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Changing the Voice on your iOS Device

Want to hear a different voice in your apps? Here's how you can change the voice on your iOS device for several of the Tactus Therapy apps. Follow these step-by-step instructions.

By |October 3rd, 2018|Tech Help|Comments Off on Changing the Voice on your iOS Device

Using Tactus Apps on a Desktop or Laptop Computer

Do you know people who could use the Tactus Therapy apps, but they don't have a tablet? If they're tech-savvy, it may not be a problem. Learn how to use an Android emulator to put apps from Google Play on a Windows PC or Mac laptop or desktop computer.

By |August 22nd, 2018|Tech Help|Comments Off on Using Tactus Apps on a Desktop or Laptop Computer

5 Cool New Features in iOS 10 to Help People with Aphasia

Learn how to use new accessibility features in the latest Apple iOS that can help someone with a language disability. Hear what you type, add visual supports, and more. Step-by-step instructions make it easy.

By |January 12th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Tech Help|1 Comment

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?
  • 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!

Top 5 Keyboards to Support People with Aphasia

Third-party keyboard apps offer new and exciting ways for people with aphasia and other communication impairments to keep in touch with others, stay connected through social media, access information and apps, and even stay safe. See how these keyboard apps serve as assistive technology to help people connect through drawing, maps, pre-stored phrases, handwriting, the alphabet, and symbols.

By |February 25th, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Home User Learning Hub, Tech Help|2 Comments

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.

How to Make an App in a Week – Live Blog

Tactus Therapy Solutions is creating an app, start to finish, in just a week. Follow along Monday through Friday to read how this four-person team goes from concept to the App Store in just 40 hours. Learn how to make an app and about this useful communication strategy. Note: This is a live blog post that will be updated Feb 2-6 as the team progresses on the app.

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