Key Word Sign Australia App

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Approximate Cost: $48.00


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Product Description: 

Key Word Sign Australia is an iPad app that Prints out the Key Word Sign Australia dictionary a-z or by category and allows the users to make their signing resources for books and communication aids using line drawings of Auslan signs, Widgit symbols or photos from their camera roll. Users can also watch video clips of the Interactive Vocabulary, numbers, alphabet. This app has been designed to encourage and support language development in children and adults with communication difficulties.

Main Features: 

  • Each word (concept) is matched to a hand sign.
  • Keyword signing uses Auslan signs. Auslan is the native language of the Australian Deaf community (Australian Sign Language).
  • It is based on the Key Word Sign Australia vocabulary of over 600 words. The vocabulary includes the evidence-based interactive core vocabulary of 100 words plus all regional dialects of Auslan signs.
  • This app includes:
    • Written instructions for use – word document with information on the principles of Key Word Sign.
    • A camera roll function where a video clip or photo of an individual’s sign can be included/stored in the App.
    • A Library of Auslan signs and a Library of Widgit symbols so users can make their communication resources.
    • Video clips of the Interactive Vocabulary, the alphabet and numbers (1 – 100).
    • Templates to allow symbols, line drawings of signs and photos from the camera roll to be developed into posters or handouts (and printed out).
    • Ability to wirelessly print resources.
  • Users will be able to:
    • Select a grid from a range of templates.
    • Populate the grid with line drawings for Auslan manual signs, Widgit symbols or a photo.
    • Add text into each of the cells. There is the option to give any image a title along with a fuller description.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Size: 104 MB.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.
  • Languages: English.
  • Age Rating: 4+.

More Information: 

See product in Apple's App Store.