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Discover Grid for iPad

Grid for iPad is a complete AAC solution that includes instant access to resources for symbol and text communication. The app includes content for different ages, conditions and levels of literacy.

Subscribe or buy

Try the 30-day trial of Grid for iPad then pay monthly, or make a one-time-payment

£9.99 per month or £399.99 one-time-payment

AAC for everyone

Grid for iPad is suitable for a wide range of people with communication needs, including: ALS / MND, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down’s syndrome, Learning difficulties and Stroke / Aphasia.

It is available worldwide in over 30 languages. The flexible pricing means you can either pay for the app with a monthly subscription or a one-time purchase.

Key features

  • Wide range of resources for different ages and abilities
  • Research-based approach to symbol and text AAC
  • Fast and intuitive in-app editing
  • Remote editing from any Windows computer
  • Do more with Grid – new resources added every day
  • Available in 32 languages


Resources for everyone

Content for everyone – from powerful communication tools for text users, to grid sets for communicating with symbols and developing literacy.

Super Core

Super Core makes it easier for early AAC users to get started and experience success with symbol communication.

Core vocabulary sits alongside activity-specific language, with powerful features that make it simpler to form phrases and communicate meaning.

Explore Super Core

Text Talker

Text Talker is packed with features for fast and powerful text communication, such as word prediction, Chat History, and a memory function.

It also includes ready-made grids for Message Banking, enabling people who still have some speech to capture it and recall it from within the app.

Explore Text Talker


Do more with Grid for iPad

Grid for iPad includes content for different ages, conditions and levels of literacy.

Beautifully simple

Grid for iPad’s touch-first design creates an intuitive user experience. Switch access is also available using Apple’s iOS switch settings.

In-app editing

Edit and create new resources with ease. Grid for iPad enables you to quickly add new vocabulary to existing grid sets.

You can also start from scratch and build your own. Tailor everything from the layout of your grid, to the appearance of your cells and the symbols you use.

Familiar Grid Explorer

Easily add and organise your grid sets from Grid Explorer, your home screen within the app. This is where all your grid sets are stored.

Use alongside Grid 3

Create a Smartbox account to auto-sync content between Grid for iPad and Grid 3 using Dropbox.

Your content is stored in the cloud, meaning any changes you make to your grid sets and settings will be updated on both platforms.

This also means your grid sets are backed up, so if something happens to your iPad you won’t lose your content.


Remote editing

Remote editing enables anyone to edit grid sets from anywhere – using Grid 3 on Windows.

All you need is the free trial version of Grid 3 and the login details for the Smartbox account. Make the edits you require, and the changes will instantly appear in Grid for iPad – so simple!

A voice for everyone

Grid for iPad is available worldwide in a wide range of languages.

We currently offer grid sets and voices in Afrikaans, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK, US, CA, AU and ZA), Finnish, Flemish, French (FR and CA), German (DE and AT), Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese (PT and BR), Polish, Slovak, Spanish (ES, CA and LATAM) and Welsh (grid sets only).


A voice that belongs to you

Choose from our library of voices and tailor the pitch and speed to suit you.

You can even integrate recordings of your own voice with Message banking features.

Find out more about Message Banking

New content added every day

Grid for iPad comes with access to our free online resource store, Online Grids, where you can download hundreds of ready-made grid sets.

Discover new content every day, added by clinicians and Grid users from across the world.

Explore Online Grids

Flexible pricing

With a monthly subscription you can access AAC resources and grid sets for as long as you need. You can also choose to buy Grid for iPad outright with our one time purchase option.

Purchase the app outright

Find out if Grid for iPad is right for you with our 30-day free trial, where you can try out the full features of the app straight away.

Subscribe to the app

Frequently asked questions

Want to know more about Grid for iPad? We have put together (and will be adding to) our frequently asked questions page.

Grid for iPad FAQ

iPads supported

Grid for iPad is ready for any iPad running iOS 12.2 and above.

12.9‑inch iPad Pro 2nd generation, 12.9‑inch iPad Pro 1st generation, 10.5‑inch iPad Pro, 9.7‑inch iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2

AAC content for Grid for iPad and Grid 3

AAC grid sets compatible with Grid for iPad and Grid 3 on Windows:

Symbol Talker A-D, Voco Chat, Super Core and Super Core Learning (English only), Vocab for Life, Beeline, Text Talker and Simple Keyboard.

PODD is now available for Grid for iPad as an in-app purchase

Find out more about PODD

WordPower 60 + 100 and Fast Talker 3 are only available on Grid 3 for Windows.


How does Grid for iPad compare with Grid 3?

Support materials and help

Find everything you need to support Grid for iPad including manuals, articles and more at the Smartbox Hub.

Grid for iPad on the Smartbox Hub

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Quickly put together what you need and send it over to us.

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