In my speech pathology practice every week I get questions about whether a child has a lisp that needs therapy – and the children concerned range in age from 2.5 to 12 years!
Clearly there’s a little uncertainty when it comes to intervening with lisps. In my podcast, I’m aiming to make it easier to decide when to take action. In this week’s podcast you will learn:
- about the four types of lisps,
- which two are usually developmental and “grown out of” ,
- which two really need to be seen,
- when to seek therapy, and
- what other speech patterns children show when they haven’t mastered “s”