I was approached out of the blue outside my clinic by a stranger saying that his son, Jason, then aged seven, had had speech and language therapy and been discharged.
At four and a half, Anna was mostly incomprehensible. For example, in cardigan one property of the G went to the final N and a different property of the N went to the position of the G.
I was crossing a school hall when a child came up to me. “Do you help children with their speech?” he asked. I said: Yes. He explained that he could not say twenty, that he said the word as though it was QUENTY, and that whenever he was heard to do this, the other children in his class all laughed.
Brian was sixteen years old and taller than me. He said that when he was under stress some of his S sounds would come out a bit like TH.