Does your child say “tat” for cat, or “gog” for dog? Have you tried minimal pairs therapy for fronting, and while the majority of the pattern has consolidated, your child still gets STUCK when the word contains a mixture of velar “k” and “g” and alveolar “t” and “d” sounds?
DOWNLOAD THIS RESOURCE IF YOU WANT TO:
➊ — Provide explicit teaching for words containing velar and alveolar targets
➋ — Have a set of high-quality cards and mouth cues to help your child know when to use the “k”, “g,”t”, and “d” sounds in words.
➌ — Support students who mix up their velar and alveolar sounds in words, despite using other therapy interventions.
➍ — Easy to print black and white pages to send for home practice
WHAT COMBINATIONS ARE INCLUDED?
This packet contains the following combinations:
VELAR-VELAR: kick, cake, cookie, giggle, cucumber etc.
VELAR-ALVEOLAR: gate, cat, cold, candy, cutting etc.
ALVEOLAR-VELAR: dig, dog, dark, take, tickle etc.
ALVEOLAR-ALVEOLAR: did, Dad, toast, turtle, today etc.
✅ — This 64-page resource is broken into each sound combination
✅ — 112 flashcards broken down by sound combinations COLOR AND B&W
✅ — Mouth cues (to place the flashcard on top of) COLOR AND B&W
✅ — Words list for home practice B&W
✅ — Word practice sheets with visual cues B&W
✅ — Sentence page in COLOR AND B&W
Have you tried using Minimal Pairs for Fronting and Backing yet?
- My Fronting Minimal Pairs Toolkit includes a fun, easy-to-understand story about the phonology pattern (front and back sounds), it includes visuals and cues for the child, as well as colorful minimal cards to form part of your permanent toolbox.
- Interactive minimal pair cards have been BEST-SELLERS in my store. Kids just make sense of these engaging, digital Boom Cards. Read the raving reviews yourself!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rebecca Reinking is an SLP who works privately with children who have speech sound disorders. She has a particular interest in phonological interventions and strives to connect and collaborate with speech scientists to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice.
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