Category Archives: Communicaton

Flip Writer AAC – Available Again and Free!

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 … Continue reading

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sComm – Freedom Through CommunicationD

The UbiDuo 2 Wireless, and UbiDuo 2 Wired – the solution for face-to-face communication for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scomm.com Do you work with deaf clients or co-workers? If your work setting is a hospital or … Continue reading

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Text to Speech Apps for OT’s with Mobile Devices

OT’s work in many different settings and the tools we use continue to be more mobile in nature. When speaking of use of mobile device use of OT’s, a poll in 2014 by AOTA¹ found more than half of the OT practitioners surveyed use … Continue reading

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Proloquo2Go for Apple Watch! Use the app as a single switch on iPhone

Right after we released the first AAC app for Apple Watch, Proloquo4Text, we now release the first Apple Watch app that allows users with fine motor impairments to use the Apple Watch as a switch to access an iPhone: Proloquo2Go! Version … Continue reading

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Lanyards and Straps for iPhones and iPod Touches | ATMac

There are not a lot of ways to permanently attach a strap or lanyard to your iPhone or iPod Touch – but there are probably more than you think there are. Here are our best suggestions. Source: http://atmac.org/lanyard-strap-iphone-ipod-touch#comment-1058 A HUGE … Continue reading

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WordToob App

Do you ever stumble upon an app and think ” that is really cool” but the light bulb just doesn’t go on for application of it (or may be you don’t have an immediate application) ?? WordToob app (iPad; 19.99 for … Continue reading

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Flip Writer AAC | Two Displays

Flip Writer lets you type a message on the keyboard, and this message is displayed on two displays,           Source: As Scooped from: http://attraining.org/atdaily/2014/09/30/two-displays/ AT Daily reviews Flip Writer app. Free, with in-app purchase for word … Continue reading

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BIG Launcher for Android

Big Launcher app for Android  As scooped from Assistive Technology Daily  A fast and simple Android interface for seniors and people with vision problems. via BIG Launcher for Android. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: The Assistive Technology Daily always has wonderful technology … Continue reading

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iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism

Spectronics’ post ” iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism provides resources for the iPad as well as application and apps for individuals with Autism. Information is provided in the following categories (these categories are Evidenced Based Practices for ASD as … Continue reading

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Texthelp Keyboard (Beta) for Android

As an iOS iPhone and iPad/iPod user for the past few years, Android device use and apps are not real familiar to me. I have a Toshiba Thrive I have used but keeping up with apps for one platform much less … Continue reading

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