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Hand Gestures and Mouth Postures for Cueing Vowel Production


Matthew Ricca, Speech-Language Pathologist, Vail Inclusive Preschool


This visual guide shows hand gestures and corresponding mouth postures that can be used to cue children to produce specific vowels during speech, as well as illustrate the difference between words like “pick” and “peek,” “net” and “nut,” and “eye” and “A.”

Speech Sound Hand Gestures


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