After successfully detecting a certain sound, the child is rewarded with a toy from a little bag or box. Let the child hold the toy for a while and take turns in expressing the sound in question. It is important, that you give the child plenty of time to repeat the sound and giving lots of praise during the process.
At CIHA, we have selected motivational toys that will both stimulate the child’s natural curiosity and make The Ling Six Sound Test great fun at the same time!
Building blocks or Stacking rings are especially well-suited for training sound perception. Let the child hold a block or a ring up to the ear, while they wait for a certain sound.
In this game, the child is allowed to put down the block or stack a ring, when they have repeated the sound correctly. Here you may also use different noise makers, such as a whistle from a flute or a tune from a piano.
For further auditory training, the child may be presented to different sounds in random order, using alternate noise makers. Eventually, You can try introducing additional syllables and sounds to challenge the child’s auditory progress.