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The Best Text-to-Speech Apps To Read Custom Text Out Loud

We've tested the top augmentative, alternative communication apps. These text (or picture) to speech apps allow you to type anything you want and instantly get an artificial voice to speak the message out loud. Whether you are just using it for fun, or in a situation when you have no other way to communicate, the top apps here should do the trick. Many of these apps allow you to Airplay or Google cast the voice, so you can send your written message to nearby speakers as well.

BRIDGE Communication Builder
Speech Assistant AAC
Classic TC
Talk For Me - Text to Speech
TouchChat HD - AAC

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

BRIDGE Communication Builder
BRIDGE Communication Builder

BRIDGE Communication Builder

Bioprism, Inc.

It’s fun

It’s fun. It’s fast. It works!

A multipurpose app for learning, organizing, teaching, planning, storing, and reminders that is affordable AND adaptable! BRIDGE Communication Builder app has all the capabilities of the original BRIDGE Communication app, but with blank boards designed for easy customization. This new version of our app was created in response to our app users whose clients needed...

Speak for Yourself
Speak for Yourself

Speak for Yourself

Speak for Yourself LLC

Speak for Yourself is an application designed by two speech language pathologists specializing in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with an evidence-based foundation

Speak for Yourself is an application designed by two speech language pathologists specializing in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with an evidence-based foundation. This application is consistent with motor learning principles, uses a word-based vocabulary of the most frequently used words in communication, and contains features important in developing automaticity and language. Individuals learn to use their communication device with...

AlphaTopics - AAC
AlphaTopics - AAC

AlphaTopics

Tactus Therapy Solutions Ltd.

Sometimes just giving a hint or context is all your listener needs to understand you

Sometimes just giving a hint or context is all your listener needs to understand you. The first letter or two. The general topic. AlphaTopics is the perfect AAC app for people whose natural speech is not always clear.

Stop wasting time navigating to the right word or typing it out. Get your point across faster by touching just the first...

Speech Assistant AAC
Speech Assistant AAC

Speech Assistant AAC

Ton Schalke

Speech Assistant AAC is a text-to-speech app designed for people who are speech impaired, for example due to Aphasia, MND/ALS, Autism, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy or other speech problems

Speech Assistant AAC is a text-to-speech app designed for people who are speech impaired, for example due to Aphasia, MND/ALS, Autism, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy or other speech problems.

With the app you can create categories and phrases, which are placed on buttons. With these buttons you can create messages that can be shown or spoken (text-to-speech). It is also possible to...

Classic TC
Classic TC

Classic TC

Prentke Romich Company

TC is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice

TC is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TC is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech.

TC 2.0 provides both English and Spanish options in one app and provides a universal app supporting iPhone®, iPod touch® and...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Talk For Me - Text to Speech
Talk For Me - Text to Speech
Talk For Me - Text to Speech

Talk For Me - Text to Speech

Darrin Altman

Not being able to speak on your own is difficult. Talk For Me - Text to Speech, designed and engineered by a person who lost the ability to speak, seeks to make your life easier. Type in the main text area or tap one of the six main custom buttons...

TouchChat HD - AAC
TouchChat HD - AAC
TouchChat HD - AAC

TouchChat HD - AAC

Prentke Romich Company

TouchChat HD is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech.

TouchChat provides both English and Spanish options in one universal app...

Proloquo2Go AAC
Proloquo2Go AAC
Proloquo2Go AAC

Proloquo2Go AAC

AssistiveWare

Proloquo2Go is an easy to use communication app for people who cannot speak or need help being understood. Featuring natural sounding voices, including real children’s voices, Proloquo2Go is a simple yet powerful AAC (augmentative and alternative communication) tool. The app is fully customizable and can be utilized to build language...

Text to Speech -
Text to Speech -
Text to Speech -

Text to Speech -

Text to Speech

***Best Text to Speech App***
*Millions of Downloads
*All Major Languages
*Unlimited Usage
*Save Frequent Phrases

Please leave reviews with feature requests.

Instructions:
Type in or copy and paste text and listen with human quality text to speech. Simply enter any text and tap speak to instantly speak the words aloud.

Payment and Subscription Information:
• You can...

MyTalkTools Mobile
MyTalkTools Mobile
MyTalkTools Mobile

MyTalkTools Mobile

2nd Half Enterprises LLC

MyTalkTools is an award-winning app that enables over 100,000+ people with communication difficulties to express their needs and desires to those around them. A good solution for people with down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hearing or visual impairments, autism or other diagnoses that impair communication ability. It supports users, teachers, therapists,...

LAMP Words For Life
LAMP Words For Life
LAMP Words For Life

LAMP Words For Life

Prentke Romich Company

LAMP Words For Life™ is a robust augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app that combines the power of the PRC Unity® language system with Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP™) principles and strategies. LAMP™ is a therapeutic approach based on neurological and motor learning principles that addresses the language development...

