Speech Blubs App Review with Interview

Are you looking for a fun and functional speech therapy app to help your child with an articulation disorder or other expressive language delay or disorder?  I was recently contacted by Jerry, CEO of Speech Blubs, who gave me a wonderful overview of this easy to use and fun app for children struggling with various […]

Milestone Tracker App

Do you have a child 5 or younger? Are you concerned that your child is not meeting their milestones? Check out this free and informative app titled the Milestone Tracker App. I learned about this free app in the most recent issue of the ASHA Leader, which is a wonderful resource of information for speech […]

Sesame Street and Autism

As a speech language pathologist for over 15 years, I love finding resources for other children to learn about various disabilities. Since I was a graduate student, I always gravitated towards working with individuals with Autism. Learning about Autism has been a fascinating journey and that I continue with throughout my career. The learning never […]

Social Thinking…product reviews plus a link to attend a conference…

As a speech language pathologist, I treat many children and adults with social cognitive learning challenges. Many individuals with varying diagnoses struggle with pragmatic language skills that impact their ability to build strong relationships with their peers and interact with others in their environment. Diagnoses such as Autism, genetic syndromes, ADHD,  ODD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Tourette […]

Kimochis….Social and Emotional Learning

What are Kimochis? Kimochi means “feeling” in Japanese. I participated in a wonderful workshop given by a fellow speech language pathologist, Ellen Dodge regarding social emotional intelligence and competence. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I took this conference for continuing education credit. Within ten minutes of being at the workshop, I was totally engaged in what […]

Gravitybread Presents Geraldine Moran

Have you ever wondered how to create your own app? How about your own therapy app? I asked Geraldine Moran, a fellow speech language pathologist some questions about how she created her app, Actions in Video and any plans for the future!  To see my review of Actions in Video, click here. To check out […]

Actions In Video

Do you have a child with special needs that struggles with language and building sentences for functional speech? Is your child minimally verbal or have problems with syntax? I wanted to share an excellent app that I have found to be very useful in therapy called Actions in Video. This app was created by speech therapist […]

iPrompts Pro, A Review

Do you have a child with special needs? Are you looking for an app to create social stories? Are you also looking for an app with visual supports and videos that can model appropriate social behavior? What is a social story? From my perspective, I would define a social story as  a story or script […]

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is a free app created by Sesame Workshop that can help a young child (appropriate for ages 2 to 5) learn how to breathe, calm down and work through stressful everyday challenges. In one situation, Little Monster has trouble putting on his shoes. He is getting very frustrated. What should […]

Story Smart 2: Casey’s Big Day

Casey’s Big Day is another innovative app from Ruby Cube Inc. See my last review for Trudy Goes to the Beach. Casey has anxiety about his first day of 5th grade. As the player, your child will help get Casey successfully through the day. As your child chooses the correct responses, the visuals change to […]