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Jan 18, 2017 | Latest News

App Store Prices are going up (in the UK)

You may have noticed that we've just launched a new version of Predictable (free update for existing users), with a bunch of new features (as well as a lot of background improvements to make the app run faster, for example), and you may also notice that our prices are going up next week. We didn't want anyone thinking that we were taking advantage of our big new update to hike prices

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Jan 12, 2017 | Latest News

Therapy Box awarded funding to develop app to promote independence in children with long term conditions

Press release from SBRI £900K awarded to develop innovations that support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions. With six percent of children in the UK living with disability, ingenious life changing solutions can ensure they have the best start in life. SBRI Healthcare today announced it is to fund nine companies developing innovations that aim to provide

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Special Retail Offer until March 31st 2017
Jan 5, 2017 | Latest News

Special Retail Offer until March 31st 2017

We wanted to celebrate the new year, so we’ve created a special retail offer which is going to run all the way until the end of March!  Any order of £2,500 or above (ex VAT) placed between now and March 31st 2017, you will receive a FREE iPad Mini. Please note that this offer is only available in the UK and is not valid with any other offers we might have during this

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What is phonics?
Sep 13, 2016 | App News

What is phonics?

1) What is phonics? Phonics is a way of teaching children to read quickly and skilfully. They are taught how to: *recognise the sounds that each individual letter makes; *identify the sounds that different combinations of letters make - such as ‘sh’ or ‘oo’; and *blend these sounds together from left to right to make a word. 2) Research shows that when

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Guest Blog - Voice  banking – some myths busted!
Sep 9, 2016 | App News

Guest Blog - Voice banking – some myths busted!

This week we have a guest blog from Jennifer Benson, Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist about using ModelTalker for voice banking 1. You have to be really good at technology to do voice banking You really don’t! Voice banking with Model Talker is really straightforward to do and can be done by anyone who is able to use a computer to access the internet and follow

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UK’s Therapy Box crowned Best Digital SME in Talent Unleashed Global Awards
Aug 23, 2016 | Press

UK’s Therapy Box crowned Best Digital SME in Talent Unleashed Global Awards

Judging panel comprising Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak selects British education and healthcare app business as one of five most innovative tech companies in illustrious global awards programme. UK company Therapy Box has been named Best Digital SME in the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, hosted by global IT and recruitment firm Talent International. Now in its fifth

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Say hello to the Phonics Spelling Dictionary!
Aug 22, 2016 | App News

Say hello to the Phonics Spelling Dictionary!

Skoodal, Therapy Box's new educational app brand, saw its first app launch last week. The Phonics Spelling Dictionary app orders words by sound to help children using synthetic phonics to become proficient readers and spellers. Skoodal collaborated with Oxford University Press in order to bring the app to life. Less than 24 hours after its launch, the Phonics Spelling

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And the winner is... Therapy Box!
Aug 22, 2016 | Latest News

And the winner is... Therapy Box!

Last week saw the annual Talent Unleashed awards final take place in Sydney, Australia. Having won a place as one of the three UK/Europe finalists under the 'Best Digital SME - Tech Innovation' category, we were already thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the final and present in front of the panel of judges, which included Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak. Francesco Costarelli

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Therapy Box to take on global finalists in Talent Unleashed Awards
Aug 3, 2016 | Latest News

Therapy Box to take on global finalists in Talent Unleashed Awards

Multi-award winning Therapy Box won the European division of the Talent Unleashed competition judged by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson. The company that specializes in apps for disability and education is now off to the global final in Sydney to vie for the title of the global Talent Unleashed Best Digital SME. Co-founded by Rebecca Bright MBE and Swapnil Gadgil, the

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Save up to 30% when you purchase our app bundles.
Apr 15, 2016 | App News

Save up to 30% when you purchase our app bundles.

Do you have one of our apps already? Did you know you can save up to 30% by "completing" a bundle. We have a number of bundles in the AppStore: Able Communication Aids- Save 30% and have the latest communication aid apps from the award winning developer, Therapy Box. Both apps are exclusively available to use with ModelTalker voices, allowing for the ultimate in personalization for

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Revising with Dyslexia
Apr 5, 2016 | App News

Revising with Dyslexia

It’s that time of the year once again! The sun is starting to shine, flowers are starting to bloom, and students are starting to revise for their end of year exams. Revision can be a tricky task in itself, but for the 10% of the population who have dyslexia, it can be made much more difficult. Dyslexia can hinder a student’s speed and comprehension skills, which could ultimately

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Scene and Heard íslensk útgáfa
Mar 24, 2016 | App News

Scene and Heard íslensk útgáfa

Scene & Heard íslensk útgáfa er einstakt samskiptaforrit sem hefur unnið til fjölda verðlauna. Notaðu myndrænar senur til þess að eiga samskipti í ákveðnu umhverfi eða búðu til ný námstæki með gagnvirkum notkunarmöguleikum. Hvort sem þú ert foreldri,

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Medical App Award 2016: Gewinner der Kategorie
Jan 19, 2016 | Press

Medical App Award 2016: Gewinner der Kategorie

Medical App Award 2016 Gewinner: 1. Platz: Predictable - Therapy Box 2. Platz: iSign-IT - Dr. med. Urs-Vito Albrecht, Med. Hochschule Hannover 3. Platz: infoskop - synMedico GmbH Continue reading...

