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Ms. Nystrom's Speech and Language Therapy Program at Curlew Creek  

Articulation of the Speech Sounds
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Articulation
Articulation refers to the production of the speech sounds. Accurate articulation involves precise movement of the articulators including the tongue, lips, alveolar ridge, velum, and jaw coordinated with correct air flow and voicing.

Cues for the Production of the Speech Sounds:
WAYS TO INCREASE ARTICULATION OF THE SPEECH SOUNDS
created by Nicole Nystrom M.S. CCC-SLP

Cues for the production of the speech sounds:

b - Press your lips together, and then pop them apart / voiced.
p - Press your lips together, and then pop them apart / unvoiced.
m - Press your lips together, and then pop them apart with nasal resonance / voiced.
t - With your lips open, touch your tongue on the ridge behind the upper teeth / unvoiced.
d - With your lips open, touch your tongue on the ridge behind the upper teeth / voiced.
k - Put your tongue up in the back of your mouth / unvoiced.
g - Put your tongue up in the back of your mouth / voiced.
y - With your mouth open, slide into the vowel with the tongue tip behind the power teeth / voiced.
f - place the top teeth on the bottom lip as air flows over the center of the tongue / unvoiced.
v - place the top teeth on the bottom lip as air flows over the center of the tongue / voiced.
j - Push your lips out, and then touch your tongue on the ridge behind the upper teeth as air flows over the center of the tongue/ unvoiced.
ch - Push your lips out, and then touch your tongue on the ridge behind the upper teeth as air flows over the center of the tongue/ unvoiced.
sh - Push your lips out, and then point your tongue towards the ridge behind the upper teeth as air flows over the center of the tongue / unvoiced.
l - Put the tip of your tongue on the ridge behind your upper teeth / voiced.
n - Put the tip of your tongue on the ridge behind your upper teeth with nasal resonance / voiced.
r - Curl your tongue up and back in your mouth / voiced.
s - Point your tongue towards the ridge behind the upper teeth while air flows over the center of the tongue / unvoiced.
z - Point your tongue towards the ridge behind the upper teeth while air flows over the center of the tongue / voiced.
th - Put your tongue between your teeth as air flows over the center of your tongue / voiced and unvoiced.

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