Thursday, August 20, 2009


Flickr is a respository for images and is available to anyone with an account. Most images on the site can be used for educational purposes but must be referneced due to copyright.

Uses of Flickr in Speech Pathology

Specialists can use Flickr for:
  • improving language skills by having images with the word, pronunication and recording of the word being spoken. The definition of the word must also be considered because some words sound the same
  • learning the human anatomy
  • combining verbal and visual aids together help stimuate the brain and retain the correct speech
  • both adults and children
Patients can use Flickr for:
  • practicing their speech in their own time with the images and other sources
  • expand their vocabulary
  • improve thier language skills

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