Archives: Articulation

Articulation Problems and Concerns

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Articulation Problems and Concerns | Filed in: Articulation.

There are different reasons a child may have articulation problems.  My own daughter, at age 3 years old, would calmly state, I want to doe in de taw for I want to go in the car..  Her twin sister could pronounce refrigerator and microwave perfectly.  We blamed the problem on ear infections, but we were never • Read More »

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Quick Artic Strategies

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Quick Artic Strategies | Filed in: Articulation.

Many children mispronounce words for different reasons. Reasons can include apraxia (motor sequencing problems), phonological processing problems (confusing and misusing the characteristics of speech sounds), dysarthria (muscle weakness), or lisps (misplacement of the tongue). The causes for articulation problems vary. Some problems can be neurological, some physical, and some are just developmental. Some children will • Read More »

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