A Technique to Achieve Correct Production of /∫/ Children who substitute /s/for /∫/can quickly achieve correct production of /∫/through the use of chewing gum placed behind the upper incisors. The gum forces the tongue to a more posterior articulatory placement without interfering with the lip posture. The technique can be used at all practice levels, from isolation through ... Clinical Exchange
Clinical Exchange  |   April 01, 1992
A Technique to Achieve Correct Production of /∫/
 
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  • Elaine M. Shuey
    East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Contact author: Elaine M. Shuey, Department of Speech Pathology/Audiology, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.
    Contact author: Elaine M. Shuey, Department of Speech Pathology/Audiology, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.×
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Clinical Exchange   |   April 01, 1992
A Technique to Achieve Correct Production of /∫/
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 186. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.186
History: Received September 30, 1991 , Accepted December 16, 1991
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 186. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.186
History: Received September 30, 1991; Accepted December 16, 1991

Children who substitute /s/for /∫/can quickly achieve correct production of /∫/through the use of chewing gum placed behind the upper incisors. The gum forces the tongue to a more posterior articulatory placement without interfering with the lip posture. The technique can be used at all practice levels, from isolation through connected speech.

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