On Tuesday, July 9th, the Well Said team had a professional development day. Here are some highlights of what we shared and what we learned:
Have you noticed that many of the resources, blogs, and articles on the internet are for lisps and speech therapy with children, not adults? Not anymore.
Why is working on an adult lisp different than a child’s lisp? How is working on an adult lisp and a child’s lisp the same? What is a lisp? What causes a lisp? We're answering these questions in a unique post on treating frontal and lateral lisps in adulthood.
Accent Modification is a mystery to many - the public, ESL Educational Community, and speech-language pathologists. Likewise, I frequently find myself explaining what accent modification is, and answering what I call 'accent modification frequently asked questions'. Whether you are a person who is interested in accent modification for yourself, an employer who is interested in accent “softening” for an employee, or a native English speaker curious about this speech-language pathology specialty service, then please keep reading for research-based answers on accent modification…