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Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
Just the apps: Free, inexpensive and full featured communication apps for iPad
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Explore these free, inexpensive and full-featured communication apps for iPad through these screen shots. These apps can be used to assist emergent communicators who are nonverbal in finding their …

Explore these free, inexpensive and full-featured communication apps for iPad through these screen shots. These apps can be used to assist emergent communicators who are nonverbal in finding their voice and controlling their world across early language stages.

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  • 1. Just the Apps: Free, inexpensive, full-featured communication apps for iPad Gwendolyn Meier, MA, CCC-SLP, MT-BC Speech Language Pathologist, Music Therapist Villa Esperanza Services Pasadena, CA
  • 2. Currently over 100 iPad apps designed to be communication tools Variety of levels of complexity and co$t Decision-making: Speech Language Pathologists, special educators, and parents ALL need guidance App Explosion
  • 3. AAC Evaluation • Is essential • Must be conducted by a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) experienced in augmentative and alternative communication
  • 4. AAC Evaluation will determine: • Current communication skills and needs • Language stage & literacy development • Symbol/icon familiarity - Present ability to visually discriminate between symbols and locations - (NOT necessarily a prerequisite for using symbol-based systems) • Physical access - Motor ability to point to, give, push a button, turn page, look at, other? • Categorization and Memory - Cognitive ability to find stored vocabulary needed for expression • Trial period • Recommendation of an appropriate communication system - Picture cards, choice boards, buttons, screens, etc.
  • 5. The iPad is not a fit for everyone Play on the iPad may not necessarily lead to communication skills
  • 6. Included here - Info on apps for... • Building finger isolation and pointing skills
  • 7. Apps for Building Pointing Skills • Toddler Counting ($0.99)** • Starfall ABCs ($2.99)** • Stop and Go (FREE; $0.99) • Wheels On The Bus ($1.99) • Garbage Truck ($0.99) • Preschool Toddler Teasers (FREE) Toy Box game • Injini Lite (FREE) Farm game, chick
  • 8. Toddler Counting
  • 9. Starfall ABCs
  • 10. Early Language Stages 1. One word at a time 2. Two- and three-word phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings Translate to....
  • 11. Early Non-Verbal Language Stages 1. One word/picture card/button at a time 2. Two- and three-word/picture/button phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings
  • 12. Language Stage 1 1. One word at a time: In autism, largely Cause-and-Effect 2. Two- and three-word phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings
  • 13. Stage 1 EARLY Goal - In Autism One-word/One-button Requesting for preferred items or actions • Builds“buy-in” • Adds pay-off to the effort of communicating
  • 14. Stage 1 EARLY Goal - In Autism App features to look for at this Stage include... • Small set of whole-message buttons • Digitized (recorded) voice
  • 15. Apps for Language Stage 1 REQUESTING • Answers:YesNo • Sounding Board • Picture Card Maker
  • 16. Apps for EARLY Language Stage 1 Answers:YesNo (FREE and $1.99) • Technically an iPhone app, works great on iPad ($3.99 for HD, iPad version) • 2-button choice (can program only single message) • 6 Text and 6 Picture pages can be programmed • YES/NO installed; No image library - your own pics • Minimal visual discrim. and motor skill required (field of 2) • Recorded voice
  • 17. AnswersHD (FREE, $1.99)
  • 18. AnswersHD (FREE, $1.99)
  • 19. AnswersHD - FAVORITES
  • 20. AnswersHD - FAVORITES
  • 21. AnswersHD - FAVORITES
  • 22. Traditional SGD vs.App Big Mack Button ($117+) iTalk2 ($150+) Answers:YesNo ($1.99) Lacks the feedback of an actual push button
  • 23. Apps for Language Stage 1 Sounding Board (FREE) iPhone/iPod app, works on iPad • Choice/Phrase boards - Single word/button • Links/navigation between boards via message or function button, not simple • 1-16 words/buttons • Minimal visual discrim. and motor skill required • Limited image library & find/take/use your own photos • Recorded voice • FOLLOWING SLIDES ARE FROM A PREVIOUSVERSION
  • 24. Sounding Board (Requests) Field of 1 up to 16 now (newer version than pictured)
  • 25. Sounding Board (FREE)
  • 26. Sounding Board (FREE)
  • 27. Sounding Board (FREE)
  • 28. Sounding Board (FREE) Recess choices
  • 29. Work Phrases, with link to Break choices
  • 30. Apps for Language Stage 1 Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) • Choice boards - Single button messages, enlarges on selection, requires back button. Portrait only. • Sentence strip - 2-, 3-, or 4-button strip.Touch each in sequence in order to “speak” the sentence. No back button required. Portrait or Landscape. • No direct link/navigation to another board. • Back/Album button, scroll to another board - carries sentence strip over • 1-16 words/buttons to a page/Album, 2 size options (4 or 16) • Some visual discrim. and motor skill required • No image library - Find, take, use your own photos • Recorded voice • Full version $5.99 (no banner ads)
  • 31. Requests in blow-up view, swipe to scroll Requests in expanded view, 16 max
  • 32. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) There are 3 important items on this Home screen
  • 33. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) 1.
