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Where Do I Start with Tactus Therapy Apps?

With 16 unique titles, 2 bundled apps, 8 lite versions, and a number of app bundles, it’s no wonder people want some help knowing where to start. Don’t worry - it's not difficult. Each Tactus Therapy app has many different uses and lots of ways to customize it, so it’s hard to go wrong. Answer these simple questions to guide you to the apps you’re going to love.

By |January 27th, 2016|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources, Tech Help|Comments Off on Where Do I Start with Tactus Therapy Apps?

6 Ways to Prepare Clients for Success Using Apps for Speech Homework

In part 7 of Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy, discover 6 simple techniques to incorporate into therapy to ensure adult clients can successfully use apps to practice their communication skills at home. #3 is hard to remember, but so worthwhile, and #6 is probably the most important.

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  • Speech Therapy at Home: 5 Ways to Use Apps

5 Ways to Use Speech Therapy Apps at Home

Apps are great tools for speech-language professionals, but they are also extraordinarily helpful for speech therapy clients to use at home. Read about 35+ apps that can be used to enhance communication and quality of life at home in 5 different ways for adults with acquired communication and swallowing impairments in Part 6 of our 7-part Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy series.

By |June 3rd, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Brain Injury, Cognition, Dysarthria, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Stroke|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Use Speech Therapy Apps at Home

5 Ways to Use Apps in Adult Speech Therapy Sessions

In Part 5 of Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy, we’re looking at how speech-language pathologists can use apps in sessions with adults. Learn 5 different ways apps can be used to enhance skilled therapy, and discover 35 great apps to get you started.

By |May 27th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Dysarthria, Dysphagia, Getting Started, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Use Apps in Adult Speech Therapy Sessions
  • How to Find Good Apps for Speech Therapy - Part 4

How to Find & Evaluate Apps for Adult Speech Therapy

Finding good apps for speech therapy shouldn't be difficult. With these 3 ways of discovering apps and our handy free list of questions to guide your evaluation, you'll have the best apps for your purpose on your iPad in no time. Part 4 of our 7-part Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy series focuses on helping you find and evaluate adult speech therapy apps with great resources and strategies.

By |May 6th, 2015|Downloads, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tech Help|Comments Off on How to Find & Evaluate Apps for Adult Speech Therapy

29 Essential Things to Know about iPads & Apps

In Part 3 in Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy, learn what you need to know about buying, using, and maintaining an iPad. Find out which settings are most important and how to set yourself up for success with the right accessories. #7 would have been so useful to know back when we got started!

  • Getting Started with Apps Part 2

5 Reasons to Use Apps for Speech Therapy at Home

Part 2 of our 7-part “Getting Started” series focuses on 5 reasons why it makes sense for stroke survivors and their families to use iPad apps to augment their speech therapy at home. Learn why more therapy is better. Read how using apps can empower stroke survivors to take control of their rehabilitation. See why worksheets just don't cut it for home programs anymore.

By |April 15th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Brain Injury, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Stroke|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Use Apps for Speech Therapy at Home

Top 10 Reasons for SLPs to Use Apps in Speech Therapy

In Part 1 of our 7-part series entitled “Getting Started with Apps in Speech Therapy,” we bring you information on why speech-language professionals should be interested in learning more about using apps or tablets in speech therapy. If you’re feeling under-resourced, over-worked, or disinterested, please join us as we try to answer the question ‘why bother?’ when it comes to adding technology to your practice.

The Real Cost of Free Apps

A "free" app isn't always free. Learn the true cost of free apps looking at 8 different types of free apps available on the App Store. See examples of free speech therapy apps that use each of these approaches.

Surprising New Findings about Speech Therapy Software

A new survey of speech therapy patients shows a surprising difference between therapists and clients in the adoption of apps. Find out how clients are finding apps, how they're using them, and the progress they're seeing - with and without their therapists' support.

By |January 28th, 2015|Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, News & Reviews, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tech Help|Comments Off on Surprising New Findings about Speech Therapy Software