Resources: Speech Therapy

Resources for Speech Therapy in Ethiopia (Amharic & Afaan Ormo)

Description: Transforming Faces is delighted to announce the creation of the very first SLT training video materials available in two of the widely spoken languages in Ethiopia. These speech therapy training resources were designed by SLT expert, Dr. Cat Crowley. Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College’s Speech Team of Berhane Abera and Hirut Menguistu also feature prominently in these resources.


Caregivers perception of SLP in CLP children & planning community-based intervention for CLP speech
B. Subramaniyana / Roopa Nagarajana / R. Vaidyanathana / B. Rajashekharb / B.W.C. Sathiyasekaranc

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Smile Train Speech App for Children
Smile Train developed a free, interactive speech services App with stories, games, and songs specially designed for children born with cleft palate. This fun App encourages children to practice more often for better speech outcomes from the comfort of their own home. It is available for phones and tablets in Spanish and English on the Google Play Store and Apple Store.


Smile Train App for Speech Therapists

Smile Train developed a simple App to empower speech therapists by securely organizing their pre and post treatment patient videos. While designed to specifically support Smile Train partner speech therapists to report their therapy outcomes and improve their services, it is available for free for all therapists worldwide.


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