iPad: Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
Mac: Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.3 / 5 (User Rating)
TippyTalk is TWO apps, TWO devices, TWO-way communication!
Using TippyTalk, non-verbal and speech-impaired persons send messages from an iPad or tablet to friends and family on their mobile phones! They then respond with video, pictures, audio or text to be read aloud.
TippyTalk is also a text-to-speech (TTS) app as messages can be read aloud to anyone in the room with them. TippyTalk is unique, affordable, and easy-to-use.
TippyTalk is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for people of all ages who have trouble speaking due to aphasia, nonverbal autism, stroke, apraxia, down syndrome, ALS and other speech and language disorders.
A Manager (usually a parent or other family member) customizes the app with illustrations of the TippyTalker’s favorite things, such as restaurants, toys, places, pets, foods, and activities.
The TippyTalker selects illustrations to create a simple sentence.
TippyTalk gives non-verbal or speech-impaired persons of all ages (“TippyTalkers”) two-way communication with the world! You’ll just need the two companion apps TIPPYTALK COMMUNITY and TIPPYTALKER on separate devices.
THIS TIPPYTALKER APP (paid subscription but free download) is for the non-verbal or speech-impaired person.
THE TIPPYTALK COMMUNITY APP (free) is for the parent/family member helping the TippyTalker AND the invited friends and family of the TippyTalker.
IF YOU WILL BE HELPING A TIPPYTALKER WITH THE APP, YOU ARE A MANAGER.
To get started, download this TippyTalker app on the iPad or tablet of the non-verbal or speech-impaired person. When prompted, download the TippyTalk Community app on your own device. After you purchase a subscription, invite friends and family.
After the apps are set up:
–Managers customize TippyTalker for the preferences of the TippyTalker.
–Managers invite friends and family to the TippyTalker’s Community.
–On the iPad or tablet, TippyTalkers create a simple sentence by selecting illustrations. These become a written message read aloud OR sent to a member of the TippyTalker's private community.
–Community Members respond with text, video, or audio.
* IF YOU HAVE BEEN INVITED TO MESSAGE WITH A TIPPYTALKER, YOU ARE A COMMUNITY MEMBER.
You will NOT NEED this TippyTalker app; instead download the FREE TippyTalk Community app. You will be able to use this app upon accepting an invitation from a TippyTalk Manager. Receive and respond to messages on your smartphone. Send video, pictures, audio or text to be read aloud.