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Vocalizer Expressive for Android

 Vocalizer Expressive for Android is an embedded Text-to-Speech that provides expressive and natural sounding voices in over 40 languages. It is designed to be used by people with cognitive disabilities, aphasia and blind or low vision.  The app allows to input text that translate into voice messages. 

/r/intensive

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

1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves?

1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves? by Lilia Molina-Ruiz, is a braille and tactile counting book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The book is bilingual (English and Spanish), with braille and raised tactile letters and numbers.

1-2-3 Speak

1-2-3 Speak is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by children or adults with communication or speech disabilities. It is available as software that runs on any Windows XP computer, on the Web, or preloaded on a handheld computer or a PenTablet/TouchTablet system. It provides up to 4,000 spoken words accessible within 3 key strokes. Users click on images of words which are spoken by the computer/tablet. Words are chosen from categories tailored to the needs and interests of

10-Inch Braille Reading Platform (Model Brs1)

The 10-Inch Braille Reading Platform, model BRS1, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit is made of acrylic and fits over a Perkins Brailler (see entry), a computer keyboard, or the slate and stylus. It can be used to hold a telephone on top and a brailler beneath. It also fits over braillers with a Brailler Pad and a braille book or worksheet can rest on the platform, which encourages two-handed braille reading. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches high wi

15-Inch Laptop Computer Magnifier

The 15-Inch Laptop Computer Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to enlarge text on a laptop monitor, this magnifier offers 3 times magnification by placing the magnifier in front of the screen. This clear, rigid magnifier completely covers the screen and features little arms that rest on the top to hold it in place. It is lightweight and can also be held over a printed page to magnify text or images. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 10.25 x 14 inch

19-Ring Krebs Binder (Models 1-04240-00, 1-04250-00, & 1-04260-00)

The 19-Ring Krebs Binder, models 1-04240-00, 1-04250-00, and 1-04260-00, is a braille binder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 19-ring binder is made of heavy-duty board covered with water-resistant imitation leather. The binder holds 11.5 x 11 inch 19-hole punched braille paper, and comes in three sheet capacities: 60 sheets (1-04240-00), 80 sheets (1-04250-00), or 105 sheets (1-04260-00). The 19-ring binder assembly consists of a metal back plate, heavy-gau

2 Way Talking Sos Pendant Phone

The 2-Way Talking SOS Pendant Phone is a specialized phone designed for elderly individuals or those with disabilities. The phone features a voice output commands, an enlarged keypad, and a dock charger for the SOS pendants. Each phone can accommodate up to two SOS pendants. With the click of the panic button, the phone can be programmed to call emergency services or numbers of the user's choosing.

2.25 X Clip-On Opticaid (Model 915)

The 2.25X Clip-On Opticaid, model 915, is a magnifying lens for eyeglasses, designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lightweight clip-on magnifier Fits most eyeglasses for hands-free viewing. The rectangular lens swings up and out of the way when not in use. The lens is 2.25X power with a focal length of 8 inches. WARRANTY: One year warranty.

2.5X Folding Magnifier

The 2.5X Folding Magnifier is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed as a convenient aid for people who need to read the display on a cell phone, this pocket magnifier lens folds into an attached flip case and provides magnification up to 2.5 times the normal size of text, a picture or an object. This magnifier can be carried in a purse or pocket for use with restaurant menus, the telephone book, and minor hobby work.

20 / 20 Easy To Read Pen

The 20/20 Easy to Read Pen is a low vision pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pen writes bold lines in easy-to-read black ink. It is also thick in diameter so it is easy to grip.

24/7 Medical Alert

The 24/7 Medical Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance or mobility disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a bedside console that calls a professionally monitored central station when activated by a wireless pendant transmitter. The small, waterproof transmitter can be worn in the shower, and covers a radius of 150 to 200 feet, depending on the construction of the home. The console c

25 Grippers

The 25 Grippers are a set of 25 triangular finger grips designed for individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. These triangular grips help position the user's hand for writing and they can also be used with some cutlery, toothbrushes, and other small utensils. COLOR: Assorted bright colors.

2Gb Blank Cartridge For Nls/bard And Library Of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players

The 2GB Blank Cartridge for NLS/BARD and Library of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players is a digital talking book cartridge designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities that prevent holding a book. This cartridge is the new format for digital audio materials from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress, and is used by eligible borrowers to download digital talking books and magazines

3 In 1 Magnifier

The 3 in 1 magnifier is hand magnifier with light and stand designed for use by people with low vision. This magnifier can be used as a simple 3X magnifier in one's hand or can be opened to provide hands-free magnification. The replaceable incandescent light can be switiched on to provide its third function. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries (not included).

3 Picture Speaker Phone

The Three Picture Speaker Phone is a specialized phone featuring large input keys and a continuous speaker phone setting to assist those with visual and auditory impairments. The phone also includes three large "visual" buttons that allow a photo to act as a contact cue. Additionally, the phone is hearing aid compatible.

3-Inch Round Led Magnifier

The 3-Inch Round LED Magnifier is a hand magnifier wit light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has an ultra-bright LED light and an easy-grip handle. The lens offers 2X magnification with a 6X power inset bifocal lens. POWER: 3 triple-A batteries (not indluded).

32 Message Communicator (Models 3206)

The 32 Message Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This lightweight portable communicator offers 192 three-second messages on six levels. Features include adjustable legs for tilting the unit, a carrying case and adjustable shoulder strap for traveling. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 16 x 9 inches. WEIGHT: 2.5 pounds.

3X Ladybug Pendant Magnifier (Model 301128)

The 3X Ladybug Pendant Magnifier, model 301128, is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a lady bug design and includes a chain. The magnifier offers 3X magnification. DIMENSIONS: The magnifier is 1.25 inches and the chain is 28 inches long. COLOR: The design is available in red or green and the chain is silver tone.

3X Round Hand Held Magnifier

The 3X Round Hand Held Magnifier is a handheld magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The round lens has 3X magnification. The clear glass lens is mounted on a long handle that is rounded to fit the user’s hand. DIMENSIONS: The lens is 5.5 inches in diameter; the handle is 10 inches long. WEIGHT: 12.3 ounces.

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

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

433-Nc Nurse Call Button

The 433-NC Nurse Call Button provides residents with an efficient way to quickly and effectively alert their caregivers when attention is needed. This device is a tool to help care for those with Dementia or Alzheimer's, and must be used with the 433- EC Economy CordLess® Alarm (please see separate entry).

4Talk4

4talk4 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This device is specifically designed for use in the classroom where its clear speech and adjustable volume allow students to participate in classroom activities. It can be placed on a desk or a wheelchair tray, and can be fixed in place using M4 captive nuts placed in the base. This communicator has four large tactile switches, each with four levels of speech, giving a potential total of si

4X Pendant Magnifier In Pink Heart Frame (Model 581247)

The 4X Pendant Magnifier in Pink Heart Frame, model 581247, is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier is surrounded by a heart shaped frame and can be worn around the neck with a chain. The magnifier offers 4 times magnification. DIMEMSIONS: The magnifier is 1.12 inches in diameter and the chain is 28 inches long. COLOR: The frame is pink and the chain is silver tone.

4X Unisex Pendant Magnifier

The 4X Unisex Pendant Magnifier, model number 581248, is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pendant magnifier has a glass lens that is protected by a .25-inch thick frame. The magnifier offers 4 times magnification. DIMENSIONS: The chain is 28 inches long. COLOR: The pendant is available with gold or silver tone frame with matching chain.

5-Inch Round Lighted Magnifier

The 5-inch Round Lighted Magnifier is a hand magnifier with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has an unbreakable, scratch-resistant optical-quality acrylic lens. The magnifier provides 2X magnification and has a 6X bifocal inset. The light is operated with an on/off switch in the handle. POWER: Uses one triple-A battery (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 7.5 x 11.5 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

50 Great Activities For Children Who Stutter

50 Great Activities for Children Who Stutter is a set of activities designed for children who stutter. Includes step-by step directions as well as dialogue to use with children. Contains a number of activities specifically designed for therapy groups composed of children who stutter and children with language disorders. Some examples include: Identifying and Exploring Stuttering — Stutter Tag, Stuttering Awards, Candid Camera, Teach Me How to Stutter, Stuttering Private Eye. Practicing Speech To

6760 Utensil Handles

The 6760 Utensil Handles are foam holders that fit into palm of the hand. The holders have a hole in the center for eating utensils, personal hygiene items, activity brushes and crayons, and other items. The holders have an anchor strap that goes around the back of the hand, are contoured, and adjustable for fit. These devices may also be used as hand exercisers. SIZES: Small (1-inch diameter x 3 inches) and Large (1.5-inch diameter x 3.75 inches). COLOR: Blue, orange or red.

6762 Therapy Handles

The 6762 Therapy Handles are foam grasping aids for hands. These holders have a 1-inch extension which the thumb can be positioned around. A utensil, pen, pencil, or other instrument can be placed into the extension itself or in the end of the holder, depending on the hand position. An adjustable snap buckle slides along the strap for an individualized fit. An additional vinyl strap that attaches to the therapy handle strap is also included. The additional length allows the strap to be wrapped a

6X Gold Tone Pendant Magnifier (Model 581252)

The 6X Gold Tone Pendant Magnifier, model 581252, is a hand magnifying lens designed for individuals with low vision. This round magnifier offers 6 times magnification and can be worn around the neck on a chain. DIMENSIONS: The lens is 1.5 inches in diameter, and the chain is 28 inches long. COLOR: Gold casing with gold chain.

6X Silver Tone Pendant Magnifier (Model 581242)

The 6X Silver Tone Pendant Magnifier, model 581242, is a hand magnifying lens designed for individuals with low vision. This round magnifier offers 6X magnification and can be worn around the neck on a chain. DIMENSIONS: The lens is 1.5 inches in diameter, and the chain is 28 inches long. COLOR: silver casing with silver chain.

7 Level Communication Builder (Models 7075 & 7075B)

The 7 Level Communication Builder is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. Designed to expand as the child develops new skills, the unit features 300 seconds of message recording time that can be divided into one, two, four, eight, or 16 selections on up to seven levels. Five interchangeable frames create the desired number of selection positions. Messages can be recorded as needed at the touch of a button. The unit features a built-in carr

7-Message Take Or P:ace N' Talk Go! Board (Model 3347)

The 7-Message Take or Place N' Talk Go! Board, model 3347, is a direct selection communicator and educational toy designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This unit features seven light-sensitive compartments. When an object or picture is removed from a compartment, a photo cell activates a recorded seven 35-second messages. Messages can be recorded as needed and recessed compartments on the front panel can hold pictures, symbols, or objects (not included). The pocket on th

7.25-Inch Braille Reading Platform (Model Krs1)

The 7.25-Inch Braille Reading Platform, model kRS1, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit is made of acrylic and fits over a Perkins Brailler (see entry), a computer keyboard, braille notetakers, or the slate and stylus. It can be used to hold a telephone on top and a brailler beneath. A braille book or worksheet can rest on the platform, which encourages two-handed braille reading. DIMENSIONS: 7.25 inches high with a 10 x 20 inch platform.

7X Pocket Magnifier

The 7X Pocket Magnifier is a hand magnifier with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pocket-sized, optical-quality magnifier has LED lighting with a large on/off switch and an unbreakable, scratch-resistant lens. POWER: Uses three triple-A batteries (not included). GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

8X Folding Pocket Magnifier

The 8X Folding Pocket Magnifier is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 1.5-inch diameter magnifying lens features a glass lens in a black frame with 8x magnification. The lens swings out of a protective pocket that provides protection from scratches when not in use. The unit can be carried in a purse or pocket, and it comes with a carrying pouch.

A Basic Course In American Sign Language Vocabulary

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

A Braille Spelling Dictionary For Beginning Writers

A Braille Spelling Dictionary for Beginning Writers is a manual for teaching braille spelling to students who are blind or have low vision. This one-volume braille dictionary contains 1,400 words, listed alphabetically without definitions, enabling elementary school-age children to look up the spelling of words independently. The dictionary is in both print and braille, so sighted and blind children and teachers or parents can use it together.

A Special Phone

A Special Phone is a cell phone screen reader and a voice output dialing program for cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind, have low vision or have cognitive or memory disabilities. This application (or app) provides audio and tactile (through vibration) feedback to ensure that the user calls the correct person. The program allows a person to establish up to six contacts who can be speed dialed. To establish a contact, the user (or an assistant) selects a person or organizatio

A.t. Flash

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

Ab900 Amplified Answering Machine

The AB900 Amplified Answering Machine is a hearing aid compatible amplified answering machine designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Messages can be amplified as much as 40 decibels (dB) in volume, and played back at slower speeds to increase intelligibility. The controls feature a one-touch play and pause button, rotary controls for frequency tone and play back speed, and buttons to skip and repeat messages. The unit has 24 minutes of digital recording with flash memor

Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method (Models 7-00219-00 & 5-00219-00)

"Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method," by Susan M. Millaway, is an instructional manual designed for teaching skills in performing the four basic math operations on the abacus to children and adults who are blind or have low vision. It comes in a large print edition, model 7-00219-00, and a braille edition, model 5-00219-00. The braille edition is 102 pages. This manual employs both instruction and exercises to teach abacus skills, using the Counting Method rather than traditional indirec

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

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

Able Jr AAC

Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p

Able Table

The Able Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table and overhead bookholder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or eith severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit lifts books for eye-level or overhead reading within a range of 9 to 18 inches high. Springs provide the lifting power. The unit is designed so that the book will stay where placed: up or down, left or right, at any angle without adjustment of knobs or levers. A single knob locks the top in plac

Ablenet Responsable Wearable Alert Unit

AbleNet Responsable Wearable Alert Unit is designed for use by seniors, individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or individuals at risk for medical emergencies. It works with users existing phone lines, allowing them to program up to four phone numbers to call on a single push of a button. An additional pendant allows another loved one, patient or student to use the same base station and easily access the same two-way cordless speakerphone functionality. CAPACITY: Use up to four pendant

Ableware Ring Writer Clip

The Ableware Ring Writer Clip is a a utensil or pen or pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or gripping ability. Made of polyethylene, this device consists of two linked rings. The larger ring slips over a thumb or finger and the implement or utensil handle slips into the smaller ring at the correct angle for use. This device can be used with pens, pencils, paint brushes, straight razors, tooth brushes, etc. SIZES: The package of three include

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

Accent 1200

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

Accessaphone

Accessaphone is a voice output telephone and caller identification (ID) program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides voice output for the standard functions on a multi-user desktop telephone or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) pffice telephone system, and enables the user to control telephone functions through a computer keyboard or alternative input device. Its internal text-to-speech (TTS) capability provides voice output for caller ID and

Accessaphone Ip-Tty

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

Accessaphone Total Conversation

accessaphone Total Conversation is computer based text telephone and videophone designed for use by individuals with hearing, vision, speech, cognitive, or mobility disabilities. This system features telephony with simultaneous video, text and audio and is compatible with Braille readers and uses standard session initiated protocol (SIP). For users who are deaf or hard of hearing, the system provides simultaneous video, text,and speech and supports real-time text. For users who have difficulty i

Accessibility Suite

Accessibility Suite is a suite of computer access interfaces and functional applications that support reading and writing, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The suite is designed for use in schools, businesses, and other organizations to make workstations accessible to the largest number of users. It includes diverse software that provides support for the differing needs of students, employees, and others who find reading and writing a cha

Accessory Mounting Platforms & Hardware

The Accessory Mounting Platforms and Hardware are adjustable wheelchair mounting kits for communicators. These aluminum mounting systems have a 2.5 x 8.5 inch platform and adjust through 360 degrees. Options include a flexible or pedestal mount, and flange, tube clamp, or tray clip.

Acereader Pro

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

Acrobat Long Arm

The Acrobat is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color, auto-focus rotating camera that enables the user to read, write, self-view, and magnify images at any distance. The three-in-one camera is detachable from the mounting arm to provide self-viewing, distance viewing, and near viewing with a true mirror image. Other features include automatic memory, magnification up to 72 times, auto focus, seven viewing modes, horizontal line markers

Acrobat Lcd

The Acrobat LCD is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color, auto-focus rotating camera that enables the user to read, write, self-view, and magnify images at any distance. This 3-in-1 video magnifier is designed for near, distance, and self viewing. By rotating the camera, the user can read, write, groom, and magnify images at any distance. Other features include automatic memory, magnification up to 65x, auto focus, seven viewing modes,

Acrobat Panel

The Acrobat Panel is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit integrates a full-color, auto-focus rotating camera that enables the user to read, write, self-view, and magnify images with a slim, 12-inch moveable liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The three-in-one camera provides self-viewing, distance viewing, and near viewing with a true mirror image. This device magnifies up to 72 times for near viewing, 25 times for distance viewing, and five times for sel

Acrobat Short Arm

The Acrobat Short Arm is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color, auto-focus rotating camera that enables the user to read, write, self-view, and magnify images at any distance. The three-in-one camera is free-standing and offers great stability for self-viewing, distance viewing, and near viewing with a true mirror image. Other features include automatic memory, magnification up to 72 times, auto focus, seven viewing modes, horizontal l

Acupoint Headpointer (Model 5801)

The AcuPoint Headpointer, model 5801, is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The headpiece has an adjustable elastic strap of strong, lightweight graphite/glass composite lined with anti-bacterial treated foam for comfortable, sanitary use. The telescoping pointer is graphite with a small, flexible rubber tip.

Ada 100 Area Of Rescue Call System

The ADA 100 Area of Rescue Call System is an intercom based call signal system that is designed to be vandal-proof and in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act requirements. The system consists of multiple Master stations that are either wall- or desk- mounted, and up to 60 of individual area stations, installed flush in the wall or surface mounted, in Areas of Rescue Assistance. This 2-way communication system presents both locations with visual as well as audible signals, and allow

Ada 121 Audio Visual Alert System

The ADA 121 Audio Visual Alert System is a flashing light and enhanced audible doorbell signal.This modular device enables people with visual and/or hearing impairments to be made aware of incoming telephone calls and/or when visitors to their residence are outside their front door and ringing the doorbell. Resident awareness is stimulated via a very loud piezoelectric buzzer and a flashing strobe light. The length of the sound emitted and the strobe flashing may be adjusted from 1 to 60 secon

Ada Compliant Blue Light Tower Phone (Models E-1600-Blt-Ewp & E-1600A-Blt2-Ewp)

ADA Compliant Blue Light Tower Phone, models E-1600A-BLT-EWP and E-1600A-BLT2-EWP, is an emergency telephone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This emergency phone has a brightly colored enclosure made of Marine grade 316 stainless steel and powder coated aluminum. It features hands-free activation and Grade 2 braille labels. Whenever the emergency phone goes off-hook, the phone automatically dials up to five pre-

Ada Compliant Emergency Phone - 1600A Series

The ADA Compliant Emergency Phone - 1600A Series is an emergency telephone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. The emergency phones in this series are designed to provide hands-free telephone communication in public areas such as elevators, parking ramps, or around ATMs. They have Grade 2 braille labels, and can automatically send a digital announcement to identify the location of the emergency call. All parameters,

Adapt-A-Lap

The Adapt-A-Lap is an angle- and height-adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with mobility and upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight plastic easel features two moveable straps to hold the reading material in place and a see through filament to hold the pages open. An extendible leg and a base with concave and convex curves provides stability and the easel can rest on the user's upper chest to bring the material closer to those with low vision. This device adapts to a

Adaptations For Independent Use Of Cassette Tape Recorder/radio By High-Level Quadriplegic Patients.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Mouthsticks and adapted holder for cassettes to allow a C-3 to C-5 quadriplegic to operate a tape recorder/radio in order to listen to music independently. This adaptation needs two mouthsticks made of metal, plastic or wood: one about 50 cm long with a friction tip (i.e., a dowel and and a pencil eraser), and one that separates into two 9 cm "fingers" with 1 cm projections to fit into the holes in the cassette; a cassette holder tilted at a 70-degree

Adapted Book

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to turn pages independently. To adapt the book, number the pages in the book; cut the book apart to separate each page. Laminate each page of the story. Three-hole punch each page and put it in the binder in order. Cut weather stripping into half-inch chunks, peel the backing off each piece and place two or three pieces on each page: one at the top, one at the bottom, and one in the middle. Slide the cov

Address File Communication Board.

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

Addvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit

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

Adjective Cards

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

Adjustable Angle Sequencer With Switch (Model 806)

The Adjustable Angle Sequencer with Switch, model 806, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and vision disabilities. The circular patterned red LED lights in the center give the user a visual cue for targeting and encourage the user to activate the switch. The angle of large switch is adjustable from 32 degrees to 90 degrees. The light can be turned on or off. This sequencer has a total of 300 seconds recording time. The unit can also be used as

Adjustable Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest which adjusts to hold the book at many angles. Book rest made of wood, with wing nuts and bolts to provide adjustability. Provides shopping list of materials needed, instructions and diagram. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 88-89. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

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

Adjustable Head Pointer (Model 6001)

The Adjustable Head Pointer, model 6001 is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The Adjustable Head Pointer is an aluminum pointer that projects from above the forehead. Size and shape of the frame, as well as the length and angle of the pointing rod are adjustable. The elastic head band and chin strap attach with hook-and-loop material.

Adjustable Headstick / Pointer (Model H71830)

The Adjustable Headstick/Pointer, model H71830, is a headwand designed to assist nonvocal individuals with communication. The device may also be used as an actuator for switches or controls. The device consists of plastic bands adjustable to the size of the user's head and reinforced with metal hardware, and topped with the aluminum pointer rod. The headband features padding at the forehead for comfort. The rod is length and angle adjustable in any direction and has a pencil holder at the tip. D

Adjustable Overbed Bedside Table

The Adjustable Overbed Bedside Table is designed for individuals who are confined to a bed for a substantial period of time. For instance, those persons with lower extremity disabilities and walking disabilities, or those who sustained a brain injury or individuals recovering from a stroke. Multipurpose table top. Can be used for eating, writing, working/watching movies on your laptop, reading, etc. Top tilts 45 degrees in either direction. Raised rim helps keep items from sliding off. On rollin

Adjustable Telephone Support

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adjustable phone support to enable an individual with limited use of one arm to have less difficulty operating her speaker-phone. A vertical adjustment is provided by clamping the frame to vertical copper pipes that are mounted to a wall with hose clips. The up and down motion of the bottom of the phone is adjusted by pivoting the wood mounting base piece around the horizontal three-quarter-inch copper tube at its top edge. Adjusting the rotati

Adjustable Touch Screen Mouth Stylus (Model 9089)

The Adjustable Touch Screen Mouth Stylus, model 9089, is a mouthstick for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This telescoping stylus is lightweight with a tip that requires minimal pressure. It has an adjustable stainless steel shaft and a plastic bite plate with rubber sleeves that allows the user to firmly and comfortably hold the stylus in his or her mouth. This mouth

Adjustable Writing Slope (Models Sb24 And Sb16)

The Adjustable Writing Slope, models SB16 and SB24, is an adjustable-angle writing platform designed for use by children and adults with neurological and physical disabilities. Intended to improve posture while reading and writing, the Slant Board can be used on any flat surface and adjusts to 10 angles that range between 10 and 80 degrees for personalized comfort. It is handcrafted from durable hardwood ply with a low-contrast, non-glare, clear lacquer finish. The Adjustable Writing Slope is eq

Adrian's Bus Pass/phone Holder (Model 173)

The Adrian's Bus Pass/Phone Holder, model 173, is a cell phone pouch designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It hangs around the neck and keeps necessary items within reach, right in front. This machine-washable denim-shirt-shaped pouch has space for keys, bus pass, cell phone, and/or lunch money. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches at the broadest point; it narrows to 4 inches wide. The neck cord is 22 inches long. COLOR: Available in assorted co

Adt Companion Services Personal Response System

The ADT Companion Services Personal Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This monitoring system includes a base unit and one personal help button. The personal help button is waterproof and comes in one of three styles (wristband, pendant, or stationary button). It provides wireless two-way voice intercom at up to 300 feet from the base unit.

Adult Weighted Holder

The Adult Weighted Holder is a pencil or pen holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These holders securely hold most round or irregularly shaped items from 1/8-inch to 7/16-inch in diameter. This weighted handle is available in a standard or deluxe model and uses three adjustable set screws to accommodate different sizes. The deluxe model has a plastic vinyl handle and the standard model has a metal handle. The set includes a Husky pencil, a pencil sharpener, a

Advanced Auditory Communicator (Model 4398)

The Advanced Auditory Communicator, model 4398, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This six-level communicator with auditory cueing has space for seven picture icons (not included), and plays up to 42 messages. When the user pushes one of the icons, the selected message is played at a low volume; when the icon is pushed again, the message is played at an amplified volume. This communication aid has up to three hundred sec

Advanced Descripto-Cards

Developed by Edna Carter Young from work by Carolyn Weiner and Rachel T. Cartwright, these Advanced Descripto-Cards® are designed for adults who have communication disabilities, specifically Aphasia, to teach them functional communication skills that they can use each day. This is the advanced version with more cards and levels than previous versions. Targets functional communication for adult users with aphasia. Reintroduce functional vocabulary using 287 color and 20 black and white photograph

Advocate+ With Environmental Control

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

Afb Braille Alphabet Card

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

Affinity Basic & Affinity Basic Vga

Affinity Basic and Affinity Basic VGA are desktop video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV consists of a base unit with a 60 hertz (Hz) CCD camera above a reading tray. The base unit can be connected to a television monitor (not included) in either an in-line or side-by-side configuration. Affinity Basic VGA can also be connected to a VGA computer monitor. Documents placed on the reading tray can be viewed in color or black and white, with magnification ranging

Affinity Supreme & Affinity Supreme Vga

Affinity Supreme and Affinity Supreme VGA are desktop video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a 60 hertz (Hz) CCD camera above a reading tray, with a monitor that is placed low so that users do not have to look up at the screen. Affinity Supreme VGA can also be connected to a VGA computer monitor. Documents placed on the reading tray can be viewed in color or black and white, with magnification ranging from 2.8 times original size up to 57 times original s

Aid For Inserting Paper Into Typewriter.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aid to insert paper into typewriter for those with minimal hand function. Paper insert attachment is for the end of a mouthstick or for use with a quad cuff typing stick. A piece of low temperature thermal plastic 3 inches by 1 inch is beveled on one of the short ends. Two holes are punched just off center in the middle and the plastic is heated and folded in half lengthwise. A dowel is inserted through the holes and the plastic forms a clip like devic

Aid To Independence: Hand Splint For Cerebral Palsied Children.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hand splint to enable a child with cerebral palsy to hold a pencil, crayon or stick. Discusses construction of the splint, rationale for use and advantages and disadvantages. The splint consists of 2 parts: a molded plastic forearm splint with straps to keep the hand at 20 percent extension, and a dowel for the child's fingers to fit around which has a hole to hold a pencil or crayon. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR

Aladdin Ambassador & Aladdin Ambassador Pro

The Aladdin Ambassador is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This system uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert text from books, magazines, and other printed materials to high-quality speech using DECtalk speech synthesis software. This system has a 1.08 gigabyte hard drive with the capacity to hold 60,000 pages of text. A built-in tape recorder jack allows a tape recorder to be attached to make recordings. Fea

Aladdin Apex (Models Gf9A-17 & Gf9A-20)

The Aladdin Apex, models GF9A-17 and GF9A-20, is a video magnitifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop video magnifier has an adjustable flat panel monitor that can be raised or lowered to bring the image to eye level, moved forward or backward to the optimum viewing distance, and tilted to reduce glare. The monitor also folds down for storage. Viewing features include 24 color select options, high contrast, line markers, shadow masking, and continuous auto focus with

Aladdin Classic

The Aladdin Classic is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This system provides print magnification to more than two inches high, br

Aladdin Companion

The Aladdin Companion is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This portable system features a built-in carrying handle, a fixed reading table, and a nine-inch black-and-white monitor. This system provides print magnification to more than one inch high, bright negative viewing mode, and a photo viewing mode. The unit offers magnification from 2.8X to 17.5X. Television inputs enable the unit to be connected to a television for viewing a larger image. Controls inclu

Aladdin Genie Pro

The Aladdin Genie Pro is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system can be used with SVGA and multi-sync monitors, S-video monitors, and television monitors (monitor not included). The reading table has a large, non-glare platform that assists in reading oversized books and moves freely in any direction. This system offers a split screen mode which permits simultaneous display of the magnified image and the computer image or full-screen toggle may be select

Aladdin Pro 75

The Aladdin Pro 75 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a fully-integrated 14-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a smooth, non-glare platform to accommodate heavy books. The reading table allows reading of a full-sized sheet of paper without repositioning and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table fully or partially in position. The unit also offers adjustable drag and margin stops. This system p

Aladdin Rainbow

The Aladdin Rainbow is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 14-inch color monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. The unit also offers adjustable drag-and-lock and margin stops for viewing columns. This system provides print magnification to more than three inch

Aladdin Rainbow Pro

The Aladdin Rainbow Pro is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 14-inch color monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books and it moves freely in any direction.This system provides print magnification to more than three inches high, bright negative viewing mode, color select mode to enable a choice of background and letter color, full-color viewing mode, and full-color photo m

Aladdin Ultra

The Aladdin Ultra is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The reading table has a large, non-glare platform to accommodate oversized books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This system provides print magnification to more than four inches high, bri

Aladdin Ultra Pro 75

The Aladdin Ultra Pro 75 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system features a reading table and a 17-inch black-and-white monitor. The Feather Touch reading table has a large, smooth non-glare platform to accommodate heavy books. The reading table moves freely in any direction and a large easy-to-operate lever locks the table in position or minimizes movement from front to back. Adjustable drag-and-lock margin stops enable viewing of columns. This syst

Alarm Clock With Loudness Switch And Bed Shaker

The Alarm Clock With Loudness Switch and Bed Shaker is a digital alarm clock designed for home or travel use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system comes with a full-function alarm clock and a powerful bed shaker. Other standard features include high/low alarm volume adjustment, a large snooze button, a bright display, and PM/alarm indicator. POWER: Uses standard household current with battery back-up.DIMENSIONS: The display is .6-inch high.

Alcazar Audiobooks

Alcazar Audiobooks are recorded books on CD designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Specializing in classical stories and books for younger listeners, the collection also includes literary classics, books with inspirational themes, and titles commissioned for the home school market.

Alert Sentry System

The Alert Sentry System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system comes with a portable pendant and a desktop console unit that connects to the user's telephone line. When an emergency situation occurs, the user pushes an emergency button on the pendant or the console. A trained call center operator speaks to the user through the main console unit's speakerphone function.

Alertusa

AlertUSA is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This personal emergency response system (PERS) has two components: a portable, water-proof help button (transmitter), which the user wears or carries, and a receiver unit connected to the user's existing telephone line. If the user experiences a fall or other medical emergency or other type of emergency, he or she

All About Materials

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

All About Ourselves

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

All About Series Library Pack

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

All About Shape And Space

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

All About Weather And Seasons

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

All Purpose Table (Model F712)

The All Purpose Table, model F712, is a bed tray with a tilt top that will fold flat. It has clips for holding books or papers, and a laminated top with a lip at the front edge. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 18 x 17 inches.

Allora

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

Allreader

AllReader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device integrates a scanner, optical character recognition (OCR), voice synthesis, a Daisy player, and a CD-ROM drive in a single unit. It digitizes any type of printed material and reads Daisy format e-books and text files. Voice output is provided in English, French, Spanish, and German. The device has built-in stereo speakers, a headphone jack, a USB port, and a Super VGA out con

Alltalk

The AllTalk is a computer direct selection and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The adapted and pre-programmed laptop computer comes with a 2.26 gigaHertz (GHz) Intel Core 2 Duo (P7550) or 2.4 gigaHertz (GHz) Intel Core 2 Duo (P8600) processor, 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM, 13.3-inch LED backlit glossy widescreen LCD display, and Lingraphica software which includes pre-loaded communication phrases, videos tutorials, and a selection of th

Alphabet & Numeral Cards (Model 23-70001-3)

Alphabet & Numeral Cards, model 23-7001-3, are braille alphabet cards showing each English letter and numeral with its corresponding braille character. Each card has a blank space at the bottom for printing an organization or company name. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 1 inches.

Alphabet Discovery Bottle

The Alphabet Discovery Bottle is an letter recognition sensory bottle designed for children with intellectual difficulties to help them through olfactory sense and proprioception with learning the alphabet, to allow them a calming way to learn the letters of the alphabet. Depending on the size/weight of the bottle this can be a motor activity, movements carried out when the brain, nervous system, and muscles work together.

Alt-Chat

ALT-Chat is a dynamic display communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This compact PDA-based dedicated communication device provides digitized (recorded) and synthesized (computer generated) speech output through direct selection of symbols or through spelling. For individuals using symbols to communicate, it includes the ability to use photos or choose from over 10,000 included symbols. The appearance and size of buttons and the number of buttons

Aluminum Diagramming Foil (Models 1-04120-00, Sheet 1-04090-00

Aluminum, 0.005 inches thick and sprayed on one side with an off white flat paint which will readily accept drawings made by pencil or ink. After design has been penciled in, the foil can be embossed using the tools in the Tactile Graphics Kit, 1-08840-00. Can be used for Braille. The roll (model 1-04120-0, $45.26) is 11 inches wide and approximately 150 feet long. Also available in 11 by 11 inch sheets (model 1-04090-00, $15.20), 30 per pack.

Aluminum Signature Guide

The Aluminum Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It helps to ensure proper signature placement for checks, contracts, etc. DIMENSIONS: Rectangular ring 3.5 x 1 inch.

Amara.org

AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi

America: An Interactive Book For Memory Impaired Adults

America, written by Matthew Schneider and Deborah Drapac, is one of a collection of eight interactive books designed specifically to enhance the quality of communication between caregivers and adults experiencing memory loss. Through its vivid photography and large-print text written in clear, concise, and easy-to-read sentences, these books have been developed to evoke memories, initiate conversation, and supply mental and physical stimulation. Each book is comprised of three unique sections: •

Ameriphone Alertmaster Baby Sound Monitor (Model Ambx)

The Ameriphone AlertMaster Baby Sound Monitor, model AMBX, is designed to alert individuals with hearing disabilities to a baby cry. When placed near the baby, the device enables monitoring of the baby from any room in the house. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: One year.

Ameriphone Amax Alertmaster Audio Alarm Monitor

The Ameriphone AMAX AlertMaster Audio Alarm Monitor is a wireless signal transmitter designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This device notifies users of a home audio alert, such as a timer or a fire, smoke or carbon monoxide detector. POWER: Uses a 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: One year.

Ameriphone Amdx Alertmaster Door Announcer (Model 01882)

The Ameriphone AMDX AlertMaster Door Announcer, model 01882, is a doorbell signal designed to alert individuals with hearing disabilities to the ringing of a doorbell or to a door intercom. When placed next to the existing doorbell, door chime, or intercom up to 80 feet away from the base unit, the device will alert the user when someone is at the door. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: One year.

Ameriphone Ampxb Alertmaster Personal Tactile Signaler (Model 01886)

The Ameriphone AMPXB AlertMaster Personal Tactile Signaler, model 01886, is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals who are deaf, deaf blind, or hard of hearing. This portable unit has a tactile pad that provides vibrating notice of any kind of alert from the AM6000 AlertMaster Notification System (not included; see separate entry). It can be worn or carried for notification of household events inside or outside the house, including remote areas.

Ameriphone Amsx Alertmaster Motion Sensor (Model 01884)

The Ameriphone AMSX AlertMaster Motion Sensor, model 01884, is a wireless security system designed to indicate the presence of someone in the house for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It monitors the entry, hallway, or window and notifies the user of any unusual motion. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: One year.

Ameriphone Digital Cell Phone Compatible Combination Tty/vco (Model Q90D)

The Ameriphone Digital Cell Phone Compatible Combination TTY/VCO, model Q90D, is a portable text telephone or TT designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It plugs into most cellular and cordless telephones and features a full-size keyboard with 68 keys. The large, high contrast two-line display tilts for optimal viewing, and backlighting is provided to make reading easier. The Dialogue LVD (see separate entry), a large visual display, can also be used with this model. Hi-

Ameriphone Diiip Text Telephone With Printer And Text Answering Machine (Model 79063)

The Ameriphone DIIIP Text Telephone with Printer and Text Answering Machine, model 79063, is a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD/TTY) designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have speech or communication disabilities. This TT device has a 51-key, full-size, PC-style keyboard that allows users to type ahead of the actual transmission; a bright LCD display; a high-speed printer with three print sizes; a text answering machine with two programmable personali

Ameriphone Portable Telephone Handset Amplifier (Model Ha40)

The Ameriphone Portable Telephone Handset Amplifier, model HA40, is a handset amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit increases incoming sounds up to 40 decibels (dB). The hearing-aid compatible device is compatible with most home and office phones and connects between the handset and the phone base. Standard features include slide controls for volume and tone selection and a boost button to maximize amplification and block background noise and feedback by mu

Ameriphone Super Phone Ringer (Model Sr-100)

The Ameriphone Super Phone Ringer, model SR100, is a telephone signal amplifier designed to increase the volume of the ringer for individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit generates a ring of up to 95 decibels (dB). It features adjustable volume and tone controls, and comes with dual modular phone jacks for connecting to a standard analog telephone.

Ameriphone Voice Carry Over (Vco) Telephone

The Ameriphone Voice Carry Over (VCO) Telephone is a text telephone with voice carry over designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This single-line phone supports 45.5 and 50 baud TTY communication and has a built-in text answering machine. Incoming sounds can be amplified up to 26 decibels with adjustable tone control. The handset is hearing aid T-coil compatible. Other features include an adjustable volume ringer (up to 85 decibels); a visual ring indicator; and a progr

Ameriphone Wake Assure Super Bright Alarm Clock With Bed Shaker

The Ameriphone Wake Assure Super Bright Alarm Clock is a digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The clock comes with a bed shaker and can be connected to a lamp to create a flashing alarm. An extra large display facilitates reading the time. The clock has an 85 decibel alarm with adjustable volume and tone control and an auto snooze feature. It includes a security timer that can turn a connected lamp on and off automatically. POWER: Uses standard hou

Amigo

The Amigo is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit provides digital magnification from 3.5 to 14X and enables the user to leave it directly on reading material and adjust magnification by turning a knob. Magnification can be increased by connecting the device to a television. This lightweight, compact unit has a screen tilting function that gives the user the flexibility to view images at a comfortable angle in one of six user-selectable viewing mo

Amorphic Lens Systems, Reading Telescopic Systems, Microscopic Systems, Honey Bee Lens Systems, Bifocal Systems, Trioptic Systems

Large variety of lens systems for persons with low vision or specific visual problems such as tunnel vision. Includes systems used by physicians during surgery.

Amplified Answering Machine With Slow Playback (Model Vm150)

The Amplified Answering Machine With Slow Playback, model VM150, is a hearing aid compatible amplified answering machine designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Messages can be amplified as much as 40 decibels (dB) in volume, and played back at slower speeds to increase intelligibility, while HDS (High Definition Sound) technology sharpens and clarifies words. Call Intercept allows the user to answer or pick up call and talk while the caller is recording a message. The u

Amplified Cordless Telephone

The Amplified Cordless Telephone is a hearing-aid compatible cordless telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The handset volume adjusts up to 14 decibels and the phone has 25 chanels with automatic selection for clarity. Other features include Caller ID capability (with additional service from the local telephone company) and 20-number memory for one-touch dialing.

Amplified Headset

The Amplified Headset is a telephone headset designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This monaural headset works with single- and multi-line telephones to provide a 20 decibel (dB) gain. Standard fearures include volume control, a mute button, and a handset/headset button. WARRANTY: One year.

Amplified Photo Phone (Model P300)

The Amplified Photo Phone, model P300, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with visual, hearing, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This phone features a nine-section programmable touch pad with a space for a photograph over each section (three designer color photo frames are included). When the photograph is pressed, the corresponding phone number is automatically dialed, providing visual cues for the person or place being called. The phone also functions as

Amplified Receiver (Model 43010)

The Amplified Receiver, model 43010, is a handset amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit replaces the original telephone handset and provides added receiver volume.

Amplify'd

Amplify’d is a sound amplification program designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as an amplification system. Sounds are picked up by the device’s microphone, amplified and processed in realtime by Amplify’d, and sent to the user’s earphones or earbuds. The user can adjust the volume by tapping the “Volume Boost” button under the “Settings” tab. Other features include frequencies adjustment, power savings

Ampliphone Iii (Models Ma-20 & I Ta-20)

Handset amplifier. Model III MA-20 can be installed by user; has plug in connection for fully modular, non dial in handset phones; mounts with clip or double backed tape; compatible with most modular standard or decorator phones. Model I TA-20 is for most non modular phones; mounts with a clip or double backed tape; requires hard wiring.

Amtel Direct Line System

The Amtel Direct Line System is an inter-office communication system consisting of a minimum of two units that transmit electronic messages by means of power wiring or a two wire local area network. The system was designed for the business community but modified for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The CDD allows a light (lamp) to become a flashing signal announcing incoming alerts and messages. The flashing speed varies depending on whether an alert or a message is being received.

Amtel Trav-Alert System

The Amtel Trav-Alert System is a paging system that can be used by individuals with hearing disabilities. Message arrival is announced by either a beep or a silent vibration. The full text of the message is displayed on the small screen of the pocket pager. The Trav-Alert System is an accessory to the Amtel Direct-Line System (see separate entry) and cannot be used alone. In addition to the Trav-Alert System, a communications carrier (paging company) must be employed. The message is sent from th

Andromeda

Andromeda is a portable video magnifier designed for use in reading by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier has a large reading table and a TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen. It magnifies documents three to fifty times with continuous zoom and an overview mode for easy orientation. It has three focus modes (full auto-focus, push-to-focus, and manual focus) and a selection of display modes, including full color, enhanced (high contrast) black on white and white on black modes, a

Angelcare Sound Monitor And Movement Reassurance System

The Angelcare Sound Monitor and Movement Reassurance System is a sound and movement monitor designed to reassure parents of the safety of an infant during sleep. This unit monitors the slightest of movements by the child and sounds an alarm if movement stops for 20 seconds. The system includes a thin motion sensor pad that is inserted under the crib mattress and is plugged into the baby's transmitter unit. The portable parents' receiver unit monitors the baby's unit from up to 200 feet away. A

Angled Glasses (Model Dl5113)

Angled Glasses, model DL5113, also called Bed Spectacles, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals who spend extended periods watching television or reading while lying down. The lenses on these lightweight glasses are prisms that change the line of sight without distortion and enable the wearer to view an image as if it were straight ahead while the wearer is lying flat. These glasses can be worn over prescription glasses or bifocals.

Animal Habitats

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

Announcer With 6 Levels (Models 5015)

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

Answer Voice Activated Answering Machine

The Answer is a voice activated answering machine designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or vision disabilities. Completely voice activated, this digital device has no operating buttons. The unit stores up to 60 messages with a time stamp (up to 15 total minutes of speech). The unit recognizes more than 16 different commands, requires no voice training, and can be accessed remotely by telephone using voice commands. The unit constantly "listens" to

Answer:yesno

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

Answers:yesno Hd

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

Aph Embossed Graph Sheets (Models 1-04052-00, 1-04055-00, 1-04053-00, & 1-04054-00)

Graph paper 8 1/2 by 11 inches comes 50 to a package. Standard 100 pound manila sheets are embossed with horizontal and vertical lines of small Braille dots and are designed for use by transcribers and or students. Coordinate axes are represented as solid lines.

Aph Embossed Graph Sheets (Models 1-04056-00, 1-04057-00, & 1-04058-00)

100 pound manila sheets are embossed with horizontal and vertical lines of small Braille dots and are designed for use by transcribers and/or students. Coordinate axes are represented as solid lines. 11 1/2 inches by 11 inch packages of 50.

Aph Friction Pad Kit (Model 1-03190-00)

The APH Friction Pad Kit, no. 1-03190-00, is designed for use with braille slates to reduce the noise of the stylus and to prevent marring of surfaces, and with other devices that tend to slip while in use. The kit consists of 3 assorted sizes of self adhesive, plastic foam strips.

Aph Signature Guide (Model 1-03530-00)

The APH Signature Guide, model 1-03530-00, is an aluminum signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This guide aids people who are visually impaired in writing their signatures. The aluminum frame has an opening with an elastic band; the band provides a guide for writing and flexes to allow for the descenders of letters. The frame also has a rubber backing to prevent slipping. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4.5 x 2.25 inches with a window of 3.5 x 1 inches.

Aphont

APHont is a low vision font designed for use by readers with low vision. It embodies characteristics that have been shown to enhance reading speed, comprehension, and comfort for large print users. The APHont Suite consists of Regular, Bold, Italic, and Italic Bold fonts. Features include more even spacing between letters; higher crossbars; no serifs; wider letters; heavier letters; underslung "j" and "q"; more open letters; and larger punctuation marks.

Aplanatic Hand Held Magnifiers (Model Series 2668-950)

The Aplanatic Hand-Held Magnifier, models 2668-50, 2668-75 & 2668-950, are hand-held magnifiers designed to be lightweight and portable for individuals with low vision. The Aplanatic lens is made of high-quality PXM lightweight lens with two plano-convex lenses that give a clearly defined, distortion free image. It is designed specifically for individuals with macular degeneration because of the clear image at the edges. All models are mounted in lightweight high grade plastic with ergonomic

Argus 3000/l Screen Magnification System

The Argus 3000/l Screen Magnification System is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This hardware device magnifies text and graphics appearing on the computer screen, including recognition and tracking of cursor. It works without driver software or any resident program, and runs independently under DOS, all Windows environments, Windows NT, OS/2, Unix, and Linux. It also supports 256 different colors.

Aria

Aria is a braille notetaker with speech output designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This computerized organizer is designed with word processing, mathematical and communicating capabilities. The user can construct full-fledged documents, transfer files, drive a modem or use a statistical calculator. With DOS interface, this device can run external software. It can be upgraded; the system runs on 1 Megabyte of RAM and 2 Megabytes of Flash ROM (contains the Aria software).

Arial Wireless Call System

The Arial Wireless Call System is a call signal and emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with severe physical disabilities in hospitals, long term care facilities, or residential facilities. The system includes a water-resistant pendant that can be worn on a necklace, belt, or wristband. The user can communicate wirelessly with staff by pressing a button on the pendant. Calls can be answered at the nurse station or routed to staff pagers. The system uses 900 megaHert

Ark Butter Grip

Designed to promote proper finger positioning during writing tasks, the round shape of the Butter Grip serves as a tactile cue for the fingers to grasp. Holding a pencil/pen with the fingertips below the grip provides support for the web space and finger muscles during writing and coloring activities. Created for both left- and right-handed individuals, the Butter Grip can be used with standard pencils, pens and most adaptive writing utensils. At a diameter of 1 inch, this grip is recommended fo

Ark's Tran-Quill Pen

The ARK Tran-Quill Pen combines two of their patented adaptive utensil tools: the Bite-n-Chew Tips and Z-Vibe vibrating utensil handle to help improve writing skills. Vibration aids in focus and concentration. The vibrations of the tool are felt in the hand, but do not affect the actual writing.

Ark's Weighted Pencil

ARK's Weighted Pencil is a writing tool recommended for individuals with sensory integration issues and/or undeveloped fine motor control. The weight and textured surface of the pencil provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand while writing. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity, and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pen/pencil.

Ark’s Z-Vibe–plastic Probe

This Ark’s Z-vibe is an oral probe designed by a speech and language pathologist, to provide oral motor stimulation to these SLP patients. Gently stimulates gums, palate and tongue with therapeutic vibration. Can be used on cheeks and lips, in addition to mouth. Provides facial and tactile stimulation. Compatible with an array of textured tips. Switch tip for turning on and off. Provides oral motor stimulation and sensory input. Gently stimulates gums, palate and tongue therapeutic vibration. Us

Arm Glider

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows those who have limited upper extremity issues perform fine motor tasks such as writing. A halved PVC pipe, foam, bolts and nuts as well as adhesive fashion the arm glider. COMMENTS: The Arm Glider provides upper extremity support to the user. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: The Assistive Technology Department at The Center for Discovery, Inc. TITLE: Arm glider upper extremity support. REF: Instructables.com; http://www.instructables.com/id

Around-The-Neck-Magnifier (Model 2677)

The Around-The-Neck Magnifier, model 2677, is a magnifier designed for keeping hands free for work and hobbies for individuals with low vision. The lens is a Biconvex PXM lightweight lens mounted in transparent plastic to prevent shadowing effects. The magnification is 2x. The magnifier comes complete with a cord. DIMENSIONS: Lens is 100 mm in diameter. WARRANTY: One year limited.

Art History Through Touch And Sound Series (Models 1-09003-00, 1-09002-00, 1-09004-00, & 1-09001-00)

The Art History Through Touch and Sound Series is a series of multimedia textbooks designed to teach art appreciation and art history to individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each title in the series includes a Diagram Manual with printed images of artworks and corresponding tactile representations; cassette tapes that guide users through the tactile diagrams; and an accessible Teacher's Supplement on a personal computer (PC)-formatted floppy disk, containing the text of the audio narrat

Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)

The Arthritis Daily Helper Kit, model 557183), combine products designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor or grasping disabilities or limited hand dexterity. Intended to assist arthritis sufferers with daily tasks, this kit features the following item: Dr. Grip Pen, Rubber Doorknob Extension, EZ Key Turner, Button Hook with Zipper Pull, and Shoe Buttons (see separate entries).

Arthwriter Hand Aid, The (Model F73514)

The Arthwriter Hand Aid, model F73514, is a grasping aid designed to provide grip assistance to individuals with hand or finger disabilities, particularly arthritis, missing fingers, or persons wearing hand casts. The device may be used to holds pencils, pens, razors, toothbrushes, or other utensils. The unit consists of a plastic ball with a 0.75-inch central hole. An enlarged thumbscrew on the side clamps the handle of the item inserted into the hole to secure it. DIMENSIONS: Ball is 3 inches

Artic Attack And Other S And Z Games

This Artic Attack and other S and Z games are designed for use in the classroom, treatment, or home, and is for individuals with lisps, as by playing the game, the player works on the correct pronunciation of words. Addresses frontal and lateral lisp articulation errors. Follows The Entire world of S & Z methodology. Includes exploded "T" (/ts/ final) and initial, medial and final word positions for /s/ and /z/ and /s/ blends. Each section includes five paper and pencil games. Arctic Attack

Articulate It!

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

Articulation Bag & Story Board

Articulation Bag & Story Board is designed for use by children 3 years and older with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities working on language and vocabulary development as well as articulation. The kit includes communication tools for a community based outing all in one ready-to-go bag. This bag contains 50 objects to help children practice initial, medial and final sounds and comes with a quality felt backcloth to display and sort the objects. The bag contains objects to repres

Articulation Station

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

Articulation Station Pro

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

Artikpix

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

Artikpix - Full

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

Artist Mouth Operated Brush/tool Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder overcomes difficulty of gripping and manipulating brush or tool with hands and fingers. An ordinary plastic or rubber kitchen mixing tool is adapted to serve as a means to grip and manipulate the artist's brush using the teeth. Rubber or plastic tubing can also be attached to the brush to enhance ability to grip and manipulate it using the teeth. COMMENTS: For further information contact developers: National Institute on Art and Disabilities, 55

Artist's Work Station

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable drawing table and felt tipped marker holder which can be controlled by an artist with no hand function using a mouthstick. The work station includes a commercial drawing table with a motor driven device to raise or lower the board, adjusted to allow control of the board angle; it uses magnets to hold paper onto the metal surface of the board; and a " lazy susan" device with holes in it to hold drawing implements, placed on a hospital style b

Asb Braille Books

ASB Braille Books are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are spiral bound with print and braille pressboard covers. Categories include Biographies, Classic, Comedy, Cookbooks, Drama, History, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, and Young Adults/Children. More than 100 titles are currently available, including books by popular authors like Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Danielle Steele, and Sandra Brown; classics like Lord of the Flies and The Call of the

Asl Dictionary

ASL Dictionary is a tablet and phone application designed to teach American Sign Language. Translate English into ASL, from A-Z, plus the entire numerical system, common English phrases, symbols and much more.

Asl Pro

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

Asl Tales And Games For Kids 1: Woof Woof Way

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

Aspheric Hand Held Magnifiers (Model Series 2655)

Aspheric Hand Held Magnifiers, model series 2655, designed to be lightweight and portable for individuals who have low vision. The aspheric lens is made of high-quality PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating. It has aspheric curves which allow for higher magnification with less distortion. The magnifier, developed with ergonomic and practical considerations, was specially calculated to provide distortion free viewing. It is mounted in a matte plastic with a handle that is also matte plastic. T

Aspheric Illuminated Magnifier

The Aspheric Illuminated Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light designed for persons with low vision who need extra light to read print. This magnifier features an aspheric lens with a magnification strength of 7x. POWER: Uses two C batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.9 x 8.5 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 8.6 ounces.

Aspheric Magnifiers

Variety of aspheric magnifying lenses available in hand held styles, or as round or square stand magnifiers which sit directly on the page. Magnification power for stand magnifiers ranges from 2.3 to 7 times normal size; for hand held magnifiers, from 1.8 to 5 times normal size.

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.

Assist Vision Slider (Model 5510)

The Assist Vision Slider, model 5510, is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a built-in color TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. It has rollers for maneuverability over flat surfaces, and a detachable camera for hard to access surfaces. The camera has a fixed focus and magnifies objects from 8.5 to 17.5 original size. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, and reverse black and white, with adjus

Assistive Chat

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

Assorted Foam Grips

The Assorted Foam Grips are a set of pencil holders designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. The set includes one Foam Grip, one Ridged Foam Grip, one Baseball Grip,one Swirl Grip, and one Thick 'N Thin Foam Grip (all styles also available individually). DIMENSIONS: The Baseball Grip is 2.25 inches long and the other styles are 1.5 inches long.

At The Table

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

At&t 00375 Auxiliary Amplifier

The AT&T 00375 Auxiliary Amplifier is a telephone amplifier that directly attaches to the handset cord. It has an adjustable volume control that increases volume up to 20 dB. It automatically turns on or off to conserve battery power (9 volt battery not included). It is compatible with all AT&T phones except the Trimline model. WARRANTY: 90-day warranty.

At&t Big Button Plus Telephone

The AT&T Big Button Plus Telephone is an accessible telephone for individuals who are visually or hearing disabled. Extra large buttons allow fast easy dialing for individuals who have low vision. For individuals who are hearing disabled, this phone is hearing aid compatible and the adjustable receiver volume allows the user to increase the volume of the incoming call up to ten times the level of a standard phone. Other phone features include, three one touch emergency dial buttons, last num

At&t Stand Alone Digital Answering System (Model 1739)

The AT&T Stand Alone Digital Answering System, model 1739, is a telephone answering machine with variable speed playback designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. Variable speed playback allows the user to speed up or slow down messages when playing them back. Other features include 40 minutes of digital recording time; an audible message alert; remote message access; and a time/day stamp, which announces the time and day of each message before playback. The user can screen or

Atlas 600

The Atlas 600 is a low vision reading system designed to magnify text and photographs. This system can be used with S-video monitors and television monitors (monitor not included). The reading table has a large, non-glare platform that assists in reading oversized books and moves freely in any direction. A large lever locks the table in position if desired. Print can be magnified to more than five inches high on a 20-inch monitor and standard features include bright negative viewing mode, pseudo

Atlas 610

The Atlas 610 is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a camera unit, which can be connected to any size S-video or NTSC television monitor (not included) to create a full color video magnification system. It has simple, easy-to-use controls, including one-touch auto-focus with manual override, and special viewing modes to accommodate individual eye conditions. Magnification ranges from 4X to 40X on a 20-inch monitor. POWER: Uses 115 volts alternating

Atlas, Atlas Ultra, And Atlas-Lc Ergonomic Book And Copy Holders

Atlas Ergonomic Book and Copy Holders are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available in birch and Trespa (a strong wood product), these units hold books, newspapers, magazines, or individual sheets of paper at a comfortable angle for reading. The Standard Atlas consists of a solid base, a height- and angle-adjustable book support, a shelf, four page stoppers, a spring-loaded clip,and a line guide to hold the place on the page. The Atlas Ultra is also

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

Attainment Two Talker

The Attainment Two Talker is a direct selection communicator designed to be used for both communicating and speech training for individuals with a speech disability or who need help remembering daily tasks. This particular model is small and portable and is ideal for community based instruction or classroom use. The two message design makes an excellent speech training tool, allowing for a comparison between the instructor and the user. You can easily store messages that mimic the speaker's voic

Attendant Call Chime (Model 1499)

The Attendant Call Chime, model 1499, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with mobility and communication disabilities. This unit has a transmitter with a call button; when the button is depressed, a chime sounds at the receiver up to 40 feet away. The unit is adapted for use with a capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 2 AA and 1 12-volt batteries. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 0.05 pounds.

