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I Had Speech Therapy

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    Sh - S

    I mixed "s" and "sh" up all the time as a kid. Most of the time it wouldn't be a problem, but there are some words that have different meanings, depending on the s/sh. So I had speech therapy in kindergarten. I had those cards that had pictures of things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2008

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    I was unable to say a "th" sound

    when I was younger, so I had to go to speech therapy for it.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I Forgot I Went To This...

    I had forgotten all about my litle time in speech therapy. I went there to learn how to say 'th' cause i said 't' instead
    Daydreamer97 Daydreamer97 13-15, F Apr 11, 2012

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    Insparation For Me To Keep On Doing What I Do!

    When I was three-years-old, my mother, accompanied by the Beatles ‘Drive My Car’, drove me to Nancy. Nancy was a tall woman with crazy black hair. We played games that prompted me to say my ‘trouble’ sounds. When these words came up, she would pause the game, and drill me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 2, 2012

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    When I Was 4...

    I went to occupational therapy for my speech and to develop my upper body strength because I was born 2 months early. That was just about my entire 4th year. I stuttered all the time. I'm glad I'm not the only one. :)
    HaleyBloodRedRose1995 HaleyBloodRedRose1995 18-21, F Mar 6, 2011

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    *arah?

    My name is Sarah and I was born with hemifacial microsomia, meaning that one side of my face is smaller than the other. Sometimes it paralyzes people but I was fortunate enough not to have been born like that. Anyway, I had difficulty saying my "s/sh"s for a long time and went to...
    rosemaria42 rosemaria42 22-25, F Apr 11, 2012

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    I always had a speech problem,

    always hated and still hate to say the "R" and the "th" sound, I hate my speech problem...
    doubletimeit doubletimeit 18-21, M Jul 29

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    In First And Second Grade.

    Hmm,I forgot about that. :) I had it for two years..I think it was my r sounds I had trouble with,I don't really remember. :P
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio 18-21, F 18 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    Mysterious

    Everyone is always asking me what my accent is, but the truth is I was born in my country of residence (Canada). While it is true my parents were from England and have English accents, I only lived there one year myself and my sisters, also born in Canada, do not have accents...
    Ikonos Ikonos 36-40, F Sep 30, 2009

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    I Forgot I Went To This...

    I had forgotten all about my litle time in speech therapy. I went there to learn how to say 'th' cause i said 't' instead
    Daydreamer97 Daydreamer97 13-15, F Apr 11, 2012

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    Was In Speech Therepy For 6-7 Years.

    I had a speech impediment when i was younger and worked to over come that from the ages of 4-10 or 11. I remember it all. i remember the flash cards, and trying to say the sounds that th, sh, f, t, s, and other sounds make, because i could not pronounce them, i remember my speech...
    LBB16sSunshine LBB16sSunshine 16-17, F Oct 1, 2009

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    Speech

    I have never been to therapy for it.I never had a speech problem.  It has been only a few years, I have noticed I sometimes have a problem.  I don't stutter or anything. 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F May 28, 2012

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    This is true but for me it is therapy for the soul by expressing music through movement. I'm a dancer and nothing helps me identify better with music than how it makes me feel and...
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    Let's face it! We all need therapy! It may as well sound good!
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    I don't have a story. I am broken. 10 years of therapy, medication. Etc. Has anyone done this?
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    I listen to music everyday and it's my form of therapy and medication.
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    I can't remember why. My parents had me go, a sort of "hey, we should try this". I didn't even really know what was happening, I was so young, maybe 7, even if that's not a very...
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