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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)


Community Newspaper Group

Currambine speech pathologist loves 'range and variety' of her work
Community Newspaper Group
She has a keen interest in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), which is any form of communication that supports verbal language. “We all use some forms of AAC and non-verbal communication such as eye contact, gestures, facial ...



Pathologist Partners With CSUF for One-Day Workshop on Speech Therapy Technology
CSUF News
... State Fullerton assistant professor of human communication studies, has partnered with OPARC, a nonprofit advocacy group for people with disabilities, to offer a one-day workshop Friday, April 21, on augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC.



Hellenic News of America

Maria Papageorgiou, Transforming Lives and Fulfilling Dreams of Those on the Autism Spectrum
Hellenic News of America
MP: There is a better understanding and use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC); a better understanding of the role of an SLP in the school setting; and more of a focus on social skills training. That is an area of interest for me.



CNN

What people with autism want you to know
CNN
But talking is only one way to communicate. Some of us type. Some of us use sign language and/or AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). Even behavior is a form of communication. So the problem isn't that autism can't "speak," it's that the ...

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Health.com

7 Things Autistic People Want You to Know
Health.com
But talking is only one way to communicate. Some of us type. Some of us use sign language and/or AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). Even behavior is a form of communication. So the problem isn't that autism can't “speak,” it's that the ...

and more »


Camp Verde Bugle

Commentary: Annual testing, teen leadership at Camp Verde schools
Camp Verde Bugle
Models of the moons of the solar system hang from the top of Mr. Malloy's classroom. (Photo courtesy of Camp Verde Unified School District). Superintendent's ...

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Medical Xpress

How new research and Sesame Street are expanding our understanding of autism
Medical Xpress
Communication supports that augment or provide an alternative to oral speech can reduce their frustration and give them a reliable means of interacting with others. There are many types of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies, ...
Newest "Sesame Street" Muppet has autism: Meet JuliaCBS News
Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'NPR
Sesame Street Introduces Latest Addition to Show: A Muppet With AutismJezebel
CNN
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Craven Herald

Outstanding Skipton eight year old is runner up in national children's and young people awards
Craven Herald
Being able to communicate with confidence is often taken for granted but for many it is an everyday struggle. I have found my stutter crippling at times but I have learnt ways to manage my difficulties with the support of others. What Charlotte has ...



Bury Times

Bury volunteer Gregor Gilmour is Young Person of the Year
Bury Times
Gregor Gilmour, aged 23, has cerebral palsy and complex communication needs. He uses a touch screen voice output communication aid, which is mounted to his wheelchair. Gregor helps other Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) system ...



The role of augmentative and alternative communication for children with autism: current status and future trends
Dove Medical Press
Background: Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) interventions are used for children with autism, often as stand-alone communication interventions for those who are minimally verbal. Our aim was to synthesize the evidence for AAC ...