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Head and Neck Exercises (PSP)

Note These exercises are to be performed gently. If you experience any pain when carrying out these exercises, stop immediately and consult your speech-language pathologist or physician. General instructions Make sure that you are standing or sitting in a relaxed, mid-line posture, i.e. sitting…

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Yawn-sigh

Instructions Take in an easy, relaxed breath through your mouth while yawning gently. [This is an easy, relaxed yawn – the sort you might do if you were listening to someone and you started to yawn but didn’t want the other person to see you were yawning. Gentle…

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Syllables

What is a syllable? A syllable is a unit of a word that contains a vowel sound, and which gives words their characteristic beat when spoken. So, for example, photo has two syllables (pho – to), photograph has three syllables (pho – to – graph), and photography has…

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Prolonged Speech Technique

Overview To begin with, this technique will sound very artificial. You will need to begin speaking extremely slowly, at around 40 syllables per minute. You will gradually quicken this over the weeks, aiming for the speed of most speakers who are fluent, which is typically between 120-150 syllables…

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60 spm

Text 1 Text 2 Further exercises You expect a lot from us. And rightly so. After all, when you’re handing over your hard-won cash, you expect the services of a company dedicated to your success. That’s why we engineer our packages to your specific needs. One…

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