Communication Boards and Books

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Abovo Personal Communication Device (Models Pcd-P & Pcd-Np)

The Abovo Personal Communication Device, models PCD-P and PCD-NP, is a communication board designed for use by individuals who are unable to communicate verbally. This product allows the user to communicate through single finger typing. This portable, handheld electronic device features 41 keys, a 4-function calculator and a microprocessor with the ability to store 8000 characters. It is available in Alpha or QWERTY style and be purchased without a printer, with an internal printer or with Mul

Adjustable Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Card or small object holder intended as a communication board. Describes plywood board with slots, to hold picture cards, made of plywood strips, a vinyl pocket to hold the cards, and a small shelf. The board is hinged to pieces of wood to allow it to be set at various angles. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Arnold, P L TITLE: Designing for Individual Needs: A Manual on the Design of Environments, Furnishings and Materials for I

Assessment Of Intelligibility Of Dysarthric Speech (Print Version)

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

Attainment Talkers

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

Autism Myvoice Communicator

Autism myVoice Communicator is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Android device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. A

Autoverbal Pro Talking Soundboard

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

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

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

Blackhawk

The BlackHawk is a symbolic direct selection communicator designed with recordable voice output for individuals with communication disabilities. The compact and lightweight device offers four levels of 16 selection areas, with 3.75 seconds of digitized speech per selection area. One button programming makes vocabulary set-up easy and straightforward and a tri-color LED provides feedback. The soft-pressure membrane touchpanel is arranged in a four by four matrix of one inch cells for language. Th

Blissymbol Stamps

Blissymbol Stamps are sheets of Bliss symbolic language pictures printed on square, peel-back, self-adhesive labels. Three stamp packages are available. BM302 are 7/8-inch square color stamps; BM303 are 7/8-inch square black and white stamps that includes a book of 1545 stamps plus sentences and phrases for interaction, and frequently requested sentences and combined symbols; BM305 ($16) are 9/16-inch square black and white stamps that include a book of 1400 stamps for the construction of person

Blissymbols Gallery

Blissymbols Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to help build personalized communication displays for persons using Ke:nx. It consists of approximately 2,500 icons that are color-coded by such categories as time, people, noun, action and other distinguishing attributes. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Board-Builder For Windows

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

Boardmaker Symbol Addendum Libraries (1998, 2000, 2002, & 2004 Editions)

Boardmaker Addendum Libraries are a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with Boardmaker (see separate entry). These libraries were created in response to Boardmaker users' requests The 1998 Edition ncludes symbols for each of the 50 states, history symbols, animals, foods, entertainment, people, descriptive words, and more. The 2000 Library contains more than 1,300 symbols, including public signs, country symbols, and country flags. The 2002 Library has more than 1,200

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

Clear Pocket Communication Easel (Models 032226 & 032227)

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

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

Comboard (Model 26150)

The Comboard is a scanning communication training device with a clock face designed for use by individuals who are just beginning to use communication aids with single switches. Symbols are placed on the board face and the user activates a single switch to move the pointer clockwise, two single switches to move the pointer clockwise or counterclockwise, or a dual switch to move the pointer either clockwise or counterclockwise (switches are sold separately) to the desired location. The speed of t

Communicate: Symwriter (Model R1Wd109)

Communicate: Symwriter, model R1WD109, is a voice output symbolic word processor program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and therapists to adapt written materials with symbols to create stories, sentence strips, directions, recipes, schedules, songs, poems, and worksheets. The program can also be used to create computer-based activities with voice output and symbol support, such as topical writing and sentence build

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

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

Communication Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a young woman with cerebral palsy and devwlopmental delays with a means of communicating. A small clock-style communicator that could be attached to the user's wheelchair was created. The device has a ferrous metal face, which accepts magnetic pictures, and an aluminum back. The scanning communicator is equipped with LED indicators which are controlled by a micro-controller which is programmed to move the LED light around the face and a timer set a slow spe

Communication Bib Or Bolo

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a communication bib and bolo that a parent or service provider can wear for use with a child with intellectual and communication disabilities. The bib and bolo are made from material that accepts hook Velcro. Pictures or symbols are backed with the Velcro and attached to the bib or bolo. To construct the bib, round off the four corners of a piece of material and fold the material in half vertically. Cut a slit approximately 2 inches into material at the

Communication Binder

The Communication Binder is a Communication book designed for use with a symbolic language system for nonspeech or limited speech persons. This three-ring binder contains sheets to which communication symbols may be attached. The pages are printed with blank grids of one or two inch squares, and have non-glare vinyl sleeves that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied symbols. The front cover of the binder has a pocket for an identification card. Each binder comes with five vi

Communication Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with little or no verbal communication ability to convey messages and participate in conversations. This basic device can be printed on a board or on standard paper. The board is designed with six rows: Row one has the letters A through E; row two has the letters F through J; row three has the letters K through O; row four has the letters P through T; and row five has the letters U through Z. The sixth row includes standard messages that are oft

Communication Board

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with communication disabilities to communicate. To make this device, cut piece of cardboard or other stiff material to size. Place the cardboard in the center of the display material and cut the material, leaving enough for the sides to fold over the front of the cardboard. Apply hot glue to the perimeter of the cardboard and fold the material over. Cut excess to allow fabric to lay smoothly. Be sure to have Velcro-sensitive side of the

Communication Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides a display of vocabulary items representing thoughts the user is unable to express verbally. Shows examples of simple laptray communication boards. suggests materials used be sturdy (e.g., plywood) and that items on board be covered by clear, protective plexiglass sheet. Diagrams show boards fitted on a wheelchair, on a standing frame and with extensions. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR:Golbin, A. TITLE:Cerebral Palsy and Communication: Wh

Communication Books - Appointment Book & Pocket Book

Communication Books provide people who have communication disabilities with a means of carrying and displaying symbolic language pictures. The Pocket Book, model PB-01J and the intermediate-sized Appointment Book, model AB-01J can be used in the classroom or at home or during community outings. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of the date of purchase.

