Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit

The Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit is an application developed by a Speech-Language Pathologist that targets improving reading skills for adults with reading difficulties.

pro-imgThe Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit is an application developed by a Speech-Language Pathologist that targets improving reading skills for adults with reading difficulties.
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The Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit integrates six state-of-the-art reading activities at the word and phrase levels all specifically crafted to promote success in reading rehabilitation:

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Word-Images match:
This activity provides users with
one word on the screen, which
they must attempt to read and
identify the corresponding image.

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Image-Words match:
This activity provides users with
one image and they must identify
the corresponding word among
several words.

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Phrase-Images match:
This activity provides users
with one phrase and
they must identify the
corresponding image.

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4

Image-Phrases match:
This activity provides users with
one image and the must identify
the corresponding phrase among
several phrases.

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Read & Answer:
Users must attempt
to read simple questions
and answer based on
the provided scenes.

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Phrase Building:
This is the activity that integrates reading and writing. Users are now able to attempt composing the simple phrases used throughout the application on previous activities independently by placing words on the screen.

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Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit provides over three hundred pictures organized into semantic categories. The words or categories can be individually selected or eliminated. The activities automatically increase difficulty level based on the patient’s response.

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Customizable:

Customizing the activities to the patient’s level increases the chances of success. The application allows users to select how many items are displayed per screen and how specific each exercise should be. Users can also choose to have the application automatically increase the difficulty level, as the patient becomes successful with the tasks presented.

It is also possible to select or de-select any specific word or image on any of the six activities.

Data collection:

The Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit makes use of one of the most advanced data tracking systems on adult rehabilitation applications. Each activity has its own visual graph, this way users can track and monitor progress as they use the app.

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For therapists:

The Reading Rehabilitation Toolkit allows therapists to track the data for each patient. The customizable report can be emailed, printed, or exported to the Therapy Report Center application.

The application does not include audio because it was designed to serve as a reading exercise rather than as an auditory comprehension exercise.

Video Tutorial:
 
Reviews:
 
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Carrie Speech Corner
It is very versatile I used this application with both my middle school students as well as my home health care clients.
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Nanette Cote, MA, CCC-SLP
Having worked in the hospital and rehabilitative settings, I could see Reading Toolkit being helpful for those recovering from a stroke.
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