Speech Disabilities

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/r/intensive

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

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

A.t. Flash

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

Aac Keys

AAC Keys is a keyboard interface and mouse emulation program designed to enable the user to control a computer using an alternative and augmentative communication device. Implementing the common GIDEI (General Input Device Emulating Interface) commands, this software receives commands through the computer's serial port and translates them into keystrokes and mouse moves, giving the user full control of the computer from another device. This software is available in English and German versions fo

Ablenet's Action Dictionary

AbleNet’s Action Dictionary is a reference guide to alternative solutions that support student actions when adaptations are required for communicating, moving, learning and/or generally engaging in the classroom. The solutions and recommendations found in the Action Dictionary are designed for students with cognitive and physical challenges yet other students may benefit from these adaptations as well. How It Is Organized Action words like SPEAK, LOOK, CHOOSE are key to both engaging and gaugin

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

Accessaphone Ip-Tty

The accessaphone IP-TTY is a computer-based text telephone (TT) designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have communication disabilities. This telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD or TTY) is engineered to enable TTY communications using existing technology and most modern real- time text solutions with no analog lines required. This device supports hearing carry over (HCO) and voice carry over (vco) and includes a multi-line display and a recent calls list. Th

Addvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit

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

Adjective Cards

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

Adjectives And Opposites: Learning At The Circus

Adjectives and Opposites: Learning at the Circus is a tutorial program designed to introduce and reinforce the concept of adjectives and opposites for children with language-learning, developmental, severe physical or cognitive disabilities, or autism. This program strengthens vocabulary, teaches adjectives and opposites, and reinforces basic concepts. Before the program begins, the instructor selects an activity and interface and decides whether to use the game for encouragement and reinforceme

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

Animal Habitats

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

Announcer With 6 Levels (Models 5015)

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

Answer:yesno

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

Answers:yesno Hd

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

Articulate It!

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

Articulation Station

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

Articulation Station Pro

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

Artikpix

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

Artikpix - Full

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

Assessment Of Intelligibility Of Dysarthric Speech (Print Version)

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

Assistive Chat

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

At The Table

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

Attainment Talkers

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

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

Autismate

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

Autoverbal Pro Talking Soundboard

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

B.a. Bar

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

Barnabus The Talking Bible Verse Bear

Barnabus The Talking Bible Verse Bear is a voice output toy animal designed to recite Bible verses for children with low vision, blindness or communication, learning, or speech disabilities. Barnabus recites select bible verses when its ears, paws, tummy or feet are pressed. Books of the Bible, text number and verse are etched on each pressed area. A total of nine excerpts from the Bible are recited in a child's voice. This cuddly stuffed animal can be enjoyed by everyone. POWER: Requires 2 AA b

Barts Vibrator (Model Mk2)

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

Base Trainer (Model Bt-4)

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

Basic Talk 4 (Model 4047B & 4047)

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

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

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

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

Black Hawk Chief (Model 107-Zrx)

The Black Hawk Chief, model 107-ZRX, is a powered stand up wheelchair designed for use by individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system allows variable blendability of all positions, and compensates mechanically for body position by moving armrests and positioning devices such as lateral supports. FRAME (LxW): 38 x 23 inch frame. Ground clearance is 4 inches without anti-tipper wheels; turning radius is 29 inches. Custom sizing is available for indiv

Blow Toys Kit

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

Bluebird Ii

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

Board-Builder For Windows

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

Boardspeaker Dectalk (Model T1200)

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

Body Part Cards

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

Boomvox Wireless Amplifier

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

Bubble Bear

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

Bubble Horn

The Bubble Horn is a respiratory training activity designed for use with children with breathing, speech, or oral motor disabilities. This large, colorful, horn-shaped toy is equipped with multiple bubble wands, encouraging breathing control and oral motor activities. A dipping tray and 2 ounces of bubbles are included.

Build-A-Sentence

Build-a-Sentence is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, language disabilities, or hearing impairments, or adults with aphasia. This interactive program strengthens labelling of nouns, verbs, and objects and production of 2- and 3-part sentences. Features include graded levels of difficulty; use of high frequency everyday vocabulary; modification of vocabulary to suit user needs; practice nouns or pronouns

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget is a fidget toy designed for children with autism, with sensory integration disorder, or any child who has trouble paying attention or sitting still. Use when stressed, bored or seeking sensory input. Has the added benefit of it helping to boost their concentration and focus as well as fine motor skills and fine motor strengthening. Can be kept in a backpack or parent’s bag and used at home, school, clinic, or while riding in a car. For ages 3 and up. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 inc

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.

Chat Fusion 10 Plus

The Chat Fusion 10 Plus is a dedicated speech device created for people with communication disabilities with existing or emerging literacy skills, designed to ease functionality when communicating. Fusion offers a front and rear camera, extended battery life, and multiple access methods including Chat Point (optional headpointing). Single or dual switch and advanced scanning feature. Wheelchair mounting plate included. Includes wireless charging capabilities, so even those with fine motor issues

Chatbox 40

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

Chatbox 40-Xt

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

Chatpc-4

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

Chatpc-Silk

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

Chatter Phone (Model Pvc-C)

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

Chattervox

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

Cheap Talk 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

Chewy Tubes

Chewy tubes are an oral motor device designed for children who need a chewable surface for developing biting and chewing skills. Chewy Tubes help to develop initial oral motor skills and strengthen related muscles. Handles have corrugate ridges for easier grasping.

Children's Clothing Cards

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

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

Cimo Can Spell

Cimo Can Spell is a voice output pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, speech, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) teaches a child 1,122 words. Most words can be sounded out using common phonics rules (i.e, grouped by short vowel, long vowel, Bossy R's and other vowel team words), and others do not follow those normal rules and must be memorized. This app also uses phonics to help the user learn new words b

Cjt Comm Belt

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

Cjt Freedom Table Stand

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

Cjt Super Eval Kit

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

Clamp-On Table Top Mount

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

Classroom Communication Kit (Model 9022K)

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

Clear Pocket Communication Easel (Models 032226 & 032227)

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

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

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

Colorlibrary

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

Comlink Lt3G

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

Comlink Lt3G Enable Eyes

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

Comlink St-Lite

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

Comlink St3G

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

Comlink St3G Enable Eyes Ii

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

Comlink Ultra

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

Comlink Ultra-Lite

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

Comm-On

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

Communicate: In Print 2

Communicate: In Print 2 is designed for children and adults who having difficulty reading text. It helps teacher and students create books with pages that face one another while using symbols to encourage independence in desktop publishing. It covers a variety of topics using 7,000 Widgit Literacy Symbols in both color and black-and-white. Communicate: In Print 2 also includes Widgit Pictures, a set of 1,500 clip art and background images for creating illustrations and scenes. Communicate: In Pr

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

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

Communication Fabric Page (Models 032006 & 032005)

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

Communication Icon Galleries Cd-Rom

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

Communication Key Chains

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

Communication Notebook

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

Communicator / Computer Stand

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

Comprehensive Assessment Of Spoken Language (Casl)

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

Computer / Communicator Tray

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

Conversation Builder

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

Cool Cards: Part To Whole

Cool Cards: Part to Whole is a board game that teaches part-to-whole communication with picture cards. Can be used at both occupational and speech therapy sessions or at home for literacy skill training. Reading level not required. All words are functional and age appropriate. Supports children with language or developmental delays, learning disabilities, and autism. Packaged in durable metal tin. 1 to 4 players. Age 3 and up. Enhances visual analysis and organization, increases deductive reason

Cooper Rand Puff Controlled Tone Generator Attachment

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

Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid

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

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

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

Cpc-500 Voicecaptioner

The CPC-500 VoiceCaptioner is a captioning software system designed to convert speech into text for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This software is designed to work with a speech recognition program such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking or ViaVoice (not included, see separate entries). A computer is connected via a serial cable to a closed caption encoder that receives a video feed of the speaker. The speaker's words are automatically turned into captions. Captioning of multiple speaker

Critical Communicator, The

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

Csl - Computerized Speech Lab (Model 4300)

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

Custom Boards - Premium

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

Cutting Edge Communication Board

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

Cyrano Communicator

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

Dadc 500 Manual Push Rock

The DADC 500 Manual Push Rock is a hand control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper or lower extremity disabilities, including limited range of motion. Designed for drivers who want a higher hand position on the steering wheel, the DADC 500 Manual Push Rock features a vertical handle and provides a quick, light action and smooth response to the user's motions. The user pulls (or rocks) the vertical handle back to control the accelerator and pu

Daily Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Daily Communicator Communication Notebook

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

Dentaswab Cleaners

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

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

Dino Bubbles

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

Dino Whistle

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

Disappearing Grocery List

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with developmental, cognitive or communication delays participate in grocery shopping by identifying items with the help of a communication board.

