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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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