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Speaking of Apps

Articulation Vacation
January 7, 2015 12:36 PM by Ashley Brannon
Virtual Speech Center Inc. has designed their newest articulation app around a vacation theme with 4 mini games. These innovative games cycle through as the students target their articulation goals in word, sentence, or story level. This has become my Read More...
Word Retrieval Games
November 3, 2014 11:48 AM by Ashley Brannon
Morphos This is the newest game from Jay Bacal in a line of games designed for word retrieval and cognitive stimulation. As with his other games, this one is offered as a free app. In this game of anagrams, the players begin with a set of scrambled letters. Read More...
Guess What, Who, Where?
October 27, 2014 12:50 PM by Ashley Brannon
"Guess What," "Guess Who," and "Guess Where," are apps from I Can Do Apps. I purchased the set in an iTunes bundle for $4.99 however each can be purchased separately for $1.99 as well. I have tons of apps that do a lot of cool things for speech therapy. Read More...
So Many Choices, So Little Time, Part 1
October 22, 2014 12:51 PM by Lynn LaValley
BITSBOARD is unique app which allows its user to play 18 mini-games. At the low cost of FREE, it's a gem! Bitsboard has a large catalog of content which was created by fellow SLPs, teachers, and/or parents. It is easy to create and customize boards, as Read More...
Conversation Builder
October 6, 2014 11:19 AM by Ashley Brannon
Conversation Builder is another great app for Speech Therapy created by Mobile Education. There are 2 primary versions available for $19.99 each. They may also be purchased as part of the MES Speech Therapy Bundle. One is intended for elementary aged Read More...
Apps for Treatment and Evaluation of the Voice
September 22, 2014 11:23 AM by Ashley Brannon
When evaluating adults with voice disorders in the past, it may have been difficult to show baseline parameters and progress without having expensive equipment. If you are a clinician who does not have access to VisiPitch Software or works outside of Read More...
Listen Up
September 15, 2014 3:21 PM by Lynn LaValley
Super Duper Publications has turned a popular software program into an iPad app! Webber HearBuilder Following Directions provides a fun way to improve auditory skills, as well as following directions skills. The free version provides practice with basic Read More...
FREE App for Cognitive Training
September 10, 2014 8:00 AM by Ashley Brannon
CogniFit Brain Fitness for iPhone and iPad is an app designed to target a variety of memory, attention and problem solving skills through the use of mini games within the app. These skills are especially important for an individual with higher-level cognitive Read More...
An App for Action Words
September 5, 2014 12:24 PM by Lynn LaValley
If you are like me, in the past you've been frustrated trying to teach action words using still pictures. Well, now there's an answer... Actions in Video. This app was designed by Geraldine Moran, a fellow speech-language pathologist, to work on acquiring Read More...
Language Apps
August 25, 2014 12:16 PM by Ashley Brannon
Language Empires is one of the few comprehensive language apps that I have found. Although it's a little more out of your pocket than you might want to pay ($24.99), you might find that it is worth it in the end. With more than 400 questions targeting Read More...
Practice, Practice, Practice
August 18, 2014 4:54 PM by Lynn LaValley
Whether it be children with articulation and phonological difficulties, or those diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech, repetition is important. Word FLiPS offers just this. Word FLiPS allows one to three repetitions of sound sequences which you Read More...
An App for Correct Verb Tense
August 11, 2014 9:21 AM by Ashley Brannon
Tense Builder is an app that has become one of my favorite apps for training correct verb tense. So, what do you get for the $9.99 app? You receive 48 video lessons (with an expansion planned to increase to 58). You can select regular or irregular verbs Read More...
A Vocabulary App
August 4, 2014 2:39 PM by Lynn LaValley
PCS Memory is an app for the iPad addressing articulation and language skills. At the low cost of $4.99, this app is a must. (There is a limited free version as well.) The app allows its users to have exposure to vocabulary via categorization, articulation, Read More...
An App for Brain Injury/Stroke
July 28, 2014 8:00 AM by Ashley Brannon
BrainBaseline HD is a free app for iPad that is appropriate for adults working to improve cognitive abilities in the following areas: attention, executive function, speed of processing, and memory. The activities in each category set are similar to those Read More...
Tell Me A Story
July 21, 2014 9:36 AM by Lynn LaValley
Reading to our kids is great, and so is creating a story with them. This week, we will take a look at various apps that help us create our kids' stories. I used to think we had to choose one, and be "loyal" to it, but my story has changed. Each app that Read More...


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