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Speaking of Apps

ClaroCom AAC
March 24, 2014 12:25 PM by Megan Sutton
In August, I compared 5 options for text-to-speech AAC for literate users without speech. One of the readers of this blog commented with the name of a similar app, so I checked it out. Within days, I was recommending this new app to many of my clients, Read More...
Pocket Artic
August 6, 2013 8:29 AM by Megan Sutton
Most articulation apps are designed to appeal to children, so it can be difficult to find one with appropriate content and design to use with adults with dysarthria or apraxia. For some time now, my go-to app for working on speech sound impairments has Read More...
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...
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...
Accessibility Options for Therapy
November 12, 2012 9:42 AM by Megan Sutton
First off, I'd like to thank everyone who tuned in for my webinar on apps for aphasia last week! The replay and handouts are now available, so if you didn't get a chance to check it out, please do so. After the webinar, I was asked several questions. Read More...
The Social Express
November 7, 2012 11:19 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
The Social Express is gorgeous animated and interactive app to address social skills. It was created to work on social skills as well as target children's social thinking skills by problem solving situations. It's intended to be used for elementary school-aged Read More...
Handwriting Goes Hi-Tech
October 22, 2012 10:52 AM by Megan Sutton
We've seen apps that turn your voice to text, but for many stroke survivors, their voices don't work well enough for these applications. For those who can write but are intimidated by the keyboard, an app that turns handwriting to text can be very useful. Read More...
App Review: Lingraphica
June 25, 2012 12:05 PM by Megan Sutton
Before June ends, I'd like to highlight a series of apps specifically for aphasia as part of Aphasia Awareness Month. Lingraphica has been making speech-generating devices specifically for aphasia since 1990, and in 2009 they released a series of 13 free Read More...


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