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Speaking of Apps

iOS 6: Have You Turned on Guided Access Yet?
September 26, 2012 8:31 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Hopefully by now you have downloaded iOS 6 but have you turned on Guided Access on your iPad yet? Keep in mind that Guided Access is for 2 nd generation iPads and up, so sorry all you iPad 1 owners To turn on Guided Access is pretty simple and straight Read More...
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Apps at Aphasia Camp
September 24, 2012 9:01 AM by Megan Sutton
I just got back from an amazing weekend at the Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp! The camp consisted of over 30 people with aphasia (ages 26-86) along with family, staff, and volunteers lodging amongst the mountains of beautiful Squamish, British Columbia. The Read More...
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The Bag Game
September 20, 2012 2:15 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
The Bag Game, .99 cents by all4mychild, is a new twist on the game 20 questions. This is a great app for children working on asking questions, describing, categorization, and more. To play you select the object (the app comes with 100 items to hide) to Read More...
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Breathe2Relax
September 18, 2012 11:18 AM by Megan Sutton
Breathing is essential for life, powers vocal communication, and connects mind and body. As Speech-Language Pathologists, we frequently train our clients in diaphragmatic breathing to improve voice, volume, and speech. We can also use breath control to Read More...
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Receptive Language Assessment
September 12, 2012 11:50 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Last week we took a look at Common Core Language Assessment by Smarty Ears Apps. So staying with the theme of iPad assessment apps, here is another one called Receptive Language Assessment. It's developed by The Speech and Language Store and costs $24.99. Read More...
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drawMD for … SLP?
September 10, 2012 7:58 AM by Megan Sutton
Medical SLPs often use anatomical models to explain various voice, speech, and swallowing conditions to patients and family. Wouldn't it be great to be able to send a copy of the model and education home with the patient to review as needed? With the Read More...
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Common Core Early Language Screener
September 5, 2012 9:55 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
The CCELS is a screening tool similar to other early language screeners on the market, but priced much lower at $29.99. It's based on the Common Core Standards that are now making their way into the school systems (Is your school using them yet?). I am Read More...
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Customized Comprehension & Learning in Visual Scenes
September 3, 2012 9:00 AM by Megan Sutton
TinyTap is an unlikely candidate for my blog, falling short on two criteria I look for in good adult therapy apps - it requires customization before it will work (a no-no for busy clinicians with caseload pressures), and it is designed for preschool kids Read More...
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