Speech Language & Vocabulary
*Get Your Child Talking with "Feed Maxi," an Interactive Speech-Language App Featuring Sign Language, High Quality Graphics & 3D Animations!
*Featured in Big City Moms "Top Speech & Language Apps for Infants & Toddlers!"
*Twin Speech, Language & Literacy states "Thank you..., your app has already made a difference in the life of one of my precious clients who usually has difficulty communicating in any way."
*Created by a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, children increase expressive, receptive & functional language skills by feeding Maxi, an adorable, hungry monkey, during a highly motivating & interactive game!
Maxi requests, comments & uses simple sign language to enhance the following communication skills:
1) Expressive & receptive vocabulary
2) Functional/pragmatic language skills including requesting, recurrence, rejection, choice making, & commenting
3) Picture identification
4) Following directions
5) Problem solving
7) Attention span
8) Visual tracking skills
9) Fine motor control/pointing skills
10) Emergent literacy skills
Utilizing realistic full-color pictures, “Feed Maxi” provides over 80 food items in 5 categories: Fruits, Vegetables, Protein/Dairy, Grains/Misc. & Snacks.
Features include settings for data collection for up to 5 children with e-mail capability to send results, the ability to turn voice prompts, text, sound effects & statistics on or off, the ability to select specific food items as well as food categories and the ability to select the desired level of play: easy, moderate or difficult.
All settings are adjusted from the options menu, which can only be accessed after gaining entry past the parent gate.
*Created by a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 14 years of experience
*Vocabulary is presented in an intrinsically motivating, context rich environment to encourage active learning & enhance a child’s ability to learn new words
*Multiple sets of high quality graphics to support iPad, iPad Retina, & iPad mini
*Fully customizable & featuring statistics for up to 5 children
*Do not collect data, analytics or personally identifiable information regarding you or your children.
*Do not connect with 3rd party services or provide plug-ins.
*Contain no advertising.
*Contain no in-app purchases.
*May link to outside sources such as our website & the Apple store from the options page only after gaining entry through the parent gate.
*You may elect to enter your email address for us to provide support to you. We will not share your email address with any outside party except to provide support to you.
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This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.
Fully upgraded for iOS11, new food items, optional hint, home button, speeds, and improved gameplay.
Ratings and Reviews
We previewed Feed Maxi at a recent special needs expo on Long Island. At first try our son just enjoyed making "Maxi" jump and wasn't too concerned with the activities.
Once the app was purchased and loaded on the IPad our son quickly got the hang of feeding Maxi and playing with the other features.
Our son easily remained engaged for 20 to 30 minutes at a time if we let him, and after more than two months he continues to return to the game, has increased his difficulty level and improved his accuracy.
We are happy to give Feed Maxi a strong recommendation for young or developmentally delayed children. The game options allow some customization for your child and the screen is interesting for the child without being over stimulating.
An update adding higher levels of activity may be appropriate as our son reaches the most difficult level, although he still enjoys spending time with this app.
For comparison, our son is 16 years old, a stroke survivor, he has physical as well as developmental delays. He experiences visual and auditory processing delays and has a limited attention span. The fact that this app can hold his attention for as long as it does is a tribute to its designer.
Good learning tool
Finally a speech therapy tool with nice graphics! It's easy to use and it's nice that it includes ASL signs. The only complaint I have is that it gives the child the answer right away when they get it wrong, so they can just pick random things the first time. I would like to be able to change the settings so that they have to try finding it themselves a few times before it gives them the answer.
Great Speech Language app!
I’m a speech-language pathologist who uses this app on a daily basis with my kiddos. They love Maxi Monkey & so do I! He keeps the kids engaged & they look forward to giving Maxi a high five every time. The app reinforces simple sign language as well as functional language skills. In addition, the kids learn to identify objects(foods) as well as learn new vocabulary words & build critical thinking skills (I know that’s an apple so the other food item Maxi wants must be the radish). The app also helps teach basic pointing skills. What I love best about this app though is that most of my kids spontaneously communicate verbally or with sign during game play, even those kids who never had a single word! Something about that monkey...
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- Speak Eazy Apps LLC
- 247.6 MB
- Requires iPadOS 8.2 or later.
- Requires macOS 11 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
English, Arabic, Armenian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
- Age Rating
- © Feed Monkey
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.