Laureate First Words App


Laureate First Words: A couple of years back I worked with a seven-year-old autistic nonverbal child. His receptive skills were limited to being able to point to a few common items consistently. I pulled out all the stops trying to move this child forward. Unfortunately, I was unsuccessful in making an small difference in his [...]

Laureate First Words App2017-12-10T19:35:31+00:00

Announcement: A New Help Me Talk Right book coming soon


I am excited to announce the upcoming publication of my fourth Help Me Talk Right book: Preschool Stuttering: What Parents Can Do. I have set a target of date of November for the publication. It will be available in paperback and electronically. The book will be a great resource for parents. Parents will understand what [...]

Announcement: A New Help Me Talk Right book coming soon2015-12-26T05:19:26+00:00

Speech Therapy for Apraxia


                             Speech Therapy for Apraxia: In order for me to recommend a therapy app, I need to feel that it can simplify the life of the therapist and will be a fun learning experience for children. Unfortunately, Speech Therapy for Apraxia fulfills neither of these requirements. This app was developed by Blue Whale Apps [...]

Speech Therapy for Apraxia2017-12-10T19:35:31+00:00

Final App Development Update


Last August I posted on my debacle with the first app developer I hired. Unfortunately, the news on the second guy I hired is equally dire. Last May, I contacted a developer whose app I had downloaded and liked. It had animation, was interactive and fun. We Skyped and got to know each other a [...]

Final App Development Update2017-12-10T19:35:31+00:00

Speech FlipBook


Speech FlipBook: The developers of this app state, "This is a tool rather than a therapy program..." This is an important warning. That is because this is an app that focuses on the production of sounds. I have lost count of the number of times I have negatively reviewed apps because the developer has delved [...]

Speech FlipBook2017-12-10T19:35:31+00:00

Impressive Language Apps


Between the Lines Levels 1 and 2: Patti Hamaguchi has succeeded again in raising the bar for excellence in apps. These apps give us a good reason to swap our paper materials for the latest in technology.Each Between the Lines app targets listening skills, language comprehension and reasoning skills (inferences, the understanding of idioms and [...]

Impressive Language Apps2017-12-10T19:35:31+00:00