EESpeech Lite - AAC
EESpeech Lite - AAC
EESpeech Lite - AAC

EESpeech Lite - AAC

Elite Express Solutions Inc.

EESpeech Lite Version

An easy installation on your IPhone or IPad, open your world to your family, friends and everyone. This application is specifically designed to meet the communication needs for people who have difficulty communicating (i.e, Aphasia, Dysarthria, Apraxia and Autism).

- Easy to personalize / Easy to access /Easy to...

Instant Translator - Converse
Instant Translator - Converse
Instant Translator - Converse

Instant Translator - Converse

Nishadhi Welagedara

Do you want to communicate with people who do not speak your language? With "Instant Translator", you can communicate in over 100 languages!

Speak to the app in one language and instantly hear your words translated to another.

Features
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-Instantly Speak Another Language
Speak to the app to get your words instantly translated...

Speak • Speech Synthesizer
Speak • Speech Synthesizer
Speak • Speech Synthesizer

Speak • Speech Synthesizer

Loic Verrall

Speak brings typed words and sentences to life using your iPhone, iPod or iPad!

Features
• Beautiful, modern and sleek user interface.
• Sliders to adjust the Volume, Pitch and Rate of the voice.
• Option to change the accent/language of the voice.
• Favourite Phrases and Phrase History.
• Repeat feature let's you specify how...

AT Elements Child Home (F)
AT Elements Child Home (F)
AT Elements Child Home (F)

AT Elements Child Home (F)

Alexicom Tech LLC

A collection of linked augmentative communication pages for a child in the home environment. Includes pages for eating, drinking, feelings, needs, getting dressed, washing up, sensory toys, favorites, books, songs, people games, and much more. This version uses real photos. (We offer this product in several versions with different symbol...

Voice4u AAC
Voice4u AAC
Voice4u AAC

Voice4u AAC

Spectrum Visions

Voice4u is picture-based communication app for those who have speech speech challenges. There could be countless reasons of why individuals may be struggling with impeding communication; autism, stroke, language barrier, traumatic brain injury, and etc. It can be a frustrating process for both the struggling individual, and the ones around...

Talk Suite Pro
Talk Suite Pro
Talk Suite Pro

Talk Suite Pro

Ellenson Integration Enterprises, Inc.

A fantastic new communication app with settings that allow you to meet the needs of early communicators to advanced communicators. 

It is also the only app that offers the ability to reflect an individual's age, gender, ambulatory or wheelchair usage, race, voice and other attributes that are so important to individuals...

My First AAC by Injini
My First AAC by Injini
My First AAC by Injini

My First AAC by Injini

NCSOFT

+ “Awesome app with so many features at an incredibly affordable price.” – Technology in (Spl) Education
+ “A great beginner Augmentative Alternative Communication app for young children.” - Megan Bratti, MS CCC-SLP
+ Chosen as “New and Noteworthy” – Apple’s Education App Store

My First AAC is an affordable augmentative and alternative...

Voice4u TTS
Voice4u TTS
Voice4u TTS

Voice4u TTS

Spectrum Visions

Voice4u TTS (Text-To-Speech) is a text-to-speech app with natural sounding voices. The app can read what you type and photograph with the built-in camera. This easy-to-use app supports more than 30 languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. If you are looking for a non-English Augmentative Alternative...

EESpeech Basic - AAC
EESpeech Basic - AAC
EESpeech Basic - AAC

EESpeech Basic - AAC

Elite Express Solutions Inc.

EESpeech Basic makes communication more accessible to individuals with communication difficulties (e.g., Aphasia, Dysarthria and Apraxia). This pre-defined communication notebook facilitates basic and daily communication needs, and prevents communication breakdowns anywhere and anytime.

- Designed for individuals with communication difficulties & everyday communication situations.
- Organized into categories frequently used in daily...

APP2Speak®
APP2Speak®
APP2Speak®

APP2Speak®

Cabson Consulting LLC

APP2Speak is an AAC speech app that gives a voice to individuals who have lost the ability to speak and/or have difficulty communicating. This app for anyone who needs help with speech and communication. APP2Speak is used by individuals who have experienced a stroke, aphasia, apraxia, brain injury, or diagnosed...

Proloquo4Text
Proloquo4Text
Proloquo4Text

Proloquo4Text

AssistiveWare

Proloquo4Text™ is a text to speech app for those who cannot rely on their voice to speak. The app is laid out on a single screen to reduce the effort of typing. The layout enables easy, daily conversation and quick access to your most common phrases. Personalize it to your...

Grid Player
Grid Player
Grid Player

Grid Player

Sensory Software International

Grid Player is an Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) App that helps people who cannot speak or who have unclear speech to communicate. Sentences that you create are spoken out loud.

