Designed for people with aphasia, an impairment in the ability to use language, SmallTalk Conversational Phrases provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice.
SmallTalk Conversational Phrases contains words and phrases commonly used in conversations, such as greetings, responses, requests, and statements about well-being.
This app lets you take along a set of words and phrases to use in daily conversations with friends, relatives, and people you encounter out in the world.
The following speech-language pathologists contributed to this app: Ann DeMarco, Donna Gotsch, Denise McCall, and Marcy Shapiro.
iOS devices running iOS 4.0 or 4.1 should upgrade to 4.2 before downloading this app.
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