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Using iPads and iPods           asCommunication DevicesDeborah Dacey, MA/CCC-SLP; ATPSpecial Ed Coordinator               ...
AugmentativeiPod touch                                iPad
AugmentativeiPod touch                                  iPadJust think…last year at this time,the iPad was just introduced –
Features of the iPad as an
Features of the iPad as an   Portable and Lightweight
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning  Access
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning  Acces...
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning  Acces...
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning  Acces...
Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning  Acces...
Communication
Communication Considerations: ◦ Cost ◦ Programmability ◦ Digitized and Synthetic Voice   Options ◦ Graphics Options ◦ Sym...
Proloquo2go
Proloquo2goFEATURES:• a full-featured augmentative  communication device• a default vocabulary of over  7000 items• high r...
Symbol Stix Designed and developed by N2Y  for use in the on-line weekly  newspaper, News2You and the  online curriculum,...
Proloquo2goFEATURES cont.• natural sounding text-to-  speech voices• advanced word prediction• fully programmable and easy...
Device Requirements:* iPhone, iPod touch or iPad* iOS 4.2 or later* 273 MB of free space
Sample Pages on iPod
Proloquo2go Video http://www.proloquo2go.com/    resources/article/introductory-    videos
TouchChatHD
TouchChatHDFEATURES: is a full featured communication  application Over 10,000 symbols are included Reasonably priced a...
TouchChatHD
TouchChatHDFEATURES cont.    ◦ VocabPC: for adults and adolescents      uses a 12 location page layout    ◦ MultiChat 15: ...
TouchChatHDFEATURES:Minimum Requirements iPod Touch 2nd generation running  iOS 4.0 or higher iPhone 3G running iOS 4.0 ...
TapToTalk Free! (Editing version $99)
TapToTalk Features    ◦ Plays TapToTalk albums on an      iPhone®, iPad™ or iPod touch®.    ◦ You can download the player...
TapToTalk Designer Design and organize “albums” with  a library of over 2,500 pictures You can add your own pictures Re...
TapToTalk     http://www.taptotalk.com/
TapSpeak, LLC   TapSpeak Button – Single message   TapSpeak Sequence – Sequential    recording   TapSpeak Choice – Allo...
TapSpeak Choice foriPad
TapSpeak Choice foriPadFEATURES:• Reasonably priced at $99.99• Multiple symbol options  • photos and Mayer-Johnson PCS    ...
TapSpeak Choice for iPadFEATURES:• Digitized voice including sample  libraries.• Tap/touch configurable for a  student’s mo...
TapSpeak Sequence   FEATURES:    ◦ $29.99    ◦ Unlimited number of messages and      sequence length and phrase recording...
TapSpeak Button
TapSpeak ButtonFeatures: Unlimited number of messages Unlimited message length Configurable button color Configurable bu...
TapSpeak ButtonRequirements:   Version 1.0 $19.99    ◦ Apple iPhone with at least OS 3.1    ◦ iPod Touch 2G with any atta...
TapSpeak videohttp://conleysolutions.com/wordpress
SoundingBoard
SoundingBoard SoundingBoard™       Version 2.0    Update    ◦ Linked Boards: choose to link one      board to another on ...
SoundingBoardFEATURES: Create boards with up to 9  message locations Virtually unlimited capacity; create  boards for an...
SoundingBoard Use your own photo library for  even greater flexibility and options Take your own photos using your  iPhon...
SoundingBoardRequirements: $59.99 SoundingBoard™ is designed to  work with:  ◦ iPhone 3GS and  ◦ iPhone 4,  ◦ iPod Touch...
SoundingBoard   http://www.ablenetinc.com/    AssistiveTechnology/    Communication/SoundingBoard/    tabid/632/Default.a...
   http://mypad.lazyriver.on-    rev.com/ $29.99              iConverse
MYTALKTOOLS MOBILE AAC   Use simple grids or boards with    bold images to play recorded    sounds when you touch a cell....
MYTALKTOOLS WORKSPACEFAST, FLEXIBLE AUTHORING MyTalkTools Workspace is a Web  application to personalize  MyTalkTools Mob...
Voice4u Create Your Original Icons &  Categories Create as many icons & categories  as you need. Customize pre-  loaded ...
Features   Over 150 Pre-loaded Icons   Charming icons with easy-to-listen, clear voice    in nine categories that helps ...
What is required to haveswitch access to an I-Padapp?1. A Connection2. A Switch Interface3. Switch(es)4. An Application th...
iPad Switch Access              iPad Cordless Switch              Interface (RJ Cooper)              $99iPad CordlessSuper...
iPad/iPod Cases
iPad Accessory Package• iAdapter • rubberized corners and handle • A small slide cover on the front   of the housing will ...
Lessons learned
Lessons learned   Work with your IT techs and your    purchasing people prior to doing    anything.
