řeka 4+

Communicate in context


    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



řeka means river in Czech. Like a river, we want your conversations to flow no matter the barriers you face.

Build the confidence to engage in meaningful conversation using řeka. This user friendly, free iOS application empowers individuals with speech and language disorders to communicate independently in any situation. By learning how you communicate, řeka ensures that you always have access to the words you need, no matter the situation.

řeka was created with people with aphasia, communication partners, speech language pathologists, and occupational therapists. It has been designed to improve the quality of life for everyone who may be involved in your speech and language journey. Use it to support your communication in real time or use it for speech practice - by listening to the phrases, you can practice repeating them!

řeka has been used and loved by individuals with a wide range of communication needs. Use řeka to ask your family what they would like for dinner, or to learn and practice words and phrases that you may have forgotten.

řeka can be used on iPhone and iPad. By creating one user account, you are able to access all of your phrases on any device that has řeka downloaded.

Here’s what you get!
When you first download and open řeka, you have access to several phrases that are useful for everyday conversation.
• Phrases are organized into common topics based on the instrumental activities of daily living, for example: “About Me”, “Basics”, “Feelings”, “Finance”, and “Food”
• Receive recommendations for phrases based on your location by giving řeka access to your location while using the app - for example, řeka can recognize when you are at the doctor’s office and automatically bring up phrases related to “Health”
• Click on a phrase to have it spoken out loud by your device
• Make a quick edit to an existing phrase by clicking on the phrase and then the pencil icon
• Add a new phrase by clicking on the plus icon
• You can add a phrase by text entry or voice entry using the keyboard - for voice entry, click on the microphone icon on the bottom of the keyboard
• Save your changes by clicking on the checkmark icon
Listen to your new phrase before saving it by clicking on the speaker icon
• Delete a phrase by clicking on the phrase, then the pencil icon, then “Delete Phrase”
• Switch to a new conversation topic by clicking on a topic in the carousel at the top of the screen
• Add your own topics by clicking on “Topics” in the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen
• Customize the app’s speaking voice as well as the look of the app by clicking on “Settings” in the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen - you can change the text size, phrase button height, and phrase border colour
• Share a řeka phrase with your contacts over apps like Messages, Mail, WhatsApp, and Messenger - you can do this by clicking on the share icon on the phrase that you’d like to send
• Use řeka to communicate over phone calls as well as FaceTime audio and video calls - simply open the řeka app when you are on the call and click on a phrase - the phrase will be sent over the phone call so that the person on the other end can hear it!

Hear what řeka community members have to say!
• “The app will allow my husband to be more independent when the world opens up” - řeka communication partner
• “I like playing the phrases so they get into my head. After my brain injury, information doesn't stick, repetition using řeka helps.” - řeka user
• “We've had a couple of apps, řeka is the first app I've seen my husband pull out and use on his own” - řeka communication partner
• “I like how easy it is to customize phrases to the way we speak” - řeka communication partner
• “The app is very user friendly, which is wonderful!” - EVERYONE

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What’s New

Version 1.12

- fix for crashing issue

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

App Privacy

The developer, Rekammend, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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