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

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

Display Mounting Hardware

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

Disposable Mouth Mirror, Model 920718

Disposable Mouth Mirror is a lightweight mirror to quickly and efficiently view the tongue, lingual frenum, teeth and palate. It can be used as an alternative tongue depressor to pull the cheek back. It is latex free.

Dr. Speech: Electroglottography (Egg) Assessment

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

Dr. Speech: Phonetogram

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

Dr. Speech: Real Speech

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Analysis

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Therapy

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Training

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

Dr. Speech: Voice Assessment

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

Dr. Speech: Voice Synthesis

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

Dr. Speech: Wave Generator

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

Drawp Unlimited

DRAWP Unlimited is a drawing app designed for children to develop their creativity. It can be used by children with cognitive, fine motor and social emotional disabilities. DRAWP Unlimited allows young artist to develop their creativity and connect to love ones by creating original art and safely sharing it with family in a parent-approved network. Drawp uses professional-grade drawing software that is customized to be accessible and easy for children. Over 200 paint colors, including digital te

Drivesafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, an Android phone, or a BlackBerry phone. This text to speech program speaks aloud email messages, Twitter updates (tweets), and text messages (SMS) as well as the texter’s name. Both male and female voices are available and the user can change the read speed of incoming mess

Drivesafe.ly Pro

DriveSafe.ly Pro is a voice output program and a voice input text message program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables hands-free operation of a BlackBerry phone. The text to speech feature speaks aloud email messages, Twitter updates (tweets), and text messages (SMS) as well as the texter’s name. Both male and female voices are available, and the user can change the reading speed of incoming messages. The

Dsp Sona Graph (Model 5500)

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

Durable Tabbed Communication Book

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

Dynavox Eyemax

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

Dynavox M3

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

Dynavox 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

Earobics

Earobics is an auditory perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children and adults with communication or learning disabilities or who are hard of hearing. It provides phonological awareness and auditory processing training for the prevention and remediation of reading and other language-based disabilities. The software comes in home, classroom, and professional versions. The professional version is designed for use by reading specialists, audiologists, and speec

Easy Talker

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

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

Echovoice

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

Ecopoint

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

Electronic Artificial Larynx

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

Elr (Extra Language Resources)

eLr (Extra Language Resources) is a language tutorial program designed for use by children or adults with communication or language learning disabilities. Available online or through an offline CD, this program includes more than 10,000 computer/web activities (and always growing) to encourage spontaneous interactive sessions. Free home practice for families is included. Activity targets include phonology, phonological awareness, semantics, sentence processing, literacy, and oral narrative. Acti

Emotion Cards

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

Enable Eyes Control Bar

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

Enable Eyes Ii Access Module

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

Endeavor Talker

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

Endeavor Talker Pro

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

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

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

Endeavor Talker Software

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

Endless Alphabet

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

Entire World Of R Say And Sequence Playing Card System

The Entire World of R Say and Sequence Playing Card System is an educational game designed for use by children age four and up through adults with communication or speech disabilities. This system is a multi-use articulation remediation tool for the /r/ phoneme. This set contains six cards decks of 27 paired cards for each different vocalic /r/—AR, AIR, EAR, ER, IRE, and OR. Each card deck is uniformly organized with nine (9) words each for initial, medial and final word positions. Three of the

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

Everyday Words With Pictures

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

Excel 2000 Wheelchair

The Medline Excel 2000 Standard Wheelchair is an adult manual wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Carbon steel dual axle frame with chip-resistant chrome plating, powder-coated cross bars and clothing guard, heavy-duty fork and welded fork stems, and sealed bearings in fork housing for front and rear wheels. SEAT (LxW): 16 x 18 inches. UPHOLSTERY: Embossed upholstery in ruby, navy, or black. A chart pocket is included. ARMRESTS: Permanent full-length arm

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

Fabric Communication / Choice Notebook Cover (Model 032044)

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

Fabric Flip Chart (Model 032147)

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

Facial Flex Ultra

Facial-Flex Ultra is a facial muscle exerciser designed for use by individuals with severe facial burns or speech disabilities. Applications for this dynamic resistance device for strengthening the oral-motor and neck musculature include increasing oral facial motor strength, range of motion, voluntary control, and timing and coordination for such impairments as dysarthria, oral apraxia, facial paresis, oral dysphagia and facial contractures caused by severe burns. OPTIONS: Replacement flexbands

First Phrases Hd

First Phrases HD is a voice output language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to learn how to put two or three words together or basic English phrases. It provides many opportunities to hear, see, and say/record 72 different verb / noun combinations

First Phrases Hd Lite

First Phrases HD Lite is a voice output language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to learn how to put two or three words together or basic English phrases. It provides many opportunities to hear, see, and say/record 10 different verb / noun combina

First Words International Hd

First Words International HD is a voice output language, foreign language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to learn the words for basic objects in any or all of the following languages: English, Chinese, Spanish, French, Japanese, Hindi and Russian

First Words International Lite Hd

First Words International Lite HD is a voice output language, foreign language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to learn the words for common nouns and learn the names of basic objects in any or all of the following languages: English, Chinese, Spa

Firstwords: Professional

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

Fl4Sh Deluxe Kit

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

Fl4Sh Scanning Communicator

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

Flaghouse Smart Talk 4 (Model W35489)

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

Flaghouse Smart Talk 8 (Model W35486)

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

Flash! Pro 2

Flash Pro 2 is a flash card program designed for use with children with communication, learning, or cognitive disabilities. The program has over 8,500 color photo flash cards that speech therapists, parents, teachers, and early intervention specialists can select, preview, and print for use to stimulate speech and language. The program is designed to be used by individuals with no computer experience, with no complex setup or installation. The photos are arranged in 65 categories, including Acti

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.

Foundations In Speech Perception

Foundations in Speech Perception is a CD-ROM based auditory training activity software program designed to teach listening skills to children with moderate to severe hearing loss, including those with cochlear implants. The program, designed for children from three to twelve years of age, features a series of lessons on three levels that can be used in the home, school, or speech therapy setting. It also allows the child to work at his or her own pace independently or with adult assistance. The

Free Speech (Version 1.31)

Free Speech is an Android application (app) that serves as an Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) program for individuals who have difficulty speaking. At the push of a button, users can play recorded sounds or have text read aloud with the Android’s built-in text-to-speech (TTS) feature. This customizable sound board can be personalized to fit the user’s preferences. With Free Speech, users can create and edit buttons; display text, images, or both on a button; link buttons togethe

Frenchay Screening Tool for AAC

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

Frs 3-D Fixed Position Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs 3-D Folding Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs 3-D Swing-Away Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs Ir Phone

The FRS IR Phone is a telephone option for communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. This phone can be used with existing land lines as a speaker phone to send and receive phone calls using a ComLink communicator (see separate entries). The IR Phone communicates wirelessly using infra-red with the ComLink, which has pre-built pages to control the IR phone. The pages are fully programmed but can be cust

Fun With Directions Hd

Fun With Directions HD is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning colors

Fun With Directions Hd Lite

Fun With Directions HD Lite is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning co

Fun With Fluency

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

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

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

Gewa Access Medi

Gewa Access Medi is a wireless scanning keyboard for computers or environmental controls designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, mobility disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This wireless keyboard controls a computer through remote infrared (IR) using the included mouse interface. The keyboard has two levels, one for the computer and one for environmental control. Input can be made through direct selection or scanning, with 12 different scanning methods. Macros and multi-f

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 Button (Model Gt-00W)

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

Gotalk Card (Model Gt-C01W)

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

Gotalk Pocket

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

Gotalk Pocket (Model Gt-P06)

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

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

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! 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

Handsfree Electrolarynx Holder

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

Handyspeech

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

Headphone (Model Ha-960)

Model HA 960 headphone is designed for use with Telex auditory training systems, compatible with TDR series FM receivers. Volume controls and output tone trimmers on the receivers are used to adjust the sound performance for individual variances in hearing impairment. Headband is spring type stainless steel with sliders. Glide points in the pads contain spring loaded plastic gliders to permit a positive vertical adjustment of over 2 inches. Earcups enclose protective plastic faceplates and recei

Headset Microphone, Light Duty

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

Hearit Se (Model 500)

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

Hearit Se 3 Step Training Kit (Model 560)

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

Hearit Speech Therapy Kit (Model 530)

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

High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone

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

Home Automation Modules

The Home Automation Modules are environmental control switch modules or lamp modules designed for individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe neurological or physical disabilities. Intended for use with ComLink communicators (see separate entries) with integrated environmental control software. These modules communicate with the ComLink to control items in the user's home. For example, appliance modules can be used to turn on or off fans or other appliances. Lamp modules con

Hungry Shark And Friends

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

I Can Play, Too!

