Did you know that June is Aphasia Awareness Month?!?! To celebrate – I was fortunate enough to be
provided with a code to review and one to giveaway for the Comprehension
TherAppy app! To learn more about
Aphasia feel free to visit the National Aphasia Organization’s website http://www.aphasia.org/.
school-aged students. So how can this app
benefit this population? Well if you go
to settings, you can put the app in child friendly mode (this gets rid of
vocabulary not suitable for students).
address for each).
Listen only- a vocabulary word is expressed and your student
must select the picture that is being described. You can preselect the vocabulary or category
(nouns, verbs, adjectives). You can use
this to review the parts of speech and categorization as well. Once you student selects the picture to
describe an adjective “what is ____?”
“The ___ is ____.” To expand
utterances and to learn how adjectives describe nouns.
pick the picture that is being read.
This is great for beginner readers.
What sound does it start with?
Which pictures start with that sound?
How many sounds are in the word?
How many syllables? Is it a
compound word? You can review vocabulary
the same way: what category does it belong in, what does it look like, what
part of speech is it, etc.
select the word by reading. This is
great for auditory bombardment of sounds, building vocabulary, and reading
or allow it to run randomly. You can
select how many trials will be presented, difficulty level, and can have
results emailed to you. The students have
the option to have the words repeated if necessary. When a response is incorrect, the students
have an opportunity to try again. This
is great for teachable moments.
your students/clients. Remember this
app is great if you work with adults and children. Just switch the setting and you are set! Great for working on receptive language
skills at the word level! Build
vocabulary and reading skills!
students?? You can now download the
language therapy lite app!! It gives you
a sample of all of their language apps: Comprehension TherAppy, Naming
TherAppy, Reading TherAppy and Writing TherAppy!!