CONSIDER these for:

 

  • Users who demonstrate skills indicating readiness for aided symbol systems: discriminating between visual symbols, using symbols to make requests for things they want, using more robust or novel nonverbal forms of communicating (e.g. vocalizing gesturing, head nods/shakes, taking a partner to something, looking at something)

  • Have been using pictures and/or iconic symbols which appears to increase both comprehension and expression.

  • Attempts to communicate using aided systems are most frequent in motivating situations or favorite activities

ENTRY

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iDEVICE APPS

GoTALK Now Plus

TouchCHAT HD

Proloquo2Go

simPODD

GRID

Cough Drop

GoTALK 9+/20+ &
Lite Touch 9+/20+ 

Attainment Company

$179-$599

Target size varies depending on model

5 overlay levels

4.25-19.5 recording time

Built-in keyguards & handles

AA Batteries

HIP TALKER

Enabling Devices

$315.95

12 circular targets

5 levels, 300 seconds of recording time

60 messages, 5 seconds each

Magnetic snap-on frame

AA batteries

MEDLEY

Adaptivation Inc.

$229

Sequencer & randomizer

8 messages

11 seconds per message

Direct select or

8 switch jack plugs

AAA batteries

PODD SOFTWARE

Tobii Dynavox

$300.95 (on sale $270.85)

2-day training available

(cost varies)

QuickTalker 7/12/23
Ablenet

$165/$185/$205

7, 12, 23 location versions

5 overlay levels

6, 12, 20 minutes of recording time

AA batteries

QuickTalker FeatherTouch
Ablenet

$185/$215/$235

Technical specs vary, click

the Learn More button for specifics.

AA batteries

SuperTALKER FeatherTOUCH
Ablenet

$410

16 minutes of recording time

8 levels

1, 2, 4, or 8 location grids

Toy/appliance jacks

AA batteries

TALK TRAC

Ablenet

$145

4 messages/2 levels

80 secs. recording time

wearable

rechargeable

TECH SPEAK

AMDi

$497 - $785

3.5" targets

6 Levels, optional recording times

Plus model: 36 msg. 12 levels

Smart model: overlay recognition and 6 levels per memory card.

AA batteries

TECH TALK & TECH CHAT

AMDi

$395 - $735

3.5" target

8 levels & optional recording times

Plus model: 12 messages per level & 12 levels

Smart model: overlay recognition and 6 levels per memory card

Battery options include; AA & Rechargeable

VOICE PAL

Adaptivation Inc.

$399

Sequencer & randomizer

4 levels, 17.5 minutes recording time

2, 3, 5, or 10 messages

10 external switch jacks

Activation delay 

Scanning options: positive, inverse, visual, auditory, full-message, cue-word, object, nested

Let's/Speak 6 Plus
AMDi

$238-$358

Sequencer & randomizer

6 cells, 2 core messages, and 10 levels

13" x 9.75" x 1.25" overlay size 85" x 11"

2 lbs.

4 x AA batteries (rechargeable battery is optional)