Attendant Caller

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance. A bicycle red LED light with a steady mode was purchased and opened up. The wires were fixed to points that would turn the lights on and off. Wires were then run to the outside of the light and connected to a micro switch (a limited pressure switch). The light was then mounted to the side of the back of the child's powered wheelchair using the standard bicycle mounting clamp that came with the light

Attendant Caller 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance at night while at camp. A cast off vibrating pager was modified by attaching very long lead wires that run to a micro switch, so when the father accompanies his son to camp, the child can page his father during the night instead of calling and waking the other campers. The child has the microswitch, and the father runs the wires across the room to his bed and wears the pager in his pocket. TITLE: Th

Aud A Dexer (Model 1035)

Tone indexer for tapes and cassettes. Places indexing tones on any tape or cassette as it is recorded. Small box with single push button and level control, plugs into recorder. Provides tone indexing with microphone or copy input. Low frequency tone does not interfere with recording at normal listening speeds. On fast forward or rewind it is heard as high pitched beep. Lectures, readings, tapes being copied can be indexed without the recorder. Indexing can be heard only on machines which operate

Aud-A-Reader (Model 1260)

Science Products bought up the remaining supply of Fisher-Price Sesame Street child's record player and has turned them into Talking Book players. This new model is slightly larger than their older model, measuring 11 by 12 by 4 inches. It plays Library of Congress 8 1/3 rpm disks and up to 16 2/3 rpms. Runs on four C cell batteries (included) or one can use an AC adapter ($12.50 extra). Instructions for soundsheet support base are included. Big Bird motif is unobtrusive.

Audible Digital Audiobooks

Audible Digital Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 27,000 titles are available, including abridged and unabridged books, radio shows, audio magazines, and daily newspapers. To protect copyrighted material, books and other items are presented in a proprietary digital format that prevents a customer from passing along duplicated digital audio files to another listener. Audio titles can be downloaded and played on a PC using Apple iT

Audio Bible For The Blind

Audio Bible for the Blind is a recorded book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or severe physical disabilities. Bibles include the New Testament, Proverbs, and Psalms, and are available in English (King James Version or selected other versions) in cassette tape or CD/MP3 format. The MP3 format allows the user to locate books and chapters via keyboard shortcuts; it plays on a MP3-compatible CD player or on most Windows-based computers. Bibles are also available in a

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks

Audio Bookshelf Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and most are available on either cassette or CD. There are titles for children, teens, and adults, including "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water," by Michael Dorris; "Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition," by Joseph Bruchac; "Ashley Bryan's Beautiful Blackbird and Other Folktales," by Ashley Bryan; "The Fifth of March," by Ann Rinaldi

Audio Classics

Audio Classics are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The subject matter is primarily based on the great ideas and events of history. Titles are available on audiocassette or CD, and include educational books in the areas of Philosophy, History & Science, Economics, Political Thought, and Religion & Ethics. Narrators include well-known personalities such as George C. Scott, Walter Cronkite, Ben Kingsley, Louis Rukeyser, Charlton Heston, and L

Audio Partners Audiobooks

Audio Partners Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include abridged and unabridged books and audio originals on cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format. Authors include Vikas Swarup, Douglas Adams, Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, and William Shakespeare. Categories include Classics & Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Humor, Mystery & Suspense, Nonfiction, Personal Improvement, and Children's Classics & Young Adult. Imprints include AUDIO ED

Audisee

AudiSee is a communication aid for the deaf or people who are hard of hearing. This system enables students with deafness or who are hard of hearing to read their teacher's lips, regardless of the teacher's movements or the language of instruction. It also allows these students to maximize the use of their residual hearing by using their current FM systems. The system incorporates a lightweight, adjustable headset worn by the teacher that is equipped with a miniature camera and a microphone att

Auditory Choice Making Communicator (Model 4399 & 4399B)

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

Auggie (Model H-58)

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

Aukey Portable Video Magnifier

The Aukey Portable Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Aukey magnifier features a 3.5-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame and anti-blur technology. The screen has three color modes – true color, black and white, and white on black. The unit magnifies images between 1.5 and 17 times their original size. The unit comes with a carrying case; detachable stand; wrist strap, and

Aurora Suite

Aurora Suite is a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, and voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or learning disabilities. It can be used for typing emails or instant messages, writing documents, or for any other task that requires typing. Word prediction works with any application to save keystrokes. Other features include a talking spellchecker and homonyms assistance. Aurora Echo feature provides simple screenreading and a complete range of t

Autism Myvoice Communicator

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

Autismate

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

Automatic Telephone Dialer With Security Safety Alarm

The Automatic Telephone Dialer with security safety alarm is a security system and burglar alarm designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Dials telephone numbers pre-programmed by user when security sensors are activated. Receiving sensor trigger signal activates auto-dialer and alarm. Has a 14 digit large number display with date and time. User can program a security code and delay entry timing. Device can store up to five telephone numbers. The alarm features a Pause key, Pa

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

Avaz

Avaz is a picture based communication app. It is an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) app designed for children who are non-verbal or who have difficulty speaking. Avaz is designed to expand as the child grows to develop literacy. It tracks therapy sessions to help you measure the child’s progress. Avaz’s vocabulary is color-coded in accordance with the Fitzgerald key. Its speech synthesizer is powered by Acapela. Users are able to select gender, vary the speed of the voice and custom

B-H Communicator

B-H Communicator is a non-electronic communication aid using a scanning selection process. The B-H Communicator is a cardboard card with a slot cut in it and the letters of the alphabet and the digits 0-9 printed on it. The person communicating with the user stands facing the user and holds up the card, running a finger across the top of the card until the user signals (by eyeblink or some other agreed-upon motion) that the correct letter has been reached. If the desired letter is not found in t

B.a. Bar

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

Baby Cry Signaler (Model Bc 400)

Baby Cry Signaler, model BC 400, is a sound monitor designed to alert parents with hearing disabilities to the sound of a baby crying. This wireless, portable system plugs into any alternating current (AC) outlet and can be adjusted for sensitivity. The system utilizes all sonic Alert remote receivers (a minimum of one required, but not included; see separate entry) which can be connected to a lamp or a vibrator to signal when the receiver is activated. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 3.75 x 2 inches.

Baby Cry Transmitter

The baby cry transmitter is designed for use by new parents who want to know when their infant needs them from rooms away. The receiver notifies the user or the mother by sounding, flashing, and vibrating. So it is not triggered unnecessarily, it has adjustable sensitivity, an individual alert can be chosen for each baby, it has reliable transmission, long lasting power as it lasts up to 1 year on a standard battery, and works with all the visit receivers.It comes with a baby cry transmitter, a

Baby Sign Asl

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

Baby Sign Asl Lite

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

Baby Sitter (Model 2508)

Baby cry signal. Transmitter can be placed on wall or table within 6 feet of child. Receiver is placed in parents' bedroom next to the portable alarm which has an outlet to attach lamp (for flashing light) or vibrator. No wiring necessary.

Backster Multi Finisher (Model Lx-570)

The Backster Multi Finisher is a laminating and adhesive application machine designed for use in creating communication boards and books. Using a cartridge-based system, this unit requires no heat and no electricity to laminate, apply repositionable or permanent backing to photographs, images, printed words, etc. to create communication boards and books, behavior prompts, and more. The unit includes one cartridge of permanent adhesive-only film. The unit places film only on the desired item from

Ballotcall

The BallotCall is a call signal system designed for use in polling places by voters with disabilities. The system provides a means for voters with disabilities to alert election officials when they need assistance. This temporary alert system can be used in government facilities, permanent polling locations and private facilities or venues that are outside of election officials' control. The BallotCall system includes a BigBell wireless alert system (see separate entry) with an oversized touch p

Bandit 8X25Mm Quick Focus Monocular (Model Ba-825)

The Bandit 8x25mm Quick-Focus Monocular, model BA-825, is a pocket telescope designed for use by individuals with low vision. The user focuses this device by pressing a lever on top, and it can be held and operated with one hand. It magnifies 8 times from a minimum distance of 13 feet through infinity. At 1,000 yards, its field of view is 379 feet. It comes with a pouch case and strap. DIMENSIONS: The lens is 25 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 3.2 ounces.

Bar Magnifier With Leather Case

The Bar Magnifier with Leather case is a bar magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This optical quality glass magnifier offers 2X magnification and has a hand stitched distressed leather handle. A distressed leather case is included. DIMENSIONS(WxH)4.25 x 1.25 inches. DIMENSIONS (WxH): The lens is 4.25 x 1.25 inches. The device is 7 inches long.

Bar Magnifiers (Models 2605, 2606, & 2608)

The Bar Magnifiers are designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed for reading computer printouts and other detail work, models 2605 and 2508 have a highlight line for reading over long periods. These magnifiers have plastic aspheric two-diopter lenses. Models 2605 and 2608 offer 1.5x magnification and model 2606 provides 2x magnification. OPTIONS: A leather case is available for model 2605. DIMENSIONS: model 2605 is 200 x 25 millimeters (mm), model 2606 is 250 x 35 mm, and model 2

Barts Vibrator (Model Mk2)

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

Base Trainer (Model Bt-4)

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

Baseball Foam Grip

The Baseball Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This soft grip is shaped like a baseball bat and is slightly enlarged at one end to provide tactile and visual cues for finger positioning. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches long.

Basic Signing Vocabulary Cards

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

Basic Talk 4 (Model 4047B & 4047)

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

Basic-D (Model 70100)

The Basic-D, model 70100, is a double-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-D uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print double-sided (interpoint) Braille pages at a rate of 340 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-D supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). Th

Basic-S Model 70021

The Basic-S is a single-sided Braille printer or Braille embosser designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Basic-S uses continuous tractor-feed paper and can print single-sided pages at a rate of 170 pages per hour. The control panel is labeled in both Braille and ink, and voice confirmation is provided when keys are pressed. The Basic-S supports as many as 20 Braille alphabets, and can also print Braille graphics (tactile graphics). This printer comes with a copy of Win

Bausch & Lomb 5-Inch Round Magnifier (Model 81-33-05)

The Bausch & Lomb 5-Inch Round Magnifier, model 81-33-05, is a handheld magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. The round lens has 2x power with a 4x inset lens for detail. The ErgoTouch grip handle is rounded to fit the user's hand. DIMENSIONS: Lens diameter is 5 inches.

Bed Desk

The Bed Desk is a bed tray, bookholder, and laptop/notebook computer support designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit is a book stand with legs like a bed tray. The two legs are collapsible and the desk can be adjusted to an angle for holding books, paper, or magazines. Made of imported Baltic birch, the unit supports up to 20 pounds and can be used with the legs extended or folded. When the legs are folded,

Bed Prism Glasses (Model 5198)

Bed Prism Glasses, model 5198, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These glasses have right angle prisms to enable users to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads.

Bed Specs

Bed Specs are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. These glasses have right angle prisms that change the user's line of sight 90 degrees downward to enable him or her to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads. These glasses have polycarbonate frames with a molded nose piece. DIMENSIONS (WxH): Frames are 6 x 1.25 inches. The inside lenses are 0.875 x 0.75 inch and the outside lenses project

Bed Spectacles (Model 228)

Bed Spectacles, model 228, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These glasses have right angle prisms to enable users to read, write, or watch TV while lying down without lifting or moving their heads. A carrying case is included. WARRANTY: One year.

Bedside Computer Monitor Magnifier

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a screen magnifier to make a computer monitor more easily viewable from the bedside for a person with quadriplegia. A permanent mount was created and added on to an existing computer stand and bedside table, enabling the individual to move the magnifier in and out to get the correct degree of magnification or flip it out of the way when closer to the screen while in a wheelchair. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, Jul

Beethoven Phone

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of communication device to enable individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to communicate directly with others. The Beethoven Phone is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing who find it difficult to communicate with others through sign language and other people with communication disabilities. The Beethoven Phone allows the user to type in his or her message which is relayed to another per

Beginner Language Cards

Beginner Language Cards is designed for children and adults who are working on improving their word recognition, while increasing vocabulary and language skills as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, or developmental delays.  Each card is double sided and features bright clear photographs of common images- people, animals, tools, and community based places. Set includes 34 cards and Activity Guide.

Beginner's Writing Paper

White, 50-pound, standard finish paper is printed with black ink on 8 1/ 2 by 11 inch sheets. Paper is padded and comes in packages of approximately 100 pages. Assists in the instruction of manuscript and cursive writing. Six different models available; Lower Case Manuscript ( 50 sets of the alphabet); Lower case cursive (33 sets of the alphabet); Upper case manuscript (33 sets of the alphabet); Upper case cursive (25 sets of the alphabet); Plain with 11 inch lines (100 sheets) and Plain with 8

Beginning "choice" Making Device

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To create a customized beginning making choice device for a child with communication disabilities. A customized, very light-touch switch is connected to a fireman ladder toy to make this beginning communication choice-making device. Picture cards are placed along the side of the ladder: the fireman moves up and down the ladder and the child can stop the fireman at the picture card of his or her choice. Digital photos of his or her favorite items (videotapes, books,family

Beginning Braille For Adults

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

Beginning With Braille

Beginning with Braille, by Anna Swenson, is a braille instruction manual designed for use by teachers of students who are blind or have low vision. This is the braille edition of Beginning with Braille: Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy, published by AFB Press (see separate entry). This book contains real-life case studies of beginning reading and writing instruction, with practical teacher-friendly strategies for getting students started toward braille literacy.

Beginning With Braille: Firsthand Experiences With A Balanced Approach To Literacy

Beginning with Braille: Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy, by Anna M. Swenson, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of children who are blind or have low vision. The text provides activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. It includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering braille instruction and offers suggestions for reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile bo

Behavior Breakthroughs

Behavior Breakthroughs is a mobile application designed for use by parents and caregivers of children and adults with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other related disorders. The simulation was created using game-based technology to provide an interactive environment in which parents and caregivers learn to effectively implement behavioral strategies and techniques. The simulation displays realistic 3D images of a virtual child engaging in challenging behaviors. The

Bell Basic Desk Phone

The Bell Basic Desk Phone is a hearing-aid compatible pushbutton telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Standard features include a visual ring indicator; thirteen-number memory, with three emergency one-touch numbers; last number redial; high/low/off ringer; a mute button; and a lighted keypad.

Bell Basic Wall Phone With Visual Ringer

The Bell Basic Wall Phone with Visual Ringer is a hearing-aid compatible pushbutton telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Standard features include a visual ring indicator; thirteen-number memory, with three emergency one-touch numbers; last number redial; high/low/off ringer; a mute button; and a lighted keypad.

Bell Feature Phone With Big Button Plus

The Bell Feature Phone with Big Button Plus is a hearing-aid compatible large button telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Standard features include a visual ring indicator; thirteen-number memory, with three emergency one-touch numbers; last number redial; speakerphone, ringer, and handset volume adjustability; a raised keypad with braille markings; an LED speakerphone indicator; abd power failure protection. This phone can be used on a desktop or wall mounted.

Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick (Models 538201, 538202, 538203, & 538204)

The Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick, models 538201,538202, 53803 and 538204 is a mouthstick designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The mouthstick has an adjustable angle for better visibility. Models 538201 and 538202 are designed to hold implements such as a pen, pencil or paintbrush, and models 53803 and 53804 can be used as a keyboard pointer or page turner. The telescoping end makes it easy to

Berol Colourmarker

The Berol Colourmarker is a bold line marker designed for use by individuals with low vision. Markers are available with a round tip that produces a 2-millimeter wide line, or with a wedge tip that produces either a 2-millimeter or a 5-millimeter wide line. The tip can be reversed to give the marker a longer life. Markers can be used for lettering, diagrams, broad coloring, and drawing. The ink is washable, and the marker will work for at least 14 days if the cap is removed. COLORS: Black, blue,

Berol Dry Wipe Marker

The Berol Dry Wipe Marker is a low vision pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This chunky dry wipe marker can be used on most dry wipe boards, and are available in round or chisel tip styles. The line width is 2 millimeters for round tip markers and 2 or 5 millimeters for chisel tip markers. COLORS: Black, blue, green, red, yellow, orange, brown, or purple.

Berol Dry Wipe Pen - Broad Tip

The Berol Dry Wipe Pen - Broad Tip is a bold line pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This dry wipe pen has a broad tip for bolder writing. It can be used on most non-absorbent dedicated white boards and is particularly useful for smaller boards. DIMENSIONS: Line width is 1.7 millimeters. COLORS: Black ink.

Better Board Slant Boards

The Better Board Slant Board is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity. It is made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip feet to help it stay in place while in use. It has a 20-degree angle and can be used for reading, writing and copying. When not in use, this board folds to a thickness of 0.75 inch for stacking and storing. SIZES: Small and large.

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

Bible Verses: An Interactive Book For Memory Impaired Adults

Bible Verses, written by Matthew Schneider and Deborah Drapac, is one of a collection of eight interactive books designed specifically to enhance the quality of communication between caregivers and adults experiencing memory loss. Through its vivid photography and large-print text written in clear, concise, and easy-to-read sentences, these books have been developed to evoke memories, initiate conversation, and supply mental and physical stimulation. Each book is comprised of three unique sectio

Biblecourier

The BibleCourier is a digital talking book player pre-loaded with a digital Bible, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a streamlined version of the manufacturer's BookCourier digital talking book player (see separate record), containing only those features that enable the user to navigate the text of the Bible. It is available with a variety of translations, including King James, American Standard, New International, and others. The text is read by a built-

Biconvex Inexpensive Hand Held Magnifiers (Model Series 2612)

The Biconvex Inexpensive Hand Held Magnifiers, model series 2612, is a collection of various handheld magnifiers designed to be completely transparent for maximum light and shadow free viewing for individuals with low vision. The lens is a Biconvex PXM lightweight lens with a Duplex coating mounted in transparent PXM plastic to prevent shadowing effects. All the magnifiers feature a 5x plano-convex bifocal lens in the handle for fine details. The ergonomically designed handle is made of clear pl

Biconvex Large Field Series (Model Series 2642)

The Biconvex Large Field Series, model series 2642, is a collection of various handheld magnifiers designed to be lightweight and portable for individuals with low vision. The lens is a large field Biconvex PXM lightweight lens with a Duplex coating mounted in transparent PXM plastic to prevent shadowing effects. All the magnifiers feature a 5x plano-convex bifocallens in the handle for fine details. The ergonomically designed handle is made of black plastic with a slot for attaching a carrying

Biconvex Master Series (Model 2320 Series)

The Biconvex Master Series, model series 2320, is a collection of handheld magnifiers with a biconvex lens for individuals who have low vision. The magnifier is made with a Biconvex PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating. The biconvex lens is the most commonly used in large field, low power magnifiers and is distinguished by its two spherical surfaces. Both radii add together thus forming the refractive power. The lenses are mounted in lightweight metal which is highly polished finished in eit

Bifocal Magnifier (Models 4351, 4352, & 4353)

Bifocal magnifier, models 4351, 4352, and 4353. This magnifier has two acrylic lenses, a main lens and a small insert of greater magnification. Magnification is 2.5X/5X (4351), 2X/4X (4352), or 2X/5X (4353). DIMENSIONS: Lens diameter is 2 inches (4351), 2.5 inches (4352), or 3 inches (4353).

Bifocal Triple 4 Inch Round Magnifier

The Bifocal Triple 4 Inch Round Magnifier is a bifocal magnifier and magnification lens with light, stand and neck strap designed for use by individuals with low vision. This hands-free magnifier has bright lighting and can be worn over the neck. It has a round lens with 1.5 times optical magnification that incorporates an insert with 3 times magnification at the bottom of the lens bifocal insert. It is designed for activities such as reading, knitting or other activities where both hands are ne

Big Bend Clip

The Big Bend Clip is a bookholder, document holder, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device consists of an adjustable clamp base with an expandable gooseneck-style flexible arm attached to a large alligator clip. This unit can be clamped to the Convert-Able Table (see separate entry), a wheelchair tray, or other flat surface to hold books, toys, photographs, switches, and other items. Using two clips enables larger, heavier items

Big Button Caller Id Telephone

The Big Button Caller ID is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The phone features large buttons with raised numbers and Braille markings. It also includes a digital, LCD caller ID screen that allows sighted users to see information about callers before answering the telephone.

Big Button Phone

The Big Button Phone is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals with low vision. This telephone has a large-button keypad with a redial button and four priority buttons that can be programmed for one-touch dialing of emergency numbers. The ringer can be set on high or low or turned off. COLOR: Almond.

Big Button Phone (Model 110846)

Big button phone with "mod-look" high-tech design with large easy-to-read numbers. Large white numbers on black keyboard for maximum visibility and stylish appearance. Can be wall-mounted or used on table top or desk. Requires no special installation to replace either new push button or old model rotary phone. Has last number redial, memory of three phone numbers. Hearing aid compatible. 90 day warranty.

Big Button, Loud Volume, Cid Cordless Phone (Model Cl-30)

The Big Button, Loud Volume, CID Cordless Phone, model CL-30, is a large button, voice output amplified telephone designed for use by individuals with low vision or who are hard of hearing. This cordless telephone talking caller identification in English or French that announces the caller's telephone number when a call is received. The dialing buttons are large with and back-lit, and provide audible feedback when pressed to verify that the user is dialing the correct number. Incoming sound is a

Big Eye Combination Lamp (Model 1418)

The Big Eye Combination Lamp, model 1418, is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lamp combines a high intensity light on a flexible gooseneck arm with a distortion-free lens with 2X magnification on a separate gooseneck arm. The light and the lens can be used together or separately. The unit includes two 40 watt bulbs (one low intensity and one high intensity). OPTIONS: An optional lens booster attachment is available for increased visual a

Big Eye Desk Lamp (Model 010)

The Big Eye Desk Lamp, model 010, is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. A 5-inch magnifying lens with 2X magnification is attached to the lamp to provide a large, distortion-free viewing area directly under the lamp. The lamp is mounted on a telescoping base, and it has a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning and hands free operation. The lamp uses a 40-watt high intensity bulb (2 bulbs are included). OPTIONS: An optional lens booster atta

Big Eye Floor Lamp (Model 518)

The Big Eye Floor Lamp, model 518, is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. A 5-inch magnifying lens with 2X magnification is attached to the lamp to provide a large, distortion-free viewing area directly under the lamp. The lamp is mounted on a telescoping base, and it has a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning and hands free operation. The lamp uses a 40-watt high intensity bulb (included). OPTIONS: An optional lens booster attachment is a

Big Eye Two Arm Floor Lamp (Model 3518)

The Big Eye Two Arm Floor Lamp, model 3518, is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lamp combines a high intensity light on a flexible gooseneck arm with a distortion-free lens with 2X magnification on a separate gooseneck arm. Mounted on a telescoping height-adjustable base, the lamp uses a 40-watt high intensity bulb (included). OPTIONS: An optional lens booster attachment is available for increased visual acuity up to 5X magnification. Hi

Big Print Address Book

The Big Print Address Book is a large print address book designed for use by individuals with low vision. Wide-ruled lines provide space for writing names and addresses using large letters and numbers, with room for over 500 listings in large print format. The address book has flexible plastic coil binding and durable covers with inside front and back pockets. A bold 20/20 pen (see separate entry) is included. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 9.5 inches closed.

Big Print Check Register

The Big Print Check Register is a bold line check register designed for use by individuals with low vision. The register is spiral bound with a slim format for use and portability. It has bold column headings and extra-large entry boxes, with 350 entry spaces, enough for approximately one full year of transactions. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 9 inches when closed.

Big Talk Triple Play (Model 4202)

The Big Talk Triple Play, model 4202, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This device offers single, sequential, and random message capabilities. Pushing the round plate activates pre-recorded messages that can be played back in single, sequential, or random order. Sequential capability is great for storytelling. Random capability is useful for playing games that use dice, spinners, cards and more. Each selection has four le

Bigmack Communicator

The BIGmack Communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by people with visual, range of motion and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. To program, the user presses the record button and the top of the BIGmack while speaking into the built-in m

Bignames

BigNames is a large print contacts database program designed for use by individuals who have low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to display contacts in large print for people who have difficulty seeing. BigNames uses the device’s existing contact list, including the nicknames the user has defined each contact. It skips loading contacts that do not have phone numbers and displays postal addresses. The program also allows the user to add a star to frequently diale

Bigreader

BigReader is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision in libraries and other public locations. It features a flat screen monitor with a handheld camera unit. The monitor can be placed on a desk or other flat surface using a desk stand, or it can be wall mounted using the industry standard VESA mounting points. The camera unit can be connected to the monitor via a security bracket, so that neither the camera or the power supply can be removed without the correct tool. Whe

Binaural FM System with Handheld Microphone

This Binaural FM System with Handheld Microphone is a communication system designed for hard of hearing students to hear what their teacher is saying through wireless earphones. This FM System is comprised of a wireless microphone that the teacher wears, and tiny FM radio receivers that fit smoothly and discreetly onto a student's personal hearing aid(s). The teachers voice is picked up by the wireless microphone and sent wirelessly to the student's FM receivers. This received signal is then amp

Binocular & Monocular Clip On (Model Series 1642)

The Clip-on Systems, series 1642, are magnifying lenses for eyeglasses designed to provide spectacle wearers with hands free magnification for individuals with low vision. The clip is made of high grade plastic and has four rubber tips for the legs to protect the eyeglass lens and is designed to fit most eyeglass fromes. The lenses are available as monocular or binocular and are interchangeable. Magnification ranges from 2x to 7x. The lens is set two to three inches from the eye, allowing for a

Binocular & Monocular Galilean System For Distance (Models 1634 & 1635)

The Binocular Galilean System for Distance, model 1634, is a binocular magnifier for watching TV or a sporting event for individuals with low vision. They are small lightweight optical systems comprised of a positive objective lens and a negative ocular lens. The system is designed to provide a perfect fit with adjustable bars for the pupillary distance, cold bend tempels, and an adjustable bridge. The lens is Achromatic and has a magnification of 3x. They are mounted in a frame of black plastic

Binocular & Monocular Galilean System For Near (Models 1636 & 1637)

The Binocular Galilean System for Near, model 1636, is a binocular magnifier for near-sighted tasks that require free hands such as reading or detailed inspection work for individuals with low vision. They are small lightweight optical systems comprised of a positive objective lens and a negative ocular lens. The system is designed to provide a perfect fit with adjustable bars for the pupillary distance, cold bend tempels, and an adjustable bridge. The lens is Achromatic and has a magnification

Binocular Magnifier

Binoculars. Two model 7 by 20 compact roof prism model: weight 8 1/4 ounces, length 3 3/4 inches, width 4 inches, thickness 1 1/4 inches. Focus: infinity to 4 1/2 feet. 9 by 60 ultra bright binocular model: weight 3 1/2 pounds, length 9 inches, width 8 3/4 inches, thickness 3 inches. Focus: infinity to 25 feet.

Bioaid

BioAid is a sound amplification program designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a hearing aid. Sounds are picked up by the device's microphone, amplified and processed in real time by BioAid, and then the amplified sound is sent to the user's earphones or earbuds. BioAid features six fixed settings, each of which has four fine-tuning settings. The user can try all 24 settings to find the one that is bes

Biomuse

BioMuse is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilites or spinal cord or brain injury. This bioelectric signal controller is a rack-mountable package that enables users to control computer functions directly from muscle or eye movement or brainwave signals, bypassing standard input hardware, such as a keyboard or mouse. This device receives data from four main sources of electrical activity in the human body: muscles (EMG signals),

Birdhouse For Autism

Birdhouse is a web and mobile based application for caregivers of people with Autism. Birdhouse is an Autism management platform designed for users to organize the important information related to the person with autism's care. Birdhouse enables the user to keep track of medications and supplements, therapies and therapists, and easily track behaviors and daily activities. Use Birdhouse to find correlations and patterns in everyday life so the user can see what’s helping and what needs to be c

Black Big Button Phone (Model 16H141Bk)

The Big Black Button Phone, model 16H141BK, is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. It features a speakerphone for hands free use, volume control, and a redial and hold button. A bright LED light flashes to visually signal an incoming call and music plays for callers on hold. This phone also stores up to 13 most-called numbers for automatic dialing.

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

Blackstone Audiobooks

Blackstone Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Over 2,000 titles are available. Books are unabridged and include both fiction and non-fiction titles. Categories include biography, classics, current affairs, general fiction, history, philosophy, religion, science fiction and fantasy, sports, travel, and Westerns. OPTIONS: Cassette, CD, or MP3-CD format.

Blind Reader

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype text-to-Braille converter for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Blind Reader is a device that looks like a smartphone but functions like a text-to-Braille converter. The user skims the device over a paper publication, and the device uses optical character recognition to "read" the text. The back of the Blind Reader is refreshable Braille display. The device translates the text to Braille which appears on the back of the Brai

Blindshell Android Application On Google Play

BlindShell is an application developed for visually impaired individuals. It is controlled by simple touch gesture. There is also a text-to-speech feature with vibration and sound responses. Blindshell contains the following applications: Call, Messages, Contacts, Alarm, Notes, Voice Recorder, Book Reader, Color Recognition, Settings, Information about State, Favorites and Missed Events. There is also an easy-to-use keyboard for writing numbers and texts. To purchase BlindShell see Google Play.

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.

Block Letter Communicator

The Block Letter Communicator is a communication device for individuals who are deaf-blind. This small, lightweight device enables individuals who are deaf-blind and who do not know Braille to communicate with sighted individuals. When a sighted person types on the unit's QWERTY keyboard, the characters are presented as extra large tactile block letters. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries.

Blow Toys Kit

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

Blue Ant S4 True Handsfree

The Blue Ant S4 True Handsfree is a device to augment users' cell phone that is designed to be hands free for users with Multiple Sclerosis or other upper body disabilities. The S4 is activated with the hands-free trigger phrase "BlueAnt Speak to Me," making it ready for the user's voice commands.

Blue Flash

The Blue Flash is a carrying aid for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication and mobility disabilities. Pushed like a walker or a stroller, this mobile carrier accommodates communicators and portable computers and features a platform with a trap-in system for securing the device, two front caster-style wheels and two large rear wheels, and a push handle. The height-adjustable carrier collapses for storage and includes a detachable basket under the device platform.

Blue Freedom Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset

The Blue Freedom Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset is a one button headset designed for use by individuals with limited mobility or dexterity issues. Bluetooth headset with high quality, adjustable volume and allows user to be handsfree and wireless. Plus, everything is controlled at the touch of a single button. Features: Clips comfortably to user's clothes. Enhanced voice quality. Adjustable volume, rechargeable li-polymer battery enables hands free operation of mobile phones. Lightweight design.

Bluebird Ii

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

Blunders Board Game

Blunders™ is a board game designed for children ages 5 and up who would benefit from learning polite behavior in an informal setting by identifying rude behavior from polite behavior, while learning appropriate responses to situations and scenarios. In this game the Blunder children, like real children, know that good manners will also help them make more friends, do better in school and develop self-confidence. Players of this manner-building board game join the Blunder family on their quest to

Bm-01 Gsm Mobile Phone

The BM-01 is a large key mobile phone which includes functions designed especially for the elderly or anyone with low vision. The BM-01 big button mobile phone features big keys and font to make it easier to see the keys. The phone features an emergency call button - even if the phone is switched off, a user can press the button for 3 seconds and the phone will automatically switch on and dial the pre-set emergency number. There is also a magnify text message button - if small text is difficult

Bm-65P Bar Magnifier

The BM-65P Bar Magnifier is designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a 2x magnification lens. The BM-65P also can serve as a ruler as it includes inch and metric scales on opposite sides of the magnifier. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 8 x 1 inches. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.

Board For Securing Paper When Writing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Prevents paper from moving while writing. Plywood board with two metal strips with an attached spring to serve as clips to hold the paper in position. A wooden guard is mounted horizontally to prevent the child's hand from striking the spring mechanism. Diagram included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking, Assembly. AUTHOR: Bureau of Handicapped Children, Dir of Pupil Personnel Services TITLE: Teaching Aids for Children with Cerebral Palsy. REF: Book: State

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

Boardmaker® v.6

The Boardmaker® v.6 is a computer program designed for students with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities reach classroom goals. It lets the user create valuable printed materials, like communication boards, sequences, and schedules. Design personalized materials, with symbols supported in 44 languages, and choose the topics, symbols, labels, colors borders, languages, and more.

Boardspeaker Dectalk (Model T1200)

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

Bob Books #1 - Reading Magic

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

Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic

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

Bob-1

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a prosthetic device that allows children who have no fingers write with a pen or pencil. A team of girl scouts from Iowa, ages 11 through 13, came up with a design that assisted a 3-year-old girl born without fingers on her right hand to write. The device, called BOB-1, is a platform strapped to an arm with a cylindrical holder that can be used to hold a pen, pencil, or similar tool. With the device attached to her hand, the three-year-o

Body Mount (Leg) For Iphone, Ipod Touch And Ipad

The Body Mount (Leg) for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad is a cell phone holder and tablet computer mounting system for people with upper or lower extremity, grasping and mobility disabilities, people with use of one hand, and wheelchair users. The system includes two adjustable straps to secure an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch on the user's leg while seated in a wheelchair. OPTIONS: Mounts are available for the iPod Touch, iPhone 4, iPhone 4G, iPad 1 and iPad 2.

Body Part Cards

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

Bogen Multi Position Support Arm & Super Clamp

The Bogen Multi-position Support Arm and Super Clamp are mounting hardware for communicators and other accessories designed to be mounted to a table or wheelchair. The Support Arm has a fully articulated arm (three universal joints) with 90 degree pivotable and 360 degree rotatable ends, and an elbow that rotates 360 degrees. The adjustable, one-control handle located at the elbow joints locks all three joints firmly. The arm can be mounted permanently, or used with the Super Clamp. The Super Cl

Bold Line Graph Sheets (Models 1-04061-00, 1-04062-00, 1-04063, 1-04064-00, & 1-04065-00)

Designed for the use of the partially sighted. Major unit lines are 0. 030 inches wide and subunit lines are 0.015 inches wide. Comes in packages of 100 sheets. 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

Bold Line Letter-Writing Paper (Models 1-04811-00 & 1-04821-00)

Bold Line Letter-Writing Paper is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has bold black lines printed on white paper without margins, and comes in pads of 500 sheets. Paper is unpunched. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8.5 with 7/16 inch line spacing (model 1-04811-00) or 9/16 inch line spacing (model 1-04821-00).

Bold Line Notebook Paper (Models 1-04791-00, 1-04801-00, 1-048510-00, 1-04861-00)

Bold Line Notebook Paper, models 1-04791-00, 1-04801-00, 1-048510-00, and 1-04861-00, is bold line paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. The sheets have bold black lines printed on white paper with left margines. Paper is sold in 500 sheet packages and comes in unpunched pads or loose sheets punched for a three ring binder, with a line spacing of 7/16 inch or 9/16 inch. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.

Bold Lined Writing Paper (Models Plu-815 & Plu-835)

Bold Lined Writing Paper, models PLU-815 and PLU-835, is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. This paper has bold lines with wide spacing and comes with 100 double-sided sheets per pad. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches. Line spacing is 0.75 inch (model PLU-815) or 0.5 inches (model PLU-835). COLOR: Paper is white with bold black lines.

Boldline Spiral Notebook (Model 1-04825-00)

The Boldline Spiral Notebook, model 1-04825-00, is a bold line notebook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This spiral notebook has 100 sheets of bold line paper. DIMENSIONS: Paper is 8.5 x 11 inches with 9/16 inch line spaces. COLORS: Cover color is a "surprise" color; if more than one notebook is ordered, the cover color will be the same for all notebooks in the order.

Bolinda Audio Books & Large Print Books

Bolinda Audio Books and Bolinda Large Print Books are recorded or large print books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audio books are available on audiocassette or CD. Large print books are printed in 16-point type. Books include both abridged and unabridged titles in genres such as mystery, action/suspense, general fiction, general non-fiction, biography/autobiography, classics, travel, and children's/young adult.

Book Mate Adjustable (Model 73240)

The Book Mate Adjustable is a stand with a bookholder designed to hold books or magazines in an open position for patients sitting in bed or in an easy chair. It may also be used in the kitchen for holding recipes or elsewhere for holding musical scores or reference notes for lectures. The stand is made of aluminum tubing with side legs that fold for transport or storage. The attached clear acrylic plastic bookholder is angle adjustable to any angle, height adjustable from 16 to 17.5 inches, and

Book Port Dt

Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers: • National Library Service (NLS) Ca

Book Port Plus

The Book Port Plus is a digital talking book player and MP3 player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder and player in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card port (up to 32 gigabytes [GB]), stereo microphone and headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker and microphone. One SD card is included. The USB can be used to connect to a computer

Book Reader

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book open in front of a reader with upper extremity disability or weakness or arthritis and enable the reader to turn the pages. The unit is made of plastic (Lexan). A single sheet, approximately 14 x 20 inches, is heated and bent and non-slip rubber is bonded to the base. The book support shelf is also bonded but can also be screwed in place from the back before bending. Spring loaded clips are mounted to the bottom, which enable the reader to release

Book Rest

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easel-like book rest to hold books at a convenient angle for reading. Describes construction of a book rest made of hardboard or plywood, 8 by 10 inches, and hardwood strips for the fiddle on which the book rests. The support is attached with a dowel so it can be made to lie flat against the plywood to carry or store the device. Includes diagram and photographs. COMMENTS: Can be used with page restrainers (000373) to hold paperback books open. SKILLS R

Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest made to the angle preferred by the reader. Provides list of materials needed, instructions and diagram for building a simple book rest of wood. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 86-87. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

Book Stand (Model Pvc-B)

The Book Stand, model PVC-B, is a book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or other physical disabilities. The stand can be used on a wheelchair lap tray, stander tray, table top, or when the reader is seated on the floor. It holds most standard-size books, including 3-ring binders. Smaller books can be displayed by placing a cutting board (not included) on the book stand.

Book Talker (Model 1506)

The Book Talker, model 1506, is a switch operated direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. This device features a 16- position flat switch array that can be placed inside the back of a book, allowing the user to record readings. The user can place a marking sticker on any page over one of the segments on the switch, push the marker and the recording begins. The device features seven different levels and can play from one to sixteen messages. The

Book With Ez Turn Pages

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with limited grip or arm mobility to read independently. To adapt any hardcover or softcover book, Take the book to be adapted to a printer to have the binding removed and the pages bundled and tied with string. Purchase a comb binder thicker than the book to be bound from an office supplu store. Use a comb binding machine to rebind the book. To use a comb binder, cut rectangular holes along the pages to receive the binder. (This is done with

Book Wizard Reader (Models D-03531-00 & D-03531-Ed)

Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for

Bookcourier

BookCourier is a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. The e-book reader can be used for listening to electronic text, voice files, and digital music. Files can be downloaded from a personal computer (PC) or the Internet using the supplied transfer software. The device includes a built-in MP3 player; a built-in voice recorder; fast forward and fast reverse controls; bookmark

Bookease Reading Stands

Bookease Reading Stands are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Available in mini, classic, or luxury models, these holders accommodate most reading material. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. The wooden unit folds flat when not in use. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches. The classic model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches. The luxury model is 9.75 x 12.5 x 1.25

Booklift Copyholder (Model 4065)

The Booklift Copyholder, Model 4065, is a portable, folding overhead bookholder designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. The device folds completely flat consists of a clear plexiglass bookrest on telescoping legs to allow the book to be placed at the most comfortable angle for the user. The holder has nine height adjustments and two adjustable clips. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 11.75 x 9.38 x 1.75 inches with a 1.5-inch lip when open.

Books From The Braille Institute Press

Books from the Braille Institute Press are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A wide range of titles are available for both children and adults, including titles for preschool children through young adult readers, textbooks for kindergarten through grade 12, books for college preparation, beginner braille books for adults, and recreational reading for adults. Over 1,100 children's titles are available, including both popular and classic fiction, biogr

Books In Motion Audiobooks

Books in Motion Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. All books are unabridged, and titles include mysteries, romance, historical fiction, westerns, Americana, classics, science fiction, war, and Christian fiction. Books are recorded on BASF cassette tapes and come in vinyl book packs with nylon webbing in the spine.

Books On Cd-Rom

Books on CD-ROM are digital book libraries designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each CD-ROM library contains hundreds of titles in unencrypted electronic text format. Most titles date from before 1920 and are out of copyright. The books are readable with a wide variety of voice output and large print devices and software, so readers can control type size, font, and other characteristics of presentation to suit their needs and tastes. The plain text books on these CD-

Books On Tape & Books On Cd

Books on Tape and Books on CD are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Thousands of unabridged titles are available in such categories as Adventure, Travel and Sea; Biography; Classics; Fiction; History and War; Humor; Mystery; Non-Fiction; Personal Achievement; Science Fiction; and Young Readers. OPTIONS: Cassette tape, CD, or MP3-CD format. Cassette and CD titles are available for rental as well as purchase. WARRANTY: 90 days for Collector's Edition

Booksense (Model T50)

The BookSense, model T50, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can play audio books and reads digital text in a wide range of formats. Media file types supported include DAISY, NLS, Learning Ally, BookShare, Audible.com, NISO, MP3, MP4, WMV, FLAC, ASF, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, WMA and Apple iTunes. The BookSense also supports the following document types: TXT, HTML, XML, RTF, DO

Booksense Xt (Model T50Xt)

The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo

Bookwedge

The BookWedge is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or e-reader designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, weakness, or arthritis. This triangular pillow supports a book or tablet device on a desk, table, lap, or floor and enables the user to read it hands-free. To use the BookWedge, the user places the spine of a book in the wide ledge on one side of the pillow, and leans the book or tablet against the pillow's side so is it angled upward for reading. DIMENSION

Bookworm

The Bookworm is a portable braille reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The size of a portable cassette player, this device enables all kinds of electronic text (e.g., from the Internet, diskette, e-mail, CD-Rom, etc.) to be stored and read on eight concave, built-in Braille elements. The unit stores four megabytes of information (the equivalent of approximately 4,000 print pages or approximately 50 Braille binders) and operates with four buttons (forward, bac

Bookworm

The AbleNet Bookworm Literacy Tool is a voice output reading machine designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or vision disabilities. To use the unit, which works with most books and worksheets, the reading material is clipped to the BookWorm unit and the book is adapted with the included stickers and page detectors. Each page is recorded on the included memory module. Reading is activated by pressing the activation area or using the attached single switch (switch not includ

Boomvox Wireless Amplifier

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

Braille Books From The Braille Superstore

Braille Books from the Braille Superstore are braille books designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. Over 500 books for children are available, including books by Dr. Seuss, Margaret Wise Brown, Eric Carle, and Robert Munsch; books about Madeline, Curious George, the Berenstain Bears, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Franklin the Turtle, Mr. Gumpy, and the tiny town of Chewandswallow; Mother Goose nursery rhymes; and classic fairy tales. Books for older children include

Braille 'n Speak

Braille 'N Speak is an electronic braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features a six-key Perkins-style braille keyboard and the capability to provide output in print, synthesized speech, or braille. This portable stand-alone data manager offers a simple command structure; word processing capabilities and spell check; a fully-adjustable speech synthesizer which enables the user to control the rate of speech, tone, pitch, and more; a Grade 2

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

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

Braille Alphabet Cards

Braille Alphabet Cards are designed for use with individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each card shows the alphabet and numbers in standard print and Braille. The cards come in a package of 100.

Braille Basics Series For Teens And Adults

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

Braille Bookmaker

The Braille BookMaker is a portable desk-top Braille printer that produces Braille characters on both sides of the page for individuals who are blind. Commands are issued from a calculator-style keypad, and confirmed by tones so that the operator can change settings without having to print out prompts and responses in Braille. A brief comma sequence places the unit in single-sided mode, where it can become a terminal using the optional external keyboard, or generate samples for easier proofreadi

Braille Books From The Clovernook Store

Braille Books from the Clovernook Store are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include A Different Kind of Hero, by Leslie Lehr Spirson; Bunnicula Strikes Again, by James Howe; City of Light, by Lauren Belfer; Elbow Room, by James Alan McPherson; In Dubious Battle, by John Steinbeck; Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, by Ann B. Ross; Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man, by Susan Faludi; Stress and Natural Healing; The Sacrifice, by Diane Matchec

Braille Books From The Louis Braille Center

Braille Books from the Louis Braille Center are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include biographies of Louis Braille, resources for learning braille, the writings of Helen Keller, books of wisdom and inspiration, poetry, books of quotations, and books for children and teens. Books for children and teens include fables, fairy tales, and legends; Christmas books; poetry, riddles, and jokes; fiction by A.A. Milne, Beatrix Potter, Laura Numeroff

Braille Buddy

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an educational device to assist individuals who are blind or have low vision to transition into Braille literacy. The Braille Buddy is a 2-phase educational device aimed to assist individuals who are blind or low vision with the most difficult stages of learning Braille (e.g., reading and writing). The Braille Buddy folds down into an easy-to-hold device that expands to and includes the Braille cell and the Braille keyboard. In Stage 1,

Braille Bug Alphabet Card

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

Braille CapTel

The Braille CapTel is a captioned telephone for people who are blind, deaf-blind or have low vision. This phone is designed specifically to interact with the CapTel Captioning Service to display a realtime transcript of each conversation on a screen located just above the number key pad. Read braille captions of telephone conversations on a dynamic braille display. Users who subscribe to the CapTel Captioning Service place each call in the same way as dialing a traditional phone. As the user dia

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

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

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

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

Braille Contraction Sheets (Models 5-35960-00 & 7-35960-00)

Braille Contraction Sheets are pamphlets designed for use in teaching braille to individuals who are blind or have low vision. These pamphlets contain many of the common Grade 2 braille units, including contractions, word signs, short-form words, punctuation, and composition signs. OPTIONS: Available in braille (5-35960-00) or print (7-35960-00).

Braille Cookbooks From The Cookbook Of The Month Catalog

Braille Cookbooks from the Cookbook of the Month Catalog are braille cookbooks designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A total of 76 cookbooks are available. Each cookbook is one or two volumes and focuses on a particular type of food, cooking method, or regional or ethnic cuisine. OPTIONS: Purchasers may join the Cookbook of the Month Club to receive new braille cookbooks automatically.

Braille Datebook

The Braille DateBook is a braille notebook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This planner comes with 250 sheets of punched blank filler paper for brailling appointments or other information, together with tabbed plastic calendar pages for organizing the filler pages. The notebook's binder holds 100 pages, including calendar pages and other tabbed pages, and features a Velcro fastener, a slate pocket on the inside front cover, and a stylus pocket on the inside spin

Braille Edge 40 (Model B40K)

The Braille EDGE 40, model B40K, is a refreshable braille display with a braille keyboard and braille notetaker functions designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit's 40-cell braille display provides Braille representation of information from the screen of a computer or mobile device, and its Perkins-style keyboard allows Braille input to the same device. The unit has 2 four-way navigation keys and 8 function keys (Escape, Tab, Control, Alt, Shift, Insert, Windows

Braille Enthusiast's Dictionary

The Braille Enthusiast's Dictionary, compiled and edited by Koenig and Holbrook, is a braille manual designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume presents braille transcriptions of more than 29,000 common and not-so-common words in the English language. All listings are in conformity with the latest revisions of the braille code. Syllabic divisions are shown for words in inkprint, and a listing of prefixes and suffixes is given for all those words in which a cont

Braille Eraser Holder For Braille Writer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To attach a Braille eraser to a Braille writer. Attach a piece of self-adhesive hook-and-loop material to the Braille eraser and the corresponding piece of self-adhesive hook-and-loop material to the Braille writer immediately to the right of the handle. Attach the Braille eraser to the Braille writer using the hook-and-loop material when the eraser is not in use. TITLE: Taming the Wild Braillewriter (in Springboard). AUTHOR: West, D. and Pruim, N. JOURNAL: RE:v

Braille Express (Models 100 & 150)

The Braille Express, models 100 and 150, is a Braille printer designed to print in book format with two pages on each sheet for individuals who are visually disabled. The printers offer interpoint Braille at a rate of 100 or 150 characters per second. They both print up to 44 characters per line macimum, combine text and graphics on a single sheet, save up to 16 full groups of settings, and emboss raised print characters for tactual or visual reading. A rear panel impact control selector allows

Braille Font

The Braille Font is a braille font designed for use by individuals with low vision. This font can be used by individuals with low vision and by teachers of individuals who are blind to learn braille. It is a printed font that uses large solid dots to represent the raised dots in each six-dot braille cell, and uses smaller rings to represent the unused positions. These rings replace the solid mini-dots used in standard braille fonts. This font set includes all capitals, lowercase letters, punctua

Braille Interpreter

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a Braille interpreter for individuals who are blind or visually impaired who cannot read Braille. The Braille Interpreter is a single-finger glove featuring a tactile sensor, a Bluetooth headphone and interpreting software allowing individuals with sight impairments to read Braille. The index finger portion of the glove contains the tactile sensor, which is skimmed over the Braille text and sends data to a small computer housed on the ba

Braille Is Beautiful Curriculum Set

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

Braille Is Beautiful Video Set

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

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M20)

The Braille Lite Millennium, Series M20, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 20-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M20 features a 56K modem, e-mail capability, word processing, one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually unlimited

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M40)

The Braille Lite Millennium, series M40, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 40-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M40 features a 56K modem, e-mail capabilities, word processing, quick one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually un

Braille Literacy Curriculum

The Braille Literacy Curriculum, by Diane P. Wormsley, is a manual for teaching braille to students who are blind or have low vision. This manual supports the goals of the National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities. It emphasizes outcomes, presents strategies for incorporating braille into the total curriculum, and provides resources, references, and tips and techniques for making braille come alive for the student

Braille Literacy: A Functional Approach

Braille Literacy: A Functional Approach, by Diane P. Wormsley with contributions by Frances Mary D'Andrea, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of individuals who are blind or have low vision and cognitive disabilities. The book is a practical resource for teachers of students challenged by learning braille through traditional methods because of additional physical or cognitive disabilities, the inability to speak English well, or difficulty in making the transition from

Braille New Revised Standard Version Bible & New Testament

The Braille New Revised Standard Version (NSRV) Bible and NSRV New Testament are braille Bibles designed for use by individuals who are blind. The complete New Revised Standard Version Bible is available in 36 Braille volumes, and the NRSV New Testament is available in 9 volumes.

Braille Notebooks, 3-Ring (Models 1-04320 & 1-04380-00)

Braille Notebooks, 3-Ring, are made of heavy-duty board and covered with water proof vinyl. The metal binders contain three rings for holding approximately 100 pages of braille paper. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 or 9 x 12 inches ($7.10), 11 x 11 inches ($6.50), and 11.5 x 11 inches ($6.50). COLORS: Binder colors are blue, turquoise, and green.

Braille Paper

The Braille Paper is desiggned for use in one-sided or interpoint Braille applications. This paper can be used with most Braille embossers. A box contains approximately 1,000 sheets of sprocket-holed, fan-folded paper. DIMENSIONS: Each sheet is 8.5 x 11 inches.

Braille Paper

Braille Paper is braille paper designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The 100-sheet packages are available in medium, medium punched, heavy, and heavy punched. DIMENSIONS: Sheets are 8.5 x 11 inches.

Braille Paper

Braille Paper is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is continuous feed braille paper with perforated detachable side panels for use in tractor-feed braille printers or embossers. It comes in two sizes, narrow (notebook size) and wide, with and without 19 hole (GBC) punch. The wide size is sold in cartons of 1,000 sheets, and the narrow size is sold in cartons of 1,500 sheets. The paper is 100 pound tag. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11.5 x 11 or 8.5 x 11 tear-off size (12

Braille Paper (Heavy, Light, & Three-Hole Punched)

Braille Paper is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in two grades, heavy and light, and in two styles, plain and three hole punched. Both heavy and light grades are suitable for use with Perkins Braillers(see separate entries). Available styles are plain heavy grade, plain light grade, or three hole punched heavy grade. Paper is sold in reams of 500 sheets. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 8.5 x 11 inches (all grades with or without holes) or 11 x 11.5 inches (pla

Braille Paper Pad (Model 24-0108-1)

The Braille Paper Pad, model 24-0108-1, is braille paper designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Sheets have three punched holes to fit the Howe Press Small Loose-Leaf Pocket Notebook (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 6 1/8 inches.

Braille Printer (Model Bpw-32)

The Braille Printer, model BPW-32, is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer can emboss six- or eight-dot braille on a single side, or on both sides simultaneously using either the interpoint or interline method. The noise level has been reduced by using an embossing method that pushes the braille embossing pins into the paper instead of striking the paper. This embossng method also allows an entire line of braille to be printed a

Braille Printer (Model Tp-32)

The Braille Printer, model TP-32, is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The printer can emboss six-dot or eight-dot braille on one side, or on both sides simultaneously using either the interpoint or interline method. The noise level has been reduced by using an embossing method that pushes the braille embossing pins into the paper instead of striking the paper. This embossng method also allows an entire line of braille to be printed at th

Braille Proofreading Aid

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To Enable a teacher to mark errors in Braille text for correction. To mark errors in spelling, place a vertical in the space immediately before and immediately after the word to be corrected. If the error is the omission of a word or punctuation, place two staples, one after the other, in the space between words. Bracket incorrect punctuation with two staples. This technique can also be used when grading tests with single-letter or one-word answers. Incorrect an

Braille Sense U2 (Model H432B)

The Braille Sense U2, model H432B, is a Braille notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable braille notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 32-cell braille display and an LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to seven tasks simultaneously. The Braille Sense U2 includes mu

Braille Sense U2 Qwerty (Model H432Q)

The Braille Sense U2 QWERTY, model H432Q, is a Braille and electronic notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a QWERTY (alphabetic) keyboard, a 32-cell braille display, and an optional LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to sev

Braille Series

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

Braille Smartphone

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a Braille smartphone for individuals who are blind or have low vision. 2011 TED Fellow and interaction design graduate of the National Institute of Design (NID) Sumit Dagar is collaborating with the IIT Delhi to create a prototype of the world's first Braille smartphone with a completely tactile display. The phone, which has yet to be officially named, has a tactile screen comprised of a grid of pins that move up and down under a soft me

Braille Stapler

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille writer that is portable and can be used anywhere by individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The Braille Stapler is portable, six-button braille embosser that includes a space button and functions tab for controlling the size of the Braille. The design expedites the writing process” and the Braille need not be written and/or read in reverse. TITLE: Writing Braille Anywhere. WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesig

Braille Star 40

The Braille Star 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can function both as a braille computer display terminal and as a portable braille notetaker. With Braille Star's Scratchpad feature, users can take notes while the device is connected to a computer, or download a file from the computer or the Internet and read, edit, and save changes to it when the Braille Star is disconnected. The Scratchpad can store up to four mega

Braille Stylus: Regular, Jumbo, Reversible, & Pencil (Models 23-3101-7, 23-2901-9, 23-3101-5, & 23-3401-9)

The Regular, Jumbo, Reversible, and Pencil Braille Styluses are designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Regular Stylus (23-3001-7) is durable and easy to use. The Jumbo Stylus (23-2901-9) is designed for creating Jumbo braille with larger, more widely spaced dots that can be felt more easily by individuals with neurological impairments such as diabetic neuropathy. The Reversible Stylus (23-3101-5) has a braille stylus and Teflon braille eraser in one unit. The steel

Braille Trail: An Activity Book

The Braille Trail: An Activity Book, by Frances Mary D'Andrea and Anna M. Swenson, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of children who are blind or have low vision. The book provides an introduction to braille with games, graphics, activities, and information on braille, assistive technology used by people who are blind or visually impaired and are by readers of braille, and the biographies of Helen Keller and Louis Braille. The book is based on the Braille Bug, which i

Braille Wave

Braille Wave is a refreshable Braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This slimline 40-character Braille display provides access to most computer operating systems, including DOS, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT/2000, and Linux, and features a built-in note-taking facility that can be used with or without connection to a computer. The included software enables notes taken to be transferred to Microsoft Word on a personal computer. Standard features include

Braille World Atlas (Model 5-06000-00)

The Braille World Atlas, model 5-06000-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This one-volume atlas has 37 maps with descriptions, including maps of the solar system, the seasons, continents, oceans, countries, and the regions and states of the United States.

Braille Writer Positioning Aid

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To keep a braille writer stationary during use. On the table where the Braille writer is used, mark an area slightly larger than the dimensions of the Braille writer's base. Place rope or clothesline on three sides of the resulting shape, omitting the side nearest the user. Secure the rope/clothesline with duct tape to form a "parking space" for the Braille writer. TITLE: Taming the Wild Braillewriter (in Springboard). AUTHOR: West, D. and Pruim, N. JOURNAL: RE:

Braille+ Mobile Manager (Model 1-07450-00)

The Braille+ Mobile Manager, model 1-07450-00, is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille-input version of the Icon from LevelStar has a Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 30 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability. Features include word processing; an MP3 player; a book player that supports DAISY books and Bookshare; voice recording; an address book, clock

Braille, Large Print, & Audio Instructional Booklets From Horizons For The Blind

Braille, Large Print, and Audio Instructional Booklets from Horizons for the Blind are cookbooks and crafts guides designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each booklet includes braille and large print text and comes with an audio cassette or CD. Titles currently available include Oriental Recipes, with 18 recipes for such dishes as fried noodles, almond chicken, and fortune cookies; Baking with Mixes, with instructions for using cake, biscuit, bread, and cookie mixes, r

Braille2000 Student Edition, Direct Entry Edition, & Document Processing Edition

Braille2000 is a braille text editor designed for the production of braille documents for individuals who are blind. Some versions also include a braille translation program. This braille text editor is compatible with ED-IT PC (see separate entry) but has additional features. It is Internet-compatible, can read and write ABT files, and can be used to read and write braille XML files and to translate XML print text into braille. The Student Edition is a braille editing tool for the beginning bra

Braillemaster Braille Publishing Software

BrailleMaster Braille Publishing Software is a Braille software package with Braille translation programs and text editors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. With BrailleMaster, the user can translate text to braille and send it either directly to a Braille embosser or printer or to an interim braille file; edit a file, including a braille file; print or emboss Braille from a Braille file; view the completed braille on screen; customize formatting and controls in a

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and a 32-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX32 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Pk

BrailleNote PK is a braille notetaker and personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-key braille keyboard, speech output, and an 18-cell braille display with thumb navigation by line, sentence, or paragraph. Other features include Bluetooth technology for connecting to wireless devices; USB functionality; WiFi (wireless) connectivity; Internet Explorer (version 6); and KeySoft media player. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.

