Speech Remedy’s Products for Adult Rehab Therapy Selected by Pearson

Pearson, the global leader in educational publishing, has selected Speech Remedy’s speech-language rehabilitation products to be distributed in its print and online catalogs.
By: Speech Remedy
Feb. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Pearson, the global leader in educational publishing, has selected Speech Remedy’s speech-language rehabilitation products to be distributed in its print and online catalogs.

Speech Remedy is a leading provider of adult-focused speech-language-cognitive rehabilitation materials.  Pearson now offers Speech Remedy’s popular SR-Cognition therapy kit and supplemental Photo Cards Decks as part of its broad range of speech and language products for health care professionals.
Created by Speech Remedy founders Joanna Boyer and Terri Tarnoff Snyder, both certified practicing speech-language pathologists, SR-Cognition is one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date, functional adult focused cognitive therapy products on the market today.     

The kit contains two workbooks (one with easel option and one with re-useable reproducible pages) featuring hundreds of therapeutic activities; 85 photo cards; 20 picture cards, and a dry erase marker all in a sturdy portable tote box.  Activities and exercises feature realistic everyday scenarios, in real world environments using current cues for memory and language building, daily living and life skills development and reinforcement.

Pearson will also offer Speech Remedy’s eight Photo Card Decks, which are real-life color photographic cards designed for use with patients, addressing: Confrontational Naming, Problem Solving, Safety & Awareness, Categorization & Scanning and Sequencing.  The photo card decks promote: 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 up-to-date images with real-life situations and objects and suggested questions and answers for discussions with the patient.  The card decks may be used stand-alone or may be added as a supplement to the SR-Cognition kit.

Speech Remedy’s products are currently being used by thousands of SLPs and other allied health professionals in hospitals, long-term care facilities, inpatient and outpatient therapy clinics, rehab centers, private practices and schools around the world.  The 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.

Pearson is the global leader in clinical assessment, providing a wide range of assessment tools for personality, behavior, ability, achievement, speech and language, and career interests.  Pearson offers a broad selection of the most effective speech and language products to assess speech, language, and cognitive-communication skills, as well as tools for follow-up, treatment and intervention.

“The range of products we offer are designed to help customers create positive outcomes for their clients,” says, Tina Eichstadt, Senior Product Manager for Pearson. “We are excited to add Speech Remedy to our list of respected brands that help those who serve adult clients—the cognitive aspects of communication is an important part of our work,” she adds.

“Pearson is well respected in the SLP community for offering some of the latest and most effective assessment and intervention tools for health professionals,” says Speech Remedy co-founder Joanna Boyer.  “We are thrilled to have our products showcased in Pearson’s online and print catalogs,” she adds.

Health professionals and caregivers can learn more about Speech Remedy and their 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.

About Pearson
Pearson , the global leader in educational publishing, provides innovative print and digital education materials for preK through college, student information systems and learning management systems, teacher licensure testing, teacher professional development, career certification programs, and testing and assessment products that set the standard for the industry.  Pearson’s other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information, visit www.pearson.com

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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