When to Start Lisp Speech Therapy

November 11, 2010 BY Sharon Soliday, CCC-SLP

Sarah Sexton discusses lisps in children and how with proper practice and treatment, can be corrected. Although lisps among young children are fairly common, this issue can still be a source of concern for many parents. The main fear is usually that the lisp will never go away, and that it will potentially become a source of ridicule for the child.

This concern is valid; the unfortunate truth is that while society tends to find children with lisps endearing and cute, teenagers and adults who have not managed to get rid of their lisps are often teased and made fun of, and sometimes suffer from self-esteem issues related to their speech impediment.

To continue reading more of Sarah’s article, please click the link listed below:
Lisps in Children: When to Start Lisp Speech Therapy

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