About Tactus Therapy

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.

We’re on TV!

Over the past several months, Tactus Therapy apps have been spotted in a few videos on TV and around the Web. See if you can spot our apps in these videos: CTV News interviewed Kevin Frew, SLP about using apps in aphasia therapy: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=899089 (Look for Naming TherAppy & Reading TherAppy throughout!) The Province interviewed Allison Haas, [...]

By |October 1st, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on We’re on TV!

Review Recap for Conversation TherAppy

We launched Conversation TherAppy in late May, so you may not have had a chance to use it before school ended for summer. Now that school is back in session, it's the perfect time to stock up on new apps to motivate your clients. Several bloggers and reviewers tried out the app out with their [...]

By |August 9th, 2013|News & Reviews|3 Comments

Promo Codes: 101

What is a Promo Code? A "promo code" is a long alphanumeric code that can be redeemed for a FREE copy of a specific app for iOS or Android. Developers are given a limited number of codes for each version of an app they submit to Apple, or each quarter on Google Play. These codes [...]

By |August 2nd, 2013|Getting Started, Tech Help|1 Comment

Comprehension TherAppy is Turning Two!

Tactus Therapy Solutions made its first public appearance two years ago with the release of Comprehension TherAppy. In the past two years, this app has undergone several improvements to become what it is in the current version 1.06: Included the in-app purchases of Verbs and Adjectives Added customization to allow you to include your own [...]

By |June 13th, 2013|News & Reviews|3 Comments

Conversation Therapy Goals

We have said that Conversation Therapy can be used to target nearly any speech, language, or cognitive goal, but how is that possible? There are just 10 question types in the app, right? Of course, but those 10 questions aren't the only goals you can target. Let's take a look at how to use the [...]

By |May 27th, 2013|Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Conversation Therapy Goals

Conversation TherAppy: The App that Gets People Talking!

The 10th app in the Tactus Therapy family is now available on the App Store! Conversation TherAppy is an amazing tool for Speech-Language Pathologists to stimulate speech, language, & cognitive engagement. It can be used for practically any goal for older children, teens, & adults. Read all about it on the Conversation TherAppy webpage & [...]

By |May 27th, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Conversation TherAppy: The App that Gets People Talking!

Announcing: Speech FlipBook

On Thursday, February 28, 2012, we welcomed our 9th app into the Tactus family. It weighed in at just under 34 mb and we named it Speech FlipBook. Many friends and fans were there with us on Facebook and Twitter to welcome its arrival and were quick to download in excitement to see it. We [...]

By |March 4th, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Announcing: Speech FlipBook

These are a few of my favorite things

First we found out what you hate about apps, and then we asked you what you love about apps. We offered up a copy of Language TherAppy to a random winner in exchange for a comment. The outpouring was amazing! With over 80 comments in 24 hours, we learned a lot about what parents, therapists, [...]

By |January 30th, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on These are a few of my favorite things

Pet Peeves About Apps

Tonight on our Facebook page, we had a flash giveaway of a copy of Writing TherAppy. To enter, fans were encouraged to share their pet peeves about apps in the comments. Here's what people had to say (and our response): In-App Purchases: "when you purchase an app thinking you're getting the full version and then [...]

By |January 29th, 2013|News & Reviews|1 Comment

Language TherAppy is Now Even Better

Seven months ago we combined four of our language apps into one powerful therapy toolkit. We called it Language TherAppy, and since that time it spends most days in the top 10 of the Top Grossing Apps on the iPad Medical store on iTunes. People appreciate the 30% savings over buying Comprehension, Naming, Reading, and Writing [...]

By |January 26th, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Language TherAppy is Now Even Better