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A Basic Course In American Sign Language Vocabulary

A Basic Course in American Sign Language Vocabulary is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. This program offers 22 lessons and includes a text and a videotape with four deaf and native signers modeling each letter, number, and vocabulary word included in the lessons. The video includes both audio narration and captioning.

A-B-C Puzzle Blocks

The A-B-C Puzzle Blocks are puzzles with large peieces designed for use with children with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes a wooden storage box and 26 two-piece wooden puzzles (one for each letter of the alphabet). These self-checking puzzles require children to match the letter with the corresponding picture. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 2 x 3.25 inches and the box is 11.25 x 4.75 x 2.25 inches.

Abc's Of Braille (Model 5-00200-00)

ABCs of Braille, by Bernard Krebs, model 5-00200-00, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille textbook provides a simplified introduction to the characters and rules of English braille. The plan and layout of instructional materials are designed to assist both the teacher and the student.

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

Acereader Pro

AceReader Pro is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or auditory or visual discrimination disabilities. This program uses two presentation methods to help the user learn to read more fluently by taking in multiple words at one time. In Rapid Serial Visual Presentation mode, text is displayed in the center of the text area, allowing the user to read without moving his or her eyes. In Tachistoscopic Scroll Presentation mode, te

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

Afb Braille Alphabet Card

The AFB Braille Alphabet Card is a braille alphabet card designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The card is embossed with the braille alphabet and braille numbers, and includes an explanation of braille and a short history of its development. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 9x 4 inches.

All About Materials

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

All About Ourselves

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

All About Series Library Pack

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

All About Shape And Space

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

All About Weather And Seasons

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

All By Myself

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, several empty daily lens cases, adhesive (glue or tape). Instructions: 1. Determine how many contact lens cases will be need for the selected book. 2. Attach one contact lens case to a page using either glue or tape. If using glue, allow the first to dry on the page before attaching the next contact lens case. Ways to Adapt this Activity: Atta

Alpha Animals Game (Model 617A)

The Alpha Animals Game, model 617a, is an alphabet board game designed to build vocabulary for individuals with a learning disability. Kids test their knowledge of animals by naming animals that begin with a specific letter. It challenges players by offering easy and not so easy questions. This game is meant for two to four players.

Alpha Sequence - Autism Series

Alpha Sequence – Autism Series is a perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to learn sequencing of letters. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sections, each with separate "Learn" and "Play" parts. The app shows pictures of individua

Alpha-Go-Round

The Alpha-Go-Round is an educational toy designed for use by children ages 3 years and up who have fine motor, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. The toy is completely self-contained with no removable parts. By sliding the attached letter tiles around the track and into position above the attached Alpha-Go-Round Alphabet Book, the child not only learns letter recognition and to spell age-appropriate words, but develops eye-hand coordination and manipulative skills. The book has a write-a

Alphabet & Number Puzzles (Models 626 & 640)

Alphabet and Number Puzzles are tactile numbers and letters designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These large letters and numbers combine visual and tactile senses to teach youngsters to recognize number and letter shapes by sight and touch. The number set (model 640) includes 0 through 9, each with the corresponding number of dots to encourage active learning of counting concepts. Numbers and Letters (model 626) are brailled. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 4 inches. COLOR: Yello

Alphabet And Number Caps

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Caps can be used in activities to help children learn to recognize letters and numbers.

Alphabet Puzzle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with alphabet and shape recognition and fine motor development. Simple four- to ten-piece cardboard puzzles with puzzle boards were adapted by fastening self-adhesive Velcro on the puzzle pieces. Lowercase alphabet letters are placed on the puzzle pieces and corresponding uppercase letters are placed on the puzzle board. When the student matches the letters and places the

Alphabet Puzzle Cards

Alphabet Puzzle Cards are puzzles with large peieces designed for use with children with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes 26 two-piece carboard puzzles (one for each letter of the alphabet). These self-checking puzzles require children to match the letter with the corresponding picture. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 1 7/8 x 3.25 inches.

Alphabet Tracing Stencils

The Alphabet Training Stencils are a writing skills training system designed for use with children with eye hand coordination or fine motor disabilities. This set of 26 plastic lower case manuscript letter stencils aid in the development of the motions necessary for correct formation of letters. Included are cards illustrating each letter with red directional arrows to ensure proper pencil movements. The set is packaged in a plastic storage box. DIMENSIONS: Stencils are 1.75 inches high.

Alphabet Track

Alphabet Track is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning, vision, or cognitive disabilities. Students move through eight activities at their own pace. All the activities are switch-accessible and fully configurable to meet each student's individual needs. For example, students may decide to replace the program's built-in audio with their own voice reciting the alphabet and pronouncing each letter. The alphabet arc format used in each activity serves as a visual

Alphabets Cursive Upper Case

Alphabets Cursive Upper Case is a pre-reading tutorial and writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to recognize cursive uppercase letters. The app has three sections: training, trial, and reinforcement. Pictures of cursive uppercase letters along with audio prompts are show

Alphabets Upper Case - Autism

Alphabets Upper Case – Autism is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to recognize uppercase letters. The app has three sections: training, trial, and reinforcement. Pictures of uppercase letters along with voice prompts are shown one by one on the screen in the training

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

Animal Signs

Animal Signs is a sign language training book designed for use with young children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. Designed for children ages one through four, this 14-page board book offers pictures of common animals such as cows, cats, and rabbits and the sign for each. DIMENSIONS: The book is 6.25 x 6.25 inches.

Animals From A To Z

Animals from A to Z is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with communication or hearing disabilities. This is a learning and practice interactive software program for learning vocabulary and concepts related to animals. Games include Petting Zoo; ABC See Me; Whom Am I?; Who Lives Here?; and Animals At Home. A Cue Index sorts names by beginning, middle or final phoneme, by spelling, by dictionary pronunciation, and animated cueing with viewer-controlled variable speed. All

Animals Sound - Lite

Animals Sound – Lite is a perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to recognize sounds that animals such as cats, dogs, bears and horses make. Each "Learn and Play" section includes a "Learn" part and a "Play" part. A picture of an animal is shown wit

Antonyms And Synonyms

Antonyms and Synonyms is a language tutorial program designed to include twenty lessons for vocabulary development. Two types of lessons are included. The first type uses words to teach opposites and similarities; the user must select the opposite of a target word from a list of words, and then select the synonym of the target word from the same list. In the second type, users are asked to indicate whether two target words are antonyms or synonyms. Ten graded lessons of each type are included. P

Art For All Language Kit (Model Lk-Aa)

Art for All Language Kit, model LK-AA, is a painting and drawing activity and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Concepts addressed are art tools and how they are used, colors, and counting and graphing using M & Ms. The kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols; an interactive computer book that combines text, pictures, speech, and sound; and a songboard, word

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 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

Asl Animations Volume 1

ASL Animations Volume 1 is a sign language program designed for use by students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It contains animations of 200 American Sign Language words in these learning categories: About Me, Time, Feelings, Holidays, and Family. Animations feature six young, ethnically diverse SigningAvatar characters. The animations can be used to help students learn word meanings and make the connections between English text and American Sign Language. Animations are in GIF (graphical inte

Asl Lite

ASL Lite is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses illustrations and instructions to teach the signs for 100 words. The words are categorized, and there is Quiz feature that shows an illustration of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word from a list. Users can track their progress by viewing a history of quiz results. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone,

Asl Pro

ASL Pro is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses illustrations and instructions to teach the signs for 700 words. The words are categorized, and there is Quiz feature that shows an illustration of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word from a list. Users can track their progress by viewing a history of quiz results. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone,

Asl Tales And Games For Kids 1: Woof Woof Way

ASL Tales and Games for Kids 1: Woof Woof Way is an American Sign Language (ASL) training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This is the first in a CD-ROM series with stories that happen in the neighborhood of Paws, the signing dog. Each piece of software in the series contains three stories and 10 games. In addition to Paws, there is a central group of characters (neighborhood children), most of whom are deaf, hard of hearing, or multiply disabled, and represe

Asl Ultimate

ASL Ultimate is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses illustrations and instructions to teach the signs for 1400 words. The words are categorized, and there is Quiz feature that shows an illustration of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word from a list. Users can track their progress by viewing a history of quiz results. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iP

Author's Toolkit

Author's Toolkit is a writing skills program designed to encourage students to explore new writing styles and instill confidence in writing for individuals with a developmental disability. Its objective is to help student's generate ideas and assist students in reviewing and editing their work. On screen prompts guide the user through each stage of the writing process. The prompts are tailored toward the specific type of writing that is being done, whther it be journal, short story, research pap

Autism & Pdd: Associations Interactive Software (Model N44-0-Ws)

Autism & PDD: Associations Interactive Software, model N44-0-WS, is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder. This program teaches 45 pairs of things that go together in five computerized stories with animation and sound effects. Stories star a character called Buddy Bear. The program uses common everyday objects to teach association skills. Users are asked questions about the associations, with three response choices included f

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

Baby Sign Asl

Baby Sign ASL is a sign language training program designed for use by adults and children with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses video clips to teach 229 ASL signs, and it is intended for use with infants. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. Users can also build a “Favorites” list f

Baby Sign Asl Lite

Baby Sign ASL Lite is a sign language training program designed for use by adults and children with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses video clips to teach 22 ASL signs, and it is intended for use with infants. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple

Baby Sign Language Basics Flash Cards

Baby Sign Language Basics Flash Cards are sign language flash cards designed for use in teaching sign language to babies and toddlers. The 50 American Sign Language (ASL) cards in this deck each have clear, brightly colored photographs on the front to hold the baby's attention. On the back of each card, photos and descriptions show the adult how the sign is done.

Balanced Literacy

Balanced Literacy is a year-long interactive program that supports and supplements language arts curriculum for children in primary grades with developmental disabilities. Consisting of 9 units built around animal themes with engaging graphics and animated songs, Balanced Literacy provides theme-based Anchor Books that introduce patterned language, sight vocabulary, and word families. It also offers auditory support, immediate assessment, student portfolios, correlations to standards, special ne

Basic Signing Flash Cards

Basic Signing Flash Cards are boxed sets of 100 color cards designed to teach basic signs to children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Three sets are available, each depicting the sign for a specific word. The Beginning Signing Primer set includes signs and vocabulary for colors, days, months, time, weather and family members. Both Set A and Set B of the Basic Signing Vocabulary decks include simple vocabulary words with their associated signs. DIMENSIONS: Cards are 4 x 6 inches.

Basic Signing Vocabulary Cards

Basic Signing Vocabulary Cards are a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Available in two separate sets of 100 cards, each set teaches Signed English and the associated signs. Each card has an illustration on one side and the corresponding sign on the other.

Beginning Braille For Adults

Beginning Braille for Adults, by Mabel Nading and Ramona Waldhof, is a braille reading tutorial program designed to teach braille to adults and high school students who are blind or have low vision. The textbook covers the braille alphabet, numbers, punctuation, and Grade 2 abbreviations and contractions. It is written entirely in Braille, with an accompanying instructional cassette, and can be used for self-instruction or in Braille classes.

Beginning Reading And Sign Language Video

The Beginning Reading and Sign Language video is a sign language training video designed to improve reading and signing skills for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This video teaches children how to sign, read, print, and pronounce 124 words. Signs are demonstrated in American Sign Language with the English word printed on the screen along with a film clip of the object itself, such as footage of animals at a zoo. The video comes with a list of words in the order they are presented so u

Beginning Signing Primer

The Beginning Signing Primer is sign language training in flash card format designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This set of 100 cards includes signs for colors, animals, family, months, days, and weather.

Big / Little I

Big/Little I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills training program, and training system for matching/sorting/ assembly to teach the difference between the concepts of big and little to 1 to 4 users. This single switch scanning program uses a little bear to scan between big and little items. The program can be configured by the teacher or clinician to show a variety of different sizes, and scanning speed may be adjusted. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SY

Bob Books #1 - Reading Magic

Bob Books #1 - Reading Magic is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game with a simple drag-and-drop interface that is designed to help children make the connection between letters and sounds, sound out simple words, and spell the words they have read. The game includes 12 scenes for a total of 32 wor

Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic

Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with developmental or learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or language disabilities. This application (or app) is a phonics-based interactive game with a simple drag-and-drop interface that is designed to help children make the connection between letters and sounds, sound out simple words, and spell the words they have read. The game includes 12 scenes featuring 50 words. F

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.

Bookworm

The Bookworm is designed to transform any book in a users library into a switch-adapted audio book useful for individuals with autism. Included SD memory card allows users to create a library of adapted books. Bookworm allows the user to create one's own content-related books to transform any book in their library into a switch-adapted audio book in minutes.Includes one 8-minute re-recordable memory module. Features adjustable volume, removable memory allows for saving recording to build a libra

Braille Alphabet And Number Card (Model 1-04020-00)

The Braille Alphabet and Number Card, model 1-04020-00, is a braille alphabet and number card designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This card can be used to increase the awareness of braille among print readers. It presents the alphabet, numbers, and selected punctuation signs in braille and in regular type. A simple sentence in Grade 1 braille is included to allow for translation practice.

Braille Alphabet Blocks

Braille Alphabet Blocks are a set of 27 embossed wooden blocks designed to teach the Braille alphabet, numbers, and math symbols to children who are blind or have low vision. Between them, the 27 blocks present four complete alphabets, along with Braille numbers, Braille math symbols, and animal pictures.

Braille Basics Series For Teens And Adults

The Braille Basics Series for Teens and Adults is a braille training program designed for use by adults and students age fourteen and over who are blind or have low vision. Sold as a set or individually, the series consists of two courseware packages designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The two packages are Braille Basics 1 For Teens and Adults: Introduction to Braille, and Braille Basics 2 for Teens and Adults: Learning the Braille Alphabet. Bot

Braille Bug Alphabet Card

The Braille Bug Alphabet Card is a braille alphabet card designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This colorful card is designed to help teach the braille alphabet. It is embossed with the braille alphabet, numbers, and commonly used punctuation. The reverse features a brief description of braille and how it is used. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 9 x 3 inches.

Braille Code Recognition Materials: Students' Kit (Model 1-03240) & Teachers' Kit (Model 1-03250)

Braille training materials to increase speed and accuracy in recognition of contractions, word signs and short-form words in braille. The Kit provides materials for five students: Braille booklet of 5 print sets, BCR lists 1-20; print copy of Directions for BCR Lists; print booklet of BCR Exercises; braille booklet of BCR Exercises; print copy of Percentage Accurate Conversion Table; Braille Progress Charts. The Teacher's Kit consists of a 30-minute instructional cassette, 2 sets of practice/ass

Braille Connection: A Braille Reading And Writing Program For Former Print Users (Models 7-11100-00 & 5-11100-00)

Braille Connection: A Braille Reading and Writing Program for Former Print Users is a braille tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program guides adult and teenage former print readers from tactual discrimination to Grade 1 Braille, which corresponds to print, and then through Grade 2 Braille, the standard code for braille books and magazines. The instructional program is designed to be used under the supervision of a qualified braille teacher. T

Braille Flash Cards

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To create inexpensive Brailled flashcards for classroom or study use. Free paint sample cards are available at paint or hardware stores, and many are large enough to contain a word or short phrase in Braille. Cards for the Disney paint line are almost the size of index cards and fit in a Perkins Braillewriter. MATERIALS: Paint sample cards. TOOLS: Brailler. SKILLS REQUIRED: Braille. AUTHOR: Amato, S. TITLE: Freebie Flashcards (in Springboard). JOURNAL: RE:vi

Braille Is Beautiful Curriculum Set

The Braille is Beautiful Curriculum Set is designed to promote braille literacy and awareness of Braille among students who are blind or have low vision as well as others in the 4th through 6th grades. It suggests a variety of learning formats including full group discussion, small work groups, fact sheets, quizzes, interactive games, and applied projects. This curriculum set includes a course discussion guide, a service learning guidebook, six slates and styluses, 30 Braille workbooks, six deck

Braille Is Beautiful Video Set

The Braille is Beautiful Video Set is a braille instruction kit designed to promote braille literacy and general awareness of Braille among students who are blind or have low vision, as well as others in the 4th through 6th grades, and their teachers and parents. This instructional set includes two videos about Braille, "Jake and the Secret Code" and "That the Blind May Read." It also includes a course instruction guide, a Braille slate and stylus for Braille writing demonstrations, and a Braill

Braille Peg Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To serve as an aid for teaching braille to students who are blind or visually impaired. Cut apart rubber peg mats (sold in school supply stores) to form separate six-dot braille cells. Press pegs into the appropriate holes to form braille characters. AUTHOR: Johnson, P.J. TITLE: Braille Peg Boards Are a Good Fit. JOURNAL: RE:view. REF: Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2005: p. 166. PAGES: 2 (including cover).

Braille Series

The Braille Series is a Braille reading tutorial program designed for teaching braille to students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes a set of three textbooks, with Book 1 covering Grade 1 braille, Book 2 covering Grade 2 braille, and Book 3 covering advanced Grade 2 braille. OPTIONS: Each volume is available in a Braille version and a print version for sighted teachers or parents.

Braillewriting Dot By Dot (Models 5-17400-00 & 7-17400-00)

Braillewriting Dot by Dot is a braille writing program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This training program provides instruction in writing braille with either a braillewriter or a slate and stylus. The kit includes a Teacher's Manual with ten basic lessons in each writing method and three Beyond the Basics lessons; an Exercise Cassette with dictation exercises; an Alphabet Etc. braille reference sheet; and a Peg Slate and Big Cell teaching device for the slate

Brightstar Reader

BrightStar Reader is an online reading tutorial program designed to improve reading for individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyspraxia with reading deficits, or visual attention deficit disorder (ADD). The program works much like an Internet game. In eight 12-minute sessions over the course of 8 weeks, the program is designed to make reading more fluent and more focused, improving recognition of sight words. The program also improves hand-eye coordination a

British Sign Language / American Sign Language Translator

The British Sign Language / American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This computer program translates any of 1,000 words between four languages: British Sign Language (video), American Sign Language (video), British English (text), and American English (text). When a word is typed in or chosen from a list, the translation appears in the other three languages.

Build 1

Build 1 is a control switch training program designed for use with children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or IntelliKeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing the concept of sequencing. The program presents familiar scenes missing key elements; the click of the switch adds a new element. When the task is successfully completed, the user is rewarded with an animated sequence. The program offers multiple settings

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

Business Cards For Learning Braille

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To help a first grade Braille student learn to read and spell Braille words. To convert an unused business card to this purpose, punch a hole in the top left corner and cut off the upper right corner of the card. Then, braille and print the word to be learned on the card. Finally, attach the card to a metal ring by putting the ring through the hole in the upper left corner. The ring can be attached to the student's bookbag. TITLE: Business Cards for Learning Bra

C-Speak Aphasia

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

C.l.a.s.s.

C.L.A.S.S. (Complete Language Approach to Social Skills) is a personal skills and safety awareness tutorial program designed for children who have cognitive or learning disabilities or autism. This program can be used to teach social skills and personal safety. The program's Ready-to-use Picture-Assisted Reading and Writing materials and activities provide repeated interactions with the concepts promoting internalization and generalization. This software has two separate units available for purc

Cal-Tac Haptic Flashcards, Advanced Set

CAL-tac HAPTIC Flashcards, the 17 card advanced set, are perceptual training cards designed to (1) introduce and reinforce shape identification, (2) shape and texture discrmination, and (3) spatial relationships and pattern sequencing for persons with low vision or cognitive disabilities. These training cards utilize six basic shapes: Circles, squares, rectangles, wavy lines, ovals and triangles. In this particular 17 card set, six cards are designed to ask the user to recognize different textur

Cal-Tac Haptic Flashcards, Beginner Set

The CAL-tac HAPTIC Flashcards, the 14 card beginner set, are perceptual training cards designed to (1)introduce and reinforce shape identification, (2) shape and texture discrimination, and (3) spatial relationships and pattern sequencing for persons with low vision or cognitive disabilities. These flashcards utilize six basic shapes: Cicles, squares, rectangles, wavy lines, ovals and triangles. In this particular set, six cards are designed to introduce large and small examples of each shape. A

Carpentry Entry-Level Words (Cpr)

Carpentry Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. These duplicatable books teach students a vocabulary of technical terms and help students to develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, titles include: Words of Foundation Framing; Words

Catch Up Literacy: Digital Games 1

Catch Up Literacy: Digital Games 1 is a computer software program designed to support children ages 6-9 year of age with cognitive and learning disabilities.  This literacy program is designed to support children who require assistance with reading and writing.  It contains activities set within five exciting game environments. Designed to appeal to children who are at NC Reading Levels 1 and 2c.The activities are designed specifically for struggling readers. Consists of graded reading and spell

Cd Dots

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To provide large braille dots for games, teaching activities, and bulletin boards. Use damaged, advertising, or obsolete CD disks for braille enhancement activities. Place disks on a sheet of black paper to enhance contrast and ask questions such as "How many letters can be made using only two dots?" or "How many letters can be made with four dots?" More advanced activities might include presenting a specific set of CD Dots and asking how many contractions can be made.

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

Children's Sign Language Playing Cards & Sign Language Playing Cards

The Children's Sign Language Playing Cards are a game designed to reinforce sign language skills. The deck consists of 53 colorful cards with pictures, words, and signs for use in playing Go Fish, Old Maid, and Concentration. The Sign Language Playing Cards are a similar deck of cards designed for adult players of varying skill levels.