Braillepen Slim

Braille Pen Slim is a Bluetooth Braille Keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It connects to the user’s phone, notebook, PC or tablet. It allows the user to write SMS, complete a 6-key entry into a Braille translator or simply type. It is equipped with 6 Braille dot keys, 3 function keys (shift, space and control). The Shift and Control keys become dots 7 and 8 in 8-dot Braille. The BraillePen Slim works with iOS VoiceOver, Talks, BrailleBack, Mobile Acc

Braillephone

The Braillephone is a portable braille telephone device designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This device can be used for telephone communication or it can be used for face-to-face communication between a person who is deaf blind and any other person using a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or deaf relay service. In addition, the system is designed to enable those who are deaf blind to access most computer systems running DOS- or Windows-based software, as well as Inter

Brailleplace

BraillePlace is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This interpoint embosser has a print speed of 300 characters per second and is designed for use in braille publishing. It can print lines 45 characters wide using Library of Congress spacing, with 27 lines per page maximum. It connects to any computer through the parallel or serial ports, and has keypad controls with ET Speaks to vocalize controls and do other audio tasks. Braille can be printed i

Brailletouch

BrailleTouch is a braille input program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a person to type words into an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch in braille rather than using the standard touchscreen keyboard. BrailleTouch features a split keyboard design based on the layout of the braille cell. Dots 1, 2, and 3 are arranged vertically on the left side while dots 4, 5, and 6 are arranged in the same way on the right side of the screen. The curr

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

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

Braillino

Braillino is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a 20-character braille display with two Triple Action keys and an eight-key braille keyboard. It can be used independently or connected by a docking station to the Nokia Communicator, models 9210i or 9290 (see separate entry), a cell phone / personal data assistant (PDA). When the notetaker is connected to the Communicator, the latter can be controlled using the notetaker's brail

Braillo 200

The Braillo 200 is a Braille printer that can print six and eight dot braille at 200 cells per second. A liquid crystal display indicates the page count. Operator controls include form feed, reset, and paper stop. The printer may be connected directly to a paper cutter. The page lenths and line length are both adjustable; the maximum line length is 42 characters. DIMENSIONS: 22.62 x 25.74 x 33.93 inches. WEIGHT: 320 pounds.

Braillo 400 S

The Braillo 400 S is a braille printer that can print six and eight dot braille at 400 cells per second. A liquid crystal display indicates the page count. Operator controls include form feed, reset, and paper stop. The printer may be connected directly to a paper cutter. The page lenths and line length are both adjustable; the maximum line length is 42 characters. DIMENSIONS: 48.36 x 26.13 x 39.78 inches. WEIGHT: 530 pounds.

Braillo 400 Sr Embosser

The Braillo 400 SR Embosser is a Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Braillo 400 SR Embosser reduces paper costs because it uses paper rolls up to 40 inches in diameter rather than standard continuous fanfold paper. Paper widths from four to fourteen inches are accepted. Once the paper is brailled, a built-in paper cutter cuts the paper and releases it to the stacker. When the stacker reaches its1000-sheet capacity, a sensor stops the machine so the

Braillo 440 Sw

Braillo 400 SW is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer is designed for large volume production of braille. It prints simultaneously on both sides of the paper at a rate of 440 characters per second continuous printing. It uses standard paper rolls up to one meter in diameter, and can print two or four page sheets with a maximum sheet length of 13 inches. It has a built in paper cutter and a stacking unit for handling large format braill

Brailon

Brailon is a plastic sheet for use with thermoform machines for individuals who are blind. The paper has a matte surface, and is non-toxic, moisture proof and classroom safe. It is available in regular, heavy and extra heavy thicknesses and can be three-hole and 19-hole punched. DIMENSIONS: Thickness is regular: .005 inch, thick: .008 inch and extra thick: .01 inch. Paper sizes vary from 8.5 x 11 inches to 13-7/8 x 18-5/8 inches.

Brailon Plastic, 3-Hole Punch Or 19-Hole Punch

Brailon Plastic Paper is plastic braille notebook filler paper available in 3-hole punch (no. 1-04690-00) or 19-hole punch (no. 1-04630-00). DIMENSIONS: Both the 3 and the 19-hole punch are 11.5 x 11 inches (500 sheets).

Brain Scanning Speller

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a brain-scanning speller for individuals who have communication or neurological disabilities or have experienced stroke or brain injury. Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have developed a device that provides people who are completely unable to speak or move at all with a means to communicate. The device builds upon previous work using functional magnetic imaging (fMRI) technology. FMRI is a non-invasive technique that m

Bright Field Magnifiers (Models 1420 To 1422, 1425, 1435, 1436)

Bright Field magnifiers, models 1420, 1421, 1422, 1425, 1435 and 1436, are magnifiers designed to look like a paper weight for individuals who have low vision. They provide distortion free magnification and have calculated light guidance that directs all possible illumination onto the object. This provides a brighter field of view without an additional light source. The lenses for all models are made of optical quality glass and provide 2x magnification. The rims are matte edge except model 1421

Bright Line Reading Guide (Models 1-03060-00 & 1-03061-00)

The Bright Line Reading Guide is a line marker designed for use by individuals with low vision. This tool can be placed over text to highlight, eliminate glare, and promote maximum contrast. The guide provides a black reference line that helps the reader keep his or her place on the page. The guide is three-hole punched for placement in a binder, and can be cut to any size. Each guide comes in a vinyl protective pouch. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. COLORS: Yellow (model 1-03060-00) or pink (model

Brightstar Reader

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

Brilliance Audiobooks

Brilliance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book list focuses on popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Books are recorded on tape, compact disc, or MP3-CD, and published at the same time as the print edition. Books are offered in a selection of categories, including children, business, classics, poetry, fiction, mystery, thrillers, suspense, romance, science fiction, fantasy, faith-based fiction and non-fiction, young adult, an

British Sign Language / American Sign Language Translator

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

Brown Glaze Paper, 3-Hole Punch

Brown Glaze Paper, 3-hole Punch, is braille heavy-weight notebook filler paper. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches (150 sheets), 9 x 12 inches (125 sheets), 11 x 11 inches (115 sheets), or 11.5 x 11 inches (110 sheets).

Brown Slate And Stylus (Model 1-00170-00)

The Brown Slate and Stylus, no. 1-00170-00, is designed for writing Braille for individuals who are visually impaired. The slate's back can be opended to allow for reading the Braille without having to remove the paper from the frame. The slate is made of metal and features 4 lines of 28 cells each. DIMENSIONS: 8 3/8 x 2.25 inches.

Btc Audiobooks

BTC Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Titles include classic and contemporary Canadian writing by authors such as Stephen Leacock, W.O. Mitchell, Jane Urquhart, George Elliott Clarke, Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, and Mordechai Richler. More than forty titles are currently available, encompassing readings, poetry, and dramatizations in both CD and cassette tape format.

Bubble Bear

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

Bubcap Pro For Ipad

BubCap Pro is a designed to deter users such as toddlers, individuals with autism, ADHD and intellectual disabilities from pressing the home button during an activity on an iPad, iPod Touch and iPod. BubCaps are small aluminum tabs that self-adhere to the cover of the home button on the device. When the aluminum tab is in place, the home button cannot be pressed directly to exit an application. To access the home button, parents, instructors or therapists can use a pen point through the small

Bulb Shaped Grips

The Bulb Shaped Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. These bulb-shaped soft plastic grips slip on to any standard size pen or pencil and have three sides for finger placement. This design provides comfortable finger positioning and prevents the writing utensil from rolling. COLOR: Blue.

Burns Braille Transcription Dictionary

The Burns Braille Transcription Dictionary, by Mary F. Burns, is a braille dictionary designed for use by producers of braille text for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handbook is a reference tool for checking print-to-braille and braille-to-print meanings and symbols. It provides the braille alphabet, contractions, punctuation, and signs and symbols for braille, as well as brief descriptions of rules for their use. The handbook is organized into four sections aimed at providi

Business Cards For Learning Braille

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

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget

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

Button Pusher / Page Turner

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to push buttons or turn pages. To make this device, a dowel is measured and cut into 5.5-inch sections. A quarter-inch hole is drilled one-half-inch deep at the midpoint of a section of the dowel. The unsharpened lead end of the pencil is pushed into the hole and glued, if necessary. MATERIALS: 0.75-inch diameter dowel, unsharpened pencil with eraser, and glue (optional). TOOLS: Drill with a quarter-inc

Button-Mate

The Button-Mate is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors and individuals with disabilities who are at risk for health emergencies. The system includes wireless neceklace and wrist help buttons and a receiver that plugs into an existing push-button call system (not included). The alarm system can then be activated by the call-button or by the Button-Mate wireless necklace and wrist Help Buttons. The system includes a Y-adapter with a 0.25-inch jack for insertion into the call syst

C-Speak Aphasia

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

C.l.a.s.s.

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

Cal-Tac Notecard

CAL-tac Notecards are braille greeting cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each card has a tactile illustration with a caption in grade II braille, and space to add an individual message using a brailler, slate, typewriter, or single feed braille printer. The illustration is embossed on a soft white plastic sheet that fits into a firm card stock backing. A white envelope is also included. Designs currently available include six balloons (CONGRATULATIONS); sno

Call Alert

Call Alert is a telephone signal indicator designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The device alerts the user to an incoming telephone call by flashing a lamp connected to it when the phone rings. The unit functions regardless of whether the lamp is switched on or off. Standard features include a long cord and a lamp control switch.

Call Bell (Model 34500)

The Call Bell, model 34500, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device that sends out a tone when activated by a single switch connected to the jack on the Call Bell. Momentary contact triggers one tone of pre-determined length. Volume can be increased with the addition of a nine-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 2 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Call Button

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself call button device for an individual with disabilities to use to alert or call their care giver. A simple, effective, and reasonably cheap solution for a remote switch can be made using a battery powered, wireless door bell chime. The bell button should be placed in a location accessible to the user and the chime placed where it can be heard by the attendant. The chime is distinctive and loud enough to work in noisy areas. T

Call Buzzer

The Call Buzzer is a call signal designed to gain caregiver attention for individuals with disabilities who need to summon assistance. Depressing the plate on the top of the device causes a buzzer to sound. The device has a bright plate on a dark base for contrast to assist individuals with visual disabilities. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.

Call-For-Assistance

Call-For-Assistance produces either auditory or visual output as a signal for assistance. Call-For-Assistance requires .17 grams of force for activation, or may be activated by use of a switch. The device can be mounted to a wheelchair. The price of Call-For-Assistance ranges from $40 to $60, depending on the size, type of activation, and type of output desired--features that need to be specified when ordering. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 2.5 x 1.063 inches.

Cameleon

The Cameleon is a voice output communication aid and environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This dynamic communication aid provides synthesized speech from simple messages to complex sentences, using symbols, text, or both. It has a large, bright screen that can display symbols from a range of communication libraries and languages, as well as pictures from digital cameras and other sources. Input options include a mouse, keyboard, sw

Cameleon Campac 2

Cameleon CamPac 2 is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The system is based around a standard notebook computer with the addition of a voice synthesizer and amplified speaker. It comes with a standard notebook software bundle including Windows, and works with the manufacturer's standard communication software and vocabularies. POWER: Uses separate batteries for the amplifier and notebook computer. Additional batteries are available.

Can-Do Cassette Player / Recorder With Sleep Switch

The Can-Do Cassette Player/Recorder with Sleep Switch is a four track cassette player designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It plays both four- and two-track cassettes and records two-track cassettes. The sleep switch turns the player off when the user falls asleep listening. The user holds the switch in one hand, and on falling asleep the user releases the switch. When not needed, the sleep switch can be deactivated. The user can listen to cassettes with or without the i

Canvas Pyramid Pillow

The Canvas Pyramid Pillow is a bookholder and a support for tablet computers and e-readers designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The pillow can be used on a lap, desk, or floor. It is tapered and topped with a loop, offering a variety of surfaces and storage. One side has a rolled edge at the bottom for propping an iPad, eReader, tablet or book. A screen cleaning cloth is included. The pillow also features pockets on three sides to hold pens,

Captel 840

The CapTel 840 is a captioned telephone for people with hearing disabilities. This phone is designed specifically to interact with the CapTel Captioning Service to display a realtime transcript of each conversation on a screen located just above the number key pad. Users who subscribe to the CapTel Captioning Service place each call in the same way as dialing a traditional phone. As the user dials an outgoing call, the phone automatically connects to the Captioning Service. When the other party

Captel 840I

The CapTel 840i is a captioned telephone for people with hearing disabilities. This phone is designed specifically to interact with the CapTel Captioning Service to display a realtime transcript of each conversation on a screen located just above the number key pad. Users who subscribe to the CapTel Captioning Service place each call in the same way as dialing a traditional phone. As the user dials an outgoing call, the phone automatically connects to the Captioning Service. When the other party

CapTel 880i

The CapTel 880i is designed for people with some degree of hearing loss.he Captioned Telephone, or CapTel, works like any other telephone with one important addition: It displays every word the caller says throughout the conversation. CapTel phone users can listen to the caller, and can also read the written captions in the CapTel's bright display window. Features a large, highe-resolution 10 inch window with adjustable font sizes, styles and colors, adjustable volume control, phone book, speed

Captioncall Telephone

Caption Call is a 40dB amplified telephone for people with hearing loss that displays captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read touchscreen. CAPTIONCALL IS AVAILABLE FOR THE U.S. ONLY. What you need: Hearing loss necessitating your use of the service. High speed Internet connection. Standard home phone connection. CaptionCall Telephone Features: This state-of-the-art yet surprisingly simple telephone empowers you to communicate more confidently with friends, family, or coworkers. The

Carbon Monoxide Detector With Transmitter (Model Sc896T)

The Carbon Monoxide Detector with Transmitter, model SC896T, is a carbon monoxide detector designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system includes a Macuro Gas Detector and a transmitter that is plugged into it. A silent call receiver alerts the user to carbon monoxide in the area. POWER: Uses 110 volts. WARRANTY: 1 year.

Carbon Monoxide Detectorstrobe & Carbon Monoxide Detector With Transmitter

The Carbon Monoxide Detector with Transmitter is designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This 110-volt Macuro Gas Detector is adapted to enable a transmitter to be plugged into it. When the detector is activated, it will activate the transmitter to signal a personal receiver (not included; see separate entries for Silent Call receivers). The strobe unit will activate the included strobe light. WARRANTY: One year.

Care Trak Mobile Locator

The Care Trak Mobile Locator is a wireless signal transmitter and wandering patient system designed for use by caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or cognitive, neurological, or mobility disabilities. It can also be used by law enforcement or emergency response personnel to locate a lost person. This portable device can be used alone or with the Care Trak Sentry Perimeter System (see separate entry) to locate an individual wearing a Care Trak Wrist Transmitter (see separate entry)

Care Trak Wrist Transmitter

The Care Trak Wrist Transmitter is a wireless signal transmitter designed for use by caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or cognitive, neurological, or mobility disabilities in a clinical setting. This portable device is worn on the wrist or ankle. The transmitter, which is water resistant, puts out a silent constantly pulsating radio signal. The unit consists of three components - the transmitter, a plastic transmitter case, and a band that attaches to the case. Three types of ba

Caref GPS Phone Watch

Caref is designed for children with cognitive, physical and mental disabilities. Is a GPS built inside a watch; intended to track location and facilitate contact with the child in case of an emergency. Using an app (My Caref) the watch has the capability to send and receive calls. The GPS assistance tracks locations within 3 meters or ten feet. It is equipped with a SOS button that sends locations and calls the numbers on list (after programing it) that will continue to call until someone answer

Caregard Personal Emergency Response System (Model 80-737)

CareGard Personal Emergency Response System, model 80-737, is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors, people with mobility or balance disabilities, or individuals at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a wireless panic button and a table-mounted panel with an integrated two-way voice module. In addition to the panic button, the system can also support up to 24 wireless sensors, GE Interlogix repeaters, and remote phone control. POWER: The panel uses household current

Caregiver Call Signal

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with severe phyical disabilities to summon a caregiver. This device was created using a doorbell chime with a remote control. The chime unit is carried by the caregiver and the remote is used by the individual summoning assistance. Because the individual did not have enough finger strength to press the button on the remote, a socket with a long cord was attached to the remote and connected to a large, soft button that was accessibl

Carex Enablers Magnifying Glass (Model En34Crd)

The Enablers Magnifying Glass, model EN34CRD, is a hand magnifying glass designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a rectangular lens and a triangular handle and is small enough to carry in a pocket or a purse. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4 x 3/8 x 2-3/4 inches.

Caring Responders

Caring Responders is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk of incapacitating accidents. It provides a wireless alert system that allows the user to summon help in case of a household accident or emergency by touching a button worn around the neck or wrist or on a belt. Responders will alert family members, neighbors, and emergency services. The system has three key parts: a panic button, a base unit, and a R

Carousel Communicator (Model 429)

The Carousel Communicator, model 429, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The unit spins to enable the user to locate the desired message. The device offers seven messages on one level and with 37 seconds of recording time per switch. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded at the touch of a button. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (not included). OPTIONS: A set of 35 icon holders (Model 428-I - $29.95) that attach to the unit with Ve

Carrying Aids For Wheelchair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to keep essential items at hand while in his wheelchair. Three carrying aids were made and attached the left arm of the wheelchair. The first was a carrying pouch for a cell phone. Made of metal, the pouch is lined with vinyl to protect the phone from damage. The second was a small, flat metal tray to carry the remote control for operating the front door. Also added to the arm was a pocket made of vinyl to carry the hadset for

Casio Phonemate

The Casio Phonemate is cordless amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone features a hearing-aid compatible handset, a built-in amplifier that amplifies incoming calls up to 16 decibels (dB), a flashing LED to alert the user to incoming calls, caller identification (ID) with name and number display, caller ID call waiting display, speakerphone capability, two-line capacity, display and dial telephone numbers, and a 20-station autodialer. This phone a

Cassette Circulation / Storage Container (Models 1-02620-00 & 1-02630-00)

The Cassette Circulation/Storage Container is a talking book mailing container designed for use by indivduals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This plastic container can be used to mail talking book cassettes. Models are available to hold either four (model 1-02620-00) or six (model 1-02630-00) cassettes. Snap-shut plastic straps hold the box closed. On the front there is a slot that holds an address card. The back is embossed with "Free Matter for the Blind or Handicap

Cassette Labeling Slate (Model 23-0351-9) & Cassette Labels (Model 23-4151-9)

The Cassette Labeling Slate, model 23-0351-9, is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision as a braille labeler for cassettes. This braille slate is designed for use with Cassette Labels, model 23-4151-9, which are made of clear adhesive tape. The slate has two full rows of 14 cells on the top and bottom lines. The second and third lines have two cells at each margin. Cassette Labels are sold in a package of 25 labels.

Cctv

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision to use a telvision as a CCTV. A camera from a baby monitor or security system is adapted by placing it on a loupe magnifier with a stand. The magnifier can then be moved over the page to be read and the sytem connected to the television to show the material on the screen. MATERIALS: Video monitoring system, loupe magnifier with stand (8x used), and television. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. TITLE: Home Made CCTV with no Internal Modifi

Cd Dots

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

Ce225 Portable Telephone Amplifier

The CE225 Portable Telephone Amplifier is a handset amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplifier is designed for use with corded telephones. The CE225 connects to the telephone base and the handset plugs into the amplfier. It amplifies sound going into the handset up to 28 decibels (dB). The CE225 features Clarity Power technology, which makes calls louder, clearer and easy to understand. POWER: Uses two AAA batteries.

Ce50 Hearitmobile Bluetooth Neckloop

The CE50 HearItMobile Bluetooth Neckloop is a telephone handset amplifier and cell phone amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit increases incoming sounds over 30 decibels (dB). The t-coil enabled, hearing aid compatible device is compatible with most cellular, corded and cordless phones. Standard features include a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, built-in microphone, and quick release for safety and ease-of-use. POWER: Uses one rechargeable battery with 14 ho

Cell Phone And Mini Keyboard Extension Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one arm to dial a cell phone and type on its mini keyboard extension. A holder in the shape of the phone and its extension was cut out of plywood, with an additional strip of wood at the sides and bottom to hold the phone in place. A strap with a pull-tight Velcro fastener was attached to the holder. The strap wraps around the user's arm and when the arm rests on a table or other surface, the phone and keyboard are steady for u

Cellular Pen Vibrator

The Cellular Pen Vibrator is a telephone signal designed for use with cellular phones by individuals who are hard of hearing. When placed within one meter of a cellular phone, this pen-shaped device converts the ringing tone of the phone to vibrations to aslert the user that the phone is ringing. The device is equipped with a pocket clip. POWER: Uses two UM-5 batteries (included). The unit has a low battery alert function.

Central Alert Mini Notification System

The Central Alert Mini Notification System is designed for individuals who are hearing impaired or deaf. It is extra loud and bright when it flashes, alerting the user to a doorbell ringer, a text, or a call. It has a CentralAlert Cell Phone Ringer/Flasher, a Wireless Doorbell, Alerts to incoming phone calls and texts. As well, the Central Alert Mini Notification System has alerts to Skype and FaceTime calls and a loud ringer and bright flasher alerts. In addition, the product has a backup batte

Centralalert Wireless Notification System (Model Ca360 [Ca-1001])

The CentralAlert Wireless Notification System, model CA360 [CA-1001], is a wireless signal system and sound monitor designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This is an all-in-one notification system for home use. It alerts the user to all the daily sounds in a home, such as alarm clock, door knocking, phone ringing, and alarm sound from audio alarms, warnings from motion detectors, and storm warning from NOAA radio (some functions require optional accessories). The Centra

Chang Tactual Diagram Kit (Model 1-03130-00)

The Chang Tactual Diagram Kit, model 1-03130-00, is a tactile map skills training kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This tactile aid enables teachers of orientation & mobility and other curricula to construct diagrams and maps using brightly colored plastic pieces that adhere to a dark felt board covered with hook and loop material. The kit includes flat geometric forms in 27 different shapes and sizes (104 total), a print instructoral guidebook, and a carryi

Chatbox & Chatbox-Dx

ChatBox and ChatBox-DX are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Usefull for beginners because the vocabulary can be customized and reprogrammed as the user's needs change, each device can be accessed directly via the keyboard or through single-switch scanning, and multiple overlays can be used to create up to four custom vocabularies. These products use Minspeak so that symbols are used to represent words, sentences, or phrases. The use

Chatbox 40

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

Chatbox 40-Xt

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

Chatpc-4

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

Chatpc-Silk

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

Chatter Phone (Model Pvc-C)

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

Chattervox

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

Cheap Talk 4 Inline With 12 Levels (Models 3054 & 3412)

The Cheap Talk 4 In-line with 12 Levels, model 3054 and 3412 are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Both models are in an in-line configuration and offer 5 seconds per message of recording time over 12 levels. Each level has four messages providing a total of 48 messages. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded as needed. Both models are activated by pressing one of the four icon squares (icons not included). Basic features include o

Cheap Talk 4 Square Communicators (Models 1392, 6392)

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

Cheap Talk 8 1-Level Communicator Direct (Models 1338, 1391, 6338, & 6391)

Cheap Talk 8 1 Level Communicators Direct, models 1391, 6338, and 6391, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The communicators offer eight, 37.5-second messages that can be recorded as often as required. Each message is assigned to a square on top of the device and each square features a removable plastic cover to hold a word or picture (not included) to identify the message. Model 1391 is a direct selection device which activates a

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators (Models 2391 & 2392)

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators, models 2391 and 2392, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. These six-level communicators have an easy level changer feature. One message square is dedicated to changing levels. A therapist or teacher records the name of each level and the user simply pushes the level changer icon to hear and select desired level. The unit stores up to 48 6-second messages including the level chan

Cheaper Speak 8

The Cheaper Speak 8 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device enables the user to speak one of eight pre-recorded messages simply by pressing one of the eight colored squares; pictures, symbols, or words may be inserted on the squares to identify the message. Messages are stored permanently until re-recorded and they may be re-recorded as often as necessary. This device is also available with a .25-inch or a 1/8-inch jacks ($13

Check Writing Guide (Model 163733)

Template for filling in necessary information on a standard 3 3/4 by 6 inch check.

Checkpoint Identity Series

Checkpoint Identify Series is designed for use for children who are nonverbal or unable communicate their name, allergies or any additional information. Each product has a text code and QR code. When a first responder texts the product’s unique code, the user’s medical information is instantly retrieved. At the same time, the first responder’s cell phone number is sent to the user’s emergency contact for quick communication between the emergency contact and the first responder at the scene. The

Chest Resting Lighted Magnifier

The Chest Resting Lighted Magnifier is a magnifying lens with neck strap and light designed for individuals with low vision. It features a round, distortion-free magnifying lens with 6x magnification. The light is designed to illuminate the entire magnified area and has a heavy-duty on/off switch. This magnifier comes with an adjustable neck cord and soft legs that allow the device to rest on the chest. DIMENSIONS: The magnifying lens is 4 inches in diameter.

Chest Resting Magnifier

The Chest Resting Magnifier is a hands free magnifier designed for individuals with low vision. This 2x magnification lens is mounted in clear plastic to prevent shadowing effects. It has an adjustable cord that wraps around the neck, and the base has two soft legs that rest on the chest. DIMENSIONS: The magnifier is 4 x 5 inches.

Children's Clothing Cards

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

Chipper

The Chipper is a single message, direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The Chipper can record messages up to 40 seconds long. It plays the recorded message when the button on the top of the unit is pressed or when a connected external switch is activated. The message is plays through the Chipper's speaker or through a connected external speaker. The unit has external switch and speaker jack jacks and adjustable volume, with relay/switch ou

Choice 4 Communicator (Model 1237)

The Choice 4 Communicator, model 1237, is a direct selection transitional communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This 12- level communicator with auditory cueing has space for four picture icons (not included) and a total of 300 seconds of recording time. Bright lights allow objects, photographs, or icons to be illuminated in sequence. The user has the choice of working with one field at a time or adding up to four fields by pressing two cells and

Choiceworks

Choiceworks is an app designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, or emotional disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) to help them complete daily routines and tasks.  It can be used to help students understand and control their feelings and to improve their patience. Caregivers, teachers, and therapists use this app with students to keep them on task and motivated. 

Choiceworks Visual Support System

Choiceworks is a personal skills tutorial program designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, or emotional disabilities disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder. This system is designed to help children complete daily routines and understand and control their feelings and waiting skills. The companion books (included) help teach children about their daily schedule, dealing with transitions and managing their feelings, making choices and demonstrating

Chrome Stand Magnifier

The Chrome Stand Magnifier is a magnifying lens with stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. This fully adjustable chrome stand magnifier allows detailed hands-free viewing of an object. Two knurled thumbscrews allow adjustments of the height, angle, and offset of the large precision ground glass magnifying lens. The stand has a heavy solid base with felt on the bottom. DIMENSIONS: The magnifying lens is 5 inches in diameter. The base is 10 inches tall and 5.25 inches in diameter

Cimo Can Spell

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

Cimo Spelling (Sight Words)

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

Circletime Tales

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

Circletime Tales Deluxe

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

Circline Magnifier (Models 8Mc-100, 8Mc-150, 8Mc-200, 8Mc-250, & 8Mc-300)

The Circline Magnifier Lamp, models 8MC-100, 8MC-150, 8MC-200, 8MC-250, and 8MC-300, is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The crown-optical glass lens is encircled by a 22-watt circline fluorescent tube (included) that sheds even, shadow-free light. The lens and lamp are mounted on a desk stand (8MC-100), a hinged arm with clamp (8MC-150 and 8MC-200), or a hinged arm on a rolling floor stand (8MC-250 and 8MC-300). All models are available with either a

Cjt Adjustable Floor Stand

The CTJ Adjustable Floor Stand is a mobile laptop/notebook computer or communication aid support designed for use by individuals with comunication disabilities, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This floor stand can accommodate almost any type of communication device or notebook computer. Its height-adjustable steel arm is supported by a carbon steel wheelbase with three swivel caster wheels for use on smooth surfaces and two locking casters to maintain the desired position. The

Cjt Comm Belt

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

Cjt Freedom Table Stand

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

Cjt Super Eval Kit

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

Cjt Tag-A-Long

The CTJ Tag-A-Long is a carrying aid for communicator or laptop/notebook computer support designed for use by individuals who use walkers. This tray attachment enables the user to mount a communication device or laptop computer to a reverse K-style walker without inhibiting the mobility or balance of the walker. The unit can be modified for carrying dual bags for personal belongings, small ventilators, or other items. The unit attaches to the rear of the walker using the TSP clamping system. It

Clamp On Mount

Clamp on Mount is a table-top mounting system designed to support AAC devices such as Dynavox V/Vmax, MyTobii P10 and other devices. It is height adjustable from approximately 0 to 180 millimeters and can be angled and repositioned. The Clamp on Mount has a Manfrotto Super Clamp base and Quick-Shift handles for quick and easy adjustment.

Clamp-On Table Top Mount

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

Clarity Alertmaster Al10

The Clarity AlertMaster AL10 is an all-in-one signal system designed to alert individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to environmental sounds. The system uses a flashing lamp, bed shaker, and a panel of lights to alert the user(s) to different sounds, including a telephone ring, a doorbell, audio alarm devices, an alarm clock, a baby cry, someone entering the home, and loud room noises such as a smoke detector. The system features a wireless receiver which can be purchased separately, a 3.5-

Clarity Alertmaster Al11

The Clarity AlertMaster AL11 is a signal system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This system alerts the user to telephone calls and the doorbell by flashing visual alert indicators. These large, brightly lit icons and lights are sized and positioned for visibility from all sides. The system can also flash a connected lamp with a built-in lamp flasher for additional notification. Flashing patterns and backlit icons on the unit help the user distinguish between even

Clarity Alertmaster Al12

The Clarity AlertMaster AL12 is a visual signal system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This product is an accessory for the Clarity AlertMaster AL10 or Clarity AlertMaster AL11 alert system (see separate entries). When connected, it provides flashing lamp and icon notification anywhere within 80 feet of the AlertMaster AL10 and AlertMaster AL11 base units. The system has six indicator lights for six alerting functions: phone, door, clock, sound, alarm, and motion

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C1000)

The Clarity Amplified Corded Phone, model C1000, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by people with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 26 decibels (dB) and the base offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes word louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large black buttons with white labels; a bright, f

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C35)

The Clarity Amplified Corded Phone, model C35, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity, have low vision, or are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels (dB) (four times louder than the average phone) and the base offers three adjustable ringer levels. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large reverse contrast (white numb

Clarity Amplified Phone With Pictureperfect Dialing (Model P400)

The Clarity Amplified Phone with PicturePerfect Dialing, model P400, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities, have low vision or are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 26 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 75 dB. It features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand, and PicturePerfect Dialing, a nine-section programmable touch pad with a plac

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35)

The Clarity Amplified Telephone with Talk Back Numbers, model JV35, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by people with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 37 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large black buttons with white and Brai

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35W)

The Clarity Amplified Telephone with Talk Back Numbers, model JV35W, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for people who have fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 37 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large white buttons with black and Braille la

Clarity Amplified Trimline Phone (Model C200)

The Clarity Amplified Trimline Phone, model C200, is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 26 decibels (dB) and features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. It also features a bright visual ring indicator on the handset, loud ringer volume, and large, backlit keypad. The phone is hearing aid compatible and wall mountable. WARRANTY: One year limited warranty.

Clarity D704

The Clarity D704 is a large button amplified cordless telephone with speaker designed for use by individuals who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The handset amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels (dB) (20 times louder than a standard home phone) and offers four tone settings (bass, natural, treble 1 or treble 2). The phone features Clarity Power technology for amplification, DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 technology for interference-free communication, high c

Clarity D714 Amplified Cordless Phone

The Clarity D714 Amplified Cordless Phone is a large button, cordless, amplifier telephone with speakerphone and answering machine, designed for use by individuals with vision, hearing, or mobility disabilities. This telephone amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels or 20 times louder than a standard home phone. It offers 4 tone settings to customize the user's listening experience. The handset utilizes DECT 6.0 technology for clear, interference-free communication that minimizes background n

Clarity D724

The Clarity D724 is a large button amplified cordless telephone with speaker designed for use by people who have cognitive or memory disabilities low vision or are hard of hearing. The handset amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels (dB) (20 times louder than a standard home phone). The phone features Clarity Power technology for amplification and DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) 6.0 technology for interference-free communication. The Clarity D724's base has four PicturePerf

Clarity Dect6.0 Amplified Big Button Cordless Phone With Digital Answering Machine (Model C1)

The Clarity DECT6.0 Amplified Big Button Cordless Phone with Digital Answering Machine, model C1, is a large button amplified cordless telephone with speaker designed for use by people who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The handset amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels (dB) (20 times louder than a standard home phone). The phone features Clarity Power technology for amplification and DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 technology for interference-free communicat

Clarity Pal (101)

The Clarity Pal (101) is an amplified, hearing aid compatible cellular phone with speaker designed for use by seniors and individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound with adjustable tone control for a customized listening experience. The SOS one-touch emergency button on the back of the phone will set off an alarm when pressed for 2-3 seconds, and the phone will automatically make calls to the predefined emergency contacts (up to five numbers can be set) one by one.

Clarity Phone (Models 1000, 2000, 3000 And 4000)

The Clarity Telephone is an amplifier telephone designed with adjustable frequency range for individuals with high frequency hearing loss. Set the control to the frequency that is easiest to hear and hard to hear voices come through loud and clear. There are four models available. All models have the following features: visual ringer light; low-frequency ringer; hearing aid compatible; tone/pulse switch; desk/wall mountable; and increase volume to 25 dB. Model 1000 is the home version with mute,

Clarity Professional Xl40D

The Clarity Professional XL40D is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by people who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB), amplifies outgoing speech up to 15 dB, and offers four adjustable ringer levels up to 90 dB. It also has large backlit buttons with white numbers on a dark background. The phone features 12 speed dial buttons; bright visual ringer with voicemail indicator; Digital Clarity Power technology that makes

Clarity Professional Xl45

The Clarity Professional XL45 is a large button amplifier telephone with large print display designed for use by people who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB), amplifies outgoing speech up to 15 dB, and offers four adjustable ringer levels up to 90 dB. The phone features Digital Clarity Power technology that makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand; and ClarityLogic technology which allows a customer service representative

Clarity Professional Xlc2

The Clarity Professional XLC2 is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speaker designed for use by individuals who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The handset amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB), amplifies outgoing speech up to 15 dB, and the base offers three adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Digital Clarity Power technology for amplification, DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 technology for in

Clarity Professional Xlc3.4

The Clarity Professional XLC3.4 is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speaker designed for use by individuals who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The handset amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB), amplifies outgoing speech up to 15 dB, and the base offers four adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Digital Clarity Power technology for amplification, DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 technology for i

Clarity Wr100 Extra Loud Phone Ringer

The Clarity WR100 Extra Loud Phone Ringer is a telephone signal amplifier designed to increase the volume of the ringer for individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit generates a ring up to 95 decibels (dB). It features bright visual ring indicator and adjustable ring tone. The WR100 has two telephone jacks on one end. A standard telephone cord is connected to the wall jack and one of the WR100 jacks, and a second cord connects from the WR100 to a telephone. Two telephone cords, 8 inches an

Claroread Plus

ClaroRead Plus is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, and audio file creation program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Scanned documents are converted into Microsoft Word text, which can be read back immediately or saved. The program can also convert PDF files to Word format. Text is spoken as it is typed, and on-screen text can be read by highlighting sections and pressing Play. The program has five human-sounding voices: RealSpeak Daniel, Emi

Claroread Plus For Mac

ClaroRead Plus for Mac is a voice output screen reader and optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. Designed for use with Microsoft Word, Safari, and other Mac applications, this program's toolbar for Microsoft Word allows the user to change the font size, spacing, and font and background color. Any word can be checked for definition and meaning with a single click on the toolbar. The Word Toolbar also features a homophone checking tool wh

Claroread Premium

ClaroRead Premium is a voice output screen reader, optical character recognition, concept mapping, and audio file creation program and accessibility software module designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This product includes ClaroRead Plus and Claro Mindfull together with a portable USB memory stick containing ClaroRead Standard (see separate entries). ClaroRead Standard runs directly from the memory stick on any personal computer (PC) without installing files. COMPATIBILIT

Claroread Standard Edition

ClaroRead Standard Edition is a voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or dyslexia. Text is spoken as it is typed, enabling the user to check and proof-read writing. Text can also be spoken by highlighting sections and pressing "Play." Text is read in a human-sounding voice, either male (RealSpeak Daniel) or female (Emily or Jane). Pronunciations can be modified. Spoken words can be tracked on screen with user-selected highlighting colors. A

Classmate Reader

The ClassMate Reader audio book player is a voice output electronic text reader designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or low vision. This unit reads electronic text and digital recorded books aloud and simultaneously displays text on its color screen. The user can highlight text and enter bookmarks by touching the screen. The user also can record text or voice notes within the text, and transfer them to a computer through a USB 2.0 port. It also can store and retrieve data f

Classroom Communication Kit (Model 9022K)

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

Classroom Suite Primary Skills Builders

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

Classroom Suite Readingtutor

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

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.

Clear View Magnifier

The Clear View Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. Available in round our rectangular models, this magnifier has a lightweight, see-through moulded design. The magnifier offers 2X magnification with a 6X power inset bifocal lens. DIMENSIONS: The lens on the rectangular model is 2 x 4 inches and the round lens is 3 inches in diameter.

Clear-View Head Pointer (Model 6000)

The Clear-View Head Pointer, model 6000, is a head pointer designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, upper extremity disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. The Clear-View Head Pointer projects out at jaw level, not at forehead level. Having the pointer extend out from jaw level places the pointer in closer proximity to the object being selected, requires minimal head movement, and does not interrupt the user's field of vision during use. The lightweight aluminum yoke can b

Clearnote Portable

The ClearNote Portable is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Depending upon screen size, this unit can provide continuous magnification from 4x to 40x and the three-in-one foldable camera enables near, self and distance viewing. The camera enables the user to view a white board during a meeting, take notes from a lecture, or read printed reports while simultaneously accessing information on a personal computer. In addition, a 10x optical zoom enhances

Clearnote+

The ClearNote+ is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Depending upon screen size, this unit can provide continuous magnification from 1.7x to 57x and the three-in-one camera enable near, self, and distance viewing. The camera enables the user to view a white board during a meeting, take notes from a lecture, or read printed reports while simultaneously accessing information on a personal computer. In addition, an 18x optical zoom enhances functionality

Clearreader+ And Clearreader+ Basic

The ClearReader+ is a low vision reading system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable system features user-friendly controls and uses text-to-speech and optical character recognition (OCR) technology to scan printed text and read it aloud in a matter of seconds. This lightweight unit offers four pre-selected reading voices; 42 total different voices are available in 29 languages. Audio output is provided through built-in high sound quality stereo speaker

Clearsounds Amplified Phone Ring Signaler (Model Cs-Cl1)

The ClearSounds Amplified Phone Ring Signaler, model CS-CL1, is a telephone signal amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. It delivers a forceful ring tone up to 95 decibels (dB) in volume, accompanied by a bright strobe that flashes along with the signal tone. Tone and volume are adjustable. The amplifier is wall mountable. OPTIONS: Vibrating Pad for use when sleeping. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.25 x 2 x 7.5 inches. WARRANTY: One year.

Clearsounds Bed Shaker (Model Cs-Shk)

The ClearSounds Bed Shaker, model CS-SHK, is a bed vibrator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This vibrating signal device alerts the user while asleep or in any situation where it is hard to hear an alarm or phone ring. It works with the ClearSounds 40XLC Amplified Phone with Caller ID and Speakerphone, CS-WS1 Wake & Shake Alarm Clock, and CS-CL1 Amplified Phone Ring Signaler (see separate entries). DIMENSIONS (WxD): 3.5 x 1.25 inches. The plug is 3.5 millimet

Clearsounds Portable Telephone Amplifier (Model Cs-Il40)

The ClearSounds Portable Telephone Amplifier, model CS-IL40, is a telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This device attaches to corded phones to increase the volume of incoming calls. It connects to corded phones with a dial pad in the base and is not designed for cordless or trimline phones. Volume control and boost buttons increase incoming volume as much as 40 decibels (dB), and the tone control allows the user to "shape" sound. POWER: Uses one 9-volt ba

Clevermind App

Clevermind is an interactive application designed for seniors and people struggling with the cognitive impairments that accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Individuals can use the app to surf the Internet, connect with their loved ones and stay independently entertained while strengthening their cognitive proficiency.

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

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

Clicker Docs

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

Clip & Flip Magnifier

The Clip & Flip Magnifier is a clip-on eyeglass magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The crystal-clear acrylic lenses offer 1.5x magnification. When not in use, the lenses can be flipped up or removed. A protective soft pouch is included. DIMENSIONS(WxH): 4.75 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces. WARRANTY: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Clip Talk (Model 5520)

Clip Talk, model 5520, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. This compact, lightweight communicator clips to wheelchairs, walkers, bedrails, or other tubular or rectangular objects. The unit is equipped with a spring-reinforced clip that automatically adjusts to the diameter of the object. The clip is lined with non-skid material to prevent slipping. This device offers 20 seconds of recording time which can be used for one mes

Clip With Chain

The Clip with Chain is a carrying aid for a communicator designed to be used by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The clip features a belt clip, a nine-inch chain and a ring that attaches to the grommet hole of a communication aid. It allows the user to carry a small pocket communication aid for easy retrieval and helps to ensure that the aid is not lost.

Clip&read (Model 2916)

Clip&Read, model 2916, is a pair of magnifying glasses for cell phone screens, digital camera screens, and other small devices, designed for use by individuals with low vision. This miniature pair of reading glasses can be attached to any portable device, using either the attached clip or the included velcro fastenings. The glasses are lightweight and sit snugly on the sides of the user's temples without pressure points. Magnification levels are +1.5 and +2.5 diopters. The glasses come with

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

Closeby Network

The CloseBy Network is an emergency alert system with monitoring service and home emergency monitoring system designed for use by individuals with disabilities or seniors who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes activity monitoring and direct caregiver access to monitoring through the Internet. The system monitors daily activity through motion detectors strategically placed in areas such as the bathroom, meal preparation areas, entry way, and bedroom. For example, motion sens

Closed Caption Reader (Model V-7300)

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

Closeview

CloseView is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies all screen images, including text, graphics, menu bar, and the mouse cursor, from 2 to 16 times normal size. Working as an option on the Control Panel, the program also permits the screen display to be changed from black on white to white on black. The program can be turned on and off, and magnification levels can be changed by using combinations of the Control, Option, and other k

Cloud Pillow

The Cloud Pillow is a book holder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. This canvas beanbag cushion is filled with hypoallergenic polyfoam beads and has contoured ribbed shaping to hold print books, e-readers, or tablet computers, while supporting the user's hands. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 16 1/8 x 7 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 0.7 pounds. COLOR: Denim blue.

Clue, The (Models 999862 & 999863)

The Clue is a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video magnifier displays magnified images in either full color or black-and-white on a large color monitor that can be used in an in-line or side-by-side configuration. It is available with manual focus, model 999862, or automatic focus, model 999863. Images can be viewed in reverse mode, in which black-on-white images appear as white-on-black . The Color Select option allows the user to change colors completely to

Cobra Braille

COBRA Braille is a voice output screen reader and braille output program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or read the information on a braille display. COBRA Braille accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch between Braille Grade I and Grade II by pressing a button, and he or she ca

Cobra Pro

COBRA Pro is a voice output screen reader, braille output, and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output, read the information on a braille display, or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Pro accesses the user's computer software programs and optimizes the information on a braille display in text form. The user can switch betwe

Cobra Zoom

COBRA Zoom is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It offers the user to option to hear the content of a computer's display through voice output or see a magnified version of the display on the screen. COBRA Zoom runs on Unicode which makes texts in Arabic, Hebrew, and Cyrillic/Russian readable. The program also saves all personal configurations in the user's profile. TASO sliders enable the user to get an

Coburn Magnifiers

Magnifiers include hand held and self supporting magnifying lenses and lamps; loupes; and a line of spectacles called U Protem Aphakic Post Cataract available in both clear and smoked lenses.

Coil Prismatic Half Eye Spectacles (Models 4146-01, 4149-01, 4150-01, 4153-01, 4154-01, 4157-01, 4158-01, 4161-01, 4162-01, 4165-01, 4166-01, & 4169-01)

COIL Prismatic Half Eye Spectacles are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Prismatic glasses help focus peripheral vision and reduce eyestrain while reading. Lens strength is +4.0 diopters for models 4146-01 and 4149-01), +6.0 diopters for models 4150-01 and 4153-01, +8.0 diopters for models 4154-01 and 4157-01, +10.0 diopters for models 4158-01 and 4161-01, +12.0 diopters for models 4162-01 and 4165-01, or +14.0 diopters for models 4166-01 and 4169-01. Focal length ra

Coil Prismatic Quarter Eye Spectacles (Models 4175-01, 4177-01, 4179-01, 4181-01, 4183-01, & 4185-01)

COIL Prismatic Quarter Eye Spectacles are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Prismatic glasses help focus peripheral vision and reduce eyestrain while reading. Lens strength is +4.0 diopters (model 4175-01), +6.0 diopters (model 4177-01), +8.0 diopters (model 4179-01), +10.0 diopters (model 4181-01), +12.0 diopters (model 4183-01), or +14.0 diopters (model 4185-01). Focal lengths range from 3.3 to 10 inches, depending on strength. DIMENSIONS: Lenses are 43 millimeters

Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook (Model 1-04826-00)

The Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook, model 1-04826-00, is a bold line notebook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This spiral notebook has a heavy-duty cover and 75 sheets of bold line paper inside. DIMENSIONS: Paper is 8.5 x 11 inches with 7/16 inch line spaces. COLOR: The cover has a marbled design.

Color-Eye

Color-Eye is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is a hand-sized unit that connects to a television set (not included). Users have a choice of hand-held operation or hands-free use with a flex-arm mount that can be clamped on the edge of a desk or table. This device magnifies in color with positive images only (no color reversal). Magnification ranges from 4.9 to 17 times for a seven-inch TV, nine to 32 times for a 13-inch TV, and 14 to 49 times for a 20-inch TV

Colorful Clips (Model Cc-13F)

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

Colorful Concepts Manipulatives

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

Colorful Words (Model Cc-10F)

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

Colorlibrary

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

Colormouse & Colormouse-Rm

ColorMouse and ColorMouse-RM are video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style device connects to any standard television. Objects appear magnified on the TV screen in color when the device is held over them. ColorMouse displays objects in their natural colors, while ColorMouse-RM displays objects in reverse color mode. The magnifier can be used for reading or for looking at pictures or labels. The magnification level on a 20-inch TV is 24x (24 times actual s

Colormouse-Usb

ColorMouse-USB is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style video magnifier connects to a computer via the computer's USB port. Objects appear magnified in color on the computer monitor when the device is held over them. The device can be used to view books or documents, pictures, or labels. The magnification level can be changed by using the computer's resize function. This video magnifier comes with a cable, driver CD, and a microfibre MouseBag. COMPAT

Colors: An Interactive Book For Memory Impaired Adults

Colors, written by Matthew Schneider and Deborah Drapac, is one of a collection of eight interactive books designed specifically to enhance the quality of communication between caregivers and adults experiencing memory loss. Through its vivid photography and large-print text written in clear, concise, and easy-to-read sentences, these books have been developed to evoke memories, initiate conversation, and supply mental and physical stimulation. Each book is comprised of three unique sections: •

Combination Hand/stand Magnifiers (Models 2031, 2032, 2034, & 2036)

The Combination Hand/Stand Magnifiers, models 2031, 2032, 2034 and 2036, are magnifiers with a versatile design for individuals who are visually disabled. The magnifier can be used as a standard hand-held magnifier. Or, unfold the legs and use it as a fixed stand magnifier. It also tilts to be used as an inclined stand magnifier. The legs and handle fold away so that it can be stored in a leather case that is included. Completely lightweight and portable. The lens is an Aspheric PXM lightweight

Combination Hand/stand/pocket Magnifier (Model 2050)

The Combination Hand/Stand/Pocket Magnifier, model 2050, is an all-in-one magnifier for individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used as a hand-held magnifier that fits into your pocket; a fixed stand magnifer to leave hands free; and an inclined magnifier that also stands hands free. The lens is an Aspheric PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating that magnifies 3.5x. It is mounted in ABS plastic. OPTIONS: Drawstring pouch is available for $4.95. DIMENSIONS: 60 mm. WARRANTY: One year

Combination Heavy Duty Bed Vibrator And Deluxe Alarm Clock

The Combination Heavy Duty Bed Vibrator and Deluxe Alarm Clock is a digital alarm clock and bed vibrator designed to wake up individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The vibrator plugs into the back of the clock and is triggered by the clock's audible alarm. It is also good for heavy sleepers. The unit is compact and portable and can be used for home or travel. Both are sold separately (see separate entry).

Combination Portable Bed Vibrator And Clock (Model 2743)

Combination portable bed vibrator (Mattress Magic) and clock-timer. It combines the Digital Clock-Timer ##2740 ($70 separately) and a portable mattress vibrator (##2554 $82 separately). Just place between the mattress and the box spring of any twin to king sized bed. On-off switch located on electrical cord. Deluxe clock features two position alarm switch which will flash standard lamp in one position and vibrator and strobe in other position. Weighs only six pounds. Easy to read LED display and

Combination Smoke Detector/strobe Light Alarm (Model 29590)

The Combination Smoke Detector and Strobe Light Alarm is designed to alert individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to smoke and fire. This device features both an audible alarm that sounds at a minimum of 85 decibels at ten feet and a flashing Zenon Strobe. The strobe is certified 2.5 candela at 60 flashes per minute. A lowow battery indicator chirps once every minute for up to seven days. POWER: Battery operated.

Combo Reading

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To aid a student who became low vision after learning to read standard print to learn Braille by reinforcing Braille words learned and demonstrating the efficiency of Braille reading. Enlarge a simple text (e.g., a recipe) to 72 point double-spaced type, and transcribe the equivalant text in Braille below each line. The Braille text should contain words that the student already knows. Separate the lines with puff paint. TITLE: Combo Reading (in Springboard). AU

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

Comfort Grip Magnifier

The Comfort Grip Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. Available in round or rectangular models, this magnifier has a comfort grip handle for people with arthritis and provides three levels of magnification and a concentrated light to enhance reading, crafting, or other close-up work. It can be folded for storage and has acrylic lenses that offer 2x magnification with 3x and 5x power bifocals and an ultra bright LED (light emitting diode). Other fea

Comfort Pen (Model 16H139)

The Comfort Pen, model 16H139, is a writing aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited hand and arm strength. Its shape and size allow a bent thumb grasp and prevent pressure points developing in the fold of the thumb. It also prevents straining of the forefinger. The pen can be filled with weights such as lead pellets or sand to produce weight variations.

Comfylap

The Comfylap is a bookholder, bed tray, and laptop computer table designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, rectangular table is supported two legs, each of which has two locking joints in addition to the locking joint that connects the table to the leg. Each joint has an angle lock button. All of the joints can be adjusted so that the table can be used at a variety of heights and angles to provide a surface to serve as a lapt

Comlink Lt3G

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

Comlink Lt3G Enable Eyes

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

Comlink St-Lite

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

Comlink St3G

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

Comlink St3G Enable Eyes Ii

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

Comlink Ultra

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

Comlink Ultra-Lite

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

Comm-On

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

Communicate: In Print 2

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

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 Aid For Use With One's Foot.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Shoe attachment with pointer to use with a keyboard for communication. Device developed for a paralyzed person with the use of one foot. It consists of a plexiglass form shaped like the sole of a shoe with a 3 inch tongue through which a rubber tipped pointer is inserted. The device is held on the foot with a strap around the heel. With the user's heel rested the ground, the pointer is used to access a keyboard. COMMENTS: Developed at Rehabilitation En

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" 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 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: 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 Builder (Model 7071)

The Communication Builder, model 7071, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. Designed to expand as the child develops new skills, this unit features 300 total seconds of message recording time that can be divided into 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 window sections divided as follows: 1 window: 300 seconds, 2 windows: 150 seconds, 4 windows: 75 seconds, 8 windows: 37 seconds, and 16 windows: 18 seconds. Three interchangeable frames create the desired

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 Carriers

Portable carrier for communication aids, either a board or electronic aid. A "front back" is made of durable pack cloth with padded shoulder straps. The front of the pack folds down to make the communication aid accessible while in a standing position. Two straps support the sides while open. There is a front bib pocket for extra materials, and a bottom pocket big enough for notebooks or another board. The soft sided version (child and adult sizes) can be used for communication baords or electro

Communication Display Board Protector

The Communication Display Board Protector is a communication device accessory designed to protect paper communication displays from damage. Built of three layers of acrylic, this protector prevents tears, and damage from spills. Changing the eight-location display is accomplished by sliding out one display and sliding in another. The protector provides a firm surface for the communication displays, as well as offering visual and tactile cues between each location. COLOR: Clear or black.

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

Communicator / Computer Stand

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

Communicator Bags (Model 7752 & 7751)

The Communicator Bag, models 7751 and 7752 are carrying aids for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These shoulder bags are made of canvas and have zippered closures. Model 7751 is designed to hold 32-message communicators and has room for accessories, switches, overlays, and window grid frames. Features include an inside organizer and additional zippered compartments. Model 7752 is designed to hold Cheap Talk communicators or the manufacturer's Commun

Communicator Basic

The COMMUNICATOR BASIC is a voice input dialer program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program offers complete voice-activated telephone dialing, including the ability to dial a phone call by speaking the name of the individual to be contacted or by speaking the digits to be dialed. This system requires a computer on which the voice dialing software can be installed and to which the base station for the wireless hea

Communicator Complete

The COMMUNICATOR COMPLETE is a voice input dialer program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program offers the ability to dial a wireless headset by speaking the name of the individual to be contacted or by speaking the digits to be dialed. It also offers the ability to use voice commands to pick up call waiting, access multiple lines, control volume and mute functions, redial, and more. This system includes all hardw

Communicator.

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

Compact 4 Hd

The Compact 4 HD is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit includes a viewer and a detachable magnetic stand. The Compact 4 HD's high-definition auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 1.7X to 12X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can set up to 4 color combinations from a choice of 16. When positioned on the detachable stand, the screen can be angled. Features inclu

Compact 5 Hd

The Compact 5 HD is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The 8 megapixel, high-definition, auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 1.5X to 18X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can select from a choice of 16 color combinations. The unit can be used with the screen extended up from the base and tilted for reading, or it can be used flat for spot or long-distance viewing. The

Compact 7 Hd

The Compact 7 HD is a portable handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The 8-megapixel, high-definition auto-focus camera provides continuous magnification of 2X to 24X. The full-color TFT widescreen display offers adjustable brightness and high-contrast viewing modes for easier reading; the user can select from a choice of 18 color combinations and full-color photo viewing. The unit offers two reading positions - flat or with the screen tilted up from the base.

Compact Communicators With Lights (Models 1901 & 1902)

The Compact Communicator with Lights, models 1901 and 1902, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Small enough to fit on a lap or a wheelchair tray, the communicators have compartments to hold objects related to the corresponding messages. When a switch plate is pressed, a five-second message is played and a light is activated. Model 1901(shown) has a three-message capacity and model 1902 has a four-message capacity. POWER: Uses four

Compact Tty/c

The Compact TTY is a pocket-sized telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD or TT). This device folds in half to fit in a purse, pocket, or briefcase so it is completely portable. The unit is equipped with an audio jack that enables the TTY unit to be connected to the cellular phone with the included cable. The unit is compatible with Motorola The unit is compatible with Motorola MicroTAC LITE XL, Motorola MicroTAC LITE II, and the Motorola StarTAC Series, and others. Standard features incl

Compact+

The Compact+ is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to read price labels, maps, bus schedules, directions, and menus. It has a color TFT screen with up to 10X magnification in full color, reverse color, black and white, blue and yellow, black and yellow, and other foreground and background color combinations. It has freeze frame functionality. The camera is positioned at the center of the screen. It comes with a carrying case and

Companion Emergency Response System

The Companion Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities. This system includes a base unit and a waterproof pendant transmitter to be worn or carried by the user. When the user presses the button on the pendant, a signal is sent to the base unit and the base unit contacts friends, relatives, or emergency personel and establishes a two-way communication path. OPTIONS: The system may be leased with a monitoring service. When

Compartmentalized Communicator (Model R0104)

The Compartmentalized Communicator, model R0104, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This three-section communicator features three differently-colored plate switches that, when pressed, produce a different musical tone and colored light. Objects above each plate can be identified by pressing the corresponding plate. The plates can be marked with textures for additional assistance. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery.