Lessons learned Work with your IT techs and your  purchasing people prior to doing  anything. Set up I-tunes account wit...
Lessons learned (cont.)
Lessons learned (cont.)   Determine who will manage the    account and if you are going to    have a centralized computer...
Lessons learned (cont.) Determine who will manage the  account and if you are going to  have a centralized computer to  “...
Lessons learned (cont.) Determine who will manage the  account and if you are going to  have a centralized computer to  “...
Riding the wave of atechnology revolution… Apps  are CONSTANTLY  changing Be aware of system  requirements Keep searchi...
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    1. 1. Using iPads and iPods asCommunication DevicesDeborah Dacey, MA/CCC-SLP; ATPSpecial Ed Coordinator Boone Co. Schools debbie.dacey@boone.kyschools.u s
    2. 2. AugmentativeiPod touch iPad
    3. 3. AugmentativeiPod touch iPadJust think…last year at this time,the iPad was just introduced –
    4. 4. Features of the iPad as an
    5. 5. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight
    6. 6. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display
    7. 7. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps
    8. 8. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning Access
    9. 9. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning Access High Quality Voice Output
    10. 10. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning Access High Quality Voice Output Synthetic and Digitized Text
    11. 11. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning Access High Quality Voice Output Synthetic and Digitized Text Chargeable
    12. 12. Features of the iPad as an Portable and Lightweight Dynamic Display Multiple Apps Direct Selection and Scanning Access High Quality Voice Output Synthetic and Digitized Text Chargeable Allows use of other applications
    13. 13. Communication
    14. 14. Communication Considerations: ◦ Cost ◦ Programmability ◦ Digitized and Synthetic Voice Options ◦ Graphics Options ◦ Symbol Array
    15. 15. Proloquo2go
    16. 16. Proloquo2goFEATURES:• a full-featured augmentative communication device• a default vocabulary of over 7000 items• high resolution symbols: Symbol Stix
    17. 17. Symbol Stix Designed and developed by N2Y for use in the on-line weekly newspaper, News2You and the online curriculum, Unique Learning System. Generic activities and persons are depicted as lively stick figures- stick figures with "an attitude".
    18. 18. Proloquo2goFEATURES cont.• natural sounding text-to- speech voices• advanced word prediction• fully programmable and easy to use• reasonably priced at $189.99
    19. 19. Device Requirements:* iPhone, iPod touch or iPad* iOS 4.2 or later* 273 MB of free space
    20. 20. Sample Pages on iPod
    21. 21. Proloquo2go Video http://www.proloquo2go.com/ resources/article/introductory- videos
    22. 22. TouchChatHD
    23. 23. TouchChatHDFEATURES: is a full featured communication application Over 10,000 symbols are included Reasonably priced at $149 Five synthesized voices
    24. 24. TouchChatHD
    25. 25. TouchChatHDFEATURES cont. ◦ VocabPC: for adults and adolescents uses a 12 location page layout ◦ MultiChat 15: created for school-aged individuals with emerging language skills ◦ Spelling: a keyboard page set with four word prediction ◦ Primary: designed for children; offers vocabulary for home, school and general communication.
    26. 26. TouchChatHDFEATURES:Minimum Requirements iPod Touch 2nd generation running iOS 4.0 or higher iPhone 3G running iOS 4.0 or higher iPad running iOS 3.2 or higher iPad 2
    27. 27. TapToTalk Free! (Editing version $99)
    28. 28. TapToTalk Features ◦ Plays TapToTalk albums on an iPhone®, iPad™ or iPod touch®. ◦ You can download the player application from the App StoreSM for free. ◦ New version has scanning
    29. 29. TapToTalk Designer Design and organize “albums” with a library of over 2,500 pictures You can add your own pictures Record your voicee or use text-to- speech “Publish" your albums to one or more of our supported devices. Free apps play your albums on each device.
    30. 30. TapToTalk  http://www.taptotalk.com/
    31. 31. TapSpeak, LLC TapSpeak Button – Single message TapSpeak Sequence – Sequential recording TapSpeak Choice – Allows quick and easy creation of communicator grids.
    32. 32. TapSpeak Choice foriPad
    33. 33. TapSpeak Choice foriPadFEATURES:• Reasonably priced at $99.99• Multiple symbol options • photos and Mayer-Johnson PCS core library of 4500 symbols• One to 56 messages on a board• Drag and drop creation and editing
    34. 34. TapSpeak Choice for iPadFEATURES:• Digitized voice including sample libraries.• Tap/touch configurable for a student’s motor skill capability.• Direct access• Scanning modes using the entire iPad screen as a switch or use RJ Cooper’s iPad Super-Switch and iPad Switch Interface.
