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Comprehension Toolbox

Single Word Comprenhension

Conversation Toolbox

Word-level Reading &

Listening Comprehension Therapy for Aphasia

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Comprehension Toolbox works on the spoken and written comprehension of words. It is designed for people with aphasia and older children with special needs including autism.

  • "Clothing & Accessories” and "Health & Body" categories allow you to try each activity for free

  •  Additional categories are available to download as a single in-app purchase

  •  Over 2200 clear, high-quality photographs of vocabulary items

  •  10 categories including People, Clothing & Accessories, Food & Drink, Health & Body, Home & Garden, Leisure & Recreation, Nature & Environment, Transportation & Around Town, Travel & Shopping, Verbs

Reading & Listening - Aphasia

Comprehension Toolbox works on the spoken and written comprehension of words. It is designed for people with aphasia and older children with special needs including autism. It is also suitable for people who are learning English as a second language.

  • Free with in-app purchases

  • “Clothing & Accessories” and "Health & Body" categories allow you to try each activity for free

  • Additional categories are available to download as a single in-app purchase

  • Over 2200 clear, high-quality photographs of vocabulary items

  • 10 categories including People, Clothing & Accessories, Food & Drink, Health & Body, Home & Garden, Leisure & Recreation, Nature & Environment, Transportation & Around Town, Travel & Shopping, Verbs

HOW

to use Conversation Paceboard

3 Comprehension Activities

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WHAT

others say about Conversation Paceboard

Tatyana Elleseff

CCC-SLP, Smart Speech Therapy

Having fun and concrete visuals have helped my clients significantly as compared to the usage of traditional static pacing board

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STORY

behind Comprehension Toolbox

Hi, I'm Lorraine. I am a Speech and Language Therapist and the founder of Aptus Speech Therapy. I designed Conversation Paceboard. My inspiration for the app came from my clinical experience of working with adults with dysarthria due to neurological conditions including Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease. Dysarthria is a speech disorder that is characterised by poor articulation, respiration, and/or phonation. 

 

For many people with dysarthria, slowing their rate of speech helps improve speech clarity and intelligibility. Traditionally, speech therapists have used paper-based pacing boards to help the person to slow their rate of speech. A pacing board typically consists of 3-6 circles and the person is prompted to touch a circle each time they say a word. 

I used to use paper-based pacing boards to help adults with dysarthria to speak more clearly. However, I found that they were often not effective. This was because the person using a pacing board would often begin to tap the circles at a fast rate and then their speech would get faster too. I wondered if it would be possible to make a pacing board app that would give the user additional visual cues to help them to slow their rate of speech correctly. Conversation Paceboard was born... 

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