See a phone application that can help kids with autism communicate more effectively.
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Phone Application for Autism Dr. Travis Stork: One of the biggest problem that children with autism have as well as many other developmental conditions is the inability to communicate, a lot of this communication devices that can cost thousands of dollars. We talked a little bit earlier about how expensive it can be. But we’ve actually one we’re going to show you it’s at fraction of the cost, it’s an iPhone app. It’s called -- and its latten for speak out loud and that was this application does. So if a child can't exactly communicate with them, press them a pictures buttons the app does exactly that, it talks and it has a vocabulary more than 7,000 words. So for instance you can look at the picture, I need. Female: I need. Dr. Travis Stork: A drink. Female: A drink. Dr. Travis Stork: Chocolate milk. Female: Chocolate milk. Areva Martin: The technology is amazing for a parent and an advocate like my self that’s just amazing. so I'm so excited about that technology, we’ll open so many doors for kids. Dr. Travis Stork: And hopefully more and more technology like this is coming down the pipeline.