Speech Language Pathologists work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. In addition to all of the effective interventions Speech Therapists use, it is becoming more common in today’s world, to utilize apps to facilitate the growth of your child’s speech and language skills. There are apps for anything and everything from ordering groceries, reading the news, glancing at new photos, the possibilities are endless.
Applications are not only educational, but fun and motivating to children of all ages and abilities. They can be used to track progress and celebrate success. It’s important to know apps do not take the place of a Speech Therapy session, and may not fit in to all treatment plans, but applications may be used in certain degrees to facilitate a variety of speech and language skills which include:
Articulation (Formulating Speech Sounds)
Expressive Language (Communicating Ideas/Topics)
Receptive Language (Understanding Ideas/Topics)
Pragmatics (Social Skills)
Augmentative Communication (Communicating via Tablet )
Contact our Speech-Language Pathologists at FYZICAL to set up a free consultation to discover the benefits of Speech Therapy and apps you can use in the home in addition to your child’s therapy sessions.
Post Written By: Garrett Nathan, M.S., CCC-SLP
FYZICAL Papillion Pediatric Clinic Director
545 Fortune Dr. Papillion NE
“When I first came in I was so Dizzy I wasn’t able to walk straight and was so bad I was also having trouble sleeping. After the first treatment I was better. The staff has been wonderful and has been very concerned with my wellbeing. I’m a true success story!
— Mona R.
“I had rotator cuff surgery in the spring. Following that surgery my shoulder was very weak and I was unable to move it without pain. I began me therapy with Fyzical and was amazed at how quickly my quality of movement improved with their help. I am now able to move with almost complete range of movement and have most of my strength back. I honestly believe I could not have attained this in less than 6 months with the staff at Fyzical."
— Nancy B.
“Everyone from the front desk and all the techs are the “Best”. I’ve done therapy at other centers and never achieved what these folks helped me to achieve! Highly recommend “Fyzical” therapy!"
— Jeff L.
“Came in with headache and vision that wouldn’t adapt to movement, poor balance, and couldn’t stand on one foot. Those are greatly improved and most symptoms have gone back to where I was before. All staff was great, patient and caring."
— Marcia D.
“I arrived at Fyzical with a whole host of diagnoses for my hip pain (from prior PT). Shannon at Fyzical diagnosed quickly and had me feeling better than I had in months! Very Thankful!!"
— Lonnie G
“After knee replacement I was in quite a bit of pain. PT was tough to start with but after a week or started to see a change. Along with at home exercising I now feel like I am able to exercise on my own. Surgery was 6 week ago."
— Mark K
“I highly recommend Krysta @ FYZICAL. After my surgery I thought I would go to PT a couple times & figure out what I could do at home to get back to normal. I was wrong. Krysta helped me to get my range of motion back and helped my big scar disappear. It was easy to schedule appointments. "
— Amy J.
“Came in after a bad car accident. Couldn’t put my socks on, my back hurt so bad. After 2 months of seeing Heidi & Scott I’ve regained all my mobility & have finally got back into the gym. Night and day difference from when I started."
— Gregory E.
“When I first started at Fyzical I was recovering from fractured tibia. I was using a walker after having been in a wheelchair for about 3 months. I was able to graduate to a cane and now an able to go without the cane around the house or short distances. I only use the cane when walking longer distances. The staff at Fyzical are all very caring and professional. They are friendly and encouraging."
— Diane B.
“Since starting therapy I am sleeping better, less headaches and an overwhelming feeling of energy again. I was going through a depression due to headaches and neck pain. When I first started my therapy at Fyzical, with Amy’s help I finally understand what was the cause of the headaches. The entire staff were so helpful and patient with me. I would recommend Fyzical to my friends needing physical therapy."
— Judy K
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