Thank you for recognizing the value of our apps for your clients' home practice! This is one of the main reasons we created our apps.
However, we also created the apps just for YOU. Each of our apps was designed by a speech-language pathologist to be an incredibly versatile tool to use in the therapy session itself, not just for home practice.
That's why you'll see so many settings, levels, and other controls to make each app work for a wide variety of clients. There are many exercises that are not self-scoring, meaning they require the skills of a trained clinician to provide feedback and teach strategies.
The Tactus Therapy apps are a perfect therapy tool that gives you the flexibility of a set of picture cards and a pad of paper with the built-in cues and reporting of an automated home program. You can use the activities, pictures, and prompts as the stimuli you need to provide a wide variety of evidence-based treatment protocols - right in your therapy session. Here's what one SLP says:
"I just wanted to say THANK YOU SO MUCH - first and foremost. Over the course of yesterday and today, I have been tailoring my therapy to incorporate the evidence-based treatments outlined in "Have you tried?", in addition to taking advantage of your "How-to" downloads and utilizing the Tactus Therapy apps. I have been blown away by the confidence that they have given both my patients and me. Again, thank you so much for both creating these resources and sharing them with the SLP world. I cannot express my gratitude more."
We believe in the incredible value of these apps as tools for clinicians that we ask you to invest in them for your therapy toolbox just as you would any other assessment or treatment tool. If you work for a hospital or larger organization, perhaps you can request funding for purchase as there is typically an annual budget for materials. If you are purchasing them out of your own pocket, we offer bi-annual sales (May and November) on our apps, and there are always deals to be had through the 4-in-1 apps and iOS app bundles for therapists who need multiple titles. You don't have to buy them all at once either! Just one app per month will build your collection quite quickly.
We would love for you to share our apps with your clients! Using the full versions in your sessions is the best way to teach your clients what to do at home. (And you can give them this home exercise program to remind them which apps, activities, and settings to use.)
How to Learn about the Apps
When deciding if an app is right for you or your client, we offer 2 ways:
- Try the free Lite version of the app, with all the functionality, just limited content. (See also Can I get a free trial?) The Lite apps are intended to be used for evaluation purposes.
- Watch the video demonstrations of each app on the app webpage. These videos take you through more content and uses, giving you a tour of the full app.
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