Augmentative and Alternative Communication

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/r/intensive

/r/intensive is a speech remediation program and a speech training program designed for use by speech therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to improve his or her articulation skills through practicing the production of the /r/ phoneme with a therapist, parent, or independently. The app comes with over 450 target words and uses a phonetic approach to teaching th

1-2-3 Speak

1-2-3 Speak is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. It is available as software that runs on any Windows XP computer, on the Web, or preloaded on a handheld computer or a PenTablet/TouchTablet system. It provides up to 4,000 spoken words accessible within 3 key strokes. Users click on images of words which are spoken by the computer/tablet. Words are chosen from categories tailored to the needs and interests of

32 Message Communicator (Models 3206)

The 32 Message Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This lightweight portable communicator offers 192 three-second messages on six levels. Features include adjustable legs for tilting the unit, a carrying case and adjustable shoulder strap for traveling. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 16 x 9 inches. WEIGHT: 2.5 pounds.

4-Choice Sequential Scanner For The Visually Impaired (Model 1247)

The 4-Choice Sequential Scanner for the Visually Impaired, model 1247, is a scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities or low vision. This communicator can display up to four brightly illuminated icons simultaneously. It is mounted on a 19-inch gooseneck that can be fastened to the edge of a table or desk with a clamp or used on a table-or desktop with a base with a storage compartment. The gooseneck, clamp and base are included as is a carrying handle

4Talk4

4talk4 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device is specifically designed for use in the classroom where its clear speech and adjustable volume allow students to participate in classroom activities. It can be placed on a desk or a wheelchair tray, and can be fixed in place using M4 captive nuts placed in the base. This communicator has four large tactile switches, each with four levels of speech, giving a potential total of si

50 Great Activities For Children Who Stutter

50 Great Activities for Children Who Stutter is a set of activities designed for children who stutter. Includes step-by step directions as well as dialogue to use with children. Contains a number of activities specifically designed for therapy groups composed of children who stutter and children with language disorders. Some examples include: Identifying and Exploring Stuttering — Stutter Tag, Stuttering Awards, Candid Camera, Teach Me How to Stutter, Stuttering Private Eye. Practicing Speech To

7 Level Communication Builder (Models 7075 & 7075B)

The 7 Level Communication Builder is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. Designed to expand as the child develops new skills, the unit features 300 seconds of message recording time that can be divided into one, two, four, eight, or 16 selections on up to seven levels. Five interchangeable frames create the desired number of selection positions. Messages can be recorded as needed at the touch of a button. The unit features a built-in carr

7-Message Take Or P:ace N' Talk Go! Board (Model 3347)

The 7-Message Take or Place N' Talk Go! Board, model 3347, is a direct selection communicator and educational toy designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This unit features seven light-sensitive compartments. When an object or picture is removed from a compartment, a photo cell activates a recorded seven 35-second messages. Messages can be recorded as needed and recessed compartments on the front panel can hold pictures, symbols, or objects (not included). The pocket on th

A.t. Flash

The A.T. Flash is a carrying aid for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device can also be used to transport laptop/notebook computers and it can be modified to carry other items like a small oxygen tank or ventilator. Features include a device tray with strap-in system to hold devices in place and four heavy-duty rubber wheels for stability and maneuverability. This height-adjustable carrying aid folds down to fit in the trunk of a car

A4 Four Button Recordable Card

A4 Four Button Recordable Card is portable speech generating device designed for use by children with communication disabilities associated with developmental delays, stroke, and traumatic brain injuries. Each button can record for up to 10 seconds and each message is played back through an individual playback button. The A4 size is suitable for even the youngest school children while providing four separate recording buttons each with up to 10 seconds recording. It can be used for language and

Able Jr AAC

Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p

Abovo Personal Communication Device (Models Pcd-P & Pcd-Np)

The Abovo Personal Communication Device, models PCD-P and PCD-NP, is a communication board designed for use by individuals who are unable to communicate verbally. This product allows the user to communicate through single finger typing. This portable, handheld electronic device features 41 keys, a 4-function calculator and a microprocessor with the ability to store 8000 characters. It is available in Alpha or QWERTY style and be purchased without a printer, with an internal printer or with Mul

Accent 1200

The Accent 1200 is a handheld direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It has an 11.6-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) thin film transistor (TFT) HD touchscreen display. In addition to the touchscreen, the user can interface with the Accent 1200 using mini keyboard and mouse (included), or single- or dual-switch scanning. The product comes pre-loaded with Acapela, F

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Accessory Mounting Platforms & Hardware

The Accessory Mounting Platforms and Hardware are adjustable wheelchair mounting kits for communicators. These aluminum mounting systems have a 2.5 x 8.5 inch platform and adjust through 360 degrees. Options include a flexible or pedestal mount, and flange, tube clamp, or tray clip.

Address File Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Communication board consisting of a rocker switch connected to a small battery powered address file with pictures, symbols or words on the roll of paper, intended to facilitate communication for severely disabled persons with good cognitive abilities. Lists materials needed to adapt the address file (Auto-Directory from Radio Shack or similar product) and to manufacture the switch. Provides detailed instructions on constructing the device. Includes pho

Addvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit

The ADDvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit is a speech amplifier with microphone headset designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. It is designed to elevate the vocal volume of people with temporary or permanent voice impairments and to assist those who rely on an electronic speech aid, voice prosthesis or use esophageal speech. This system comes with the FeatherLite Pro Headset Microphone that features ear hooks designed to hook over the top of both ears with a back band to connect t

Adjective Cards

Adjective Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 35 coated cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training and provides clear full-color photographs of children designed to aid in learning words and concepts to describe the external world. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches.

Adjustable Angle Sequencer With Switch (Model 806)

The Adjustable Angle Sequencer with Switch, model 806, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and vision disabilities. The circular patterned red LED lights in the center give the user a visual cue for targeting and encourage the user to activate the switch. The angle of large switch is adjustable from 32 degrees to 90 degrees. The light can be turned on or off. This sequencer has a total of 300 seconds recording time. The unit can also be used as

Adjustable Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Card or small object holder intended as a communication board. Describes plywood board with slots, to hold picture cards, made of plywood strips, a vinyl pocket to hold the cards, and a small shelf. The board is hinged to pieces of wood to allow it to be set at various angles. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Arnold, P L TITLE: Designing for Individual Needs: A Manual on the Design of Environments, Furnishings and Materials for I

Advanced Auditory Communicator (Model 4398)

The Advanced Auditory Communicator, model 4398, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This six-level communicator with auditory cueing has space for seven picture icons (not included), and plays up to 42 messages. When the user pushes one of the icons, the selected message is played at a low volume; when the icon is pushed again, the message is played at an amplified volume. This communication aid has up to three hundred sec

Advocate+ With Environmental Control

AdVOCAte+ With Environmental Control is a direct selection and scanning communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by indviduals with communication or speech disabilities together with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This portable unit provides environmental control capabilities with recorded speech output for communication. It has the same speech output and auditory prompt features as the adVOCAte communicator (see separate entry), but in addition has train

All About Materials

All About Materials is a language and science tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. To rescue the king in the weird and wobbly land of the Green Jelly, children must know the nature of materials from metal to fabric. Sorting and matching activities, simulations of objects floating and sinking, and experiments with magnetism are some of the ways users interact with the program. Special features include a notepad with talking word banks, narrated tex

All About Ourselves

All About Ourselves is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers use simple drag-and-drop activities to create Venn diagrams, pictograms of eye colors and birthday months, and jigsaw puzzles of body parts. Sequencing, sorting, and labeling activities incorporate topics such as growing up and eating well. Early readers explore the senses and express their thoughts and preferences with the aid of word banks. Full

All About Series Library Pack

The All About Series Library Pack is a language, math skills, and science tutorial program set designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. This six-title set offers speech support and word banks make the programs accessible to both early and non-readers. Titles in the set include All About Ourselves, All About Weather and Seasons, All About Shape and Space, All About Materials, All About number at Level 1, and All About Number Level 2 (each also sold separately; see sepa

All About Shape And Space

All About Shape and Space is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Matching, sorting, symmetry, and pattern-making activities introduce learners to basic concepts as they work with two- and three-dimensional shapes. Audio support assists in developing of informational processing and communication skills. Quizzes and opportunities to write about shapes using extensive word banks cdomplete the activities. COMPATIBILITY: The CD-ROM includes

All About Weather And Seasons

All About Weather and Seasons is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Young readers and pre-readers discover answers to questions about the seasons and weather as they interact with the colorful, animated pages of the program. The program offers full speech support and fully supported with narrated instructions and talking stories. Fun, simple games and activities allow children to explore how weather relates to people, their surroundin

Allora

Allora is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This text-to-speech device enables any message typed on the keyboard and shown on the display to be read out clearly in a high-quality, natural sounding male or female voice. These digitized sounds can be used to attract attention, animate a conversation, orfor playback of a human voice or as a WAV or MP3 player. The synthesized voice (Realspeak) is available in different languages. The u

Alltalk

The AllTalk is a computer direct selection and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The adapted and pre-programmed laptop computer comes with a 2.26 gigaHertz (GHz) Intel Core 2 Duo (P7550) or 2.4 gigaHertz (GHz) Intel Core 2 Duo (P8600) processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM, 13.3-inch LED backlit glossy widescreen LCD display, and Lingraphica software which includes pre-loaded communication phrases, videos tutorials, and a selection of th

Alt-Chat

ALT-Chat is a dynamic display communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This compact PDA-based dedicated communication device provides digitized (recorded) and synthesized (computer generated) speech output through direct selection of symbols or through spelling. For individuals using symbols to communicate, it includes the ability to use photos or choose from over 10,000 included symbols. The appearance and size of buttons and the number of buttons

Amara.org

AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi

Animal Habitats

Animal Habitats is a fully inclusive academic tutorial program designed to enhance language, reading, writing, speech, and cognitive skills for children in primary grades with developmental and physical disabilities. This collection of educational activities features a range of integrated support materials to effectively use the computer as a whole language tool in the classroom. This program uses an original story to introduce users to five habitats: the jungle, the desert, the grasslands, the

Announcer With 6 Levels (Models 5015)

The Announcer with 6 Levels, model 5015, is a sequencing direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This unit allows the user to first hear a series of words and then select one by simply activating its capability switch. The unit is mounted on a gooseneck for easy access. Features include six levels with 300 seconds of recording time, five-second messages, auditory cueing, auditory scanning, playback delay of 1 to 5 seconds, level ch

Answer:yesno

Answers:YesNo is a communicator program and a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. When the program is started, it initially displays two large, color-coordinated buttons: YES and NO. When th

Answers:yesno Hd

Answers:YesNo HD is a communicator program and a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with two large, color-coordinated buttons: YES and NO. The program will read the selection when a button is pr

Artic Attack And Other S And Z Games

This Artic Attack and other S and Z games are designed for use in the classroom, treatment, or home, and is for individuals with lisps, as by playing the game, the player works on the correct pronunciation of words. Addresses frontal and lateral lisp articulation errors. Follows The Entire world of S & Z methodology. Includes exploded "T" (/ts/ final) and initial, medial and final word positions for /s/ and /z/ and /s/ blends. Each section includes five paper and pencil games. Arctic Attack

Articulate It!

Articulate it! is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The application (or app) comes with over 1,200 images in all sounds of the English language, audio recordings for every word present in the program, and all phonemes of the English language. A child can practice saying sounds on his/her own by repeating the voice in the program and skip imag

Articulation Bag & Story Board

Articulation Bag & Story Board is designed for use by children 3 years and older with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities working on language and vocabulary development as well as articulation. The kit includes communication tools for a community based outing all in one ready-to-go bag. This bag contains 50 objects to help children practice initial, medial and final sounds and comes with a quality felt backcloth to display and sort the objects. The bag contains objects to repres

Articulation Station

Articulation Station is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by children or adults who have communication or speech disabilities or autism and by speech and language therapists and parents working with these people. The application (or app) includes one target sounds, /p/, in the initial, medial and final positions of words, sentences and stories and features 60 target words. This app offers six activities to teach and reinforce the correct pronunciation of

Articulation Station Pro

Articulation Station Pro is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by children or adults who have communication or speech disabilities or autism and by speech and language therapists and parents working with these people. The application (or app) includes 22 target sounds in the initial, medial and final positions of words, sentences and stories. The majority of sounds (p, b, m, d,n, t, k, g, f, v, ch, j, z, sh, th) have 60 target words each, and some sounds (

Artikpix

ArtikPix is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice sounds in words and sentences with a therapist, parent, or independently. The program can be used to collect scores in flash cards on up to four children at a time and contains a deck of 40 “th” cards. A

Artikpix - Full

ArtikPix – Full is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice sounds in words and sentences with a therapist, parent, or independently. The program can be used to collect scores in flashcards on up to four children at a time and contains 21 decks with 40 cards each (exce

Assessment Of Intelligibility Of Dysarthric Speech (Print Version)

Assessment of Intelligibility of Dysarthric Speech, Print Version, is a language development evaluation software program designed to quantify single-word intelligibility, sentence intelligibility, and speaking rate of adult and adolescent dysarthric speakers. The program is sensitive to a wide range of severity levels. The package includes Examiner's Manual and Picture Book of stimulus words and sentences, all in a sturdy storage box.

Assistive Chat

Assistive Chat is a voice output communicator and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user types in words or sentences he/she wants to communicate, touches the speaker button, and the program will speak the words out loud us

At The Table

At the Table is a magnetic therapy tool, designed to provide new, engaging, and interactive ways for therapists to approach language, memory, naming, and direction following. Cleverly designed specifically for adult clients to engage in interactive tasks that involve and practice Speech and Language Pathology tools like language and memory. Durable magnets include 34 familiar table items, 34 matching table item names, and 80 stimulus questions that address locating, naming, yes/no response, prob

Attainment Talkers

Attainment talkers are communication tools for individuals with speech impediments or who cannot communicate verbally. The AT6 has 6 messages with a large (1-1/2 inch) active area for each message while the AT24 has 24 messages with smaller (3/4 inch) active areas. Touch each active area to play back recordings. A clear plastic pocket holds and protects communication cues. Hold the talker with the hand and activate speech with thumb or use it as a tabletop talker. A new neoprene glove keeps the

Attainment Two Talker

The Attainment Two Talker is a direct selection communicator designed to be used for both communicating and speech training for individuals with a speech disability or who need help remembering daily tasks. This particular model is small and portable and is ideal for community based instruction or classroom use. The two message design makes an excellent speech training tool, allowing for a comparison between the instructor and the user. You can easily store messages that mimic the speaker's voic

Audisee

AudiSee is a communication aid for the deaf or people who are hard of hearing. This system enables students with deafness or who are hard of hearing to read their teacher's lips, regardless of the teacher's movements or the language of instruction. It also allows these students to maximize the use of their residual hearing by using their current FM systems. The system incorporates a lightweight, adjustable headset worn by the teacher that is equipped with a miniature camera and a microphone att

Auditory Choice Making Communicator (Model 4399 & 4399B)

The Auditory Choice Making Communicator, model 4399 & 4399B, is a scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This device scans through pre-recorded messages at a lowered volume. When the user pushes the switch plate again it plays the chosen message at an amplified volume. The unit has 16 levels with 300 seconds of total recording time at 18 seconds per level. It has a built in switch and a jack for an external switch (not included). POWER: Uses 4 AA batt

Auggie (Model H-58)

The Auggie, model H-58, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This unit consists of an Ultra Mini PC (UMPC) running Windows 7, with two USB ports and a finger-operable true touchscreen. The unit comes with PTP-PC communication software, a wireless modem, a dock adapter with three USB ports, a tablet stand, a tablet speaker, and carry case (black is standard; red, blue or pink is also available). The unit is opera

Aurora Suite

Aurora Suite is a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, and voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or learning disabilities. It can be used for typing emails or instant messages, writing documents, or for any other task that requires typing. Word prediction works with any application to save keystrokes. Other features include a talking spellchecker and homonyms assistance. Aurora Echo feature provides simple screenreading and a complete range of t

Autism Myvoice Communicator

Autism myVoice Communicator is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Android device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. A

Autism Xpress

Autism Xpress is a free application that uses interfaces designed for people with autism to recognize and express emotions. The app displays 12 buttons, each a cartoon caricature of a facial expression of how one feels: happy, sad, hungry, etc. Pressing a button creates a full-screen image of that emotion. The app is designed to help teach recognition of emotions and facial expressions-a challenge for most autistic children. The Autism Xpress has been created to help promote greater awareness ab

Autismate

AutisMate is a language, vocabulary, independent living, and personal skills tutorial program and a behavior training program designed for use by parents, teachers and therapists working with children with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) offers a comprehensive approach to development of communication, behavior and social skills. AutisMate includes a content library of videos, stories, visual schedules, scenes, and over 10,000 symbols

Autoverbal Pro Talking Soundboard

AutoVerbal Pro Talking Soundboard is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. AutoVerbal Pro features three ways to speak: (1) using the hundreds of bui

Avaz

Avaz is a picture based communication app. It is an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) app designed for children who are non-verbal or who have difficulty speaking. Avaz is designed to expand as the child grows to develop literacy. It tracks therapy sessions to help you measure the child’s progress. Avaz’s vocabulary is color-coded in accordance with the Fitzgerald key. Its speech synthesizer is powered by Acapela. Users are able to select gender, vary the speed of the voice and custom

B-H Communicator

B-H Communicator is a non-electronic communication aid using a scanning selection process. The B-H Communicator is a cardboard card with a slot cut in it and the letters of the alphabet and the digits 0-9 printed on it. The person communicating with the user stands facing the user and holds up the card, running a finger across the top of the card until the user signals (by eyeblink or some other agreed-upon motion) that the correct letter has been reached. If the desired letter is not found in t

B.a. Bar

B.A. Bar is a voice output bar code communication aid, cognitive aid, and speech teaching device designed for use by individuals with autism, aphasia, cognitive disabilities, or brain injury. This portable unit has a digital voice and can record and play back words and sounds programmed on barcodes. Adhesive barcode labels are glued onto objects or symbol panels; scanning enbles voice output. The codes are also available in a graphic file, enabling them to be printed on documents. Up to 10,000 b

Backster Multi Finisher (Model Lx-570)

The Backster Multi Finisher is a laminating and adhesive application machine designed for use in creating communication boards and books. Using a cartridge-based system, this unit requires no heat and no electricity to laminate, apply repositionable or permanent backing to photographs, images, printed words, etc. to create communication boards and books, behavior prompts, and more. The unit includes one cartridge of permanent adhesive-only film. The unit places film only on the desired item from

Barts Vibrator (Model Mk2)

Vibrator used by laryngectomee patients to master esophageal voice. Vibrating head at angle to easy grip shaft. On and off switch, sound pitch adjustable. Uses 1.5 volt battery. Small and lightweight, easy to store in pocket.

Base Trainer (Model Bt-4)

Base Trainer, model BT-4, is a direct selection communicator and perceptual training activity designed for use by children with communication or speech disabilities. This augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device has four pockets holding switch plates in an in-line layout. Four audio messages can be recorded (up to 8 seconds per message) and played back by pressing one of the plates. To help users with object discrimination, picture cards and/or objects can be placed on an elevated

Basic Talk 4 (Model 4047B & 4047)

The Basic Talk 4 is a lightweight portable direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device features four light touch message squares, each with 5 seconds of recording time. Pressing one of the four squares will activate the device. The user can slide icons (icons not included) at the optimal ergonomic angle. COLOR: Model 4047B is black and model 4047 is platinum. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxHxW): 11 x 2.75 x

Beethoven Phone

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of communication device to enable individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to communicate directly with others. The Beethoven Phone is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing who find it difficult to communicate with others through sign language and other people with communication disabilities. The Beethoven Phone allows the user to type in his or her message which is relayed to another per

Beginning "choice" Making Device

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To create a customized beginning making choice device for a child with communication disabilities. A customized, very light-touch switch is connected to a fireman ladder toy to make this beginning communication choice-making device. Picture cards are placed along the side of the ladder: the fireman moves up and down the ladder and the child can stop the fireman at the picture card of his or her choice. Digital photos of his or her favorite items (videotapes, books,family

Bi-Fold Communication Choice Folder (Models 032037 & 032229)

The Bi-fold Communication Choice Folder is a communication book designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. The folder has waterproof fabric on the outside and Velcro-receptive fabric on the inside. The user places Velcro-backed pictures on the inside fabric and points to them to communicate. SIZES: Regular (model 032037) and large (model 032229). DIMENSIONS (L xW): Model 032037 is 18 x 24 inches open and 9 x 12 inches closed and model 032229 is 24 x 16 inches o

Bifold Portable Fabric Schedule

The Bifold Portable Fabric Schedule is a product designed for users with Autism or Aspberger Syndrome (or other cognitive/communication disabilities) to allow them to communicate using Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). Fit PCS are on the Portable Fabric Schedule Bifold. The VELCRO® brand-receptive fabric lets the user attach their favorite PCS. The fabric schedule features a "Finish" pocket where the user can stick completed activities, old boards, and other PCS for quick access. Users can at

Big Talk Triple Play (Model 4202)

The Big Talk Triple Play, model 4202, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This device offers single, sequential, and random message capabilities. Pushing the round plate activates pre-recorded messages that can be played back in single, sequential, or random order. Sequential capability is great for storytelling. Random capability is useful for playing games that use dice, spinners, cards and more. Each selection has four le

Bigmack Communicator

The BIGmack Communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by people with visual, range of motion and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. To program, the user presses the record button and the top of the BIGmack while speaking into the built-in m

Blackhawk

The BlackHawk is a symbolic direct selection communicator designed with recordable voice output for individuals with communication disabilities. The compact and lightweight device offers four levels of 16 selection areas, with 3.75 seconds of digitized speech per selection area. One button programming makes vocabulary set-up easy and straightforward and a tri-color LED provides feedback. The soft-pressure membrane touchpanel is arranged in a four by four matrix of one inch cells for language. Th

Blissymbol Stamps

Blissymbol Stamps are sheets of Bliss symbolic language pictures printed on square, peel-back, self-adhesive labels. Three stamp packages are available. BM302 are 7/8-inch square color stamps; BM303 are 7/8-inch square black and white stamps that includes a book of 1545 stamps plus sentences and phrases for interaction, and frequently requested sentences and combined symbols; BM305 ($16) are 9/16-inch square black and white stamps that include a book of 1400 stamps for the construction of person

Blissymbols Gallery

Blissymbols Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to help build personalized communication displays for persons using Ke:nx. It consists of approximately 2,500 icons that are color-coded by such categories as time, people, noun, action and other distinguishing attributes. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Block Letter Communicator

The Block Letter Communicator is a communication device for individuals who are deaf-blind. This small, lightweight device enables individuals who are deaf-blind and who do not know Braille to communicate with sighted individuals. When a sighted person types on the unit's QWERTY keyboard, the characters are presented as extra large tactile block letters. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries.

Blow Toys Kit

The Blow Toys Kit is an oral motor planning activity kit designed for use with children with speech, breathing, and oral motor disabilities. This set includes a bear bubble toy, two silent blow toys, and one blow toy with sound to encourage prolonged blowing. Respiratory demands range from medium to difficult.

Blue Flash

The Blue Flash is a carrying aid for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication and mobility disabilities. Pushed like a walker or a stroller, this mobile carrier accommodates communicators and portable computers and features a platform with a trap-in system for securing the device, two front caster-style wheels and two large rear wheels, and a push handle. The height-adjustable carrier collapses for storage and includes a detachable basket under the device platform.

Bluebird Ii

Bluebird II is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or cognitive disabilities. This device has 10 communication overlays, each with 24 buttons in a 6 by 4 configuration. Messages are digitally recorded (up to six hours total) and stored on a 256 megabyte memory card. Recorded messages are played by pressing the corresponding button on the overlay or by using a connected switch for one or two switch auditory scanning. Four jacks are provided

Board-Builder For Windows

Board-Builder for Windows is a symbolic communicator program designed for use to create communication boards for individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. To create a communication board, the user types in a word or selects a symbol from the library of Mayer-Johnson PCS Picture Communication Symbols, then organizes the words/symbols on the board using the copy & paste or click & drag commands. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIRE

Boardmaker Symbol Addendum Libraries (1998, 2000, 2002, & 2004 Editions)

Boardmaker Addendum Libraries are a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with Boardmaker (see separate entry). These libraries were created in response to Boardmaker users' requests The 1998 Edition ncludes symbols for each of the 50 states, history symbols, animals, foods, entertainment, people, descriptive words, and more. The 2000 Library contains more than 1,300 symbols, including public signs, country symbols, and country flags. The 2002 Library has more than 1,200

Boardmaker® v.6

The Boardmaker® v.6 is a computer program designed for students with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities reach classroom goals. It lets the user create valuable printed materials, like communication boards, sequences, and schedules. Design personalized materials, with symbols supported in 44 languages, and choose the topics, symbols, labels, colors borders, languages, and more.

Boardspeaker Dectalk (Model T1200)

BoardSpeaker DECtalk, Model T1200, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and functional motor skill. This device is targeted at individuals who have outgrown a recorded voice communicator but do not need the power and sophistication of a dynamic display system. This picture/symbol based communication device features DECtalk text-to-speech system with nine voices. BoardSpeaker uniquely allows the user to embed speech onto pa

Body Part Cards

Body Part Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 32 cards can be used for reading skill development, to learn body part identification, or for communication and provides clear full-color photographs of children pointing to a body part such as an ear, the chin, the chest, etc.. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches.

Bogen Multi Position Support Arm & Super Clamp

The Bogen Multi-position Support Arm and Super Clamp are mounting hardware for communicators and other accessories designed to be mounted to a table or wheelchair. The Support Arm has a fully articulated arm (three universal joints) with 90 degree pivotable and 360 degree rotatable ends, and an elbow that rotates 360 degrees. The adjustable, one-control handle located at the elbow joints locks all three joints firmly. The arm can be mounted permanently, or used with the Super Clamp. The Super Cl

Book Talker (Model 1506)

The Book Talker, model 1506, is a switch operated direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This device features a 16- position flat switch array that can be placed inside the back of a book, allowing the user to record readings. The user can place a marking sticker on any page over one of the segments on the switch, push the marker and the recording begins. The device features seven different levels and can play from one to sixteen messages. The

Boomvox Wireless Amplifier

The BoomVox Wireless Amplifier is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. The BoomVox can be used with a wireless headset microphone, a lapel microphone, a handheld microphone or a high-gain heavy-duty microphone, all of which are included with the unit. The voice is projected from the 15-watt amplifier. The volume on the amplifier is adjustable. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses built-in, rechargea

Brain Scanning Speller

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a brain-scanning speller for individuals who have communication or neurological disabilities or have experienced stroke or brain injury. Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have developed a device that provides people who are completely unable to speak or move at all with a means to communicate. The device builds upon previous work using functional magnetic imaging (fMRI) technology. FMRI is a non-invasive technique that m

Bubble Bear

The Bubble Bear is a respiratory training activity designed for use with children with breathing, speech, or oral motor disabilities. Squeezing the belly of this plastic bear causes a plastic bubble wand to pop out of the bear's hat to create cascades of bubbles, encouraging breathing control and oral motor activities.

C-Speak Aphasia

C-Speak Aphasia is a language tutorial program designed for use by adults with aphasia. The program provides a complete set of boards for use with Boardmaker, Boardmaker Plus, or Boardmaker with Speaking Dynamically Pro version 5 or higher. Pictures are selected on screen and combined to create a message which can be written or spoken. Little or no reading comprehension or spelling ability is required. Some boards are designed to be customized for the individual. The program includes a training

Cameleon

The Cameleon is a voice output communication aid and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This dynamic communication aid provides synthesized speech from simple messages to complex sentences, using symbols, text, or both. It has a large, bright screen that can display symbols from a range of communication libraries and languages, as well as pictures from digital cameras and other sources. Input options include a mouse, keyboard, sw

Cameleon Campac 2

Cameleon CamPac 2 is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The system is based around a standard notebook computer with the addition of a voice synthesizer and amplified speaker. It comes with a standard notebook software bundle including Windows, and works with the manufacturer's standard communication software and vocabularies. POWER: Uses separate batteries for the amplifier and notebook computer. Additional batteries are available.

Carousel Communicator (Model 429)

The Carousel Communicator, model 429, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The unit spins to enable the user to locate the desired message. The device offers seven messages on one level and with 37 seconds of recording time per switch. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded at the touch of a button. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (not included). OPTIONS: A set of 35 icon holders (Model 428-I - $29.95) that attach to the unit with Ve

Chatbox & Chatbox-Dx

ChatBox and ChatBox-DX are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Usefull for beginners because the vocabulary can be customized and reprogrammed as the user's needs change, each device can be accessed directly via the keyboard or through single-switch scanning, and multiple overlays can be used to create up to four custom vocabularies. These products use Minspeak so that symbols are used to represent words, sentences, or phrases. The use

Chatbox 40

ChatBox 40 is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This voice output device speaks pre-recorded messages when the user presses buttons on the adjustable keyboard display. The unit also supports switch scanning options for individuals who are unable to press buttons. The keyboard display supports 10 large keys or 40 standard-sized keys, with ten levels of messages. Single-switch, dual-switch, and joystick scanning

Chatbox 40-Xt

ChatBox 40-XT is a direct selection, scanning, and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This sturdy voice-output device speaks pre-recorded (digitized) or synthesized messages when the user presses buttons on its alphabetic/symbolic keyboard, which has 40 keys with 10 levels for a total of 400 messages. The device has 30 minutes of recording time, and supports single-switch, dual-switch, and joystick scanning, with auditory prompts for

Chatpc-4

ChatPC-4 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities or cerebral palsy. The unit has a color touch screen dynamic display that allows hundreds of communication pages to be linked together to meet the user’s communication needs for home, school, work, and other situations. The number of buttons on a page can be customized, along with the size, color, background, symbol, font, label, message, and action of each button. Vocabulary can

Chatpc-Silk

ChatPC-Silk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable dynamic touchscreen device allows hundreds of communication pages to be linked together to meet an individual’s communication needs for home, school, work and other situations in his/her life. The unit comes preinstalled with PalmChat, a generative, core word vocabulary, as well as other vocabulary files and page sets. Vocabulary can be added, and the size, colo

Chatter Phone (Model Pvc-C)

The Chatter Phone, model PVC-C, is a speech teaching device designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have dysarthria, communication or speech disabilities. This personal voice enhancer provides articulation feedback. One end of the tube is placed next to the mouth as the user speaks, and the other end is placed next to the ear.

Chattervox

The Chattervox is a speech amplifier designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low-volume speech. This compact personal amplification system provides 15 decibels (dB) of amplification and has only one simple control, an on/off/volume control. A headset microphone is included. POWER: The system uses a 9-volt nickel metal-hydride battery for 14 hours of continuous talking; a charger is included. Six double-A batteries can be substituted. OPTIONS: Belt extender; collar microphone; headset

Cheap Talk 4 Inline With 12 Levels (Models 3054 & 3412)

The Cheap Talk 4 In-line with 12 Levels, model 3054 and 3412 are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Both models are in an in-line configuration and offer 5 seconds per message of recording time over 12 levels. Each level has four messages providing a total of 48 messages. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded as needed. Both models are activated by pressing one of the four icon squares (icons not included). Basic features include o

Cheap Talk 4 Square Communicators (Models 1392, 6392)

Cheap Talk 4 Square Communicators, model 1392 and 6392, are direct selection communicators designed to provide voice communication for persons with communication disabilities. This communicator enables users to speak up to four phrases (up to 5 seconds in length each) that are permanently stored until re-recorded. Both models are square, with two squares in each of two rows. The device can be activated either by pressing a square or using connected switches (not included). Model 6392 come with a

Cheap Talk 8 1-Level Communicator Direct (Models 1338, 1391, 6338, & 6391)

Cheap Talk 8 1 Level Communicators Direct, models 1391, 6338, and 6391, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The communicators offer eight, 37.5-second messages that can be recorded as often as required. Each message is assigned to a square on top of the device and each square features a removable plastic cover to hold a word or picture (not included) to identify the message. Model 1391 is a direct selection device which activates a

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators (Models 2391 & 2392)

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators, models 2391 and 2392, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. These six-level communicators have an easy level changer feature. One message square is dedicated to changing levels. A therapist or teacher records the name of each level and the user simply pushes the level changer icon to hear and select desired level. The unit stores up to 48 6-second messages including the level chan

Cheaper Speak 8

The Cheaper Speak 8 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device enables the user to speak one of eight pre-recorded messages simply by pressing one of the eight colored squares; pictures, symbols, or words may be inserted on the squares to identify the message. Messages are stored permanently until re-recorded and they may be re-recorded as often as necessary. This device is also available with a .25-inch or a 1/8-inch jacks ($13

Children's Clothing Cards

Children's Clothing Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 34 cards can be used for matching, sorting, or communication and provides clear full-color photographs of various items of children's clothing, including sneakers, gloves, jeans, jackets, and more. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches

Chipper

The Chipper is a single message, direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The Chipper can record messages up to 40 seconds long. It plays the recorded message when the button on the top of the unit is pressed or when a connected external switch is activated. The message is plays through the Chipper's speaker or through a connected external speaker. The unit has external switch and speaker jack jacks and adjustable volume, with relay/switch ou

Choice 4 Communicator (Model 1237)

The Choice 4 Communicator, model 1237, is a direct selection transitional communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This 12- level communicator with auditory cueing has space for four picture icons (not included) and a total of 300 seconds of recording time. Bright lights allow objects, photographs, or icons to be illuminated in sequence. The user has the choice of working with one field at a time or adding up to four fields by pressing two cells and

Choiceworks Visual Support System

Choiceworks is a personal skills tutorial program designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, or emotional disabilities disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder. This system is designed to help children complete daily routines and understand and control their feelings and waiting skills. The companion books (included) help teach children about their daily schedule, dealing with transitions and managing their feelings, making choices and demonstrating

Cjt Adjustable Floor Stand

The CTJ Adjustable Floor Stand is a mobile laptop/notebook computer or communication aid support designed for use by individuals with comunication disabilities, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This floor stand can accommodate almost any type of communication device or notebook computer. Its height-adjustable steel arm is supported by a carbon steel wheelbase with three swivel caster wheels for use on smooth surfaces and two locking casters to maintain the desired position. The

Cjt Comm Belt

The CJT Comm Belt is a carrying aid for communication aids designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. This belt provides portability for alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices, enabling users to carry their devices with them at all times. When placed inside the belt, the weight of the communication device is evenly distributed around the user's lower hips and shoulders. It can be worn on in front or on the left or right side. The shoulder

Cjt Freedom Table Stand

The CJT Freedom Table Stand is a communication aid accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The stand can be used with alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices, notebook computers, or as a book holder. A flat, Y-shaped base provides added stability to prevent accidental tipping. Quick-release levers help position the unit for immediate use. Other features include 360-degree rotation of the multi-angle, flat table and a height-adjustabl

Cjt Super Eval Kit

The CJT Super Eval Kit is an assistive technology assessment system designed for use by therapists or assistive technology specialists in evaluating mounting systems. The kit contains four complete mounting systems and optional components. Mounting systems include the Profiler, ProLite, and Profiler Lite (see separate entries). Optional components include clamping bases, inserts, and mounting tools. The kit comes in a hard-shell case with an adjustable handle, wheels, and a security lock.

Cjt Tag-A-Long

The CTJ Tag-A-Long is a carrying aid for communicator or laptop/notebook computer support designed for use by individuals who use walkers. This tray attachment enables the user to mount a communication device or laptop computer to a reverse K-style walker without inhibiting the mobility or balance of the walker. The unit can be modified for carrying dual bags for personal belongings, small ventilators, or other items. The unit attaches to the rear of the walker using the TSP clamping system. It

Clamp On Mount

Clamp on Mount is a table-top mounting system designed to support AAC devices such as Dynavox V/Vmax, MyTobii P10 and other devices. It is height adjustable from approximately 0 to 180 millimeters and can be angled and repositioned. The Clamp on Mount has a Manfrotto Super Clamp base and Quick-Shift handles for quick and easy adjustment.

Clamp-On Table Top Mount

The Clamp-On Table Top Mount is a table mount for a communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed for use with ComLink handheld communicators (see separate entries), the system is lightweight and can be taken from class to class or room to room.

Classroom Communication Kit (Model 9022K)

The Classroom Communication Kit, model 9022K, is a communication kit designed for use by teachers, speech therapists, and assistive technology experts within a classroom setting. This individual specialized kit offers materials for most classroom needs in the areas of social interaction, communication, and independence among students. The kit includes a Universal Icon Maker, Lighted Vibrating Mirror, Put-em-Arounds (set of 5), Put-em-Arounds 4 Messages, Big Talk Triple Pay-Red, Talk 4 with Leve

Clear Clock Communicator (Model 1210)

The Clear Clock Communicator, model 1210, is a scanning communicator designed with clock face board and rotating dial for individuals who have difficulty communicating. This non-verbal communication device is operated by triggering the clock hand to sweep around and point to the desired picture, word, or object affixed to the clock face. This model has single or double switch capability. One switch moves the hand clockwise; the second switch moves it counter-clockwise. The transparent face of th

Clear Pocket Communication Easel (Models 032226 & 032227)

Clear Pocket Communication Easel is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This two-sided, portable easel has clear pockets in which pictures can be placed. The user can slip a picture out of one of the pockets or point to the picture to communicate a message. SIZES: Regular (model 032226) or Long (model 032227). DIMENSIONS (LxW): Model 032226 is 15.5 x 12 inches and model 032227 is 24 x 9 inches.

Click And Create Articulation Board Games Software (Model N59-9)

Click and Create Articulation Board Games Software, model N59-9, is speech remediation game software designed for use by speech therapists to create board games for children with speech disabilities. The program contains thousands of words and pictures that represent all articulation sounds, and can be used to create personalized games that motivate students to practice. The user can add words to the master list and code them by sound, position, and number of syllables for use on game boards. Bo

Clicker Docs

Clicker Docs is a word prediction program, writing skills training program, and a reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including children with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad enables students to develop reading and writing skills. Students can use the child-friendly keyboard to type into the word processor and various speech options allow them to revie

Clip Talk (Model 5520)

Clip Talk, model 5520, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This compact, lightweight communicator clips to wheelchairs, walkers, bedrails, or other tubular or rectangular objects. The unit is equipped with a spring-reinforced clip that automatically adjusts to the diameter of the object. The clip is lined with non-skid material to prevent slipping. This device offers 20 seconds of recording time which can be used for one mes

Clip With Chain

The Clip with Chain is a carrying aid for a communicator designed to be used by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The clip features a belt clip, a nine-inch chain and a ring that attaches to the grommet hole of a communication aid. It allows the user to carry a small pocket communication aid for easy retrieval and helps to ensure that the aid is not lost.

