Improves ability to understand,
remember, and execute instructions, both written and verbal (out loud in a
Patient hears and/or reads directions and follows them by moving shapes
on the screen with the mouse or keyboard. If the patient answers
incorrectly, program provides helpful suggestions in a human voice, like
"that's the wrong shape. You should be moving the large red triangle".
Select it to start the video.
Unlimited therapy: 500,000 exercises.
Every time you run the
program it creates a new lesson with as many exercises as you want to
Challenge for anyone: 200 difficulty levels.
Easiest: "Select the square"
Most difficult: 3 step instruction with shapes, colors and sizes
"Put the large red triangle above the small blue square,
then put the mall green square above the large white circle, after
put the large green square to the left of the small blue triangle."
A Perfect Challenge for Any
Auditory Processing Disorder
It's critical that therapy software be at a "tuned difficulty
level" meaning tuned to the patient's skill level. Direction Following
has over 200 difficulty levels via these options:
0, 1, 2, or 3-step instructions (called "Command
Complexity of the shapes
Shape alone ("circle")
Shape + Color (" red square")
Shape + Color + Size ("small red square")
Add extra shapes
(foils) to increase or decrease scanning difficulty.
My dad was so proud that he was able to
operate the software. [He] was so excited to show his speech
therapist. It was fun for him. Laura the speech therapist really liked the
software and is thinking of getting it for herself."
Bolton (daughter of caregiver) Read more
I've seen improvements in my clients! -Nora E. Reid, Speech Pathologist
Provides additional therapy
This flexible therapy program also lets you work on:
Shows (or speaks) instructions. Instructions then
disappears and patient follows them from memory.
Direction Following is
wonderful! -Phyllis Baird, caregiver
Patient follows the instructions that are spoken to
him/her. Written instructions are not shown.
Patient reads and follows written instructions. The
program can also speak the instructions if needed.
The program creates a unique, random
set of questions every time you use
it, with over 500,000 different
Therapy for all skill
increasing difficulty levels from
the very "select
the square", to the
very complex, three step
commands with 6 shapes of 2 sizes,
in 8 colors. The program lets
you set the
of the directions, how
the shapes are (from just a 'square'
to 'small red square'), add extra
shapes to make it harder, and much,
Limit program to only
certain colors for those who are
Test reading and/or auditory
Test memory of written
and/or spoken directions.
Saves time and
paperwork by automating outcomes
data. After every
lesson, the program gives a report
with the date, the number of
questions correct on 1, 2, 3, and 4
tries, and the level of difficulty.
Just print these out after every
lesson for no-hassle efficacy data.
(provided in the
Professional version only.)
had a breakthrough with
Direction Following. My son really enjoys it. -Elizabeth Brockman, caregiver, Washington
One critical attribute (shape
type, e.g., "square, circle", etc.)
Two critical attributes (shape and
color, e.g., "blue square")
Three critical attributes (shape,
color, and size, e.g., "small blue
Choose written and/or
Up to 10 foil shapes
(additional shapes that make the
option makes the Directions
disappear after the user begins
executing the directions. User
can press the space bar to read the
intelligent feedback to the user.
If the user executes the directions
out of order, or chooses the wrong
shape or moves the right shape to
the wrong location, the program
provides appropriate, specific
feedback, such as "You are moving
the shapes in the wrong order"
If you only need the written direction
following, or do not have a sound card,
we also have the basic Direction
Following (written only) version.
This is the same as Direction Following
Out Loud+, but does not have any verbal
component. All directions are
That version is less expensive.
Microsoft Windows (Any version from 2000 to
present: 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7, 8 ),
32 MB or more memory
About 80 MB Hard Drive
Color screen (monitor)
Recommended: a Sound Card (which most
computers have already. If you have speakers they are plugged into the