Mastering Personal Information


Mastering Personal Information
This program uses speech recognition technology to help people with word finding and
memory problems recall personal information. Users are asked to provide pieces of
information by either typing the information or speaking it. The specific pieces of
information can be completely customized for each individual using the program like
“What is your address?”


Picture Naming with Speed

Picture Naming with Speed
In this program a grid of pictures is displayed and the user is asked to name each
picture. When a picture is named it is removed from the screen. The object is to
remove all pictures within the allotted time. Lessons can be made more difficult by
decreasing the allotted time.


Say a Sentence


Say a Sentence
This program uses speech recognition. Users are shown an object as asked to
create a sentence that starts with a specific word like “the” and contains the word
pictured.


Saying Present Progressive Verbs


Saying Primary Progressive Verbs
This program uses speech recognition. The user is shown a short animation of an
action that can best be described as verb + “ing”. The user must then say a
sentence describing the action like “The man is running.”


Scrambled Sentences


Scrambled Sentences
This program displays a scrambled sentence and requests the user to say a
grammatically complete sentence using all of the words displayed.


Talk Your Way through a Maze

Talk Your Way Through a Maze
This program uses speech recognition. Users are asked to navigate through a maze
using verbal instructions like up, down, left, and right. The program is very useful for
people with word finding problems and perseveration. The task is timed and challenging
for both adults and children.


Using Prepositions

Using Prepositions
Users move pictures from the left side of the screen to the right side by using a
command that mentions both the name of the picture and the new location (e.g. “Put the
light bulb beside the box.”). Examples of prepositions used are above, beside, on top,
below, etc.


Using Propositional Speech

Using Propositional Speech
Users are presented with a grid of pictures on the left side of the screen. They are
instructed to give a verbal command that will place the picture into a predetermined place
on the right side. To do so requires that the user generate a unique verbalization
consisting of the name of the picture and the location.


Word Finding Using Semantic Features

Word Finding using Semantic Features
The user will see an image representing an object and be asked to say name of the
object. This program uses semantic features as cues for incorrect naming. The cues
are the semantic features: category, action, properties, location, and association.
When an incorrect response is supplied, the user will be provided a semantic feature
of the object.


Word Recall Fill in the Blank

Word Recall Fill in the Blank
This program utilizes state-of-the-art Google speech recognition and text-to-speech
technology. Speakers are requested to say the name of pictures displayed on the
screen.


Word Recall Multiple Choice

Word Recall Multiple Choice
This program utilizes state-of-the-art Google speech recognition and text-to-speech
technology. Speakers are requested to say the name of pictures displayed on the screen
from a list of three possible choices.