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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

2Talk – a new app for new AAC users

We are very happy to introduce you to 2Talk, a new app for creating communication boards. The app is intended for users who are just beginning their journey into the world of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and need opportunities

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Keyguards for the iPad – our Maker success continues…

A few weeks ago we told you about TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers) the inspirational make-a-thon we participated in in order to create solutions for people with disabilities. Going into TOM we had our main challenges that we had signed up

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The Chat Bag: Communication Has A Tool. Chatting anywhere and everywhere

I am very happy to introduce you to Lori Holbrook, from St. Louis, USA, mom to Hannah and designer of the CHAT Bag. The CHAT Bag is a bag that allows children or adult users of AAC (augmentative and alternative

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The Tablet Makes a Point of Pointing

In the last few years, the iPad and other technological devices have become essential therapy tools and are being used by therapists to work on a variety of goals. With toddlers and young children we often ask ourselves what the

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Taming the Tower of Babel – Making an institution-wide transition to a uniform symbol set for communication

For many years at Beit Issie Shapiro, a large organization that provides many services including early intervention and school based programs for children with special needs, we used Boardmaker symbols to create communication boards, both for low and high tech

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Our Top AAC Apps

The year has only just begun and already the good news for people with disabilities is pouring in. Change is in the air, and this time it comes from Israel. Finally, after years of lobbying the government, communication devices have

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