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

Cimo Spelling (Sight Words)

Cimo Spelling (Sight Words) is a reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that teaches a combination of high frequency and sight words (from the Dolch Sight Word list). The list of 255 words was selected to cover words that a child encounters most often when learning to read (high frequency), including words that cannot be learned using pictures (sight wor

Circletime Tales

Circletime Tales is a language tutorial program designed to promote social interaction through computer animated stories and songs for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. It is a collection of three "hand-play" nursery rhymes using rhyming and repetition to teach basic concepts such as up and down, colors and counting. The program is constructed to work with Macintosh's Switch Interface or TouchWindow (see separate entry), a single switch, or a standard mouse; these controls allow

Circletime Tales Deluxe

Circletime Tales Deluxe is a language tutorial program on CD-ROM with accompanying learning materials designed to promote social interaction during group activities through three nursery rhymes for pre-school children. This animated computer program features pictures and text at the bottom of the screen. The text can be optionally highlighted word-by-word or phrase-by-phrase. The nursery rhymes include Eensy Weensy Spider, Mary Wore Her Red Dress and Five Little Ducks. English- and Spanish-speak

Circus Program, The, & The Circus Kit (Models Mw845 & Mw840)

The Circus Program and The Circus Kit, models MW845 & MW840, are language and math skills training systems for children with learning disabilities. Appropriate for group or one-on-one tutorials, the Circus Progam consists of a magnetized display classboard, 200 metallic-backed visuals that adhere to the board, a progam manual, an audio cassette featuring songs and activities, make-your-own plastic for creating customized visuals and Wytebord erasable marking pens. The Circus Kit includes jus

Claro Mindfull

Claro Mindfull is a concept mapping program and writing skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This software enables the user to brainstorm ideas, create exercises and games to aid learning, and turn visual thoughts into a linear essay. The user's thoughts are mapped using images, arrows/links, and text. Each idea on the concept map can have a recorded sound assoicated with it, and concept maps can be linked together so that an idea on one concept map

Classroom Suite Primary Skills Builders

The Classroom Suite Primary Skills Builders is an academic tutorial program for children with learning or cognitive disabilities. This add-on to the IntelliTools Classroom Suite (see separate entry)includes 12 customizable templates to create a variety of learning materials, including the following: accessible books that are easy to author with sounds and animation; math word problems with supported cuing and calculator for beginning addition and subtraction; comprehension tests that support stu

Classroom Suite Readingtutor

The Classroom Suite ReadingTutor is a reading tutorial program for children with learning or cognitive disabilities. This add-on to the IntelliTools Classroom Suite (see separate entry) covers all sight words on the Dolch pre-primer grade 2 list, as well as the 100 highest frequency words, focusing on phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary through sight words as the basis of strong reading skills. It includes 398 activities that provide as much as 26 hours of sequenced, targeted instructio

Claude And Maude

Claude and Maude is a writing skills training system designed for use by children with cognitive or fine motor disabilities. Claude, an animated rat, and Maude, an animated owl help motivate children to practice letter formation. Using the mouse, a touch screen, or a graphics pad, the child can trace a letter in a freehand manner. When the letter is complete, clicking on Maude will cause her to flutter, dance, and wink, and then Claude will tell the child how he/she has done. Claude checks to se

Clicker Docs

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

Closed Caption Reader (Model V-7300)

The Closed Caption Reader, model 7300, is a telecaption decoder designed print words on a television screen for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and for children who are learning to read. The Reader can be used as an affordable "electronic reading tutor" that lets students practice their reading skills at home and while watching TV. Young readers are able to see the story, hear the words, watch the words on the screen and understand the words in the context of the story. It lets child

Cogs

COGS is a problem solving and communication skills training program designed for use by adults with profound cognitive disabilities. Activities are presented through a series of modules designed to facilitate communication between users and caregivers. Modules include Emotions, Spatial Relationships, Choice Restaurant, Lost Keys, and Draw. The modules present real life scenarios in a way that is age-appropriate for adults. With respect for individuality, the modules are designed to stimulate use

Color Find - Lite

Color Find – Lite is a perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to recognize and distinguish different colors. Each "Learn & Play" section of the app includes a "Learn" part and a "Play" part. A picture of a color is shown with voice prompt in the

Colorful Clips (Model Cc-13F)

Colorful Clips, model CC-13F, is a reading tutorial program and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach basic counting, pattern-following, and word recognition skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The activities require students to follow written and illustrated directions for matching clips to pattern cards or activity mats. The set includes 162 plastic clips, 2 activity mats, 72 pattern cards, marking pencil, storage box, and instructions. COLOR: The clips come

Colorful Concepts Manipulatives

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

Colorful Dimensions Software

Colorful Dimensions Software is a vocabulary enhancement program and training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed to teach recognitions and discrimination for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series, this particular program begins teaching size, shape and color vocabulary and progresses to matching exercises. It concludes with a fun complete the picture game which is visually stimulating. The program is designed to be used in con

Colorful Words (Model Cc-10F)

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

Colorful Words Software

Colorful Words Software is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry) this program is designed to begin with vocabulary and advance to matching exercises. There is also a fun coloring game to provide visual stimulation. The program is designed to be used in conjuntion with Colorful Words (see separate entry) for hands on experience and comes with 12 crayon bars. For individuals wi

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

Community Helpers 1 & Community Helpers 2 Language Kits (Models Lk-Ch1 & Lk-Ch2)

Community Helpers 1 and Community Helpers 2 Language Kits, models LK-CH1 and LK-CH2, are independent living and language tutorial programs designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. These kits help students identify people in the community who are helpers, where they work, and what they do. Each kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (see entry); an interactive computer book that c

Community Helpers Thematic Activity Module (Models 2821-4 & 2822-2)

The Community Helpers Thematic Activity Module is an independent living skills tutorial and language training system designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through second grade levels to identify the jobs and duties of persons they encounter in the community, such as firefighters, police officers, and doctors. Health and safety issues are also discussed. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive

Complete Early Learning Intellikeys Bundle

The Complete Early Learning IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading and math skills tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes Early Learning I, Early Learning II, Early Learning III, Mix 'N Match, and Money Skills (see also separate entries) software from Marblesoft and all appropriate overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIR

Complete Language Development Program (Models Mw310A, Mw310B & Mw301C)

The Complete Language Development Program is a language training system and independent living skills tutorial designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through third grade levels critical thinking and communication skills, basic reading and writing concepts, and community skills. The program includes The Community Kit (see separate entry), The Country Kit (see separate entry), The Home Kit (see separate entry), and The People in Action Kit. The People in Action Kit includes 169

Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary

The Comprehensive Signed English Dictionary is a sign language training book for individuals who are or who work with people who are hearing disabled. The 456-page book contains more than 3,100 signs, with each sign fully illustrated and accompanied by an explanation of how the sign is made. The American Manual Alphabet, numbers, and sign markers are located in the front of the book for easy reference. A general description of the Signed English System, its logic, and its use have been rewritten

Computer Fingers

Computer Fingers is an educational game program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The games enhance vocabulary and teach fingerspelling and phonics skills. In the Computer Game, players first explore the keyboard to see the relationship between upper and lower case letters, the manual alphabet, and cued letters, then choose a word to spell from three sets of 10 words each. Words come to life as they are spelled. In the Matchup Game, players match letters to handshapes

Con-Sign-Tration 1, 2, 3, & 4

Con-SIGN-tration 1, 2, 3, and 4 are memory improvement and sign language programs designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Each program comes on a CD-ROM that includes game programs that teach over 250 words in sign and English. Games can be played at two levels of difficulty. The program keeps score and randomizes every time it is played. Words are taught in 10 categories. In Con-SIGN-Tration, the categories are actions, numbers, time, food, colors, animals, people, oppo

Concentrate! I On Words & Concepts

CONCENTRATE! I On Words & Concepts is a language, vocabulary enhancement, and memory improvement tutorial program designed to exercise short term memory, enhance word knowledge, foster cooperative play and provide recreational enjoyment for children and adults who have a developmental, physical, or language learning disability or autism, or adults with traumatic brain injury and aphasia. It is a series of educational games that reinforces the lessons of the Words & Concepts series (see s

Concentrate! Ii On Words & Concepts

CONCENTRATE! II On Words & Concepts is a language, vocabulary enhancement, and memory improvement tutorial program designed to exercise short term memory, enhance word knowledge, foster cooperative play, and provide recreational enjoyment for children and adults who have a developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or autism, or adults with traumatic brain injury and aphasia. This program is a series of educational games that reinforces the lessons of the Words & Concepts

Concentrate! Iii On Words & Concepts

CONCENTRATE! III On Words & Concepts is a language, vocabulary enhancement, and memory improvement tutorial program designed to exercise short term memory, enhance word knowledge, foster cooperative play, and provide recreational enjoyment for children and adults who have a developmental, physical, or language learning disability or autism, or adults with traumatic brain injury and aphasia. It is a series of educational games that reinforces the lessons of the Words & Concepts III (see s

Connect Access Solution

Connect Access Solution is a device designed for people with physical disabilities as well as  learning and  cognitive disabilities. Connect Access Solution provides access, HiFi sound output, built-in switch access or the option to plug in 2 external switches, rechargeable battery, and iPad protection all in one sleek package.

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

Creature Cartoons

Creature Cartoons is a single switch program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. Its benefits include increasing auditory and visual attention; training cause and effect and turn taking; developing intentionality; and offering recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make the cartoon's story line contin

Creature Magic

Creature Magic is a single switch program designed to introduce early language and cognitive concepts, cause and effect, turn-taking and use of a single switch for individuals with developmental, physical or visual disabilities or autism. This program is designed to introduce early language concepts, provide exposure to word combinations, reinforce critical cognitive concepts and offer recreational enjoyment. There are four games which show the concept of non-existence where things disappear and

Cubewriter

CubeWriter is an on-screen keyboard, writing program, and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or learning disabilities. This program can be used with a mouse, switch, touchscreen, alternative kebyboard, or regular keyboard. Features include the ability for each user to personalize word lists and choose personal settings to meet individual needs. Compatible with all text-based documents, this program also features three modes (Type, Wr

Cue That Word!

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

Desk Top Reading Stand

The Desk Top Reading Stand is a stand designed for individuals with low vision. This reading stand is made of durable white plastic. It is portable and holds reading material at a proper position for low vision users. Some features include adjustable page clamps and a built-in carrying handle. 

Dinosaur Game

The Dinosaur Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years, designed to teach children the concepts of sequencing, turn taking, and color identification. The computer game uses a game board format with single-switch operation. The first press of the switch spins the spinner to randomly select the color square to which the player's dinosaur progresses. Subsequent switch presses move the dinosaur, thus racing the others ho

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

Dish It Up!

Dish It Up is an independent living skills program designed for use with children with learning and cognitive disabilities. This restaurant-based game-style program requires players to match cards to pictures on guest checks to earn tips. The one who earns five dollars wins.

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer

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

Dr. Peet's Talk / Writer

Dr. Peet's Talk/Writer is a two-disk reading tutorial program designed to teach to motivate beginning readers and writer to compose text on screen and to provide voice output of typed text to the user for reinforcement and auditory feedback. The first disk, ABC Discovery, introduces the alphabet, provides lessons in recognition of capital and lower-case letters, keyboard familiarity, and a one-line word processor. Disk Two, Talk/Writer, has a word processor with four commands, which uses ECHO vo

Dt Trainer

DT Trainer is an academic tutorial program designed for use by children with autism or cognitive or learning disabilities. This software is designed for independent use by students who are developmentally between the ages of 2 to 9, easily distracted or overloaded, not well self-directed or motivated, have difficulty following directions, require moderate to substantial repetition, and need maintenance of previously learned materials. The software is designed to motivate individuals to perform t

Early Concepts

Early Concepts is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a problem solving program designed to teach children, ages 3 to 5 years, the concepts of what is missing from an object, and matching objects. One to four children may participate using single-switch or touchWindow (see separate entry) operation. The scanning speed (time that the cursor remains on a selection waiting for a user to make a selection) may be ad

Early Counting Skills - Autism

Early Counting Skills – Autism is a perceptual training and math skills tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad or an Android device to teach a child to learn counting basic numbers from 1 to 5. The app first displays different amounts of beach balls along with corresponding numbers to illustrate the numbers to the child

Early Emerging Rules: Negation

Early Emerging Rules: Negation is a language tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program designed to train early grammatical constructions and facilitate the transition from single words to word combinations for individuals with developmental, visual, physical or language learning disabilities. The program uses speech, pictures, and animated characters and is intended as a follow-up to the vocabulary training provided by First Words, First Words II, and First Verbs (see entries). The six instruc

Early Emerging Rules: Plurals

Early Emerging Rules: Plurals is a language and vocabulary enhancement tutorial program designed to train early grammatical constructions and facilitate the transition from single words to word combinations for individuals with developmental, visual, physical or language learning disabilities. The program uses speech, pictures, and animated characters and is intended as a follow-up to the vocabulary training provided by First Words, First Words II, and First Verbs (see entries). This program use

Early Emerging Rules: Prepositions

Early Emerging Rules: Prepositions is a language tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program designed to train early grammatical constructions and facilitate the transition from single words to word combinations for individuals with developmental, visual, physical or language learning disabilities. This program uses speech, pictures, and animated characters and is intended as a follow-up to the vocabulary training provided by First Words, First Words II, and First Verbs (see entries). This progr

Early Learning Curriculum Online (Elcoo)

The Early Learning Curriculum Online is an academic tutorial, independent living skills and problem solving skills training program designed for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 43 online lessons can be used by parents and teachers at home or in school to instruct children about readiness and critical thinking skills in six areas - Math and Problem Solving Skills; Reading and Language Development; Develo

Early Learning I

Early Learning I is a perceptual training program designed for teaching recognition of colors, shapes, numbers, and letters to children with a learning disability. The program includes the following four lessons: Matching Colors, Learning Shapes, Counting Numbers, and Letter Match. All have the option of being controlled with: a keyboard, a mouse, a touch screen, IntelliKeys, or single- or dual-switch input. The program may be set to ask for a yes or no response with no as default value. A speec

Early Learning I Intellikeys Bundle

The Early Learning I IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes the Early Learning I (see also separate entry) software from Marblesoft and a set of six overlays for use with IntelliKeys (not included; see separate entry). The program teaches identification of eight colors, eight shapes by sight and name, numbers from one through twenty, and upper and lower case letter

Early Learning Suite

The Early Learning Suite is a pre-reading tutorial program designed to teach reading skills to young children. The program consists of a set of 16 educational programs and a record-keeping system. All programs support input from a keyboard, a mouse, a touch screen, IntelliKeys, or single- or dual-switch input. The following programs are included on the software: Early Learning I: Matching Colors, Learning Shapes, Counting Numbers, and Letter Match; Early Math Skills: Early Addition I, Early Addi

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

Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/work Words

The Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/Work Words is a pre-vocational job skills training system, job readiness tutorial, and vocabulary enhancement software program designed to teach people with cognitive disabilities to read 100 words that may help them to get and keep jobs. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. Words covered include "file", "caution," "help wanted," "Hard Hat Area," and others. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent li

Edmark Functional Word Series - Signs Around You

Edmark Functional Word Series - Signs Around You is a safety awareness and language tutorial and vocabulary enhancement software program designed to teach individuals with cognitive disabilities to recognize and read 100 common safety and informational signs. It teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. This program teaches phrases such as "Do Not Enter," "No Smoking," "Taxi," and "Poison" and includes a teacher's guide and 300 reproducible worksheets. Students learn new si

Edmark Reading Program, Software Levels 1 & 2

The Edmark Reading Program, Software Level 1 & 2 is the software version of a highly repetitive sight word approach for first grade students with learning or developmental disabilities. The student uses a keyboard, joystick or TouchWindow (see separate entry) to make selections. The student must be able to point, say or sign back a response, and have enough receptive language to understand the cues. The program teaches 350 words chosen from the Dolch Word List and basal readers, as well as

Eency-Weency Spider Game

The Eency-Weency Spider Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years. The players use a single switch to move the spider up the drain spout to win. The scanner randomly selects the sun (which moves the spider up one space) or rain clouds (which moves the spider down one space). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo speech synthesizer, color

Eight In A Row

Eight in a Row is a pre reading tutorial program designed for use with children with neurological, cognitive, or language disabilities. A sequence of pictures illustrates a little girl getting up in the morning and painting a picture. When properly sequenced, the interlocking pieces fit together. This activity reinforces sequencing and fine motor skills while teaching concepts such as right and left and before and after.

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

Endless Alphabet

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

English Talking Dictionary

The English Talking Dictionary is a voice output dictionary and spell check program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This dictionary is designed to work with screen readers and screen magnifiers and contains over 250,000 words and phrases, including jargon and proper nouns such as geographic locations and historical persons. It reads the definition of a word to the user as well as how to use it in a sentence. This program also highlights

English Talking Dictionary For Ipad

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

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

Environmental Language Binder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To collect printed environmental language (advertisements, signs, etc.) and present it to children with low vision within their visual range to provide opportunities for learning of everyday printed language. Cereal boxes, milk cartons, can labels, bags, logos, and so forth are flattened, trimmed, placed within plastic page protectors, and stored in a three ring binder. The binder is used as a teaching tool for word matching, letters, etc. AUTHOR: McFadden, E.

Expanded Dolch Word Cards (Model 1-03560-00)

Expanded Dolch Word Cards, model 1-03560-00, are braille language flash cards designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These braille flash cards have words on both sides in braille and print, with one side featuring grade 1 braille and the other side featuring grade 2 braille. A corner cut provides orientation. Words include pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, and common verbs. Some cards feature a drawing corresponding to the word. The cards can be used by a

Explore-A-Classic Series

Explore-A-Classic Series is a reading tutorial program designed to allow children to explre and recreate classic stories for individuals who have a cognitive or physical disability. The programs use animated graphics to make popular children's classics come alive and give beginning readers a chance to shape their own literacy adventures. Three programs are available in a set or individually: The Three Little Pigs; Stone Soup; and The Princess and The Pea. Each program is TouchWindow (see separat

Explore-A-Story

Explore-A-Story is an academic tutorial program designed to stimulate and develop comprehension, vocabulary and writing skills for individuals who have a cognitive or physical disability. Students are motivated to read, to imagine and to write and stage their own stories using scenes and characters in the books and software. First, they read an illustrated story book as they watch it unfold on the computer screen. They can change the screen by moving characters and objects to create new scenes.

Exploring Verbs

Exploring Verbs is a vocabulary tutorial program designed to provide open ended exploration and training of early vocabulary in realistic contexts for individuals with developmental, physical or language learning disabilities or autism. Benefits of this program include building vocabulary, encouraging verbal expression, and facilitating social interaction. Features include clear colorful scenes; high-quality speech; optional animated reinforcement; teacher control over lesson presentation; acces

Facepaint

Facepaint is a simple drawing and reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with physical and cognitive disabilities. This program offers a choice of male or female faces in a selection of four skin colors. Non-readers can build faces by choosing from a selection of features on the screen. Early readers can type in words for their choices and watch the faces build. The faces can be printed or saved to disc. If the computer is equipped with a sound recorder, created faces can be

Family Fun

Family Fun is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use as a matching activity or for representational play by children ages 3 to 5 years. Family members and household objects are represented graphically on an overlay for the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see separate entry) or on IntelliKeys. As an object is touched on the overlay, the object appears on the monitor and the speech synthesizer reinforces the association by naming that object or person.

Fast Food Game

Fast Food Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a personal skills tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 players, ages 3 to 5 years. Players move around an on-screen board by using a single switch to spin a spinner to randomly select fast food items or a sick face. If a sick face is selected, the player loses a turn. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo Speech Synthesizer, single switch, and a color monitor; Macintosh co

Feelings

Feelings is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach children ages 3 to 5 years about feelings. Included are happy, mad, sad, scared, love, and tired. Each feeling is depicted on a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. The program has three levels: Level 1 describes each emotion; Level 2 requires the user to associate an emotion with an action; Level 3 allows the child to select a picture to describe his or her feelings. COMPATIBILIT

Finger Alphabet Lotto Game

The Finger Alphabet Lotto Game is a sign language training game designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed for two to eight players, this matching game may be played two ways and teaches and reinforces manual alphabet skills.

Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is a finger spelling workbook and video training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The video program is designed to assist the user in improving finger spelling skills and demonstrates practice suggestions. A 24-page book is included.

Fingerspelling Practice Tapes

Fingerspelling Practice Tapes are sign language training programs designed for use by individuals who are learning sign language. Each 60-minute videotape is designed to assist the user in improving fingerspelling skills and comprehension. Available topics (each sold separately) include Geographical Locations, Proper Names, Fingerspelled Loan Signs, and Miscellaneous Items.

First Categories Sterling Edition

First Categories is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children and adults with with language-learning, developmental, physical, hearing, or visual disabilities, or autism. The program uses 60 common nouns to train six essential early categories: Animals, food, body parts, clothing, furniture, and vehicles. Activities include: Item Array- Inclusion (helps students grasp the concept of categorization by grouping items from the same category); Single Item - Inclusion (t

First Color Words

First Color Words is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It includes five game programs designed to teach ten basic colors and how to read and spell their names. One game program, the Rainbow Game, teaches the colors using American Sign Language, cued speech, fingerspelling, or speech. Live video is used for signing, cueing, and fingerspelling. The other four game programs (the Butterfly Game, the Cat Puzzle Game, the Star Game, and the Zebra G

First Keys

First Keys is a language tutorial program and computer keyboarding instruction program designed for children with learning or cognitive disabilities. It links the development of keyboard awareness to early literacy skills. It is suitable for young children or older pupils with learning difficulties. Users develop keyboard skills through picture matching, letter recognition, word building, and spelling exercises. The location of keys is taught by matching letters with pictures and speech. The pro

First Letters And Phonics

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

First Letters And Phonics Lite

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

First 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 Classic Version (Model 101-Wp)

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

First Words Ii Sterling Edition

First Words II Sterling Edition is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to provide training of early nouns for individuals with autism, language-learning, developmental, physical, visual, or hearing disabilities. This program provides highly structured training of early developing nouns. The program trains 50 words in developmental order, but focuses on only five words at a time. Words are presented in isolation or with one other on the screen. The user can choose to work on a bla

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

First Words Sterling Edition

First Words Sterling Edition is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to provide training of early nouns for individuals with autism or language-learning, developmental, physical, visual or hearing disabilities. This program provides highly structured training of early developing nouns. The program trains 50 words in developmental order, but focuses on only five words at a time. Words are presented in isolation or with one other on the screen. The user can choose to work on a black

Firstwords: Animals

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

Firstwords: At Home

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

Firstwords: Christmas

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

Firstwords: Deluxe

FirstWords: Deluxe is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 174 words, including 48 animals, 35 vehicles, 14 colors, 22 shapes, and 55 words from around the house. The user interface has been tested with toddlers and young children and is designed specifically for little fingers. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Tou

Firstwords: Feelings

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

Firstwords: Halloween

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

Firstwords: Professional

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

Firstwords: Shapes

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

Firstwords: Vehicles

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

Flash Cards - Actions

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

Flash Cards - Alphabet

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

Flash Cards - Earth Science

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

Flash Cards - Emotions

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

Flash Cards - Fruits And Nuts

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

Flash Cards - Musical Instruments

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

Flash Cards - Sports

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

Flash Cards - Things You Eat

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

Flash Cards - Things You Play With

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

Flash Cards - Things You Wear

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

Flash Cards - Vegetables

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

Flash Cards - Vehicles

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

Flash Cards - Zoo Animals

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

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

Flexcat

Flexcat is a compact classroom-audio system that provides access to direct instruction, flexible two-way communication, dynamic redirection, student monitoring and assessment. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or auditory processing disorders. Flexcat is designed to for teachers while speaking to the entire class or for students communicating in a small group setting. It is also used to assist with small group redirection by providing two-way communication without disturbing

Flrt (Fluent Reading Trainer)

FLRT (Fluent Reading Trainer) is a reading tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This program is designed to be a tool that quickly helps students increase reading speed while improving reading comprehension. Designed as the next step to reading success for students who have used MindPlay’s My Reading Coach (see entry), FLRT trains the eyes to move from left to right efficiently and to sweep in one movement, enhancing visual memory, silent reading skills, s

Fluency Formula

Fluency Formula is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This supplemental program combines fluency instruction, practice, and assessment to bridge the gap between word recognition and comprehension. Six grade-level kits are available for grades 1 through 6. Components include a Professional Guide with weekly instructional plans, a Read Aloud Anthology with teacher modeling of fluency strategies, student workbooks with extended independent and at-hom

Food Bingo, Clothing Bingo, & Grooming Bingo

Food Bingo, Clothing Bingo and Grooming Bingo are pre-reading tutorial programs designed to reinforce common picture symbols for persons with language disabilities. These are low-level games using the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) and may be played by up to 20 players.

