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Talkitt translates unintelligible speech from any language into understandable speech through smart phones, tablets or computers. Works for people with speech disorders or diseases or syndromes that affect speech.
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A collection of 15 (mostly free!) apps perfect for kids who are blind or visually impaired. Listed in categories ranging from visual stimulation to communication and fine motor needs.
Junior Blind of America's Infant & Early Childhood Program has been using iPads as part of its curriculum in order to study how children with CVI or low vision respond to iPad apps. The results are in and they are very encouraging!
Boston Children's Hospital is running a pilot program with inpatient care using a new app they've developed to help organize and facilitate communication between a patient's family and their doctors.
Eric Jerman reviews the generative music iPad app, Bloom. Bloom allows children to create gentle, soft music patterns and bubbles of color with just the tap of a finger. The app also allows you to choose which color palette and contrast is most attractive to your child.
Inclusive Technology, a company that creates software for children with special needs, has also created a set of fun and accessible iPad apps. We review the two that are best for children with visual impairments: Smarty Pants and Five Sharks Swimming.