Communication Can

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a communication can for use with children with intellectual and communication disorders. Pringles Torengos (potato chips) come in a triangular shaped can. Empty and clean the can and remove the label. Cut a piece of self-stick felt (available at most craft stores) to cover the outside of the can. This creates the communication device or choice board. Attach two-inch communication symbols (made with Boardmaker software; see entry) with Velcro hook attached

Communication Fabric Page (Models 032006 & 032005)

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

Communication Folder & Tri-Folder

The Communication Folder and Tri-folder are communication books designed for use as part of a symbolic language system. The vinyl covered folder contains sheets printed with grids that are covered by transparent, non-glare vinyl pockets. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pockets to provide a quick and easy-to-read communication display. The vinyl pockets resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Two spare grid sheets are provided with each folder

Communication Icon Galleries Cd-Rom

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

Communication Key Chains

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

Communication Notebook

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

Communication Tray

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a conversation tray for assistance in conversation skills for children with intellectual and communication disabilities. Take an old, round cleaned fruit/vegetable tray and use construction paper to differentiate the various conversation topics on sections of the circle. Topics can include anything a child might have an interest in (animals, family, friends, movies). Using Velcro, attach topic pictures (using BoardMaker communication symbols) to each sec

Communication Wheel.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easy to manipulate communication device for a nonverbal person with a limited vocabulary. Communication wheel made of two 12 inch circles of plywood or masonite and a piece of 1/2 inch dowel. The top circle has a dowel handle on the edge, and a 3 to 4 inch hole cut out half way between the center and the edge. Symbols can be pasted on interchangeable cardboard circles, which go between the wood circles. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. A

Compic Gallery

COMPIC Gallery is a symbolic picture library designed to offer 1,500 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. The gallery features lined drawing that are universal in design to accommodate a wide range of cultural needs. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 2.5 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive.

Connect Four Communication Device

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a simple, low-cost communication board. The game's vertical frame enables players drop black or red disks into rows. The object is to get four of one color disks in a row, horizontally, vertically or diagonally before the opponent. To adapt it as a communication device, glue pictures or letters to both sides of the disks and drop them into the frame. Selections can be made by pointing. It can also be used as an educational tool by gluing shapes, p

Core Picture Vocabulary Gallery

Core Picture Vocabulary is a symbolic language picture library designed to offer a collection of 300 realistic line drawings for persons using Ke:nx (see separate entry). The gallery features culturally diverse pictures and includes beginning nouns, verbs and adjectives in order to help construct two- or three-word sentences about the pictures. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 1 megabyte of RAM is needed om the hard drive.

Core Vocabulary

The Core Vocabulary, model MB301, is a set of the most commonly used Blissymbols in alphabetical order. The set contains five copies each of 207 Blissymbols. The symbols are printed on adhesive-backed material, for use with symbol boards and other communication systems. The set also includes 17 complete sentences to facilitate interactive communication. DIMENSIONS: Sheets are 8.5 x 11 inches.

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

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

Coupon Holder Communication Display

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a coupon holder communication display that can be used with children and adults with intellectual or communication disabilities. Take a magnet backed coupon holder (can be found at a dollar store) and place it on the refrigerator where it can be easily reached. Using 2 x 3 inch cards create picture/symbol cards for the user of foods, juices, etc. and to represent actions such as want, eat, like, thirsty, hungry, done, etc. Place the appropriate pict

Create Your Own Picture Schedules And Communication Boards

The Create your own Picture Schedules and Communication Boards are communication boards and independent living tutorials designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. Users can create cistom schedules and boards on-line by searching an on-line database of more than 5,000 images at http://www.languageimages.com. They then choose a layout and typeface. Picture schedules are available with 3 (3 columns x 1 row), 5 (5 columns x 1 row), 6 (3 columns x 2 rows),

Critical Communicator, The

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

Custom Boards - Premium

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

Cutting Edge Communication Board

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

Daily Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Daily Communicator Communication Notebook

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

Design And Construction Of A Laptray: Preliminary Notes.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Outlines construction of laptrays, particularly for use as communication boards. Describes and provides drawings of various styles of laptrays, discussing size, materials, shape, fabrication measuring, tools and cutting procedure. Discusses wheelchair mounting for laptrays (velcro tape, and wooden runners), and laptrays used as communication boards. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Vanderheiden, G C TITLE: Design and Constructio

Design-Your-Own Board (Model R0403)

Design-Your-Own Board, model R0403, is a communication board designed to be personalized for individuals with communication disabilities. This board features a keyboard-style letter board on one side and a blank face on the other, enabling the user or a therapist to utilize his or her perferred communication picture set (not included). The durable plastic board has rounded corners.

Design-Your-Own Board With Sticker Set (Model R0404)

Design-Your-Own Board with Sticker Set, model R0404, is a communication board designed to be personalized for individuals with communication disabilities. This board features a keyboard-style letter board on one side and a blank face on the other, enabling the user or a therapist to design a custom display using the two sets of 588 reusable WordWise Stickers (see also separate entry). The durable plastic board has rounded corners.

Developing Health Skills

"Developing Health Skills" is symbolic language pictures and a personal and independent living skills tutorial in a spiral-bound book designed to teach basic health preservation skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The volume offers 153 activities with illustrations and diagrams that require no reading, and includes reproducible blackline masters, introductions, checklists, and objectives for such topics as healthy lifestyles, safety, and protection from sexual exploitation.

Durable Tabbed Communication Book

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

Dynasyms Gallery

DynaSyms Gallery is a symbolic language picture library designed to generate approximately 1,700 colored icons for persons using Ke:nx. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Ke:nx 3.0 or Ke:nx On:Board 3.0. 4.4 megabytes of RAM is needed on the hard drive. OPTIONS: It is also available in a CD-ROM collection (see "Icon Galleries" abstract).

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

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

Easy To Use Icon Maker (Models 4020, 4020-S, & 4020-J)

The Easy to Use Icon Maker is software to create icons designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program on CD-Rom enables users to print pre-made icons. Model 4020 includes 126 in English, model 4020-J has 198 icons in Japanese, and model 4020-S has 177 icons in Spanish.

