Jump to navigation Jump to search

Template:DiseaseDisorder infobox

WikiDoc Resources for Lisp


Most recent articles on Lisp

Most cited articles on Lisp

Review articles on Lisp

Articles on Lisp in N Eng J Med, Lancet, BMJ


Powerpoint slides on Lisp

Images of Lisp

Photos of Lisp

Podcasts & MP3s on Lisp

Videos on Lisp

Evidence Based Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration on Lisp

Bandolier on Lisp

TRIP on Lisp

Clinical Trials

Ongoing Trials on Lisp at Clinical

Trial results on Lisp

Clinical Trials on Lisp at Google

Guidelines / Policies / Govt

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse on Lisp

NICE Guidance on Lisp


FDA on Lisp

CDC on Lisp


Books on Lisp


Lisp in the news

Be alerted to news on Lisp

News trends on Lisp


Blogs on Lisp


Definitions of Lisp

Patient Resources / Community

Patient resources on Lisp

Discussion groups on Lisp

Patient Handouts on Lisp

Directions to Hospitals Treating Lisp

Risk calculators and risk factors for Lisp

Healthcare Provider Resources

Symptoms of Lisp

Causes & Risk Factors for Lisp

Diagnostic studies for Lisp

Treatment of Lisp

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME Programs on Lisp


Lisp en Espanol

Lisp en Francais


Lisp in the Marketplace

Patents on Lisp

Experimental / Informatics

List of terms related to Lisp

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


A lisp (O E wlisp, stammering)[1] is a speech impediment, historically also known as sigmatism.[2] Stereotypically, people with a lisp are unable to pronounce sibilants (like the sound [[Voiceless alveolar fricative|Template:IPA]]), and replace them with interdentals (like the sound [[Voiceless dental fricative|Template:IPA]]), though there are actually several kinds of lisp. The result is that the speech is unclear.

  • "Interdental" lisping is produced when the tip of the tongue protrudes between the front teeth and "dentalised" lisping is produced when the tip of the tongue just touches the front teeth.
  • Finally there is the "palatal lisp" where the speaker attempts to make the sounds with the tongue in contact with the palate.[2]

See also


  1. Concise English Dictionary Wordsworth Editions Ltd. 1994, ISBN 1-85326-328-1
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bowen, Caroline. "Lisping - when /s/ and /z/ are hard to say". Retrieved 2006-03-07.

de:Lispeln it:Sigmatismo lt:Šveplavimas

Template:WikiDoc Sources