In 2010 I attended my first assistive technology conference. I was a mom trying to find technology that my daughter could use to communicate. I went to the conference to get information from experts. I assumed that if I went to the right conference, I could find the right technology, and the right strategies to learn to use it.
AssistiveWare has released a Proloquo4Text Mac app, as well as adding some exciting new features to Proloquo4Text for iPad, and iPhone. Now you can finally also have Proloquo4Text on your desktop, in your hands, in your pocket, and on your wrist.
Last year, we launched a new section of our website called Learn AAC. Our next project was to better support AAC users themselves. Here we share the insights we got from AAC users on their experiences.
It was on Mac that our augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) journey started almost 15 years ago. In 2005, Proloquo was released. This precursor to Proloquo2Go was the first AAC app on Mac OS X. Today we are coming full circle with the release of Proloquo2Go for Mac with macOS Catalina.
Inclusion is one of those words that has a beautiful ring to it, but in practice can mean many things to many people. Inclusion is about more than putting nonverbal students in mainstream classrooms. It goes beyond physical supports, like access ramps to the local library.
It is hard to believe that it is already 10 years ago that the first Proloquo2Go was released. Today we are releasing the 7th major update. Proloquo2Go 7 introduces a number of exciting new features that we would like to tell you more about.