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Fun with Phonetics
May 7, 2013 5:05 PM by Megan Sutton
Every student of communication disorders learns the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) at some point in her education. I recently found two outstanding free apps that are unique amongst IPA apps for using North American English and games to encourage Read More...
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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...
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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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Virtual Cooking
February 18, 2013 9:11 AM by Megan Sutton
Within the therapy room, it can be a challenge to engage in functional activities. Most clients engage in some sort of cooking, whether the weekend BBQ or daily baking, and nearly everybody likes talking about food. Two apps that bring the kitchen into Read More...
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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...
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Apps at Aphasia Camp
September 24, 2012 9:01 AM by Megan Sutton
I just got back from an amazing weekend at the Sea to Sky Aphasia Camp! The camp consisted of over 30 people with aphasia (ages 26-86) along with family, staff, and volunteers lodging amongst the mountains of beautiful Squamish, British Columbia. The Read More...
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Customized Comprehension & Learning in Visual Scenes
September 3, 2012 9:00 AM by Megan Sutton
TinyTap is an unlikely candidate for my blog, falling short on two criteria I look for in good adult therapy apps - it requires customization before it will work (a no-no for busy clinicians with caseload pressures), and it is designed for preschool kids Read More...
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