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Key Word Signs

Who’s it for?

This app has been designed for anyone supporting children, teenagers or adults who communicate with the Key Word Sign system, a manual set of signs and natural gestures to support communication.

What does it do?

A searchable dictionary style app that explains how to use Key Word Signs through pictures and videos. KWSA was developed for Scope Australia, which supports and cares for people with disabilities.


About The Client

Supporting people with disabilities

Scope Australia is a charity which supports people with mental, physical or multiple disabilities. Their person-centred mission is to enable each person they support to live as an empowered and equal citizens.

Project Objective

A dictionary style app for their introductory database of signs

The app needed to quickly show how to use the various signs through images and videos. It also had to make it easy to find the words or signs through a searchable database.

Project Outcome

A popular and useful app

"This is a fantastic app for anyone supporting the use of Key Word Sign in Australia. The videos for the 100 core word interactive vocabulary are excellent, and easy to follow . . . A very practical and useful app." App Store Reviewer


Learn through videos

Watch video clips and learn how to use the Key Word Signs for vocabulary, numbers, alphabet or create your own saved clips.


Print out and use the signs

The full a-z of Key Word Signs can be easily printed and used without a tablet. You can also make your own using line drawings, photos or widgets and print these too.