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Products for Communication

Assisitve Technology Products for Communication

Browse the list of products and technologies below to find possible solutions to communication challenges. Join our Forum to dig deeper into a product, its features, ease of use, and applications. This page is not meant to offer a list of every possible product/manufacturer but rather, provides a place to start on your search for solutions.

SUGGESTED RESOURCES

QUALITY INDICATORS FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

QIAT disseminates Quality Indicators for AT in schools. For AT in post-secondary visit http:qiat-ps.org.

AMERICAN SPEECH - HEARING - LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION

ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY ACT PROGRAMS

ATAP is a national organization comprised of state AT programs.

JANE FARRALL CONSULTING

Jane is a speech pathologist and special educator offering lists of communication apps she had tried out.

AUTISM SPEAKS

A listing of AT resources for communication. Autism Speaks promotes solutions for the needs of individuals with autism.

UNITED STATES SOCIETY FOR AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION

USSAAC's provides resources for people with complex communication needs. 

WISCONSIN ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE

Chapter 3, AT for Communication, from the WATI guide on AT. Check out wati.org for lots of additional information.

DEVICES / HARDWARE

GoTalk from Attainment

ATTAINMENT COMPANY

Attainment has a variety of low and high tech communication devices and apps.

Indi by Tobii Dynavox

TOBII DYNAVOX

Tobii Dynavox offers a variety of communication devices including the new Indi and EyeMobile Plus.

Accent 1400 by PRC

PRENTKE ROMICH COMPANY

Prentke Romich creates AAC Communication solutions including language systems.

Indi by Tobii Dynavox

ABLENET

AbleNet offers a variety of AAC devices, switches, and curriculum.

Chat Fusion from Saltillo

SALTILLO

Chat Fusion provides multiple access methods, including Chat Point (headpointing).

JABBLA

Jabbla develops technology that assists people with communication challenges.

iPad and Samsung tablets

iPAD and TABLETS

See below for a sampling of communication apps that run on iPad and/or Tablets.

APPS

Proloquo2go

PROLOQUO2GO

Symbol-supported communication app to promote language development.

iCOMMUNICATE

Use iCommunicate to create pictures, storyboards, routines, and recorded audio.

Indi by Tobii Dynavox

iCOMM

Designed for children under 3, you can customize with pictures, audio and recorded voice.

MYTALK

Create customized communication boards with images, pictures and audio files. 

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TOUCHCHAT

TouchChat offers a variety of communication apps.

LAMP app icon

LAMP WORDS FOR LIFE

The LAMP Words for Life communication app is based on the Unity® language system.

GOTALK NOW 

A customizable AAC app to use with the GoTalk devices for those who may have limited or no speech.

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PREDICTABLE BY THERAPY BOX

Predictable's self-learning word prediction helps you to quickly and acurately construct sentences. 

Voice4u

VOICE4U

A symbol-based communication app for those who have speech challenges.

LetMeTalk app

LET ME TALK

A free AAC talker app which supports communication in all areas of life.

Able 2 Talk app

ABLE2TALK

Text-to-speech app with core vocabulary, phrases stored under a range of categories.

Widgit Go app

WIDGIT GO

Create activities and grids to support communication, learning and language development. 

LOW TECH

TEACHERS PAY TEACHERS

Teachers Pay Teachers is a community of educators who come together to share their work and their inspiration.

Indi by Tobii Dynavox

SPEAKBOOK

Speakbook.org is a non profit organization determined  to help as many people as possible to keep talking – because communication is everything.

NOODLENOOK

NoodleNook.Net is a compilation of resources, teaching strategies, and activities to use.

low tech wrist communicator

GIVING GREETINGS

This low tech communication aid can be worn on the wrist of anyone who uses visual reminders and picture symbols.