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Verb Toolbox

Word-Finding Therapy for Aphasia

Available To Download Now

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Evidence-Based Naming Therapy for Verbs

Verb Toolbox adopts 3 evidence-based verb naming therapy approches (Semantic Feature Analysis, Errorless Learning, & Response Elaboration Therapy), and 2 evidence-based comprehension therapy approaches.

  • Over 100 high-quality pictures of people doing a variety of things

  • Custom verb naming test 

  • 3 evidence-based naming therapy activities (Describe, Elaborate, Repeat)

  • 2 evidence-based comprehension activities (Listen, Read)

  • Choose the words you wish to include in the naming test and in practice 

  • Add and delete new users

  • Keep track of user progress by reviewing past results in-app

  • Option to email results 

  • Available to download on the AppStore

Verb Toolbox Activities

Describe

This activity uses an evidence-based treatment approach called Semantic Feature Analysis. There are 6 questions designed to prompt the user to describe each feature of the action word/verb and ultimately improve their ability to name it. The 6 questions are as follows:

  • Subject: "Who usually does this?"​

  • Purpose of Action: "Why does this happen?"

  • How: "What is used to make this happen?"

  • Location: "Where does this action usually take place?"

  • Related Objects or Actions: "What does it make you think of?"

  • Description of Physical Properties: "Tell me what it looks like."

Verb Toolbox Activities

Elaborate

This activity is based on a therapy approach called Response Elaboration Therapy. It uses 'Wh' questions (Who, What, Where, Why) to help the person to expand their answers when describing a picture.

"Who is in the picture?"

"What are they doing?"

"Where are they doing it?"

"Why are they doing it?"

Repeat

This activity involves listening to the target word, and repeating it three times. This approach helps the user to learn words without struggle. 

Listen

This activity works on the understanding of verbs at single word level. The app says a verb and the person has to touch the photo that corresponds to the spoken verb. The number of photos that are displayed can be changed (2, 3, 4 or 6).

Read

This activity works on the understanding of verbs at single word level. The app displays a written verb and the person has to touch the photo that corresponds to the it. The number of photos that are displayed can be changed (2, 3, 4 or 6).

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