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

I-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

I-Speak

I-Speak is a screen reading program designed for use by individuals with vision or learning disabilities. This screen reader reads text from text files. E-mail and websites can also be saved as text files for reading. Files are read in a natural male or female human-sounding voice using inflection, intonation, and pauses to facilitate listeninng comprehension. Although the program reads only text files, text files can be recorded as Wave (.wav) or MP3 (.mp3) files. The program operates in two mo

Ice Finger For Oral Stimulation

The Ice Finger for Oral Stimulation is an oral stimulation aid designed for use by individuals with feeding or swallowing disabilities. This latex-free tube is designed to improve oral motor and oral-pharyngeal strength and sensation. The totally sealed, malleable gel core is frozen for thermal stimulation and can be refrozen so one can be used for the entire duration of therapy for an individual. For additional stimulation, it can be dipped into sour substances. The small grip at the top makes

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

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

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

In My Dreams

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

Interact-As Communication Suite Consumer Edition

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

Interact-As Communication Suite Professional Edition

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

Interact-As Voice System

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

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

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

Interpretype

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

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

Ipraiseu

iPraiseU™ is designed for use by instructors and parents who often struggle to think of praise statements beyond, "Good Job!" or "Well done!" The iPraiseU™ app is a quick and easy way to praise your learners with multiple phrases, by multiple voices! Simply open the app and tap or shake your device to generate one of 100 praise statements. All are general statements appropriate for any positive behavior. Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This

Ireadwrite For The Ipad

iReadWrite is a support app that helps struggling readers and writers of all ages read and write, especially those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or other learning difficulties. This app, which runs on an iPad, does not require Wi-Fi or 3G access. iReadWrite offers Text-to-speech; Phonetic Spell Checker; Homophone and Confusable Word Checker; Word Prediction; Dictionary; Picture Dictionary; customizable background, text colors and fonts; and a choice of voices. With the iReadWrite, users can import

Itouchilearn Morning Routines

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

Itouchilearn Numbers

iTouchiLearn Numbers is a math tutorial program and a math skills training system designed for use by parents working with children who have cognitive, learning, physical or speech disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help a child understand math concepts and enable them to apply what they learn to new situations through a blend of curriculum based early learning with verbal directions and animated games. These games use multipl

Itouchilearn Words

iTouchiLearn Words is a language tutorial program, a reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents working with children who have communication, developmental, learning, physical or speech disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent to use their Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Android phone to teach a child how to recognize and pronounce words through animations and word association games. The animation teaches the context of words and the games reinforce earl

Japplis Speech

Japplis Speech is an online text-to-speech application designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or speech disabilities. This voice output program speaks the text as the user types. It can also read line-by-line, and there is a "Say It" button that prompt the Web-based program to speak selected text or all text if none is selected. Japplis Speech is available at the following website: http://speech.japplis.com. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux operating sys

Jiggler Fun Facial Massager

The Jiggler Fun Facial Massager is a massager designed for oral-motor stimulation in children with speech or swallowing disabilities. This facial vibrator has a variety of shapes and textures. The colorful figures are based on the Caspar cartoon series. SIZE: 9 inches long. POWER: Uses one double-A battery (not included).

Jtalker

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

Keyboard

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

Keyboardcommunicator (Model Kc200)

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

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.

Krazy Drinking Straws

Krazy Drinking Straws are designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. Available in sets of four heart straws or four happy straws (each set sold separately), these plastic straws are molded with the shape integral to the straw to encourage use and aid in developing oral motor control. OPTIONS: A set of eight connector straws is available.

Lamterm

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

Language Builder Deluxe

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

Language Builder Picture Cards

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

Language Facilitator Device (Models 3057 & 3058)

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

Language Training Activity

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with communication and cognitive disabilities in learning language skills. Small talking picture frames with covers were purchased from a local discount retailer and sounds or comments relevant to a larger picture on the wall were recorded. For example, for a display of jungle animals on the wall, the sound for ach animal was recorded in a frame and the frame placed behind the corresponding picture. As the child pass by the picture is touche

Language-Links

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

Large Area Infrared System

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

Laryngeal Mirror

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

Laryngograph (Model 6094)

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

Layoutkitchen

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

Learn To Talk

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

Learning Game Board

Learning Game Board is a customizable game board for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. This is a blank, magnetic, dry erase game board has four player positions – two that have been specially adapted with large activation buttons for choosing among the four play spaces in front of a player. For those who need to use their own switches, the board also has switch inputs at these two positions. The Learning Game Board is dry erase so it can be used over and over again f

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

Library Of Vocabulary Photographs

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

Life-Links Communication Suite

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

Lightwriter (Model Sl35/c)

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

Lightwriter (Model Sl40)

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

Lightwriter Sl 35/big Keys

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

Lightwriter Sl87

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

Lightwritersl40

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

Lingo

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

Lingraphica Express2

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

Listen To Me

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

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

Loquendo Tts

Loquendo TTS (Text to Speech) is a speech synthesis and voice output program designed for use in communication aids and to provide verbal access for individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Applications include personal and tablet computers; augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices; talking cellular phones; email and SMS readers; talking kiosks, bus stops and other stand-alone computerized devices; on-board and station announcements, and e-learning d

Maestro

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

Magnetic Notebook Pages (Model 032134)

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

Manipulative Kits

Manipulative Kits are sensory integration activities designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Kits contain 6 to 10 simple manipulatives that support core vocabulary concepts. Available kits include Community Helpers 1 Manipulative Kit, with police badge, stethscope, syringe, toothbrush, money, fire fighter, and book; Community Helpers 2 Manipulative Kit, with whistle, map, sponge, comb, notebook, envelope, construction hat, and telephone; Community Cape

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

Megabee

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

Meville To Weville

MEville to WEville, is designed for use by students with learning, communication, cognitive, or reading disabilities. This curriculum systematically integrates reading, writing, speaking, augmentative communication, and listening for elementary students with disabilities in the moderate to severe range. It was developed to build a classroom community that promotes a sense of belonging. Each unit offers students a new and different perspective on themselves, their families and their school. In Un

Micro Speech Lab Pack

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

Mind Express

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

Mini Mighty Trumpet

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

Mini-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

Minimal Pair Pack

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

More Fun With Directions Hd

More Fun With Directions HD is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learning co

More Fun With Directions Hd Lite

More Fun With Directions HD Lite is a voice output language, vocabulary tutorial program and a cause and effect and behavior training program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice listening, auditory memory and auditory processing as well as following directions and learni

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

Mytobii P10

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

Myvoice Communication Aid

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

Nasometer (Modle 6200-3)

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

Ne-Atran

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

Neasy Collapsible Desktop Mount

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

NeuroSwitch

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

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

Ngt Lite App

The Next Generation Text (NGT) Lite is an application designed to help individuals with hearing or speech impairments make phone calls across different devices while on the move. This app can be installed on a range of compatible internet connected devices, such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The NGT Lite works together with the home, office, or mobile phone and provides a text connection in parallel with the phone call users make through the NGT Service. This parallel connection uses the

