Understanding Palatal Lisps

Pronunciation & Lisps Speech Disorders
Speech Therapist Working with Child

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Sometimes, a child can naturally “grow out of” a lisp. However, a palatal lisp is not a developmental problem, which means that your child is not likely to grow out of it. A palatal lisp occurs when your child touches the middle of his tongue to the soft palate when he pronounces the “s” and “z” sounds.

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