Learning about the Speech Helpers is an important first step in learning to say a new sound.
*This download includes a color and cut diagram that can be printed for each student to complete and show understanding of speech helper parts and their placement.
Read this article from ADVANCE Magazine that discusses an SLP's great success using Speech Helpers.
It helps children and adults follow sound placement cues and movement directions more easily and with less confusion.
Read and talk about these 10 Helpers with your children.
This will help them learn what parts of the body make speech and which ones are used to make each sound.
Locate and feel each one your body.
Then try making some of the sounds that go with each one.