iConverse App - Augmentative Alternative Communication Tool


Published 2011-02-25 -- iConverse app is an educational tool for young children autistic individuals and persons with other communicative disabilities.

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iConverse is an educational tool designed for young children, autistic individuals, and individuals with other communicative disabilities, as well as toddler-aged children who have yet to master language.

iConverse replaces bulky and expensive communication devices used in the past and gives users the ability to carry an AAC device in their pocket creating a means of communication that is appropriate, effective and discreet.

iConverse currently comes with 6 built in communication tiles that represent a person's most basic needs. When activated by touch, the icons give both an auditory and visual representation of the specific need or want. Go beyond the built in 6 and create your own! Use the built in text-to-speech engine, or record your own voice!

iConverse allows parents, teachers, and the general public to understand the basic wants and needs of individuals who are unable to verbally communicate. This application breaks down the barriers of communication for special needs individuals or children who have not yet mastered language. iConverse replaces bulky and expensive communication devices and provides freedom from a communication book of individual printed icons. Everyone involved in an individual's life will never have to guess what their wants and needs are again.

iConverse App Offers:

  • Ability to make custom icons with pictures.
  • Male or female voice for the common needs
  • Visual display of illustrated "iConverse" icon.
  • 6 touchable, color, easy to understand icons.
  • Add text to the pictures to enable text to audio.
  • Visual display of custom icons with scrolling ability.
  • Audible sentence stating the icon that was touched.
  • Visual display of text when specific icon is touched.
  • Audible sentence stating the icon that was touched.
  • 6 icons displaying basic everyday needs: Bathroom, Drink, Food, Sick, Break and Help.

Version 2.4 of iConverse which just went live on the App Store includes some performance enhancements and bug fixes. You can download iConverse onto your device from the app store button on your device or by visiting: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iconverse-assisted-communication/id304852637mt=8

Visit www.converseapp.com/about-iconverse/ to view a series of video clip instructions on Installing iConverse; Creating and Deleting Custom Buttons; and Adjusting Application Settings and Volume.

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