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Junior iOS Developers: Apply Now
Jan 18, 2016 | Latest News

Junior iOS Developers: Apply Now

Therapy Box Ltd. are currently looking for Junior iOS developers to join our small but expanding London based team. We have two Positions available, a Junior iOS developer role and an internship for a start-up iOS developer (minimum previous experience required). We are looking for someone who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits, an individual who will work with

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German Medical App Award 2016
Jan 13, 2016 | Latest News

German Medical App Award 2016

Therapy Box gewinnt den ersten Preis beim Medical App Award mit Predictable! Kiel Bei der gestrigen Verleihung des Medical App Award im Rahmen des Kongresses “ Vernetzte Gesundheit” in Kiel wurde die App “Predictable” mit dem ersten Preis prämiert. Die Verleihung fand zeitgleich zum Kongress statt und wurde vom Branchenverband Life Science Nord erstmals in

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A Stellar Start to 2016
Jan 4, 2016 | Latest News

A Stellar Start to 2016

We are extremely pleased and proud to announce that Therapy Box founder and director Rebecca Bright has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Years Honours listings. Rebecca has been recognised under the Industry and Economy nominations for her success within the technology market and her inspiration to other women. Having only started Therapy Box five years ago, this nomination is certainly

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New Year Honours: Community figures in west London recognised for their work
Jan 4, 2016 | Press

New Year Honours: Community figures in west London recognised for their work

The Queen’s New Year Honours list has been announced and sees recognition for a number of people living and working in west London. Rebecca Bright was appointed an MBE for her services to App Development for People with Communication Difficulties. Ms Bright founded Acton-based company Therapy Box, which provides apps that cater to the needs of those who have communication

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Tech pioneers pick up new year honours
Jan 1, 2016 | Press

Tech pioneers pick up new year honours

The founders of Net-A-Porter, Zopa, Ubisoft and Code Club have been recognised for their work with titles in the Queen’s new year honours list. Therapy Box founder Rebecca Bright picks up an MBE for services to app development for people with communication difficulties, while Playmob founder and chief executive Jude Ower is honoured for services to entrepreneurship. Continue reading...

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The New Year Honours lists 2016, published today, recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
Dec 20, 2015 | Press

The New Year Honours lists 2016, published today, recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.

In addition to the honours recipients, this year sees 3 new admissions to the Order of Merit. The Order of Merit is awarded to those who have rendered exceptionally meritorious services towards the advancement of the arts, learning, literature and science. The award is in the personal gift of the Queen, and is limited to 24 living recipients. Industry and the economy make up 12% of this

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Boston Children's Hospital Communication Program to Preserve Voices of ALS Patients
Dec 14, 2015 | Latest News

Boston Children's Hospital Communication Program to Preserve Voices of ALS Patients

Last week on December 8th (2015), The Augmentative Communication Program (ACP) at Boston Children’s Hospital received a $1.5 million gift in order to establish a program dedicated to improving the lives of adult patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (commonly known as ALS). ALS is a fatal and progressive neurodegenerative disease with no known treatment. This unique program will

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International Day of Persons With Disability
Dec 3, 2015 | Events

International Day of Persons With Disability

Today, December 3rd 2015, marks the International Day of Persons with Disability. The estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide face many barriers to inclusion in many key aspects of society. As a result, people with disabilities do not enjoy access to society on an equal basis with others, which includes areas of transportation, employment, and education as well as

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Awards Abound at Therapy Box
Nov 25, 2015 | Events

Awards Abound at Therapy Box

It’s been an exciting November here at Therapy Box! Earlier this month, Therapy Box was awarded this year’s Nectar Small Business Award for Contribution to the Community. Co-founder and Director Rebecca Bright collected the award, attending a round table event with awards judge Sarah Willingham, one of the UK’s leading business women and BBC ‘Dragon’. On top of

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BBC News interview with Rebecca Bright - Nectar Small Business Awards
Nov 12, 2015 | Press

BBC News interview with Rebecca Bright - Nectar Small Business Awards

After winning the Nectar Small Business Awards, Rebecca Bright was interviewed on BBC News. Continue view...

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Toddlers and Tablets: Ten First Steps
Oct 20, 2015 | Latest News

Toddlers and Tablets: Ten First Steps

iPhone, Android, tablets and touch screens. Handheld technology is becoming an increasingly popular medium of play amongst children and toddlers. Upon examining a group of 2,000 computer-using families, it’s been estimated this year that 31% of under-fives have their own handheld devices. Whilst this may come as a shock to some, the increasing popularity and decreasing prices of devices

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Acton business up for national Contribution to Community award
Sep 24, 2015 | Press

Acton business up for national Contribution to Community award

An Acton-based business that develops apps for people with disabilities has been nominated for the award set to be judged by BBC Dragon An Acton-based business has beaten competition from hundreds of other small businesses to be shortlisted in the national Nectar Business Small Business Awards. Therapy Box develops apps for people with disabilities - such as motor neurone disease - in 35

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Is there an app for loneliness?
Aug 17, 2015 | Press

Is there an app for loneliness?

Young or old, loneliness is fast becoming a defining phenomenon of our age. The blame is often placed on modern communications technology, especially the virtual type. We’d rather message our friends than meet them. The tech industry is obviously keen to promote the contrary. Facebook, which has almost 1.5bn active users, promises to make “the world more open and connected”.

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Scene & Heard featured in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Magazine
Jun 13, 2015 | Press

Scene & Heard featured in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Magazine

Nursing Careers Allied Health Scene & Heard featured in Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Magazine Continue Reading...

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Man with MND records own voice to save it when it's gone
May 29, 2015 | Press

Man with MND records own voice to save it when it's gone

Andrew has MND and has banked his voice with ModelTalker to use with Predictable A father from Nottinghamshire, who has a rare degenerative condition that could affect his speech is recording his voice so he will still be able to talk to his family. Continue reading...

