Richard Ellenson, the dad of a child with cerebral palsy, has joined forces with several speech-language specialists to form a company called Blink Twice, which hopes to revolutionize the way differently-abled children communicate with their world.
The tango! is an amazing communication aid that accomplishes all the amazing things you’ve seen in the emulation. It contains phrases, words, and spelling, all in easier-to-understand, digitally enhanced or synthesized voices. In a snap, it lets you create photo albums, do voice-morphing, and change icons using photos.
The tango! is the first speech-generating device to bring the power of mass communications and consumer electronics to the world of AAC. It combines a broad array of communication methods, such as an intuitive language hierarchy, ingenious new icons, and easy-to-access pop-ups, with the vast power of consumer electronics–like a built-in camera and voice morphing, so individuals can better match their specific communication needs with the best features to achieve them.