Top Apps for Speech Pathologists: Auditory Processing Studio

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Central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) is the inability or decreased ability to interpret sounds, words or sentences. Individuals with CAPD can hear, but their auditory nervous system fails to process what is heard and as a result, they may: Have difficulty remembering what was said, following directions, learning new information, building their vocabulary or listening… Read more »

Top Apps for Speech Pathologists: Articulation Carnival

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What’s more fun for kids than a carnival, complete with balloons, prizes and games? Developed to help students master the pronunciation of phonemes at the word, phrase and sentence level, Virtual Speech Center’s Articulation Carnival app offers a winning therapy formula through its carnival theme. Articulation Carnival includes thousands of photos and pre-recorded audio stimuli…. Read more »

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 »

Top Apps for Speech Therapists: Word Retrieval

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As noted by Speech Time Fun, Virtual Speech Center, Inc., has “been on a major roll in pushing out these amazing apps targeting common skills that can be difficult or unmotivating to address.” The latest such offering is Word Retrieval, created by a certified speech and language pathologist for children and adults with word-finding difficulties…. 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 Pathologist Apps: Auditory Workout

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Auditory Workout, an iTunes app introduced just over a year ago, makes auditory training more fun and engaging for students and provides useful features for therapists, as well. Auditory Workout is based on research showing frequent, challenging and intense training (targeting specific areas) is likely to improve auditory processing. The main focus of the app… Read more »

Essential Speech Pathologist Apps: WH-Questions Island

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What do parrots, crocodiles, pots of gold and pirate avatars have to do with effective speech and language modalities? Where did that idea come from? Who thought of it – and why? When did all this come about? And how in the world does it work? WH-Question Island is an app developed by a certified… Read more »