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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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Fluently
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...
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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...
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Introducing Memory Strategies
October 15, 2012 1:48 PM by Megan Sutton
The literature on the effectiveness of memory training in acquired brain injury is mixed, but there is some evidence that training memory strategies in people with mild impairments can improve functional outcomes. Search the App Store for "memory" and Read More...
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Virtual FEES Training
October 9, 2012 2:45 PM by Megan Sutton
Georgia Health Sciences University has created a wonderful free app for iPad called Upper Respiratory Virutal Lab (URVL). For medical SLPs and students, it is a very useful tool for those learning the anatomy involved in a FEES exam (flexible endoscopic 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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