What’s your Learning Style? New Science behind s-sound Articulation

What’s your Learning Style? New Science behind s-sound Articulation

Speech Therapy Techniques

Our Seal Speech Buddy took center stage in a recent study published in the Pennsylvania Speech & Hearing Association journal, and the results are in. After only 4 hours of speech therapy, students using Speech Buddies were pronouncing 75% of their s-sounds correctly while students using traditional visual and auditory cues, pronounced only 45% of their s-sounds correctly.

Turns out, the secret to s-sound articulation is “learning styles.”
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How to Teach the “Ch” Sound

Speech Therapy Techniques
Speech Therapist Working with Child

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The “Ch” Sound

The “ch” sound is produced by touching the tip of the tongue to the roof of the mouth to block the passage of air very briefly before releasing it through the mouth. Say “chicken.” Notice how the tip of your tongue touches the roof of your mouth just behind your front teeth? You might also notice that your lips pucker slightly and that your vocal cords do not vibrate when pronouncing the “ch” sound. This sound is a voiceless stop consonant. It combines the “t” and “sh” sounds.

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