IPad Apps for Speech and Language Therapy

The reasons why a parent should use iPad Apps to help their children with speech and language. iPads and apps are easy to use. Children of all ages and abilities (including children with autism and Down's Syndrome) gravitate to iPads and intuitively know how to use them. Children think that they are just playing. You know that they are learning too. The vivid animated images and captivating sounds on the iPad apps grab the attention of children who are often easily distracted. Apps are cost efficient for speech language therapy. Many apps have free versions which allow parents to try an [...]

By |2016-11-07T14:45:42-05:00 |Blog|Comments Off on IPad Apps for Speech and Language Therapy

Using iPads in Speech Therapy

The iPad Apps for Speech Therapy: A powerful tool for Pediatric Speech Pathologists The iPad has been a great addition to my bag of tricks during pediatric speech therapy sessions. I use the iPad for a variety of purposes such as increasing spontaneous length of utterance, improving syntax (First phrases, First Sentences, Super Duper apps), targeting articulation (Articpix), receptive language (Hamaguchiapps Fun with directions) expressive language (Toca Boca apps), receptive/expressive vocabulary (Kindergarten.com apps), auditory processing skills (Picture the Sentence), answering questions (Wh questions) and increasing vocalizations/verbalizations (Talking Apps such as Furry Friends). I also use the iPad for many students [...]

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