Clock Communicator (Models 1200, 1200-8, 1220, 1220-8, 1230, 1230-8)

The Clock Communicator is a scanning communication training aid designed with a dial face for individuals who have communication disabilities. Activation of a single switch causes a pointer to revolve. The user releases the switch when the desired position is reached. Any words, pictures, or symbols may be placed on the face of the Clock Communicator to be selected by the user. The speed of the pointer's movement is adjustable. Models 1220 and 1220-8 are musical versions of the Clock Communicato

Colorful Concepts Manipulatives

The Colorful Concepts Series, model CC-20Q, is a set of educational toys, training systems for matching/sorting/assembly, math skills training systems, and vocabulary tutorial programs designed to develop fine motor, direction-following, cooperative learning, attention, vocabulary, and discrimination skills in children with cognitive disabilities. The series is comprised of Colorful Words, model CC-10F ($29), Colorful Numbers, model CC-12F ($29), Colorful Clips, model CC-11F ($29), and Colorful

Colorful Words (Model Cc-10F)

Colorful Words, model CC-10F, is an educational toy, vocabulary tutorial program, and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach color discrimination, matching, color vocabulary recognition, and coloring skills to children with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 24 labeled crayon bars in 12 colors, 2 activity mats for sorting and matching, reproducible coloring sheets, storage box, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this

Colorlibrary

The ColorLibrary are sets of photo cards designed for use in the classroom and for speech training. Laminated on both sides, these detailed photograph picture cards are available in a variety of sets (Animals and Birds, Food, Home, Possessions, Occupations, and Sports & Leisure), with each set including 96 full-color picture cards divided into six categories, a storage box, and tab category dividers. DIMENSIONS: Cards are 4 x 6 inches.

Comboard (Model 26150)

The Comboard is a scanning communication training device with a clock face designed for use by individuals who are just beginning to use communication aids with single switches. Symbols are placed on the board face and the user activates a single switch to move the pointer clockwise, two single switches to move the pointer clockwise or counterclockwise, or a dual switch to move the pointer either clockwise or counterclockwise (switches are sold separately) to the desired location. The speed of t

Comlink Lt3G

The ComLink LT3G is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed to be fully accessible, this device supports a range of access methods, including touch screen (press, hold time-out), visual and auditory scanning (up to 8 switches), joysticks, sip and puff switches, optical head mouse, voice recognition, and eye tracking (with Enable Eyes; see separate entry). The

Comlink Lt3G Enable Eyes

The ComLink LT3G Enable Eyes is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed to be fully accessible, this device supports a range of access methods, including touch screen (press, hold time-out), visual and auditory scanning (up to 8 switches), joysticks, sip and puff switches, optical head mouse, voice recognition, and eye tracking. This device includes the Enable

Comlink St-Lite

The ComLink ST-Lite is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. This device comes with a SoundPOD wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Users can remove the wireless SoundPOD from its magnetic docking cradle located on the back of the ST-Lite and then attach it to a lanyard (included) that fits around the user's neck. Users can convert back a

Comlink St3G

The ComLink ST3G is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed to be fully accessible, The ST3G supports a range of access methods, including touch screen (press, hold time-out), visual and auditory scanning (up to 8 switches), joysticks, sip and puff switches, optical head mouse, voice recognition, and eye tracking (Enable Eyes required; see separate entry). The

Comlink St3G Enable Eyes Ii

The ComLink ST3G Enable Eyes II is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed to be fully accessible, the ComLink ST3G Enable Eyes II supports a range of access methods, including touch screen (press, hold time-out), visual and auditory scanning (up to 8 switches), joysticks, sip and puff switches, optical head mouse, voice recognition, and eye tracking. The Enab

Comlink Ultra

The ComLink ULTRA is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed to be fully accessible, the ULTRA supports a range of access methods, including touch screen (press, hold time-out), visual and auditory scanning (up to 8 switches), joysticks, sip and puff switches, optical head mouse, voice recognition, and eye tracking (Enable Eyes required; see separate entry). T

Comlink Ultra-Lite

The ComLink ULTRA-Lite is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. This device comes with a SoundPOD wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Users can remove the wireless SoundPOD from its magnetic docking cradle located on the back of the ULTRA-Lite and then then attach it to a lanyard (included) that fits around the user's neck. Users can con

Comm-On

Comm-On is a communication device designed for use by individuals with both low vision and speech disabilities. The unit has large keys with large, luminous characters. As the user types on the keyboard, characters are shown on a display screen that can be read from the other side. In this way, an individual with low vision and a speech disability can communicate with other people without speaking. OPTIONS: ABC keyboard with keys in alphabetic order; AZERTY keyboard (French/Belgian keyboard).

Communicate: Symwriter (Model R1Wd109)

Communicate: Symwriter, model R1WD109, is a voice output symbolic word processor program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and therapists to adapt written materials with symbols to create stories, sentence strips, directions, recipes, schedules, songs, poems, and worksheets. The program can also be used to create computer-based activities with voice output and symbol support, such as topical writing and sentence build

Communication / Visual Aid Apron (Models 032009, 032010, & 032058)

The Communication / Visual Aid Apron, models 032009, 032010, and 032058, is a body-worn communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. Velcro backed pictures adhere to the apron, and the user points to a picture to communicate a message. The apron comes in full (models 032009 and 032058) or waist (model 032010) length. The full-length apron has one pocket and can hold up to 90 pictures. The waist-length apron has two pockets and can hold up to 3

Communication Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a young woman with cerebral palsy and devwlopmental delays with a means of communicating. A small clock-style communicator that could be attached to the user's wheelchair was created. The device has a ferrous metal face, which accepts magnetic pictures, and an aluminum back. The scanning communicator is equipped with LED indicators which are controlled by a micro-controller which is programmed to move the LED light around the face and a timer set a slow spe

Communication Bib Or Bolo

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a communication bib and bolo that a parent or service provider can wear for use with a child with intellectual and communication disabilities. The bib and bolo are made from material that accepts hook Velcro. Pictures or symbols are backed with the Velcro and attached to the bib or bolo. To construct the bib, round off the four corners of a piece of material and fold the material in half vertically. Cut a slit approximately 2 inches into material at the

Communication Binder

The Communication Binder is a Communication book designed for use with a symbolic language system for nonspeech or limited speech persons. This three-ring binder contains sheets to which communication symbols may be attached. The pages are printed with blank grids of one or two inch squares, and have non-glare vinyl sleeves that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied symbols. The front cover of the binder has a pocket for an identification card. Each binder comes with five vi

Communication Board

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with communication disabilities to communicate. To make this device, cut piece of cardboard or other stiff material to size. Place the cardboard in the center of the display material and cut the material, leaving enough for the sides to fold over the front of the cardboard. Apply hot glue to the perimeter of the cardboard and fold the material over. Cut excess to allow fabric to lay smoothly. Be sure to have Velcro-sensitive side of the

Communication Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with little or no verbal communication ability to convey messages and participate in conversations. This basic device can be printed on a board or on standard paper. The board is designed with six rows: Row one has the letters A through E; row two has the letters F through J; row three has the letters K through O; row four has the letters P through T; and row five has the letters U through Z. The sixth row includes standard messages that are oft

Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides a display of vocabulary items representing thoughts the user is unable to express verbally. Shows examples of simple laptray communication boards. suggests materials used be sturdy (e.g., plywood) and that items on board be covered by clear, protective plexiglass sheet. Diagrams show boards fitted on a wheelchair, on a standing frame and with extensions. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR:Golbin, A. TITLE:Cerebral Palsy and Communication: Wh

Communication Books - Appointment Book & Pocket Book

Communication Books provide people who have communication disabilities with a means of carrying and displaying symbolic language pictures. The Pocket Book, model PB-01J and the intermediate-sized Appointment Book, model AB-01J can be used in the classroom or at home or during community outings. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of the date of purchase.

Communication Builder (Model 7071)

The Communication Builder, model 7071, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. Designed to expand as the child develops new skills, this unit features 300 total seconds of message recording time that can be divided into 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 window sections divided as follows: 1 window: 300 seconds, 2 windows: 150 seconds, 4 windows: 75 seconds, 8 windows: 37 seconds, and 16 windows: 18 seconds. Three interchangeable frames create the desired

Communication Can

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a communication can for use with children with intellectual and communication disorders. Pringles Torengos (potato chips) come in a triangular shaped can. Empty and clean the can and remove the label. Cut a piece of self-stick felt (available at most craft stores) to cover the outside of the can. This creates the communication device or choice board. Attach two-inch communication symbols (made with Boardmaker software; see entry) with Velcro hook attached

Communication Carriers

Portable carrier for communication aids, either a board or electronic aid. A "front back" is made of durable pack cloth with padded shoulder straps. The front of the pack folds down to make the communication aid accessible while in a standing position. Two straps support the sides while open. There is a front bib pocket for extra materials, and a bottom pocket big enough for notebooks or another board. The soft sided version (child and adult sizes) can be used for communication baords or electro

Communication Display Board Protector

The Communication Display Board Protector is a communication device accessory designed to protect paper communication displays from damage. Built of three layers of acrylic, this protector prevents tears, and damage from spills. Changing the eight-location display is accomplished by sliding out one display and sliding in another. The protector provides a firm surface for the communication displays, as well as offering visual and tactile cues between each location. COLOR: Clear or black.

Communication Fabric Page (Models 032006 & 032005)

The Communication Fabric Page is a communication book designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. Pages are made of Velcro-friendly fabric and fit standard 8-1/2 x 11 or 6 x 9-1/2 inch notebooks. Velcro adheres to the fabric so that Velcro backed pictures can be placed anywhere on either side of the page. SIZES: Large (model 032006)to hold up to 40 pictures or small (model 032005)to hold up to 16 pages. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The Large page is 11 x 8.5 and the small

Communication Folder & Tri-Folder

The Communication Folder and Tri-folder are communication books designed for use as part of a symbolic language system. The vinyl covered folder contains sheets printed with grids that are covered by transparent, non-glare vinyl pockets. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pockets to provide a quick and easy-to-read communication display. The vinyl pockets resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Two spare grid sheets are provided with each folder

Communication Icon Galleries Cd-Rom

Communication Icon Galleries CD-ROM is a word catalog for speech therapists designed for use with Ke:nx, and Ke:nx On:Board, the Discover:Switch, or the Discover:Screen (see entries). This CD-ROM combines five icon libraries with more than 7,000 icons that can be altered to suit the user. The program is designed to locate icons by topic or name and contains MacinTalk II and MacinTalk II Pro text-to-speech voices designed for high-quality speech output from the computer; the user is also given th

Communication Key Chains

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children and adults who are not able to verbally express their basic wants and needs participate in social gatherings by communicating with the use of a portable communication key chain.

Communication Notebook

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who are not able to speak to communicate. To create the book using a computer, using a word processing program, set up a document with half-inch margins on all four sides and set the page orientation to landscape. Create a table that is 10 cells wide and 10 cells high. Format cells to be about 0.7-inch tall so that all ten rows fit on one page. Adjust as necessary. Using the template or personal design, create an alphabet and commonly us

Communication Tray

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a conversation tray for assistance in conversation skills for children with intellectual and communication disabilities. Take an old, round cleaned fruit/vegetable tray and use construction paper to differentiate the various conversation topics on sections of the circle. Topics can include anything a child might have an interest in (animals, family, friends, movies). Using Velcro, attach topic pictures (using BoardMaker communication symbols) to each sec

Communication Wheel.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easy to manipulate communication device for a nonverbal person with a limited vocabulary. Communication wheel made of two 12 inch circles of plywood or masonite and a piece of 1/2 inch dowel. The top circle has a dowel handle on the edge, and a 3 to 4 inch hole cut out half way between the center and the edge. Symbols can be pasted on interchangeable cardboard circles, which go between the wood circles. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. A

Communicator / Computer Stand

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with aphasia as a result of a stroke to conveniently use a communicator. A surplus, commercially available computer support arm capable of 360-degree rotation and cantilever extension was mounted atop a 70-pound steel cone that had been adapted to receive the table clamp on the support arm, and to sutain the leverage generated by the fully extended arm. TITLE: The Computer Stand. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutio

Communicator Bags (Model 7752 & 7751)

The Communicator Bag, models 7751 and 7752 are carrying aids for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These shoulder bags are made of canvas and have zippered closures. Model 7751 is designed to hold 32-message communicators and has room for accessories, switches, overlays, and window grid frames. Features include an inside organizer and additional zippered compartments. Model 7752 is designed to hold Cheap Talk communicators or the manufacturer's Commun

Communicator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Scanning communicator allows a nonverbal person to convey standard (fixed format) responses associated with a particular job, task or environment. Describes a communicator consisting of 2 DL 747 seven segment displays, one for the user, the other for the recipient of the message. Messages consist of 2 digit numbers that represent words or phrases. There is sound alert so the user can indicate the desire to convey a message. The single pole, double thro

Compact Communicators With Lights (Models 1901 & 1902)

The Compact Communicator with Lights, models 1901 and 1902, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Small enough to fit on a lap or a wheelchair tray, the communicators have compartments to hold objects related to the corresponding messages. When a switch plate is pressed, a five-second message is played and a light is activated. Model 1901(shown) has a three-message capacity and model 1902 has a four-message capacity. POWER: Uses four

Compartmentalized Communicator (Model R0104)

The Compartmentalized Communicator, model R0104, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This three-section communicator features three differently-colored plate switches that, when pressed, produce a different musical tone and colored light. Objects above each plate can be identified by pressing the corresponding plate. The plates can be marked with textures for additional assistance. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery.

Compartmentalized Communicators (Models 1239, 1243, & 1253)

The Compartmentalized Communicators, models 1239, 1243, and 1253 are direct selection communication training aids designed for individuals with physical, communication, or developmental disabilities. The units consist of a row of switches, each in its own compartment with room for an object, word or picture (not included). Model 1239 has four compartments; model 1253 has three compartments, and model 1243 has two compartments. Activating the switch plate plays the messages while turning on one l

Compic Gallery

COMPIC Gallery is a symbolic picture library designed to offer 1,500 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. The gallery features lined drawing that are universal in design to accommodate a wide range of cultural needs. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 2.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Comprehensive Assessment Of Spoken Language (Casl)

The Comprehensive Assessment of Spoken Language (CASL) is a speech and language assessment designed for use to evaluate children with speech or communication disabilities. This battery of 15 individually and orally administered tests enables the speech language therapist to identify language disorders and impairment as outlined by IDEA, including delayed language, oral language disorders, dyslexia, and aphasia. The tests measure language processing skills (comprehension, expression, and retrieva

Computer / Communicator Tray

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a laptop with speech software and a wheelchair to access the computer screen and control switch while leaving the surface of the wheelchair tray free. Hardware from a standard roll out under desk keyboard shelf was modified to provide a platform for the laptop. Only the switch controlling the software is exposed on the tray surface, preventing inadvertent hitting of keys. The screen can be folded down and the complete unit stored

Connect Four Communication Device

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a simple, low-cost communication board. The game's vertical frame enables players drop black or red disks into rows. The object is to get four of one color disks in a row, horizontally, vertically or diagonally before the opponent. To adapt it as a communication device, glue pictures or letters to both sides of the disks and drop them into the frame. Selections can be made by pointing. It can also be used as an educational tool by gluing shapes, p

Conversation Builder

Conversation Builder is an auditory perceptual and speech training program, a language tutorial program, and a personal and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad to help children learn how to have multi-exchange conversations with their peers in a variety of social setti

Conversations Picture Cards

The Conversations Picture Cards are photo cards designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or communication disabilities. These cards can be used as memory prompt cards or to help begin conversations. Each set is comprised of five boxes of cards: Animals (30 cards), Foods (50 cards), Vehicles (20 cards), Clothing (20 cards), and Everyday objects (50 cards). On the back of each card is the word for or describing the object in 17 different languages (English, Spanish, German, Frenc

Cooper Rand Puff Controlled Tone Generator Attachment

Puff controlled tone generator attachment for the Cooper-Rand electronic speech aid (see separate entry). The pneumatic switch is mounted to a headband with the tube curving around the side of the head to the mouth. Includes 40 inches of cord and used existing pulse generator.

Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid

Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid is an artificial larynx consisting of a portable pulse generator and a small hand held tone generator. The user inserts a tube projecting from the tone generator into his mouth. A tone emanating from this tube supplies the individual's missing or insufficient vocal tone. The tone can be turned on and off by a switch on the tone generator, and has adjustable volume and pitch. POWER: 15 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.63 x 4.13 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Core Picture Vocabulary Gallery

Core Picture Vocabulary is a symbolic language picture library designed to offer a collection of 300 realistic line drawings for persons using Ke:nx (see separate entry). The gallery features culturally diverse pictures and includes beginning nouns, verbs and adjectives in order to help construct two- or three-word sentences about the pictures. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 1 megabyte of RAM is needed om the hard drive.

Core Vocabulary

The Core Vocabulary, model MB301, is a set of the most commonly used Blissymbols in alphabetical order. The set contains five copies each of 207 Blissymbols. The symbols are printed on adhesive-backed material, for use with symbol boards and other communication systems. The set also includes 17 complete sentences to facilitate interactive communication. DIMENSIONS: Sheets are 8.5 x 11 inches.

Cork-Tabbed Multi-Page Communication Book Secured To Lap Tray

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- DESCRIPTION: A vinyl communication book attached to the wheelchair lap tray with U-bolts. Staggered corkboard strips separate the pages. The user flips each page over the front edge of the lap tray until the desired pages is found. PURPOSE: To stabilize and facilitate easy page selection and page turning of a communication book for individual who have poor arm and hand coordination. The system described here is very durable, to accommodate a particular in

Coupon Holder Communication Display

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a coupon holder communication display that can be used with children and adults with intellectual or communication disabilities. Take a magnet backed coupon holder (can be found at a dollar store) and place it on the refrigerator where it can be easily reached. Using 2 x 3 inch cards create picture/symbol cards for the user of foods, juices, etc. and to represent actions such as want, eat, like, thirsty, hungry, done, etc. Place the appropriate pict

Create Your Own Picture Schedules And Communication Boards

The Create your own Picture Schedules and Communication Boards are communication boards and independent living tutorials designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. Users can create cistom schedules and boards on-line by searching an on-line database of more than 5,000 images at http://www.languageimages.com. They then choose a layout and typeface. Picture schedules are available with 3 (3 columns x 1 row), 5 (5 columns x 1 row), 6 (3 columns x 2 rows),

Critical Communicator, The

The Critical Communicator is a communication board designed for use by individuals with autism or cognitive, speech, or communication disabilities. Useful in medical and therapeutic settings, this communication aid is helpful for those who have difficulty communicating even basic needs on a temporary basis. Included are a pain scale, words and pictures for now (immediate attention, such as hard to breathe), pain (ache, burning, sharp), comfort (head up/down), people (husband, wife, doctor), alp

Critical Thinking For Activities Of Daily Living And Communication

Critical Thinking for Activities of Daily Living and Communication, by Mary Pitti Daly and Jennifer Holmes Fouche, is designed for adults with cognitive impairment produced by a stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, or neurological involvement who need a help guide for re-entry into the community. Picture cards help improve communication and performance of daily living activities. Illustrations and photographs of activities such as grocery shopping, dining out, using different modes of trans

Csl - Computerized Speech Lab (Model 4300)

CSL (Computerized Speech Lab) is a computer-based speech teaching system for recording, analyzing, and playing back speech patterns for individuals with speech disabilities. Applications include speech and voice pathology, acoustc phonetics and speech science, or english as a second language. The system features customizable pull-down menus, two input channels, digital input and output filters, and a 40 MHz digital signal processor. Spectrograms, formant trace, pitch extractions, power spectrum

Cue That Word!

Cue That Word! is a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Beginning cuers learn to cue and cue-read, using all hand shapes and locations with over 200 colorfully-illustrated simple words. Cues can be viewed in speed-adjustable animation or in real-time video. The user can choose whether to practice words grouped by vowels or subjects, and whether to play in "learn" or "game" mode. In the Cue-Reading Game, playe

Custom Boards - Premium

Custom Boards - Premium is a communication board creation program designed for use with individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to create single page communication boards that can be printed or displayed on a mobile device and used alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty communicating. Custom Boards - P

Cutting Edge Communication Board

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The “Cutting Edge” Communication Board Display is a handy way to store and/or use communication symbols. It is designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities.

Cyrano Communicator

The Cyrano Communicator is a direct selection and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This communicator operates like a pocket PC, allowing the user to access picture- based or text-based communication. Users can customize images, text, and sound to suit a particular message. The Cyrano Shorthand interface allows the user to type a message which is then spoken in one of five different voice personalities. The communicator has the capa

Daessy Folding Mount

The Daessy Folding Mount is a wheelchair mounting system for communication devices. The unit provides a solid, stable platform that can be adjusted to meet the positioning needs of each individual. The communication device and platform can be rotated down and out of the way beside the wheelchair to permit close-in positioning to a desk or table. Models are available for 7/8-inch tubing, .75-inch tubing, and 1-inch tubing, all in a choice of 6- and 12-inch offset.

Daessy Mini Adjustable Mount (Model M75-Am)

The DAESSY Mini Adjustable Mount, model M75-AM, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system has several points of adjustment to set up and position the mount. Two rotating joints can be angled and twisted in various directions to adjust the horizontal tube position. The system is supported on the wheelchair by a

Daessy Mini Bent-Tube Mount (Model M75-Btm)

The DAESSY Mini Bent-Tube Mount, model M75-BTM, is a stand for a tablet computer, switch mounting hardware and a computer and communicator mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The mount is non-directional and can be installed on either side of the wheelchair. This product also can be removed from the wheelchair when not needed. The frame clamp assembly includes a

Daessy Mini Folding Mount (Model M75-Fm)

The DAESSY Mini Folding Mount, model M75-FM, is a stand for a tablet computer, switch mounting hardware and a computer and communicator mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The mount is non-directional and can be installed on either side of the wheelchair. The system folds the horizontal tube down to the outside. The folding joint between the two mount tubes brin

Daf Assistant

DAF Assistant is an auditory feedback program for stuttering therapy designed for use by individuals who stutter. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad implements the Delayed Auditory Feedback (DAF) and Frequency-shifting Auditory Feedback (FAF) techniques by delaying the sound of the user's voice from reaching to the ears by a fraction of a second. This simulates the "chorus effect" by making it seem as if the user is speaking with several others to help the user s

Daily Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Daily Communicator Communication Notebook

The Daily Communicator Communication Notebook and the Intermediate Size Daily Communicator Notebook are communication books designed for use by children and adults with speech and communication disabilities. Available in English or Spanish, these communication books are intended for use by individuals who can read at word level. The ring binders include categorized lists with tabs printed on card stock. Categories include personal information, about me, family, medical information, medication sc

Dentaswab Cleaners

The DentaSwab Cleaners are oral hygiene aids designed for use with individuals with upper extremity or oral motor disabilities. These individually-wrapped swabs have a square, soft, foam head and a handle and can be used for oral cleansing or oral motor stimulation. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long.

Design And Construction Of A Laptray: Preliminary Notes.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Outlines construction of laptrays, particularly for use as communication boards. Describes and provides drawings of various styles of laptrays, discussing size, materials, shape, fabrication measuring, tools and cutting procedure. Discusses wheelchair mounting for laptrays (velcro tape, and wooden runners), and laptrays used as communication boards. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Vanderheiden, G C TITLE: Design and Constructio

Design-Your-Own Board (Model R0403)

Design-Your-Own Board, model R0403, is a communication board designed to be personalized for individuals with communication disabilities. This board features a keyboard-style letter board on one side and a blank face on the other, enabling the user or a therapist to utilize his or her perferred communication picture set (not included). The durable plastic board has rounded corners.

Design-Your-Own Board With Sticker Set (Model R0404)

Design-Your-Own Board with Sticker Set, model R0404, is a communication board designed to be personalized for individuals with communication disabilities. This board features a keyboard-style letter board on one side and a blank face on the other, enabling the user or a therapist to design a custom display using the two sets of 588 reusable WordWise Stickers (see also separate entry). The durable plastic board has rounded corners.

Detachable Laptray With Electronic Talking Communicator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Laptray to securely hold electronic communication device on wheelchair lapboard. A hinged vacuum formed plastic housing was designed to clamp to the desk arms of a wheelchair. By lifting the laptray the individual has immediate access to the communicator, yet it is concealed when it is not in use. The top of the laptray provides a working surface for the individual. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics, woodworking. AUTHOR: David Law, Jr., W

Developing Health Skills

"Developing Health Skills" is symbolic language pictures and a personal and independent living skills tutorial in a spiral-bound book designed to teach basic health preservation skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The volume offers 153 activities with illustrations and diagrams that require no reading, and includes reproducible blackline masters, introductions, checklists, and objectives for such topics as healthy lifestyles, safety, and protection from sexual exploitation.

Dial Scanner For Choice Play

---- “DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To incorporate a dial scanner to assist children with disabilities with making choices during play. A light-touch switch is hooked up to a dial scanner. For children with physical disabilities, prop the child’s arm to enable easy access. Using a toy such as Mr. Potato Head with pieces, attach the toy pieces with Velcro onto the dial Plexiglas. Pieces are added as choice making advances. To encourage better scanning toy pieces positioning can be alt

Dialect Mmx-3 Dedicated Speech Generating Device

The Dialect MMX-3 Dedicated Speech Generating Device is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device is available pre-loaded with a choice of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) software packages and speech synthesizers. Available packages include The Grid 2, Acapela Speech Synthesizer, Symbolstix Communication symbols and Widgit Symbols ; Windbag 3 and Acapela Speech Synthesizer; Mind Ex

Dialo V2

Dialo V2 is a communication device designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice for communication. Dailo V2 is accessible by keyboard or an adapted switch. The Dialo also offers a keyboard with a removable key guard. It allows the user to view what is written and hear the message. The user has the option to disenable the audible feature if desired. Dialo can memorize and store up 10,000 characters of message created by the user for quick access. The battery life of

Digicom 2000 (Models 34, 70, 106 & 142)

DigicCom 2000, models 34, 70, 106 and 142, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communication aid allows the user to create up to 142 minutes of digital voice recordings and play back the messages. Messages can range from single words to sentences and paragraphs. The device has a touch panel with adjustable sensitivity to accommodate different motor needs. It is also possible to transfer and copy messages and functions from one

Dino Bubbles

Dino Bubbles, model TT206, is an exhalation therapy toy designed for children who have had a tracheostomy. The plastic dinosaur bubble bottle necklace hangs on a 28-inch cord and comes with non-toxic bubbles and wand. COLOR: Assorted neon colors.

Dino Whistle

The Dino Whistle, model TT207, is a green plastic dinosaur whistle on a 28- inch purple cord designed for exhalation therapy for children who have had a tracheostomy.

Discovering Cued Speech Dvd / Workbook Set (Model Becv-D)

The Discovering Cued Speech DVD/Workbook Set, model BECV-D, a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or have other communication or speech disabilities. Four instructors teach the system in ten lessons with a variety of activities. Parents, professionals, children and youth demonstrate the system in home and school settings. Fully verbatim open-captioned. The program provides an organized introduction to phonemes

Display Mounting Hardware

Display mounting Hardware is a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Designed for mounting communication displays, the system utilizes link-style adjusting brackets for a range of adjustments. DIMENSIONS: Included are 1.5-, 3.5-, and 4.5-inch links.

DIY My E Mac Button

My E Mac Button is an augmentative alternative communication device (AAC) device for individuals who are not able to use their natural voice for basic wants and needs.  This device is created by a parent of a child with special needs.

DIY Super-Duper Voice Box

Super-Duper Voice Box is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their physical voice to communicate and have limited upper and lower extremity mobility as a result of a degenerative disorder or traumatic brain injury.  

DIY TalkBox

TalkBox is a speech generating device designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice for communication. It is an open source designed and makeable by non-professionals. This project has several goals:

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer is an academic tutorial program designed to develop early sight words, encourage simple sentence writing, promote hand/eye computer skills and nurture creativity for children who are developmentally disabled. This program joins writing and reading naturally. It guides first writers in creating simple sentences about things that are interesting to them. They simply click the mouse on pictures of people, clothes, vehicles, food, toys and music. The pictures turn into ta

Dr. Speech: Electroglottography (Egg) Assessment

Dr. Speech: Electroglottography (EGG) Assessment is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice

Dr. Speech: Phonetogram

Dr. Speech: Phonetogram is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training, aco

Dr. Speech: Real Speech

Dr. Speech: Real Speech is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training, aco

Dr. Speech: Speech Analysis

Dr. Speech: Speech Analysis is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training,

Dr. Speech: Speech Therapy

Dr. Speech: Speech Therapy is a speech training and speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr.Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice an

Dr. Speech: Speech Training

Dr. Speech: Speech Analysis is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training,

Dr. Speech: Voice Assessment

Dr. Speech: Voice Assessment is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training

Dr. Speech: Voice Synthesis

Dr. Speech: Voice Synthesis is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training,

Dr. Speech: Wave Generator

Dr. Speech: Wave Generator is a speech analysis program designed for doing speech/voice assessments for speech-language pathologists and speech and voice scientists. Dr. Speech is comprised of nine integrated software programs that can be used separately or combined in a number of ways to produce a comprehensive Windows based assessment and training system. It is ideal for schools, hospitals, universities, and home therapy and offers a portable, easy-to-use system for voice and speech training,

Dsp Sona Graph (Model 5500)

The DSP Sona Graph, model 5500, is a sound spectrograph. This audio signal analysis workstation includes a real-time spectrograph, a computer-based data acquisition system (with PROM-based software) and a high speed, dual channel FFT analyzer to provide a complete system approach. The unit uses a combination of general microprocessors and special digital signal processing chips to provide a powerful signal analyzer. Any signal in the DC to 32 kHz range can be analyzed by the user and instantaneo

Durable Tabbed Communication Book

The Durable Tabbed Communication Book is a communication book designed for individuals with communication and speech disabilities. This book is made of virtually indestructible plastic that is washable, has 6 tabbed pages with tabs that are easy to grasp, and is bound with metal rings. The rings come apart to allow the book to the pages to be removed and reordered. The user can attach pictures to the pages in several ways: attach Velcro strips to the pages and the back of laminated pictures; glu

Dynasyms Gallery

DynaSyms Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to generate approximately 1,700 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.4 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive. OPTIONS: It is also available in a CD-ROM collection (see "Icon Galleries" abstract).

Dynavox Eyemax

The DynaVox EyeMax is an eye controlled input system for communicator that can be used to access DynaVox Vmax communication device (see separate listing). The EyeMax can be used by people of all ages and cognitive abilities with direct vision in one or both eyes, even if they wear contact lenses or glasses. Rapid, stable calibration eliminates the need for frequent caregiver intervention. Calibration is maintained as long as a user’s needs remain unchanged. This system attaches to the Vmax sec

Dynavox M3

The DynaVox M3 is a direct-selection or scanning symbol-based communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, and cognitive disabilities. This dynamic display speech generating device offers scene-based pages that simplify message composition for individuals who encounter difficulty understanding conversations, questions, or directions; primarily use non-symbol strategies such as gestures; communicate only basic needs/information; value picture dictionaries as aids in ex

Dynavox T10

DynaVox T10 and its incorporated compass app, is a portable communication board that includes a range of communication page sets designed to specifically address the needs and strengths of individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, ALS and other neurological, developmental and communication challenges. DynaVox Compass software is research-based communication option for individuals who cannot use their natural voice to participate more fully

Dynavox V+

The DynaVox V+ is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with significant communication, speech, language and learning disabilities. This device can be used for day-to-day communication and real-time communication in person or via text message or e-mail, and by phone. The device also supports language and literacy development. The V+ is available as a Dedicated communication device or in an open configuration that provides the user access to all areas of the

Dynavox Vmax+

The DynaVox Vmax+ is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech, language, and learning disabilities. This speech generating device can be used for day-to-day communication and real-time communication in person, via text message or e-mail, and by phone. The device also supports language and literacy development. The Vmax+ is available as a dedicated communication device or in an open configuration that provides the user access to all areas of the full

Dynavox Xpress

The DynaVox Xpress is a handheld direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with significant speech, language and learning disabilities stemming from stroke/aphasia, autism, Down syndrome, traumatic brain injury, motor neuron disease (MND) or apraxia of speech. This portable device provides a full range of communication capabilities to support communication in person, on the phone, text message, e-mail, etc. This unit features the same type of touch screen as the i

Dynawrite

The DynaVox DynaWrite is a keyboard-based communicator designed for use by individuals with significant speech disabilities who have strong literacy skills, motor control and dexterity and like the familiarity of a computer keyboard. This device enables users to type messages on the full-sized computer keyboard and have them spoken back. DECtalk and VeriVox voices are included. Rate enhancement features include word prediction, abbreviation expansion, and flexible abbreviation expansion. The dev

E-Talk 8400

The e-Talk 8400 is a direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by people with communication, learning and speech disabilities. This handheld device resembles a small tablet computer. It features a bright poly-silicon (LTPS) 800 x 600 touch screen that can be read in a variety of indoor and outdoor lighting conditions. The e-Talk 8400 also has a built-in microphone and an internal speaker with variable volume, and there is a sound output port for use with external speaker(s).

E-Talk 8400 AAC Device with Cradle

The E-Talk 8400 AAC Device with Cradle is an augmentative and alternative communication device designed for individuals with special communication needs. This device offers an 8.4 inch poly-silicon (LTPS) touch screen, which offers brilliant colors in a 800 x 600 pixel resolution that can be viewed with clarity in both indoor and outdoor environments. It is a is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities.

E-Talk Gta & E-Talk Gtn

The e-Talk GTA and e-Talk GTN are direct selection and symbolic communicators designed for use by people with communication, learning and speech disabilities. These handheld devices resemble a small tablet computer. Each model features a backlit poly-silicon (TP) 800 x 600 touch screen with anti-glare that can be read in a variety of indoor and outdoor lighting conditions. The GTA and GTN also have a built-in microphone and an internal speaker with variable volume, and there are microphone inpu

Easy Talker

Easy Talker is a story-workbook designed for children copping with stuttering. Addresses fluency disorders in students grades 3-12 with story-workbook activities for understanding and coping stuttering. Focuses on holistic approaches to the treatment of stuttering including task analysis to identify needed skills, extensive use of examples, metaphors and exercises for hands on learning and specific activities that help users deal with fear and frustration. Features a clinician's manual and a ran

Easy To Use Icon Maker (Models 4020, 4020-S, & 4020-J)

The Easy to Use Icon Maker is software to create icons designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program on CD-Rom enables users to print pre-made icons. Model 4020 includes 126 in English, model 4020-J has 198 icons in Japanese, and model 4020-S has 177 icons in Spanish.

Easytalk (Models 8, 16, 24 & 32)

EasyTalk, models 8, 16, 24 and 32, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communication aid can record up to 56 minutes of digitized voice messages on eight recording levels. Users can access messages stored at any level using one or two switches. There are four scanning options: Row/Column, Linear, Vertical and Horizontal. Each key can record a message of any length, limited only by available memory. The touch panel can accommoda

Ec4All

EC4All is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. EC4All is specifically designed to aid a person to communicate with emergency response personnel such

Echora Speech Amplifier

The Echora Speech Amplifier is a speech amplifier designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low-volume speech. It is portable and wireless. The Echora system consists of a chargeable transmitter and a chargeable receiver with two speakers. The speakers can be expanded or folded. There is volume control and up to 6 hours use when fully charged.

Echovoice

EchoVoice is a voice amplification system designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. The system includes an amplifier, a transdermal throat microphone, a headband-type boom microphone, and a stereo headset. Active tone control allows the user to amplify certain vocal frequencies and negate feedback. A headphone socket allows for a private conversation. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses four double-A rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. Batteries and power adapter for recharging ar

ECO-14

The ECO-14 is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device that combines advanced communicating and computing in a single device. The large screen is a versatile AAC aid for individuals with communication limitations. A version of ECO-14 without the computer capabilities is also available to meet Medicare/Medicaid funding requirements.

Eco2

ECO2 is scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system is a scanning communicator and Windows 7 computer. Features include a large display screen, an internal DVD/CD drive, custom block scanning, Unity programs, notebook tools, advanced icon import capabilities, pull-down menus, modified access method menus, wireless switch access, Clarity Icons, Icon Browser Tool, and Color Picker

Eco2 With Ecopoint

ECO2 with ECOpoint is an eye-controlled scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. ECOpoint allows the user to access the features of the scanning communicator and Windows XP computer through eyegaze. Features include a large display screen, an internal DVD/CD drive, custom block scanning, Unity programs, notebook tools, advanced icon import capabilities, pull-down menus, modified access m

Ecopoint

The ECOpoint is an eye controlled input system for a communicator designed for use with the Prentke Romich ECO or Essence PRO communicators. The user sits so that their eyes are approximately 24 inches from the unit, and it tracks their eye movement, using the movement eyes to place the cursor and activate specific functions on the communicator.

Electronic Artificial Larynx

The Electronic Artificial Larynx is a laryngectomy speech amplifier designed for use by individuals who have undergone laryngectomies. This streamlined, hand-held, self-contained unit is designed to be held against the user's throat as he or she speaks. The unit is equipped with an on/off switch. POWER: Battery operated.

Emotion Cards

Emotion cards are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 48 cards includes a teacher's guide and is designed to promote discussion and understanding of emotions, as well as to assist in the interpretation of facial expressions. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 5.75 inches.

Emotional Moods And Needs Grades 3 & 4

The Emotional Moods and Needs, Grades 3 and 4, is a large print communication board of index cards with large print words, alphabet, and numbers. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 14 inches.

