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Otsimo Speech Therapy

Otsimo Speech Therapy

Special needs education
A solution for speech therapy training

Otsimo | Speech Therapy uses video modeling that enables learning from peers through mimicking. The exercises involve repetition of words in the learner's own pace, and there is a variety of topics to choose from. The use of camera in makes learning playful and interesting.

Age groups 
Mobile Android
Mobile iOS
Offline play 
Internet required
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

Learning is based on active repetitions and there is a variety of topics to choose from.
Although learning is based on rehearsing, the app allows the learner to choose their pace and topics. The activities help the child to understand and use concepts that are present in everyday life.
Involvement and progress of different learners can vary, since the learner can create their own goals for practice.
The app is made for individual practice at homes.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

Otsimo Speech therapy uses high quality video content to model correct speech.
Children learn through repetition and mimicking their peers.
The app uses camera to bring playful aspects to speech practice.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Children are encouraged to express themselves both verbally and physically.
Children can experiment with different tools and materials of visual expression
Children become acquainted with ICT equipment and technical solutions.
Rhymes, songs, naming objects, and reading and telling stories are used to support language development.

Soft skills learning goals

Practicing to recognize and express feelings
Learning about different languages
Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
Experiencing and exploring sounds and music from different sources

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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