Easytalk (Models 8, 16, 24 & 32)

EasyTalk, models 8, 16, 24 and 32, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communication aid can record up to 56 minutes of digitized voice messages on eight recording levels. Users can access messages stored at any level using one or two switches. There are four scanning options: Row/Column, Linear, Vertical and Horizontal. Each key can record a message of any length, limited only by available memory. The touch panel can accommoda

Ec4All

EC4All is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Android phone or tablet computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. EC4All is specifically designed to aid a person to communicate with emergency response personnel such

Emotional Moods And Needs Grades 3 & 4

The Emotional Moods and Needs, Grades 3 and 4, is a large print communication board of index cards with large print words, alphabet, and numbers. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 14 inches.

Endeavor Talker

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

Endeavor Talker Pro

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

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

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

Endeavor Talker Software

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

Everbody's Doing It!

Everybody's Doing It! is a personal skills tutorial program, symbolic language pictures, and a visual symbol training program designed to teach people who communicate nonvocally or who have speech impairments about their health. This symbolic picture communication book provides 440 pages of full body action pictures to be customized by the user. This book targets 55 commonly used verbs in 527 action situations. Each action is depicted in at least three situations, giving the user multiple opport

Everyday Words With Pictures

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

Expressionist

Expressionist is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Expressionist comes with more than cartoon illustrations for 1,000 commonly used nouns and over 120 commonl

Expressive

Expressive is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities, autism or low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with 600 vocabulary pictures using Smarty Symbols. The user selects images he/she wants to commu

Eye Gaze Frame

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an eye gaze frame for a child with intellectual, severe physical disabilities, and/or communication disabilities. An eye gaze frame can be made with simple materials obtained at a hardware store. Using three lengths of PVC plumbing pipe in whatever size and length desired hot glue two round pipe connectors (of the appropriate size) to a 3 x 5 inch wood base. Fit the three pieces of pipe together with elbow connectors and then fit the entire structure

Eye-Talks Communicator (Model 3700)

The Eye-Talks Communicator, model 3700, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. Equipped with a self-contained, height-adjustable stand, this clear board enables the user to communicate using an eye gaze while still being able to see the person being communicated with and the surroundings. This communicator also comes with an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list. OPTIONS: Goosenec

Fabric Communication / Choice Notebook Cover (Model 032044)

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

Fabric Flip Chart (Model 032147)

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

Facts Board

The FaCTS Board is a communication board designed to be a simple, inexpensive, low-tech device for facilitated communication. The board consists of card stock printed with the alphabet in QWERTY format and some blank spaces. The back side of the sheet has all blank spaces, which may be used for picture symbols or words. The card stock attaches with report clips to a plexiglass template with .5-inch holes for each letter on the keyboard. The holes provide tactile feedback and a more defined visua

Flashcard Booklet

Flashcard Booklets are Blissymbol language pictures designed for visual symbol training of the Blissymbol alternative communication system. The booklets each contain 248 individual cards with symbols printed on medium weight Bristol board and listed in English alphabetical order. The booklets are available with Colour (BM308) or Black and White (BM309) pictures. Blank cards are included for adding vocabulary. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 2 5/8 inches square.

Float Board Communicator

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself device which allows individuals with communication disabilities to communicate by pointing to symbols while in the pool. The float board is made up of three parts. The upper part is an upside-down plastic bucket that is bonded to a section of float board. A float board can be obtained at any sports store. The second part, underneath the float board is a much smaller plastic jar, filled with concrete. This jar is then bonded

Floating Communication Board

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a waterproof communication board that can float in the pool, bath, or water table for an individual with communication disabilities. Create and laminate the communication board, place it in a zip lock plastic bag and seal, pushing any excess air out so it lays flat. Place loop Velcro on a foam garden kneeler and hook Velcro on the back of the plastic bag with the communication board. Make sure the pictures on the communication board are facing up. At

Fold-It System (Attache & Tri-Fold Models)

The Fold-It System is a portable communication board system with a shoulder strap and a handle for carrying. Two models are available: the Attache ($27) and the Tri-Fold ($37). The Attache System consists of four clear plastic pockets (8 display areas) to hold any symbolic language cards or other communication cards. The Tri-Fold System is designed for holding more cards in situations when a larger vocabulary is needed. This system has 48 slots that will each hold pictures or cards up to 3 inche

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

Foods I Like Menu Book

Foods I Like Menu Book is a 12-page large print communication booklet with 150 foods listed in large print. DIMENSIONS: The booklet is printed on 8.5 x 11 inch paper.

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

Friendly Facts: Help Challenged Students Learn How To Make Friends

Friendly facts is a program designed to help students with autism develop social skills and social understanding. This program teaches what a true friend is, how to be a friend, making friends, staying friends and more.

Functional Communication Profile - Revised (FCP-R)

The Functional Communication Profile - Revised (FCP-R) is a language development evaluation system designed for use for assessment of individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This descriptive assessment tool can be used to evaluate communication skills in individuals with developmental and acquired delays, from pre-kindergarten children through adults, in any setting, regardless of form of communication (sign, non-verbal, or augmentative). There is no scoring system, b

Gotalk Pocket

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

Grace

Grace is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with a basic vocabulary of pictures that are categorized. The program can be customized by adding

Grid 2

The Grid2 is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities or autism. The Grid 2’s basic function is to allow a person to use a computer as a voice output communication aid, using symbols or text to build sentences; however, it also can access the Windows desktop with its built-in computer control features to operate other p

Grid Player

Grid Player is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Grid Player is designed for use with The Grid 2 software (see separate entry), allowing the user

Gus! 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

Halotalk

HaloTalk is a communicator program and prompter designed for use by individuals with communication cognitive, learning or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 50 pairs of responses commonly used daily. Each pre-defined response/adjective is natural voice-enabled, with visual cues to help

Hawk

The Hawk is a direct selection communicator designed for use in start-up, trainer, and other early language situations, and in specific Individual Education Plan (IEP) related activities such as cause and effect and discrimination training. Due to its portability, it may be suitable for field-trip activities. The unit is housed in high-impact plastic case and employs a digital voice technology for high-quality, natural voice output. The touchpanel is divided into a 3 x 3 matrix for a total of 9

Help Me At Home And School Grades 5 & 6

The Help Me at Home and Schools, for grades 5 and 6, is a symbolic language system of index cards with bold line illustrations for special needs of children. DIMENSIONS: 11 by 14 inches.

