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AAC Demonstration Signup for March 17, 2020

By Kim Singleton | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

AAC for the SLP signup

By Kim Singleton | December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

ACES 2020 Application

By Kim Singleton | December 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

ACES 2020: 30 Years of Communication and Community

By Kathryn Helland | November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
TechOWL is excited to announce the dates for ACES 2020!  Join us July 25-August 7, 2020 to create, connect, and celebrate! ACES, Augmentative Communication Empowerment Supports, is a 2-week intensive training program and on-campus experience at Temple University for young adults…

AAC Posters

By Kathryn Helland | October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
I love October.  AAC Awareness Month is a chance to shine a light on this topic that we care so deeply about.  I enjoy getting to see all the wonderful posters, gifs, and memes. They help to remind us of…

AAC Awareness and Free Speech for All

By Kathryn Helland | October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
October is AAC Awareness Month, and a great time to acknowledge developments in the world of augmentative and alternative communication.  This year has brought head tracking to some apps on the iPad Pro, and the ability to make phone calls from…

Making Phone Calls with Proloquo2Go

By Kathryn Helland | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments
We got some exciting news from the folks at Assistiveware this week.  The latest update to Proloquo2Go includes support for Dark Mode, the use of Split Screen, and……drum roll……making phone calls! People will be able to make a call and…

Backing Up AAC Apps on the iPad

By Kathryn Helland | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
Is everyone ready for September 19th,2019? This is the date that iOS 13 drops and all our Apple devices will remind us to Update our Software.  This new iOS has some great accessibility features, but with anything new, there is…

iOS 13, Voice Control, and AAC

By Kathryn Helland | August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
The next iOS update is now in beta testing. iOS 13 promises some big changes that will have an impact on people with disabilities. Right off the bat, Accessibility is no longer hidden under the General folder in Settings.  Just…

TechOWL Videos: Getting Started with TouchChat

By Kathryn Helland | July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
At our state AT lending library, one of the biggest questions we get is, “Now what?” Borrowers open the big shipping box and may not be sure of their next steps. Here at TechOWL, we are working on creating a…