Avaz App for Communication - India

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** Minimum specs for Android Tablets for Avaz **
2GB *free* of internal memory
1GB RAM
Screen size of 5 inch and above
Android 5.0 or above
Note that Avaz runs only in landscape mode.

Avaz is an award-winning, research-based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for children with speech difficulties (having Autism, intellectual challenges etc.). Avaz runs on Android-based tablets** (recommended specifications for Android tablets below). It has a powerful keyboard, uses picture symbols and high-quality voice synthesis, to help users communicate and also develop language skills.

Avaz comes with an Indian accented voice and includes culture-appropriate vocabulary related to food (e.g. poori, dal, idli ), festivals (e.g. Diwali, Holi..), etc. The vocabulary is available in English and six Indian languages (Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu), all available in the same app.

There is a 14-day promotional subscription period to the symbols and voices, which you can use to evaluate which configuration of Avaz best meets your child’s needs. With an in-app subscription orpurchase, you can access 15,000+ symbols from Symbolstix, and 4 natural-sounding synthesized IVONA voices

WHY CHOOSE AVAZ?

Avaz was developed in collaboration with 25 schools and 500 children, to help children with speech difficulties achieve the most effective communication possible. Avaz is useful for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Angelman's Syndrome, Aspergers, Apraxia and other non-verbal conditions. Avaz’s user interface is designed to make speech therapy more effective, develop a child’s language, and improve his/her intent to communicate.

Avaz comes with 3 research-based, graded picture vocabularies, and a Core Words set that will help a child begin to communicate. These vocabularies have been designed to facilitate spontaneous novel utterance generation, encouraging a child to not only use language, but also generalize from it. While Avaz helps a child get started quickly with pictures, it's also great for facilitating easy transition into text. Avaz's keyboard has support for saving and loading text, a Quick response bar for frequently-used messages, and a picture-assisted text prediction capability for sight readers.

Avaz features animation for maximizing reinforcement, high-contrast mode for children with visual impairment, and arrow keys for children having difficulties with fine motor control. Subscribers also get fine-grained control over the speech output, with a choice of many natural voices

Key-Features

√ Track Therapy Sessions and receive therapy logs in the mail
√ Easy backup and restore using Dropbox
√ Seamless Integrated Text and Keyboard Mode
√ Ability to share your messages using email, Facebook, Twitter
√ Reinforcement using zoom and animation
√Color-coded vocabulary based on modified Fitzgerald color codes
√ Word prediction with both pictures and text
√ Instant Search to explore vocabulary easily
√ Consistent Motor Planning
√ Grammar - Morphology options of a word e.g. verb, noun and adjective
√ Settings Wizard - personalize Avaz, based on the child's unique needs
√ Add/Edit multiple items at once
√ No active internet connection (Wi-Fi or 3G) required
√ Grid Size Control
√ Prompt support on Mail, chat
√ Introductory video tutorial
√ Easy-to-access help screen on all pages

** Recommended specs for Android Tablets -
8GB or more Internal Memory
1GB or more RAM
5 inch+ display screen size
Note that Avaz runs only in landscape mode.

Detailed Tutorials and Support Videos: http://www.avazapp.com/support/
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What's New

1. Avaz is now available for the Android phone!
2. You can share messages to WhatsApp from Avaz.
3. You can now search and images from the internet within Avaz itself.
4. You can export the vocabulary as a PDF file
5. We have also fixed the Dropbox issue that some users were facing.
6. We have also fixed some minor bugs.
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Additional Information

Updated
November 29, 2018
Size
40M
Installs
1,000+
Current Version
4.1
Requires Android
5.0 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Digital Purchases
In-app Products
$0.99 - $99.99 per item
Permissions
Offered By
Avaz Inc.
Developer
Stanford Financial Square El Camino Real # 403 Palo Alto, California, CA 94306
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