Dysarthria Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love
Are you looking for apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your students who have Dysarthria? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
Speech Blubs– A voice-controlled speech therapy app, Speech Blubs makes learning new sounds and words fun. Created for children with speech delays, apraxia of speech, autism, down syndrome, ADHD, and sensory processing disorders, Speech Blubs has over 1,500 activities. Included in the app are 14 fun sections such as Yummy Time, Sing Along, and This is My Body. To encourage student engagement, Speech Blubs uses facial detection so students can wear funny hats and sunglasses, lets students collect and fill virtual sticker books, and uses candy-shaped rewards so students can unlock humorous content.
Articulate it! Assistive Technologies– A multiplayer app created to help children with their pronunciation. The app contains over 1,000 images selected by a top language pathologist to enhance phonology at the word and phrase levels. Articulate it! is available on various iOS devices, making it convenient for mobile language pathologists, teachers, or parents.
Articulation Games Assistive Technologies– This app includes four entertaining games with a dynamic way of teaching sound production. The games were assembled by professional speech pathologists, and they contain over 40 phenomes arranged in order of sound placement. The app comes with flashcards and professional sound recordings. Children get rewarded for making progress on the game.