Our goal is to provide a path for all children to learn words through music and become capable of independent speech.
We help children sing what they cannot say
Most children can SING what they cannot SAY
Our research shows that music and language are acquired in different parts of the brain.
Sing to Say Foundations uses music to bridge to the language centers and facilitate acquisition
We are building a vocabulary and music is the teacher.
Four Key ELEMENTS
Sing to Say includes four key elements:
-Stacie Carroll, co-founder of Sing to Say. * Special needs educator at the Toronto District School Board, Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence and the Teacher of the Year Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.
-Nell Smolar, co-founder of Sing to Say. Composer and musician. Neil is also a producer of interactive content for children in partnerships with PBS Kids Play, BBC Kids, Scholastic, National Geographic Kids and Discovery.
What parents are saying:
“It’s really remarkable the app with the music …..it completely embodies moving to the music, it taps into complicated pathways in his body. I know he’s physically engaged…. I can see it!”
“I think this is quite amazing… Just the pictures and the music…I’ve never seen an app like this. For me this is wonderful.”
“I love it. I think it’s awesome. ……The core words are great.”
I think is where this Sing to Say is phenomenal over something basic like a picture board.”
For her (my daughter)this app is amazing… for “V” to go from nothing to this….really, it’s huge strides. Sing to Say been a springboard to language. ……it has definitely increased her vocabulary.
The music for her in particular is fabulous so I think you guys are amazing. I’m so excited about this app Sing to Say and when I get the chance I tell everybody and anybody!!
That’s what has me so excited about your app…..finally – some innovation that is exciting and new.”
What early educators are saying:
“What an amazing way to teach augmentative/alternative communication!”
“Sing to Say is a very special app. I’m a speech-language pathologist who works with students with special needs and I can appreciate Sing to Say for so many reasons.”
“This app could work great for students with many differences and communication levels.”
“There’s simply nothing else like Sing to Say. It’s definitely something I’d strongly suggest that teachers, speech-language pathologists, and families take a look at.”
“The Help menu is genuinely helpful and the fact that there is data tracking makes this very useful to teachers.”
“This is so much fun for early learners and a great alternative to flat pictures that we have in PECS and other ACC programs. Love it and the kids do too.”