Monthly Archives: February 2012

How to teach the L sound

HOW TO TEACH THE L SOUND:     During production of the L sound…..the velopharyngeal port is closed…..the tip of your tongue closes with slight pressure against the alveolar ridge (the bumpy spot behind top front teeth)……and there is slight … Continue reading

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What is the CH sound?

In the phonetic alphabet this is how CH is written   Today on my FB page I had someone post a question about the CH sound….and I thought following our conversation via FB that I would post some specifics about … Continue reading

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Being a good person in life.

  My original intention was not to post about the quote I found above…..however…..after I found it….I had to include it with the quote below also by Abraham Lincoln.  The quote below reminds me that no matter what religion or God … Continue reading

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How to improve articulation skills in children

CH SOUND AND SH SOUND   This post is written in response to a question that was posted on my FB page: http://www.facebook.com/thespeechmamakim The question is in reference to the following sounds: ch, sh, j…..and the fact that a mom’s nine-year old … Continue reading

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Is being a mother worth it?

  Is being a mother worth it?……….despite knowing the answer for sure is yes….there are days I really think that fish would have been easier……and it’s not on the days when there’s more to do than hours in the day…..and … Continue reading

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Oral motor exercises to improve jaw stability in children with Down Syndrome

www.downsyndromecentre.ie A very special thank you to the Down Syndrome Centre…..please be sure to click on the link above for more information and services for parents of children with Down Syndrome.  I am excited to share the strategies listed below with my … Continue reading

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Kids say the funniest things….

  I went to Mass tonight with the kids for Ash Wednesday….after the service they handed out keys….and the Priest said that the keys symbolized the key to heaven…….as we walked to the parking lot…..Gregory said to me: “Ok Ma….I … Continue reading

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A favorite of mine

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Games to play with your preschooler

    I should start this post off with thanks to my sisters and good friend for working together with me to complete our project (completed in 2011)……Play Smart!…..many of you may know that Play Smart! is a book that … Continue reading

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Spending quality time with your children

  Gregory decided that yesterday…..February 18, 2012……was going to be DATE DAY…..he was home alone with me….my husband at work….and all of his siblings out.  I had so much to do for work…typing reports and trying to finish another class … Continue reading

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