Keyword Understanding works on the understanding of the concepts of size and colour, and one and two-step directions of increasing difficulty. It also targets the child or adult’s ability to follow directions which include the words before/after, first & then.
Inference Pics is designed to elicit verbal expression and target the ability to make inferences. It uses real-life pictures depicting events, conversations, thoughts, feelings, jobs, places and seasons. Inference Pics will get people talking, help them to foster key social skills and master the ability to make social inferences.
Conversation PaceboardConversation Paceboard is designed to help adults with imprecise articulation and a fast speaking rate to pace their speech and improve their intelligibility in conversation. The visual cues make it a modern pacing board with a motivating difference.
Speech Pacesetter Pro
Designed specifically for clients with stuttering, cluttering and dysarthria, Speech Pacesetter Pro offers clever visual and audio cues that can effectively reduce rate of speech and improve speech clarity. Includes a built-in library of short stories and allows you to create and save a library of custom reading passages.
Therapy for Verbs
Therapy for Verbs is designed for children and adult who have difficulty retrieving and naming verbs. It includes over 100 clear, large, high-quality pictures of people doing activities and a customisable verb test.
Noun Trainer Personal
Noun Trainer Personal includes over 100 high-quality pictures of objects that a person may own, 2 evidence-based naming treatments (semantic feature analysis & errorless learning) as well as a customisable naming test.
Noun Trainer includes over 100 high-quality pictures of items commonly found in the home, 2 evidence-based naming treatments (semantic feature analysis & errorless learning) as well as a customisable naming test.
This affordable app brings a novel way of carrying out pacing therapy for adult speech and language therapists.
If you work with people with dysarthria, Parkinson’s, or other clients who need to slow their rate of speech, Conversation Paceboard is a wonderful app to add to your toolkit.
Every child I have used it with has been very engaged by the lovely, brightly-coloured pictures, and has quite happily kept on listening and following the instructions.
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Lorraine Curran, Speech Therapist & Founder
Lorraine has worked as a Speech and Language Therapist in the National Health Service (NHS) in the South East of England and on a CARF accredited acute neurological rehabilitation unit in a private London hospital. She specialises in adults with acquired neurological conditions (i.e. Stroke, Brain Injury, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone Disease). Lorraine has acted as a consultant to the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) on matters of technology. She was lead author of the RCSLT CQ Live guideline on the use of apps in Speech and Language Therapy.