Emulate

Emulate software is a keyboard interface program and communication device accessory designed to allow VOIS 160 keyboard users to operate computers using the VOIS keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and IBM compatible computers.

Enable Eyes Control Bar

The Enable Eyes Control Bar is an eye controlled communicator program and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. The system utilizes state-of-the art eye tracking technology to create an all-in-one computer access and AAC software solution. Users can experience communication through speech generation, emails, instant messaging, and more. The software is designed to put eye tracking tools within re

Enable Eyes Ii Access Module

The Enable Eyes II Access Module is an eye controlled input system for communicators designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. This unit can be added to the ComLink ST3G or ComLink LT3G (see separate entries) at any time it is needed by the user. This unit adds an eye tracking input capability to a ComLink communicator for a user with a progressive disability. If a user can currently use finger touch as the access

Endeavor Talker

The Endeavor Talker is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet computer that is preloaded with Endeavor Talker Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences.

Endeavor Talker Pro

The Endeavor Talker Pro is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet comes preloaded with Endeavor Talker Pro Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences. The

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

Endeavor Talker Pro Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the sc

Endeavor Talker Software

Endeavor Talker Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the screen

Endless Alphabet

Endless Alphabet is a pre-reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with communication, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) allows children to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn the names of letters, the sounds that letters make (phonics), and words that begin with each letter. The app includes dozens of words, and each word features an interactive puzzle. When the child drags the letter

English Talking Dictionary For Ipad

The English Talking Dictionary for iPad is a voice output dictionary and spell check program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed to work with the iPad's accessibility features. It contains over 250,000 words and phrases, including jargon and proper nouns such as geographic locations and historical persons. Also known as the Ultimate Talking Dictionary, this app reads the definition of a word to the use

Essence Pro

The Essence PRO is a handheld direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It has a 14.1-inch touchscreen with 1024 x 768 resolution. In addition to the touchscreen, the user can interface with the Essence Pro using the on-screen keyboard, keyboard and mouse (included), visual and auditory scanning, or a 1-, 2-, or multi-switch pointer (switch not included). It features

Everbody's Doing It!

Everybody's Doing It! is a personal skills tutorial program, symbolic language pictures, and a visual symbol training program designed to teach people who communicate nonvocally or who have speech impairments about their health. This symbolic picture communication book provides 440 pages of full body action pictures to be customized by the user. This book targets 55 commonly used verbs in 527 action situations. Each action is depicted in at least three situations, giving the user multiple opport

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program, by Diana J. Goodwin, was developed by an experienced speech therapist to give practical treatment material for older aphasic individuals with expressive language impairments. Directly facilitates the recovery of functional communication skills with 78 illustrated expressions organized into five categories of expressions: general social, daily living activities, dining out, at the doctor’s office, and visiting with friends. It is also beneficial to th

Everyday Words With Pictures

Everyday Words with pictures are photo cards designed for use with individuals with communication and speech disabilities. Each large card features a black-and-white illustration of a common object (chair, comb, umbrella, etc.) and each picture is identified with the corresponding word. The word labels are removable for use individually or for matching activities. A teacher's manual is included.

Express One

Express One is a single-message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This unit has an extra-large, touch-sensitive area with a pocket to accommodate photos. It can be wall mounted as a talking sign or used as a table top communicator. Touching the picture or the play button on the durable, lightweight unit activates speech. Recording time is 10 seconds. DIMENSIONS: Touch sensitive area is 5 x 7 inches.

Expressionist

Expressionist is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Expressionist comes with more than cartoon illustrations for 1,000 commonly used nouns and over 120 commonl

Expressive

Expressive is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities, autism or low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with 600 vocabulary pictures using Smarty Symbols. The user selects images he/she wants to commu

Eye Gaze Frame

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an eye gaze frame for a child with intellectual, severe physical disabilities, and/or communication disabilities. An eye gaze frame can be made with simple materials obtained at a hardware store. Using three lengths of PVC plumbing pipe in whatever size and length desired hot glue two round pipe connectors (of the appropriate size) to a 3 x 5 inch wood base. Fit the three pieces of pipe together with elbow connectors and then fit the entire structure

Eye Transfer Communication System (Models 10, 11, 12)

Eye Transfer Communication System is a clear plastic panel with an open area in the center. Communication symbols are placed on the panel so as to be visible from both directions. The user and the person with whom he is communicating position themselves on opposite sides of the panel, and the user conveys messages by gazing at the appropriate symbols while the other person follows his gaze. The Eye Transfer Communication System comes with a support frame for mounting. Various combinations of mou

Eye-Talks Communicator (Model 3700)

The Eye-Talks Communicator, model 3700, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. Equipped with a self-contained, height-adjustable stand, this clear board enables the user to communicate using an eye gaze while still being able to see the person being communicated with and the surroundings. This communicator also comes with an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list. OPTIONS: Goosenec

Eyegaze Edge

The Eyegaze Edge is an eye-operated communication and control device designed for use by children and adults with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ALS, multiple sclerosis, brainstem stroke, muscular dystrophy, and similar disabilities. Users make selections by looking at keys displayed on the screen for a fraction of a second (eye gaze). A small camera mounted under the Eyegaze screen takes 60 pictures per second of the user’s eye. Those images are analyzed by a processor that i

Ez Viewer Lcd

The EZ Viewer LCD is a communication device accessory designed to convert the VOIS 160 electronic synthesized-speech generator (see separate entry) into a laptop-style computer for facilitated viewing and full word- processing capability. The EZ Viewer has a 40-character, 16-line display screen with an automatic sensor to adjust backlighting.

Ezcomm

The EzCOMM is a handheld direct selection and symbolic communicator and tablet computer designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, autism or spinal cord injury. It has a 12.1-inch touch screen with 1024 x 768 resolution (landscape), and a high density, impact-resistant case. In addition to the touch screen, the user can interface with the EzCOMM using a variety of switches that can connect to the units dual switch ports. Windows 7 P

Fab Frenchay Alphabet Board

Fab™ Frenchay Alphabet Board is designed for individuals who are able to read but are unable to speak. This may be due to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication problems, ventilation or speech difficulties. FAB™ provides a communication solution for nursing homes, day centers, critical care units, s

Fabric Communication / Choice Notebook Cover (Model 032044)

The Fabric Communication / Choice Notebook Cover, model 032044, is a communication book page designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. The cover attaches to a standard-size binder with elastic straps and is made of Velcro-friendly fabric on which Velcro-backed pictures can be placed. The user points to a picture to communicate a message. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 21.5 x 11.5 inches.

Fabric Flip Chart (Model 032147)

The Fabric Flip Chart, model 032147, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. The chart comes with a set of four Velcro-receptive loop pages that are attached to a four-ring plastic stabilization board. Velcro backed pictures or cutouts can be placed on each page and the user points to a picture or word to communicate a message. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Pages are 4 x 19 inches.

Facts Board

The FaCTS Board is a communication board designed to be a simple, inexpensive, low-tech device for facilitated communication. The board consists of card stock printed with the alphabet in QWERTY format and some blank spaces. The back side of the sheet has all blank spaces, which may be used for picture symbols or words. The card stock attaches with report clips to a plexiglass template with .5-inch holes for each letter on the keyboard. The holes provide tactile feedback and a more defined visua

First Letters And Phonics

First Letters and Phonics is a pre-reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game that is designed to help children develop fine motor skills, learn to recognize both uppercase and lowercase letters, learn the names of letters, learn the sounds that letters make (phonics), and learn words that begin with each

First Letters And Phonics Lite

First Letters and Phonics Lite is a pre-reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game that is designed to help children develop fine motor skills, learn to recognize letters, learn the names of letters, and learn the sounds that letters make (phonics). The game includes a simple matching game and two origina

First Words Classic Version (Model 101-Wp)

First Words Classic Version, model 101-WP, is a vocabulary enhancement and tutorial program designed to provide highly-structured tutorial training of early-developing nouns and verbs for children or adults with developmental, physical or language learning disabilities or autism. This program uses colorful pictures, an encouraging voice, and a lovable animated character called the Blob to teach and test 50 of the earliest developing nouns within 10 categories. Each noun is represented by two ill

Firstwords: Animals

FirstWords: Animals is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 45 animals with sounds. The app helps children develop fine motor skills and learn to recognize and match letters, learn the sounds letters make, learn the names of letters, and learn how to spell words. Difficulty level can be adjusted. The user interface has been tested w

Firstwords: At Home

FirstWords: At Home is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes over 50 familiar items around the house with original artwork and entertaining sound effects. A letter name is spoken when it is touched and it snaps into place when it is pushed to the right location. Children will hear the word spelled out when they complete a word. Children can pl

Firstwords: Christmas

FirstWords: Christmas is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 26 illustrated Christmas words with matching holiday sounds, including bell, toys, cookies and star. Children can learn about letters and words by themselves or with others by pushing the letters into place and saying the names of the letters. Both phonics (speech sounds) and lette

Firstwords: Feelings

FirstWords: Feelings is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 38 words, including sad, glad, curious and calm, to help children identify and understand common emotions and feelings by matching letters of the alphabet and spelling words. Each feelings word is paired with a facial expression and sound effect to further reinforce the me

Firstwords: Halloween

FirstWords: Halloween is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 38 illustrated words from pumpkin to ghost, each matched with spooky sound effects. It can be used as a learning tool that engages children, encourages exploration and helps them understand the relationships between letters and words. Children can play by themselves or wi

Firstwords: Professional

FirstWords: Professional is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program designed for use by teachers and speech language pathologists working with children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes over 350 words and 12 categories of words, including shapes, numbers, food, feelings, clothes, and animals. The app can be used to help children develop fine motor control, letter recognition, phone

Firstwords: Shapes

FirstWords: Shapes is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 22 shapes from dot to line to octagon. Children can learn about letters and words by themselves or with others by pushing the letters into place, saying the names and enjoying the spinning shapes. Difficulty level can be adjusted to match the abilities of individual children. The user

Firstwords: Vehicles

FirstWords: Vehicles is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 26 vehicles with entertaining sounds and high-quality speech. Children can play the game by themselves or with others by talking about the vehicles, saying the names of the letters, and watching them spin and make their vehicle noises. Children can use phonics (speech soun

Fl4Sh Deluxe Kit

The Fl4sh Deluxe Kit is a scanning or direct selection communicator package designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The package includes one Fl4sh Scanning Communicator, one overlay binder, one rechargeable battery pack with alternating current (AC) adaptor, one sixteen-minute memory module, one additional eight-minute memory module, 24 blank overlay sleeves, three QuickStart overlay sleeves (MASTER for out-of-the-box training, Social Interaction to get started communica

Fl4Sh Scanning Communicator

The Fl4sh Scanning Communicator is a scanning or direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device can be activated by direct selection, with one or two switches, or by connecting one switch for each message location. The unit offers three scan modes with adjustable scanning rate, including automatic scan, step scan and two-switch step scan. Auditory scanning options are accessed by the touch of a button, with a choice of message, prompt, o

Flaghouse Smart Talk 4 (Model W35489)

The Flaghouse Smart Talk 4, model W35489, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device can record up to four five-second messages. The user can activate a message by pressing the corresponding square. Icons or pictures (not included) can be placed behind the protective covers over the squares. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 2.5 x 12 inches. WARRANTY: 1 year warranty.

Flaghouse Smart Talk 8 (Model W35486)

The Flaghouse Smart Talk 8, model W35486, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device can record up to eight five-second messages. The user activates the message by pressing the corresponding square. Icons or pictures (not included) can be placed behind the protective covers over the squares. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 8 x 2.5 x 12 inches. WARRANTY: 1 year warranty.

Flash Cards - Actions

Flash Cards - Actions is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts. The app contains 52 flash card

Flash Cards - Alphabet

Flash Cards - Alphabet is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts. The app contains 26 flash car

Flash Cards - Earth Science

Flash Cards - Earth Science is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a science, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words, build vocabulary and convey new concepts relating to eart

Flash Cards - Emotions

Flash Cards – Emotions is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a behavior, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children or students learn to identify, understand and respond to the emotions

Flash Cards - Fruits And Nuts

Flash Cards – Fruits and Nuts is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children new words and build vocabulary. The app contains 50 flash cards displaying

Flash Cards - Musical Instruments

Flash Cards – Musical Instruments is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to expand a child or student’s vocabulary as well as enhance their concept development

Flash Cards - Sports

Flash Cards – Sports is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to encourage a child or student’s physical and social development. The app contains 50 flash cards

Flash Cards - Things You Eat

Flash Cards – Things You Eat is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary of common foods. The app contains 60 fl

Flash Cards - Things You Play With

Flash Cards – Things You Play With is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, personal skills, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student the vocabulary for common toys. The app

Flash Cards - Things You Wear

Flash Cards – Things You Wear is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program, and a personal skills, independent living skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their voca

Flash Cards - Vegetables

Flash Cards – Vegetables is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and an personal skills, independent living skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabular

Flash Cards - Vehicles

Flash Cards – Vehicles is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a personal skills, language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary and recognize common vehicle

Flash Cards - Zoo Animals

Flash Cards – Zoo Animals is an auditory perceptual training program, a flash card program and a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child or student develop their vocabulary relating animals. The app contains 50 flas

Flashcard Booklet

Flashcard Booklets are Blissymbol language pictures designed for visual symbol training of the Blissymbol alternative communication system. The booklets each contain 248 individual cards with symbols printed on medium weight Bristol board and listed in English alphabetical order. The booklets are available with Colour (BM308) or Black and White (BM309) pictures. Blank cards are included for adding vocabulary. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 2 5/8 inches square.

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is designed for use by individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. The Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is a stretchy wrist wrap with windows where images or photos can be inserted for user to select fro

Flip And Talk (Model 2085)

Flip and Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This communication aid straps to the users waist. He/she simply flips through the four icon holders to select the desired message and then lightly squeezes the icon and to play the pre-recorded message. Icon holders can hold several paper icons or photos. This unit has 12 levels with recordable level announcer with a total of sixty five-second messages and 300 seconds of to

Float Board Communicator

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself device which allows individuals with communication disabilities to communicate by pointing to symbols while in the pool. The float board is made up of three parts. The upper part is an upside-down plastic bucket that is bonded to a section of float board. A float board can be obtained at any sports store. The second part, underneath the float board is a much smaller plastic jar, filled with concrete. This jar is then bonded

Floating Communication Board

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a waterproof communication board that can float in the pool, bath, or water table for an individual with communication disabilities. Create and laminate the communication board, place it in a zip lock plastic bag and seal, pushing any excess air out so it lays flat. Place loop Velcro on a foam garden kneeler and hook Velcro on the back of the plastic bag with the communication board. Make sure the pictures on the communication board are facing up. At

Flying Colors Chat Line Direct W/jacks (Model W31452)

The Flying Colors Chat Line Direct w/Jacks, model W31452, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The unit is equipped with programmable message chips that can record up to four five-second messages. The user can either touch one of the buttons to play a message or plug capability switches (not included into the four jacks for switch activation of messages. DIMENSION (HxLxW): 2.5 x 6 x 12 inches.

Flying Colors Chatter Box W/jacks (Model W31456)

The Flying Colors Chatter Box w/Jacks, model W31456, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This square-shaped communicator has two rows of two buttons each and records four five-second messages. Removable plastic guards enable the user to add words or pictures to each of the buttons. Jacks for capability switches allow messages to be switch-activated. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 7.75 x 7.75 inches.

Fold-It System (Attache & Tri-Fold Models)

The Fold-It System is a portable communication board system with a shoulder strap and a handle for carrying. Two models are available: the Attache ($27) and the Tri-Fold ($37). The Attache System consists of four clear plastic pockets (8 display areas) to hold any symbolic language cards or other communication cards. The Tri-Fold System is designed for holding more cards in situations when a larger vocabulary is needed. This system has 48 slots that will each hold pictures or cards up to 3 inche

Food Kit

The Food Kit is a group of symbolic language pictures designed for teaching basic language skills using the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) to nonspeech or limited speech students. The kit focuses on 53 common food and drink nouns, persons, and the verbs "like," "don't like," "eat," and "drink." Included are 44 or 88 stamps for each symbol, two decks of 54 playing cards with 2-inch versions of the picture symbol set, masters of duplicable worksheets, large stimulus cards to promote discussio

Foods I Like Menu Book

Foods I Like Menu Book is a 12-page large print communication booklet with 150 foods listed in large print. DIMENSIONS: The booklet is printed on 8.5 x 11 inch paper.

Four Compartment Communicator (Model 1235)

The Four Compartment Communicator, model 1235, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. It has four lighted compartments holding icons. Pushing the colored plate below an icon holder plays a pre-recorded message. Four messages of five seconds each can be recorded, for a total record time of 20 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 18 x 10 inches. WEIGHT: 2.5 pounds.

Four Compartment Scanning Communicator With Icon Holders (Model 1236)

The Four Compartment Scanning Communicator with Icon Holders, model 1236, is a scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. The icon holders are on an upright strip above the compartments to hold objects (not included), facilitating the transition from objects to photographs as communication cues. The unit scans when external switches (not included) are activated. The device can also be used with one-to

Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It (Model 4055)

The Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It, model 4055, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and communication disabilities. This communicator features four large plate switches in a window-pane configuration, each of which activates a message up to five seconds long. Light pressure on a plate activates a message and a toy or appliance (not included) can be plugged into a jack in the unit to be activated along with a message. Messages can be rec

Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition (Model Lm-6000Sev)

The Franklin Speaking Language Master Special Edition, model LM-6000SEV, is a hand-held augmentative communication and learning device and voice output dictionary designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision, or individuals with speech or learning disabilities. This unit combines a spelling corrector, dictionary, thesaurus, grammar guide, and 10 educational games. The Language Master 6000SE features a typewriter-style keyboard with high-contrast lettering and raised locator dots

Frenchay Screening Tool for AAC

The Frenchay Screening Tool for AAC is designed to assess people's abilities in terms of physical access, visual acuity, visual processing, visual contrast sensitivity, identifying different types and fonts of symbols and words, categorization, word-picture matching, reading and spelling (with and without symbol support), alpha encoding and focusing thoughts. It was originally piloted by speech and language therapists working in the field of alternative and augmentative communication, to try to

Friendly Facts: Help Challenged Students Learn How To Make Friends

Friendly facts is a program designed to help students with autism develop social skills and social understanding. This program teaches what a true friend is, how to be a friend, making friends, staying friends and more.

Friendship Farm: Who Is Being Friendly?

The Friendship Farm: Who Is Being Friendly? is a game intended especially for children ages 4 to 10 who are medically autistic, have any form of autism or who have any significant neurological impairment,to help them develop social skills. Children ages 4-10 work to build a social themed puzzle. The back of each puzzle piece features a question designed to stimulate social conversation. To play, children pick a puzzle piece, answer its question, and then turn it over to build a puzzle. Once the

Frs 3-D Fixed Position Wheelchair Mount

The FRS 3-D Fixed Position Wheelchair Mount is a communicator mounting kit for wheelchair or scooter designed for use by individuals with communication and mobility, neurological or severe physical disabilities. Designed for use with the ComLink communicators (see separate entries), the flexible mount system is available with a variety of frame clamps to allow attachment to most wheelchair or scooter configurations. The ComLink communicator attaches to the mount by sliding the communicator's mou

Frs 3-D Folding Wheelchair Mount

The FRS 3-D Folding Wheelchair Mount is a communicator mounting kit for wheelchair or scooter designed for use by individuals with communication and mobility, neurological or severe physical disabilities. Designed for use with the ComLink communicators (see separate entries), this flexible mount system is available with a variety of frame clamps to allow attachment to most wheelchair or scooter configurations. The ComLink communicator attaches to the mount by sliding the communicator's mount pla

Frs 3-D Swing-Away Wheelchair Mount

The FRS 3-D Swing-Away Wheelchair Mount is a communicator mounting kit for wheelchair or scooter designed for use by individuals with communication and mobility, neurological or severe physical disabilities. Designed for use with the ComLink communicators (see separate entries), this flexible mount system is available with a variety of frame clamps to allow attachment to most wheelchair or scooter configurations. The ComLink communicator attaches to the mount by sliding the communicator's mount

Frs Custom Solutions Keyguards

FRS Custom Solutions Keyguards are keyguards for communication devices designed for use by individuals who experience difficulty making accurate screen selections on their communication device. These keyguards assure that screen selections occur only in allowable regions and provide a rigid surface that users can rest their hands on while making selections. These keyguards are made of durable, clear acrylic and feature rounded edges and secure mounting atachments using rubber straps and pin loc

Fun With Fluency

Fun With Fluency-Direct Therapy with the Young Child is a manual designed for therapists counseling children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 7 years old, who have speech and stuttering disorders. The book provides information on scheduling therapy sessions, differential diagnosis, planning and implementing direct therapy strategies, monitoring progress, transfer and long term maintenance and counseling children on dealing with their feelings about stuttering.

Functional Communication Profile - Revised (FCP-R)

The Functional Communication Profile - Revised (FCP-R) is a language development evaluation system designed for use for assessment of individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This descriptive assessment tool can be used to evaluate communication skills in individuals with developmental and acquired delays, from pre-kindergarten children through adults, in any setting, regardless of form of communication (sign, non-verbal, or augmentative). There is no scoring system, b

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning is a vocabulary tutorial program designed specifically for use by children with learning disabilities. Bouncing fuzzbuzzes and creeping slinx stimulate children and help them develop sight vocabulary and reading skills. The 16 activities include word to picture matching, word sequencing, and timed word recognition. The help fuzzbuzz gives tips and animated sequences reward completion of each activity. The program can be customized for up to 20 students and can be

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan is a vocabulary tutorial program designed specifically for use by children with learning disabilities. This program features 20 animated activities to introduce 150 new words with matching and learning activities to incrase sight vocabulary. A highly-structured phonics program leads children through single letter sounds, triple consonant blends, and more. A virtual relaity component enables students to explore the Glen as they complete two comprehension activities. A

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gesture-to-voice synthesizer for individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The gesture-to-voice synthesizer was created at the University of British Columbia by a team led by professor of electrical and computer engineering Sidney Fels. It allows users to put on a pair of sensor-equipped gloves, then move their hands in the air. Based on those hand movements, the synthesizer is able to create audible speech. The gloves conta

Go Talk 4+

Go Talk 4+ is a sequential communicator designed for children and adults who have little or no speech and gives them the ability to communicate their needs, record words and messages which correlate to the picture. Record in any language. GoTalk 4+ is lightweight and durable. 20 message capacity (4 large keys, each 3" square, and five recording levels). Two "core messages" that remain constant when you change levels.

Gooshy Step Talking Sequencer (Model 673)

The Gooshy Step Talking Sequencer, model 673, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. When the device is activated, it plays a series of pre-recorded messages (a total of 300 seconds long), allowing a user with limited communication skills to carry on a simple conversation. The device can be used for sequencing, testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-along. P

Gotalk 20 Plus

GoTalk 20+ is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This lightweight, rugged device has a 105-message capacity (20 keys on each of five recording levels, plus five core messages which stay the same on each level). Total recording time is 15 minutes. Other features include volume control, sequential recording, whole level erasing, and built-in overlay storage. OPTIONS: GoTalk Overlay Software. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries

Gotalk 4 Plus

GoTalk 4+ is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This lightweight, rugged device has a 22-message capacity (four large message keys on five recording levels, plus two core messages that remain constant on all levels). Total recording time is 4.5 minutes. Other features include volume control, sequential recording, whole level erasing capability, and built-in overlay storage. OPTIONS: GoTalk Overlay Software for making custom

Gotalk 9+

GoTalk 9+ is a direct selection communicator designed to be used for both communicating and speech training for individuals with a speech disability or who need help remembering daily tasks. It features a built-in handle and nine message keys with four distinct levels that can be recorded and re-recorded as necessary. This communicator has six minutes of memory to record up to 36 messages with up to ten seconds per message. A record lock feature eliminates accidental erasure, and a level lock pr

Gotalk Button (Model Gt-00W)

The GoTalk Button, model GT-00W, is a single-message communicator with a built-in magnet designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication or speech disabilities. This portable device records one 10-second message. The user presses the unit's large button to play the message. The built-in magnet holds the button on the refrigerator or any metal surface. POWER: Uses batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: 2 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: Less than one ounce.

Gotalk Card (Model Gt-C01W)

The GoTalk Card, model GT-C01W, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The card is made with laminated card stock and holds two pictures, one on the front and one inside. The user presses the play button to hear a recorded message, with a total of 10 seconds recording time. POWER: Uses battery (included).

Gotalk Pocket

GoTalk Pocket is a portable communication aid designed for individuals who have speech impairments or difficulty speaking. Has six message keys with five levels give the user plenty to talk about. Overlays slide in easily and are stored in a removable compartment on the back . Can purchase together with software to quickly create personalized overlays.

Gotalk Pocket (Model Gt-P06)

GoTalk Pocket, model GT-P06, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This hand- or pocket-sized communicator has six message keys with five levels, for a total of 30 possible messages. Overlays slide in place and are stored in a removable compartment on the back. Total recording time is 5 minutes. The casing is rugged and contoured. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries (included). WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Grab, Go And Gab Bag (Model G3B)

The Grab, Go and Gab Bag, model G3B, is a speech therapy kit with communication cueing cards and other speech teaching devices designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The kit includes communication tools for a community mobility trip all in one ready-to-go bag. The canvas bag has clear plastic pockets to hold pictures (included) of community locations the group plans to visit; 96 laminated food item pictures for Picture Exchange Communication System (P

Grace

Grace is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with a basic vocabulary of pictures that are categorized. The program can be customized by adding

Grace App

The Grace App is an application and a picture exchange system designed for people with autism to encourage independent social interaction. With Grace, users select pictures to form semantic sentences others can read on the iPad screen. Grace comes with a basic picture vocabulary. Folders contain a selection of pre-loaded images, however, each folder can easily be edited to include the user's own images, which may already be stored on the device or photos taken via the camera while in Grace App.

Grid 2

The Grid2 is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities or autism. The Grid 2’s basic function is to allow a person to use a computer as a voice output communication aid, using symbols or text to build sentences; however, it also can access the Windows desktop with its built-in computer control features to operate other p

Grid Pad Go

Grid Pad Go is designed for individuals with communication, speech, and cognitive disabilities associated with autism, developmental delays, developmental verbal dyspraxia, apraxia of speech and dysphasia (Aphasia), ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain stem stroke, Huntington’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and traumatic brain injury.  Resources are simple to update and edit on the go. Whether you need to

Grid Pad Pro

Grid Pad Pro is designed for individuals with communication, speech, and cognitive disabilities associated with autism, developmental delays, developmental verbal dyspraxia, apraxia of speech and dysphasia (Aphasia), ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain stem stroke, Huntington’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and traumatic brain injury.  Features include the following:  10.8 inch or 18 inch tablet computer

Grid Player

Grid Player is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Grid Player is designed for use with The Grid 2 software (see separate entry), allowing the user

Grooved Platform Talking Communicator (Models 1900 & 1910)

The Grooved Platform Talking Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Model 1910 features a raised compartmentalized platform to display objects, words, or pictures (not included) corresponding to the three five-second message activated by the switch plate slightly below each section. When the switch plate is pressed lights and the voice message automatically activate. The messages can be recorded as often as needed. Model 1

Gus! Communicator 2000

The Gus! Communicator 2000 is a laptop computer based direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. Communication software comes loaded on a Hewlett Packard laptop with 512 gigabyte (GB) RAM memory, an XGA TFT display, 60 GB hard drive, two USB 2.0 ports, built-in Wireless LAN (802.11b/g), a CD/DVD-drive, and Windows Vista Home Edition operating system. Software includes Gus! Communicator, Gus! Communication Symbols (with

Gus! Communicator 6000

Gus! Communicator 6000 is a notebook computer based direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. Communication software is installed on a notebook computer with an integrated TFT color touch screen display, Vista operating system, AMD 2.0 gigaHertz (GHz) Dual Core Processor, 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM, 160 GB hard drive, wireless WLAN and Bluetooth, built-in web camera and microphone, DVD+/-R/RW drive, 2 USB ports, memory por

Gus! Communicator Q1

The Gus! Communicator Q1 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. The unit includes communicator software loaded on a Samsung notebook computer with Windows XP operating system, two front mounted speakers, and a color TFT touch screen display. Two notebook options are available: (1) a notebook with a 900 megaHertz (Mhz) processor, 512 megabytes (MB) memory, and a 40 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, or (2) a notebook wit

Gus! Multimedia Speech System

The Gus! Multimedia Speech System is an augmentative communicaton program designed to provide scanning, direct selection, or switch activated access to sound and voice output or a number of other computer software programs. The system components include the Gus! Talking Keyboard, Gus Easy Talk speech synthesizer, Gus Speak Clipboard, Gus Talking Calculator, Gus symbol set, and Gus mouse/switch interface. KEYBOARD: The on-screen keyboard is combined with a clear synthetic voice and features adjus

Gus! Pocket Communicator

Gus! Pocket Communicator is a direct selection and scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. This communicator software runs on a handheld computer, and supports a dynamic display with four to twenty-five sound buttons per page, using text, symbols, or digital photographs in a 1x4, 1x6 2x2, 2x4, 2x6, 2x8, 3x3, 3x4, 4x4, 4x5, or 5x5 page layout. The program uses recorded or synthetic speech; Neospeech speech synthesizer

H-18 Magic Arm

The H-18 Magic Arm is a mounting kit for tablet computers, communicators, or ebooks, an adjustable ebook holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-18 includes the Super-Clamp which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables; and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices or tablets such as the Auggie or Super-Auggi

H-80 Short Arm

The H-80 Short Arm is stand for tablet computer and an adjustable ebook holder designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-80 includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices/tablets such as Auggie/Super-Auggie (see separate entries), Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon Kindle. The user

Halotalk

HaloTalk is a communicator program and prompter designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 50 pairs of responses commonly used daily. Each pre-defined response/adjective is natural voice-enabled, with visual cues to help

Handsfree Electrolarynx Holder

The HandsFree electrolarynx holder is a speech aid accessory designed for use by individuals who use the SolaTone Electrolarynx or TruTone Electrolarynx Kit (see separate entries). This holder keeps the devices in the proper placement for use, with the top against the site of the laryngectomy on the user’s throat. The HandsFree holder allows a person to use either of the electric powered artificial larynxes while performing activities that require one or both hands. The holder can be attached to

Handyspeech

HandySpeech is a voice output text to speech communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech or learning disabilities or autism. This handwriting-to-speech program enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user writes words or sentences he or she wants to communicate in any one of 13 languages, and the program converts the handwriting into speech and

Hawk

The Hawk is a direct selection communicator designed for use in start-up, trainer, and other early language situations, and in specific Individual Education Plan (IEP) related activities such as cause and effect and discrimination training. Due to its portability, it may be suitable for field-trip activities. The unit is housed in high-impact plastic case and employs a digital voice technology for high-quality, natural voice output. The touchpanel is divided into a 3 x 3 matrix for a total of 9

Hawk Ii & Hawk Iii

The Hawk II and Hawk III are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Both models are operated via a sensitive touch pad with large selection areas and feature single-button recording, built-in switch accessibility with eight jacks, a 2 x 4 keyguard, and a volume control. The Hawk II offers two levels, each with eight selection areas for a total of 16 messages. Each selection provides 7.5 seconds of digitized speech. The Hawk III provides

Headset Microphone, Light Duty

The Headset Microphone, Light Duty, is a microphone headset designed for use with the BoomVox Wireless Amplifier and the SoniVox Waistband Amplifier (see separate entries). The headset is intended for infrequent, occasional use.

Hearit Se (Model 500)

The Hearit SE, model 500, is an auditory training activity designed for use with individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hearing or auditory processing disabilities. This tool consists of a microphone unit and headset. The device is used for individual training therapy to help students with articulation difficulties with self-monitoring and improved production of sounds. The instrument can also be used independently by a st

Hearit Se 3 Step Training Kit (Model 560)

The Hearit SE 3 Step Training Kit, model 560, is an auditory training activity designed for use with individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hearing or auditory processing disabilities. This kit includes the Hearit SE, accessories for Speech Therapy/Bilingual Kit and Broadcaster (see entries) to facillitate individual, small group, or classroom work.

Hearit Speech Therapy Kit (Model 530)

The Hearit Speech Therapy Kit, model 530, is a speech teaching device designed for use with small groups with speech disabilities. This kit includes the Hearit SE (see entry), a four-headphone branch connector, four headphones, and a carrying case.

Help Me At Home And School Grades 5 & 6

The Help Me at Home and Schools, for grades 5 and 6, is a symbolic language system of index cards with bold line illustrations for special needs of children. DIMENSIONS: 11 by 14 inches.

Help Me To Help Myself

Help Me to Help Myself is a 50-page large print word and picture booklet printed on heavy stock paper and loose leaf bound. Each page of the booklet contains a line drawing of a function or object as well as the accompanying word in block and cursive letters. The user points to the appropriate item or need illustrated to convey messages. Pages in the Help Me to Help Myself booklet are color-coded to aid the user in the selection process. Supplemental charts are also available (contact manufactur

Hey Hear This

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children with visual impairments transition from one activity to the next with the use of a visual and auditory schedule. Material needs for making visual and auditory schedule: simple voice output communication device such as Talking Brix™, Communicators by AbleNet, Inc. or a Personal Talker by Attainment Company. Other materials needed include: Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) Plastic, Velcro®, plastic food container, and object symb

High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone

The High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone is a microphone headset designed for use with the BoomVox Wireless Amplifier and the SoniVox Waistband Amplifier (see separate entries). The headset is intended for frequent daily use.

Hims Chat

HIMS Chat is a communicator program designed for use by that allows people with or without disabilities to communicate with individuals who are deaf blind using an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This application (or app) facilitates face-to-face communication between the deaf-blind person and another person via a Bluetooth connection between an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and a Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, OnHand or U2 QWERTY) or a Braille EDGE 40 braille display and keyboard (s

Hip Talk (Models 5002 & 5004)

Hip Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. Designed to be worn at the waist, these communicators are activated by pressing the button or buttons on the top. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded as needed. Model 5002 offers two, 10-second messages and model 5004 offers four, five-second messages. A soft nylon zippered pack with a waist strap is included. POWER: Use four double-A batteries (not included).DIMENSIONS (HxLx

Hip Talk 12 (Model 5013)

The Hip Talk 12, model 5013, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Contoured and designed to be worn at the waist, this communicator is activated by pressing the buttons on the top. The device offers 300 seconds of recording time with 60 five second messages and five selection levels. Features include auditory cueing, sleep mode, volume control and on/off switch. Other features include an adjustable waist strap, magnetic snap-on frame

Hip Talk Plus (Model 5012)

Hip Talk Plus is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communicator is worn in the included nylon waist pack. This clear-top communicator offers three interchangeable overlays which enable the 300 seconds of recording time to be utilized as three, six or twelve messages. Messages can be recorded as needed. Features include auditory cueing, magnetic snap-on frame for easy icon changing, adjustable waist strap contoured for the waist,

Hold-It Down Trainer (Model 7400)

The Hold-It Down Trainer is a control switch training program and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. This trainer switch encourages the user to sustain his/her hand on the textured switch plate using three different methods: recorded verbal direction cues, gentle vibration, and activation of any connected toy. The unit offers 300 seconds of recording time for up to 60 messages of five

Holiday Kit

The Holiday Kit is a communication board designed for use with the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) for use by nonspeech or limited speech persons. The holiday symbols are intended to motivate spontaneous conversation about holidays and other special occasions. The kit includes pre-made boards for Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, birthdays, Halloween, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, and Valentines Day. Duplicable symbol masters are also included for the above holidays, along with Lab

Hopping Frogs Game

Hopping Frogs Game is a designed to help children working improving their articulation skills. This game contains 420 game cards focusing on the developing sounds (P, B, T, D, K, G, and F) in a fun and enjoyable way. Each sound has specific question cards for initial, medial, and final positions in single words. Hopping Frogs is designed to allow you to work on a single target sound and position for all players, or address individual target sounds and positions for each player. For language deve

Hover Mounting Kit For Idevices

Hover Mounting Kit for iDevices is a mounting system designed to mount iDevices (i.e. iPads, iPad mini, iPhone 4, 4S or 5, etc.) using the Latitude Mounting Arm. It is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength, fine motor and grasping difficulties. This kit includes the Latitude Mounting Arm, Super Clamp, mounting plates and a Quick Start Guide. It is made out of strong carbon fiber. WEIGHT: 1.1 lbs/.5kg COLOR: Black WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by t

Hungry Shark And Friends

The Hungry Shark and Friends is an early reading and math skills tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive and physical disabilities. The program offers six animated activities, each with its own colorful overlay; writing extensions using IntelliTalk (see separate entry); 30 pages of enrichment activities and reproducible masters; and adaptations for keyguard and switch users. The activities include Four Stripy Fish Swimming in the Sea (counting, sequencing, and rhyming skills

I Can Play, Too!

