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How to fix my lisp wtihout speech therapy?

How to fix my lisp wtihout speech therapy?

You can search : online for methods that are effective for different types of lisps, but nothing beats direct instruction & practice, practice, practice. Ask your dentist if you have a tongue thrust for which an appliance will help. Call the Speech/Language Pathology department of your closest university or med school & ask to work with a grad student if cost is an issue. ...Read more

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What can be done about a lisp without speech therapy?

What can be done about a lisp without speech therapy?

May be difficult: Is there a reason you are trying to avoid speech therapy? A speech therapist can be very helpful in helping you to change your speech patterns. It will also require lots of practice yourself outside of scheduled therapy sessions. Speak with your primary about getting a referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to fix my lisp wtihout speech therapy?

Techniques to reduce: frontal, interdental, lateral & palatal lisps are available online, but only proper dental or maxillo-facial and speech/language diagnostic evaluations guide optimal individual treatment. If cost is an issue, seek treatment at the closest school of dentistry & speech/language pathology graduate school program. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my brother can't talk right, does he have a lisp or speech impediment?

Yes: If you think there is a problem with the speech, there there probably is one. See a speech pathologist through your public school district for evaluation and maybe treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of my lisp with speech therapy at the age of 20?

Is it possible to get rid of my lisp with speech therapy at the age of 20?

Probably: An evaluation by a speech pathologist can help you understand your speech issues and whether there is a problem with the oral mechanism that needs work. Therapy after this evaluation has helped many adults. ...Read more

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How can I cure lisp completely without a speech pathologist?

How can I cure lisp completely without a speech pathologist?

You can't: Speech impediments are poorly understood by those who don't live with them. You are an adult. You know by now that you can no more cure your own lisp than you can do your own dental work. You've suffered with this too long as is. Be brave and get a professional guide and trainer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to cure my lisp with out speech therapy?

May be difficult: Is there a reason you are trying to avoid speech therapy? A speech therapist can be very helpful in helping you to change your speech patterns. It will also require lots of practice yourself outside of scheduled therapy sessions. Speak with your primary about getting a referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a lisp be helped with speech therapy even when you are older?

Speech: Sure. Ask your doctor for resources regarding speech therapists in your area. ...Read more

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