Medication Management Freebie (Adult Use Only)
As many of you know from following my blog, I have been in a rehabilitation hospital this summer working with adults. I have received many requests for the items I have been making for use with my adults to be placed in my TPT store. I decided to make this a freebie for all of you. I made these prescription bottle labels and placed them on prescription bottles that were donated by a local pharmacy. Beads were used in place of real medications. Press the picture below to grab the free for use…
Making Inferences Using Informational Text Print and Digital Distance Learning
This Inferences Using Informational Text unit comes in a print and a digital version (for Google Classroom and other top educational platforms) and has 7 passages (historical, scientific, and technical), 3 sets of task cards, posters, games, and fun activities, that will help your students master ma...
The Necklace, Guy de Maupassant, Classic Short Story Literary Analysis, CCSS
Use the classic short story, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. First, they'll enjoy the ironic twist ending. Then, they'll dig deep into their thinking and writing. Get ready for two days of compelling discussion about writing and classic lit.
iPad Apps for Stroke Patients and Stroke Victims
A Stroke is a terrible event that occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain stops. There are varying degrees of severity for Stroke victims and a good percentage of those victims lose some ability to communicate. As…
Reading Aphasia App
The Reading Aphasia app was created by a certified speech and language pathologist for adults and children who struggle with reading comprehension. Over 2,000 stimuli, organized according to 12 semantic categories, will help individuals practice their reading comprehension skills at the word, phrase, and sentence levels.
Inferencing Guide for Students & Task Cards
Are your students struggling to make inferences ON THEIR OWN with THEIR OWN BOOKS? Try This! It's simple, but very powerful!! I've been struggling with this very issue. Students are able to make inferences with passages or exerts that I'VE selected, but when it comes to making them on their own,...
Speaking of Apps : Semantic Webs
On week two of Aphasia Awareness Month, we'll look at two apps that can be used to explore semantic networks. These apps provide powerful visual aids for working with synonyms and semantic features. Popplet is a universal iOS app ($4.99, free Lite version)
Speaking of Apps : Script Training
In week three of Aphasia Awareness Month, we'll look at a powerful tool in aphasia therapy: script training. The literature is full of support for the benefits of people with aphasia writing and learning scripts. These natural pieces of discourse should
Melodic Intonation Therapy: Shared Insights on How it is Done and Why it Might Help
For over 100 years, clinicians have noted that patients with nonfluent aphasia are capable of singing words that they cannot speak. Thus, the use of melody and rhythm has long been recommended for improving aphasic patients’ fluency, but it was ...
Comprehension TherAppy ($24.99) Comprehension TherAppy is a professional speech therapy app that targets auditory and reading comprehension of single words with 4 language settings. Designed to help people with aphasia and cognitive deficits from stroke and other brain injuries, it is also a valuable tool for older children with special needs including autism. Listen, Read, and Listen to target individualized goals. Automatically adjusts difficulty based on performance.