Parrot Software consists of 75 different software programs for the remediation of speech, cognitive, language, attention, and memory deficits seen in individuals who have suffered aphasia from stroke or brain injury. The treatment path for individuals with brain injury and stroke is usually a long one requiring many hours of rehabilitation. Cost prohibits individuals from seeing specialists for more than 2-3 times a week and medical insurers including Medicare have significantly limited reimbursements for long-term care.
The Parrot Software internet site is a low-cost extended-care option.Customers subscribe to this on-line service for $24.95 per month with the first week free as a trial. The programs available on this web site mirror activities of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists and neuropsychologists. Programs were designed for the non-computer user and free technical support is available via a toll free number and soon through Net-meeting. There are lessons of many difficulty levels and programs report performance at the completion of each lesson.
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Parrot Software has been developing treatment software for people with communication problems since 1981. These programs have been purchased by almost every medical care facility in the U.S. and in many English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Danish speaking countries. Parrot Software provides this internet option as an alternative to purchasing software. Parrot Software has strived to provide top quality products for patients with brain-injury and stroke for almost 20 years.