COMMUNICATION

The following Free or Low Cost Assistive Technology software programs are available for anyone to use. The following programs, software, websites, and apps focus on different forms of Communication Support.

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Proloquo2Go

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  • Augmented and Alternative Communication tool for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking for themselves
  • Over 75,000 pictures to help convey any needs throughout the day
  • Free Text-to-Speech to let others hear your speech out loud
  • More Information: http://www.assistiveware.com/proloquo2go
  • Cost: Donation Program
  • Compatibility: iOS: iPad

Hidden Curriculum for Adolescents and Adults

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  • Learn how to deal with the unstated customs and rules all of us encounter on a daily basis
  • Using real life examples, this app address the ever-elusive “hidden curriculum”  we’re surrounded by daily
  • Topics include: social relationships, community, money matters, workplace, and more
  • More Information: http://www.autismpluggedin.com/2013/08/hidden-curriculum.html
  • Cost: $1.99
  • Compatibility: iOS: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Verbally

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  • Augmented communication app for individuals of different ages and abilities
  • Simplistically designed interface for ease of use
  • With over 50 essentials words, a Core Phrases Grid for common phrases and Text Prediction to increase speed of communication
  • Option to upgrade to Verbally Premium for ability to customize phrases
  • More Information:  http://verballyapp.com/
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: iOS: iPad