Food Kit

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

Food Service Entry-Level Words (Fds)

Food Service Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with a vocabulary of technical terms related to the food service industry so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the individual titles incl

Foods We Eat Thematic Activity Module (Models 2823-0 & 2824-9)

The Foods We Eat Thematic Activity Module is an independent living skills tutorial and language training system designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through second grade levels to recognize, name, and classify foods from the five basic food groups. The interactive learning approach also encourages students to select foods that create healthy meals. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive lea

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

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

Freund Long Hand Writing Kit (Model 1-03330)

The Freund Long Hand Writing Kit is a tactile script letter guide designed to teach cursive writing to individuals who are blind or have low vision. The main purpose of this kit is to teach students how to write their signature. Some of the concepts that are introduced are: how to hold a pen, pencil or crayon; the importance of good posture; left to right direction of handwriting; baseline and upper and lower areas where letters are formed; basic handwriting strokes; how letters are connected; a

Fridge Phonics

Fridge Phonics is an educational toy designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. To use, place the letter in the magnetic letter reader and push the letter to hear its name and sound through a fun phonics song. The magnetic letter reader attaches securely to a refrigerator or other metal base. POWER: Uses three triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 1.5 inches.

From A To Z

From A to Z is an alphabet game and language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning or cognitive disabilities. The program helps users develop and practice visual, auditory, and memory skills needed for letter and word recognition. Users choose the letter they wish to practice on the menu screen, and the program provides a set of activities for each letter. Users can press the letter to see a word and a picture and hear the spoken word. Activities include word building, find

Fruits - Lite

Fruits – Lite is a perceptual training and reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to identify fruits such as an apple, cherry, banana, or orange. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sections, each of which has a "Learn" part and a "Play" part. Pictures of fruits a

Fun & Learn House

The Fun & Learn House is an electronic pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of three and six years with cognitive and learning disabilities. This house-shaped device teaches the alphabet, phonics, word recognition, colors, and the names of items found in the house's four rooms. The unit offers four games: Large colorful letters and pictures of familiar household items introduce the alphabet and word recognition: Leap the Frog's encouraging voice guides

Fun & Learn Mailbox

The Fun & Learn Mailbox is an electronic pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of four and seven years with cognitive and learning disabilities. The mailbox-shaped device uses Leap the frog, who peers over the top of the mailbox, to teach the alphabet, phonics, rhyming, and reading comprehension. It also introduces sentence creation, grammar, and early reasoning skills. The voice output toy includes 26 talking postcards (one for each letter of the alphabe

Fun & Learn Phonics Desk

The Fun & Learn Phonics Desk is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between three and seven years of age with cognitive and learning disabilities. The unit uses incorporates touch, sight. and, sound to teach the alphabet, phonics, spelling, rhyming, and introductory reading skills. The set includes the desk with card storage space, 17 Talking Word Cards, four Talking Game Cards, and 26 removable magnetic letters. Children can press a letter to hear its name or use the

Fun with Braille

Fun with Braille is a book of activities designed for people with low vision. This book of activities is designed to provide additional practice for adults and children who are already familiar with the braille contractions. The activities can be done in any order and can be chosen to practice a specific problem contraction or just for fun. A list of contractions and the activities in which they appear is included for reference. An answer key is provided in the back of the book. The print editio

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

Fundamentals Audio Cards

Fundamentals Audio Cards are language tutorial programs designed for use with individuals with learning and other cognitive disabilities. These audio card sets are designed to work with audio card readers such as The PCI Communicator or the Language Master (see separate entries) to allow students to work at their own pace to acquire reading and language skills through interactive learning. These cards use a multi-sensory approach to reinforce basic skills. Students listen to the card and look at

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning

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

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan

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

Getting Dressed Software

Getting Dressed Software is a vocabulary enhancement and personal and indpendent living skills tutorial program designed to teach about getting dressed for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. It not only teaches vocabulary about clothing, but also teaches dressing skills. Users will learn words for clothing items and how to dress for a variety of occasions. It features a quiz section to enhance what is learned and has voice output capabilities for non-readers. For students with

Getting Ready To Read And Add.

Software for preschool through first grade. Uses sound, color and animation to teach letter and number recognition. Skills taught are identifying and matching shapes, upper and lower case letters, and numbers. The selection of numbers and letters can be controlled by the teacher. Includes a teacher's guide. Compatible with 48 K Apple; 16 K Atari 400, 800, XL; Commodore 64 disk; 64 K IBM PC; and 128 K IBM PC Jr. Includes backup.

Ginger Spelling And Grammar Checker

The Ginger Spelling and Grammar Checker is a word processor program with voice output option designed for use by individuals with dyslexia. This program enables children and adults with learning disabilities to independently write comprehensible, error-free text in English. The kinds of spelling mistakes commonly generated by people with dyslexia are corrected automatically based on context and phonetic word similarity. The program corrects phonetic spelling mistakes, unusual spelling mistakes,

Glued To A Book

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, hot glue gun Preparation: 1. Plug in hot glue gun and allow it to heat up 2. Place a small amount of glue on the bottom right corner of each page in the book 3. Allow glue to dry before turning the page Ways to Adapt this Activity Small, round, felt chair leg protectors could also be used to separate the pages of the book Author: Designing En

Going To A Restaurant Language Kit (Model Lk-Gr)

The Going to a Restaurant Language Kit, model LK-GR, is a personal skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. The materials in this unit help students understand what to expect when going to a restaurant. Events are sequenced in the Boardmaker book and computer story, and reinforce appropriate social behavior. Extension activities include a restaurant scavenger hunt, money skills worksheet, and restaurant role play.

Going To The Doctor Language Kit (Model Lk-Do)

The Going to the Doctor Language Kit, model LK-DO, is an independent living skills and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. The materials in this unit help students understand what to expect when going to the doctor. Materials include a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (see entry); an interactive computer book that combines text, pictures, speech and sound

Grade 2 Braille Cards (Model 1-03561-00)

Grade 2 Braille Cards, model 1-03561-00, are braille language flash cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These cards can be used to drill students on the braille literary code. The cards show the braille alphabet and numbers, punctuation and composition signs, one-cell whole-word and part-word signs, two-cell contractions, and short-form words. There are 247 flash cards in the set, including 26 cards with the braille alphabet on one side and large print on the

Grammar

Grammar is an academic, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from third grade through ninth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program features six self-paced sections designed to build an understanding of sentence structure. Grammar begins with the identification of subject and predicate and the introduction of proper and common nouns in the first section; then progresses to verbs, tense and subject-verb agreement in the second section. The third se

Handtalk Zoo

The Handtalk Zoo is a sign language training book designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. Available in hardcover this 30-page book uses full-color photographs to illustrate Mary Beth and her friends during a trip to the zoo where they demonstrate the fingerspelling and signs for common animals.

Handwriting Sets

The Handwriting Sets are a writing skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive or fine motor disabilities. Available in a choice of a cursive or a manuscript set, each set includes a beginning and advanced drill book, three mark and remark handwriting cards, and three erasable markers.

Handwriting Stencils

The Handwriting Stencils are a writing skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive, eye hand coordination, or fine motor disabilities. These clear plastic stencils mechanically guide the properly angled pencil through the formulation of each letter, forcing the hand to lift where normal lift occurs. Each set includes an uppercase stencil, a lowercase stencil, and suggested activities. Sets available include manuscript, cursive, and transitional. DIMENSIONS: The stenci

Happy Birthday: A Beginner's Book Of Signs

Happy Birthday: A Beginner's Book of Signs, is a sign language training book designed for use by infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing. All the important words needed to help celebrate a birthday are here, including the numbers to help count the candles. Each page includes a photograph of the object and a drawing of the sign.

Head-To-Toe Software

The Head-to-Toe Software is a vocabulary and sexuality education program designed to teach body awareness for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. This program is ideal for teaching basic anatomical vocabulary and features quiz sections for enhancing what is taught. The talking software is ideal for non readers and enhances the learning process. For students with a physical disability, the software is TouchWindow compatible. COMPAITBILITY: Apple. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple IIe sy

Health Care Entry-Level Words (Whk)

Health Care Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. These duplicatable books teach students a vocabulary of technical terms and help students to develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the titles include: General Health Care; Direct

High Noon Books Sound Out Series Set A-1 (Model S0S7)

High Noon Books Sound Out Series Set A-1 is a set of six braille books that make up a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). SAL helps students with minimal reading skills read these books from cover-to-cover. Some pages show pictures; users can press on the word "picture" to hear the picture described. The series gives students pra

How Do You Feel? Language Kit (Model Lk-Hdf)

The How Do You Feel? Language Kit, model LK-HDF, is a cognitive, language, and personal skills tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. This unit helps students understand emotions. It contains two print books, each presenting two opposing emotions, such as happy or sad, excited or mad. The books are written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines. Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (Boardmaker; see entry) provide visual support. A

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

Hypersign

HyperSign is a sign language program designed to enable professionals or family members and friends to learn or improve basic signing skills. The interactive program features a dictionary of more than 2,000 words that can be set to any one of three levels: children, teen, or adult. The child's dictionary is designed for early or non-readers. The program demonstrates the American Sign Language (ASL) sign for a selected word in full-motion video and it provides the user with the option of watchin

I Can Cue 2

I Can Cue 2 is a visual sign language training software program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM contains two programs that teach intermediate cueing techniques and build skills in reading cues. Each program features a speed-adjustable animated cuer and sequenced lessons for learning and self-testing. Cue Those Phrases! has lessons that focus on consonant blends and clusters, liaisons, taps, and flicks, emphasizing everyday, common phrases. Users can c

I Can Sign My Abc's

I Can Sign My ABC's is a sign language training book designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This 52-page, hardcover full-color alphabet book depicts the manual alphabet handshape for the letters of the alphabet, followed by the picture, name, and sign of an object with a name beginning with the specific letter.

I Can Spell!

I Can Spell! is a vocabulary enhancement program and educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM includes Word Scrambler and Word Speller game programs to help players build skills in spelling and vocabulary with over 475 words and pictures. Players can use the spelling lists provided or make a customized list using the included spelling editor. For persons who use Cued Speech, cues are available for each picture, and can be added for new w

Iasl

iASL is a sign language training program and sign language dictionary designed for use by people with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses video of an ASL instructor to illustrate and teach over 5,800 ASL signs. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories. Users can also build a “Favorites” list for quick access to frequently used signs and use a search function to find words and phrases. iASL features a custom translat

If You're Happy And You Know It

If You're Happy and You Know It is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children ages 18 months to 5 years. Graphics on the IntelliKeys or PowerPad (see separate entry) overlay depict each of the six verses of the nursery school song; pressing a picture on the overlay causes the associated verse to be sung by the computer. The verses include clapping hands, stomping feet, crying, sneezing, yawning, and shouting "Hurrah." The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COMP

Ifollowroutine

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

Ilne Spell 2 L - Autism Series

iLNE Spell 2 L – Autism Series is a perceptual training and spelling tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child to learn to spell colors and shapes interactively. It is part of the iLearnNEarn (iLNE) series of apps based on an evidence-based autism intervention model. The app is organized into multiple “Lea

Imagination Express

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

Imagination Express Destination: Pyramids

Destination: Pyramids is a reading tutorial, story writing, and language tutorial program designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. Using the theme of the life along the ancient Nile, users can create print and interactive electronic books, poetry, and essays as well as movies. Complete with music, sound effects, and historically accurate indoor and outdoor Pyramid Temple and Valley Temple backgrounds, the Sphinx, Pharaoh's garden and palace, the flooded Nile

Imagination Express Destination: Time Trip, Usa

Imagination Express Destination: Time Trip, USA is a reading tutorial, story writing, and language tutorial program designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or visual disabilities. Using the theme of the development of the United States throughout its history, users can create print and interactive electronic books, poetry, and essays as well as movies. Complete with music, sound effects, and historically accurate Main Street, Neighborhood, and indoor backgrounds from 1640, 1776, 1

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

Inspiration

Inspiration is a word processor program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or brain injury or individuals who think visually. This visual learning tool helps develop ideas and organize thinking. Integrated diagramming and outlining views work together to aid in creating and modifying concepts and information. The diagramming view simplifies creating and modifying concept maps, webs, idea maps, and other graphical organizers. The intuitive interface keeps the focus on the

Instant Immersion American Sign Language

Instant Immersion American Sign Language is a sign language training CD-ROM designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This training CD-ROM uses the immersion method to teach beginners how to sign. It provides a foundation in basic principles before moving on to advanced skills. Users can view translations of manually typed words or phrases; find definitions or view corresponding signs in an English-ASL dictionary; or mouse-click objects to review their signs and receive au

Intellibraille Cd

IntelliBraille CD is a braille tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This CD is designed to be used with IntelliTools Classroom Suite and IntelliKeys (see separate entries). It is a complete braille curriculum with more than 70 activities. The program includes 16 lessons on the Literary Braille Code, beginning with the alphabet and all contractions; four lessons on Tracking and Braille Alphabet, including A-J and the railroad track lessons; and five l

Interactive Board Books

Interactive Board Books are reading tutorial materials designed for children who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This bundle of five thick board books features stories with moveable pieces. These books allow children to read independently because the words are supported with Literacy Support Picture clues. The titles include: The Adventures of Hopper, Mixed up Morning, Monkey Business at the Market, Wonderful Snow, and At the Fire Station. OPTIONS: Individual books are available for pur

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling & Numbers

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling & Numbers is a computer program that teaches finger spelling and numbers in sign language. This interactive program is designed to provide training in learning the basics to improving comprehension and increasing signing speed. This graphics-based program provides life-like photographs and moving animation of hands. LEARN SIGN WINDOW: This teaches the beginning signer how letter and number signs are formed and enables the user to type any word or numb

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling And Numbers Computer Software

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling and Numbers Computer Software is a sign language program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This program acts as a personal tutor, using lifelike photographs and animation to help improve signing speed and comprehension. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on IBM and compatible computers and Macintosh computers.

Ipractice Verbs

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

Is It A Word - Or Not?

Is It a Word - Or Not? is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This program consists of a stand-up flip book that presents single consonants and short vowels. The tent-style book offers three side-by-side sets of cards on spiral bindings. Each set of cards is similar to a set of flash cards; the first set includes the consonants B through Z, the second set offers the short vowels, and the third set includes another set of co

Isign

iSign is a sign language training program and sign language dictionary designed for use by people with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses animated graphics to illustrate and teach 800 ASL signs. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories, and there is quiz feature that shows a video clip of a sign and asks the user to select the correct word or phrase from a list. Users can also build a “Favorites” list for quick acc

Isign Lite

iSign Lite is a sign language training program and sign language dictionary designed for use by people with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses animated graphics to illustrate and teach 25 ASL signs. The words or phrases can be viewed alphabetically or in categories. Users can also build a “Favorites” list for quick access to frequently used signs and use a search function to find words and phrases. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPho

Ispeech Toddler Sign Language

iSpeech Toddler Sign Language is a sign language training program designed for use by children with hearing, learning or communication disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language (ASL). The program comes with 2 volumes including 60 commonly used words. The program’s signs assist children with developmental delays or children who are too young to articulate words to communicate with the people around them. Other features include a detailed illustration of each sign; a definit

It's Sensational! Language Kit (Model Lk-Is)

The It's SENSational! Language Kit, model LK-IS, is an academic and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. This kit teaches students about their five senses. It includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (see entry); an interactive computer book that combines text, pictures, speech and sound; and a songboard, word cards, and vocabulary games. Students learn ab

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 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

Iwritewords

iWriteWords is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring the c

Iwritewords Lite

iWriteWords Lite is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring

Joseph's Readers Talking Software - Grades K-8

Joseph's Readers Talking Software - Grades K-8 is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program is designed to teach reading to non-readers by turning a personal computer (PC) into a personal reading coach. The program comes in four levels (1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th through 8th grades), with six to seven stories, 50 to 75 lessons, and 42 to 49 software applications per level, providing a total of over 18,000 language

K.c. Clyde In Fly Ball

K.C. Clyde In Fly Ball Interactive CD-ROM is a story program designed to promote literacy, reading and language involvement for children with cognitive disabilities. The program features animated imaginative characters (K.C. is a boy; Clyde is a dog, and UKandu is the wordbird), catchy music and fun word recognition activities. It is designed with up to 21 story paths (more than 120 pages of story is possible), four levels of word interaction, and pop quizzes. The characters are engineered to ta

Keep Quiet

Keep Quiet is a sign language training game designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Players ages seven through adult throw wodden cubes depicting the sign language alphabet and race the timer to form words in sign. The game includes wooden cubes, a dice cup, a sand timer, and instructions.

Keep Quiet Reword

Keep Quiet Reword is a sign language training game designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Players ages seven through adult use the 60 plastic-coated cards, which show the hand positions for the sign language alphabet on one side and alphabet letters on the other, to create words of four or five letters. This game is playable five different ways and can involve from one to six players.

Kid Keys

Kid Keys is a voice output program designed to introduce and enhance keyboarding and reading skills for students with developmental and physical disabilities. Three activities combine voice, music, graphics, animation and sound to help students progress from learning key positions to typing smoothly and accurately. Students develop letter and word recognition, learn letters and words through the use of speech technology, and develop sequencing skills while taking the first steps in computer lite

Kid Pix 2 / Kid Pix Studio

Kid Pix 2 and Kid Pix Studio are drawing programs designed to create multimedia presentationa and animated artwork for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. Students can use the TouchWindow (see separate entry) to access this program which includes a talking alphabet, colorful rubber stamps that can be customized and resized, and a palette of Wacky Brushes. Slide Shows are easy to create, so children of all ages and levels can create multimedia reports, animations with sound effec

Kid Works 2

Kid Works 2 is a reading tutorial program designed to teach children to write and illustrate their own story for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. This program combines a word processor and picture dictionary with paint tools, rubber stamps, and icons that allow students to express themselves through words and pictures as they write original stories. A simple click of the mouse changes words into pictures and pictures into words. The Story illustrator lets the students "pa

Kiddesk

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

Kidspiration

Kidspiration is a word processor program and writing skills training system designed for use by children with learning disabilities and others who learn better visually. It uses principles of visual learning to help students in kindergarten through the 5th grade to see, organize, and develop their ideas. It helps young readers and writers build confidence in organizing information, understanding concepts, and expressing their thoughts. It is similar to Inspiration (see separate entry) but design

Kin-Tac Alphabet Cards

Kin-Tac Alphabet Cards are a writing skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive, eye hand, or fine motor disabilities. This set provides kinesthetic and tactile reinforcement as users trace the letters of the alphabet with their fingers. Each of the 26 plastic cards features one letter of the alphabet (both upper and lowercase) recessed into its surface. A choice of a manuscript set and a cursive set is offered.

Language Builder

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

Language Builder Deluxe

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

Language Builder 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 Master (Portable, Desktop, And Deluxe Desktop Models)

The Language Master is a language tutorial program designed for use with individuals with learning and other cognitive disabilities. These audio card readers are designed to allow students to work at their own pace to acquire reading and language skills through interactive learning. These devices use pre-recorded audio cards with magnetic tape along the bottom edge or those created by the teacher. Students listen to the cards, look at the corresponding pictures, and record their responses on the

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

Languagelinks: Syntax Assessment And Intervention

LanguageLinks is a language tutorial and assessment evaluation test designed for use with children in grades Kindergarten through eight with autism, developmental disabilities, language-learning disabilities, low vision, or hearing disabilities. This program offers a comprehensive, research-based approach to syntax assessment and intervention. It is a six-level series which takes children from the early two-word stage through mastery of more than 75 grammatical forms. LanguageLinks features Opt

Leapfrog's Phonics 500

LeapFrog's Phonics 500 is an interactive educational toy designed for use by children between the ages of four and seven years of age with cognitive or learning disabilities. This talking unit teaches the alphabet, phonics, spelling, and rhyming and features six different games for one or two players. During the games two frog racers on the track on top of the unit, Mario Frogetti and A.J. Rivet, race to the finish line. Special visual effects on the unit's liquid crystal display (LCD) screen an

Leaps And Bounds - Switch Access

Leaps and Bounds - Switch Access is a switch-adapted pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cerebral palsy or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Combining the most switch friendly activities from the Leaps and Bounds series (see separate entries), this program provides scanning and step switch accessability as well as mouse and keyboard access. This program uses bright and colorful characters to stimulate the imagination of young learners and encou

Leaps And Bounds 1

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

Leaps And Bounds 2

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

Leaps And Bounds 3

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

Learn To Talk

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

Learning Drum

The Learning Drum is an educational toy for teaching the alphabet and counting skills to children with cognitive or learning disabilities. As the child taps the drum, letters, numbers, and patterns flash on its top. The drum has four learning modes (ABC, 123, Interactive Song, and Follow the Beat), with three background melodies and two drum sounds. Beating the drum to music and lights stimulates the senses and develops motor skills and awareness of cause and effect. The drum has a child-size ha

Learning Wrap-Ups

Learning Wrap-Ups are alphabet and math skills games designed for use with children with fine motor, neurological, and cognitive disabilities. Each set (sold separately), includes 10 boards with notches running the length of each side. Adjacent to each notch, is a letter or number and the user draws a string from one notch to another and wraps the string around the appropriately corresponding notch to solve a problem. Sets include the alphabet, addition, subtraction, and multiplication. The alph

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure

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

Let's Go Shopping I: Toys And Groceries

Let's Go Shopping I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach one to four children, ages 3 to 5 years, classification skills. The players select the appropriate items that would belong in the corresponding store, either a toy store or a grocery store. Selections are made using a single switch or a TouchWindow (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQ

Let's Start Learning!

