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Communication app now gives voice to French children who cannot speak

Oct 05, 2016 - Leading innovator for assistive technology, AssistiveWare today releases Proloquo2Go 4.4, a major update to its symbol-supported communication app for iOS devices. This award-winning app already gives a voice to over 150,000 English and Spanish children, teens and adults who have difficulty speaking. Version 4.4 adds full support for French, including a research-based vocabulary developed in collaboration with French Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) experts.


Text-based AAC app Proloquo4Text improved with user feedback

Jun 15, 2016 - AssistiveWare today announces Proloquo4Text 3.0 for iOS, an important update to its text-based augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app. Proloquo4Text gives a voice to literate children and adults who have difficulty speaking or have lost their voice completely. Version 3.0 brings many enhancements and new features to improve the user's experience, and adds ten new voices for English, German, Swedish, French and Norwegian that are available as a free download from within the app.


AssistiveWare introduces genuine French Text to Speech children's voices

Jun 08, 2016 - AssistiveWare and Acapela Group announces genuine French Text to Speech children's voices. The voices, called Elise and Valentin, are made by and for children. Beginning today the voices are available as a free download in AssistiveWare's Pictello, a visual storytelling app for iOS that's often used in the classroom for social stories and schedules to support children with autism and Down syndrome. Children can share stories with voices that are age appropriate and natural-sounding.


AssistiveWare grows its unique children's voices collection with Swedish

Feb 02, 2016 - Today AssistiveWare and Acapela Group introduce the world's first genuine Swedish Text to Speech children's voices. Available through Infovox iVox both voices can read any text on Mac. Combined with AssistiveWare's word processor Wrise the voices can support Swedish children in reading and writing. The children's voices are also available in AssistiveWare's Pictello, a visual storytelling app that's often used in the classroom for social stories and schedules to support children with autism.


Award-winning communication app now gives a voice to Spanish children

Sep 30, 2015 - AssistiveWare, a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, today announced Proloquo2Go 4.1, a major new release of its award-winning symbol-supported Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that already provides a voice to over 125,000 English-language children, teens and adults who cannot speak. Proloquo2Go 4.1 not only adds full support for Spanish, but is also the first solution to provide instant switching between English and Spanish to support bilingual users.


AssistiveWare's Keeble 3.0 makes typing more accessible on iOS

Sep 15, 2015 - AssistiveWare today announces Keeble 3.0, a major update of its accessible keyboard that can be used in any iOS app as an alternative to the standard iOS keyboard. Keeble allows individuals with fine motor-challenges or vision impairments to type in any app. Keeble's layout can be customized for beginning as well as advanced typers. Version 3 adds support for iPhone and iPod touch, three new themes, new customization features, quick access to shortcuts, cursor keys and more.


Proloquo2go 4.0 Takes Augmentative Communication To The Next Level

Apr 29, 2015 - AssistiveWare, a leading innovator in the assistive technology market, today announced Proloquo2Go 4.0, a major new release of its award-winning symbol-supported Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that provides a voice to over 125,000 children, teens and adults who cannot speak. Proloquo2Go 4.0 is designed to enhance language development and communication for AAC users. It also aims to better support parents, teachers and therapists to implement AAC best practices.


Proloquo4Text 2.0: More accessible and adds Arabic, Greek and Russian

Feb 13, 2015 - AssistiveWare today announces Proloquo4Text 2.0, an important update to its text-based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) iOS app that gives a voice to literate children and adults who cannot speak. Version 2.0 brings enhanced accessibility for users with motor-challenges and includes an optimized scanning order for Switch Control users. It also adds compatibility with Acapela Group's my-own-voice service as well as language support for Arabic, Greek and Russian.


New Mac word processor makes reading and writing accessible for everyone

Jan 27, 2015 - AssistiveWare today announces Wrise 1.0, its latest Mac OS X application which will be introduced at this week's ATIA conference in Orlando, Florida. Wrise is a Text to Speech-powered word processor that makes reading and writing accessible for everyone. Offering word highlighting, zoom and EasyReading mode, texts become more comprehensible and easier on the eyes. With Speak as you Type, Word Prediction and speech tags, writing effort is significantly reduced.