Help Me To Help Myself

Help Me to Help Myself is a 50-page large print word and picture booklet printed on heavy stock paper and loose leaf bound. Each page of the booklet contains a line drawing of a function or object as well as the accompanying word in block and cursive letters. The user points to the appropriate item or need illustrated to convey messages. Pages in the Help Me to Help Myself booklet are color-coded to aid the user in the selection process. Supplemental charts are also available (contact manufactur

Holiday Kit

The Holiday Kit is a communication board designed for use with the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) for use by nonspeech or limited speech persons. The holiday symbols are intended to motivate spontaneous conversation about holidays and other special occasions. The kit includes pre-made boards for Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, birthdays, Halloween, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, and Valentines Day. Duplicable symbol masters are also included for the above holidays, along with Lab

Icomm

iComm is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by pre-speech toddlers or children with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for children who have trouble communicating. The program uses words (both written and spoken) and personalized pictures as a means of communication. The program organizes pictures and their descriptions into nine categorie

Icommunicate

iCommunicate is a symbolic and director selection communicator program and prompter for people with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program allows an individual to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator and cognitive aid. iCommunicate allows an image (including a picture or a symbol) to be related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. The user selects a picture and the associated audio clip will play. If no audio recording is available, the program ha

Icon Maker For Communication Builder (Models 4021-J & 4021-S)

The Icon Maker for Communication Builder is software to create icons designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program enables users to print pre-made icons for Communication Builders communicators (see entry) on standard copy paper or transparent paper. Both models print icons in five different sizes, as well as blank templates in one, two, four, eight, and sixteen window configurations. Model 4021-J prints 177 icons in Japenese and model 4021-S prints 198 icons in S

Iconverse

iConverse is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children and adults with communication or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak, have difficulty speaking or have not yet mastered language. The program comes with six built-in colored icons that display basic everyday needs: Bathroom, Drink, Food, Sick, Break and Hel

Icu Grades 1 And 2 In English Or Spanish

The ICU for grades 1 and 2 is a large print and symbolic language chart of index cards with illustrations and large print for special needs in the intensive care unit (ICU): intensive, coronary, recovery and emergency care. This product is available in English and Spanish versions. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 14 inches.

Ihear Pecs: Animals

The PECS system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. I Hear PECS®: Animals™ Activity App is designed for students with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are learning to comment in Phase VI of PECS®. It includes two different sound tracks for 12 familiar animals, a PECS® Activity Board™, 3 Pics for PECS™ Sentence Starter™ images and 12 Pics for PEC

Illustrated Menu

The Illustrated Menu is a communication board with symbolic language pictures designed to assist nonvocal individuals with food and beverage selection. The board has more than 200 pictures of various foods and beverages, as well as key phrases (such as "Where is the rest room?"), and a tip finder. The board contains several pages to flip through and all are laminated so that they may be written on with non-permanent markers.

Individualized Communication Systems

Individualized Communication Systems are communication boards designed for instructing non-vocal persons in the fundamentals of non-speech communication. Each plastic board features a set of clear vinyl pockets. Communication symbols of any type may be placed in the pockets, which are secured by a clear, non-glare plexiglass cover that snaps on top. Seven colors of card stock paper are included for mounting the communication symbols. The boards are primarily designed to aid teachers and thera

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

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

Introduction To Kitchen Appliances

Introduction to Kitchen Appliances is are symbolic language pictures and an independent living skills tutorial and safety awareness tutorial program designed to provide symbolic language pictures, along with text, for teaching the use of appliances in school or home settings to people who communicate nonvocally or who have other disabilities. This daily living skills workbook includes units on the stove, oven, freezer, microwave, refrigerator, and a review section. Each chapter moves in sequence

Kidacess Eye-Cons

KidAccess Eye-Cons are symbolic language pictures designed for use with children with cognitive, learning, or communication disabilities. Available in pre-packaged or custom sticker sets, in pre-packaged or custom laminated card sets, in pre-packaged or custom kitchen magnet sets, or on CD-ROM, Eye-Cons provide colorful realistic images with or without the corresponding word or phrase for use with communication boards or books, to create a child's personal or school-day calendar, to teach routin

Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards

The Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards are symbolic language pictures designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This set of 115 functional photo cards shows 61 up-to-date occupational images using both men and women. In addition to assisting with communication, the cards can be used to teach occupational labels, community helpers, gender labels, pronouns, and storytelling. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 3 x 5 inches.

Language-Links

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

Let's Talk

Let's Talk is a symbolic and direct selection communicator program for people with communication disabilities and autism. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator. Let's Talk is pre-loaded with a set of images, each of which is related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. In the normal "self-use" mode, the user selects a picture representing a desired action, activity or request (such as "I want you to" or "Help") and one to four o

Library Of Vocabulary Photographs

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

Life Experiences Communication Kit

The Life Experiences Communication Kit is a communication board designed to teach 11 separate lessons in daily life experiences to non-speech or limited speech students. The lesson plans cover such activities as "Make Juice," or "Wash Face," or "Go Restaurant." Each lesson comes with a Miniature Communication Board with the appropriate color-coded Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (a total of six boards with some designed to be used for more than one lesson), a step-by-step Picture Dir

Life-Links Communication Suite

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

Logan Proxpad

The Logan ProxPAD choice maker is a voice output direct selection communicator and communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The user touches or swipes tags on the ProxPAD to play corresponding vocabularies. The ProxPAD features a large target area for message retrieval and easily generated tags to match the user's physical and visual abilities. The device can be used in the classroom or mounted on a wall for general use in a schoo

Logan Proxtalker

The Logan ProxTalker is a direct selection communicator and communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This voice output communicator allows the user to place up to five symbolic picture tags in a desired order on Velcro squares located above a small speaker. Each picture tag is placed on the Velcro squares, and when the tag is pressed down, the Logan ProxTalker speaks the word or phrase corresponding to that picture. Above the squa

Long Wallet

The Long Wallet is a communication book for use as part of a symbolic language system for persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech disability. The wallet features a symbol display which fits easily into a back pants pocket. It comes with a grommet so that it can be attached to a belt with a strap or clip. CAPACITY: The wallet will hold 576 one-inch pictures. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 8.5 inches.