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Lynn and Sally's Silent Challenge
May 26, 2015 | Events

Lynn and Sally's Silent Challenge

For a week starting on June 1st Lynn Baxter and Sally Roberts will be staying completely silent. Lynn and Sally are embarking on this silent challenge in order to promote awareness of Motor Neurone Disease. To help Lynn and Sally communicate during this they will be using Predictable. The inspiration behind this silent challenge steams from Maureen, Lynn’s best friend and Sally’s

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New features in Predictable 4.1
May 21, 2015 | App News

New features in Predictable 4.1

We are happy to announce that Predictable 4.1 will be available soon for you to upgrade. We have worked hard over the past few months to ensure that we take all your suggestions on board in order to make the app bigger and better than ever! We hope you are as excited as we are because there will be many new features: 10 new Nuance voices with foreign accents for English Speakers - Turkish,

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Voice changes in Predictable 4.1
May 15, 2015 | App News

Voice changes in Predictable 4.1

Predictable 4.1 is coming soon and we would like to share some important news with you regarding the voice changes within the app. Loquendo, the company who created the voices in earlier versions of Predictable was acquired by Nuance. Due to this change, some of the original Loquendo voices in the app have been upgraded to Nuance voices. Others have been discontinued. We kept the discontinued

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Ilunion comercializará en España dos Apps para personas que no pueden expresarse oralmente
Mar 18, 2015 | Press

Ilunion comercializará en España dos Apps para personas que no pueden expresarse oralmente

Estas Apps son Predictable y ChatAble, dos redes sociales para que personas con dificultades motoras y de comunicación Ilunion, el grupo empresarial de la ONCE y su Fundación, ha hecho una demostración este miércoles en Madrid del funcionamiento de dos Apps, que comercializará en castellano y para España, para aquellas personas que, por algún

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Nemours, Therapy Box create app for kids, adults with speech deficits to use own voices
Jan 14, 2015 | Press

Nemours, Therapy Box create app for kids, adults with speech deficits to use own voices

The UK-based Therapy Box has released the first app that allows people who have limited vocal ability or are losing their voices due to ALS and other disabling conditions to replace generic text-to-speech synthesis with a synthesizer based on their own voice. The app breaks new ground via the integration of ModelTalker, a program developed by Tim Bunnell, PhD and colleagues at the Nemours Speech

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Palkittu sovelluskehittäjä yhteistyöhön johtavan suomalaisen kommunikointiosaajan kanssa - tuloksena
Dec 10, 2014 | App News

Palkittu sovelluskehittäjä yhteistyöhön johtavan suomalaisen kommunikointiosaajan kanssa - tuloksena

Therapy Box Ltd on julkaissut ensimmäisen suomenkielisen sovelluksensa. Predictable Suomi aloittaa kehittyneiden suomenkielisten kommunikointisovellusten sarjan. Suomenkieliset versiot on kehitetty johtavan kommunikoinnin moniosaajan, Evantia-konsernin kanssa. Suomi on 9. kieli, jolla moninkertaisesti palkittu sovellus Predictable julkaistaan. Sovellusta myydään kaikkiaan 35

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Children with autism can use their own voices in communication aid app
Nov 17, 2014 | Press

Children with autism can use their own voices in communication aid app

London, United Kingdom - Therapy Box is pleased to introduce ChatAble 2.0, the latest version of the popular app used around the world by children with autism and adults with aphasia. Available in a range of languages, the app is an essential aid for people with speech and language difficulties. The app provides a range of easy to use communication pages so that the child or adult using it can

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App To Help Motor Neurone Disease Sufferers
Nov 1, 2014 | Press

App To Help Motor Neurone Disease Sufferers

The Predictable app allows MND sufferers to communicate using a recorded version of their own voice for first time. Motor Neurone Disease sufferers who struggle with speech will be able to communicate via a recording of their own voice with the help of a pioneering new app. Continue reading...

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Therapy Box
Nov 1, 2014 | Press

Therapy Box

Swapnil Gadgil and Rebecca Bright, the husband-and-wife team behind disability app developer Therapy Box, explain how their union has helped foster creativity, as well as changing customers’ lives Swapnil Gadgil I’m originally from India, but ended up working in Australia after studying for my MBA there. I first met Rebecca 10 years ago, after spotting her in a Melbourne

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Update to Predictable enables people with MND/ALS to use their own voice
Oct 28, 2014 | Press

Update to Predictable enables people with MND/ALS to use their own voice

London, United Kingdom – Therapy Box is pleased to introduce Predictable 4, the newest version of the award winning app used around the world by people with MND and other neurological disabilities to be able to communicate. Available in 8 languages, the top grossing app has been an essential aid for people with complex communication and physical disabiltiies. Reading more...

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Poetica, Therapy Box and Squirrel win WIRED2014's startup pitch
Oct 17, 2014 | Press

Poetica, Therapy Box and Squirrel win WIRED2014's startup pitch

The WIRED2014 audience -- including HRH The Duke of York -- has voted for startups Poetica, Squirrel and Therapy Box to go on to compete at Pitch@Palace in November. Six companies were shortlisted to deliver a strict three-minute pitch during WIRED2014, knowing the top three would gain a spot at a bootcamp on 20 October, with one securing a place pitching to HRH The Duke of York on 5 November

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Therapy Box are looking to partner with Universities to lead the way in AAC research
Oct 6, 2014 | Latest News

Therapy Box are looking to partner with Universities to lead the way in AAC research

Are you a potential partner? We are looking to support anyone developing research within the AAC field, whether this may be through supporting research departments with free codes for our apps, expertise to PhD students or apps for use in University supported clinics. To participate please send an email to us at marketing@therapy-box.co.uk including: The type of project you are

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iOS 8: How does it affect you?
Sep 26, 2014 | Latest News

iOS 8: How does it affect you?

