Description

Proloquo2Go is an award-winning symbol-based communication app that gives a voice to those who cannot speak. Over 200,000 people already use this AAC app as a powerful tool for expressing themselves and increasing their communication skills and language development. Its innovative features let users, parents, teachers and therapists quickly personalize the app.

Proloquo2Go is an AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) app used by people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other diagnoses. It is available in English, Spanish, French, and Dutch for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Apple Watch.

“Users can open Proloquo2Go and begin to use it for effective communication immediately” – Susan Berkowitz, MS-SLP, AAC Consultant.

Feature highlights

• Crescendo™, a complete research-based core word vocabulary with 10,000+ fringe words

• Quickly and easily customizable – everything from the vocabulary to the appearance

• Designed for a range of fine-motor and visual skills with options like 23 pre-programmed grid sizes

• Use your regional vocabulary and accent with British, Australian and American English, Parisian and Canadian French, Castilian and American Spanish, and Dutch and Flemish. The app also supports bilingual use, and you can even switch languages mid-sentence

• 100 natural-sounding free voices across all languages, including children’s voices

Research-based

Proloquo2Go puts the user’s development first with features based on clinical knowledge and user research. Studies show that just 200-400 words make up 80% of what we say – known as core words. Combined with best practices like modeling, teaching core words has been shown to grow language and communication skills. Our Crescendo™ vocabulary is based on this insight and puts core words front and center for easy access.

Grows communication skills

Proloquo2Go is one of the few AAC apps designed to support all users, from beginning to advanced. This lets someone develop from single words to full grammatical sentences in the same app. With over 10,000 words available, there’s no limit on what you can say. Our Progressive Language feature reveals words step by step. This helps communicators learn words and their location as their vocabulary gradually grows.

Research has shown that consistent placement of objects supports easy recognition, known as motor planning. With this in mind, Proloquo2Go's thematic templates keep core words in the same places throughout the vocabulary. This helps communicators by reducing time wasted trying to find words.

Easy customization and accessibility

Buttons, pages, navigation and access - the whole app is customizable. With just a few taps, you can make it suit both vocabulary and accessibility needs. For the most important things to you, you can add your own buttons. The app comes with more than 25,000 symbols for new words – but you can use your own photos too. Accessibility settings support scanning and Apple’s VoiceOver, for users with fine-motor challenges and vision impairments. These make the app work with how you’re comfortable using it.

Comprehensive support

We’re there for you every step of the way. Help articles in the app are there whenever you need them. New to AAC? Our website has background resources in the Learn AAC section, and the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom includes activities for teaching AAC effectively. You can also connect directly with our AAC community on our Facebook groups. If you have any questions, our support team is available 7 days a week, and is happy to help.

Discounts available with Apple’s educational Volume Purchase Program – 50% off on 20 licenses or more. Joan Bruno’s Gateway to Language & Learning© vocabulary is available as in-app purchase (English only).

What's New

Version 6.0.1

This update makes Proloquo2Go even more versatile and easy to use through new audio, customization and sharing options.

Audio

We’ve added new volume options like a shout function. The maximum volume for voices can now be made noticeably louder. This comes in handy in noisy and busy environments, especially if you don’t have external speakers. You can now also record your own sounds for each button - for sound effects, a special noise or emotion, and more.

Customization

Adding your own recording is just one of the new ways to customize the buttons. We’ve added new symbols requested by users to our library and made it easier to see the full list symbols library, so you have much more choice and can better match new words you add. We’ve also made it easier to edit a word’s pronunciation, right from the button’s edit mode.

Sharing

Sharing is now easier too, as we’ve added AirDrop functionality to sharing your backups, folders or individual buttons. This means you can pass these along to any Apple device in your vicinity, without signing up for another service like Dropbox.

A few little extras

Adding to these major features, we made a few small changes which we hope will really improve your experience. We revamped our in-app help section to make it much easier to navigate and understand. We also improved the Search function, so that it includes all inflections and tenses in the pop-ups. And finally, we made it possible to remove the Home button in the bottom toolbar, since many of our users report accidentally touching it.

This version also fixes a few minor bugs.

We hope that you enjoy this update, and thanks for using our app!

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.4K Ratings
2.4K Ratings

A Positive Behavior Modifier and Freedom Giver

Female_gamer_74

As a multi-disabled woman who is nonverbal, deaf, partially blind, mild autistic and slightly physically disabled, I found this app, Proloquo2Go a helpful in modifying my behavior to match my age in a positive way and liberates me from using communication partner (the interpreter) by giving me the degree of freedom to communicate with the hearing people while I am on trip for various activities such as shopping. This app was very helpful in preparing me for open our world to prove that I can freely communicate with whoever as I am on go. I believe this app has given me the increased degree of independence of communication and social time. It has given me many positive avenues for shaping my future life through undergo a positive behavior modification and positive social time.

A voice for K.

HAPPY MOM OF K

We have been using this app for 7 years and love it! We appreciate how easy it is to program and use. I researched for several months before making the purchase for home use. This was the highest recommended at the time. Our son is 20 and non verbal unless prompted to say something. He quickly figured out he could make food and beverage choices which was very motivating for him. We even have it programmed for fast food choices. He also uses it to select leisure activity choices.
I highly recommend this app! Our previous device was heavy, slow to start and cost $7,000. The iPad, app and protective case was well under $1,000.

Developer Response

Hi HAPPY MOM OF K, thank you so much for your kind words, positive review, and taking the time to share how Proloquo2Go has transformed your son's communication. Communication is really a human right, and we are are happy that Proloquo2Go has helped in your son's independence and autonomy. If you have not done so already, please feel free to join our Parents Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/241684205905600/), where you can share stories and receive and get feedback on topics related to Proloquo2Go and AAC from other parents. If you ever need assistance with the app, please feel free to email support@assistiveware.com and a team member will be happy to help you! :-)

Great app. You get a lot for what you pay.

Gursvgjhgdwyhv

I’m autistic and I have seizures as well as SPD and complex PTSD. I have Fibromyalgia, lupus and ME (chronic fatigue if you don’t know what it basically is.) and many other diagnosis. This app has helped me communicate when I can’t. I am verbal but some situations cause me to lose my ability to talk. Great quality, great vocabulary, wide selection of voices to choose from. All around great app for anyone with a need to use an AAC.

Developer Response

Hi Gursvgjhgdwyhv, thank you so much for the positive comments and taking the time to share how Proloquo2Go has impacted your life. It is wonderful to hear the app helps in your communication and offers you more independence in your life. If you have not done so already, be sure to check out our Proloquo2go Resources page (http://www.assistiveware.com/product/proloquo2go/resources) for e-Learning Videos, Manuals, PDF Tutorials, and FAQs. If you ever need help with the app, please feel free to email support@assistiveware.com.

Information

Seller
AssistiveWare B.V.
Size
927.8 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 11.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English, Dutch, French, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2008-2018 AssistiveWare
Price
$249.99
In-App Purchases
  1. Gateway to Language & Learning© $149.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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