The Social Skills with Billy app was designed by a speech pathologist to allow children with autism to practice their social skills and pragmatic language in real-life situations and to practice identifying various feelings. To practice social skills and pragmatic language, children are presented with over 100 real-life situational dialogues pertaining to birthday parties, school, home, restaurants, a hairdresser, a department store, a library, a doctor’s office, a dental office, family dinners, baseball games, play dates, airports, a garage sale, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, a New Year’s Eve party, visiting a sick grandmother, a field trip, a new baby, general conversations, making new friends, family vacations, and peer conflicts.
To practice identifying feelings, children are presented with real-life photos and short case scenarios.
Virtual Speech Center has developed a telepractice platform for online speech therapy - TheraPlatform. Our platform uses the latest technologies in video conferencing, therapy game development and online collaboration. Our goal is to deliver highly interactive platform capable of supporting engaging and highly effective speech therapy. Access to TheraPlatform is free during public beta. Sign up now to participate.