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. […]

Creating multilingual apps for speech therapy: The challenge

The iPad has allowed publishers to expand their reach across borders. As apps are created and published on the app store, the developer has the choice to make them available around the world. Developers can specifically select in which countries they want their app to appear.When it comes to speech and language apps things get […]

Smarty Ears providing more apps to help children communicate around the world

Founded by a language and culture lover, Smarty Ears CEO, Barbara Fernandes is vested in providing quality apps that will help children not only in English but also in as many languages as possible. Smarty Ears has released a new version of two apps: WhQuestions & Fun & Functional that will help children with language […]

Smarty Ears CEO presenting at the 2014 Asha convention in Orlando

It is official! Our very own Founder and CEO will be presenting ( once again) at the Asha convention. The 2014 convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing association is set to take place in Orlando between November 20-22 of 2014. Barbara Fernandes has presented numerous times at the annual convention. This year she will […]

Smarty Ears releases app in four languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish & French

Smarty Ears has not only been the leader in app development for speech, language and communication apps, but also has started to push the development of the first apps in languages other than English for promoting language and speech development. Smarty Ears is proud to announce the release of WhQuestions in three additional languages: French, […]

Smarty Ears & Billinguistics release the first app truly standardized on the iPad

    Over the last four years, Smarty Ears and Bilinguistics have been working on the first and only articulation app fully standardized on the iPad. The Bilingual Articulation and Phonology Assessment has been available on the app store since 2011 as a non-standardized qualitative assessment of Spanish only articulation and phonology skills. In 2012, […]

New features on Articulate it 3.5

We have just released our latest version of Articulate it! Our best selling articulation app has never failed to impress parents, speech-language pathologists and children, but are you truly ready for what it offers on its version 3.5? Let’s take a look at all the great new features of this already fantastic app: 1. Generate […]

I love Articulation Scenes

I am always looking for ways to make articulation practice fun. Picture cards and worksheets work but if I get bored then I know the kids are too.  I found that using hidden pictures is a way to work on targeted sounds with a fun twist. Now this app from Smarty Ears brings this twist […]

Smarty Ears Launches Series of Apps That Improves Children’s Speech and Language Skills

DALLAS, TX  (May 4, 2012) – Award-winning educational mobile app company, Smarty Ears  has released four innovative educational apps, Fun and Functional, Categories Learning Center, Go-Together, and Learning Adventures, that were designed to effectively aid in improving children’s language and speech communication skills. In addition, the apps enable teachers, parents, and speech therapists to utilize […]

WH Questions in Action

by Cindy Meester M.S;CCC/SLP Speech Language Pathologist WH Questions is an app that helps any therapist work on a variety of WH question forms. You can choose to work on one or more of the six WH-question options. Here are a few ways to get you started. I often start with this app to evaluate […]