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What’s APPropriate?  AAC Apps for mobile devices
Charlene CullenSpeech PathologistSpeech Language and AAC Consultant
Mobile devices
Over 140 AAC apps
There’s an app for that
Apps for AAChttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad-  apps-for-aac
Proloquo2Go       and then...
iPad
Questions raised• How do I choose?• Are they worth the cost?• What do they offer that  traditional speech  generating devi...
Celebrity Awareness
Media Stories and Opinionshttp://socialtimes.com/iphoneipad-app-helps-autistic-  children-communicate_b10778
Media Stories and Opinionswww.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/resources/2011/04 /aac-apps-speaking-appropriately/
Media Stories and Opinionshttp://www.wired.com/geekdad/2011/03/ipads-are-  not-a-miracle-for-autism-geekdad-opinion/
More Media Stories and Opinionshttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/category/app  s-and-mobile-learning/opinion/
Apps with Symbols/Pictures
Apps with Symbols and Text-to-speech
Apps with Text only
Traditional speech generating devices
Accessibility• Settings -> General -> Accessibility  •   Voice Over  •   Zoom Magnification  •   White on black display  •...
Access
Accessories
Quality Apps Review•   Broxterman’s Bugle•   SpedApps2•   Teach with your iPad•   Inov8 Educational Consulting•   Apps for...
Keep watching...  www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/apple
Research
Expertise
Case Study
Other sources• iTeach Special Education – iDevices in  Special Education (Facebook group)• Assistive Technology (Facebook ...
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What's appropriate: AAC apps for mobile devices

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Presentation at ComTEC Open Day October 21, 2011

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What's appropriate: AAC apps for mobile devices

  1. 1. What’s APPropriate? AAC Apps for mobile devices
  2. 2. Charlene CullenSpeech PathologistSpeech Language and AAC Consultant
  3. 3. Mobile devices
  4. 4. Over 140 AAC apps
  5. 5. There’s an app for that
  6. 6. Apps for AAChttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad- apps-for-aac
  7. 7. Proloquo2Go and then...
  8. 8. iPad
  9. 9. Questions raised• How do I choose?• Are they worth the cost?• What do they offer that traditional speech generating devices don’t?• What do SGDs offer that other mobile devices don’t
  10. 10. Celebrity Awareness
  11. 11. Media Stories and Opinionshttp://socialtimes.com/iphoneipad-app-helps-autistic- children-communicate_b10778
  12. 12. Media Stories and Opinionswww.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/resources/2011/04 /aac-apps-speaking-appropriately/
  13. 13. Media Stories and Opinionshttp://www.wired.com/geekdad/2011/03/ipads-are- not-a-miracle-for-autism-geekdad-opinion/
  14. 14. More Media Stories and Opinionshttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/category/app s-and-mobile-learning/opinion/
  15. 15. Apps with Symbols/Pictures
  16. 16. Apps with Symbols and Text-to-speech
  17. 17. Apps with Text only
  18. 18. Traditional speech generating devices
  19. 19. Accessibility• Settings -> General -> Accessibility • Voice Over • Zoom Magnification • White on black display • Large textwww.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/vision.htmlhttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/category/apps- and-mobile-learning/accessibility-and-access/
  20. 20. Access
  21. 21. Accessories
  22. 22. Quality Apps Review• Broxterman’s Bugle• SpedApps2• Teach with your iPad• Inov8 Educational Consulting• Apps for Children with Special Needs• Special Needs Apps for Kids• iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education by Eric Sailers
  23. 23. Keep watching... www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/apple
  24. 24. Research
  25. 25. Expertise
  26. 26. Case Study
  27. 27. Other sources• iTeach Special Education – iDevices in Special Education (Facebook group)• Assistive Technology (Facebook Group)• Twitter #augcomm #aacapps #tweetaac

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