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Tongue LifteR Used by clinician to place the tongue in the correct position to produce the “R” sound. The contoured cradle fully supports and lifts the tongue and the angled handle provides optimal lift and control. The lifter has proved easier to use and more accurate than a tongue depressor. Children will feel the correct placement and hear the correct sound. One lifter per child recommended. Clean with soap and water. FDA-approved materials and colors. Not made with natural rubber latex.
Sold only in packs of three lifters: one each of Blue, Green, Red
How to Use Tongue LifteR to Obtain an
the student the Tongue LifteR and
that you will put the LifteR in their
mouth to lift the back of their tongue to the correct place to make the “er”
the student to open their mouth and put the tip of their tongue up behind their front teeth
the cradle of Tongue LifteR under their tongue as far back as it will go, while
the Tongue LifteR's handle
the student to close their teeth loosely around the stem of Tongue LifteR with their lips
slightly open and then to say “er” for
as long as they can.
the Tongue LifteR handle down, raising the posterior tongue from underneath and
push the tongue further back if necessary and adjust
the placement of the tongue slightly until the student’s vocalization becomes a
correct sounding “er”.
the student that this is where their tongue needs to be to make a good
“er” sound and remove
the Tongue LifteR
the student to put their tongue in the “er” place and say “er” without
Repeat these steps until the student is able to produce the correct “er” sound without