Niki Talk

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

Off We Go - Going On A Plane

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

Off We Go - Going On A Plane Hd

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

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist

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

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist Hd

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

One-Step Communication Device

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

Optical Head Mouse Kit

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

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

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

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

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

Oral And Written Language Scales (Owls)

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

Oral Motor Kit (Model 1145)

The Oral Motor Kit, model 1145, is a respiratory training activity designed to provide tactile, proprioceptive, visual, and auditory feedback for children and adults with severe physical, speech, or neurological disabilities. This all-inclusive kit include items to provide oral stimulation, help to strengthen the muscles in the mouth and face, and/or make feeding easier. The kit includes: Set of six whistles, vibrating teether, Tri Chew, Tuffy Chew, scooper plate, set of five Easy Spoons, a two-

Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit

The Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit is an exercise plan program designed for use by speech therapists who work with children or adults with communication, neurological, speech, or swallowing disabilities, stroke, brain injury, cleft palate, cancer of the head or neck, tongue thrusts, or vocal resonance disorders. The therapist can use this kit to design an individualized clinic, school, or home treatment program. The kit contains 240 professionally-illustrated exercises, includin

Orderassist

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

Outgoing Speech Amplified Telephone With Photo Memory Speed Dials (Model Hd40S)

The Outgoing Speech Amplified Telephone with Photo Memory Speed Dials, model HD40S, is a speech amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities or mild hearing loss. This phone amplifies the outgoing voice up to 40 decibels (dB) while digitally enhancing voice clarity with minimal distortion, echo effects and static. Incoming sounds can be amplified up to 18 dB on the hearing aid-compatible handset. The phone has nine photo memory buttons for one-touch dialing. Call

Overlay Designer Pro

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

Oxygen Adapter (Model Pma 2000)

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

P3 Mobile

P3 Mobile is a video-based telephone relay system for deaf and hard-of-hearing users to place and receive VRS and VP calls over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. The user has the option to be connected to an operator who then reads the messages to the recipient and transcribes their messages back to the user. In addition, the user also has the option to communicate and record a video message via sign for the recipient if they are not available. Updates to the P3 Mobile include faster sign

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

Palatometer (Model 6300)

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

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

Park Electronic Artificial Larynx

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

Park Speech Amplifier

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

Partner One / Stepper

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

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

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

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

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

Pda Gospeech (Model Pd100)

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

Personal Communication Book (Model W38504)

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

Pert (Performance Report Tool)

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

Phonation Level Sensor.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sensor to indicate visually voice loudness level to a deaf student. Describes audio amplifier and dual comparator system to monitor the level of a deaf student's voice. Red and green lights indicate when the voice is within or above the desired, predetermined level, to enable the student to maintain a normal sounding voice. Does not include instructions for building this device. COMMENTS: For information contact: Roy H Norris, Cerebral Palsy Research F

Phone-Link

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

Phonopix - Full

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

Photo Language Series (Model Pl-10F)

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

Photo Nouns

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

Phrase Maker

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

Pictocom Symbol Expression

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

Pictoprint

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

Pictoshow

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

Picture Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Picture Communicator Communication Notebook

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

Picture Cue Cards (Model W38503)

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

Picture File

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

Picture Identification for Early Language Learners

Picture Identification for Early Language Learners is an educational app designed for use by children who are in the early stages of language development as well as those with special needs, such as language delays and autism. It was created to help children develop their vocabulary skills for common toys, clothing and foods.

Picture Master Language Software (Pmls)

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

Picture Sentence Match

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

Picture The Sentence Hd

Picture the Sentence HD is a voice output language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice language and auditory processing tasks at the basic sentence level. The app comes with three different levels of difficulty so the child can learn how t

Picture The Sentence Hd Lite

Picture the Sentence HD Lite is a voice output language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by language therapists and parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or parent to use an Apple iPad to help children to practice language and auditory processing tasks at the basic sentence level. The app comes with three different levels of difficulty so the child can learn

Pioneer Pete

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

Plantronics Ms40 Series Microphone Only Headsets

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

Pmv Secure-It

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

Point-And-Chat

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

PolyAndro-10 with Persona for Android

The PolyAndro-10 with Persona for Android is a voice-output tablet computer with a direct selection and text-to-speech communicator program. It is designed to be used as an augmentative and alternative communication device by individuals who have communication or speech disabilities. The PolyAndro-10 is an adapted Google Nexus 10 tablet computer with 16 or 32 gigabytes (GB) of memory, a Mali T604 quad-core processor with 2 GB RAM and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). The Nexus tablet has a 10-inch 2560

Polyandro-7 With Persona For Android

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

Pop-A-Bubble Music Wand

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

Pop-Up Animal Bubbler

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

Portable Choice / Display Board (Model 032025)

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

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

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

Portable Communication Book - Clear (Model 032026)

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

Portable Communication Book - Fabric

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

Portable Communicator For The Visually Impaired

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

Possum Sero Infrared Telephone

The Possum Sero! Remote Control Phone with Built-In-AAC is designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities to communicate crucial messages over the telephone. The Sero is a hands-free infrared telephone which provides 50 user-recordable phrases (each 60 seconds long) that allows people with partial or no voice to communicate pre-set messages over the telephone. It also features Secure Spoken Identity (SSI) that uses caller ID services to speak the name of the person c

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

Preschool Phonology Cards & Spanish Preschool Phonology Cards (Models N63-1-Ws & N63-8-Ws)

Preschool Phonology Cards are language training flash cards designed for use by children with learning or speech disabilities. Included are 240 cards with words printed below colorful pictures. The cards teach preschoolers target patterns of sound production and help reduce or eliminate six phonological processes: cluster reduction, final consonant deletion, fronting, gliding, initial consonant deletion, and stopping. Cards are available in English (model N63-1-WS) or Spanish (model N63-8-WS).

Processing Program Level 1

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

Proloquo

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

Proloquo2Go

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

Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit

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

Proteor Dialo

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

Proxtalker App

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

Puppet That Swallows, The

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

Qcharm

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

Quick Release Mount (Model Qrm-2)

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

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.

Rainbow Bottle

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

Rainbow Sentences

Rainbow Sentences is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with language, developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, or adults with aphasia. This interactive application (or app) is intended to help the user learn how to recognize the parts of sentences such as nouns, verbs, and prepositions, improve their understanding of how combinations of these parts create basic sentence structure. Students have the opportunity to record thei

Rand Voice Amplifier

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

Randomizer

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

Reach Adapted Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication System

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

Recordable Talk Blocks

The Talk Block is a recordable block that reaches beyond foundational listening and speaking practice (auditory) by providing visual reinforcement. Insert any Picture Communication Symbol (PCS), image or photo, and press down to record and replay up to 30 seconds of sound, and then flip the switch to lock. This cross-curricular, open resource offers many opportunities to practice skills, assess students, and convey instructions for center activities.

Repeat

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

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

Rolling Floor Mount

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

Romet Speech Aid Electronic Larynx (Model R200A)

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

Safe-Laser System (Model Sls-100)

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

Saucer Dome Say It Play It (Model 9158)

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

Say And Do Sound Production, Flip Book And Activities For Apraxia

The Say and Do Flip Book contains four identical sections of illustrated cards. The cards provide a visual model of how to produce vowels and consonants at the sound, syllable, and word levels. Each card section is arranged by place of production, beginning at the front of the mouth and working towards the back.