On September 17 Apple launched iOS 8, allowing many iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users to access new features and security on their devices. These features included updates to photo and messaging apps as well as improvements in typing by creating their smartest keyboard ever.   Who can update to iOS 8? Anyone that uses the following can update to iOS 8: iPhones: 4S, 5, 5S, 5C,

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Privacy & Apps
Sep 11, 2014 | Latest News

Privacy & Apps

A recent article announces that the most popular apps are failing miserably when it comes to privacy issues. Click here for the article We have ensured you keep your conversations private on ChatAble and PredictAble through our clear history.  To learn more about the apps click: Predictable Chatable

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Typewriter art
Sep 11, 2014 | Latest News

Typewriter art

Here at Therapy Box we know that your imagination and customisation will unlock our apps' potential. We have heard many storys of have users have adjusted our apps to fit their lifestyles perfectly.  This great video shows how a man with cerebral palsy was able to create art using only a typewriter. Very inspiring! Click here for video

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Autism treatment promising when given from an early age
Sep 11, 2014 | Latest News

Autism treatment promising when given from an early age

A recent study from California reports that treating childten with autism can help with treatment. To watch the video in full click here. Therapy Box provides a range of Therapy apps: Sort This Out Minimal Pair Pack Odd One Out Pack

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Therapy Box is ready for iOS 8... are you?
Sep 10, 2014 | Latest News

Therapy Box is ready for iOS 8... are you?

iOS 8 - What can we expect? Yesterday Apple announced that iOS 8 will be available from September 17. As expected, the system offers a range of exciting new features. Here at Therapy Box our favourites are: Improved Messages – share your location, add your voice, send a video in real time Convenient new way to respond to notifications - shortcuts to the people you talk to

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The App Making Life Easier For The Ill
Aug 16, 2014 | Press

The App Making Life Easier For The Ill

Those living with motor neurone disease can lose the ability to talk - now an app is giving them their voice back. Motor neurone disease is a cruel illness. It progresses rapidly and at the moment there is no cure. Continue reading...

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Brand New ChatAble 1.3 Update
Jun 17, 2014 | App News

Brand New ChatAble 1.3 Update

New features for ChatAble 1.3 There’s a big update coming soon, but in the meantime we’ve made a few changes to ChatAble based on customer feedback. Symbol Library Search We’ve changed the live search to make it much faster and flawlessly accurate, so that it should be a lot easier to use. Any exact matches for the term you search will always be the first symbols to be

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ChatAble est disponible en Français!
Jun 10, 2014 | App News

ChatAble est disponible en Français!

Nous sommes heureux de vous présenternotre nouvelle application fantastique, ChatAble en Français! Elle est là!   ChatAble en Français est une application unique qui va changer la vie de nombreusespersonnes. Vous pouvez créer et utiliser des grilles de symbole ou des photos pour former des scènes visuelles. Vous pouvez égalementfaire

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Predictable Android
May 23, 2014 | App News

Predictable Android

Predictable Android is now available exclusively as a direct download from Therapy Box, so we can ensure that copies of Predictable Android are only sold to people whose devices are compatible with the app, which will save some customers time and money. A few people have been asking us how they can download the app if not purchasing through the Google Play store. It may not be immediately

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Therapy Box needs your votes
May 16, 2014 | Latest News

Therapy Box needs your votes

This week has been an eventful week for the company, and it certainly feels like it is awards season. On Tuesday, our CEO Swapnil Gadgil received a local business award recognising the work Therapy Box do, the benefit of our apps and services and the commitment to employing local graduates. We were also pleased to learn we were listed in the Digital Leaders 100 list this year. The DL100 list

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Disability App Development Company announced as winner in annual Queen’s Awards
Apr 22, 2014 | Press

Disability App Development Company announced as winner in annual Queen’s Awards

London based app development company Therapy Box was today announced as a recipient of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation) in recognition of the life changing iPad apps the team has released.  Therapy Box’s apps are designed to meet the needs of people with a variety of speech and physical disabilities enabling them to communicate and be more

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Why symbols can make understanding language more difficult
Apr 14, 2014 | Latest News

Why symbols can make understanding language more difficult

You’re driving along and see a road sign with an arrow arcing up and over crossed out by a red line – right: no U Turn. As someone who has driven for nearly fifteen years this symbol and the many others I encounter on a day to day basis are quickly attended to, processed and understood.  In fact I can also assimilate new symbols into my lexicon pretty quickly – the way we

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Why a Speech Therapist became an app developer
Apr 8, 2014 | Latest News

Why a Speech Therapist became an app developer

I graduated from uni (LaTrobe in Melbourne, Australia) in 2001 and hit the ground running starting in my first job (at Broadmeadows Health Service) the very same week. Working in adult neurological rehab and geriatric care was not something I planned on, but after a successful fourth year placement I decided working with adults was something that would be very rewarding. One of my earliest

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Our apps are now CE Certified!
Mar 31, 2014 | App News

Our apps are now CE Certified!

We are very excited to let you know that our apps are now CE Certified! The CE mark: It is not just a fancy logo that we decided to put on our apps. The letters "CE" are an abbreviation of the French phrase "Conformité Européene" which translates to "European Conformity" in English. As the name indicates, CE mark means that the product complies with

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CSUN 2014 Wrap Up
Mar 25, 2014 | Events

CSUN 2014 Wrap Up

The 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego was a busy and successful for conference Therapy Box. Hosted by CSUN [California State University Northridge] at the Manchester Grand Hotel, CSUN 2014 saw over 200 people visiting our stand over the three days. We were visited by speech and language pathologists, special education teachers, AAC

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News
Mar 11, 2014 | App News

Predictable Français

Developing our apps in new languages is always a super exciting, but also very challenging, experience. To develop Predictable in French was clearly not going to be any different To begin with – knowing that no-one in our team is native French, or even speaks decent French (beyond the exceptionally basic “Bonjour” and “Merci”) took the project onto a rocky start.

