Month: December 2009

Toddlers and the Frontal Lisp

By Shanti McGinley

Q: Can you correct a frontal lisp in a toddler? We can help a child with a frontal lisp beginning at two years of age, however, most SLP’s hold off until these kids are 7, 8, or 9 years of age because of developmental norms. In a private practice, one can see these clients at any age, however one usually counsels the parents that the child does not really need therapy until later because the error is considered “normal” until…