Using advanced portable technology to transform speech and language therapy from the comfort of your home.

Two to three children in every U.K. classroom struggle with speech and language development. Iris Speaks addresses this by leveraging technology to tackle this barrier to literacy. They are on a mission to change the way speech and language therapy is delivered, making it more affordable and accessible. By using artificial intelligence and machine learning combined with a human touch, Iris Speaks aims to make therapy interventions shorter, more intensive, and more impactful. Their objective is two-fold: to reach the 10 percent of children who enter school with a speech, language, and communication need; and to help adults who have had a stroke regain their communication as quickly as possible. To date, over 1,000 families have been given help and advice from Iris Speaks with 97 percent customer satisfaction.


Health Education

London, England, United Kingdom


Zoe Peden

Zoe Peden (CEO at Insane Logic and CEO at Iris Speaks) has been an Unreasonable Fellow since July 2016 and most recently participated in Project Literacy Lab 2016.

Project Literacy Lab 2016

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