presented by Megan Sutton MS
Financial: Megan Sutton receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Megan Sutton has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Megan Sutton MS, CCC-SLP
Megan Sutton, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and the director and app designer for Tactus Therapy, a leading developer of apps for adult speech therapy. Megan earned a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University after studying linguistics at Rutgers. She has worked passionately with adults with acquired communication and swallowing disorders…Read full bio
1. Technology and Aphasia
Why should we use technology in aphasia therapy? In this chapter, the student will learn how research evidence supports using computer-based therapy and best practices for when to use apps and when not to.
2. Finding and Evaluating Apps
In this chapter, the student will learn various ways to discover new apps and determine whether they are worth using in clinical practice.
3. Aphasia-Specific Apps
This chapter will explore descriptions and demonstrations of several apps developed with aphasia or speech therapy in mind.
4. Apps for Apraxia
This chapter will explore descriptions and demonstrations of several apps developed with apraxia of speech in mind.
5. Adapted Apps
Apps can be repurposed for aphasia therapy based on the needs and interests of the client. In this chapter, the student will see how a variety of apps can be used in creative and therapeutic ways.
6. Assigning Apps for Home Practice
If you want your clients to continue using apps at home, you need to make sure they have the proper training and instructions. In this chapter, the student will learn what he or she can do to set clients up for success using apps.