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Understanding Speech (SLP)

A set of interactive exercises for students with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and other communication difficulties.
This DEMO represents less than 3% of the entire Understanding Speech product.
The Understanding Speech (SLP) programs is designed for therapists and teachers working with younger and older children who have:
  1. autism spectrum disorders,
  2. delayed speech development,
  3. intellectual disabilities,
  4. and with other Communication difficulties.
The program was designed with the following features in mind:
  1. Adapted for children with different levels of cognitive functioning, specifically concerning the needs of children with autism spectrum disorders.
  2. A comprehensive tool to support the development of basic skills that help the child to understand the world and the principles of functional communication.
  3. A broad range of terms covering different parts of speech and abstract concepts is presented.
  4. Database for the therapist/teacher that allows you to record activities with the students and monitor their progress.
  5. Arranged based on a hierarchy of pragmatic communication skills.
  6. The program was developed with particular emphasis on children with autism spectrum disorders, but it will prove useful when working with other students experiencing communication difficulties.
The Understanding Speech (SLP) programs consists of:
  • Over 1000 interactive screens (games, puzzles, matching, etc.)
  • A token incentive system to motivate the child to complete the exercises
  • Online or offline access to content to use at any place at any time (e.g., school, home, therapy office, on-the-go-, etc.)
  • Printable worksheets for additional practice
  • Customizable practice, including options for hints, fewer options to minimize distractions, and a progress panel
  • Easy descriptions including written and recorded instructions
  • Data on progress
The program includes the following dedicated exercise sections:
  • Understanding notions – verbs. Third person singular
  • Understanding notions – categories
  • Understanding notions – adjectives
  • Understanding notions – recognizing sounds
  • Understanding notions – nouns
  • Understanding instructions – instructions without objects
  • Understanding instructions – instructions with objects
  • Understanding notions – summary