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«vocalyx is an excellent program for autistic children! »

«Vocalyx is an excellent program for autistic children! »

15h24 21/08/2018,

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These are the words of a teacher from Le Trèfle, a centre for autistic children in Belgium, collected after having discovered the different features and strong points of the Vocalyx application during the training conducted by Capanovi on Friday 20 April.

▸Vocalyx in Belgium !



The center for autistic children Le Trèfle welcomed in April 2018 Vocalyx to discover the application and its usefulness for autistic children.

A presentation was given by Dr Olivier De Masfrand, founding director of the company, and Clémentine Garric, specialist in Cognitive Sciences and developer of the application's communication and re-education content, during which they introduced the role of Vocalyx, and trained the teachers and parents present to its different functionalities adapted to communicate with children in the autism spectrum.

▸Vocalyx ! The application perfectly adapted for some autistic children


It should be known that Vocalyx is not only intended for people who cannot speak, but also for people who have difficulty expressing their ideas and feelings like autistic people.

Vocalyx's strong point is the personalization: our tool is malleable and easy to use to create new communication keyboards with messages and photos specific to the user's context. Vocalyx can therefore be adapted to any user and any situation.

With its different features, its customizable keyboards, and its voice synthesis, the application can help autistic children express their feelings and needs easily.

▸Learn how to use Vocalyx


After the presentation, the Vocalyx team organized a workshop to give attendees the opportunity to use the application and test the different features themselves.

Each person had their own tablet accompanied by a detailed Vocalyx use document, and followed in real time on a projection the demonstrations of all possible manipulations of the application.

Teachers and parents were able to start creating their own keyboard and adjust the parameters of voice, key size, gestures on the screen of the tablet and other features to adapt the tool to its future user(s). They were very satisfied with the ease of Vocalyx : According to them, the application is very simple to use as much for the caregivers who customize the tool, as for autistic children.

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▸Testimonials


Here are some testimonials from some of the people who attended the training. What did you like about Vocalyx?

Teacch to clover class referee:


...A strong point about Vocalyx...It's when you go into the closet for example, for children it's very important because they can choose the clothes they want, because often children are put on clothes they don't want to wear, and when they arrive because they're not happy, they tear them up, which makes it good for them to choose their clothes with this application, and it could contribute to the well-being of the child all day.


Father of a young man with autism:


I am the father of a young man with autism who is 20 years old, and who has difficulty expressing his feelings, his pains, his feelings, and therefore an application like Vocalyx could help him in this sense to progress in telling us when he is in pain... I think an application like Vocalyx is perfect for that.


Shamrock teacher:


...What really seduced me about Vocalyx was the friendly aspect...very easy to use for the students...I think it's an excellent program for autistic children!