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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.
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9 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Homework Work for You

There are many benefits of doing speech therapy exercises at home. More practice usually means faster improvement, and therapy with software at home or with a volunteer has been shown to be effective. But do you or a loved one find yourself going home from the speech therapist’s office with the best of intentions only to lose enthusiasm after a day or two? Don’t get discouraged! Here are 9 ways to make homework work for you!

By |September 24th, 2014|Aphasia and Apraxia, Downloads, Getting Started, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center|Comments Off on 9 Ways to Make Speech Therapy Homework Work for You
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Category Therapy just got better

We are excited to showcase the latest improvements to our popular speech-language therapy app for mental organization. Valued for its thousands of exercises to help stroke survivors develop categorization skills, Category Therapy now offers more opportunities for a meaningful and collaborative speech therapy experience between the therapist, user, and loved ones. With new improvements that [...]

By |September 15th, 2014|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Category Therapy just got better

Let’s Play Soundable!

We believe in the importance of education and in giving back to our community, so we've spent months working on a very special new app to present to the #SLPeeps community this May as a way of saying "thank you" for all you do. We partnered with the good people at LessonPix.com to combine their [...]

By |May 19th, 2014|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Let’s Play Soundable!

2013 – The Year in Review

It's nearly 2014, so on this New Year's Eve, let's take a look back on what we've done in 2013: New Apps Speech FlipBook: In February, we introduced our first "speech" app: Speech FlipBook, one of our highest rated and most flexible apps. We created several videos & PDF handouts to help you learn how [...]

By |January 1st, 2014|News & Reviews|Comments Off on 2013 – The Year in Review

Question TherAppy is 2 apps in 1!

We've been busy making APPS - in the plural - that you're going to LOVE! That's right, we have not ONE new app for you this time; we have FOUR! Here's how it works: Question TherAppy = Asking TherAppy + Answering TherAppy. Question TherAppy Lite gives you a chance to try them together! Just as [...]

By |November 12th, 2013|News & Reviews|Comments Off on Question TherAppy is 2 apps in 1!

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