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App to teach communication

Shared by Jorge Cohen on 2014-04-02 19:35

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TapSpeak Choice is a flexible, usable, and accessible Augmentative and Assistive Communication app. TapSpeak Choice’s app was designed for children and adults with communication difficulties arising from autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, apraxia of speech, aphasia, stroke, Angleman’s syndrom, Rett’s syndrome. It’s designed for quick and easy editing, uses Pixon® symbols, a proven symbol set for core vocabulary usage.

After searching the market, and realized there were no solutions for his son, Ted Conley formed TapSpeak in 2009.

Ted’s background includes 25 years in corporate IT developing enterprise web applications and managing application projects and teams. By helping his son, he also hopes to help others struggling with the same and/or similar conditions.

Adapted from: http://tapspeak.com/drupal/

This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

About the author

Pierce, born in 2007, in USA, has cerebral palsy and cortical vision impairment. His father, Ted Conley, was getting frustrated with being unable to find an appropriate devices to help his son, Pierce, to learn to communicate. So, TapSpeak was born.

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