free /K/ Activity

8 tips to produce /s/

8 Tips to Produce the /S/ Sound; Plus a Free /S/ Activity

Your child should be able to appropriately produce the /s/ sound by 8-years-old. To correctly produce the /s/ sound your child's tongue should stay behind his teeth and air should blow straight through the middle of the mouth. Common Errors Lisp A lisp is when the tongue goes between the teeth for the /s/ sound (and … Continue reading 8 Tips to Produce the /S/ Sound; Plus a Free /S/ Activity

3 Tips to Help Your Child Produce the L Sound

3 Easy Tips to Help Your Child Produce the “L” Sound; Plus Free Activity

At around 4- to 5-years-old, your child should be appropriately producing the "L" sound.  Some common substitutions of this sound include; "y" (Ex. "yike" instead of like) and "w" (Ex. "wove" instead of love).  If your child is past the age of 5 and still producing this sound error, it may no longer be a developmental error. … Continue reading 3 Easy Tips to Help Your Child Produce the “L” Sound; Plus Free Activity

Free /S/Clusters Activity

Free /S/Clusters Activity and Production Tips

If your child is working on producing /s/clusters (also known as /s/blends) in words, then continue reading for a great free activity to practice this sound. Examples of /s/cluster words include; snake, skate, school, and spider. Typically, children are able to appropriately produce this cluster sound by 4-years-old. If your child says "pider" for spider or "sake" for snake, … Continue reading Free /S/Clusters Activity and Production Tips

speech sound development

Important Speech Sound Development Information

How do you know if your child's speech difficulties are developmental or disordered? There are many speech sound development charts and guidelines online that can provide you with normative information on sound development.  However, I have found this chart to be the most useful: Consonant Acquisition Chart What sounds should your child be able to … Continue reading Important Speech Sound Development Information