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Tips for Saying the “F” and “V” Sounds

Photo Source: Photo Credit: harryalverson Tips for Saying the "F" and "V" Sounds: Call the sound something that describes the hissing quality of the “f” (the angry cat sound) or the vibrating sound of the “v” (the vacuum...

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Photo Credit: rolands.lakis What is childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)? The American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) defines CAS as: “A neurological childhood speech sound disorder in which the precision and consistently of...

Getting Your Toddler to Say the “P”, “B” and “M” Sounds

Children's articulation or the ability to say speech sounds, require some time and practice to mature and improve. As explained in My Toddler's First Words, mispronunciations are common when children are learning to speak. As children's vocabularies...

What is an Articulation Disorder?

What does it mean when a speech language pathologist (aka speech therapist), reports that your child has an articulation disorder? It implies that he or she has difficulty producing certain sounds, resulting in errors. What is an...

Articulation Practice: Carryover to Conversation

At Scanlon Speech Therapy, I ensure the proper environment for carryover is established from the client's first session. Carryover happens when a particular speech skill learned in the therapy room is used in all speaking situations. Thus, the...

Articulation Practice for Busy Parents – Tips and Ideas

In a society of chronically over-booked children and stressed out adults, finding time to practice newly acquired articulation skills can be challenging. However, practicing new skills is necessary for mastery. For speech skills to generalize,...