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Introducing AACSpeechBuddy for iPad, iTouch, iPhone, Android and Desktop Java

Eureka, CA, January 20, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Designed for Parents & Educators

http://aacspeech.com

AACSpeechBuddy was created to quickly and easily create custom PECS Speech Sets Online which could be loaded on one or many AAC Speech Buddy Apps.

The AAC Speech Buddy comes complete with several demo speech sets and access to their Default Profile menus. Users are encouraged to create free Login accounts online at AACSpeech.com and build customized menus with 12 Text-to-Speech voices to choose from. You can also use profiles created by other users with a shared profile ID.

You can now record your own voice and sounds to include in your PECS Speech Boards.

Learn more about the AACSpeechBuddy

 

The AACSpeechBuddy solution allows users to quickly and easily create customized PECS Speech Sets using their own photos, personal collected images, or using images from the AACSpeech.com image repository.

Users can also share content with each other, allowing users to create and share PECS Speech Sets that can be loaded onto the AACSpeechBuddy App. Teachers and Parents can create and group PECS speech sets into profiles, which allow the sets to load on any AACSpeechBuddy Application by simply entering the profile #ID in the AACSpeechBuddy App.

Once the PECS Speech Sets are loaded they do not require a network connection to run. A live internet connection is only required when loading new or updated speech sets. Once the Speech Sets are loaded, the PECS Speech Sets are accessed locally.

Industry News: (Source: Google)


The Straits Times

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satPRnews (press release)
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Bowen Island Undercurrent

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Independent Online

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Find Market Research By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)

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Find Market Research By Abhishek Budholiya (press release) (blog)
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Perceptive Devices and Tobii Dynavox Partner to Bring Smile and Head Mouse Control to AAC and Eye Tracking ...
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Mankey and IPFW limited-term lecturer Mariesa Rang have been training first responders to communicate with people using alternative augmentative communication, or AAC, boards and systems. The boards help those with verbal disabilities communicate ...



West Bridgford Wire

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The News Minute

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