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Speaking of Apps

Constant Therapy App Overview
April 28, 2015 4:27 PM by the Bloggers
By Jordyn Sims, MS, CCC-SLP With the emergence of technology in speech-language-pathology there have been many benefits to clinicians' productivity and access to therapy materials, particularly in the world of apps. Constant Therapy is one of those apps, 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...
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...
Adjust the Volume
July 8, 2013 8:57 AM by Megan Sutton
Vocal intensity, or volume, is frequently a target of adult speech therapy. Clients with Parkinson's disease often speak too softly, those with TBI may speak too loudly or too softly, and clients with dysarthria from stroke may be too loud or too quiet. Read More...
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...
Board and Tokens
May 16, 2013 10:45 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Board and Tokens is a free token board app by Maiz Apps. You can utilize this app for behavior, motivation or incorporate it as a visual for a therapy task. You are able to save a child's profile, change the theme of the board, take a picture of the reward, 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...
My Favorite Apps Right Now
March 13, 2013 9:03 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Lately I have been really into using free apps in combination with paid speech apps. I have been using language apps that target syntax or morphology taking screen shots and incorporating those screen shots into other apps. Here is an example: First I Read More...
Naming TherAppy – 10 Uses & Giveaway
February 4, 2013 9:27 AM by Megan Sutton
I've been writing about apps for adult speech-language therapy weekly for more than 6 months now without mentioning my favorites - the ones I've developed. Please excuse my inherent bias and allow me to offer 10 ideas on how I use Naming TherAppy, my Read More...
January 30, 2013 9:37 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
"Modeling and instructing the client to use easy voluntary prolongations at the beginning of phrases facilitates easy onset of voice, continuous voice production, and reduces laryngeal tension as well as allows for a reduction of subglottal air pressure Read More...
Speech Prompts – Finally an App for Prosody!
January 7, 2013 11:29 AM by Megan Sutton
An app developed for children with ASD, SpeechPrompts by HandHold Adaptive is designed to help speech therapists target rate, rhythm, intonation, and loudness. Combining a loudness meter with a waveform comparison tool, this univeral iOS app is one of Read More...
Describe It
December 26, 2012 9:31 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Describe It, developed by Pocket SLP, is a fun app to work on vocabulary and describing skills with clients of all ages. Describe It contains the categories of: Animals, Household, Transportation, Clothes, Occupation, Miscellaneous, and Food. A series Read More...
Phonological Process Finder - Review & Giveaway
December 19, 2012 4:43 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
The Phonological Process Finder app is a quick way to find specific phonological processes that children use. You start by entering the production the child is saying in the Step 1 box and in the Step 2 box you enter what they should be saying. The result Read More...
Apps for Executive Functioning
November 27, 2012 2:17 PM by Megan Sutton
Executive functioning goals can be addressed using mainstream apps when a skilled therapist adds coaching and cueing. Executive functioning is the highest level of cognitive function - encompassing the ability to set goals, plan, initiate, and self-monitor Read More...
SpeakinMotion Interview & Giveaway
November 19, 2012 3:11 PM by Megan Sutton
Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Tactus Therapy and ADVANCE booths at the ASHA Convention to say "hello" and give positive feedback on the blog! It was so nice to meet everyone! I had a chance to sit down with SpeakinMotion's Sean Keegan to talk Read More...


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