Direct Selection

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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-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

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 (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.

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

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 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 Pc10 Touch Screen Tablet Pc

Gus Communicator PC10 Touch Screen Tablet PC is a speech-generating device in the form of a tablet, touch-screen computer designed for use by individuals with autism, communication and speech delays. This touch-screen computer includes the Neospeech Speech Synthesizer, SpeechPRO Talking Keyboard with Dynamic Display (AAC), and Overboard Communication Overlay and Board Designer softwares. This Communicator PC10 is a full windows laptop with a 9" touch screen with built-in-Bluetooth connectivity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ihear Pecs: Animals

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. I Hear PECS®: Animals™ Activity App is designed for students with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are learning to comment in Phase VI of PECS®. It includes two different sound tracks for 12 familiar animals, a PECS® Activity Board™, 3 Pics for PECS™ Sentence Starter™ images and 12 Pics for PEC

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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-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

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

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.

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 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

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

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

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

NOVA chat 10

NOVA chat 10 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 10 is portable and offers an10.1 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.

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.

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 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.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 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.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 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

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

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

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.

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

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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™ 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

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

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

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

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.

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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.

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

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

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

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

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 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
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