App Lists

Just getting started using apps? Looking for something new? Download this essential list of the best apps for therapy, complete with prices, links, summaries, and lite versions. Sections for aphasia, dysarthria & apraxia, cognitive-communication, dysphagia, clinical tools, client resources, and voice/fluency.

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Download this up-to-date list of apps that can be used by brain injury survivors at home or in the community.

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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.

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Education

Not sure where to begin with using apps in speech therapy? Download our free 50-page PDF ebook that can help show you why apps might help you, how iPads and apps work, how to find the best apps, and how best to use the apps for success. Our popular 7-part blog series is now available in this convenient download.

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Log in to the Advance site to watch this 1-hour webinar or download the handout of slides here.

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This is a template to help SLPs request the purchase of an iPad in a hospital or clinic setting. You will find both a 2-page letter and a 1-page executive summary request. This document includes the issues you should consider when implementing a touch-screen technology program and a sample budget. Please download, copy & paste onto your letterhead, and customize as needed. Please let us know if you have any feedback or results from this letter!

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In part 4 of Getting Started with Apps, we show you how to find good apps and evaluate them. Use this free PDF download to help guide your research and decision-making process when figuring out if an app will meet your needs.

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Handouts

Download this card with information about the Aphasia Recovery Connection (ARC) as well as tips for how to speak with someone with a language disorder after stroke.

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Read how to be successful doing home speech therapy practice. This blog post entitled “9 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Homework Work for You” includes a free download. Share this handout with your clients about how to set themselves up for success with home exercises.

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People with dysarthria, or slurred speech, can enhance their natural speech using a simple and evidence-based speech supplementation strategy. Pointing to the first letter of each word and establishing the topic can improve speech in 10 different ways. You can find out more about this or download a FREE set of boards from the AlphaTopics – AAC app to get started!

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Research Posters

To learn more about the evidence that underlies the activities and settings in Naming TherAppy, you can download this poster, presented at the 2014 ASHA Convention in Orlando, FL.

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the technology options available to your clients? Do you have a specialty service to consult for advice? Read about this innovative model for a consultative model for aphasia that includes therapy and AAC. Includes a downloadable poster presented at the 2014 Canadian Stroke Congress in Vancouver, BC.

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Surely senior citizens in a care facility aren’t interested in using an iPad, right? See what South African SLP Caitlin Longman found when she studied how residents with aphasia reacted to using Tactus Therapy apps as part of their speech therapy.

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