  • 34. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) 2. 3.
  • 35. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) 4. 5.
  • 36. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)
  • 37. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)
  • 38. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)
  • 39. PicCard Maker (FREE; $5.99) • Request preferred
  • 40. PicCard Maker (FREE; $5.99) One-button Requests at work
  • 41. Traditional SGD vs.Apps Sounding Board (FREE)* PicCard Maker (FREE; $5.99)* GoTalk ($157-229) Communication Builder ($254.95) *iPad = no keyguard*
  • 42. Stage 1 Goals - In Autism Moving Beyond Choice-Making 1. One word at a time: Greetings, Comments, Sharing Opinions (Model and demonstrate) Hi - Oops - Sorry - I like it - I don’t like it - Look - Oh man - That’s funny - etc. • Small set of messages • Digitized (recorded) voice
  • 43. AnswersHD ($1.99) “Do you want to dance” “You look nice”
  • 44. Stage 1 Goals - In Autism Greetings, Comments, Sharing Opinions
  • 45. Static board or single page in Full Featured app, TouchChatHD ($149.99)
  • 46. Stage 1 Goals - In Autism Arts & Crafts - Requests, Comments, Sharing Opinions
  • 47. Stage 1 Goals - In Autism Book Reading - Requests, Comments, Directions
  • 48. Work Phrases, with link to Break choices
  • 49. Language Stage 2 1. One word at a time 2. Two- and three-word/button phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings
  • 50. Stage 2 Goals - In Autism Elaborated requests: “I want” + item, “More” + item/activity Directing other’s actions, core vocab: Help please, give me, my turn, put in, you go, open it Greet using names • More message types • Digitized (recorded) voice OR synthesized (text- to-speech) voice
  • 51. FREE Apps for Language Stage 2 2-Button Phrases • Sounding Board (FREE) • Picture Card Maker (FREE)
  • 52. Sounding Board (FREE) - Link between pages
  • 53. Sounding Board (FREE) - Link between pages
  • 54. Sounding Board (FREE) - Link between pages
  • 55. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99) Sentence Strip
  • 56. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)
  • 57. Picture Card Maker (FREE; $5.99)
  • 58. Picture Card Maker (FREE)
  • 59. Picture Card Maker (FREE)
  • 60. Creating phrases from a single page in Full Featured TouchChatHD ($149.99)
  • 61. Traditional SGD vs.App Communication Builder 8 and up GoTalk 9+ and up ($195-250) Sounding Board Picture Card Maker (FREE-$5.99)
  • 62. Multi-Word Language Stages 1. One word at a time 2. Two- and three-word phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings
  • 63. Multi-Word Language Stages 1. One word at a time 2. Two- and three-word phrases 3. Building phrases and early sentences 4. Learning grammar and sentence structure 5. Sentences with more grammatical endings 3+ words in length
  • 64. Stage 3+ Goals Beyond 3-word phrases... • Visual sentence strip or message window • Useful for the learner • Useful for the communication partner
  • 65. Stage 3 Goals - In Autism Adding verbs and adjectives to requests: I want + to go + to recess Describing phrases: Agent+Action+Object • Navigation between pages • Increased need for vocabulary • Icon library included • Larger vocab: Synthesized (text-to-speech) voice
  • 66. Full-Featured Communication - Expanded, Word-based Vocabulary - Variety of Phrase Types - Multi-Word Language Construction - Grammatical Endings - At this level - AAC Assessment and Therapy is Essential!