Compartmentalized Communicators (Models 1239, 1243, & 1253)

The Compartmentalized Communicators, models 1239, 1243, and 1253 are direct selection communication training aids designed for individuals with physical, communication, or developmental disabilities. The units consist of a row of switches, each in its own compartment with room for an object, word or picture (not included). Model 1239 has four compartments; model 1253 has three compartments, and model 1243 has two compartments. Activating the switch plate plays the messages while turning on one l

Compass (Model 23-4201-2) & Tracing Wheel (Model 23-4501-5)

The Compass, model 23-4201-2, and Tracing Wheel, model 23-4501-5, are tactile drawing tools designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The compass comes with a tracing wheel to draw circles up to 5.5 inches in diameter in reverse image. The tracing wheel can be used to create outlines of pictures, patterns, diagrams, etc. in reverse image.

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.

Complete Reading System

The Complete Reading System is a voice output optical character recognition program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Most functions of this OCR program can be activated by pressing a single key. When the user presses the F5 key, the program activates the scanner and recognizes the text. When the scanning is finished, the user presses the F6 key and the program starts reading. This OCR program has full talking menus, so no screen reader is required to navigate thr

Comprehensive Assessment Of Spoken Language (Casl)

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

Compu-Tty Ka300 Alarm Monitor System

The Compu-TTY KA300 Alarm Monitor System is an emergency alert system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This system connects all existing alarm devices in within a small, medium, or large building with a wireless link system. The system covers a broad area, manages up to 1,024 different codes, and displays up to three alarm channels. A bright strobe light, a loud speaker, and a strong bed shaker (all included)provide alerts at all times. Connect all existing alarm

Compu-Tty Memory Printer (Model Mp2000D)

The Memory Printer TDD, models MP2000D, is a TTY/TDD with a printer for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It has all the functions of the Porta Printer 2000 and 2000D (see separate entry) plus memory. It has a 20 column, 20 character blue/green vacuum fluorescent display and a 20 column, thermal printer that provides condensed and wide printing. You may select extra large characters in the form of 20, 24 or 12 chaarcters per line. You may also receive characters in upper case and tra

Compu-Tty Porta Printer Tdd (Models Pp2000 & Pp200D)

The Porta Printer TDD, models PP2000 and PP2000D, is a TTY/TDD with a printer for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It has a 20 column, 20 character blue/green vacuum fluorescent display and a 20 column, thermal printer that provides condensed and wide printing. You may select extra large characters in the form of 20, 24 or 12 chaarcters per line. You may aldo receive characters in upper case and transmit in lower case. Other features include 5.5 mm character height; TTY Call Alert; B

Compu-Tty Portaview And Portaview Jr (Models 20+ & Pv-20)

The Portaview and Portaview Jr, models 20+ and PV-20, are telecommunication devices for the deaf and hard of hearing. Both models have the following features: 5.5 millimeter character height; 10 character display in blue/green; four row keyboard with 43 keys; and rugged injection molded case. The Portaview 20+ has the following additional features: 8k memory; built in directory; auto answer; four message buffer; remote retrieval; voice announcer; three hour rechargeable battery; printer part; an

Compu.dot

Compu-Dot is computer braille paper available in two grades for individuals who are blind. Final Edit style is 100 pound manila stock used for textbooks and thermoforming masters. It is available in standard and 19-hole punched version. Rough Draft style is 60 pound kraft stock for proofreading, editorial tasks and correspondence use. Both come boxed in 1000 sheets. DIMENSIONS: Both styles are available in 11 x 11.5 inches. Final Edit is also available in 8.5 x 11 inches.

Computer / Communicator Tray

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

Computer Books, Children's Books, Magazine, Newspaper

The National Braille Press Catalog lists braille books and magazines for sale. Sample titles include TAKE CHARGE: A STRATEGIC GUIDE FOR BLIND JOB SEEKERS, and OUR SPECIAL magazine, as well as SYNDICATED COLUMNISTS WEEKLY newspaper and selected children's books. Some titles are available on cassette or PortaBook (a disk containing a Grade 2 braille file that is formatted to be read easily by a braille reading device, braille notetaker, or computer with a braille display). The catalog is available

Computer Fingers

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

Computer Interactive Reminiscence And Conversation Aid (Circa)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Based in an interactive multimedia computer system this prototype aims to stimulate persons with dementia and memory disabilities to have more enjoyable and rewarding conversations between their caregivers. A team of searchers from Scotland has developed a Computer Interactive Reminiscence and Conversation Aid (CIRCA). CIRCA is compromised of a simple touch-screen with easy-to-follow instructions and requires no IT competence. When switched on, CIRCA displays a

Computer Interface For Optical Headpointer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Optical headpointer and photodetector circuit designed to be immune to false triggering. Describes a photodetector circuit tuned to respond only to light pulsed at 90 Hertz (from a headpointer beam), ignoring shifts in ambient light level and room lighting. Circuit output feeds directly into a computer. Includes circuit diagrams for a lamp driver and a photodetector. COMMENTS: For further information contact: G L Heseltine, Science Unlimited Research F

Computer Keyboard Aid

The Computer Keyboard Aid is a typing stick designed for use by individuals with limited hand function. Designed to help those who cannot access a keyboard with their fingers, this device can be used on typewriters, adding machines, calculators, and telephones. The device comprises a pointer with a round rubber tip for depressing the keys and a hand loop that secures with Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches (19 centimeters) long. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Computer Screen Enlarger (Model Ctc-20H)

The Computer Screen Enlarger, model CTC-20H, is a screen magnifier designed to magnify text and other items displayed on a computer screen for people with low vision. This hanging magnifier attaches to the top of the computer monitor and hangs in front of the screen to magnify 1.5 times their normal size. This magnifier also reduces glare and reflection, eliminates static, and blocks ultra-violet rays (UV). DIMENSIONS: Fits 14- to 17-inch monitors. WARRANTY: One year.

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

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

Concise Heritage Dictionary (Model C-10800-00)

American Heritage Dictionary in print and audio cassette formats. 5 book volume contains 55,000 words on 55 cassettes. All words are indexed in tape content for easy location. Cassettes are labeled in braille and large print. Recorded on 4 tracks at 15/16 ips, can be used with APH recorder/player and NLS player.

Connect Access Solution

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

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

Continuous Index Cards

Continuous Index Cards are index cards designed for braille paper use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These blank, continuous feed index cards are perforated and folded for machine feeding in a braille printer. Perforations between cards allow the cards to be separated after being embossed with braille. The sides of each card are also perforated to allow the sides with the tractor holes to be torn off. Cards are made of 100 pound weight tag paper, and are sold in cartons contain

Conversation Builder

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

Conversations Picture Cards

The Conversations Picture Cards are photo cards designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or communication disabilities. These cards can be used as memory prompt cards or to help begin conversations. Each set is comprised of five boxes of cards: Animals (30 cards), Foods (50 cards), Vehicles (20 cards), Clothing (20 cards), and Everyday objects (50 cards). On the back of each card is the word for or describing the object in 17 different languages (English, Spanish, German, Frenc

Cook With Ease Cookbook

The Cook With Ease Cookbook, by Margaret Weber Martinez, is a large print and audio cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each recipe uses six ingredients or fewer. The book is available in a choice of four-track cassettes or large print. The large print version is printed in 24-point type on heavy laminated paper with spiral binding; the laminated pages can be wiped in case of spills.

Cooking With Feeling

Cooking with Feeling, by Deborah DeBord, is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This cookbook describes 180 adaptive culinary techniques for blind cooks, along with the author's recipes and favorite recipes from such cookbooks as The New Basics Cookbook, Moosewood Cookbook, and the Country Gourmet Cookbook. It is available in Portabook (electronic braille) format on CD-ROM or floppy disk or as a download.

Cool Cards: Part To Whole

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

Coolspeech

CoolSpeech is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech player reads text files (.txt format), rich-text files (.rtf format), and HTML files (.html format). It can read e-mail messages, web pages, and clipboard contents aloud. It also reads words or sentences as they are typed, and converts text files into spoken WAV files. Files, URLs, and e-mails can be scheduled to be read aloud, and the program can be set to read the time and date in differen

Cooper Rand Puff Controlled Tone Generator Attachment

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

Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid

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

Cord-Mate

The Cord-Mate is an emergency alert system designed to summon assistance for individuals who may have fallen or cannot get to a phone. The system consists of a lightweight, impact-resistant ABS plastic activator pendant worn on the neck or wrist. The cord pull installs on the wall with a mounting bolt. When the activator is pressed, the button sends a radio signal to the activator which then pulls the alarm cord while emitting a tone to assure the user that is being summoned. The pendant operate

Corded Phone With Big Buttons And Speakerphone

This corded phone with big buttons and speakerphone is designed for the blind or visually impaired. This product has braille augmented keys with tactile numbers to make it easier to see or feel. Handset, receiver, volume control, (normal/high), large buttons, and visual ringer. Some of its features include 13 number memories, power failure protection, line powered, a hands free speakerphone, speaker volume control, ringer on/off switch. It is hearing aid compatible.

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

Cornell Rescue Assistance Systems (Series 4100 & 4200)

The Cornell Rescue Assistance Systems, Series 4100 and 4200, are emergency alert and evacuation systems designed to enable persons with disabilities to summon evacuation assistance in multi-story commercial buildings and public accommodations. The Series 4100 consists of zone or floor calls stations (available in four, eight, 12, 16, 20, or 24 zone sets) and a central annunciator station which shows the status of each zone. The system is designed to accommodate an unlimited number of zone statio

Corning Glare Control Lenses.

Photochromic medical filter eyeglass lenses with low, medium or high blue light filter cutoffs; lemon yellow (450 nanometers); yellow amber ( 511 nanometers); orange amber (527 nanometers); red amber (550 nanometers); dark brown extra dark (550 nanometers). Photochromic: lenses adjust to changes in light levels. Lenses improve contrast, comfort, adaptation time to changing light levels for light sensitive people. Eliminate virtually all blue light and ultraviolet radiation. Plano or prescription

Correction Slate (Model 23-1301-3)

The Correction Slate, model 23-1301-3, is a braille correcting slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 40-cell, four-line slate has the same cell spacing as a Perkins Brailler (see separate entry). It is made of aluminum and comes with a braille stylus.

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

Covers For Braille Documents (Models 1-04010-01 & 1-04010-02)

Covers for Braille Documents are braille binders designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They can be used to bind braille books and other braille documents. These 19-hole punched covers work with 19-ring comb binding or twin loop binding, and can be used to bind tractor-feed, manila, or Brailon 19-hole papers. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11.75 x 11 inches. The binders accept pages measuring 11.5 x 11 inches.COLORS: Royal blue (model 1-04010-01) or clear frosted (model 1-04010-02

Crafty Graphics Stencil Embossing Kit (Model 1-08844-00)

The Crafty Graphics Stencil Embossing Kit, model 1-08844-00, is a tactile drawing kit designed for creating tactile graphics for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The kit contains stencils, embossing tools, and other items needed to create tactile graphics by dry pressure embossing. The kit contains nine brass stencils, including block letters, geometric, and bold plaid stripe stencils; eight stenciling tools, including a stylus with medium and large tips, a serrated tracing w

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),

Credit Card Guide And Magnifier (Model 198653)

Signature guide and magnifier placed at lower left hand corner of charge slip, where it lines up with the signature line. Enables the the user to sign his name within the credit card signature margin. Magnifier can be used for reviewing bills or menus.

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

Critical Thinking For Activities Of Daily Living And Communication

Critical Thinking for Activities of Daily Living and Communication, by Mary Pitti Daly and Jennifer Holmes Fouche, is designed for adults with cognitive impairment produced by a stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, or neurological involvement who need a help guide for re-entry into the community. Picture cards help improve communication and performance of daily living activities. Illustrations and photographs of activities such as grocery shopping, dining out, using different modes of trans

Crossover Grip, The

The Crossover Grip Classic is pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand. This device uses a technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the user’s fingers in the proper position. It is designed the same as The Pencil Grip (see entry) but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other. COLOR: Assorted classic, neon, or metallic colors.

Crystal

The Crystal is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed to resemble a traditional handheld illuminated optical magnifier in shape, dimensions, and weight. The Crystal has an AMOLED screen with 3 levels of magnification: 3x, 4.5x and 6x. Viewing modes include true color, black on white, white on black, and semi-color (the default is yellow on black). There is a freeze frame function. The camera is positioned centrally under the display, with LED l

Crystaltone

The CrystalTone is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone increases incoming voice volume volume up to 35 decibels(dB), enhances sound quality and enables the user to customize volume, tone, and hearing frequency. CrystalTone control eliminates background noise and enhances sound. The push-button volume control turns amplification on and off, enabling the phone to be used by those not requiring amplification; when the amplification

Crystaltone Plus

The CrystalTone Plus is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone increases incoming voice volume up to 50 decibels(dB), enhances sound quality and enables the user to customize volume, tone, and hearing frequency. CrystalTone control eliminates background noise and enhances sound. The push-button volume control turns amplification on and off, enabling the phone to be used by those not requiring amplification; when the amplification is

Crystaltone Ringer

The CrystalTone Ringer is a telephone signal amplifier designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The ring volume is adjustable up to 95 decibels (dB). The frequency is also adjustable, and the ring can be reset to one of four distinctive patterns. A light visually alerts the user to calls. The CrystalTone Ringer can be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk or table. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.1 x 6.4 x 1.5 inches. POWER: Uses power from telephone line. An optional AC adapter in

Csl - Computerized Speech Lab (Model 4300)

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

Cue That Word!

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

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

Custom Keyguards

Custom Keyguards are designed to enable people with upper extremity disabilities to use a standard computer keyboard but are unable to keep their hand elevated above it or who use a headwand or mouthstick. Keyguards support the hands and allow them to slide across the keyboard without pressing any keys. Desired keys are depressed through the corresponding keyhole. The keyguards also prevents the user from inadvertently pressing more than one key at a time. Latching mechanisms are provided for ke

Customized Headpointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy to use a headwand to operate a computer without interfering with her hearing aid. Her existing commercially-available headpointer was made of rigid plastic and could not be modified. A metal headpointer was attached to a soft leather flyer's helmet which protected the hearing aid. Perforated inserts were added to the helmet over the ears, enabling the user to use the headpointer and the hearing aid simultaneously. TITLE: Cu

Cut-Up Textbook, Looseleaf Reader.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Improve ability to independently turn the pages of a book, and keep the book open to the correct page when an individual has poor hand function. Recommends cutting a book from its binding and inserting the pages, hole punched into a looseleaf binder. Book can then be clamped tightly to a heavy bookstand with large clips. If needed, the stand could be clamped to the table. Pages may be turned more easily by using a pencil to which a piece of rubber spon

Cutting Edge Communication Board

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

Cyrano Communicator

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

Daessy Folding Mount

The Daessy Folding Mount is a wheelchair mounting system for communication devices. The unit provides a solid, stable platform that can be adjusted to meet the positioning needs of each individual. The communication device and platform can be rotated down and out of the way beside the wheelchair to permit close-in positioning to a desk or table. Models are available for 7/8-inch tubing, .75-inch tubing, and 1-inch tubing, all in a choice of 6- and 12-inch offset.

Daessy Mini Adjustable Mount (Model M75-Am)

The DAESSY Mini Adjustable Mount, model M75-AM, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system has several points of adjustment to set up and position the mount. Two rotating joints can be angled and twisted in various directions to adjust the horizontal tube position. The system is supported on the wheelchair by a

Daessy Mini Bent-Tube Mount (Model M75-Btm)

The DAESSY Mini Bent-Tube Mount, model M75-BTM, is a stand for a tablet computer, switch mounting hardware and a computer and communicator mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The mount is non-directional and can be installed on either side of the wheelchair. This product also can be removed from the wheelchair when not needed. The frame clamp assembly includes a

Daessy Mini Folding Mount (Model M75-Fm)

The DAESSY Mini Folding Mount, model M75-FM, is a stand for a tablet computer, switch mounting hardware and a computer and communicator mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The mount is non-directional and can be installed on either side of the wheelchair. The system folds the horizontal tube down to the outside. The folding joint between the two mount tubes brin

Daf Assistant

DAF Assistant is an auditory feedback program for stuttering therapy designed for use by individuals who stutter. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad implements the Delayed Auditory Feedback (DAF) and Frequency-shifting Auditory Feedback (FAF) techniques by delaying the sound of the user's voice from reaching to the ears by a fraction of a second. This simulates the "chorus effect" by making it seem as if the user is speaking with several others to help the user s

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

Dark Lined Letter Writing Paper

Dark Lined Letter Writing Paper is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. The paper is lined on both sides and is sold in packages of 50 sheets. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches. COLOR: White with dark lines.

Darwin Reader

The Darwin Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system to function as a voice output electronic book reader for full-text, full-audio, and combined books and other print media in the standard DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 formats. Darwin Reader has a voice input search feature, and the user can download books directly into their device

Dazor Esd Safe Hi-Lighting Clamp Base Magnikfier

This Dazor magnifier is designed for the vision impaired. It has a highlighting effect on irregular surfaces. The clear crown-optical glass lens allows for clear and distortion-free viewing. The curve of the arm provides a total reach of 30 inches. Can be clamped on permanently to a horizontal surface.

Dect 6.0 Expandandable Digital Cordless Phone With Answering System (Models Kx-Tg9332T & Kx-Tg9333T)

The DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 6.0 Expandable Digital Cordless Phone with Answering System is a cordless telephone with speakerphone and voice output caller identification designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In addition to talking caller ID, other voice output features include a talking alarm clock and talking battery alert. The phone has a digital answering system, speakerphone function, call block, night mode, light-up indicator, and two (

Dees Stinger 90 (Model 196)

The Dees Stinger 90, model 196, is an auxiliary bell designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling of a ringing telephone for individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This unit is primarily for use in industrial environments or large open areas. It has a 3-position volume control and emits a 110 decibel ring. The device plugs into a standard telephone jack. POWER: Operates directly from Central Office power.

Deluxe In-Line Telephone Amplifier (Model 2584)

Handset amplifier. Replaces any modular type handset on any rotary or push button phone and may be used with new electronic telephones. Includes plug-in power supply. All connections are made with standard modular plugs.

Deluxe Magnifying Lamp Xr

The Deluxe Magnifying Lamp XR is a magnifier on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifying lamp is designed with 6.600K and 90CRI Daylight that reduces eye-strain and improves contrast. Features include two separate powerful 13-watt Daylight low heat tubes with individual switches, the magnifying lens, and the Free-Motion head-joint. The head-joint guarantees precise smooth positioning of the lamp without the user having to constantly tighten the wing-nut.

Deluxe Prism Glasses (Model A18002)

Deluxe Prism Glasses, model A18002, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The prism allows the user to see at a 90 degree angle, enabling the user to read in bed or watch TV while lying flat. A propped-up book can be read while the user's head is flat on a pillow. The glasses can also be used for reading during an MRI scan. The streamlined frame fits over regular glasses. These glasses are latex free and come with a protective

Deluxe Prism Glasses (Model Nc28841)

Deluxe Prism Glasses, model NC28841, are prism glasses designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These non-magnifying glasses have a prism that turns the image 90 degrees so that no head movement is necessary while reading or watching television. These glasses come with a vinyl carrying case.

Deluxe Telephone Relay (Model 2564)

Telephone signal relay can accommodate up to 600 watts. Can connect several lights to flash on and off when telephone rings. Plugs directly into wall outlet. Installs on any modular telephone. Includes 15 foot modular cord and Y adapter.

Deluxe Wooden Bookchair

The Deluxe Wooden Bookchair is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Made of hand-finished rubberwood with a cotton cloth support, the unit adjusts to three different angles and folds flat when not in use. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. SIZES: Mini, medium, standard, and big.DIMENSIONS(WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches; the medium model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches;

Dentaswab Cleaners

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

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.

Designpro Floor Lamp With 3X Magnifier

The DesignPro Floor Lamp with 3X Magnifier is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This floor lamp has a sturdy, unobtrusive base for maximum support and a telescoping shaft and flex neck with an optical-quality glass magnifying lens with 3x magnification. The lens rotates 360 degrees for versatile positioning and flexibility. The flexible neck adjusts the lamp head up and down and twists for easy light positioning. Included is a replaceable 18-w

Desk Board With 27 Cell Braille Slate And Large Handle Stylus

The Desk Board with 27 Cell Braille Slate and Large Handle Stylus are designed for braille writing for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 27-cell per line slate provides a stiff, flat writing surface. The board is made of durable white plastic and the slate is made of metal. A hinged clamp at the top of the board holds the paper in position. Small round pegs are mounted on the black of the slate and fit into the grooves on both sides of the board. After the first four lines of wr

Desk Slate (Model 23-1401-1)

The Desk Slate, model 23-1401-1, is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 40-line, 4-cell slate allows the user to write more braille on 11 by 11.5 inch paper, and is recommended for use in transcribing. It comes with a 28-line masonite board and a braille stylus. OPTIONS: Slate (23-1501-8) and board (23-1601-6) are available separately.

Desktop Reading Stand (Model 1-03220-00)

The Desk Top Reading Stand, model 1-03220-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable desk top reading stand holds reading material at a proper position for individuals with low vision. This wooden stand has a book shelf that can be moved from left to right, adjustable page clamps, and a built-in carrying handle. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Top surface measures 23.75 x 18 inches. WEIGHT: 9 1/8 pounds.

Detachable Laptray With Electronic Talking Communicator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Laptray to securely hold electronic communication device on wheelchair lapboard. A hinged vacuum formed plastic housing was designed to clamp to the desk arms of a wheelchair. By lifting the laptray the individual has immediate access to the communicator, yet it is concealed when it is not in use. The top of the laptray provides a working surface for the individual. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics, woodworking. AUTHOR: David Law, Jr., W

Detective, The (Models 999860 & 99861)

The Detective s a desktop CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This black and white video magnifier has an in-line configuration, with the monitor above the viewing table, and is available with manual focus, model 999860, or automatic focus, 999861. The automatic focus model has a manual override for special focusing situations. In both models, imaging can be reversed to show black-on-white or white-on-black, to suit individual needs. DIMENSIONS: Monitor is 14 inches. WARRANTY:

Deuce & Deuce Plus

The Deuce and Deuce Plus are video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This complete stand-alone system includes a high resolution, tilting LCD screen and a rotating auto-focus camera on an adjustable arm. It folds down to a compact system that can be carried with its built in handle. The Deuce and Deuce Plus offer full color magnification, three 2-color, high contrast modes (black and white, yellow on blue and black on yellow), and an inverse mode. The rotational camera

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.

Dexteria (Version 1.3.5)

Dexteria (version 1.3.5) is an app that offers a set of therapeutic hand exercises (not games) to help children and adults improve their fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. Dexteria’s hand and finger activities take full advantage of the multi-touch interface to help individuals build strength, coordination, motor control and dexterity in their hands and fingers. For best therapeutic results, the exercises should be done on a regular basis in short sessions. Designed in consultation wit

Dial For Perfect Vision Glasses

Theses Dial for perfect vision glasses are designed for individuals who have a disability which affects their vision. They are strength adjustable from +0.5 to +4.5 power by rolling the dials near the hinges.

Dial Scanner For Choice Play

---- “DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To incorporate a dial scanner to assist children with disabilities with making choices during play. A light-touch switch is hooked up to a dial scanner. For children with physical disabilities, prop the child’s arm to enable easy access. Using a toy such as Mr. Potato Head with pieces, attach the toy pieces with Velcro onto the dial Plexiglas. Pieces are added as choice making advances. To encourage better scanning toy pieces positioning can be alt

Dial-Less Telephone

The Dial-less Telephone designed for use with individuals with Alzheimer's disease or cognitive disabilities. This phone looks like a standard desk phone but without a dial. This phone allows the user to receive incoming calls, but it does not permit outgoing calls, preventing those who make inappropriate or late night calls from doing so.

Dialect Mmx-3 Dedicated Speech Generating Device

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

Dialogue Vco

The Dialogue VCO is a text telephone universally designed to be used by individuals with and without hearing disabilities. This phone features a hearing-aid compatible amplifier and automatic tone enhancement which amplifies the incoming voice up to 30 decibels. For people with severe hearing loss or who are deaf, Voice Carry Over (VCO) calls can be made through the local toll-free relay service. VCO enables the user speak in the normal fashion while displaying incoming messages as text on the s

Dialogue Xl-50

The Clarity Dialogue XL-50 is a large button amplified telephone with signal indicator designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing or have low vision. The telephone has an audio output jack for connection to a headset, neckloop, or cochlear implant. It also features an Adjustable Tone Control (ATC) that allows for the selection of various amplification levels up to 60 decibels to ensure that every word is heard as clearly as possible. Advanced noise reduction technology also filters

Dictionary Of Braille Problem Words

The Dictionary of Braille Problem Words is a Braille book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume identifies words that may be ambiguous or have other problems when written in contracted Grade 2 Braille. It is published in Twin Vision format with adjacent pages of ink-print and Braille, making it possible for sighted teachers and parents to use the dictionary together with students. It comes in two volumes, A-L and M-Z.

Digicom 2000 (Models 34, 70, 106 & 142)

DigicCom 2000, models 34, 70, 106 and 142, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communication aid allows the user to create up to 142 minutes of digital voice recordings and play back the messages. Messages can range from single words to sentences and paragraphs. The device has a touch panel with adjustable sensitivity to accommodate different motor needs. It is also possible to transfer and copy messages and functions from one

Digital Cordless Answering System (Model Kx-Tg4741B)

The Digital Cordless Answering System, model KX-TG4741B, is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speakerphone and answering machine designed for use by individuals who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The phone features DECT 6.0 Plus Technology for interference-free communication; Talking Caller ID with 50 number recall; 70 name and number phonebook; a large, 1.8-inch white backlit handset display; and a bright LED indicator. Other features include a

Digital Cordless Answering System (Model Kx-Tg6591T)

The Digital Cordless Answering System, model KX-TG6591T, is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speakerphone and answering machine designed for use by individuals with arthritis or who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The phone features one non-slip handset (expandable up to 6 handsets), DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) 6.0 Plus technology for interference-free communication, talking caller ID with five number recall, 50 name and nu

Digital Cordless Answering System (Model Kx-Tg6592T)

The Digital Cordless Answering System, model KX-TG6592T, is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speakerphone and answering machine designed for use by individuals with arthritis or who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The phone features two non-slip handsets, DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunication) 6.0 Plus technology for interference-free communication, talking caller ID with five number recall, 50 name and number phonebook, intelligent e

Digital Talking Bible

The Digital Talking Bible is a digital talking book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The full text edition of the New International Standard Version (New Testament only) is read at the push of a button. The user presses a single button to skip back and forth through chapters and books. Each skip announces the name of the book and chapter number before reading begins. Other features include a large speaker on the front of the Bible and volume levels that can be ra

Dino Bubbles

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

Dino Whistle

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

Direction Changing Prism For Keplerian Monoculars (Model 1690)

The Direction Changing Prism for Keplerian Monoculars, model 1690, is designed to provide a comfortable viewing position when using the monocular lens for individuals with low vision. The user is able to angle the monocular down and still see the image ahead. When this is used with the Keplerian monocular and a table top stand, a student is able to view the blackboard without having to refocus or change writing positions. OPTIONS: A table-top stand, model 1670-3, allows for a comfortable positio

Disappearing Grocery List

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

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

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

Disk Drive For Notetaker

The Disk Drive for Notetaker is a disk accessory designed to enable users of Freedom Scientific braille and electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see separate entries) to save any file from a notetaker to a standard diskette. The diskettes are formatted in standard PC-compatible format and are readable by any IBM or compatible computer. The diskettes can be used for data storage or sharing or to serve as a backup of file memory for the notetaker. Thi

Display Mounting Hardware

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

Dogs And Puppies: An Interactive Book For Memory Impaired Adults

Dogs and Puppies, written by Matthew Schneider and Deborah Drapac, is one of a collection of eight interactive books designed specifically to enhance the quality of communication between caregivers and adults experiencing memory loss. Through its vivid photography and large-print text written in clear, concise, and easy-to-read sentences, these books have been developed to evoke memories, initiate conversation, and supply mental and physical stimulation. Each book is comprised of three unique se

Dome Magnifier (Models 4473 & 4472)

Magnifier. Dome shaped magnifier rests on and slides over paper. 4472 has 2 inches diameter, aspheric plastic lens with aluminum frame, 2.8 x magnification. 4473 has 2 3/8 inches diameter, planoconvex solid glass lens, no frame, 3 x magnification.

Donegan Optical Magnifying Lenses

The Donegen Optical Magnifying Lenses are magnifying lenses designed for use by individuals with low vision. These magnifiers are of various sizes and shapes and include hand held, self supporting, illuminated, and loupes. They lenses are available in glass or plastic lenses.

Doodle Bug

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an inexpensive writing aid for individuals with hand injuries, congenital malformations, or arthritis to assist with holding a pen or pencil when writing. The Doodle Bug is a sturdy and child-friendly device with a wooden base covered with felt on one side; a hole in which to place a pen, pencil, or crayon; and a ball-bearing caster attached to the bottom of the wooden base allowing for easy mobility. The writing implement can be easily

Door / Window Access Transmitter

The Door/Window Access Transmitter is a security system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system comprises two small magnetic contact bars and a transmitter. When the door or window to which the bars are attached is opened, the bars lose magnetic contact, triggering the transmitter.

Doorbell Signaler (Model Ds700) & Economical Doorbell Signaler (Model Ds70)

The Doorbell Signaler is a flashing light signal designed to alert individuals with hearing disabilities to the ringing of the doorbell. When a lamp is plugged into the unit, the lamp will flash four to five times each time the dorbell is pressed. Both models include the transmitter unit, wiring, and a doorbell, enabling them to be used in homes with or without an existing doorbell. Model DS700 also has the capability of transmitting to remote receivers (not included).WARRANTY: One year.

Doorknock 125 (Model K-Dk125)

The Doorknock 125, model K-DK125, is a doorbell signal system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This signal system has a large, bright LED indicator that flashes when someone knocks at the door. The system can also be used as a flashlight during a power outage. Other features include an on/off switch and brackets to hang the unit over the top of a door. A portable system, it can be used when traveling or in offices, dorms, or apartments. POWER: Uses a 9-volt batter

Doro Handleeasy 326I Gsm Cell Phone

The Doro HandleEasy 326i GSM Cell Phone is a large button cell phone designed for use by seniors and individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This phone works with major US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile (not Verizon or Sprint) and offers calling only. Features include large backlit concave buttons, a display with large characters and high contrast, a vibrating ringer, and a soft touch grip. It also has 15-number redial with caller ID, four one-touch speed dials, seven ri

Doro Handleeasy 330 Gsm Cell Phone

The Doro HandleEasy 330 GSM Cell Phone is a large button cell phone designed for use by seniors and individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This phone works with major US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile (not Verizon or Sprint) and offers calling and text messaging with full SMS capability. Features include large backlit buttons, a color screen with large characters and high contrast, a vibrating ringer, and a headset. It also has 10-number redial with caller ID, eight rin

Doro Memoryplus (Model 319Ph)

The Doro MemoryPlus, model 319ph, is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing or who have limited dexterity or cognitive or memory disabilities. This hearing aid compatible phone features an ergonomically-designed keypad with high-contrast concave keys with low reflective finish, four one-touch photo memory buttons, an easy-grip lightweight handset, and a sure slide cradle. The handset volume can be amplified by up to 30 decibels. Other features include thre

Dot & Print

Dot & Print is a dual braille / print printing system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer can produce standard ink print and six-dot braille on alternating lines. It prints at a rate of 50 characteres per second, using Hewlett-Packard inkjet technology for ink print. In addition to braille and print on alternating lines, it can also produce braille alone, standard print alone, and large print alone.

Dot View Series Tactile Graphics Display (Model Dv-1)

The Dot View Series Tactile Graphics Display, model DV-1, is a tactile graphics display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable tactile display device converts graphical information from a computer screen into touchable images in real time. It can display all types of tactile images, including text characters, braille, magnification and reduction, scrolling, and moving images. Users can touch the image of a computer mouse in performing the click and drag o

Doubleday Large Print Book Club

The Doubleday Large Print Book Club is a large print book club designed for use by individuals with low vision. Members receive introductory books at a discount, and agree to buy a predetermined number of books at regular club prices during the first two years of membership. Membership may be cancelled after the member has purchased the agreed-to number of books. Members receive the Doubleday Large Print catalog up to 17 times per year (about every 3 weeks). Each issue of the catalog reviews two

Dr. Peet's Picture / Writer

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

Dr. Peet's Talk / Writer

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

Dr. Speech: Electroglottography (Egg) Assessment

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

Dr. Speech: Phonetogram

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

Dr. Speech: Real Speech

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Analysis

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Therapy

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

Dr. Speech: Speech Training

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

Dr. Speech: Voice Assessment

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

Dr. Speech: Voice Synthesis

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

Dr. Speech: Wave Generator

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

Draw And Write Notebook

This notebook is designed for children to encourage drawing and writing as an outlet for unneeded energy. Wide double lines provide room for student pictures and creative writing. The first half of the notebook has pages with drawing space at the top and 5 sets of double lines below. The second half has the same pages on the left side. The right side pages have 8 sets of double lines. The notebook may also be used for copying or journal writing.

Dream Dog Print And Braille Series

The Dream Dog Print and Braille Series is a series of braille books designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These picture books come with braille overlays and a companion Sing Along Songs CD/cassette (sold separately) that stimulates key audio and mental senses to expand the storyÆs message. Two titles are available: Jerome's Jam, in which Jazz the Dream Dog helps Jerome overcome sibling jealousy; and Monsters in Your Bed ... Monsters in Your Head, in which Angie meets mon

Dremel 40 Watt 3 Diopter Magnifier Lamp

Adjustable light on tension arm with 40 watt incandescent bulb 4 inch magnifying lens. 39 inch reach, 360 degree rotation. Small C clamp or screw for wall or table mounting. Touch switch on shade.

Drivesafe.ly

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

Drivesafe.ly Pro

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

Dsp Sona Graph (Model 5500)

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

Dt-Led Desktop Led Lighted Magnifier

The DT-LED Desktop LED Lighted Magnifier is a bifocal magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit features a light emitting diode (LED) light that surrounds the viewing area; a scratch-resistant 4-inch diameter round magnifying lens with 2X magnification and a 0.88-inch wide bifocal insert lens with 6X magnification; and a 12-inch hands-free flexible desk/counter swivel goose neck. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 7

Dual Screen Reader And Magnifier

Dual Screen Reader and Magnifier is a voice output screen reader and screen magnification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program combines the features of LookOUT Screen Reader and Magnus Screen Enlarger (see also separate entries). The program reads contents of the computer screen, while simultaneously magnifying everything on the screen up to 16 times. The program speaks what the user types, and reads documents, e-mails, web pages aloud. No extra

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

Duxbury Braille Translator For Windows (Dbt Win)

The Duxbury Braille Translator for Windows (DBT Win) is a Braille translation program designed to provide Braille computer output for individuals who are blind. DBT Win is also designed to help persons who are not familiar with Braille as well as professional Braille transcribers to create highly accurate Braille versions of school textbooks and other teaching materials, office memos, restaurant menus, and signs compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Features include compatibi

Duxbury Trutype Braille Fonts

Duxbury TrueType Braille Fonts designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. These fonts enable users to include simulated braille in Windows documents and in specialized applications they can be used to produce tactile braille.

Dymo Tape Holder (Model 22-0208-3)

The Dymo Tape Holder, model 22-0208-3, is a braille writer accessory designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It attaches to any Perkins Brailler (see separate entries) and permits fully contracted braille to be produced on Dymo labeling tape without the necessity of using a slate and stylus. This accessory is easy to attach and features durable, all-metal construction.

Dynamic Protractible Mouthstick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lightweight protractible mouthstick operated by the tongue, intended for use by persons with no active neck motion. Describes fabrication of a mouthstick that would allow a person with high level quadriplegia to operate pushbutton devices. Materials include angle aluminum, rigid plastic tubing, a hose clamp, aluminum bushing, Plastisol and a rubber band. The mouthpiece is measured to fit the individual patient. Includes diagrams, a photograph and refer

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 Eyemax

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

Dynavox M3

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

Dynavox T10

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

Dynavox V+

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

Dynavox Vmax+

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

Dynavox Xpress

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

Dynawrite

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

E-Library Volume 1

E-Library Volume 1 is a digital book library designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. It includes over 1,500 complete literary works in electronic form, covering a broad spectrum of subjects and written by authors from ancient to modern times. Subject areas covered include Literature, Mystery, Biography, Religion, Children's Literature, Science, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Drama, Westerns, Family Fiction, Greek and Roman Classics, and History

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 8400 AAC Device with Cradle

The E-Talk 8400 AAC Device with Cradle is an augmentative and alternative communication device designed for individuals with special communication needs. This device offers an 8.4 inch poly-silicon (LTPS) touch screen, which offers brilliant colors in a 800 x 600 pixel resolution that can be viewed with clarity in both indoor and outdoor environments. It is a is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities.

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

E-Tran Frame

E-TRAN FRAME is designed for individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. Individuals communicate by using eye-pointing to spell out what they want. It is a communication board in which letters, symbols, or pictures can be used. The E-Tran

E-Z Call

E-Z Call is a switch device designed to activate a hospital nurse call system. The pressure sensitive plate is mounted where the patient may apply slight pressure to it with any part of the body to activate it. A 10 foot cord is provided. Technically, E-Z Call is only a switch; it must be connected to a hospital call system to operate. The manufacturer also makes a portable alarm which E-Z Call may be plugged into (see PA-1 Portable Alarm, by Med Labs.).

E-Z Read Slates (Models 23-0701-5, 23-0801-3, 23-1101-7, & 23-1201-5)

E-Z Read Slates are braille slates designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These are aluminum slates with pins on the top leaf to secure the paper so that the user can read the braille without removing the paper from the slate. Available models include the ##1 E-Z Read, model 23-0701-5, a 27-cell, 4-line slate; the ##2 E-Z Read, model 23-1801-3, a 19-cell, 6-line postcard size slate; the 8 Line E-Z Read, model 23-1101-7, a 28-cell, 8-line slate; and the Jumbo E-Z Read,

Ear Buff For The Cellular Phone

The Ear Buff for the Cellular Phone is a handset ear pad designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This peel and stick pad fits Motorola and OKI brand phones and provides soft protection for the ear while it reduces outside noise.

Ear Buff For The Telephone

The Ear Buff for the Telephone is a handset ear pad designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This peel and stick pad fits most square handsets and provides soft protection for the ear while it reduces outside noise. COLOR: Raspberry, black, teal, or royal blue.

Ears Emergency Alert & Response System

The EARS Emergency Alert & Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. System equipment includes a lightweight waterproof wireless pendant that can be worn around the neck, clipped to a belt, or worn like a wristwatch, and a system console that can be activated from any room in the house. When the emergency button on the pendant or console is pushed, the user is put

Earware Cell Phone Amplifier

Earware Cell Phone Amplifier is a telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplifier compensates for a cell phone’s low volume output to overcome background noise or poor signal connections. It is a universal add-on accessory that can be used with any headset or hands-free earpiece to boost the output volume by 15 to 20 decibels. It is also hearing aid compatible for use with custom in-the-ear or in-the-canal hearing aids without feedback. OPTIONS: Comfor

Easel Base Document Holder (Model Dheb04)

The Easel Base Docuent Holder, model DHEB04, is a copy stand designed to reduce eye, back and neck strain for individuals who spend a lot of time typing. This copy holder is lightweight, uses minimal workspace and stores flat when not in use. The easel articulates to create stable base and it comes with non-slip feet to protect the work surface and prevent unwanted movement. A moveable paper grip with built in digital clock holds the document securely in place as it rest on the deep paper ledge.

Easereader Daisy Player

The EaseReader DAISY Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program enables publishers of audio e-books to deliver text and audio content that is protected from unauthorized copying, viewing, or editing of the source text. Content published using this program can be played back on DAISY-format playback devices, but cannot be copied, edited, or distributed in other formats. When content is viewed in applications such a

Easi-Reader Bookstand

The Easi-Reader Bookstand is an adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The Easi-Reader features three foldable parts that can accommodate a variety of book shapes and sizes. The unit opens wide for large books and magazines, narrow for standard books and magazines, and narrows further for paperbacks. It is made of chrome-plated steel.

Easy Reader Bookstand

The Easy Reader Bookstand is a bookholer for individuals with limited strength and mobility. This bookstand is made of lightweight, durable chrome-plated steel and folds flat for storage and portability. It has adjustable arms that hold everything from paperback books to large magazines and newspapers.

Easy Talk (Models Prc-1 & Prc-2)

Hands free two way radio communication system with voice activated microphone. Model PRC-1 has 4.6 by 2.4 by 1.06 inches body pack transmitter/receiver with attached headset. PRC-2 has transmitter/ receiver integrated into headset. Transmits up to one quarter mile or more. Volume adjustable uses 9 volt DC or alkaline batteries. Weight 8. 92 ounces.

Easy Talker

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

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.

Easy-View Magnifier (Model 5820)

The Easy-View Magnifier, model 5820, is a magnifying lens with neck strap designed for individuals with low vision. This magnifier is designed to be worn around the neck, freeing both hands. The magnifier offers 1.7 times magnification with a large rectangular lens made of optical grade acrylic material. DIMENSIONS: The lens is 5.5 x 3.9 inches.

Easyblue

EASYBLUE is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. Bluetooth devices commonly used with cell phones are worn on the user’s ear and interface with the cell phone utilizing the voice recognition or dialing features of the cell phone. The devices are commonly activated with a small button located on the device, rendering them inaccessible to individuals with limited mobility. This adapted Bluetooth headset

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

Echo Smartpen

The Echo Smartpen is a scanner and digital recorder that records handwritten notes and accompanying audio commentary for people with developmental, learning, cognitive or memory disabilities. The Echo is a functioning pen that uses a high-speed infrared camera to record everything it writes. It also has a microphone embedded in the pen that records lectures or audio notes made by the user to augment the written material. The Echo has an ARM 9 processor, and video and audio recordings are stored

Echora Speech Amplifier

The Echora Speech Amplifier is a speech amplifier designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low-volume speech. It is portable and wireless. The Echora system consists of a chargeable transmitter and a chargeable receiver with two speakers. The speakers can be expanded or folded. There is volume control and up to 6 hours use when fully charged.

Echovoice

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

Eclipse

Eclipse is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop CCTV has a high-resolution color liquid crystal display (LCD) flat-panel monitor with user-adjustable tilt-angle viewing. The unit collapses to a compact size for transport. Features include auto focus and electronic zoom magnification from three to 50 times in full color, black-and-white, white-on-black, or foreground/background color displays. It has a moveable x/y table, a forward-mounted camera

Eclipsereader

The eClipseReader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software plays text documents and DAISY format digital talking books. It has a talking user interface that can be customized for keyboard operation or a simple graphic interface for users with low vision. The software is screen reader compatible. Volume and speed controls are selectable via a hot key or tool bar. The software allows chapter, page, heading, and phrase

Eco2

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

Eco2 With Ecopoint

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

Economy In Line Amplifier (Model 2600)

Handset amplifier provides adjustable volume gain for most standard modular telephones.

Economy Telephone Relay (Model 2601)

Telephone signal relay allows light to be connected to telephone. Light flashes on and off when telephone rings. Installs in minutes to any modular telephone. Comes complete with 15 foot modular line cord and Y adapter.

Ecopoint

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

Ed-It Pc

ED-IT PC is a braille text editor and braille translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind. This program is a production tool for braille transcribers. It is a "what you see is what you get" (WYSIWYG) braille editing system that allows a braille transcriber to input and edit braille documents. Input can come from the keyboard in a six-key braille writer-style input mode, or from text files via an automatic print-to-braille translator. When the direct-input mode is used (six-

Editor's Desk

The Editor's Desk is a combination tilt desk and bookholder designed to support books and papers at the appropriate angle for reading while providing an inclined surface for writing. The desk features a shelf for books at the top of the writing surface and a lip to hold papers in place on the writing desk. A groove below the lip holds pens and pencils. OPTIONS: Transparent writing pad. DIMENSIONS(WxDxH): 25 x 23 x 11 inches. COLOR: Natural or dark cherry. GUARANTEE: The manufacturer offers an un

Edmark Reading Program, Software Levels 1 & 2

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

Eezee Reader

EEZEE Reader is a CCTV video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. When connected to an ordinary black and white or color television (not included) it enables users to read the newspaper, books, prescription bottles, or other printed materials. The material to be viewed is shown on either channel 3 or channel 4 (switch selectable). This device allows the magnified material to be viewed in contrasting black on a white background or white on a black background. the unit is tra

Elba - Braillex El Braille Assistant

The Braillex EL Braille Assistant (ELBA) is a Braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The ELBA features a built-in modem and software providing full Internet and e-mail access. Also included are a word processor, day-planner, scientific calculator, MP3 player, spreadsheet program, database program, and Braille translation program. It uses the Linux operating system. The ELBA has 16 megabytes (MB) of non-volatile flash memory and 32 MB RAM, allowing storage

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. It contains recipes for conventional and microwave ovens.

Electronic Artificial Larynx

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

Electronic Horn (Model 2609)

Telephone signal. Electronic horn produces a loud piercing sound when telephone rings. Choice of two sound patterns, horn or warble; includes volume control, 15 foot modular line cord and Y adapter.

Elegant Magnifiers (Model Series 2360)

Elegant Magnifiers, model series 2364, is a hand held magnifier designed for individuals who have low vision. The lens is Biconvex PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating with magnification ranging from 2x to 2.5x. They are mounted in a gold-plated light alloy with a choice of three handles: red-flamed lacquered with gold-plated endcap; greeen lacquered; and guenuine leather. DIMENSIONS: The lacquered handles have round lens with 80 mm diameter. Leather handle measures 100x50 mm. WARRANTY: One

Elg Television Reader (Model 1651-04)

The ELG Television Reader, model 1651-04, is a closed circuit television (CCTV) system designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of an adjustable camera unit set over a moveable table surface on which objects are placed for viewing on a television (not included). The CCTV connects to any television and provides up to 65 times magnification, depending on the size of the television used. Images can be viewed with enhanced contrast or in reverse polarity. The CCTV can be used to

Em Help Phone Fc-4357

The EM Help Phone FC-4357 is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with low vision or who are hard of hearing. This corded telephone has over-sized keys and 40 decibel (dB) handset amplification. The hearing-aid compatible, concave earpiece helps block external noise, while a flashing light accompanies the ring. The receiver, ringer, and speakerphone all have adjustable volume controls. This phone sets up for wall, desk, or bedside use. A one-touch key automatically

Embossed Pencil Writing Paper (Model 1-04560-00)

Writing paper for the blind. Standard, white braille paper, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, embossed with heavy guide lines. Available in pads of 165 sheets.

Embrace+

The EMBRACE+ smart notification bracelet is a tactile and visual telephone signal for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The EMBRACE+ will alert the user to incoming calls and other actions from an Apple iPhone or a smartphone powered by the Google Android system. This bracelet will flash or vibrate to alert the user to an incoming call or text. It can also be set to alert the user to event's o the phone's calendar or social media activity, such as postings on the user's Facebook page or Tw

Emergency Caller (Model Ec-1)

The Emergency Caller, model EC-1, is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical disabilities. This system includes a waterproof transmitter which can be worn around the neck or carried in a pocket and a base unit which dials up to four telephone, pager, or cell phone numbers when activated. If a busy signal is encountered, the system automatically skips to the next number and will continually try up to three calls per number until the call is answered. Upo

Emergency Contact Data Kit

Emergency Contact Data is a kit designed to help the deaf communicate in emergency situations. Each new member would be sent a free kit and a free mobile app. The free kit contains a credit card-sized photo ID card, 3 key chain tags, 2 cling-on Emergency Contact Data for their windshield/home, and 2 stick-on emergency decals for a mobile phone. If an individual has a cat or dog, the cat or dog may be added to the system. To prevent any identity theft, ECD does not ask for any sensitive informati

Emergency Locator And Smoke Detector (Model 29595)

The Emergency Locator and Smoke Detector is a smoke alarm designed to trigger an emergency locator light. When smoke is detected, the smoke detector sounds the alarm. At the same time, emergency locator light is triggered to help the firemen locate your room. It works best when it is used in conjunction to supplement other detectors. The locator has a red signal light and mounts on window with suction cups. POWER: Nine volt batteries (included).

Emergency Transmitter (Model Et-1B)

The Emergency Transmitter, model ET-1B, is a wireless pendant transmitter designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities as part of an emergency alert system. This small pendant has push switches on each edge. Depressing both switches simultaneously sends a radio frequency signal. The signal coding system allows the user to choose one of 256 different codes, to help protect nearby receivers and transmitters from inadvertently activating each other. This transmitter is compatible wi

Emerson Large Display Caller Id

The Emerson Large Display Caller ID is a voice output low vision caller ID designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. The large backlit screen on the talking caller ID displays large numbers and the adjustable stand enables the user to tilt the display for easy viewing. The display has three lines: one for time, date, and total number of calls; one for the current number; and one for the current name. The device also features a 60-name and number memory and a lighted LED visual ri

Emerson Large Display Talking Caller ID, Model EM-60

Emerson Large Display Talking Caller ID is designed for low vision people. It displays the callers name and number with time, date, and total number of calls. It is a three line display with 60 name and number memory. The adjustable stand lets user tilt the display for viewing. It is battery-operated so it can be placed anywhere. Features backlight display, total call, and new call counter and lighted LED visual ringer indicator.

Emfuse Color Braille Station

The EmFuse Color Braille Station is a dual Braille/print printing system designed for use in the production of print and Braille books and documents. This unit can print 1200 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) in full color while embossing up to 400 Braille cells per second (cps). It prints double-sided with ink and Braille, and can emboss Braille in 8 different dot heights for high-resolution tactile graphics. It holds 2,350 pages up to 12x18 inches and can be reloaded while printing. It works with bra

Emotion Cards

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

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.

Emt Link

EMT Link is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This personal emergency response system (PERS) allows the user to send an alarm and request assistance by pressing a button on an automatic calling console unit or a hand-operated radio transmitter. A telephone connection is established automatically with the SafetyCare Response Center. A third button on the console can be p

Emulate

Emulate software is a keyboard interface program and communication device accessory designed to allow VOIS 160 keyboard users to operate computers using the VOIS keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and IBM compatible computers.

Enable Eyes Control Bar

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

Enable Eyes Ii Access Module

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

Encore Binaural Headset

The Encore Binaural Headset is a telephone headset designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for all-day use, this lightweight headset produces sound in both ears and features SES (Sound Enhancement System), a tone switch, an adjustable headband, a swing-away tube-style microphone, a lightweight cable with quick-disconnect capability, and dual cushioned ear pads. The unit supports patented Sound Guard Plus and Call Clarity technologies for superior sound. OPTION

Encore Monaural Headset

The Encore Monaural Headset is a telephone headset designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for all-day use, this lightweight single-ear headset features SES (Sound Enhancement System), a tone switch, an adjustable headband, a swing-away tube-style microphone, a lightweight cable with quick-disconnect capability, and a cushioned ear pad. The unit supports patented Sound Guard Plus and Call Clarity technologies for superior sound. OPTIONS: A noise cancelling fea

Endeavor Talker

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

Endeavor Talker Pro

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

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

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

Endeavor Talker Software

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

Endless Alphabet

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

Eneighbor Adl

eNeighbor ADL is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system includes secure web portal access for staff and family to monitor the individual's activities of daily living (ADL). Each system is configurable and custom- designed to accomodate the needs of institutions. Small, wireless electronic sensors are placed in strategic areas of the assisted living residence. These sensors m

Eneighbor Auto Pers

eNeighbor Auto PERS is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system provides around the clock monitoring of assisted living residents. Staff are alerted even if the resident is unable to call for help. Small, wireless electronic sensors are placed in strategic areas of the assisted living residence. These sensors monitor typical daily living activities of the occupant and communic

Eneighbor Pers

eNeighbor PERS is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who live in assisted living facilities. The system enables the user to get help when needed via an emergency call button. When activated the call button wirelessly contacts dedicated response personnel via a base station. The system includes a base station, a key fob, and a call pendant. The base station has a local display for alarms and alerts, and transmits alarms t

English Braille American Edition 1994 On Cd-Rom For Windows

English Braille American Edition 1994 on CD-ROM for Windows is a manual for teaching braille designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This CD-ROM edition contains the complete text of the literary braille code manual published by the Braille Authority of North America (BANA), including all the print and braille examples, and all the latest officially published updates. This CD-ROM allows both sighted and blind users to access the manual interactively on a personal computer, wit

English Talking Dictionary For Ipad

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

Ensemble

The Ensemble is an amplified, captioned, hearing aid compatible telephone with answering system and voice output caller identification for people with low vision or hearing disabilities. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 50 decibels (dB) using Digital Clarity Power technology, and displays a transcript of the phone conversation in real-time on a 7-inch color touchscreen. Print on the screen can be enlarged by swiping a finger. Transcript is provided by ClearCaptions phone captioning serv

Environmental Language Binder

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

Eraser For Brailler

The Eraser for Brailler, model 13159, is a wooden braille eraser made specifically for use with the Perkins Brailler (see separate entry).

Ergo Cctv (Models Ergo-75, Ergo-Mc, & Ergo-Fc)

The Ergo CCTV, models Ergo-75, Ergo-MC, and Ergo-FC, is a video magnifier designed to meet the ergonomic needs of individuals with low vision. Each model consists of three separate parts: a removable monitor, which can be adjusted to different height levels; a reading table, which can also be adjusted to different height levels independently of the monitor; and a compact, solid metal floor stand with four wheels and a brake system on the front wheels. Model Ergo-75, also called Ergo-BW, has a bl

Ergo Sof Penagain

The Ergo Sof PenAgain is ergonomically designed to fit to the contour of the hand. This model helps alleviate hand stresses. The natural weight of the writer's hand provides sufficient pressure to apply ink to paper. This eliminates the need to grip the pen, allowing the thumb and forefinger to serve as guides.

Ergosleek Penagain

The Ergosleek PenAgain is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pen is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. The tip is retractable and the pen is refillable. This pen has a polished aluminum and metal underbody and rubber comfort grasps. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches long

Ergosof Penagain

The ErgoSof PenAgain is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pen is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. The pen has a soft rubber coating, a retractable cap, and a pocket clip. The pen is refillable and two extra refills are included. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches long.

Eschenbach Mobilux 5X Illuminated Pocket Magnifer

The Eschenbach Mobilux Illuminated Pocket Magnifier is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The specially-designed hinge keeps the top and bottom sections together and eliminates alignment problems when closing the handle. The unit has a 20-diopter aspheric lens, replaceable incandescent bulb, large raised on/off switch, and an attached protective lens cover that can be removed. A storage compartment in the handle holds a spare bulb (included). This magnifi

Eschenbach Mobilux Illuminated Pocket Magnifer

The Eschenbach Mobilux Illuminated Pocket Magnifier is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The specially-designed hinge keeps the top and bottom sections together and eliminates alignment problems when closing the handle. The unit has a 38-diopter aspheric lens, replaceable incandescent bulb, large raised on/off switch, and an attached protective lens cover that can be removed. This magnifier offers 10x magnification. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries (incl

Esd Safe Hi-Lighting Clamp Base Magnifier 3-Diopter 1.75X

This Dazor magnifier is designed for the vision impaired. It has a highlighting effect on irregular surfaces. The clear crown-optical glass lens Allows for clear and distortion-free viewing. The curved arm provides a total reach of 30 inches. Can be clamped on permanently to a horizontal surface.

Essence Pro

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

Esys 12

The Esys 12 is a braille notetaker, braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable unit has 12 braille cells with 12 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 12 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), personal computer (PC), or notetaker. The user can

Esys 24

The Esys 24 (also known as the esys24) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with 24 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 24 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can also be used to send and

Esys 40

The Esys 40 (also known as esys40) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have vision. This portable unit has a large display with 40 braille cells with 40 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The esys40 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can be used to read and

Esys 64

The Esys 64 (also know as the esys64) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 64 braille cells with 64 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 64 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via

Esys 80

The Esys 80 (also known as the esys80) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 80 braille cells with 80 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 80 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station or

Esyslight

The esysLight is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 40 braille cells with 40 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It can be used independently or connected to another device via Bluetooth or mini USB. The esysLight can be connected to a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), or personal computer (PC) to read text messages and Internet content. The two navigation joysticks and four n

Esytime

The esyTime is self contained computer with a refreshable braille display and a braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a 32-character braille display with 32 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a 10-key braille keyboard. The device has two joysticks and eight function keys located left and right of the display. The user can use the optical sensors and tactile finger movements to advance/reverse the braille lin

Et Braille Printer

The ET Braille Printer is a desktop interpoint printer designed for printing on both sides of the paper at higher speeds for individuals with visual disabilities. The ET is an improved version of the Juliet (see separate entry) with a 40 character line and a speed of 60 characters per second. It will accept paper weighing from 20 to 100 pounds and prints on either one or both sides of the paper. Other features include high resolution graphics and a multi-copy buffer, which will print a 30 page d

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

Everest Braille Embosser (Model 70010)

The Everest Braille Embosser, model 70010, is a Braille printer designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. The Everest is a double- and single-sided Braille printer that uses cut sheet card-stock paper of the sort that is available off-the-shelf in office supply stores. Keys are labeled in ink and in Braille, and provide voice confirmation when pressed. The Everest will print Braille with dot distances of 1.6, 2.0, and 2.6 millimeters, and it will print tactile graphics images creat

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program, by Diana J. Goodwin, was developed by an experienced speech therapist to give practical treatment material for older aphasic individuals with expressive language impairments. Directly facilitates the recovery of functional communication skills with 78 illustrated expressions organized into five categories of expressions: general social, daily living activities, dining out, at the doctor’s office, and visiting with friends. It is also beneficial to th

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.