Say Hi Aac

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

Scan Gospeech (Model Sc100)

Scan GoSpeech, model SC100, is a voice output bar code reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, or who have speech, communication, or neurological disabilities. This bar code scanner based portable speech synthesizer can be used by those who cannot read or speak for grocery shopping or for identifying items around the house or office. It has an unlimited vocabulary using DECtalk speech with a choice of nine male or female voices. For use in the household or office

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

See And Choose

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

See and Learn Playing with Sounds

The See and Learn Playing with Sounds kit is designed for parents, teachers, and therapists to help babies, preschoolers, and children with Down Syndrome begin to speak correctly, and help them listen to learn speech sounds. See and Learn Playing with Sounds supports activities that encourage attention, listening, discrimination, and production of the sounds that make up speech. See and Learn Playing with Sounds introduces 41 speech sounds (phonemes) in the English language with clear picture ca

See and Learn Putting Sounds Together Kit

See and Learn Putting Sounds Together is designed to help parents, teachers, and therapists support regular speech practice in helping children with Down syndrome who are beginning to say consonant sounds in imitation and in babble (from 9 to 12 months), and older children who are starting to combine sounds practice putting consonant and vowel sounds together. See and Learn Putting Sounds Together may also be useful for older children who are making word attempts but have very unclear speech. It

See and Learn Saying Later Words Kit

See and Learn Saying Later Words is designed to help parents, teachers, and therapists support regular speech practice in helping children with Down syndrome who can produce at least some of the consonants - sh, th, s, z, l, or j and who can produce simple combinations of these consonants and a vowel - for example, laa and shoe to develop clear speech. It may also be helpful for other children with similar speech difficulties. See and Learn Saying Later Words supports simple activities that enco

See.touch.learn

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

Senior Buddy Board & Junior Buddy Board

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

Sensory Motor Busy Box (Model 7905)

The Sensory Motor Busy Box, model 7905, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with speech, communication, or severe physical disabilities. This therapeutic busy box has a tactile switch made of soft felt material. When the user activates it, glitter flies around the dome. The T-handle helps increase grip. The further the handle is pushed, the more LEDs light up. Music plays when the handle is moved all the way forward. When the mouth shape is pressed, pre-recorded messages play sequ

Sentence Builder

Sentence Builder is a language tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with communication, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences with an emphasis on the connector words that make up over 80% of the English language. Sentence Builder comes with 100 disti

Servox Digital

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

Servox Inton

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

Shapes Puzzle Communicator

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

Shikani Speaking Valve (Models Ssvw, Ssvt And Ssvb)

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

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

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

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.

Small Talk (Model 4201)

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

Smalltalk Aphasia - Female

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

Smalltalk Aphasia - Male

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

Smalltalk Common Phrases

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

Smalltalk Consonant Blends

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

Smalltalk Conversational Phrases

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

Smalltalk Daily Activities

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

Smalltalk Days, Months, Dates

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

Smalltalk Dysphagia

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

Smalltalk Intensive Care

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

Smalltalk Letters, Numbers, Colors

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

Smalltalk Oral Motor Exercises

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

Smalltalk Pain Scale

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

Smalltalk Phonemes

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

Smarspeaker For Alphasmart (Model Ss200)

SmartSpeaker is an add-on speech synthesizer for use with the AlphaSmart 2000 or 3000 (sold separately) designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Based on DECtalk, SmartSpeaker offers high-quality speech synthesis with nine voices. The user can directly type in messages to be spoken or select a phrase from commonly used phrases that the user has stored on the AlphaSmart. This device speaks the selected word or sentence, the selected paragraph, or the entire file

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 3

Smart 3 is a speech device designed for individuals with communication disabilities. This portable, pocket-sized communication device uses text and symbol-related communication through its graphic communication program. It has a clear and distinct voice output, and a 4.3-inch touch screen with high resolution. With Smart 3, users can create and edit communication vocabularies on the device or on a PC; take pictures and operate the TV and DVD player using Smart 3’s built-in camera and infrared mo

Smart Oral Motor

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

Smart Response Le

The SMART Response LE is a wireless student response system and test interpretation and report program designed for use by children with communication, learning, speech or fine motor disabilities. This system features wireless remotes with large LCD screens, big buttons and a range of up to 100 feet; a receiver that connects to a computer using a USB connection and can either be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk; and assessment software that integrates with SMART Notebook collaborative learn

Smart Speech For Reach Interface Author

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

Smart, The

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

Smart/128

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

Smart/scan 32 Plus

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

Smarted Pad

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

Smarty Speech

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

Snoezelen Mse Home Deluxe Kit

Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help users adapt their responses to sensory stimulation and to advance education and therapy goals. Each Snoezelen construction is designed to offer individuals with special needs and challenging conditions the opportunity to exercise choice through action.

Soft Carry Case

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

Soft Communication / Choice Board (Model 032045)

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

Solatone

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

Sonivox Wireless Amplifier

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

Sound Activated Crab

The Sound Activated Crab is a sound activated toy designed for use by children three years old and older with speech, severe physical, or cognitive disabilities. Clapping hands, snapping fingers, talking, or making a noise causes this toy to vibrate and wiggle. The user can place the toy on a smooth surface, make a sound, and watch the crab move around as if crawling. After a few seconds the toy turns off and waits for a new sound to start vibrating and moving again. The toy is also equipped wit

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

Soundscope

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

Speak A Need (Model 1254)

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

Speak Easy (Model 4392)

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

Speak It!

Speak it! is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, vision or learning disabilities. The user enters text he or she wants to say on the screen and press the “Speak it!” button. The user can use this text to speech program to read emails, news articles, and documents utilizing its voice synthesis engine. The user can copy emails, documents, web pages and PDF file, paste them into the program, and have the text spoken aloud. The program also allows the u

Speak Up!

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

Speaking Of Speech Cd

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

Speech Amplified Phone

The Speech Amplified Phone is a speech amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low volume speech. This desk-style push-button telephone features a dial control in the handset which enables the user to control the volume heard by the listener, with a gain of 26 decibels. COLOR: Beige. WARRANTY: 90 days.

Speech Assistant

The Speech Assistant is a text to speech telephone system designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. The system enables the user to communicate over a phone line with synthesized speech. Messages are typed in the system's text-to-speech program, which is installed on a personal computer (PC), personal digital assistant (PDA), or speech generating device. Messages are converted to synthesized voice audio and sent over the phone line by way of an included audio cable and interface c

Speech Enhancer, The

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

Speech Lingo

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

Speech Therapist With Mirror (Model 9153)

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

Speech Therapy Mirror / Felt Board (Model H71801)

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

Speech Trainer 3D

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

Speech-Teach Portable Mirror (Model 3463)

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

Speechpro

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

Speechprompts

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

Spinning Communicator (Model 2043)

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

Spinning Communicator (Model W35934)

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

Spkr

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

Spok21

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

Springboard Lite

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

Ssr With Mic (Model Ssr-100)

The SSR (Supplemented Speech Recognition) with Mic, model SSR-100, is a voice input and word prediction program designed for use by individuals who have difficulty using speech recognition software because their speech or breathing may be unusual. The program integrates word prediction and speech recognition for users with speech that is dysarthric (difficult to understand) so significantly less typing is required to enter text. The package includes speech recognition software, a speech processi

Stand For Tty

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy with a speech disability to communicate using a TTY. When the unit sat flat on a table, the user was unable to reach the keyboard. Initially, she used a telephone book and a pair of towels to prop the device at the extremely precise angle she required. A simple angled stand was then constructed of melamine-coated MDF. However, the angle of the stand proved to be too shallow to meet the user's needs. The stand was adapted by

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

Storypals

StoryPals is a reading tutorial, story reading and story writing program designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, language or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPad to practice listening and reading comprehension skills with a teacher, parent, or independently. StoryPals comes with 24 original stories ranging in readability levels 2 to 6 with colorful, interactive artwork and imaginative characters. These stories can be r

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

Switch-Adapted Call Chime (Model H-27)

The Switch-Adapted Cordless Call Chime, model H-27, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This system has a receiver and two transmitters. Each transmitter has a different chime. The system has a 75-foot range (200 feet when in line-of-sight). POWER: Uses 3 triple-A and 3 C batteries (included).