I Can Play, Too! is a voice output game program and speech training program designed for use with various card and board games to allow a nonverbal individual to use a computer for his or her speech output while playing. Screens are included for the following games: Go Fish; Red Light, Green Light; Cootie; Checkers; Battleship; Simon Says; and other general board games. Features of the program include a child's human speech; touches of animation, including a tumbling musical die; a manual with p

I Can Speak iPad App

I Can Speak is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication application for an iPad designed to meet most of the communications needs of those unable to speak. The app includes 12 backgrounds, four button styles, and two word selection areas called Static and Dynamic. The Static Area contains over 240 words and phrases to build sentences. The Dynamic Area has two category lists: Words and Activities. The Words list has over 500 entries and can hold around 5,000. Activities list words that refer

I Hear With My Little Ear

I Hear with my Little Ear is an activity book with 102 games designed for children working on improving their speech, language and literacy skill development. Written by a speech pathologist, these games combine visual auditory and kinesthetic approaches to learning and cover a wide range of skills, including identifying syllables, recognizing initial and final word sounds, rhyming knowledge and phonetic manipulation. Designed for group settings, these reproducible games will quickly become a fa

I-Mos

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype augmentative and alternative communicate device that is worn like a pair of glasses for individuals with communication and speech disabilities. The i-Mos looks like a pair of glasses. It tracks the users eye movements and translates them into Morse code inputs. The Morse code is then translated into speech. Looking to the left indicates a “dot” and looking to the right, a “dash.” The device includes aids for sentence completion and a built

Iadapter

The iAdapter is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter has a large handle, rubberized corners and a cove

Iadapter2

The iAdapter2 is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad 2. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter2 also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad 2 as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter2 has a large handle, rubberized corners and

Icomm

iComm is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by pre-speech toddlers or children with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for children who have trouble communicating. The program uses words (both written and spoken) and personalized pictures as a means of communication. The program organizes pictures and their descriptions into nine categorie

Icommunicate

iCommunicate is a symbolic and director selection communicator program and prompter for people with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program allows an individual to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator and cognitive aid. iCommunicate allows an image (including a picture or a symbol) to be related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. The user selects a picture and the associated audio clip will play. If no audio recording is available, the program ha

Icommunicator

The iCommunicator is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. This computer-based system converts speech to text, speech to video sign language, speech to computer-generated voice, and text to computer-generated voice all in real time. Features include the ability to adjust the font size and text window display, the ability to adjust the signing speed and the size of the signing windo

Icon Maker For Communication Builder (Models 4021-J & 4021-S)

The Icon Maker for Communication Builder is software to create icons designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program enables users to print pre-made icons for Communication Builders communicators (see entry) on standard copy paper or transparent paper. Both models print icons in five different sizes, as well as blank templates in one, two, four, eight, and sixteen window configurations. Model 4021-J prints 177 icons in Japenese and model 4021-S prints 198 icons in S

Iconverse

iConverse is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children and adults with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak, have difficulty speaking or have not yet mastered language. The program comes with six built-in colored icons that display basic everyday needs: Bathroom, Drink, Food, Sick, Break and Hel

Icu Grades 1 And 2 In English Or Spanish

The ICU for grades 1 and 2 is a large print and symbolic language chart of index cards with illustrations and large print for special needs in the intensive care unit (ICU): intensive, coronary, recovery and emergency care. This product is available in English and Spanish versions. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 14 inches.

Ifollowroutine

iFollowRoutine is an independent living skills and personal skills tutorial program and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child to follow routines each day before going to school and after coming home from school. The app includes a collection of standard routines for both boys and girls, and these routi

Illuminated Object Communicator (Model 1262)

The Illuminated Object Communicator, model 1262, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with low vision and communication disabilities. This device offers 12 levels with 300 seconds of recording time with four selection fields. The user activates a connected capability switch (not included) to start the action. Once objects (not included) are placed within the selected fields illumination is provided for greater visibility. Features include a recordable l

Illuminated Picture Frame Communicator

Illuminated Picture Frame Communicator is a communication device designed for individuals with visual impairments. A picture is placed on the white background of the picture base. The user presses on any of the 4 pictures to activate a pre-recorded message and illuminate the picture. The Illuminated Picture Frame Communicator use 4”x5” picture card holders and can accommodate up to 8 photographs using front and back. It works in a field of one, two, three or four. It can be activated via dir

Illustrated Menu

The Illustrated Menu is a communication board with symbolic language pictures designed to assist nonvocal individuals with food and beverage selection. The board has more than 200 pictures of various foods and beverages, as well as key phrases (such as "Where is the rest room?"), and a tip finder. The board contains several pages to flip through and all are laminated so that they may be written on with non-permanent markers.

Imagination Express

Imagination Express is a language tutorial program designed to provide language development, cooperative learning, whole language writing and reading, theme based instruction and vocabulary development for children with a developmental disability. The interactive story book maker allows students to create everything from one-page picture stories to printed masterpieces to talking electronic books. Students can add animation, text, narration, and music using the CD-ROM theme packs "Destination: R

In My Dreams

In My Dreams is a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by speech therapists and reading teachers working with children who have cognitive, communication, learning, speech or vision disabilities or autism. It is for use with an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The application (or app) uses animation and repetition to promote literacy. Every page has the same sentence structure and asks the user to fill in a missing word. The app reinforces understanding of

Independence Mount With Notebook Plate

The Independence Mount with Notebook Plate is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators and portable computers. Designed to be mounted on the right or left side of the wheelchair, this unit fits most communicators and portable computers and can be adjusted to hold the device at the right height, position, and angle for comfortable operation. This mount can be easily folded out of the way when not in use.

Individualized Communication Systems

Individualized Communication Systems are communication boards designed for instructing non-vocal persons in the fundamentals of non-speech communication. Each plastic board features a set of clear vinyl pockets. Communication symbols of any type may be placed in the pockets, which are secured by a clear, non-glare plexiglass cover that snaps on top. Seven colors of card stock paper are included for mounting the communication symbols. The boards are primarily designed to aid teachers and thera

Inflatable Clown Punching Bag

This inflatable clown punching bag is designed for children with autism or sensory processing disorders. It provides an outlet and at the same time it gives a good upper-body workout. Made of two sections. Contains 2 valves. Fill the bottom with sand or water. Inflate top section with air (by mouth). May require topping off every few days. Available in two sizes.

Intel Mind-Reading Software

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create prototype software that can read the minds of individuals with disabilities and be used as an alternative form of augmentative and alternative communication. Intel’s mind-reading software uses MRI scans to determine what items people are thinking about and what parts of the people’s brain is being activated as he or she thinks. According to Intel Labs researcher Dean Pomerleau, in the tests the software guess with 90 percent accuracy which of two words

Interact-As Communication Suite Consumer Edition

The Interact-AS Communication Suite is a captioning software program specifically designed for individuals with communication disabilities, and individuals who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and have difficulty writing/typing, speaking, and/or reading. Once the Interact-AS software is downloaded and installed in the user’s computer/laptop/tablet, the user can start receiving captions of what the other person is saying while he or she is saying it - all without an internet connection. The top portion

Interact-As Communication Suite Professional Edition

The Interact-AS Communication Suite is a captioning software program specifically designed for individuals with communication disabilities, and individuals who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and have difficulty writing/typing, speaking, and/or reading. Once the Interact-AS software is downloaded and installed in the user’s computer/laptop/tablet, the user can start receiving captions of what the other person is saying while he or she is saying it - all without an internet connection. The top portion

Interact-As Voice System

The Interact-AS Voice System is a speech generating software specifically designed to give Voice Back to People who have Lost the Ability to Speak. The software, which comes preloaded onto a handheld Windows 7 tablet computer, voices aloud whatever the user writes with a digital pen or types on his or her wireless keyboard (both are included).

Interactive Communication Cards (Models 82262, 82263, 82264, & 82265)

The Interactive Communication Cards are communication boards designed for use with individauls with speech or communication disabilities. Available sets include Home and Health, model 822672; Food, model 82263; Recreation and Leisure, model 82264; and Sensory and Social, model 82265. Each set depicts 120 practical and functional activities, along with common words. Words are printed on the front and back of each card. Four sentence strips encourage communicating in sentences. High-frequency voca

Interpretype

Interpretype, also known as ITY, is a communication aid designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing. This communication aid consists of a pre-programmed laptop style computer unit that can display typed messages and send them to other devices or to a computer. Users can have a conversation by reading and typing. Each individual unit is configured to communicate directly with any personal computer with Windows utilizing Interpretype software. This a

Introduction To Kitchen Appliances

Introduction to Kitchen Appliances is are symbolic language pictures and an independent living skills tutorial and safety awareness tutorial program designed to provide symbolic language pictures, along with text, for teaching the use of appliances in school or home settings to people who communicate nonvocally or who have other disabilities. This daily living skills workbook includes units on the stove, oven, freezer, microwave, refrigerator, and a review section. Each chapter moves in sequence

Ipad Mounting System (Model 1556)

The iPad Mounting System, model 1556, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system is composed of three parts: a mounting platform for the iPad, a mounting arm, and a clamp. Two flexible cords that securely hold the iPad to the platform are included. The light duty mounting arm expands from 14.5 inches to 24 inch

Ipod Based Soundpod

The iPod Based SoundPOD is a handheld direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Available as a complete system or as a conversion kit for an existing iPod Touch (not included with the conversion kit), this device comes with TouchChat AAC software (not included with the conversion kit) and a SoundPOD wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Users can remove the

Ipractice Verbs

iPractice Verbs is a voice output flash card program and a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, hearing, learning, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children learn and practice basic English verbs. iPractice Verbs comes with over 120 verbs in present, present p

Iris Soundswitch

Iris SoundSwitch is designed for individuals who benefit from sensory objects and features to encourage vocalization and group activities. Unit comes complete with battery charger.This product allows you to control any wireless IRiS Listeners. Has 4 switching modes:

iTalk2 Communicator

The iTalk2 Communicator is a multiple-message communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The unit offers two message areas, each with ten seconds of recording time. The unit is angled for ease of access to the activation areas and picture communication symbol storage is built in. Two included snap caps secure and protect the symbols during use. The unit is equipped with dual toy/appliance jacks to pair communication with an activity and to encourage choice making.

Itouchilearn Morning Routines

iTouchiLearn Morning Routines is an independent living skills and personal skills tutorial program and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, learning or speech disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad to teach a child morning routine life skills through music, animation, verbal directions and interactive activities. The child progresses through each routine and receives v

Jtalker

The JTalker is a communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This software uses the computer keyboard as the input and selection method and offers the flexibility to use sound and image inputs recorded for the user or downloaded from other sources such as the Internet. The system can also be used in speech therapy, for learning vocabulary, for learning sign language, or for general language learning. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers

Jumbo Artic Drill Book Photo-Words Add-On

Contains 3,519 full color photo words (416 pages) with all the sounds in the original Jumbo Drill Book, plus W and "vocalic R" words (ar, er, or, air/ear/ire). Includes 24 sounds: B, CH, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, L Blends, M, N, P, R (Vocalic), R Blends, S, S Blends, SH, T, TH, V, W, Y, and Z. Comes with printable CD for color or black and white pages, awards, a Homework Helper Letter, progress Chart, Treatment Tips, and game Ideas. Book does not have phrases or sentences.

Kaspar Humanoid Robot

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: KASPAR is a prototype child-size humanoid robot designed by the Adaptive Systems Research Group at the University of Herforshire. KASPAR allows children with intellectual and emotional disabilities to develop social skills for solitary and cooperative play, especially in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Currently KASPAR has 8 degrees of freedom in the head and neck and 6 in the arms and hands. The face is a silicon-rubber mask which is supported on an a

Key Return

The key return is designed to be used as a carrying aid for a communicator by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The key return features a 24-inch retractable chain which attaches to a small communication aid, board or notebook for easier carrying. A clip belt is attached to the retractable chain for easy access and carrying.

Keyboard

The Keyboard is a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This portable keyboard is sized for use with ComLink communicators (not included; see separate entries). For typists, the keyboard can be used to enter text which is then converted to speech output by the communicator. In addition the keyboard is also useful when programming that device. The keyboard plugs into one of the communicator's USB ports.

Keyboardcommunicator (Model Kc200)

KeyboardCommunicator, model KC200, is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Featuring DECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer, it gives users flexible, high-quality speech output in a choice of nine voices. The device is designed to be compatible with PS/2 and USB keyboard interfaces, enabling users to use their own keyboards with the device. The PS/2 version offers external printer support and typematic setting (not available on the USB v

Keyguard For Keysusee Large Print Kerboard

The Keyguard for KeysUSee Large Print Keyboard is a keyboard designed for those individuals with disabilities that affect upper body mobility, gross or fine motor ability, and/or a person’s ability to use their hands (Parkinson's). This product is only for use with the KeysUSee keyboard. Increases typing speed and accuracy. Frame/handrest prevents accidental keystrokes. Made of thick clear acrylic. Easy to attach and remove with Velcro strips.

Keyguards For Augmentative Communication Devices

The Keyguards for Augmentative Communication Devices are a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals who have communication disabilities and fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities. Made of clear acrylic, these guards are available for a variety of communication devices and can include such features as a removable window and multi-shaped key holes.

Kidacess Eye-Cons

KidAccess Eye-Cons are symbolic language pictures designed for use with children with cognitive, learning, or communication disabilities. Available in pre-packaged or custom sticker sets, in pre-packaged or custom laminated card sets, in pre-packaged or custom kitchen magnet sets, or on CD-ROM, Eye-Cons provide colorful realistic images with or without the corresponding word or phrase for use with communication boards or books, to create a child's personal or school-day calendar, to teach routin

Kiddesk

KidDesk is a desktop program designed with interactive desk accessories for children who have a developmental or physical disability. It is a hard disk security program that allows students to individualize their desktops and launch their own programs without being to able to access system functions that are off limits. An adult code is necessary to reach the hard disk and system functions. Features include six themes for personalization, a Talking Clock, Printable Calendar, Working Calculator,

Koosh Say It Play It (Model 881)

The Koosh Say It Play It, model 881, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device plays messages while simultaneously activating any connected device. The unit offers 20 seconds of recording time. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 6 x 4 inches.

Lamterm

LAMterm (Language Activity Monitor terminal program) is a communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This software facilitates the uploading of language activity monitor data from an AAC (alternative and augmentative communication) system to a personal computer (PC). SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Serial port. For computers with USB ports and no serial port, an adapter may be used.

Language Builder

Language Builder is an auditory perceptual training program, a language tutorial program, and a speech training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad to help children accomplish the following educational goals: (1) improve sentence ideation; (2) improve sentence formation; and (3) improve receptive and ex

Language Builder Deluxe

Language Builder Deluxe is an auditory perceptual training program, a language tutorial program, and a speech training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad to help children accomplish the following educational goals: (1) improve sentence ideation; (2) improve sentence formation; and (3) improve receptive

Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards

The Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards are symbolic language pictures designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This set of 115 functional photo cards shows 61 up-to-date occupational images using both men and women. In addition to assisting with communication, the cards can be used to teach occupational labels, community helpers, gender labels, pronouns, and storytelling. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 3 x 5 inches.

Language Builder Picture Cards

Language Builder Picture Cards is a photo card set designed to teach basic language skills to children with developmental and communication disabilities. The set focuses on such concepts as receptive language, expressive language, matching identical items, and sorting. These cards can also be used to teach advanced concepts such as adjectives, function, and storytelling. Each 350-card set includes photographic picture cards in six categories (animals, foods, vehicles, clothing, furniture, and to

Language Facilitator Device (Models 3057 & 3058)

The Language Facilitator Device is a speech teaching device designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Model 3057 is a four-message communicator with up to 30 seconds of time in each square for a total of 120 seconds of recording time. Model 3058 has 12 levels with six seconds of recording time per message, for a total of 300 seconds. To use, users select a message or sound to hear, and then watch themselves pronounce the word or sounds in the mirror while lights

Language-Links

Language-Links is a communicator and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe neurological or physical disabilities. This program is a progressive language development system with ready-to-use pages designed by speech language pathologists who specialize in using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices in clinical settings. Covering all levels of language development from preschool through adult, Language-Link

Large Area Infrared System

The Large Area Infrared System is an amplification system designed to provide hearing assistance, speech assistance, and mobility aid hearing assistance for individuals who are hard of hearing. The system is wireless and great for group listening. It oversomes background noises, reverberation and distance from speaker. This system can be used in places like theaters, classrooms or concerts. Simply connect the transmitter to the existing sound system and listeners use portable receiver and earph

Laryngeal Mirror

The Laryngeal Mirror is a speech mirror designed for use by individuals with speech, eating, or swallowing disabilities. Designed to provide thermal-tactile stimulation during swallowing therapy, this chrome plated mirror helps trigger swallowing by stimulating the anterior pillars of fauces. The device can be sterilized by stem, hot air or antiseptic solutions. OPTIONS: A chrome plated hexagon handle is available for use with either size mirror (sold separately). DIMENSIONS: 12 millimeters (S

Laryngograph (Model 6094)

The Laryngograph, model 6094, is a device that detects and processes laryngeal characteristics of a person's voice for use in the treatment of vocal fold pathologies. The laryngograph can in turn be interfaced with a microcomputer to display and print these voice patterns. The user places two transducers (vibration detectors) against the larynx and speaks. The transducers are designed specifically to pick up and record movement of the chords and the opening and closing of the vocal folds, indepe

Layoutkitchen

LayoutKitchen is a direct selection and scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This program is a layout editor for on-screen communicator panels in Proloquo and scanning panels in SwitchXS (see separate entries). It supports coloring of panel background, button labels, and buttons, including full-color images of any size on buttons in graphic formats such as .png, .tiff, .jpg, .psd, and .pdf. It adjusts text font, size, and style

Leaps And Bounds 1

Leaps and Bounds 1 is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by pre-school children with learning disabilities. Colorful characters in six text-free activities help stimulate imagination and develop pre-reading skills. Children improve hand-eye coordination as they manipulate the mouse and target items as they pop up in surprising places. Left-to-right tracking prepares children for beginning reading. Stimulating movements and sounds aid in improving auditory and visual discrimination.

Leaps And Bounds 2

Leaps and Bounds 2 is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by pre-school children with learning disabilities. Colorful characters use dancing, buble-blowing, and other antics in six text-free activities to help develop pre-reading skills. Children improve hand-eye coordination as they manipulate the mouse and target items as they pop up in surprising places. Left-to-right tracking prepares children for beginning reading. Stimulating movements and sounds aid in improving auditory and v

Leaps And Bounds 3

Leaps and Bounds 3 is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by pre-school children with learning disabilities. Colorful elephants carrying whimsical characters on their heads lead children into six activities with opportunities for experimentation, problem solving, language development, fine motor skill development, sound discrimination, and more. Children experiment with an on-screen machine to figure out how to make sausages and then squeeze them into a hungry monster's dish. The Mak

Learn To Talk

Learn to Talk is a voice output flash card program, a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program and a speech training program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, hearing, learning, physical, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) was developed by a speech therapist to allow a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to facilitate language development in children with specific language impairments such as re

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure is a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and other cognitive disabilities and physical disabilities. This program incorporates speech recognition software to enable students to direct computer actions using their voices. They can also listen to their own voices as they read the 12 interactive books incorporated into the program. This comprehensive program for beginning readers uses both phonics and whole language concepts, off

Let's Talk

Let's Talk is a symbolic and direct selection communicator program for people with communication disabilities and autism. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. Let's Talk is pre-loaded with a set of images, each of which is related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. In the normal "self-use" mode, the user selects a picture representing a desired action, activity or request (such as "I want you to" or "Help") and one to four o

Lex

Lex is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Three messages of up to 20 seconds each can be recorded and stored for single message playback. Messages can be recorded in any order. The device can be used as a stand-alone communication aid or paired with TalkingMyWay Object Communication cards (not included) to create talking schedules. The device can be used for multi-room communication stations, and can be attached

Liberator E-Tran Frame

The Liberator E-Tran Frame is a portable no-tech communication solution designed for use by individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. It is ideal for people who have reasonably good eye pointing skills. The frame is a rectangular sheet

Library Of Vocabulary Photographs

The Library of Vocabulary Photographs is a set of symbolic language pictures, photo cards, and language training flash cards designed to teach language skills to people with cognitive disabilities and assist people with language disabilities with communication. The library includes 13 boxes of 47 full-color cards which can be used to teach categorization, build vocabulary, and other speech and language skills. The cards cover appliances, the body, clothing, tools, toiletries, medical, kitchen, f

Life Experiences Communication Kit

The Life Experiences Communication Kit is a communication board designed to teach 11 separate lessons in daily life experiences to non-speech or limited speech students. The lesson plans cover such activities as "Make Juice," or "Wash Face," or "Go Restaurant." Each lesson comes with a Miniature Communication Board with the appropriate color-coded Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (a total of six boards with some designed to be used for more than one lesson), a step-by-step Picture Dir

Life-Links Communication Suite

The Life-Links Communication Suite is a communicator program and academic and language tutorial designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe nerological or physical disabilities. This suite includes the progressive language development offerings of Language-Links (see separate entry) covering both pragmatic and semantically based approaches to the comprehensive capabilities of the Language-Links, Symbol-Links and Text-Links packages. Also included are the

Lighthawk

Lighthawk is a scanning symbol communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This single-switch scanning communicator has eight large squares, each surrounded by eight LEDs to provide visual feedback on which cell was scanned. The communicator has three levels with eight selection areas on each level, for a total of 24 possible messages. The first two levels have up to 7.5 seconds of digitized speech per message; on the third level, messages can be up to

Lightwriter (Model Sl35)

The LightWRITER SL35 is a hand-held, dual-display communication aid. The device consists of an oversize keyboard and two liquid crystal displays: one display faces the person typing, and the other faces the message recipient. A DECtalk Speech Synthesizer is included to allow phone conversations. A memory unit permits storage of lists, such as address files, or of a frequently used message, and the screen can prompt words for selection by sight. Control keys include backspace and clear keys for c

Lightwriter (Model Sl35/c)

The LightWRITER, model SL35/C, is a dual-display keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. The device is designed for desktop use and consists of a keyboard with extra large keys for individuals with motor and visual disabilities. The keyboard is arranged alphabetically for individuals just learning how to spell or for individuals who have difficulty using the standard typewriter layout. A vacuum fluorescent display and a liquid crystal dis

Lightwriter (Model Sl40)

The Lightwriter SL40 is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This text-to-speech device converts text to speech using the Acapela HQ module, sends and receives text messages (SMS) using Siemens GSM messaging module, and stores notes and contacts. Output can either be voice or text display on a screen that faces away from the user. The text display allows listeners to read messages from the user in noisy environments and when silence i

Lightwriter Sl 35/big Keys

The LightWRITER SL35/BigKeys is a hand-held, dual-display keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. The device is designed for desktop use and consists of a keyboard with extra large keys for individuals with motor and visual disabilities. The keyboard is arranged alphabetically for individuals just learning how to spell or for individuals who have difficulty using the standard typewriter layout. A vacuum fluorescent display and a liquid cr

Lightwriter Sl87

Lightwriter SL87 is a scanning and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This communication aid has an alphabetic keyboard, a large scanning display with a high-contrast backlit screen, and DECtalk English speech synthesizer installed. The device can store up to 36 memmories, one for each of the 36 number and letter keys. Each memory can be up to 250 characters long. Scan methods include single-switch automatic row / column scanning, or

Lightwritersl40

The LightwriterSL40 is a text-to-speech communication aid designed for use by individuals with significant speech disabilities. Through this small compact device, users can communicate with others face-to-face or through SMS texting or mobile phone calls. The LightwriterSL40 also allows users to back up and restore all settings, words and phrases, and even transfer notes to and from the device to a PC using a memory stick. The LightwriterSL40 has: intuitive interface with a robust, ergonomic lig

Lingo

Lingo is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device is designed to be small and light enough to be worn comfortably on the waist or around the neck and shoulder and is an eight-message aid. This water-resistant unit offers seven message locations, each with 25 seconds of recording time and one memo location with a full 60 seconds of recording time. Each message location can be recorded and erased independently and the memo button

Lingraphica Express2

Lingraphica Express2 is a direct selection communicator and speech training system designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This dynamic display speech generating device comes with an extensive library of icons representing single words or short phrases that can be combined and spoken in a natural-sounding voice, along with pre-loaded phrases for communicating in settings such as a doctor's office or restaurant. Icons are displayed with word captions.

Listen To Me

Listen to Me is a single-level direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This unit can record and play back voice messages on 12 message buttons, each with independently recordable sound bites of up to 10 seconds per button. Each button has a clear sleeve on top for exchangeable icons or pictures. A red/green light emitting diode (LED) indicates whether the unit is in record or playback mode. The unit is constructed of high impact pl

Little Step-By-Step Communicator (Formerly Step-By-Step)

The LITTLE Step-by-Step communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity disabilities and communication disabilities. This communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time and is designed to record a series of sequential messages. The initial activation of the communicator plays the first message, the second activation plays the second message, etc. The device has a "repeat" feature which locks in a message until it i

Littlemack Communicator (Formerly One-Step)

The LITTLEmack communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. This device has an angled surface and a detachable base with a "snap track" extension that allow

Locabulary Lite

Locabulary Lite is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app combines location and vocabulary to produce words, phrases, and sentences. Locabulary Lite’s categories include

Logan Proxpad

The Logan ProxPAD choice maker is a voice output direct selection communicator and communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The user touches or swipes tags on the ProxPAD to play corresponding vocabularies. The ProxPAD features a large target area for message retrieval and easily generated tags to match the user's physical and visual abilities. The device can be used in the classroom or mounted on a wall for general use in a schoo

Logan Proxtalker

The Logan ProxTalker is a direct selection communicator and communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This voice output communicator allows the user to place up to five symbolic picture tags in a desired order on Velcro squares located above a small speaker. Each picture tag is placed on the Velcro squares, and when the tag is pressed down, the Logan ProxTalker speaks the word or phrase corresponding to that picture. Above the squa

Long Wallet

The Long Wallet is a communication book for use as part of a symbolic language system for persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech disability. The wallet features a symbol display which fits easily into a back pants pocket. It comes with a grommet so that it can be attached to a belt with a strap or clip. CAPACITY: The wallet will hold 576 one-inch pictures. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 8.5 inches.

Look2Learn

Look2Learn (L2L) is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user uses photographs and preloaded vocal output to express wants and needs. The user can also record his or her own personalized audio and pair

Looking For Words

Looking for Words is a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive disabilities. This CD-ROM software program uses graphics, audio, and animation to teach community, home, and school words. As children move from one area to another, they learn the words associated with that area; whenever an object is clicked on, it names itself. This program features adjustable difficulty levels and enables the creation of word lists to be searched for. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Ma

Looking For Words Intellikeys Bundle

The Looking for Words IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the software from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. The program uses color graphics, animation, and audio to introduce users to hundreds of words from three environments--the community, the school, and the home. Three modes

Madsen Astera

MADSEN Astera is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiometric professionals to assess and measure hearing loss. The audiometer has a comprehensive battery of clinical tests, including ML, ABLB, SISI, Stenger, Tone Decay, Multiple Frequency Weber, Masking level difference (MLD), multiple tinnitus tests, and Lüscher/DLI (Difference Limen Intensity). Tests can be customized by individual user. The system integrates with the manufacturer's OTOsuite diagnostic and fitting software

Maestro

The Maestro is a handheld direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with significant communication, speech, language and learning disabilities. This device can be used for in-person day-to-day communication and real-time communication, and it supports language and literacy development. It has a magnesium case. The Maestro is available as a Dedicated communication device or in an open configuration that provides the user access to all areas of the fully functioning

Magnetic Notebook Pages (Model 032134)

Magnetic Notebook Pages, model 032134, are communication book pages designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. These three-hole pages can be placed in a standard letter-sized notebook binder (not included). Pages are made of magnetic steel encased in two usable white surfaces, allowing placement of magnetic pictures. The user points to a picture to communicate a message.

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Available in a home user version or a single-user school version, this animated storybook incorporates language activities and games throughout its eleven chapters and Matti Mole nods and provides encouragement throughout. Sixteen activities help students learn capital letters, periods, compound words, alphabetical order, tenses, questions, parts of speech, and rhyming

Mealtime Stickers (Model Mt-01F)

Mealtime Stickers, model MT-01F, are symbolic language pictures and an idependent living skills tutorial designed to assist people with cognitive or communication disabilities with meal planning and kitchen skills.The stickers can be used to create picture recipes or flash cards, label drawers and cabinets, or create picture lists of table settings. The 192 reusable vinyl stickers include kitchen equipment, cooking skills, and table setting categories. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees compl

Medley

The Medley is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. It is a customizable, natural-voice communication aid that can record and play back up to eight messages (11 seconds per message). Messages can be accessed by direct selection using the built-in keypad or by plugging adaptive switches into the eight external switch jacks, or they can be selected using sequencing or randomizing. Messages can be record in any order. POWER: Req

Mega Book

The Mega-Book is a communication book and symbolic language system designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. This full sized folder features 12 top loading cover sheets seamed into the book. The book contains a third half-panel which can be used for common vocabulary in a ready reference format. Grids are not included. CAPACITY: At full capacity, the book holds 580 two-inch symbols or 2,320 one-inch symbols. DIMENSIONS: Each cover sheet holds an 8.5 x 11

Megabee

MegaBee™ is a writing tablet designed for use by individuals with traumatic brain injury, stroke, motor-loss, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy and those who are not able to write legibly. The tablet uses eye movement and blinking as the method to select letters or phrases, which are then displayed on its screen. MegaBee™ is fully portable and can be used for individuals with limited mobility and residents of a home care fac

Memo Talker (Model R0202-A)

The Memo Talker, model R0202-A, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Designed to fit in the palm of any hand, this device features a press-and-hold play which activates one twenty-second message while permitting playback to be stopped as needed. POWER: Uses batteries (included).

Metric And Imperial Blissymbol Templates

The Metric and Imperial Blissymbol Templates (models BM321, BM322, and BM323) are patterns of Blissymbol elements designed as an aid to drawing Blissymbols more accurately. They may be helpful in making worksheets, display materials, and in adding symbols to the student's display. DIMENSIONS: The Large Metric Template is 21 mm square ($17, BM321); the Small Metric Template is 11 mm square ($17, BM322); and the Imperial Template is 1 inch square ($12, BM323).

Micro Speech Lab Pack

Micro Speech Lab Pack is a hardware/software package designed for the capture and in-depth analysis of speech or other signals on the IBM AT or XT. Signal input, waveform display, audio output, analysis and file management can be performed. The program allows the user to splice a sound sample in both visual and auditory mode and to condition the signal segment to required specifications. The following parameters are user specifiable: sampling rate of up to 20,000 per second, or 25,000 with an IB

Microsoft Eye Gaze

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gaze-controlled interface cursor to assist those with fine motor and/or hand disabilities. Those with disabilities such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), have a hard time controlling their limbs and communicating, making it hard to utilize communication tools, electronic devices, or simply be independent. The Eye Gaze device functions on eyesight--a user can roll their eyes over a virtual keyboard to communicate with others. The

Microworlds

Microworlds is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. Children explore the house and garden with Sam and Jo, their animated guides. Interactive activities in a colorful environment help develop early skills. Activities include simple matching games, decision-making activities, and early reading exercises. Users can feed birds, water flowers, have a bath, and design a room as they develop mouse control and early reading skills. The program offers full

Mid-Sized Communication Book

The Mid-Sized Communication Book is a communication book designed to accommodate communication symbols for non-speech or limited-speech persons. The vinyl covered folder features twelve non-glare vinyl page covers that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Replacement grids are also available; contact manufacturer for details. The book includes a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or strap. CAPACITY: The book is designed to hold 624 one-inch or 156 t

Midland Weather Alert Radio With Silent Call Transmitter

The Midland Weather Radio with Silent Transmitter is an around-the-clock radio, in real time, that is designed for use by individuals who are deaf or have a hearing impairment, or those who have hearing loss. A Silent Call 318MHz transmitter is also included and works with any Silent Call Original Series receiver up to 100 feet away. This Silent Call Transmitter uses Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology and has 7 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) channels. Is Public

Mind Express

Mind Express is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by speech therapists or teachers of children with communication or speech disabilities. This software enables the user to create customized communication boards, grids, games, or exercises using symbols, pictures, speech, music, and sounds. Bliss, PCS, Picto, Beta, Rebus, and Picture This symbols and icons can be supplemented with drawings, photos, or new symbols. The program is available with RealSpeak, which allows text to be rea

Mind Speller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a communication tool that can be used by individuals with motoric disabilities (i.e. brain paralysis or speech or language disorders) to communicate. Developed by Belgian researchers from the European nanoelectronics and nano-technology research center, Imec, Holst Center, and Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven; the Mind Speller is a portable, easy-to-wear, intelligent textual and verbal communications prototype device based on an EEG-bas

Mini Eye-Talk (Model 3704)

The Mini Eye-Talk, model 3704, is a communication board designed for use by young children with severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. Equipped with a self-contained, height-adjustable stand, this clear board enables the child to communicate using an eye gaze while still being able to see the surroundings, as well as the person with whom the child is communicating. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): This communicator is 11.5 x 14.5 x 1/16 inches. OPTIONS: Gooseneck mounting clamp.

Mini Mighty Trumpet

The Mini Mighty Trumpet is a respiratory training activity designed for use with children with breathing, speech, and oral motor disabilities. This device includes a bubble wand and bubble liquiid and creates many bubbles with a quick breath and fewer large bubbles with slow breaths, encouraging breathing control and oral motor activities.

Mini Picture Set (Model Mp-01Q)

The Mini Picture Set, model MP-01Q, is a compilation of symbolic language pictures designed to be used to make communication boards or illustrated lists used by nonvocal individuals. The symbols are in black and white and therefore are readily photocopyable. There are twelve pages with a total of 576 symbols. Symbols are grouped on pages according to subject area. Topics include daily routine, shopping, restaurants, and choices for planning the day.

Mini-Auggie (Model H-19)

The Mini-Auggie, model H-19, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This augmentative communication device consists of a PocketPC (HP iPaq 2495) loaded with Point To Pictures - Mobile (PTP-Mobile) software. The unit is touch-sensitive and comes with built-in voice recording capability and the Mayer-Johnson PCS library on an SD card. An unlimited number of pages with up to 25 pictures per page can be stored, jumped

Mini-Com (Model 9151)

Mini-Com, model 9151, is a direct selection communicator designed to help persons with communication disabilities build communication skills. It features a series of flash cards with pictures on them and a picture clip to hold them in place. As an individual's communication skills grow, several of these communicators can be linked together to form complete sentences. This product also provides users with twenty seconds of recording time at the touch of a button. Messages can be recorded as nee

Minimal Pair Pack

Minimal Pair Pack is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by therapists and teachers working with individuals who have communication or speech disabilities. This program allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice speech sound discrimination and production with flash card style tasks. The app targets the following speech sounds in the initial position of words: p, b, m, n, t, d, k, g, f, v, s, z, dz (as in jam), j (as in yacht), w,

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Double Kit (Model 90655)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Double Kit, model 90655, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 6 feet of

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Double Spring Clamp Kit (Model 90674)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Double Spring Clamp Kit, model 90674, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a 4 x 6 inch plat

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit (Model 90650)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit, model 90650, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 3 feet of Loc-Li

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit Plus (Model 90652)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit Plus, model 90652, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 6 feet of L

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit With Two Plates (Model 90654)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit with Two Plates, model 90654, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Spring Clamp Kit (Model 90673)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Spring Clamp Kit, model 90673, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a 4 x 6 inch plate, 2 5.75

Modularhose.com At Ipad Kit (Model 90670)

The ModularHose.com AT iPad Kit, model 90670, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system can be used with iPad 1 and iPad 2. The kit comes with an iPad holder with a silicon edge for protection and grip, an integrated fixed mount plate attached to the iPad holder, 2 spring clamps with integrated fixed mount, 2

Modularhose.com At Starter Kit (Model 90680)

The ModularHose.com AT Starter Kit, model 90680, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes with all the common parts used in the assistive tec

Modularhose.com Round Tube Clamp Kit (Model 90750)

The ModularHose.com Round Tube Clamp Kit, model 90750, is a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The kit is intended to be used with Loc-Line 1-inch or 0.88-inch diameter tubing. Plates are made of stainless steel. The kit includes five-piece round tube clamp with knob, Loc-Line connector, Loc-Line double socket f

Modularhose.com Spring Clamp Kit With Plate 1 Foot (Model 90665)

The ModularHose.com Spring Clamp Kit with Plate 1 Foot, model 90665, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a round plate connected to a

Modularhose.com Spring Clamp Kit With Plate 2 Feet (Model 90667)

The ModularHose.com Spring Clamp Kit with Plate 2 Feet, model 90667, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a round plate connected to a

Monkey Sensory Habitat

The Monkey Sensory Habitat is designed for children who would benefit or who need sensory input, like individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, and those who may show aggressive behaviors like kicking, hitting, excessive energy, etc. Each Monkey Habitat includes climbing walls, trampolines, crash mat, exercise balls and swing to redirect the child’s energy. The Habitat comes with 14 separate pieces (sold separately, see price chart below) and each of which target key mov

Monkeys Jumping On The Bed

Monkeys Jumping on the Bed is a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive or vision disabilities. Large graphics help learners focus on the the action and a variety of concepts are introduced through enjoyable activities: Cause and effect is introduced in Let's Play and visual discrimination is emphasized in Find the Number Set and Find the Color. Other activities teach six colors, numbers, and number words. This program may be accessed with a mouse, a single swit

Monty 3D Eye Hd

Monty 3D Eye HD is designed for use by individuals who have limited mobility of their arms and hands and use eye controlled movements to access AAC devices or touch tablets. This mounting system is designed to support any device weighing 2 kilograms/4 pounds. Every joint is equipped with a lever. No tools are needed for adjustment. CAPACITY: 2 kilograms/4 pounds. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Motion Talker (Model 1519)

The Motion Talker, model 1519, is a direct selection communicator designed for use with children with cognitive, mobility, and communication disabilities. This unit enables a message to be recorded; the message is then activated by the slightest motion in front of the device's sensor. The device can also be used to reward gait training, wheelchair control, gross and fine motor movements, and other therapeutic objectives. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 3.5 x 3 inches

Mount 'n Mover

The Mount 'n Mover is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators, tablet or laptop computers, or a camera mount for wheelchair designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The device can also be used to mount trays, easels, reading stands, remote controls and more. Available in single- or dual-arm horizontal models, the device is equipped with a quick-release mounting plate offering 0 to 90 degrees of tilt, a paddle to unlock the wrist joint to rotate the attached tray or device, and a

Mountable Big Talk (Model 4204)

Mountable Big Talk, model 4204, is a gooseneck holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with Big Talk Triple Play, model 4202, (see separate entry), this adjustable gooseneck comes with a super clamp and can be attached to any wheelchair or table. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 18 inches long.

Movable Communication And Learning Boards

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted communication and learning boards for students with disabilities. These boards enabled students with high support disabilities to access communication aids and learning materials while they are in their different therapeutic positions. There was no commercially available adjustable board which could be moved into the various positions and be easily moved around. The original design called for a stand that was 700 millimeters

Musical Clock Communicator (Model 1220, 1220-8)

The Musical Clock Communicator is a scanning communicator designed for individuals with speech disabilities. The user triggers the clock hand to sweep around and point to the desired picture, word, or object affixed to the clock face. At the same time 30 seconds of soft music is played. Flexibility of communication is enhanced by using as few or as many objects as the clockface will hold. The speed of the clock is adjustable.

