Speech Pacing Therapy
Speech Pacing Therapy with Visual & Sound Cues
Designed specifically for people who have dysarthria due to Stroke, Brain injury, acquired stuttering, Parkinson’s Disease or other neurological condition
Allows the person with dysarthria to choose a text and slow down their rate of speech with the help of a speed-adjustable visual cue
The person with dysarthria may choose to have the visual cue for each syllable or each word and reads the syllable or word aloud as the visual cue appears
A metronome sound cue may also be added
Dysarthria Treatment Exercises: A Variety of Reading Materials
Speech Pacesetter includes a variety of reading texts for dysarthria treatment
It includes a selection of in-built phonemically-balanced reading passages, classic poems, stories and tongue twisters for lots of speech pacing practice
It also allows you to add and save your own reading texts so you can personalise your speech pacing practice
to use Speech Pacesetter
Choose a reading passage
Select a visual cue for each syllable or each word
Read the text aloud in unison with the visual cue
Adjust the speed of the visual cue
Choose an additional metronome sound cue if you wish
Add your own custom reading passages
others say about Speech Pacesetter
Clinical Lead Speech & Language Therapist, Bristol, UK
This affordable app brings a novel way of carrying out pacing therapy for adult speech and language therapists."
CCC-SLP, iSpeak app blog
"We love the app, and in all its simplicity, it is designed to make reading passages easier to read by a metronome along with visual cues."
Clinical Lead Speech & Language Therapist, Durham & Darlington, UK
Speech Pacesetter helps practice slowing down speech rate whilst reading out loud. I really like Speech Pacesetter. It is easy to use and produces good outcomes for service users. I would definitely recommend it as a tool for your speech and language kit.