RECOMMENDED APPS for SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

NARRATIVE SKILLS, STORY-RETELL, SEQUENCING

Super Duper StoryMaker
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/super-duper-storymaker/id549220752?mt=8

With Super Duper StoryMaker, you can create all the picture and photo stories you want and tell them over and over — plus, you can make your own photo albums, special occasion cards, comic books, etc. Educators and parents will love StoryMaker because it helps children practice learning skills, such as reading, sequencing, vocabulary and sentence building, following directions, grammar, storytelling and retelling, interacting with others, and more.

StoryMaker has two screens — Create Story and Tell Story. In Create Story you make your stories, as well as edit and change them. In Tell Story you read, tell, and talk about your stories. For extra fun, record your voice and other sounds and have everyone listen to your stories.

SPELLING AND DECODING

Sound Literacy
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soundliteracy/id409347075?mt=8

Sound Literacy can be used in conjunction with any curriculum that emphasizes phonemic awareness, phonological processing, or morphemic word building.Sound Literacy is intended to be an instructional tool that facilitates interaction between a teacher/tutor and a student. Skills and concepts must be guided by an instructor.

Word Wizard
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-wizard-talking-movable/id447312716?mt=8

Word Wizard offers several unique reading and spelling activities for children ages four to 10.  A talking Movable Alphabet that allows kids to experiment with phonics and word building thanks to the advanced text to speech engine.  3 spelling activities that increase in difficulty with a list of more than 1,400 questions and answers. Add your own words to create unique spelling quizzes. Keep tabs on your children’s progress with detailed reports.

ARTICULATION

Multiple Choice Articulation
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/multiple-choice-articulation/id580129419?mt=8

With over 2 hours worth of silly and thought-provoking audio questions and answers, Multiple Choice Articulation is sure to become one of your favorite speech therapy apps in no time. It is intended to aid in the remediation of articulation impairments, as well as auditory and language difficulties because clients often need practice in more than one area of communication.

VOCABULARY, CATEGORIZATION

Describe It
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/describe-it-slp/id584370609?mt=8

DESCRIBE IT provides children with the framework by giving them audio clues in seven of the most important parameters for describing:  taste, touch, function, sight, hearing, smell, and category. 

 

Name That Category!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/name-that-category-fun-deck/id453817829?mt=8

Select the cards you want students to see, and have them fill in the blank to practice describing, categorizing, and organizational skills. The prompts include fill-in-the-blank statements like, “A car, bike, and train are ___.” and “A sandwich, pizza, and French fries are ___.”

RECEPTIVE LANGUAGE

One step Two step
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/one-step-two-step/id516839317?mt=8
One Step Two Step is an app to help children follow step directions in a fun and interactive way.