Mutante Satchel

The Mutante Satchel is a carrying aid for communicators or text telephones designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This case features a water-resistant leather coating, a hard protective shell, foam insulation to protect against extreme hot and cold temperatures, a shoulder strap, an adjustable waist strap, and overlapping carrying handles with a soft grip. An outside pocket conceals PDAs, CDs, disks, or other accessories. The case also features a detachable mobile phone

Mv-1000

The MV-1000 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and traumatic head injuries. Available as software only for use on existing hand-held devices running the Palm operating system or pre-loaded on a Palm Tungsten E2, it offers hundreds of pictures to help facilitate communication with male and female voice choices. This customizable system can be set to match the user's p

My Choice Board

My Choice Board is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, caregiver or teacher selects images (from the device’s library or online), displays them on the choice bo

My Voice

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an American Sign Language (ASL) translator that uses video to capture and then interpret a person's sign language movements. Students at the University of Houston designed a device called MyVoice, an ASL translator that uses a video camera to capture a person's sign language movements. MyVoice is a portable device that incorporates a microphone, speaker, soundboard, video camera, and monitor. The device has a stand on the back that folds

My Words

My Words is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism, and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with children with these disabilities. This application, or app, enable an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The

Mytalktools Mobile

MyTalkTools Mobile is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells will fo

Mytalktools Mobile Lite

MyTalkTools Mobile Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells wi

Mytobii P10

MyTobii P10 is a portable eye-controlled communicator and computer designed for use by individuals with neurological or communication disabilities, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, ALS, or spinal cord injury. The screen, eye control device, and computer are integrated into one unit, which mounts to a desk, bed, or wheelchair. The user's eye signature can be calibrated in 10 seconds by sitting in front of the screen and following an on-screen dot. The system can be configured for different ski

Myvoice Communication Aid

MyVoice Communication Aid is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities, aphasia or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android phone or tablet computer as a communicator. The app presents words and images relevant to the user’s physical location. The user launches the app, taps a word group to open it, and taps and holds a picture to see it full-screen. Available

Myvoicex

MyVoiceX (1.1 for Windows and 1.2 for Mac) is a text-to-speech application designed specifically for individuals who are temporarily or permanently unable to speak. This app can help users convey messages to those around them by pronouncing phrases and words when the user selects or types in the text. MyVoiceX provides users with several buttons that have already been assigned basic words, such as "Yes," "No," "Maybe," "Hello" or "Goodbye." The program also contains three categories of preset ph

Nasometer (Modle 6200-3)

The Nasometer, model 6200-3, is a microcomputer-based speech training system for measuring and providing biofeedback on nasalance problems for indiviudals with cleft palate, motor speech disorders, hearing disabilities, palatal prosthetic fitting, functional nasality problems, or singing pedagogy. (Nasalance is the acoustic correlate to perceived nasality.) The device is a computerterized nasality system that measures, in real time, the ratio of acoustic energy from the oral and nasal cavities.

Ne-Atran

The E-Tran is an eye gaze communication board designed for use with individuals with communication and speech disabilities. Constructed of transparent Lexan, this small and portable board is the size of a piece of letter sized paper, and can fit into a day planner, note book, binder, briefcase, or backpack. Letters or pictures can be placed on the board, and it is placed between two people who want to have a conversation with the letters or pictures facing the person with disabilities. This comm

Neasy Collapsible Desktop Mount

The NEasy Collapsible Desktop Mount is a desktop stand for alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices (communicators) designed for people with communication or speech disabilities who also have grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight desktop mount consists of a collapsible tripod with an adjustable arm. The arm has two ball and socket joints, which enable infinite angle adjustment. The joints are locked in place with a single knob. The AAC device

Neasy Swing Away Aug Com Mounting System

The NEasy Aug Com Swing Away Mounting System is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators or lapboard mounting hardware designed fo use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This compact, heavy-duty modular mounting system for small to large devices or trays can be released and swung away by the user with only one or two pounds of pressure. Each swing away joint automatically locks into position with a stainless steel, spring-loaded pin at 0 degrees, 90 degrees (optional), and 180 degrees (optio

NeuroSwitch

The NeuroSwitch is an advanced assistive communication device that enables users with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Motor Neurone Disease, spinal cord injury, and cerebral palsy to control their environment, wheel chair, or a computer using their body's own EMG signals. NeuroSwitch uses AssistiveWare‘s Proloquo4Text word prediction and text-to-speech software, which enables users to write swiftly and have their words spoken aloud. Proloquo4 Text offers many features, including self-learning word p

Newsela

Newsela is a app from the Chrome store designed to adapt to the readers need. It is intended to be used by children and people with cognitive and learning disabilities. The app publishes daily news articles in 5 reading levels, from grades 3-12. The articles also include quizzes. 

Nextup Talker

NextUp Talker is a voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals who have temporarily or permanently lost their voice as a result of ALS, cancer, stroke, aphasia, or other disabilities. With this program, commonly used sentences and phrases can be spoken in natural, human-sounding voices when the user enters a shortcut on a personal computer (PC) or Tablet PC. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela Voices, RealSpeak TTS. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible compute

Niki Talk

Niki Talk is a mobile phone and computer application for children with autism, aphasia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, stroke or any disability that impairs the ability to communicate. Designed to be a customizable. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, available for iPad, iPhone and Android. Niki Talk plays an album, that is a collection of pictures (including related text and speech) customized to meet the users preferences. Pictures can be organized by categories (verbs, foods, drinks,

No Touch Talker

The No Touch Talker is a single message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This motion-sensitive device records up to a 10 second spoken message, and plays it back without physical contact when the device is activated by a slight movement, such as the movement of a finger or toe. A picture or word card can be placed on the unit for a visual message cue. The user can activate this device to seek attention, elicit assistance, or make a commen

Noise Sensitive Traffic Light (Model 1830)

The Noise Sensitive Traffic Light, model 1830, is a wall-mounted speech teaching device designed to encourage awareness of sound levels. This unit can be used in individually or in group speech therapy to increase awareness of speech volume as the light changes from red to yellow to green based on volume level. In classrooms and other settings, the device can be used to control noise levels, with the light turning red when noise levels reach unacceptable levels and green when the noise level dec

Nouns & Sounds

Nouns & Sounds is a language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, language-learning disabilities, and cochlear implants. This program encourages the development of listening skills, auditory discrimination skills, and short-term auditory and visual memory skills as users match common environmental sounds to appropriate realistic pictures. Using Optimized Intervention technology, the program begins with an assessment to determine which sou

NOVA chat 12

NOVA chat 12 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  It offers the Chat software on an Android platform.  NOVA chat 12 is portable and offers a  12.2 inch display.  Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.

Nylon Strap

The Nylon Strap is a carrying aid for a communicator designed for use as a by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The adjustable strap snaps in two different lengths and features a key ring on the plastic snap hook. The strap is designed to go around a belt or wheeelchair armrest and clips onto a communication book that has a grommet hole.

Oakland Schools Picture Dictionary

The Oakland Schools Picture Dictionary is a collection of over 600 simple line drawings which may be used for communication or language training. Three sizes of drawings are provided, and an alphabetical and categorical index are provided so that symbols may be located quickly. DIMENSIONS: 0.5, 1, or 2-inch squares.

Object Calendar

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an object calendar or symbol shelf that can be used in developing and expanding communication with children with intellectual and/or communication disabilities. First, determine what activities the child enjoys, or if using the object calendar for steps of an activity such as grooming, determine the steps within the specific activity. Second, plan a sequence including several of these activities or steps. Third, select obvious objects or parts of obj

Object Display Switch

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who cannot successfully comprehend and/or use augmentative displays for communication to communicate. With the use of this switch display, a user receives auditory reinforcement, while alerting another person to the attempt to communicate. The adaptation is an object display box with a switch under its cover. The box mounts to a wall with industrial Velcro. The device is then connected to a Switch Module. The Switch Module is a self-cont

Off We Go - Going On A Plane

Off We Go - Going on a Plane is an independent living skills, personal skills, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help prepare a child for travelling on a plane. The child will see what is likely to happen and hear some of the typical sounds that they would hear during their journey t

Off We Go - Going On A Plane Hd

Off We Go - Going on a Plane HD is an independent living skills, personal skills, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad to help prepare a child for travelling on a plane. The child will see what is likely to happen and hear some of the typical sounds that they would hear during their journey through stories told

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist

Off We Go - Going to the Dentist is an independent living skills, personal skills, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help prepare a child for going to the dentist. The child will see what is likely to happen and hear some of the typical sounds that they would hear during the visit th

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist Hd

Off We Go - Going to the Dentist HD is an independent living skills, personal skills, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad to help prepare a child for going to the dentist. The child will see what is likely to happen and hear some of the typical sounds that they would hear during the visit through stories told

Old Macdonald's Farm Deluxe

Old MacDonald's Farm Deluxe is a language tutorial program designed for use with young children communication, cognitive, upper extrmity, and vision disabilities, as well as developmental delays. This program offers a variety of activities including the song with real pictures or cartoons, animal sounds, dot-to-dot, matching animals to line drawings, matching mothers to babies, matching animals to words, and two printable onscreen books. This program utilizes switch operation, inverse switch ope

Old Macdonald's Farm Overlays

Teach Me to Talk Overlays are language tutorial program overlays designed for use with Intellikeys (see separate entry). The hybrid CD-ROM includes all 45 overlayss necessary to use the Old MacDonald's Farm Deluxe (see separate entry) program with Intellikeys. Also included are key codes and graphics for designing custom overlays. The overlays can also be adapted for games and other activities. COMPATIBILITY: The hybrid CD-ROM includes versions for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible compute

One By Four Talker

The One by Four Talker is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communicator offers four single-message communicators in a single case. The device can be used as a four-button communication aid or as four separate, wearable one-message devices. Transparent pockets hold picture or word cues on top of the case; users press the cue to activate the corresponding message. Each individual unit offers 10 seconds of recording capability. A

One Take N' Talk (Model 8708)

One Take N' Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This device focuses on a specific task; placing an object (not included) on or removing it from the unit activates a 20-second message. Icons may be placed under a removable clear panel. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11.75 x 2.75 x 7.5 inches.

One-Step Communication Device

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with communication disanilities in participating in classromm activities. Talking picture frames were purchased at a local retailer and fitted with pictures appropriate to the activity. The frame is portable and large enough to store a set of pictures. MATERIALS: Recordable talking picture frames and corresponding pictures to fit the frame. AUTHOR: Chambers, M. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/at

Optical Head Mouse Kit

The Optical Head Mouse Kit is a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and upper extremity, severe physical or neurological disabilities. This unit provides access to the communicator when finger touch access or use of other hand controls is not an option. A small reflective dot is placed somewhere on the front of the user's head (typically the forehead) and the Optical Head Mouse tracks the dot movements. Any movement of the dot

Optimist Mmx-2 Dynamic Display Device (Models Mmx-2O, Mmx-2C, Mmx-2W, Mmx-2M, Mmx-2B & Mmx-2V)

The Optimist MMX-2 Dynamic Display Device, models MMX-2O, MMX-2C, MMX-2W, MMX-2M, MMX-2B and MMX-2V, is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device is available either preloaded with a choice of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) software packages and speech synthesizers or without software (model MMX-2O) so the user can add their favorites. Available packages include The Grid 2, Acapel

Optimist Mmx-3 Dynamic Display Device (Models Mmx-3O, Mmx-3C, Mmx-3W, Mmx-3M, Mmx-3B & Mmx-3V)

The Optimist MMX-3 Dynamic Display Device, models MMX-3O, MMX-3C, MMX-3W, MMX-3M, MMX-3B and MMX-3V, is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device is available either preloaded with a choice of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) software packages and speech synthesizers or without software (model MMX-3O) so the user can add their favorites. Available packages include The Grid 2, Acapel

Oral And Written Language Scales (Owls)

The Oral and Written Language Scales (OWLS) is an assessment designed for use in evaluation of children with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This individually administered assessment includes a Listening Comprehension Scale (LCS) that measures receptive language skills; an Oral Expression Scale (OES) that measures expressive language skills; and a Written Expression scale (WE). The OWLS LC/OE and WE Complete Test Kit has all three scales and the OWLS LC/OE Kit includes the two o

Orderassist

OrderAssist is a call signal and communication aid for the deaf designed for use by restaurant and drive-through restaurant customers who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have speech or communication disabilities. At the drive-through, the customer reviews the menu board and then uses the included BigBell transmitter (see separate entry) to alert the staff with a tone signal that the customer will be pulling forward and ordering in an alternative way. OrderAssist includes customized forms and

Oval Window Portable Info-Loop Induction System With External Clip Mic

The Induction Loop System with External Clip Mic is a communication device designed for those individuals with t-coil hearing aids, cochlear implants and induction loop receivers. This product works best in one-on-one situations, i.e. customer service counters, information booths, meetings, vehicles, and personal use. Includes Alternative Current adapter/charger and choice of omni-directional microphone with 10ft cord OR counter-top microphone. Nominal range is 4-5 feet from the front of the uni

Overbed Table Mount

The Overbed Table Mount is an overbed table designed to provide accessibility to a communication device for individuals with severe physical disabilities while in bed, a geri chair, or wheelchair. The mount's table can be adjusted vertically by depressing a small hand actuator and allowing the spring assisted mechanism to lift the entire table surface to the desired level. The ComLink communicator attaches to the table using a U-tube that is sized with a diameter identical to other FRS mount sys

Overlay Designer Pro

Overlay Designer Pro is a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities or with autism. It is intended for use with the AMDi Smart series of communicators (see separate entries). This software has a large set of pre-designed templates for the creation of communication pages and boards. It includes more than 15,000 SymbolStix symbols developed for communication, 16,000 other symbol sets and 1,500 Tech Syms as well as pre

Oxygen Adapter (Model Pma 2000)

The Oxygen Adapter, model PMA 2000, is a tracheostomy tube accessory designed for use by individuals who have tracheostomies. This small, lightweight adapter clips to the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valves (see separate entry), models PMV 2000 and PMV 2001, and permits easy inhalation of low flow supplemental oxygen and humidity. Oxygen is delivered in front of the intake side of the valve, avoiding the complications associated with delvering oxygen behind the valve membrane,

Pacapaca

PACAPACA (Personal Augmentative Alternative Communication Aid) is a communicator program designed for use by children or adults with communication disabilities. This program is available in Hebrew and multilingual versions for PDAs (personal digital assistants), mobile devices, and desktop computers. The program uses a pre-defined dictionary of words along with their speech sounds. Each word in the dictionary is assigned to one of 8 available categories. The user sees the list in a standard layo

Pal Assessment

The PAL (Picture Assisted Library) Assessment is a language development assessment program designed for use with children who have cognitive, communication or learning disabilities or autism. The program is a comprehensive, criterion-referenced test that allows a teacher to sequentially identify literacy milestones and behaviors. Using the PAL Assessment, teachers can assess receptive and expressive language skills, including identification and use of symbols, print awareness, emerging reading a

Pal Pads Switches

Palatometer (Model 6300)

The Palatometer, model 6300, is a speech training and analysis program for individuals with functional articulation disorders, hearing impairment, cleft palete, cerebral palsy, or motor speech disorders. The computer-assisted system uses electropalatography for articulation assessment and treatment by providing real-time, visual feedback of lingual-palatal contact. A special artificial palate with an array of 96 sensors, worn by the client intraorally, detects tongue contact and the Palatometer

Paletto

The Paletto is a sound and communication board designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive and learning disabilities to interact, listen, and interpret. Paletto comes with 64 preset messages and a personal recording soundcard that allows five minutes recording time. The eight keys of Paletto are each designed to play a number of preset sounds or recorded messages. Paletto is suitable for use as a cause and effect activity or for learning and memory skills. There is also an auto

Paletto Plus Wall Board

Paletto Plus Wall Board is a sound and communication board designed for use by children with cognitive and communication disabilities.  The Paletto allows users to interact, listen, interpret and communicate. The board is mounted to a white board with eight large rectangular wooden touch switches for use in the classroom or a group environment. The board can also be removed from the white board and used as a standard Paletto. Paletto comes with 64 preset messages and a personal recording soundca

Palm Com (Model 3068)

The Palm Com, model 3068, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This communicator can be used in the palm of the hand, clipped to a belt, or attached to a refrigerator or wall. It can also be used alone or in sets. Features include 10 seconds of recording time; belt clip, magnet, and key ring connector on back; on/off switch; and volume control. The unit can be re-recorded as needed. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIME

Palm Say It Play It (Model 9121)

The Palm Say It Play It, model 9121, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device consists of a large textured switch on a palm rest. The user rests his/her hand on the base; applying slight pressure on the top, bottom, left side, or right side of the switch plays one of four recorded messages. A device plugged into the built-in jack can also be activated. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3.5

Papootouch

The PapooTouch is a handheld direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for people with communication and speech disabilities. This communicator also functions as an MP3 and digital video player. The PapooTouch features a 4.3-inch touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels) with 16 million colors. It is usable with one or two hands. The user can use either the on-screen keyboard or symbol grids to form phrases and sentences that are spoken by the PapooTouch. Grids can include pictures provided by

Papootouch+

The PapooTouch+ is a handheld direct selection, scanning and symbolic communicator designed for use with one or two switches (not included). The PapooTouch Plus is intended for use by people with communication and speech disabilities who also have fine motor, neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or other conditions, such as cerebral palsy, brain injury, stroke or multiple sclerosis, that may affect one's ability to hold the device and operate its touch screen. This commu

Park Electronic Artificial Larynx

Park Electronic Artificial Larynx is a speaking aid that supplements lost or insufficient vocal tone. The user places a cylindrical hand-held vibrating unit against the throat. The vibrations pass up through the mouth and nasal cavities and can be articulated into speech. Volume and tone controls are located on the unit. POWER: Rechargeable battery. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 1.5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Park Speech Amplifier

Park Speech Amplifier is a small battery-powered portable amplifier. Connected to the amplifier are a microphone that the user speaks into and a speaker that broadcasts the amplified voice. Three microphone models are available: hand-held ($270.00), throat ($270.00) or headset ($320.00). DIMENSIONS: 4 x 2.25 x 1.14 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Partner One / Stepper

The Partner One/Stepper is a direct selection sequential communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities. On this one-button sequential-messaging communication aid, messages are programmed in a preset order and played back in succession. Any number of steps can be recorded within the allotted recording time of 60 seconds. The recorded sequence can also be played in reverse order. The unit is lightweight and portable, and comes with input/output jacks, vo

Partner/one, Partner/two, & Partner/four

Partner / One, Partner / Two, and Partner / Four are direct selection communicators designed for individuals with communication disabilities. These self-contained augmentative communication devices have one, two, or four buttons with interchangeable picture overlays that play recorded messages when pressed. Partner/One has one button with 32 seconds of memory, Partner/Two has two buttons with 16 seconds of memory each, and Partner/Four has four buttons with 8 seconds of memory for each message.

Passy-Muir Tracheostomy And Ventilator Speaking Valves (Models Pmv 005, Pmv 007, Pmv 2000, Pmv 2001, & Pmv 2020)

Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valves are assistive speech devices designed for use by individuals with tracheostomies or who use ventilators. These small, lightweight one-way valves attach to tracheostomy tubes and allow the inflow and outflow of air so users can speak without manual occlusion. Each valve fits most standard permanent or disposable trach tubes and is packaged in a color-coded patient care kit. Each kit includes one valve, one storage container, one clinical inst

Pcs Color Stickers

PCS Color Stickers are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stickers are peel and stick versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The stickers feature six background colors, organized according to topic. Two copies of the 596 most commonly used PCS vocabulary items from Picture Communication Symbols, Books I, II, and III are included with each set. DIMENSIONS: .75 inch square

Pcs Gallery

PCS Gallery is a communication device accessory and symbolic language picture library for children and adults with learning disabilities. The software includes nearly 3,500 colorful Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) used on communication boards on and off the computer. Users can make on-screen displays, scan windows or create overlays for alternate keyboards. The PCS backgrounds are color-coded by category and include people, verbs, adjectives, fast foods, restaurant logos, games and more. SYS

Pcs Stamps

PCS Stamps are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stamps are versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols printed and designed for use as lick-and-stick stamps. Four stamp sets are available, containing 4 to 12 copies of each of 1,100 symbols. Book I offers a total of 5,400 stamps (700 symbols) and is available in Black on White Stamps ($29. 00) or Color-Coded Stamps ($34.00), color-coded by topic. Book II Black on White ($39.00) cont

Pcs Wordless Edition

The PCS Wordless Edition is a volume of symbolic language pictures designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The 240-page spiral bound book features 1,600 symbols taken from the Picture Communication Symbols Books I and II (see separate entry). The words located over the symbols have been removed for using the symbols on various voice machine overlays or for translation into other languages. The pages of the spiral bound book are easy to duplicate. DIMEN

Pda Gospeech (Model Pd100)

PDA GoSpeech, model PD100, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities or laryngectomy, brain injury, or stroke. This personal data assistant (PDA) based portable speech synthesizer uses DECtalk voices to speak phrases stored on the PDA (not included). This synthesizer can speak as many phrases as can be stored in the PDA's memory. The phrases to be spoken can be called from a pull-down menu, or directly typed in usi

Personal Communication Book (Model W38504)

The Personal Communication Book, model W38504, is a communication book designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This spiral-bound book has 13 pages with tabs on each page to keep communication cues organized. The user can turn the page to any picture (not included) to communicate a message. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3 x 3.5 inches.

Personal Sound Amplifier - Battery Powered

The RCA Symphonix personal sound amplifier- battery powered is designed for those individuals who are hearing-impaired. The Symphonix offers high-definition digital sound processing which amplifies voices, sharpens sound, and reduces background noises. It is light and discreet and is thin enough that it won’t interfere with eyewear. It can be used in either the right or left ear. 7 day plus battery life. Battery compartment at end of earpiece. Flesh colored with opaque tube. Black polyethylene r

Personal Talker

The Personal Talker is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device features a protective cover that opens like a book; the left side provides space for a picture or written information and the right side houses the communicator with its large press-to-play button which activates one ten-second message. The message may be re-recorded as needed, but the recording mechanism requires a pen tip for activation, thus preventing accidental

Pert (Performance Report Tool)

PeRT (Performance Report Tool) is an automated evaluation program designed for use by speech and language therapists to assess the speech performance of individuals who use alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices. This software facilitates the generation of an AAC Performance Report from AAC language samples automatically collected using the Language Activity Monitor (LAM) data format. The AAC Performance Report includes seventeen quantitative summary measures of communication p

Phone-Link

Phone-Link is a communicator accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device can be used to connect a keyboard communicator or other communicator to a telephone, including digital phones, office phones, cordless phones, and princess phones. It can also be used to connect a phone to a recording device or computer.

Phonological Awareness Test 2

The Phonological Awareness Test 2, is a language development assessment program designed for use by therapists to evaluate the language skills of individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This individually-administered standardized test is designed to diagnose deficits in phonological awareness and phoneme-grapheme correspondence, to determine which skills to address in a remediation program. Subtests assess a wide variety of tasks correlated with early reading and spelling achie

Phonopix - Full

PhonoPix – Full is a speech remediation program, a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech-language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The program allows children to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice sounds in words and sentences with a therapist, parent, or independently. PhonoPix features flashcard and matching activities with minimal pairs to contrast children’s incorrect resp

Photo Language Series (Model Pl-10F)

The Photo Language Series is a photo card and language training system designed to introduce vocabulary, encourage conversation, and develop language comprehension. The set of 336 full-color pictures depicts both objects and people illustrating 7 topic areas with 48 cards per subject area. Each subject area includes its own storage box and instructions. Adjectives, model PL-01F ($39), illustrates six basic concepts such as big and little or empty and full. Verbs, model PL-02F ($39), illustrates

Photo Nouns

Photo Nouns is a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 35 cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. These clear color photo cards depict familiar non-age specific items such as a tricycle, a teapot, a table, and an alarm clock, and can be used for vocabulary expansion, naming and identification, classification, and conversation and communication. Teachers' notes with idea

Phrase Maker

The Phrase Maker is a direct selection communicator designed for use by adults with communication disabilities. The Phrase Maker has four modes: Standard Communicator (record and play back 15 pre-recorded words or short phrases to create unique sentences); Beep Acknowledgement (play back only; beeps as each word is selected); Auditory Cueing (play back only; speaks each word as it is selected); and Single Switch Message Entry (records and plays back using a capability switch connected to the dev

Pick 'n Stick Communication Stickers & Pick 'n Stick Software

Pick 'N Stick Communication Stickers are symbolic language pictures and a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use with communication boards and books and overlays for electronic devices. The Sticker Sets include more than 1,000 full-color labeled picture stickers and a six-ring tabbed binder. Topics covered include feelings, places, transportation, food, health, chores, events, clothing, and fast-food restaurants. The Pick 'N Stick Software ($199.95) includes 2,800 color ill

Picsyms Categorical Dictionary

PICSYMS Categorical Dictionary is a collection of simple line drawings with accompanying words bound together in a volume. The symbols are printed on three different size grids: one with 1.2-inch squares, one with 1.9-inch squares, and one with 2.6-inch squares. Each of the three sets consists of over 800 symbols grouped by categories. The pages are printed on both sides, but may be copied if the user wishes to cut them up for placement on communication boards. PICSYMS are pre-printed symbols wh

Pictalk

Pictalk is a pre-reading tutorial program, a direct selection communicator and a control switch training program designed as a pre-primer for an alternative communication device for non-readers who have severe physical disabilities. The program includes a fifty-four picture vocabulary in six categories (places, things, people, action, foods, and feelings). Selection is made by scanning rows and then columns within a selected row using a single switch or the keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Ap

Pictocom Symbol Expression

Pictocom SE (Pictocom Symbol Expression) is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals who are non-verbal. This communication program uses pre-recorded male or female voices. The program has six sections (Personal, Home, Education, Activities, Food, and Nature), with multiple sub-sections for ease of access. The program offers more than 200 symbol responses and more than 600 sentence options and enables communication from basic one-word responses to sentence construc

Pictoprint

PictoPrint is a symbolic language picture program designed folr use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and clinicians to print Pictogram symbols for use in applications such as communication boards, labels, signs, and posters. Pictogram symbols are white on a black background, and are designed to capture the common sense and conventional knowledge of visual representations for ideas and objects and present the concepts in

Pictoshow

PictoShow is a communication book and medical information organizer designed for use by emergency responders and medical professionals. This software enables professionals to create pictogram pages regarding medical emergencies and accidents for communication with individuals who are deaf, non-verbal, or who have speech or cognitive or communication disabilities. Pages can be marked and later photocopied as a permanent record. When pages are laminated and bound with a plastic coil binding, they

Picture Communication Symbols Book I, Ii, Iii & Picture Communication Symbols Complete Set

Picture Communication Symbols Book I, II, and III are black and white line drawings designed for use with non-vocal communication systems, such as communication boards. Each drawing is labeled with a word, and abstract symbols are represented by a word. The pages may be photo-copied and cut apart. Book I features over 700 different communication symbols, and comes with a starter guide illustrating the basics of making communication boards. Book II includes 1,100 additional symbols, and features

Picture Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Picture Communicator Communication Notebook

The Picture Communicator Communication Notebook and the Intermediate Size Picture Communicator Notebook are communication books designed for use by children and adults with speech and communication disabilities. Available in English or Spanish, these communication books feature line drawings in addition to words and are intended for use by individuals who cannot read. The ring binders include categorized lists with tabs printed on card stock. Categories include personal information, about me, fa

Picture Cue Cards (Model W38503)

The Picture Cue Cards, model W38503, are communucation cueing cards designed for use by therapists, teachers, or caregivers of individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. These cards come in three sets, consisting of 288 shopping cards, 144 select-a-meal cards, and 192 daily activity cards. Each card has a word or phrase with a colorful illustration. The cards can be used as communication cues or to create picture lists of activities to perform.

Picture Cue Dictionary Intellikeys Bundle

The Picture Cue Dictionary Intellikeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the five software dictionary sets included in the Picture Cue Dictionary (see separate entry) from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREME

Picture File

The Picture File is a set of photo cards designed for use in the classroom and for speech training. Printed on card stock, these detailed picture cards are arranged in categories such as Actions and Expressions, Clothing, Household Items, Fruits and Vegetables, Plants, Community Workers, Birds and Fish, Domestic and Wild Mammals, Vehicles, School and Recreational Items, Prepared Foods, and more. Many cards also include information on the back to guide the teacher or therapist during individual

Picture Frame Talker (Model R0203-A)

The Picture Frame Talker, model R0203-A, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This single-message communicator features a frame to accommodate a photograph and offers ten seconds of recording time. Four rubber bumpers on the back allow for tabletop use or wall mounting. The photograph and message can be changed as needed. The audio is loud enough to be heard in a crowd.

Picture It

Picture It is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program quickly adds picture symbols to text by automatically locating symbols that match typed text. This program includes 10,500 high-resolution images in black-and-white or color. Custom images can be added by the user. It includes the LSP Thesaurus to enhance the software's ability to match the appropriate picture or symbol to a word. The program aids individuals i

Picture It And Pixwriter Bundle

The Picture It and PixWriter Bundle is a symbolic language picture creation program and a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities. The combo includes over 10,500 Literacy Support Pictures in both programs, allowing the flexibility to customize materials and vocabulary designed to support all curricula and subjects in English and Spanish, and the user can import additional photographs, clipart and personal artwork.

Picture Master Language Software (Pmls)

Picture Master Language Software (PMLS) is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This software can be used to create communication overlays on a computer or to program a portable Bluebird II communication device (see separate entry). The software has over 3,000 symbols, including black-and-white simple line drawings, color simple line drawings, black-and-white realistic drawings, color realistic drawings, photos, a

Picture Prompt Cards (Model Ppc-10F)

Picture Prompt Cards, model PPC-10F, are symbolic language pictures, language training flash cards, and a language tutorial program designed to teach basic daily vocabulary, serve as communication cues, or create a visual activity list for people with cognitive or communication disabilities. The set of 576 fully-illustrated, laminated cards covers shopping, mealtime, and daily activities. The word or phrase illustrated is printed on each card, and other information or personalization can be adde

Picture Prompt Stickers

The Picture Prompt Stickers are symbolic language pictures designed for making communication boards or illustrated lists for use by nonvocal individuals. The vinyl stickers are arranged on twelve vinyl sheets with 48 stickers per sheet. A total of 576 symbols depict activities, objects, and situations for shopping, housekeeping, restaurants, and daily planning. Three display boards, three sticker booklets, a carrying case, and directions are included. OPTIONS: Individual sticker sets are also av

Picture Sentence Match

Picture Sentence Match is a visual symbol training system designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This program helps students learn to identify and match a sequence of Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) with the corresponding sentence. The program presents either a random picture or a random sentence. The student then selects the matching sentence or the matching picture from two, three, or four choices. The action described by the sentence is shown,

Pioneer Pete

Visual speech aid. Small stuffed animal equipped with microphone preamp and amp to detect sounds and light up animals eyes. Speech aid unit without stuffed animal is $35.

Plantronics Ms40 Series Microphone Only Headsets

Headset microphone for speech amplifiers. Models for Rand Voice Amplifier (see separate entry) and Voicette Amplifier (see separate entry). MS40 4 Models has 3000 ohms microphone impedance and 1.155 mV microphone output level. Headband with microphone and acoustic tube attach to either side of band. Acoustic tube and microphone can be attached directly to glasses. Voicette has on/off switch on cord, Rand has on/off switch on circuitry pack. Both models can have higher quality microphones substit

Play And Say Speech Cards

Play and Say Speech Cards are a language training system and symbolic language pictures designed to help people with speech and language disabilities communicate and learn correct speech patterns through games and activities. Each of the 16 age-appropriate decks concentrates on a frequently misarticulated speech sound The set includes more than 380 cards, each depicting a common item and labeled with the item's name; the sound or letter being emphasized is printed in a different color from the

Playing Dynamically

Playing Dynamically is a symbolic language picture library designed for use with children with communication disabilities and autism. This program provides over 70 communication boards that combine language development and play, providing action, variety, and a choice of control. The program displays 13 commonly available toys on a toy shelf, with additional choices available in a toy store. When a toy or an activity is selected, corresponding communication boards on the computer screen enable t

Pmv Secure-It

PMV Secure-It is an assistive speech device accessory designed for use by individuals who have had tracheostomies. Designed specifically for use with the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valve (see separate entry), models 2001 and 2020, this device attaches the Valve to the tracheostomy tube tie to prevent loss.

Pocket-Sized & Double Pocket-Sized Communication Book

The Pocket-Sized and Double Pocket-Sized Communication Books are vinyl covered notebooks designed for use with symbolic language systems by nonspeech or limited speech persons. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pages of either book; the pages come with clear, non-glare vinyl protectors that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Additional grid pages are available at extra cost. The books also feature a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or

Pocket-Sized Acc

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A new software application, “Locabulary”, available for download free through Apple’s iTunes Store allows individuals with communication disabilities to their iPhone to speak when they are unable. Created by an collaboration between a team of clinicians at the MDA clinic at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL and the design firm PUSH Product Design; the Locabulary application transforms the iPhone into an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device

Point To Pictures

Point to Pictures is a symbolic communicator language tutorial program designed to help persons with communication disorders to learn about and use language. The program starts at the cause and effect level (Communication mode) with items to motivate and help a learner to use pictures as communication symbols, and progresses to matching an identifying pictures (Training mode), within a context such as a mall or home. OPTIONS: The program may also operate battery-operated toys and electrical appl

Point-And-Chat

Point-and-Chat is an instant messaging program designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This software allows users of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices to apply their AAC skills to produce written messages, even if the user cannot read. The program combines the customizable input screens of Saltillo's DesktopChat with screen-reading technology from Point-and-Read, Inc. The user produces text by using a customizable input screen. The text i

Polyandro-7 With Persona For Android

The PolyAndro-7 with Persona for Android is a voice output tablet computer with a direct selection and text-to-speech communicator program designed to be used by people with communication and speech disabilities as an augmentative and alternative communication device. The PolyAndro-7 is an adapted Google Nexus 6 tablet computer with 16 or 32 gigabytes (GB) of memory, a NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 1 GB RAM and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It comes with a neck strap, Bluetooth speaker and

Pop-A-Bubble Music Wand

The Pop-A-Bubble Music Wand is a combination oral motor and motor planning skill activity designed for use with children with speech, breathing, oral motor, neurological, or physical disabilities. This wand has a bug's head at the top. Using the included bubble solution, the child blows bubbles with the antennae. Catching a bubble on the bug's nose causes it to chirp one of eight tunes. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included).

Pop-Up Animal Bubbler

The Pop-Up Animal Bubbler is an oral motor planning activity designed for use by children and asdults with oral motor, neurological, fine motor, or respiratory disabilities. This plastic bear-shaped, bubble container has a built-in bubble wand that pops up when the animal's belly is gently squeezed, prompting repetitive hand and finger activity while blowing bubbles to enhance oral motor activity. The Bubbler contains eight ounces of bubble solution and comes in assorted animal shapes. COLOR: As

Poppin's Cut And Paste With 1000+ Dynasyms (Model 1-0002)

Poppin's Cut and Paste with 1000+ DynaSyms, model 1-0002, are overlays for communciation devices for individuals who have diffuclty speaking. It is a paperback book in black and white. It comes with explanatory text, an index of symbols, and over 1000 different DynaSims each in three sizes. The three sets are ready to cut out and use on communication displays and electronic devices. SIZES: Three sizes are 5/8, 7/8 and 1-1/4 inches.

Poppin's Dynasyms 1700+ (Models 1-0004 & 1-0005)

Poppin's DynaSyms 1700+, models 1-0004 and 1-0005, are overlays for communication devices for individuals who have speech or other communication disabilities. The sheets of full color symbols are available in stickers or cut and paste and can be used on communication displays and electronic devices. The stickers are sold in sheets of twenty with 88 symbols on each sheet. The cut and paste are sold in two sets of twenty sheets with 88 symbols each. An index for symbol location is included.

Poppin's Dynasyms Sampler (Model 1-0001)

Poppin's DynaSyms Sampler, model 1-0001, is an overlay for a communication device for for indivuals who have difficulty with speech. The sampler is a collection of 88 sticckers that can be used on communication displays and electronic devices. The sampling is from across the range of categories in the DynaSyms system.

Portable Choice / Display Board (Model 032025)

The Portable Choice/Display Board, model 032025, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with autism, communication disabilities, or speech disabilities. The board has Velcro-friendly fabric on one side and nylon on the other side. Pictures with Velcro backing are placed on the Velcro-friendly side of the board, and the user points to a picture to communicate a message. A reversible Velcro closure allows the board to stand upright or with its sides angled forward. The board has

Portable Clear Communication Device (Models 032232, 032233, & 032234)

Portable Clear Communication Device is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. The device has a clear vinyl plastic cover with Velcro closure along the top and webbing handles for carrying. The inside of this device has a board of thick plastic with Velcro strips on the front and back on which Velcro-backed pictures can be placed. The user can point to a picture to communicate a message. OPTIONS: Talking pockets (see entry). SIZES: Regu

Portable Communication Book - Clear (Model 032026)

Portable Communication Book-Clear, model 032026, is a communication book designed for use by individuals with autism, communication disabilities, or speech disabilities. The book has four pages with clear pockets for holding pictures. The user communicates by pointing to a picture. A Velcro closure is used to attach the book to a belt or belt loop, and to keep the book itself closed. DIMENSIONS: Pages are 4 x 4 inches.

Portable Communication Book - Fabric

Portable Communication Book -Fabric is a communication book with fabric pages designed for use by individuals with autism, communication disabilities, or speech disabilities. Adhesive backed Velcro is used on the back of pictures or words, allowing them to be placed in the pages of the book. Individuals can communicate by pointing to a picture or exchanging it. The book holds a total of 24 pictures (four per page). The book attaches to a belt or loop by strong webbing with a snap closure, and is

Portable Communicator For The Visually Impaired

The Portable Communicator for the Visually Impaired is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and visual disabilities. This device offers 12 levels with a total of 600 seconds of recording time and can be accessed using two to eight large selection fields (the number of fields is adjustable as user needs change). Messages can be selected using direct selection or four scanning modes (inverse, automatic, two-switch, and step). This communica

Portable Computer Mount

The Portable Computer Mount is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators and portable computers. Designed to be mounted on the right or left side of the wheelchair, this unit fits most communicators and portable computers and can be adjusted to hold the device at the right height, position, and angle for comfortable operation. This mount can be folded out of the way when not in use, but is not designed to be moved independently by the user.

