|Sights 'n Sounds
Speech therapy software that improves
articulation and word retrieval. Useful for
aphasia and oral apraxia.
Patients sees a word and/or picture and hears the
word (human speech), the speaks the word themselves. Patient
then hears their speech, and the model speech for comparison.
With over 400 words, this program provides weeks (or
months) of therapy. Create your own content, for
unlimited, customized therapy (in Pro and Deluxe versions).
Available in Spanish.
Lesson 4: Pictures and word for
- Therapy for all skill levels ...
Make the exercises easier or harder by changing which
cues are provided: text, spoken model, picture (in picture
lessons). The more cues you choose to have shown, the
easier the exercise is. If a cue is not shown, the patient
can click on a button to see or hear it.
- 6 Lessons, over 400 words.
Easiest level has single letter, like "b", hardest
has words like "pouring", with a wide variety in
- Single syllable words
- Short words, organized by beginning sound (at, abe,
able, boy, bay, boat, etc.)
- Short words, organized by ending sound (cat, boat,
tow, stow, etc.)
- Pictures and words for nouns.
- Pictures and words for verbs.
- Words for abstract concepts (mind, happy, etc.)
- Add your own words,
pictures and sounds!
Add family members, hobby and work vocabulary.
Professional version lets you add up to 400 lessons each
with 400 exercises (160,000 ) . In the Deluxe, you can
create one custom lesson with up to 400 exercises.
- Easy to use - run it with the spacebar
Operate it with only a single key (spacebar) or the
mouse. Anyone can use it.
- Spanish version
Has the spoken and written cues in Spanish. translations
were by Javier Cano, speech pathologist certified in both
Spain and Columbia.
- Word Retrieval
- Oral Reading
- Auditory Discrimination
always tell when my husband has been using Sights and
Sounds because his diction really improves."
Jayne Quigley, caregiver.
story in the Stroke Connection magazine of the National
S & L CD lessons have been a godsend for my stroke
which left me with a speech problem. I have been working which my
Edward G. Volick P.E.
If the patient also need to watch someone's mouth moving
in order to repeat words back clearly (due to severe apraxia,
articulation difficulty, etc.) try our apraxia software program Speech Sounds On Cue, which shows them video of how to move
their lips and tongue.
Additional Clinical Info
& apraxia software is helpful for word-retrieval due to anomia (expressive aphasia), in which
the patient has difficulty naming objects or retrieving words. So,
if you show them pictures of objects, they have difficulty verbally
naming the object. It's particularly effective for fluent aphasia (also called Wernicke's
Aphasia), in which the patient can speak, but much of that
speech is in appropriate. So if you show them a baseball and
ask "what is it" they might respond "round...you throw...you
Microsoft Windows (Any version from
1995 to present: 95, 98, NT, 2000, or XP), 8 MB or more
memory, 5 MB Hard Drive space, and 256 color display.
Also requires Soundcard and microphone.