5 low-tech AAC cards designed for people who want a low-key, basic, pocketable communication tool. The five cards feature an alphabet board, basic words (nurse, doctor, bathroom, medications, glasses, shoes), emojis to communicate emotions, a visual pain scale, and yes/no card with communication strategies. This is not a comprehensive communication board.
Constraint Induced Language Therapy relies on solely verbal communication, avoiding the use of compensatory strategies such as gesturing, drawing, writing, etc. The two tasks included in this product force patients to use only verbal language to accurately place plants in a garden.
This task is designed for speech-language pathologists working with people on functional vocabulary and conversation using the constraint-induced language therapy model. Patients are challenged to place objects in a workspace according to how they are described.
A card featuring communication strategies for people with aphasia. Designed for people with aphasia to carry with them in their wallets/purses when out in the community, including a place for emergency contact information.
Handout for patients and their families that describes Broca's area, Wernicke's area, and the arcuate fasciculus as they relate to language function and aphasia. This handout is meant to capture the basics of brain areas that aid in motor speech vs. comprehension as well as the part of the brain believed to link the two areas.
This handout is designed for speech-language pathologists looking for a visual way to describe the varying ways that aphasia may present given a particular brain lesion. The handout describes the common signs and symptoms of these types of aphasia:
This product is designed for speech-language pathologists working with patients who are strengthening their automatic expressive language. These 12 scenes can be used to illicit spontaneous speech of common phrases, such as, "Thank you," "hello," "goodnight," etc.
This therapy task is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists working with people who have aphasia or other communication impairments. It is based on the PACT method, published in The ASHA Leader, March 2016. Instructions: In a structured therapy session, complete these forms with a patient who has communication challenges before they go to doctor’s appointments. Ensure that a copy is sent with all medical appointments that the patient has scheduled.
This task is designed for speech-language pathologists targeting language categories in structured therapy settings. The patient is asked to circle items that belong to a category and put an X through items that do not belong. This product contains three categories: Fruits, animals, and things that start with B.
This language task features 48 word squares that correlate to 48 single written word cards. The task is designed for SLPs working with people who have therapy goals related to word-finding, single word functional reading, and visual-spatial matching.
A quick tool for SLPs to build custom communication boards for people with aphasia or other communication barriers. This digital download comes with 5 pages of icons (60 icons total). The patient can select words that they find useful. Cut, paste, laminate.
Constraint Induced Language Therapy relies on solely verbal communication, avoiding the use of compensatory strategies such as gesturing, drawing, writing, etc. The two tasks included in this product force patients to use only verbal language to either A) put pictures of objects in a particular order, or B) place objects in the correct location within a blank scene.
This product is a functional upgrade to that task and is designed for Speech-Language Pathologists working on single-word reading, word-finding, naming, and visuo-spatial skills. It works well in co-treatment settings as the need to access pictures across the large board provides opportunities to work on standing, balance, and endurance. This is a digital download file that includes 48 picture squares with 48 corresponding text squares. Each square is 4x4 inches.