Let's Start Learning! is an academic tutorial program designed to provide the essentials for learning for individuals with a learning disability. This program is multisubject with five different ctivities; multisensory, encouraging children's senses both on and off the computer; and multilevel with four level changes. It helps children to build preschool skills with letters, numbers, shapes, and patterns through interactive play. The audio combined with graphics and animation encourages children

Letter Perfect

Letter Perfect is a language training system designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities. To use the system, a clear plastic grid is placed over one of the colorful pattern cards and then letter tiles are placed on the grid to match the words underneath. The set includes 89 letter tiles, eight picture pattern cards, a blank card for customized lessons, the grid, and instructions.

Letterschool

LetterSchool is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child will learn about writing, counting and phonics of letters and numbers. LetterSchool allows the child to practice these skills as he or

Lexia Quick Reading Test

The Lexia Quick Reading Test is a reading evaluation program designed for use with children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This program pinpoints strengths and weaknesses in word decoding skills and facilitates early detection of decoding gaps and weaknesses. The program offers Real Word Testing and Pseudo Word Testing. Real Word Testing is appropriate for young students and those with limited sight vocabularies. Pseudo Word Testing is appropriate for older students and those wi

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

Link 'n' Spell Magnetic Letters And Numbers

Link 'N' Spell Magnetic Letters and Numbers are letters and numbers designed for use by children with low vision, cognitive disabilities, or low vision. The magnetic pieces fit together and link to for letter or number patterns, words, or mathematical problems. One large letter, number, or operator is printed on each piece. Sets of 50 uppercase letters, 50 lowercase letters, and 35 numbers and operations are available. COLOR: Pieces are orange, green, red, yellow, blue, or white. The letters,

Listen With Your Ears

Listen with Your Ears is a pre-reading tutorial program, perceptual training activity, and perceptual training activity for persons with visual disabilities designed to teach visual and perceptual matching to children ages 3 to 5 years. The program asks 1 or 2 players to identify an object or an action by its sound. Among the twenty-four choices are snoring, laughing, cat, dog, cow, doorbell, and fire truck. The program also includes "Listen with Your Ears," an original song. COMPATIBILITY: For

Literacy Cube (Model 4067C)

The Literacy Cube, model 4067C, is an educational aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. Used like dice, whatever image lands on top is the subject of the discussion. It can be used to improve vocabulary, letter recognition, sound recognition, and literacy skills. This large cube has six clear plastic pockets hold pictures, words, or letters (not included). The pockets can also store extra pictures. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches square.

Literacy Skills Sampler

The Literacy Skills Sampler is a reading skills and safety awareness tutorial program designed to teach and reinforce basic signs and words critical for independent living for people with cognitive disabilities. It provides simple information that allows the user to become more capable of functioning independently at work, at home, and in the community. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of the Literacy Skills Sampler can be used on the same

Literary Braille Practice Sentences (Model Brw-Fb-Us1)

Literary Braille Practice Sentences, model BRW-FB-US1, is a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The package contains worksheets that allow students to review and practice reading braille letters, punctuation, and contractions. The literary braille contractions are introduced sequentially, and the student is never asked to use a c

Living Books Library

The Living Books Library is a language and math tutorial program designed to demonstrate the power of language to explore, express, learn and communicate for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. This package in particular is designed to assist educators with integrating the Living Books CD-ROM titles into the classroom curriculum. The four programs include: Just Grandma and Me, where students take an interactive reading trip to the beach; Arthur's Teacher Trouble, an engag

Logan Braillecoach

The Logan BrailleCoach is a braille training device designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision and use braille. This devices face features a raised red button and a small speaker. The user places a laminated tag with a single braille letter, word or phrase over the red button, and when the tag is pressed on the button, the letter, word or phrase is spoken by the BrailleCoach. The Logan BrailleCoach comes with 26 braille pre-programmed tags with each letter of the alpha

Looking For Words

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

Looking For Words Intellikeys Bundle

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

Looking Good Language Kit (Model Lk-Lg)

The Looking Good Language Kit, model LK-LG, is a personal skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. All activities in this unit address grooming concepts. This kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (Boardmaker), and an interactive computer book, created with Classroom Suite by IntelliTools, that combines text, pictures, speech and sound. Both

Lots Of Dots: Learning My Abc's (Model 1-10000-00)

Lots of Dots: Learning My ABC's, model 1-10000-00, is a braille alphabet book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This raised-line coloring book is designed for future large-print and braille readers. It facilitates braille character recognition through repetitive activities designed for young children. Each letter of the alphabet has two pages. The first page features a jumbo braille cell, with six raised-line open circles. The upper and lower case letters are shown w

Lower Case - Lite

Lower Case – Lite is a perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to learn to recognize lowercase letters. The app has three sections: "Training," "Trial," and "Reinforcement." In the "Training" section, pictures of lowercase letters are shown on the scree

Magnetic Signs

Magnetic Signs is a street sign training activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 23 common signs found in the community (Hospital, stop, traffic light, railroad crossing, etc.) and a magnetic write and erase board. Both sides of the board may be used with dry erase markers (not included). DIMENSIONS: The board is 9 x 12 inches.

Make Sentences

Make Sentences is a reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child sentence construction from a collection of words. Play settings such as a timer and question order (random or sequence) can be customized to suit an individual child’s learning pace and needs. The app shows how t

Making Language Visible

Making Language Visible is a language tutorial and training program designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The CD has programs that prepare the child for beginning communication and interaction, including eight simple, interactive IntelliPics Studio (see entry) activities that can be used with a single switch, mouse, touch window, or IntelliKeys (see entry). Activities include Goldilocks, Three Piggies, Three Fishies, Three Duckies, Animal Fun, Number Fun, Twinkle, Twinkle

Match Pix

Match Pix is educational game software designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This program contains six games that teach children to read over 150 words important for beginning readers. Words are organized in fourteen player-selectable word groups such as animals, numbers, and colors, each with 10 or more words. Three games (Matchup, Tic Tac Toe, and Bingo) match pictures to printed words, while three other games present words by American Sign Language signs, fingerspellin

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday

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

Max And The Machines

Max and the Machines is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program, which runs entirely from the CD-ROM, introduces children to Max, Magpie, and Selma as they develop skills in sorting, matching, and sequencing. Users move through a six-chapter story featuring diverse characters and families. Colors, letters, words and pictures are explored with a mouse click and rhymes enliven instruction and narration. The level of difficulty

Mcduffy Reader

The McDuffy Reader is a manual for teaching Braille to adults who are blind or have low vision and who are learning braille. This primer was written by Sharon Duffy. OPTIONS: A teacher's manual is available; the primer and the teacher's manual are both available in braille, large print, and cassette versions.

Mechanics Entry-Level Words (Mch)

Mechanics Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of six duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with vocabulary of technical terms relating to motor vehicle repair so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the individual titles include: Words

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

Mexican Sign Language/american Sign Language Translator

The Mexican Sign Language/American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. With this program, translations can be obtained from ASL to MSL or vice versa by way of video clips showing actual signers. The sign language equivalents of almost 600 English and Spanish words can be identified in both ASL and MSL. The program can also be used to learn vocabulary from either language in both written and signed formats. COMPATIBL

Microworlds

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

Milk Jug Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Milk Jug Crayon/Marker Holder is a clever way to modify writing utensils for individuals who have fine motor and grasping difficulties hold and use a crayon/marker. It can also be used to hold drum sticks, scarves or ribbons (for play during music class), glue sticks, or paint brushes. MATERIALS USED: Plastic milk jug (1/2 gallon for crayons, 1 gallon for markers), 1” piece Hook (hard) sticky back Velcro, 1” piece Loop (soft) sticky back Velcro

Mind Your Manners Language Kit (Model Lk-Mym)

The Mind Your Manners Language Kit, model LK-MYM, is a personal skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. The program contains a book that teaches good manners, written using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (Boardmaker). Topics include remembering to cover your mouth when you cough, use a napkin to wipe your messy face, and talk with an inside voice. Students review appropriate behavior using a computer story with

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,

Mix 'n Match (Models 0450 And 0460)

Mix 'N Match, models 0450 and 0460, is a pre-reading tutorial program designed to teach identification of objects by size, shape, and color. Sorting Fun teaches classification of objects by shape and color; Count the Shapes teaches identification by shape, color, and size; Match the Shapes teaches relationships between objects; and What Comes Next teaches patterns in a sequence. All four lessons have the options of switch input ("yes" and "no" responses) and synthesized voice reinforcement. The

Money Skills Language Kit (Model Lk-Ms)

The Money Skills Language Kit, model LK-MS, is a money skills and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This program teaches users to identify coins and a dollar bill and to understand their value. Reinforcement and practice are provided with BINGO and tic-tac-toe games, matching worksheets, and a songboard in which students take real money out of a wallet. The kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary, repetitive lines,

Monkey's Uncle Reading Game

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision or blindness in learning to read Braille. A version of "Old Maid," the cards, created on index cards, have animals' names written on them in Braille and print. One card has a fuzzy-textured red or other brigh color circle on it and is the "Monkey's Uncle." All of the cards are dealt face down among at least three players. Players remove and set aside any pairs in their hands. The player to the left of the dealer draws a c

Monkeys Jumping On The Bed

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

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

Motor Numbers

Motor Numbers are a writing skills training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, eye hand, or fine motor disabilities. Each wooden plaque has one number from 0 to 9 cut into it and users move a wooden button along the shape of the number with their fingers or with a pencil. This activity provides kinesthetic and visual reinforcement of the skills needed to form each number. A wooden storage tray is included.

Mountbatten Learning System

The Mountbatten Learning System (MBLS) is an electric braille writer and training device designed for use by children who are learning braille. The system includes a Mountbatten electronic braille writer with digitized speech, assignable function keys, notetaker and word processor functions, sufficient memory for 600 braille pages, and the ability to transfer files to and from a personal computer (PC). Features for students include a braille math mode using the Nemeth braille mathematics code; p

Multisensory Math

Multisensory Math is a math tutorial program designed to teach basic arithmetic and number recognition through sight, sound and touch for individuals with a developmental or physical disablity. Accessibility is achieved by using the TouchWindow (see separate entry) and the human quality voice of the Echo Speech Processor (see separate entry), allowing non-readers to run the entire series of disks with a far greater degree of independence. There are eleven different programs including Know Your N

My Abc Signs Of Animal Friends

My ABC Signs of Animal Friends is a sign language training book designed for use with pre-schoolers from birth to age five who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This colorfully illustrated 14-page softcover book depicts animals from A to Z with their names, signs, and the English alphabet.

My Body Language Kit Plus (Model Lk-Mb)

My Body Language Kit Plus, model LK-MB, is an academic and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. Major body parts and organs are highlighted in all parts of this unit, which includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols; an interactive computer book that combines text, pictures, speech and sound; a songboard, word cards, and vocabulary games; and reproducible worksheets that add

My Family And Me Thematic Activity Module (Models 2817-6 & 2818-4)

The My Family and Me Thematic Activity Module is a language training system and personal skills tutorial program designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten and first grade levels introductory concepts such as family, self, and home. The activity also encourages students to place people of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds in different home settings. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive le

My Favorite Book

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children who have difficulty attending, to participate in reading books by staying on task with the help of a personalized adapted book. Materials Needed: Digital camera, computer, printer, three-ring binder, three-hole punch, page protectors

My First Book Of Sign

My First Book of Sign is a sign language training book designed for use with young children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This 76-page hardcover, full-color alphabet book depicts the signs for 150 words important to young children as derived from recognized word list sources such as the Dale List of 769 Easy Words. Instructions on how to form each sign are included.

My House: Language Activities Of Daily Living

My House is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury, or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independence as students identify objects by n

My Own Bookshelf

My Own Bookshelf is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities. This software enables the user to create personalized and engaging books with added media such as text, images, and Quicktime and AVI movies. Sound options include importing, recording, and Text-to-Speech (TTS). Books are placed on electronic bookshelves for students to read. Books can be catergorized by author, student, subject, etc. Each bookshelf holds up to nine books. Access options and p

My Reading Coach, School Edition & Single Student Edition

My Reading Coach is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), dyslexia, and other learning disabilities. Appropriate for students aged seven years through adult, this CD-ROM-based program provides self-paced, individualized reading instruction appropriate to the student's ability level, from those with few or no reading skills through those seeking to improve speed and comprehension. Jim Larrabee, a special needs teacher and

My School: Language Activities Of Daily Living

My School: Language Activities of Daily Living is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independe

My Signing Book Of Numbers

My Signing Book of Numbers is a sign language training book designed for use with young children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This 56-page hardcover book uses delightful full-color illustrations of creatures and things to teach the signs for the numbers 0 through 20 and 30 through 100 by tens.

My Town: Language Activities Of Daily Living

My Town: Language Activites of Daily Activity is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury, or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independe

My Words - Lite

My Words – Lite is a reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to learn sight words. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sections. Each section includes a "Learn" part and a "Play" part. Selected sight words are shown, one at a time, with audio prom

Mystery Of The Superintendent's House

The Mystery of the Superintendent's House is a sign language training game designed for use by children and adults who are deaf or who otherwise know sign language. Designed for two players through a large group in team aged 10 and up, this game uses a signed videotape to present the mystery of the superintendent's house which the players must solve before the house is torn down

Name Recognition And Writing Activity

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with letter and name recognition and fine motor development. Large paper keybpards are created. Students locate and touch the beginning letters of their names and practice writing their names. MATERIALS: Paper. TOOLS: Pen or marker. SKILLS REQUIRED: Drawing and lettering. AUTHOR: Robinson, B. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/

Name Writing

Name Writing is a writing skills training system designed to help students learn to read and write their names for individuals with a cognitive disability. By breaking name writing down into specific basic skills, this proven program teaches students to "draw" their own first names from memory. The program consists of three instructional units: Letter Order - arranging letters in a specific order; Stencil Use - recognizing that particular marks in a consistent pattern hace special meaning; and T

Nessy Learning Programme 4 Deluxe

Nessy Learning Programme 4 Deluxe is a software program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, Down’s syndrome, Asperger’s and Emotional Disabilities. It uses a combined structure of phonics linked with language, writing skills and vocabulary development, to create multisensory learning. Nessy enables all abilities to read, write and spell with confidence. Nessy is ideal for teachers who need to provide a complete literacy scheme for students with dyslexia. The extensive resources are or

Noah's Ark Memory Game

The Noah's Ark Memory Game is a memory improvement activity designed for use with children with cognitive disabilities. The game designed for up to four players, also helps develop matching skills and aids players in learning to recognize animals. Each player is given an ark card with the goal of filling it with pairs of male and female animals. Each pair shows the same species, but in subtly different ways. The set includes four ark cards, 48 animal cards, and a guide.

Nouns & Sounds

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

Nouns 1

Nouns 1 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach simple nouns necessary for basic functional literacy. It is part of a series that teaches nouns that also includes Nouns 2 and Nouns 3 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Nouns 1 can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care pro

Nouns 2

Nouns 2 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforcing nouns that are critical for independent living in the home or the community or at school or work. It is part of a series that teaches nouns that also includes Nouns 1 and Nouns 3 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Nouns 2 can be used on the same device by

Nouns 3

Nouns 3 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforcing nouns that are necessary for functional literacy and critical for independent living in the home or the community or at school or work. It is part of a series that teaches nouns that also includes Nouns 1 and Nouns 2 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Nou

Number Find - Lite

Number Find – Lite is a perceptual training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device to teach a child to recognize numbers. The app starts with a training session where all the numbers being taught in the session will be shown one by one on the screen. Next, the child is asked to identify the correct number from

Odd One Out Pack

Odd One Out Pack is a voice output flash card program and a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by therapists and teachers working with children who have cognitive, communication, developmental, hearing, learning, or physical disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a therapist or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children work on semantic reasoning skills. The app covers a range of everyday semantic categories and comes with thre

Odysseyware

OdysseyWare is a math, science, language arts, history, and geography curriculum program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This multimedia curriculum program automatically performs teacher tasks such as grading, lesson planning, and record keeping. It covers the four core subjects of Language Arts, Math, History and Geography, and Science, plus a variety of electives, including Spanish, Consumer Math, and Health. The curricuum can be configured for use in a classroom (mult

Off We Go - Going On A Plane

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

Off We Go - Going On A Plane Hd

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

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist

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

Off We Go - Going To The Dentist Hd

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

Old Macdonald's Farm Deluxe

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

Old Macdonald's Farm I

Old MacDonald's Farm I is a pre-reading tutorial program and language tutorial program designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. The program, based on the nursery song, has 3 levels: Level 1, allows the child to select any animal from the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay; Level 2 requires the child to select the correct animal when prompted by its name; Level 3 has the child select the correct animal after hearing its sound. The complete set includes a program disk and

Old Macdonald's Farm Overlays

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

On The Way To Literacy

On the Way to Literacy is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for children who are blind or have low vision. The program comprises 18 tactile storybooks with text that parents can read aloud and tactile illustrations that children who are blind or have low vision can feel. These tactile storybooks contain information and activities to enhance the development of literacy in young children. Giggly-Wiggly, Snickety-Snick has words on the left-hand page that capture a range of tactile experience

Once Upon A Sign Signed Storybooks

Once Upon a Sign Signed Storybooks are sign language training DVDs designed for use with children with hearing disabilities. These DVDs (each sold separately) focus on babies and their parents learning sign together. Each DVD includes live-action unvoiced signing embedded inside the image of each page of a classic children's book, vocabulary enhancement, and signing tips. The goal is to help youngsters easily make the print-to-ASL sign connection and stimulate an early love of literature while b

Open Your Heart America Video Package

The "Open Your Heart America" Video Package is a sign language training program designed to teach American Sign Language for individuals who are deaf. The video is twenty minutes long, divided into two sections. It is closed captioned, and includes lyrics and sign descriptions. One part is a pop anthem music video with an environmental and patriotic theme in which Gaia Tossing sings and signs to a group of urban neighborhood children and an elderly homeless woman, motivating them to positive act

Opposites: A Beginner's Book Of Signs

Opposites: A Beginner's Book of Signs is a sign language training book designed for infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing. Seven different pairs of opposites are shown in this board book. Each page includes a photograph of an object and a drawing of the sign for it.

Padded Food

Padded Food is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed as a matching or categorizing activity for children ages 18 months to 5 years. An assortment of familiar foods is depicted on the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. When a food is selected, it appears on the monitor and the speech synthesizer pronounces the name of the food. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COM

Padded Vehicles

Padded Vehicles is a language tutorial program and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by 1 to 6 players, ages 18 months to 5 years. Using a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay, the players identify ten vehicles: airplane, helicopter, motorcycle, car, truck, ambulance, garbage truck, fire engine, school bus, and police car in 2 levels of play. In level 1, the player selects any vehicle. In level 2, the player selects a vehicle that corresponds to a name prompt. The com

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First is a pre-reading tutorial program, a personal skills tutorial program, a language tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach children ages 18 months to 5 years classification and categorization, sequencing, and health and grooming. Users select from five items of clothing using the PowerPad (see separate entries) or IntelliKeys overlay, to dress a figure (either male or female). Included are shoes, socks, a jacket, a boy'

Parts Of Speech

Parts of Speech is an academic, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from third grade through ninth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program helps students increase grammar and vocabulary skills as they strengthen reading and writing ability. Parts Of Speech features 32 leveled lessons with more than 1,000 graded words, all of which are fully selectable by the teacher or parent at any time. Users can identify nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adv

Patterns Prebraille Program (Model 6-78360-00)

The Patterns Prebraille Program, model 6-78360-00, is a prereading tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This program is designed to prepare children to begin braille reading by helping to build their auditory, tactual, conceptual, and language skills. The program emphasizes exposure to a variety of common childhood experiences. The program comes with a teacher's manual, instructions for making tactual readiness books, and five Patterns Prebraille Form B

Patterns Primary Braille Spelling And English Program (Models 6-78362-00, 6-78363-00, 6-78371-00, 6-78372-00, 6-78380-00, 6-78381-00, 6-78389-00, & 6-78390-00)

The Patterns Primary Braille Spelling and English Program is a spelling and language skills tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This series is a companion to the Patterns Primary Braille Reading Program (see separate entry). There are four levels in the program. Level A (model 6-78362-00 Print Teacher's Kit and model 6-78363-00 Braille Teacher's Kit) corresponds to the Readiness, Preprimer, and Primer levels of the Patterns reading program. Level B (mo

Patterns Reading Program Library Series (6-78300-00, 6-78310-00, 6-78320-00, 6-78330-00, & 6-78340-00)

The Patterns Reading Program Library Series is a collection of braille books designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. Each collection in the series is designed for children who have completed the corresponding level of the Patterns Primary Braille Reading Program (see separate entry). There are 24 braille books in the Pre-primer collection (model 6-78300-00), 27 braille books in the Primer collection (model 6-78310-00), 23 braille books in the First Reader collection (model

Paws Signs Stories

Paws Signs Stories is an American Sign Language (ASL) training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It consists of a computer software CD-ROM with five stories and 15 educational games (three for each story). The stories are designed to teach early ASL skills, including visual discrimination, facial expression, sign location, and signs accompanied by movement (classifiers). The stories use repetition, patterned language, and predictable structure to encourage ear

Pci Communicator, The

The PCI Communicator is a language tutorial program designed for use with individuals with learning and other cognitive disabilities. This audio card reader is designed to allow students to work at their own pace to acquire reading and language skills and works with pre-recorded cards with magnetic tape along the bottom edge or with those created by the teacher. The lightweight unit has a built-in carrying handle and includes a vinyl storage cover and a cleaning kit. POWER: Uses four C batteries

Peg Slate (Model 1-08830-00)

The Peg Slate, model 1-08830-00, is a braille training device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This paperless device helps teach beginning students the use of a slate and stylus. A frame is mounted with pegs that represent the dots in ten braille cells. With a finger the user pushes the pegs down, and the frame is flipped over to read the braille message. The frame and pegs are made of plastic. Instructions are included in print and braille. COLOR: Black frame wi

Pencil Grip Trainer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities in learning the proper grasp of a pencil for writing tasks. The child uses the ring finger and little finger to hold a small amount of rolled up tissue or putty in the palm of the hand while doing a writing task, promoting the appropriate grasp without verbal reminders. MATERIALS: Putty or tissue and pencil. AUTHOR: Turner, G. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits

Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program

The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a braille instruction kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit includes materials that help teach fundamental early literacy skills to children with visual impairments and help parents to be more involved in their child’s development. Included in the kit are three packets, each with an interrelated storybook, activity guide, and cassette with songs and new stories to complement the storybooks. In addition, there is a

Phonics Based Reading & Reading S.o.s. (Strategies For Older Students) Family Editions

Phonics Based Reading and Reading S.O.S. Family Editions are reading tutorial software programs designed for home use to teach reading skills to children, youth, and adults with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Phonics Based Reading teaches skills generally covered in grades one through three, introducing more than 2,000 words using engaging, age-appropriate graphics. Reading S.O.S. is intended for students from ages nine years through adult and covers skills generally taught in grades

Phonics Desk & Phonics Traveler

The Phonics Desk and Phonics Traveler are pre-reading tutorial programs designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities. Available in a desktop version and a travel version with a built-in handle, the system allows the user to press one of the three-dimensional letters to hear the sound it makes. The letters on the desktop version are removable The user can also insert one of the included 20 illustrated Talking Phonics Cards and press the letters included in the word. The l

Phonics Phacts & Phun

PHonics PHacts & PHun is a language tutorial program designed for use with individuals with learning disabilities. The set includes PHonics PHacts ($55.95), a set of approximately 700 cards that presents phonics drills and activities in a flash card format. PHonics PHun is a board game designed to be used with the card set. The game is played by the teacher and from two to ten students. PHonics PHacts covers 10 phonics skills: Beginning and ending consonants, long and short vowels, initial a

Phonics Pro Reader

The Phonics Pro Reader is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of five and nine years with cognitive or learning disabilities. This interactive unit use a multi-sensory approach to teach the alphabet, phonics, spelling, reading, and rhyming. The interactive system utilizes illustrated Talking Word Cards, a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen that displays words, and verbal cues and responses. The help button repeats instructions and provides clues to answers

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

Photo Opposites

Photo Opposites is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 40 cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. Designed to demonstrate 10 opposites concepts in four different ways, this set encourages children to relate one concept to different contexts and objects. Opposites include open/closed, wet/dry, full/empty, up/down, and old/new.

