Apps for phones, tablets or computers can be great help for people with aphasia.  Check this list of some good Apps you can use!

 

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Apps are apps that have software to help with communication of basic wants and needs. They range in type, using words, pictures or categories.

Locabulary: Locabulary is an app developed for communication, information, and fun. Words are made available based on your GPS location. With Locabulary, you can easily speak the right words in the right place.

PhotoVOCA: PhotoVOCA is an app which enables you to create playful and purposeful sound boards which support basic communication, babble and simple sound play.

 

Talking Photo Apps are apps that allow you to take photos of various things and then attach words or phrases. For example, you could take a picture of your dog and add the caption “this is my dog, Spot” to help communicate some basic daily information.

Verbally: Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for iPad. Verbally brings speech to those without it and enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design.

 

Speech Practice Apps help you practice specific things. There are apps to practice speech sounds for those with apraxia or dysarthria. There are also apps that help with comprehension and expression.

Small Talk: Turns a dispositive into a mobile accessory, enabling you to take common graphic icons, phrases, and videos with you wherever you go.

Dragon Dictation: Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text content for everything from email messages to blog posts on your phone, tablet or computer.

Lexico Cognition: For speech therapy after a stroke or head trauma, Lexico Cognition offers a new approach to understanding concepts and vocabulary. Patients (accompanied or alone) can work with an engaging tool in the rehabilitation of their language skills.

 

Other Apps

Tapgram: Tapgram is a messaging tool designed for people with aphasia. Once you’re set up, you won’t need to touch a keyboard to send messages to people.

MyScript Stack is an advanced note-taking application that turns to a handwritten input into interactive, actionable digital text that can be edited, searched, and shared.

Word Shaker HD Free it's a game that can be used to help with reading, scanning and word finding.


Read more about Apps for people with aphasia at www.stroke.org

Comment