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

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

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 Nouns Ii Sterling Edition

Talking Nouns II Sterling Edition is a voice output language tutorial program designed to encourage expressive language, promote communication, and train augmentative communication skills for individuals with learning, developmental, or physical disabilities as well as those who are candidates for augmentative communication. This program encourages students to communicate using 50 nouns. Students practice the expressive use of words and phrases and learn the formation of grammatically correct se

Talking Photo Album

The Talking Photo Album is a voice output photo album designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device can function as a communication tool or it can be used to create a talking slide show or talking storybook. The album has 24 pages for holding photos, with 10 seconds of recording time per page, and comes with an idea sheet. POWER: Uses 2 triple-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 14.25 x 9.25 inches. Each page can hold a 4 x 6 inc

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 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 Tom (Model 9305) & Talking Ben (Model 9306)

Talking Tom and Talking Ben, models 9305 and 9306 respectively, are switch operated toys designed for use by children with communication or speech and upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. When the user presses Tom's or Ben's foot or activates a capability switch (not included), a red light on the animated plush toy will indicate when that the child should talk. Everything spoken by the child will be repeated by Tom or Ben who speaks in an altered voice intended to be funny while his

Talking Verbs Sterling Edition

Talking Verbs Sterling Edition is a voice output langusage tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, developmental, or physical disabilities as well as those who are candidates for augmentative communication. Designed to encourage expressive language, promote communication, and train augmentative communication skills, this program encourages students to communicate using 40 verbs. Students practice the expressive use of words and phrases and learn the formation of grammatic

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

Talktime With Tucker

Talk Time with Tucker is a speech training program designed to encourage children with with language learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, visual disabilities or autism to practice a variety of vocalization skills and to experiment with the duration, pitch, and volume of their utterances. The program not only encourages expressive verbalization, it fosters conversation turn-taking and builds imagination and confidence. It features voice activated animation ro

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

Team Up With Timo: Stories

Team Up with Timo: Stories is a story reading program designed for use by children with autism or communication or language disabilities. This computer-based instructional program helps develop story comprehension and social interaction skills using a three-dimensional animated agent, a talking head called Timo. Children engage in shared and repeated reading with Timo to work on listening, answering "wh" questions, retelling stories, and vocabulary. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM or compatible co

Team Up With Timo: Vocabulary

Team Up with Timo: Vocabulary is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have apraxia, autism, or other language learning delays. This computer-based instructional program uses a three-dimensional animated agent, a talking head called Timo, to help children practice identifying, hearing, and saying new words. Timo engages each student in conversation and addresses them by name as he takes them through personalized, interactive lessons

Tech/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

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

Tense Sequencing Cards

Tense Sequencing Cards are photo cards designed for use with children age four and up with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 33 multicultural cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training and provides clear full-color photographs of children engaged in various activities. The set includes 11 groups of three cards designed to encourage children to use past, present, and future tense in speech. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches.

Test Of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (Tasp)

The Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (TASP) is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment battery designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This test of symbolic skills provides a starting point for designing or selecting an appropriate page set for an AAC device. The test can also be used to help design communication boards. Results can also help in establishing appropriate AAC intervention goals and strategies targe

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 With Vision Board

TextSpeak with VisionBoard is an alternative Augmentative Communication system designed for users who are vocally impaired or have limited speech capability. TextSpeak is a text-generating speaker and keyboard combination. Generates up to 24 user defined phrases with single key presses. Can be programmed to male or female voices, and has 30 programmable phrases. Voices can be selected for both English and Spanish. Works over speakerphone telephone for phone calls.

Textured Roller Step Talking Sequencer (Model 653)

The Textured Roller Step Talking Sequencer, model 653, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children or adults with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. By playing a sequential series of pre-recorded messages, this sequencer enables a user with limited communication skills to carry on a simple conversation. The device can also be used for for testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-alongs. It is activated usin

That's How I Feel

That's How I Feel is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program and a vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app can also be used by a parent or therapist to teach a child vocabulary

The 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

Tiger's Tale

Tiger's Tale is a speech training program designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. In this program, Tiger has lost his voice and needs help looking for it. Children "talk" for Tiger and their voices are recorded to create a movie. During Tiger's search, animated characters appear and ask children questions to elicit their thoughts, suggestions, and opinions. Conversations are developed using the child's voice along with other pre-recorded voices. If a child is asked a question

Time & Growth Cards

Time & Growth Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 60 cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. These cards use natural events to illustrate sequencing. For example, one card may illustrate the life of a bird from hatching through the first moment of flight, while another might illustrate the life of a plant from the seed through blooming. Thiis set also includes a guide.

Tobii C12

The Tobii C12 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This tablet-computer based communicator runs Windows Vista Home Premium and has an IntelCore Duo U2500 processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM, a 60 GB hard drive, two USB 2.0 ports, and an integrated desk stand. Other features include 4 integrated speakers, 2 integrated microphones, a 1 GB SD card and a built-in camera with 640 x 480 pixels. The unit can be controlled

Tobii C8

The Tobii C8 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This tablet-computer-based communicator uses Windows Vista Home Premium and features touch screen access, an IntelCore Duo U2500 processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM, a 60 GB hard drive, two USB 2.0 ports, and an integrated desk stand. Other features include 2 integrated speakers, 2 integrated microphones, a 1 GB SD card and a built-in camera with 640 x 480 pixels. Us

Tobii Communicator

Tobii Communicator is a communicator program that is designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities who communicate using a computer. Communicator facilitates communication through either text or symbols. For users that communicate with text, there is an onscreen keyboard that can be shifted between QWERTY, ABC or scan-optimized layouts, and communication is further supported by built-in grammar functions, dictionaries and word and phrase prediction tools. User can add

Tobii S32 Scan

The Tobii S32 Scan is a direct selection or scanning communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The S32 Scan also supports linear step scanning, row/column/row scanning and random scanning at eight speeds. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit

Tobii S32 Touch

The Tobii S32 Touch is a direct selection communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or severe physical disabilities and autism. The user plays pre-recorded, digitized speech messages through direct selection by touching pictures or symbols in a grid or scene. The case is made of plastic with rubber edges. The unit comes with six grids (keyguards) with 1, 2, 4, 8, 16 or 32 keys. Up to 192 overlays can be recorded with over 60 hours of

Tobii Sono Key

The Tobii Sono Key is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. On-screen keyboard layouts are changeable among ABC, QWERTY and keyboard layouts optimized for eye control, and the keyboard also features oversized buttons. Sono Key supports various input methods, including direct selection by click or touch, selection with adjusted dwell

Tobii Sono Lexis

The Tobii Sono Lexis is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. It is intended to be used as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software package and is designed for users without literacy skills to build their own sentences word by word. Sono Lexis is based on visual recognition of symbols that represent words, phrases and categories. The system combines motor memory learning by navigation architecture with the Fitzgerald Key,

Tobii Sono Scribe

The Tobii Sono Scribe is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. Specifically, it is designed for literate users as an add-on for the Tobii Communicator software. The system enhances typing speeds through word and phrase prediction using a library of over 1,300 of the most frequently used words and phrases in English, 18,000 topical/grammatical word predictions, and standard dictionaries of 5,000 to 50,000 words. Users can adapt the w

Tobii Symbolmate

Tobii SymbolMate is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities and autism. This software has a large set of pre-designed templates for the creation of communication pages and boards for static augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) static devices. The templates include pages for a wide range of communication devices (not limited to Tobii), calendars, activities, schedules and storyboards. Additional templates are availab

Toby Tracheasaurus Plush Toy & Toby Tracheasaurus Puppet

The Toby Tracheasaurus Plush Toy and and Toby Tracheasaurus Puppet are educational toys designed for use with children with tracheostomies. Both the plush toy and the puppet come with a Shiley tracheostomy tube and a Passy-Muir Speaking Valve (see separate entry) to provide therapists and caregivers with an introduction to therapy for children with tracheostomies and facilitate vocalization.

