Apraxia Therapy

Supplier: http://tactustherapy.com/app/apraxia/

3 exercise sets:

  • sequences (automatic speech such as ABC, alphabet)
  • 1-6 word phrases (7 levels)
  • 2-5 syllable words (4 levels)
  • 175 exercises in total

The words/phrases are of a functional nature, useful for conversation

Rate of speech can be altered

Visual (video & text) and auditory (spoken) cues given

5 stepped approach to verbal production (listen/tap rhythm/say with model/say with model fading out/say with verbal but no auditory model)

Items can be presented in stepped order of difficulty or randomised

User needs good self-monitoring skills to be able to self-rate whether they got the response correct

Self-ratings and audio recordings can be emailed to SLT

NB audio recordings are with an American accent

A free trial is available through Apraxia Therapy Lite app


Supplier: Tactus


Easy to use independently: Yes
Number of exercises: Large
Version: American English
Access: Touchscreen
Record Results: Yes
Evaluation: Developed with SLT, Free trial, Record own speaking attempts, Remote results access, Theory based