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What is receptive language? Receptive language is how we understand that language input we receive. Basically, receptive language is comprehension. Imagine if you lost your voice. You would still be able to understand when people talk to you, you just wouldn’t be able to verbally communicate your thoughts (which is “expressive language”). Some children may […]

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iPad Applications, Materials

What is Receptive Language and 8 Activities to help!

free speech therapy apps for SLPs title on ipad

Bargain-hunting SLPs will love these free speech therapy apps! So you got a new iPad? It’s all very exciting because you’ve heard so many great things about using it in therapy, right? But now what?! This is exactly how I felt when I got my iPad. I was a poor graduate student who honestly couldn’t […]

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Articulation, Freebies, iPad Applications

23 Must Have FREE Speech Therapy Apps

story creator app for speech therapy

The Story Creator App!! I originally got this app when I was a poor grad student with a brand new iPad. But, I think that only made me a better critic! 😉 I know your speech therapy dollars have to really stretch, so why not take advantage of a free, open-ended, highly versatile tool?! Story […]

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Articulation, iPad Applications

The award for my favorite app so far is….

For some reason, I find myself constantly running out of activities to target following directions. Especially activities that can be used year round! I recently implemented centers in several of my groups and love having an “app station” for students to use my iPad. Enter in Seasonal Directions, a great app that I’ve used a […]

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iPad Applications, Reviews

Seasonal Directions App Review

I’m super excited to share some information about Speak for Yourself, one of my all-time favorite AAC apps for the iPad! Since I’ve been learning about, and have used AAC apps on the iPad, the most common one I saw was Proloquo2Go. While that app has it’s place, the kiddos I saw that used it […]

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AAC, iPad Applications, Reviews

Speak for Yourself: App Review

To be honest, working at a private practice you don’t get a HUGE number of articulation kiddos. I was concerned this app might not get as much use as I like to give to apps when I’m reviewing them… but I didn’t really have another app that did what this app could offer so I […]

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Articulation, iPad Applications

Articulation Test Center App Review

I’m working on identifying emotions with many of my kiddos right now, so when I was offered the opportunity to review Let’s Learn Emotions from Everyday Speech I jumped at the opportunity! Once I used the app, I was even more excited to start using it with my kiddos! Check out some of the fantastic […]

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iPad Applications

Let’s Learn Emotions App Review

Personally, I feel like AAC is often underutilized in our field. Oftentimes, this can be due to lack of access to the appropriate technology, cost limitations, or time limitations. We learned in grad school that AAC is appropriate for anybody who cannot meet 100% of their communication needs in a day. I love many things […]

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iPad Applications, Reviews

ChatAble App Review

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been extremely MIA lately! In the past month, I’ve graduated, started a new job, got ANOTHER puppy, bought a house, went on a vacation to the Dominican Republic, and was in a wedding. I’m.exhausted. So please excuse the lack of posts and new, fun materials! I promise they are […]

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iPad Applications, Reviews

Let’s Use Language App Review

If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for quality apps for social skills! They can be TOUGH to find! Enter in the fabulous “Let’s Be Social” app. According to the app, it models and teaches solving problems, forming friendships, recognizing emotions, and predicting outcomes. Everything in the app was created by SLPs which is […]

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iPad Applications, Reviews

Let’s Be Social! App Review

As you may know from my prior app reviews, I love Smarty Ears apps – every single one of them! So when offered the opportunity to review their newest app, I was thrilled! Language Trainer looks very different than other Smarty Ears apps that I have. It is very simple, with little to no distractions/extra […]

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iPad Applications, Reviews

Language Trainer App Review

Thanks to a reader comment on this post, I decided to show each of my folders so you can see all of my apps and how they are organized! I promise to keep this page updated to the best of my ability. AAC: Talk Touch, TapToTalk, Choiceworks Aphasia: All of the Lingraphica apps (just look […]

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iPad Applications

My iPad Apps

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