The software has different access methods: a mouse, touch screen, joystick, trackball, head pointing device, alternate keyboard, or switch. Users will have more than one speech problem so, if they are unable to use one access method there is at least 6 other choices.
The software focuses on, not only speech, but education. It can be used in the classroom setting as a learning tool and assisting the user with socializing.
There is different age-appropriate categories of pictures available.
A tool used for creating interactive activities, which gives the user a chance to communicate.
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