Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech  Review + Giveaway #SLP

What we love…

The customization capabilities, the ability to make own summary and recommendations in report, ability to score phonological processes and transcribe speech sample later

What we’d love to see…

Ability to turn stimulus word for easier scoring, IPA or other vowel marks for speech transcription, print directly from the app, standardization

Summary

Excellent app that will be a go to app for articulation and phonology assessments. If it had the above additions it would include all areas necessary to make a determination of eligibility for services!

Our Rating

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mzl.qirzdbud.175x175 75 Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech  Review + Giveaway #SLPArticulation Test Center is a non standardized articulation and phonology assessment. Combined with a standardized assessment the SLP will have enough information to make an accurate profile of the child’s speech skills. The SLP will be able to determine eligibility for services as well as quickly write IEP goals.

This app has two tests: the quick test and the full test.

 Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech  Review + Giveaway #SLPThe Quick Test is designed to use as a quick reference of whether a chid’s pronunciation is delayed or age appropriate. Select the age of the child being tested and with a tap mark sounds as correct, incorrect or approximate. At the completion of the test you can view a full report including sounds said in error and recommendations for practice.

image 2 300x225 Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech  Review + Giveaway #SLP The Full Test has more testing options for giving the ability to customize the test to meet the needs of the student being assessed. In the full test option you can choose full test or a combination of the following: initial sounds, medial sounds, final sounds, initial blends, vowels, r sounds, and speech sample. With the Full Test you can mark sounds said in error, substitutions made and phonological processes present. The option of recording a speech sample is also available with three pictures to choose from. during the sample kids can touch pictures which will soon in on the object and provide questions to help stimulate speech. There is even a place to transcribe the speech sample while listening to it later!

image 6 300x225 Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech  Review + Giveaway #SLPWhen all the testing cards have been scored and you have reached the “Success!” card tap the “Done” button. If you tap “Done” before you have gone through all the cards in the test, the test will be considered incomplete. You may quit without saving or pause and save the test to complete at a later time.

The settings options are as follows: Turning off the “voice prompt” will eliminate the voice recording that describes the card when the card is tapped. Turning off the “stimulus word” will remove the written word from the bottom of the testing card. Turning off the “stimulus image” will remove the picture from the testing card and replace it with large written text. Turning off the “record button” will remove the record button from the screen. Turning off the “sound effects” will eliminate sound effects associated with the buttons.

For those new to, or slow at marking the phonological processes, you can mark the words for articulation and then go back later to edit the assessment and add in the phonological processes! Also this assessment allows for the most phonological processes:backing, fronting, stopping, gliding, deaffrication, affrication, labialization, vowelization, alveolarization, depalatalization, assimilation, denasalization, coalescence, voicing, devouring, reduplication, initial consonant deletion, final consonant deletion, weak syllable deletion, cluster reduction and épée thesis. I’ve seen in an assessment. and don’t be worried if you don’t know what they all mean because when you touch it in the app you are given a description and examples!
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The results can be emailed to yourself and/or the parent. The report is thorough and is customizable. It reports the child’s name, the date, score and child’s age. The report shows the % of sounds tested said correctly, speech intelligibility rating (as marked by SLP), sound errors considered delayed based on age and the position of word for each sound, a chart with the word showing the word with green for correct sounds, red for incorrect and yellow for approximate production the processes marked and notes, another chart that shows: age sounds should be mastered in position of word, a substitutions chart, phonological processes chart, the speech sample transcription and intelligibility rating and the SLP’s summary and recommendations. this is very thorough and well laid out.

The app also offers video tutorials which I highly recommend watching so that you can use the app to the fullest extent.

Overall this is a great app and the students love that it is on the iPad! this is an excellent app that will be a go to app for articulation and phonology assessments. If it had the above additions it would include all areas necessary to make a determination of eligibility for services!

Articulation Test Center – Little Bee Speech

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Articulation Test Center
by Little Bee Speech

Category: Education
Requirements: Compatible with iPadFourthGen4G, iPadThirdGen, iPad 2 3G, iPadMini, iPadThirdGen4G, iPad 2 WiFI, iPadMini4G, iPadFourthGen
Size: 210.07 MB

$49.99USD

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