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Do you want to know how to lift and move for a good /s/? Here’s the answer: Contract the mid-tongue. Mid-tongue contraction (a tongue bowl) lifts the front-tongue.
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Valentine’s Day is next week! If you do therapy themes that coordinate with holidays, but you are limited in time to pull them together, I have a suggestion for you.
The key to generating a good /r/ is to first address all the /r/ production components: The Placement, the Lingual Tension, and the Resonance Chamber (See R-Therapy Parts 1 and 2).
Do you do a Back-up /r/ or a Retroflex /r/ in your own speech?
The easiest way to figure it out is to observe your front-tongue. Grab a mirror if you have one handy, or, just close your eyes; think, feel, and
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If you work with children who have a distorted /r/, the following may be the most valuable and critically important strategy you’ll ever use.