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January 2013 - Posts

Speaking of Apps

January 30, 2013 9:37 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
"Modeling and instructing the client to use easy voluntary prolongations at the beginning of phrases facilitates easy onset of voice, continuous voice production, and reduces laryngeal tension as well as allows for a reduction of subglottal air pressure Read More...
Slow Down for Speech Pacesetter
January 28, 2013 11:45 AM by Megan Sutton
Speech Pacesetter is a new release on the App Store designed specifically for adult-based SLPs to helps clients pace their rate of reading with a syllable- or word-based timing strategy. People with Parkinson's Disease, dysfluency, acquired brain injury, Read More...
What's The Saying?
January 23, 2013 11:17 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
What's That Saying is a neat app that has literally painted out English expressions such as idioms, catchphrases, or slang. I like this app because a lot of children with high functioning autism are very concrete and are literally picturing these expressions Read More...
January 21, 2013 9:26 AM by Megan Sutton
This week I want to share with you two little free apps that might help people with aphasia or developmental disabilities to say, use, and write numbers. Numwords is a free app for iPhone. You type in the digits to the top bar and the spelling of the Read More...
Shhhhh… It’s Time to Play SNEAK!
January 16, 2013 9:02 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
This is a unique game the combines both the use of the iPad's camera as well as the microphone. The premise of the game is the lay some bait out for a "beastie" and when you seem the beastie come out to eat the bait you slowly sneak over and take a picture. Read More...
Cursive Writing HD
January 14, 2013 8:49 AM by Megan Sutton
Cursive Writing HD is an inexpensive and simple app that can be used to practice handwriting. Many older clients prefer to write using script letters, and schools are slowly abandoning cursive in the curriculum, so this app can be used as intended to Read More...
What's Inside of SpeechBox?
January 10, 2013 10:36 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
SpeechBox is in app developed by a father of a child with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Upon opening the app you encounter a menu of a variety of SpeechBoxes each containing a speech sound. Once you open a box it is sorted into initial, medial, and Read More...
Speech Prompts – Finally an App for Prosody!
January 7, 2013 11:29 AM by Megan Sutton
An app developed for children with ASD, SpeechPrompts by HandHold Adaptive is designed to help speech therapists target rate, rhythm, intonation, and loudness. Combining a loudness meter with a waveform comparison tool, this univeral iOS app is one of Read More...
Who's There? It's Knock Knock Family!
January 2, 2013 12:16 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
This app must have been hiding on me in the app store because I was so mad I didn't know it existed! Knock Knock Family is a free app with a very simple concept. Someone is knocking at the door and you have to answer it to see who it is. The app come Read More...


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    Setting: Rehabilitation
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