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June 2013 - Posts

Speaking of Apps

Language Lab: Spin & Speak –Social Skills
June 26, 2013 9:10 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Language Lab: Spin & Speak -Social Skills targets language and social skills. This is created by both Speech With Milo and PRC (Prentke-Romich Company) who have a few other apps targeting language/AAC use as well. This app is very similar to Speech Read More...
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Talking Pictures: Visual Scene Displays
June 24, 2013 11:44 AM by Megan Sutton
AAC (alternative and augmentative communication) for aphasia is a challenging area of practice for many Speech-Language Pathologists. Whereas most AAC devices and apps help those who have difficulty physically speaking, people with aphasia need help overcoming Read More...
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Script Training
June 17, 2013 12:56 PM by Megan Sutton
In week three of Aphasia Awareness Month, we'll look at a powerful tool in aphasia therapy: script training. The literature is full of support for the benefits of people with aphasia writing and learning scripts. These natural pieces of discourse should Read More...
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Hey Bear! What Do You Hear?
June 12, 2013 11:28 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Listen Up Bear is a fun app based on the classic kids tune "The Bear Went Over the Mountain," but in this version it is not to see what he can see but instead to hear what he can hear! The app itself is designed by a speech-language pathologist from Canada Read More...
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Semantic Webs
June 10, 2013 10:48 AM by Megan Sutton
On week two of Aphasia Awareness Month, we'll look at two apps that can be used to explore semantic networks. These apps provide powerful visual aids for working with synonyms and semantic features. Popplet is a universal iOS app ($4.99, free Lite version) Read More...
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A Picture is Worth 1000 Words
June 3, 2013 11:08 AM by Megan Sutton
June is Aphasia Awareness Month, so I'll be highlighting apps for aphasia over the next four weeks, including therapy apps and augmentative supports. Last August I showed you two text-based conversation starter apps , but for aphasia therapy we often Read More...
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