6 Speech-Language Pathology Apps You Should Be Using

Are you looking for a few new applications to boost your Speech-Language Pathology toolkit? Here are a few that you can count on to provide you with top-notch information, evaluation tools, resources and treatment options.


By WebMD Medscape from WebMD is a medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information. This mobile app is used by over 3 million healthcare professionals. Features include:
  • Medical News
  • Drug Reference Tool
  • Diseases, Conditions & Procedures
Available on iTunes or Google Play.


By Smarty Ears Dysphagia2Go is a revolutionary app connecting the dysphagia assessment world to technology. Dysphagia2Go offers an easy to use, HIPPA compliant resource to complement your Clinical Dysphagia Evaluation. Dysphagia2Go guides you through the evaluation process with reminders to assess medications, cranial nerves and all the areas on which any good dysphagia evaluation should focus. This app provides a thorough evaluation report template developed by speech pathologists who have drawn upon their experience in varied settings to provide extensive opportunities to record chart reviews, assessment data, and recommendations in a single document, which can then be printed or e-mailed directly from the user's iPad. Available on iTunes.

speechsoundsoncueSpeech Sounds on Cue for iPad (US English)

By Multimedia Speech Pathology Speech therapy treatment software for articulation difficulty caused by apraxia of speech or other speech difficulties. The aim of this app is to increase the intensity of treatment for people with apraxia, combining J. Rosenbek's integral stimulation approach with B. Hill's carrier phrase facilitation drills. This is the US version of the application, with all audio and video recorded by the US speech pathologist Terri Nichols, MS, CCC-SLP, Clinical consultant to Bungalow Software, Virginia USA who also recorded for the Windows/Mac version. This application shows how to produce speech sounds and words and encourages speech, even in people with severe speech difficulties. This easy to use iPad application contains over 500 videos, sound clips and color photos designed to help adults and children to produce the consonant speech sounds in isolation, in words, and in sentences. Now includes recording, playback, rhyming words, and randomization. Available on iTunes.

speechtherapyforapraxiaSpeech Therapy for Apraxia - NACD Home Speech Therapist

By Blue Whale The NACD Home Speech Therapist iPad app is a convenient, effective tool for children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech/dyspraxia. It can also be used for:
  • Adults with apraxia
  • Speech therapists working with individuals with apraxia
  • Parents working with children with apraxia
  • Traditional articulation practice
Available on iTunes or Google Play. See also: Speech Therapy for Apraxia - Words, available on iTunes or Google Play.

speechpathologytoolkitSpeech Pathology Toolkit

By Speech and Language Solutions Limited Speech Pathology Toolkit is a double award winning (Most Innovative App 2012 - The Appster Awards, Best Mobile Application 2012 - Media Innovation Awards) multi-function app for speech pathologists and therapists. It has been developed by two SLTs, both with 10 years experience working with adults with communication and swallowing disorders in the UK. Speech Pathology Toolkit brings together 6 essential pieces of SLP/T equipment at an affordable price. Available on iTunes.

micromedexdruginfoMicromedex Drug Information

By Truven Health Analytics Inc. This application allows therapists to access the same content you rely on in Micromedex® on your iPhone and iPad for free. Drug Information contains the industry’s most comprehensive drug information and is backed by the same thorough, unbiased editorial process as Micromedex. Now from anywhere, clinical care teams can instantly get information to support confident treatment decisions. Available on iTunes. See also: Micromedex Drug Interactions, available on iTunes or Google Play. If you want to know more about how technology can assist in patient rehabilitation, here are some blog posts and courses addressing this growing trend. Posts Courses
This article was written by Amy-Lynn Corey

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