Photo Pairs

Photo Pairs is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive or communication disabilities. The set includes ten sets of three cards, with each set showing three objects that when put together serve a purpose. For example, one card might show knitting needles, another balls of yarn, and the third a sweater in the process of being knitted. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 5 inches.

Pictalk

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

Pictello

Pictello is a story writing program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children create and present talking photo albums and talking books. Each page of a Pictello story can contain a picture, up to five lines of text, and a recorded sound or text-to-speech voices. On devices equipped with

Picture And Word Cards.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Picture cards to teach object recognition. Card stock with pictures from magazines of common objects glued on, lightly varnished to help them last longer. The name of the object could be printed as well. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Toys for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 114-115. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3463 PAGES

Picture Cue Cards (Model W38503)

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

Picture Cue Dictionary

Picture Cue Dictionary is a voice output dictionary program designed to enhance vocabulary used in everyday activities for individuals with a cognitive disability. There are five life skill software programs (dictionaries) in all that cover personal care, housekeeping, dining out, scheduling, and shopping skills. With each Dictionary, the instructor can determine the vocabulary needs and make a picture word list for the student. A multiple choice quiz gives feedback on their progress. To further

Picture Cue Dictionary Intellikeys Bundle

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

Picture Prompt Cards (Model Ppc-10F)

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

Picture Sentence Key

Picture Sentence Key is a language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication or language learning disabilities. This software program helps children learn how to put words together to make simple sentences by providing a structure within which the child can choose what words go together to make a sentence. The meaning in each statement is illustrated by an animated picture. Sentences concern activities such as eating, drinking, pouring, cleaning, sweeping, and household

Picture Symbol Lotto Game

The Picture Symbol Lotto Game is a perceptual training activity designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. Each game includes four sturdy lotto boards and thirty-six matching cards. The game strengthens symbol recognition, matching, and color-coding skills. It can be played by 1 to 4 players.

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

Planet Wobble

Planet Wobble is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children who have developmental, cognitive or learning disabilities. It is designed to work with Clicker (see separate entry) and allows children to build confidence, develop independent reading, and maximize comprehension and writing skills. The program is divided into three levels and presented both in printed format and as on-screen interactive books. Each level comes wit

Play And Say Speech Cards

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

Playful Primer

Playful Primer is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program offers a variety of engaging early learning activities to stimulate expressive language and cognitive development in young learners. It can be adjusted to suit each child’s individual learning style. Activities are designed so that children are entertained without being distracted and challenged without being frustrated. The program can be played in either English o

Playground Language Kit Plus (Model Lk-Tp)

The Playground Language Kit Plus, model LK-TP, is a personal skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. This program introduces students to appropriate behavior and rules on the playground, and may be used for reinforcement when recess is finished. Concepts include waiting in line, turn-taking, no hitting or kicking, and sharing. The kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary, repetitive lines, and Mayer-Johnson Pictur

Playskool Magnetic Capital Letters (Model 02056)

Playskool Magnetic Capital Letters, model 02056, are tactile letters and Braille alphabet magnets designed for use by children ages 3 and above who are blind or have low vision. This educational toy consists of 26 letters from A to Z. Each letter is engraved with it corresponding Braille letter. As they play with these letters sized for small fingers, children learn to identify letters and start putting together simple words and sentences.

Point To Pictures

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

Pointscribe

PointScribe is a writing skills training program designed for use by individuals with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This software enables children to trace letters, numbers and shapes on a touch screen using a stylus to learn basic handwriting skills. PointScribe has a preloaded library of block upper case and lower case letters, numbers and shapes, and it is possible to create new shapes to add to the library. It incorporates interactive animation, colors, music and oth

Prepositions! Sterling Edition

Prepositions! Sterling Edition is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children with autism, developmental disabilities, or language-learning disabilities. This program helps children master essential prepositions. Six modules cover ten prepositions in developmental order: in, on, under, above, below, in front of, in back of, next to, and between. Three-dimensional characters and objects illustrate the prepositions while keeping students focused and engaged in the learn

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).

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

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

Primary Phonics Set 1

Primary Phonics Set 1, by Barbara W. Makar, is a braille reading tutorial program designed for children who are blind or have low vision. It includes ten storybooks, each containing a short story that introduces consonants, various sight words, and short vowels (a, e, i, o, u) as part of the reading experience. The text on each page is presented in large print, grade 1 braille, and grade 2 braille. For students with low vision, there are also illustrations. Each of the ten storybooks is approxim

Print 'n Play

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

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

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

Question Builder

Question Builder is an auditory perceptual training program, a language and reading tutorial program, and a writing skills 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 learn to answer abstract questions and create responses based on inference. Question Builder comes with three different

Quicktionary Ii Multi

The Quicktionary II Multi is a hand-held scanner designed for use by individuals with reading disabilities or low vision. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner enables the user to scan words or a line of text in French or Spanish and see and hear them pronounced and translated wherever needed. This scanner can be set for right- or left-handed use and recognizes more than 300,000 words and phrases. Words, their translations, and definitions are displayed on the scanner in a large font and c

Race The Clock

Race The Clock is an academic tutorial program designed to develop memory skills with verbs and word matching for individuals with a developmental disability. This program improves concentration skills, expands memory capabilities, improves verb vocabulary and builds quick response. It also teaches picture/picture, picture/word and word/word matching. There are five different options for customizing the program to the child's needs. COMPATIBILITY: APPLE, IBM. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Available for M

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

Raps 360 (Reanding And Prescription System)

RAPS 360 (Reading Analysis and Prescription System) is a reading evaluation program designed for use with children with learning disabilities. RAPS 360 helps teachers quickly gauge a student’s ability to read and comprehend grade level passages and then further diagnoses reading skills based on the determined proficiency levels. Tests are quick and adaptive and can be completed in five to thirty minutes. The system tests encoding/decoding, eye function, word meaning, and reading comprehension an

Read 180

Read 180 is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities. This reading intervention program utilizes varied media, including software, paperbacks, and audiobooks. Students study independently using instructional software, engage in leveled-and-modeled reading practice, and receive teacher-directed, small group and whole class instruction. Accessibility options include text captioning for anchor videos (which provide background information to support learning

Read And Tell Build Your Own Library

Read and Tell Build Your Own Library is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program allows teachers or parents to get the individual titles they need and build their own Read and Tell library over time. Each Read and Tell book comes with an adapted book, quizzes and vocabulary files that are ready to print and read. Ready-made PixWriter (see separate entry) word banks specific to the chapters help

Read And Tell Intermediate Collection

The Read and Tell Intermediate Collection is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from second grade through fifth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program features Picture-Assistive Literacy which helps children independently read for meaning. Thirty chapter books are summarized with concept and vocabulary considerations. Each completed lesson contains picture-assisted chapter summaries and quizzes, vocabulary flashcards and d

Read And Tell Primary Collection

The Read and Tell Primary Collection is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program requires PixWriter software (see separate entry) and comes with 160 PixWriter word banks for 100 popular children's books. These books include: "A Chair for My Mother," "Bedtime for Francis," "Caps for Sale," "Dinorella," "Emma's Vacation," "Farmer Duck," "Goldilocks and th

Read And Tell Teen Collection

The Read and Tell Teen Collection is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from sixth grade through eighth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables students who are reading below grade level to enjoy age-appropriate literature, understand the story, learn higher-level vocabulary, complete written language activities and demonstrate comprehension. The program comes with 25 chapter books, and Literacy Support Pictures ar

Read With Me (Set 1)

Read With Me (Set 1) is a sign language video program designed to demonstrate storytelling techniques for parents who have children with hearing disabilities. The video teaches the best ways to position the book while signing, how to utilize facial expressions and body movements to animate the story, and how to simplify the language and sign concepts in a clear, visual manner. This signing program is available either in American Sign Language (ASL) and Manual Coded English (MCE) versions and bo

Read With Me (Sets 2 Through 8)

Read With Me (Sets 2 Through 8) are sign language video programs designed to demonstrate storytelling techniques for parents who have children with hearing disabilities. Each video features one, two, or three stories signed in American Sign Language (ASL). Set 2 includes Where the Wild Things Are and More Bunny Trouble (33 minutes long). Set 3 includes How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Wolf's Chicken Soup (41 minutes). Set 4 includes The Mitten: A Ukranian Folk Tale and King Bidgood's i

Read, Write & Type

Read, Write & Type is a software tutorial program designed to teach reading and writing for children who have a learning disability. Designed for children aged 6-8 years, it builds early phonics and reading skill while children learn to write and type on the computer. It does this by teaching children to type by linking speech sounds with specific finger motions. The program introduces 40 speech sounds of the English language in a sequence carefully designed to allow children to quickly prog

Read:outloud

Read:OutLoud is a voice output and reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, or low vision. The user opens a file or browses the Internet and clicks “speak.” The program reads the content aloud in human-sounding voices. Read:Outloud can read text in the following formats: PDF, DAISY 3, Microsoft “Save As Daisy,” Bookshare files, Rich Text Format (RTF), .txt, HTML, XML, and Pearson’s HTMLbook format. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read

Reader Rabbit 1 & 2

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

Reader Rabbit 3

Reader Rabbit 3 is a reading tutorial program designed to build reading skills while improving writing, vocabulary and thinking skills. This program offers four animated activities, from investigative reporting to movie reviews, with over 200 stories, to develop skills with words in context and reading comprehension. It offers options for customization of vocabulary and reading levels to enable parents to tailor the learning to each child's unique abilities. COMPATIBILITY: CD-ROM for windows or

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library is an electronic book designed to build reading, writing and typing skills for children with a learning disability. There are two levels each offering two classic tales from three different characters' points of view. So, basically each level offers six unique stories. Each reading level in the series is targeted to a specific level of reading development and is geared towards children ages 5-7. They are graduated in difficulty and build upon the other

Reader Rabbit's Ready For Letters

Reader Rabbit's Ready for Letters is an academic tutorial program designed to develop reading readiness for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Pre-readers take an adventure to Grandma and Grandpa Rabbit's house to find a home full of letters to find, colors and shapes to match, and sounds to make children laugh. There are six animated activities that combine reading readiness instruction with imaginative play. Students develop visual discrimination, build letter recognition, l

Readiing Teaching Program

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, reading or learning disabilities in learning to read. Pictures from common trade books were scanned and printed and glued to tagboard and the tagboard pages were bound using one-inch rings. Pictures from Boardmaker (see entry) were were affixed to each page as repeated lines, providing children with a choice in how the story was read, and making them active participants in the process. MATERIALS: Scanned pictures, tag board, g

Reading Bridge

The Reading Bridge is a language tutorial program designed to introduce vocabulary and sentence structure for individuals with a hearing or developmental disability. This series is designed to make the transition Reading Milestones Level 8 (see separate entry) to sixth grade basal books. It provides students with a firm foundation in vocabulary and concept development as well as study and comprehension skills. Divided into two levels, each of the four books in the Reading Bridge program consists

Reading Comprehension Cards Levels 1 & 2 (Models N51-6-Ws & N62-8-Ws)

Reading Comprehension Cards Levels 1 and 2, models N51-6-WS & N62-8-WS, are reading tutorial flash cards designed for use by children with learning disabilities. There are 210 cards in Level 1 and 200 cards in Level 2. Each card has a short reading passage (fiction or non-fiction) on the front and three comprehension questions on the back involving 11 reading comprehension skills: main idea; making inferences; paraphrasing; fact versus opinion; vocabulary; sequencing; predicting; cause and e

Reading Comprehension Famous People

Reading Comprehension Famous People is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to provide reading comprehension skills practice for children from third grade through ninth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program features stories about significant people such as Pablo Picasso and modern art, the U.S. space program and John F. Kennedy, and Amelia Earhart and women's rights. It teaches a variety of skills, including identifying main ideas and s

Reading Comprehension For Adolescents

Reading Comprehension for Adolescents is a reading tutorial program designed to increase literal and inferential comprehension skills. Ten short stories on topics of interest to adolescent students are used. The literal lesson requires comprehension of information provided in the story. The inferential lesson requires the student to make inferences about the information provided in the story. The program also teaches strategies for reading comprehension. The story may also be hidden after it is

Reading Comprehension Geography

Reading Comprehension Geography is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to provide reading comprehension skills practice for children from third grade through ninth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program allows children to learn words and concepts relating to geography. This software includes locations such as the ocean floor, the canopy of the rain forest and the geographic Great Depression. It teaches a variety of skills, including ide

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory is a vocational planning program designed to determine vocational interests for students in special education who are mentally disabled and learning disabled. Designed as a non-reading (requires no verbal symbols or written statements) vocational preference test, this book aids educators in curriculum planning, vocational counseling, and job placement for students from age 13 to adult. The inventory provides systematic information on the range of intere

Reading Helpers

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults who have difficulty reading. The use of colored overlays has been shown to help some individuals with dyslexia and other reading disabilities improve their functional reading skills. Some individuals are simply helped by having a masking tool to help isolate single words, sentences, or rows of sentences. You will need to work with your student to determine their individual preference regarding the use of color and the

Reading Milestones Levels 1,2,3

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

Reading Milestones Levels 4,5,6

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

Reading Milestones Levels 7, 8

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

Readingmaze

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

Readingpen2

The ReadingPen2 is a hand-held scanner designed for individuals with reading disabilities. Completely portable, this pen-style scanner is adjustable for right-or left-handed use and enables the user to scan words or a full line of text and see and hear them pronounced wherever needed. A history of the last 80 words scanned is retained. The unit recognizes six to 22 point text, bold, italics, underlining, inverted text, and text from left-to-right or from right-to-left. Individual units include m

Readymade Story Kits

ReadyMade® Story Kits are interactive multimedia kits designed to enhance math and elementary literacy for children in primary grades with developmental and physical disabilities. The curriculum offers thematic units based on stories or songs. Each adventure begins with a printed storybook and features up to 35 activities utilizing patterned language, familiar refrains, and engaging interactive animations. It comes with an answer checking feature so that teachers can assess the student’s progres

Receptive Identification

Receptive Identification is a perceptual training program, an auditory perceptual training program, a behavior training program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, and a language tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children comprehend simple instructions and practice effective listening be

Receptive Identification By Class

Receptive Identification by Class is a perceptual training program, an auditory perceptual training program, a behavior training program and a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student to talk about things rather than just labeling them. The app co

Receptive Identification By Feature

Receptive Identification by Feature is a perceptual training program, an auditory perceptual training program, a behavior training program and a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student to talk about things rather than just labeling them. The app

Receptive Identification By Feature, Function And Class

Receptive Identification by Feature, Function and Class is a perceptual training program, an auditory perceptual training program, a behavior training program and a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student to talk about things rather than just label

Receptive Identification By Function

Receptive Identification by Function is a perceptual training program, an auditory perceptual training program, a behavior training program and a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child or student to talk about things rather than just labeling them. The app

Religious Signing: A Comprehensive Guide For All Faiths

Religious Signing: A Comprehensive Guide for All Faiths is a sign language training book designed for individuals who are learning American Sign Language (ASL). This 219-page softcover book includes 500 clearly defined and illustrated signs. Also included are a special section of favorite verses, prayers, and blessings, as well a cross-references and a complete index.

Religious Signs Vocabulary

Religious Signs is a sign language training program designed for individuals who are learning American Sign Language (ASL). This videotape demonstrates and explains religious signs.

Rockets To The Moon

Rockets to the Moon is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years, designed to teach children the concepts of turn taking, sequencing, and color identification. The computer game uses a game board format with single switch operation. A player presses a switch to spin a spinner which randomly selects a color. The player then presses the switch to advance the rocket to that color, thus racing to the moon. COMPATIBILITY: For use o

Rosie's Walk

Rosie's Walk is a sign language CD-ROM based program designed to enrich sign language vocabulary for children who are deaf or who are learning sign language. Complete with animation and sound, this program tells a children's story in both American Sign Language and Signed English; each page contains 10 or more words designed to enrich vocabulary. Five games help reinforce language skills and concepts in the story. This program is available as a CD-ROM only or as a Teacher's Pack with the CD-ROM,

Russian Sign Language/american Sign Language Translator

The Russian Sign Language/American Sign Language Translator is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hear of hearing. This program enables the user to translate between four languages: Russian Sign Language (RSL), American Sign Language (ASL), Russian, and English. Any of 600 words can be identified in either Russian or English, and translated into the other three languages. All signs are depicted in video clips. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible comp

Sal2

SAL2 is a braille reading tutorial program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software is designed for use with the Talking Tactile Tablet from Touch Graphics, Inc. (see separate entry). The program helps students acquire new braille skills and enhance their braille reading and writing. Students place a paper braille worksheet on the TTT, then a "virtual instructor" provides encouraging audio feedback as students work their way through the lessons. Students wo

Salt (Systematic Analysis Of Language Transcripts)

SALT is a language tutorial program with many coding and analysis options that can be selected and combined to meet each user's specific needs. Options are available for either a standard set of analyses or user-created analyses. Standard SALT performs over 50 analyses of language samples of any length or number, with flexible transcript coding and editing. Analyses include summaries of: total, complete, and incomplete utterances; total words, root words, TTR and MLU; Brown's stage and related n

Sammy's Science House

Sammy's Science House is an academic tutorial program designed to build early science skills for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. The program is designed to develop important skills and thought processes for scientific learning including sorting, sequencing, and problem solving. Students will expand their science vocabulary as they learn about plants, animals, seasons and weather. They also observe, classify, construct, compare, and experiment. All directions are graphical or sp

Sandy Trails Braille Tracking System

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To teach pre-schoolers with some useable vision who are learning Braille letters to track evenly across a Braille line. The system includes a set of sheets that have been Brailled. The full Braille cell (the “for” sign) is written on alternate lines of all sheets. The first sheet introduced has blank lines between the “for” sign lines, enabling beginners to simply work on moving across the page and back. The second sheet introduced works on efficiency, and a sin

Say And Do Apraxia Fun Sheets

The “Say & Do” Apraxia Fun Sheets reproducible workbook is full of engaging activities for children with apraxia of speech. Students focus on repetition as they learn to form consonant and vowel combinations in four basic syllable structures: VC, CV, CVCV, and CVC.

Say It By Signing

Say It By Signing is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who have or who work with those who have hearing disabilities. This videotape offers a visual method for learning sign language using dramatized lessons followed by additional vocabulary and expressions. The tape covers four areas: family and friends, going out, food and drink, and shopping. The tape may be used with or without English subtitles.

Scan-A-Word

Scan-A-Word is an academic, reading and spelling tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad focuses on identification, spelling, and word recognition and uses an errorless learning method. Assistance is included to help children with significant cognitive challenges, and special feedback feature is for blind learners. The program features both drill and test modes and is de

School-Rite Handwriting Guide

School-Rite Handwriting Guides are a writing skills training system designed for use with children with eye hand coordination or fine motor disabilities. Available in upper case manuscript, lower case manuscript, upper case cursive, and lower case cursive (each sold separately), these sturdy plastic stencils are designed so that the hand lifts automatically where normal lifting occurs in writing. These stencils assist in giving practice in forming the correct contour of each letters (arrows cue

School-Time Leaptop Learning System

The School-Time LeapTop Learning System is an educational toy designed to teach fundamental learning skills to children with learning or cognitive disabilities. It has a large colorful keyboard with keys for the alphabet and numbers one through ten, and an LCD (liquid crystal display) screen that shows letters, numbers, and animation. Users can play seven educational games with talking characters, and listen to three fun learning songs. The games and songs teach letter names and sounds, numbers,

See 'n Sign Cards & Stickers

See 'N Sign Cards & Stickers is a Sign Language training system designed for classroom use. The set includes 120 cards and 120 corresponding stickers. The set starts with 60 basic signs such as "good," "eat," "drink," and "clean." The 60 additional cards are designed to stimulate interaction and include vocabulary such as "who," "when," "dance," and "party." School-related vocabulary is emphasized. Each card includes a diagram of the word being signed, the word itself, and, where appropriate

See It Right! Complete Assessment Kit

The Complete Assessment Kit is an assessment system to identify and remediate visual perceptual problems caused by scotopic sensitivity. This assessment program can be used by teachers and specialists to assess and help students at the elementary or high school level who see moving, reversed, or distorted letters and/or words. The diagnostic screening kit includes: a 230 page assessment manual giving step by step instructions; two sets of color transparencies for testing; forms with blackline ma

See It Right! Short Form Assessment Kit

The Short Form Assessment Kit is an assessment system for the identification and remediation of visual perceptual problems caused by scotopic sensitivity. This assessment program can be used by teachers and specialists to assess and help students at the elementary or high school level who see moving, reversed, or distorted letters and/or words. The Assessment kit includes a Short Form Assessment Manual with 100 pages of basic assessment instructions; reproducible masters of forms; and one set of

See N Write

See N Write is a handwriting tool intended to assist children with visual perceptual and visual motor difficulties learn to write letters. Children copy letters that appear like magic, one stroke at a time, on the high resolution LCD screen. Choose a letter and then decide if you want to see it formed in manuscript or cursive, upper or lower case. Children can copy what they see on the screen in real time. In game mode, the user can try to identify letters being formed before they fade off the

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

Sensible Pencil

The Sensible Pencil is a writing skills training system designed for use by young children and children with neurological, learning, or cognitive disabilities. This handwriting program teaches upper and lowercase manuscript letters and numbers and can be used with individuals and/or small groups. Features include pre- and post-tests and 200 practice pages. Self-contained and ready to use, this program is an ungraded, individualized, direct instruction program. The 200 exercises provide step-by-s

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

Sentence Key & Picture Sentence Key

Sentence Key and Picture Sentence Key are language tutorial programs and reading tutorial programs designed to teach language structure for children with autism and other disorders. The main objective of the programs is to teach a student how to make a phrase saying "who is doing what". As pictures are selected to make the phrase, the computer speaks in a clear digitized speech. When the sentence is completed, the entire sentence is spoken and an animated picture appears depicting the sentence.