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ChatAble Update
Mar 4, 2014 | App News

ChatAble Update

Releasing an app can be a scary experience. Will people like it as much as we do? Will they find bugs that we’ve missed somehow? Is there anything really important that we’ve forgotten? So it’s a big relief that the feedback we’ve been given about ChatAble has been really positive. People love that you can put videos into grid cells, and that you can put hotspots over

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5 GREAT FEATURES OF PREDICTABLE
Feb 28, 2014 | App News

5 GREAT FEATURES OF PREDICTABLE

Predictable is a communication app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Primarily, it’s designed for those with high level of cognitive abilities to give a voice to someone who can’t use their own natural voice. Since its initial release in 2011, Predictable has become known as one of the most comprehensive text-to-speech apps around. Here we would like to show you the best 5 of

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Behind the Scenes of App Development
Feb 27, 2014 | App News

Behind the Scenes of App Development

In the background at Therapy Box our award winning team of geeks are working on a lot of upcoming projects such as Predictable 3.4 future release and ChatAble 1.1. Furthermore, we many more exciting projects going on behind the scene. We have a big team of 13 staff working actively on developing new and innovated features throughout our range of apps. We are working on a few innovated app

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What to Expect at CSUN This Year
Feb 21, 2014 | Events

What to Expect at CSUN This Year

CSUN are having their 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference and we will be there to showcase our latest projects.  We are not only excited for the change in weather (hopefully better than what it has been in London recently) but we are also extremely excited to showcase our brand new app ChatAble! ChatAble, which has just been released just this

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ATIA 2014 Wrap-Up
Feb 10, 2014 | Events

ATIA 2014 Wrap-Up

Despite the unfortunate cold weather, it was another great year at ATIA in Orlando, Florida! The conference never fails to impress and with this year being the biggest yet, with nearly 2600 attendees, we had the opportunity to really showcase our apps.  It was great to see the old and the new faces at this year’s conference. We were able to talk to many people from the industry,

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New feature of Predictable – AirPrint!
Feb 7, 2014 | Accessories

New feature of Predictable – AirPrint!

Therapy Box are always looking for ways in which Predictable can be more of use in a classroom environment or as use as a resource. A great feature of the latest update to Predictable is the implementation of AirPrint functionality. A bit of background on the AirPrint concept; with our dependency more and more on wireless devices, such as laptops, smartphones and iPads, a demand was create for

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BETT 2014 Wrap-Up
Feb 4, 2014 | Events

BETT 2014 Wrap-Up

Well another year’s conference is done and dusted. And what a conference it was! BETT 2014 was by far the best one that we have attended. It has taken a while to wind down and gather ourselves back up from by far the busiest event of the year. We were thrilled to be a part of this celebration and over the four days we saw a lot of new people and some familiar faces too! Based in the SEN

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Therapy Box Director, Rebecca Bright - WINNER
Dec 12, 2013 | Press

Therapy Box Director, Rebecca Bright - WINNER

Therapy Box Director, Rebecca Bright - WINNER of the Iris Award at the NatWest everywoman.

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Rebecca Bright, Co-founder of Therapy Box, is chosen as a finalist for the NatWest everywoman Awards
Nov 4, 2013 | Latest News

Rebecca Bright, Co-founder of Therapy Box, is chosen as a finalist for the NatWest everywoman Awards

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN 2013 NATWEST EVERYWOMAN AWARDS Rebecca Bright, of London chosen as a finalist in the 2013 NatWest everywoman Awards with her company, ‘Therapy Box’. The finalists in the 2013 NatWest everywoman Awards are announced today, recognising the women across the UK who are showing the vital contribution that female enterprise makes to the British economy. With

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Switching it up
Oct 30, 2013 | Latest News

Switching it up

Using switch access with the app of your choice means that you can use your device without touching the screen itself. This is an option that has been available in our apps, such as Predictable, for a while. However, with the new iOS 7, there have been some slight changes. The start is simple, as pairing your switchbox with your iPad hasn’t changed. You just go to your iPad settings,

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Understanding Open Days
Oct 24, 2013 | Events

Understanding Open Days

Therapy Box provides a number of Open Days throughout the year, through England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. These days are free to anyone, be that SLT’s, OT’s, teachers, caregivers as well as users themselves – all are welcome! There are three sessions over the course of a day, usually starting at 9am, 11am and 1:30pm and lasting for 2 hours. The first hour is a chance to

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Predictable Dansk 3 er klar!
Oct 18, 2013 | App News

Predictable Dansk 3 er klar!

Hos Therapy Box er vi glade for den forestående lancering af Predictable Dansk 3 – den seneste version af vores præmierede tekst-til-tale app. Predictable, der er fremstillet af teamet hos Therapy Box, kan benyttes på såvel  iPad som på iPhone og iPod Touch. Programmets primære målgrupper er personer med massive kommunikationsvanskeligheder

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Predictable for Android - great new update!
Oct 17, 2013 | App News

Predictable for Android - great new update!

Therapy Box is proud to present their brilliant expansion: Predictable for Android! We have pushed the technological boundaries and made our intelligent little app compatible on a selection of Samsung devices. This app brings many of the features users love from the iOS platform to devices that provide a more affordable option. Predictable is currently supported on 6 of the Samsung Galaxy

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Predictable Deutsch 3 steht bereit!
Sep 24, 2013 | App News

Predictable Deutsch 3 steht bereit!

