Speech Pacesetter by Aptus Speech and Language Therapy Limited (Universal)
Released: Jan 8, 2013
Version: 4.1
Size: 83 MB
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Ranking - Medical (iPhone)

Ranking - Medical (iPad)

Speech Pacesetter

Aptus Speech and Language Therapy Limited
Make measurable progress on articulation and speech rate goals using Speech Pacesetter.

- Designed specifically for people who have unclear articulation and a fast rate of speech due to stroke, brain injury, acquired stuttering, Parkinson’s Disease or other neurological condition

- Suitable for older children who have unclear articulation or who stutter

- Allows the user to choose a text and pace their rate of speech with the help of a speed-adjustable visual cue

- Highlights each syllable or each word. The user reads each syllable or word aloud as the visual cue appears.


The simple, effective and easy-to-use interface also allows the user avail of the following features:

- Built-in library of phonemically-balanced reading passages (The Rainbow Passage, The Grandfather Passage etc)

- Built-in short stories, poems and tongue twisters

- The option to create and save a library of custom reading passages

- Adjustable font size and pause duration on punctuation

- Optional metronome sound cue

- A choice of different colored backgrounds


"This affordable app brings a novel way of carrying out pacing therapy for adult speech and language therapists." – Mike Richards, SLT, UK

"I've had wonderful success using this app with a lady who has dysarthria due to a stroke." - Carol Winters, SLP

"Speech Pacesetter is one of my most used therapy apps! I use it with clients who have a fast speaking rate or slurred speech. I've had amazing results using this app." - Anna Wilson, SLP


Speech Pacesetter provides a unique way to pace speech and improve speech clarity. See for yourself how effective visual cues can be!

What's new in version 4.1
Minor changes to user interface
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Speech Pacesetter is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + Speech Pacesetter is currently ranked #220 in paid Medical apps for iPad.
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