The Use of technology in speech pathology
Advantages and Disadvantages
Games and Practice
Advantages and Disadvantages of using Apps in Speech therapy
Apps are available that track progress allowing the SLP and the student the ability to evaluate progress and celebrate success.
Game apps are great rewards and may be used for language stimulation activities.
can be programmed and restricted for use in the educational setting.
IPads and tablets are not cheap and additional costs are incurred to access apps.
These devices cannot be "plugged into" the Internet. They require a Wi-Fi network while some can pick up the ATT 3G network. However, most speech therapy settings have access to internet.
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