Look2Learn

Look2Learn (L2L) is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user uses photographs and preloaded vocal output to express wants and needs. The user can also record his or her own personalized audio and pair

Magnetic Notebook Pages (Model 032134)

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

Mealtime Stickers (Model Mt-01F)

Mealtime Stickers, model MT-01F, are symbolic language pictures and an idependent living skills tutorial designed to assist people with cognitive or communication disabilities with meal planning and kitchen skills.The stickers can be used to create picture recipes or flash cards, label drawers and cabinets, or create picture lists of table settings. The 192 reusable vinyl stickers include kitchen equipment, cooking skills, and table setting categories. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees compl

Mega Book

The Mega-Book is a communication book and symbolic language system designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. This full sized folder features 12 top loading cover sheets seamed into the book. The book contains a third half-panel which can be used for common vocabulary in a ready reference format. Grids are not included. CAPACITY: At full capacity, the book holds 580 two-inch symbols or 2,320 one-inch symbols. DIMENSIONS: Each cover sheet holds an 8.5 x 11

Metric And Imperial Blissymbol Templates

The Metric and Imperial Blissymbol Templates (models BM321, BM322, and BM323) are patterns of Blissymbol elements designed as an aid to drawing Blissymbols more accurately. They may be helpful in making worksheets, display materials, and in adding symbols to the student's display. DIMENSIONS: The Large Metric Template is 21 mm square ($17, BM321); the Small Metric Template is 11 mm square ($17, BM322); and the Imperial Template is 1 inch square ($12, BM323).

Mid-Sized Communication Book

The Mid-Sized Communication Book is a communication book designed to accommodate communication symbols for non-speech or limited-speech persons. The vinyl covered folder features twelve non-glare vinyl page covers that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Replacement grids are also available; contact manufacturer for details. The book includes a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or strap. CAPACITY: The book is designed to hold 624 one-inch or 156 t

Mind Express

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

Mini Eye-Talk (Model 3704)

The Mini Eye-Talk, model 3704, is a communication board designed for use by young children with severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. Equipped with a self-contained, height-adjustable stand, this clear board enables the child to communicate using an eye gaze while still being able to see the surroundings, as well as the person with whom the child is communicating. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): This communicator is 11.5 x 14.5 x 1/16 inches. OPTIONS: Gooseneck mounting clamp.

Mini Picture Set (Model Mp-01Q)

The Mini Picture Set, model MP-01Q, is a compilation of symbolic language pictures designed to be used to make communication boards or illustrated lists used by nonvocal individuals. The symbols are in black and white and therefore are readily photocopyable. There are twelve pages with a total of 576 symbols. Symbols are grouped on pages according to subject area. Topics include daily routine, shopping, restaurants, and choices for planning the day.

Movable Communication And Learning Boards

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted communication and learning boards for students with disabilities. These boards enabled students with high support disabilities to access communication aids and learning materials while they are in their different therapeutic positions. There was no commercially available adjustable board which could be moved into the various positions and be easily moved around. The original design called for a stand that was 700 millimeters

My Choice Board

My Choice Board is a direct selection communicator and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, caregiver or teacher selects images (from the device’s library or online), displays them on the choice bo

My Words

My Words is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism, and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with children with these disabilities. This application, or app, enable an Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The

Mytalktools Mobile

MyTalkTools Mobile is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells will fo

Mytalktools Mobile Lite

MyTalkTools Mobile Lite is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user chooses the content (grids or boards with images) and plays recorded sounds by touching a cell. Touching a sequence of cells wi

Myvoice Communication Aid

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

Ne-Atran

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

NOVA chat 10

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

NOVA chat 12

NOVA chat 12 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  It offers the Chat software on an Android platform.  NOVA chat 12 is portable and offers a  12.2 inch display.  Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.

Oakland Schools Picture Dictionary

The Oakland Schools Picture Dictionary is a collection of over 600 simple line drawings which may be used for communication or language training. Three sizes of drawings are provided, and an alphabetical and categorical index are provided so that symbols may be located quickly. DIMENSIONS: 0.5, 1, or 2-inch squares.

Object Calendar

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an object calendar or symbol shelf that can be used in developing and expanding communication with children with intellectual and/or communication disabilities. First, determine what activities the child enjoys, or if using the object calendar for steps of an activity such as grooming, determine the steps within the specific activity. Second, plan a sequence including several of these activities or steps. Third, select obvious objects or parts of obj

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 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

Pal Assessment

The PAL (Picture Assisted Library) Assessment is a language development assessment program designed for use with children who have cognitive, communication or learning disabilities or autism. The program is a comprehensive, criterion-referenced test that allows a teacher to sequentially identify literacy milestones and behaviors. Using the PAL Assessment, teachers can assess receptive and expressive language skills, including identification and use of symbols, print awareness, emerging reading a

Pcs Color Stickers

PCS Color Stickers are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stickers are peel and stick versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The stickers feature six background colors, organized according to topic. Two copies of the 596 most commonly used PCS vocabulary items from Picture Communication Symbols, Books I, II, and III are included with each set. DIMENSIONS: .75 inch square

Pcs Gallery

PCS Gallery is a communication device accessory and symbolic language picture library for children and adults with learning disabilities. The software includes nearly 3,500 colorful Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) used on communication boards on and off the computer. Users can make on-screen displays, scan windows or create overlays for alternate keyboards. The PCS backgrounds are color-coded by category and include people, verbs, adjectives, fast foods, restaurant logos, games and more. SYS

