ChatAble – Symbol Based AAC App

If you’re looking to turn your iPad into an AAC device, there are several apps to help you do so.  One available option is ChatAble, a symbol based AAC app. This app is ideal for individuals who are unable to write or speak.  It provides a “grid of symbols (using PCS symbols or your own […]

Tobii Dynavox Speech Case

Tobii Dynavox is the business unit within Tobii Group where they help “individuals with different physical and cognitive limitations live richer and more independent lives.”  The company offers several augmentative and alternative (AAC) devices and accessories.  One of the company’s available devices is the Tobii Dynavox Speech Case for the iPad. The Tobii Dynavox Speech […]

Monday Tech Tip: TOKK Smart Wearable Assistant with Augmentative Communication app on an iPad

Craig Burns, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the TOKK Smart Wearable Assistant, which is a wearable Bluetooth-enabled device and how it can be used with an Augmentative Communication app on the iPad. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about the TOKK Smart Wearable Assistant.

Hip Talk Plus is the Communicator with It All

Portable communication doesn’t get any better than this! The Hip Talk Plus is a wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. AAC devices help people with disabilities who have lost their natural speaking ability to be able to communicate or express their thoughts, wants and needs to others without speaking. The Hip Talk Plus is […]

3 Text-to-Speech Apps

Text-to-speech technology is a game changer for those who are otherwise unable to communicate with those around them.  For today’s blog, I wanted to introduce you all to three text-to-speech apps. 3 Text-to-Speech Apps The following apps are available on both Android and Apple devices. 1. Predictable: Predictable is an award-winning app for people with speech […]

FreeSpeech – Build Language and Learn Grammar

Looking for an affordable way to practice your English language skills?  FreeSpeech is noted on the App Store to be the “#1 Best New App!”  It is an app developed to help users explore the English language.  It is a unique experience for children of all ages and abilities, and is especially ideal for visual […]