Therapy Box freut sich über die bevorstehende Veröffentlichung von Predictable Deutsch 3 - der neuesten Version unserer preisgekrönten Sprachausgabe. Die vom Therapy-Box-Team erstellte und produzierte App unterstützt iPad, iPhone und iPod Touch. Sie richtet sich in erster Linie an Personen mit hohen kognitiven Kompetenzen und guter Lese- und Schreibfähigkeiten, die

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Therapy Box is proud to confirm the launch of Predictable 3!
Jul 19, 2013 | App News

Therapy Box is proud to confirm the launch of Predictable 3!

Having spent much time in the office working hard on its development, Therapy Box is excited for the impending release of Predictable 3 - the latest version of our award-winning text-to-speech app. Created and produced by the Therapy Box team, Predictable supports the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Primarily, it’s aimed at those with high levels of cognitive and literacy skills, but who

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Ericsson app award announces winners from UK, Portugal
May 23, 2013 | Press

Ericsson app award announces winners from UK, Portugal

Ericsson has declared the winners of the 2013 Ericsson Application Awards at the Ericsson Studio in Kista, Sweden. This year's theme was Apps for City Life and it was about creating ways to connect people, things and places. Students and small- and medium-sized enterprises had been invited to submit Android applications. Continue reading...

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A caring touch for healthcare
May 23, 2013 | Press

A caring touch for healthcare

A caring touch for healthcare Continue reading...

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Apps for household solar-system monitoring and communication for disabled win top prizes in Ericsson Application Awards 2013
May 22, 2013 | Press

Apps for household solar-system monitoring and communication for disabled win top prizes in Ericsson Application Awards 2013

Today, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced the winners of the 2013 Ericsson Application Awards at a ceremony at the Ericsson Studio in Kista, Sweden. The winner of the student category was Portugal's GreenSpark, which offered a solution based on energy efficiency with truly global reach. The UK's TboxApps was the winner in the company category; the team's user-friendly solution solves a

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The road to developing your app idea
Mar 6, 2013 | Latest News

The road to developing your app idea

With our bespoke app development service up and running, we wanted to share the process involved in developing an app. The service is aimed at professionals and services who are interested in seeing an app idea come to life. This may be that they have identified an opportunity for an app which they feel is currently missing or that they wish to transform an existing tool or product that they

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Why Speech Therapists make great app developers?
Feb 27, 2013 | Latest News

Why Speech Therapists make great app developers?

Rebecca Bright from Therapy Box knows the answer to that question! "We probably wouldn't have predicted that the newest area for expertise for speech and language therapists was iPad app development even three years ago! However, a burgeoning area for SLTs is creating apps of their own.". Click here to read the full article by Rebecca for London SLTS.

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Sort This Out Pack reviews!
Feb 21, 2013 | Reviews

Sort This Out Pack reviews!

We’re sharing four great reviews for Sort This Out Pack. "Another fantastic app from Tbox Apps :) whilst this app is great for working on word finding difficulties I also use it for teaching appropriate social interaction skills for children with autistic spectrum disorders (e.g. good things to say to new people Vs not so good things to say to new people). The only thing I'd ask

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Wrap up from BETT and ATIA
Feb 8, 2013 | Events

Wrap up from BETT and ATIA

Last week was certainly an exciting and busy week for us here at Therapy Box. Not only did we head to ATIA in Orlando for our third year, we were also back at the largest education and technology show in Europe, BETT in London. ATIA is always a fantastic convention to attend for the education sessions and also the exhibition. Our new proposition, our app development service, proved popular and

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STOP and check out our newest app
Jan 22, 2013 | App News

STOP and check out our newest app

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest app, Sort This Out Pack (STOP)! Sort This Out Pack is a fun educational game designed to work on skills required for categorisation. Using animation and fun sounds, this app is designed for pre-school and early primary school students to use it either in the classroom or at home. With the ability to tailor the categories and items to suit a

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TBoxApps Release Ground Breaking Multi-Featured AAC Communication Aid App on the Android Platform
Dec 19, 2012 | App News

TBoxApps Release Ground Breaking Multi-Featured AAC Communication Aid App on the Android Platform

TBoxApps®, a leader in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies, today announced the availability of Predictable, a text-to-speech application on the Android platform. Optimized for the Samsung Galaxy Tab on the Android platform, Predictable offers customizable AAC functionality, and easy access to participate in social media and email; ensuring people with communication

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Behind the Scenes of Making Minimal Pair Pack
Dec 12, 2012 | Latest News

Behind the Scenes of Making Minimal Pair Pack

Many people who have used smart phones will have dreamt of creating their own killer app, but want some help transforming their idea into a reality. As app developers, we’ve experienced the development process many times, and it’s as much about the planning as building the app itself. The key to a good app is putting yourself in the customer’s shoes – the rest will come

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New App Development Services Launched
Nov 30, 2012 | App News

New App Development Services Launched

We have now launched our new app development service for Apple and Android platforms. Work with our team of in house experts to build an app that is customised to your needs and stands out in a crowded market. Our team of experts are well equipped to understand your needs and deliver a solution that is designed to maximise your return on investment. With an award winning design team and

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Therapy Box Attend the MS Trust Conference 2012
Nov 9, 2012 | Events

Therapy Box Attend the MS Trust Conference 2012

On the 5th of November Therapy Box attended the MS Trust’s Annual Conference held at the Chesford Grange hotel in Warwickshire. The conference was a two-day event giving delegates the chance to learn about the latest advances in the care and treatment of people who have MS. There were many exciting plenary sessions where different specialists and organisations talked about developments

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iPad Mini - A Quick Guide
Nov 1, 2012 | Latest News

iPad Mini - A Quick Guide

Apple are now taking on the smaller version of the iPad, and releasing the iPad mini. With its 7.9 inch screen, it is just the right size to hold the device in the palm of your hand. The device has had a variety of reviews, so we have taken a look at the top features of the iPad Mini before it comes out: Dimensions: The iPad Mini measures at 199mm x 133mm, which is small enough to fit

