Pocket SLP Minimal Pairs – One of the Best Speech Therapy Apps for Parents and Speech-Language Pathologists

The app series “Pocket SLP”, or Pocket Speech-Language Therapist, by Synapse Apps is exactly what it claims. Each of their state-of-the-art apps includes almost anything a practicing speech therapist would need or want in a language development intervention. From data tracking, to specific speech therapy tools, to instant report cards, this app is literally like having a speech therapist’s entire …

Chicago Speech Therapist Endorses These Speech Therapy Techniques to Teach your Child Verbs with the iPractice Verbs App

iPractice Verbs, a fun and educational app for the iPhone and iPad developed by Smarty Ears Apps, focuses on increasing your child’s mastery of verbs and verb forms. Developed with the help of a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, the app offers an in-depth review of verbs, their conjugations, and how to use them correctly in context. Verbs are an important part …

Chicago Speech Therapist Recommends Educational iPad App for Children and Toddlers

Learn to Talk is a best-selling iPhone and iPad app that encourages language skills by using interactive flashcards to build your toddler’s verbal abilities. Unlike other digital flashcard sets which focus primarily on building vocabulary, Learn to Talk follows a developmental progression designed to build a holistic concept of language and its structure for your child. According to iTunes, the …

Chicago Speech and Stuttering Therapy: Stuttering Treatments and Stuttering Therapy

What Is Stuttering? Stuttering is a communication disorder involving disruptions, or “disfluencies,” in a person’s speech. The word “stuttering” can be used to refer either to the specific speech disfluencies that are commonly seen in people who stutter or to the overall communication difficulty that people who stutter may experience. In addition to producing disfluencies, people who stutter often experience …

Speech-Language Development Milestones for Birth to 6 Months: Speech Therapy Chicago

Milestones Critical speech-language development occurs in the first few months of life. Exposure to different sounds, tones and interactions builds your child’s familiarity with language. Receptive language skills, or the ability to listen and interpret language, are forming and limited to reacting to sounds and voices. Expressive language skills, or the ability to communicate thoughts and feelings through vocalizations, gestures, …