Clinical Blog

The posts on this page describe how SentenceShaper is being used in various settings. Some of the comments in the ‘Testimonials” section are excerpted from these blogs. We would love to share any information about how people are using the program; just click “Submit a Clinical Blog” on the right side of this screen. Read more »

Gina Antonelli and Denise McCall, CCC-SLP

The Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement (SCALE) in Baltimore, Maryland is a community treatment center for people with aphasia and their families. SCALE provides a place for people with aphasia to connect and empowers them to participate in small groups at the center and more fully in the wider community. We are committed to […] Read more »

Karee Anderson, University of Oregon Speech-Language Hearing Center

At the University of Oregon Speech-Language Hearing Center, we were  fortunate to acquire SentenceShaper, following the advice of Dr. Whitney Postman. It is available for all clients to use and is currently being used consistently with an adolescent boy working on language and cognition goals post right hemispherectomy. The  interactive interface and intuitive allow the client to […] Read more »

Francine Kohen, CCC-SLP, Temple University

We have used SentenceShaper extensively both in research and in the clinic. It is obviously a terrific terrific tool for building sentences. It is so well-designed and easy for clients to use that they truly enjoy using it and often request that we use it during an activity. We have found it especially helpful for […] Read more »

Andrea Atticks, CCC-SLP, Loyola Clinical Centers

 “Karen is a 42-year-old woman with aphasia and apraxia resulting from a stroke four years ago. Karen is working with a speech-language pathology graduate student at the Loyola Clinical Centers and has goals in both verbal and written expression. Karen and her clinician have been using Sentence Shaper, in conjunction with WordQ, to target both […] Read more »

Chrysa Golashesky, Adler Aphasia Center

The Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood, NJ, provides a wide range of support for people with aphasia, including a well-equipped technology lab, which has used SentencerShaper since 2006. Chrysa Golashesky writes: “The members who use SentencerShaper all produce some language, usually speaking in phrases. The vast majority of them are very computer-literate, so they can work the software […] Read more »

John S., Edinburgh, Scotland

John S., a research scientist, has experienced paragrammatic speech and difficulties with reading and writing following a  stroke. He uses SentenceShaper to create well-formed, spoken sentences — the program lets him play back his speech, listen to it carefully, and polish it until it is  correct. He then transcribes these spoken utterances into the program’s Caption Box. Using a screen reading […] Read more »