If your child or a kid you know is suffering from speech-related disorders, there is very little you could do, in person, to help them. They require the assistance of trained personnel such as speech and language therapists or pathologists (SLP) to manage, diagnose, treat, and counsel them. In adults, a stroke or brain injury can create injury or ailment, resulting in speech impairments. While turning to an SLP is the ideal solution if there were a way through which you can take the faster route to recovery, wouldn’t you go for it?
Habla y Lenguaje by Jamilet Figueroa is an interactive, fun, and comprehensive speech & language therapy iOS app. The app takes care of all the essential speech and language skills. Habla y Lenguaje is explicitly formulated to help children of elementary ages to get their concepts right.
Habla y Lenguaje comprises four principal areas of Speech-Language development for children. They are semantics, pragmatics, articulation, and syntax & morphology. Each area is further divided into relevant skills.
For instance, Syntax and Morphology are broken down into sentence order, identify sentences, pronouns, and articles, past tense, plurals, and sequence order. Click on the skill ‘plurals’ available in the free version of the app to complete the sentences with the plural form of nouns. The real-life photos, text, and audio give your child the curiosity and enthusiasm to find the correct answer. If they choose wrong, you can patiently explain and encourage them to pick the correct one. The app provides parents with tips to help teach their kids in a way they are able to understand better, all from the comfort of your home.
Articulation includes English and Spanish sounds production in the initial, medial and final positions. You can record your child pronouncing the word, replay if necessary, figure out if they are making mistakes, and correct them. Similarly, each area contains essential skills to improve a child’s communication skills. In addition to providing you instant feedback, Habla y Lenguaje also keeps track of your children’s performance and progress. The app is a perfect fit for general education children and children with disabilities alike.
As soon as your kid perfects each skill, you can notch up the difficulty level. You can play these games with your child individually or in groups, whichever they like better. Under every skill Habla y Lenguaje provides allows your kids to listen and re-listen the question and answers. This encourages them to refresh their memory in your absence, boosting their confidence.
At present, Habla y Lenguaje is only available in English and Spanish with only 3 skills of 20 available for trial in the free version. The amount of care taken to develop each skill makes it the ideal tool to target therapy goals and practice in a dynamic way.
Visit www.hablaylenguajeapp.com, pay a monthly subscription, and proudly witness your kids break barriers to overcome communication challenges.