Inspired!

With Fuhu Inc. announcing their Inspire Special Needs Program to support research and generate awareness for autism, I thought I'd share some existing communication and visual scheduling apps that you and your child can trial and purchase today for the nabi Tablets.

I've compiled a sampling of what is available, based on app reviews, developer sites and what I perceived to be quality apps.  In the near future, I'll be expanding the list to include Emotion and Social Behavior apps, among others.

If you have any apps that your child loves to use and would recommend to other parents, please be sure to comment below.


AAC Apps 
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication, other than oral speech, that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas.  We all use AAC when we make facial expressions or gestures, use symbols or pictures, or write.1


Alexicon AAC for Android (Free Trial)
nabi Tablet compatible and available through Google Play.
This app is free to download and trial with 32 demo pages.  If you decide to expand to the full implementation it will costs $34/month for one user/year.  This service is not device dependent, so you could access it on your computer, laptop, smartphone, etc.


nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.
An evaluation version is also available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.





JABtalk (Free)
nabi & nabi 2 Tablets compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.





Quick Talk AAC ($14.99)
nabi & nabi 2 Tablets compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.

nabi & nabi 2 Tablets compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.
This app is free to download and trial with a sample album.  If it is the right fit for you and your child, then you'll want to customize your albums with the Tap to Talk Designer which is $99.95/year subscription or a one-time purchase of $179.95.  This service is not device dependent, so you could access it on your computer, laptop, smartphone, etc.


nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through Google Play.
Tobii Sono Flex ($99.99)
nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.
An evaluation version is also available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.
Tobii Sono Flex is the closest equivalent to the Proloquo2Go app offered for the iPad, at half the cost.
nabi & nabi 2 Tablets compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.





Yes-No Your Way ($1.99)
nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.








Visual Scheduling Apps
A visual schedule is a set of pictures that communicates a series of activities or steps of a specific activity.  They are meant to help children understand and manage the daily events in their lives.2


First Then Visual Schedule ($9.99)
nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.



iPrompts: ASD Visual Support ($9.99)
nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through the Amazon AppstoreGoogle Play.



Tasuc Schedule (Free Trial / $23.99)
nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through Google Play.
An evaluation version is also available through Google Play.





Emotion Apps


AutismXpress Pro (Free Trial / $1.99)
nabi & nabi 2 Tablet compatible and available through Google Play.
An evaluation version is also available through Google Play.





nabi & nabi 2 Tablets compatible and available through the Amazon Appstore & Google Play.







1. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
2. Healing Thresholds - Connecting Community and Science to Heal Autism