Speech Remedy Launches New Speech-Language-Cognitive Photo Cards for Adult Rehab Therapy

Speech Remedy's New Photo Card Decks Provide Health Professionals with Most Up-to-Date Realistic Tool on the Market
By: Speech Remedy
Feb. 2, 2010 - PRLog -- BELMONT, CALIF –  Speech Remedy, a leading provider of speech therapy rehabilitation materials, focused on the adult population (16 years of age and older), introduces eight new photo card decks, addressing Confrontational Naming, Problem Solving, Safety & Awareness, Categorization & Scanning and Sequencing for use during speech-language-cognitive rehabilitation.

Speech Remedy’s photo card decks are the most current therapeutic tool of their kind available for health professionals and caregivers, promoting: sustained attention, visual scanning, word retrieval, vocabulary and word relationships, articulation, sequential thought, topic maintenance, problem identification, critical thinking and safety awareness.  Each card deck features 25 color, up-to-date images with real-life situations and objects. Suggested questions and answers for discussions of these images are provided on the back of each card.

The card decks may be used stand alone or added to the SR-Cognition kit; a complete therapeutic tool-set launched in 2007 by Speech Remedy founders Joanna Boyer and Terri Tarnoff Snyder, both licensed practicing speech-language pathologists (SLP’s).  SR-Cognition utilizes a hands-on, interactive multisensory approach to rehabilitation, which is generally recognized as the most effective treatment for learning difficulties.  The SR-Cognition kit and supplementary photo card decks are currently being used by hundreds of SLP’s and family members across the U.S., Canada and overseas.

Speech Remedy products can help rehabilitate individuals who have sustained a stroke, traumatic brain injury, cranial resection, tumor, or are suffering from degenerative conditions such as dementia, ALS, or multiple sclerosis and may also aid high school aged individuals with developmental challenges by providing functional and independent life skills training.

Health professionals and care-givers can learn more about Speech Remedy products at www.speechremedy.com, where each product is reviewed and rated by unbiased users.  The website also provides a resource for job seekers, with a job listings feed for speech language professionals and a news board for industry-related news.

Each photo card deck ($40.00/each) can be used stand alone or added seamlessly to SR-Cognition, a complete therapeutic tool-set targeting adult cognitive rehabilitation. ($325.00)  Each deck of 5x7 photo cards contains 25 up-to-date images. Suggested questions and answers for discussions are provided on the back of each card.

Features images of dangerous life situations, including, but not limited to: riding a motorcycle without a helmet, swallowing a bottle of pills, eating moldy food, jaywalking, eating with a knife, etc.

Features images of pictorial absurdities, including, but not limited to: fishing in a bathtub, wearing a lampshade on one's head, kayaking with barbells, reading a newspaper without text, etc.

Features images depicting sequences of adult-based activities. Choose from 3-step, 4-step, 5-step or ADL sequences. Sequences include but are not limited to:
3-Step: taking medication, packing a suitcase, etc.
4-Step: taking out the trash, tying a neck tie, etc.
5-Step: setting a table, mailing a letter, etc.
ADL Sequences: dressing with a reacher, bed-wheelchair and sit-stand transfers, etc.

Features images of 3-8 items in a given category, including, but not limited to: tools, dairy products, writing instruments, kitchen gadgets, etc.

Features images of everyday objects, including, but not limited to: an apple, keys, an ambulance, etc.

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About Speech Remedy
Speech Remedy, LLC was founded in 2006 to provide cutting-edge multisensory therapeutic materials to the SLP (Speech Language Pathology) community. Speech Remedy’s products are developed by Joanna (Light) Boyer, M.S., M.A. CCC-SLP a published cognitive psychologist and licensed speech-language pathologist and Terri Tarnoff Snyder, M.A. CCC-SLP, a practicing speech-language pathologist of over 27 years and rehabilitation director of Breakthrough, Inc. Speech Remedy’s products are being used by health professionals in leading university communication clinics, home health care agencies, assisted living centers, board and care facilities, acute hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, adult day health centers and public schools. More information at www.speechremedy.com.
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