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March 2013 - Posts

Speaking of Apps

What Device Should I Buy?
March 25, 2013 1:35 PM by Megan Sutton
Which device should I buy?" is a frequent question I'm asked by SLPs, clients, and facilities looking to invest in mobile touch-screen technology. I'll take you through the options for platform, model, version, storage, connectivity, and price to help Read More...
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Apps for Memory
March 21, 2013 11:09 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
These are some fun apps that help target auditory and visual memory skills. They can be used for varying age ranges as well, but I use them mostly with the 3 to 7 year old age range. This is certainly not a comprehensive list by any means but just a sampling Read More...
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Dysphagia Education
March 18, 2013 3:32 PM by Megan Sutton
Northern Speech Services' Dysphagia is an essential app for every SLP working with adults with swallowing dysfunction. It provides images of the anatomy seen in a video fluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS or MBS), with videos of a normal swallow in two views Read More...
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Create a Game with Your Game
March 15, 2013 9:20 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Your Game by Madfin Games is an iPad app that allows you to create different games using your own pictures. You are able to create games that include matching, tracing, shape sorting, and a puzzle. You create the games with the small library of available Read More...
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My Favorite Apps Right Now
March 13, 2013 9:03 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Lately I have been really into using free apps in combination with paid speech apps. I have been using language apps that target syntax or morphology taking screen shots and incorporating those screen shots into other apps. Here is an example: First I Read More...
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Picture Dictionaries for AAC
March 11, 2013 10:08 AM by Megan Sutton
The most useful book in my therapy room is the Oxford Picture Dictionary, 2 nd Edition, Monolingual. It has pictures of EVERYTHING in it, all nicely labeled in English and displayed in visual scenes to give context. There's also nothing childish about Read More...
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iWordQ
March 4, 2013 4:37 PM by Megan Sutton
There's an app I've been recommending to just about everyone recently: iWordQ by Quillsoft. This is an iPad version of the powerful wordQ word processing software, combining word predication with the built-in voice-to-text capability of iPad 3, 4, and Read More...
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Autism Language Learning Series 2: Yes/No Questions
March 1, 2013 10:26 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Autism Language Learning: Series II Yes/No Questions is the second app in a series of app designed to improve language development of children with autism. I looked at their last app in my previous post. This app is designed to work on the skill of answering Read More...
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