Grid Player is suitable for a wide range of people with communication difficulties, including those who use symbols.

Grid Player is...

AACORN AAC
AACORN AAC
AACORN AAC

AACORN AAC

aacorn

“aacorn AAC is a revolution in the way we provide assistive speech support to children.. The first to really capitalize on the strengths of the iPad" - Professor Sue Fletcher-Watson (University of Edinburgh).

The challenge of finding an assistive speech app that works for your child or student can be...

TouchChat HD- AAC w/ WordPower
TouchChat HD- AAC w/ WordPower
TouchChat HD- AAC w/ WordPower

TouchChat HD- AAC w/ WordPower

Prentke Romich Company

TouchChat is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TouchChat is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech.

This version of TouchChat is bundled with the WordPower™ series of AAC...

mText2Speech Translator
mText2Speech Translator

Type in a word or sentence and hear the translation in one of 100 languages.

mText2Speech Translator

mText2Speech Translator

MarkelSoft, Inc.

mText2Speech translates your text with 100 language options. The app saves your translation history, allows you to record MP3s, lets you share via email or social media, and offers device “shake” control for starting and stopping.

Verbally Premium
Verbally Premium
Verbally Premium

Verbally Premium

Intuary

Verbally Premium is a full-featured augmentative & alternative communication (AAC) app for the iPad that brings speech to those without. Verbally Premium has the same intuitive design as Verbally, but also includes a host of expanded features to make real conversation a reality.

PRAISE AND RECOGNITION
"The beauty of Verbally is...

Verbally
Verbally
Verbally

Verbally

Intuary

Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for the iPad. Verbally brings speech to those without and enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design. Just tap in what you want to say and Verbally speaks for you. Premium Features available with an in-app purchase.

PRAISE AND...

MyTalkTools Mobile Lite
MyTalkTools Mobile Lite
MyTalkTools Mobile Lite

MyTalkTools Mobile Lite

2nd Half Enterprises LLC

MyTalkTools is an award-winning app that enables over 100,000+ people with communication difficulties to express their needs and desires to those around them. A good solution for people with down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hearing or visual impairments, autism or other diagnoses that impair communication ability. It supports users, teachers, therapists,...

Avatalker AAC
Avatalker AAC
Avatalker AAC

Avatalker AAC

Aurora Symbols, LLC

Tap an image and your thoughts come alive with speech! Wants and Needs selection. Phrase building. You name it! Avatalker AAC is the easiest, most powerful communication app for the nonverbal on the market today.

As a full-featured augmentative and alternative communication solution designed for the iOS platform (iPad and iPad...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

GoTalk® NOW

GoTalk® NOW

Attainment Company

Attainment has been making augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) tools for 25 years. Our experience is front and center in GoTalk NOW, a flexible, easy-to-use, yet powerful app for people who have difficulty speaking.

NOW combines the simplicity of GoTalks (Attainment’s popular original AAC device) with the dynamic capabilities of an iPad. GoTalk NOW has all the essentials of an effective AAC app, like adjustable page layouts, customizable navigation, recorded and text-to-speech capabilities, and an included symbol set. But we sweated the details to create unique and compelling features that clearly separate NOW from other AAC apps.

The new NOW offers three styles of communication pages: Standard, Express, and Scenes. In Standard pages, the action occurs when the location is pressed. In Express pages, recorded or text-to-speech messages build in a speech bar and play in sequence when the bar is pressed. Scene pages are built around a single photo or image. When you arrange invisible hotspots over people or objects in the photo, the hotspots play speech, music, or videos! Feel free to mix and match pages within a communication book.

Create as many communication books as you need, each with unique settings and unlimited pages. Then share these books with other users via WiFi, and back them up for safekeeping via Dropbox or any Mac/PC. Envision the impact of blending video, music, and jump to actions among your pages. How cool is it to have your own private online galley to store and save your templates (up to five communication pages) for free, and to email these templates to parents and colleagues! Plus, GoTalk NOW is a full-feature scanning app!

