Speech Sound Development: what should I expect?

“What did he just say??” “I just can’t understand him!” Often parents are aware that their child’s speech doesn’t sound quite right but they are unable to pinpoint the exact problem. Your child might be difficult to understand, sound unusual or maybe their speech just sounds immature for their age. When we talk about speech, this means the individual sounds of words that a child makes, and these have an impact on how easy it is for both familiar and unfamiliar listeners to understand the message the child is saying. Speech sounds are produced using articulators, including: voice box (larynx), mouth, tongue, nose, teeth, and lips. Producing speech is a… Read More

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