Tag Archives: AAC app

We Are the Lucky Ones

I wanted to take some time to reflect on how lucky we have been: individually as speech-language pathologists and as a company. People in business sometimes get offended if you talk about luck playing a role in their success. They feel … Continue reading

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Independent Writing: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Project Core

This is the fourth post in a series about using Project Core with the Speak for Yourself AAC app. If you haven’t read the others, here’s a link to the first post.  We’ve been talking about emergent literacy and using … Continue reading

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Using Speak for Yourself with Project Core: Non-Instructional Routines

Last month, we attended and exhibited at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference in Orlando, Florida. One of the reasons that the ATIA conference is my favorite – besides the “work trip” to sunny Florida in the middle of … Continue reading

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“Tiny” Speak for Yourself Coming Soon to iPhones!

We have a few announcements to make…Two pieces of good news and one necessary business decision. First, the business decision: Effective with the release of the 2.6 update, the price for the Speak for Yourself AAC app will be $299.99 USD. … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Speak for Yourself and…

Speak for Yourself is 50% off ($99.99 USD) October 12th, 13th and 14th, 2016 for AAC Awareness Month! There are literally hundreds of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) options on the market! Making a choice can be overwhelming for parents … Continue reading

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Does (AAC Button) Size Really Matter?

“Those buttons are so small!” In the almost 4 years that the Speak for Yourself Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app has been on the market, this is the feedback that we receive most frequently. Yes, the buttons in Speak for Yourself … Continue reading

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Speech Segmentation and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

We are often asked about the reason that words are spoken individually in the Speak for Yourself augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app instead of allowing the user to compose their message and then speak the full sentence. The reason … Continue reading

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The Ever-Evolving AAC Voice Options

When I was an undergraduate, pursuing my Bachelor’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, one of the required courses was Speech Science. It was the mid-late 90s and we sat in a small “speech science lab” and shared large … Continue reading

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Say ‘Maybe’ to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Last week, my newly 12-year-old “typical” daughter asked to go to the movies with her friends…alone. I pictured the group of giggling 6th graders, dangling between confidence and unspoken anxiety in their independence. I offered to go with them and … Continue reading

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ReAACtion Therapy and the Proof of Competence

If you read the title, and thought, “I’m pretty knowledgeable about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), but I’ve never heard of ReAACtion Therapy,” you’re probably right, but you probably know what it is.  I *may* have made up the name, … Continue reading

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