Price at time of review $99.99
Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for the iPad. Verbally brings speech to those without and enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design. Just tap in what you want to say and Verbally speaks for you.
PRAISE AND RECOGNITION
“The program is a dream for Speech/Language Pathologists. I use it in so many different ways with different ages and different disabilities.” – Catherine Marchand, MSc, LCSP, Speech Pathologist
“Verbally is by far the best AAC app that I have seen” – Technology in (Spl) Education, April 2011
“Priceless app! My patients will love this app…typically similar speech and communication devices cost thousands of dollars. Patients will be able communicate without spending a fortune” – iTunes review, Dr NT, March 2011
Named one of America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs – 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek.com, June 2011
WHY CHOOSE VERBALLY?
Unlike other AAC solutions, Verbally’s simple design allows users to communicate quickly and effectively, with very little physical effort. So intuitive, you can have a conversation immediately!
• Core Words Grid – contains 50 essential words to save you over 50% of the taps required to input your sentences.
• Core Phrases Grid – offers common phrases to enable faster & easier conversation.
• Text Prediction – learns the words you use and makes self-expression easier. Even import your contacts, to better predict names you use the most.
• Choice of 3 keyboard layouts or use a Bluetooth keyboard -just press Enter to Speak!
• Choice of male or female voice.
• Choice of settings for speaking method. Turn on “Speak Each Word” to have the app speak as soon as each word is completed or when you tap a phrase. Turn it off to speak after you’ve completed your sentence and tap “Speak”. You can also tap “Repeat” to say the last sentence again.
• A handy chime to get someone’s attention.
• Steady Hands feature – if you have limited fine motor abilities this feature makes it easier to type. With this set to “on”, the app will only register when you lift your finger off of the intended letter on the keyboard.
• No Wi-Fi or 3G connection required.
With in-app upgrade you can speak with even greater ease with these additional features:
• Add your OWN favorite phrases! Create and save all of your most commonly used phrases and organize them in your own way. This will allow even greater speed in your conversations.
• 3 new, high quality voices (one male, one female and one child) that speak with even great clarity and realism.
• Conversation history is saved for you to easily scan through and tap what you would like to say again. Delete unwanted phrases from your history to make it even more effective.
• Connect via Email! Easily compose your message using all of Verbally’s features and tap a button to send it through your email account.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM VERBALLY?
Verbally is an invaluable communication aid for people with speech impairments due to such things as apraxia, ataxia, ALS, stroke, traumatic brain injury, autism, parkinson’s, cerebral palsy, down syndrome or muscular dystrophy.
Whatever the need, Verbally is an easy to use, invaluable tool to have a conversation and speak for yourself. Easily. Expressively. Verbally.
Verbally is the first powerful app from Intuary, named to Bloomberg Businessweek.com’s 2011 Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs. Intuary is committed to empowering users through intuitive design.