Evo.pen

The Evo.Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand. This unit consists of a large bulb-style grasp with a replacable pen tip. The grasp fits in the palm of the hand and is contoured to the shape of the fingers, providing support for the joints during writing. OPTIONS: A set of three pen refills is available.

Expandable Amplified Cordless Telephone

The Expandable Amplified Cordless Telephone is a cordless amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone offers 53 decibel (dB) gain for incoming voice and up to 95 dB gain on the ringer (ringer is adjustable). Memory storage for caller ID, memory, and redial record. This phone has a built-in splitter on the base for ease in connecting with the external telephone line and the unit supports caller ID. Features include three pre-set emergency keys and three

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

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

Explora

The Explora is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals who have low vision. Designed to fit in a wallet, purse, or pocket, this magnifier offers 4.5x magnification with single button operation for switching the unit on and off and switching the LED illumination on and off. The Explora features a center mounted camera, non-glare backlit TFT screen, and non-slip coating. The unit comes with two wrist straps that can be mounted for left or right hand use. It can also be mounted o

Explora-Plus

The Explora-Plus is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals who have low vision. This portable magnifier offers 4.5x to 9.0x magnification with single button operation for switching the unit and the LED illumination on and off. The single button operation also controls various modes such as full color, MD with white text on black background, enhanced positive with black text on white background and grayscale where the color is removed for increased clarity. The Explora-Plus f

Explore-A-Classic Series

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

Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab14)

The Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business ca

Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Color System (Model Mse-Ac14)

The Explorer 14-Inch Custom Focus Color TV/Monitor System, model MSE-AC14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a bus

Explorer 15-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C15-P)

The Explorer 15-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C15-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications, in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included),

Explorer 17-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C17-P)

The Explorer 17-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C17-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications, in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included),

Explorer 19-Inch Pc Compatible Color System (Model Mse-C19-P)

The Explorer 19-Inch PC Compatible Color System, model MSE-C19-P, is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This system enables users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications in order to read printouts, documents, and letters; write checks, memos, and correspondence; and view charts, graphs, photos, or maps. The system includes a viewing tray, a camera, and an SVGA computer monitor. To use the system with a personal computer or PC (not included), t

Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab20)

The Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB20, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card

Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Color Tv/monitor System (Model Mse-Ac20)

The Explorer 20-Inch Custom Focus Color TV/Monitor System, model MSE-AC20, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has an auto-focus camera with manual focus override, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a bus

Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System (Model Mse-Ab25)

The Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Black & White System, model MSE-AB25, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a black and white television monitor. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card

Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Color System (Model Mse-Ac25)

The Explorer 25-Inch Custom Focus Color System, model MSE-AC25, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a camera, a viewing tray, and a television monitor with a True Color screen. The monitor can be placed above the viewing tray (the in-line configuration) or in a side-by-side configuration. The system has both auto focus and manual focus capabilities, and a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or

Explorer Custom Focus Black & White Camera (Model Mse-Abc)

The Explorer Custom Focus Black & White Camera, model MSE-ABC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a viewing tray and an auto-focus camera with manual focus override. The system must be connected to a TV monitor (not included). The magnification range depends on the size of the monitor used. Features include a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness a

Explorer Custom Focus Color Camera (Model Mse-Acc)

The Explorer Custom Focus Color Camera, model MSE-ACC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The system includes a viewing tray and an auto-focus camera with manual focus override. The system must be connected to a TV monitor (not included). The magnification range depends on the size of the monitor used. Features include a Freeze Image Mode that allows users to capture an image, like a business card or phone number, and adjust its brightness and contrast.

Explorer Lcd Series

The Explorer LCD Series is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed for wide screen viewing, this CCTV has a 22-inch monitor mounted on an adjustable arm that facilitates adjustment of the screen’s height and allows the user to tilt and turn the screen as needed. The screen can also be positioned for in-line or side-by-side viewing. The system features magnification from 4 times to 70 times, and there are controls for focus, zoom, contrast and brightnes

Explorer Pc Compatible Color Camera (Model Mse-Cc-P)

The Explorer PC Compatible Color Camera, model MSE-CC-P, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV system includes a manual-focus camera mounted above a viewing tray, which can be connected to a personal computer or PC (not included) with an SVGA monitor. The magnification range depends on the size of the computer monitor. This system allows users to work alternately with both CCTV and computer applications. A foot switch is used to alternate between

Express One

Express One is a single-message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This unit has an extra-large, touch-sensitive area with a pocket to accommodate photos. It can be wall mounted as a talking sign or used as a table top communicator. Touching the picture or the play button on the durable, lightweight unit activates speech. Recording time is 10 seconds. DIMENSIONS: Touch sensitive area is 5 x 7 inches.

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

Expresso Medium Point Writing Pen

The Expresso Medium Point Writing Pen is a low vision marking pen designed for use by persons with low vision. It produces a 0.5 millimeter-wide black line that dries quickly, and is good for writing notes and letters that can be read more easily by persons with low vision.

Extreme Reader (Model Er-1)

Extreme Reader, model ER-1, is an optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This device is a stand-alone OCR system designed to convert printed text and text stored on compact disks (CDs) or floppy diskettes to audible speech, large screen magnification (television or monitor required, but not included), a transportable electronic file format, or braille. Features include navigation capability, internal speakers, four-button

Extreme Reader (Model Xr-10)

Extreme Reader, model XR-10, is an optical character recognition (OCR) device designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision or other print disabilities. This stand-alone OCR system converts printed text and text stored on compact disks (CDs) or floppy diskettes to audible speech, large screen magnification (video monitor or TV with VGA Adapter required, but not included), a transportable electronic file format, or braille. This model is a storage reader that reads up to 20 books (

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 Glasses

Eye Glasses is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The program uses the device’s auto-focusing camera to display text or an image. The user launches Eye Glasses, holds the device about five inches away from the item he/she wants to see magnified and selects the desired magnification strength (2x, 4x, 6x or 8x). COMPATIBILITY:

Eye Q Portable Video Magnifier

The Eye Q Portable Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full color, high-contrast picture to enable the user to read maps, print documents, and tags. Photographs, illustrations and three dimensional objects can also be viewed and built-in fold-able legs add increased flexibility for signing checks and writing notes. Other features include enhanced contrast modes (white/black or black/white), automatic brightness contr

Eye Transfer Communication System (Models 10, 11, 12)

Eye Transfer Communication System is a clear plastic panel with an open area in the center. Communication symbols are placed on the panel so as to be visible from both directions. The user and the person with whom he is communicating position themselves on opposite sides of the panel, and the user conveys messages by gazing at the appropriate symbols while the other person follows his gaze. The Eye Transfer Communication System comes with a support frame for mounting. Various combinations of mou

Eye-C

The Eye-C is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Eye-C magnifier features a 4.3-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame and anti-blur technology. It has five levels of magnification from 1.5 times to 17 times and seven color modes - true color, black and white, white on black, blue on yellow, yellow on blue, blue on white, and yellow on black. The user holds the Eye-C over the content to be viewe

Eye-Pal

The Eye-Pal is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind. This portable USB scanner/reader connects to a computer and instantly converts printed material into speech, text files, or refreshable Braille (when used with a Braille display from manufacturers such as Freedom Scientific, Optelec, or Handytech). The unit has two lightweight legs that pivot into an L-shaped arrangement from their compact carrying position. This securely supports

Eye-Pal Solo

The Eye-Pal SOLO is a voice output reading machine and optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This motion activated optical character recognition device reads from a book, newspaper, or other printed material automatically after the material is placed face down on the unit's scanner. Reading stops when the material is removed. When a hand is waved near the reading material, the reading pauses; when the hand passes again, the readin

Eye-Pal Solo Lv

The Eye-Pal SOLO LV is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system reads aloud almost any printed material. The unit is composed of a rectangular base with a camera mounted on at the top of an arm that extends from the center of one of the sides of the base. Some controls are located on the side of the base opposite the camera's support arm, and there is a handheld keypad that connects to the base with a cable

Eye-Scan

The Eye-Scan is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The Eye-Scan recognizes paper currency so it m

Eye-Scan Low Vision

The Eye-Scan Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a control wheel on the base of the unit. The

Eye-Scan Plus

The Eye-Scan Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. It can store up to 20 pages of scanned text, and it has a USB port to allow text to be stored on a flash drive. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voi

Eye-Scan Ultimate

The Eye-Scan Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Scan Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper placed on its flatbed scanner, reads the text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology, and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 10 to 12 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It has an unlimited capacity to store scanned text, and it can import and export MP3 media files. A

Eye-Snap

The Eye-Snap is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is adjustable using a

Eye-Snap Low Vision

The Eye-Snap Low Vision is a voice output reading machine and video magnifier designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Low Vision scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or m

Eye-Snap Plus

The Eye-Snap Plus is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Plus scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. It can store up to 20

Eye-Snap Ultimate

The Eye-Snap Ultimate is a voice output reading machine designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Eye-Snap Ultimate scans text or numbers or numbers on paper, including open books, placed on its flatbed below a camera mounted on an arm extending above the base unit. It then reads the scanned text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology and speaks the text aloud. The unit starts reading the document within 4 seconds in a clear female or male voice. The volume is

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

Eyegaze Edge

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

Eyes-Free Shell

Eyes-Free Shell is an audible screen navigation, voice output dialing and screen reader program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) turns an Android device into an eyes-free communication device and provides one-touch access to applications and mini-apps built into Eyes-Free Shell. The user interacts with the touch screen to check status information, launch applications, and direct dial or message a contact. The main screen has seven widget

Ez Com Pro/c

The Ezcom Pro is a text telephone designed to be compatible with analog cellular phones. Because the device does not require acoustic cups, it offers a sleek profile and lightweight portability. The unit is equipped with an audio jack that enables the TTY unit to be connected to the cellular phone with the included cable. The unit is compatible with Motorola MicroTAC LITE XL, Motorola MicroTAC LITE II, and the Motorola StarTAC Series, and others. Standard features include direct dialing from th

Ez Magnifier

The EZ Magnifier is a screen magnifier designed to magnify text and other items displayed on a computer screen for people with low vision. This magnifier attaches to the monitor using an adjustable sliding bracket which allows for adjustment of the magnification level. The lens is sandwiched between two optical glass panes which reduce glare and allow for ease in cleaning. DIMENSIONS: Fits 15- to 17-inch monitors.

Ez Read Electronic Reading Aid

The EZ Read Electronic Reading Aid is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style, hand-held magnifier is placed directly on top of reading material to display the magnified image in full color on a connected television. The unit connects to a television using the supplied video cable. Internal LED illumination ensures that the image on screen is bright and easy to read. The size of the television monitor determines the actual magnification of the item; th

Ez Track Address Book (Model 1-07910-00)

The EZ Track Address Book, model 1-07910-00, is a large print address book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This large print address book holds 208 names and addresses in a three-ring binder with large alphabetic tabs. OPTIONS: Additional name and address insert refill pages (model 1-07911-00).

Ez Viewer Lcd

The EZ Viewer LCD is a communication device accessory designed to convert the VOIS 160 electronic synthesized-speech generator (see separate entry) into a laptop-style computer for facilitated viewing and full word- processing capability. The EZ Viewer has a 40-character, 16-line display screen with an automatic sensor to adjust backlighting.

Ez-Form Thermoform Duplicating Machine

The EZ-Form Thermoform Duplicating Machine is a copy machine for producing tactile relief images for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device will copy any brailled or embossed original by means of a vacuum forming process. The original is placed in the unit, a sheet of Brailon (see separate entry) is placed over the original and secured, the heating unit is pulled into position which starts the automatic timer. The vacuum pump starts automatically to produce a copy. Originals mu

Ezcom Pro

The EZcom Pro is a text telephone designed to connect directly to a standard telephone line. Because the device does not require acoustic cups, it offers a sleek profile and lightweight portability. Standard features include direct dialing from the keyboard; Turbo Code for more natural conversations with interrupt capability; a two-line, 48-character display; programmable one-touch greeting to answer calls; a pre-programmed voice carryover request key; last number redial; go ahead (GA) and Stop

Ezcomm

The EzCOMM is a handheld direct selection and symbolic communicator and tablet computer designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, autism or spinal cord injury. It has a 12.1-inch touch screen with 1024 x 768 resolution (landscape), and a high density, impact-resistant case. In addition to the touch screen, the user can interface with the EzCOMM using a variety of switches that can connect to the units dual switch ports. Windows 7 P

Ezgrip Ez1 Ballpoint Pen

The EzGrip Ez1 Ballpoint Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomically designed writing instrument has a design that cradles and conforms to your extended finger and tip, requiring only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert sufficient downward pressure to write, eliminating the need to squeeze the pen. COLOR: Red, blue or black transluscent barrel with black grasp; black ink only.

Ezgrip Pen/tool Grip

The EzGrip Pen/Tool Grip is is a pen, pencil, tool or utensil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Made of a soft rubber composite that is hypoallergenic and can be cleaned and chemically sterilized, this ergonomic slip-on grip works with pens, pencils, modeling tools and knives, picks, probes, scribes, and other pencil-like tools and utensils. This grip requires only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert downward pressure on t

Ezgrip Resq Gel Pen

The EzGrip ResQ Gel Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomically designed writing instrument has a sculptured design which requires only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert sufficient downward pressure to write, eliminating the need to squeeze the pen. COLOR: Metallic barrel with blue grasp; black ink only.

Ezy Mag (Model Hf421) & Easi View (Model Hf146)

Magnifying lens with neck strap. Model HF421 ($14.75) has two lenses: a 4 inch utility lens and a small high power inspection lens. Model HF146 ($38.95) provides 1.3 times magnification.

Fab Frenchay Alphabet Board

Fab™ Frenchay Alphabet Board is designed for individuals who are able to read but are unable to speak. This may be due to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication problems, ventilation or speech difficulties. FAB™ provides a communication solution for nursing homes, day centers, critical care units, s

Faber-Castell Grip 2001 Eraser

The Faber-Castell GRIP 2001 Eraser is an easy grasp eraser designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Shaped like a pencil with a triangular barrel, this eraser has soft dots to aid in finger positioning and grip. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.

Faber-Castell Grip Erasers

Faber-Castell GRIP Erasers are easy grasp erasers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The set of three erasers includes one round, one oval, and one triangular, each of which are designed to be easy to hold. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.

Faber-Castell Grip Pencil

The Faber-Castell Grip Pencil is an easy-grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. These wooden pencils combine an ergonomic triangular shape with a soft-grasp zone. The lead is break-resistant, dermatologically tested, and designed to be easy to sharpen. These pencils are available in five grades of hardness (2B, B, HB, H, and 2H); 2B is the softest, while 2H is the hardest.

Faber-Castell Jumbo Grip Ecopencil

The Faber-Castell Jumbo GRIP EcoPencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping or fine motor disabilities. These wooden pencils are sold in sets of two and combine an ergonomic triangular shape with a soft-grasp zone of raised dots to encourage the proper grip. The graphite lead is break-resistant, and the pencils are pre-sharpened.

Fabian Writing / Reading Aid (Model H73500)

The Fabian Writing/Reading Aid, model H73500, is an overhead bookholder and writing board designed to allow individuals confined to a bed in a supine position to read and write. The unit consists of a vertical support bar which attaches to the headboard of the bed with padded clamps (included), or to the wall with screws. The overhead fixture swings horizontally to any desired position, and supports the easel which adjusts to a wide range of angles. The metal parts are chrome-plated steel, and t

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.

Facepaint

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

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

Family First Medical Alarm System

The Family First Medical Alarm System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The standard system includes a base console and interchangeable emergency responding buttons that can be worn on the user's wrist or around the neck. Pressing a button on the console or remote button initiates live two-way voice communication with the monitoring center, which will follow up by calling emer

Familylink

FamilyLink is a tablet computer with a touch screen with an attachable keyboard and a home emergency monitoring system designed to provide the means for a child or caregiver to monitor remotely a person with a cognitive disability or a senior. The FamilyLink is a tablet computer that is pre-loaded with a suite software of software that allows a person to communicate with and monitor a person from a distance. The FamilyLink requires a wireless internet connection and a subscription to the FamilyL

Favorite Hymns

Favorite Hymns is a large print book designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, and low vision. This book offers high-contrast Christian-themed illustrations and a selection of lyrics to 24 Hymns in very large print. The book has a lay-flat binding.

Fidget Pencils

Fidget Pencils are available in packs of four, and each of the four pencils has a different "fidget" near the eraserhead of the pencil that can be transferred to other pencils. Stay alert by fidgeting with the wing nut, the nut and bolt and two other fidgets. OPTIONS: Pack options: 4 or 24 pack. SIZES: Once size. DIMENSIONS: 9 inches length x 3 inches width x 0.6 inches depth. WEIGHT: 1.6 ounces. COLOR: Variety. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Finger Loop Writing Device

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Finger splint made of molded plastic to position fingers in an optimal three point pinch for writing. Describes constructing a loop splint made of 18 inches of 1/2 inch plastic which can be molded when warmed in hot water. Designed to be less bulky than a regular splint. Must be made to fit each individual. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: Designed by Dorie Milner, OTR, Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, 400 E 34th Street, New York 10016. SKILLS REQUIRE

Finger Print Pen

The Finger Print Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand, limited distal mobility, or limited grasping ability. This small pen is attached to a ring into which slides the tip of one finger and requires only one other finger to steady it. SIZES: Small, medium, and large.

Fingerspelling

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

Fingerspelling Practice Tapes

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

Fire Alarm Transmitter

The Fire Alarm Transmitter is an emergency alert system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Designed to be wired into a home or building, the triggering of the fire alarm causes the transmitter to signal any Silent Call Receiver (not included), causing it to vibrate and/or flash and illuminate the "FIRE" light. WARRANTY: Five years.

First Alert Smoke Detector (Model Sa100S)

The First Alert Smoke Detector, model SA100S, is a smoke alarm designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This detector features a bright 177 candela strobe light that flashes 60 times per minute to wake people who cannot hear audible alarms. Other standard features include a test button to check all detector and strobe functions and an 85 decibel audible alarm. This unit can be used independently or be interconnected with up to 11 identical units. POWER: This alarm is hardwired t

First Color Words

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

First Keys

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

First Letters And Phonics

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

First Letters And Phonics Lite

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

First Words Classic Version (Model 101-Wp)

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

Firstwords: Animals

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

Firstwords: At Home

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

Firstwords: Christmas

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

Firstwords: Deluxe

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

Firstwords: Feelings

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

Firstwords: Halloween

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

Firstwords: Professional

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

Firstwords: Shapes

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

Firstwords: Vehicles

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

Five Finger Typist

The Five Finger Typist is a typing instruction program designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand. Suitable for right- or left-handed typists, the program is designed to enable users to place their fingers on the home row of the keyboard and mimic the animated on-screen hand movements through a series of exercises. This program enables users to work at their own pace by beginning with simple exercises and gradually learning more keystrokes. The program also tracks typing accuracy

Fix For Fixing Braille Errors

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual doing braille transcription to accurately correct an error while the document is still in the brailler. Place a fresh sheet of braille paper in the braille writer and space to the center of the line, approximately at cell 22 or 23. Write the braille letter "x" and follow it with a space, then type the braille letter "y." Press keys one and three with the left hand and simultaneously using a permanent ink pen to draw a vertical line or dot on the s

Fixture For Use With Typewriter Or Other Keyboard

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize the hands of someone with uncontrolled motions, to permit use of a keyboard. Describes device made of clear plexiglass with padded holes for the hands to fit through. The plexiglass is in a channel and can slide back and forth so the person can reach the whole keyboard, which is mounted on a tilt for maximum visibility. The keys are struck with pencils held in each hand, held on with elastic straps. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED

Fl4Sh Deluxe Kit

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

Fl4Sh Scanning Communicator

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

Flaghouse Smart Talk 4 (Model W35489)

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

Flaghouse Smart Talk 8 (Model W35486)

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

Flash Cards - Actions

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

Flash Cards - Alphabet

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

Flash Cards - Earth Science

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

Flash Cards - Emotions

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

Flash Cards - Fruits And Nuts

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

Flash Cards - Musical Instruments

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

Flash Cards - Sports

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

Flash Cards - Things You Eat

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

Flash Cards - Things You Play With

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

Flash Cards - Things You Wear

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

Flash Cards - Vegetables

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

Flash Cards - Vehicles

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

Flash Cards - Zoo Animals

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

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.

Flashing Remote Doorbell

The Flashing Remote Doorbell is a flashing light signal designed to alert individuals with hearing disabilities to the ringing of the doorbell. Encased in a clock base with LED display, this remote doorbell features a flashing light and night-light settings in addition to 32 different musical chimes options. This unit also functions as a standard alarm clock and stopwatch and works up to 50 feet away from the doorbell. The unit comes with hanging hardware. POWER: Battery backup uses 4 AAA batter

Flashlight Magnifier (Models 4130, 4131, 4132, 4430, 4431, & 4432)

Flashlight with magnifying lens in cone on one end. Cone rests on printed material. Magnifications from 5X to 10X. Diameters of lens vary. Some battery operated or on 110 volt AC.

Flat 4X Magnifier (Model 4730)

Flat magnifier with high intensity light. Fits in pocket. 4X magnification. POWER: 2 AA batteries.

Flat Screen Magnifier

The Flat Screen Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This screen magnifier is designed for flat screen computer monitor measuring from 14 to 17 inches diagonal. It enlarges the image up to 50 percent while also reducing glare and blocking ultra-violet (UV) rays. The screen mounts on the top of the computer monitor with hook-and-loop fasteners and brackets (included).

Flex-Eye

Flex-Eye is a CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a flex-arm mount that offers almost unlimited choice of camera positions and angles. It can be used for crafts and small repairs as well as reading text, and it can be rotated sideways to allow the user to view his or her own face. This high-resolution video magnifier offers a choice of color, black and white, or reverse image viewing. Focusing is automatic. The camera unit connects to an ordinary television set (n

Flexi-Paper

Flexi-Paper is tactile graphics paper designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Flexi-Paper can be used with the Tactile Image Enhancer (TIE) and Tactile Image Enhancer Junior (TIE Junior) tactile graphics embossers or with a Thermo-Pen (see separate entries) to create tactile maps, tactile educational materials, and other tactile documents. Flexi-Paper documents can be folded or crumpled without creasing or distorting the tactile image. Flexi-Paper is sold in multiple lo

Flexible Magnifiers

The Flexible Magnifiers are portable hand or page magnifying lenses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed for reading newspapers, telephone directories, and menus or doing craftwork and other close–up work, these lightweight, unbreakable magnifiers provide 2x magnification. SIZES: Wallet size, bookmark size, and page size.

Flexible Universal Mobile Mount (Fumm)

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a universal smartphone mount for use by people with and without disabilities. The Flexible Universal Mobile Mount (FUMM) is an adaptation on the basic function of propping a smartphone in a useful position. Instead of being restricted to only certain devices or angles, the device's flexible arms and nano suction pads make it possible for the FUMM to be used with almost any phone, removing the need to buy a new stand when changing or upgrad

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is designed for use by individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. The Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is a stretchy wrist wrap with windows where images or photos can be inserted for user to select fro

Flip And Talk (Model 2085)

Flip and Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This communication aid straps to the users waist. He/she simply flips through the four icon holders to select the desired message and then lightly squeezes the icon and to play the pre-recorded message. Icon holders can hold several paper icons or photos. This unit has 12 levels with recordable level announcer with a total of sixty five-second messages and 300 seconds of to

Flip Top Easel

Flip top easel has a 45 degree angle with book edge for reading and a reverse 30 degree slant for writing and drawing. Skid resistant base. 18 inches wide by 16 inches high.

Flipper

Flipper is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Flipper consists of a lightweight camera that sits on a rolling base, rotates 225 degrees and connects to any television. The user points the camera in the desired direction and views the magnified image on the connected television screen. Control knobs allow the user to change the magnification level and contrast. This magnifier can also be connected to a computer monitor, although additional hardware may be required.

Flipper Panel (12-Inch)

The Flipper Panel (12-inch) is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable magnifier integrates the Flipper (see entry for the Flipper) rotating camera with a slim, liquid crystal display (LCD) platform. The discrete camera projects a full-color, auto-focus image on the screen, enabling the user to read, view distance, and write at school, in the office, at home and much more. This model offers 3x to 12x magnification and photo, negative, standard, and posit

Flipper Stand

The Flipper Stand is a video magnifier stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is compatible with both the Flipper and FlipperPort video magnifiers (see separate entries). It holds the Flipper or FlipperPort camera unit 15 inches above a platform to view blackboards, screens, and presentations in a classroom or auditorium setting. The camera can be rotated left or right. The stand also converts to a desktop video magnifier by pointing the camera unit down towards the table. The

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

Floor Light And Magnifier

The Floor Light and Magnifier is a magnifying lens on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to reduce glare and eyestrain, this versatile magnifier is designed for needlework, crafts and hobbies, and reading. The unit features 12 LED lights that surround the viewing area; a 5-inch diameter oval magnifier with 2X magnification and a 1-inch wide bifocal inset with 5X magnification; and a 17-inch easy to adjust flexible swivel neck. It has a large, easy-to-posi

Floppy Braille Binder (Model 1-04295-00)

The Floppy Braille Binder, model 1-04295-00, is a braille binder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These plastic three-ring binders hold 11.5 x 11 inch braille sheets and have an inside pocket. COLOR: One each of green, blue, and yellow.

Fluffy Palm Weight

Fluffy palm weights for children and adults who experience excessive finger fidgeting. Fluffy palm weights securely fasten with Velcro and fits right into the palm of a child's hand providing stable proprioceptive input. Kids can then relax their fidgety fingers with this not-so-visible fidget as the calming pressure eliminates the need to fidget. Teens and adults can also use the palm weight with a pen or pencil and have proper input to write correctly.

Flying Colors Chat Line Direct W/jacks (Model W31452)

The Flying Colors Chat Line Direct w/Jacks, model W31452, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The unit is equipped with programmable message chips that can record up to four five-second messages. The user can either touch one of the buttons to play a message or plug capability switches (not included into the four jacks for switch activation of messages. DIMENSION (HxLxW): 2.5 x 6 x 12 inches.

Flying Colors Chatter Box W/jacks (Model W31456)

The Flying Colors Chatter Box w/Jacks, model W31456, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This square-shaped communicator has two rows of two buttons each and records four five-second messages. Removable plastic guards enable the user to add words or pictures to each of the buttons. Jacks for capability switches allow messages to be switch-activated. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 7.75 x 7.75 inches.

Foam Grip

The Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This short round grip provides a cushion for those who grip the writing implement too tight. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 inches long.

Foam Grips

The Foam Grips are pen and pencil holders designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand in gripping pencils or pens or other small utensils or tools. These soft foam tubes slide onto standard pens or pencils or other items. DIMENSIONS: The holders are 1.75 inches long. The inside measures .3125 inches in diameter. COLOR: Assorted.

Fold-Away Easel

The Fold-Away Easel is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. The surface of the easel adjusts to 18, 34, or 45 degrees and features a dry-erase writing surface and a pouch for storing papers. The unit has a non-slip foam bottom, folds flat for storage, and is equipped with soft carrying handles. DIMENSIONS: 15.5 x 11.5 inches.

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

Fold-Up Magnifier (Models 4608, 4609, 4610, 4611, & 4612)

Folding pocket magnifiers. Plastic frame and housing. Lenses fold into housing. Double folding lens 1.4 inch diameter, 8.4X magnification. Triple folding lens .8 and .7 inches in diameter, 20X magnification.

Folding Book And Magazine Stand

The Folding Book and Magazine Stand is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, stable metal stand can be placed on a table, counter, or over the knees. A long clip can be used to hold pages open, follow text, or mark a place. The unit folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches when folded.

Folding Bookholder (Model 73228)

The Folding Bookholder, model 73228, is a plastic device designed to hold books at a fixed angle. The device has saw tooth brackets at base to stop the pages from accidentally turning. DIMENSIONS: Open, the device is 10 x 8 x 6.5 inches; closed flat the holder measures 8.5 x 1.75 x .75 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces.

Folding Lighted Magnifier

The Folding Lighted Magnifier is a folding pocket magnifier with a light for individuals with low vision. The main reading lens magnifies two times and has a small circular inset that magnifies four times. It has a built in light and a folding handle that swings in and out for convenience. It comes with a protective storage handle.

Folding Magnifier

The Folding Magnifier is a folding hand magnifying lens designed for individuals with low vision. The magnifier magnifies images 2 and 4 times its normal size. This magnifier is made with a handle that folds to provide adjustable angle positioning. The magnifier is small enough to carry in a pocket or a purse. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4 x 2 inches.

Folding Pocket Magnifiers (Model Series 1700)

The Folding Pocket Magnifiers are designed to be lightweight and portable for individuals who have low vision. The lenses are Biconvex, PXM lightweight lens with a magnification of 3.5x. Models 1740-130 and 1740-530 have a magnification of 6x. They are mounted in a transparent plastic and come in a variety of case styles. The Prestige Collection comes in fine leather cases lines for protection. The Trend Design comes with high-quality, velvety soft cases. The Classic Collection are classic grain

Fone Flipper (Model 32320)

The Fone Flipper, Model 32320, is a telephone cutoff switch designed to allow people with physical disabilities to use the phone without having to lift or replace the handset. The device is a small lever that fits over connect button on telephone; the lever is flipped up to answer phone, down to disconnect. The device is operable with mouthstick. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Fone Holder (Model 4082)

The Fone Holder, model 4082, is a receiver holder designed for use by people who are unable to lift and hold a telephone receiver. The device consists of a flexible gooseneck shaft, a C-clamp that attaches to a desk or table, and a large clamp to hold the telephone receiver. The Fone Holder allows the receiver to be rotated into any position and locked in place. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck shaft is 24 inches long.

Fonealert (Model 2295)

Fonealert is a remote telephone signaling device that emits a loud piercing sound over 20 feet away when the telephone rings. Sound is audible throughout entire house or apartment. In many instances phone signal can be heard by the hard of hearing without hearing aid. No electrical connection is made, extension cord connects to side of phone with suction attachment. Uses standard 9 volt battery. Fonealert also operates from electric doorbell, attaches to either buzzer or bell.

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.

Forbrain Auditory Processing Disorder Treatment Tool,

Forbrain® acts as a man made Auditory Feedback Loop (the natural processing of sound in the brain) and is designed for use by people with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) or Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), or for individuals who have trouble regulating the volume of their voice. Is intended to retrain the for forebrain (the front of the brain) to assist with improving the perception of the voice. This Auditory Processing Disorder Treatment Tool, “Forbrain,” includes auditory discr

Fortissimo

The Fortissimo is an amplified, large button, cordless telephone with speakerphone, voice output caller identification and answering machine designed for use by individuals with visual, hearing, neurological or mobility disabilities. The user can initiate a call on the Fortissimo by dialing a number on the voice output keypad or selecting a number from the phone book. The Fortissimo will amplify incoming sound up to 85 decibels (dB), and it offers Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with wireless

Fotodialer

The FotoDialer is an automatic dialer designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities, visual disabilities, or fine motor disabilities. This device enables users to dial an analog telephone without using the standard keypad. The FotoDialer has six plastic pages, each of holds 24 pictures of people, places, or symbols that illustrate the person or organization that a phone number contacts. The user presses the button adjacent to a picture to dial the corresponding telephone

Foundations Of Braille Literacy

Foundations of Braille Literacy, by Robert L. Baker, Alan J. Koenig, Evelyn J. Rex, and Diane P. Wormsley, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of students who are blind or have low vision. This text addresses the teaching of braille reading and writing in the context of literacy in general, the whole language approach, and the way in which print reading and writing are taught. Both a theoretical framework and practical applications for instruction in braille literacy ar

Four Compartment Communicator (Model 1235)

The Four Compartment Communicator, model 1235, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. It has four lighted compartments holding icons. Pushing the colored plate below an icon holder plays a pre-recorded message. Four messages of five seconds each can be recorded, for a total record time of 20 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 18 x 10 inches. WEIGHT: 2.5 pounds.

Four Compartment Scanning Communicator With Icon Holders (Model 1236)

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

Four Ingredient Cookbook & The Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook

The Four Ingredient Cookbook is a standard print cookbook designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities affecting the ability to prepare food, and the Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The cookbooks have recipes that require only four ingredients, including appetizers, salads, vegetables, main dishes, and desserts. The Four Ingredient Cookbook combines three previously published cookbook

Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It (Model 4055)

The Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It, model 4055, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and communication disabilities. This communicator features four large plate switches in a window-pane configuration, each of which activates a message up to five seconds long. Light pressure on a plate activates a message and a toy or appliance (not included) can be plugged into a jack in the unit to be activated along with a message. Messages can be rec

Frame Mounted Magnifer (Model 1643)

The Frame Mounted Magnifer, model 164s, is a head bourne mounted aid designed for those with low vision who do not where spectacles. They are ideal for any task that requires hands to be free such as reading, inspection, and detail work. When lense are not in use, they can be flipped up and out of the way.Magnification ranges from 2x to 3x and can be easily interchanged. The frame is made of fiberglass reinforced plastic and has wire core temples. The bridge and temples are adjustable. OPTIONS:

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

Freedom

The Freedom is a wandering patient system designed for use in residential and institutional settings with people who have autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other cognitive disabilities that may cause wandering. The Freedom system is composed of three modules - a handheld receiver, a wireless transmitter and locator worn on the wrist, and a charging station for the receiver and the locator. The portable radio frequency (RF) receiver can track the location of the transmitter. It has a rang

Freedom Writer

The Freedom Writer a pen holder designed to assist people with limited grasping ability or manual dexterity. The device consists of a wide, lightweight, clear plastic base with a hole at the front through which the pen is inserted. The base supports the hand and a gentle downward pressure brings the pen (included) into contact with the paper. A slight withdrawl of the hand lifts the pen to move on to the next word. The device accepts any standard pen or pencil.

Freedomalert

The FreedomAlert is an emergency alert system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, balance, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or seniors. This system allows full two-way communication through the wireless pendant. This system calls up to four phone numbers programmed by the user, four programmed numbers and then 911, or 911 only. The ability to talk through the emergency pendant up to 600 feet away from the base enables the user to communicate with assistance from anywhwere in

Freehand Drawing Stylus (Model 23-5401-7)

The Freehand Drawing Stylus, model 23-5401-7, is a braille drawing stylus designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a sturdy, stable long-reach stylus that can be used to create reproductions of geometric shapes on braille paper. The stylus allows for proper placement of one dot at a time.

Fresnel Page Magnifier (Models 4152, 4153, 4154 & 4155)

A page magnifier can fit into the front of a phone book, dictionary, etc. while the smaller fresnel lenses can be slipped into wallet or briefcase for quick scanning. The large size power lenses offer wide field coverage but with some distortion at edges. 3X magnification with 7 X 10 inch lens size, plastic fresnel. 4152 is for 1/2 dozen lenses; 4153 is for one dozen and 4154 is for box of 50.

Fresnel Stand Lens Beamscope (Models 4140 & 4141)

Magnifying lens on stand suitable for use in work place. Doubles the size of any display, materials, or work objects, including television screens, meter dials, and information panels. Viewing distance of 1 foot to 15 feet. No distortion or light refraction. 19 inch (model 4140, $76.50) or 15 inch (model 4141, $66.50) Beamscope.

Fresnel Stand Magnifier

The Fresnel Stand Magnifier is a magnifier with stand and screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Fresnel Stand Magnifier can be used to enlarge a variety of objects, including a computer screen. Features include a bendable neck, a clip that holds the lens securely, and a sturdy base that does not tilt or tarnish. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10 x 12 inches (lens).

Freund Long Hand Writing Kit (Model 1-03330)

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

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.

Friendship Farm: Who Is Being Friendly?

The Friendship Farm: Who Is Being Friendly? is a game intended especially for children ages 4 to 10 who are medically autistic, have any form of autism or who have any significant neurological impairment,to help them develop social skills. Children ages 4-10 work to build a social themed puzzle. The back of each puzzle piece features a question designed to stimulate social conversation. To play, children pick a puzzle piece, answer its question, and then turn it over to build a puzzle. Once the

Frs 3-D Fixed Position Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs 3-D Folding Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs 3-D Swing-Away Wheelchair Mount

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

Frs Custom Solutions Headpointer

The FRS Custom Solutions Headpointer is a headwand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity disabilities or severe physical disabilities. The Headpointer can assist users with a wide range of daily tasks including communication device access, computer access, elevator operation, and light and appliance control. The lightweight head pointer features a durable one-piece plastic frame lined with high-density padding. An adjustable elastic back and chin strap keeps

Frs Custom Solutions Keyguards

FRS Custom Solutions Keyguards are keyguards for communication devices designed for use by individuals who experience difficulty making accurate screen selections on their communication device. These keyguards assure that screen selections occur only in allowable regions and provide a rigid surface that users can rest their hands on while making selections. These keyguards are made of durable, clear acrylic and feature rounded edges and secure mounting atachments using rubber straps and pin loc

Frs Ir Phone

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

Fuelcall

The FuelCall is a call signal system designed for use by gas station customers with disabilities. This system enables customers who need assistance at self-service gas stations to attract the attention of gas station employees. Components include BigBell transmitters (see separate entry) with an oversized touch pads that can be used by customers with limited dexterity; wireless chime receivers; two steel J-shaped mounts for the BigBell transmitters, reinforced to handle abuse; signage for two is

Full-Page Slate

The Full-page Slate is a Braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This 25-line, 28-cell plastic slate accommodates standard North American paper (8.5 x 11 inches) and has Braille line numbers embossed down the side. It also has the guides used for embossing Braille on labeling tape.

Fun And Games: An Interactive Book For Memory Impaired Adults

Fun and Games, written by Matthew Schneider and Deborah Drapac, is one of a collection of eight interactive books designed specifically to enhance the quality of communication between caregivers and adults experiencing memory loss. Through its vivid photography and large-print text written in clear, concise, and easy-to-read sentences, these books have been developed to evoke memories, initiate conversation, and supply mental and physical stimulation. Each book is comprised of three unique secti

Fun with Braille

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

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

Future Forms Braille Paper

Future Forms Braille Paper is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This paper is sold in cartons of 1,000 sheets in five sizes/styles: 11.5 x 11 inches, GBC punched; 11.5 x 11 inches, unpunched; 8.5 x 11 inches, GBC punched; 8.5 x 11 inches, unpunched; or 8.5 x 11 inches, 3-hole punched.

Fuzzbuzz Level 1: Word Learning

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

Fuzzbuzz Level 2: The Clan

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

Galaxy Library

The Galaxy Library system provides large print and braille books on demand for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are distributed in all electronic formats, traditional print, and single or short run print-on-demand, including customizable large font and braille print-on-demand. Braille versions are translated, transcribed, and produced using software from Duxbury Systems. Books can be rented in electronic format or purchased in hard copy. Publishers and content owners can post

Galilean Telescope System (Model 1621)

The Galilean Telescope System, model 1621, is a monocular lens designed for mounting in spectacles for individuals with low vision. This system has been calculated and designed to eliminate astigmatism of oblique incidence and distortion as well as to largely exclude chromatic aberration. The base magnification is 2.2x and the visual field is 14 degrees with a focus range of 250 to 100 meters. The lens is housed in black plastic. OPTIONS: Reading caps allow for near vision. Magnification of base

Ge Amplified Corded Phone For Mild Hearing Loss With Large Buttons (Model 29568Ge1)

The Amplified Corded Phone for Mild Hearing Loss with Large Buttons, model 29568GE1, is an amplified large button telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This hearing aid compatible telephone includes a base speakerphone and a handset, both with volume control. It has an amplified ringer, one touch redial, and three speed dial buttons, and is desk or wall mountable. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3.74 x 8.46 x 7.09 inches. WEIGHT: 1.74 pounds. COLOR: White. WAR

Ge Amplified Cordless Phone For Mild Hearing Loss (Model 27906Ge1)

The GE Amplified Cordless Phone for Mild Hearing Loss, model 27906GE1, is an amplified large-button cordless telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing or have low vision. Hearing-related features include audio boost sound adjustment, volume control for incoming calls, an oversized ear seal, hearing aid compatibility, and ringer volume control. The phone has call-waiting and caller identification (ID) with a 40-name and number memory. The backlit liquid crystal display (LC

Ge Digital Messaging System (Model 29861Ge2)

The GE Digital Messaging System, model 29861GE2, also called the GE Digital Answering System, is a telephone answering machine designed for use by individuals with low vision. This stand-alone answering machine features a single large playback button. Other features include three message mailboxes, 30 minutes total recording time, a message indicator, volume control, digital recording, remote message retrieval, and a ringer select switch with toll saver. POWER: Uses an alternating current (AC) a

Ge Photophone With 7-Inch Picture Caller Id (Model 27956Fe1)

The GE PhotoPhone with 7-inch Picture Caller ID, model 27956FE1, is a cordless telephone with picture caller identification (ID) designed for use by individuals with low vision, Alzheimer's disease, or cognitive disabilities. This cordless phone comes with a digital picture frame, which displays a picture slideshow in conjunction with caller ID. The phone stores up to 100 images internally, and accepts SD, XD, and MS memory cards. The phone is desk or wall mountable, and is hearing aid compatibl

Geemarc Loophear Lh100 Portable Amplified Loop System

The Geemarc LoopHear LH100 Portable Amplified Loop System is designed to allow individuals with heang disabilities to communicate, using telecoil (t-coil) hearing aid users, cochlear implant wearers, and induction receivers. Works well with one-on-one applications, such as a reception desk, service counters, vehicles, and in small meetings. LoopHear includes a built in amplifier, external microphone and induction aerial loop. Can be used semi-fixed with included mounting bracket or fully portabl

Gemini Braille Printer

The Gemini Braille Printer, also called the Gemini Print and Braille Embosser, is a braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This braille printer can print braille and ink print simultaneously on the same page. Ink characters can be printed in a standard size or two or four times larger, and the user can also adjust the shading. Ink characters can be positioned either above or below the braille. Ink characters that can be printed include the major Europea

Gentex Cordless Smoke Detector With Visual Signaling Appliance (Model 71000)

The Gentex Cordless Smoke Detector with Visual Signaling Appliance is a smoke alarm designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This device features a 90 decibel horn and a built-in 177 candela strobe light, both of which are activated when smoke is detected. Flashing lights will stay on and the horn will continue as long as smoke exists. The unit also has a three-position full-function test switch. POWER: This unit is hardwired to the building's electrical system. Battery b

Gentex Cordless Smoke Detector With Visual Signaling Appliance (Model 71001)

The Gentex Cordless Smoke Detector with Visual Signaling Appliance, model 71001, is a smoke alarm designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This device features a 90 decibel horn and a built-in 177 candela strobe light, both of which are activated when smoke is detected. Flashing lights will stay on and the horn will continue as long as smoke exists. The unit also has a three-position full-function test switch. POWER: This unit plugns into a standard electrical outlet and

Gentex 7100F & Gentex 7100Ft

The Gentex 7100F and 7100FT are photoelectric smoke alarms designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Both units feature a 90-decibel (dB) horn and can be used with remote strobes (not included) for visual alerting. Standard features include a solid state LED condition indicator, a maintenance indicator, a pulsing LED light source and a photodiode sensor in a fully screened sensing chamber to detect smoke, three-position functional test switch, mounting hardware, and a quick-dis

Gentex 7109Cs & 7109Csw

The Gentex 7109CS is a photoelectric single station smoke detector for use where audible and visual alarms are required. This model features a 90 decibel (db) solid state piezo signal and a strobe light with red "FIRE" lettering. The high intensity strobe is 177 candela rated and flashes 60 times per minute. Model 7109CS is designed for ceiling mounting and model 7109CSW is designed for wall mounting. Model 7109CS can be tandemly connected with up to five other detectors. POWER: Both models are

Gentex 7109Ls

The Gentex 7109LS is a portable photoelectric smoke alarm designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This portable alarm features a strobe light with red "FIRE" lettering and a 90decibel (dB) audible signal, a full-function test switch. The high intensity strobe has a 177 candela rating and flashes 60 times per minute. Hardware is included for mounting on a wall if portability is not necessary. POWER: Plugs into standard wall outlet. Battery backup is provided for the audible sig

Gentex 710Cs & 710Csw

The Gentex 710CS is a photoelectric single station smoke detector for use where audible and visual alarms are required. This model features a 90 decibel (db) solid state piezo signal and a strobe light with red "FIRE" lettering. The 710CS may be placed in a main room with a remote receiver in another room. The strobe on the receiver will flash when the main detector flashes. It utilizes a pulsing LED light source and a photodiode sensor in a fully screened sensing chamber to detect smoke. The hi

Gentex 710Ls

The Gentex 710LS is a portable photoelectric smoke alarm with a nine foot linecord, a strobe light with red "FIRE" lettering and a 90db audible signal. Each detector has a nominal sensitivity of 2.5%; a three position test knob that tests the least sensitive and most sensitive smoke settings; and a solid state LED condition indicator. It utilizes a pulsing LED light source and a photodiode sensor in a fully screened sensing chamber to detect smoke. The high intensity strobe is 120 candela and fl

Gesture-To-Voice Synthesizer

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

Get Help Now Medical Alert System

The Get Help Now Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors, individuals with mobility or balance disabilities, or individuals at risk for medical emergencies. Three models are available: The Basic system, the Best Buy system, and the Power House system. Each system includes a button transmitter pendant worn around the neck on the included beaded acrylic chain or on the wrist with the included wristband and a speaker box that plugs into

Getting To Know You: A Social Skills and Ability Awareness Curriculum

Getting To Know You is a social skills/awareness curriculum for grades K-12 in which blind and visually impaired students and sighted students interact and get to know each other.

Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards

Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards are designed for individuals with low vision. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards come as part of a kit, however they are also sold individually. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards help individuals with low vision improve their social skills and more.

Gewa Page Turner

Gewa Page Turner is an automatic page turning system that can accomodate most textbooks, paperbacks, magazines, and smaller newspapers, of maximum size 12 x 9 inches, and 2 inches thick. A built-in clamp attaches the Page Turner to support item, and unit can be tilted for bed reading. A rubber roller manipulates pages forward and backward, singly or continuously, with no adjustments necessary for size, texture or style of document. Options of multi-switch or single switch controls are available

Gewatel 200 Phone

GewaTel 200 Phone is a loud speaking telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing.Has built-in Infra-Red technology to allow users to make and receive telephone calls via a remote control. It can be programmed to accommodate the needs of multiple users. It has an auto replay facility and can store up to 50 numbers. The GewaTel has an external earpiece that can be used for privacy. There is an extra microphone that can be used for users with weak voices. The unit can be place

Gh Player

The gh PLAYER is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This playback software enables users to play DAISY-standard digital talking books, save time finding information, and improve reading productivity. Text can be read aloud with or without an on-screen display. Users have the option of navigating a book by individual sections or segments or by going directly to a specific page, and can determine their location within the book us

Ghostreader

GhostReader is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision or reading disabilities. This text-to-speech utility enables text files or e-mail to be read aloud with human-sounding Acapela voices. The program can read text, Word, HTML, PDF, and RTF files, or to speak selected text in any application. Words are highlighted onscreen as they are read. The user can cause onscreen text to be read by pointing the cursor at it. The program can also convert text to MP3 audio file

Giant Fresnel (Model 4129)

Giant 12 inch diameter fresnel stand magnifier with high quality 1 1/2X magnification. Magnifies very large field. Panoramic arm and weighted base allow positioning for maximum comfort and utility. Additional magnification can be used with minimal distortion by adding hand magnifier.

Giant Print Reference Bible

The Giant Print Reference Bible is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This large-print Bible includes the entire text of the King James Bible with the words of Christ in red, read-along references and notes, and a leatherflex binding. DIMENSIONS: Print is 3/16-inch high. COLOR: Burgundy cover with gold stamping.

Gilligan Plastic Sheets (Model 23-8013-7)

Gilligan Plastic Sheets, model 23-8013-7, are plastic sheets for tactile graphics designed for use in creating graphics, diagrams, and maps for individuals who are blind or have low vision. These clear, heavy plastic sheets can be embossed with letters, braille characters, lines, and other markings. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 11 inches.

Global Door Beacon (Model 303)

The Global Door Beacon, model 303, is a flashing light door signal designed to alert people with hearing disabilities to knocks on doors. The portable device emits multiple flashes of light per knock. This device can be permanently attached to a door using the included screw or Velcro or it can be used as a portable device and moved from room to room. The included hanging bracket enables the unit to be hung over any door. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery.

Gnk Magnifier

The GNK Magnifier is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This free standing unit is mounted on an oak base and is height-adjustable. The lens is sandwiched between optical glass for protection. The unit is portable and can also be used for general work and viewing documents.

Go Ring

Go Ring is a cell phone holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury or arthritis. The device reduces the risk of dropping and breaking smartphones and tablet computers. Go Ring fastens to the back of the device with an adhesive pad. It rotates in 360 degrees when used with a smart phone, and it can function as a stand for a tablet computer with adjustable mounting angles. The adhesive pad sup

Go Talk 4+

Go Talk 4+ is a sequential communicator designed for children and adults who have little or no speech and gives them the ability to communicate their needs, record words and messages which correlate to the picture. Record in any language. GoTalk 4+ is lightweight and durable. 20 message capacity (4 large keys, each 3" square, and five recording levels). Two "core messages" that remain constant when you change levels.

Gobible Traveler

The GoBible Traveler is a digital talking book and digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is pre-loaded with an audio version of the entire Christian. An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and verse, and begin play. Text appears on screen as it is read. The unit is available preloaded with either the King James Versi

Gobible Voyager

GoBible Voyager is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, with 3 gigabytes (GB) of space available for additional content (approximately 750 songs or over 100 hours of audio books). An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and ve

Goin' On A Bear Hunt - Moving Ahead Storybook Series (Model 6-77903-00)

Goin' On a Bear Hunt - Moving Ahead Storybook Series, model 6-77903-00, is a braille book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This braille book is part of a series that introduces symbolic representation, raised line illustrations, and text. Students explore tactile illustrations with varying levels of detail; track varying types of lines and intersecting lines; encounter tactile symbols, simple keys, and maps; discover braille words embedded in the graphics and locate

Golden-Eye

Golden-Eye is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This device magnifies in black and white only. It is a hand-sized unit that connects to a television set (not included). Users have a choice of hand-held operation or hands-free use with a flex-arm mount that can be clamped on the edge of a desk or table. Magnification ranges from 4.9 to 17 times for a 7-inch TV, nine to 32 times for a 13-inch TV, and 14 to 49 times for a 20-inch TV. The device can be focused from l

Good Use Microdesk (Regular, Step, And Compact Models)

The Good Use Microdesk is a writing board designed for use by individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This device enables access to a computer keyboard while working with papers or books. It improves posture and is helpful for people with poor posture, neck or back pain, or heavy paper demands associated with simultaneous computer work. The transparent acrylic surface enables the user to see the keyboard while providing support for the forearms. Suitable for right- or left-hande

Good Vibrations Receiver

Good Vibrations (formerly Silent Call and Personal Alert) is a sound monitor system that alerts individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to audio stimuli in the household. The user wears a small receiver unit that simultaneously vibrates in response to a signal from any of several transmitted signals. Transmitters are available for detecting: sound (such as a baby's cry), smoke in the house, telephone ringing, doorbell ringing, or a pager (each sold separately). The receiver features four lig

Goodreader 4

GoodReader 4 is an iTunes application that can help individuals with communication problems by organizing PDFs of very large size, TXT documents with high-resolution graphics and pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML files, and Safari web archives. Regarding audio and video files it is natively supported by IOS. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Version 4.3.0 offers a “WiFi only” option for scheduled Auto Sync in App settings. SIZE: 40.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English only.

Gooseneck Magnifiers (Models 2754-60 & 2754-680)

The Gooseneck Magnifiers, models 2754-60 and 2754-680, are magnifying lens with a stand for individuals with low vision. They have a metal base and an adjustable chrome plated metal tube. They are specifically designed for vision tasks that require hands to be free. Model 2754-60 is made with an Aplanatic PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating and magnifies 4x. Model 2754-680 has a Biconvex PXM lens with Duplex coating and magnifies 2.5x. This model comes with a 5x bifocal lens. DIMENSIONS: Mo

Gooshy Step Talking Sequencer (Model 673)

The Gooshy Step Talking Sequencer, model 673, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. When the device is activated, it plays a series of pre-recorded messages (a total of 300 seconds long), allowing a user with limited communication skills to carry on a simple conversation. The device can be used for sequencing, testing, directions, multiplication, memorization, medical instructions, storytelling, and sing-along. P

Gore Reading Stand (Model 1-03210-00)

The Gore Reading Stand, model 1-03210-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision for holding reading material at the proper distance, or by individuals with physical disabilities who have difficulty holding a book. This bookholder fastens to most table top surfaces by means of a clamp. Its jointed metal arm permits a wide range of adjustment. The bookholder is also easily disassembled for compact storage and carrying. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Bookrack portion is 16.

Gotalk 20 Plus

GoTalk 20+ is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This lightweight, rugged device has a 105-message capacity (20 keys on each of five recording levels, plus five core messages which stay the same on each level). Total recording time is 15 minutes. Other features include volume control, sequential recording, whole level erasing, and built-in overlay storage. OPTIONS: GoTalk Overlay Software. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries

Gotalk 4 Plus

GoTalk 4+ is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This lightweight, rugged device has a 22-message capacity (four large message keys on five recording levels, plus two core messages that remain constant on all levels). Total recording time is 4.5 minutes. Other features include volume control, sequential recording, whole level erasing capability, and built-in overlay storage. OPTIONS: GoTalk Overlay Software for making custom

Gotalk 9+

GoTalk 9+ is a direct selection communicator designed to be used for both communicating and speech training for individuals with a speech disability or who need help remembering daily tasks. It features a built-in handle and nine message keys with four distinct levels that can be recorded and re-recorded as necessary. This communicator has six minutes of memory to record up to 36 messages with up to ten seconds per message. A record lock feature eliminates accidental erasure, and a level lock pr

Gotalk Button (Model Gt-00W)

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

Gotalk Card (Model Gt-C01W)

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

Gotalk Pocket (Model Gt-P06)

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

Grab, Go And Gab Bag (Model G3B)

The Grab, Go and Gab Bag, model G3B, is a speech therapy kit with communication cueing cards and other speech teaching devices designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The kit includes communication tools for a community mobility trip all in one ready-to-go bag. The canvas bag has clear plastic pockets to hold pictures (included) of community locations the group plans to visit; 96 laminated food item pictures for Picture Exchange Communication System (P

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

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

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

Grandcare Home Monitoring System

The GrandCare Home Monitoring System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by individuals with disabilities or seniors who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes activity monitoring, emergency alert buttons, direct caregiver access to monitoring through the Internet, and an individualizable TV channel through which the caregiver can send messages. The system monitors daily activity through motion detectors strategically placed in areas such as th

Grandstand Portable Reading Easel (Models 1-03204-00 & 1-03204-00)

The Grandstand Portable Reading Easel is an easel-style bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable reading stand is made of durable, waterproof material and is designed to be easy to lift, carry, and lock into position. The unit folds up when not in use. It has an adjustable shelf that can be raised and lowered to accommodate the height of the reader. Clips for holding book pages open are included. COLOR: Available in black (model 1-03204-00) or yellow (model 1-032

Graph-It & Graph-It Pc

Graph-It is a braille graphics program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries) or IBM and compatible computers, users can use this tactile scientific graphing calculator with an embosser to create braille graphs to enhance higher math comprehension. Standard features include the capability to plot graphs, save them to a file, and emboss

Grasp Without Hands.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Forceps modified to be mouth operated by a quadriplegic client, allowing items to be picked up. Used to operate stereo controls, cooking, doing jigsaw puzzles and picking up small items (i.e. taking cookies from a jar). Describes modification to surgical sponge forceps, including a molded mouthpiece made by a dental technician from an impression of the client's teeth made by a dentist. Also describes a holder for the "mouthforceps." Includes photograph

Green-Lined Writing Paper For Primary Students (Models 1-04831-00, 1-04869-00, 1-04872-00, 1-04841-00, & 1-4881-00)

Green-Lined Writing Paper for Primary Students, is bold lined writing paper designed for use by students with low vision. The paper comes in "portrait" (models 1-04831-00, 1-04869-00, and 1-04872-00) or "landscape" (models 1-04841-00 and 1-4881-00) layout, and is either unpunched (models 1-04831-00 and 1-04841-00) or three-hole punched (models1-04869-00, 1-04872-00, and 1-4881-00). The paper comes in packages of 300 sheets. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8.5 inches with 0.75-inch line spacing (models 1-

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

Griffin Mouthstick Stylus

The Griffin Mouthstick Stylus is a mouthstick for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This capacitive touchscreen stylus is designed to be held in the mouth, allowing people with limited or no use of their hand to manipulate both touchscreen and button on smartphones and tablet devices. The Y-shaped mouthpiece is made of food-grade stainless steel and the removable cushion sleeves are BPA-free. Th

Grip Bar And Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest with hand grips for a child with cerebral palsy. Instructions for building a book rest with hand grips. Consists of a base of 10 by 20 inch plywood; a book rest of 1 by 1 by 9 inch softwood; and two end pieces (1 by 3 by 4 inches) with holes drilled in them to take a 20 inch long 3/4 inch dowel. Includes drawings and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, En

Grip Stix

Grip Stix are easy grasp pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. These standard-sixed number 2 pencils are carved with indentations to provide cues for correct index finger placement.

