Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology of the Week
For iOS: iPhone, iPad, ClaroCom is an AAC app that can provides a voice to those with little or no speech. The user types phrases and can then have them read aloud. You can use saved phrases organised into categories to speed up communication.
You type into the Message Window using the on-screen keyboard and press the Speak button to have text in the Message Window spoken. ClaroCom can also speak each word as it is typed or inserted into the Message Window.
Text in the Message Window can be spoken using the human quality voices. Upgrades include the ability to communicate remotely with ClaroCom Pro. Text in the Message Window can be sent by iMessage and email, and sent to Facebook and Twitter, as well as copied into other apps.
The integrated Word Prediction and Phrase Prediction helps speed up writing.