Portable Deluxe Picture Communication Unit

The Portable Deluxe Picture Communication Unit is an alternative communication device designed for individuals with communication disabilities. Sheets of loop fabric surface hold pictures and words. Durable waterproof luggage fabric on outside with hook/loop closure. Zipper pocket for storing materials. Adjustable shoulder strap provides comfortable carrying. SIZE: 12" L x 11.5" W and 2" thick in closed position. COLOR: Black.

Portable Talking Id (Model 3400)

The Portable Talking ID, model 3400, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or medical conditions. This device provides 20 seconds of recording time for a single message or for personal identification and/or medical information. The unit can be worn on the included necklace, clipped to clothing, or carried in a pocket; when the center button is depressed, the information recorded is provided.

Portable Therapy Kit

Slightly more compact than the Deluxe Therapy Kit, the Portable Therapy Kit is designed for Speech pathologists, clinicians, and teachers to use the instruction with their students at home, in the classroom, on the go. This Portable Therapy Kit is designed to fit into a briefcase or tote. Card or therapy material display. Lightweight and durable.

Power Talker

The Power Talker is communication board and direct selection communicator designed for use by children ages 18 months to 3 years just beginning to use a communication board. The Power Talker is designed to be used with the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see separate entry). An overlay is designed with 16 sections; the program can be configured by a parent or teacher to use as many as all 16 of the sections or as few as one. The default configuration is set to utilize all 16 pictur

PowerBox 7

Power Box 7 is designed for individuals with designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, and cognitive disabilities associated with autism, developmental delays, developmental verbal dyspraxia, apraxia of speech and dysphasia (Aphasia), ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain stem stroke, Huntington’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and traumatic brain injury.  It is fitted to the back of a tabl

Practice Communication Cards

Practice Communication Cards are a visual symbol training system, a symbolic language system, and symbolic language pictures designed for use by nonspeech or limited speech students. The notecards feature a line drawing on the front and a target word on the back for use as flash cards; i.e., the instructor shows the student a card, and the student tries to make the target response. Each set consists of 135 cards that test 42 words commonly used on communication boards. Instructions and suggesti

Pre-Made, Customizable Picture Schedules

The Pre-Made Customizable Picture Schedules are communication boards and independent living skills tutorials designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. These Web-based, downloadable, pre-made and custom picture schedules are available for a variety of topics, with many available in versions specific to adults or children. Examples include the "Calm Down Picture Schedule," "Doctor Visit Picture Schedule," "Brush Teeth Picture Schedule, "Go to Work Pictur

Predictable

Predictable is a direct selection and scanning communicator program and word prediction program designed for people with communication and speech difficulties. Predictable features an on-screen keyboard on which the user can type messages assisted by word prediction and completion features. Users may use the QWERTY or ABCDEF key layout or a high frequency layout. A space just above the on-screen keyboard provides dynamically generated word options based on letters the user has typed to provide

Press To Play Zoo, Press To Play Animals, & Press To Play Speedy

Press to Play Zoo, Press to Play Animals, and Press to Play Speedy are control switch training programs designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities. Operating on a cause-and-effect principle, the games can be played in four modes: In Cause-and-effect, the child presses the switch, clicks the mouse, or touches the TouchWindow (the switch and TouchWindow are not included) at any time for action; Simple Scan mode seeks to develop beginning switch training skills; Complex Sc

Print 'n Play

Print 'N Play is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This program includes more than 50 bingo and mystery game boards for language skills. The CD-ROM also features motivational games for themes, holidays, and special occasions. The games can be printed directly from the CD-ROM or they can be dragged to the user's hard drive to enable the games to be customized. COMPATIBILITY: This CD-ROM contains versions for use on Macintosh

Print, Play, And Learn: Old Macdonald's Farm

Print, Play, and Learn: Old MacDonald's Farm is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive, developmental, or multiple disabilities. This program includes 25 off-computer activities with 250 printable sheets relating to Old MacDonald's Farm, including board games, dot-to-dot, word puzzles, make a scene, flash cards, sentence strips, Concentration, and more. COMPATIBILITY: The hybrid CD-ROM includes versions for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYS

PRiO

The PRiO is an iPad based communication tool made for people with communication disabilities, neurological or spinal cord injury or any severe physical disability, who already established vocabulary skills. It is designed to help them establish vocabulary and motor planning skills. It features iPad Air and the popular Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) Words for Life (WFL) Vocabulary.

Processing Program Level 1

The Processing Program Level 1 (2nd Edition) is designed for use by students who have difficulty processing or learning basic language structures and concepts, including those with attention deficit disorders, auditory processing disorders, autism, and cochlear implants. It is designed to assist students listen to and process increasingly complex directions and concepts. Level 1 targets 46 basic concepts and vocabulary words from the categories of singular and plural nouns, pronouns, sizes, colo

Processing Program Level 2-3

The Processing Program Level 2-3 (2nd Edition) is designed for use by students who have difficulty processing or learning basic language structures and concepts, including those with attention deficit disorders, auditory processing disorders, autism, and cochlear implants. It is designed to improve language-processing skills using a set of picture-identification tasks. Instructors learn how to identify the type of modifications needed for each child and then how to fade use of the AA technique.

Profiler Mounting System

The Profiler Mounting System is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators. This system mounts to wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, strollers, or tables. Lightweight and adjustable, the unit is available for mounting on square or round tubing (specify choice) and can be moved to the side with the lift of a single lever when not in use. This system accommodates most communicators and notebook computers. The unit supports up to 15 pounds. OPTIONS: A variety of mounting plates and release optio

Profiler-Lite Mounting System

The Profiler-Lite Mounting System is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators or switch mounting hardware. This system mounts to wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, strollers, or tables with square, oblong, or round tubing. This system accommodates lightweight communicators and most switches and supports up to five pounds, including pressure on the device. The unit can be mounted on the right or the left side and the universal base mount can be adjusted 360 degrees from front to back and 180

Proloquo

Proloquo is a communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or low vision. This program enables a computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak. Text typed into the program is spoken, and words and phrases can be custom set to be spoken with a mouse click or keystroke. The program can also speak messages associated with image-based speech panels designed w

Proloquo2Go

Proloquo2Go is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Proloquo2Go displays a set of captioned SymbolStix symbols in a grid or list format, and the user selects a sequence of symbols to form a message. The p

Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit

The Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit is a speech therapy kit containing a stand with bookholder and other items useful for assessment and training of individuals with speech disabilities. A collapsible plastic stand supports cards, mirrors, and magnetic boards. The stand has a ledge for holding papers and books, an adjustable band to keep books open, and adjustable supports to hold tall papers and books. The kit also includes a non-breakable mirror, a steel magnetic board with a dry erase w

Proteor Dialo

Proteor DialO is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This text-to-speech communication aid has two displays. The personal (front) display has four rows of text for showing messages being composed, up to five word prediction choices, and a sentence prediction choice. The rear display allows a partner to view two lines of text. Both displays feature adjustable contrast and backlighting. The rear display can be turned off for privacy. T

Proxtalker App

The ProxTalker App is a communication board creation program designed for use with individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to create single page communication boards that can be printed or displayed on a mobile device and used as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty communicating. The user takes pi

Puppet That Swallows, The

The Puppet that Swallows is an educational toy designed for use with children with swallowing or cognitive disabilities. This plush dog puppet has the ability to swallow food or its own included cookie to introduce and illustrate the concept of swallowing food. The puppeteer's hand fits comfortably in the back to control the mouth movement. The puppet has floppy ears, large brown eyes, and a warm smile. DIMENSIONS: 23 inches tall.

Qcharm

QCharm is a cueing and reminder charm bracelet designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities or autism. Cues slide onto the elastic bracelet and may be referred to by user to provide reminders of scheduled activities or other information. The kit includes two wristbands, two keychains, which can also hold charms, 30 icon charms, three reward charms, and a portable carrying case. COLOR: The charm bracelet is yellow and the charms are yellow with black designs.

Quick Release Mount (Model Qrm-2)

The Quick Release Mount, model QRM-2, is an accessory for mounting communication devices on wheelchairs. The mount holds the device firmly, yet allows removal with a flip of a lever. The mount is standard on most Prentke Romich mounting systems. OPTIONS: Adapters are available for Prentke Romich devices that use mounts from earlier wheelchair communication mounting kits, or any other mounting system using a 7/8 inch bar.

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Quickstart Communication Kit

The Quick Start Comunication Kit is designed to aid trainers in assisting and evaluating children with communication disabilities in learning to use communicators. The kit includes one BIGmack communicator (see separate entry), one LITTLEmack communicator (see separate entry), one LITTLE Step-by Step Communicator with Levels (see separate entry), three Snap Switch Caps (see separate entry), Making Connections resource book, BIGmack travel strap, foam-packed carrying case, and batteries.

Quicktalker™ 12

QuickTalker™ 12 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 12 has 12 minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 2.17 x 1.68 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Quicktalker™ 23

QuickTalker™ 23 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 23 has 23 minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 1.2 x 1.2 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the man

Quicktalker™ 7

QuickTalker™ 7 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 7 has six minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 3.25 x 2.65 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Quicktalker™S

QuickTalker™ S is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. The QuickTalker S provides sequential communication and a proximity sensor activation surface that can be activated with a very light touch or by waiving a hand within 10-millimeters of it. Users activate QuickTalker S to play the first message and then activate again to play each additional message. It has 30 seconds of record time. DIMENSIONS: Ac

Rainbow Bottle

The Rainbow Bottle is a breathing control exerciser designed for use by children with respiratory, oral motor, and speech disabilities. Blowing into the bottle causes string to spiral into the air and back through bottle which encourages prolonged blowing and visual tracking.

Ram Mounts Ez-On/off Flexible Seat Clamp Mount

The RAM Mounts EZ-ON/OFF Flexible Seat Clamp Mount is a stand for a tablet computer, cell phone holder and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This mount consists of a universal mount with clamp and 2.5-inch diameter ball base, an 18-inch flex rod, a single socking mounting system, and a custom high strength composite non-locking cradle holder for the

Rand Voice Amplifier

Rand Voice Amplifier is a small, portable voice amplifier that can be clipped on to a person's pocket or belt. A small unidirectional microphone is held to the lips; the voice comes out amplified through the main unit amplifier. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.63 x 4.13 x 1.04 inches. WEIGHT: 10.5 ounces.

Randomizer

The Randomizer is a random message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device can record a series of messages and play them back in a random order. The Randomizer offers 90 seconds of recording time per level. Levels are independent and messages can be recorded in any order. Messages can be played by touching the surface of the device or using a connected external switch. Modes of operation include single message, jumble (messa

Randt Memory Test

The Randt Memory Test evaluates mild to moderate memory loss in a variety of neurologically involved populations, including the elderly. The test consists of modules which evaluate primary, rote, associative, discourse, and incidental memory functions. A picture recognition and recall paradigm and general information section are also part of the test. The test takes 20-25 minutes to administer, plus an optional 5-minute follow-up 24 hours later by telephone or in person. The Randt test must be a

Rapidtext

RAPIDTEXT is a software program that interprets information from a steno machine and translates it into text. In a lecture situation, such as a classroom, a stenographer would translate what is being said onto the steno machine. The information is then translated into English and sent to a computer screen on the desk of a deaf person. If the deaf person wishes to communicate, he may signal the stenographer and then begin typing from the computer keyboard; his message would be received and read b

Reach Adapted Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication System

The REACH Adapted Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication System is a symbolic language picture library designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The pictures can be used with any of the REACH onscreen keyboard products (see separate entries). Two sets are available. The smaller set contains more than 2,800 pictures, enough to fill the keyboard system for speech augmentation that comes with REACH. The larger set contains over 6,000 pictures, any of which

Reach Interface Author

The REACH Interface Author is an on-screen keyboard, word prediction, and software authoring program designed to increase computer accessibility for people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. REACH includes a variety of on-screen keyboards; word prediction with four vocabulary settings from 7,000 to 45,000 words, as well as customizable user dictionaries; two built-in augmentative communication systems, including one with a system of more than 120 "speech

Reader Rabbit 1 & 2

Reader Rabbit 1 & 2 are academic tutorial programs designed to strengthen reading, spelling, word recognition and vocabulary skills for children with a developmental disability. Reader Rabbit 1 is an early reading program featuring challenging, game-like activities with an acrobratic rabbit, animated graphics and sound effects. There are four imaginative, sequenced games with activities that help beginners improve letter and word recognition, memory skills and vocabulary. Reader Rabbit 2 is

Reading Milestones Levels 1,2,3

Reading Milestones Levels 1, 2, 3 are language tutorial programs designed to teach important words and simple sentence structure while building a solid foundation for reading for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. This program introduces simple vocabulary, sentence structures, and comprehension skills. The Readers and Workbook exercises focus first on words, then phrases, sentences, and finallly the story. Information is presented slow

Reading Milestones Levels 4,5,6

Reading Milestones Levels 4, 5, 6 are language tutorial programs designed to expand vocabulary and sentence structure comprehension while reinforcing words learned in Levels 1,2 and 3 (see separate entry) for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. This program is designed to expose students to a variety of literature and increase comprehension. They are challenged to think more deeply and abstractly about what they are reading. Information

Reading Milestones Levels 7, 8

Reading Milestones Levels 7, 8 are language tutorial programs designed to expand vocabulary and sentence structure comprehension while reinforcing words learned in Levels 1,2,3 and 4,5,6 (see separate entries) for children with learning or developmental disbilities as well as those with hearing disabilities. In this series, stories are more complex and new words are increasingly more challenging. It is designed to bring children to a fourth grade reading level. There are 10 different readers and

Readingmaze

ReadingMaze is a language tutorial program designed to introduce early reading skills and vocabulary for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. Students learn by solving picture, letter, word and sentence problems. ReadingMaze includes over 350 levels of learning and cover eight different skill areas including: matching letters and pictures; understanding simple sentences; following instructions; identifying incomplete sentences; identifying true/false statements; following

Redcat Access

Redcat Access™ is designed for use by children with attention deficit and auditory processing disorders. It is a compact classroom-audio system that provides access to direct instruction, flexible two-way communication, dynamic redirection, student monitoring and assessment. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or auditory processing disorders. When combined with the Flexcat, its use is expanded from whole class instruction to small group, student-centered learning across chan

Reggie Regulation Ruler

The reggie regulation ruler is a squishy toy that is a ruler that measures things up to 12 inches and a toy designed for kids to regulate their emotions. It measures moods. The regulator helps children who are overactive, for example, by changing their mindset. It also tells the child what to do about their mood. For example: Hyper? Exercise. Alert? Read a book.

Reizen Prism Bed Spectacles

The Reizen Prism bed spectacles are designed for persons under bed-rest, for a long-term or short-term condition, but can be used by anyone who is more comfortable lying down while reading or watching TV. These glasses allow a clear picture without straining of the neck. High quality lens and frames.

Repeat

Speech aid. Stuffed animal houses 2 way intercom. Enables therapist to talk through animal from outside room. Eyes of animal light up when sound is picked up.

Rescue Speech System

Rescue Speech System is a scanning communication system based upon a Laser 128 or Apple IIGS computer. The user controls the system by activating any single switch. A program running on the computer presents the user with menus of letters, phrases or commands. The user activates the switch when the scanning cursor arrives at the desired choice. The menus are set up in a hierarchical system: the user moves to the desired menu of choices (for instance a set of phrases classified by topic), and the

Robo Talk (Model 1413)

The Robo Talk, model 1413, is direct selection communicator designed for use by children with with severe physical and communication disabilities. This robot-style head has pronounced features. Pushing on the eyes, ears, nose, or mouth causes the corresponding recorded message to play. Lights turn on when message plays. The unit allows recording of four five-second messages. This device can be wall-mounted using the included accessories. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMEN

Rocking Communicator (Model W31458)

The Rocking Communicator, model W31458, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This communicator has an oval-shaped rocking plate with two brightly-colored contrasting sides. The unit plays two 10-second messages on each of the two sides. Messages can be recorded that require the user to make choices, make yes/no responses to questions, or for other messages. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 4 x 12 inches. COLORS: Red an

Rocking Two Message Communicator With Light (Model 1409)

The Rocking Two Message Communicator with Light, model 1409, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The unit plays two 10-second messages when the plates are pressed; two switch outputs allow two connected devices to be activated with the messages. A light activates with the switch. The messages can be re-recorded as needed. Icon holders are attached to the switch plate to enable pictures to be inserted. POWER: Uses four double-A batterie

Rocking Two Message Say It Play It (Model 1410)

The Rocking Two Message Say It Play It, model 1410, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The unit plays two 10-second messages when the plate is pressed; two switch outputs allow two connected devices to be activated with the messages. The messages can be re-recorded as needed. Icon holders are attached to the switch plate to enable pictures to be inserted. Two one-eighth inch to one-eighth inch cords are included. POWER: Uses four doub

Rolling Floor Mount

The Rolling Floor Mount is a mobile stand for a communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. The Rolling Floor Mount posiitions devices such as the ComLink Enable Eyes systems. This versatile mount uses ratcheting hand knobs for adjustment of the joints. It features four locking rubberized casters to maintain a position with out having the unit move in an unwanted direction. For vertical adjustment, it fe

Romet Speech Aid Electronic Larynx (Model R200A)

The RometR200A Speech Aid Electronic Larynx is a small speech aid designed for use by individuals who have had laryngectomees. The unit has a ompletely transistorized electronic circuit with adjustable pitch and volume, absence of backgroung noise, and constant vocal tone. To operate, the user presses the head of the speech aid to his/her neck, presses the button to make the membrane vibrate, and moves his/her mouth as if speaking normally. POWER: Uses a rechargeable 9v 700 mAh batteries. Two ba

Round Clock Communicators (Models 1232, 1232-8, 1233, & 1233-8)

The Round Clock Communicators are scanning communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These communicators feature a single clock-style hand that rotates around a clock-style face when a capability switch is activated (not included) and stops at a word or picture (not included) to communicate a thought or need when the switch is released. The communicators can be customized by adding as many or as few words or pictures as desired. The devices include a rigis go

Rouse Communicator

Simple communication board for basic needs. A 7 by 7 inch laminated yellow card with the alphabet on one side and 22 drawings of basic needs on the other side.

Safe-Laser System

The Safe-Laser System provides a way to communicate with medical providers and family, use computing devices, or control one's surrounding environment with an eye-safe laser pointer and keyboard. The latest edition of the Safe-Laser System includes a Bluetooth wireless interface.

Safe-Laser System (Model Sls-100)

The Safe-laser System, model SLS-100, is an optical pointer and keyboard designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, stroke, or spinal cord injury. The system includes the Safe-laser Keyboard, the uPoint safe-laser, a headband for wearing the laser, USB and audio cables, configuration software, and a charger. The specialized keyboard enables a person to access a computer through head movement when the laser is worn on the head. The laser can also allow the

Saucer Dome Say It Play It (Model 9158)

The Saucer Dome Say It Play It, model 9158, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Pressing the dome activates swirling colors, vibration, and plays messages while simultaneously activating any connected device. The unit offers 20 seconds of recording time. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8 x 4.5 inches.

Say Hi Aac

Say Hi iPad augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application is designed for users with limited movement or challenged dexterity. Allows users to use iPad for basic communication (wants, needs, emotions, etc.) without having to physically touch the iPad touchscreen. The program works by installing Say Hi! AAC on iPad and creating pages with groups of words or phrase boxes. A page can contain up to nine boxes and a box can have any combination of words, phrases, pictures, or recorded

Scan It - Switch It

Scan It--Switch It is a scanning symbol communicator program and control switch training program designed to teach horizontal and vertical scanning using a single switch or TouchWindow (see separate entry) to 1 to 4 people with disabilities. Instruction progresses through five levels of difficulty from capturing a single object to using scanning to match objects. Users may select from 10 objects, using 1 to 3 boxes. Boxes may be large or small, and may be vertical or horizontal. The program allo

Scan To Pictures

Scan To Pictures is a visual symbol training system, a symbolic direct selection communicator program and a communicator training program designed for use by teachers or parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad provides a library of animations and pictures of real-world consequences, allowing the child to pair his or her switch action with receiving the actual item such as food, toy, activity,

Scanning Blackboard.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Scanning blackboard allows students with limited or no communication skills to participate in classroom activities. A 4 foot square board is constructed to handle responses from 4 students. The upper portion of the board contains 4 sets of 4 lights. The student's names are written in this area. The remainder of the board is divided into 12 equal areas in which desired responses to various questions are written. A response switch tailored to each child'

Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, teacher, therapist or helper can build scenes and vocabulary by taking photos wit

Scene & Heard Lite

Scene & Heard Lite is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a teacher, parent or therapist can build one scene with vocabulary by taking photos wi

Scene Speak

Scene Speak is a direct selection communicator program and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Images can be uploaded into the program from the user’s home computer or through an online image search, then cropped/resized and active “sound a

See And Choose

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children or adults who are not able to verbally express a want or need use their direct stare to make a selection with the help of an eyegaze frame.

See.touch.learn

See.Touch.Learn is a flash card program and a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children who have communication, learning, cognitive, speech, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad as a picture learning system to help teach new words and concepts and foster self-expression. The user can build, save, copy and reuse custom flash card lessons and automatica

Select-A-Meal Picture Set & Shopping Smart Picture Set (Models Sc-11Q & Sm-11Q)

Select-A-Meal Picture Set (formerly Restaurant Cards) and Shopping Smart Picturer Set (fromerly Shopping Cards), models SC-11Q and SM-11Q, are symbolic language pictures designed for individuals who have communication difficulties. They are two separate sets of 3.5 x 2 inch full-color laminated cards that can be inserted in a card case and carried to the restaurant or store. Select-A-Meal includes 144 cards in nine color-coded menu categories (dinner, side dishes, beverages, condiments, etc.). S

Senior Buddy Board & Junior Buddy Board

The Senior Buddy Board and the Junior Buddy Board are communication boards designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. The front side shows a Qwerty computer-style keyboard, while the back side has 23 often-used words and phrases. The user points to letters on the front to spell out words. The Qwerty arrangement allows the user to mimic touch typing, which can be quicker for those who know how to type. Typists can use a backspace arrow to indicate they want

Sensory Speak Up

Sensory Speak Up is a mobile and computer application designed for caregivers to help children learn to vocalize and make sounds. Speak Up can be used either through an internal or external microphone. It is visually reinforcing according to the volume and intensity of the users voice. Different activities either give a gross display of the volume or a short trail of volumes.

Sequencer

The Sequencer is a direct selection, sequential messaging communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device enables the recording and play back of natural voice messages in sequence. The unit offers 3 minutes of recording time, 90 seconds per level. Each level is recorded independently. Pressing the switch once causes message one to play. Pressing it again activates message two, then three, and so on. Message sequences can be played either with a touch of

Sequential Scanner (Models 1380, 1380-8, 1390, 1390-8, 1397, 1397-8, & 1385)

The Sequential Scanner is a scanning communicator designed to introduce scanning and teach elementary scanning skills for individuals with physical, communication, or cognitive disaibilities. Each scanner has several large compartments with lights that are lit in sequence each time an external switch is activated. Objects, words, pictures, etc. (not included) can be placed in the compartments, creating numerous training, learning, and communication possibilities as objects are placed in or remov

Servox Digital

The SERVOX Digital is a laryngectomy speech amplifier for people who have had a laryngectomy, people who have lost their voices due to injury or illness, or people who have temporary speech loss after a tracheotomy or are attached to a respiration device. When placed against the user's throat, the device generates ultrasonic vibrations and transmits them over a membrane into the pharynx, mouth and nose area. A clear and intelligible voice emerges through the natural speech movements. The Inton's

Servox Inton

The SERVOX Inton is a laryngectomy speech amplifier for people who have had a laryngectomy. When placed against the user's throat, the device generates ultrasonic vibrations and transmits them over a membrane into the pharynx, mouth and nose area. A clear and intelligible voice emerges through the natural speech movements. The Inton's dual buttons allow more flexibility in pitch, volume and intonation. The SERVOX Inton features stainless steel construction, soft-touch buttons, a rotating wheel f

Shape Talker (Model 367)

Shape Talker, model 367, is a direct selection communicator and toy designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This shape-recognition toy plays three recorded messages that can be re-recorded as needed. Dropping a three-dimensions shape (circle, triangle, square) through the corresponding hole activates a message. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (DxH): 8 x 8 inches.

Shapes Puzzle Communicator

The Shapes Puzzle Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication or speech disabilities. Record messages for the puzzle on the multi-level communicator puzzle base. Designed to be easy to record and to change subjects, the device enables the user to either place or take the puzzle piece to play the message. The communicator base has five levels and a level announcer for each level. Total recording time is 300 seconds. The separate levels can be us

Shikani Speaking Valve (Models Ssvw, Ssvt And Ssvb)

The Shikani Speaking Valve, models SSVW, SSVT and SSVB is an assistive speech device designed for use by individuals with a tracheostomy. These small, lightweight one-way and two-way capable valves attach to tracheostomy tubes and allow the inflow and outflow of air so users can speak without manual occlusion. The two-way airflow capability also allows users the option to use an heat and moisture exchanger (HME) in conjunction with this valve. The Shikani Speaking Valve uses a ball valve to lowe

Show Me Spelling Intellikeys Bundle

Show Me Spelling Intellikeys Bundle is a spelling tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the Show Me Spelling software from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. The program enables students to learn to spell up to 500 words independently. Custom spelling lists can be created or one of the pre-selected lists may be used.

Sight Word Cues

Sight Word Cues is a speech activity to be used by students in the classroom, in speech therapy, or at home, for learning words kinesthetically. Six blue cubes with sight words on each of their faces. Players toss the cubes as they learn the 36 most common words, using them in a sentence to challenge themselves further. Quiet when rolled. Easy to clean.

Sign Language Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a sign language interpretation glove that allows individuals who are deaf or have hearing disabilities and use sign language to communicate with people who can hear and do not understand sign language. Cornell University engineering students Ranjay Krishna, Seonwoo Lee, and Si Ping Wang with the assistance of Jonathan Lang, created a device to close the gap in communication between hearing people and those with hearing disabilities who u

Sign Voice Language Translator

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype communication device for an individual who is blind or has low vision and an individual who is deaf or hard of hearing to communicate with each other. As one individual cannot see sign gestures and the other cannot hear voices this makes communication between these two disability types very difficult. The Sign Voice Language Translator (SVLT) is a portable device that can translate sign language into speech and speech into displayed text. T

Signs Of Our Times

Signs Of Our Times is an independent living skills tutorial workbook designed to teach children with developmental delays how to read vital messages in everday signs. The workbook is designed in a cartoon format to make it fun and easy for children to learn basic street signs and their meanings. They will learn the importance of observing street signs and practicing other good safety habits. The package includes 15 workbooks and 15 sheets of full color Sign Stickers.

Signtel Interpreter

The SignTel Interpreter is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. The software offers a database of more than 30,000 different recognizable words and phrases and 1,400 idioms and their equivalent signs captured on video and digitized. The included microphone enables allows spoken English to be recorded so that voice recognition technology can seamlessly translate the words and the

Silent Speaker Communication Aids (Models 110-B, 110-C, 110-E, 111-B, 111-D, & 111-E)

Silent Speaker Communication Aids are graphic communication boards designed to enhance communication between caregivers and individuals experiencing verbal communication disabilities due to trauma, surgery, injury, disease, or any other condition. Reusable laminated clipboards (models 110-B, 110-C, and 110-E) and cards (models 111-B, 111-D, and 111-E) feature concise keywords and phrases printed in large type with either a drawing of the human body (models 110-B, 110-C, 111-B, and 111-D), or lar

Simple Communication Device

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with communication disabilities to communicate using a single message. To make this device, open the YAK BAK 2 by removing the four screws on the back, including the one under the battery cover. Drill a hole in the front cover between the "Say" button and the red LED to insert the lead wires. Solder the two lead wires of the switch or switch jack to the two terminals on the inside circuit board by the arrows. One is on the tone control an

Simple Symbol Stories

Simple Symbols Stories is a story reading program designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This program contains 20 stories cleverly read by a variety of people. The stories are written in short rhyming sentences and include humorous illustrations. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers.

Single Message Communicator (Model 1414)

The Single Message Communicator, model 1414, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The unit plays one 20-second message when the plate is pressed. The message can be re-recorded as needed. The unit includes a picture holder. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 6 x 1.5 inches. COLOR: Blue base with yhellow plate.

Single Message Communicator (Model W35973)

The Single Message Communicator, model W35973, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device plays up to 20 seconds of speech, music, or sounds when the surface button is pressed. The user can make a new recording with a touch of the button. The removable clear cover (included) holds pictures or icons in place. POWER: Uses 4 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3.25 x 6 x 5.5 inches.

Six Level Communicator (Model 2392)

The Six level Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This unit features six levels of recording capacity, with eight, five-second messages per level for a total of 48 messages. Each level may be delegated to a particular theme (food, clothing, etc.) or a level can be dedicated to combining frequently used words to create phrases. To identify the messages, picture cards (not included) are placed behind the overlay

Six Level Communicator (Models 2391, 2391-M, & 2391-B)

The Six Level Communicator, models 2391, 2391-M, and 2391-B, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This unit features six levels of recording capacity, with eight, five-second messages per level for a total of 48 messages. To identify the messages, picture cards (not included) are placed behind the switchplate for the appropriate square. To activate the desired message, the user presses the corresponding picture. To selct a di

Slide Talk

Slide Talk is a scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program displays one image at a time on the screen, like a slide show, with interactive multimedia capabilities to provide speech or sound when a selection is made. The software can be used with a single switch (scanning) or two switches (one switch to advance to the next slide and the other switch to select the slide). Input options include single switch, dual switch,

Slim Armstrong Mounting System

The Slim Armstrong Mounting System is a mounting system for communication devices or switches that can be attached to wheelchairs, bed frames, tables or trays for activities at home, school, work and in the community. The device has a slender, telescoping arm that holds up to 5 pounds. The system includes the following components: a clamp for anchoring on most curved or flat surfaces, a ball joint, a flexor rod with built-in ball joint, a telescoping arm, and a small triangular mounting plate. T

Small Clock Communicator (Model 1230, 1230-8)

Small Clock Communicator, models 1230 and 1230-8, is a scanning communication training aid with a dial face for children with phsical, cognitive and/or speech disabilities. The user causes a pointer to rotate by activating a single switch. When the desired position is reached, the user releases the switch, stopping the pointer. Any desired symbols may be placed on the Communicator's face. The speed of the pointer movement is adjustable. Suction cups on the base provide secure mounting to a bedsi

Small Pvc E-Tran

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with communication disabilities to communicate. To make this device, using a hack saw or PVC cutting tool, cut the 52 inches of PVC tubing into one 16-inch segment, two 14-inch segments and four two-inch segments. Insert each 14-inch segment of PVC tubing into a PVC tee connector. Insert the other end of each 14-inch segment into a PVC elbow. Join the two 14-inch segments using the 16-inch segment by inserting each end of the 16-inch seg

Small Talk (Model 4201)

The Small Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. Pushing the round plate activates a pre-recorded. The device offers 20 seconds of recording time and it is also equipped with a switch jack to enable a connected device to be activated with the message. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4 x 5 x 3 inches. The activation area is 2.5 inches. COLOR: Black base with a choice of a red, blue, green, yellow, o

Smalltalk Aphasia - Female

SmallTalk Aphasia – Female is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural female human voice. The program contains a starter set of icons to introduce the user to the Lingraphica communication system and allows the user to personalize and expan

Smalltalk Aphasia - Male

SmallTalk Aphasia – Male is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural male human voice. The program contains a starter set of icons to introduce the user to the Lingraphica communication system and allows the user to personalize and expand th

Smalltalk Common Phrases

SmallTalk Common Phrases is a speech training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice common phrases. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with apraxia, aphasia or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury. The app contains a series of speech-exercise vid

Smalltalk Consonant Blends

SmallTalk Consonant Blends is a speech training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice consonant blends. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with apraxia, aphasia or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury. The app contains a series of speech-exercise

Smalltalk Conversational Phrases

SmallTalk Conversational Phrases is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice, and it contains words and phrases commonly used in conversations, such as greetings, responses, requests, and statements about well-being. The user can take along

Smalltalk Daily Activities

SmallTalk Daily Activities is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Daily Activities provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice; and contains words and phrases related to the daily activities of living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and leisure. The program can be used to co

Smalltalk Days, Months, Dates

SmallTalk Days, Months, Dates is a speech training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice time-related phrases. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with apraxia, aphasia or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury. The app contains a series of speech-e

Smalltalk Dysphagia

SmallTalk Dysphagia is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with dysphagia or swallowing disabilities and speech or communication disabilities. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Dysphagia provides a vocabulary of icons, pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice. This set of pictures, icons and phrases allows the user to communicate their swallowing needs to caregivers and health-c

Smalltalk Intensive Care

SmallTalk Intensive Care is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. The program provides a picture-based vocabulary of phrases that patients can use to communicate their needs and feelings to medical care providers in the intensive care unit (ICU), such as "I have chest pain" or "I want a doctor." The phrases are spoken in a natu

Smalltalk Letters, Numbers, Colors

SmallTalk Letters, Numbers, Colors is a speech training program designed for use by occupational and speech therapists working with people with speech or communication disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice speaking letters, numbers, and colors. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with apraxia, aphasia or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury. The app contains a series of speech-exercise videos,

Smalltalk Oral Motor Exercises

SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with weak mouth, tongue, and lip muscles or poor oral coo

Smalltalk Pain Scale

SmallTalk Pain Scale is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with aphasia, apraxia, dysarthria, or speech or communication disabilities. This program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. SmallTalk Pain Scale provides a vocabulary of pictures that talk in a natural human voice and contains pain descriptions and images from the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale. The program can be used to communicate the user’s level a

Smalltalk Phonemes

SmallTalk Phonemes is a speech training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice the English phonemes. The manufacturer recommends this program for people with apraxia, aphasia or dysarthria resulting from stroke or head injury. The app contains a series of speech-exercise vid

Smart / Scan 32 Pro

Smart/Scan 8 Pro is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device has a light-touch membrane panel with an 32-cell overlay grid. The grid is illuminated with high intensity LEDs. It can record and play back 32 messages up to 10 seconds long on each of 6 levels, for a total of up to 192 independent messages. It can operate in linear, row/column or step mode, allowing single- or two- switch scanning with

Smart / Scan 8 Plus

Smart/Scan 8 Plus is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device has a light-touch membrane panel with an 8-cell overlay grid. It can record and play back eight messages up to 10 seconds long on each of six levels, for a total of up to 48 independent messages. It can operate in linear or step mode, allowing single- or two- switch scanning with LED and auditory prompts. Scan speeds are slow at 4.5 sec

Smart / Scan 8 Pro

Smart/Scan 8 Pro is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device has a light-touch membrane panel with an 8-cell overlay grid. The grid is illuminated with high intensity LEDs. It can record and play back 8 messages up to 10 seconds long on each of 6 levels, for a total of up to 48 independent messages. It can operate in linear, row/column or step mode, allowing single- or two- switch scanning with LE

Smart / Speak

Smart/Speak is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Messages can be recorded and played back on six levels with up to 36 10-second messages per level, and are stored on an interchangeable flash memory card. The water-resistant membrane panel has 36 picture slots for message identification. The unit has an ABS injection-molded case, with external speaker and record jacks, a carrying handle, a shoulder strap, and a c

Smart / Talk

Smart/Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Messages can be recorded and played back on six levels with up to eight 10-second messages per level. The water-resistant membrane panel has eight picture slots for message identification. The unit has four input jacks for switch access, four output jacks to control toys or appliances, and external speaker and record jacks. The unit is equipped with rear-mounted v

Smart Oral Motor

Smart Oral Motor is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by occupational and speech therapists and parents working with children with eating, swallowing, speech or fine motor disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or therapist to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development in children with specific speech impairments such as apraxia of speech, Down syndrome or craniofacial anomalies. These

Smart Speech For Reach Interface Author

Smart Speech for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program and a communicator program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, speech or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). Smart Speech build sentences by leveraging the use of Smart Lists (see separate entry) technology. With each click, the user is offered a Smart List menu containing probable words and grammatical categories, both based on what

Smart, The

The Smart is a direct selection or keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The system consists of a handheld personal computer (PC) running Windows Mobile with a touch screen and Mind Express graphical communication software. The touch screen can be activated with an active pen, a finger, or a fingernail. The device has headphone audio output and built-in amplified speakers. Standard features include an eleastic hand strap, belt clip, neck

Smart/128

Smart/128 is a direct selection communicator and communication board designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This augmentative and alternative communication device features a removable transparent top grid with 128 locations for recorded messages. Without the grid, the device can be used for pictorial communication. With the grid, messages up to 2.25 seconds long can be recorded and played back on six levels with up to 128 messages per level. The device comes w

Smart/scan 32 Plus

Smart/Scan 32 Plus is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This portable device has a light-touch membrane panel with a 32-cell overlay grid. It can record and play back 32 messages up to 10 seconds long on each of six levels, for up to 192 independent messages. Operating in row/column, linear, or step mode, it allows single- or two-switch scanning with LED and auditory prompts. Scan speeds are slow at 4.5 seconds

Smarted Pad

SmartEdPad is a dedicated intervention tool designed for use by school based therapists and special educators working with students in K-12 grades. It is designed to provide intervention and assist in managing therapy and teaching workloads in more efficient and effective ways. SmartEdPad can be used at school, in clinics, or at home. The activities align with common core standard. The SmartEdPad has over 15 categories such as language articulation, phonics, writing, motor skills, AAC, entert

Smarty Speech

Smarty Speech is a speech remediation program and a speech training program designed for use by speech therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to improve his or her articulation skills with a therapist, parent, or independently. The app includes all sounds in the English language and 936 words, each with its own respective image. An existing user can be selected from a list o

Snap Bags

The Snap Bags are a bean bag game designed for use by children three years old and older with fine motor, grasping, and upper extremity disabilities. The snap bags consist of six linking bean bags designed for endless game possibilities. Throwing and catching are made easier with two Snap Bags linked together. When all six bags are attached and used as a shoulder or lap weight they can create a calming presence for young children. The set facilitates the introduction of colors, numbers and shape

Social Sequences Set 1 And Set 2

Social Sequences, Set 1 and Set 2 are a language training system designed for use with children with cognitive or communication disabilities. These sets (sold individually) contain high-quality photographic image sequences on 48 write-on, wipe-off cards, reusable sentence strips, a special pencil, and instructor's notes. Set 1, Everyday Activities, includes 16 three-card sequences of activities in the home. Set 2, School-Based Activities, includes 12 four-card sequences with activities which mak

Social Skills Game Combo Pack

Social skills game combo pack is a game designed to teach social skills, facial expression, and interpretation for use by children three years old with autism or any disability that affects a child's social skills or social interpretation. The combo pack includes the "Guess How I Feel" and "Social (e)motion" games. Intended for social skill development and to teach turn taking, emotional expression, life skills. Has a reward system to encourage players. Appropriate for use during Speech and lang

Soft Carry Case

The Soft Carry Case is a carrying aid for communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The case is designed specifically for the to help minimize the scratching and scuffing of a communicator that occurs during transport. The briefcase-style case has a carrying handle and a shoulder strap. In addition, the case has both internal and external compartments for storage of accessories such as a wireless mouse, keyboard, and charger (not included).