Sentence Tracking (Model Brw3)

Sentence Tracking, model BRW3, is a braille training programs designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry) and contains worksheets that provide practice scanning lines of fully contracted Braille with the goal of improving reading speed and word recognition. The learner must differentiate real words from groups of letters that do not spell words. The package conta

Sesame Street Abc Poster

The Sesame Street ABC Poster is an alphabet game designed for children with cognitive and physical disabilities. This large voice output poster hangs on the wall, and, with the touch of a finger, children can play and learn in four different learning modes. Elmo, Big Bird, and Ernie help children learn phonics, recite the alphabet, and identify specific letters. The poster also offers a "Let's Find" game with Elmo and Big Bird.

Sesame Street Sign Language Abc With Linda Bove

Sesame Street Sign Language ABC with Linda Bove is a sign language training book designed for use by children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language.In this 32-page softcover book, the popular Sesame Street actress teaches children to sign using Muppet scenes depicting a letter of the alphabet and words beginning with that letter.

Shape Up 'n Sign

Shape Up 'N Sign is a combination exercise and sign language videotape designed for children who are deaf. Both verbal and signed directions are used to lead song-signing with aerobic movements. This 30-minute tape can also be used to reinforce sign langage acquisition for hearing children.

Shapes - Lite

Shapes – Lite is a perceptual training and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child to recognize different shapes such as triangle, square, circle, and rectangle. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sections, each with separate "Learn" and "Play" parts. In the "Learn" part,

Shapes And Numbers Thematic Activity Module (Models 2842-7 & 2834-5)

The Shapes and Numbers Thematic Activity Module is a math skills and language training system using a circus theme to develop early skills for students at the Kindergarten and first grade levels, beginning with whole numbers and progressing through the characteristics of four basic shapes. Circus performers are used to teach counting, identification and comparison. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive learning

Show Me - Lite

Show Me – Lite is a perceptual training and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child to recognize and name living and non-living objects in an interactive way. The app includes pictures and animations from the following categories: animals, birds, flowers, fruits, musical, instrumen

Show Me Colors - Autism Series

Show Me Colors – Autism Series is a perceptual training and reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Android device to teach a child to learn to recognize the oral and written word for various colors. The app includes five basic colors: red, green, blue, yellow and orange. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sect

Show Me Numbers - Autism Series

Show Me Numbers – Autism Series is a perceptual training program and math tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Android device to teach a child to recognize numbers. In the app's training section, selected numbers are shown, one by one, with an audio prompt stating the number and the number written in text. In the playing section, four numbers are dis

Show Me Spelling Intellikeys Bundle

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

Sight Words

Sight Words is reading tutorial program designed for early training in sight recognition of vocabulary. Six word categories are included: school. outside, home, toys, food, and clothing. The scanning speed may be adjusted, and the words may be selected either by activating a switch or by pressing the space bar. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: An Echo speech synthesizer and a color monitor are required. WARRANTY: Faulty disks will be replaced within 6 months of the

Sign 4 Me

Sign 4 Me is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing or communication disabilities and others desiring to learn sign language. The program comes with a library of more than 11,500 words using SigningAvatar characters. The user types in sentences, phrases, words and even the alphabet and the program will play back Signed English on the screen. Everything the user enters will be saved in the “History” folder for easy retrieval; the folder can be deleted. The u

Sign And Abcs

Sign and ABCs is a videotape sign language training program designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. The letters of the alphabet are displayed in print, signed in American Sign Language (ASL), and spoken. Creative skits illustrate words beginning with each letter and songs supplement learning. This video runs 50 minutes.

Sign It!

Sign It! is a sign language training game designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed for one to six players, the game teaches sign languages and includes a board, a die, cards, and a copy of "Signing Illustrated" by Mickey Flodin.

Sign Language Flash Cards, Volumes 1 & 2

The Sign Language Flash Cards are sign language training cards designed for use with individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed by Harry W. and Shirley A. Hoemann, each volume includes 500 signs, with each card having a drawing on one side and the corresponding word, a detailed explanation, and related signs on the reverse. The cards for both sets are presented in book form and may be used in that way or removed for use as flash cards. Volume 2 includes an index and offers some signs relati

Sign Language For Everyone

Sign Language for Everyone is a sign language program designed for use by individuals who are deaf. This CD-ROM-based program includes the origins of various signs, the use of emotional expression in signing, fourteen comprehensive lessons which progress from basic vocabulary and grammar to conversation, a Signing Index with hand shapes and video demonstrations for more than 2,000 words and phrases, and more. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers equipped with Windows. SYSTEM RE

Sign Language Kit

The Sign Language Kit is a Sign Language training system designed for classroom use. This kit includes 300 flash cards with vocabulary words and the associated signs, 26 large finger alphabet cards, and "A Word in the Hand" Books 1 & 2 containing 800 illustrations, review exercises, and assignments.

Sign Language Made Simple

Sign Language Made Simple is a sign language training book designed for use by those learning American Sign Language (ASL). This 225-page softcover book provides simple explanations and extensive illustrations of more than 1,000 basic signs arranged alphabetically. Also included is a section with more than 200 signs for sentences, sayings, and humor.

Sign Language Translator (Model Slt100)

The Sign Language Translator, model SLT100 is a sign language dictionary and sign language training device for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. This handheld device features a touchscreen with an on-screen keyboard. The user types a word, and the device will display a video of an person making the corresponding sign. The Sign Language Translator offers over 3,500 signs including numbers, letters and pronouns. It includes a protecti

Sign Smith Asl Essential

Sign Smith ASL Essential is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate 100 signs. Users can learn the ASL Alphabet, how to count to 20, and how to sign basic feelings and personal descriptions. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Asl Lite

Sign Smith ASL LITE is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate 20 signs. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Asl Ultimate

Sign Smith ASL Ultimate is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities and others desiring to learn American Sign Language. The program uses SigningAvatar animated characters to demonstrate more than 1,200 signs. Users can learn the ASL Alphabet as well as signing for counting and communicating at work, school and other environments. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 2.0 or later.

Sign Smith Illustrated Dictionary

The Sign Smith Illustrated Dictionary is a signing dictionary program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program is ASL, SE and fingerspell enabled. Every word in the dictionary is represented by a picture, used in a sentence, and signed by an animated SigningAvatar character. Users can choose from among several characters. If a word has more than one meaning, the user picks which sense of the word is intended. The dictionary includes the 500 signs most commonly

Sign Smith Reading Power

Sign Smith Reading Power is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program designed for use by students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It features animated SigningAvatar characters who use American Sign Language (ASL) to help students read and understand written English. The software includes story-telling, interactive ôconversation,ö and tools to build vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension (recognizing the main idea, sequence, and details). The program also includes teacher support ma

Sign With Me, Volumes I And Ii

Sign With Me, Volumes I and II, is a video sign language series designed for use by parents who have children with hearing disabilities. Volume I is teaches family members how to sign simple, expressive sentences and follow the child's lead in communicating; it also demonstrates how to use facial expressions and body movements to convey meaningful ideas for conversation. Volume II builds on the concepts learned in the first volume. It teaches the user how to utilize signs to describe feelings, e

Sign, Sing And Play! Kit

The Sign, Sing, and Play Kit, by Monta Briant, is a sign language training program with flash cards designed for teaching sign language to babies. This kit includes an 80-page book, a set of flash cards for signing and games, and the Songs for Little Hands CD, with signing melodies and activities. The object of the program is to make signing fun by using signs in playful and engaging ways that get the attention of a baby. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 7.7 x 5.5 x 2.5 inches.

Sign-Me-A-Story

Sign-Me-A-Story, model 1984, is a 30-minute sign language training videotape designed for use with children. In this 30-minute tape, Linda Bove of Sesame Street teaches some basic signs and she and two other actors perform "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" in sign language accompanied by music and narration. The tape is signed in American Sign Language and closed captioned.

Sign/word Flash Cards

Sign/Word Flash Cards are sign language training cards designed to teach functional signed English vocabulary for those who have or those who work with individuals who have hearing disabilities. Over 500 cards provide a basic functional Signed English vocabulary in an easy-to-learn format. Each sign/word was carefully chosed from the Popper Word List (previously known as the Dolch Sight Vocabulary List) and key words from the Signed English Starter. The set also includes the American Manual alph

Signed Number Cards & Signed Alphabet Cards

The Signed Number Cards and Signed Alphabet Cards are fingerspelling cards designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The Number Cards have large clear black-and-white illustrations of the fingerspelled representations of the numbers one through 20. The Alphabet Cards depict the fingerspelled alphabet. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 8.5 x 11 inches.

Signing Exact English

Signing Exact English is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This four-video set includes 14 lessons with more than 700 words and signs. Each tape includes approximately 50 vocabulary items and practice sentences.

Signing For Kids

Signing for Kids is a sign language training book designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn American Sign Language. This illustrated 142-page softcover book includes more than 580 signs for basic vocabulary in areas of special interest to children, including pets and animals; family, friends, and people; and thoughts and feelings. Also included are number signs, the manual alphabet, and quizzes and puzzles.

Signing Is Fun

Signing is Fun is a sign language training book designed for use with grade school children who are deaf or who desire to learn signing. This 95-page softcover book begins with the manual alphabet and proceeds through common objects and verbs. The top half of each page illustrates the signs, while the bottom half depicts cartoon characters using signed objects.

Signing Naturally Volumes 1 & 2

Signing Naturally is a sign language training program designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Each volume includes a videotape and a student workbook with lessons that correspond to those on the video. The language lessons are organized around daily interaction. Volume 1 includes a 184-page softcover workbook and one 120-minute video. Volume 2 includes a 176-page softcover workbook and two 120-minute videotapes.

Silly Sandwich

Silly Sandwich is a pre-reading tutorial program, a language skills tutorial program, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 users, age 18 months and up. Children build a sandwich by selecting from pictures on a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. At Level Ia, the child selects any of six items; at Level Ib, the child locates the item specified. At Level IIa, user selects any of 12 items; at Level IIb, the user selects the item specified. COMPATIBILITY: For

Simon Sounds It Out

Simon Sounds It Out is a phonics-based reading and language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and other cognitive disabilities. The program features an on-screen tutor and uses words and pictures to provide contextual cues. By concentrating on letter sounds and word families, students learn the decoding skills needed for reading. The program uses repetition to teach ponemic awareness, enables students to work at their own pace with individualized lessons, and reinforce

Simon Spells

Simon Spells is a spelling tutorial program designed for use by children in first through third grade with learning and other cognitive disabilities. The program features a choice of Simon or Susan as an on-screen tutor to guide students through individualized lessons at their own pace. The tutor provides positive written and verbal feedback to aid in the learning process. The tutor presents words phomemically and in the context of a sentence to aid in comprehension. Lessons are time and tracked

Simple Sentence Structure Sterling Edition

Simple Sentence Structure Sterling Edition is a language tutorial program designed for use by individuals who have language learning, physical, visual, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Designed to teach subject-verb-object word order in simple sentences and reinforce early developing vocabulary, this program addresses the problems that children with language disabilities have with word order processing and production by teaching them to correctly set universal word order parameters to their E

Simple Symbol Stories

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

Simply Cooking

Simply Cooking is a cookbook designed simple cooking instructions for individuals who may have limited or no reading skills. The easy-to-use cooking guide with 45 recipes is divided into steps that are simply described and fully illustrated. The recipes are arranged from simple to more complex dishes, and a suggested menu list outlines the preparation and cooking times of each item. Preparation symbols and utensil lists are included and each recipe begins with an illustrated ingredients list. Th

Simply Science All 8 Units

Simply Science All 8 Units is a science, academic, language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from kindergarten through eighth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program allows teachers help students learn general education science curriculum with complex and abstract science vocabulary explained clearly and written in concrete terms. The bundle comes with eight complete units and each unit contains five chapters. The program's ready-to-use scien

Simply Silly About Syntax

Simply Silly About Syntax is a language training system filled with low-level language exercises designed for individuals of all ages who need repetitive practice expressing basic three and four word sentence structures. This 280-page book uses Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) to create sentences allowing use by both speaking and nonverbal students. Several main characters are used throughout the book so that users get to know them and how they behave, allowing for comparisons and encourageme

Smart Table

The SMART Table interactive learning center is a touch screen and educational aid designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, fine motor or developmental disabilities. This multitouch, multiuser system is designed to encourage collaboration, consensus building and problem solving. The SMART Table is large touch screen mounted on a cabinet so it lays flat horizontally at a height that makes it easily viewed and used by children. It is intended to provide students with a gathering place

Social Sequences Set 1 And Set 2

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

Sonidos Y Letras (Sounds And Letters)

Sonidos y Letras (Sounds and Letters) is an early reading tutorial program designed to promote early Spanish reading skills for children with learning disabilities. This software includes 25 activities; an animated song for the five vowels; careful instruction in phonemic awareness; sentence writing activities where words come alive; and fun and interactive stories. It also features recorded speech, entirely in Spanish. Sonidos y Letras was developed using Classroom Suite software provided by Ca

Sonocent Audio Notetaker

Sonocent Audio Notetaker is a comprehensive study tool designed for students with cognitive and/or motor disabilities who have difficulty taking hand-written notes, poor working memory or difficulty concentrating, difficulty hearing the speaker, poor organization and time management or are participants in distance learning courses. This software is designed to support note taking and studying by converting speech from audio recording as easy to use as text. Audio Notetaker visualizes each phrase

Sound Stories

Sound Stories is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. The program offers 30 different storybooks with listening and spelling activities for each letter of the alphabet, plus the diagraphs sh, ch, th, and wh. All text is clearly narrated and highlighted word-by-word to provide modeled reading. Webster the spider serves as an animated guide and each book is followed by two interactive spelling activities to help reinforce knowlege. Skill

Sounds Abound Interactive Software (Models N62-6-Ws)

Sounds Abound Interactive Software, model N62-6-WS, is an auditory perceptual training program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This program helps users to develop and master phonological awareness, build awareness of sound-symbol association, and make judgments about phonemes and integrate this knowledge with how words are read and spelled. This pre-reading program emphasizes ear/brain training to prepare children to complete phonological awareness tasks. The student see

Speaking Language Master (Model Lm-6000)

The Speaking Language Master is a voice output dictionary designed to enhance language and vocabulary skills for individuals with a cognitive disability or speech impairment, or who are blind or have low vision. The system provides auditory feedback by pronouncing over 110,000 words as many times as you wish. It includes an complete and comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus. It features spelling correction, classification of word families topically, and on-screen grammar assistance. There are a

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

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

Spell Me - Lite

Spell Me – Lite is a reading and spelling tutorial program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with developmental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach interactively a child to spell. The app is organized into multiple "Learn and Play" sections, each with separate "Learn" and "Play" parts. Pictures of correctly spelled words are shown one at a time on the screen in the "Learn

Spell Well

Spell Well is a spelling tutorial program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This CD-ROM has 20 colorful game boards, each focusing on vocabulary covering different topics, such as School, Home, Food, Ocean, and the Environment. There are over 2,500 ASL (American Sign Language) sign and graphic vocabulary prompts. When the player spells enough words to reach the end of a game, the screen comes alive with animation.

Spider In The Kitchen

Spider in the Kitchen is a language training program designed for children with learning or cognitive disabilities or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The program has three separate activities designed to help students with positional language, understanding of processes, and matching objects to suitable locations. In these activities the users find the spider hiding behind objects in the kitchen while engaging in familiar kitchen activities. Users must name familiar kitchen o

Spotlight On Reading & Listening Comprehension Level 1 Interactive Software (Model N61-9-Ws)

Spotlight on Reading & Listening Comprehension Level 1 Interactive Software, model N61-9-WS, is a reading tutorial program designed for use by students with learning disabilities. The program includes over 60 narrated stories at reading levels from 2.0 to 4.9, with 480 multiple-choice questions. Students listen to and read aloud with each story and its follow-up questions and answers. Narrated audio can be turned on and off at any time. Each story screen includes a full-color picture to help

Starting Gate Series Set 1 (Models Sgs1, Sgs2, Sgs3, Sgs4, & Sgs5)

The Starting Gate Series Set 1 is a set of five braille books that make up a braille training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). The five books in this series offer students reading below grade level an opportunity to experience success. Each book contains four short stories on contemporary topics that appeal to young people and adults. Starting wi

Stay Put Folder

Stay Put Folder is designed for use by students with limited upper extremity strength and coordination to assist in keeping papers in place while writing.

Stencil Ease Sign Language Alphabet Stencil Set (Model Cs-20)

The Stencil Ease Sign Language Stencil Set, model CS-20, is a sign language training aid designed for use by individuals who are deaf. The set includes four laser-cut sheets with the upper case letters of the alphabet with the appropriate hand sign incorporated into each letter. DIMENSIONS: Each sheet is 9 x 18 inches and each individual letter is approximately 3 inches high.

Stickybear Abc

Stickybear ABC is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have developmental, cognitive or learning disabilities. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn the letters of the alphabet and the sounds that the letters make. The child starts playing the app by pressing PLAY from the Main Menu and a keyboard appears with the letters A through

Stickybear Abc Deluxe

Stickybear ABC Deluxe is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed to teach the letters of the alphabet for children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who are developmentally or physically disabled. The program features four separate learning activities which provide skills practice in alphabet learning. Students can use phonics keywords to select, identify, pronounce, write, and choose letters. The program allows the teacher to control the presented material, make ad

Stickybear Early Learning Activities

Stickybear Early Learning Activities is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for children from pre-kindergarten through first grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. The program features six separate learning activities with animation and sound which provide skills practice in the alphabet, counting, writing, shapes, opposites, and colors. The Alphabet activity provides a word, letter, and animation for every letter of the alphabet. The Counting activity he

Stickybear Kindergarten Activities

Stickybear Kindergarten Activities is an academic, personal skills, independent living skills and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed designed for children from pre-kindergarten through first grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. This program takes children into Stickybear's house, where they learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors, social skills, and important safety messages. Users also are encouraged to take part in off-screen activities that foster creativity

Stickybear Numbers Deluxe

Stickybear Numbers Deluxe is an academic, math and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed to teach number recognition for children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. The program features four separate activities with graphics for numbers 0-9 and 0-30. Each activity provides children with an opportunity to build skills essential for success in mathematics, and it allows teachers to target specific skills to build early mathematical un

Stickybear Opposites Deluxe

Stickybear Opposites Deluxe is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed to teach the concept of opposites for children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have developmental or learning disablilities. This software helps children to identify and name opposites such as in/out, big/little, up/down, and over/under in three different activities. The program also helps children develop essential skills relating to code-breaking, language, logic, and problem solving. The

Stickybear Phonics 1

Stickybear Phonics 1 is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for children from pre-kindergarten through third grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. The program features integrated video with animation for every lesson. The lessons begin with a review of the letters of the alphabet, followed by consonant sounds, short vowel sounds, and long vowel sounds. Actors in the video demonstrate the material, allowing students to see how the mouth shapes sound and h

Stickybear Phonics 2

Stickybear Phonics 2 is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for children from kindergarten through fourth grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. Students learn to build knowledge by sounding out words. The program features integrated video for every lesson. The lessons begin by introducing consonant blends, followed by vowel blends, mixed consonants, and vowel blends. Actors in the video demonstrate the material, allowing students to see how the mouth sha

Stickybear Phonics 3

Stickybear Phonics 3 is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for children from kindergarten through fourth grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. Students learn to build knowledge by sounding out words. The program features integrated video for every lesson. The lessons begin with prefixes, continue to suffixes, and finish with compound words. Actors in the video demonstrate the material, allowing children to see how the mouth shapes sound and to hear each

Stickybear Reading Comprehension

Stickybear Reading Comprehension is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from second grade through fourth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program provides reading comprehension skills practice with multiple levels. The program features more than 30 level-appropriate stories which provide students practice in recognizing the main idea, defining sequence, finding details, using context to identify words, and understanding cause

Stickybear Reading Comprehension 2

Stickybear Reading Comprehension 2 is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from second grade through fourth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. This program, a sequel to Stickybear Reading Comprehension (see separate entry), continues to provide reading comprehension skills practice with multiple levels. The program features more than 30 additional level-appropriate stories which provide students practice in recognizing the main idea

Stickybear Reading Fun Park

Stickybear Reading Fun Park is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from pre-kindergarten through third grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program provides reading skills practice with four learning activities. Each activity has multiple levels of difficulty and skills that address both the auditory and visual needs of readers. User selectable phonics skills allow teachers and parents to focus children’s efforts, and the individ

Stickybear Reading Room Deluxe

Stickybear Reading Room Deluxe is an academic, reading, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from kindergarten through third grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program provides reading and thinking skills practice with four learning activities. Each activity features animation and human speech. The main Sentence Builder activity allows students to create their own animations by constructing thousands of possible sentences from noun and verb phrases.

Stickybear Shapes Deluxe

Stickybear Shapes Deluxe is an academic and perceptual tutorial program designed to teach the concept of shapes to children from pre-kindergarten through second grade who have developmental or learning disabilities. This software focuses on shape identification and the names of shapes such as triangle, square and rectangle in four different activities. The Find It activity challenges children to find and name shapes within pictures and the Draw It activity is intended to encourage children’s cre

Stickybear Spelling

Stickybear Spelling is an academic, spelling, language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for children from second grade through fourth grade who have cognitive or learning disabilities. The program provides spelling skills practice with three activities, each with four graded levels of difficulty. Stickybear Spelling contains more than 2,000 recorded words and teachers can edit the word lists for each student. Students build sight vocabularies, spelling, and memory skills as they spell wo

Stickybear Word Bop

Stickybear Word Bop is a pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children ages three and above who have learning or developmental disabilities. The program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn vocabulary, reading, phonics, language skills and code breaking. The Word Bop action takes place on an arcade-like playing field. The child fires the jolly red popper cannon as objects float slowly by by tapping on the screen.