  • 67. Full-Featured Communication for Multi-Word Language Stages Traditional Devices • DynaVox - M3, V, Maestro, Xpress • Prentke Romich Co. - Vantage Lite, Springboard • Saltillo - ALT-Chat, NOVA chat App for That • ProLoQuo2Go • TouchChat HD • WordPower version
  • 68. Full-Featured Traditional CO$T Traditional Devices • DynaVox - M3, V, Maestro, Xpress ($4,000-8,000) • Prentke Romich Co. - Vantage Lite, Springboard ($2,600-7,500) • Saltillo - ALT-Chat, NOVA chat ($3,500 ea.) App for That • ProLoQuo2Go • TouchChat HD • WordPower version
  • 69. Full-Featured iPad CO$T Traditional Devices • DynaVox - M3, V, Maestro, Xpress ($4,000-8,000) • Prentke Romich Co. - Vantage Lite, Springboard ($4,000-6,000) • Saltillo - ALT-Chat, NOVA chat ($3,500) App for That • ProLoQuo2Go ($190) • TouchChat HD ($149.99) • WordPower version ($299.99) iPad2, 16 GB ($499) GRAND TOTAL = $650-800
  • 70. Apps for Stages 3, 4, 5 • ProLoQuo2Go • $189.99 • The first, not necessarily the best • Easy to create a button • Does not intuitively support motor planning due to button location shift and manual (vs. built-in) navigation • TouchChat HD • $149.99 • $299.99 (Word Power) • Highly customize-able • Unique features: Button Actions, iShare, Copy and move pages between users • Intuitive navigation • Language Stages 4, 5 - WordPower version $299.99
  • 71. 3 columns 6 columns 4 8 columns 12 columns also available... Proloquo screen shots
  • 72. ProLoQuo2Go 2.0 IndividualizedVocab Built From Scratch
  • 73. Comments Greetings Let’s Go Work
  • 74. Campus Store Script
  • 75. Proloquo Button Actions new in 2.0
  • 76. TouchChat Family of Apps
  • 77. Variety of pre-programmed vocabularies TouchChat HD - AAC
  • 78. TouchChat HD - AAC: Visual Scene Display Read more on how it’s done: scaacn.blogspot.com
  • 79. TouchChatHD - Starter Vocabularies • MultiChat 15 • Adolescent • Adult • Student • Primary Landscape • Primary Portrait • Spelling • VocabPC Landscape • VocabPC Portrait
  • 80. Custom button size and color Custom to replicate Gateway 40 Custom to mimic a GoTalk 4+ button arrangement TouchChat HD AAC
  • 81. TouchChat HD AAC Customized early page layouts
  • 82. Use only the area of the screen that is accessible to the user TouchChat HD AAC - Customization
  • 83. TouchChat HD AAC - Hide Feature
  • 84. TouchChat HD AAC
  • 85. TouchChatHD Wide Variety of Button Actions
  • 86. TouchChat HD will play a video from your iPad camera roll Linking using the Navigate action helps students to be successful at a 3-hit sequence...every time!
  • 87. TouchChat TouchChat HD AAC - FREE iShare account (1 year life per
  • 88. • Monthly email blast - write to join socalaacnetwork@gmail.com • Blog - www.scaacn.blogspot.com Updated weekly with AAC-related news, info, materials, trainings, jobs • Facebook - SoCal Aac Scaac-n • Twitter - @SCAACN
  • 89. Thank you! Gwendolyn Meier Villa Esperanza Services gmeier@villaesperanzaservices.org

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