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Description

Citra, the first portable communication app, makes language, time and tasks visible & accessible for kids with speech delays. More than a communication app, we enable your child to develop independence and confidence, & their entire care teams to stay connected.

DEVELOPED FOR TABLETS NOT PHONES

Built for:

•Kids with speech delays and impairments, children who have difficulty speaking, children with ALS, apraxia, autism, down syndrome, Lou Gehrig’s disease, neuromuscular disorders, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, and other disorders that cause speech delays or impairments

•Speech and hearing centers

•Those who work with children with speech delays including those that offer speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychologists & other kinds of therapists

•Speech and communication researchers including those who study speech and language pathology (SLPs)

•Special Ed. teachers & teachers’ assistants, principals, school superintendents, intervention specialists, & personal care attendants

•Parents and caregivers

UNIQUE ADVANTAGES & FEATURES THAT HELP CARE TEAMS STAY CONNECTED:

1.Visual & Audible Photographs, symbols, words, & phrases. Choose SymbolStix or Boardmaker PCS for a picture library.

2.Ability to use personal pictures, such as images of your child performing activities, or familiar objects

3.Notes Maker: Parents, teachers, and therapists can share learning goals, communication goals, protocols, achievements, & notes together in real time.

Notes are time and date stamped, & attributed to each specific note-maker

History of notes is permanent so the child’s progress remains intact

4. Scheduler: a patent pending feature that helps children focus on task management, leading to your children feeling more of independent and confident, while growing their skillsets.

Designed so your child can learn to complete tasks independently: (1) Set up custom tasks and determine the time allotted for each step; (2) Help your child follow each step; (3) With practice, your child can learn how to complete the steps on his or her own.

5. Citra enables all members of the care team to create custom communication aids, creating consistency in learning at home, school, therapy & play. This consistency can help reinforce recognition & learning retention.

6. Accessible on multiple platforms including the Internet. Virtually anyone can access Citra.

ABOUT CITRA

Citra is a partnership between The Wells Foundation & The Columbus Speech and Hearing Center as a direct response to the needs of kids with speech delays & impairments, their parents, teachers & therapists.
Citra is a helpful, friendly, learning & innovation. We are consistently coordinating, connecting, and enhancing your ability to meet your child’s needs.
We envision a world where:

•Children with speech impairments can become more independent & confident

•Caregivers can seamlessly communicate to empower the lives of each child with speech impairments or delays

•Caregivers can easily communicate with their care teams for each child, & with each other in local and online support communities

Mission:

To develop independence, confidence, & enhanced communication in your children by partnering with you to deliver innovative solutions your entire care teams can leverage together.

Philosophy:

We are building a community with you, and surrounding you with a world of support. We organize ways for you to collaborate to help form best practices, share ideas & protocols that work.
We want you involved in enhancing our ability to meet your needs. As such, we build enhancements based on your direct feedback.

Fundamentally, we are optimistic about your children’s abilities, so we are delivering ways for you to help them achieve their speech and communication goals in the best ways possible.

What's New

Version 2.2

Name of user in communication board listing screen.

Ratings and Reviews

No information on registration/cost = ???

specialappssk

Must register to use, which I have done and is fine, but how much does the full version cost? Support page online cannot be found. There is no information in the app description mentioning need to register or cost. There are some pluses. I like the ability to add multiple profiles, I like the easy to make schedules with visual timer for each step. The communication boards are lacking- you cannot adjust the size of the buttons or change background color, font etc. It is very basic. I like the notes section where you can communicate back and forth with others. If I knew what price the full version was I might be able to better say whether the app is valuable or not but I don't plan on investing any more time creating schedules or boards, as I registered for a trial account, and have no idea how long that trial account even lasts- the registration page does not explain any of these important details.

Information

Seller
Tony R Wells Foundation
Size
6.3 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© Citra L3C
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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