Therapy Box seeks to apply award-winning innovations to help solve problems related to speech and language related disorders - from diagnosis through to compensatory aids. The first app, Predictable was launched in 2011 and is now available in 10 languages around the world and used by people to be able to communicate.
Products and Services Provided
Therapy Box apps help people with no speech to communicate. It now also focuses on using voice, speech and linguistic data to identify Developmental Language Disorders and monitor health.
Augmentative and alternative communication apps
- Predictable is designed for people who are literate but have lost the ability to speak possibly due to cerebral palsy, motor neurone disease (ALS), laryngectomy, stroke, apraxia or brain injury.
- ChatAble is designed for children, teenagers and adults who are unable to write or speak. Possibly due to autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome or developmental disabilities. It provides a grid of symbols that can be pressed to speak words and construct sentences.
Scene and Heard is designed for people with limited language skills and is particularly helpful for children with autism.
- Scene and Heard uses visual scenes to help improve context-based communication.
- VocaTempo has been designed for people who have dysarthria, who may wish to use their voice to access augmentative communication. Voca Tempo allows its users to use their distinct vocalisations to select the word or phrase they want to speak. The app can be trained with a set of vocalisations to trigger spoken messages.
- Inku is designed for people who struggle with writing due to learning disabilities such as dyslexia. Inku helps people write and take notes in both an educational and professional setting. It has many features that speed up writing for anyone who finds it difficult. Writing will never again include mistakes or be difficult to read.
- Typ-O is designed for children and adults with dyslexia to help them write without spelling errors. Typ-O uses a powerful word prediction engine and a sophisticated spelling error model to help write, even if spelling isn't perfect. The user can also listen to the words before they choose them.
Therapy Box approaches user research with a background in accessibility and inclusive design. The team has considerable experience with co-design and helping to undertake user research.
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