Stickybear's Matching Mansion

Stickybear's Matching Mansion is an academic and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers and parents working with children ages three through six and up who are developmentally or physically disabled. This program allows a child to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to learn basic reading skills. The program features a Fun Park Haunted Mansion with screechy bats and owls and assorted peculiar characters. The child starts the app by hitting PLAY, touches an open wind

Stories About Me

Stories About Me is a communication book designed to allow users of all ages to write and read stories about themselves in order to encourage communication and writing skills, and reinforce basic reading skills such as left to right progression and some sight word reading. Each story in this workbook is 4 to 5 lines long and made primarily with Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The user fills in the blanks to personalize each story. More than 200 pages of reducible stories are divided into th

Story Builder

Story Builder is an auditory perceptual training program, a language tutorial program and a story writing program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with 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 paragraph formation; (2) improve integration of ideas; and (3) improve higher level abstractions by i

Story Comprehension To Go Interactive Software (Model N49-2-Ws)

Story Comprehension To Go Interactive Software, model N49-2-WS, is a reading tutorial and story reading program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. The program can be used by students at all ability levels in a classroom or therapy room to improve comprehension. Ninety high-interest stories cover a readability range of 2.0 to 4.9. Comprehension tasks include vocabulary and semantics, exclusion, paraphrasing and summarizing, sequencing, problem solving, conclusions and infere

Storybook Rhymes (Model 9219)

Storybook Rhymes, model 9219, is a story reading program designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy is useful for learning about nursery rhymes, numbers, letters, colors, and first words. The unit has been adapted with a base with four buttons that access all of the storybook functions, and page turners to help turn the pages. A friendly bookworm has lights on its hands that draw attention to the pages. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS

Storymaker

StoryMaker is a story writing program and a language tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to help children create and present Social Stories using pictures, text and audio. The user can create as many stories as he or she would like using zero to three pictures per page. The program

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

Storytime Just For Fun Intellikeys Bundle

The Storytime Just for Fun IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with cognitive, physical, or communication disabilities. Designed for use with IntelliKeys by IntelliTools (not included; see separate entry) and one or two switches, the set includes software with ten sets of activities based on five different stories, the "Storytime Just for Fun" book with five reproducible stories, and one full-color and one black-and-white IntelliKeys overlay fo

Storytime Tales

Storytime Tales is a language tutorial program designed to emphasize real-life content and predictable story lines in order to reinenforce concept development for children with cognitive or physical disabilities. Made to encourage group involvement, the program consists of a collection of three stories and utilizes a real human voice, colorful graphics and friendly pictures as well as repetition of speech designed to enhance reading, cognitive and communication skills. Additionally, the program

Student Writing & Research Center

Student Writing and Research Center is a writing skills training system designed to make writing and researching reports easy for individuals who are developmentally disabled. This complete package includes the Student Writing Center (see separate entry) and Compton's Concise Encyclopedia. This program lets you conduct research, take notes and write your ideas in one integrated work environment. You can organize your thoughts and notes directly in your report or in a separate journal using cut a

Student Writing Center

The Student Writing Center is a writing skills training system that includes word processor and story writing programs designed to enhance writing skills for students with cognitive or physical disabilities. These programs lets students create worksheets, illustrated storybooks, newsletters, awards, bulletin board displays and more. The programs combine word processing tools with colorful graphics and page design options. They offer several fonts, type sizes, and type styles and the text automat

Studywiz

Studywiz is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. The program consists of four different types of exercises to allow users to practice different aspects of reading skills: read the text and answer questions; read the text in stages, as it is revealed sentence by sentence; read the text as it disappears at a speed selected by the user in order to work on reading faster; or read the tex

Subtle Messages

Subtle Messages is a sign language training program designed to teach the use of non-manual grammatical markers in American Sign Language. There are four lessons including question forms, conditionals, topicalization, assertion and negation. Each lesson is 20 to 30 minutes long and features hundreds of video examples on the use of non-manual markers. The program complements and enhances other training methods, lets students learn in a private setting at his/her own pace, and provides immediate f

Super Solvers Midnight Rescue

Super Solvers Midnight Rescue is a reading tutorial program designed to develop comprehension and deductive-thinking skills for individuals who are developmentally disabled. Children build on these skills as they collect clues and try to discover who is the Master of Mischief in disguise. The program builds essential reading comprehension skills and word power as players read for main ideas, recall key facts, draw inferences and build vocabulary. It improves deductive thinking skills through gat

Super Solvers Spellbound

Super Solvers Spellbound is a vocabulary and spelling tutorial software program for learning disabled children designed to build second- through fourth-grade spelling skills. The CD-ROM version offers more than 1,000 spoken words. The program is built on a spelling bee in which the Master of Mischief challenges players to out-spell him and his robot friends. Players can prepare for the spelling bee with three activities -- word search, flash card and criss cross -- designed to sharpen spelling s

Super Speak & Read

Super Speak & Read is a story reading program and educational electronic toy that uses phonics and sight-reading methods to help children relate letters and letter patterns to sounds, and helps them to build words and complete sentences. This device may be suitable for children with low vision due to its voice output features, the enlarged black on white print, and the control buttons that have blue on white symbols as well as smaller print words to indicate On, Off, Repeat, Skip Ahead, and

Super Spell Grammar 1

SuperSpell: Grammar 1 is a spelling tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This collection of activities is a sequel to "Super Spell at the Beach." Users accumulate points as they complete structured grammar activities such as navigating scrambling beach crabs or avoiding cruising sharks, and dangerous jellyfish. These activities improve usage of nouns and verbs. The more points earned, the more reward games can be played. This product covers the f

Supermarket Program, The & The Supermarket Kit (Models Mw835A, Mw835B, Mw820A & Mw820B)

The Supermarket Program and The Supermarket Kit, models MW835A, MW835B, MW820A & MW820B, is a math, language and independent living skills tutorial for children with learning disabilities. The Supermarket Program includes a magnetized diplay classboard, 200 visuals that adhere to the board, a program manual, math lesson cards and Wytebord marking pens. The Supermarket Kit includes just the visual overlays and either a regular education or English as a Second Language (ESL) program manual. By

Survival Skills

Survival Skills is a safety awareness and language tutorial program in a board game format designed to help individuals with cognitive disabilities learn to read or recognize important vocabulary words and images necessary to safely function in daily life. Categories include home, school, work, community, and shopping and include such topics as poison symbols, "Out of Order" signs, oven dials, first aid kits, television remote controls, "Danger signs," and others. The "Draw Cards" use full-color

Swap And Fix Card Games

Swap and Fix Card Games are reading and spelling skills card games designed for use by students with learning disabilities. These games are suitable for two to four players. There are 28 different Swap games in four sets and seven different Fix games in one set. Each game consists of a pack of 42 word cards, eight Swap or Fix cards, and a word list. There are three, four, five, or six suits (word families or prefix/suffix types) in each pack of cards. The cards are colorful but uncluttered and e

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs

Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs is a language and reading tutorial program with optional voice output and alternate access designed to train over 200 high-frequency irregular verbs in their present, past, and past perfect forms for individuals with language learning, developmental, physical, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Accessibility is available through a keyboard, touch screen, single switch or mouse. There are four verb training activities. The first trains 30 early develop

Swing Cell (Model 6-78040-00)

The Swing Cell, model 6-78040-00, is a braille training device designed for use in teaching braille to individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device introduces the braille cell to the beginning braille reader and writer. It has two rectangular blocks that are hinged on the top and mounted on a wooden base. Each block has three holes. Pegs can be inserted into the holes to represent braille dots. When the blocks are in the vertical position, the pegs form the braille cell. When the bl

Swing Cell Compact (Model 6-78041-00)

Swing Cell Compact, model 6-78041-00, is a braille training device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It consists of two rectangular blocks, each with three holes into which pegs can be inserted to represent braille dots. This device helps students understand the relationship between the braille cell and the keys on a braille writer. It is similar to the Swing Cell (see separate entry), but smaller and lighter and without the base. COLOR: Yellow blocks with black p

Switch It - Change It

Switch It - Change It is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a language skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach 1 to 4 players, ages 18 months to 3 years, matching, identification, and selection. Colorful, animated common objects are presented on the screen. Three-dimensional objects (extra) are shown to the user who then selects the matching on-screen object using a single switch switch. COMPATIBILITY: For u

Switch It - See It

Switch It - See It is a pre-reading tutorial program and perceptual training activity designed to encourage visual tracking by people with disabilities. This single switch program uses sound effects and colorful animated graphics of bears, fish, mice, rockets, and other objects encourage visual tracking from right to left, up and down, and on the diagonals. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require a color monitor and a keyboard or sing

Switch On Original

Switch On Original is a cause and effect training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be operated with a mouse, the space bar, a single switch, or a touch screen and offers four basic activities: Picture building, picture matching, reaction timing, and speech recognitoin. Picture building requires the child to build a picture and then the picture activates. Picture matching requires matching of pictures. Reaction timing requ

Switch On Travel

Switch On Travel is a cause and effect training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be operated with a mouse, the space bar, a single switch, or a touch screen and offers four basic activities using pictures of vehicles with animation and sound: Picture building, picture matching, reaction timing, and speech recognitoin. Picture building requires the child to build a picture and then the picture activates. Picture matching r

Switch On Zoo

Switch On Zoo is a cause and effect training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program utilizes zoo animals as a theme and can be operated with a mouse, the space bar, a single switch, or a touch screen. Users perform activities such as picture matching, choice making, and matching pictures to the spoken word. The level of difficulty can be changed to meet the needs of different users. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible comp

Switchit! Opposites

SwitchIt! Opposites is is a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children who cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Accessible with one or two switches, the program introduces concepts such as big and little, in and out, hot and cold, up and down, and open and closed. Two or more objects appear on the screen with a question; when the user selects the appropriate object to answer the question, a visual reward is given. The program offers multiple settings that a

Switchit! Patterns

SwitchIt! Patterns is a control switch training program designed for use with children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or IntelliKeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing the concept of patterns. The program enables users to build bold geometric patterns with the click of the switch. Ten distinct patterns and three levels of complexity are offered. Animation or color cycling can be selected as a visual reward. Th

Switchit! Pictures

SwitchIt! Pictures is a control switch training program designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or Intellikeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing picture concepts. The program enables users to create pictures with the click of the switch. The program offers multiple settings that allow users to practice at their own pace and level of difficulty and settings can be saved and loaded for later

Symbolsupport

SymbolSupport is a voice output symbolic language communicator program and symbolic language library designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows the user to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to add symbols and speech to text. The program automatically adds symbols to text as the user types, and symbols can be set to appear above or below words. Documents are read with a text-to-speech voice while text is

Symword

SymWord is a talking word processor designed for use by early learning and older individuals with literacy deficiencies, including comprehension skills and for use by teachers & parents who can also create their own on-screen activities and quizzes to engage and challenge students as well as reinforce vocabulary and create spelling lists. Powerful word & symbol prediction converts words into symbols, and symbols into words. On Screen Grids and audio read-back assists in and reinforces re

Tack-Tiles Braille Systems

TACK-TILES Braille Systems are a Braille game and instruction kit designed to acquaint children who are blind with raised dot Braille letters within the environment of play. Designed to fit and work like standard snap-together toy building blocks, children can create buildings, figures, cars, etc. while learning Braille. The pieces can be endlessly rearranged during the course of a lesson, encouraging creativity and interest. Because the blocks correspond with standard toy blocks, accessories an

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Recordable Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record a message for up to 10 seconds in length. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture. POWER: Batteries are not replaceable. CAPACITY: Able to record a 10 second message. COLOR: white. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record up to a 10 second message. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture.

Talking Math

Talking Math is a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with cognitive and communication disabilities. Contained in a sturdy storage box, this set of 48 large cards is designed to teach the language and concepts necessary for math success, including sorting, sequencing, position, number, shape, and size. Teaching points and follow-up activities are included on the back of each full-color card. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 5.75 inches.

Talking Nouns I Intellikeys Bundle, Talking Nouns Ii Bundle, & Talking Verbs Intellikeys Bundle

The Talking Nouns I IntelliKeys Bundle, Talking Nouns II IntelliKeys Bundle, and the Talking Verbs IntelliKeys Bundle are a voice output vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use by children with cognitive, physical, or communication disabilities. Each set includes the CD-ROM software from Laureate Learning Systems (see separate entry) and the appropriate plastic IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay. Each program offers several activities: Interactive communication

Talking Nouns I Sterling Edition

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

Talking 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 Pen

The Talking Pen is an eye hand coordination activity designed to improve fine motor skills, visual motor skills, and auditory discrimination for children with neurological or visual disabilities. This fiber optic pen traces patterns and when its tip strays from the line, it senses a change in reflected light and activates auditory and visual feedback. The feedback can be adjusted to meet user needs. Controls also enable adjustment of tip sensitivity and feedback volume. An earphone jack allows p

Talking Science Photocards

Talking Science Photocards are a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with cognitive and communication disabilities. Contained in a sturdy storage box, this set of large cards is designed to teach the language and concepts of science, including seasons and weather, life forms, life processes, effects of human activity, earth and environments, materials, forces, and light and sound. Teaching points and follow-up activities are included on the back of each full-colo

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

Tangible Object Cards

The Tangible Object Cards are a vocabulary enhancement activity for people with language, learning and communication disabilities. The cards are also intended for people who are blind or have low vision. Each card displays a word on the top portion and there is corresponding object securely fastened to the bottom of the card. These cards allow a person to learn to associate a word with the actual object it represents. Cards with SymbolStix symbols are available for an additional cost. The core s

Tea Party

Tea Party is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach classification to children ages 3 to 5 years. Using a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay, users shop at a toy store, a clothing store, a grocery store, and a pet store to select items for a tea party. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREM

Teach Me English In Asl ‚ÄövÑv¨ Classroom

Teach Me English in ASL – Classroom is a language tutorial program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of 40 DVDs provides 185 lessons to teach ASL speakers how to read and write in English. It is intended for use in a classroom. The course covers a variety of topics including the alphabet, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, nouns, noun determiners, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and

Teach Me English In Asl ‚ÄövÑv¨ Home Study

Teach Me English in ASL – Home Study is a language tutorial program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of 16 DVDs provides 185 lessons to teach ASL speakers how to read and write in English. It is intended for individual use in the home. The course covers a variety of topics including the alphabet, capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, nouns, noun determiners, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunct

Teach Me Idioms In Asl

Teach Me Idioms in ASL is a language training and vocabulary enhancement program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of five DVDs teaches ASL speakers the meanings and examples of 500 of the most common idioms in English. It is intended for individual use in the home.

Teach Me To Talk

Teach Me to Talk is a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with communication disabilities. This program offers three sections; part one offers pictures of 148 nouns, including animals, foods, transportation, household objects, and simple beginning sounds. Features that can be turned on or off on the fly include pictures morphing to the Mayer-Johnson symbol, a musical interlude before a word is spoken to engage attention, choice of having the word spoken in English

Teach Me To Talk Overlays

Teach Me to Talk Overlays are language tutorial program overlays designed for use with Intellikeys (see separate entry). The hybrid CD-ROM includes all 48 overlayss necessary to use the Teach Me to Talk (see separate entry) program with Intellikeys. The overlays can also be adapted for games and other activities. COMPATIBILITY: The hybrid CD-ROM includes versions for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Both versions require Overlay Maker by Intellitools (not i

Teacher's Cupboard

Teacher's Cupboard is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with learning and reading disabilities. Available in a home user version or a single-user school version, this programs draw young learners into magical lands with kangaroos and giants to find the gifts teachers desire. This interactive literacy program offers two adventures to lead children through focused literacy activities where they practice skills such as identifying beginning letter sounds, story sequencing, an

Teaching Kids To Prepare For School (Cbcd)

Teaching Kids to Prepare for School is an academic tutorial, independent living skills and problem solving skills training program for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 43 duplicatable books or 43 duplicatable CD-ROMs can be used by parents and teachers at home or in school to instruct children in six areas - Math and Problem Solving Skills; Reading and Language Development; Developing Your Child's Physic

Teaching Touch Kit

Teaching Touch Kit is designed for childern with low Vision.Teaching Touch helps parents or teachers encourage young children (ages 4 to 7 years) who are blind to become active explorers and readers of tactile graphics. Uses real stories to bring important points to life.

Team Up With Timo: Lesson Creator

Team Up with Timo: Lesson Creator is a lesson authoring program designed for use by teachers, therapists, or parents of children with autism or communication or language disabilities. The program enables users to create customized multimedia vocabulary and language lessons featuring an animated onscreen tutor called Timo, who coaches students through each new lesson, offering encouragement and direction as needed. To create lessons, users import pictures such as photographs, clip art, or Mayer-J

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

Telephonics

Telephonics is an interactive educational toy designed for use by children between 12 and 36 months of age with cognitive, vision, or learning disabilities. This telephone-style toy features a receiver and a large block-style keypad with one "key" for each letter of the alphabet; the letters are large and raised. When a letter is pressed, an animal corresponding to that letter pops up for conversation. Each animal speaks three phrases such as "Hi! This is Zoe the Zebra! My name starts with 'Z' t

Tell A Tale

Tell A Tale is a story writing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program encourages children to write their own three-sentence stories using the 100 combination offered by the software. Each story has an opening, a setting, an actor, and action, all illustrated with animation. The program also offers clear narration in male or female voices, highlighted text, and an interface simple enough for early learners. Full teacher controls and three levels

Tense Builder (Version 1.3)

Tense Builder (version 1.3) is an iPad app designed to help children with language delays or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) learn how to identify and use correct tense forms by playing movie quality animated videos to demonstrate past, present and future tense. 48 video lessons are in place to help give students a deeper understanding about the purpose of tense, with special attention given to the past tense of irregular verbs. With Tense Builder, students will: • Learn how to sequence events an

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.

Texthelp! Read & Write

TextHELP! Read & Write is a voice output word processor designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This toolbar-style application package offers speech feedback as the typing progresses in a choice of letter by letter, word by word, sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph, or by highlighted text block. Word by word speaking of highlighted text helps the user associate the written word with its sound. This software will read any onscreen text, includin

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 American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary

The American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary is a sign language training book designed for use by individuals learning American Sign Language (ASL). More than 1,600 signs are sorted by handshape under the categories of one hand, two hands, handshape, and location of sign. Included is an index of English Glosses, enabling the user to look up an English word to locate the page for its sign.

The Baby Bear Series Intellikeys Bundle

The Baby Bear Series IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by very young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes three software programs from the Elaine Clark Center and the IntelliKeys overlays. The software includes Baby Bear's Bubble Bath, Baby Bear Goes to School, and Baby Bear Plays Outside. Each story depicts Baby Bear participating in a variety of activities. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh Computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Int

The Backyard

The Backyard is an academic tutorial program designed to allow students to explore science and social skills for children with a developmental or physical disability. Children learn about animals, discovering that each one has a preferred habitat with a particular kind of climate. They can experiment to see what happens when animals interact. Other activities acquaint students with the concept of life cycles, where they can see a caterpillar turn into a butterfly. Activities in the Teacher's Gui

The Community Kit And Community Visual Overlay Kit (Models 3605-5 & 3599-7)

The Community Kit, model 3605-5, and the Community Visual Overlay Kit, model 3599-7, are independent living skills tutorials and language and street sign traininging systems designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through third grade levels to identify the persons, places, buildings, and signs found around the neighborhood. The program uses a magnetized board and metallic-backed figures coupled with visual overlays to illustrate vehicles, buildings, stores, restaurants, traffi

The Country Kit And Country Visual Overlay Kit (Models 3606-3 & 3600-4)

The Country Kit, model 3606-3, and the Country Visual Overlay Kit, model 3600-4, are language training systems designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through third grade levels about the vocabulary and experiences of rural or natural settings. Illustrations include wild animals, farm animals, people (including a woman who uses a wheelchair), buildings and objects, and the environment in all four seasons. The complete kit includes a self-standing magnetized display board, 11

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing Binder 1

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing (Binder 1) is a 3-ring open and close binder that is an educational tool or resource designed to help children with Autism develop reading skills along with everyday life skills, which special learners need to practice in order to master. Made for easy for copying. Each section is tabbed with a label. There is a CD that has printable pages. Some of the tasks covered in this binder include: reading the newspaper, instructions, schedules, websites, and email

The Handmade Alphabet

The Handtalk Alphabet is a sign language training book designed for use with children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. Available in hardcover or softcover editions, this 32-page alphabet book depicts the manual representation of each letter of the alphabet and an object beginning with that letter.

The Home Kit And Home Visual Overlay Kit (Models 3607-1 & 3601-2)

The Home Kit, model 3607-1, and the Home Visual Overlay Kit, model 3601-2, are language training systems and independent living skills tutorials designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through third grade levels about activities in different rooms of the home, including the bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom. Students are also encouraged to understand and appreciate differences in others as they compare a variety of home situations. The set includes the figure of a wo

The Miliken Story Teller

The Miliken Story Teller is a reading comprehension skills program designed to intorduce children to story reading and writing for individuals who have a cognitive or physical disability. Children can follow the stories as they come to life on the screen, while listening to the text read by a human voice. The program combines speech, graphics, and animation in three classic children's tales to capture students' attention. Little Red Riding Hood, The Ugly Duckling and Henny Penny are read in huma

The Nursery Series Intellikeys Bundle

The Nursery Series IntelliKeys Bundle is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by very young children with cognitive or physical disabilities. The set includes three software programs from the Elaine Clark Center and the IntelliKeys overlays. The software includes Over in the Meadow which teaches the numbers one through ten, Farm Animals which allows the child to select an animal and practice the sound it makes, and I Feel Happy which expands on the song "If You're happy and You Know

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 1

Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 1 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, or hearing disabilities, or autism. This program is useful for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles and for teaching English as a second langu

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 2

The Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 2 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, hearing disabilities, or autism. It is useful for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles. It is also effective for teaching English as a sec

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 3

The Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 3 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, hearing disabilities, or autism. This program can be used for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles or for teaching English as a second la

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 4

The Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 4 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, hearing disabilities, or autism. It is useful for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles. It is also effective for teaching English as a sec

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module (Models 2819-2 & 2820-6)

The Working Farm Thematic Activity Module is a language training system and vocabulary tutorial program designed to teach students functioning at the Kindergarten through first grade levels basic language and science skills as students compare and group animals, identify food products produced on farms, and discuss farm jobs. The system utilizes a magnetized display board and metallic-backed visuals to illustrate concepts and encourage interactive learning. The module includes a self-standing ma

Think & Go Phonics Learning System

The Think & Go Phonics Learning System is an interactive electronic pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children between the ages of three and seven years who have cognitive or learning disabilities. In the shape of a frog's head, this unit offers six teach and quiz games to teach the alphabet, phonics, spelling, and early reading skills. . With the encouraging voice of Leap the Frog guiding them, children are taught the alphabet, quizzed on the alphabet, taught phonics, quizzed

Thinkin Things Collection 1

Thinkin' Things Collection I is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to develop a wide range of thinking skills including visual and auditory memory, visual and discrimination, and logic and creativity for children who are developmentally delayed. The program offers six activities where students make logical comparisons, work with attributes, deduce "secret rules," and repeat and improvise musical patterns and tunes. Flying Spheres and Flying Shapes allow students to experiment with spat

Thinkin' Things Frippletown

Thinkin' Things FrippleTown is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive and motor disabilities. As users discover the Fripples and the town they call home, they participate in four activities to develop problem-solving skills. In the Fripple Delivery Van, students take charge of a delivery van as they develop spatial skills while delivering packages to Fripples around town. In this three-dimensional environment, they discover multiple ways to solve problems

This Is The Way We Wash Our Face

This is the Way We Wash Our Face is a pre-reading tutorial program and personal skills tutorial program using this familiar song to promote personal care skills for children ages 18 months to 5 years. The program uses the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry) or IntelliKeys and an overlay that presents pictures for each verse. By pressing on a picture, the child can hear the verse of "This is the Way. . ." that pertains to that picture; an animated graphic for the verse is also presented. Verse

This Old Man

This Old Man is a pre-reading tutorial program and a sign language program and a sign language training program designed for use with children ages 3 to 6 years. The program uses the familiar nursery song together with sign language to teach numbers and counting. The game may be played by 1 to 12 players using a single switch, a TouchWindow (see separate entry), or the keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A color monitor is required. WARRANTY: Faulty disk

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.

