Constant Therapy and other apps provide the opportunity for patients to practice at home, which gives them more chance to recover and improve. [These apps] provide the foundational practice that aid the patients to participate in real life communication.
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According to Dr. Swathi Kiran, aphasia patients can turn to many different evidence-based therapy approaches for language and cognition. Many people find success with speech and language therapy, working both individually and in a group on speaking, reading, and writing.
Almost 27 million people will need long-term care solutions by 2050, according to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor. Many long-term care patients have cognitive deficits, and often, caregivers lack adequate equipment to support cognitive training.
A new app created by The Learning Corp., called Constant Therapy, gives users a mobile cognitive training app that integrates digital speech, language and cognitive exercises, enabling patients to access brain exercises from their phone or tablet while remaining at home. Constant Therapy is collaborating with FirstLight Home Care to bring this device to non-medical caregivers.
As a teacher for more than 20 years, education had always been a major part of Mary Borrelli’s life. But she never imagined that at age 47, she would have to relearn everything she knew. Just after she was appointed to serve as an acting principal at the elementary school she attended growing up, Mary’s life changed forever when she had a massive stroke. Eight years later, she’s back in the classroom and sharing six things that the experience taught her.
Veterans struggling with speech or cognitive disorders will now be able to access therapy through Constant Therapy, a mobile app that provides supplemental coaching and motivation to patients. Veterans eligible for speech or cognitive therapy through the US Department of Veterans Affairs will now be able to use the app for free.