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Blog posts created by the Tactus Therapy team to let you know about new apps, updates, and exciting developments in the field of speech therapy and technology.

Scientific Evidence that iPad Apps Work for Aphasia Therapy

Did you know that using speech therapy apps on an iPad can help with recovery in aphasia? For the many people already using technology in therapy, this sounds obvious. But a new study now offers scientific evidence proving the positive results that can be achieved using apps by Tactus Therapy. Read more about these exciting new findings.

By |June 24th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, News & Reviews|1 Comment
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Language Therapy 2.0 – A Multilingual App that Works

Language Therapy 4-in-1, the best-selling iOS app for aphasia therapy, is now updated to version 2.0 to include 5 languages. This major update will allow millions more stroke survivors and speech-language pathologists around the world to access unlimited therapy in their native language, with the convenience and affordability of an app. Research is also showing [...]

By |May 19th, 2015|News & Reviews, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Language Therapy 2.0 – A Multilingual App that Works

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

Coming Soon: How to Make a Speech Therapy App in a Week

Tactus Therapy Solutions, a leader in speech therapy apps for adults, is preparing to do the impossible. 5 days, 4 people, 1 evidence-based SLP app. Start to finish, this brave team is going to create an SLP app before your eyes in just the 40 hours of an average work week in a unique type of appathon...and you're invited to watch and join in! Mark your calendar for Feb 2-6 to see a #SLPApp come to life.

By |January 26th, 2015|News & Reviews|4 Comments

Conversation Therapy Gets People Talking

Conversation is the basis of human contact. It’s also the end goal of speech therapy. Conversation doesn’t always come easily between strangers, however—or even between people who know a great deal about each other. Don’t worry, there’s an app for that! Conversation Therapy helps spur discussion, memories, and debate. This versatile app is great when you’re working on any communication goal - now with 9 languages and new features to hear the questions read aloud!

By |January 19th, 2015|News & Reviews, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Conversation Therapy Gets People Talking
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Adult Speech Therapy Apps are Great for Kids Too

Tactus Therapy apps are effective speech therapy tools for adults recovering from acquired communication disorders such as aphasia.They’re also effective tools for kids struggling to overcome language delays and articulation problems.Here’s how one school-based speech-language pathologist uses Tactus Therapy apps to help kids in kindergarten and first and second grade.

By |January 12th, 2015|Case Studies|Comments Off on Adult Speech Therapy Apps are Great for Kids Too

Speech Therapy: What to Expect and How to Ask for What You Want

Finding yourself or a loved one suddenly enrolled in speech therapy following a stroke or brain injury can add further stress to an overwhelming time. While it may start out as an experience you’d rather not have, soon you may find its something you can’t get enough of. Here are some tips for making the most of the time you have in speech therapy.

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Understanding the Communication Challenges Facing Stroke Survivors

There are millions of stroke survivors around the world, but you may not realize you're talking with one right away. Learn what a stroke really is, then read about the 4 types of acquired communication disorders that may affect the way a stroke survivor speaks. Find out what you can do to make conversation easier once you understand why the person speaks the way they do.

By |December 22nd, 2014|Aphasia and Apraxia, Cognition, Dysarthria, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Stroke|Comments Off on Understanding the Communication Challenges Facing Stroke Survivors

Testing and Treating Left Neglect Just Got Easier

Visual Attention Therapy, a professional cognitive training app, helps stroke survivors with visuospatial neglect retrain their brains. It also gives professionals immediate access to a variety of cancellation tasks, as well as exercise enhancements you won’t find anywhere else. Read the blog to discover what’s new in version 1.05 along with some expert advice on how to get the most out of this powerful app.

By |December 15th, 2014|Cognition, News & Reviews, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Testing and Treating Left Neglect Just Got Easier
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Meaningful Gifts for SLPs Made Simple

Looking for a way to thank therapists and medical staff for their help with stroke rehabilitation? Here’s a suggestion that’s more meaningful than coffee gift cards, fruit baskets, and chocolates since it keeps helping others after you've moved on.

By |December 10th, 2014|Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Tech Help|Comments Off on Meaningful Gifts for SLPs Made Simple