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Reply To: Vowel disorder – help please!

Susan Stewart

I used the Lindamood Bell Phoneme Sequencing Programme (LIPS) which includes work on vowels years ago. It’s a crash course in phonetics for kids and very accessible and multisensory but expensive and needs tweaking as it’s American. Degree of jaw opening was measured by how much of a finger could fit in the mouth. Mouth shape was organised for vowels in terms of round, open and smilers I think.

I also remember an article which described ‘the vowel house’ to help kids visualise where the vowels needed to be made (roof, downstairs or basement etc) but afraid I can’t remember where that was . Good luck!