    35. 35. TapSpeak Sequence FEATURES: ◦ $29.99 ◦ Unlimited number of messages and sequence length and phrase recording length ◦ A number of geometric symbols and colors ◦ Use your own photographs or drawings ◦ Tap response is configurable ◦ Basic usage tracking
    36. 36. TapSpeak Button
    37. 37. TapSpeak ButtonFeatures: Unlimited number of messages Unlimited message length Configurable button color Configurable button feedback Editing of existing messages Full editing of the message list
    38. 38. TapSpeak ButtonRequirements: Version 1.0 $19.99 ◦ Apple iPhone with at least OS 3.1 ◦ iPod Touch 2G with any attached microphone and OS 3.1. Version 2.0 $49.99 ◦ Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
    39. 39. TapSpeak videohttp://conleysolutions.com/wordpress
    40. 40. SoundingBoard
    41. 41. SoundingBoard SoundingBoard™ Version 2.0 Update ◦ Linked Boards: choose to link one board to another on any message location ◦ Single and Dual Switch Access: Using AbleNets bluetooth access switch ◦ Pre-Loaded Communication
    42. 42. SoundingBoardFEATURES: Create boards with up to 9 message locations Virtually unlimited capacity; create boards for any situation Use the built-in AbleNet symbol library for instant access to hundreds of symbols Record messages of virtually any length for each symbol
    43. 43. SoundingBoard Use your own photo library for even greater flexibility and options Take your own photos using your iPhone and use them in a board immediately* Increase the physical size of the boards by using iPad
    44. 44. SoundingBoardRequirements: $59.99 SoundingBoard™ is designed to work with: ◦ iPhone 3GS and ◦ iPhone 4, ◦ iPod Touch 3rd and 4th Generation ◦ iPad 1 and 2
    45. 45. SoundingBoard http://www.ablenetinc.com/ AssistiveTechnology/ Communication/SoundingBoard/ tabid/632/Default.aspx
    46. 46.  http://mypad.lazyriver.on- rev.com/ $29.99 iConverse
    47. 47. MYTALKTOOLS MOBILE AAC Use simple grids or boards with bold images to play recorded sounds when you touch a cell. The sequences can even form complete sentences.
    48. 48. MYTALKTOOLS WORKSPACEFAST, FLEXIBLE AUTHORING MyTalkTools Workspace is a Web application to personalize MyTalkTools Mobile or Lite quickly and easily. Its a drag-and-drop tool that simplifies design and backs up your MyTalkTools content when you sync.
    49. 49. Voice4u Create Your Original Icons & Categories Create as many icons & categories as you need. Customize pre- loaded icons & categories with your own photos and sound.
    50. 50. Features Over 150 Pre-loaded Icons Charming icons with easy-to-listen, clear voice in nine categories that helps user’s self expression. Organized in 11 categories. Just Too Easy! Our user-friendly interface that is tested with autistic individuals assures zero learning cost. Use Voice4u right after installation. Affordable Price: ONLY $29.99 Voice4u is totally affordable out of your pocket. More than 100X cheaper than conventional AAC devices.
    51. 51. What is required to haveswitch access to an I-Padapp?1. A Connection2. A Switch Interface3. Switch(es)4. An Application that includes logicto make it “switch aware” • Make elements on the screen “accessible” • Receive, interpret and act upon switch events
    52. 52. iPad Switch Access iPad Cordless Switch Interface (RJ Cooper) $99iPad CordlessSuper-Switch (RJ TapSpeakCooper) $149 Choice ($99)
    53. 53. iPad/iPod Cases
    54. 54. iPad Accessory Package• iAdapter • rubberized corners and handle • A small slide cover on the front of the housing will hide the home button • an amplifier with dual speakers • A rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery • shoulder strap for portability • plastic stand for table top use. http://www.amdi.net/ iadapter/
    55. 55. Lessons learned
    56. 56. Lessons learned Work with your IT techs and your purchasing people prior to doing anything.
    57. 57. Lessons learned Work with your IT techs and your purchasing people prior to doing anything. Set up I-tunes account with a “generic” email that can be transferred between teachers and schools. DO NOT SET UP AN ACCOUNT UNDER YOUR NAME OR CREDIT CARD!
    58. 58. Lessons learned (cont.)
    59. 59. Lessons learned (cont.) Determine who will manage the account and if you are going to have a centralized computer to “sync”.
    60. 60. Lessons learned (cont.) Determine who will manage the account and if you are going to have a centralized computer to “sync”. Download “lite” or free versions of apps, when possible to determine if it’s worth the money.
    61. 61. Lessons learned (cont.) Determine who will manage the account and if you are going to have a centralized computer to “sync”. Download “lite” or free versions of apps, when possible to determine if it’s worth the money. Read the reviews. www.docstoc.com/docs/60454355/ iPhone-iPad-and-iPod-touch-Apps-for- (Special)-Education
    62. 62. Riding the wave of atechnology revolution… Apps are CONSTANTLY changing Be aware of system requirements Keep searching for the latest and greatest! Thanks for your attendance!
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