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Reply To: Backing of /t/ and /d/

Justine Rhind

I expect that he is also having difficulty using his labial-facial musculature effectively and wonder if he has good rounding and retraction.  If not working on his lip movements (oo / ee/ or / u) will support coming to Jaw Height one position.

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