Brief Report: A Mobile Application to Treat Prosodic Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Impairments: A Pilot Study.

@article{Simmons2016BriefRA,
  title={Brief Report: A Mobile Application to Treat Prosodic Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Impairments: A Pilot Study.},
  author={Elizabeth Schoen Simmons and Rhea Paul and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rick Shic},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={320-327}
}
This study examined the acceptability of a mobile application, SpeechPrompts, designed to treat prosodic disorders in children with ASD and other communication impairments. Ten speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in public schools and 40 of their students, 5-19 years with prosody deficits participated. Students received treatment with the software over eight weeks. Pre- and post-treatment speech samples and student engagement data were collected. Feedback on the utility of the software was also… CONTINUE READING