tidbITs: SymboTalk & AutoDraw


Communicating through pictures can be a Godsend for people who don’t communicate verbally or speak English fluently. Here are some free apps which can help with pictorial communication.

SymboTalk – AAC Talker (www.symbotalk.com) is a free app for iOS, Android, or Web-based use. SymboTalk provides immediate access to pictograms which makes it easy to use. It is not possible to save sentences, however.

SymboTalk interface

AutoDraw (www.autodraw.com), is a free Web-based app that interprets rudimentary scribbles into polished line drawings by offering the user a choice of pictures based on the user’s drawing.

Scribble in AutoDraw

AutoDraw interpretation of scribble



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