Features:
• Choose 1, 2, 4, 9, 16, 25 or 36 locations per page.
• Use images from your iPad camera, photo library, or the Imagine Symbol set.
• Search the Internet in-app for the perfect image or icon.
• Purchase SymbolStix or Widgit Symbols libraries in-app.
• Crop, scale, or rotate an image using your fingers.
• Combine multiple images in a single communication location.
• Color pages, borders, and text with any hue.
• Move and size text with your fingers so it feels just right.
• Record your voice or use our free text-to-speech voice.
• Buy higher quality voices for only 99 cents each, available in over 20 languages.
• Add spoken labels (auditory cues) to any button. Great for scanning, guiding visually impaired users, and identifying any new or difficult vocabulary.
• Trim videos in-app, and play them from any communication location.
• Select our alternate video interface to pause or exit the video easily.
• Link songs from your playlist to any communication location and control them with Pause/Play, Next, and Previous.
• Include a core vocabulary button for extra quick access to important messages.
• Create multimedia social stories and step-by-step instruction layouts by linking pages with an after action.
• Share complete communication books via WiFi with any iPad user who has NOW.
• Back up communication books via Dropbox or to any Mac or PC for safekeeping.
• Store and share interactive templates (each including speech, video, text, and jump to links) on our online gallery for free.
• Download and edit premade templates from Attainment’s collection on the public gallery, also free.
• Email links to your templates to parents and colleagues, who can open the template on their iPad by tapping on the link.
• Print and save communication book layouts via PDFs.
• Access Now with single or two-switch scanning.


GoTalk NOW participates in Apple's Volume Purchasing Program for Education in the United States.

Attainment is well known for top-notch customer service. Email us with questions or comments and check our website for free webinars. And yes, we're happy to talk to you on the telephone!

:prose

:prose

Cognixion

Winner 2017 Roddenberry Prize
Winner 2016 Edison Award for Social Impact (Gold)
Winner 2016 Singularity University Global Grand Challenge for Learning

Available worldwide, with customers in over 50 countries.

:prose is the world’s most intuitive mobile (AAC) app that let’s you speak using body language instead of visual symbols. Starting with simple finger taps and swipes in the Canvas area, you can speak your own phrases out loud and communicate with others. Further, :prose enables you to pair bluetooth connected sensory devices as remote controls to command :prose to speak out loud from your Smartstones Touch device or your Apple Watch.

:prose is being used by the largest school system in the United States and provides an entirely new “inclusive learning” experience and accelerate “access to literacy” for nonverbal or communication challenged students.

“:prose is so intuitive, that it allows students opportunities to communicate with less effort.”
— Patrick M, Special Education Teacher, San Francisco, California

Teachers and SLP's are telling us that :prose addresses these problems:
• Improve student eye contact
• Improve student attention and focus
• Improve student development and engagement
• Improve core communication
• Improve teaching experience
• Reduce anxiety and behavior interventions
• Flexible and adaptive to learner

How it works:
Step 1: Download :prose on iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad
Step 2: Click “Sign Up” to create a profile
Step 3: Tap Settings to personalize your phrases, spoken dialect and text color
Step 4: Preview spoken phrases within Settings, then flip to Canvas and start speaking with simple gestures
Step 5: Tell your friends about :prose! :)

Swipe to speak. Getting started:
• Canvas - Draw a shape with your finger. :prose detects your gesture, displays text and reads it aloud.
• Library - Personalize up to 31 unique phrases and gestures, in 27 voice language dialects.

Current Gestures:
• Swipes (Up, Down, Left, Right, Diagonal)
• Swipe & Hold (Up, Down, Left, Right, Diagonal)
• Touches (Tap, Double Tap, Tap & Hold)
• Arrows (Up, Down, Left, Right)
• Zig Zags (Z, N, И, Backwards Z)
• Shapes (Triangle, Square, Diamond, Circle)


Personalization and natural voices
• Setup a personal profile including display name and photograph
• Access, and store up to 31 unique phrases and gestures
• Select from 27 different voice dialects: English (American, British, South African, Australian, Ireland), Spanish (Spain, Mexico), Arabic, Danish, German, Russian, Suomi, French (France, Canada), Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia, Italian, Korean, Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese), Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Thai, Turkish, and more…
• Select unique display colors for each phrase

Literacy
• Transition with minimal re-customization as the user’s skills grow
• Support learning through motor planning with consistent gestures for core words or phrases

Accessibility
• Single Sign In lets users access their phrases from any device – at school, home or traveling
• Robust use of Apple’s accessibility features including VoiceOver and Guided Access with screen and feature controls that can be locked or unlocked – Sleep/Wake Button, Volume Buttons, Motion gestures, Keyboard controls, Touch controls and Set Time Limits
• Use of Bluetooth 4.0 to pair sensory devices
• Add a quick launch icon on your Apple Watch face

Classroom and therapy support
• Start simple and expand vocabulary as needed with less effort
• Customize vocabulary and settings per student
• Photo and display name on Canvas for projecting multiple users devices onto a wall or smartboard
• Echo feature lets you see the last spoken phrase

Supportive community
• Contact our support team live chat on our website
• Connect with peers on our Facebook group
• Learn using in-app help or request email support or suggest a feature from within the app

:prose is available through Apple’s education and healthcare Volume Purchase Program.

GoTalk® NOW PLUS

GoTalk® NOW PLUS

Attainment Company

Attainment has been making augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) tools for 25 years. Our experience is front and center in GoTalk NOW PLUS, a flexible, easy-to-use, yet powerful app for people who have difficulty speaking.

