Make measurable progress on articulation and speech rate goals using Speech Pacesetter.

- Designed specifically for people who have unclear articulation and a fast rate of speech due to stroke, brain injury, acquired stuttering, Parkinson’s Disease or other neurological condition

- Suitable for older children who have unclear articulation or who stutter

- Allows the user to choose a text and pace their rate of speech with the help of a speed-adjustable visual cue

- Highlights each syllable or each word. The user reads each syllable or word aloud as the visual cue appears.


The simple, effective and easy-to-use interface also allows the user avail of the following features:

- Built-in library of phonemically-balanced reading passages (The Rainbow Passage, The Grandfather Passage etc)

- Built-in short stories, poems and tongue twisters

- The option to create and save a library of custom reading passages

- Adjustable font size and pause duration on punctuation

- Optional metronome sound cue

- A choice of different colored backgrounds


"This affordable app brings a novel way of carrying out pacing therapy for adult speech and language therapists." – Mike Richards, SLT, UK

"I've had wonderful success using this app with a lady who has dysarthria due to a stroke." - Carol Winters, SLP

"Speech Pacesetter is one of my most used therapy apps! I use it with clients who have a fast speaking rate or slurred speech. I've had amazing results using this app." - Anna Wilson, SLP


Speech Pacesetter provides a unique way to pace speech and improve speech clarity. See for yourself how effective visual cues can be!

What’s New

Version 4.1

Minor changes to user interface

App Privacy

The developer, Aptus Speech and Language Therapy Limited, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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