Talk Around It Men
Talk Around It Men helps people with word finding difficulties to practise Naming Techniques and improve Word Retrieval. Developed by Speech and Language Pathologists, Talk Around It Men uses evidence-based techniques to treat conditions such as aphasia, anomia, stroke, dementia, brain injury and autism. It now includes over 100 high quality pictures with support for high-density Retina displays, over 900 Cues, Testing and Progress Reports to document patients’ progress.
Using Talk Around It Men helps with
• Word finding or naming skills
• Cued Lexical Retrieval
• Receptive and expressive language
• Self-cueing to help word finding
• Circumlocution skills
Talk Around It is used in clinical and home settings to treat a range of speech and language disorders including anomia and aphasia. The Irish Association of Speech and Language Pathologists magazine recently reviewed our app:
‘Talk Around It apps have therapeutic benefit and shall be a good medium within treatment to target word finding deficits for specific cohort of patients. … I would recommend these apps and will have them in my therapy toolbox.’ (IASLT Magazine, spring/summer 2014
- Over 100 high quality images (Retina displays supported)
- Over 900 cues (audio and written)
- Semantic questions for circumlocution
- Evidence-based practice techniques
- Testing 10 words, 50 words or your Favourite words
- Progress Reports to see results over time and by test type
- Option to hide timer in test mode
- Easy to use interface
- No ads or in-app purchases
Talk Around It Men now offers Naming exercises, Testing, Progress Reports and the option to customise. These features make it the most comprehensive and affordable app on the market to help with word finding.
**Try the FREE version to see how the features can help you**
Our users like the accessibility of our apps and the simplicity of the interface. Here are some of the comments sent in by Speech and Language pathologists:
“…a very useful tool to aid in the generalisation of strategies learned in one-to-one therapy sessions.” (Kerrie, SLT, Ireland)
“Easy to use app. Clear pictures and nice interface. Accessible for children.” (Trudy, SLT, Singapore)
“Visually this app looks really well. The pictures are clear and the layout of the app is understandable and user friendly. The cues available are thorough and easy to understand. …. I could definitely see this being useful in therapy.” (Eimear, SLT, Ireland)
About Neuro Hero
Neuro Hero creates apps for health care professionals and family members who are working to improve life after dementia, stroke, autism and brain injury. Our apps have been created and tested by Speech and Language pathologists. They can be used in a clinical setting, by individuals and families at home. We always incorporate elements to help families learn essential communication skills: http://www.neurohero.com/.
Neuro Hero was inspired when our CEO’s husband survived a stroke that left him with severe expressive aphasia. Everything we create comes from a genuine understanding of why these products are important and a desire to enhance rehabilitation with affordable, effective tools. In May 2012 Neuro Hero received the prestigious Arthur Guinness Fund award. In September 2012 we received the sought after ‘Impact’ award from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.