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Need help using IPAD for communication

Discussion in 'iPad at School' started by shiva, Sep 22, 2011.

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    Hi
    I have seen couple of teachers on this forum, hopefully you can help me, my 9 years old son is on special ed, non verbal. I ask our SD to use IPAD for his communication and use Proloquo2 go, and the SD is saying its not efficient, they want to use IPOD touch with a application called ICONVERSE with 10 pictures on it. SD is arguing IPAD is too big and not the efficient way for kids to use for communication. I dont agree with them at all. I would appreciate any help from the members to fight my case with SD?

    Thank you
    Shiva
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    Welcome to the forum! There are a lot of great people here willing to lend a hand anytime. Often using the search feature (in the toolbar at the top of every page) will lead you to the answers you're looking for. If not, feel free to post a question in the appropriate area.

    Please take a moment to view the information linked below my signature to get the most out of your iPad as well as our forum.

    BTW, I moved your post to the iPad At School area where you're likely to get a better response to your question.

    Welcome again and enjoy!
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    I have a nine year old autistic son, he uses the iPad for communication. He is a whiz at it. He is also non-verbal.
    I purchased an App called picturecantalk, it is very cumbersome.
    I am reviewing iPrompts XL. I have had his team at school review it and they like it too.
    I will purchase it in the near future.

    iPod is just too small. The only downfall with iPad are all the entertainment apps.

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