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Okay, so my daughter is 3.5 and always got a hard time from her speech. Because of how she pronounced words. I pronounce words kind of differently. Like I add an extra syllable in the word "button" I pronounce it (buT-Tin) saying both Ts. Or I take letters out of words. For exaple I say hoe-made, or room-ate instead of roommate or homemade. Sometimes I also drop the L in words like school or cold. But that is hard to explain without actually saying the words. I was in speech class in 5th grade for it, but they gave up on me because I could say it correct in the class but after I wouldn't. I feel so bad that my daughter suffers because I can't say some words right. Is there any way that I can keep this baby from talking like me? Should I have my mom work on words more than me?
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There dad has tried to help with it, but he doesn't understand why it really matters how they talk.
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Try head start. Sometimes I don't understand what my daughter talks about. She's 3 and will be 4 in April and im putting her in head start.
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Here where I live they start headstart at 3, so that's where she is having problems.
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