Towards Independence Intellikeys Bundle

The Towards Independence IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the Picture Cue Dictionary, First Money, Making Change, Spending Money, WordWise, and Looking for Words software from Attainment Company (see separate entries) on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlays. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM an

Travel The World With Timmy! Deluxe

Travel the World with Timmy is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with upper extremity and learning disabilities. This program enables users to compare the similarities and differences of cultures through numbers and counting, words and stories, songs and games, arts and crafts, and languages as they travel to Japan, Kenya, Russia, France, and Argentina. Special features include access to "Timmy's Dictionary" from anywhere in the program to see and hear words spoken in diff

Treasure Cove!

Treasure Cove! is an academic tutorial program designed to improve undersea science knowledge while building reading, thinking, and math skills for individuals who are developmentally delayed. This program aims to develop thinking skills such as analyzing facts and and drawing conclusions, and provides exposure to scientific facts and principals, especially those of ocean life. There are over 300 spoken problem solving questions and an exciting introduction help children play more easily and mot

Treasure Mountain!

Treasure Mountain! is a math and reading tutorial program designed to teach reading, thinking, math and science skills to children who are developmentally delayed. This program builds on reading comprehension and vocabulary; sorting and pattern matching; arithmetic skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; and science concepts. It also covers other skills such as work identification, object comparison and deductive thinking. Over 350 spoken questions and hints make pla

Treehouse

Treehouse is a language and math tutorial program that is designed to encourage creativity, exploration, deductive reasoning and strategic thinking for students with a developmental or physical disability. Students explore the hideaway by clicking on objects which sometimes lead into deeper educational game levels of the program. The Sentence Theater focuses on sentence structure; several activities are centered around music and the instruments of an orchestra. Others concentrate on math, money,

Twenty Categories

Twenty Categories is cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide practice in using categorization skills through the use of multiple choice questions for children and adults with language learning, developmental, severe physical, visual or hearing disabilities, or autism, as well as adults with traumatic brain injury or aphasia. Three hundred nouns in 20 categories are contained on two disks. The questions train categorization concepts in three ways: Inclusion: Category to Noun, Inclus

Twist & Shout Phonics

Twist & Shout Phonics is an educational toy designed for use by children between the ages of four and seven with cognitive or learning disabilities. Designed to teach and quiz letters, phonics, and spelling, as well as helping to build vocabulary, this self-contained talking tube-shaped unit offers four games and appealing music. Game one teaches letters and phonic sounds to a funky beat. Game two quizzes children on what they have learned, requiring them to press a button to select the corr

Ukandu Little Books: A Day At Play, Out And About

UKanDu Little Books is a story writing software program series designed to help build literary skills for children. "A Day at Play" and "Out and About" each feature three, four-paged animated stories designed to be finished by the user. On each page, the user is challenged to complete each sentence and is given two words to choose from. The program also features auditory cues, speech and sounds, built-in single-switch access, and all pages automatically print on one page. The user is also given

Ultimate American Sign Language Dictionary

The Ultimate American Sign Language Dictionary is a sign language dictionary designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. All instructions and information on the CD-ROM are provided in ASL, as well as in text and audio. Drawings of all signs are also included. Words can be obtained by typing the words in English or describing them pictorially in ASL. "Spell check" is available for English words and "parameter check" for ASL words. Words, their part of speech, and their defini

Ultimate Writing And Creativity Center

The Ultimate Writing and Creativity Center is a word processor program designed to offer features that guide users through the five stages of writing for individuls who are developmenatally delayed. The full featured word processor enables children to create high quality reports, storybooks, newsletters, journals, and signs. Other features include Picture Place, where children are offered drawing and painting tools to illustrate their stories; Presentation Program, sllows children to play their

Understanding Attributes

Understanding Attributes is a language tutorial program designed to provide opportunities for improving adjective or attribute use. The user must first find the attribute in a sentence, e.g., "Find the word that shows SIZE in the sentence: 'It is a large box.'" Then the user must select a new size for the box from three possibilities, such as green, square, or small. The space bar and return key are the only keys used when running this program. The program keeps track of progress and prints prog

Unity

Unity is a direct selection communicator program and a cognitive skills and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by persons with communication or cognitive disabilities. The Minispeak application program is a vocabulary program for use with Prentke Romich communication devices (see separate entries). The vocabulary is pre-selected and pre-stored; the icons have already been chosen to represent the vocabulary and the overlay has been arranged in a logical array. Vocabulary is divided into

Verb And Preposition Fill-Ins

Verb And Preposition Fill-Ins is a language tutorial program designed to provide cognitive training in use of prepositions. A sentence with the preposition missing is presented, followed by a list of three prepositions. The user selects the appropriate preposition using the space bar and the return key. The program provides visual and auditory reinforcement. The program provides 20 lessons focusing on verbs and prepositions and a lesso generator. Preposition Fill-Ins has features that keep track

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

Verb Fill-Ins

Verb Fill-Ins is a language tutorial program designed to provide cognitive training in use of verbs. A sentence with the verb missing is presented, followed by a list of three verbs. The user selects the appropriate verb using the space bar and the return key. The program provides visual and auditory reinforcement. Verb Fill-Ins has features that keep track of user progress and allow clinicians to author their own programs. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIc, Apple IIe, and Apple IIGS computers

Verbal Analogies

Verbal Analogies is a language tutorial program designed to provide drills in building and understanding vocabulary. Analogies are presented (e.g., "SEVEN is to EIGHT as TWO is to ..."), and the client is asked to select the correct answer from a list of five possibilities (e.g., "ONE, THREE, FIVE, SEVEN, NINE"). The clinician may develop lessons, save progress information on up to ten clients, and print out progress reports and lessons. Verbal Analogies is available in 3.5-inch or 5.25-inch siz

Verbs 1

Verbs 1 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach simple verbs necessary for basic functional literacy. It is part of a series that teaches verbs that also includes Verbs 2 and Verbs 3 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Verbs 1 can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care pro

Verbs 2

Verbs 2 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforcing verbs that are critical for independent living in the home or the community or at school or work. It is part of a series that teaches verbs that also includes Verbs 1 and Verbs 3 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Verbs 2 can be used on the same device by

Verbs 3

Verbs 3 is a reading tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program for people with cognitive and communication disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforcing verbs that are necessary for functional literacy and critical for independent living in the home or the community or at school or work. It is part of a series that teaches verbs that also includes Verbs 1 and Verbs 2 (see separate entries). The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Ver

Visagraph Silent Reading Assessment

Visagraph Silent Reading Assessment is a computerized eye-movement recording system designed to assess the efficiency of students' fundamental reading process. The Visagraph provides an objective record of an individual's acquired silent reading performance. Efficiency of performance is reflected in visual/functional proficiency, perceptual development, and information processing competence. OPERATION: An individual positions his/her head in a viewer, aligns the head and eyes, then follows a mov

Vocabulary Training Activity

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive or learning disabilities with word recognition. Consonant-vowel-consonat (CVC) words were color-coded with green for go as the initial consonant (where to start reading a word) and red for stop with the final consonant to end the word. The first vowel is linked to the first consonant, creating one unit (ca-t). AUTHOR: Sievers, T. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/atideas/PD/SH_PD6.pd

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

Vocational Academic Curriculum (Vac)

The Vocational Academic Curriculum is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of 70 duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to make reading and mathematics relevant to students' working lives. These duplicatable books integrate mathematics and reading into 14 different vocations. Within each of the vocations, there are five books: M

Vocational Entry-Level Words (Vv7)

Vocational Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for used by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 27 duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with vocabulary of technical terms so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. This set includes individual titles for six vocations: Mechanics; Carpentry; Food Servi

Voisedit

VoisEdit software is a communication device accessory and vocabulary enhancement program designed to allow users of the VOIS 160 synthetic- speech generator (see separate entry) to create vocabulary independently of the VOIS unit. The entire program is downloaded into memory in 1 to 10 minutes. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM computers.

Vowels

Vowels is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 64 cards and guide can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. Designed to teach the vowell diagraphs au, ou, ea, oi, y, ee, oo, ew, oa, oy, ey, and aw, the cards are color coded and graded on two levels, enabling a parent, therapist, or teacher to match sets to the child's skill level.

Wh Questions At Home Fun Deck

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

Wh Questions At School Fun Deck

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

What Rhymes

What Rhymes is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language, reading and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision or learning, communication, developmental, cognitive, hearing or learning disabilities or autism. This application (or app) is intended for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. What Rhymes contains 118 images and the child can be shown four objects at a time and asked which two rhyme. F

What Should I Wear? Language Kit (Model Lk-Wsw)

The What Should I Wear? Language Kit, model LK-WSW, is a independent living skills, personal skills, and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. Focusing on what to wear in rain, sun, wind, snow, clouds, or fog, this kit includes a book written with limited vocabulary and repetitive lines using Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols; an interactive computer book that combines text, pictures, speech and sound; and a songboard, word cards, and vocab

What Time Is It? Language Kit Plus (Model Lk-T)

The What Time is It? Language Kit Pllus, model LK-T, is a time skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or communication disabilities. This program introduces concepts of time (clock, hour, minute) and times of day (morning, afternoon, evening, night), and builds the child's understanding of time by talking about common activities that occur during each time period. Extension activities include matching analog and digital clocks, with time to the hour and

What's In Your Home? & What's In Your Community?

What's In Your Home? and What's In Your Community? are language tutorial programs and communication books designed to supplement communication and independent living classes for students who need practice with such skills as symbol identification, association, matching, workbook skills (drawing, circling, cutting, and pasting), and working independently. Symbols are presented that students need to use in everyday living, such as "chair", "store", and "bedroom". Illustrations are also included to

What's Wrong?

What's Wrong? is a language tutorial program designed for use with children and adults with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set of 68 cards can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. These cards each present a color drawing with one feature that is definitely wrong (e.g., a duck wearing boots or rain falling under an umbrella) to stimulate language development and to expolre a variety of concepts relating to right and wrong. A guide is included.

Wheels On The Bus I

Wheels on the Bus I is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to assist children ages 18 months to 5 years in identifying objects and people by actions or sounds. The program sings 5 verses of the nursery school song, including mommie, baby, doors, kids, and horn. Verses are activated by pressing the corresponding picture on the overlay for the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry), Intellikeys, or TouchWindow (see entry). The complete set includes the pr

Wheels On The Bus Iii

Wheels on the Bus III is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach children ages 18 months to 3 years to identify people or objects by their sound or action. The program is activated to sing on of five verses of the popular nursery song by pressing the picture corresponding to the verse on the PowerPad (see separate entry), IntelliKeys, or TouchWindow overlay. Verses include people, money, brakes, seat belt, and wheelchair lift. The complete set inc

Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Junior Detective Version

"Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?" is a memory improvement tutorial program designed to introduce world geography for students who have a developmental or physical disability. Students chase Carmen and her V.I.L.E. henchmen through seven regions of the world while using their deductive reasoning skills to determine each move. The program is icon-based and does not require reading skills. With the use of visual skills rather than text-based clues, students develop memory and matching skills

Where Is Puff?

Where is Puff? is a language tutorial program intended to teach the use of prepositions to children. Prepositions taught include: in, on, under, in front of, in back of, and next to. The scanning rate may be adjusted, and data may be collected on the student's progress. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo speech synthesizer and a color monitors; Macintosh computers require a color monitor, Echo LC, 2E Emulator card, and a

Which Does Not Belong

Which Does Not Belong is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language and reading tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach children to discriminate which items do not belong in a group as well as introduce them to the negative concept of “not.” The app contains 120 images

Which Go Together

Which Go Together is an auditory perceptual and behavior training program and a language and reading tutorial program designed for use with children with low vision or learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children develop visual discrimination skills and understand different objects and events. The app contains 120 images. For visual learners, the child can

Who Do-What Where

Who Do-What Where is a writing and reading skills training program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program includes eight educational games with progressive activities to help children learn basic sentence parts and sentence structure, leading to success in building and analyzing simple sentences. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple Macintosh and IBM or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For Macintosh computers, System 7 through 9 or OS X is required; for IB

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

Why? Because

Why? Because is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This set can be used for reading skill development or for communication training. Designed to demonstrate cause-and-effect, inference, and speculation about everyday events, each card in this set of 62 cards illustrates a cause-and-effect relationship, such as a picture of a boy playing with matches near a curtain and a picture of the curtain on fire, or a picture of a girl f

Wiggleworks Classic

Wiggleworks Classic is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. The program includes interactive books with scaffolded reading support and engaging activities, plus audio recordings on CD-ROM, a teaching plan for each title, a Phonics Teaching Guide, an Assessment Guide, and Benchmark Books. There are 84 books in the collection, which introduce children to a range of genres, such as realistic fiction, nonfiction, and folktales, and help children discov

Wiggleworks Guided Reading Edition

The WiggleWorks Guided Reading Edition is reading tutorial software designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This software provides media-rich interactions with leveled books. The same book is read with support from both the teacher and the computer, helping all students become independent and strategic readers. While teachers work with students in small groups, the software provides independent practice, guiding students through each book with scaffolded support and motivating a

Word Maker

Word Maker is a reading tutorial program designed for use with children who have dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This program consists of 149 alphabet pictogram cards in five ring-bound packs with a stand. In addition to single consonants and vowels, the system presents diagraphs, blends, silent combinations, and suffixes. Each card features color coded letters and a corresponding pictogram. An unlimited number of words may be created by flipping the cards. DIMENSIONS: Letters are 2.5

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 Order In Sentences

Word Order in Sentences is a language tutorial program designed to teach sentence structure. A scrambled sentence (e.g., "WEAR THOSE PANTS I CAN'T") is presented; the client presses the space bar to change the order of the words. The clinician may design lessons, save progress information for up to ten clients, and print out progress reports and lessons. Word Order in Sentences is available on 3.5-inch or 5.25-inch disks. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIc, Apple IIe, Apple IIGS, and IBM PC com

Word Signs

Word Signs is a sign language training book designed for use with young children who are deaf or who desire to learn sign language. This 14-page board book presents full-color photographs of things important to children ages one through four--cup, ball, teddy bear--and the sign for each. DIMENSIONS: 6.25 x 6.25 inches.

Word Tracking High Frequency Words (Model Brw2)

Word Tracking High Frequency Words, model BRW2, is a braille training program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This courseware package is designed to be used with the SAL Speech Assisted Learning System (see separate entry). This training program contains worksheets with exercises on the 500 most frequently used words in the English language in fully contracted (grade 2) braille. The package contains 63 pages. Each page contains a specific braille word for the st

Word Wizard

Word Wizard is a language, reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with children with low vision, learning, communication, cognitive or hearing disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to help children learn word and sentence structure and spelling. Word Wizard contains 173 word lists of 10 words and available categories include: Dolch Words, 1000 most frequently used w

Word-Family Fun

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

Words & Concepts I

Words & Concepts I is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to enrich vocabulary, strengthen language comprehension, increase understanding of word relationships and encourage concept development for individuals with developmental, cognitive, physical, visual, hearing, and language learning disabilities, and autism. The program offers the following activities using a 40 noun core vocabulary and pictures, usually at three levels of difficulty: Vocabulary, Categorization, Word Id

Words & Concepts Ii

Words & Concepts II is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to enrich vocabulary, strengthen language comprehension, increase understanding of word relationships and encourage concept development for individuals with developmental, physical, visual, hearing and language learning disabilities, and autism. The program offers the following activities using a 40 noun core vocabulary and pictures, usually at three levels of difficulty: Vocabulary, Categorization, Word Identificatio

Words Around Me

Words Around Me is a language tutorial program designed to teach vocabulary words grouped according to theme for pre-kindergarten thourgh sixth grade children with a developmental or physical disability. Words are represented with realistic on-screen photographs, animated graphics and human voices, and introduced by a humorous character who provides plenty of positive reinforcement. A flexible student management system allows teachers to record student progress and customize the progress for ind

Words...to Go

Words...To Go! is an educational, electronic toy designed to develop letter recognition, beginning and ending letters, rhyming words, sight words, vocabulary and spelling skills. This portable, auditory output toy comes with 10 double-sided cards for 20 activities. The unit is portable, has a built-in handle, and a compartment for storage of activity cards. The child interfaces with the device by touching the pictures that correspond to the word written in the LCD display. Musical tunes reward c

Wordwise Intellikeys Bundle

The WordWise IntelliKeys Bundle is a vocabulary tutorial program and keytop overlay set designed for use with children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. The set includes the WordWise software (see separate entry) with six sets of 80 words from Attainment Company on a Macintosh/ Windows CD-ROM and the appropriate IntelliKeys (see separate entry) overlay that works with all word sets. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The

Wordwise Language Cards & Master Cards

WordWise Language Cards and Master cards are language training flash cards designed to teach everyday vocabulary using pictures for individuals with a cognitive or disability. The picture based language program, available in both English and Spanish, comes on 588 cards including nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions and expressions. Language Cards, model WL-01Q are colorful picture cards that illustrates the words and can be used for conversation, word recognition, writing, spelling,

Wordwise Software Series

WordWise Software Series is a collection of vocabulary enhancement programs designed to combine words, pictures and two-way speech for individuals who have difficulty with communication. The programs have realistic and contemporary graphics that stress everyday vocabulary. The series is broken up into the six programs featuring 80 words a piece: People, Community, House, Outdoor, Actions, and Adjectives. Other features include attractive art, voice recording, human quality speech, and quiz, pres

Worm Squirm

Worm Squirm is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to help teach children ages 3 years through first grade counting and classification and categorization concepts. The student tries to direct a worm through a path on the computer screen. The worm can be directed by pressing four large arrows (up, down, right, left) using the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry) or IntelliKeys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Write This Way

Write This Way is a voice output word processor program designed to provide word processing for students with learning, hearing, or physical disabilities. The versatile word processing program is designed to recognize the specific language problems experienced most often by learning and hearing disabled students. Students will be able to concentrate on the development of the writing skills they need for success in school. A built in dictionary and grammar checker highlight spelling and grammatic

Write:outloud

Write: Outloud is a voice output word processor program designed to speak letters, words, sentences and paragraphs in order to enhance user writing quality for children with low vision or severe physical or cognitive disabilities. This program reads each word as it is typed for consistent auditory feedback, and it can also reads any electronic text, enabling students tp research and present reports. Included imported graphics can also be used to prompt and support writing with the "get picture

Writestart

WriteStart is a writing skills training system designed for use with children with eye hand coordination and fine motor disabilities. This kit includes 30 large wipe-off cards with progressive exercises from pre-writing activiities such as mazes and tracking through formation of upper and lower case letters.The set includes a pencil and a triangular grip.

Writing Activities

Writing Activities is a writing skills training system designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This program includes 13 writing activities and more than 240 boards. Users can compose stories by selecting words or pictures. Upon completion, writing exercises can be read aloud or printed in word or picture format. Activities include making grocery lists, to do lists, Christmas and Channukah lists, birthday and vacation lists, story composition, making greeting cards, writin

Writing Rascal

Writing rascal is a new character-face writing tool that facilitates a proper grasp with molded finger indentations that naturally promote a functional tripod grasp, with three different grasping positions. Made of soft, rubbery material. Intended for use by children ages 5 and up who are learning hand-writing. Comes in right and left hand options.

Writing With Symbols - Spanish

Writing with Symbols - Spanish is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This Spanish-language program is a version of Writing with Symbols 2000 (see entry). It enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker.

Writing With Symbols 2000

Writing with Symbols 2000 is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker. The program includes over 3,800 Picture Communication Symbols, each in black an

Wynn Literacy Solution

WYNN Literacy Software Solution is designed for use by individuals with reading challenges and writing difficulties. The software is designed on a bimodal approach - simultaneously highlighting the text as it is spoken - WYNN transforms printed text into understandable information that benefits readers of all ages. WYNN's four color-coded, rotating toolbars create a unique differentiator for this software solution. The simple point-and-click interface is extremely easy to use. The toolbars empha

You Can Sign!

You Can Sign! is a videotape sign language training program designed for use by individuals who are beginning to learn sign language. This three-tape set uses the Bravo Family, with a deaf father, two deaf children and a hearing mother, to illustrate sign language vocabulary. Each lesson contains vocabulary, grammatical information, practice sentences, a practice story, and American Sign Language Skills (ASL). Volume 1 runs 82 minutes and covers morning routines, breakfast and dining, household

Zoo Time

Zoo Time is a pre-reading tutorial program and language tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 users, ages 18 months to 5 years. The program presents five zoo animals for three levels of activity. A kangaroo, a giraffe, a monkey, an elephant, and a bird are depicted on the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. At Level 1, the child may select any animal from the PowerPad overlay. At level 2, the child selects an animal by name. At level 3, the child selects an animal based on its

Zurk's Learning Safari

Zurk's Learning Safari is an academic tutorial program designed to introduce cognitive skills for life science, math and pre-reading for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. Zurk leads students through seven activities that range from exploring the animal kingdom, to swimming in a bowl of alphabet soup, to completing colorful puzzles. The program offers open-ended, explore and discover learning. Students learn shapes, colors, patterns, and upper and lower case letters; sharpe

Zurk's Rainforest Lab

Zurk's Rainforest Lab is an academic tutorial program designed to develop language, life science, math and thinking skills for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. Through exploring the Central American rainforest, students will sharpen reading, writing and critical thinking skills, while learning basic math, geometry and life science. On their adventures, students engage in five activities including completing pattern puzzles, classifying animals, and searching for camouflag

 
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