Archive | Augmentative Communication Tools

Thank you to the Montreal Gazette, Montreal Families and Inspirations for raising awareness

We’ve recently been featured in various Montreal publications on new technologies available for children with special needs. We’d like to extend our thanks to: The Montreal Gazette for reporting on a family’s successful use of Proloquo2Go on the iPad, “App called Proloquo2Go Whets Appetite of Non-Verbal Child.” Proloquo2Go is an app that is designed to provide augmentative […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 6: 3 Methods of Using Augmentative Communication Apps To Support Different Languages

Welcome to Part 6 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 6 we look at 3 methods of using augmentative communication apps to support different languages: use existing native language AAC apps; use the pronunciation feature within Proloquo2Go; and use […]

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Vote for Proloquo2Go for 2010 Best App Ever Awards!

We think (or rather, we KNOW) that Proloquo2Go is revolutionary and has truly re-defined the term “mobile communication.” We have seen first-hand what it can do to promote communication. The 2010 Best App Ever Awards (also on Twitter) is in its third year of nominating the best applications for iOS devices and is run entirely […]

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So How Do You Know When Your Child Needs a Speech Device?

LovethatMax is a great blog from a parent’s perspective. Here is a link to a great post on making the decision to try an augmentative communication device and ending up with the iPad and Proloquo2Go. Definitely worth reading. “We jumped on the iPad and the Proloquo2Go app. They’ve been amazing; … Oh, and Max’s speech? It is […]

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Parents Turn to iPad for Speech Therapy –

We’re not having to fight to prove to people that she is a smart little girl anymore, because it’s there once they see her using the iPad,” said Caleigh’s mother, Holly Gray, who said her daughter can use the tablet to identify colors or ask to go outside. The iPad is getting increased recognition as […]

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inov8 Educational Consulting now a Proloquo2Go Resource Center

inov8 Educational Consulting is proud to be listed as a Canadian Resource Center for Proloquo2Go. inov8 Educational Consulting offers parent and school seminars along with individualized consultations with augmentative communication applications such as Proloquo2Go. Proloquo2Go by AssistiveWare is an innovative, fully customizable augmentative communication application that has been developed for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. […]

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The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer

The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer. Since its release in April, parents of children with autism are describing the iPad as revolutionary…here is a mom’s perspective of how the iPad and specialized apps have helped her son improve academic and functional skills. My son Leo’s life was transformed when a […]

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New seminar series for parents, 2010/2011 school year

We have developed a new seminar series for parents with special needs for the 2010-2011 school year! Keep a look out for our new ad in the September issue of Montreal Families. Topics include: 1. Assistive technology tools for the elementary student with learning disabilities 2. The newest mobile communication devices and tools for the […]

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