Speech and language therapists and Makaton tutors are using MyChoicePad as an assessment tool, as an aid for Makaton training, for language building activities, to reinforce confidence with signing… and that’s just to start with!
How MyChoicePad Helps
iPads are fast replacing communication books and MyChoicePad is very convenient as an assessment tool and for use in training around Makaton or for building early langauge development and communication skills.
- No more laminating symbols!
- Great for reminding yourself of signs and learning new ones
- Speeds up learning and understanding of new words
- Promotes sharing and turn taking - vital communication skills!
- Increases focus and attention skills
- Gives the confidence to initiate communication and make requests
Start by watching the introduction video to give you a flavour of what’s possible.
1. Free – MyChoicePad Lite. Download the free iPad version via iTunes Appstore.
2. The full version of MyChoicePad for £74.99 via the iTunes Appstore.
3. If you don’t have an iPad and need some extra support take a look at our iPad packages starting from £599 plus VAT.
Learning How to Use MyChoicePad
1. Start by watching the tutorial videos and our getting started videos. For supporting material you want to print off, visit out free downloads area for a light manual.
2. Once you’ve mastered the core vocabulary it will be time to move onto getting additional vocabulary through the in-app purchase area. Watch these videos to get an idea of the learning activities you can do to build up communication skills.
3. At this point you may feel you want to share MyChoicePad with other professionals and do some face to face training with our MyChoicePad experts onsite. Fill in this form and we’ll come and see you! Or perhaps you’re flying solo, if this is the case get creative and go to our online training area to get some fantastic ideas on how MyChoicePad can help the people you work with.
Share Your Knowledge
If you’re feeling pretty confident and you are becoming something of an expert on MyChoicePad, you might be interested in helping others get to this stage – if so – sign up to become a MyChoicePad trainer!