Social Inferencing with Pictures
Target the ability to make social inferences with a variety of stimuli
Improve the ability to understand emotions and interpret body language and facial expressions
Open-ended questions with multiple choice options
User profiles allow for individual user scoring
Seven Social Inferencing Activities
Inference Pics has seven social inferencing activities: What has happened?, Jobs, Places, Seasons, Feelings, Thoughts, Conversations.
to use Inference Pics
Each activity has two questions. The first question asks the user to make an inference e.g. What has happened? How are they feeling? etc. The second question in each activity is “How do you know?”.
This is to promote verbal expression and the person’s ability to find the clues in the picture (e.g. body language, facial expression) and make an appropriate social inference.
Choose one of the seven categories in Inference Pics
Ask the child or adult the question displayed on top or play the question
Display the multiple choice options if they have difficulty answering
Support the person to find the clues in the picture e.g. body language, facial expression and to make an appropriate inference
Help the person to form well-shaped answers
others say about Inference Pics
CCC-SLP, Early Language Years
A wonderful, user-friendly app that I’ve used with many of my clients to work on expressive language and inferencing skills. With multiple sections, this app can be incorporated into so many sessions, and the client will be challenged with new stimuli every time!
CCC-SLP, Home Sweet Speech
Inference Pics is designed to target inferencing skills, a very important life skill. Many of my clients have goals for inferencing, so this app is great for my caseload...
CCC-SLP, Its All Language blog
When working with older students or adults, Inference Pics is a fantastic solution that offers flexibility and ease of use....While there are many options for apps out there, this one stands out to help clients with important inferencing skills.
SLT, Speech Blog UK
I was impressed with the app. I love the real photos, the range of sections and scenarios. I think the price is great and I would happily recommend this app.
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