The UDL Educational Technology Guide 2019-2020: Technology for Special Education

John F. O'Sullivan

Section 3 AAC Text-Based Communication High End

Text Based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) apps have you type what you want to say. This is not a new type of app. However, more apps are being made with this theme. As a result, it gets a separate section.


This is a high-end text-based communication app with good ratings. The app works with switches.


This is a very highly rated, high-end, text-based communication app.

Text to Speech!

This is an iPad/iPhone app that says whatever you type. This is simply free and get the job done. The reviews are also pretty good.


This app has a good rating. You have to type what you are going to say. The app has a free version that gives you a better idea if you want this app. 

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