Blogs with tag Proloquo

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Introducing Proloquo and Proloquo Coach - the next generation of AAC

In 2009 AssistiveWare set out to democratize access to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). We introduced Proloquo2Go - the first affordable AAC solution available on a consumer device. Today we are taking the next step: Bringing successful communication within reach of families by introducing Proloquo and Proloquo Coach.
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Why can't I change the base vocabulary of Proloquo?

A good vocabulary is essential for effective communication with an AAC system. It is even more important when implementing AAC across a classroom or school. In this blog post, we explain why the base vocabulary in AssistiveWare Proloquo® cannot be changed. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How does Proloquo promote literacy?

Developing literacy is essential for AAC users. AssistiveWare’s Proloquo® is designed to support users to grow their vocabulary as their literacy skills develop seamlessly. In this blog post, we explain how you can use the unique features of Proloquo to teach literacy to all students. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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Why does Proloquo have a fixed grid size?

The grid size is an important part of any AAC system. In this blog post, we explain why we decided to offer only a single grid size for Proloquo®. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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Designing a comprehensive and inclusive vocabulary for Proloquo

AssistiveWare Proloquo® has a large pre-programmed vocabulary. In this blogpost, we explain the principles that guided how the fringe vocabulary was selected and organized. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How can I use Proloquo to teach categories?

AssistiveWare Proloquo® organizes fringe words into categories. Children who are learning to use AAC need to be taught how categories work. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How does Proloquo make modeling easy?

Modeling is the most important strategy to teach children to communicate with an AAC system. In this blog post, we explain how the design of AssistiveWare Proloquo® facilitates modeling. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How are fringe words organized in Proloquo?

Low-frequency words like nouns are organized in category folders in AssistiveWare Proloquo®. In this blogpost we explain how this was done. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How did we make Proloquo extremely efficient?

AAC is always slower than speech so a good AAC system needs to be as efficient as possible to make it easier to participate in conversations. In this blogpost we explain how we were able to make Proloquo® really efficient. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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How are verbs organized in Proloquo?

Verbs are an important part of speech. In this blog post we explain the organization of verbs in Proloquo®. As part of the “Proloquo explained” series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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Why don’t all buttons in Proloquo have symbols?

AssistiveWare’s Proloquo® combines buttons with graphic symbols and text-only buttons. In this blogpost, we explain why this is the case. As part of the “Proloquo explained” blog series, it is written for anyone who wants an in-depth explanation of the design of the new Proloquo AAC app.
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