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    Default Can your pre-schoolers pronounce all the letters correctly?

    My son is 3 years, 9 months, and had some speech delay between 2 and 3. His speech is now within a normal range, but he has the following pronunication issues:

    - the combination of s and most hard vowel sounds eg-snake, snap, skittles - he puts a very soft s on the front but mostly pronounces the n or the k and puts the s on the end, eg snap sounds more like naps, but with a tiny s at the beginning

    - l sounds like a y - eg. lollipot sounds like yoyyipot

    - r sounds like w - eg. run sounds like wun, but with slight r at the beginning

    - he rolls his js, sort of like the french do

    - ch is a combination between ch and sh

    Everything else seems okay, but I don't know if I should be doing some exercises to work on correcting, or whether it just comes good as he gets older?

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    Most of those sound age appropriate, I found an awesome blog by a mum who is also a speech therapist, I often refer parents to her site. It is mummy speech therapy

    http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/

    She has some great resources including a speech sound development chart and pictures to help with practising sounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmyboys View Post
    Most of those sound age appropriate, I found an awesome blog by a mum who is also a speech therapist, I often refer parents to her site. It is mummy speech therapy

    http://mommyspeechtherapy.com/

    She has some great resources including a speech sound development chart and pictures to help with practising sounds.
    That's fantastic! I've saved to favourites, and will have a good look later. I guess some of those sounds are quite tricky to form with your mouth.

    I took him to a speech pathologist for a year, and I remember her saying that certain pronunciation issues were normal, but wasn't sure for how long.

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    My son is 4 and very much the same OP! That link is very handy to have!

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    Sounds just like my 4yr old bar the sn sound


 

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