A speech-language therapy app
by Aphasia Talks Inc.
Select English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin),
Hindi, Portuguese (Brazilian), or Filipino
Materials at the ready
As busy speech-language pathologists with high productivity levels, we are always searching for useful therapy materials that are easily adaptable for a variety of clients. We are a group of dynamic, caring professionals who strive to provide skilled services in a constantly expanding field. Apps & technology have emerged as effective tools for functional, interactive aphasia therapy for in-person sessions, telepractice, and home carryover.
Introducing Cue→Name (Objects), an app with clear photographs designed to treat word finding deficits, a common component of aphasia.
500+ clear photos grouped by 3 complexity levels to fit all of your clients' needs, including aphasia, apraxia, and dementia.
Confrontation naming, responsive naming, forced-choice naming, description, repetition, oral reading, gesture, and writing goals can all be addressed with this app!
Cue→Name (Objects) is SMART-goal ready: The client will improve confrontation naming for simple / moderate / complex objects to enable communication of wants and needs with minimal / moderate / maximal assist to __% accuracy within __ sessions.
Clients can name the object independently, select a first letter cue for min assist, a printed word cue for mod assist, or a verbal model for max assist as needed for success. The uncluttered aphasia-friendly interface enables home practice for clients to continue work independently or with a family member/caregiver.
English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Portuguese (Brazilian) and Filipino versions are included in one app, with more languages coming! Images were selected with mindfulness for cultural inclusion.
EBP research* has supported app use to allow for additional client practice which can enhance progress and possibly extend coverage for rehab services.
is available for download onto your mobile device
Many would argue that recovery for verbs is equal to, or even more vital, than for nouns. Action words carry content and communicate ideas. Access to this vocabulary help progress expressive language from the single word to the phrase and sentence level.
Cue→Name (Actions) contains over 165 verbs within 3 complexity levels. This app has the same features for cued assist for word retrieval, which is uncluttered and user-friendly.
Speech-language pathologists will utilize the images and word prompts in therapy with their clients to address confrontation and responsive naming, create verbal and written sentences, and to describe the scene.
The app is amenable to EBP treatments including:
Verb Network Strengthening Treatment (VNeST)
Response Elaboration Training (RET)
Lexical Retrieval Cascade Treatment (LRT)
Gestural Facilitation of Naming (GES)
Copy and Recall Treatment (CART)
Promoting Aphasics' Communicative Effectiveness (PACE)
Communication Partner Training (CPT) and more!
is available for download onto your mobile device
Aphasia Talks Inc.
is excited to expand
our app selections,
so stay tuned!
Mindy Schnell, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP is a clinical educator and adjunct instructor with 32 years of experience treating adult neurogenic speech-language-cognitive disorders. She utilizes technology extensively with her clients and runs app seminars and groups to introduce graduate students in speech-language pathology to all that apps have to offer for a variety of deficits and treatment plans.
The mission of Aphasia Talks Inc.is to provide high quality, affordable apps to SLPs, clients, and families to support them in their communication journey.
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