Pcs Stamps

PCS Stamps are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stamps are versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols printed and designed for use as lick-and-stick stamps. Four stamp sets are available, containing 4 to 12 copies of each of 1,100 symbols. Book I offers a total of 5,400 stamps (700 symbols) and is available in Black on White Stamps ($29. 00) or Color-Coded Stamps ($34.00), color-coded by topic. Book II Black on White ($39.00) cont

Pcs Wordless Edition

The PCS Wordless Edition is a volume of symbolic language pictures designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The 240-page spiral bound book features 1,600 symbols taken from the Picture Communication Symbols Books I and II (see separate entry). The words located over the symbols have been removed for using the symbols on various voice machine overlays or for translation into other languages. The pages of the spiral bound book are easy to duplicate. DIMEN

Pecs Phase Iii

The PECS Phase III App, is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The PECS system is an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The PECS Phase III App is designed to look just like a PECS communication book while teaching picture discrimination. This app is not intended to replace the learner's PECS communication book, but rather to serve as

Personal Communication Book (Model W38504)

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

Phonological Awareness Test 2

The Phonological Awareness Test 2, is a language development assessment program designed for use by therapists to evaluate the language skills of individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This individually-administered standardized test is designed to diagnose deficits in phonological awareness and phoneme-grapheme correspondence, to determine which skills to address in a remediation program. Subtests assess a wide variety of tasks correlated with early reading and spelling achie

Pick 'n Stick Communication Stickers & Pick 'n Stick Software

Pick 'N Stick Communication Stickers are symbolic language pictures and a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use with communication boards and books and overlays for electronic devices. The Sticker Sets include more than 1,000 full-color labeled picture stickers and a six-ring tabbed binder. Topics covered include feelings, places, transportation, food, health, chores, events, clothing, and fast-food restaurants. The Pick 'N Stick Software ($199.95) includes 2,800 color ill

Picsyms Categorical Dictionary

PICSYMS Categorical Dictionary is a collection of simple line drawings with accompanying words bound together in a volume. The symbols are printed on three different size grids: one with 1.2-inch squares, one with 1.9-inch squares, and one with 2.6-inch squares. Each of the three sets consists of over 800 symbols grouped by categories. The pages are printed on both sides, but may be copied if the user wishes to cut them up for placement on communication boards. PICSYMS are pre-printed symbols wh

Pictoprint

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

Pictoshow

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

Picture Communication Symbols Book I, Ii, Iii & Picture Communication Symbols Complete Set

Picture Communication Symbols Book I, II, and III are black and white line drawings designed for use with non-vocal communication systems, such as communication boards. Each drawing is labeled with a word, and abstract symbols are represented by a word. The pages may be photo-copied and cut apart. Book I features over 700 different communication symbols, and comes with a starter guide illustrating the basics of making communication boards. Book II includes 1,100 additional symbols, and features

Picture Communicator Communication Notebook & Intermediate Size Picture Communicator Communication Notebook

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

Picture It

Picture It is a symbolic language picture creation program designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This program quickly adds picture symbols to text by automatically locating symbols that match typed text. This program includes 10,500 high-resolution images in black-and-white or color. Custom images can be added by the user. It includes the LSP Thesaurus to enhance the software's ability to match the appropriate picture or symbol to a word. The program aids individuals i

Picture It And Pixwriter Bundle

The Picture It and PixWriter Bundle is a symbolic language picture creation program and a voice output word processor program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning or cognitive disabilities. The combo includes over 10,500 Literacy Support Pictures in both programs, allowing the flexibility to customize materials and vocabulary designed to support all curricula and subjects in English and Spanish, and the user can import additional photographs, clipart and personal artwork.

Picture Master Language Software (Pmls)

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

Picture 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 Prompt Stickers

The Picture Prompt Stickers are symbolic language pictures designed for making communication boards or illustrated lists for use by nonvocal individuals. The vinyl stickers are arranged on twelve vinyl sheets with 48 stickers per sheet. A total of 576 symbols depict activities, objects, and situations for shopping, housekeeping, restaurants, and daily planning. Three display boards, three sticker booklets, a carrying case, and directions are included. OPTIONS: Individual sticker sets are also av

Picture Sentence Match

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

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

Playing Dynamically

Playing Dynamically is a symbolic language picture library designed for use with children with communication disabilities and autism. This program provides over 70 communication boards that combine language development and play, providing action, variety, and a choice of control. The program displays 13 commonly available toys on a toy shelf, with additional choices available in a toy store. When a toy or an activity is selected, corresponding communication boards on the computer screen enable t

Pocket-Sized & Double Pocket-Sized Communication Book

The Pocket-Sized and Double Pocket-Sized Communication Books are vinyl covered notebooks designed for use with symbolic language systems by nonspeech or limited speech persons. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pages of either book; the pages come with clear, non-glare vinyl protectors that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Additional grid pages are available at extra cost. The books also feature a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or

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

Portable Choice / Display Board (Model 032025)

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

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

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

Portable Communication Book - Clear (Model 032026)

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

Portable Communication Book - Fabric

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

Portable Deluxe Picture Communication Unit

The Portable Deluxe Picture Communication Unit is an alternative communication device designed for individuals with communication disabilities. Sheets of loop fabric surface hold pictures and words. Durable waterproof luggage fabric on outside with hook/loop closure. Zipper pocket for storing materials. Adjustable shoulder strap provides comfortable carrying. SIZE: 12" L x 11.5" W and 2" thick in closed position. COLOR: Black.

