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There’s a helpful new app to assist you as you work with children on narrative language, vocabulary development and related skills. It’s called Talk About It: Objects Pro HD and people everywhere are, well … talking about it! For instance, this comment is from the experts at TechInSpecialEd.com: “This is a winner! Five out of… Read more »

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“Amazing, I’d say!” This is how the parent of a two- and four-year-old summarized her review of the award-winning occupational therapy app LetterSchool, priced at just $2.99 for iPhones and iPads. “When my four-year-old took interest in writing, she had difficulty replicating letters … She consistently wrote the letters of her name backwards and sometimes… Read more »

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ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Speech-Language Pathologist. ATLANTA, GA –October 29, 2013-The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing  Association (ASHA) has approved Cobb Pediatric Therapy Services as an ASHA Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider. ASHA Approved CE Providers are the only organizations to provide continuing education… Read more »

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The most difficult sound for children to produce during speech articulation practice is R. A new iTunes app created by Virtual Speech Center, Inc., effectively addresses this challenge through captivating activities and rewards – including colorful flashcards, a matching game and another old favorite: Bingo. Fun with R, priced at $19.99, is “well stocked (and… Read more »

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October can be lots of fun – and a great time to learn. School has been under way for several weeks, students and faculty have gotten to know one another, and routines have been established. Plus … Halloween is coming! Need I say more? Therapy can take on a captivating feel this month, keeping students… Read more »

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A recent addition to the growing spectrum of apps for speech and language development is iName It, designed by a clinical professor at Ithaca College to assist individuals with word finding difficulty. Your students with aphasia, apraxia and similar conditions will benefit from iName It for a number of reasons. For starters, they’ll quickly and… Read more »

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Over the course of a school year, or even a single class period, you work with a mosaic of students who can be as different from one another as night and day. They look different, they behave differently, they come from different backgrounds – and last but not least, they learn differently. Likewise, you need… Read more »

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The good news is: There are an increasing number of apps for your iPhone, iPad and iPod that can be used to make occupational therapy sessions more interactive, lively and interesting for young students. The even better news is the recently introduced app Sam Phibian. Because, guess what? It not only gets rave reviews from… Read more »

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School is back in session and now that the novelty of the first few days or weeks has worn thin, how do successful speech pathologists engage their young students and keep them involved in their ongoing progress throughout the year? The secret is in making therapy fun. Whether your goal is language intervention and improvement,… Read more »

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Articulation Games by Virtual Speech Center, Inc., is the latest in a series of speech articulation game apps. What sets it apart from its predecessors, as noted by one recent user, is the wider variety of play options offered. And especially in its most recently-launched Version 1.2, Articulation Games provides even better and more sophisticated… Read more »