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Social Detective App Review


Social Detective Intermediate was developed SLPs Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke. It is a follow up to Social Detective Beginner, an app I have not reviewed. The purpose of Social Detective Intermediate is to help students decode the thoughts and emotions of others and then predict what people may say or do in specific [...]

New Articulation App Review


I hope you are all doing well. It has been a long time since I have reviewed apps. To make up for my absence, I will be reviewing one app today and posting another next week. :) I'll start with an articulation app called Boo Articulation Helper. Boo Articulation Helper was developed by Thomas Ljungblad, [...]

Stuttering Tips for Parents


This week I wrote I wrote a post for Teresa Sadowki's blog The School Speech Therapist.  In it, I give SLPs tips that they can pass on to parents of preschoolers who stutter. You can find the post at: http://www.theschoolspeechtherapist.com/stopping-the-stuttering-trajectory-in-the-preschool-years/

Do Autistic Children Benefit from Tech Tools?


Hello again! It has been a very long time. I drifted away from the blog when I became busy with other projects. One project I completed was a course that is now available through Northern Speech Services (NSS). The course is Stopping the Stuttering Trajectory in the Preschool Years. It is a solid beginner-intermediate course for SLPs [...]

Information on Home Use of Speech Therapy Tools


In December, 2014, I was contacted by a company called Software Advice bringing my attention to an article by one of their writers, Gaby Loria, entitled, "Patient Home Usage of Speech Therapy Software IndustryView l 2014." I thought I would share some of the online survey's results with you. The Key Findings: Three-quarters (74%) of [...]

Consultation for Parents


Are you concerned that your child has not yet started using real words or has not begun putting words together such as “more milk?” Do strangers have a hard time understanding your two or three year old? Does it seem like other children your child’s age speak better than he does? Does your young child [...]

Videos and Signing Are Included in This Vocabulary App


Vocabulary Builder 2 by BumbleBee Kids: This vocabulary app offers 23 words appropriate for the developmental ages 12 months to 3 years. The product description states that the app is appropriate for late talkers, children with autism or PDD and children with speech delays. I question its value with the last group, but more about [...]