GoTalk NOW PLUS shares the same foundation as GoTalk NOW, and has all the essentials of an effective AAC app; adjustable page layouts, recorded and text-to-speech capabilities, and customizable navigation are all featured. So what differentiates PLUS from NOW? PLUS comes bundled with a wealth of extra content to help you get more out of the app. Between both SymbolStix and The GoTalk Image Library you have access to over 15,000 images! Also featured is Ready-Set-Communicate, a pre-made communication book for children ages 3-10. PLUS also contains 7 English text-to-speech voices, including 2 children’s voices. Please note an internet connection is required to download the additional content.

GoTalk NOW PLUS offers three styles of communication pages: Standard, Express, and Scenes. In Standard pages, the action occurs when the location is pressed. In Express pages, recorded or text-to-speech messages build in a speech bar and play in sequence when the bar is pressed. Scene pages are built around a single photo or image. When you arrange invisible hotspots over people or objects in the photo, the hotspots play speech, music, or videos! Feel free to mix and match pages within a communication book.

Create as many communication books as you need, each with unique settings and unlimited pages. Then share these books with other users via WiFi, and back them up for safekeeping via Dropbox or any Mac/PC. Envision the impact of blending video, music, and jump to actions among your pages. How cool is it to have your own private online galley to store and save your templates (up to five communication pages) for free, and to email these templates to parents and colleagues! Furthermore, GoTalk NOW PLUS is a full-feature scanning app!

Features:
• Choose 1, 2, 4, 9, 16, or 25 locations per page.
• Use images from your iPad camera, photo library, GoTalk Image Library, or SymbolStix symbols.
• Search the Internet in-app for the perfect image or icon.
• Includes free download for Ready-Set-Communicate, a pre-made communication book for children ages 3-10.
• Purchase additional pre-made communication books in-app.
• Combine multiple images in a single communication location.
• Color pages, borders, and text with any hue.
• Move and size text with your fingers so it feels just right.
• Record your voice or use our free text-to-speech voice.
• Utilize 7 American English text-to-speech voices, available as free download
• Buy additional voices for only 99 cents each, available in over 20 languages.
• Add spoken labels (auditory cues) to any button. Great for scanning, guiding visually impaired users, and identifying any new or difficult vocabulary.
• Trim videos in-app, and play them from any communication location.
• Select our alternate video interface to pause or exit the video easily.
• Link songs from your playlist to any communication location and control them with Pause/Play, Next, and Previous.
• Include a core vocabulary button for extra quick access to important messages.
• Share complete communication books via WiFi with any iPad user who has NOW or PLUS.
• Back up communication books via Dropbox or to any Mac or PC for safekeeping.
• Store and share interactive templates (each including speech, video, text, and jump to links) on our online gallery for free.
• Download and edit pre-made templates from Attainment’s collection on the public gallery, also free.
• Email links to your templates to parents and colleagues, who can open the template on their iPad by tapping on the link.
• Print and save communication book layouts via PDFs.
• Access PLUS with single or two-switch scanning.


GoTalk NOW PLUS participates in Apple's Volume Purchasing Program for Education in the United States.

Avaz AAC - Lifetime Edition

Avaz AAC - Lifetime Edition

Avaz, Inc.

Avaz AAC is an augmentative and alternative communication app that empowers children & adults having speech-related disabilities with a voice of their own. A fully-featured speech app that also includes a training module for new AAC users & caregivers.

The research-based pragmatic vocabulary consists of over 15,000 pictures (Symbolstix) with a variety of high-quality voices that a communicator regardless of their ability can tap to form sentences quickly. With a wide range of personalisation & customisation options, you can make Avaz AAC your own in just a matter of minutes.

Core words as we know make up for 80% of what we speak during our typical day. These core words are laid out in an order that is based on extensive years of research. This allows users to grow steadily from using 1-2 word phrases to full sentences using Avaz AAC.

Picture mode
3 levels of vocabulary laid out in a consistent pattern to ensure quick access and motor memory that grows with the communicator.
Colour-coded words with Fitzgerald key allows quick correlation of part of speech with other special ed classroom materials.
Zooming in and out of words to reassure the communicator of the selection made (visual reinforcement)
For more advanced users of AAC, choose not to show the pictures in the message box and also change the number of pictures displayed (from 1-77)
Add and personalise multiple words and folders in a matter of seconds.
Quickly search for words and see their path.

Keyboard mode
Create sentences with just a few taps with a powerful prediction system.
Have spell check for words that are commonly misspelt.
Assign an entire sentence to a letter on the keyboard to quickly load them.
Quickly speak out sentences by adding them to the quick bar.

