This is the fourth post in a series of working on articulation skills at home. You may have noticed that lists of target words for repeated practice are the keys to success. I use a variety of materials – purchased and homemade. Changing up the activities and materials makes the work less boring and more… Continue reading Working on Articulation at Home — Where Do I Get the Stuff?
I find this author’s take on games rather interesting. I’ve already lost a game of go-fish today, so maybe I play the same. Our kiddos do need a morale boost whenever they can get it. On the other hand, I have some kiddos who don’t take losing very well. I intentionally beat them so we… Continue reading A Re-blog
Misarticulation of the phoneme /r/ is a common error. It is one of the last sounds to develop. According to the charts, accurate production of /r/ should be achieved by age 7. That doesn’t mean that if your 5 year old says “wabbit” for “rabbit” or “caw” for “car” you shouldn’t begin to address the… Continue reading How to say ‘r’
I’m back today with more tips for working on articulation skills at home. /k/, /g/ These sounds are made in the back of the mouth with the back of the tongue. The muscle pattern is similar to that of a swallow or a gargle. Teach gargling first. If that is a challenge, have your child… Continue reading Articulation 101, Part 2