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SPEECH PATHOLOGY's Recommended Apps

This list of apps has been organized to assist teachers, parents and speech-language pathologists in locating apps that are appropriate for teaching early learning academic skills for Pre-K through middle school years. SpeechPathologyApps.com has attempted to research these apps but cannot make a guarantee that all is correct as apps are revised from time to time. Please check the Apple Store for all updates. SpeechPathologyApps.com appreciates feedback from app users or developers on the app listings. Please contact us for any changes you feel we need to make to this listing. SpeechPathologyApps.com would like to hear from app developers who would like to have a listing with us.


Articulation:

Articulation Vacation

Articulation Vacation

The Articulation Vacation app is built around a vacation theme and activities. Children will have fun practicing the articulation of various phonemes while “on vacation” and playing different built-in summer games.

Language:

Are You Sleeping

Are You Sleeping?

Are You Sleeping is an interactive animated musical story app plus game for teaching early learned verbs to young children. There are 50+ written and spoken verbs in English and Spanish for teaching bi-lingual students. The verb chart with also includes the present progressive, past, and future verb tenses. This one app is great for teaching English and Spanish verbs in the present progressive, past, and future verb tenses. Research has shown that acting out verbs increases the efficiency of learning and retaining verbs. Research has also shown that music facilitates language acquisition. Play charades while singing to the tune on the app for increased learning.

School of Multi-Step Directions

School of Multi-Step Directions

School of Multi Step Directions app was created by a certified speech and language pathologist for students ages five to 12, to improve auditory comprehension of multi-step directions in the academic context. School of Multi Step Directions app is built around the theme of school and allows children to follow increasingly longer and more complex multi–step unrelated directions in three different “classroom” settings such as English, Math and Chemistry Lab.

Real Vocabulary

Real vocabulary

The Real Vocabulary app is a comprehensive and flexible language program for kindergarten-5th grade students targeting core curriculum vocabulary. The Real Vocabulary app includes over 1500 pictures and over 5000 pre-recorded audio.

Reading

VROOM VROOM Race to Read

VROOM VROOM Race to Read

Games can be a great learning tool. VROOM VROOM Race to Read was developed by a speech-language pathologist as an inexpensive and fun way to teach the most common early reading. This app utilizes a user-friendly interface in that allows students to play without a lot of supervision from the teacher or parent. At the same time there is a component for the teacher to keep track of the misses the student makes.

VROOM VROOM Race to Read is an excellent supplement to any reading program; Orton-Gillingham, Lindamood or others. There are almost 800 spoken/written words in 6 levels including an extensive Dolch list. See the free workbook on the Free Materials page of this website for additional tips and activities.

Bilingual and Spanish

This app provides 6 engaging and fun articulation activities. It is a full featured application that is beneficial for adults and children in learning to speak and pronounce sounds with more clarity.

The high quality images is also appropriate for both children and adults. The activities should be practiced with the assistance of a teacher, parent or speech-language pathologist.

Are You Sleeping?

Are You Sleeping is an interactive animated musical story app plus game for teaching early learned verbs to young children. There are 50+ written and spoken verbs in English and Spanish for teaching bi-lingual students. The verb chart with also includes the present progressive, past, and future verb tenses. This one app is great for teaching English and Spanish verbs in the present progressive, past, and future verb tenses. Research has shown that acting out verbs increases the efficiency of learning and retaining verbs. Research has also shown that music facilitates language acquisition. Play charades while singing to the tune on the app for increased learning.

This engaging app teaches students in speech-language therapy to practice listening, following directions, colors, comparatives,spatial concepts, and more. This app is excellent for teaching language to toddlers and preschoolers or young school children with a language delay. The children help the monkey go up the tree but they must be careful as he likes to throw coconuts.