Avaz Live
Access remote therapy by connecting to a therapist from within the app
No need for any external video conferencing or mirroring software
Continue therapy sessions from the comfort of your home
Therapist can demonstrate strategies, tweak settings and add/remove words to support the user's progress.
Secure connection with explicit consent required from client for control
Share screen, video chat, or text chat with a therapist for easy exchange of information


Dashboard
Track the communicator’s progress over time with the help of rich, easy to understand graphs and charts.
Create more conversation opportunities into the communicator’s life through an activity-based dashboard. You will get conversation ideas, strategies, and modeling training for the most frequent activities of daily living.
Resources: Access 100s of tips and research-based papers related to AAC & AT.

Other key features
Quickly backup and restore the vocabulary across several devices via Dropbox or AirDrop or iTunes.
Connect remotely to a therapist seamlessly by using Avaz Live
Share a folder with other Avaz AAC users.
Seek the attention of the caregiver with the ‘mistake’ & ‘alert’ button.
Create a PECS book by creating a PDF file in the app and printing it onto a binder.
Access to FAQs and support desk in the app.
Add a passcode to settings & edit mode.
Available on iPhones


Please note
Avaz AAC - Lifetime Edition is available to purchase with a one-time payment and also supports a 50% discount with VPP for 20+ licenses.

If you want to try this app, you can download our other Avaz AAC app for a 14 day free trial. After that, you can choose to subscribe to a monthly, annual or lifetime plans

We are always happy to hear from you. For questions, please write to us at [email protected]

Avaz AAC

Avaz AAC

Avaz, Inc.

Avaz AAC is an augmentative and alternative communication app that empowers children & adults having speech-related disabilities with a voice of their own. A fully-featured speech app that also includes a training module for new AAC users & caregivers.

The research-based pragmatic vocabulary consists of over 15,000 pictures (Symbolstix) with a variety of high-quality voices that a communicator regardless of their ability can tap to form sentences quickly. With a wide range of personalisation & customisation options, you can make Avaz AAC your own in just a matter of minutes.

Core words as we know make up for 80% of what we speak during our typical day. These core words are laid out in an order that is based on extensive years of research. This allows users to grow steadily from using 1-2 word phrases to full sentences using Avaz AAC.

Picture mode
3 levels of vocabulary laid out in a consistent pattern to ensure quick access and motor memory that grows with the communicator.
Colour-coded words with Fitzgerald key allows quick correlation of part of speech with other special ed classroom materials.
Zooming in and out of words to reassure the communicator of the selection made (visual reinforcement)
For more advanced users of AAC, choose not to show the pictures in the message box and also change the number of pictures displayed (from 1-77)
Add and personalize multiple words and folders in a matter of seconds.
Quickly search for words and see their path.

Keyboard mode
Create sentences with just a few taps with a powerful prediction system.
Have spell check for words that are commonly misspelt.
Assign an entire sentence to a letter on the keyboard to quickly load them.
Quickly speak out sentences by adding them to the quick bar.

Avaz Live
Access remote therapy by connecting to a therapist from within the app
No need for any external video conferencing or mirroring software
Continue therapy sessions from the comfort of your home
Therapist can demonstrate strategies, tweak settings and add/remove words to support the user's progress.
Secure connection with explicit consent required from client for control
Share screen, video chat, or text chat with a therapist for easy exchange of information


Dashboard
Track the communicator’s progress over time with the help of rich, easy to understand graphs and charts.
Create more conversation opportunities into the communicator’s life through an activity-based dashboard. You will get conversation ideas, strategies, and modeling training for the most frequent activities of daily living.
Resources: Access 100s of tips and research-based papers related to AAC & AT.

Other key features
Quickly backup and restore the vocabulary across several devices via Dropbox or AirDrop or iTunes.
Connect remotely to a therapist seamlessly by using Avaz Live
Share a folder with other Avaz AAC users.
Seek the attention of the caregiver with the ‘mistake’ & ‘alert’ button.
Create a PECS book by creating a PDF file in the app and printing it onto a binder.
Access to FAQs and support desk in the app.
Add a passcode to settings & edit mode.

With this version of Avaz AAC, you can try the app for 14 days with access to pictures and voices before deciding to purchase it. After that, you can choose to subscribe to a monthly, annual or lifetime plan - whichever suits your pocket the best :)

Please note
Avaz AAC was formerly known as Avaz Lite.
The other version of this app, Avaz AAC - Lifetime Edition is also available to purchase with a one-time payment and also supports a 50% discount with VPP for 20+ licenses.

We are always happy to hear from you. For any questions, support or general, please feel free to write to us at [email protected]p.com

Terms of Use - https://www.avazapp.com/terms-of-use/
Privacy Policy - https://www.avazapp.com/privacy-policy

ChatterBoards AAC

ChatterBoards AAC

Paul Popiel

The cheapest AAC app compared to others offering the same features.
Chatterboards was professionally developed, in collaboration with Speech Therapists and end users, with the aim of providing people in need with an AAC app that doesn't cost hundreds of dollars or require monthly subscriptions.

