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By Vas Putcha
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About this project

1 out of 68 children have Autism.  Over 40% of Autistic children are non-verbal. 

70-80 % of children with Cerebral Palsy have impaired communication skills. 

These are just a few heart-wrenching statistics related to non-verbal kids. We know what it's like to have a child that is struggling to communicate. Communication and basic expression is a right of all individuals, and our Mission is to help them.

Speechify is an  App for mobile devices, designed to help non-verbal and minimally verbal children and adults communicate better. The intuitive, yet beautiful grid based design is easy to setup and use, and will support multiple languages.  

Speechify on iOS and Android tablets- easy to use interface with scrollable , customizable grid of images
Speechify on iOS and Android tablets- easy to use interface with scrollable , customizable grid of images

Features and Benefits

  • Simple, clear and easy to use. With its simple and engaging design, and scrollable cells and columns, Speechify’s interface provides a logical learning process.
  • Supports any language that is supported by iOS/Android. The option to personally record audio and insert text for the app allows the app to function in any language that is supported by your device.
  • Commonly used phrases. Create phrases that are commonly used by your child, so they can be used with a single click.
  • Speechify comes with a wide set of pre-installed images and associated text and voice. These can be customized manually, to suit your child's needs.
  • Speechify Pro has all the features of Speechify, PLUS : Thousands of third party images and symbols to enhance the app on your device, Multi-user support, Save data on a cloud file hosting service, Track and share your child's progress between home and school, Communication between devices via text / SMS between devices

     

Speechify on iPhone/iPod touch devices
Speechify on iPhone/iPod touch devices

 

Speechify - Elegant, easy to use interface
Speechify - Elegant, easy to use interface

 

Editing image cells - Speechify for iPads and Android tablets
Editing image cells - Speechify for iPads and Android tablets

 

Speechify on iOS and Android phones
Speechify on iOS and Android phones

 

Speechify on iPad
Speechify on iPad

How will the funds be used?

Stretch Goals

 

Why are we on Kickstarter?

We need your support in making Speechify a reality.  The money is being raised to fund the final design and development costs.

Our request to you..

  • We hope that you share this project and our mission with your friends, family , and others.  Please spread the word so we can succeed in our mission of bringing Speechify to life.
  • We hope that you can help with a contribution. Even the smallest level  will get us closer to our goal.  
  • Please see the awards and the benefits of pre-ordering Speechify or Speechify Pro, at a discounted price. Give a voice to someone special... someone that is non-verbal and doesn't have what most of us have.

PLEASE SUPPORT US , so we can make this project a reality!

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Risks and challenges

Kickstarter is an all or nothing model. Either we raise 100% of our $2,800 goal or all of it gets returned to the backers. Please note the following:

- If the initial goal is reached, we will use the funds to develop Speechify for iOS devices.
- If our stretch goal of $9,800 is reached, we will use the additional funds to develop Speechify Pro for iOS devices.
- If the $9,800 stretch goal is not achieved, we still intend to develop Speechify Pro, but this may delay the delivery for the Pro version by a few months, since we will fund development by re-investing all revenues from Speechify for development costs of Speechify Pro.
- We hope to achieve our ultimate stretch goal of $28,000 , so that we can provide Speechify and Speechify Pro to help the millions of non-verbal children that need help.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

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    Speechify Friend - Beta Tester

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