If your child is 3-5 and has trouble pronouncing words starting with these letters...
it is okay!! It's developmentally appropriate and no help with speech is needed.
For 3 to early 4 year olds, if they have trouble pronouncing:
they need extra help with these sounds. Contact your local speech center.
For children ages 4-7, pronouncing any of these beginning sounds:
inappropriately means they need extra practice. Contact your local speech center for information.
Note: a lisp is okay, but substituting other letter sounds is not.
For example, dipper instead of zipper; dun instead of sun...
Use the cue system (download) with your child to help emphasize and remind them of these sounds to improve their articulation.
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Age / Grade
PreK / Preschool
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