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April 2013 - Posts

Speaking of Apps

Using Screenshots in Therapy
April 30, 2013 11:15 AM by Megan Sutton
Taking a screenshot is easy using an iPad or iPhone - just press the home button and the power button at the same time. You'll hear a camera shutter sound and see a white flash, and the image on the screen will appear as a picture in your Photos app. Read More...
April 24, 2013 3:29 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
As tablet technology's use in the classroom grows, the student with Dyslexia or learning disabilities could be at disadvantage without a suitable app to meet their needs. Enter iReadWrite by TextHelp TextHelp are also the publishers the powerful Read Read More...
A Real Page-Turner
April 22, 2013 10:23 AM by Megan Sutton
Spinal cord injury, stroke, and hundreds of congenital and acquired disorders impair the use of hands--an essential body part for using touch-screen technology. A handful of apps are switch-accessible, but these consist mainly of AAC apps and some early Read More...
An App for Feeding Therapy: Choose My Food
April 17, 2013 1:33 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
This app was designed for children who are picky eaters or that may have certain food sensitivities. The app acts as a "what food have I tried" tracker along with the ability to give a score to each food that is tried. There is built in multiuser which Read More...
New Dysphagia Apps
April 15, 2013 9:04 AM by Megan Sutton
Since last month when I reviewed the app Dysphagia , a new series of dysphagia education apps has been released by Blue Tree Publishing. There are four apps in the series, priced at $4.99 each for iPad only, to cover normal swallowing, oral disorders, Read More...
Slow Down for Conversation Paceboard
April 8, 2013 10:31 AM by Megan Sutton
Hot on the heels of Speech Pacesetter, Aptus Speech & Language Therapy has released another great app to help people slow their rate of speech. This app takes the traditional pacing board and modernizes it, adding helpful visuals, settings, and topics Read More...
Guess and Know
April 3, 2013 10:24 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Guess and Know is a fun Jeopardy like game for your iPad. Any Jeopardy like game of course comes with tons of potential for speech and language therapy. The app allows for three rounds of play with six categories per round and up to five questions per Read More...
An App for Agrammatism
April 1, 2013 9:29 AM by Megan Sutton
Agrammatism is a hallmark of non-fluent aphasia, resulting in telegraphic speech consisting mostly of nouns with a few verbs and adjectives strung together to create a sentence. It's the connector words in our language that make up most of the words used Read More...


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