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Conversation TherAppy gets people talking! It’s the perfect stimulus to spark conversation between a group or a couple of people to get to know each other better or for those who need something new to talk about.

Dialogue that happens naturally without pressure offers an opportunity to improve language, pragmatics, speech, and thinking.

Conversation TherAppy targets expressive language at higher levels. The 10 questions related to each thought-provoking photo can help people who have difficulty clearly expressing ideas work on conversational skills as well as addressing cognitive-linguistic, pragmatic, or speech goals.

  • Target nearly any goal in guided practice
  • 300+ full-color vivid photographs
  • Open-ended questions don’t have right or wrong answers
  • User profiles allows for group use and individual scoring
  • Choose from eight languages

Benefits for the Speech-Language Professional

  • Target nearly any goal with open-ended questions
  • • Mature topics and 10 question types can be use for aphasia, dementia, cognitive impairments, and motor speech disorders
    • Score only the goal behavior, not correct or incorrect content

  • Get clients talking about the things that matter to them
  • • Everyone has an opinion, memory, or tidbit to share
    • Functional topics include 50+ safety and problem solving scenarios
    • Train caregivers on how to cue at home with natural conversation

  • The User Hub makes groups, data tracking and customization a breeze
  • • The app saves each user’s data and profile with charts and reports
    • Set up each client’s goals and customize the question types they see

How to Use Conversation TherAppy for Home Practice

If you or a loved one has difficulty expressing themselves clearly, Conversation TherAppy can help. Giving you plenty of topics and questions to discuss, you can work on your communication strategies in conversation you’ll enjoy.

  • Start with any picture that you find interesting or appealing.
  • Try to answer each question as best you can.
  • Questions on the left side are easier; the right side is more complex.
  • Don’t feel obliged to stick to the questions – take the conversation in any direction.
  • Take turns answering each question – a conversation includes at least 2 voices.

What People are Saying about Conversation TherAppy

Tactus Therapy Solutions has created one of the most thorough therapy apps yet. Whether you work with young people or elderly, it’s important to keep it real and genuine. Tactus Therapy has completely done their homework in creating this app. The pictures are awesome. The topics are relevant. There are no softballs here. I mean, if you really want someone to talk, this app will provide you with detailed scenarios with lots of questions. The bottom line is that Conversation TherAppy completely takes the cake. This is the app that is going to pave the way for converting speech therapists to the digital age. Out with the old, outdated pictures and in with the new, relevant, and interactive app!
Ryan Knoblauch, SLP, The Speech Knob
Tactus Therapy Solutions is known for making high-quality applications to use with adults, but did you know that many of their applications can be used with children and teenagers by taking advantage of the settings? This is wonderful because it makes their applications worth the price since you can use them with a variety of clients. Their latest application, Conversation TherAppy is probably my favorite. This application and its content are very clean with high-quality real-life images. The ability to e-mail results makes therapy so much easier because you can actually teach rather than have to write down results. I love being able to see client progress on a graph to determine what areas I need to focus on or goals the client has completed! The application has over 300 photographs with 10 questions per photograph, which means you can use it over and over again!
Jessica Solari, SLP , Consonantly Speaking
Several of my favorite ‘go to’ apps were developed by Tactus Therapy. Their most recent offering is Conversation TherAppy, and I am very impressed with its design, power, and the possibilities it inspires! After my first, quick review, I tried to identify weaknesses that mitigated the strength I was seeing. I couldn’t find any! Every detail was there! Reporting. Customization of content. Individual/Group flexibility. Conversation TherAppy seems to provide everything I could want in an app of its kind. I especially love the groups feature and have been inspired to develop and provide a new service in my growing private practice! In my opinion, the price tag is a bargain given the power and versatility of the app. Conversation TherAppy is a new favorite in my SLP bag of tricks. I look forward to exploring the possibilities it raises for a long time to come!
Cyndee Bowen, CCC-SLP, Bowen Speech Blog

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Platforms: iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, & iPod touch

Goal Areas: Verbal Expression, Verbal Reasoning, Describing, Inferencing, Predicting, Generative Naming, Defining, Discussing Opinions, Oral and Written Narrative, Making Decisions, Pragmatics, Comparison, Safety Awareness, Fluency, Apraxia, Conversation-Level Articulation, Eye Contact, Strategy Use

Helps: Stroke, Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Autism & Asperger Syndrome (ASD/PPD), Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s and other early Dementia, SLI, AAC users, ADHD, Special Educational, Stuttering, Apraxia, Learning Disability, Typical Learners, ESL

Contains: 300+ photos (in Adult mode, 275 in Teen, 225 in Child), 10 question types, 3000+ question prompts, 12 categories of subjects

Features: Individual & Group Modes, User Profiles, Data Tracking, Score Reports & Graphs

Languages: English with tracks in Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Filipino & Zulu

Age: 9+ (this app should always be used with a responsible adult present)

Version: 1.03

Price: $24.99 USD On sale for $19.99 USD

Bundled in: Tactus Complete Therapy ToolkitTactus Aphasia Therapy ToolkitTactus School Therapy Toolkit

Basso, A. (2010). “Natural” conversation: A treatment for severe aphasia. Aphasiology, 24(4), 466-479.

Boyle, M. (2011). Discourse treatment for word retrieval impairment in aphasia: The story so far. Aphasiology, 25(11), 1308-1326.

Hopper, T., Holland, A., & Rewega, M. (2002). Conversational coaching: Treatment outcomes and future directions. Aphasiology, 16(7), 745-761.

Kempler, D., & Goral, M. (2011). A comparison of drill-and communication-based treatment for aphasia. Aphasiology, 25(11), 1327-1346.

Turner, S., & Whitworth, A. (2006). Conversational partner training programmes in aphasia: A review of key themes and participants’ roles. Aphasiology, 20(6), 483-510.

Jun 16, 2014            Version 1.03

  • Added Spanish, Dutch, German, and Filipino
  • Mute-lock detection added

Sep 6, 2013            Version 1.02

  • Added French and Portuguese

Jul 19, 2013            Version 1.01

  • Added Zulu in honor of Mandela Day
  • Improved user selection tab functionality

May 26, 2013            Conversation Therapy Initial Release

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