AAC App Sales – October 2021

October 2021

Many AAC companies put their apps on sale for half price in October for International AAC Awareness Month. It is a great time to save money and get communication into the hands of someone who needs it. Each app is different, so see below for the exact dates.


Symbol Based Apps


TopuchChat icon with a finger touching a star inside an orange circle  TouchChat HD with WordPower – October 1st to 7th

TouchChat HD with WordPower is symbol-based. You choose the number of buttons on the screen. Fringe vocabulary is organized by category-based folders. Both TouchChat and LAMP are put out by PRC-Saltillo.


Speak For Yourself written inside a green talk bubble  Speak For Yourself! – October 1st to 7th

This is a symbol-based app. The home screen has 119 high frequency words (core vocabulary). Fringe vocabulary is organized by word association. You only need two button presses to reach any individual word.


Proloquo2Go icon owl on blue  Proloquo2Go -October 5th to 9th

Proloquo2Go was developed by Assistiveware. It is also symbol-based. You choose the number of buttons on the screen. Fringe vocabulary is organized by category-based folders.


LAMP app icon  LAMP Words For Life -October 1st to 7th

LAMP Words For Life is based on the Unity language system. The home screen has 83 high frequency words (core vocabulary). LAMP has a consistent layout, promoting efficient motor planning for communication.


Blue, yellow, and red cough drops - app iconCoughDrop – October 4th to 8th

CoughDrop is an app that works on iOS, Android, and Windows. It is symbol-based with fringe vocabulary organized by folder. You choose from a variety of layouts.


Alexicom icon - AT on an orange swoosh.  Elements AAC – October 1st to 8th

Alexicom Pro is a symbol-based AAC app with a choice of pre-made page sets. It can be used across platforms and contains both symbols and photos.

two people on an orange background - Avaz icon  Avaz – October 1st to 15th

Avaz is a symbol-based AAC app. You choose the number of buttons on the screen. The app is available in multiple languages, including six Indian languages and Tamil.


Text Based Apps


Predictable icon white P on blue  Predictable – October 1st to 8th

By Therapy Box, Predictable is a text-to-speech app. Categories allow you to save your frequently used phrases or sentences. It includes an emoji keyboard.


Proloquo4Text icon  Proloquo4Text – October 5th to 9th

By Assistiveware, Proloquo4Text is a text-to-speech app that allows you to save frequently used sentences in folders. The Quick Talk folder allows for rapid social communication. Word prediction learns how you write and gives you suggestions of things to say.


Voice Activated AAC (Unintelligible keyword –> intelligible AAC)


Hello V on a blue background for VocaTempo app icon.  VocaTempo -October 1st to 8th

Also by Therapy Box, VocaTempo is an app that helps people with poor intelligibility to speak clearly through their AAC. You train the app to recognize your speech for a series of key words. Once programmed, you can say the key word to have the app speak a pre-programmed phrase or sentence.


Are you in Pennsylvania? Borrow an iPad with AAC apps at the AT Lending Library.

If you have any questions about which app to choose, you can contact TechOWL. We can set up a virtual app demo!

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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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