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How To: Word-Finding Strategies for Aphasia

When words fail, there are things you can try to help. These 10 word-finding strategies for aphasia can be learned and practiced in speech therapy and at home. Free handout to download and share, along with apps that can help make it easier.

By |September 28th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Word-Finding Strategies for Aphasia

Take a Fresh Look at Speech FlipBook

Treat yourself to a new therapy tool for back-to-school season. See the exciting updates to this flexible app! Then learn how to use it to work on apraxia, articulation, dysarthria, phonological awareness, and more by downloading the free user guide. See how one simple app can do so much.

By |September 7th, 2016|Downloads, News & Reviews, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Take a Fresh Look at Speech FlipBook

How To: Phonological Components Analysis (PCA) Treatment for Aphasia

A step-by-step guide to doing Phonological Components Analysis, an evidence-based aphasia therapy protocol to improve anomia after stroke or brain injury. Learn how PCA works, how to do it, and how an app can help promote independence and intensive practice. Includes a free download!

By |August 31st, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Phonological Components Analysis (PCA) Treatment for Aphasia

Changing Course – Transitioning from School to Medical Speech Therapy

Do the words "Back to School" send shivers down your spine? Do you wonder if the grass is greener working at the local hospital? Ginger Anderson offers honest reflections and practical tips for transitioning from school-based to medical speech-language pathology.

Telepractice Brings Aphasia Therapy to Your Home

Guest blogger and speech-language pathologist Beth Dolar shares valuable information about a new way to use technology to get more therapy to improve communication after a stroke for people with aphasia. Find out more about what teletherapy is and how you can bring an SLP into your home.

By |August 17th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia|1 Comment

How To: Response Elaboration Training (RET) for Sentences in Aphasia

A step-by-step guide to doing Response Elaboration Treatment, an evidence-based speech therapy protocol to improve sentences for people with aphasia. Learn how to do RET, and how apps can be used to provide rich stimuli for therapy.

By |August 3rd, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Response Elaboration Training (RET) for Sentences in Aphasia

Using Apps to Treat Cognitive-Communication Disorders

Cognition plays a vital role in communication, and SLPs are key players in the rehabilitation of cognitive-communication disorders. Find out more about how to treat this complicated disorder, how to integrate apps into therapy, and 5 of the best apps to use for cognitive-communication.

By |July 27th, 2016|Brain Injury, Cognition, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Using Apps to Treat Cognitive-Communication Disorders

How To: Semantic Feature Analysis (SFA) for Anomia

A step-by-step guide to doing Semantic Feature Analysis, an evidence-based aphasia therapy protocol to improve anomia after stroke or brain injury. Learn how SFA works, how to do it, and how an app can help promote independence and intensive practice.

By |July 20th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, How To Guides|Comments Off on How To: Semantic Feature Analysis (SFA) for Anomia

5 Things People Don’t Understand about AAC for Aphasia

Augmentative tools and apps can be amazingly powerful to help people with aphasia communicate. But they aren't a cure, and they can't just be handed out to every stroke survivor with a communication problem. Learn 5 things that are often misunderstood about how AAC works (or doesn't work) in aphasia treatment.

By |July 13th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia|1 Comment

How To: Cueing Hierarchy for Word Finding in Aphasia

Cueing hierarchies are a tried and true part of aphasia therapy, but what exactly are they? How should you use them? Find out the details in this informative guide that will help you be successful using cueing hierarchies for word finding treatment.