I am currently using MyTalk with a 5 year old non-verbal female. She knows immediately when she sees the iPad that it can be used to communicate for her. She takes it and is able to hold it and press up to 9 buttons to ask for what she wants. She has even figured out how to press the cancel button to navigate back to the last page. She is in Kindergarten. There was some question about whether she could attach meaning to pictures so teachers basically used sign language. She knows all her colors, a majority of her letters and now using MyTalk she is able to tell people what she knows so there is no denying that she is smart. She also is able to sign about 50 different signs. The only thing we have not figured out with our student is that when we have to take the iPad away, she throws a huge fit because she wants it with her all the time.
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