Tools2Talk Now

Create printable communication aids, easily on the go

Announcement: We are working hard to make the ‘Tools2Talk Now’ app as highest quality as it can be. Due to this, there have been some delays. We are in the final stages of working with the developer and the app will be released in early 2023. Many people in our community rely on the app to make communication aids quickly and easily, so it is important we get it right. Thank you for your patience and we look forward to sharing the app with you all when it is released. Please email CIRC@scopeaust.org.au to join the waitlist.

What is Tools2Talk Now?

Tools2Talk Now is an innovative app produced by Scope. The app is an enhanced version of Tools2Talk+, featuring the key functions you know and love. It enables users to quickly and easily create printable communication aids with customised vocabulary and images. The app is now available on Apple iPads and Android tablet devices.

Ready to try it out? Try our free 14 day trial allowing you to create a customised communication board using 50 core words and your own photos.

What are some of the key features?

Tools2Talk Now is designed with features to allow easy customisation, including:

  • Pre-designed templates for quick creation of communication boards
  • Allows users to create customised communication resources using their own photos from their camera roll
  • With a new calendar function and extended editing features plus a voice output ‘chat’ feature to support learning
  • Includes over 13,000 Tobii Dynavox Picture Communication Symbols® (PCS) and full Compic image library (T&Cs apply).

Tools2Talk Now can be purchased with NDIS plan funds from your Core support budget – Consumables (line item Low Cost AT – Communication Or Cognitive Support 03_222100911_0124_1_1). Contact us if you would like to talk about how the Tools2Talk Now app can be funded in your NDIS plan.

Why not try the app with our free 14 day trial. If you love it, upgrade to the full version of Tools2Talk Now for an annual subscription of $115.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tools2talk Now is available for use on Apple iPads and on Android tablet devices.

You can choose a primary device and a secondary device to use Tools2Talk Now. You can access all app features on you primary device and will be able to log in on your secondary device to access the last board that you made using the app.

The Tools2Talk Now app is available for a yearly subscription. You can cancel when your subscription ends. If you have any issues with use of the app during this time, or questions about your subscription, please contact us at circ@scopeaust.org.au or call 1300 4 72673.

You can trial the app for 2 weeks for free, you can use 50 core words and images from your own photo gallery to make one customised communication board and one calendar. If you love it, upgrade to use Tools2Talk Now for $115 per year.

Click here to download the app to trial for 2 weeks

 

Yes, Tools2Talk Now can be purchased with NDIS plan funds from your Core support budget – Consumables (line item Low Cost AT – Communication Or Cognitive Support 03_222100911_0124_1_1).

The previous version of the app, Tools2Talk+ is compatible with iOS versions up to 2. Once you update your iPad software past this version, unfortunately the Tools2Talk + app will no longer open.

Purchasing Tools2Talk Now is recommended as it is a sustainable solution, it is compatible with iOS updates and includes additional support and improved features.

 

We have listened to your feedback and improved the functionality of the original Tools2Talk app, if you have experienced any problems with the previous version, please contact us at circ@scopeaust.org.au  or 1300 4 72673.

 

We have listened to your feedback and improved the functionality of the original Tools2Talk app, if you have experienced any problems with the previous version, please contact us at CIRC@scopeaust.org.au or 1300 4 72673.

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