Speech Assistant AAC for iOS

A Text-to-Speech communication app for people who are speech impaired.

Designed for iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch.
Many features, Easy to use, Fully customizable.
Affordable, one-time payment
and no subscription.
Features iOS app
About the app
The iOS app can be used on:
• iPhone and iPad (with iOS 12 or newer)
• Apple Watch (with watchOS 9 or newer)
• Mac with Apple silicon.

Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
The app does not collect any data, so your conversations always stay private.
Key features
✓ Completely customizable to your needs.
✓ Categories to organize your phrases.
✓ Select symbols or photos on the buttons.
✓ Record speech or use one of the iOS voices.
✓ Full screen button to show your message.
✓ History for quick access to previous phrases.
✓ Backup to iCloud, Mail or AirDrop.
✓ Tabs for multiple conversations (optional).
✓ You can use the app during phone calls.
The app uses the high quality iOS voices, there are many voices for 40 languages available.
Option to make voice recordings for the buttons and to import voice recordings into the app.
The app supports Apple's Personal Voice.
You can select your personal voice in the speech settings of the app.
Phone Calls
You can use the app during Phone Calls and for example with FaceTime (on an iPhone/iPad with iOS 13 or newer).
The speech output will be audible to the other person on the phone and also to your iPhone (when it is on speaker).
Categories and Phrases
You can create an unlimited number of categories to organize your phrases for quick access.
In the settings you can enable History for quick access to previous phrases.
Auto Search option that searches, based on your typing, through all your phrases and places a row of found phrases on the on-screen keyboard.
Full Screen
Show your message on full screen with a very large font. Useful for communicating in a noisy environment.
You can show your message to the person opposite of you with a button to flip the text.
Photos and Symbols
The app has the option to place Photos or Symbols on the buttons next to the phrase.
The photos can be selected from your photo library.
The symbols can be selected from the set of 3400 Mulberry symbols (mulberrysymbols.org).
User profiles
With the app you can create user profiles with their own categories and phrases.
The selected voice and the layout settings are also saved in the user profile.
The profiles can be used for multilingual support and for different persons or situations.
Backup and AirDrop
The app supports backup to iCloud, Mail or AirDrop.
With AirDrop you can send a complete backup (categories, phrases, images and recordings) to another iPhone or iPad.
The app also has a feature to import voice recordings into the app.
Screenshots (iPhone)
Videos (iPad)
Make a message
This demo shows how to make a message by tapping on a phrase button, then by typing and finding a phrase with the autosearch feature. The message is then spoken (with highlighting on) and shown on full screen.
Save a new phrase
This demo shows how to make a message in the textbox with the autosearch feature and then saving it by adding a new phrase button. The new button with the phrase is given a label, color and image.
Speech Assistant is very ergonomic and includes many well-thought-out accessibility parameters, more so than some other more expensive apps. It is possible to adjust it to the specific needs of many users, for the visual presentation (font size, number of cells per page, colors, side of the screen to display action buttons) as well as for the numerous and well-conceived options (button functions to be displayed, function selection for many action buttons). The size and accessibility of action buttons is a major plus for this application.
When my patients try this app, they find it simple and efficient to use. In my experience, this is the most essential aspect that determines if they are going to use AAC in the long run or not.
Martine Barrette, Speech-Language Pathologist.
CISSS des Laurentides, Health services provider in Québec.
"I love this app! It is the best AAC I have used for those who can read and type. I especially like the rotate text for loud areas, crowds, or with those who are hearing impaired. Highly recommend!"
"Speech Assistant is so easy to use and customize. Love that there are different voices and with the ability to change voice pitch and speech rate. It’s very intuitive and my 85-year old patient, who hates “technology,” was able to use it easily after a 5-min demo!"
"This app is perfect for my severely autistic teenage son. The flexibility is great. This is a very useful, flexible, and stable app."
All Apps
Speech Assistant AAC for iOS
The standard version of the ‘Augmentative and Alternative Communication’ app for people with speech impairments, for example due to Aphasia, MND/ALS or Autism.
Easy to use, many features, fully customizable and with an intuitive design.
Affordable, one-time payment, no subscription.
Speech Assistant for Android
Speech Assistant is also available for Android.
The basic version of the Android app is free and within the app you can upgrade to the full version with additional features, like for example:
✓ Option to select symbols, emoji and photos on the buttons.
✓ Option to create an unlimited number of categories.
✓ Backup to Google Drive and Restore functions.
✓ Option to make or import voice recordings.
✓ Customize the colors of buttons and much more.
Speech Assist Switch for iOS
A special version of the app with features for scanning with iOS Switch Control. With Switch Control users with motor difficulties can operate their iOS device with a switch.
Speech Assist Switch uses iOS Switch Control to provide alternative switch access. The app can be used either by touching the screen or by using an external switch.
If you don't use a external switch, then the standard version of the app is recommended.
Note Text Reader for Android
With Note Text Reader you can create notes and save texts and articles. The app can read aloud your notes with Text to Speech (TTS).
The app can also be a useful AAC tool for people who are speech-impaired for communicating longer texts with more control over the spoken text with play, pause, backward and forward buttons and a progress bar.
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