Category Archives: Apps and Mobile Learning

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Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

The Spectronics Consultancy Team are pleased to introduce the newest member of the team – the AAC Ferret! He really is a very helpful little guy for all of those people out there trying to find their way through the hundreds of apps supporting communication available for the iPad. Do you support people with communication difficulties? Do know someone …

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Chatable has arrived!

Chatable has arrived!

The brand new AAC app from Therapy Box, has just been released on the App Store – (literally hours ago!) and we were lucky enough to get our hands on a copy to check it out. Therapy Box are well known for their quality AAC apps such as the text based , and Scene & Heard which focuses …

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aacorn – A New App in AAC

aacorn – A New App in AAC

Introducing….. aacorn! An interesting and powerful new app, with a whole new way to support a child with little/no/developing speech. The best thing about the app is that it: “LEARNS to predict what YOUR child wants to say.” It moves away from the traditional grid formatted AAC system and gives us “word trees” – beautiful circles of words …

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Increase Reading Fluency Over the Holidays

Increase Reading Fluency Over the Holidays

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com It’s that time of the year when most students are dismissed for a couple of weeks to enjoy the holidays. While the winter break isn’t nearly as long as its summer counterpart, taking any extended break from school means students begin losing some of the knowledge they’ve worked so hard to obtain. This …

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