Grip-Tec Utensils

Grip-Tec Utensils are easy grasp pens and pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The ballpoint pen and mechanical pencil (sold separately) are each available in right- or left-handed models and have molded shafts in the shape of a grasp. The pencil has thick primary lead and is slightly weighted. OPTIONS: A set of six replacement leads and a sharpener are available.

Grooved Fiber Writing Cards (Model 23-7201-9)

Grooved Fiber Writing Cards, model 23-7201-9, are raised line cards designed for use in handwriting practice by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The cards have wide-ruled grooves and are suitable for pens or pencils. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.

Grooved Platform Talking Communicator (Models 1900 & 1910)

The Grooved Platform Talking Communicator is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Model 1910 features a raised compartmentalized platform to display objects, words, or pictures (not included) corresponding to the three five-second message activated by the switch plate slightly below each section. When the switch plate is pressed lights and the voice message automatically activate. The messages can be recorded as often as needed. Model 1

Grooved Writing Board

The Grooved Writing Board is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The lones on the board are slightly raised so that they may be felt through a sheet of paper. The user places a sheet of paper on top of the board, then writes above the lines. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.

Guess How I Feel? Game

The Guess How I Feel? Game is an interactive game, designed for children (including users who are on the autism spectrum and users with speech and language delays) to provide social skills training, to help them understand feelings and reactions to different situations. Also to show them how to recognize and describe what they see in other people's expressions. Players take turns sharing and guessing each others reactions to 50 situations vividly pictured on cards. Examples include dropping an i

Guide Light 911

The Guide Light 911 is a strobe light and blinking locator designed to guide emergency response personnel to the location from where a “911” call is placed by individuals with physical disabilities, seniors or people who are confined to a bed. The Guide Light has two parts – a transmitter and the strobe light. The transmitter is plugged into an standard telephone jack, and when a “911” call is placed, it transmits a wireless signal to activate the light. The high intensity Xenon strobe light i

Guidelines And Games For Teaching Efficient Braille Reading

Guidelines and Games for Teaching Efficient Braille Reading, by Sally S. Mangold and Myrna R. Olson, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of individuals who are blind or have low vision. It presents a general reading program adapted to the needs of braille readers, based on research in the areas of rapid reading and precision teaching. Educational braille games are included. This 116-page paperback was originally published in 1981. ISBN: 0-89128-105-3.

Gus Communicator Pc10 Touch Screen Tablet Pc

Gus Communicator PC10 Touch Screen Tablet PC is a speech-generating device in the form of a tablet, touch-screen computer designed for use by individuals with autism, communication and speech delays. This touch-screen computer includes the Neospeech Speech Synthesizer, SpeechPRO Talking Keyboard with Dynamic Display (AAC), and Overboard Communication Overlay and Board Designer softwares. This Communicator PC10 is a full windows laptop with a 9" touch screen with built-in-Bluetooth connectivity.

Gus! Communicator 2000

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

Gus! Communicator 6000

Gus! Communicator 6000 is a notebook computer based direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. Communication software is installed on a notebook computer with an integrated TFT color touch screen display, Vista operating system, AMD 2.0 gigaHertz (GHz) Dual Core Processor, 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM, 160 GB hard drive, wireless WLAN and Bluetooth, built-in web camera and microphone, DVD+/-R/RW drive, 2 USB ports, memory por

Gus! Communicator Q1

The Gus! Communicator Q1 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, or neurological disabilities. The unit includes communicator software loaded on a Samsung notebook computer with Windows XP operating system, two front mounted speakers, and a color TFT touch screen display. Two notebook options are available: (1) a notebook with a 900 megaHertz (Mhz) processor, 512 megabytes (MB) memory, and a 40 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, or (2) a notebook wit

Gus! Multimedia Speech System

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

Gus! Pocket Communicator

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

H-18 Magic Arm

The H-18 Magic Arm is a mounting kit for tablet computers, communicators, or ebooks, an adjustable ebook holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-18 includes the Super-Clamp which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables; and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices or tablets such as the Auggie or Super-Auggi

H-80 Short Arm

The H-80 Short Arm is stand for tablet computer and an adjustable ebook holder designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-80 includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices/tablets such as Auggie/Super-Auggie (see separate entries), Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon Kindle. The user

H-86: Capacitive Headpointer

The H-86: Capacitive HeadPointer is a headwand and stylus for tablet computer and touchscreen designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This product is a combination of a capacitive mouthstick and a headpointer, allowing people with limited or no use of their hands to use an iPad and other tablet devices that have a capacitive touchscreen. The fit of the H-86 headpointer is adjustable with a "dial." The mou

H-92 Phone Holder

The H-92 Phone Holder is a cell phone holder and tablet computer mounting system designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity, grasping and mobility disabilities, individuals with use of one hand, and wheelchair users. The Phone Holder’s gel case attaches to the “Quick Connect” lever which screws into the end of a Short, Mini, Articulating, Magic Arm or Super Clamp (see separate entries). The screw size is 1/4-20. The Phone Holder expands from 1.625 to 4.5 inches. The “Quick-Con

Hachette Audiobooks

Hachette Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books include abridged and unabridged titles on audio cassette or CD, selected from print editions published by the Hachette Book Group USA, with a focus on best-sellers in the categories of self-help, humor, business, and mainstream fiction. Authors include Candace Bushnell, Michael Connelly, John Le Carre, Janet Fitch, Malcolm Gladwell, Joshilyn Jackson, Brad Meltzer, and James Patterson.

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

Hand Switch (Model Tah-180)

The Hand Switch, model TAH-180, is a ribbon switch call signal designed for bed patients to signal for help or assistance by flexing or squeezing. These sealed vinyl switches require an operating force of 0.5 pounds and are normally-open, momentary-contact switches. DIMENSIONS: Switch is 2 x 5 x 0.375 inches. COLOR: White.

Handbook Of Braille Contractions

The Handbook of Braille Contractions is a manual for teaching Grade 2 Braille contractions and abbreviations for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This dictionary presents contractions and abbreviations with their meanings in alphabetical order, with Braille and standard print on facing pages.

Handhugger Blacklead Pencil

The Handhugger Blacklead Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children or adults with disabilities of the hand. These triangular HB pencils have a strong lead to withstand tough use by younger writers. The pencil has a slip resistant texture to ensure a better grasp, and it is made from wood flour to prevent splinters. Pencils are available in packages of 12 or 72.

Handhugger Colouring Pencils

Handhugger Colouring Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by children or adults with grasping disabilities. These triangular coloring pencils have strong leads with consistent laydown of color. The triangular shape helps the user to hold the pencil. Pencils have a slip-resistant texture and are made from wood flour to prevent splinters. COLORS: Yellow, purple, peach, brown, orange, black, red, pink, green, light green, mid blue, and dark blue.

Handhugger Colouring Pens

Handhugger Colouring Pens are easy grasp pens designed for use by children or adults with grasping disabilities. This triangular coloring pen has a tough, broad fiber tip. The triangular shape helps the user to hold the pen. The line width is 1.7 millimeters. COLORS: Red, pink, yellow, brown, purple, black, dark greeen, light green, light blue, dark blue, orange, and gray.

Handhugger Writing Pen

The Handhugger Writing Pen is an easy grasp pen with a triangular handle designed for use by children or adults with fine motor disabilities or physical grasp difficulties. These triangular writing pens have a chunky, hard-wearing nib that gives slight resistance to the paper for greater control. The triangular shape is comfortable to hold for all age groups including those with physical grasp difficulties as well as very young children. The pen has washable ink and a line width of 0.7 millimete

Handi-Lens Fresnel Lens Value Pack (Model Hl-1Wp)

The Handi-Lens Fresnel Lens Value Pack, model HL-1WP, is a page magnifier and a wallet-size magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Both magnifiers offer 2x magnification. The page magnifier is a flexible sheet about the size of a standard, letter-sized sheet of paper. The separate wallet-size Lens is approximately the same size as a credit card. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Page magnifier is 10.25 x 7.25 inches; wallet lens is 2 x 3.25 inches. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.

Handi-Lens Hard Page Fresnel Lens (Model Hlp-H)

The Handi-Lens Hard Page Fresnel Lens, model HLP-H, is a page magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This rigid sheet contains a 2x magnification Fresnel lens that covers the text on a standard letter-size sheet of paper. The magnifier comes in a gift sleeve. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 8.25 x 11 inches. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.

Handi-Lens Page Size Fresnel Lens (Model Hlp-10)

The Handi-Lens Page Size Fresnel Lens, model HLP-10, is a page magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a rigid Fresnel lens that is approximately the size of piece of letter-sized paper. It provides 2x magnification. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.

Handi-Writer

The Handi-Writer is a writing aid designed for use with children limited hand strength or inappropriate grasping patterns. This device loops over the wrist and over the writing implement to encourage the hand to form the tripod grip. Instructions are included.

Hands Free Book Stand (Model 25014)

The Hands Free Book Stand, model 25014, is a book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This steel book stand has five adjustable angle positions and accommodates soft cover and hard cover books of all sizes. It has a glossy, baked enamel finish and folds flat for storage and travel. Its four non-slip padded feet protect furniture from scratching. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.8 x 7.2 x 7.8 inches when folded flat.

Hands Free Page Magnifier With Leg Stand

Hands Free Page Magnifier with Leg Stand is designed for individuals with low vision. The legs provide distance for correct focus of a seven by ten inch area. An adjustable neck cord is included.

Hands-Free Magnifying Glass (Model St-6618)

The Magnifying Glass (no. ST-6618) is a magnifying lens with a neck strap designed for hands-free use by individuals with low vision. The main viewing area provides 2.5 times magnification, and a "minimag" lens inset provides 4 times magnification. Lens comes with a storage bag. MATERIALS: The lens is made of break-resistant acrylic. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.

Handset Amplifier

The Handset Amplifier is a telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Compatible with single- and multiple-line telephones, the unit can be used in conjunction with any phone with modular cords to increase handset volume up to 20 decibels. The unit featurea s volume control slide bar and a low battery indicator. POWER: Uses one nine-volt battery (included).

Handset Amplifier (Models 2533A, 2533B, 2534A, 2534B, 2541, & 2542)

Handset amplifier for telephone. Provides gain of up to approximately 30 Db. No batteries or outside power source required. Replaces any modular type handset, no wiring involved. Performs with rotary or push button telephone. FCC approved. Compatible with inductive pick-up/ telecoil on hearing aids. Catalog 2533 is recommended for households in which all are hard of hearing; when phone is replaced on base after using, the volume remains set by volume wheel for next call. Catalog 2534 is recommen

Handset Receiver Amplifier With Bar Control

The Handset Receiver Ampliifier is a handset amplifier designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The hearing-aid compatible unit is compatible with most standard and electronic telephones and amplifies the listening volume up to 20 decibels. This handset includes a slide bar volume control and a noise eliminator and is available in a choice of a square head or a round head.. INSTALLATION: Modular hook-up.

Handsfree Electrolarynx Holder

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

Handyspeech

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

Haptic Braille

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic Braille device that translates ordinary text into Braille for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Braille is a device similar to a computer mouse that translates ordinary text into Braille. It has a small digital camera on the bottom. The user skims the Haptic Braille over text, and the device uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to convert the image of the text from the camera into text tha

Haptic Reader

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a haptic reader which can convert paper books into Braille or speech for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Haptic Reader allows individuals with visual impairment to read regular paper books. The device is placed directly on the page of a book, and it scans the text on the page. Using optical character recognition (OCR) software, the Haptic Reader converts the text into braille, which is displayed on the devices refresha

Harmony Two-Way Personal Emergency Response System

The Harmony Two-Way Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a pendant transmitter that can be worn around the neck or on the wrist, and a table-top console that connects to a telephone line like an answering machine. When the user presses a button on the pendant or console, the console automatically calls the company's Emergenc

Harperaudio & Caedmon Audiobooks

HarperAudio and Caedmon Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Books are published in CD format and include abridged and unabridged versions. Current authors include Charles J. Bukowski, Roald Dahl, Tommy R. Franks, Neil Gaiman, C. S. Lewis, Dennis Miller, A.A. Milne, Ann Patchett, Sidney Poitier, Lemony Snicket, Dylan Thomas, Rebecca Wells, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Marianne Williamson, and Simon Winchester.

Harris Communications Ada Compliance Kits (Models Ada-500, Ada-1000, & Ada-4000)

The Harris Communications ADA Compliance Kits combine the products required for hotels, nursing homes, or hospitals to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. ADA accessibility guidlines require that rooms be equipped with assistive systems, including text telephones (TTY/TTD), a notification system, a telephone amplifier, and a visual smoke detector. These portable all-in-one kits are lightweight and compact, easy to store an

Hasten Systems (Model 500-911)

Speakerphone with automatic memory dialer. Transmitter can answer automatically, enable user to answer manually, or call emergency number from anywhere in room. Accessories: smoke detector which will activate emergency call, battery and charger. Transmitter operates on one 9 volt battery. See separate entries for lever switch, pneumatic switch.

Hatis - Hearing Aid Telephone Interconnect System

HATIS, the Hearing Aid Telephone Interconnect System, is a telecommunication device for the deaf (text telephone or TTY) is designed to allow individuals with up to 93 percent hearing loss to directly benefit from telecommunication directly through their hearing aids. This adapting system will enable hearing aid users to experience voiced sound on landline and cellular phones. The system will work with most in-the-ear and behind-the-ear hearing aids with a T-coil or DIA port.

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

Hawk Ii & Hawk Iii

The Hawk II and Hawk III are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Both models are operated via a sensitive touch pad with large selection areas and feature single-button recording, built-in switch accessibility with eight jacks, a 2 x 4 keyguard, and a volume control. The Hawk II offers two levels, each with eight selection areas for a total of 16 messages. Each selection provides 7.5 seconds of digitized speech. The Hawk III provides

Head Pointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to perform a variety of tasks. The headpiece for this pointer is adapted from a safety helmet liner and is adjustable to fit a variety of head sizes. The device features additional padding at the forehead for comfort and an adjustable chin strap. The aluminum pointer can be fitted with an end clamp to hold a variety of attachments for different tasks. DIMENSIONS: The pointer is 360 millimeters long. TITLE: Tried and Test

Head Pointer (Models 32370 & 32371)

The Head Pointer is a headwand designed for use by people with physical disabilities. Two fully-adjustable models are available which consist of a head harness, chin strap, and pointer designed to hold its position once it is adjusted. SIZE: Model 32370 is an adult size and Model 32371 fits children. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Head Pointer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Custom made head pointer for children. Detailed instructions are provided for fabricating an adjustable head pointer using thermoplastics. It requires approximately an hour of time plus materials. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. Plastics. AUTHOR:Jewell, Kaaren. TITLE: A Custom-Made Head Pointer for Children. REF: Journal article: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 1989, Vol 43, No 7, pp 456-460. 1989.

Head Pointers (Models Ad-1, Ad-2, & Ad-3)

The Head Pointers use the chin rather than the forehead as a point of reference for the pointer. They have a soft tip for use with tablet computers, smart phones or other touchscreen devices. The Standard Pointer (model AD-1) may be individually fitted to head sizes ranging from 20 to 25 inches in circumference. The "Tiny Tot" (AD-2) can fit head circumferences from 17 to 20 inches. Model AD-3 has a hook-and-loop closure. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Head Stick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with severe physical disabilities to operate a computer, dial a phone, turn pages, and perform other tasks. This device was constructed using a cut down bicycle helmet. An additional band of rubber was installed to provide comfort and achieve proper fit. The pointer is a firm quarter-inch rubber-tipped metal rod rigidly attached to the side of the helmet and angled so the pointer tip is central to the user's eyesight. The rod is necessar

Headband Binocular Visor Magnifier (Models 3, 5, & 7)

The Headband Binocular Visor Magnifier is a headband-mounted binocular magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This visor-style magnifier has optical quality acrylic prismatic lenses with a scratch resistant coating, and may be worn with or without glasses. Lenses have a flip up / flip down movement. The headband is lightweight, soft, and adjustable to the user's head size. Available models differ in lens focal range and power: model 3 has a 14-inch focal range and 1.75x power

Headband Magnifier (Model 1641)

The Headband Magnifer, model 1641, is a head bourne mounted aid designed is designed for those with low vision who do not where spectacles. They are ideal for any task that requires hands to be free such as reading, inspection, and detail work. When lense are not in use, they can be flipped up and out of the way. Magnification ranges from 2x to 3x and can be easily interchanged. The headband is made of high-grade plastic and the front portion is padded for comfort. OPTIONS: Replacement lenses co

Headset Microphone, Light Duty

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

Health Watch Personal Response System (Model Hw9000)

The Health Watch Personal Response System, model HW9000, is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a base unit and a personal transmitter pendant ("Amie") with a button that the user presses in case of an emergency to contact a monitoring center. The compact, waterproof transmitter is worn on a soft neck cord or on the wrist. When activated, a red light near the ca

Hearing Amplifier

The Hearing Amplifier is an amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The device loops over either ear. It incorporates an electronic amplifier, and on/off and volume control switches, and a button battery. The Hearing Amplifier is in a rigid plastic case complete with 3 button batteries.

Hearit Se (Model 500)

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

Hearit Se 3 Step Training Kit (Model 560)

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

Hearit Speech Therapy Kit (Model 530)

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

Hearmore Ada Compliance Kit

The HearMore ADA Compliance Kit combines all the products required for hotels or hospitals to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. ADA accessibility guidlines require that rooms be equipped with assistive systems, including text telephones (TTY/TTD), a notification system, a telephone amplifier, a television closed-caption decoder, and a visual smoke detector. This portable all-in-one kit is lightweight and compact, easy to

Hearyounow-Your Personal Sound Amplifier

HearYouNow is a voice and sound amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a personal voice amplifier. Features include intuitive interface, high performance sound quality, using state of the art ExSilent filtering and amplification techniques. The volume is adjustable per ear. The individual frequency sliders allow volume control for three frequency bands, tuned towards speech understanding. Wit

Heavy Duty Bed Vibrator

The Heavy Duty Bed Vibrator is designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed to be placed under the user's pillow, this device plugs into flashing alarm clocks equipped with a jack for a vibrator and is triggered in conjunction with the alarm. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 x 2.5 inches. WARRANTY: 90-day warranty.

Heavy Duty Flex Arm Document Holder (Model Dhfa08)

The Heavy Duty Flex Arm Document Holder, model DHFA08, is a copy holder designed to reduce eye, back and neck strain for individuals who spend a lot of time typing. This copy holder has a clamp that attaches to the edge of any work surface. The arm pivots 360 degrees and can be swung out of the way when not in use. A moveable paper grip with built in digital clock holds the document securely in place as it rest on the deep paper ledge. A transparent line guide mounts on either side and adjusts t

Heavy Duty Phone Ringer

The Heavy Duty Ringer is an indoor/outdoor auxiliary bell designed for sound enhancement and signalling of the telephone ring to persons with hearing disabilities. The unit plugs into the wall phone jack, has an on/off switch, and is weather resistant.

Heavyweight Pencil

The Heavyweight Pencil is a weighted pencil with grasp designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomic writing instrument is designed to build hand strength balance to reduce fatigue. Features include an eraser, 2.0 millimeter lead and nine refills. WEIGHT: 4.2 ounces (122 grams). COLOR: Black and silver.

Heirloom Offset Reading Magnifier

The Heirloom Offset Reading Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This optical quality glass magnifier offers 3X magnification and has an offset faux inlaid marble handle. DIMENSIONS (WxH): The lens is 4 x 2.25 inches. The device is 10.25 inches long. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: Black and white checkerboard handle.

Heirloom Reading Magnifier

The Heirloom Reading Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This optical quality glass magnifier offers 3X magnification and has a centered faux carved bone handle. DIMENSIONS (WxH): The lens is 4 x 2.25 inches. The device is 10.25 inches long. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: Brass housing and brown carved bamboo design on the handle.

Hello Direct Handset Amplifier

The Hello Direct Handset Amplifier is an in-line amplifier that installs between the handset and the phone base for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. It is compatible with any modular handset telephone including newer electronic models. It has a numbered volume control wheel for volume adjustment. POWER: AC powered; AC adapter included. COLORS: Black. WARRANTY: One year.

Hello Direct Universal Amplified Handset

The Hello Direct Universal Amplified Handset increases the volume up to 25 dB (3 to 4 times normal levels), emphasizes sounds in the high frequency range, and filters out background sound. It automatically turns off when the phone is not in use. The Universal Amplified Handset is hearing aid compatible and can be used with any K-style (square) handset except Merlin or styles that have their keypad built into the handset. Numbered volume control wheel is found under listening end of handset. WARR

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

Helpikeys

Helpikeys is designed for use by individuals with low vision and cognitive and learning disabilities. Helpikeys is a programmable membrane keyboard which replaces a traditional keyboard and mouse. It comes with five standard overlays which are recognized by the keyboard when inserted under the protective membrane. As a programmable alternative keyboard, Helpikeys can be changed by using one of these five standard overlays, or by using the Helpikeys Layout Builder software (included) that allows

Herzog System Of Keyboarding

The Herzog System of Keyboarding is a typing instruction program designed for use by individuals with developmental or physical disabilities. This system is designed for teaching keyboarding skills without using the "home row" method. It uses HUB KEY Sensors for correctly positioning the hands. With this system, students from 7 to 70 can learn to type in just hours. The system is especially beneficial to learners with disabilities. Instructor's manual and 2 levels of materials are included.

Hey Hear This

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children with visual impairments transition from one activity to the next with the use of a visual and auditory schedule. Material needs for making visual and auditory schedule: simple voice output communication device such as Talking Brix™, Communicators by AbleNet, Inc. or a Personal Talker by Attainment Company. Other materials needed include: Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) Plastic, Velcro®, plastic food container, and object symb

Hf Snap-On Amplifier

The HF Snap-On Amplifier is a telephone handset amplifier designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This amplifier snaps on to the handset earpiece and amplifies the voice up to 5 times its normal volume. The hearing-aid-compatible device is equipped with a volume control and a snap-on strap holds the amplifier in place. POWER: Battery operated (battery included).

Hi-Mark Tactile Pen

The Hi-Mark Tactile Pen is a tactile marker designed for tactile marking of household items by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a tube of fluorescent liquid paste that becomes hard plastic when it dries. Drying time is approximately two hours. It can be applied directly to paper, plastic, wood, glass, cloth or metal. It will not stick to flexible plastic. It can be used to create tactile maps or to mark control settings on stoves, microwave ovens, toaster ovens, washers, dryer

High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone

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

High Frequency Door Signal (Model 2646)

High frequency door signaler can supplement or replace existing doorbell. Easily installed. Operates on 5 to 20 volts AC or DC. High frequency tone between 2900 Hz and 3500 Hz with output up to 92 db at three feet.

High Intensity Doorbell (Model 2419)

Low voltage replacement doorbell of high intensity for home or apartment to alert hard of hearing. Bell measures four inches with a much higher intensity than standard, rated at 88 db at distance of three feet. Easily mounted and installed in place of existing bell or chimes. Overall length is 7 3/4 inches.

High Magnification Folding Pocket Magnifiers (Model Series 1710)

High Magnification Folding Pocket Magnifiers, model series 1710, are high power magnifiers in a compact size for individuals who have low vision. The lens and hard case is designed as a single unit to provide complete protection for the lens so it is always protected. The strong, fine grained, plastic case also acts as a sturdy handle. It is small and portable and comes complete with a carrying cord. The lens is an Aspheric PXM lightweight lens with anti-static coating. Masgnification ranges fro

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

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

High Power Stand Magnifiers (Models 2618, 2624, 2626 & 2616)

High Power Stand Magnifiers, models 2618, 2624, 2624 and 2616, are designed for individuals with low vision. Theses magnifiers are designed with a transparent plastic base to let in maximum light for clear, bright viewing mounted in a white plastic frame. They are ideal for any task that reqires high magnification and an open base allows for marking. The lens is an aspheric PXM lightweight lens with a Duplex coating with magnification ranging from 4x to 10x depending on model. Some models come w

Highbridge Audiobooks

HighBridge Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include unabridged and abridged books on CD or cassette. Titles include New York Times best-selling fiction and nonfiction, Oprah’s Book Club selections, and others. Categories include Humor, Fiction, Westerns, Classics, Poetry, Business / Finance, Personal Development, Biography / Memoir, and History / Culture. Approximately 45 titles are added each year. In addition to book-bas

Highlighter (Model 1588-04)

The Highlighter, model 1588-04, is an illuminated stand magnifier designed with a highlighted orientation line for individuals with low vision. The entire magnification is illuminated, but one line of print is brighter. Because readers do not have to concentrate on orientation, they can read more easily and quickly. Lowering the illumination with the rheostat allows users to make the orientation line more visable by dimming the surrounding field. There is a power supply light to signify when pow

Hims Braille Sense U2

The HIMS Braille Sense U2 is a Braille and electronic note taker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The HIMS Braille Sense U2 allows the user to create and read documents, highlight important points with advanced fonts and style options. Read and analyze spreadsheets with the Excel Viewer. Always have complete and up-to-date access to email with IMAP and POP3. Has a Windows-like interface making operating of the Braille Sense familiar to Windows

Hims Chat

HIMS Chat is a communicator program designed for use by that allows people with or without disabilities to communicate with individuals who are deaf blind using an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This application (or app) facilitates face-to-face communication between the deaf-blind person and another person via a Bluetooth connection between an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and a Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, OnHand or U2 QWERTY) or a Braille EDGE 40 braille display and keyboard (s

Hinged Check Writing Guide

The Hinged Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include a hinged back permitting checks to be inserted and cut-out fields that assists in filling in all necessary entries. The device fits standard checkbooks. DIMENSIONS: (Haw): 2.75 x 6 inches.

Hinged Full Page Letter Guide

The Hinged Full Page Letter Guide is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The hinged back holds the page securely in place and 13 evenly slotted openings act as a guide for writing. The guide fits standard letter-size paper. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8.5 x 11 inches.

Hip Talk (Models 5002 & 5004)

Hip Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. Designed to be worn at the waist, these communicators are activated by pressing the button or buttons on the top. Messages can be recorded and re-recorded as needed. Model 5002 offers two, 10-second messages and model 5004 offers four, five-second messages. A soft nylon zippered pack with a waist strap is included. POWER: Use four double-A batteries (not included).DIMENSIONS (HxLx

Hip Talk 12 (Model 5013)

The Hip Talk 12, model 5013, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Contoured and designed to be worn at the waist, this communicator is activated by pressing the buttons on the top. The device offers 300 seconds of recording time with 60 five second messages and five selection levels. Features include auditory cueing, sleep mode, volume control and on/off switch. Other features include an adjustable waist strap, magnetic snap-on frame

Hip Talk Plus (Model 5012)

Hip Talk Plus is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This communicator is worn in the included nylon waist pack. This clear-top communicator offers three interchangeable overlays which enable the 300 seconds of recording time to be utilized as three, six or twelve messages. Messages can be recorded as needed. Features include auditory cueing, magnetic snap-on frame for easy icon changing, adjustable waist strap contoured for the waist,

Hitec Guest Room Case (Sets 1-4)

The HITEC Guest Room Case is a container holding a variety of products needed to comply with ADA standards for hotel guests who are deaf or hard of hearing. All components can be easily installed or removed by hotel or hospital personnel. Set 1 components include an AP-Q90D TTY, an SA-TR50 phone ring signaler, a CS-IL40 in-line amplifier, a GA-DB9 door knock alert signaler, a CS-WS1 clock with bed vibrator, a GT-SMOKE visual/audible smoke detector, and a US-DV1 telecaption decoder. Set 2 compone

Hl-Bp Fresnel Magnifier

The HL-BP Fresnel Magnifier is a page magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 2x magnification Fresnel lens with ruler markings is intended to be the proper length to magnify lines of text in a book or document. It is thin enough to serve as a bookmark. DIMENSIONS: 2.5625 x 7.3125 inches. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty.

Hold It Ultimate Bookholder

The Hold It Ultimate Bookholder is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This height- and angle-adjustable book holder accommodates books weighing up to eight pounds and pages up to A4/foolscap size. Infinite angle adjustability enables the device to be used while sitting, standing, or lying down. The unit features a glare-resistant tray with pegs to hold the reading material and pages in place. T

Hold It, The

The Hold It is an adjustable bookholder, notebook/laptop computer support, and writing board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Infinitely adjustable, the unit enables hands-free reading while sitting in a chair or lying in bed. It can also be used ad a writing board or stand or computer support while sitting, lying down, or standing. Made from high-quality lightweight aluminum, steel, and durable plastics, the unit accomodates almost any

Hold-And-Read (Model 73230)

The Hold-and-Read, model 73230, is a bookholder with clips to support a paperback book for reading and flipping pages with one hand or with a mouthstick. Folding plastic clips hold the left and right sides of the paperback. The holder is made of transparent polycarbonate plastic and has a brass center rivet. The holder will accommodate any thickness book. DIMENSIONS: .75 x 5.25 inches closed; 9 inches open. WEIGHT: .04 ounces.

Hold-It Down Trainer (Model 7400)

The Hold-It Down Trainer is a control switch training program and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. This trainer switch encourages the user to sustain his/her hand on the textured switch plate using three different methods: recorded verbal direction cues, gentle vibration, and activation of any connected toy. The unit offers 300 seconds of recording time for up to 60 messages of five

Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook

The Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of Kraft Kitchens' Holiday Homecoming cookbook, a cooking and entertaining guide for the holidays or for any special occasion during the year. The cookbook provides recipes, menus, and side dishes to make holidays festive. Pages are in Interpoint braille, with 148 pages in 2 volumes.

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

Homeroutines

HomeRoutines is an iPhone, computer and tablet application designed for users with attention deficit disorders. Create routine checklists, then complete them on chosen days of the week, with reminder notifications and a gold star for each completed task. User checklists can automatically reset - start fresh each morning, week, or month. Free online editing and syncing between devices.

Hook+ Switch Interface

Hook+ Switch Interface is  designed to provide  wired connection to the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch via the Lightning connector.

Hopping Frogs Game

Hopping Frogs Game is a designed to help children working improving their articulation skills. This game contains 420 game cards focusing on the developing sounds (P, B, T, D, K, G, and F) in a fun and enjoyable way. Each sound has specific question cards for initial, medial, and final positions in single words. Hopping Frogs is designed to allow you to work on a single target sound and position for all players, or address individual target sounds and positions for each player. For language deve

Hover Mounting Kit For Idevices

Hover Mounting Kit for iDevices is a mounting system designed to mount iDevices (i.e. iPads, iPad mini, iPhone 4, 4S or 5, etc.) using the Latitude Mounting Arm. It is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength, fine motor and grasping difficulties. This kit includes the Latitude Mounting Arm, Super Clamp, mounting plates and a Quick Start Guide. It is made out of strong carbon fiber. WEIGHT: 1.1 lbs/.5kg COLOR: Black WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by t

How To Read Braille Music, 2Nd Edition

How to Read Braille Music, 2nd Edition, by Bettye Krolick, is a manual for teaching music braille for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This book gives an overview of braille music, and explains the music braille symbols most frequently found in elementary through intermediate-level music. It is written at a fifth grade reading level and is suitable for both children and adults. This edition has 44 pages and was published in 1998. OPTIONS: This manual is available in braille, print,

Hoyle Grip Rite Grippers, Hoyle Super Grip, & Round Grippers

Triangular or round grips slide over shaft of pen, pencil or other hand held items. Soft vinyl provides more comfortable grip when writing and encourages natural finger hold to minimize finger strain. Several sizes available to fit variety of hand held tools such as crochet hooks, paintbrushes or silverware. Bag of 14 contains 7 sizes, 2 of each size. Pen and pencil holders available in bags of 25 or 100; Super Grip holders fit larger diameter ball point pens, crayons and some silverware. The gr

Humanware Communicator

The HumanWare Communicator is a multilingual face-to-face conversation app designed to help deaf-blind individuals communicate on an everyday basis. This app is intended to establish a text conversation between a deaf-blind person and a sighted person. All interaction appears both on the deaf-blind person’s refreshable Braille display, as well as visually on the screen of the iOS device.

Hungry Shark And Friends

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

Hypersign

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

I Can Cue 2

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

I Can Play, Too!

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

I Can Spell!

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

I Hear With My Little Ear

I Hear with my Little Ear is an activity book with 102 games designed for children working on improving their speech, language and literacy skill development. Written by a speech pathologist, these games combine visual auditory and kinesthetic approaches to learning and cover a wide range of skills, including identifying syllables, recognizing initial and final word sounds, rhyming knowledge and phonetic manipulation. Designed for group settings, these reproducible games will quickly become a fa

I Pod Case With Magnifier

The I-Pod Case with magnifier is designed for individuals with low vision. The case is made of leather and incorporates a 2X magnifier into the case to magnify the display screen. The case also includes a built in stand with belt clip.

I-Loview Video Magnifier

The i-loview Video Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a 4.3-inch diagonal widescreen, 12 zoom levels up to 32 times magnification, four levels of brightness, and 16 levels of contrast adjustment. Six color modes are available for the user to select: normal; white on black; black on white; yellow on black; blue on yellow; or yellow on blue. The user can view various viewing angles with magic mode and take a picture then chan

I-Mos

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype augmentative and alternative communicate device that is worn like a pair of glasses for individuals with communication and speech disabilities. The i-Mos looks like a pair of glasses. It tracks the users eye movements and translates them into Morse code inputs. The Morse code is then translated into speech. Looking to the left indicates a “dot” and looking to the right, a “dash.” The device includes aids for sentence completion and a built

I-Switch

The iSwitch is a Bluetooth switch which enables switch access to iDevices. iSwitch provides comprehensive scanning switch access to all switch accessible Apps and Switch Control options in iOS7. Bluetooth 2.1 is most compatible with this device. POWER: Bluetooth 2.1. DIMENSIONS: 3 inches diameter. COLOR: Red, yellow, green or blue. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

I.l.k. Flash Magnifier

The I.L.K. Flash Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by persons with low vision who need extra light to read print. The magnification level is 10x. POWER: Uses two C batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.9 x 7 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 8.3 ounces.

Iadapter

The iAdapter is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter has a large handle, rubberized corners and a cove

Iadapter2

The iAdapter2 is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad 2. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter2 also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad 2 as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter2 has a large handle, rubberized corners and

Ibsar

Ibsar (Vision in English) is an Arabic- and English-language voice output optical character recognition and screen reader program and web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This integrated program is based on Sakhr Arabic/English text to speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR) engines. The program reads printed books and documents aloud as well as electronic files. Screen content is read with a high quality human voice. The screen reader functi

Icamera Interface

The iCamera Interface is a switch activated shutter control that allows users with limited fine motor skills to take pictures on their iPhone, iPad and iPod with the camera feature on the device. The user plugs the capability switch into the compact iCamera Interface and attaches the Interface to their iPhone, iPad or iPod to take a picture. DIMENSIONS: 1 1/2" W x 1 1/2" L x 3/4" H. WEIGHT: 1 oz. COLOR: Black interface with white cord. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Icansee

iCanSee is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program, points the camera on the device towards the image he/she wants to magnify and selects the desired magnifying range (up to four times original size). The on-screen magnification controls enables the user to adjust the size of the image being viewed.

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

Icommunicator

The iCommunicator is a communication aid for the deaf designed to enable individuals with hearing disabilities to communicate with hearing individuals without an interpreter. This computer-based system converts speech to text, speech to video sign language, speech to computer-generated voice, and text to computer-generated voice all in real time. Features include the ability to adjust the font size and text window display, the ability to adjust the signing speed and the size of the signing windo

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

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.

Ida-Reader

ida-reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by people who are blind, dyslexic, or have reading disabilities or low vision. This software accepts ePub 2/ePub 3, Daisy 2.0/2.02, Daisy 3.0, HTML, RTF and XML as input and reading file formats. It has a bookshelf feature that automatically collects information on, and displays the names of, the books stored on a computer or on external devices like memory sticks, CDs or DVDs. When a book is being read, the text is displayed a

Ideal Group Reader

IDEAL Group Reader is a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. An application (or app) for an Android device, this program reads text aloud and highlights sections of text as they are being read. The app’s screenreading capabilities and accessible navigation features enable the user to read both ePub2 and ePub3 books. The program also allows the user to take notes using speec

iDevice Gooseneck Mounting System With Adjustable iPad Cradle, Model 70000079

iDevice Gooseneck Mounting System is an equipment designed for the iDevice. This mounting system comes with adjustable iPad cradle which gives the ability to mount iPad to a variety of AbleNet's mounting systems without removing protective case from the iPad. The adjustable iPad cradle allows access to external buttons and 30-pin or lightning connector ports.

Ifaraday Mouthstick

The iFaraday Mouthstick is a mouthstick for tablet computer and touchscreen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This touchscreen stylus allows the user to operate devices with capacitive touchscreens with his or her mouth. The mouthstick features a biteable mouthpiece with vinyl tubing on the mouth end and a removable tip module strong enough to press keys on a conventional keyboard. The shaft is made of lightwei

Ifollowroutine

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

Iglasses On Demand

iGlasses on Demand is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches the program and pointes the device's camera at the object to be magnified. The horizontal scrollbar at the bottom of the screen can be used to magnify the image. The program will autofocus the image. The program allows the user to switch between land

Ihear Dialer

iHear Dialer is a cell phone screen reader and a voice output dialing program for cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The application (or app) for an iPhone allows the user to dial a phone number without looking at the keypad. When the user moves a finger around the keypad, iHear Dialer will say each number as the finger touches it. The user lifts the finger after the number is read aloud to select if that is the number for dialing then browses to the nex

Ilife Fall Detection Sensor

The iLife Fall Detection Sensor is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors and individuals with balance and mobility disabilities. The system includes a fall sensor with a wireless radio transmitter, which are housed in a single wearable unit worn on the body of the protected person. The sensor can detect falls, abnormal body movements, or extended periods of inactivity and automatically summon assistance without user intervention. The device also has a manually activated button fo

Illuminated Magnifier (Model 4731, 4330, & 4331)

Magnifier with light, 3X magnification. POWER: 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS: 3.25 inch diameter lens. 2.5 inches high.

Illuminated Magnifiers (Models Lm101, Lm102, Lm118, Lm119, & Lm120)

Variety of hand held illuminated magnifying lenses. Magnification power ranges from 2 to 10 times normal size. Available in battery operated or electric models. Batteries are not included with battery operated styles.

Illuminated Object Communicator (Model 1262)

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

Illuminated Picture Frame Communicator

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

Illuminated Pocket Magnifiers (Model Series 1510 & 1570)

Illuminated Pocket Magnifiers, model series 1510 and 1570, are hand held magnifying lenses with lights for individuals who have low vision. Ideal for use in the home, at work or at the store. The Mobilux 1510 Series has a newly designed aspheric lens with Duplex coating that provides superior optics. The magnification changes according to model and lens size and are as follows: 3.5x, 4x, 5x, 7x and 10x. The 1571-04 (mag. 6x) and 1573-04 (mag. 2.5x) are biconvex lens while 1572-04 (mag. 4x) and 1

Illuminated Smart Magnifier

The Illuminated Smart Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This hand-held magnifier offers 5x magnification and two white LED lights for reading. It also has a built-in blue UV bulb to help detect counterfeit money. Shine the light on the vertical security strips in paper bills, and If they glow, they are genuine. Detection works on U.S. bills from $5 to $100. POWER: Uses three LR44 button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 4

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.

Imagination Express

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

Imagination Express Destination: Pyramids

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

Imagination Express Destination: Time Trip, Usa

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

Imagnify

iMagnify is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or a BlackBerry phone to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. Magnification ranges from one to four times original size and the amplification is controlled by a slide on the display which allows the user the choice of pinpoint precision or a range to sweep across the page of a book. Other features include the ability to

Impacto-600 Interpoint Braille Embosser

The Impacto-600 is an interpoint (double-sided) Braille printer designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This unit can print high-quality interpoint Braille pages at a rate of 600 pages per hour. The number of working parts has been reduced to a mininum to ensure reliability, and an integrated test function allows quick diagnostic testing. The printer includes permanently installed Braille character sets in several languages, together with a built-in Braille editor that allo

Imperium 200H Environmental Control System

The Imperium 200H Environmental Control System is an environmental control unit designed to provide both visual and voice feedback for individuals with disabilities. Engineered for dual capability at either home or a care facility, this unit is designed to control up to 256 lights and appliances, including televisions, video cassette recorders, compact disc players, electronic bed controls, nurse-call systems, and the optional tape recorder. Extra relays for such items as a powered door opener a

In My Dreams

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

In Your Face Viewbase

The In Your Face Viewbase is a mounting kit for smartphones and other handheld devices that can be used by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. The unit consists of a flexible gooseneck with a lower clamp for attaching to a table, wheelchair, plane tray, or other support, and an upper clamp for holding the device. The top clamp is spring-loaded, allowing the smartphone to be inserted and removed. The clamp provides a padded and secure tight grip that fits all iPhone and iPo

Inbound And Outbound Tty/tdd Virtual Contact Center Systems

The Inbound and Outbound TTY/TDD Virtual Contact Center Systems are computer-based text telephone systems designed to enable customers who are deaf or hard of hearing to interact with service centers. To contact a service center that uses this system, a customer only needs to call the center's TTY number using a 45.5 baud device or a personal computer. The customer then receives a text-based welcome message and a list of service options from which to pick using a keyboard. When the customer choo

Independence Mount With Notebook Plate

The Independence Mount with Notebook Plate is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators and portable computers. Designed to be mounted on the right or left side of the wheelchair, this unit fits most communicators and portable computers and can be adjusted to hold the device at the right height, position, and angle for comfortable operation. This mount can be easily folded out of the way when not in use.

Index 4X4 Pro With Acoustic Cabinet (Models 70011 & 70012)

The Index 4X4 Pro is a Braille printer and publishing system designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Index 4x4 Pro is intended for use in the production of Braille magazines, books, and newspapers. When the 4x4 Pro receives a Braille text file from a computer, it processes the file into saddle stitch binding format. For example, the first sheet of a 40-page document will consist of pages 1, 2, 39, and 40, the next sheet will consist of pages 3, 4, 37, and 38, etc. The 4

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

Indoor / Outdoor Double Gong Ringer

The Indoor/Outdoor Double Gong Ringer is an auxiliary bell for sound enhancement and signaling of a telephone ring for persons with hearing disabilities. It attaches to the wall and emits a very loud sound. The ringer plugs into a modular phone jack. A T-adapter and modular cord are optional.

Indoor Bell Ringer

The TEC Indoor Bell Ringer is an indoor auxiliary bell designed for sound enhancement and signaling of a telephone ring for persons with hearing disabilities. It has a mechanical, extra loud bell with an on/off switch. The ringer plugs into the wall phone jack and the telephone is connected to the ringer.

Inflatable Clown Punching Bag

This inflatable clown punching bag is designed for children with autism or sensory processing disorders. It provides an outlet and at the same time it gives a good upper-body workout. Made of two sections. Contains 2 valves. Fill the bottom with sand or water. Inflate top section with air (by mouth). May require topping off every few days. Available in two sizes.

Infra-Link First-Aide Kit

The Infra-Link First Aide Kit is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This system provides an immediate, independent communication link in case of an emergency. The system includes a universal infrared transmitter, a remote-controlled speaker-telephone, and an alternating current (AC) wall outlet. The transmitter and a sip-or-puff switch are attached to an I-V stand and can be move

Insignia Narrator Advanced Hd Radio With Radio Reader Service (Model Ns-Clhd01)

The Insignia Narrator Advanced HD Radio with Radio Reader Service, Model NS-CLHD01, is a portable AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service b

Instant Immersion American Sign Language

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

Instructional Strategies For Braille Literacy

Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy, edited by Frances Mary D'Andrea and Diane P. Wormsley, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handbook provides instructors with strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. It is intended to help pre-service and in-service teachers develop their instructional literacy and braille skills, and provides information on working with children who have congenital or adventi

Intel Mind-Reading Software

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create prototype software that can read the minds of individuals with disabilities and be used as an alternative form of augmentative and alternative communication. Intel’s mind-reading software uses MRI scans to determine what items people are thinking about and what parts of the people’s brain is being activated as he or she thinks. According to Intel Labs researcher Dean Pomerleau, in the tests the software guess with 90 percent accuracy which of two words

Intel Reader

The Intel Reader is a voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or who have reading-based learning disabilities. This hand-held mobile device captures printed text, converts it to digital text, and reads it aloud. Reading is accomplished by pointing the Intel Reader's built-in camera at the printed material, snapping a picture, and listening to the spoken read-out. The user can change voices, select voice gender, and change pitch and playback s

Intele-Modem

The Intele-Modem is an external modem that automatically converts ASCII code to Baudot code, enabling the user to talk to various types of TDDs and computers and to use a personal computer (PC) as a telecommunication device. Intele-Modem connects directly to the phone line and works with standard communication software (AT/Hayes compatible command set) and BBS (bulletin board system) software. The unit automatically detects ASCII and Baudot calls; lights on the front panel indicate the current o

Intellibraille Cd

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

Intellicall Thelephone Amplifier

The IntelliCall Telephone Amplifier is an amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This device connects to standard corded phones and amplifies incoming voices 45 decibels or more on a handset or headset and can be used with any headset with a RJ9 plug (the same as telephone handset-cord connector). High Definition Sound (HDS) Technology eliminates virtually all distortion, echo effects, and unwanted static and digital tone enhancement boosts and enriches the speech fre

IntelliKeys

IntelliKeys is a plug-gable keyboard designed for people with cognitive disabilities. It helps the students with physical, visual or cognitive disabilities to easily type, enter numbers, navigate on-screen displays and move the mouse.  Little pressure is required to press a key and it can support and it has a variety of overlays (keyboard printed on a paper to be inserted into the device.) It is also a portable device and can be used for more than one user. IntelliKeys USB plugs into the compute

Intellitouch Sbc-40 Talking Caller Id

The Intellitouch SBC-40 Stand Alone Talking Caller ID Announcer is a voice output caller identification unit designed for use to make caller identification accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit works on any phone line with caller ID service, using Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (Dect) technology. It has separate phone and line jacks, and volume control with mute. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.1 x 5.7 x 5 inches. WEIGHT

Interact-As Communication Suite Consumer Edition

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

Interact-As Communication Suite Professional Edition

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

Interact-As Voice System

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

Interactive Board Books

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

Interactive 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

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling & Numbers

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

Interactive Sign Language Fingerspelling And Numbers Computer Software

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

Interline Braille Writing Frame

The Interline Braille Writing Frame is a manual braille writing aid with stylus. The device consists of a wooden board with metal guides on the sides onto which the braille slate fits. As the writer moves down the page, the slate is moved to the next set of metal grooves. The metal slate has 2 lines of 21 cells each.

Interpretype

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

Introduction To Braille Music Transcription (Models 6-75960-00 & 8-75960-00)

Introduction to Braille Music Transcription, models 6-75960-00 & 8-75960-00, by Mary Turner De Garmo, is a manual for teaching braille music transcription for music students and musicians who are blind or have low vision. It is the text used by those studying to become certified music braille transcribers in the U.S. It gives detailed transcribing lessons with examples and exercises. The book is available in a four-volume braille edition (6-75960-00) or a 300-page, one-volume print edition (

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

Ip-Relay

IP-Relay is a text telephone (TT) emulation program designed for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It allows a person who cannot hear the incoming audio on a mobile phone to communicate with a hearing person by using the mobile phone as a text telephone. The user can use IP-Relay to place a call to a hearing person. The call is relayed through a certified IP-Relay operator. The user types his/her side of the conversation and the operator speaks that text to the call recipient. The call rec

Ip6000

The IP6000 is an emergency call box with a dialless VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) telephone, designed to be usable by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This emergency alert system can be used with or without a monitoring service. Its full-duplex emergency phone provides VoIP communications utilizing SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). The unit has a rugged front panel made from 12 gauge brushed stainless steel, with a sealed speaker, microphone and activation butt

Ipad Laplander

The iPad Laplander is a support for a tablet computer and a bookholder with lapdesk designed for use by people with grasping, neurological, mobility or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This portable lap desk has a solid work surface with rounded corners, a cut-out oval handle at the top of the desk, and cloth elastic straps in the two upper corners to hold small items or book pages in place. One strap has a pen loop. The base is a removable contoured cushion. OPTIONS: R

Ipad Mounting System (Model 1556)

The iPad Mounting System, model 1556, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system is composed of three parts: a mounting platform for the iPad, a mounting arm, and a clamp. Two flexible cords that securely hold the iPad to the platform are included. The light duty mounting arm expands from 14.5 inches to 24 inch

Ipod Based Soundpod

The iPod Based SoundPOD is a handheld direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities and severe physical or neurological disabilities. Available as a complete system or as a conversion kit for an existing iPod Touch (not included with the conversion kit), this device comes with TouchChat AAC software (not included with the conversion kit) and a SoundPOD wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Users can remove the

Ipractice Verbs

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

Ireadwrite For The Ipad

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

Iris Pen Express

The IrisPen is a text recognition pen scanner designed for individuals who learn through visual learning, but also helpful to those with learning disabilities who need information reinforcement. The IrisPen instantly enters text, numbers, and grayscale images into your computer simply by scanning them. The pen can be used with printed information from books, newspapers, magazines, letters, and more. The device can recognize up to 1000 characters per second for ease of copying information.

Irispen Executive

The IrisPen is a text recognition pen scanner that instantly enters text, numbers, and grayscale images into your computer by scanning them. The IrisPen is an study tool for children or adults who learn through visual learning, but also helpful to those with learning disabilities who need information reinforcement. The pen can be used with printed information from books, newspapers, magazines, letters, and more. The device can recognize up to 1000 characters per second for ease of copying info

Is It A Word - Or Not?

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

Iscope

The iScope is a rifle scope modification that allows the user to attach a smartphone directly to the eyepiece of the scope, which can make hunting or shooting easier for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities who have difficulty using a scope or holding a gun. The adapter attaches to most rifle scopes with four padded set screws. When the smartphone is attached and the smartphone’s camera is aligned with scope, the user can view what the scope sees through the smartphone's screen

Iseeclearly

iSeeClearly is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. The program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a video magnifier. The user launches the application, or app, points the device's camera toward the image to be magnified, and selects the desired magnification (up to 10 times original size). The user can select from either landscape or portrait mode and images can be saved to the device's camera roll. Other features include built-i

Isign

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

Isign Lite

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

Isis Audio Books

Isis Audio Books are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The books are unabridged voice recordings. Most are available on cassette tape, and some are available on CD. The company offers thousands of titles, including mysteries, thrillers, romances, and general fiction.

Ispeak For Pocket Pc

iSpeak for Pocket PC is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech (TTS) software product allows users of Pocket PC handheld devices to listen to e-mail messages, text documents, web pages, MP3 (.mp3) files, and Wave (.wav) files. This program will play text files of any length, including web page information, presentations, papers, reports, and e-books. Users can create or merge playlists consisting of text, MP3, or Wave files. The program includ

iTalk2 Communicator

The iTalk2 Communicator is a multiple-message communicator designed for use by children with communication disabilities. The unit offers two message areas, each with ten seconds of recording time. The unit is angled for ease of access to the activation areas and picture communication symbol storage is built in. Two included snap caps secure and protect the symbols during use. The unit is equipped with dual toy/appliance jacks to pair communication with an activity and to encourage choice making.

Itouchilearn Morning Routines

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

Itouchilearn Words

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

Itr-100A Hd Radio

The ITR-100A HD Radio is an AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service by registering the radio's serial number with a local reading service p

Iveo Hands-On Learning System

The Iveo Hands-on-Learning System is a package containing a tactile graphics display (IVEO Touchpad) and a braille graphics program (IVEO Viewer, IVEO Creator, or IVEO Creator Pro), designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision and their teachers. The system can be used to teach subject such as biology, health, chemistry, astronomy, math, or geography with a combination of touch, sound, and sight. Three versions are available: Iveo Lite, Iveo Creator, and Iveo Creator Plus. Iveo

Iwritewords

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

Iwritewords Lite

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

Izoom Web Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom Web is a Web-based screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. The software runs from the manufacturer's Web site at http://www.issist.ca and requires no download. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium III, 1 Gigahertz p

Izoom2Go Screen Magnifier / Reader

iZoom2Go screen magnification and screen reader program designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. The software is provided on a portable USB drive, making it available on any computer running Windows 2000, XP, or Vista with a USB port. The drive retains the user's settings for use on any computer. This program magnifies the computer screen up to 32X with eight zoom modes. This software also offers color, cursor, font, speech enhancements and more. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IB

Jitterbug Plus

The Jitterbug Plus is a large-button cell phone designed for use by seniors or individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or arthritis. Features of this hearing aid compatible phone include a separate on/off button; a standard dial tone; large, backlit, bright easy-to-see buttons; a full keypad for dialing calls; simple menus with "Yes" and "No" action buttons without confusing icons; on-screen help hints; and large on-screen text. This phone also offers a personal phone book, pay-per

Jordy

JORDY is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is worn like a pair of glasses, and can be used for such activities as watching television, using a computer, reading and writing, painting, playing cards or board games, and more. Objects are magnified up to 30 times. This video magnifier features a wide field of view, automatic focus, object locator capability, focus lock capability, and digital zoom capability. There are four viewing modes: Full color, black and wh

Jordy Stand

The JORDY Stand is a video magnifier stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is designed for use with the JORDY head-mounted video magnifier (see separate entry). When the headworn device is placed in this docking stand, and the stand is attached to a monitor, the JORDY functions as a desktop video magnifier. The stand can be used with any monitor, including a computer monitor. The stand uses the same controls as the JORDY glasses. It has an extra large working space with a loc

Joseph's Readers Talking Software - Grades K-8

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

Jot A Dot Pocket Brailler

The Jot a Dot Pocket Brailler is a manual braille writer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This small, lightweight brailler has six keys for Braille entry. The keys have high contrast colors for identification by users with low vision. Braille is written from the left hand side of the page to the right, with 20 cells of braille per line. The user can read braille as it is written by turning the unit over. A built-in reading stand keeps the unit stable when resting

Journey

The Journey is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV has a high-resolution camera positioned above a movable reading tray and a 19-inch LCD monitor mounted on the front of the camera. The screen moves up or down and tilts back for best viewing position. The Journey features fully adjustable white LED lighting; fast one-cable setup; over 25 color mode options; one touch magnification pre-sets; one lever control brake and table stop; and adjustable br

Journey Flexi

The Journey FLEXi is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lightweight CCTV has a high-resolution camera and a 19-inch flat panel LCD monitor that are mounted on an adjustable arm that attaches to the edge of a table or desk with a C-clamp mount (included). This arm is height adjustable and and swivels. Objects are placed under the unit and viewed on the screen. The screen can be moved vertically and tilted back for best viewing position. The Journey FLE

Jtalker

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

Juliet Pro 60

The Juliet Pro 60 is a desktop braille printer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This printer has a 40-character-wide embossing line and 60-characters-per-second speed for double-sided embossing (40-characters per second for single-sided printing). It can use either continuous tractor-feed paper or single sheets, hand-fed one at a time. A variety of different paper sizes and weights can be used. ET Speaks comes up talking automatically on the Juliet Pro 60, echoin

Jumbo Artic Drill Book Photo-Words Add-On

Contains 3,519 full color photo words (416 pages) with all the sounds in the original Jumbo Drill Book, plus W and "vocalic R" words (ar, er, or, air/ear/ire). Includes 24 sounds: B, CH, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, L Blends, M, N, P, R (Vocalic), R Blends, S, S Blends, SH, T, TH, V, W, Y, and Z. Comes with printable CD for color or black and white pages, awards, a Homework Helper Letter, progress Chart, Treatment Tips, and game Ideas. Book does not have phrases or sentences.

Jumbo Grip, The

The Jumbo Grip is an pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This device is designed with applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the fingers of both left- and right-handed users in the correct position for gripping. This device provides extended comfort and support up to the second knuckle.