Power Talker

The Power Talker is communication board and direct selection communicator designed for use by children ages 18 months to 3 years just beginning to use a communication board. The Power Talker is designed to be used with the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see separate entry). An overlay is designed with 16 sections; the program can be configured by a parent or teacher to use as many as all 16 of the sections or as few as one. The default configuration is set to utilize all 16 pictur

Practice Communication Cards

Practice Communication Cards are a visual symbol training system, a symbolic language system, and symbolic language pictures designed for use by nonspeech or limited speech students. The notecards feature a line drawing on the front and a target word on the back for use as flash cards; i.e., the instructor shows the student a card, and the student tries to make the target response. Each set consists of 135 cards that test 42 words commonly used on communication boards. Instructions and suggesti

Pre-Made, Customizable Picture Schedules

The Pre-Made Customizable Picture Schedules are communication boards and independent living skills tutorials designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. These Web-based, downloadable, pre-made and custom picture schedules are available for a variety of topics, with many available in versions specific to adults or children. Examples include the "Calm Down Picture Schedule," "Doctor Visit Picture Schedule," "Brush Teeth Picture Schedule, "Go to Work Pictur

Proloquo2Go

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

Proxtalker App

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

Quicktalker™ 12

QuickTalker™ 12 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 12 has 12 minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 2.17 x 1.68 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Quicktalker™ 23

QuickTalker™ 23 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 23 has 23 minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 1.2 x 1.2 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the man

Randt Memory Test

The Randt Memory Test evaluates mild to moderate memory loss in a variety of neurologically involved populations, including the elderly. The test consists of modules which evaluate primary, rote, associative, discourse, and incidental memory functions. A picture recognition and recall paradigm and general information section are also part of the test. The test takes 20-25 minutes to administer, plus an optional 5-minute follow-up 24 hours later by telephone or in person. The Randt test must be a

Reach Interface Author

The REACH Interface Author is an on-screen keyboard, word prediction, and software authoring program designed to increase computer accessibility for people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. REACH includes a variety of on-screen keyboards; word prediction with four vocabulary settings from 7,000 to 45,000 words, as well as customizable user dictionaries; two built-in augmentative communication systems, including one with a system of more than 120 "speech

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

Rouse Communicator

Simple communication board for basic needs. A 7 by 7 inch laminated yellow card with the alphabet on one side and 22 drawings of basic needs on the other side.

Scan To Pictures

Scan To Pictures is a visual symbol training system, a symbolic direct selection communicator program and a communicator training program designed for use by teachers or parents working with children who have cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad provides a library of animations and pictures of real-world consequences, allowing the child to pair his or her switch action with receiving the actual item such as food, toy, activity,

Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a parent, teacher, therapist or helper can build scenes and vocabulary by taking photos wit

Scene & Heard Lite

Scene & Heard Lite is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user or a teacher, parent or therapist can build one scene with vocabulary by taking photos wi

Scene Speak

Scene Speak is a direct selection communicator program and voice output program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. Images can be uploaded into the program from the user’s home computer or through an online image search, then cropped/resized and active “sound a

See And Choose

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

Select-A-Meal Picture Set & Shopping Smart Picture Set (Models Sc-11Q & Sm-11Q)

Select-A-Meal Picture Set (formerly Restaurant Cards) and Shopping Smart Picturer Set (fromerly Shopping Cards), models SC-11Q and SM-11Q, are symbolic language pictures designed for individuals who have communication difficulties. They are two separate sets of 3.5 x 2 inch full-color laminated cards that can be inserted in a card case and carried to the restaurant or store. Select-A-Meal includes 144 cards in nine color-coded menu categories (dinner, side dishes, beverages, condiments, etc.). S

Senior Buddy Board & Junior Buddy Board

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

Signs Of Our Times

Signs Of Our Times is an independent living skills tutorial workbook designed to teach children with developmental delays how to read vital messages in everday signs. The workbook is designed in a cartoon format to make it fun and easy for children to learn basic street signs and their meanings. They will learn the importance of observing street signs and practicing other good safety habits. The package includes 15 workbooks and 15 sheets of full color Sign Stickers.

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

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

Small Pvc E-Tran

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with communication disabilities to communicate. To make this device, using a hack saw or PVC cutting tool, cut the 52 inches of PVC tubing into one 16-inch segment, two 14-inch segments and four two-inch segments. Insert each 14-inch segment of PVC tubing into a PVC tee connector. Insert the other end of each 14-inch segment into a PVC elbow. Join the two 14-inch segments using the 16-inch segment by inserting each end of the 16-inch seg

Smalltalk Aphasia - Female

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

Smalltalk Aphasia - Male

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

Smalltalk Conversational Phrases

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

Smalltalk Daily Activities

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

Smalltalk Dysphagia

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

Smalltalk Intensive Care

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

Smalltalk Pain Scale

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

Smart/128

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

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

Soft Communication / Choice Board (Model 032045)

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

Soundingboard 4

SoundingBoard transforms your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into a communication device. It is designed for use by children and adults with communication, cognitive, developmental delays or autism. This app or application allows you to create custom boards by using AbleNet symbols or your own photographs. CAPACITY: SoundingBoard is compatible with iPad 4th Generation, iPad 3rd Generation, iPad mini, iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5th Generation. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer SYSTEM

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

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

Survival Signs

Survival Signs is an independent living skills tutorial designed to practice recognition of real life signs for individuals with a cognitive disability. The package includes replicas of 80 full color reproductions of vital signs and words found in the home, at school, in public buildings, and along the road. The set contains 20 double-sided posters depicting 40 outdoor signs and 20 double-sided indoor signs. Outdoor Signs ($37.95) include "No Swimming," "Do Not Enter," "Bus Stop," "RR Crossing,"

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

Table Top Communicator

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a small adapted communication tool for use during meal and snack time for children with communication disabilities.

