In the last few years I've begun to get into mobile app design. The first app, now on the market, is Avatalker AAC; a speech-communication aide for nonverbal children with autism. You can see a demonstration of Avatalker at


The second app design, Avatalker Smart Scenes AAC, exists currently on paper as we await funding for development.


I designed the software features, screen layouts and several of the graphics assets for the software interfaces. The cartoon illustrations you see in these examples are from a symbol set designed by Norman Nanstiel, Sr.

© 2019 by Erik Nanstiel.

Avatalker AAC

Avatalker AAC is an iOS app for the Apple iPad that I co-designed in cooperation with Metova Corp. It is an innovative means of communication for nonverbal children with Autism.

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