Proloquo2Go is the well-known, affordable, full-featured, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solution for individuals with autism ($189.00).
Below are some lesser-known iPod apps to check out as well. They range in price from $.99 to $35.99
1. Story Builder
Educational app for children. Helps: 1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level abstractions by inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing.
2. Off We Go--Going to the Dentist
One in a series. This Off We Go! book will help prepare your child for going to the dentist in a fun and practical way. Your child will not only see what is likely to happen, but will also hear some of the typical sounds from the dentist’s surgery.
Pre-recorded and record-your-own sounds.
4. First-Then Visual Schedule
First-Then visual schedule application is designed for caregivers to provide positive behavior support for those with communication needs.
a visual teaching app for helping children learn to communicate by providing an affordable, custom built and easy to use communication system using pictures and words – both written and spoken.
6. iCommunicate for iPad
Create pictures, flashcards, storyboards, routines, and visual schedules. Record custom audio in any language. Converts any words with Text to Speech that do not have custom audio recorded.
7. AutoVerbal Talking Soundboard Pro
Now with Male & Female voices & 3 ways to speak: 1) 100's of built-in phrases in over a dozen categories, 2) Program several buttons to speak your CUSTOM messages such as your name, address, family, etc., 3) Type ANY message and have it spoken using TEXT-TO-SPEECH.
This app is designed to encourage people with autism to recognizes and express their emotions through its fun and easy to use interface.
9. iDress for Weather
With only a single swipe to the left, a closet opens and displays clothing and accessories corresponding to the climate conditions for that day.
Stories2Learn (S2L) offers parents and educators the ability to create personalized stories using photos, text, and audio messages.