Word Meanings: Volume 1 (Interactive CD-ROM)

Authors:   Robyn Dower, Jan Mackey and ELR Software
Year:   2003
Publisher:   ELR Software Pty Ltd
  Visit www.elr.com.au/meanings
to download a free trial version of the program

Description:   An interactive Language Programme to build understanding and recall of words by strengthening semantic processing, based on the therapy manual Building Language: Word Meanings.
  Enables repeated practice and the opportunity for reinforcement of word meanings at an error-free level.
For use: By adults who have dysphasia and children with language learning needs
  By individuals for independent practice of basic word skills as an adjunct to their language rehabilitation
  In cognitive-language intervention by Speech-Language Pathologists, particularly to strengthen skills in categorization and attention
  By Teachers of Adult Literacy and basic adult language training, including ESL
Features: Based on cognitive neuropsychological theory
  Activities graded according to semantic factors
  Feedback and performance record
  Accent options (UK, USA and Australia)
  Everyday vocabulary (high frequency and high imageability words)
  Functional communication strategies
Activities Include: Picture Meanings
  Spoken Word - Picture Links
  Written Word - Picture Links
System Requirements: Version 1.4.02 (April 2010) now Windows Vista/7 compatible!

Words Work

Foundation Resources for
development of communication skills

Jan Mackey and Robyn Dower,
Speech Pathologists



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