Top five software solutions for speech-language pathologists

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oftware for speech language pathologists range from a wide variety of programs and solutions depending on the needs. The main categories of software are:

Scheduling
Billing
Caseload Management
Data Tracking
Resource Library
Custom Resource Creation
Teletherapy delivery
Many of the solutions can solve multiple of the above listed needs with one platform. On this article we will list five of these software solutions for speech-language pathologists.

Supporting young learners with Talkie ToT

Talkie ToT app

Over the years, I have had the pleasure of creating over 50 apps that have helped not only the children of friends of mine but also the children of millions of strangers worldwide. Four years ago, I had the inspiration to create the first app designed to help my young son, Victor, who at the […]

Assessing Articulation and Phonology of Bilingual Students: BAPA iPad app

Bilingual Articulation Phonology Assessment

Assessing Articulation and Phonology of Bilingual Students: BAPA iPad app Assessing articulation and phonology of bilingual students always required a lot of consideration: Making sure I had assessment tools in both languages available, making sure I could look into dialects of Spanish I was familiar with or didn’t remember all the details, gathering protocols and […]

The 8 Areas to Teach for a Well-Balanced Approach to Communication Skills

areas to teach communication skills

As with many things in life, teaching language and focusing on areas to teach communication skills often requires balance. Many subjects need to be addressed from various angles to achieve a balanced whole as a result. When dealing with speech, language, and communication issues, it can be difficult for parents and teachers to engage kids […]

Must have apps for phonological awareness

phonological awareness apps

Phonological Awareness apps are the gateway to one of the most important skills when it come to the basis of learning to read.  Check out these must-have apps including the ones for expressive and receptive language development that will help you teach children the basic skills to start reading like a pro. Profile of Phonological […]

Must have apps for the SLP in middle school

Must have apps for the SLP in middle school Let’s face it, you often feel as if all speech therapy apps were created for the elementary school children. As an SLP service older student you feel left out of the technology revolution that came sweeping our profession. Over the years, Smarty Ears hear from hundreds […]

How to Teach Phonological Awareness

How to Teach Phonological Awareness What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological Awareness is the ability to recognize the sounds of words; this is one of the vital skills that students need to acquire for reading and is invaluable for truly picking up a language. This is when kids learn how to work and manipulate the alphabet […]

Three essential apps for individuals with aphasia

When individuals suffer a stroke, the changes in their lives can have devastating effects. With the help of skilled professionals such as speech-language-pathologist, occupational therapists and physical therapists, stroke survivors can learn to cope with their disability of recover functions lost with the help of some of the best apps for aphasia. There are a […]

The anatomy of an educational app update

We have been making apps since 2009 and throughout the years we have made hundreds of updates throughout our apps. Creating educational apps requires a great deal of upkeep. We always want to make sure our apps don’t get left behind. When we started creating apps in 2009, the iPad was not even out yet. […]

Bridging the Gap Between Reading Comprehension and Speech Difficulties Through Appsread

reading comprehension and speech difficulties

Reading and speaking are directly related. Though you can read without speaking, thoughts usually come from absorbed information in which reading is a big part, and speech is the expression of thoughts. Reading, including reading comprehension, therefore, can be a problem for children with speech difficulties. In fact, studies have shown that children who have […]