Understanding Questions

This innovative  program provides practice with understanding various questions: who, what, when, where, why, and how.  

How it works

Displays a question and up to 4 answers. Provides nearly unlimited therapy practice, with over 5,000 exercises. Patient reads a question and picks an appropriate answer. The Out Loud version speaks the question.

Designed to be used independently by a geriatric survivor of stroke or other brain injury. 

Change the difficulty by selecting how many choices to give the patient (2, 3, or 4) 


Appropriate for:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Understanding Who, What, Where (Wh) type words.
  • Auditory Comprehension
    (+OutLoud version only)

 Does the patient need to hear the questions?

The Out Loud version speaks the questions.  Great for extra help or work on auditory comprehension.

1. Starts with a question

Stroke rehabilitation & recovery. Auditory Comprehension.2. Gives a hint

When the user answers incorrectly, the program give a hint.  In the screen picture, below, the hint is in blue.  In the example below, the user has incorrectly answered Father.  The hint explains why Father is the wrong answer.


3. Another hint

If the user misses the question again, s/he gets an additional hint.


This program was developed based on a program originally developed by Dr. Richard Katz, who has designed numerous programs for aphasia, and published many studies on the effectiveness of computer-assisted aphasia software. 

Pro version Features

These features are available in the  Professional  version of the program.

Computer Requirements


  • Boosts patient self esteem
  • Provides weeks or months of self-paced speech therapy practice.
  • Practical preparation for "the real world"
  • There are also advantages for clinicians, such as saving time and providing an extra service (free demo disks)

Computer Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows (Any version from 2000 to present:  2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7, 8 ),
  • 32 MB or more memory
  • About 80  MB Hard Drive space
  • Color screen (monitor)
  • Recommended: a Sound Card (which most computers have already.  If you have speakers they are plugged into the Sound Card.)


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