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.
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.
Turtle TalkTurtle Talk is an app designed for children who have a fast rate of speech and imprecise articulation. Unlike traditional pacing boards, Turtle Talk offers fun visual cues to help your child/client to pace their speech.
The original version of Speech Pacesetter PRO. Speech Pacesetter uses effective visual and sound cues to help individuals pace their rate of speech. Included phonemically balanced passages and a choice of visual cues.
Keyword Understanding Lite
CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. A free trial of Keyword Understanding, this lite version has nearly full functionality for a limited number of objects and colors, allowing you to see how effective Keyword Understanding can be in helping adults and children with auditory and written comprehension difficulties.
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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Pacing is a common strategy used by Speech Therapists to treat many types of dysarthria, apraxia of speech, stuttering and cluttering. Traditionally paper pacing boards and quarter boards have been used. The user taps one circle or quarter for each syllable or word...read more
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.