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Closing the Gap Conference
Oct 24, 2012 | Events

Closing the Gap Conference

Once again Closing The Gap was a great conference, and a great opportunity to chat with our US and Canadian customers. We were excited to be previewing our Android version of Predictable and using it with the mouse emulation function, which enables use with a head mouse or mouth based mouse.  The move to Android was well received, and even garnered a hug from one fan! During the

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Rehacare 2012, Dusseldorf
Oct 17, 2012 | Events

Rehacare 2012, Dusseldorf

We are now back in London after 4 days at Rehacare Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany.  It was a great chance to meet some of our German contacts and make some new ones too. This is the seventh time the conference has been held in Dusseldorf. There was over 800 exhibitors and more than 48,000 visitors to the exhibition. Our hall was filled with a huge variety of new technology and

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Communication Matters Conference 2012
Sep 26, 2012 | Events

Communication Matters Conference 2012

We’ve just arrived back in London after 3 days at the annual Communication Matters Conference in Leicester. As always, it’s a great conference and an opportunity to hear more about what’s happening in the UK in relation to AAC. Things have really changed since our first CM conference in 2009. We had formed our company several weeks earlier and were able to pack our 3 iPod Touch

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iPhone5, iOS6 and an Appster Nomination
Sep 14, 2012 | Events

iPhone5, iOS6 and an Appster Nomination

News this week: iPhone5 and iOS6 and The Appster Awards shortlist There was plenty of buzz this week about the iPhone 5, and those in our office coming out of contracts with their iPhone4s were very excited! The biggest change is the larger screen size, and the improved processing capability. The bigger screen will mean developers need to create a resized version of their app to fit. Apple

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Global Business Summit on Assistive Medical Technologies
Sep 6, 2012 | Events

Global Business Summit on Assistive Medical Technologies

We had the great opportunity on Monday to attend the Global Business Summit on Advances in Assistive Medical Technologies at the British Business Embassy at Lancaster House. This was just one event held in conjunction with the Paralympics here in London. The event focused on the expertise in the UK in medical technology and also looked to the future needs of the country with an aging population

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Communication Matters 2012
Sep 4, 2012 | Events

Communication Matters 2012

Be sure not to miss our stand at the Communication Matters CM 2012 National Conference which will be held at the University of Leicester on 23-25th September. The conference is an annual event covering a wide range of topics on augmentative and alternative communication. The two and a half day event is a great opportunity to meet us, and learn more about what we offer. This will be Therapy

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Using Scene & Heard
Sep 4, 2012 | App News

Using Scene & Heard

Check out our new Scene & Heard video! Sarah is a speech therapist and is working with her client Amy, who needs to communicate to Sarah. This video shows how she can use the app Scene & Heard to ask for something in a social situation. As you can see, Sarah quickly creates a scene by taking a photograph of the surroundings. She adds symbols to demonstrate any objects such as a mug,

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FREE Webinars!
Aug 22, 2012 | App News

FREE Webinars!

Our new FREE Webinars have been announced! During the month of September, we will have 6 sessions for you to attend, which will cover a range of topics. Just visit our Webinar page to sign up!

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Paralympics 2012: Are they communication accessible?
Aug 16, 2012 | Events

Paralympics 2012: Are they communication accessible?

The Paralympics are almost here! On the 29 August, the biggest crowd ever is expected at the 2012 Games, and we can't wait to see some inspiring performaces from Team GB! At Therapy Box, we are constantly trying to challenge the idea of communication accessibility. We’d like to use this topical event to discover how larger organisations are tackling the issue of communication. We

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ISAAC 2012 Wrap Up
Aug 8, 2012 | Events

ISAAC 2012 Wrap Up

ISAAC Wrap Up We’re back from ISAAC 2012! It was a great conference and we managed to meet friends old and new. One of the nicest things about ISAAC is the chance to meet AAC professionals and people who use AAC from across the world. It was great to meet the Australian contingent, some of whom we met in May at Spectronics; and to speak to Aussies using Predictable. We also finally

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Live from ISAAC 2012!
Aug 2, 2012 | Events

Live from ISAAC 2012!

We’re here in Pittsburgh this week to take part in the biannual ISAAC conference. The conference brings together researchers, clinicians, companies and people who use AAC. We’ve had many conversations with people using Predictable and also clinicians who use our apps in their services and programs. This has been a great way for us to share a preview of Predictable 3.0 (for iOS) and

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Scene & Heard - around the world!
Jul 24, 2012 | Scene Of The Day

Scene & Heard - around the world!

Since launching Scene & Heard in 2011, we have heard from many parents, therapists and teachers from non-English speaking countries who have been using Scene & Heard in their own languages. As you can use the iDevice keyboard in your own language to type labels and record your own voice, its relatively simple to create a scene in your language. Here are some examples of how

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Switching? A look at 3 interface options for iPad switch access
Jul 19, 2012 | Switches

Switching? A look at 3 interface options for iPad switch access

Switching? We've created three videos to help describe how the Therapy Box Switch Box; the Pretorian APPlicator and the Pretorian Switch2Scan work. Hopefully this is a useful comparison to help with making decisions about which switch interface suits best for different people and different needs. Therapy Box Switch Box http://youtu.be/O4RpTv0o2pI Pretorian

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Macworld Feature: iPad therapy The iPad is proving a powerful tool in the treatment of autism conditions
Jul 13, 2012 | Press

Macworld Feature: iPad therapy The iPad is proving a powerful tool in the treatment of autism conditions

Plenty has been written about the way the iPad opens up computing for those who have traditionally struggled with it, such as the elderly. But one of the areas where it?s really making waves is in helping those who struggle to communicate at all. Continue reading...

