Top Apps for Speech Therapists: Real Vocabulary

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As noted by therapists who have piloted it, you can’t go wrong with Real Vocabulary, the latest speech therapy app released by Virtual Speech Center, Inc. Developed by Jennifer Rogers, M.A., CCC-SLP, Real Vocabulary made its debut in February. It’s available for download on the App Store for $29.99. The app provides a comprehensive and… Read more »

Top Apps for Speech Therapists: Verb News

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Kids and iPads. Playing news anchor. Interactive, fun activities. What better way to master verb tenses that can otherwise be boring and difficult? Created by a certified speech and language pathologist, Verb News is a dynamic new app for students to learn and practice verbs in the simple present, present continuous, simple past and simple… Read more »

Summer is Getting Closer! Use These Tips to Keep Your Students Focused

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Summer is just around the corner! Now that temperatures are rising and a nice long break from school is on the horizon, your students may be having a bit of trouble focusing. It’s important to structure lessons at this time of year a little differently, in order to capture the attention of your students whose… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: Prepositions Journey

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Learning prepositions is key for students to develop their abilities to complete tasks and follow directions. A child may struggle with mastering prepositions because their meanings change depending on context or because prepositions are not tangible enough that they can be identified via spontaneous or connected speech. The Prepositions Journey app by Virtual Speech Center,… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology App: Syntax Workout

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For your fitness program to be effective, you need a series of good workouts. And for your speech/language therapy sessions to succeed, the same is true. Virtual Speech Center, Inc., offers another addition to its auditory and sentence workout series with Syntax Workout, created by a certified SLP for preschool and elementary-aged children who struggle… Read more »

How Can Speech Therapy Jobs Impact the Future?

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If you want to make a difference in your career and you’re considering speech/language pathology, then you’re on the right track. That may sound a bit cliché, but it’s true! What could be more meaningful than being the catalyst to a child’s ability to understand and be understood in the world? The end rewards are… Read more »

A New Year Brings a New Outlook for Pediatric Therapists

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The New Year is here and school’s back in session. As you move forward into 2014, it’s a good time to take a step back so you can plan ahead. Take time to evaluate your professional criteria, your career strategy, and your future outlook as a professional. Refresh Your Resume Once a year is a… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: Multiple Meanings Library

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“I like to play soccer against my brother.” “Zoe is leaning against the door.” What do these two sentences have in common? The answer is easy: the word “against.” And for most people, the difference in the meaning of that word, from sentence one to sentence two, is just as simple. But this may not… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathology Apps: School of Multi-Step Directions

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What better place to learn and master speech than at school? Created by a certified speech and language pathologist, Virtual Speech Center’s School of Multi-Step Directions app makes the concept of learning in a school setting intriguing and fun. Children aged five through 12 will be captivated as they build auditory comprehension of multi-step directions… Read more »

Kick Start 2014: Regroup and Refocus

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Where did autumn go? It seems like just last week that students were filing into the classroom for the first time this school year – and yet here we are in overdrive as we count down the days till Holiday Break. What can you do to be prepared for the New Year, both at work… Read more »