What's New

- Improvements

App Description

The Articulation Carnival app is a comprehensive and flexible articulation program to practice pronunciation of ALL English phonemes at the word, phrase, and sentence levels.

The app includes thousands of photos and prerecorded audio stimuli. It allows speech therapists to edit targeted words and to add their own photos and audio recordings.

The Articulation Carnival app was developed using the latest app technologies, making it the most fun articulation app on the market. Kids will be motivated to drill different speech sounds, since they will be rewarded with four different carnival games:

-Balloon Darts
-Basketball
-Spray Ducks
-Strength Hammer

Articulation Carnival offers the following phonemes:

•bilabial phonemes: p-/p/, b-/b/, m-/m/ (initial, medial, and final positions of words; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);
•labial phonemes: w-/w/ (initial and medial positions of words; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);
•labiodental phonemes: f-/f/, v-/v/ (initial, medial, and final positions of words; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);
•linguadental phonemes: voiceless th- /ϴ/, voiced th- /ð/ (voiceless: initial, medial, final positions of words; twenty pictures per phoneme per position at the word, unique phrase and sentence level; voiced: initial [twenty words] and medial positions of words with twenty pictures at the unique phrase and sentence level);
•lingual-alveolar phonemes: t-/t/, d-/d/, s-/s/, z-/z/, n-/n/, l-/l/ (initial and medial positions of words; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);
•linguapalatal phonemes: sh, ch, j, y, r-/r/ (all the phonemes in the initial, medial, and final positions of words except for y-/j/ [initial and medial positions of words]; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);
•linguavelar phonemes: k-/k/, g-/g/; glottal phonemes: h-/h/ (all the phonemes in the initial, medial, and final positions of words except for h-/h/ [initial position of words]; twenty pictures per phoneme and per position at the word, unique phrase, and sentence level);

Additional phonemes:

•l-blends: bl, fl, gl, kl, pl, sl, gl (initial position of words; ten pictures per phoneme at word, phrase, and sentence level);
•r-blends: br, dr, fr, gr, kr, pr, tr (initial position of words; ten pictures per phoneme at word, phrase, and sentence level);
•s-blends: sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st (initial position of words; ten pictures per phoneme at: word, phrase, and sentence level); and
•Vocalic r: air, ar, ear, er, ire, or (initial, medial, and final positions of words; ten pictures per phoneme per position at the word, phrase, and sentence level) and rl.

Articulation Carnival is easy to navigate and allows users to employ several tools to perform the following:

-add additional photos and audio recording
-enter multiple students
-select multiple phonemes for each student
-save selected phonemes for next sessions
-select alternate counts for multiple students
-enable or disable written picture descriptions
-use audio recording feature
-track correct, approximate and incorrect responses
-view reports in table and graphical forms
-e-mail results at the end of the game
-add notes during sessions
-save audio recordings from sessions
-backup and restore data
-select sounds for correct, approximate and incorrect responses
-shuffle pages for each session
-show or hide score during session
-enable or disable games as rewards
-configure rewards for each game
-enable or disable game background music

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 06, 2014 Initial release
  • October 17, 2015 New version 1.4
  • November 24, 2015 New version 1.5
  • June 21, 2016 New version 1.6