How SLPs and SLTs can get access to the top 12 robust symbol-based AAC apps

This free handout has been updated to add a 12th app: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/How-to-Get-Access-to-the-Top-12-iOS-Symbol-Based-AAC-Apps-TPT-Freebie-6869004


This FREE chart includes info about how SLPs / SLTs can get access to the top 12 iOS symbol-based AAC apps: 

  • Avaz AAC – Lifetime Edition
  • Clicker Communicator: AAC
  • CoughDrop
  • GoTalk Now / GoTalk Now Plus
  • Grid for iPad VPP
  • LAMP Words for Life
  • Niki Talk 2 Pro
  • Proloquo2Go
  • Speak for Yourself
  • Talk Suite Pro
  • TD Snap AAC (formerly known as Snap Core First)
  • TouchChat HD with WordPower 

It is part of a much larger feature matching chart that can be purchased on my Teachers Pay Teachers store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Feature-Matching-Chart-for-the-Top-12-Robust-iOS-Symbol-Based-AAC-Apps-6867853

See details on this blog post: https://omazingkidsllc.com/2022/01/29/updated-expanded-feature-matching-chart-for-the-top-12-robust-ios-symbol-based-aac-apps/

The information was confirmed with each app developer to insure accuracy. Includes info both for those in the USA and in other countries.

See a video preview of that resource:


Looking for info about how to get access to digital PODD options? Head over to this post on my blog and scroll down to that section: https://omazingkidsllc.com/2018/01/10/i-have-something-to-say-about-podd/


Have a question? The best way to reach me is via Facebook messaging over on my OMazing Kids page: https://www.facebook.com/OMazingKidsAAC/.


Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP, Founder of OMazing Kids, LLC, OMazing Kids AAC Consulting

Updated & Expanded: Feature Matching Chart for the Top 12 Robust iOS Symbol-Based AAC Apps

Updated & expanded: Feature Matching Chart for the Top 12 Robust iOS Symbol-Based AAC Apps: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Feature-Matching-Chart-for-the-Top-12-Robust-iOS-Symbol-Based-AAC-Apps-6867853

This resource now includes the following AAC apps:

  • Avaz AAC – Lifetime Edition
  • Clicker Communicator: AAC
  • CoughDrop
  • GoTalk Now / GoTalk Now Plus
  • Grid for iPad VPP
  • LAMP Words for Life
  • Niki Talk 2 Pro
  • Proloquo2Go
  • Speak for Yourself
  • Talk Suite Pro
  • TD Snap AAC (formerly known as Snap Core First)
  • TouchChat HD with WordPower

What’s new:

  • Niki Talk 2 Pro has been added as the 12th app in the chart
  • The chart now has 105 rows with in-depth up to date info about features in the top 12 iOS symbol-based AAC apps
  • Includes a handout that I created listing the 27 languages have a translation + at least one voice in the iOS version of the CoughDrop AAC app
  • Includes links to 12 separate “quick look” unlisted YouTube videos showing an overview of the unique features in each of the apps as well as several other more in-depth videos related to specific features
  • Includes info about any new features added in the apps since 12/4/21

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As of 4/15/22, the symbol-based feature matching resource now includes a supplemental handout “Unique Features in Symbol-Based AAC Apps to Support Gestalt Language Processors”. That handout includes info related to all 12 apps + additional info about features in 8 free and affordable symbol-based AAC apps (mainly iOS, some Android and a couple of Window) priced $2.99 or less. This supplemental handout is exclusive content that is only available as part of this resource.

See a preview of the new supplemental handout: Unique Features in Symbol-Based AAC Apps to Support Gestalt Language Processors


Preview:


Updated 4/15/21

Thanks SO much to Lauren S. Enders for this shout out for my AAC Feature Matching Chart in her presentation on 6/24/21 at AAC in the Cloud! See the whole presentation and get her handouts for “Personalizing AAC – A Deep Dive into Vocabulary Customization”: https://presenters.aacconference.com/videos/UVRRd1FUSXg=?. Be sure to also check out her Waklet with links to resources: https://wke.lt/w/s/7ldtJE.


Thanks Vicki Clarke / Dynamic Therapy Associates Inc (aacchicks)! The shoutout for the AAC feature matching chart in your IG Stories on 7/20/21 made my day 🥰


See the awesome reviews for it on TPT. Thanks to everyone who has written a review and helped spread the word about this resource 😊


Ko-fi subscribers can access the new version in today’s post (1/29/22): https://ko-fi.com/post/Updated-Feature-Matching-Chart-12922-C0C49VB5D


Looking for info about text-based AAC apps? Check out this resource: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Feature-Matching-Chart-for-the-Top-13-iOS-Text-Based-AAC-Apps-7740844

More info: https://omazingkidsllc.com/2022/02/09/new-feature-matching-chart-for-the-top-13-ios-text-based-aac-apps/.


Have a question? The best way to reach me is via Facebook messaging over on my OMazing Kids page: https://www.facebook.com/OMazingKidsAAC/.


Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP, Founder of OMazing Kids, LLC, OMazing Kids AAC Consulting

Verbally and Verbally Premium AAC apps leaving App Store

Verbally just announced that the Verbally and Verbally Premi7m text-based AAC apps will be removed from the Apple Apple Store on 1/31/22:

“It has come to our attention that the Verbally and Verbally Premium apps are no longer compatible with the latest versions of iOS. Because of this, we have made the difficult decision to sunset the Verbally apps.

Beginning January 31, 2022, Verbally and Verbally Premium will no longer be available for sale on the AppStore. After this date support for the product will no longer be provided.

To request a refund, visit support.apple.com. For questions, contact verbally@intuary.com.”


It’s always sad to see AAC apps disappear 😢


Have a question? The best way to reach me is via Facebook messaging over on my OMazing Kids page: https://www.facebook.com/OMazingKidsAAC/.


Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP, Founder of OMazing Kids, LLC, OMazing Kids AAC Consulting