Save the Date!!
Facilitating the assessment and analysis of a child’s speech through technology
The SPEECHIE project is organising a half-day event, titled “Technology for Children with Developmental Language Disorders (DLD) – Where do we stand?”, on Monday, 8th July 2019. During this event, the key research results of the project will be presented. Keynote speakers have been invited to deliver talks on related topics. Further details on the […]
Here is a new article featuring the SPEECHIE project that was published on the 23rd of March 2019 on the Child Magazine by Times of Malta. Loridana, one of our research team members, explains how technology can facilitate the assessment and analysis of children’s speech.
Watch! Development update on Olly Speaks
You’re thinking about how much longer you have to wait before you start to see Olly Speaks 1.0 being used, aren’t you? If the heading did not provide enough of a clue, continue reading. In less then two years, Olly Speaks has changed from being just a conceptual idea to a working prototype, ready to […]
Developing therapeutic devices to aid children’s speech and language difficulties
Watch and learn more about the latest developments. Do you want to learn more? Contact us now. We look forward to answering any questions you might have. Video commissioned by The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST)
We proudly present: Olly Speaks!
Here is an article featuring Olly Speaks that was published on the 24th of November 2018 on the Child Magazine by Times of Malta. Olly Speaks is a smart therapeutic device that is focussed on games and activities that support speech and language therapy, as well as assessment.
Science in the City 2018 Valletta, Malta
Please welcome our favourite team member, Olly Speaks!! After two years of research, design and development we can finally show you the first prototype of the therapeutic device that is being developed in the SPEECHIE Project. We are now in the third and final phase of the project where we will continue developing the games […]
Experience our first prototype! We will be at Science in the City Malta 2018. Meet us at Pjazza Regina in Valletta from 6pm till midnight. See you there!
It’s almost here!
Do you want to know what goes behind the scenes of the SPEECHIE project? Read more about it here. ___ Featured Photo by Rock’n Roll Monkey on Unsplash
SPEECHIE Researchers attend the 15th International Design Conference
“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it” – Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist. This quote was central to the inspiration of the SPEECHIE team in the past months. Despite the many hurdles encountered, the SPEECHIE team managed to deliver the first physical prototype of the smart toy. We all […]
Dr Ing. Philip Farrugia, Dr Ing. Owen Casha and Mr Emanuel Balzan, attended the 15th International Design Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The conference was held from 21 to 24 May 2018. They presented a paper titled “Evaluating the Impact of Design Affordances in Preschool Children’s Toy Preferences”. The paper discussed the importance for children to […]