Soft Communication / Choice Board (Model 032045)

The Soft Communication/Choice Board, model 032045, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism who may become physically aggressive. This board is made of soft material to prevent users from injuring themselves or others. It is covered with two-sided Velcro-friendly fabric on which Velcro-backed pictures are placed. The user can point to a picture to communicate a message. The unit includes a pocket on top with a Velcro closure

Solatone

The SolaTone is an electric-powered artificial larynx designed for use by persons who have had laryngectomies. The SolaTone is held in contact with the throat and activated by pressure on a button on the artificial larynx. The SolaTone also enables the user to vary the volume of his/her voice to levels appropriate to the size of the group to which he/she is speaking; however, it only "speaks" in monotone. An adjustment screwdriver, oral straws and oral adaptor are included. POWER: Uses one 9-vol

Sonivox Wireless Amplifier

The SoniVox Waistband Amplifier is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. The SoniVox can be used with a wireless high-gain headset microphone or a lapel microphone, both of which are included with the unit. The voice is projected from the 15-watt amplifier. The volume on the amplifier is adjustable. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses rechargeable double-A batteries (included) A battery charger is a

Soundingboard 4

SoundingBoard transforms your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into a communication device. It is designed for use by children and adults with communication, cognitive, developmental delays or autism. This app or application allows you to create custom boards by using AbleNet symbols or your own photographs. CAPACITY: SoundingBoard is compatible with iPad 4th Generation, iPad 3rd Generation, iPad mini, iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5th Generation. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer SYSTEM

Soundnote Application

SoundNote is an app designed to help individuals who have trouble communicating orally, as it offers ways for augmentative and alternative communication such as vibrating and loud alarms and an easy to read calendar. It is available to download as an app on iTunes. After updating to iOS 7, SoundNote may be enabled in Settings / Privacy / Microphone. Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad. Version 2.5.1. Size 2.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English, Dutch, French. German, Italian, Japanese, Kor

Soundpod For Ipad Wearable Aac Conversion Kit

The SoundPOD for iPad Wearable AAC Conversion Kit is a computer direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Designed for users who already have an iPad with an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application, this conversion package allows an iPad to be converted into a complete AAC system. This conversion package comes with either an adaptive case that fits an iPad or iPad

Soundscope

The SoundScope is a speech and sound analysis program designed to record, view, analyze, play, store and print sound waveforms for individuals who have speech disabilities. It features the following analysis routines: Time Waveform, Expanded Time Waveforms, Wideband FFT, Narrowband FFT, LPC, Cepstrum, Spectrogram, LPC History, Fundamental Frequency, Jitter, Shimmer, Harmonic-to-Noise Ratio, Envelope, Energy, Zero Crossing, Spline, LPC Residual, and Average Spectrum.SoundScope provides a powerful

Speak A Need (Model 1254)

Speak A Need, model 1254, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Designed to be simple and fast to program and use, this five-level communicator allows the recording of five different categories of needs such as food, bathing, and health needs. Once a category is chosen, pushing the red button sequences through a list of up to 10 items within that category. For example, on the food level, the list could include coffee, milk,

Speak Easy (Model 4392)

The Speak Easy, model 4392, is a speech teaching device designed for use with children with communication disabilities. Shaped like a tubular telephone handset, this device enables children to listen to their reading rate, phrasing, and expression and to receive auditory feedback for speech therapy when they speak into it. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 6 x 1 inches.

Speak Up!

Speak Up! is a cause and effect progam designed to encourage vocalization in children with cognitive or communication disabilities. The program comes with 10 different images that grow, move, and become wider as the user makes sounds into a microphone (not included). The image changes according to the volume of the sound made by the child. Pictures can also be inserted to customize the program to user needs, including family pictures, pets, and places familiar to the user. This program is access

Speaking Dynamically & Speaking Dynamically Pro

Speaking Dynamically and Speaking Dynamically Pro are symbolic communicator, direct selection communicator, and scanning symbol communicator programs designed for making customized, multi-level, picture or word communication boards with speech output. These programs may be used as tools for teaching cause and effect, switches, scanning, symbol training, phrase and sentence structure, spelling, word prediction, or reading activities. As assessment tools, these programs can evaluate augmentative c

Speaking Of Speech Cd

The Speaking of Speech CD is a speech and language training program designed for use by speech and language therapists working with children who have communication or speech disabilities. Included on this CD are extension activities for 25 children's books; phonemic awareness activities and manipulables; One-Minute Drills for phonemic practice in the classroom; Games on the Go and Reading Tips for parents; posters, games, and Spinnerz; a summer speech/language activity packet; year-round activit

Speech Enhancer, The

The Speech Enhancer is an assistive speech device designed to adapt to an individual's voice level, analyze the atriculation, and make a suitable clarification of garbled speech for persons with dysarthria (speech disorder affecting tongue or speech muscles). This automated speech processing system allows the listener to hear the individual's voice quality, inflection, emotion and dialect with no time-delay. The processor features a voice level compensation that adjusts to all voice levels from

Speech Lingo

Speech Lingo is a speech training program designed for use with individuals with communication and cognitive disabilities. The program includes eight sets with cards for two sounds in each set. Each separately boxed, each set includes 12 pre-printed playing boards with realistic illustrations, 12 cards with corresponding cutout pictures, and instruction sheet with alternative uses. The program can be used as a bingo or matching game, to practice visual recognition, to create stories using the pi

Speech Therapist With Mirror (Model 9153)

The Speech Therapist with Mirror, model 9153, is a speech teaching device designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. This talking device enables the user to visualize the formation of his/her words. It stores up to 20 seconds of speech and allows four five-second messages. Simply touch the plate switch to activate the pre-recorded message and begin training. This device can also be externally activated by plugging a capability switch (not included) into a jack on the side. POWER

Speech Therapy Mirror / Felt Board (Model H71801)

The Speech Therapy Mirror/Felt Board, model H71801, is an unbreakable acrylic mirror designed to be an aid for the student, teacher, speech therapist, or pathologist in speech training, and to be useful for oral motor exercises that pertain to eating. A felt surface on the back serves as a board for use with felt or flannel visual teaching aids. The felt backing is supplied separately in a sheet for peel-off application. Word or picture cards can be clipped to the top edge of the board. The mirr

Speech Trainer 3D

Speech Trainer 3D is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by individuals who have communication or speech disabilities. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice every sound in the English language, including vowels and consonants. Speech Trainer 3D uses the International Phonetics Alphabet and contains 30 sounds, 23 consonants and 7 vowels. The program features three dimensional (3D) animations in two views: front

Speech-Teach Portable Mirror (Model 3463)

The Speech-Teach Portable Mirror, model 3463, is a non-glass, shatterproof speech mirror designed to allow the person with a speech disabilityview himself and the therapist simultaneously during therapy. The mirror is self-contained in a vinyl cover that folds back to form an angled stand. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 16 inches.

Speecheasy

SpeechEasy is a device that provides audio feedback for stuttering therapy. These fluency devices are worn similarly to a hearing aid, either in or behind the ear, and use altered auditory feedback. However, rather than amplify sound, these units recreate and optimize the choral effect. When users wear the devices, their words are digitally replayed in their ear with a very slight delay and frequency modification. As a result, the brain perceives that speaking is occurring in unison with another

Speechpro

Speechpro is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. This communicator program combines an onscreen keyboard with a dynamic display system on the same screen. It includes Neospeech (English) male and female voices and 5,500 communication symbols. The user can change the content and appearance of speech buttons, word buttons, or the keyboard, and save the layout as a template. Pictures, images, digital photo

Speechprompts

SpeechPrompts is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by children or adults who have communication or speech disabilities or autism and by speech and language therapists and parents working with these people. This application (or app) allows the user to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to practice rate, rhythm, stress and loudness of speech. The VoiceChart feature provides real-time feedback on loudness of speech, and it can be used in quiet or lou

Spinning Communicator (Model 2043)

The Spinning Communicator, model 2043, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The slightest touch rotates the carousel, enabling the most limited user to communicate special needs. This easy-access device can also be used in the classroom to match objects with words or pictures. Each of the 12 sectors has 18 seconds of recording time. Icons can be changed with the turn of a screw. Icons ar pictures are not included; however,

Spinning Communicator (Model W35934)

The Spinning Communicator, model W35934, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This communication device has 12 message slots on a rotating carousel, each with 18 seconds of recording time. A light touch turns the carousel. The doughnut-shaped icon holders (included) can be changed with the turn of a screw to create a variety of activities. POWER: Uses 4 triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The icon opening

Spkr

SPKR is a speech aid for individuals who have lost the use of their larynxes. This artificial larynx is equipped with a dual tone rocker switch. SPKR comes with an oral connector, rechargeable battery, and battery charger.

Spok21

Spok21 is a direct selection or combination direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Intended for use by literate communicators who can utilize the device's phrase memories, this text-to-speech communicator can be accessed using the combination keyboard or scanning as needed. The communicator is available with a choice of the combination keyboard or a direct selection keyboard only. These keyboards are available with QW

Springboard Lite

SpringBoard Lite is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. This dedicated communicator for entry-level users has a 4-, 8-, 15-, or 36-location display with direct selection, single- or dual-switch scanning, or joystick access, and includes five integrated versions of pre-stored vocabulary with an emphasis on core words that power most speech. Other features include simplified and advanced toolboxes; a built-i

Ssimple

SSIMPLE is a switch adapted and voice activated cell phone designed for people with motor and severe physical disabilities. SSIMPLE, which is an acronym that stands for a "Speech and Switch Input Mobile Phone that Links Everyone," includes a cell phone loaded with software that enables the user to place and receive telephone calls and to send and receive text messages. The user controls the phone through switches or voice input modules that connect to a wireless universal switch interface that c

Sspt (Single Switch Performance Test)

SSPT (Single Switch Performance Test) is a control switch assessment program designed with use by individuals who use a single switch control with an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) device. This software facilitates measurement of the ability to activate a single switch, including the average time required to activate or release the switch (following visual and/or audio prompts) and the speed of repetitive activations. The switch under test is connected to the computer as a mous

Starting Gate Series Set 1 (Models Sgs1, Sgs2, Sgs3, Sgs4, & Sgs5)

The Starting Gate Series Set 1 is a set of five braille books that make up a braille training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The five books in this series offer students reading below grade level an opportunity to experience success. Each book contains four short stories on contemporary topics that appeal to young people and adults. Starting wi

Stay Put Easel (Model 1484)

The Stay Put Easel, model 1484, is an easel designed for use with individuals with emotional or neurological disabilities. A switch, communicator, toy, or other device is secured to the easel or plate with duolock (extra-strong Velcro) and the easel is clamped to a lap tray or table to prevent the user from throwing the device. OPTIONS: Sets of C-clamps are available separately. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 13 x 12 x 10.5 inches.

Step Talk (Model 1355), Conversation In A Box (Model 2394) & Hip-Step Talker (Model 5075)

Step Talk (no.1355), Conversation In a Box (no. 2394), and Hip-Step Talk (no. 5075) are direct selection communicators designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. These devices each offer 75 seconds of recording time which can be used for one message or be split into as many messages as desired. The messages can be changed as often as necessary. Step Talk and Hip Step Talk have large plate switches; the first activation plays the first message, the second activation

Step Talking Sequencer Switch Plate (Model 1355)

The Step Talking Sequencer Switch Plate, model 1355, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children or adults with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device plays a series of pre-recorded messages (300-second limit) when its switch plate is activated, enabling the user to carry on a simple conversation. Uses include sequencing, testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-alongs. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batter

Stories About Me

Stories About Me is a communication book designed to allow users of all ages to write and read stories about themselves in order to encourage communication and writing skills, and reinforce basic reading skills such as left to right progression and some sight word reading. Each story in this workbook is 4 to 5 lines long and made primarily with Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The user fills in the blanks to personalize each story. More than 200 pages of reducible stories are divided into th

Super Solvers Spellbound

Super Solvers Spellbound is a vocabulary and spelling tutorial software program for learning disabled children designed to build second- through fourth-grade spelling skills. The CD-ROM version offers more than 1,000 spoken words. The program is built on a spelling bee in which the Master of Mischief challenges players to out-spell him and his robot friends. Players can prepare for the spelling bee with three activities -- word search, flash card and criss cross -- designed to sharpen spelling s

Super Wrist Talker (Model 5018)

The Super Wrist Talker, model 5018, is communication device designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device has 12 levels with four 5-second messages per level. The user can activate the device by pressing the color-coded button system to communicate any need or greeting. The device features a mechanism for recording and re-recording messages. Adjustable straps are designed for a customized fit. POWER: Requires two triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS:(HxLxW): 1 x 4 x 2 1/

Super-Auggie Augmentative Communication Device (Model H-44)

The Super-Auggie Augmentative Communication Device, model H-44, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The unit consists of a slate personal computer (PC), which is about the size of a piece of paper, with a true touchscreen, running Windows 7. The unit includes PTP-PC communication software with 7,000 Mayer-Johnson BoardMaker images. Other features include a built-in WiFi and Ethernet port with a 56-kilobyte mode

Super-Sized Communicator With Levels (Model 1221)

The Super-Sized Communicator with Levels, model 1221, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and cognitive disabilities. This unit features four large compartments that hold photographs, symbols, or objects to identify messages. The device offers four five-second messages on twelve levels. Linear scanning allows scanning by activating a capability switch (required but not included) with a choice of automatic or inverse scanning. Each com

Supertalker

SuperTalker is a direct selection and sequential message communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This eight-level communicator can be configured in four different grid formats with one, two, four, or eight cells, enabling a child to use the same device as his or her abilities and needs change. The unit has 16 minutes of recording time with variable message lengths. A step-ahead switch jack allows single switch users to play back messages sequential

Survival Signs

Survival Signs is an independent living skills tutorial designed to practice recognition of real life signs for individuals with a cognitive disability. The package includes replicas of 80 full color reproductions of vital signs and words found in the home, at school, in public buildings, and along the road. The set contains 20 double-sided posters depicting 40 outdoor signs and 20 double-sided indoor signs. Outdoor Signs ($37.95) include "No Swimming," "Do Not Enter," "Bus Stop," "RR Crossing,"

Switch Easel Step Talking Sequencer (Model 1481)

The Switch Easel Step Talking Sequencer, model 1481, is a sequential communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. When the switch on the unit's easel is activated, the unit plays a series of pre-recorded messages, enabling a user with limited communication skills to carry on a simple conversation. Other uses include testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-alongs. Messages can be recorde

Switchboard

The SwitchBoard is a portable touch switch designed for use with communication devices. The SwitchBoard has six built-in pressure switches with clear overlay pockets in which pictures or symbols can be placed. Objects also can be used as visual cues on each switch area. To use, plug the cords from the SwitchBoard into the external switch jacks of any communication aid. When a switch on the SwitchBoard is touched, the communication aid is activated. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 12 x 0.156 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5

Symbol Communicator For The Blind (Model 4040)

The Symbol Communicator for the Blind, model 4040, is a direct selection symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf-blind. On this portable symbolic communicator, messages are identified by removable tactile symbols. To activate a message, the user presses the tactile symbol. At the same time the message is activated, the symbol vibrates, enabling a deaf-blind user to know that the message has been played. Vibration can be turned off. The unit can store six recor

Symbols For Life

Symbols for Life is a symbolic language picture library designed for to be added to text to make information easier for people with developmental disabilities to read. Symbols for Life is packaged in a USB flash drive with software that holds over 2500 photos and symbols that can be used to support the meaning of text in a variety of electronic or digital documents and other media. It has a built-in search function to help the user to find the image that is most appropriate for a word or phrase.

Symbolsupport

SymbolSupport is a voice output symbolic language communicator program and symbolic language library designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows the user to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to add symbols and speech to text. The program automatically adds symbols to text as the user types, and symbols can be set to appear above or below words. Documents are read with a text-to-speech voice while text is

Symphonix Cleaning And Care Kit

The RCA Symphonix cleaning and care kit is designed to be used to clean, or wash and dry, Symphonix hearing aids. The kit includes the following: brush/wax pick, cleaning rod, 2 desiccant dryers, light-orange in color clear plastic tubes, microfiber cloth, dark gray in clear vinyl pouch. Cleaning rod and brush/wax pick, black in a clear poly bag.

Symphonix Personal Amplifier - Rechargeable

The RCA Symphonix personal sound amplifier- rechargeable is designed for individuals who are hearing-impaired. The Symphonix offers high-definition digital sound processing which amplifies voices, sharpens sound, and reduces background noises. It is light and discreet and is thin enough that it won’t interfere with eyewear. It can be used in either the right or left ear. Size fits most. Three volume and noise reduction settings. 15-hour rechargeable battery. Set includes the following: earpiece,

Table Clamp Mount

Table Clamp Mount is a mounting system designed to support small and medium size AAC devices. It is equipped with QuickShift-adjustment and 3D-offset. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Stand Dc

Table Stand DC is a table-mounting system with a straight and vertical tube designed to support AAC devices. It is also equipped with vibration and slip-proof rubber feet. The height can be adjusted from 0.2 to 9.8 inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Stand Mount Xl

Table Stand Mount XL is table-top and wheelchair mounting system designed to support AAC devices. There is an X-formed frame with an automatic leveling on uneven surfaces to ensure a sturdy mounting environment for all types of devices. HEIGHT: can be adjusted from 0.2 to 19.6 inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Stand Mount Xs

Table Stand Mount XS is table-top and wheelchair mounting system designed to support AAC devices. There is an X-formed frame with an automatic leveling on uneven surfaces to ensure a very sturdy mounting environment for all types of devices. The height can be adjusted from 0.2 to 9.8inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Top Communication Display

---- “DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a simple tabletop display to provide an accessible communication alternative for an individual with intellectual and/or communication disabilities. Lay a four-sided grater on the Velcro sensitive fabric on its side. Trace the outline of both the wide & narrow sides of the grater. Cut two of each size to cover all four sides of the grater. Glue the fabric to the grater with hot glue. If the communication symbols are not mounted on tag b

Table Top Communicator

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a small adapted communication tool for use during meal and snack time for children with communication disabilities.

Tactile Symbols

Tactile Symbols are a symbolic language system designed to provide a means of communication for people who have both communication disabilities and visual disabilities. The symbols are permanent, manipulatable, can be tactually discriminated, and may be selected using a simple motor response such as touching. The symbols are coded by shape to represent various meaning categories and objects are glued to plastic background shapes to represent specific vocabulary items. For example, backgrounds in

Tactile/auditory Yes/no Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tactile auditory board to allow a visually impaired, non-verbal child to respond "yes" or "no" to a question by pressing one of two switches. Describes and pictures a plastic board with two switches, each of which makes a distinct sound when triggered, one for yes, one for no. Half of a tennis ball and half of a smooth ball serve as "ready" positions on which the child's hands are placed. Materials required include a sheet of fiberboard (masonite) abou

Tail Light Switch And Say It Play It (Model 464)

The Tail Light Switch and Say It Play It, model 464, is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. A light touch along the rim activates lights, vibration, and a recorded message. A connected toy or device is also activated. The surface is textured in a way similar to a car tail light. The unit can be used on a table or mounted on the wall or door with the optional hanger.

Take Or Place N' Talk Go! Board! (Model 8703P)

The Take or Place N’ Talk Go! Board, model 8703P, is a wall-mounted communication board designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. This board allows the user to record from one to seven different messages up to five seconds each. Messages can be played back by taking an item from one of the light sensitive compartments (Take mode), or by placing the item in one of the compartments (Place mode). The unit comes with Velcro attachment sites within each compartment an

Take Or Place N' Talk Series (Models 8705, 8702P, 8701P, & 8704P)

The Take or Place N' Talk Series are direct selection communicators designed for use by children with communication and cognitive disabilities. These devices (each sold separately) reinforce learning through action. Each self-contained unit permits four five-second messages to be recorded; the individual messages are activated by removing an object of the user's choice from the corresponding light-sensitive compartment (photocells). Recessed compartments on the units can be used for placement of

Talara-32

The Talara-32 is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This electronic communication aid has a keypad on which the number and size of keys can be changed to a variety of patterns with one to 32 keys. The communicator has four levels, which all use the same key pattern. Up to 45 minutes of messages can be recorded, with no restriction on message length per key. The messages are selected and spoken when the user sele

Talk 4 With Levels

The Talk 4 with Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device features four message areas on each of 12 levels with 300 seconds of recording time, a recordable level announcer, single jack automatic scanning with LED illumination, True Voice recording quality, and adjustable scanning speed. The unit is also equipped with a volume control, on/off auditory cueing, a removable and adjustable carrying stra

Talk 8 With Levels

The Talk 8 with Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device features four message areas on each of 12 levels with 600 seconds of recording time, a recordable level announcer, scanning with LED illumination, two switch scanning, step scanning, True Voice recording quality, and adjustable scanning speed. The unit is also equipped with a volume control, on/off auditory cueing, a removable and adjustabl

Talk Point

Talk Point is designed for little hands, each of these quick and easy audio buttons record and replay up to 10 seconds of clear sound. Use for activity instructions, reminder messages, word or sound practice, math fact exercises, speech therapy and more. Record and re-record instantly, or flip the switch to lock. Talk Point was developed to be used in a busy classroom and is adapted for use in multiple environments. It can be mounted alongside bulletin boards, tucked into pocket charts or stu

Talk Tablet

TalkTablet is an AAC speech/communication application for people who have difficulty communicating (speaking) as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTablet generates speech output by offering buttons that contain words or phrases, or by using the on-screen keyboard. Buttons can contain pictures, text, photographs or any one of the over 11,000+ SymbolStix communication symbols included with this program. TalkTablet comes pre-loaded with sp

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record up to a 10 second message. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture.

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Recordable Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record a message for up to 10 seconds in length. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture. POWER: Batteries are not replaceable. CAPACITY: Able to record a 10 second message. COLOR: white. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Talk Trac Wearable Communicator

The TalkTrac is a wearable communicator that features four messages and two levels for a total of eight individual messages. It's designed for conversing with family and friends, interacting with classmates, and even recording personal information and to-do lists. TalkTrac is a companion for children and adults on the autism spectrum, helping them feel more comfortable in social situations.

Talk:about

Talk:About is a direct selection communicator program designed to help structure conversations and initiate original discussions on any topic for persons with speaking disabilities. The program consists of three components (Quick:Chat, Story:Talk and Story:Panel) that are designed to allow the user to fully participate in conversations. With text-to-speech output and digitized voice modes for speaking, the user is able to chat with friends, share ideas at work or tell a story at school with the

Talkables Ii

Talkables II is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device enables the user to record two messages and has 10 seconds of recording time on each side. The unit is equipped with two output jacks to activate two connected devices. It also comes with clear covers for icons. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 x 4.5 x 3 inches.

Talkables Iii

Talkables III is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device enables the user to record three messages and has five seconds of recording time at each location. The unit is equipped with three output jacks to activate three connected devices. It also comes with clear covers for icons. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 10.5 x 5 x 2.75 inches.

Talkables W/built-In Icon Holders (Models 2400, 2401, 2402, & 2403)

Talkables with Built-In Icon Holders are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Each device records messages and plays one back when a button is pressed. The Talkable II (model 2400) has two buttons with 10 seconds of recording time on each side and output jacks to activate two devices. Talkable III (model 2401) records three 5-second messages, and has three jacks to simultaneously activate a toy or device for immedia

Talkbook Four (Model Gt-018W)

The TalkBook Four, model GT-018W, is a four-message direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. It consists of a vinyl folder with transparent pockets that hold four removable GoTalk Ones (see separate entry). Each GoTalk One is a single message talker with a large picture display; a large, colorful play button, and up to 10 seconds of recording time. This device can be used in individual instruction/therapy sessions when m

Talking Alert (Model 1412 & 1412-L)

The Talking Alert is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Model 1412 plays a single 20-second message when the textured lens is pressed and a bright light confirms activation. Model 1412-L offers twelve 24-second messages, with one message on each level. The light confirms one of the message has been transmitted. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). OPTIONS: Wall hanger. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 2.25 x 7.75 inches.

Talking Icon (Model 9199)

Talking Icon, model 9199, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. These small communicators can be used alone or attached together on a tabletop or wheelchair tray to initiate language. Activated by pressing the icon on the top or with an external switch (not included), each unit records and plays one 10-second message and includes an on/Off switch, volume control, and an icon holder with Velcro. Velcro is also included to

Talking Nouns I Intellikeys Bundle, Talking Nouns Ii Bundle, & Talking Verbs Intellikeys Bundle

The Talking Nouns I IntelliKeys Bundle, Talking Nouns II IntelliKeys Bundle, and the Talking Verbs IntelliKeys Bundle are a voice output vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use by children with cognitive, physical, or communication disabilities. Each set includes the CD-ROM software from Laureate Learning Systems (see separate entry) and the appropriate plastic IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay. Each program offers several activities: Interactive communication

Talking Nouns I Sterling Edition

Talking Nouns I Sterling Edition is a voice output language tutorial program designed to encourage expressive language, promote communication and train augmentative communication skills for individuals with learning, developmental, or physical disabilities as well as those who are candidates for augmentative communication. The program encourages students to communicate using 50 nouns. Students practice the expressive use of words and phrases and learn the formation of grammatically correct sente

Talking Photo Album (Model 9127)

The Talking Photo Album, model 9127, is a voice output photo album designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This album allows the user to record and retrieve a ten-second message for each of the 24 pages of photographs, icons, and drawings. The user can start a message by pressing the button of any page. This device can also function as a communication tool or it can be used to create a talking slide show or talking storybook. POWER: Uses two triple-

Talking Photo Album Deluxe

The Talking Photo Album Deluxe is a recordable album that people can use to help their loved ones experiencing memory loss recall past events. Unlike most recordable albums that offer approximately ten seconds of recording time per picture, the Talking Photo Album Deluxe offers 200 total minutes of recording time across 20 pages. Moreover, the available time does not have to be divided equally among the images; the user can split up the time as he or she sees fit. For example, he can use 35 minu

Talking Photo Frame Switch

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities and communication disabilities to communicate. Talking Photo Frames may be adapted to create a small talking switch that can be used as a beginning augmentative communication device. The lid of the photo frame is used as a switch to activate the voice. This eliminates the need for a separate switch and there are no wires from the switch to the voice-output device. A picture and/or textu

Talking Picture Card Holder (Model 9150)

The Talking Picture Card Holder, model 9150, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This unit vertically displays a single large picture card (not included) behind a clear cover; pressing the large button at the base activates a single message of up to 20 seconds. Pictures and messages may be changed as required. Velcro strips on the sides of the base enable multiple devices to be connected for multiple message capability. POWER: Uses fou

Talking Pin Say It Play It (Model 9157)

The Talking Pin Say It Play It, model 9157, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. By pushing the happy pin like a joystick, four separate messages can be played. The messages can be recorded and re-recorded by pushing a hidden switch. Playing time is 20 seconds. Four switch output jacks and cords are provided which can simultaneously activate four separate devices. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 8.2

Talking Pockets (Model 032231)

Talking Pockets, model 032231, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This unit consists of a pocket that holds a voice output device so that it does not slip out when the unit is turned upside down. The device has a 10 second recording time. After recording is completed, a picture is slipped into the pocket in front of the voice output device, with a dot marked on the picture to indicate the location of the playback butto

Talking Rocking Plate (Model 1398)

The Talking Rocking Plate, model 1398, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device enables the user to play two ten-second messages, one activated by each side of the plate. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 14 x 8 x 2.5 inches.

Talking Sequential Scanner

The Talking Sequential Scanner is a introductory scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device allows an object to placed in each of four compartments; a corresponding phrase may be recorded for each compartment. When the light for that compartment is sequenced, the message will be spoken. If no message is recorded, the light will scan, but no sound occurs.

Talking Tin - Red 40 seconds recording

Talking Tin is a speech generating device designed for use by individuals 3 years and older with communication disorders associated with cerebral palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, and other neurological disorders. Parents, teachers, and therapists can record (and re-record) and play back messages, music, or sound effects. It allows for 40 seconds of recordings.

Talkingaid It

TalkingAid IT is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device provides speech output for messages typed into the alphabetic keyboard. It can also be used with a telephone or for e-mail.

Talkingaid Wireless

TalkingAid Wireless is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This text-to-speech device can be used for cell phone calls and wireless e-mails, and can be operated in three modes. In Normal mode, messages are spoken as typed on the alphabetic keyboard. Chat mode is for writing and handling secondary conversations. In Message mode, stored phrases can be recalled with a single key selection. Up to three messages can be stored for each of

Talkingtiles

TalkingTILES is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad, Android device or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have diffi

TalkTabletUS

TalkTabletUS is an Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) device. The iPhone and iPad application for speech/communication is meant for people who have difficulty communicating as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTabletUS, with six US English ACAPELA voices (including children's voices) and one Latin American Spanish voice, is a fully-featured AAC speech device for people who are unable to communicate clearly.

Talktime With Tucker

Talk Time with Tucker is a speech training program designed to encourage children with with language learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, visual disabilities or autism to practice a variety of vocalization skills and to experiment with the duration, pitch, and volume of their utterances. The program not only encourages expressive verbalization, it fosters conversation turn-taking and builds imagination and confidence. It features voice activated animation ro

Tapio Ios Device Switch Interface

Tapio™ is a compact adaptive switch interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is a native USB device that can be connected to an Apple iOS device using an Apple Camera Interface Adapter. It accepts industry standard 3.5 millimeter stereo or mono plugs and directly interfaces up to two adaptive switches to an Apple iOS Device or computer. Tapio™ is powered from the device and does not require external po

Tapspeak Button

TapSpeak Button is a single switch communicator program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to touch the image of a round button on a touchscreen to play an audio message created, edited and selected by the user, a caregiver or therapist. TapSpeak Button can store an unlimited number of messages, each with unlimited length. The color of the virtual button is configurable. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad ($49.99) or i

Tapspeak Choice

TapSpeak Choice is a symbolic, direct selection and scanning communicator program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to create and use communication boards with 1 to 56 buttons on a touchscreen. It supports creation and editing of communication boards by dragging and dropping images from the DynaVox/Mayer-Johnson PCS library, the user’s photos or images, or geometric symbols and associating those images with words or phrases fr

Tapspeak Sequence

TapSpeak Sequence is a symbolic direct selection communicator program and communicator training program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to tap or touch a series of images on a touchscreen to play a sequence of messages. To develop motor skills needed to use communicators, taps can be configured to require that the user must lift his/her finger off the screen in a specified time or not move his/her finger more than a specifie

Taptotalk

TapToTalk is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, Android device, or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TapToTalk comes with a sample AAC album, and the user can get

Teach Me To Talk

Teach Me to Talk is a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with communication disabilities. This program offers three sections; part one offers pictures of 148 nouns, including animals, foods, transportation, household objects, and simple beginning sounds. Features that can be turned on or off on the fly include pictures morphing to the Mayer-Johnson symbol, a musical interlude before a word is spoken to engage attention, choice of having the word spoken in English

Teach Me To Talk Overlays

Teach Me to Talk Overlays are language tutorial program overlays designed for use with Intellikeys (see separate entry). The hybrid CD-ROM includes all 48 overlayss necessary to use the Teach Me to Talk (see separate entry) program with Intellikeys. The overlays can also be adapted for games and other activities. COMPATIBILITY: The hybrid CD-ROM includes versions for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Both versions require Overlay Maker by Intellitools (not i

Teacher's Cupboard

Teacher's Cupboard is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Available in a home user version or a single-user school version, this programs draw young learners into magical lands with kangaroos and giants to find the gifts teachers desire. This interactive literacy program offers two adventures to lead children through focused literacy activities where they practice skills such as identifying beginning letter sounds, story sequencing, an

Teaching Conversation To Children With Autism, Script And Script Fading

Teaching Conversation to Children With Autism, Script and Script Fading is designed for children with autism or anyone with communication disabilities to teach those individuals how to initiate and sustain conversations using scripting. This proven method or technique works well with ABA or Applied Behavior Analysis, behavior programs, or with a Speech and Language Pathologist. It can be an audiotape or a written word or phrase that prompts the child through a conversation. Next learn to slowly

Team Up With Timo: Vocabulary

Team Up with Timo: Vocabulary is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have apraxia, autism, or other language learning delays. This computer-based instructional program uses a three-dimensional animated agent, a talking head called Timo, to help children practice identifying, hearing, and saying new words. Timo engages each student in conversation and addresses them by name as he takes them through personalized, interactive lessons

Tech / Four

Tech/Four is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This unit offers four independent four-second messages in a high-quality recorded voice. Messages can be changed as needed. This unit features a shatter-proof, impact-resistant, waterproof plastic case; four input/output jacks for use with switch-activated toys or devices; and an external speaker jack. The unit includes a set of six changeable full-color Mayer-Johnson overlays and a Boar

Tech / Speak (Models Ts2X32, Ts4X32, & Ts6X32)

Tech/Speak is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Model TS2X32 offers 32 messages on each of two levels, for a total of 64 messages. Model TS4X32 offers 32 messages on four levels, for a total of 128 messages. Model TS6X32 offers 32 messages on six levels, for a total of 192 messages. The messages are recorded in a high-quality recorded voice and can be changed as needed. This unit features a shatter-proof, impact-resistant, waterproof

Tech/scan 32 & Tech/scan 32 Plus

Tech / Scan 32 and Tech / Scan 32 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators can play back 32 separate messages per level on two, four, or six levels. Messages can be scanned in three different modes (Linear, Step, and Row/Column) at three different scan speeds (slow, fast, and medium). The scanning grid provides the user an uninterrupted view of the scanning lights without having to look through a

Tech/scan 8 & Tech/scan 8 Plus

Tech / Scan 8 and Tech / Scan 8 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators each have eight message cells that produce clear audible four-second messages when pressed. Users can select from eight message sets (or levels), for a total of 64 messages. These devices are similar to Tech/Talk 8x8 (see separate entry) with the addition of scanning and audible prompts. On both of these direct selection com

Tech/talk (Models Tt6X8, Tt8X8, & Tt12X8)

Tech/TALK is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Model TT6X8 offers eight messages on each of six levels, for a total of 48 messages. Model TT8X8 offers eight messages on eight levels, for a total of 64 messages. Model TT12X8 offers eight messages on twelve levels, for a total of 96 messages. Messages are easily recorded in any language in digital Real Voice, and can be changed as needed. Messages will last without battery backup. This

Tellus 3+

Tellus 3+ is a direct selection or keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The system consists of a tablet personal computer (PC) with a touch screen and Mind Express graphical communication software or Eurovocs Suite onscreen keyboard software. The touch screen can be activated with an active pen, finger, or fingernail, and the device can also be controlled with a switch or joystick through a port or through the device's built-in wireless

Tellus 4

Tellus 4 is a direct selection or keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. It utilizes Windows 7 Pro 64 with Mind Express 4. There are integrated stereo speakers and audio amplification and microphone. The Tellus 4 is equipped with RealSpeak (Nuance) or BrightSpeech (Acapela). In addition, Tellus 4supports the latest wireless technology: integrated WLAN, Bluetooth and 3G/UMTS mobile network technology. Result: e-mail, text messages and int

Tense Sequencing Cards

Tense Sequencing Cards are photo cards designed for use with children age four and up with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 33 multicultural cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training and provides clear full-color photographs of children engaged in various activities. The set includes 11 groups of three cards designed to encourage children to use past, present, and future tense in speech. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches.

Test Of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (Tasp)

The Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (TASP) is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment battery designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This test of symbolic skills provides a starting point for designing or selecting an appropriate page set for an AAC device. The test can also be used to help design communication boards. Results can also help in establishing appropriate AAC intervention goals and strategies targe

Test Of Language Development-Intermediate — Fourth Edition

The Test of Language Development: Intermediate - Fourth Edition (TOLD:I-4), is a language development assessment test designed for use in identifying children with communication disabilities. Professionals can use the test to (1) identify children between the ages of eight and seventeen years old who are significantly below their peers in oral language proficiency, (2) determine specific strengths and weaknesses in oral language skills, (3) document progress in remedial programs, and (4) measure

Text To Speech Communicator (Model Ts2010X)

The Text To Speech Communicator, model TS2010X, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by people with speech and other communication disabilities. The lightweight portable unit features a 41-key tactile keyboard, a 40-character LCD (liquid crystal display) display readout, text-to-speech processor with non-gender specific voice output, and adjustable volume and rate control. Keyboard features such as no key repeat and single key roll over make the unit responsive to individuals with

Textspeak Basic (Model Ts03)

The TextSpeak Basic, model TS03, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device has three components: a speech synthesizer, a three-watt speaker, and a dirct current (DC) power adaptor. This device also requires a PS/2 type PC keyboard (not included), which is connected to the speech synthesizer; however, it does not require a computer. The speech synthesizer converts text to a male or female voice selected by the user th

Textspeak Ts03 Standard, Large Key, And Ir

The TextSpeak TS03 Standard, Large Key, and IR are keyboard communicators designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Each model has four components: a speech synthesizer, a three-watt speaker, and a direct current (DC) power adaptor. A computer is not required. The Standard model includes a mini keyboard with standard keys; the Large Key model includes a large key keyboard with keys twice the standard size; and the IR model included a wireless keyboard powered by

Textspeak With Vision Board

TextSpeak with VisionBoard is an alternative Augmentative Communication system designed for users who are vocally impaired or have limited speech capability. TextSpeak is a text-generating speaker and keyboard combination. Generates up to 24 user defined phrases with single key presses. Can be programmed to male or female voices, and has 30 programmable phrases. Voices can be selected for both English and Spanish. Works over speakerphone telephone for phone calls.

