TD Snap: a visual guide to getting started

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OMazing Kids AAC Consulting
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78 page PDF & unlisted YouTube video (35:36)
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This visual guide walks you through the initial set up and customization process for the TD Snap AAC app with a focus on the Core First pageset being used via direct access touch with a finger by kids, teens or young adults on an iPad

*** There is one topic per page with visuals ***

It is perfect for those who are brand new to the app and want screenshots for every step in the initial set up, tips on choosing a grid size and customization options to help buttons stand out.


This app has several features that could be helpful for Gestalt Language Processors


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It is a 78 page PDF that covers the following areas:

  • Setting the course
  • Presume Potential
  • Multimodal Communication
  • Involving the child to foster ownership
  • Core & Fringe Vocabulary
  • Importance of having access to a keyboard area
  • Begin with the end in mind
  • Setting up a free MyTobiiDynavox account
  • Different versions of the app and pageset options with links to overview videos about each of them
  • How to activate a free 60 day trial with voice output and free trials of the extra PODD and Gateway pagesets
  • The screens that will be seen during set up
  • Screenshots and info about the various touch access methods
  • Choosing a voice
  • Mindfully choosing a grid size
  • Info about Supported Navigation used in the smallest grid sizes
  • Areas of the screen and areas of the editing screen
  • Vocabulary areas within the app
  • How to find the TD Snap Core First Training Cards and User’s Manual
  • Adjusting the settings to help the buttons stand out on the screen
  • How to edit a button
  • How to change the size of individual buttons
  • How to set up Touch Exit to highlight when a button has been activated
  • Using custom colors to meet sensory needs
  • Visual scene and Whiteboard
  • How to create a Targeted Core page and a way to toggle between it and the full Core home page
  • How to create a Targeted Keyboard page to show just a few keys to teach their location
  • How to find and install pagesets from Pageset Central
  • How to sync, save and share
  • How to change the Symbol Skin Tone
  • Tobii Dynavox Community Group on Facebook
  • Resources and free webinars on the Tobii Dynavox website
  • How to find the free Core First books
  • Tobii Dynavox’s YouTube Channel
  • Time stamped links to specific spots in several other webinars that have helpful info
  • How SLPs can get free access through the Tobii Dynavox for Professionals program
  • The last page has the link to an unlisted YouTube video (35:36) that’s provided to supplement this resource

If you want links to be clickable, please view the PDF in the free Xodo app (, Books/iBooks app or other PDF viewer.


NOTE: This resource is not intended to be used in Easel


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Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP, Founder of OMazing Kids, LLC,

OMazing Kids AAC Consulting

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