ChatterBoards is an easy to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) aid for people of any age who have speech or language difficulties. This can include people with autism, aphasia, apraxia, stroke, downs syndrome, or any other disability that causes the individual to have difficulties in communicating or expressing their needs.

Continually updated with new features and enhancements. All suggestions and/or requests are considered.

Full feature list:

- Create and use vocabulary boards, including multiple paged vocabularies, for forming sentences.
- Board levels. Levels provide a way to progressively build up a user's vocabulary. A limited set of words can be displayed at each level, progressively building up the number of words shown until the full board is used. Words/Tiles do not move position between boards, allowing users to remember and learn a number of words at a time without them moving.
- Create and use basic phrase boards which associate a basic full phrase/sentence to an individual button, providing quick responses or questions for basic communication needs.
- Ability to create and switch between different profiles, each with their own set of boards and settings. Ideal for households with multiple users, or specialists with multiple clients.
- All board dimensions supported up to and included 16x16 (rows x columns) per page.
- Fully customisable buttons. Change their text, colour (border and background), image and audio playback
- Change a buttons image from either your devices photo library, camera, or from over 4000 sample symbols.
- Includes over 3500 symbols provided by Mulberry Symbols (https://mulberrysymbols.org/)
- Includes over 500 symbols designed by Freepik and distributed by Flaticon.
- Save images from the internet, or from your own symbol libraries, into your photo library for use.
- Supports text-only and image-only buttons.
- Fully customisable button audio. Use the Text to Speech synthesiser or record your own voice(s) using your devices microphone.
- Keyboard input mode. Alternatively to using symbols, manually enter desired vocabulary with keyboard input.
- Text to Speech supports all iOS packaged languages (over 50 languages/dialects). Includes multiple male and female voices for English.
- Change rate, pitch and/or volume of Text to Speech synthesiser.
- Set App wide voice/language, rate, pitch and volume default values for the Text to Speech synthesiser.
- Fully customisable boards. Change dimensions anytime, add, delete and move buttons as desired.
- Copy existing boards to create new permutations
- Copy/paste individual tiles
- Share boards with other users of ChatterBoards. Use Apple AirDrop, Mail, Message, or any other valid installed application on your device.
- The ability to lock controls, e.g. editing. Like a parental control.
- Supports both iPhone and iPad

Also a number of Arasaac Symbols are included as samples (approx. 20).
These pictograms used are property of Aragon Goberment and have been created by Sergio Palao to ARASAAC (http://arasaac.org) which distribute them under Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA)

Classic TC with WordPower

Classic TC with WordPower

Prentke Romich Company

TC is a full-featured communication solution for individuals who have difficulty using their natural voice. TC is designed for individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, ALS, apraxia, stroke, or other conditions that affect a person's ability to use natural speech.

This version of TC is bundled with the WordPower series of AAC vocabularies designed by Nancy Inman. WordPower is a word-based vocabulary that allows for easy and intuitive communication. WordPower with Phrases incorporates phrases for easier language generation.

TC 2.0 provides both English and Spanish options in one app and provides a universal app supporting iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®. 2.0 includes a new English WordPower 108 file and the first Spanish WordPower option with 48 locations.

TC fits into the category of assistive technology known as Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and includes features that were previously only available in much more expensive dedicated devices. Words, phrases and messages are spoken with a built-in voice synthesizer or by playing recorded message. Various English and Spanish synthesized voices are available, allowing the user to choose a voice that fits their own personality. TC also has a unique feature whereby one can simply tilt the device to make the message expand to fill the screen in large letters. This feature allows a person to communicate silently or in a noisy environment. TC gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and speak messages. Page sets are linked pages, each of which is divided into a number of buttons. The buttons are programmed to have specific actions. For example, buttons may be programmed to speak a message, navigate to a different page, change the volume or clear the display. Various page sets are included with the TC: VocabPC, MultiChat-15, and Spelling and available in both English and Spanish options, myQuickChat’s are available in English while Sintaxis and Sin Sintaxis files are available in Spanish. Each page set targets individuals with different communication needs. Additional English page sets including Essence, Gateway and Pixon are available as in-app purchases.

Text generated with TC pages can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Google + or via iMessage and email. Generate a message, push on the text window and choose a service.

Text from other applications can be copied to TC so that it can be spoken out loud. Also, text generated in TC can be copied to other applications.

The pages, grid layout, buttons, messages, and symbols are fully customizable. Buttons can be easily rearranged by simply dragging them to the desired new location. Buttons can be copied and pasted into a different location. The styling of a button (colors, borders, fonts) can be copied and pasted into another button.