Toby Tracheasaurus Speech Therapy Forms

The Toby Tracheasaurus Speech Therapy Forms are designed to assist children through the process of tracheotomy surgery and speech therapy afterwards by using a dinosaur illustration (who has had a tracheostomy) to relate their experiences. The forms include an Appointment Card ($4 per pad of 25 cards) to help children remember their appointments; a Therapy Agreement ($6 per pad of 25) to help the child set goals between the child and the therapist; Homework forms ($6 per pad of 25) that serve as

Tokyo Artificial Larynx

The Tokyo Speech Aid is a breath-powered artificial larynx designed for use by persons who have had laryngectomies. A cup about the size of a quarter fits over the stoma and conducts the lung wind to a unit containing a rubber diaphragm. This diaphragm vibrates, generating a tone which is then conducted through a tube into the user's mouth. The user articulates this tone into speech with the normal movements of the mouth and tongue. The tone can be pitched upwards into a ladies voice and down to

Toolkit Voice Software For The Speech-Impaired

Toolkit is a software program that is designed to help the speech-impaired communicate with others. Unlike most software programs for the speech-impaired which ignore the fact that persons with speech-impairment still have a voice, this software program records the individual’s voice and deciphers the user’s words or translates the user’s pronunciation into understandable speech. It then may be played back on a smartphone or a tablet. This program is still being tested in Israel and Europe. Its

Touch & Talk Speech Communication And Therapy Software

Touch & Talk Speech Communication and Therapy Software is a direct selection and keyboard communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, neurological, or speech disabilities, stroke, autism, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), apraxia, or muscular dystrophy. The user clicks, taps, types, or points to words or phrases on the screen and clicks the speak button for spoken narration with either a male or female voice. Word and phrase lists can be customized. The progr

Touchchat - Aac

TouchChat - AAC is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - AAC gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and speak mess

Touchchat - Lite

TouchChat - Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat - Lite gives an individual the ability to navigate through page sets and create text messages. Page

Touchchat Aac With Wordpower

TouchChat AAC with WordPower is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TouchChat AAC with WordPower gives an individual the ability to navigate throug

Touchtalk

TouchTalk is a computer direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This touch screen tablet is pre-loaded with Lingraphica software. The user can personalize the device by creating their own pages, adding new words and videos, and making their own icons using the built-in still and video cameras. The user practices phonemes, commonly used phrases, and automatic speech by following along with videos of these sounds and words. When the

TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs

The TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs is designed for persons with severe medical disabilities who may roll or fall from a laying down or seated position and need to be monitored, although these individuals may be otherwise mostly independent. Alarm is on after the cable is put in place and lock-and load switch is closed to hold battery sensor cables in place. Device is triggered when he switch is opened and alarm sounds. Chime or Alarm alert options. Two concealed reset buttons must be simultaneously pr

Trutone Electrolarynx Kit

The TruTone Electrolarynx Kit is an electrically-powered artificial larynx designed for use by individuals who have had laryngectomies. This device is held in contact with the throat, and the intonation and pitch of the voice is controlled by varying pressure on a button on the artificial larynx. The user may vary the volume of his/her voice to levels appropriate to the size of the group to which the user is speaking. An adjustment screwdriver, oral straws and oral adaptor are included. POWER: U

Ts-Xl Table Stand Mount

The TS-XL Table Stand Mount is an accessory for mounting communication devices on tables and desks. The mount holds the device firmly and features a Quick Release Mount (QRM) for attaching any Prentke Romich communication device. The QRM can be raised or lowered to accommodate individual device size and positioning requirements. The TS-XL Table Stand Mount has an integrated anti-tip function and automatic alignment of feet for solid seating on even and uneven surfaces. Its vertical bar folds dow

U-Lam

U-LAM (Universal Language Activity Monitor) is a data collection program designed for use with users of alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices. This personal computer (PC) software facilitates the collection of language samples from older and lower level AAC systems that do not include the LAM feature. It can also be used with AAC systems that include a built-in LAM feature. It records the time and content of language events. Language events can be recorded either through the P

Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test

The Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test (UNIT) is a cognitive ability assessment program designed for use by students with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities, or who are deaf or hard of hearing. This cognitive assessment program is a set of individually administered specialized tasks that measure cognitive abilities. Both administration and item response formats are completely nonverbal. The tests measure a broad range of complex memory and reasoning abilities, includin

V-Stamp

V-Stamp is a speech synthesizer module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have speech disabilities. Functions of this self-contained voice/sound synthesizer and recorder include text-to-speech conversion, audio recording and playback, musical and sinusoidal tone generation, telephone tone dialer, and four-channel A/D converter. It can be used to provide voice output for optical character recognition, email, vending and ticketing machines, automatic teller mac

Vast Autism 1-Core

VAST Autism 1-Core is is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) combines the concept of video modeling with written words and auditory cues to help individuals acquire relevant words, phrases and sentences. VAST Autism's mirror feature promotes oral motor sequencing and

Vast Songs 1 - Intro

VAST Songs 1 – Intro is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate and improve communication abilities. The app comes with a user guide and the following 10 songs: Happy Birthday, Row Your Boat, Twi

Vasttx - Key Words

VASTtx – Key Words is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn and practice the basic motor speech patterns necessary to produce all of the consonant phonemes. The user can see close-up VAST videos of

Vasttx - Therapy Samples

VASTtx – Therapy Samples is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by people with speech or communication disabilities, autism or apraxia and by occupational and speech therapists working with people with these disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development. The app provides a selection of VAST videos which illustrate simultaneous visual and auditory in

Venti-Voice

Venti-Voice is a speaking aid designed for people dependent upon a ventilator. The user activates a flow of gas with a hand-held switch or a magnetic forehead switch (if lacking necessary muscle control). The gas flows to a tone generator; sound waves are produced and transmitted to a nasal or intraoral tube. The tone from this tube is articulated into speech. The system can also operate independent of a ventilator. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 4 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Verb Cards

Verb Cards are photo cards designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 35 cards can be used for reading skill development or communication and provides clear full-color photographs of children engaged in familiar activiities such as throwing balls, brushing hair, eating a popsicle, and more. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 5 inches

Verbal Victor

Verbal Victor is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user associates actions with pictures of objects he or she is familiar with such as his or her bed, swing or toys and accompanied vocal output to express wan

Vidatak E-Z Board

The Vidatak EZ Board is a communication board designed for use by medical patients who are unable to speak. This dry-erase board is two-sided. The front of the board is divided into categories such as I am, I want, I want to see, and I want to clean. Under each category is a list of words specific to that category, which the patient can point to, circle, or check. The front also includes a section of alphanumeric symbols. Attached to the front of the communication board is a pen holder and dry e

Video Voice Speech Training System, Version 3.0

The Video Voice Speech Training System, Version 3.0 is a speech teaching software program designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. The software provides graphic representations of vocal sounds on a color monitor. A variety of games and visual displays aid in vowel production, word articulation, pitch and volume control, duration, inflection, speaking rate, connected speech, and other elements of speech. The therapist controls the program content, reward levels, and other aspec

Videobrix Personal Video Communicator

VideoBrix is a personal video communicator designed for individuals who have a speech impediment, difficulty speaking, autism or cognitive disabilities. Records video messages or reminders for up to 90 seconds in length. The screen shows which button to press to play or record a message and has a built in camera and microphone. Features a built in magnet to attach anywhere. SIZE: 2.5 inches. BATTERY: Rechargeable with included USB cable. COLOR: White.

Visi-Pitch Ii (Model 3300)

The Visi Pitch II, model 3300, is a speech training and analysis program for individuals with voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or hearing-impaired speech. It has real-time capture of speech and biofeedback of speech parameters. The Visi-Pitch II is comprised of six modules. Pitch and Energy module extracts and displays fundamental frequency and relative intensity in real time. Pitch and Energy Games module provides the user with animated graphics to represent speech parameters in place o

Visual Voice Tools

Visual Voice Tools is a speech training program designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. It is a collection of seven tools that help users develop multiple aspects of voice control, starting with simple sound awareness. The program provides visual and auditory feedback to help users learn and practice fine control of pitch, loudness, voicing, and breath control for phonation. Activities include: Sound Presence (make sounds to see a dog wake up and move); Loudness Range (make a l

Visually Impaired Communicator (Models 2040, 2041, & 2042)

The Visually Impaired Communicator, models 2040, 2041, and 2042, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with low vision. These units have two dimmable flourescent tubes which provide intensive background illumination. The icon holders are transparent, which allows a therapist or teacher to use clear or transparent icons (not included). The unit is wedge-shaped with square icon holders, and records 60 five-second messages (model 2042) or 48 6-second messages (models 20

Visually Speaking: A Visual Guide For Non-Verbal Patients

Visually Speaking: A Visual Guide for Non-Verbal Communication is a communications book designed for use by people with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities, autism, stroke or brain injury. This ring-bound book has a series of pages with captioned graphics to which the user can point to indicate his or her emotional state; what activities he or she would like to do; what activities of daily living he or she might need assistance with; what he or she may be worrying

Vm Voice Magnifier (Model Hga-Vm)

The VM (Voice Magnifier), model HGA-VM, is a voice amplifier designed for use by individuals who can only whisper or who have a very soft voice. Used with a telephone, this unit can add from 0 to 25 decibels of gain to the user’s voice. It is to be used with a standard phone equipped with modular connectors between the receiver and phone base. It comes with a telephone receiver cord. POWER: Uses a 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: 1-year repair or replace warranty.

