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

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

Accent 1200

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

Address File Communication Board.

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

Advocate+ With Environmental Control

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

Allora

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

Auditory Choice Making Communicator (Model 4399 & 4399B)

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

Auggie (Model H-58)

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

B.a. Bar

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

Chatbox 40

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

Chatbox 40-Xt

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

Cheap Talk 4 Square Communicators (Models 1392, 6392)

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

Clear Clock Communicator (Model 1210)

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

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

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

Comlink Lt3G

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

Comlink Lt3G Enable Eyes

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

Comlink St-Lite

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

Comlink St3G

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

Comlink St3G Enable Eyes Ii

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

Comlink Ultra

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

Comlink Ultra-Lite

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

Communicator.

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

Dialect Mmx-3 Dedicated Speech Generating Device

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

Dynavox M3

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

Dynavox T10

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

Dynavox V+

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

Dynavox Vmax+

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

Dynavox Xpress

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

Dynawrite

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

E-Talk 8400

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

E-Talk Gta & E-Talk Gtn

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

Eco2

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

Eco2 With Ecopoint

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

Enable Eyes Control Bar

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

Essence Pro

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

Eyegaze Edge

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

Fl4Sh Deluxe Kit

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

Fl4Sh Scanning Communicator

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

Four Compartment Scanning Communicator With Icon Holders (Model 1236)

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

Gus! Communicator 2000

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

Gus! Multimedia Speech System

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

Gus! Pocket Communicator

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

Illuminated Object Communicator (Model 1262)

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

Illuminated Picture Frame Communicator

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

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,

Layoutkitchen

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

Lighthawk

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

Lightwriter Sl87

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

Maestro

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

Mini-Auggie (Model H-19)

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

Musical Clock Communicator (Model 1220, 1220-8)

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

Mytobii P10

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

NOVA chat 10

NOVA chat 10 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  It offers the Chat software on an Android platform.  NOVA chat 10 is portable and offers an10.1 inch display.  Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

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

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

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

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

Papootouch+

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

Portable Communicator For The Visually Impaired

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

Predictable

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

Rescue Speech System

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

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

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

Scan It - Switch It

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

Scanning Blackboard.

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

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

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

Slide Talk

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

Small Clock Communicator (Model 1230, 1230-8)

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

Smart / Scan 32 Pro

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

Smart / Scan 8 Plus

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

Smart / Scan 8 Pro

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

Smart/scan 32 Plus

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

Speaking Dynamically & Speaking Dynamically Pro

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

Spok21

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

Springboard Lite

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

Ssimple

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

Super-Sized Communicator With Levels (Model 1221)

The Super-Sized Communicator with Levels, model 1221, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and cognitive disabilities. This unit features four large compartments that hold photographs, symbols, or objects to identify messages. The device offers four five-second messages on twelve levels. Linear scanning allows scanning by activating a capability switch (required but not included) with a choice of automatic or inverse scanning. Each com

Talara-32

The Talara-32 is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This electronic communication aid has a keypad on which the number and size of keys can be changed to a variety of patterns with one to 32 keys. The communicator has four levels, which all use the same key pattern. Up to 45 minutes of messages can be recorded, with no restriction on message length per key. The messages are selected and spoken when the user sele

Talk 4 With Levels

The Talk 4 with Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device features four message areas on each of 12 levels with 300 seconds of recording time, a recordable level announcer, single jack automatic scanning with LED illumination, True Voice recording quality, and adjustable scanning speed. The unit is also equipped with a volume control, on/off auditory cueing, a removable and adjustable carrying stra

Talk 8 With Levels

The Talk 8 with Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This device features four message areas on each of 12 levels with 600 seconds of recording time, a recordable level announcer, scanning with LED illumination, two switch scanning, step scanning, True Voice recording quality, and adjustable scanning speed. The unit is also equipped with a volume control, on/off auditory cueing, a removable and adjustabl

Talking Sequential Scanner

The Talking Sequential Scanner is a introductory scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device allows an object to placed in each of four compartments; a corresponding phrase may be recorded for each compartment. When the light for that compartment is sequenced, the message will be spoken. If no message is recorded, the light will scan, but no sound occurs.

Talkingaid Wireless

TalkingAid Wireless is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This text-to-speech device can be used for cell phone calls and wireless e-mails, and can be operated in three modes. In Normal mode, messages are spoken as typed on the alphabetic keyboard. Chat mode is for writing and handling secondary conversations. In Message mode, stored phrases can be recalled with a single key selection. Up to three messages can be stored for each of

Tapspeak Choice

TapSpeak Choice is a symbolic, direct selection and scanning communicator program for people with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. The program allows the user to create and use communication boards with 1 to 56 buttons on a touchscreen. It supports creation and editing of communication boards by dragging and dropping images from the DynaVox/Mayer-Johnson PCS library, the user’s photos or images, or geometric symbols and associating those images with words or phrases fr

Tech/scan 32 & Tech/scan 32 Plus

Tech / Scan 32 and Tech / Scan 32 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators can play back 32 separate messages per level on two, four, or six levels. Messages can be scanned in three different modes (Linear, Step, and Row/Column) at three different scan speeds (slow, fast, and medium). The scanning grid provides the user an uninterrupted view of the scanning lights without having to look through a

Tech/scan 8 & Tech/scan 8 Plus

Tech / Scan 8 and Tech / Scan 8 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators each have eight message cells that produce clear audible four-second messages when pressed. Users can select from eight message sets (or levels), for a total of 64 messages. These devices are similar to Tech/Talk 8x8 (see separate entry) with the addition of scanning and audible prompts. On both of these direct selection com

Tobii Communicator

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

Tobii S32 Scan

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

Tobii Sono Key

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

Tobii Sono Lexis

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

Tobii Sono Scribe

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

Variable Position Scanner

The Variable Position Scanner is a scanning communication training aid with six positions. The instructor activates the automatic scanning mode, and the lights for each position light sequentially until the student activates a single switch. The instructor must then restart the scanning. The Variable Position Scanner may be configured to scan three, four or six positions by turning a selector switch. Any desired symbols may be placed in each of the positions. The Variable Position Scanner is des

Visionkey

The VisionKey is an assistive speech device designed to increase the ability to communicate in the workplace, classroom, and at home for individuals with speech difficulties or deficient motor skills. Typical users include those with quadriplegia, amyolateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), muscular dytrophy, multiple sclerosis, or cerebral palsy. The basic concept of the device is that it works on eye position control. The user sees a square keychart before one eye, and selects a number, lett

Voicepal Levels

VoicePal Levels is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. VoicePal Levels is a four-level, customizable, natural-voice communication aid that can adapt to the changing skills of the user. Each level carries up to 10 messages. Messages can be accessed by direct selection using the built-in keypad, by plugging adaptive switches into the 10 external switch jacks, or one of the six methods of scanning: positive and inverse scannin

 
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