Textured Roller Step Talking Sequencer (Model 653)

The Textured Roller Step Talking Sequencer, model 653, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children or adults with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. By playing a sequential series of pre-recorded messages, this sequencer enables a user with limited communication skills to carry on a simple conversation. The device can also be used for for testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-alongs. It is activated usin

That's How I Feel

That's How I Feel is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program and a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app can also be used by a parent or therapist to teach a child vocabulary

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book

The Asperkid’s Secret Book of Social Rules is a tool designed for individuals with Aspergers syndrome, ages 10-17. It provides social guidelines and rules that address things that can seem baffling to those with this type of disorder.Such as making and keeping friends or how to blend in, as opposed to standing out. Contains 280 pages. Paperback.

The Communication Station

The Communication Station is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators designed to clamp an augmentative device to a wheelchair for individuals who are non-verbal and use a wheelchair. It is designed to "lock in" communciation devices at the right height, position and angle. The monoclamp is the key to the Communciation Station and can be configured in various combinations with almost limitless possibilities. The family of mounts can adapt any device to the left or right side of any wheelchair

The Eden Autism Assessment And Curriculum

The Eden Autism Assessment and Curriculum are designed as a guide to help children and adult students with autism to effectively learn and provide them with comprehensive, individualized services. Employing a hands-on approach, the curriculum includes practical strategies for each teaching program. In addition, each skill area includes a systematic assessment and flow chart to support appropriate goal selection. Teaching programs are clearly written, with step-by-step instructions, and include t

The Grid 2 Software

The Grid is a program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Grids may be exported to Windows CE or palmtop machines, or printed for use with digitized communication aids. The software also functions as an on-screen keyboard program for typing into any Windows-based program. It can be used to speak using Microsoft SAPI Speech, DECtalk, InfoVox, or Dolphin speech systems (not included), digitized (recorded) speec

The Pre-Made Customizable Communication Boards

The Pre-Made Customizable Communication Boards are communication boards designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. These Web-based, downloadable, pre-made and customizable boards are available in versions specific to adults or children. Layouts include Basic Communication (adult or child), Hospital (adult or child), Social (adult or child), or Social Interaction (adult or child). Each communication board can be modified by searching an on-line database

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module (Models 2819-2 & 2820-6)

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module is a language training system and vocabulary tutorial program designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through first grade levels basic language and science skills as students compare and group animals, identify food products produced on farms, and discuss farm jobs. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive learning. The module includes a self-standing ma

This Is The One I Want

This is the One I Want is a communication book designed to provide constructive, organized communication activities for nonverbal individuals. This book integrates the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) into a series of entertaining but structured activities and exercises. This activity book may be appropriate for any low functioning student who enjoys creating simple pictures, and use of the picture symbols may also allow students with physical disabilities to participate by directing activiti

Tiger's Tale

Tiger's Tale is a speech training program designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. In this program, Tiger has lost his voice and needs help looking for it. Children "talk" for Tiger and their voices are recorded to create a movie. During Tiger's search, animated characters appear and ask children questions to elicit their thoughts, suggestions, and opinions. Conversations are developed using the child's voice along with other pre-recorded voices. If a child is asked a question

Tilt'n Turner

The Tilt 'n Turner is a communicator or computer mounting kit for wheelchair or a camera mount for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device can also be used to mount trays, easels, reading stands, remote controls and more. The device is equipped with a quick-release mounting plate offering 0 to 90 degrees of tilt and a paddle to unlock the joint to rotate the attached tray or device 360 degrees. There are 12 memor

Time & Growth Cards

Time & Growth Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 60 cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. These cards use natural events to illustrate sequencing. For example, one card may illustrate the life of a bird from hatching through the first moment of flight, while another might illustrate the life of a plant from the seed through blooming. Thiis set also includes a guide.

Time Frame Four (Model R0303)

Time Frame Four, model R0303, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This communicator features a talking picture frame offering up to four ten-second messages; touching the corresponding picture activates the recorded message. Included overlays allow a choice of one, two, or four message/picture configurations. Rubber bumpers on the back aloow for tabletop or wall-mounted use. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 9

Time Frame Package

The Time Frame Package is a direct selection communicator and a set of symbolic language pictures designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The set includes one Time Frame Four (see separate entry) communicator and one WordWise Master Card Book (see separate entry) with 588 reproducible black line drawings.

Timecue

The TimeCue is single message speech output device that links to a digital clock designed for individuals with communication or memory disabilities. Record a message, then set the clock to play it back at just the right time. Remind users that “gym class begins in five minutes,” or “it’s 3 o’clock, time to go.” Users can also add a picture cue for additional information. SIZE: 4 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 inches when closed. BATTERIES: included.

Tobii C12

The Tobii C12 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This tablet-computer based communicator runs Windows Vista Home Premium and has an IntelCore Duo U2500 processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM, a 60 GB hard drive, two USB 2.0 ports, and an integrated desk stand. Other features include 4 integrated speakers, 2 integrated microphones, a 1 GB SD card and a built-in camera with 640 x 480 pixels. The unit can be controlled

Tobii C8

The Tobii C8 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This tablet-computer-based communicator uses Windows Vista Home Premium and features touch screen access, an IntelCore Duo U2500 processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM, a 60 GB hard drive, two USB 2.0 ports, and an integrated desk stand. Other features include 2 integrated speakers, 2 integrated microphones, a 1 GB SD card and a built-in camera with 640 x 480 pixels. Us

Tobii Communicator

Tobii Communicator is a communicator program that is designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities who communicate using a computer. Communicator facilitates communication through either text or symbols. For users that communicate with text, there is an onscreen keyboard that can be shifted between QWERTY, ABC or scan-optimized layouts, and communication is further supported by built-in grammar functions, dictionaries and word and phrase prediction tools. User can add

Tobii S32 Scan

The Tobii S32 Scan is a direct selection or scanning communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The S32 Scan also supports linear step scanning, row/column/row scanning and random scanning at eight speeds. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit

Tobii S32 Touch

The Tobii S32 Touch is a direct selection communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit comes with six grids (keyguards) with 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 or 32 keys. Up to 192 overlays can be recorded with over 60 hours of

Tobii Sono Key

The Tobii Sono Key is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. On-screen keyboard layouts are changeable among ABC, QWERTY and keyboard layouts optimized for eye control, and the keyboard also features oversized buttons. Sono Key supports various input methods, including direct selection by click or touch, selection with adjusted dwell

Tobii Sono Lexis

The Tobii Sono Lexis is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. It is intended to be used as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software package and is designed for users without literacy skills to build their own sentences word by word. Sono Lexis is based on visual recognition of symbols that represent words, phrases and categories. The system combines motor memory learning by navigation architecture with the Fitzgerald Key,

Tobii Sono Scribe

The Tobii Sono Scribe is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. The system enhances typing speeds through word and phrase prediction using a library of over 1,300 of the most frequently used words and phrases in English, 18,000 topical/grammatical word predictions, and standard dictionaries of 5,000 to 50,000 words. Users can adapt the w

Tobii Symbolmate

Tobii SymbolMate is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities and autism. This software has a large set of pre-designed templates for the creation of communication pages and boards for static augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) static devices. The templates include pages for a wide range of communication devices (not limited to Tobii), calendars, activities, schedules and storyboards. Additional templates are availab

Toby Tracheasaurus Plush Toy & Toby Tracheasaurus Puppet

The Toby Tracheasaurus Plush Toy and and Toby Tracheasaurus Puppet are educational toys designed for use with children with tracheostomies. Both the plush toy and the puppet come with a Shiley tracheostomy tube and a Passy-Muir Speaking Valve (see separate entry) to provide therapists and caregivers with an introduction to therapy for children with tracheostomies and facilitate vocalization.

Toby Tracheasaurus Speech Therapy Forms

The Toby Tracheasaurus Speech Therapy Forms are designed to assist children through the process of tracheotomy surgery and speech therapy afterwards by using a dinosaur illustration (who has had a tracheostomy) to relate their experiences. The forms include an Appointment Card ($4 per pad of 25 cards) to help children remember their appointments; a Therapy Agreement ($6 per pad of 25) to help the child set goals between the child and the therapist; Homework forms ($6 per pad of 25) that serve as

Tokyo Artificial Larynx

The Tokyo Speech Aid is a breath-powered artificial larynx designed for use by persons who have had laryngectomies. A cup about the size of a quarter fits over the stoma and conducts the lung wind to a unit containing a rubber diaphragm. This diaphragm vibrates, generating a tone which is then conducted through a tube into the user's mouth. The user articulates this tone into speech with the normal movements of the mouth and tongue. The tone can be pitched upwards into a ladies voice and down to

Told-P:4: Test Of Language Development-Primary — Fourth Edition

The Test of Language Development-Primary: Fourth Edition (TOLD-P:4) is a language development assessment test designed for use in identifying children with communication disabilities. This test assesses spoken language in young children. Professionals can use it to (1) identify children who are significantly below their peers in oral language proficiency, (2) determine their specific strengths and weaknesses in oral language skills, (3) document their progress in remedial programs, and (4) measu

Toolkit Voice Software For The Speech-Impaired

Toolkit is a software program that is designed to help the speech-impaired communicate with others. Unlike most software programs for the speech-impaired which ignore the fact that persons with speech-impairment still have a voice, this software program records the individual’s voice and deciphers the user’s words or translates the user’s pronunciation into understandable speech. It then may be played back on a smartphone or a tablet. This program is still being tested in Israel and Europe. Its

Touch & Talk Speech Communication And Therapy Software

Touch & Talk Speech Communication and Therapy Software is a direct selection and keyboard communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, neurological, or speech disabilities, stroke, autism, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), apraxia, or muscular dystrophy. The user clicks, taps, types, or points to words or phrases on the screen and clicks the speak button for spoken narration with either a male or female voice. Word and phrase lists can be customized. The progr

Touchchat - Aac

TouchChat - AAC is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - AAC gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and speak mess

Touchchat - Lite

TouchChat - Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - Lite gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and create text messages. Page

Touchchat Aac With Wordpower

TouchChat AAC with WordPower is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat AAC with WordPower gives an individual the ability to navigate throug

Touchtalk

TouchTalk is a computer direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This touch screen tablet is pre-loaded with Lingraphica software. The user can personalize the device by creating their own pages, adding new words and videos, and making their own icons using the built-in still and video cameras. The user practices phonemes, commonly used phrases, and automatic speech by following along with videos of these sounds and words. When the

Towards Independence Intellikeys Bundle

The Towards Independence IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the Picture Cue Dictionary, First Money, Making Change, Spending Money, WordWise, and Looking for Words software from Attainment Company (see separate entries) on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM an

TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs

The TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs is designed for persons with severe medical disabilities who may roll or fall from a laying down or seated position and need to be monitored, although these individuals may be otherwise mostly independent. Alarm is on after the cable is put in place and lock-and load switch is closed to hold battery sensor cables in place. Device is triggered when he switch is opened and alarm sounds. Chime or Alarm alert options. Two concealed reset buttons must be simultaneously pr

Trainer 2000 & Trainer 4000

The TDD Communication Trainer System is designed to train persons to use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDDs or text telephones). The system is a "two-way" trainer which allows the users to practice receiving and sending TDD messages. The training device plugs into a wall outlet and its telephone handsets connect the TDD to the unit. This product is available in two models. The Trainer 2000 is a two handset unit ($129. 00); the Trainer 4000 is a four handset unit ($189.00). The training

Treasure Mountain!

Treasure Mountain! is a math and reading tutorial program designed to teach reading, thinking, math and science skills to children who are developmentally delayed. This program builds on reading comprehension and vocabulary; sorting and pattern matching; arithmetic skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and science concepts. It also covers other skills such as work identification, object comparison and deductive thinking. Over 350 spoken questions and hints make pla

Trifold Display Board (Models 032035 & 032082)

The Trifold Display Board is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This self-standing board has three sections with Velcro-receptive fabric on the front and back, making a total of six surfaces on which Velcro backed pictures, words, or symbols can be placed. The user points to these words or symbols to comunicate a message. SIZES: Regular (model 032035) or Large (model 032082). DIMENSIONS (LxW): Each of the six sufaces is 12 x 16 inc

Trutone Electrolarynx Kit

The TruTone Electrolarynx Kit is an electrically-powered artificial larynx designed for use by individuals who have had laryngectomies. This device is held in contact with the throat, and the intonation and pitch of the voice is controlled by varying pressure on a button on the artificial larynx. The user may vary the volume of his/her voice to levels appropriate to the size of the group to which the user is speaking. An adjustment screwdriver, oral straws and oral adaptor are included. POWER: U

Ts-Xl Table Stand Mount

The TS-XL Table Stand Mount is an accessory for mounting communication devices on tables and desks. The mount holds the device firmly and features a Quick Release Mount (QRM) for attaching any Prentke Romich communication device. The QRM can be raised or lowered to accommodate individual device size and positioning requirements. The TS-XL Table Stand Mount has an integrated anti-tip function and automatic alignment of feet for solid seating on even and uneven surfaces. Its vertical bar folds dow

TTS100 AAC Device

The TTS100 (AAC) device is designed for use by individuals with moderate to severe expressive communication disabilities, as a result of, Autism, Developmental Delays, Developmental Verbal Dyspraxia, Apraxia of speech and Dysphasia (Aphasia), ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Brain stem stroke, Huntington’s disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and Traumatic brain injury. The TTS100 (AAC) device can only be operated

Twin Talk & Twin Talk And Play (Models 1401 & 1402)

Twin Talk, model 1401 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, cognitive, and communication disabilities. Designed as a precursor and trainer before more complicated communicators are introduced, this unit enables two 10-second messages to be recorded, played back, and re recorded by pressing either of the two plates. Pictures, words, or symbols (not included) can be attached to the plate switches to identify the messages. The unit features a remov

Twin Talk Communicator (Model 1405) & Twin Talk And Play (Model 1406)

The Twin Talk Communicator is designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This device can be used as a training system, to communicate needs, and make simple choices. These units enable two ten-second messages to be recorded and played back. A flexible figuration enables pictures, symbols, or words to be attasched to the large activation pads to identify messages. Clear plastic covers protect the message identifier. Both models have interchangeable center dividers which allow

Two Choice Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Direct selection communicator device consists of 2 boxes that light up. Each is connected to a separate switch. An object is placed in each box. The child indicates his or her choice by activating the switch which lights the corresponding box. For a child who is beginning to understand language this device can be used to answer questions related to simple object identification. Made of 2 boxes about 5-8 inches square and 4-5 inches deep, two 6 volt lig

U-Lam

U-LAM (Universal Language Activity Monitor) is a data collection program designed for use with users of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices. This personal computer (PC) software facilitates the collection of language samples from older and lower level AAC systems that do not include the LAM feature. It can also be used with AAC systems that include a built-in LAM feature. It records the time and content of language events. Language events can be recorded either through the P

UbiDuo 2 Wireless

The UbiDuo 2 Wireless is a communication device that enables deaf/hard-of-hearing individuals and hearing individuals to communicate with each other face-to-face without an interpreter. This portable, wireless stand-alone device facilitates simultaneous face-to-face communication by means of two displays and two keyboards. The unique patented hinge technology holds the two halves securely in place for easy transportation, and allows them to be separated for use in a variety of settings. The stan

Ultimate 8 (Model 28020)

The Ultimate 8, model 28020, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This portable device utilizes digitized speech and offers direct selection of eight, four-second messages. Messages are recalled by touching the corresponding space on the keypad and overlays may be inserted for message identification. This device also offers built-in switch access for four messages. Other standard features include an on/off switch, message retention

Unity

Unity is a direct selection communicator program and a cognitive skills and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by persons with communication or cognitive disabilities. The Minispeak application program is a vocabulary program for use with Prentke Romich communication devices (see separate entries). The vocabulary is pre-selected and pre-stored; the icons have already been chosen to represent the vocabulary and the overlay has been arranged in a logical array. Vocabulary is divided into

Upright Take N' Talk (Models 8709, 8709-L, & 8709-A)

The Upright Take N' Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device is in an upright configuration and is equipped with four square icon holders attached with Velcro. Removing or replacing the holder activates the corresponding messge. Model 8709 is the standard four-message version with five seconds of recording time per message.Mode 8709-L has 12 levels with six seconds of recording time per message. Model 8709-A is an age ap

Variable Position Scanner

The Variable Position Scanner is a scanning communication training aid with six positions. The instructor activates the automatic scanning mode, and the lights for each position light sequentially until the student activates a single switch. The instructor must then restart the scanning. The Variable Position Scanner may be configured to scan three, four or six positions by turning a selector switch. Any desired symbols may be placed in each of the positions. The Variable Position Scanner is des

Vast Autism 1-Core

VAST Autism 1-Core is is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) combines the concept of video modeling with written words and auditory cues to help individuals acquire relevant words, phrases and sentences. VAST Autism's mirror feature promotes oral motor sequencing and

Vast Songs 1 - Intro

VAST Songs 1 – Intro is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate and improve communication abilities. The app comes with a user guide and the following 10 songs: Happy Birthday, Row Your Boat, Twi

Vasttx - Key Words

VASTtx – Key Words is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn and practice the basic motor speech patterns necessary to produce all of the consonant phonemes. The user can see close-up VAST videos of

Vasttx - Therapy Samples

VASTtx – Therapy Samples is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development. The app provides a selection of VAST videos which illustrate simultaneous visual and auditory in

Venti-Voice

Venti-Voice is a speaking aid designed for people dependent upon a ventilator. The user activates a flow of gas with a hand-held switch or a magnetic forehead switch (if lacking necessary muscle control). The gas flows to a tone generator; sound waves are produced and transmitted to a nasal or intraoral tube. The tone from this tube is articulated into speech. The system can also operate independent of a ventilator. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 4 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Verb Cards

Verb Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 35 cards can be used for reading skill development or communication and provides clear full-color photographs of children engaged in familiar activiities such as throwing balls, brushing hair, eating a popsicle, and more. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches

Verbal Victor

Verbal Victor is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user associates actions with pictures of objects he or she is familiar with such as his or her bed, swing or toys and accompanied vocal output to express wan

Vidatak E-Z Board

The Vidatak EZ Board is a communication board designed for use by medical patients who are unable to speak. This dry-erase board is two-sided. The front of the board is divided into categories such as I am, I want, I want to see, and I want to clean. Under each category is a list of words specific to that category, which the patient can point to, circle, or check. The front also includes a section of alphanumeric symbols. Attached to the front of the communication board is a pen holder and dry e

Video Voice Speech Training System, Version 3.0

The Video Voice Speech Training System, Version 3.0 is a speech teaching software program designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. The software provides graphic representations of vocal sounds on a color monitor. A variety of games and visual displays aid in vowel production, word articulation, pitch and volume control, duration, inflection, speaking rate, connected speech, and other elements of speech. The therapist controls the program content, reward levels, and other aspec

Videobrix Personal Video Communicator

VideoBrix is a personal video communicator designed for individuals who have a speech impediment, difficulty speaking, autism or cognitive disabilities. Records video messages or reminders for up to 90 seconds in length. The screen shows which button to press to play or record a message and has a built in camera and microphone. Features a built in magnet to attach anywhere. SIZE: 2.5 inches. BATTERY: Rechargeable with included USB cable. COLOR: White.

Visi-Pitch Ii (Model 3300)

The Visi Pitch II, model 3300, is a speech training and analysis program for individuals with voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or hearing-impaired speech. It has real-time capture of speech and biofeedback of speech parameters. The Visi-Pitch II is comprised of six modules. Pitch and Energy module extracts and displays fundamental frequency and relative intensity in real time. Pitch and Energy Games module provides the user with animated graphics to represent speech parameters in place o

Visionkey

The VisionKey is an assistive speech device designed to increase the ability to communicate in the workplace, classroom, and at home for individuals with speech difficulties or deficient motor skills. Typical users include those with quadriplegia, amyolateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), muscular dytrophy, multiple sclerosis, or cerebral palsy. The basic concept of the device is that it works on eye position control. The user sees a square keychart before one eye, and selects a number, lett

Visual Voice Tools

Visual Voice Tools is a speech training program designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. It is a collection of seven tools that help users develop multiple aspects of voice control, starting with simple sound awareness. The program provides visual and auditory feedback to help users learn and practice fine control of pitch, loudness, voicing, and breath control for phonation. Activities include: Sound Presence (make sounds to see a dog wake up and move); Loudness Range (make a l

Visually Impaired Communicator (Models 2040, 2041, & 2042)

The Visually Impaired Communicator, models 2040, 2041, and 2042, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with low vision. These units have two dimmable flourescent tubes which provide intensive background illumination. The icon holders are transparent, which allows a therapist or teacher to use clear or transparent icons (not included). The unit is wedge-shaped with square icon holders, and records 60 five-second messages (model 2042) or 48 6-second messages (models 20

Visually Speaking: A Visual Guide For Non-Verbal Patients

Visually Speaking: A Visual Guide for Non-Verbal Communication is a communications book designed for use by people with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities, autism, stroke or brain injury. This ring-bound book has a series of pages with captioned graphics to which the user can point to indicate his or her emotional state; what activities he or she would like to do; what activities of daily living he or she might need assistance with; what he or she may be worrying

Vm Voice Magnifier (Model Hga-Vm)

The VM (Voice Magnifier), model HGA-VM, is a voice amplifier designed for use by individuals who can only whisper or who have a very soft voice. Used with a telephone, this unit can add from 0 to 25 decibels of gain to the user’s voice. It is to be used with a standard phone equipped with modular connectors between the receiver and phone base. It comes with a telephone receiver cord. POWER: Uses a 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: 1-year repair or replace warranty.

Vocalic R To Go (Model 6-0760-2-Ws)

Vocalic R To Go, model 6-0760-2-WS, is a speech training and remediation proram designed for use by children with speech disabilities. This program focuses on the ability to articulate vocalic /r/ sounds in isolation; syllables; initial, medial, and final position of words; phrases; sentences; and in guided conversation. It covers stressed and unstressed er, air, or, air, ire, and rl sounds. The program includes practice opportunities for mastering articulatin patterns; a test to document progre

Voice Dream Reading Application

Voice Dream is an accessible communication and reading application designed for those with hearing impairments and/or communication disabilities. With text-to-speech features and a configurable screen layout, the app can be tailored to suit mulitiple reading styles from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both.

Voice Switch

The Voice Switch is a sound-based control switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities, and a sound production training device designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. This device provides a switch closure to control connected assistive technology in response to sound production, and it can be used to train sound production capability by persons with speech disabilities, including persons who have limited ability to produce sounds with

Voice4U

Voice4U is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or an Android phone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 150 pre-loaded icons with voice in 9 categories. The user can also create his or her own icons and cate

Voicepal 8

The VoicePal 8 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. Up to eight 11-second messages can be recorded and played back on this communication aid by touching a Taction Pad touch switch (included) (see separate entry) or any commercially available adaptive switch. Messages can be recorded in any order. The VoicePal 8 does not lose messages even if the batteries go completely dead. Other features include a repeat message mode i

Voicepal 8K

The VoicePal 8K is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This communication aid plays up to 8 natural-voice recorded messages of up to 11 seconds each. Messages can be recorded in any order and played back using the VoicePal 8K's built-in keypad with eight keys or an external switch connected through one of the unit's eight jacks. Other features include a repeat message mode, delayed activation and an external speaker jack.

Voicepal Levels

VoicePal Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. VoicePal Levels is a four-level, customizable, natural-voice communication aid that can adapt to the changing skills of the user. Each level carries up to 10 messages. Messages can be accessed by direct selection using the built-in keypad, by plugging adaptive switches into the 10 external switch jacks, or one of the six methods of scanning: positive and inverse scannin

Voicepod

VoicePod is a digital recorder and playback unit for direct selection communiction cards designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This portable recording and playback unit enables the user to create talking cards using photos, language cards and Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). It includes 36 reusable, two-sided sleeves for up to 72 stored messages, which can be up to nine seconds each. Messages can be erased and re-recorded. A record-lock featur

Voicette

Voicette is a small, portable, battery-operated audio amplifier. The user speaks into a microphone, and the voice comes out amplified through Voicette's speaker/amplifier. Voicette comes with a carrying case. POWER: Voicette can be powered by a rechargeable battery pack that can be charged on 120V AC (250V/50 cycle charger also available). DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Vois 160 With P.a.l.l.s. Software

VOIS 160 is an electronic communication aid that generates synthesized speech. Words and phrases can be typed in and may be saved under a specific key location or as a sequence of keys. The VOIS 160 has a flat membrane keyboard that can be configured to contain up to 104 keys; key size is variable. The device may also be attached to any computer that has an RS232 interface; commands from the computer for programming and saving vocabulary to a backup file can be accepted by the VOIS 160. Ther

Voisec Single Message

VoiSec is a single-message direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This button-style communicator can be used to record, store, and play one 64-second message. The button can be attached to other objects. It comes with one attachment tray and five double-sided adhesive pads. OPTIONS: Neck Loop with holder; holder attachment; adhesive magnet; pin badge; adhesive badge; Velcro patch; and wrist strap. POWER: Uses two 1.5-v

Voisedit

VoisEdit software is a communication device accessory and vocabulary enhancement program designed to allow users of the VOIS 160 synthetic- speech generator (see separate entry) to create vocabulary independently of the VOIS unit. The entire program is downloaded into memory in 1 to 10 minutes. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM computers.

Voxgames

VoxGames is a speech remediation and training program designed for use by children and teens with communication or speech disabilities. It includes 25 games specially developed for clinical therapy to stimulate the voice and speech modification. VoxGames is intended to transform therapy into a stimulating activity with the use of high resolutions games. VoxGames will collect and analyz the statistic data for each user and produce graphs and reports that can be printed. COMPATIBILITY: IBM PC or c

Voxgift Winston

Voxgift Winston is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or “app”) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Voxgift Winston can be used to communicate health treatment needs visually and audi

Vs Communicator

VS Communicator is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) software supports text- or symbol-based communication, and allows the user to access other software from within the program, including media player, text messaging (SMS), e-mail, chat, calendar, calculator, environmental control, lighting, and doors. The program is customizable to meet the user's evolving n

Vv-Talker

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a theurputic training aid to assist deaf/mute children to speak effectively. The VV-Talker is designed for children who are deaf and/or mute to assist them in overcoming difficulties in speaking effectively. Since they cannot hear the sounds a hearing person makes, it is difficult to know if they pronouncing words or sounds correctly. The VV-Talker has two components - a vibration detector that with a handle that fits around the front of

Wait 4It

The PECS® system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The Wait4it app is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who have mastered Phases I and II of PECS. Its aim is to encourage waiting for a desired object or event. Many learners who encounter situations during which they must wait have difficulty with this concept. Th

Waveform Display System (Model 6091)

The Waveform Display System, model 6091, is a speech teaching device designed to work in conjunction with the Visi-Pitch Model 6087AT (see separate entry) for displaying LX waveforms on a computer. The system permits instantaneous display of phonatory changes in the LX waveform. A split screen permits comparison of the two waveforms. The system consists of a plug-in card for the computer plus software. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC computers.

Webber Photo Cards - Animals (Model Wfc-03)

Webber Photo Cards - Animals, model WFC-03, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games, and includes content/game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). A total of 62 cards in 31 pairs depict the following animals: lion; tiger; elephant; zebra; giraffe; kangaroo; monkey; alligator; bear; raccoon; owl; frog; butterfly; horse; rabbit; goat; penguin; spider;

Webber Photo Cards - Around The Home (Model Wfc-06)

Webber Photo Cards - Around the Home, model WFC-06, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck has card pairs that can be used for memory, match-up, and "Go Fish" games. The deck has 62 cards in 31 pairs, showing stove; chair; towels; refrigerator; toilet; laundry; telephone; television; computer; tricycle; clock; cat; dog; sink; vacuum cleaner; flowers; hammer; breakfast; garbage can; clothes; shoes; salt and pepper; frying pan; hair dryer; groceries; rug

Webber Photo Cards - Everyday Go-Togethers (Model Wfc-08)

Webber Photo Cards - Everyday Go-Togethers, model WFC-08, are photo cards designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. The deck has 62 cards in 31 pairs consisting of a scene card and a match-up object card. The cards can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games. The deck includes content / game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). Scene / match-up pairs include baby - bottle; groceries - cart; monkey - banana; mouse - ch

Webber Photo Cards - Foods (Model Wfc-04)

Webber Photo Cards - Foods, model WFC-04, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games, and includes content / game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). A total of 62 cards in 31 pairs depict the following foods: pineapple, bananas, fruit bowl, apples, oranges, strawberries, popcorn, tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, carrots, grapes, broccoli, mushrooms, potato,

Webber Photo Cards - Occupations (Model Wfc-01)

Webber Photo Cards - Occupations, model WFC-01, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games, and includes content/game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). A total of 62 cards in 31 pairs depict the following occupations: chef; photographer; barber; veterinarian; fire fighter; mother; father; gardener; carpenter; dentist; teacher; food worker; dancer; cro

Webber Photo Cards - Sports Go-Togethers (Model Wfc-05)

Webber Photo Cards - Sports Go-Togethers, model WFC-05, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck has a total of 60 cards showing 15 athletes and 15 related sports objects. The cards can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games (for example, match the helmet to the football player). The deck includes content / game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). Cards show baseball player - ball, glove and b

Webber Photo Cards - Things To Wear (Model Wfc-07)

Webber Photo Cards - Things to Wear, model WFC-07, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games, and includes content/game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). A total of 62 cards in 31 pairs depict the following clothes: gloves; sweater; winter coat; shorts; t-shirt; blouse; skirt; dress; shoes; tights; underwear; scarf; slippers; galoshes; diaper; neckla

Webber Photo Cards - Verbs (Model Wfc-02)

Webber Photo Cards - Verbs, model WFC-02, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The cards can be used for Memory, Match-up, and "Go Fish" games. Two decks include 124 action word cards in 62 pairs, with content / game idea cards in six languages (English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). Activities depicted include watering, ironing, eating, skiing, selling, changing, brushing, smelling, running, flying kite, reading, playing violin, blowing,

Wh Questions At Home Fun Deck

WH Questions at Home Fun Deck is a speech training flash card program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or any Android smartphone or tablet computer to answer "WH" questions such as "Who are your neighbors?" or "Where do you keep your clothes?" in portrait or landscape orien

Wh Questions At School Fun Deck

WH Questions at School Fun Deck is a speech training flash card program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and teachers working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to answer questions such as "Who is your principal?" or "When do you eat lunch?" The program can be viewed in portrait or landscape mode. It includes 56 illustrated pic

What's In Your Home? & What's In Your Community?

What's In Your Home? and What's In Your Community? are language tutorial programs and communication books designed to supplement communication and independent living classes for students who need practice with such skills as symbol identification, association, matching, workbook skills (drawing, circling, cutting, and pasting), and working independently. Symbols are presented that students need to use in everyday living, such as "chair", "store", and "bedroom". Illustrations are also included to

Whatz-It Color Scale Indicator

Whatz-It Color Scale Indicator is a low tech indicator which supports people with autism and other communication difficulties in scaled decision making situations. Its graduated color scale (green to red) allows a selection of intensity rather than identifying an exact number or abstract facial expression.

Wheelchair Mounting Kit (Wcmk)

The Wheelchair Mounting Kit (WCMK) is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities who use wheelchairs. This stong, durable mounting systemcan be attached to either side of the wheelchair and uses a Daessy mounting clamp making the entire assembly removable as needed. The included collar allows the mount to rotate and lock to the front and side when not in use. Tubing styles include round, square, and 525 Quickie. DIMENSIONS: The ava

Whistle Kit

The Whistle Kit is an oral motor planning activity kit designed for use with children with speech and oral motor disabilities. This set includes nine whistles, most with moving parts to stimulate both occular and oral motor skills, and one long tube whistle. DIMENSIONS: The tube is one foot long. COLOR: The tube is silver.

Whistling Straws

Whistling Straws are drinking straws designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. These plastic straws (sold in sets of six) can be used for drinking and for whistling to aid in developing oral motor control.

Whquestions

WhQuestions is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to answer “Wh” questions such as “What is your name?” or “What is it?”. The program comes with 300 questions in the following formats: WHO, WHAT, WHERE, HOW, and WHY. Each question comes with an audio recording, pi

Widgit Literacy Symbols With Boardmaker

Widgit Literacy Symbols with Boardmaker is a symbolic language picture library designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This collection includes the Widgit Literacy Symbols (WLS) set, consisting of over 8,000 symbols, covering a vocabulary of over 24,000 words, as a Boardmaker Addendum. Widgit Literacy Symbols have been developed to support literacy and to help make information accessible to those struggling with traditional orthography. The symbols

Wireless Mouse

The Wireless Mouse is a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This mouse can be used as an access device for ComLink Communicators (not included; see separate entries) to activate speech output. It can also be used in programming the ComLink. The mouse uses a small USB-powered radio transmitter that plugs into one of the ComLink's USB ports and then communicates wirelessly with the mouse.

Word Wizard

Word Wizard is a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children learn word and sentence structure and spelling. Word Wizard contains 173 word lists of 10 words and available categories include: Dolch Words, 1000 most frequently used w

Word-Family Fun

Word-Family Fun is a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training and program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or have communication or speech disabilities. This set of 10 CD-ROMs enables children to play with 45 word families and more than 300 words. Students learn common spelling patterns and vocabulary in groups such as the "at" family, which includes "cat," hat," and "bat." This educational software teaches common spelling patterns and vocabulary. The use

Words & Concepts I

Words & Concepts I is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to enrich vocabulary, strengthen language comprehension, increase understanding of word relationships and encourage concept development for individuals with developmental, cognitive, physical, visual, hearing, and language learning disabilities, and autism. The program offers the following activities using a 40 noun core vocabulary and pictures, usually at three levels of difficulty: Vocabulary, Categorization, Word Id

Words Around Me

Words Around Me is a language tutorial program designed to teach vocabulary words grouped according to theme for pre-kindergarten thourgh sixth grade children with a developmental or physical disability. Words are represented with realistic on-screen photographs, animated graphics and human voices, and introduced by a humorous character who provides plenty of positive reinforcement. A flexible student management system allows teachers to record student progress and customize the progress for ind

Wordwise Intellikeys Bundle

The WordWise IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the WordWise software (see separate entry) with six sets of 80 words from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay that works with all word sets. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The

Wordwise Software Series

WordWise Software Series is a collection of vocabulary enhancement programs designed to combine words, pictures and two-way speech for individuals who have difficulty with communication. The programs have realistic and contemporary graphics that stress everyday vocabulary. The series is broken up into the six programs featuring 80 words a piece: People, Community, House, Outdoor, Actions, and Adjectives. Other features include attractive art, voice recording, human quality speech, and quiz, pres

Wordwise Sticker Set

WordWise Sticker Set are symbolic language pictures designed for use with communication boards and books or to teach everyday vocabulary for individuals with cognitive disabilities. The stickers in this package duplicate the pictures found in the WordWise Language Cards and the WordWise Master Cards (see separate entries). The stickers, with their realistic illustrations, may be used to create communication board and book layouts, flash cards, illustrated worksheets, and student word lists. The

Workbook Window

The Workbook Window is an educational aid and communication board designed for use by individuals with communication, speech or cognitive disabilities. The Workbook Window transforms any workbook into a write-on wipe-off Practice Book. To use, slide an open workbook into the clear vinyl sleeve. It can be used with dry erase markers or wipe-off crayons and accommodates standard size workbooks as well as single worksheets. The lapboard construction allows tabletop or lap use. The revrse side ha

Working4

The PECS system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The Working4 app is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are using a visual reinforcement system. This app visually reminds the user what they are working for, how much work needs to be done and how close they are to earning a reward for that work. This app can b

Wristtalker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with communication disabilities to say when she needs to go to the washroom. A small recorder, available at Radio Shack, was used to pre-record the statement "I need to go to the washroom." A recorded doorbell sound was added as an attention-getter. To enable the girl to control playback, the device was adapted with a bonded-on, wrap-around plastic pad, which in turn had a small nipple bonded on the underside that engages the "play" button only

X-Base Table Top Mount

The X-Base Table Top Mount is a table mount for communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Each of the X-base's four legs is adjustable by loosening the center knob to accommodate uneven surfaces. The communicator attachment provides vertical adjustment, 360-degree rotation, and tilt control.

Zavox Speech Amplifier

ZaVox is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. A small multi-directional microphone can be held in a variety of positions. However, better results are achieved when the microphone is closest to the mouth. The voice is amplified through the main unit amplifier, and the speaker cone is constructed of durable polyester. One push-button turns the unit on and off, and two push-buttons control the output vol

Zingui

Zingui is a dynamic tool for augmentative communication designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities. Zingui allows users to make recordings and store them into message cells. It comes with ready-made vocabulary that can be personalized. The Zingui can be operated via touch screen, through one or two switches, a USB mouse or any other USB access method. Zingui Plus offers all the features of Zingui, but with added text-to-speech software featurin

Zoo Kit

The Zoo Kit is a set of symbolic language pictures designed for teaching basic language skills to nonspeech or limited speech students. The kit focuses on 53 zoo animal nouns, descriptors, and verbs. Included are 44 or 88 stamps for each symbol, two decks of 54 playing cards with 2-inch versions of the picture symbol set, masters of duplicable worksheets, large stimulus cards to promote discussion of themes, suggestions for adapting materials, masters of symbols, and instructions for suggested a

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