Jumbo Key Amplified Telephone With 600 Times Amplification (Model Hd60)

The Jumbo Key Amplified Telephone with 600 Times Amplification, model HD60, is an amplified hearing aid-compatible telephone with visual ring indicator, designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The phone amplifies incoming sound to over 55 decibels (dB), making sound up to 600 times louder. Selectable Digital Tone Setting allows the user to boost and enhance the speech frequencies the user cannot hear well, improving the intelligibility of difficult to hear words. Digital

Jumbo Keyed Amplified Telephone With Voice Activated No-Touch Answering (Model Hd50Jv )

The Jumbo Keyed Amplified Telephone with Voice Activated No-Touch Answering, model HD50JV, is a voice activated large button amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing. The handset has up to 40 decibels (dB) of amplification. An "AMPLIFY" key remembers the handset volume setting. Sound can be adjusted with four digital tone control settings. Voice-activated answering enables the user to answer incoming calls without touching

K.c. Clyde In Fly Ball

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

Kaspar Humanoid Robot

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: KASPAR is a prototype child-size humanoid robot designed by the Adaptive Systems Research Group at the University of Herforshire. KASPAR allows children with intellectual and emotional disabilities to develop social skills for solitary and cooperative play, especially in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Currently KASPAR has 8 degrees of freedom in the head and neck and 6 in the arms and hands. The face is a silicon-rubber mask which is supported on an a

Kayjae Portable Storage Desk (Models Sd121216, Sd121418, Sd161216, & Sd161216)

The KayJae Portable Storage Desk is a desk lapboard designed for use by people with disabilities. It features a tabletop with ample space for writing and drawing, a storage compartment for supplies, an attached ledge to hold books and papers in place, and a side latch to keep the storage compartment closed. A support rod is also included to hold the storage compartment open. It can be used in a tilted, level, or freestanding position. OPTIONS: A plastic book clip and a non-skid, tabletop rubber

Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing / Signature Guide

The Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing/Signature Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by people with vision, fine motor, or other writing disabilities or arthritis to write and endorse to cash standard checks and traveler's checks. The plastic device can also be used as a signature guide for both right and left-handed people. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 3 1/8 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: Lifetime Guarantee under narmal use.

Keplerian Telescopes (Model Series 1672)

The Keplerian Telescope, models 1672-1, -2, -3 and -4, is a telescope designed for distance, intermediate and near use for individuals with low vision. The telescope can be used as a hand held spotting telescope or it can be mounted in frames for hands free tasks. The lens is Achromatic glass lens which is blue coated with integrated miniature roof-prism. It is housed in a matte-black-lacquered metal and comes with a soft black carrying case with Velcro fastener and carrying cord. Magnification

Key Return

The key return is designed to be used as a carrying aid for a communicator by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The key return features a 24-inch retractable chain which attaches to a small communication aid, board or notebook for easier carrying. A clip belt is attached to the retractable chain for easy access and carrying.

Key To Access

Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-

Key To Access Vpod

Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic

Key Words: Special Needs Version

Key Words: Special Needs Version is a typing instruction program designed to introduce and enhance keyboarding skills for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Key Words teaches students to learn to type using fun phrases, written by a children's poet. Exercises replicate patterns that occur most often and naturally, using simplified letter and word patterns in small passages. Short activities, a scrolling interface and fun language, and color graphics hold students' attention. T

Keyboard

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

Keyboard Covers (Model 1440)

Keyboard Covers model 1440, is a keyguard designed to block out unnecessary keys for individuals with physical disabilities. Designed for use with computer programs which require only one or a few keys to be pressed, these flexible covers attach to the keyboard with Velcro and enable unneeded to be blocked from use by adhering the included rubber bumpers. The covers can also be used to designate keys to be used. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIe computers.

Keyboard Guard.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Keyboard guard to assist persons with limited finger control. A removable grid is constructed from 1/16 inch diameter brass rod with soldered joints. It can be made for calculators, typewriters or push button phones. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Ken Hagman, Opportunities, Inc., 925 Jefferson Street, Fort Atkinson, WI, 414-563- 6691. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Handi

Keyboard With Keyguard

The Keyboard with Keyguard is a modified keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available in a standard Windows keyboard with Windows keys, a 101-key mini keyboard, or an extended Macintosh keyboard, the keyboard comes with a pre-attached unbreakable Lexan keyguard with smoothly-finished holes properly aligned with each key to eliminate unwanted keystrokes. COMPATIBILITY: Models are available for use with IBM and compatible computers with AT/PS2 connection or

Keyboardcommunicator (Model Kc200)

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

Keyboarding By Ability

Keyboarding by Ability is a typing instruction program designed to teach keyboarding skills at employable speeds using a touch system to people who have use of only one hand or who have use of 3 or less fingers on one hand. This program utilizes a unique progressive learning system (which includes visual cues and human voice), allowing the student to learn by building upon his or her progress. Each lesson is presented in an easy step-by-step format. The first lesson shows a full visually-cued ke

Keyboarding For Individual Achievement

Keyboarding for Individual Achievement is a typing instruction program for people with learning and reading disabilities (including dyslexia), blindness or low vision. This program teaches keyboarding skills through a visually- and audibly-cued, split screen, alphabetical approach that has been tested to meet the needs of children and adults with various learning style needs. There are three editions available - Students with Learning Disabilities; Students with Dyslexia; and Students with Visua

Keyguard For Computer Laptops

The Keyguard for Computer Laptops is designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. The durable break-resistant acrylic keyguard features smoothly finished keyholes aligned with each key and is available with or without a removable cover for the touchpad to limit accidental mouse access.

Keyguard For Dana / Neo

The Keyguard for Dana/Neo is a keyguard designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit fits the keyboard of the Dana or Neo word processor (see entries) from Renaissance Learning, Inc., and allows students to rest their hands and helps prevent unwanted key presses.

Keyguard For Keysusee Large Print Kerboard

The Keyguard for KeysUSee Large Print Keyboard is a keyboard designed for those individuals with disabilities that affect upper body mobility, gross or fine motor ability, and/or a person’s ability to use their hands (Parkinson's). This product is only for use with the KeysUSee keyboard. Increases typing speed and accuracy. Frame/handrest prevents accidental keystrokes. Made of thick clear acrylic. Easy to attach and remove with Velcro strips.

Keyguards

The Keygards are designed for use with Apple and Apple II computer keyboards. This item fits directly on the keyboard and aids in stabilizing the fingers or a typing stick during typing. COMPATIBILITY: Models are available for Apple, Apple Keyboard "N," and Apple II keyboards (sold separately).

Keyguards For Augmentative Communication Devices

The Keyguards for Augmentative Communication Devices are a communication device accessory designed for use by individuals who have communication disabilities and fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities. Made of clear acrylic, these guards are available for a variety of communication devices and can include such features as a removable window and multi-shaped key holes.

Keyguards For Computer Keyboards

Keyguards for Computer Keyboards are designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. The durable break-resistant acrylic keyguards are available for IBM and Macintosh computers and feature smoothly finished holes aligned with each key. Keyguards mount with Dual Lock (see separate entry) or Velcro and eliminate unwanted keystrokes. DIMENSIONS: The acrylic is 0.25 inch thick.

Keyguards For Popular Software And Adaptive Keyboards

Keyguards for Popular Software and Adaptive Keyboards are designed for use by children with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. Available for adaptive keyboards such as Intellikeys and the Discover:Board (see separate entries) and software access packages as Bailey's Book House, Millie's Math House, Sammy's Science House, Thinkin' Things Collection I, and Living Books (see separate entries), the keyguards are made of clear acrylic and enable users to avoid unintentional keystrokes

Kfm High Output Magnifier

The KFM High Output Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light and clamp designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a round lens on a flexible arm with a clamp for mounting to the edge of a desk or table. The magnifier is available with a 3-diopter (1.75X) or 5-diopter (2.25X) optical quality lens in a die-cast aluminum housing, illuminated by a 22-watt high output T-5C fluorescent ring bulb with a heavy-duty clear diffuser. The light source provides 3500 lux at the focal

Kid Keys

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

Kid Pix 2 / Kid Pix Studio

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

Kid Works 2

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

Kid's Typing

Kid's Typing is a typing instruction program designed to instruct students in proper typing skills for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Spooky, the ghost, guides students through the program and creates new lessons based on students' accuracy and speed. He starts with simple exercises that teach the locations of the keys and advances students through exercises and games that concentrate on problem areas. The faster students type, the more fun Spooky creates, keeping accuracy

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

Kidde Wireless Smoke Alarm System With Smoke Sounder

The Kidde Wireless Smoke Alarm System with SmokeSounder is a smoke alarm designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system includes one or more wireless smoke detectors with standard 85-decibel alarm signals, plus SmokeSounder, which provides a voice alarm and a low-frequency beeping alarm signal. SmokeSounder does not detect smoke by itself, and must be used with a Kidde wireless smoke alarm / detector. It links with the Kidde wireless smoke alarm so that when the smok

Kiddesk

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

Kikitori Hearing Aid Application

Kikitori Hearing Aid Application is a voice amplifier and voice recorder designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a hearing aid. Sounds are picked up by the device’s microphone, amplified and processed in real time and sent to the user’s earphones or earbuds. Bluetooth compatible. Features sound adjustment controls and a noise filter.

Kindle Keyboard & Kindle Keyboard 3G

The Kindle Keyboard and Kindle Keyboard 3G are voice output electronic book readers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These portable electronic book (e-book) readers includes a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Keyboard hold up to 3,500 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be

Kindle Touch & Kindle Touch 3G

The Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G are voice output electronic book (e-book) readers that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision or other disabilities that make reading difficult. These multi-touch portable e-book readers include a text-to-speech feature that will read aloud all books in English that are loaded onto the reader. Both models of the Kindle Touch hold up to 3,000 books in 4 gigabytes (GBs) of storage, and each can be used with audio books. Books can be downloa

Klick Pencil Holder (Model 6058)

The Klick Pencil Holder, model 6058, is a pencil or pen holder designed for use with a universal cuff. The device consists of a 2-roller locking mechanism which holds the utensil in place. The desired angle can be set with a screwdriver by bending the metal frame to tilt the pencil back under the palm if needed. A clicking sound indicates that the pencil is in place. The device adjusts to right or left hand and can be used with any utensil holder.

Knfbreader Mobile

The knfbReader Mobile is a cell phone, optical character recognition device, and voice output reading machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The user takes a photo of the text to be read with the built-in cell phone camera, and the text is read aloud. An automatic viewfinder tells the user whether the entire document is in the photo. While the text is being read, the device can display the text on the phone’s built-in screen and highlight each word as it is spo

Koosh Say It Play It (Model 881)

The Koosh Say It Play It, model 881, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device plays messages while simultaneously activating any connected device. The unit offers 20 seconds of recording time. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 6 x 4 inches.

Krown Alarm Monitoring System (Model Ka300)

The Krown Alarm Monitoring System, model KA300, is an emergency alert system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. During an emergency situation, this system uses a strobe light, a siren, and a bed shaker to alert individuals with hearing loss to existing audible warning devices designed for those without a hearing loss. The system connects up to three existing audible alarms, such as fire/smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, home security systems, or weather alerts.

Krown Amplified Ringer 05 With Strobe Light (Model K-Ra05)

The Krown Amplified Ringer 05 with Strobe Light, model K-RA05, is a telephone signal indicator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Intended for use in monitoring a telephone line for incoming calls, the unit has a bright flashing strobe light to alert the user that the phone is ringing. This signal indicator features a 120 decibel (dB) ringer operated by power from the telephone line. The built in strobe light has an on/off switch. POWER: Uses three double-A batterie

Krown Dual Vibrating Alarm Clock With Doorbell And Door Knock (Model Ka1000)

The Dual Alarm Clock with Doorbell and door Knock model KA1000, is a vibrating and flashing alarm clock, telephone signal amplifier, and doorbell signal designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit can alert the user either by sound, light, or bed shaker, and includes a built-in telephone ring signaler, wireless doorknock/doorbell transmitter, and built-in wireless receiver for Krown KA300 alarm monitor transmitters. The unit can be expanded into other rooms using K

Krown In-Line Amplifier (Model Ilax-35)

The Krown In-Line Amplifier, model ILAX-35,is a telephone amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This portable unit installs on the phone line to amplify the volume of a corded phone up to 20 times. Features include a volume slide and a power button to prolong the life of the battery. POWER: Uses a nine-volt battery (not included). The unit has a low-battery indicator. WARRANTY: One-year warranty from date of purchase against any defect in materials or workmanship.

Krown Phone Flasher (Model K-Pf200)

The Krown Phone Flasher, model K-PF200, is a flashing light telephone signal designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. The unit attaches to any modular phone jack. Its 180 degree dome cover spreads an ultra bright LED signal throughout the room to alert the user of an incoming call. It also works with most PBX systems and video phone equipment. POWER: Uses power from phone line. WEIGHT: 1 pound. WARRANTY: 1 year limited warranty.

Krown Remote Receiver (Model Ka1000Rr)

The Remote Receiver, model KA1000RR, is a flashing light signal indicator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This receiver has 16 different flash patterns to aid in identifying multiple alerts such as a doorbell, telephone, videophone, and emergency alarms. It connects to a standard table lamp and power outlet in any room of the home, apartment or office. This device can be used with the following units: KA300TX Transmitter, KA1000DB/DR Door Signaler Transmitter, an

Krown Starplus 45

The Krown StarPlus 45 is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies the incoming voice by a 50 decibels (dB) gain and its advanced circuit design and its electronic anti-feedback filter work to make words clearer and easier to understand without feedback or distortion. Other features include a 95 dB loud tone ringer, caller ID capability, extra-large buttons with high-contrast graphics, back-lit liquid crystal display (LCD) and keypad, tw

Krown Tactile Ring Signaler (Model K-Ttrs)

Krown Tactile Ring Signaler, model K-TTRS, is a tactile ring signaler designed for use by individuals who are deaf, deaf blind or hard of hearing. The system includes a wireless telephone transmitter and vibrating personal pager. This wireless system permits the user to receive signals from up to 80 feet away. Features include visual, audio and vibration alert indicators, a transmitter that plugs directly into a phone jack, and 1,024 household code combinations to prevent interference. POWER: Us

Krown Telephone Signaler (Model Ts-082)

The Krown Telephone Signaler, model TS-082, is a flashing light telephone signal designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit signals incoming calls by flashing a connected lamp on and off automatically even when the lamp is being used. The telephone ringer can be turned off with the ringer switch on the telephone signaler. This unit works with most videophones.

Kts Refreshable Braille Display (Brailloterm 40/80 Cell Braille Display)

The KTS Refreshable Braille Display is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This display comes with software for translating text to braille and vice versa. The display is available models with 40 or 80 cells. Features include 6- or 8-dot braille selected by keystroke; screen navigation using 14 dedicated function keys; hardware cursor or 10 soft cursor tracking; display of attributes in monochrome or color modes; direct line selection;

Kurzweil - National Federation Of The Blind Reader

The Kurzweil - National Federation of the Blind Reader is a voice output optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld unit scans text and reads it aloud with synthetic speech. The user holds the unit's camera over print, and it snaps a picture. In seconds it reads the contents of the printed document in clear synthetic speech. Scanned text can be discarded, stored for later reading, or transferred to a computer or braille no

Kurzweil 1000

Kurzweil 1000 is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software package runs on a personal computer connected to a flatbed scanner. It scans books, magazine articles, and other printed documents, converts the printed text into electronic text files, and reads them aloud using RealSpeak, a human-sounding synthetic speech engine. Scanned documents can be edited using a text editor with voice output. Definiti

Kurzweil 3000 For Macintosh

Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh is an optical character recognition (OCR) program with voice output designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Words are highlighted in contrasting colors as they are spoken. This simultaneous auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for readers. Users can adjust how much text is highlighted

Kurzweil 3000 For Windows

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows is an optical character recognition (OCR) and test program with voice output designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This OCR software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Documents are shown on screen with words highlighted as they are spoken. This combined auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for struggling readers.

Laborius

The Laborius is a portable commode and toileting supply kit for people with moderate incontinence and other disabilities that limit their ability to reach an accessible bathroom when needed. The kit was planned and designed for use in homes, hotels, outdoors and even in the homes of friends and relatives whose toilets are not handicapped-accessible. The kit includes screen walls to ensure privacy of the user, commode, kit for absorbing urine and feces, a button for summoning assistance, cleaning

Laidback Portable Reading Stand / Table

The Laidback Portable Reading Stand/Table is a notebook/laptop computer support or bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of glass-reinforced ABS, this adjustable unit can be used in a recliner, on a sofa, or while lying in bed to hold most laptop computers or books in an optimal position for the user. It has handle built in to the top of the table surface for transport when folded. DIMENSIONS: The surface is 16 inches

Lamterm

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

Language Builder

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

Language Builder Deluxe

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

Language Builder 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 Builder Picture Cards

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

Language Facilitator Device (Models 3057 & 3058)

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

Language-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

Lapreader

The Lapreader is a book holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use on the lap, this contoured unit has a firm foam core covered in soft cotton to support small or medium books or writing materials. Three back pockets hold pens, glasses, note cards, and the included Book Bungee book closer and book mark. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 15 x 14.5 x 6.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds. COLOR: Dark blue.

Large Animal Markers

The Large Animal Markers are easy grasp marker pens designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These markers are washable and easy to hold and the animal heads serve as the caps. The round bodies and tapered shape are useful for opening the web space of the hand and using the palmar arches. These markers are available in a farm animal set, a dinosaur set, and a jungle set. Each set includes six markers.

Large Area Infrared System

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

Large Cell Perkins Brailler (Models 22-0114-3 & 22-0116-8)

Large Cell Perkins Braillers, models 22-0114-3 (manual) and 22-0116-8 (electric), are braille writers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These sturdy, portable machines are similar to the Standard Perkins Brailler (see separate entry), but produce larger braille cells with more space between the dots, allowing the braille to be read by persons with neurological problems affecting the sense of touch, including diabetic neuropathy. Each machine comes with a dust cove

Large Handle Stylus & Small Handle Stylus (Models 1-00200-00 & 1-00220-00)

The Large and Small Handle Styluses are Braille writing aids for individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed with wooden handles and rugged metal points. One side of the Large Handle Stylus, model 1-00200-00, is flattened to prevent the stylus from rolling. The Small Handle Stylus, model 1-00220-00, has a flat end. DIMENSIONS: Large stylus is 2 3/8 x 7/8 inches; small stylus measures 1 7/8 x .75 inches.

Large Magnifier With Neck Strap (Model 73372-0002)

The Large Magnifier with Neck Strap, model 73372-0002, is designed for sewing, reading, stamp and coin collecting, drafting, and other fine work requiring hands-free magnification. The plastic lens is mounted on a plastic frame with a chest yoke and adjustable neck loop. Focal length is 8 inches. DIMENSIONS: Lens is 4.5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Large Print Address Book

The Large Print Address Book is designed for use by individuals with low vision. It is spiral bound with a heavyweight laminated cover. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 9.5 x 7.5 inches.

Large Print Books From Huge Print Press

Large Print Books from Huge Print Press are large print books designed for use by individuals with low vision. Books are custom printed in font sizes from 16 to 44 point, and are available in hardback, paperback, or loose-leaf formats. Titles can be chosen from a catalog of existing large print books, or a published title can be enlarged on a custom basis. As part of its custom enlargement service, Huge Print Press purchases a new copy of the requested title, thereby making sure the author, publ

Large Print Recipes For A Healthy Life

Large Print Recipes for a Healthy Life, by Judith Caditz, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This cookbook includes over 200 recipes for low cholesterol, low fat, and low sodium dishes with no added sugar, plus serving suggestions. The book is paperback and has 283 pages. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9.75 inches.

Large Wooden Eraser (Model 23-3701-2)

The Large Wooden Eraser, model 23-3701-2, is a braille eraser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is especially designed for use with the Perkins Brailler (see separate entries).

Laryngeal Mirror

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

Laryngograph (Model 6094)

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

Laserline Graphics

LaserLine Graphics are tactile graphics designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed to provide clear and accurate tactile access to complex visual information, with various pattern fills, line styles, and directional indicators. These tactile graphics are produced to order as Vector-based graphics files in an XML-based conversion process. Items that can be converted into tactile graphics include maps, diagrams, flow charts, and educational materials in mat

Layoutkitchen

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

Leap Motion Controller

The Leap Motion controller is a sensor intended to help people with dyslexia. It senses the natural movement of the hands and works like a pointer on the computers. Currently, it works with most operating systems. The Leap Motion Controller doesn’t replace the keyboard, mouse, stylus, or trackpad. It works with them, and without special adapters. Once the Leap Motion software is running it's connected to the USB to begin use.

Leaps And Bounds 1

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

Leaps And Bounds 2

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

Leaps And Bounds 3

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

Learn The Basics: What Doesn’t Belong?

Learn the basics: what doesn’t belong? is a flipbook with laminated picture cards, designed for special needs students. Users begin by learning to group similar items together which teaches reasoning, discrimination, and problem solving as well as reasoning skills. Cards attach and detach with Velcro. Additional exercises and activities are scattered between the pages. Ages 2 to 5. Small parts, warning for children under 3 years old.

Learn To Talk

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

Learning Ally Audio

Learning Ally Audio is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. Learning Ally membership is required in order to use the app and download audiobooks from the Learning Ally website. The Direct Downloading feature allows the user to download audiobooks from their Learning Al

Leather Ipad Pillow

The Leather iPad Pillow is a bookholder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This travel pillow is specifically designed to hold an iPad or other tablet computer or an e-reader. The soft leather pillow is filled with polyfoam beads and contoured with leather piping on the edges. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 12 x 9 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 0.8 pounds. COLOR: Black.

Led Lighted Magnifier

The LED Lighted Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit is comprised of a round optical glass lens with 4X magnification in an aluminum frame. Pressing down on the center of the unit turns three LED lights on and off. A lens cleaning cloth is included. POWER: Requires two CR2016 button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: 3.5 inches in diameter; 2 inches high; lens diameter is 2.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7.6 ounces.

Let's Go Read! An Island Adventure

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

Let's Start Learning!

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

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

Letter Art 9.4 With Braille Translator

Letter Art 9.4 with Braille Translator is a braille graphics program designed as signmaking software for producing Grade 2 Braille for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Letter Art 8.6 is a basic sign making program with three packages to offer. The Base package offers 35 registered trade name fonts and the ability to support printers, plotters, vinyl cutters, engravers, and routers. The Full package also offers fast direct scanning capabilities, automatic welding, unlimited special e

Letter Writing Guide (Models 282101 & 435288)

Letter Writing Guides are designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The guides are durable sheets with 13 apertures having standard line spacing. OPTIONS: Model 292102 is aluminum, model 435288 is plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.

Letter Writing Paper (Models 1-04820-00 & 1-04810-00)

Bold, black lines printed on white, 50 pound, standard finish paper. Paper measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Two padded styles provide 100 sheets each. 1-04810-00 has 7/16 inches, 1-04820-00 has 9/16 inch lines.

Letterschool

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

Lever System For Six Button Office Telephone

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a person with limited hand function to use a six button office telephone. Describes device made of 1/4 inch acrylic; it provides a 5 1/2 inch lever that slides along a rod above the buttons, and allows the buttons to be pushed with much less strength than pushing them directly. A headset is used to eliminate the need for the handset. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: Shop drawing available from: Northwest University Rehabilitation Engineer

Levo Bookholder (Desk Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Desk Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a desk/table clamp and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page holders for hands-free reading. The unit supports reading material from single sheets to newspap

Levo Bookholder (Stand Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Stand Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a cast-iron base with casters for stability and mobility, height-adjustable steel poles to support the bookboard, and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page

Levo Deluxe Ebook And Tablet Floor Stand

The Levo Deluxe eBook and Tablet Floor Stand is an electronic bookholder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The patented cantilever design does not require clearance under furniture and allows the iPad or tablet computer or ebook reader to extend from either the right or left side of chairs, beds, or wheelchair. The unit is adjustable without tools. The platform is adjustable to an infi

Levo Ebook, Ipad And Tablet Pc Clamp On Stand

The Levo eBook, iPad and Tablet PC Clamp On Stand is an adjustable ebook holder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This stand clamps to desks or tables to hold the tablet or ebook reader at eye level. The support board fits iPads and most iPad cases and other tablet computers as well as ebooks, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and Sony eReader. It adjusts to an infi

Levo Lap Desk

The Levo Lap Desk is a notebook / laptop computer support, bookholder, ebook holder, and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. Placed in one direction, the lap desk elevates reading material while reading. Then, when flipped to a different position it becomes a laptop, ebook reader, or iPad or tablet computer holder. The multi-positioning platform enables the user to adjust the angle of a

Lex

Lex is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. Three messages of up to 20 seconds each can be recorded and stored for single message playback. Messages can be recorded in any order. The device can be used as a stand-alone communication aid or paired with TalkingMyWay Object Communication cards (not included) to create talking schedules. The device can be used for multi-room communication stations, and can be attached

Lexiflow

Lexiflow is a voice output electronic book player program designed for use by publishers of books and student assessments. This program enables publishers to create talking Flash eBooks and assessments that are accessible to students who require read-aloud support. Pages are converted from PDF to talking Adobe Flash for playback using the free Adobe Flash Player. Books are displayed in an exact representation of the printed content on PC or Mac in any industry standard Internet browser. In addit

Liberty Color

The Liberty Color is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse-camera unit and a flat screen display unit with a high contrast thin-film transistor (TFT) display. The display's angle can be adjusted to enable the user to achieve an ergonomic reading position. Images can be displayed in full color photo mode, enhanced black/white or white/black mode, or in a user-programmable semi-color mode with a choice of foreground and background colors

Liberty Plus

The Liberty Plus is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a high contrast, glare-free TFT (thin-film transistor) Active Matrix flat screen display and an ergonomic mouse camera with a zoom lens for continuous magnification from eight to 16 times. The camera has a digital zoom feature providing an additional two or four times enlargement of the magnification level. Images can be viewed in positive (black on white), negative (white on black), and photo

Liberty Solo

The Liberty Solo is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It consists of a mouse camera unit and a large color TFT (thin film transistor) flat screen display. The screen is tiltable to allow the user to choose an ergonomic reading position. Text can be viewed in high contrast reading modes and user-programmable semi-color modes. The camera has an overview mode that allows the user to look at text, photos, and graphics from a distance or even at his or her own face. T

Library Of Congress Cassette Player (Model Loc-3)

Portable cassette player that plays Library of Congress formatted four track cassette recordings. Includes: variable speed control from 15/16 to 1 7/8 inches per second, capability of two track recording on blank tape using either built-in or external microphones, large 3 inch speaker and high gain amplifier, lockable pause control, cassette eject, bidirectional scan capability for quick location of marker tones, automatic level control and tone indexing for two track recording. POWER: AC adapte

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

Librette Turnkey System & Libra Turnkey System

The Librette Turnkey System and Libra Turnkey System are personal computer systems pre-loaded with optical character recognition (OCR), screen magnification, web browser, and voice output software, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Librette system includes a personal computer running the Windows XP operating system, with a monitor, printer, and scanner, pre-loaded with VIP Scan/Read/Write, a voice output OCR program, and PnC Net, a voice output web browser tha

Life Alarm

Life Alarm is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit and a waterproof pendant with a help button. When the user needs help, pressing the button causes the base unit to dial an emergency monitoring center. The pendant communicates with the base from up to approximately 200 feet away. Pressing the button establishes two-way voice communication with a help c

Life Alert Personal Medical Emergency Response System

Life Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit located in the user's house and a pendant worn by the user. Pressing a button on the pendant activates the base unit, which communicates with a monitoring center, initiating amplified two-way voice communication between the user and the center's emergency operators, who will con

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 Response Medical Alarm / Panic Button

The Life Response Medical Alarm/Panic Button is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for a medical emeraency. The system includes a waterproof panic button that the user wears as a necklace or a pendant. When the system is activated by pressing the panic button, a small unit connected to the user's existing telephone line sends a distress signal to a central monitoring center where an operator is available

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

Lifecall Personal Emergency Response System

The LifeCall Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a pendant worn around the neck or wrist. Whenever the user needs help, touching the button on the pendant sends a signal to a voice communicator connected to the home telephone line, which transmits the signal to a trained professional at a 24-hour Emergency Response Centre. T

Lifefone Medical Alert System

The Lifefone Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit and a medical alert pendant or bracelet that automatically calls the Lifefone Emergency Response Center when its button is pressed. At this time the user's personal profile is displayed on a response center computer; emergency services are dispatched; designated neighbors, friend

Lifeguardian Medical Alarm System

LifeGuardian Medical Alarm System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system has three components: a small radio transmitter (a Personal Help Button carried or worn by the user); a console connected to the user's telephone; and an emergency response center that monitors calls. If emergency help (medical, fire, or police) is needed, the user presses the Personal Help Button,

Lifeline Personal Response System

Lifeline Personal Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The user wears or carries a small battery-powered wireless transmitter. When the user presses the button on the transmitter, it sends a signal to a receiver unit connected to the user's telephone. A signal goes through by telephone to the Lifeline Emergency Response Center. Center personnel are then in voice c

Lifelink

LifeLink is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a wireless pendant and a console that connects to an existing phone line. In case of an emergency, the user presses the emergency button on the pendant, which signals the console to call each of the telephone numbers that the user has programmed into it to send an emergency message. The pendant is wat

Lifesaver Carbon Monoxide Detector With Strobe

The Lifesaver Carbon Monoxide Detector with Strobe is designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This detector features sensors with a 10-year life, an 85 decibel (dB) audible alarm, a 177-candela strobe which flashes 60 times per minute, a red detection warning light, a green power light, and a test/reset button. It also offers low level warning features. The device can be used as a single station or with up to 24 stations interconnected. POWER: Hardwired to the building electr

Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone

The Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone is a cell phone designed for use by individuals with cognitive, fine motor, or mobility disabilities. This phone is equipped with a large red button which, when pressed, automatically connects to 911 emergency personnel. Adding a SIM card (not included) enables the user to make calls like any other cell phone. The phone also has a built-in GPS locator to enable responders to locate the user. POWER: Uses the included long-life, Lithium battery. The battery is de

Lifesos Personal Emergency Response System

The LifeSOS Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or neurological disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a base unit that connects to an existing telephone line and a remote transmitter that is worn by the user. In case of emergency, depressing a button on the transmitter activates the base unit, which then plays back an emergency message and automatically dials a fa

Lifestation Medical Alert System

LifeStation Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities or who at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a console unit that connects to a telephone line, and a waterproof wireless transmitter pendant that can be worn in wristwatch, necklace, or belt clip style. When the user presses an emergency button on the console or the transmitter, the console unit autom

Lifestyle (Models D630 & D650)

The LifeStyle, models D630 and D650, is a desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed to provide high powered magnification of books, printed materials and objects for individuals with low vision. Magnification level ranges from 3.6x to 58x for model D630 or 3.6x to 88x for D650. Both models feature a 22-inch standard definition LCD screen that can move vertically, tilt forward and back and swivel left and right to optimize the viewing angle. "Power," "Zoom", and "Mode" buttons are located on the fr

Lifestyle Hd (Model Hd730)

The LifeStyle HD, model HD730, is a high-definition desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed to provide high resolution magnification of printed materials, photographs, and objects for individuals with low vision. This unit has more than 150 magnification levels from 3.1x (22-inch monitor) or 3.4x (24-inch monitor) to 95x. The magnification increases in 0.1x increments from 3.1x to 10x (for example: 3.1x, 3.2x, 3.3x etc.), and in 1x increments from 11x to 95x. The user can control the level of ma

Light Beam Indicator

Light Beam Indicator is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and an adjustable padded nylon headset with a light pointer. The rod, which attaches to the nylon headset, projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. Contact manufacturer for information on system options. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 1)

Light beam indicator for an alternative pointing method. For individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or positioning control. On/off switch, rechargeable power pack.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 2)

Lightweight flexible plastic headwand with washable forehead felt pad, cushioned chin strap and Velcro elastic band closure. Focused light beam indicator is mounted over forehead. Provides alternative pointing method for individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or control when used with positioning. Weight 3.5 ounces. Light beam indicator has on, off switch adaptable to individual needs. Rechargeable power pack.

Light Box (Model 1-08660-00)

The Light Box, model 1-08660-00, is a light box designed for use in visual stimulation and training activities for individuals with low vision. Used with overlays and other materials, this light box stimulates awareness of light, color and objects and assists in the development of tracking, scanning, eye hand coordination, visual discrimination, and visual perceptual skills. A translucent white, plexiglass work surface is illuminated from below, providing an even, high contrast background for op

Light Box Materials, Level I

The Light Box Materials, Level I (Catalog No. 1-08670-00), are for use with the APH Light Box (Model 1-08660-00). See separate entry for Light Box and Level II materials. The materials are intended to train basic visual skills, eye-hand coordination and simple matching for visually handicapped and multihandicapped, visually impaired students. The first set in a series of progressive education materials developed for ages 0 to 4 years. Included is an instructional guidebook (7-70010-00, available

Light Box Materials, Level Ii

The Light Box Materials, Level II (Catalog No. 1-08680-00), are for use with the APH Light Box (Model No. 1-08660-00). See separate entry for Light Box and Level I materials. Second set in the series teaches visually handicapped students matching and identification, part vs. whole relationships, sequencing, pattern duplication, spatial relationships, and visual memory. Uses concrete objects, stencils and cutouts. The kit consists of: instructional guidebook with over 100 activities; over 400 eas

Light Duty Indoor / Outdoor Phone Alert

The Light Duty Indoor/Outdoor Phone Alert is an auxiliary bell designed to provide sound enhancement and signaling of phone ringing to persons with hearing disabilities. The ringer emits a loud, piercing sound. It has a weather-resistant wall mounting, a volume control, and on/off switch. The ringer plugs into a modular telephone jack. The unit is made of plastic. COLOR: Black. DIMENSIONS: 5.3 x 3.9 x 2 inches.

Light Pointer

The Light Pointer is an optical pointer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This device projects a spot of light and is designed to be mounted on the user's head and pointed toward objects. The Light Pointer can also be used to activate the Light Activated Switch (see separate entry from this manufacturer).

Light Pointer With Headstick (Model Ii)

Model II Light Pointer with Headstick is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and a light beam. An adjustable padded nylon headset holds the mountings for both the rod and the light pointer. The rod projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. The light beam is visible under normal room lighting. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light Table

The Light Table is a light box designed to provide a lighted, tilted surface that is accessible for a person with a disability to view slides and transparencies. The table consists of a wooden casing with a translucent acrylic surface. The viewing surface is angled and illuminated from underneath with a fluorescent light. Separate on/off switches are easily accessible from the left side. The unit is intended to be portable. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Paul Cermak for persons who find conv

Lightbox

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with vision loss to see objects. The lightbox is constructed of plywood and contains a number of low-wattage 110-volt bulbs to spread light evenly and a rheostat to control light intensity. The top is made of white plastic to further difusse the light. The box is hinged to obtain the desired angle to the line of sight. The bottom of the unit is covered with a non-slip material and the box has a number of small holes to disipate heat. TITLE: T

Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer (Model 1360, 1360-8)

Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer, models 1380 and 1380-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. This model is similar to model 1350 (see separate entry), but has an exceptionally loud buzzer. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1

Lighted Full Page Magnifier

The Lighted Full Page Magnifier is a page magnifier with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifying floor lamp combines powerful full-page magnification with flexible adjustability and clear, even light. Balanced Spectrum LEDs provide light for close work and reading. The ultra-flexible gooseneck brings the light exactly where needed. The large lens provides 2.5x-plus variable magnification, to cover an entire page without glare or hotspots. The unit has easy big-butt

Lighted Hand-Held Magnifier

The Lighted Hand-Held Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This five power (5x) magnifying lens pops out of its high-impact plastic case at the push of a button. Activating a separate switch provides bright, LED light to the area being magnified. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: Closed, the magnifier is 3 x 4 x 1 inches. The viewing area is 1.75 inches in diameter.

Lighted Led Wallet Magnifier

The Lighted LED Wallet Magnifier is a handheld magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has a 2x magnifying lens with a 6x bifocal insert. It is equipped with a push-button LED light. A travel pouch is included. POWER: Uses two replaceable button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: 2 x 3.25 x 0.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce. COLOR: Red, green, or purple.

Lighted Magnifier

The Lighted Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This round magnifier has a handle with an on/off button that controls the built in light. It magnifies images 3 times their normal size and is useful in low light situations. Batteries are not included.

Lighted Magnifier (Model 73374)

The Lighted Magnifier, model 73374, is designed to magnify and illuminate text or materials. The device has a square clear acrylic unbreakable lens and a sharp focused flashlight. The unit is housed in a plastic case holding two AAA batteries (included), a high intensity bulb, and thumb switch. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 1.5 x 7/8 inches overall; the lens is 1.25 inches square. COLOR: Case is black.

Lighted Magrx (Model Rx-75)

The Lighted MagRX, model RX-75, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 3x magnification of the bottle's label and illuminates the text with two LED's. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. POWER: Uses 3 #395 button cell batteries (included). WEIGHT: 1.3 ounce

Lighted Signalling Buzzer (Model 1350, 1350-8)

Lighted Signalling Buzzer, models 1350 and 1350-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.

Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer (Model 1370, 1370-8)

Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer, models 1370 and 1370-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. This communicator informs the user of activation with a light, a buzzer, and vibration when the switch closure is made. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.

Lighted-Reader

The lighted reader is a pair of optical lenses in a plastic frame with LED lights on them, designed for readers of any age who need magnification in order to read. They come in three magnification settings; 3.0, 3.5, or 4.0. They are also designed to only shine its LED lights straight ahead or directly on the words that the user is reading, as to not disturb others who are near.

Lighthawk

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

Lightwriter (Model Sl35)

The LightWRITER SL35 is a hand-held, dual-display communication aid. The device consists of an oversize keyboard and two liquid crystal displays: one display faces the person typing, and the other faces the message recipient. A DECtalk Speech Synthesizer is included to allow phone conversations. A memory unit permits storage of lists, such as address files, or of a frequently used message, and the screen can prompt words for selection by sight. Control keys include backspace and clear keys for c

Lightwriter (Model Sl35/c)

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

Lightwriter (Model Sl40)

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

Lightwriter Sl 35/big Keys

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

Lightwriter Sl87

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

Lightwritersl40

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

Lil' Desk Mate

The Lil' Desk Mate is a height adjustable tilt desk designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This height-adjustable desk features a wide T-shaped base with locking casters and a two-section table top. The desk adjusts for right or left hand use. The smaller section of the table is fixed in a flat position, while the other can be used flat or tilted to support laptop computers, books, or papers. The Lil' Desk Mate's base can roll under most sofas, chairs or beds to position the

Line Scale (Model 23-0101-8)

The Line Scale, model 23-0101-8, is a braille writer accessory designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device attaches to the back of a Standard Perkins Brailler (see separate entry) to enable the user to determine how many lines of braille are left to emboss. The scale is marked in braille and print, with the print markings featuring light numbers on a dark background.

Linear New Hip Reading Glasses

The Linear New Hip Reading Glasses are magnifier glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. Available in +4, +5, and +6 magnifications, these glasses are designed to be worn high on the nose. Features include bulleted rivets up and down the temples. A carrying case is included. DIMENSIONS: The frame measures 5.5 inches wide. The lens measures 2.125 inches wide and 1.375 inches deep.

Lingo

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

Lingraphica Express2

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

Link To Life

Link to Life is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. The service collects information on the user's medical history, medications, and allergies, together with a list of people to be called in case of an emergency. Users receive a lightweight, waterproof Help button that can be worn as a pendant or on a wristband, along with a base unit that connects to the user's telephone line. Pres

Link-To-Cell Bluetooth Cellular Convergence System (Model Kx-Tg7731S)

The Link-to-Cell Bluetooth Cellular Convergence System, model KX-TG7731S, is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speakerphone and answering machine designed for use by people who have arthritis or low vision or are hard of hearing. The system's Link-to-Cell technology links the phone with up to two cell phones via Bluetooth, allowing the user to transfer up to 600 names and numbers from the cell phone, and make and receive calls on the handset or a Bluetoot

Link-To-Cell Bluetooth Cellular Convergence System (Model Kx-Tg7742S)

The Link-to-Cell Bluetooth Cellular Convergence System, model KX-TG7742S, is an amplified, hearing aid compatible, large button cordless telephone with speakerphone and answering machine designed for use by individuals with arthritis or who have low vision or are hard of hearing. The included Link-to-Cell technology links the phone up to two cell phones via Bluetooth; allowing the user to transfer up to 600 names and numbers from the cell phone, and make and receive calls on the handset or a Blu

Listen And Think (Models 1-08510-00, 1-03890-00 & 1-03910-00)

Listen and Think is a recorded auditory and cognitive skills training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This three-level cassette tape lesson series develops and improves listening comprehension and thinking skills. Level AR (Auditory Readiness), model 1-08510-00, covers basic listening skills such as understanding location (e.g., up and down), using the senses, comparing, and classifying. It includes an introductory tape, 15 lesson tapes, 250 simple multiple

Listen To Me

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

Lite-Touch Pen (Model Nc21020)

The Lite-Touch Pen, model NC21020, is an easy grasp pen designed to allow people who have difficulty grasping writing instruments or exerting pressure to write easily and comfortable. This black ink pen features a built-up barrel with indentations to facilitate holding. The hollow barrel can be filled to provide added weight. The pen is made of lightweight plastic with a clip top. A cap is included.

Literacy Productivity Pack - Version 14.0

Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio

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

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

Little Looker

Hand held microscope with light. 30 X magnification. On, off switch for light, center focus wheel, length 5 inches. Palm size.

Little Step-By-Step Communicator (Formerly Step-By-Step)

The LITTLE Step-by-Step communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity disabilities and communication disabilities. This communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time and is designed to record a series of sequential messages. The initial activation of the communicator plays the first message, the second activation plays the second message, etc. The device has a "repeat" feature which locks in a message until it i

Littlemack Communicator (Formerly One-Step)

The LITTLEmack communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. This device has an angled surface and a detachable base with a "snap track" extension that allow

Livescribe 3 Smartpen

The Livescribe 3 Smartpen is designed to work and write like a premium ballpoint pen, capturing written content and then displaying it on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch devices when used in conjunction with the Livescribe+ app. This product is useful to those with cognitive disabilities, or those who need additional reinforcement of information.

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

The Echo smartpen from Livescribe records everything a user hears, says and writes, while linking audio recordings to notes. All recordings can be found within the simplistic interface. The device features a replaceable ink tip and a rechargeable lithium battery.

Living Books Library

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

Ll Handheld Electronic Magnifier

The LL Handheld Electronic Magnifier is a handheld magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This electronic magnifier has a high definition and high contrast built-in liquid crystal display (LCD) that provides 2x to 15x magnification on a 3.5-inch screen. Images can be viewed in full color, black and white, or reverse black and white. Other features include automatic lighting and brightening adjustment, a wrist strap and a storage pouch.

Locabulary Lite

Locabulary Lite is a voice output direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The app combines location and vocabulary to produce words, phrases, and sentences. Locabulary Lite’s categories include

Local Paging System

The Local Paging System is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system can send up to ten message codes for a distance of one mile to an individual pager or to all pagers in the system simultaneously (the system can support up to 100 pagers). The basic system includes one base transmitter with a full keypad and a bright LED three-digit display and one individual vibrating/tone pager. POWER: The pager uses two triple-A batteries. OPTIONS: Additio

Logan Braillecoach

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

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.

Look At Us Mirror Boards

Look at Us Mirror Boards are speech teaching devices designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. The mirror boards help build self awareness, improve speech and language skills and encourage proper sounds, lip position and tongue control. Non-breakable safe mirror on one side and write on/wipe off board on reverse with head outline. Set of 4.

Look Who's Listening!

Look Who’s Listening is a game designed for use by students working on improving their auditory processing. Student work on auditory discrimination-minimal pairs, word parts, sounds in words; auditory memory-numbers, words, sentences, facts/details in a paragraph and auditory integration-interpretation of directions, listening for key words, following multi-level commands. Each deck has 24 cards (240 in all). With every turn, students take turns listening carefully, following the card directions

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

Looking For Words

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

Looking For Words Intellikeys Bundle

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

Looky

The Looky is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It magnifies between 3 and 8 times in full color and contrast modes, with reverse video and freeze functions. Its camera is in the middle of the screen. It has a folding handle and carrying strap and comes with a carrying case and user manual. POWER: Uses two rechargeable NiMH batteries or external alternating

Looky+

The Looky+ is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier can be used to examine text and pictures at home or during chores such as shopping. It four preset magnification levels ranging between 2x and 20x, and it features a 3.5-inch full color LCD screen. The Looky+ offers five contrast modes: full color, white/black, black/white, yellow/blue, and yellow/black. It also has LED lighting to illuminate print or graphics and a freeze function that can s

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

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

Loud Phone Ringer (Model Sr-1)

The Loud Phone Ringer, model SR-1, is a telephone signal accessory designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This ringer generates loud ringing from an analog telephone line or from a dry contact closure for non-telephone applications such as a push button doorbell, night bell, or "Push Button for Assistance" chime. Four selectable sound options include electronic warble; double gong; quadruple chime (four descending chime tones); or electronic bell. A volume control knob adjusts

Loud-R Phone

The Loud-R Phone is a cordless amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with moderate to severe hearing loss. This hearing-aid compatible phone amplifies up to 32 decibels (dB) and features All Clear Plus Compander noise reduction circuitry. Other standard features include 25 channel auto scan, 9 number memory dialing, receiver volume control, flexible antenna, replacable handset and base antennae, 64 kilobyte digital security coding, one-way paging, and tone/pulse switchability. This

Loupes (Models Mg424, Mg423, & Mg110)

Monocular lens worn with eyeglasses. MG424 and MG423 clip to stem of glasses; can be used on either side. MG423 is a single loupe magnifier 15mm in diameter, 1 inch focal length, 10 times magnification. MG424 is a double loupe magnifier 24mm and 15mm in diameter, 2 1/2 and 1 inch focal lengths, 4 and 10 times magnification. MG110 includes a variety of 1 inch diameter skeleton loupes which fit over eyeglasses; available in several focal lengths: 10 by 1 1/2 inches, 8 by 2 inches, 6 by 2 1/2 inche

Low Frequency Door Signaler (Model 2647)

Low frequency doorbell signaler with tone between 1800 Hz and 2400 Hz with output up to 85 db at three feet.

Low Vision Writing Paper - Bold Line

Low Vision Writing Paper - Bold Line is bold line writing paper designed with thick contrasting lines for use by individuals with low vision. Standard letter size paper is lined on both sides and comes in a 100-sheet pad. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches. Lines are 0.75 inches apart. COLOR: White paper with black lines.

Low-Cost Portable Braille Writer

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an inexpensive, portable Braille writing device with no electronic components for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Four mechanical engineering students at Johns Hopkins designed a portable low-cost Braille writing device that has no electronic components. To keep assembly and maintenance costs low, this hand-held writer operates in a purely mechanical fashion. It features six buttons that can be depressed to produce any of t

Lumifier (Model 22104)

The Lumifier, model 22104, is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. The 3x magnifying lens rotates open with the push of a button using hydraulic pivot action. One LED casts a shadow-free light directly under the lens and the second functions as a flashlight when the lens is stored. The fully retractable lens is protected inside a brushed aluminum and high-impact plastic housing. POWER: Uses two lithium CR2032 batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 5 x

Lumifier Flx

Lumifier FLX is an illuminated desktop magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has an optical-grade 3X magnifying lens with a 5X sweet spot for fine detail. Three cool white LED lights illuminate magnified objects. A weighted base provides stability; the base is armored in rubber for protection. The LED lights last 100,000 hours. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries or alternating current (AC) adaptor (not included). DIMENSIONS: 4.2 x 18 x 5.2 inches.

Lumifier Handstand (Model 22624)

The Lumifier Handstand, model 22624, is a magnifying lens with stand and light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This hand-held lens converts to a magnifier by extending a metal leg built into its ergonomic rubber handle. The flexible neck bends to the desired angle and the unit is equipped with dual white LED lights. This magnifier has a round 3X lens with a 5X inset lens. POWER: Uses three triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: The lens is 3.5 inches in diameter and the

Lumifier Handstand 5X

The Lumifier Handstand 5x is a handheld magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Lumifier Handstand is a high quality optical magnifying lens that is designed for reading, sewing, and arts and crafts. This 5x magnifier features an ergonomic rubber coated frame for hands-free use, and a flexible neck for multiple positioning. It has two bright LED lights with a life expectancy of over 100,000 hours. A single set of batteries will power the light for 30 hours of continuous b

Lumifier Handstand 5X (Model 22724)

The Lumifier Handstand 5X, model 22724, is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier has an optical-grade magnifying lens that magnifies objects five times, with two cool white LED lights for illumination. The magnifier has an ergonomic rubber coated body with a metal kick-stand for hands-free use and a flexible neck that allows the magnifier to bend into position for activities such as reading, sewing, arts and crafts, and fly tying. POWER: Use

Lux-900 Triple Lens Magnifier Lamp

The is a magnifier on stand with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier offers three magnification options with 5x, 8x, and 10x diopter lenses. The LUX-900 has a spring-loaded articulated arm with 360-degree swivel that clamps to a table or shelf. It can be used without a base. The magnifier head has a built-in light provided by a 13-watt PL 4 pin 6400k fluorescent bulb (included). POWER: Uses a standard 120V/60Hz 2-prong outlet via a power cord (included). DIMEN

Luxo 5D Magnifying Floor Lamp

The Luxo 5D Magnifying Floor Lamp is a magnifying lens with light and floor stand, designed for use by individuals with low vision. The optical-quality, white crown glass 5-diopter (2.25X) lens is accompanied by a replaceable 22- watt fluorescent tube protected by a diffuser. The lens and light are supported by an internal spring arm on a heavy 5-point rolling caster stand, which allows the user to move the lamp from room to room. OPTIONS: 8 diopter add on lens; 10 diopter swing away lens. DIMEN

Luxo 5D Magnifying Lamp

The Luxo 5D Magnifying Lamp is a magnifying lens with light and stand designed for use by individuals with low vision. This tabletop or desktop unit has a 5 diopter (2.25X) lens of optical quality white crown glass. The lens is supported by an internal spring arm with a heavy weighted base. A replaceable 22-watt fluorescent tube provides light and is protected by a diffuser. OPTIONS: 8 diopter add on lens; 10 diopter swing wway lens. DIMENSIONS: Lens is 5 inches in diameter. The arm reach is 30

Luxo Circus Magnifier (Models 17970 & 17971)

The Luxo Circus Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light and clamp designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier is available with a 3.5-diopter (1.85X) lens (model 17970) or a 5-diopter (2.25X) lens (model 17971). The optical-quality round glass lens has a protective cover. A fluorescent light source provides high light output (3500 lux at focal distance) and emits minimum heat. The lens is on a spring-balanced steel arm with an edge mount bracket. OPTIONS: 4- or 6-diopter ac

Luxo Copyholder With Extension Arm (Models Mh-801 & Mh-805)

The Luxo Copyholder with Extension Arm, models MH-801 and MH-805, is designed with an adjustable arm to provide an ergonomic work station. The copy holder consists of a plate/easel on an extension arm that clamps to the table. The plate is constructed of durable plastic with a matte surface to reduce glare. A linefinder opens 90 degrees. A parallel motion feature keeps the plate in position wihen the arm is moved. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Easel is 10 x 12 inches. Arm is 33 inches (MH-801) or 36 inches

Luxo Illuminated Magnifier

Illuminated magnifier. 5 inch lens mounted inside 22 watt circline florescent tube. Spring loaded arm allows full range of motion to position lens over work. 2 1/4 X and 5X magnification. Lens available in 3 X and 4 X magnifications. Table model, clamp on model, floor model.

Mac Os X Version 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X Jaguar is a computer operating system with built-in keyboard modification, mouse emulator, screen magnification, speech synthesizer, visual beep indicator, voice input, and voice output programs, designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, or who have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. For users with low vision, this operating system provides a Zoom display option that uses the Quartz rendering and compositing engine to magnify the contents of the sc

Macmillan Audiobooks

Audio Renaissance Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Audiobooks include abridged and unabridged titles in cassette, CD, and digital delivery formats. Many are audio editions of fiction and non-fiction titles from Holtzbrinck trade publishers, including Farrar Straus & Giroux, Henry Holt and Company, Picador, St. Martin's Press, and Tor Books. Authors include Michael Cunningham, Janet Evanovich, Frederick Forsyth, Brian Herbert and

Macnifier

Macnifier is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software displays a magnified portion of the Apple Macintosh screen in a separate window. It allows variable zooming and variable speed refresh. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Mac OS X operating system.

Madsen Astera

MADSEN Astera is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiometric professionals to assess and measure hearing loss. The audiometer has a comprehensive battery of clinical tests, including ML, ABLB, SISI, Stenger, Tone Decay, Multiple Frequency Weber, Masking level difference (MLD), multiple tinnitus tests, and Lüscher/DLI (Difference Limen Intensity). Tests can be customized by individual user. The system integrates with the manufacturer's OTOsuite diagnostic and fitting software

Maestro

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

Maestro

Maestro is a voice output personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an HP iPAQ Pocket PC made accessible by means of a text-to-speech application and a tactile keyboard membrane over the PDA touch screen. Functions include a calendar, contact list, notetaking, and access to text files. Notes can be taken directly using the tactile keyboard or an external wireless braille or alphabetic keyboard. Files can be transferred to and from

Mageyes Esd Professional

The MagEyes ESD Professional is a magnifying lens with headband designed for use by individuals with low vision. The adjustable headband fits around the user's head and is available in a coice of positions to enable the user to select the magnification area appropriate for his/her needs. The unit is available in a single low model with one 1.6 times magnification lens (number 2), a single low model with one 2.0 times magnification lens ( number 4), a single high model with one 2.25 times magnif

Mageyes Hobbyist

The MagEyes Hobbyist is a magnifying lens with headband designed for use by individuals with low vision. The adjustable headband fits around the user's head and and is available in a choice of positions to enable the user to select the magnification area appropriate for his/her needs. The unit is available in a double low model with one 1.6 times magnification lens (number 2) and one 2.0 times magnification lens (number 4) and in a double high model with one 2.25 times magnification lens (number

Mageyes Plus

The MagEyes Plus is a magnifying lens with headband designed for use by individuals with low vision. The adjustable headband fits around the user's head and is available in a coice of positions to enable the user to select the magnification area appropriate for his/her needs. The unit is available in a double low model with one number 2 (1.6 times magnification) and one number 4 lens (2.0 times magnification) or a double high model with one number 5 (2.25 times magnification) and one number 7 (2

Maggie-Md

The Maggie-MD is a handheld video magnifier designed for people who have low vision, especially for individuals with macular degeneration (MD). Designed to fit in a wallet, purse, or pocket, this credit-card sized magnifier offers a wide liquid crystal display (LCD) screen can display text or other images in true color, grayscale or in the MD mode with white text on black background (reverse video). The Maggie-MD offers three pre-set lighting levels for indoor and outdoor use, and users can choo

Maggie-Pro

The Maggie-Pro is a handheld video magnifier designed for people who have low vision. Designed to fit in a wallet, purse, or pocket, this credit-card sized magnifier offers a wide liquid crystal display (LCD) screen that can display text or other images in true color or grayscale for enhanced reading clarity. Users can choose between three pre-set lighting levels for indoor and outdoor use, and the Maggie-Pro offers 4x, 6x, 8x, and 11x magnification. This video magnifier features image freeze fo

Magic Standard Edition & Magic Professional Edition

MAGic is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software enlarges text up to 12 times and graphics, including Windows, up to 8 times. Other features include complete type through access; follow-the-cursor, follow-the-mouse, and attribute tracking modes; a screen location display; support for 8-, 16-, 24-, and 32-bit color; color smoothing; ability to use keystrokes to access a list of running programs and system tray items, and to bring up column and

Magic Window

The Magic Window is a computer screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier has an adjustable hood that attaches to a computer CRT-style monitor with Velcro or to a laptop or liquid crystal display (LCD) with a latch. The front flaps of the hood rest against the front bezel on the monitor. The hood also provides glare reduction. The lens is positioned in the hood using Velcro. DIMENSIONS: Available for 14/15-inch, 17-inch, or 19-inch screens.

Magna Bar Magnifier & Magna Rule Magnifier

The Magna Bar Magnifier and Magna Rule Magnifier are bar magnifiers designed to assist individuals with low vision in reading. The user places the bar flat on a page to see type size doubled. The bars are made of durable clear acrylic. Magna Rule has inch markings. DIMENSIONS: Magna Bar is 6 inches long; Magna Rule is 12 inches long.

Magnavox Securewatch Personal Emergency Response System

Magnavox SecureWatch Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for falling or sudden incapacity. The system includes a console and a wristwatch. The console is connected to a telephone jack. When activated, the console sounds an alarm and dials the 24-hour Magnavox Security monitoring station. The console can be activated using a panic button on its front or by pressing a b

Magnetic Braille

Magnetic Braille is a set of braille alphabet magnets designed for use as braille training aids for children or adults with low vision. The set includes 63 brightly-colored magnets, including one each for seven punctuation signs (period, colon, dash, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation mark, and comma), plus two each for the 26 letters of the alphabet, the braille capital letter sign, and the braille number sign. Each magnet shows a jumbo braille sign and its print equivalent. Braille dots ar

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.

