As part of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy and to highlight what we know are increasingly popular tools, we are featuring apps for speech language pathologists this month. Mobile apps are widely used across all rehabilitation disciplines and are facilitating recovery in unprecedented ways. Be sure to check back early next month for the best in occupational therapy apps.
From screening to articulation, speech language pathology apps enable therapists to harness their creativity in practice and maximize their clinical outcomes. Discover which apps may enhance your delivery of care – and help you save paper.
For Speech Language Pathologists:
How do SLP apps help you personalize learning? Please comment and share your experiences!
[…] If oral speech is impaired, SLPs devise systems to facilitate communication. Individual Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems allow patients to express themselves through other means. “SLPs are the only folks who can recommend AAC devices for patients who are unable to use their natural speech to communicate,” said Minnis. AAC aids may be electronic (computer software and mobile applications can generate speech or enable patients to compose sentences) or manual (e.g. simple picture boards). “There are many speech-generating software programs for desktop and laptop computers,” said Minnis. RehabCare Advantage recently featured several mobile apps that SLPs find useful in practice. […]
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