Vocalic R To Go (Model 6-0760-2-Ws)

Vocalic R To Go, model 6-0760-2-WS, is a speech training and remediation proram designed for use by children with speech disabilities. This program focuses on the ability to articulate vocalic /r/ sounds in isolation; syllables; initial, medial, and final position of words; phrases; sentences; and in guided conversation. It covers stressed and unstressed er, air, or, air, ire, and rl sounds. The program includes practice opportunities for mastering articulatin patterns; a test to document progre

Voice Switch

The Voice Switch is a sound-based control switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities, and a sound production training device designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. This device provides a switch closure to control connected assistive technology in response to sound production, and it can be used to train sound production capability by persons with speech disabilities, including persons who have limited ability to produce sounds with

Voice Synthesizer Module (Model V8600A)

The Voice Synthesizer Module, model V8600A, is a speech synthesizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This modular voice synthesizer includes an onboard RC8650 chipset, enabling it to automatically convert plain English text into a high-quality male voice. Applications include voice output for optical character recognition, email, vending and ticketing machines, automatic teller machines (ATM), GPS navigation systems, and dial-up information systems. This synthesi

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

Voicepod

VoicePod is a digital recorder and playback unit for direct selection communiction cards designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This portable recording and playback unit enables the user to create talking cards using photos, language cards and Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). It includes 36 reusable, two-sided sleeves for up to 72 stored messages, which can be up to nine seconds each. Messages can be erased and re-recorded. A record-lock featur

Voicette

Voicette is a small, portable, battery-operated audio amplifier. The user speaks into a microphone, and the voice comes out amplified through Voicette's speaker/amplifier. Voicette comes with a carrying case. POWER: Voicette can be powered by a rechargeable battery pack that can be charged on 120V AC (250V/50 cycle charger also available). DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

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

Voxgames

VoxGames is a speech remediation and training program designed for use by children and teens with communication or speech disabilities. It includes 25 games specially developed for clinical therapy to stimulate the voice and speech modification. VoxGames is intended to transform therapy into a stimulating activity with the use of high resolutions games. VoxGames will collect and analyz the statistic data for each user and produce graphs and reports that can be printed. COMPATIBILITY: IBM PC or c

Voxgift Winston

Voxgift Winston is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or “app”) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Voxgift Winston can be used to communicate health treatment needs visually and audi

Vv-Talker

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a theurputic training aid to assist deaf/mute children to speak effectively. The VV-Talker is designed for children who are deaf and/or mute to assist them in overcoming difficulties in speaking effectively. Since they cannot hear the sounds a hearing person makes, it is difficult to know if they pronouncing words or sounds correctly. The VV-Talker has two components - a vibration detector that with a handle that fits around the front of

Waveform Display System (Model 6091)

The Waveform Display System, model 6091, is a speech teaching device designed to work in conjunction with the Visi-Pitch Model 6087AT (see separate entry) for displaying LX waveforms on a computer. The system permits instantaneous display of phonatory changes in the LX waveform. A split screen permits comparison of the two waveforms. The system consists of a plug-in card for the computer plus software. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC computers.

Wh Questions At Home Fun Deck

WH Questions at Home Fun Deck is a speech training flash card program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or any Android smartphone or tablet computer to answer "WH" questions such as "Who are your neighbors?" or "Where do you keep your clothes?" in portrait or landscape orien

Wh Questions At School Fun Deck

WH Questions at School Fun Deck is a speech training flash card program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and teachers working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to answer questions such as "Who is your principal?" or "When do you eat lunch?" The program can be viewed in portrait or landscape mode. It includes 56 illustrated pic

Wheelchair Mounting Kit (Wcmk)

The Wheelchair Mounting Kit (WCMK) is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities who use wheelchairs. This stong, durable mounting systemcan be attached to either side of the wheelchair and uses a Daessy mounting clamp making the entire assembly removable as needed. The included collar allows the mount to rotate and lock to the front and side when not in use. Tubing styles include round, square, and 525 Quickie. DIMENSIONS: The ava

Whistle Kit

The Whistle Kit is an oral motor planning activity kit designed for use with children with speech and oral motor disabilities. This set includes nine whistles, most with moving parts to stimulate both occular and oral motor skills, and one long tube whistle. DIMENSIONS: The tube is one foot long. COLOR: The tube is silver.

Whistling Straws

Whistling Straws are drinking straws designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. These plastic straws (sold in sets of six) can be used for drinking and for whistling to aid in developing oral motor control.

Who's Shoes Id Kit

Who's Shoes ID Kit is an emergency medical identification tag designed for use by children and adults with cognitive or communication disabilities or Alzheimer's disease. Each kit includes two identification bands that can be fastened to most shoe styles. The band is made of Velcro-brand hook-and-loop fastener and includes a water-resistant information label. The information label includes space for the individual's name, parent or caregiver name and emergency phone numbers, physician's name and

Whquestions

WhQuestions is a speech training program and a language tutorial program designed for use by speech and language therapists and parents working with children who have communication or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to answer “Wh” questions such as “What is your name?” or “What is it?”. The program comes with 300 questions in the following formats: WHO, WHAT, WHERE, HOW, and WHY. Each question comes with an audio recording, pi

Widgit Literacy Symbols With Boardmaker

Widgit Literacy Symbols with Boardmaker is a symbolic language picture library designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This collection includes the Widgit Literacy Symbols (WLS) set, consisting of over 8,000 symbols, covering a vocabulary of over 24,000 words, as a Boardmaker Addendum. Widgit Literacy Symbols have been developed to support literacy and to help make information accessible to those struggling with traditional orthography. The symbols

Wireless Mouse

The Wireless Mouse is a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This mouse can be used as an access device for ComLink Communicators (not included; see separate entries) to activate speech output. It can also be used in programming the ComLink. The mouse uses a small USB-powered radio transmitter that plugs into one of the ComLink's USB ports and then communicates wirelessly with the mouse.

Word Meanings

Word Meanings is a language tutorial program designed for use by adults who have dysphasia and children with language learning disabilities. This interactive language program builds understanding and recall of words by strengthening semantic processing, based on the speech-language therapy manual "Building Language: Word Meanings" by Robyn Dower and Jan Mackey. Volume 1 covers Picture Meanings, Spoken Word - Picture Links, and Written Word - Picture Links. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compa

Word-Family Fun

Word-Family Fun is a cued speech auditory-visual sign language training and program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or have communication or speech disabilities. This set of 10 CD-ROMs enables children to play with 45 word families and more than 300 words. Students learn common spelling patterns and vocabulary in groups such as the "at" family, which includes "cat," hat," and "bat." This educational software teaches common spelling patterns and vocabulary. The use

Workbook Window

The Workbook Window is an educational aid and communication board designed for use by individuals with communication, speech or cognitive disabilities. The Workbook Window transforms any workbook into a write-on wipe-off Practice Book. To use, slide an open workbook into the clear vinyl sleeve. It can be used with dry erase markers or wipe-off crayons and accommodates standard size workbooks as well as single worksheets. The lapboard construction allows tabletop or lap use. The revrse side ha

Wristtalker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with communication disabilities to say when she needs to go to the washroom. A small recorder, available at Radio Shack, was used to pre-record the statement "I need to go to the washroom." A recorded doorbell sound was added as an attention-getter. To enable the girl to control playback, the device was adapted with a bonded-on, wrap-around plastic pad, which in turn had a small nipple bonded on the underside that engages the "play" button only

X-Base Table Top Mount

The X-Base Table Top Mount is a table mount for communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Each of the X-base's four legs is adjustable by loosening the center knob to accommodate uneven surfaces. The communicator attachment provides vertical adjustment, 360-degree rotation, and tilt control.

Zavox Speech Amplifier

ZaVox is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. A small multi-directional microphone can be held in a variety of positions. However, better results are achieved when the microphone is closest to the mouth. The voice is amplified through the main unit amplifier, and the speaker cone is constructed of durable polyester. One push-button turns the unit on and off, and two push-buttons control the output vol

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