Provided page sets can be modified to create new custom page sets. Select from over 30 button actions when creating new buttons. Over 10,000 Symbolstix symbols are included for customizing buttons. Use any image or take a photo with the built-in camera. Gestures can also be used to navigate to new pages, speak messages, etc.

Button activation timing can be adjusted to meet the needs and capabilities of the user. Adjustments include button dwell time and button release time. Also buttons can be configured to activate on release.

Users can program buttons to play audio files such as music from the media library or video files from the Photo Roll.

Great measures have been taken to protect custom files. Vocabulary files can be imported and exported to a computer using the iTunes file sharing feature. TC also enables users to subscribe to iShare and store custom files for safe keeping, or choose to share customized pages with an online community.

iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

urVoice AAC – Text to speech with type and talk

urVoice AAC – Text to speech with type and talk

Cleric Software Solutions

urVoice is an easy-to-use, highly customizable, affordable text-to-speech solution. You type it - urVoice speaks it or you can save it as a Quick Phrase to be used later (you can even include a picture).

Works great as an Augmentative and alternative communication device.

We have designed an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that you can customize any way you want based on your individual needs.

Features:
• Text to speech
• Save and play Quick Phrases
• Include pictures from your camera or photo library to customize your Quick Phrases.
• Quickly search saved phrases
• Intuitive, easy-to-use design
• Customize for an Adult or a Child
• Simple and clean UI
• Male voice and multiple female voices
• No Internet connection required

Download urVoice now!

If you have Feedback or Questions, please email us at: [email protected]

Check our free lite version of urVoice, to experience the functionality and feel of the full version. urVoice Lite has all of the functionality offered in urVoice, but limits the number of saved Quick Phrases to 3 and is ad supported. The full version/premium upgrade has no limit on the number of saved Quick Phrases and removes ads.

See Me Talk

See Me Talk

Kevin Hanasyk

Customer feedback:
"I can't think of anything I would want different. It's easy to use and we LOVE it. His speech therapist at the school has tried several apps and she recommended this one above all others. I love how easy it is to customize, too." - Kim, North Carolina

"See Me Talk is a brilliant communication app for individuals with limited communication but also has application for early literacy development. It has ease of search function and is visually delightful. Sentence assembly is quick and loads of pics are available to choose from." - Jordan Speech Therapy

Thanks to everyone who has been sending in such wonderful feedback! I will continue to work hard to make See Me Talk even better!

See Me Talk is a beautiful easy to use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app for those who have difficulty communicating effectively. It is based on a picture exchange system developed specifically for children with speech delays.

See Me Talk was developed by a Special Education Teacher with over 18 years experience, in consultation with Speech Pathologists and parents of children with speech delays, who saw a need for an app that was visually pleasing and easy to navigate. Additionally, the app was professionally designed by Robots & Pencils, an award winning company specializing in creating iOS apps and whose owner has a child with a speech delay. Through this collaborative team we have come up with a gorgeous app that is easy to use!

Making See Me Talk gorgeous was one goal, but more importantly See Me Talk had to be easy to use. I think we succeeded! No more searching folders within folders to find that one infrequently used symbol. Now, all the categories conveniently scroll across the top of the screen and the user can see 9 categories at once! No longer will the user have to back up to the previous category to add another symbol to their sentence strip.

Also, to make it even easier, we added a Favourites category. This keeps track of the most regularly used symbols and automatically adds them to the Favourites category. Each time See Me Talk is launched it automatically displays the contents of the Favourites category.

Additionally, we even added a search function to find symbols fast! Our search ability will allow you to quickly type and find any symbol. No more swiping and tapping different categories to find those infrequently used symbols. It's all there when you need it!

See Me Talk comes with a basic vocabulary of symbols but can be easily customized by importing pictures taken with the iPad camera, photos from your iPad photo library, or images downloaded from the internet.

See Me Talk uses leading edge voice technology for a more natural communicative experience. The user can choose a male or female voice or no voice at all if you want the user to practice developing their own speech.

Other key features of See Me Talk include:
- No distractions! The settings menu is hidden under the main screen to keep the user focused on communicating rather than playing;
- Easily to customize!  Simple to add, delete, reorder or edit cards.  You can even pinch to adjust the size or adjust the composition of a picture;
- Convenient!  Print the sentence strip for schedule strips or social scripts used on the fridge, bathroom mirror at home or the locker or note book at school;
- Easy support!  Contact us for support or when you have feedback for us;
- Easy to use!  See Me Talk automatically displays the top 8 used cards when the app is launched. Drag and drop or tap to add a symbol to the sentence strip;
- Easy to delete! Swipe up to remove an individual symbol or tap the trash can to remove all the cards from the sentence strip.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns!