App Review: Social Detective Intermediate

Social/pragmatic disorders are often a difficult skill to target in speech therapy. It is hard to mimic real life situations in a therapy/classroom environment. Students who have social/pragmatic disorder need to be exposed to a large variety of social situations in a different environments. Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder, Inc. is the next…

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App Review: Outloud Timer 2

Many of the students I work with have trouble understanding time so visual timers have been very helpful. I have used Children’s Countdown and Time Timer in the past with much success. I recently was introduced to a new type of visual timer that allows students to have some control. This new app is called Outloud Timer…

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App Review: What’s the pic? Artic

I love using the iPad in therapy sessions. Adding new apps keeps drill sessions fresh. Home Speech Home has a new app for articulation drill practice. The app is titled What’s the pic? Artic. I have used the app in therapy several times and here is my detailed review. OVERVIEW The basis of the app…

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App Review: PrepPositions

An easy way to help students expand their utterances is to have them add prepositions to their sentences but many students struggle to know how to use the correctly and understand the various meanings of prepositions. One of the newest apps by Smarty Ears, a favorite SLP app developer, is PrepPosition. Continue to read my…

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App Review: Learning Verbs

I was offered a code to download Learning Verbs by Language Concepts in exchange for my honest review of this app. The target of this app is focusing on identifying action verbs. OVERVIEW: The opening screen allows the user to select all or specific cards from the 22 available. The user can also customize the…

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High Frequency Words for Speech Therapy APP!

As a SLP blogger and TPT product developer you establish a few personal goals for yourself. One of those goals that I thought was a far distance away was to have an app for SLPs to use in therapy. Several months ago that goal became a reality. Josie at Teach Speech Apps contacted me with…

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What I Learned Week 2: Move It!

I am continuing my weekly post about what I learned this week around the web, around town, and around my room. This week I found inspiration in moving. Therapy is much more exciting when the students are up and moving especially for those that struggle to stay still. Around the Web Activity Tailor posted about…

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App Review: Multi-Syllabic Word Party

Home-Speech-Home.com has released another app for speech therapy. This app is titled Multi-Syllabic Word Party. The goal of this app is to improve a client’s production of multi-syllabic words through interactive activities. As you will see in the screenshots throughout this post, the app is filled with bright colors and vivid photographs. Make sure that…

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App Review: Following Directions

It appears that more clients have goals to work on following directions. I don’t know if the reason is a lack of attention span to listen to the complete direction or an increase in difficulty understanding vocabulary. I am always looking for fun and engaging ways to concentrate on following direction goals. Today I am…

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App Review: Word Vault Pro-Updated

I reviewed Word Vault Pro two years ago but since then it has had a MAJOR face lift. Simply put this app covers everything you need in a day’s worth of speech therapy. Luke and Hollie, married SLPs, are the founders of Home Speech Home and the creators of this app. It is obvious from the…

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