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A Day in the Life of a Home Health SLP

Follow along with a home health speech-language pathologist as she goes through a typical day helping patients with swallowing and communication problems. Find out what SLPs do in this setting as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month.

By |May 25th, 2016|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on A Day in the Life of a Home Health SLP

Advanced Naming Therapy: Take your Therapy to the Next Level

Introducing the newest member of the Tactus Therapy app family: Advanced Naming Therapy. A challenging app for aphasia and cognitive-communication featuring VNeST-style therapy, picture description, verbal fluency, and compare/contrast exercises. See why this will be your new go-to app for higher-level therapy.

By |May 17th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Cognition, News & Reviews, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Advanced Naming Therapy: Take your Therapy to the Next Level

A Day in the Life of an Acute Care SLP

Follow along with a veteran speech-language pathologist as she goes through a typical day in an acute care hospital, helping patients with swallowing and communication problems. Find out what SLPs do in this setting as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month.

How To: Visual Scanning Treatment for Neglect

A step-by-step guide to doing visual scanning treatment, an evidence-based cognitive therapy technique to improve visual attention in people with right or left neglect after stroke or brain injury. Learn many ways to practice scanning as well as general strategies to encourage recovery.

12 Fascinating Stories about Adult Communication Disorders

Personal stories are powerful tools for professionals to better understand the lives of their clients and caregivers. For those affected by communication disorders, stories serve to provide support by hearing about someone going through the same situation. Check out these 12 stories in books and film to better understand the human experience you won't learn in a textbook.

Choosing The Right Dysphagia Treatment

How do you find the best dysphagia treatment options for your clients with swallowing disorders? It's not easy, but with these 4 steps from guest blogger and Dysphagia Therapy app author Tiffani Wallace, you can efficiently choose the most effective plan.

By |April 13th, 2016|Dysphagia, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Dysphagia Treatment

How To: Spaced Retrieval Training for Memory

A step-by-step guide to doing Spaced Retrieval (SR), an evidence-based therapy technique to improve recall of information for people with memory impairments. Learn why it works, how to do it, and who benefits from this simple yet effective treatment.

By |March 30th, 2016|Brain Injury, Cognition, Dysphagia, How To Guides, Progressive Disorders, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on How To: Spaced Retrieval Training for Memory

How To: Anagram, Copy, and Recall Treatment for Writing

A step-by-step guide to doing Anagram, Copy, and Recall Treatment (ACRT), an evidence-based speech therapy technique to improve writing in people with aphasia and agraphia. Learn how to use an app when working alone or without extra supplies.

Language Therapy Now Available on Android

Language Therapy 4-in-1 (Comprehension, Naming, Writing, and Reading) is now available for Android devices. Find out how to try it for free and how to do more with each of these powerful apps for speech-language therapy, shown to improve aphasia with daily use.

10 Creative Naming Therapy Activities for Aphasia

Make the most of Naming Therapy with these 10 activities for people with aphasia to improve word finding. Use these therapy techniques, adjustable settings, and helpful hints to stay engaged and keep your practice going. There's no limit on what you can do with this flexible tool in the clinic or at home.

By |March 2nd, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on 10 Creative Naming Therapy Activities for Aphasia