Starting Out with Proloquo2Go

Picture on an iPad with Proloquo2Go

The following videos provide a brief introduction to setting up the Proloquo2Go app for trial with a new student, or consumer.  The purpose of these videos is to help you follow the recommendations given to you by the person or team evaluating the consumer for AAC. This recommendation depends on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, the consumer’s vision, fine and gross motor skills, and method of access.

By their nature, these videos provide visual descriptions of how to set up the app.  If you need this information in a different format, for accessibility reasons, please feel free to contact Kathryn Helland at PIAT.  The email address is

Introduction to choosing a vocabulary set/field size in Proloquo2Go

This video shows you how to create a new user and alter the number of buttons that appear on the screen.  As always, we want to provide access to a core vocabulary-based “user” that will allow our consumer to do more than just request.  Click on the picture below to see the video.

A Picture of adding a user to Proloquo2Go with embedded video

Editing Buttons in Proloquo2Go

The next video introduces the process of editing buttons in Proloquo2Go.  This allows you to change the symbols on a button, or add photos.  You can change the background color, or “hide” buttons to simplify the field.  Your AAC consultant will help you determine whether or not hiding buttons is a recommended strategy for more

A picture of editing the Go button in Proloquo2Go with embedded video.

Kathryn Helland

Kathryn is a certified speech-language pathologist and works with children and adults with complex communication needs. She has been with the TechOWL team since 2015 and is currently working on her doctorate. She would like to examine how to best support AAC users in higher education.

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