The apps listed here play back pre-recorded speech when an icon button is selected on your mobile or tablet device's touch screen. Most allow you to add your own photos as buttons and pair these with speech you record onto your device.
This section only contains a sample of the apps available, new apps are released almost daily so check the online stores for the latest apps that play back pre-recorded speech.
A few of these apps let you use standard symbol based icons. A variety of symbol systems are in use including: Widgit, PCS, Snaps, Blissymbolics, SymbolStix, Makaton Signs, Sclera, Arasaac and Picture This. A few of the apps allow the icon and its associated speech to be chosen by scanning.
When downloading an app use only well-known app download markets. They significantly reduces the likelihood of downloading an app malware/virus. If you're interested in downloading a particular app, run an online search on its name (using a search engine) first to see what others say about it or to check for malware reports.
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