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Speech Therapist Priya Desai reviews our Therapy apps
Jul 10, 2012 | App News

Speech Therapist Priya Desai reviews our Therapy apps

I have been working as a children’s speech and language therapist for almost eight years now. I would never have thought back then, that, in the future I would be using anything electronic in my sessions! But then the iphone came along and with it, apps, which have completely transformed education and the way in which children now learn. A few months ago, I came across Therapy Box apps.

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Jess Langhorne, a Speech Pathologist from Melbourne, reviews our Therapy Apps
Jul 10, 2012 | App News

Jess Langhorne, a Speech Pathologist from Melbourne, reviews our Therapy Apps

Jess Langhorne trained as a Speech Pathologist in Melbourne about a decade ago and has worked in the field since then. "I did a stint in schools travelling around the countryside, and have spent the better part of the last eight years working in Early Childhood Intervention in the multicultural west of Melbourne. At the moment I am predominantly

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Everything you need to know about iTunes Policy Compliance
Jul 6, 2012 | App News

Everything you need to know about iTunes Policy Compliance

We often get asked about the iTunes policy and how to ensure compliance. The iTunes app licensing policy is simply a single user needs a single licence. An example of how this may be applied. In school : if you have a class of 5 students with 5 iPads who regularly use an app, such as Scene & Heard, Proloquo2Go or Predictable, they should each have a licence of all the apps that are

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An Interview with Julie King from ClickSpecialEdNZ
Jul 5, 2012 | Scene Of The Day

An Interview with Julie King from ClickSpecialEdNZ

This week, we interviewed Julie King from ClickSpecialEdNZ, a professional learning community that has been funded and developed by New Zealand Special Schools. Julie has been in Special Education for 29 years. She came to New Zealand in 2003 and worked across almost every special school in the country. She began by supporting schools using interactive whiteboards, and then worked as an art

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Kerry's Story
Jun 22, 2012 | Case Studies

Kerry's Story

Kerry S was diagnosed with MND in 2010, this lead to difficulties with his speech and the need for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).  Since discovering Predictable, he was been able to communicate again with his loved ones, professionals and friends. Before he was diagnosed with MND, Kerry was a carpenter site foreman, a job that he loved doing. He was also a scuba

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News
Jun 20, 2012 | Latest News

Welcome!

Welcome! We are very excited to announce the launch of our new blog! This is where we will be posting all of our news, reviews, app launches, events, and photographs. Our speech therapist Rebecca will also be using her expertise to comment on various topics, covering speech therapy news, health,education, apps, disability and more.To keep things interactive, we will also be launching lots of

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The Future of communication Looks to the mainstream
Mar 15, 2012 | Press

The Future of communication Looks to the mainstream

The Future of communication Looks to the mainstream Continue reading...

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Have you Scene& Heard about the new app?
Jan 10, 2012 | Press

Have you Scene& Heard about the new app?

The iPad is fast becoming the tool of choice in assisting anyone with communication problems, from toddlers to adults. Its large screen lends itself to an engaging, fun and easy to use device that is affordable, portable and stylish. And it’s potential for use as a communication aid isonly just beginning. Continue reading...

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Lite Version of Scene & Heard Launched
Jan 6, 2012 | Press

Lite Version of Scene & Heard Launched

This week, TBoxApps launched a Lite version of their popular education and AAC application for the iPad. Scene & Heard takes a Visual Scene Display approach to augmentative communication. It is a multilingual capable app, where teachers, parents or therapists create interactive communication scenes that can speak a message, play a video or link to a new scene. Visual scene displays are

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TBoxApps Launches Apps for Speech Therapists
Nov 2, 2011 | Events

TBoxApps Launches Apps for Speech Therapists

Award winning app development company, TBoxApps this month launched two new apps catering to speech and language therapists/pathologists. With a rapidly growing use of iDevices in classrooms and therapy clinics, clinicians and teachers are looking to iTunes to find tools to replace or support their traditional therapy resources. Continue Reading...

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TBox Apps wins design award for augmentative communication iPad apps
Aug 17, 2011 | Press

TBox Apps wins design award for augmentative communication iPad apps

TBox Apps (Therapy Box) and design partner UniqMove collected an award in the Companies and Organisations Category yesterday at the NCPEDP - MphasiS Universal Design Awards 2011 in New Delhi, India. The awards were presented at the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), in association with AccessAbility and BarrierBreak Technologies. Continue Reading...

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Apps rush: Scene&Heard, NBC Nightly News, MasterChef Academy and more
May 25, 2011 | Press

Apps rush: Scene&Heard, NBC Nightly News, MasterChef Academy and more

Scene&Heard is an iPad app that lets people create Visual Scene Display augmentative communication aids, designed for teachers, therapists and helpers working with people with a range of conditions that impair their communication, including autism. The aids can include audio recordings, videos, symbols and scene links. Continue reading...

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App Wrap: 'Scene & Heard, SATLadder'
May 24, 2011 | Press

App Wrap: 'Scene & Heard, SATLadder'

App Wrap: "Scene & Heard," "SATLadder" Continue reading...

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MNew iPad App Scene & Heard Uses Visual Scene Display as Communication Aid
May 24, 2011 | Press

MNew iPad App Scene & Heard Uses Visual Scene Display as Communication Aid

TBox Apps, a leader in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technologies, today announced the availability of Scene & Heard, a highly customizable Visual Scene Display communication aid available on the iOS platform. Together, Scene & Heard and the iPad deliver the most powerful visual scene display communication aid by transforming personalized photos, video, audio, and

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Nursing Careers Allied Health
Mar 14, 2011 | Press

Nursing Careers Allied Health

Nursing Careers Allied Health Continue Reading...

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