Flip Writer AAC – Available Again and Free!

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Flip Writer AAC app

Flip Writer AAC app   is a communication tool for individuals with hearing and speech disorder who benefit from text based information for the iPhone and iPad.  The app also features  high quality text to speech, providing a voice to those with a speech impairment. Although OT’s specialty is not communication, there are times when communication becomes a barrier due to aphasia, hearing impairment, requiring a method to gather and share information with clients, friends or others when working in a hospital, clinic or other settings. Flip Writer app for iOS devices provides a tool to exchange messages with a mirrored writing environment for both communicating partners.

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Flip Writer AAC app is again available in iTunes and currently free. Regularly priced at 24.99 (I believe), this is a great deal and provides a tool that might come in handy for communication with clients or others. At 32 MB it won’t take a lot of space on your device like other symbols/picture based communication apps.

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Carol

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
This entry was posted in Accessibility, Activities of Daily Living, Apps for OT's, Apps for PT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication, Communicaton, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Occupational Therapy, Text to Speech, Writing and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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