Articulation Guide

How speech sounds are made

Children will develop speech sounds as they mature.  There is a typical progression  of development and the majority of children will fall into the following guidelines.

in words by these approximate ages
by 3 yrs  by 4 yrs by 6 yrs by 7 yrs by 8 yrs
p, m, h, n, w  b,d, k, g, f, y  t, ng, l  ch, sh, j, th  s, z, v, th, zh, r