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SLP Corner: No More Mumbling – How to Improve Mumbling

[Source: Speech Room News]
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Preschool and Elementary students often have all the expected speech sounds in their sound inventory but still can’t be understood. For lack of a better description they are just mumbling! They have reduced intelligibility in conversational speech and that can have a big impact on their success in the classroom. I’ve worked with quite a few mumblers over the years and thought I’d put all the strategies I use in one place.

I usually start by recording the student chatting in conversation and show them what they sound like to others. Awareness of their reduced intelligibility is a big part of the issue.  Grab your iPhone and let them listen to his/her speech.
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