Tactile Symbols

Tactile Symbols are a symbolic language system designed to provide a means of communication for people who have both communication disabilities and visual disabilities. The symbols are permanent, manipulatable, can be tactually discriminated, and may be selected using a simple motor response such as touching. The symbols are coded by shape to represent various meaning categories and objects are glued to plastic background shapes to represent specific vocabulary items. For example, backgrounds in

Talk Tablet

TalkTablet is an AAC speech/communication application for people who have difficulty communicating (speaking) as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTablet generates speech output by offering buttons that contain words or phrases, or by using the on-screen keyboard. Buttons can contain pictures, text, photographs or any one of the over 11,000+ SymbolStix communication symbols included with this program. TalkTablet comes pre-loaded with sp

Talkbook Four (Model Gt-018W)

The TalkBook Four, model GT-018W, is a four-message direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. It consists of a vinyl folder with transparent pockets that hold four removable GoTalk Ones (see separate entry). Each GoTalk One is a single message talker with a large picture display; a large, colorful play button, and up to 10 seconds of recording time. This device can be used in individual instruction/therapy sessions when m

Talkingtiles

TalkingTILES is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism and by caregivers, educators, therapists and parents working with people with these disabilities. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPad, Android device or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have diffi

Tapspeak 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

Taptotalk

TapToTalk is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This application, or app, enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, Android device, or Windows 8 device to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. TapToTalk comes with a sample AAC album, and the user can get

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

Test Of Language Development-Intermediate — Fourth Edition

The Test of Language Development: Intermediate - Fourth Edition (TOLD:I-4), is a language development assessment test designed for use in identifying children with communication disabilities. Professionals can use the test to (1) identify children between the ages of eight and seventeen years old who are significantly below their peers in oral language proficiency, (2) determine specific strengths and weaknesses in oral language skills, (3) document progress in remedial programs, and (4) measure

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 Eden Autism Assessment And Curriculum

The Eden Autism Assessment and Curriculum are designed as a guide to help children and adult students with autism to effectively learn and provide them with comprehensive, individualized services. Employing a hands-on approach, the curriculum includes practical strategies for each teaching program. In addition, each skill area includes a systematic assessment and flow chart to support appropriate goal selection. Teaching programs are clearly written, with step-by-step instructions, and include t

The Pre-Made Customizable Communication Boards

The Pre-Made Customizable Communication Boards are communication boards designed for use by children and adults with communication or cognitive disabilities. These Web-based, downloadable, pre-made and customizable boards are available in versions specific to adults or children. Layouts include Basic Communication (adult or child), Hospital (adult or child), Social (adult or child), or Social Interaction (adult or child). Each communication board can be modified by searching an on-line database

This Is The One I Want

This is the One I Want is a communication book designed to provide constructive, organized communication activities for nonverbal individuals. This book integrates the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) into a series of entertaining but structured activities and exercises. This activity book may be appropriate for any low functioning student who enjoys creating simple pictures, and use of the picture symbols may also allow students with physical disabilities to participate by directing activiti

Time Frame Package

The Time Frame Package is a direct selection communicator and a set of symbolic language pictures designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The set includes one Time Frame Four (see separate entry) communicator and one WordWise Master Card Book (see separate entry) with 588 reproducible black line drawings.

Tobii 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 Symbolmate

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

Toby Tracheasaurus Speech Therapy Forms

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

Told-P:4: Test Of Language Development-Primary — Fourth Edition

The Test of Language Development-Primary: Fourth Edition (TOLD-P:4) is a language development assessment test designed for use in identifying children with communication disabilities. This test assesses spoken language in young children. Professionals can use it to (1) identify children who are significantly below their peers in oral language proficiency, (2) determine their specific strengths and weaknesses in oral language skills, (3) document their progress in remedial programs, and (4) measu

Touchchat - Aac

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

Touchchat - Lite

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

Touchchat Aac With Wordpower

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

Trainer 2000 & Trainer 4000

The TDD Communication Trainer System is designed to train persons to use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDDs or text telephones). The system is a "two-way" trainer which allows the users to practice receiving and sending TDD messages. The training device plugs into a wall outlet and its telephone handsets connect the TDD to the unit. This product is available in two models. The Trainer 2000 is a two handset unit ($129. 00); the Trainer 4000 is a four handset unit ($189.00). The training

Trifold Display Board (Models 032035 & 032082)

The Trifold Display Board is a communication board designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This self-standing board has three sections with Velcro-receptive fabric on the front and back, making a total of six surfaces on which Velcro backed pictures, words, or symbols can be placed. The user points to these words or symbols to comunicate a message. SIZES: Regular (model 032035) or Large (model 032082). DIMENSIONS (LxW): Each of the six sufaces is 12 x 16 inc

Verbal Victor

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

Vidatak E-Z Board

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

Visually Speaking: A Visual Guide For Non-Verbal Patients

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

Voice4U

Voice4U is a direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad or an Android phone to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The program comes with over 150 pre-loaded icons with voice in 9 categories. The user can also create his or her own icons and cate

Vs Communicator

VS Communicator is a symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) software supports text- or symbol-based communication, and allows the user to access other software from within the program, including media player, text messaging (SMS), e-mail, chat, calendar, calculator, environmental control, lighting, and doors. The program is customizable to meet the user's evolving n

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

Whatz-It Color Scale Indicator

Whatz-It Color Scale Indicator is a low tech indicator which supports people with autism and other communication difficulties in scaled decision making situations. Its graduated color scale (green to red) allows a selection of intensity rather than identifying an exact number or abstract facial expression.

Wordwise Sticker Set

WordWise Sticker Set are symbolic language pictures designed for use with communication boards and books or to teach everyday vocabulary for individuals with cognitive disabilities. The stickers in this package duplicate the pictures found in the WordWise Language Cards and the WordWise Master Cards (see separate entries). The stickers, with their realistic illustrations, may be used to create communication board and book layouts, flash cards, illustrated worksheets, and student word lists. The

Workbook Window

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

Working4

The PECS system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The Working4 app is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are using a visual reinforcement system. This app visually reminds the user what they are working for, how much work needs to be done and how close they are to earning a reward for that work. This app can b

Zingui

Zingui is a dynamic tool for augmentative communication designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning or speech disabilities. Zingui allows users to make recordings and store them into message cells. It comes with ready-made vocabulary that can be personalized. The Zingui can be operated via touch screen, through one or two switches, a USB mouse or any other USB access method. Zingui Plus offers all the features of Zingui, but with added text-to-speech software featurin

Zoo Kit

The Zoo Kit is a set of symbolic language pictures designed for teaching basic language skills to nonspeech or limited speech students. The kit focuses on 53 zoo animal nouns, descriptors, and verbs. 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 discussion of themes, suggestions for adapting materials, masters of symbols, and instructions for suggested a

 
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