Designed for people with dysphagia, an impairment of the ability to swallow, SmallTalk Dysphagia provides a vocabulary of pictures and icons that talk in a natural human voice.
SmallTalk Dysphagia contains 50 phrases that cover eating equipment, meal assistance, diet, liquids, medications, and compensatory treatment techniques. It also contains four demonstration videos of treatment techniques commonly used for swallowing.
This app lets you take along the words and phrases you need to communicate your swallowing needs.
SmallTalk Dysphagia was created by Lingraphica and authored by Elizabeth Begley, MA, CCC-SLP, and Mary Pitti, MS, CCC-SLP.
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SmallTalk Aphasia: Words and phrases to use in everyday situations, such as shopping, a doctor’s appointment, phone conversations, or emergencies.
SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises: Exercises to strengthen the oral musculature.
SmallTalk Conversational Phrases: Words and phrases commonly used in conversations.
SmallTalk Daily Activities: Words and phrases related to Activities of Daily Living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and leisure.
SmallTalk Intensive Care: Words and phrases patients can communicate to medical providers in the ICU.
SmallTalk Pain Scale: Pain descriptions and images from the Wong-Baker Faces Pain Scale.
SmallTalk Phonemes: Speech-exercises videos for all English phonemes.
SmallTalk Consonant Blends: Speech-exercise videos for consonant blends, such as “bl” and “str.”
SmallTalk Common Phrases: Speech-exercise videos for common phrases, such as greetings, conversational phrases, and aphasia-oriented phrases.
SmallTalk Days, Months, Dates: Speech-exercise videos for the days of the week, months of the year, and ordinal numbers 1st through 31st.
SmallTalk Letters, Numbers, Colors: Speech-exercise videos for the alphabet, numbers 1–20, and primary colors.
Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Wonderful. This app gives a voice to people who have difficulty with the most important activity of daily living... eating!
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This is a wonderful app and fills a very important void for AAC users with swallowing issues. I love the new ability to customize, and just in time for Thanksgiving feasts! Great job!!
Amazing!!! What a wonderful tool for some of our most needing students, in a format that is affordable for school, clinic and home. Keep producing, our kids need you....
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.