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I Cannot Make The Proper "s" Sound

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Old 11-19-2007, 09:38 AM   #1
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I Cannot Make The Proper "s" Sound

i cannot make the right sound for /s/ no matter what i do! it's driving me crazy. i hate hearing myself talk because i sound like there's something wrong with me! what kind of exercises can i do to work on saying the sound properly. please help

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Old 11-19-2007, 11:33 AM   #2
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Re: I Cannot Make The Proper "s" Sound

I would search under speech pathology or therapy or seek treatment from a speech therapist. There are some exercises that help retrain the tongue and facial muscles - also mention it to your dentist as sometimes this is related to the positioning of the back of the upper front teeth and how the tongue uses them when speeking - sometimes putting some bonding material behind them may help you reach or press against them more firmly allowing you to enunciate correctly.

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