Ahoy, mateys! I be writin’ a blog message fer ye ’bout apps to use on Speak Like a Scurvy Pirate Day! (Translation: Oh boy, who the heck convinced me to do this?!) Kookoo bananas Bill Binko ‘o LessonPix shanghai’d a few ‘o us bloggers to do pirate-themed posts to celebrate ’tis “holiday,” so here’s me best spin on it. (Thanks postlikeapirate.com for the goofy pirate talk translations.) This post is a bit different than my usual, but I’m hoping it’ll give y’all some fun ideas for Talk Like a Pirate Day on 9/19! If you’re one of those scoundrel SLPs that loves to get kids hyped up then send them on their way, this post (and holiday in general) is for you! I’m going to discuss three apps: one new (to me) pirate-themed one and two that I’ve already reviewed but am adding a “pirate twist” to. Enjoy, and let me know if you have any questions or other pirate-themed ideas!
To continue our celebration of National Aphasia Awareness Month, I am reviewing a great app that is specifically designed for adults with aphasia (but also can be used with children). In addition to the review, Speechie Apps is hosting its first app giveaway! Tactus Therapy has generously donated two promo codes for the Comprehension TherAppy app to the lucky winners. 🙂 Check out the giveaway post for more details on how to participate. (By the way, if you’re having trouble keeping up with all the speechie-related awareness months, SLP Echo just compiled a great list.)
What It Is: An app that addresses listening and reading comprehension by Tactus Therapy Solutions.