Project Description

Let’s See Why You Need Speech FlipBook

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Kiss your paper flipbook goodbye! Speech FlipBook provides the fastest and easiest way to create any single-syllable word list. Its recorded voice makes it easy to listen to the break down of words by sound, work on blending sounds, and hear accurate pronunciation.

It is an ideal tool for treating apraxia of speech, difficulty coordinating the muscles used to form words. Speech FlipBook is also indispensible for articulation therapy and improving phonological awareness.

With Speech FlipBook, you have the freedom to turn on and off any sound in any position and control the shape of the word.

  • 2,300+ recordings of words in natural speech and 125 phonemes and clusters
  • All Standard American English vowels and consonants as well as 250+ sets of homophones
  • Flip by words or sounds
  • Touch activation states sounds and words
  • Record and play back own voice instantly

Benefits for the Speech-Language Professional

  • Work on articulation, apraxia, or dysarthria
  • • Sounds arranged in a hierarchy for apraxia
    • Record and play back productions to build self-monitoring

  • Instantly generate a word list
  • • Pick exactly the sounds you want in each position of the word
    • Specify the syllable shape you want: V, CV, VC, CVC, CCVC, CCVCC, etc
    • Find minimal pairs and rhymes easily

  • Help your client learn to read
  • • Improve phonological awareness, blending, and segmenting
    • Strengthen sound-letter correspondence

How to Use Speech FlipBook for Home Practice

If you or a loved one is having difficulty producing speech sounds, Speech FlipBook can help. Words aren’t always spelled the way they sound, so by organizing works by sound instead of letter, people can practice better to make each sound clear. Use the app to practice saying sounds in each position of the word. Your speech therapist can help you figure out which settings and exercises are best for you, but if you are on your own, try this:

  • Turn on all the sounds in the app and flip by words.
  • Tap the word at the bottom to hear it pronounced, then say it yourself.
  • Record yourself and play it back, then judge if it was clear.
  • If one sound is hard, practice just saying that sound by touching it on the page.
  • Narrow down the words by picking only problem sounds on the tab once you have a feel for the exercise.

What People are Saying about Speech FlipBook

I don’t write app reviews because I don’t own an iPad, but occasionally I will come across an app that I know I’d be buying if I were still working. I am totally impressed with the Speech FlipBook by Tactus Therapy. When I first saw a few sample pictures of this a few weeks ago, I was so anxious for this to hit the market. I love everything about this app. …And perhaps the deciding factor is the price . Wow! What a product! Talk about bang for your buck… This one is definitely worth taking the time to investigate.
I would definitely recommend this app to anyone working with students who have apraxia, articulation/phonological delays, and reading deficits. This app goes straight to the top of my must-have speech apps!” on her blog, and on iTunes: “This app has really made a difference in such a short amount of time. Not only are my students enjoying this app, but they are making definite gains in therapy. One student who I have been seeing for apraxia made more progress in two sessions than he has in over a year. He was delighted, and so am I! This app is definitely one that I will use over and over again!
Speech FlipBook is a one of a kind app that provides the educator/therapist access to a phenomenal educational tool that allows the professional to use their own knowledge and expertise to plan appropriate activities to work on a specific skill. The uses for this app in the educational setting are endless. I absolutely LOVE this app. It is so versatile and can be beneficial to students that are in general or special education. Primary classrooms could use it for phonological awareness skills; Special Education teachers would have a quick customizable tool to address specific weaknesses in early literacy skills; Speech Therapists have a great tool for articulation and apraxia therapy. This is a must have in elementary schools.

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

Goal Areas: Reading, Phonological Awareness, Apraxia, Articulation, Minimal Pairs, Phonological Disorders, Dysarthria, Accent Reduction, Auditory Processing

Helps: SLPs, teachers, parents, & clients who need easy access to visual and auditory materials for single-syllable words and non-words in CV, V, VC, CVC, and cluster combinations

Words: 125+ sounds (single phonemes & clusters) combine to create over 2300 words & 60,000 non-words

Languages: English (North American)

Version: 2.0

Price: $9.99 USD

Bundled in: Tactus Collection Part 2 – Clinical Tools

Wambaugh, J. L., Duffy, J. R., McNeil, M. R., Robin, D. A., & Rogers, M. A. (2006). Treatment guidelines for acquired apraxia of speech: Treatment descriptions and recommendations. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology, 14(2), xxxv.

Wambaugh, J. L., Martinez, A. L., McNeil, M. R., & Rogers, M. A. (1999). Sound production treatment for apraxia of speech: Overgeneralization and maintenance effects. Aphasiology, 13(9-11), 821-837.

Wambaugh, J. L., Doyle, P. J., Kalinyak, M. M., & West, J. E. (1996). A minimal contrast treatment for apraxia of speech. Clinical Aphasiology, 24, 97-108.

Mar 24, 2016            Version 2.0

  • Big Improvements in this Update:
    – New ‘Spelling’ setting shows word in English orthography on the FlipBook pages
    – New ‘Word Shape’ setting is an easier way to select syllable shape than the old ‘Blank Pages’ setting
    – New letter combinations for some vowel sounds to be easier to pronounce
    – New speaker buttons make it more obvious where you can touch to hear sound
    – New settings screen is easier to navigate and see what’s selected
    – New ‘Flip By Words/Sounds’ switch makes it easier to see which modes are available
    – New look makes it easier to use and feels more modern
    – New help pop-ups and overlays answer your questions when and where you have them

Nov 9, 2015            Version 1.06

  • Fix for recording issue on iOS 9 some users were experiencing

Jan 6, 2015            Version 1.05

  • Minor bug fixes

Jan 22, 2014            Version 1.04

  • New functionality to hear sounds on sound-selection tabs

Sep 14, 2013           Version 1.03

  • Minor fixes

Jun 25, 2013           Version 1.02

  • Standard version, without in-app purchases, released

Apr 9, 2013           Version 1.01

  • Minor updates to improve user experience

Feb 28, 2013           Speech FlipBook Initial Release

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Speech FlipBook is available for your iOS devices.

It can also be purchased as part of the following iOS bundles:

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