Devised in the 1950’s by Dr. Petar Guberina at the University of Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia)
Designed at first to help people “lose” their non-native accents. Adapted for deaf children.
Based on incorprating full-body movements into speech and language development.
Revived in 1995 as Rhythmic Phonetics by Kathleen Sussman for use with young children.