50: Are You Ready to Give the Tongue a Workout? (Lisp Fun)

correcting a lisp SLP episode 50

Do you struggle to find success correcting lisps? Are you in need of new strategies to help retrain the brain, build awareness and break the habit for your students? This is the episode for you!

In this episode, I am excited to dive into strategies for correcting lisps with Karen Krogg from The Pedi Speechie. Karen is a full-time, school-based SLP living in Ohio with her family. When she isn't doing a load of laundry for her kids, she is creating resources for her Teachers Pay Teachers store, The Pedi Speechie, or sharing speech therapy tips and humor on her Instagram account (@thepedispeechie).



In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • How to identify oral habits that might be causing tongue displacement
  • Why you might need to suggest a pediatrician to a parent
  • The importance of establishing a correct lingual resting position
  • How tongue positioning and shaping affects speech in different ways
  • Visuals that you can use in-person or virtually


correcting a lisp SLP episode 50


Whether you are teaching in-person or virtually, I hope you utilize these fun tips, strategies and activities the next time you are working with a student to correct their lisp!

It’s time for a tongue workout!

Joke of the Week:

Q: What is red, white and blue over winter break?

A: A sad candy cane

Resources Mentioned:

Lisp Resource


Orofacial Myology

The Pedi Speechie Store

The Pedi Speechie Website

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SLP Quiz


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