Last updated: 26/01/2024
Does this vocabulary cost to access?
‘Fluent’ speaker of the language(s) who has a language based profession e.g. Speech & Language Therapist, Linguist, Language Teacher or similar e.g. a Polish vocabulary that has been created by a fluent Polish speaker who is also a Speech & Language Therapist would meet this criteria
Text To Speech
Are Text-To-Speech voices available in the same language(s) as the vocabulary?
What voices are available?
Male adult, Female adult
Does the system need internet access for the voice to run?
Is the settings/software menu available in the same language(s) as the vocabulary?
Does the package support code switching (speaking two or more languages within one sentence/message bar)?
Can the user switch between languages while staying in the vocabulary package? (E.g via a link on the home page or tool bar etc)
Describe how the creation of the vocabulary package considered the language that it is for.
Is it a Text-only or Symbol + Text vocabulary?
What keyboards are available?
Keyboard in the same language(s) as the vocabulary [e.g. a Urdu vocabulary has an Urdu keyboard]
Do the keyboard pages work with the TTS voice?
Is there word prediction?
Is there sentence prediction? (the system will guess which words you are likely to need next)
Is there a bank of prestored phrases?
Can the bank of prestored phrases be edited with the users own phrases?
Is there the option for symbol support on the text?
Is there a translation function available?
Answering common queries and concerns.