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Home Practice Recommendations for /r/ Remediation

Christine Ristuccia, M.S., CCC-SLP

July 16, 2012

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What do you recommend for home practice for /r/ remediation?

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Keep track of all the different /r/'s that the child can say successfully in therapy.  Write them all down on a list and send home those specific words.  I do not send home any words that they cannot say successfully with me. I find that the more successful they are and the more confidently they can be at home practicing, the fewer battles they have with the parent. 

Christine Ristuccia, M.S. CCC-SLP received her Master of Science degree in communicative disorders at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA and a Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences from San Diego State University. Christine founded Say It Right in 1999.  She is the author of several books and has spoken throughout the United States on articulation disorders in addition to yoga products and cards.


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Christine Ristuccia, M.S., CCC-SLP

Christine Ristuccia, M.S. CCC-SLP, received her Master of Science degree in communicative disorders at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA and a Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences from San Diego State University. Christine is an experienced school-based speech-language pathologist and most recently worked for Savannah-Chatham County School District, Savannah, Georgia at the preschool and elementary levels. She has worked with a wide range of communicative disorders ranging from preschool to adulthood.

Christine founded Say It Right in 1999. Her phonemic approach to /r/ remediation, The Entire World of R, sets the standard for efficient, successful correction of many articulation errors. Christine is the author of several books and has spoken throughout the United States on articulation disorders in addition to yoga products and cards. 


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