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SmallTalk Consonant Blends

The SmallTalk Consonant Blends app provides a series of speech-exercise videos, each illustrating the tongue and lip movements necessary to produce consonant blends where two or three consonants are blended together, such as “bl” or “str

The SmallTalk Consonant Blends app provides a series of speech-exercise videos, each illustrating the tongue and lip movements necessary to produce consonant blends where two or three consonants are blended together, such as “bl” or “str

SmallTalk Consonant Blends

by Lingraphica
SmallTalk Consonant Blends
SmallTalk Consonant Blends
SmallTalk Consonant Blends

What is it about?

The SmallTalk Consonant Blends app provides a series of speech-exercise videos, each illustrating the tongue and lip movements necessary to produce consonant blends where two or three consonants are blended together, such as “bl” or “str.”

SmallTalk Consonant Blends

App Details

Version
3.4
Rating
(11)
Size
53Mb
Genre
Medical Education
Last updated
July 28, 2015
Release date
July 31, 2010
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App Store Description

The SmallTalk Consonant Blends app provides a series of speech-exercise videos, each illustrating the tongue and lip movements necessary to produce consonant blends where two or three consonants are blended together, such as “bl” or “str.”

These articulation videos allow people with apraxia, aphasia, and/or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury to easily practice consonant blends as often as they like. Because each exercise comes as an individual video, you can focus on just the blends you need and repeat them as many times as you like.

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“I have recently had the opportunity to use SmallTalk apps, from Lingraphica, with my students on the spectrum (with and without apraxia). I was amazed at how ideal these apps are for students with autism. They are the perfect visual tool. Students with autism will imitate behaviors from a video more easily that from face to face instruction. Video modeling also gives the students the freedom to watch over and over again until the skill is mastered leading to the acquisition of complex verbal skills. I would recommend the SmallTalk apps to anyone working with students on the spectrum.” –Lois Jean Brady, Speech-Language Pathologist (US)