Hearty SPIN - Solutions for People In Need, is a tech social enterprise that designs and develops assistive technology software that helps individuals with special needs and their families cope better with their daily challenges.
Hearty SPIN utilizes new, affordable technologies to provide high quality learning and communication assistive technology solutions to benefit people with disabilities.
Picture AAC app
Hearty SPIN’s Picture AAC TM app, is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that is available for Apple’s iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch devices, offering an intuitive form of visual communication using pictures.
Picture AAC app helps non-verbal, speech impaired/delayed individuals learn to express their needs and thoughts effectively with the use of picture communication. Picture AAC app can be used by children and adults with conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, intellectual disability, developmental delay, dysarthria, aphasia, apraxia, complex communication needs and other special needs.
Picture AAC was designed and developed in collaboration with several speech language pathologists, special needs educators, assistive technology experts, parents and individuals with special needs. Several doctors have recommended Picture AAC based on its quality, reliability, and helpfulness.
Picture AAC helps thousands of individuals with speech impairment, in 35+ countries worldwide, to communicate their daily needs and thoughts.
Visual AAC app
Hearty SPIN’s Visual AAC TM is an iPad app that helps individuals with speech impairment/delay to communicate their everyday needs and thoughts effectively.
Visual AAC combines the flexibility of grid-based Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) symbols board with the intuitiveness of Visual Scene Displays (VSD) to provide a versatile & easy-to-use solution that supports non-verbal/speech-impaired users in overcoming their communication challenges.