Magnetic Writing Board

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize writing material for a person with use of one hand only. Briefly describes steel and wood writing surface with magnetized strips to hold papers in place and a raised lip to hold pencils. Originally designed for use by hemiplegic workshop employee. COMMENTS: For more information contact: United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, 122 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10020. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Greco, M TITLE: Problem Solv

Magni-Focuser Hands-Free Binocuilar Magnifier 1.75X

The Magni-Focuser Hands-Free Binocular Magnifier 1.75x is a binocular headband magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Magni-Focuser has a working distance of 14 inches, allowing for comfortable hands-free magnification. It has a magnification power of 1.75 times. The lens flips out of the way when not in use, and the forehead portion of the band is cushioned for longwearing comfort. The Magni-focuser can be worn over glasses. COLOR: Gray.

Magnifier Cone (Model 4101)

Small hand held lens provides a linear near point magnification with enhanced brightness by focusing all ambient light where needed. Can be used with additional magnifier. Magnification 2.2 linear equals +10 spherical lens. Has plastic frame, case included.

Magnifier Free

Magnifier Free is a video magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a magnifying glass for people who have difficulty seeing. The user launches Magnifer Free and pinches out the screen to zoom on the item to be magnified. In addition, the user can tap the photo icon to take a picture; place markers such as circle, arrow, and square on the zoomed image; and send the picture via email. COMPATIBILIT

Magnifier On A Stand (Model 16H039)

The Magnifier on a Stand, model 16H039, is a hands free magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 2x magnifier features a weighted stand base, an attachable clamping device, and an extendable arm that allows the magnifier to be positioned at different heights and angles. The stand base can be attached to the surface of a table or desk. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 6.75 inches.

Magnifier, The (Model 12202)

The Magnifier, model 12202, is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program provides 1x to 40x magnification (up to 40 times original size) for all Windows applications. The area of magnification is the full screen (full screen mode), a sizable window with auto-positioning (windowed mode) or a small lens (lens mode). Cursor locator lines help the user to find the cursor; these lines can be sized and animated. In a network, the program can run multi

Magnifying America Patriot (Model Mae-Bs-14)

The Magnifying America Patriot, model MAE-BS-14, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This black-and-white video magnifier can be used for reading, writing, and viewing photographs. Images can be viewed as white on black or black on white. Magnification ranges from three to 45 times original size on the included television monitor. The magnifier can also be connected to a home television, with magnification up to over 100 times. DIMENSIONS: Display screen

Magnifying America Patriot (Models Xlc & Xlc-Af)

The Magnifying America Patriot, model XLC, is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Magnification ranges from four to 80 times original size, with custom variable magnification and freeze capture. Images and text can be viewed in color, black and white, reverse video, and high contrast modes. The sliding X-Y viewing table moves from front to back and side-to-side with margin stops and variable friction brake control. Model XLC-AF has an auto-focus camera with

Magnifying America Patriot Eagle

The Magnifying America Patriot Eagle is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a steel frame with an auto-focus camera, a viewing table with one touch electronic braking, and large, tactile control buttons. The color monitor displays images in full color, black and white, and reverse video modes. Magnification ranges from three to 60 times original size on a 14-inch monitor, and from five to 85 times on a 20-inch monitor. OPTIONS: 14-inch or 20-inch mon

Magnifying America Patriot Flex

The Magnifying America Patriot Flex is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has a camera unit and control box mounted on a flexible arm that can be attached to a tabletop. The camera is auto-focusing and images can be viewed in full color, black and white, and positive/negative viewing modes. Other features include contrast controls and black on white video. Magnification ranges up to 90 times original size.

Magnifying America Patriot Platinum

The Magnifying America Patriot Platinum is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has an auto-focus camera, a flat screen video monitor set in an in-line configuration above an X/Y viewing table, and only two control knobs. Items placed on the viewing tray come into focus automatically. Other features include a capture image control, variable contrast control, and reverse background control.

Magnifying America Patriot Touch

The Magnifying America Patriot Touch is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This CCTV is controlled by a single backlit touch control. Its auto focus camera is set above a reading tray in an in-line configuration, and provides variable magnification from three to 165 times original size.

Magnifying America Patriot Xl

The Magnifying America Patriot XL is a desktop video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It uses a black and white camera with a monitor that can be placed in an in-line or side-by-side configuration. Magnification ranges from four to 80 times original size. Text and other images can be viewed in reverse video mode, in which black letters on white paper appear as white letters on a black background. OPTIONS: Color selection, line marking and windowing, and PC compatibility

Magnilink Autofocus Model 709X

The Magnilink Autofocus is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for use by persons who have low vision. When an object is placed on the reading table of the unit, the machine focuses immediately on the object and displays its enlarged image on a color monitor. The autofocus feature works for objects up to 4.5 inches in thickness. The user may also choose manual focusing by flipping a switch. Magnified objects can be displayed either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by th

Magnilink Colibri Reader, Magnilink Colibri Switch, And Magnilink Colibri Split

The Magnilink Colibri Reader, Magnilink Colibri Switch, and Magnilink Colibri Split are desktop CCTV's or video magnifiers designed for persons who have low vision. All models are full-color VGA-based CCTV systems that can be connected with any personal computer monitor in any size. Other features shared by all three models include true color photo mode, the ability to display objects either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by the user, the ability to display objects as positi

Magnilink Penguin

The Magnilink Penguin is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for use by persons with low vision. The Penguin is a black-and-white CCTV with a 14-inch monitor and a magnification range of 4x to 20x. The user can switch the display between positive (white background, black text) and negative (black background, white text) images. The Penguin has a photographic mode for viewing photos. The tray is easy to move and has an adjustable friction brake. POWER: Uses 100 to 240 volts, 50 to 60 Hz. D

Magnilink Seagull

The Magnilink Seagull is a desktop CCTV or video magnifier designed for persons who have low vision. The Seagull is a color CCTV that shows magnified objects either in their true colors or in artificial colors chosen by the user. The magnification range is 4x to 21x for the 14-inch-monitor model and 5x to 26x for the 17-inch-monitor model. The user can switch the display between positive (light background, dark text) and negative (dark background, light text) images. A reference line aids users

Magnisheet (Model Dm-11)

The MagniSheet is a page magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full page Fresnel magnifier is encased in a frame and provides 2x magnification. Designed for large areas with small print, the MagniSheet is portable and can be kept in the car for use with maps or in the home for use with reading telephone directories. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10.5 x 7.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Magnitalk

MagniTalk is a voice input program designed for use individuals with low vision. This interface program allows the coordinated use of the Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input program and the Zoomtext screen magnification program. The program provides direct speech access to the Zoomtext user interface, serving as a bridge between Zoomtext from AI Squared and Dragon NaturallySpeaking from ScanSoft (see separate entries). Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Zoomtext can be used and configured configure

Magnus Screen Enlarger

Magnus Screen Enlarger is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies whatever appears on the screen from two to 16 times original size. Other features include font smoothing to make magnified letters appear smoother, color inversion to make text appear as white print on a black background, and a pause key to temporally suspend magnification. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98, Me, XP,

Magrx (Model Rx-55)

The MagRX, model RX-55, is magnifying lens for a medicine bottle designed for use by individuals with low vision. The magnifier clips to a medicine bottle and the magnifying lens swings outward to magnify text. It provides 2.5x magnification of the bottle's label. When not in use, the lens folds inward against the bottle for storage. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Magwin Lite

MagWin Lite is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 4x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.25x. The program has two different magnification modes, full screen and window. The size of the mouse pointer can be set at either regular or large. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Windows compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit); CD drive.

Magwin Standard

MagWin Standard is a screen magnification and voice output screen reader program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This software is installed on one computer. The screen magnification program has magnification levels ranging from 1.5x up to 36x. The magnification can be increased in increments of 0.5x. The program has eight different viewing modes, from full screen to a single line zoom. Dozens of color combinations are available to decrease eye fatigue. Character outlines are smo

Magwin Usb

MagWin USB is an accessibility software module containing screen magnification and voice output screen reader programs designed for use by individuals with low vision. The unit plugs into a computer's USB port, and the the software opens without needing to be installed. Since no administrator privileges are necessary to install the software, restrictions on public computers against granting installation rights are not a obstacle to using MagWin USB. In addition, the user can borrow a friend's la

Mailing Envelopes For Braille (Model 1-04230-00)

Mailing Envelopes for Braille, model 1-04230-00, are envelopes for mailing braille designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These envelopes can be used to mail or store brailled sheets up to 11.5 x 11 inches in size. The envelopes are blank with self-sealing flaps, and hold approximately 30 sheets. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12.5 x 12.5 inches. COLOR: White.

Mainstreet Messenger

The MainStreet Messenger is an emergency alert system telephone with special features to facilitate its use by persons with visual, hearing, mobility, and/or dexterity disabilities. In an emergency, the telephone automatically dials pre-set help numbers (such as 911, neighbors, friends, relatives, or a professional monitoring facility) until a connection is made. An alert button is found on the telephone and on a waterproof pendant worn by the user. When either button is pressed, the emergency h

Make It Yourself Holder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY PURPOSE: Increase grasp on writing implement. Suggests wrapping a pen or pencil with tape or twisting rubber bands around the writing implement; inserting the writing device into a practice golf ball, foam curler, foam tubing or a piece of childs modeling clay in order to increase the circumference. an elastic holder can be made by shaping a 1 1/2 inch wide strip of elastic around the thumb, then pinning the elastic; next pin elastic around a pen or pencil, then around the

Make Sentences

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

Makrolux Bright Field Magnifier (Model 1436-1)

The Makrolux Bright Field Magnifier, model 1436-1, is an illuminated magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This magnifier provides 2.2x magnification that is distortion-free from edge to edge, and uniformly illuminated by a bright LED. The lens has a forward tilted angle that supports a comfortable reading position, and the width of the rectangular reading area covers the column width of many newspapers and magazines. Ridges on the bottom keep the aspheric lens one millimete

Maltron Head / Mouth Stick Keyboard

The Maltron Head / Mouth Stick Keyboard is a 105-key modified keyboard designed specifically for use with a mouth stick or headwand. This Plug-n-Play keyboard has a concave front and a Frequency of Use letter layout with frequently used characters in the central area to reduce head movement for individuals who use a mouth stick or are single finger typists. The unit may be mounted on an articulated arm or positioned flat for single finger operation. The alphabetic keys are positioned in the midd

Manila Transcribing Paper, 3-Hole Punch Or 19-Hole Punch

Manila Transcribing Paper is braille notebook filler paper available in 3-hole punch (no. 1-04660-00) or 19-hole punch (no. 1-04650-00). DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches (3-hole punch only; 500 sheets, $14.50) and 11.5 x 11 inches (450 sheets, $16.25).

Mano

The Mano portable video magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Mano magnifier features a 3.5-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame. The screen has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images between 1 and 20 times their original size and has continuous zoom. The unit comes with a carryi

Marathon Brailler

The Marathon Brailler is a desk-top Braille printer designed to provide single-sided embossing for individuals who are blind. The user sets printing control parameters with a built-in keypad (no dip switches). Up to 16 different sets of parameters can be stored in the Marathon's permanent memory. Eight pre-programmed sets for popular microcomputer configurations are provided with the system. Control parameters can be verified via a 32-character visual display or in Braille. When used with Braill

Marburg Braille Writing Slate

The Marburg Braille Writing Slate, model 30712, is a manual braille writing aid designed to allow brailling an entire 8.5 x 11 inch page without having to move the slate or adjust the paper. The slate is made of durable plastic and has 30 cells per line. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 x 12 inches. COLOR: Black.

Mark I Sight Sheet

The Mark I Sight Sheet is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It can be slipped into a pocket or purse for easy access. This magnifier is composed of two detachable soft plastic panels, one of which is transparent and magnifying. The user places the magnifying panel over the area to be read. When not in use, the magnifying panel folds into a pocket on the other panel. The non-magnifying panel can be used for placement of corporate advertising. DIMENSIONS:

Marks Script Guide

The Marks Script Guide is a clipboard equipped with a horizontal writing guides to help individuals with visual disabilities or with limited dexterity to write in longhand. The clipboard holds standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper. The horizontal guide slides up and down the left side of the blipboard, one line at a time.

Match Box.

Multi purpose amplifier and headset for telephones. Battery operated. Connects any phone system to a GN Netcom Profile or 800 Series headset. Can also be used for standard handset. Adjustable volume.

Match Pix

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

Mathtalk / Scientific Notebook

MathTalk / Scientific Notebook (MT/SN) is a combination of voice input and Braille output software configured to make Scientific Notebook 4.0 accessible to students and teachers who are blind or have low vision, or who have upper extremity disabilities. Scientific Notebook is a mathematical word processing program suitable for math and science reports, homework, and exams. It allows the user to create attractive documents that seamlessly combine text, mathematics, and graphics. Scientific Notebo

Matsumoto Stereo-Copying System

The Matsumoto Stereo-Copying System is a tactile graphics copier system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system consists of a stereo-copying machine and a stero-copying developer, which are used together with special capsule-coated paper. The capsule paper resembles braille paper in color and thickness, but its surface is coated uniformly with several hundred million thermo-expandable microcapsules that look like flour and which expand to several hundred time

Matti Mole's Summer Holiday

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

Max Digital Magnifier

Max Digital Magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by persons with low vision. This magnifier connects to any television set to magnify words, pictures, and other images (up to 28 times on a 20-inch screen). Max may also be connected to a computer monitor (additional hardware may be required). Max magnifies print on any curved or straight surface without distortion. Viewing modes include low contrast/photo, high contrast/positive, and high contrast/negative. It comes with a con

Max Panel (12-Inch)

The Max Panel (12-inch) is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable magnifier integrates the Max digital magnifier (see separate entry) with a slim, LCD platform. The discrete camera projects an auto-focus image on the screen,with a range of 8x to 12x magnification. Multiple viewing options are available, including photo, negative, standard, and positive. Other features include screen adjustability to achieve the best viewing angle, a choice of four viewin

Max-View Screen Magnifier

The Max-View Screen Magnifier is an external screen magnifier and glare reduction screen designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to work with both flat and curved monitors, this unit magnifies without distortion and provides glare reduction and radiation and static control. DIMENSIONS: Models are available to upgrade a 14- or 15-inch monitor to a 17-inch monitor or to upgrade a 16- or 17-inch monitor to a 19-inch monitor.

Maxdetail Hands-Free Magnifying Glasses (Model 1624-5)

The MaxDetail Hands-Free Magnifying Glasses, model 1624-5, are magnifier glasses designed for use by individuals with low vision. These lenses provide 2X magnification and are worn like eyeglasses. They provide clear resolution of minute details for enhanced viewing of small-print materials or intricate hobbies. The glasses focus on near objects with a working distance of 16 inches, and can be adjusted so that each eye lens can be focused separately (±3 diopters). These lightweight lenses are ma

Maxevent Telescopic Glasses (Model 1624-3)

MaxEvent Telescopic Glasses, model 1624-3, are binocular magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. These hands-free, head-mounted glasses provide 2.1x magnification, and focus on objects from a distance of 10 feet to infinity. They can be used for viewing sports events, concerts, movies, theater, bird watching, or any other distance viewing activity where a magnified image would be helpful. The Galilean-type lenses are made of PXM material and have a mirrored coating to prevent

Maxi-Plus (Model 2678)

The Maxi-Plus, model 2678, is magnifying lens with a neck strap designed to free hands for work and hobbies for individuals with low vision. Around the neck magnifiers are for tasks that require two hands sucha s sewing, knitting or other hobbies. The lens is a Bi-aspheric PXM lightweight lens with Duplex coating for near distortion-free viewing that magnifies 2x. A smaller bifocal lens is also Bi-aspheric but magnifies 4x. It is mounted in transparent PXM for shadow free viewing. An adjustable

Maxplus Desk And Wall Speaker Phones (3644 & 3654 Series)

Telephone with built in speakerphone. Touch tone dialing; line status indicator to indicate when the hands free circuitry is in use; mute button to restrict local conversation from the distant party; voice operated functions for hands free operation; standard telephone usage by lifting handset. Optional features include message waiting to alert user to message or incoming calls; redial to allow user to redial the last number dialed; electronic hold to temporarily retain call. Six color combinati

Mayer-Johnson Eye Lighter

Eye Lighters are transparent, plastic highlighters with beveled frosted edges that allow students to highlight words and sentences and track one, two or three lines at a time while reading.

Mb-Ledb Lighted Magnifier

The MB-LEDB Lighted Magnifier is a handheld magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. This square magnifier offers 2X magnification through its distortion-free lens. It has a built-in light emitting diode (LED) light for use in dark spaces and an ergonomic grip. The magnifier pulls out from the grip to reveal and activate the light. The MB-LEDB is available in black, blue, purple, and red. POWER: Uses 2 button cell batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 5.5 x 2 x 0.75 i

Mcduffy Reader

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

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

Med-Alert

Med-Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or neurological disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a tabletop receiver console and a pre-programmed waterproof transmitter that can be worn on the wrist or around the neck as a pendant. The receiver console connects to a phone line. In case of an emergency, the user presses a button on the transmitter and the console sends a m

Medfirst Alert

MedFirst Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This personal emergency response system (PERS) has two components: a portable, waterproof transmitter, which the user wears on a wristband, necklace or belt clip, and a receiver base unit connected to the user's existing telephone line. If the user experiences a fall or other medical emergency or other type o

Medical Alert System

The Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes an emergency alert button and a console unit. When the emergency button is pressed, it sends a wireless signal to the console, which dials the monitoring center. If the phone line is in use, the console will automatically disconnect the call in order to contact the monitoring center. A medically-tra

Medical Alert System

The Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit and a waterproof button in wrist, clip-on, and pendant styles (all included). When the button is pressed, a signal is sent over the existing telephone line to a medical monitoring center, opening a line of communication. A member of the monitoring center team check

Medical Guardian

The Medical Guardian is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This personal emergency response system (PERS) has two components: a portable, water-proof help button (transmitter), which the user wears as a necklace or bracelet, and a base unit connected to the user's existing telephone line. If the user experiences a fall or other medical emergency or other type o

Medical Monitoring Usa

Medical Monitoring USA is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit and a waterproof button in wrist or clip-on (all included)styles. When the button is pressed, a signal is sent over the existing telephone line to the operations center, opening a line of communication. When the associate determines the status of the member, two ass

Medipendant

MediPendant is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities or health issues or seniors. The unit is a two-way speakerphone in a pendent and enables the wearer to both speak to and listen to an emergency call center directly through the wearable mini pendent. The call center is staffed by emergency medical technicians 24 hours per day, seven days a week.

Mediplan (Model Series 2666)

Mediplan, model series 2666, are hand held magnifying lenses designed to be lightweight and portable for individuals who have low vision. The aplanatic lens is made of high-quality PXM lightweight lens with two plano-convex lenses that give a clearly defined, distortion free image. It is designed specifically for individuals with macular degeneration because of the clear image at the edges. The high-tech ribbed handle is made of durable plastic. Models 2666-75 and -950 have a magnification of 3x

Medley

The Medley is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. It is a customizable, natural-voice communication aid that can record and play back up to eight messages (11 seconds per message). Messages can be accessed by direct selection using the built-in keypad or by plugging adaptive switches into the eight external switch jacks, or they can be selected using sequencing or randomizing. Messages can be record in any order. POWER: Req

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

Megabee

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

Megadots

MegaDots is a braille text editor and translation program designed to enable the user to produce printed or brailled output from the same computer document. The program is a style-based word processor (the user assigns a style to a block of text and the program handles all formatting commands). The program comes with predefined styles for items such as headings, items in a list, tables of contents and indices. The program can import documents from 95 different file formats (including Macintosh a

Memo Talker (Model R0202-A)

The Memo Talker, model R0202-A, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. Designed to fit in the palm of any hand, this device features a press-and-hold play which activates one twenty-second message while permitting playback to be stopped as needed. POWER: Uses batteries (included).

Memory Phone

The Memory Phone is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, brain injury, or cognitive or fine motor disabilities. In addition to having a standard keypad with large numbers, this phone features eight programmable picture frames at the top. Pressing the photograph placed in a frame causes the phone to dial the corresponding phone number. A ninth frame can be used to dial 911 or other emergency number. Other features include adjustable receiver amplifica

Memovoice Notepad

The Memovoice Notepad is a braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Memovoice Notepad has a seven-point Braille keyboard and voice output in several languages, delivered through headphones or a built-in speaker. Functions include an alarm clock, calendar, appointments list, events list, and notepad. The Memovoice Notepad has a 256 kilobyte (KB) flash memory and 128 KB random access memory (RAM), with 2 megabytes (MB) total memory. POWER: Uses two 1.5 vo

Menu Sight Sheet

The Menu Sight Sheet is a folding pocket magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It can be slipped into a pocket or purse for easy access. This magnifier is composed of three soft plastic panels. The third panel is transparent and magnifying. The user places the print material on the panel opposite the magnifying panel and folds the magnifying panel over the area to be read. When not in use, the magnifying panel and the adjacent panel fold into a pocket on the third panel. The

Merlin

Merlin is a desktop video magnifier (CCTV) designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-color system magnifies images from four to 66 times their original size on a 14-inch monitor. It enables people with low vision to read, write, view photographs, and enjoy crafts and hobbies. Merlin features a large working space; tactile control buttons for easy use; four viewing modes (full color, black & white, high contrast positive, and high contrast negative); auto focus; a preset butt

Merlin Lcd

The Merlin LCD is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This one-piece, ergonomically-designed system features an integrated monitor that allows users to raise and lower, pivot, swivel, and tilt the screen to the most comfortable viewing postition. The unit offers magnification of five to 61 times. Standard features include true/vivid color, 24 programmable custom color combinations, four standard viewing modes, object locator, auto focus, focus lock, and preset magn

Merlin Plus

The Merlin Plus is a video Magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-color, auto-focus video magnifier system features split-screen capability, line markers, and windowing Merlin Plus Remote Software; color selection for text and background;and four standard viewing modes, including full-color, black and white, high-contrast positive and high-contrast negative. Simultaneous dual-monitor use permits use of a PC and TV concurrently. A foot pedal (included) allows for qu

Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary, Large Print Edition

Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionary, Large Print Edition is a large print book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 768-page soft cover dictionary has over 40,000 entries, with definitions, spelling, and pronunciation. Words are printed in 18 point type and definitions are printed in 16 point type. A punctuation guide is also included. ISBN: 0877796440 / 978-0877796442. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 6.5 x 9.25 x 1.5 inches.

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).

Mexican Sign Language/american Sign Language Translator

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

Mezzo

The Mezzo is a video magnifier and CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a full-color, auto-focus High-Definition (HD) camera (1280 x 800 pixels) and a 13.3-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen. The screen’s position is height-adjustable and it can be inclined. The Mezzo has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images bet

Micro Speech Lab Pack

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

Microloop Ii & Microloop Ii Fm

The Microloop II is an audio loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. Place the loop wire around the listening area to transmit and amplify speech signals to the "T" coil switch found on many hearing aids. Designed for use in a conference or classroom setting, the system includes loop wire on a wind up spool, a clip on microphone for the primary speaker, and a carrying case. The Microloop II FM performs the same function but includes a wireless microphon

Microlux 6X18 (Model 4294-618)

Microlux 6x18, model 4294-618, is a monocular telescope designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable monocular fits into a pocket or purse and can be used for museums, sporting events, bird watching, or reading far- away signs. It has a Keplerian lens that provides 6x magnification with a focal range of 10 feet to infinity and a visual field of 8 degrees. The lens material is coated achromatic glass, with plastic casing. One squeeze on the casing causes the monocular to open fo

Microsoft Eye Gaze

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gaze-controlled interface cursor to assist those with fine motor and/or hand disabilities. Those with disabilities such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), have a hard time controlling their limbs and communicating, making it hard to utilize communication tools, electronic devices, or simply be independent. The Eye Gaze device functions on eyesight--a user can roll their eyes over a virtual keyboard to communicate with others. The

Microtel Companion

The Microtel Companion is a hearing-aid compatible telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Standard features include speed dialing, electronic hold, a ring indicator light, ringer volume control, handset volume control, last number redial, and tone/pulse dialing selection. This phone can be used on a desktop or be wall mounted.

Microworlds

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

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

Midland Weather Alert Radio With Silent Call Strobe Light/

Alert Radio with Silent Call Strobe Light is designed for the hearing impaired who need to be contacted by a siren or for the deaf, as a silent strobe light flashes when activated, in addition to the siren. It is a safety alert system that can help those individuals know what the weather is and if there is an emergency. It can store information from 7 counties and uses National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) channels. Has Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology. Public Al

Midland Weather Alert Radio With Silent Call Transmitter

The Midland Weather Radio with Silent Transmitter is an around-the-clock radio, in real time, that is designed for use by individuals who are deaf or have a hearing impairment, or those who have hearing loss. A Silent Call 318MHz transmitter is also included and works with any Silent Call Original Series receiver up to 100 feet away. This Silent Call Transmitter uses Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology and has 7 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) channels. Is Public

Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper

The Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of wood, the unit has adjustable metal clamps to hold most books in place. The angle can be adjusted to meet the user's needs.

Milestone 312 Daisy Player

The Milestone 312 DAISY Player is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio books player, an accessible MP3/AAC player, voice recorder, FM tuner/recorder, alarm clock, and an RFID tag reader in one unit. The DAISY player offers full access to heading levels, page numbers, phrases, etc. It also supports bookmark setting and switching between books on the memory card. The MP3 player offers accessible MP3 nav

Millennium Ii Video Magnifier

The Millennium II Video Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It includes a viewing head with a camera, supported by a hinged arm with a clamp for attaching to a table or desk. Magnification adjusts from two to 100 times depending on the height of the viewing head and the digital power range selected; users can select two and four times digital power ranges. The viewing head has controls for black and white, color, or reverse image viewing, and auto focu

Millennium Video Magnifier

The Millennium Video Magnifier is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It includes a viewing head with a camera and controls for black and white or color, reverse image, and autofocus with focus lock. The camera unit is supported by a hinged arm with a clamp for attaching to a table or desk. Magnification adjusts from two to 50 times, depending on the height of the viewing head and use of the two times digital power control. The video magnifier also comes with a hig

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

Mind Speller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a communication tool that can be used by individuals with motoric disabilities (i.e. brain paralysis or speech or language disorders) to communicate. Developed by Belgian researchers from the European nanoelectronics and nano-technology research center, Imec, Holst Center, and Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven; the Mind Speller is a portable, easy-to-wear, intelligent textual and verbal communications prototype device based on an EEG-bas

Mini Camera (Model X-Mc)

The Mini Camera, model X-MC, is a portable video magnifier designed to magnify images for individuals with low vision. It has a camera with roller stand which the user places directly on the material to be viewed. The camera can also be used freehand for uneven surfaces. The camera is designed to hook up to the user's TV (not included). Magnification ranges from 2.5 to 60 times depending on size of TV. The camera comes with reversal option (white on black or black on white) for individual contra

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 Mighty Trumpet

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

Mini 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.

Mini-Auggie (Model H-19)

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

Mini-Com (Model 9151)

Mini-Com, model 9151, is a direct selection communicator designed to help persons with communication disabilities build communication skills. It features a series of flash cards with pictures on them and a picture clip to hold them in place. As an individual's communication skills grow, several of these communicators can be linked together to form complete sentences. This product also provides users with twenty seconds of recording time at the touch of a button. Messages can be recorded as nee

Mini-Mullion Proximity Reader (Model Sxf1050)

The Mini-Mullion Proximity Reader, model SXF1050, is a keyless door lock and security system. The system uses a credit card size command card, and does not require any contact between card and card reading sensor. The card does not have to be removed from wallet or purse to be read. The sensor is mounted on a mullion or narrow stile and has a reading range of up to 3 inches. The system has a tri-state LED visual indicator (red, green, amber) and provides audio feedback representing status and ac

Mini-Ups

The Mini-UPS is a battery backup for telephones, answering machines, and other devices that utilize an alternating current (AC) power adapter designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This unit plug in between the telephone, answering machine, or other device and the wall outlet and provides up to 20 hours of backup power in the event of a power outage, preserving telephone programming and memory and enabling cordless phones and answering machines to be utilized.

Minibrite Pocket Magnifier (Model Po-55)

The Minibrite Pocket Magnifier, model PO-55, is a folding pocket magnifier with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pocket-sized magnifier offers 5x magnification through its acrylic aspheric lens, and it comes equipped with a built-in LED light for use in dark spaces. Other features include a slid-out protective plastic sleeve that conceals the lens and protects it from scratches when not in use. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSION (LxWxD): 4.25 x 2 x 0

Minicom Iv

The Minicom IV is a text telephone (TT) or telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). The device features an easy-touch 43-key, 4-row keyboard; a bright, tilted 20-character display; and a printer port for connecting to an external printer (not included). This text telephone also offers Turbo Code to provide greater user control over the speed and pace of conversations and an Auto ID feature to automatically notify parties being called that a text telephone is being used. POWER: Comes with an

Minimal Pair Pack

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

Minimax

The miniMAX portable video magnifier is a handheld video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. The miniMAX magnifier features a 2.8-inch widescreen TFT (thin film transistor) LCD (liquid crystal display) screen with freeze frame. The screen has multiple viewing modes, including black on white, white on black, green on black, yellow on black and yellow on blue. The unit magnifies images between 2 and 7 times their original size, and it has a folding stand. The miniMAX is acti

Miniprint 225

The Miniprint 225 is a basic printing text telephones or telecommunication devices for the deaf. Both devices feature Turbo Code which enables a more natural conversational speed and interrupt capability. Features include Auto ID which alerts hearing people to an incoming TTY call, a built-in 24-character printer, three selectable print sizes, and a sticky key feature for single- handed typing. Other features include a computer- style keyboard with “GA" and "SK" keys and locator keys on the "hom

Miniprint 425

The Miniprint 425 is a basic printing text telephones or telecommunication devices for the deaf. Both devices feature Turbo Code, which enables more natural conversational speed and interrupt capabilities. Features include Auto ID, which notifies hearing persons of an incoming TTY calls; built in 24-character printers; three selectable print sizes; and a sticky key function for single-handed typing. Both models also feature direct connection, with two telephone jacks and a pre-programmed auto-an

Miniviewer

The MiniViewer is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enlarges text or images five, ten, or 15 times on a full color, high resolution liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. It can be used to read catalogs, greeting cards, personal mail, recipes, and menus. Documents can be viewed in full color, high-contrast black-on-white, or inverse white-on-black modes. This portable video magnifier can operate in temperatures from 41 degrees Fahrenheit to 122 degrees

Minuum Keyboard

The Minuum Keyboard is a software program designed for individuals with grasping difficulties. The software keyboard forgoes the screen-stealing QWERTY layout for a single-line of characters. The software will automatically restructure misspelled words and find patterns in users typing to auto correct typing.

Mirage Headset

The Mirage Headset is a telephone headset designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight headset can be worn on either ear, and the external receiver rotates to rest lightly on the outside of the ear. The headset sits securely behind and on top of the ear and includes a tube-style microphone. OPTIONS: A noise cancelling feature is available. WARRANTY: Two years.

Mobile Accessibility

Mobile Accessibility is a voice output cell phone program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides recorded prompts and synthesized speech output for cell phone functions, including receiving, reading, and sending SMS and multimedia (MMS) messages; adding, removing, and updating contact list entries; Caller ID; call logs such as calls received, missing calls, and numbers dialed; alarm configuration; and reading of the battery level and network sign

Mobile Daisy Player

Mobile Daisy Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software allows a Symbian-based mobile phone to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY format, including audio, text-only, or mixed formats. It supports DAISY navigation and allows the user to assign bookmarks and select and install smaller portions of large books.

Mobile Magnifier

Mobile Magnifier is a cell phone display magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision or seniors. It enlarges and enhances all items of the cell phone display, automatically detecting and magnifying the area of interest as the user navigates through the cell phone’s user interface. Features include hot keys that provide access to the most common features of the Magnifier and an auto zoom function. Different areas of display can be zoomed. Mobile Magnifier can be configured to start

Mobile Magnifier Pocket

Mobile Magnifier Pocket is a screen magnification program and cell phone display magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This full-screen magnification software enlarges text and images displayed on the screen of phones and Pocket PCs that use the Windows Mobile platform. It enlarges and enhances all items of the display, automatically detecting and magnifying areas of interest as the user navigates through the device’s user interface. It has zoom levels from 1.5x to 16x, with

Mobile Speak

Mobile Speak is a cell phone screen reader designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This screen reader provides speech feedback for navigating through the phone's user interface, and allows access to all of the phone's applications, including third-party applications that are not part of the standard software supplied with the phone. This screen reader comes bundled with other cell phone applications software, such as Code Factory's accessible calculator, an accessib

Mobile Speak Smartphone

Mobile Speak SmartPhone is a screen reader for SmartPhones powered by the Windows Mobile platform, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software provides voice access to SmartPhone features. The user can choose from several text-to-speech voices in more than 15 supported languages. Supported features include call lists, phone profiles, schedules, contacts, SMS and email, Internet browsing, media files, voice notes, changing all device settings, synchronize data

Mobilux Far Telescope And Maginifier

The Mobilux Far is a hand magnifying lens and pocket telescope designed for use by individuals with low vision. This device can be used for both distance and near tasks. Also when set as a telescope and used in reverse (looking through the objective lens), it can be used as a panoramic field expander. The objective lens in the unit features a refractive front surface and a diffractive rear surface. The combination design provides power and color correction in a single thin lens. As a magnifier,

Model Iii Headstick

Model III Headstick is a head-mounted rod that can be used for pointing or typing. Adjustable padded nylon headgear hold a set of brackets into which the rod is clamped. When worn, the rod projects out over the user' s forehead and down in front of the face. An adjustable chin strap is available. A version of this headstick equipped with a light pointer is also available (the Model II). DIMENSIONS: 23 inches long. WEIGHT: 3.5 ounces.

Modifications To Jordy

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision to use a Jordy at a more comfortable angle. The Jordy is a wearable magnification device from Enhanced Vision (see entry). The system includes a camera mounted near the forehead, which required the user to bend his/her neck or hold reading material in front of his/her face.To allow for a more comfortable reading angle, a lens was removed from a pair of prism glasses and mounted in a hole cut in a small sheet of aluminum. A wire tie

Modified At&t Trimline Memory Telephone For The Hard Of Hearing

The Modified AT&T Trimline Memory Telephone for the Hard of Hearing is an amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This trimline phone is desk- or wall-mountable and features three-level enhanced volume amplification, adjustable ringer volume, and nine-number memory dialing.

Modified Att1738 Answering Machine

The Modified ATT1738 Answering Machine is a hearing aid compatible telephone answering machine designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This answering machine has been modified to accept different listening options that can provide cleaner sound to hearing aid users. The user can plug in headphones, silhouette, DAI or cochlear implant adapter cable, or a neckloop. The machine has 40 minutes of digital recording time and gives the number of minutes of recording time remain

Modu-Tray

The Modu-Tray is a lapboard with bookholder designed to act as a tray or writing board for wheelchair users. Interchangeable inserts allow the user to have an adjustable easle for computer keyboard, reading, games, or a communication board, or a microwavable, dishwasher-safe fixed bowl that will not tip. The tray is made of a see-through Lexan plastic and features a cutout. It may be modified to fit standing tables, bolster chairs, and hospital bed tables. When fitted to a wheelchair, the tray i

Modular Amplifier Bottom (Model M10Ptn)

The Modular Amplifier Bottom is a telephone headset adapter designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with single- or multi-line phones, this unit includes a volume control dial, a mute button, and a headset/handset selector switch. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries.

Modular Ring Indicator Light (Model 20C-50)

The Modular Ring Indicator Light, model 20C-50, is a telephone signal indicator designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This telephone signal indicator lights when the telephone rings. COLOR: The light is amber.

Modular Telbel (Models Tb-591, Tb-592, & Tb-593)

The Modular Telbel is a telephone signal designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. These modular bells can be used as high-volume telephone ringers. Volume is 100 dBA (models TB-591 and TB-592) or 95 dBA (model TB-593) at 10 feet. The bells are motor driven and have a tamper resistant volume control and a weatherproof backbox for indoor/outdoor mounting. Model TB-592 is for phone systems with a programmed contact closure. POWER: Model TB-591 uses 38 to 60 volts direct current (VDC

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Double Kit (Model 90655)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Double Kit, model 90655, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 6 feet of

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Double Spring Clamp Kit (Model 90674)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Double Spring Clamp Kit, model 90674, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a 4 x 6 inch plat

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit (Model 90650)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit, model 90650, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 3 feet of Loc-Li

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit Plus (Model 90652)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit Plus, model 90652, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes 6 feet of L

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Kit With Two Plates (Model 90654)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Kit with Two Plates, model 90654, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes preassembled and includes

Modularhose.com Assistive Technology Spring Clamp Kit (Model 90673)

The ModularHose.com Assistive Technology Spring Clamp Kit, model 90673, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a 4 x 6 inch plate, 2 5.75

Modularhose.com At Ipad Kit (Model 90670)

The ModularHose.com AT iPad Kit, model 90670, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system can be used with iPad 1 and iPad 2. The kit comes with an iPad holder with a silicon edge for protection and grip, an integrated fixed mount plate attached to the iPad holder, 2 spring clamps with integrated fixed mount, 2

Modularhose.com At Starter Kit (Model 90680)

The ModularHose.com AT Starter Kit, model 90680, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit comes with all the common parts used in the assistive tec

Modularhose.com Round Tube Clamp Kit (Model 90750)

The ModularHose.com Round Tube Clamp Kit, model 90750, is a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The kit is intended to be used with Loc-Line 1-inch or 0.88-inch diameter tubing. Plates are made of stainless steel. The kit includes five-piece round tube clamp with knob, Loc-Line connector, Loc-Line double socket f

Modularhose.com Spring Clamp Kit With Plate 1 Foot (Model 90665)

The ModularHose.com Spring Clamp Kit with Plate 1 Foot, model 90665, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a round plate connected to a

Modularhose.com Spring Clamp Kit With Plate 2 Feet (Model 90667)

The ModularHose.com Spring Clamp Kit with Plate 2 Feet, model 90667, is a stand for a tablet computer, a computer or communicator mounting kit for wheelchair, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This kit can be used to mount and position a switch, tablet computer, communicator, or a variety of other assistive products. The kit includes a round plate connected to a

Monkey Sensory Habitat

The Monkey Sensory Habitat is designed for children who would benefit or who need sensory input, like individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, and those who may show aggressive behaviors like kicking, hitting, excessive energy, etc. Each Monkey Habitat includes climbing walls, trampolines, crash mat, exercise balls and swing to redirect the child’s energy. The Habitat comes with 14 separate pieces (sold separately, see price chart below) and each of which target key mov

Monkeys Jumping On The Bed

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

Monocular Lens

Monoculars. Variety of shapes, sizes and styles. Some with spectacle mounting, some with neck strap. Field of view between 3 and 12 1/2 degrees. Focusing ability between infinity and 33 inches. Available with stands. Spectacle frames for monoculars also available.

Monomouse & Monomouse-Rm

MonoMouse and MonoMouse-RM are handheld video magnifiers designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable mouse-style video magnifier plugs into a television video jack and can be used for reading a newspaper or book. MonoMouse displays objects in black and white with gray scale imaging; MonoMouse-RM displays objects in black and white reverse mode (black-on-white appears as white-on-black). The magnification level on a 20-inch TV is 24x (24 times actual size) in high magnification

Monomouse-Usb

MonoMouse-USB is a video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This mouse-style video magnifier connects to a computer via the computer's USB port. Objects appear magnified in black and white on the computer monitor when the device is held over them. It can be used to view books or documents, pictures, or labels. The magnification level can be changed by using the computer's resize function. This video magnifier comes with a cable, driver CD, and a microfibre MouseBag. COMPA

Monty

Monty is a braille text editor and large print program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software application is designed for the production of braille and large print documents using a personal computer, a braille embosser, and a regular printer. The program uses standard pull-down menus for all functions, thereby enabling parents, educators, or employers to produce braille or large print documents without the need to learn new commands or acquire a speciali

Monty 3D Eye Hd

Monty 3D Eye HD is designed for use by individuals who have limited mobility of their arms and hands and use eye controlled movements to access AAC devices or touch tablets. This mounting system is designed to support any device weighing 2 kilograms/4 pounds. Every joint is equipped with a lever. No tools are needed for adjustment. CAPACITY: 2 kilograms/4 pounds. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Morse Code Typing Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Morse code entry provides a faster method of typing for some persons with disabilities. Morse code to driver code converter utilizes three switches, which can be any type of switch an individual can operate. Two switches are used for dots and dashes and one switch is an end of character switch. Closure of the switches causes the clock generator to generate a standard clock pulse. audio feedback is provides by a tone generator. Speed can be adjusted. SK

Motion Talker (Model 1519)

The Motion Talker, model 1519, is a direct selection communicator designed for use with children with cognitive, mobility, and communication disabilities. This unit enables a message to be recorded; the message is then activated by the slightest motion in front of the device's sensor. The device can also be used to reward gait training, wheelchair control, gross and fine motor movements, and other therapeutic objectives. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 3.5 x 3 inches

Mount 'n Mover

The Mount 'n Mover is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators, tablet or laptop computers, or a camera mount for wheelchair designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The device can also be used to mount trays, easels, reading stands, remote controls and more. Available in single- or dual-arm horizontal models, the device is equipped with a quick-release mounting plate offering 0 to 90 degrees of tilt, a paddle to unlock the wrist joint to rotate the attached tray or device, and a

Mountable Big Talk (Model 4204)

Mountable Big Talk, model 4204, is a gooseneck holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with Big Talk Triple Play, model 4202, (see separate entry), this adjustable gooseneck comes with a super clamp and can be attached to any wheelchair or table. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 18 inches long.

Mountbatten Learning System

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

Mountbatten Writer

The Mountbatten Writer, also known as the Mountbatten Braille Writer or Mountbatten Brailler standard model, is an electric braille writer designed for use by children or adults who are learning Braille. It has an ergonomic Braille keyboard with a graphics mode and one-handed mode, correcting and erasing functions, page formatting, and the ability to write to memory. Learning tools include digitized speech output, assignable function keys. The writer can handle a variety of paper types and has 9

Mouthstick Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with multiple sclerosis to have the mouth piece of the mouthstick near her mouth for ready access. The holder had to be adjustable, yet not impede access into or out of the user's wheelchair. A swivel joint from a "third hand" (two alligator clips and a magnifying lens mounted on a swivel base for use in soldering and the like) was welded to a thin-walled piece of pipe that matched the outside diameter of wheelchair rail. The thin-walled

Mouthstick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Special purpose mouthstick for manipulating and lifting small object. A hollow aluminum arrow shaft is mounted in a mouthpiece of dental acrylic. The mouthpiece can be shaped to the individuals mouth contour much as an athletic mouthpiece is custom formed. a the other end of the shaft is a small suction cup. SKILLS REQUIRED: Dentist. AUTHOR: Wichita REC TITLE: Problem Solving With Rehabilitation Engineering: REC Tech Brief, Spring. REF:Book: Cerebral P

Mouthstick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows an individual with no hand use to move objects, turn pages, use a paint brush, etc. 16 variations of mouthstick adaptations are described with a sketch of each. Plastic rod with rubber eye-dropper tip; custom plastic teeth impressioned mouth grip on aluminum 1/4 inch OD tube; stainless steel clips to hold implements; small rubber heel with slit to hold implements; tapered wood dowel with pencil eraser tip; dowel with mouth grip and erase on tip;

Mouthsticks (Models 5380-14, 5380-16 & 5380-18)

Mouthsticks models 5380-14, 5380-16, and 5380-18 are maulsticks designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, and severe physical disabilities. The three model mouthsticks all have a V-shaped mouthpiece that allows tongue movement. The Wand Mouthstick has a rubber tip and can be used for typing or page turning. Clamp-On Mouthstick holds a pencil, pen, or brush. The Vertical Pincher Mouthstick has a tongue-controlled pincher at the end which can be used to

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

Multiple Choice Multipurpose Answer Sheets (Models 1-04051-00 & 1-040720-00)

Multiple Choice Multipurpose Answer Sheets, models 1-04051-00 and 1-040720-00, are answer sheets designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. Answer sheets available in braille (1-04051-00) or large print (1-040720-00). Each sheet has 20 lines numbered 1 to 20, with five answer choices labeled A,B,C,D, and E (lower case in braille). Braille sheets are embossed on standard, white braille paper, 10.25 x 10.75 inches. Large type sheets are 8.5 x 11 inches. Both types are

Musical Clock Communicator (Model 1220, 1220-8)

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

Mutante Satchel

The Mutante Satchel is a carrying aid for communicators or text telephones designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. This case features a water-resistant leather coating, a hard protective shell, foam insulation to protect against extreme hot and cold temperatures, a shoulder strap, an adjustable waist strap, and overlapping carrying handles with a soft grip. An outside pocket conceals PDAs, CDs, disks, or other accessories. The case also features a detachable mobile phone

Mv-1000

The MV-1000 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and traumatic head injuries. Available as software only for use on existing hand-held devices running the Palm operating system or pre-loaded on a Palm Tungsten E2, it offers hundreds of pictures to help facilitate communication with male and female voice choices. This customizable system can be set to match the user's p

My Choice Board

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

My First Tri-Write Pencils

My First Tri-Write Pencils are easy grasp pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Designed to assure proper finger positioning for the beginning writer, it is comparable in size to a beginner pencil, but triangular in shape. The naturally ergonomic, triangular shape helps teach correct pencil grip. Available with or without an extra large, latex-free eraser, it has a finish that contains Microban anti-microbial protection that inhibits the growth of odor

My Life Skills Box

My Life Skills Box is a mobile phone and computer application designed for children with developmental and learning disabilities. The application teaches everyday life skills such as showering, getting dressed, brushing teeth, and appropriate behavior in public and school environments. Social skills –user will learn techniques to cope with different social situations and problem solving. Playing with Functional Objects – user will learn how to use objects for play. The application separates each

My Own Bookshelf

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

My Place Laptop Table

The My Place Laptop Table is a notebook or laptop computer support and bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight work station can be used while seated in a chair or reclining in bed for writing, using a laptop, reading, doing crafts and more. It has fold-out legs, which adjust to set the tabletop at the optimal height. The tabletop has two panels, the angle of which is independently adjustable. The left panel is designed to hold th

My Reading Coach, School Edition & Single Student Edition

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

My Voice

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an American Sign Language (ASL) translator that uses video to capture and then interpret a person's sign language movements. Students at the University of Houston designed a device called MyVoice, an ASL translator that uses a video camera to capture a person's sign language movements. MyVoice is a portable device that incorporates a microphone, speaker, soundboard, video camera, and monitor. The device has a stand on the back that folds

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

My-T-Mouse For Kids

My-T-Mouse for kids is a mouse emulator program and an on screen keyboard program designed to provide an interface specifically for children through any pointing device for individuals with limited upper limb mobility and/or coordination. It offers complete access and control over all computer functions whether it is through mice, trackballs, pens, touchscreens, joysticks, switches, etc. This program offers three "Heads-Up Display" keyboards in nine different sizes including Alphabetical, QWERTY

Mycall

MyCall is an emergency alert call system designed for use by patients in hospitals and other care facilities, including residential facilities. This wireless emergency call system can be integrated with a range of safety and security systems, while providing essential information to caregivers, administrators and facilities personnel. MyCall can be integrated with emergency call from fixed wall stations and wireless pendants; wanderer management with the RoamAlert system; fall management with th

Mygait Elite Computer

The MyGait Elite Computer is a computer terminal designed for use by older adults or individuals with cognitive disability. This all-in-une unit comes fully assembled, and provides easy access to computer and the Internet for people who have computer literacy challenges. The MyGait Elite features an integrated 20-inch high definition monitor, a built-in web camera for video chat capability, an integrated DVD/CD player for playback, and 200 percent zoom or magnification capability. The computer's

Myreader2

MyReader2 is a video magnifier and CCTV designed for use by individuals with low vision. This low vision reading system scans pages placed on its reading tray, then presents the text in a user-selected format on the unit's built-in liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. Text can be presented as a wrapped paragraph (column layout), as a continuous line (row layout), or one word at a time (word layout). Readers navigate the text using a control panel, without moving the document or reading tray. Thi

Mytalktools Mobile

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

Mytalktools Mobile Lite

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

Mytobii P10

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

Mytty

MyTTY is a text telephone (TT) emulation program designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This software enables a computer to function as a TTY using a voice modem, the type of modem usually included with a personal computer. It takes the 1400 Herz (Hz) and 1800 Hz tones that represent characters in the TTY Baudot code and changes them to readable characters. It also creates these tones and sends them out over the telephone line through the computer's voice modem. COMPATI

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

Myvoicex

MyVoiceX (1.1 for Windows and 1.2 for Mac) is a text-to-speech application designed specifically for individuals who are temporarily or permanently unable to speak. This app can help users convey messages to those around them by pronouncing phrases and words when the user selects or types in the text. MyVoiceX provides users with several buttons that have already been assigned basic words, such as "Yes," "No," "Maybe," "Hello" or "Goodbye." The program also contains three categories of preset ph

Name Writing Mitt

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping or fine motor disabilities to print his/her name or participate in a sponge painting activity. Attach foam or rubber letters to a Duramitt glove. These gloves are marketed by Playtex, Inc., and come in two styles. One type of Duramitt has a sponge covering on the palm portion of the mitt, and the other style has the tough scrubbing nylon covering on the palm portion. With either mitt it is possible to attach pieces of Velc

Nantucket Lapreader

The Nantucket Lapreader is a stand for tablet computer, notebook/laptop computer support, or bookholder with lap desk designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This two-piece unit consists of a bamboo reading desk or tablet computer stand and a cotton canvas cushion that can be used as a lap reading pillow. The pieces attach to each other with Velcro and can be used together or separately. The desk includes pen holders and a card holder. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 1

Narrow Paper Adapter (Model 23-0201-6)

The Narrow Paper Adapter, model 23-0201-6, is a braille writer accessory designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device attaches to the back of a Perkins Brailler (see separate entries) to eliminate the problem of braille lines running together when narrow paper or cards are used in older models.

Nasometer (Modle 6200-3)

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

National Geographic Picture Atlas Of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition (Model 5-87431-00)

The National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition, model 5-87431-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This comprehensive atlas has detailed maps and information for each state. There are three maps of each state, including a political map of major cities; a physical map showing mountains, rivers, and other physical features; and a road map showing Interstate and other highways. The atlas is in seven volumes

Naxos Audiobooks

Naxos Audiobooks are recorded books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The catalog focuses on classic literature, including more than 200 fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama titles. All books are digitally recorded, with performances by actors accompanied by classical music (and sound effects in many of the Junior Classics range). Books are available on CD or cassette. Authors include Homer, Herodotus, Sophocles from the ancient world; Dante, Chaucer and Malory

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

Near Vision Beecher Mirage

The Near Vision Beecher Mirage is a binocular magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This head-mounted, 5.5X-power tele-microscope has a 12-degree field of view with a viewing distance of 17 inches, and can be used for computers, reading sheet music, playing cards, etc. WARRANTY: One year.

Near/far 8X Telescope (Model 5101)

Pocket telescope. 8X magnification with 20 mm lens. Focus from 11 inch to infinity. 3 1/2 inches long with neck strap and pouch. .

Neasy Collapsible Desktop Mount

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

Neasy Swing Away Aug Com Mounting System

The NEasy Aug Com Swing Away Mounting System is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators or lapboard mounting hardware designed fo use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This compact, heavy-duty modular mounting system for small to large devices or trays can be released and swung away by the user with only one or two pounds of pressure. Each swing away joint automatically locks into position with a stainless steel, spring-loaded pin at 0 degrees, 90 degrees (optional), and 180 degrees (optio

Neighborlink Seniors Monitoring Package

The NeighborLink Seniors Monitoring Package is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors and individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical or personal emergencies. This system alerts the users' neighbors immediately in the even of an emergency. It is a stand-alone package that has a one time purchase price and no monthly fees. The system includes a personal panic button that sends a radio signal to neighbors' homes within 200 feet; an alarm unit for a nearby neighbor; a s

Nemo

The Nemo is a portable video magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit features a non-glare liquid crystal display (LCD) and provides digital magnification from 4.5 to 9X with three-step digital magnification. This lightweight, compact unit offers tactile controls and six user-selectable viewing modes, including two color select options. A freeze frame feature allows the user to take a temporary picture of the image. The unit includes a wrist strap and a carrying case.

Neoprene Rubber Pad (Model 23-5601-2)

The Neoprene Rubber Pad, model 23-5601-2, is a braille slate friction pad designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The pad is placed under a braille slate to protect the desk or other surface during brailling. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 x 11.5 inches.

Neospeech Tts On Demand

NeoSpeech TTS On Demand is an audio file creation program designed to convert text to audio files for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. To use this online service to create a speech audio file, the user goes to TTSOnDemand.com, enters the text to be converted, previews the resulting speech audio, then purchases the speech audio file for immediate download.

New International Manual Of Braille Music Notation, Cd-Rom Edition

The New International Manual of Braille Music Notation, CD-ROM Edition, is a manual on braille music for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This CD-ROM includes the full text of the print edition. This reference work, compiled by Bettye Krolick, explains the braille music signs and rules adopted as the international standard by 16 countries in the World Blind Union. The book provides detailed explanations of how specific musical situations are handled in the music braille code. It has

New Programmed Instruction In Braille

New Programmed Instruction in Braille, Third Edition, by Ashcroft, Sanford, and Koenig, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of individuals who are blind or have low vision. This print textbook with ink-printed braille includes thirteen units plus ready reference appendices designed to lead to proficiency in reading and writing literary braille for sighted persons. Contents include contracted and uncontracted braille, basic braille formats for instructional materials, el

New Way: Learning With Literature Series Big Books & New Way White Lap Books With Words

The New Way: Learning with Literature Series Big Books and the New Way White Lap Books with Words are large print books designed for use by children with low vision. Both series are large format books with short stories and full-color illustrations. Stories include original stories, fairy tales, fables, and traditional stories, and are designed to stimulate personal writing, self-expression, critical thinking, and creativity. They feature rhythm and predictable outcomes. The New Way Big Books ar

Newspaper Holder (Model 73210)

The Newspaper Holder, model 73210-0000, is designed for holding a newspaper open for hands-free reading. The holder can be used on a bed or wheelchair tray. A center clip holds the top of the paper while flat strips support the edges for full open display. The bottom of the holder has an integral formed spring clip for table mounting. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long overall. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Newspaper Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hold an open newspaper in reading position. Suggests that a large cardboard box trimmed to fit in front of the individual, whether sitting or lying down, will hold an open newspaper in reading position with the help of a few thumb tacks; adds that tacks with plastic heads are easier to handle. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. AUTHOR: Hamilton, L. TITLE: Why Didn't Somebody Tell Me About These Things? REF:Book: Author, 217 North Jeffreys St, Pleasant Hills, MO

Nexcom 300 (Models 300Vi & 300Ve) & Nextalk For Windows

The Nexcom 300, models 300vi and 300ve, are universal modems designed for "text telephone" use and includes support for TTY calls and standard modem ASCII calls for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. The 300vi has an internal card modem and the 300ve has an external modem. The NexCom 300 features autodetection between standard modems, TTY's and Fax for incoming and outgoing calls. It allows standard modem and TTY call transfers, enabling a call to be put on hold and transferred to ano

Nextup Talker

NextUp Talker is a voice output communicator program designed for use by individuals who have temporarily or permanently lost their voice as a result of ALS, cancer, stroke, aphasia, or other disabilities. With this program, commonly used sentences and phrases can be spoken in natural, human-sounding voices when the user enters a shortcut on a personal computer (PC) or Tablet PC. OPTIONS: AT&T Natural Voices, Acapela Voices, RealSpeak TTS. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible compute

Nfb Braille Writer Case

The NFB Braille Writer Case is a braille writer accessory designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This sturdy, soft-sided case includes a shoulder strap and is designed to hold the Perkins Brailler (see separate entry).

Nfb Retractable Lighted Magnifier

The NFB Retractable Lighted Magnifier is a magnifying lens with light designed for use by persons with low vision who need extra light to read print. This magnifier features a retractable distortion-free aspheric lens with a magnification strength of 5x, and uses one base-type 2.5-volt light bulb. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.9 x 4 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 2.3 ounces.

Night Call Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch suspended over the bed within easy reach to enable a severely disabled person to summon assistance. Extension of a call switch made with a plastic towel holder and cord. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Elmer Hoyer, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas 67208. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Assembly. AUTHOR: Call, G; Hoyer, E TITLE: Problem Solv

Niki Talk

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

Nitewriter

The Nitewriter is a pen with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pen, which can also be used as an emergency flashlight, shines a light on the page in front of the tip. A refill ink cartridge is included. POWER: Uses two triple A batteries (included). COLOR: White or black body.

Nl 100 Induction Neckloop For Powertel Series

The NL 100 Induction Neckloop for PowerTel Series is a small, portable induction loop amplification system designed to allow people who are hard of hearing who use hearing aids equipped with a “T” switch to hear incoming audio from an Amplicom PowerTel series telephone. The NL 100 fits around the user’s neck and connects to the telephone handset. The volume can be amplified up to 26 decibels (dB). The NL 100 has a battery status indicator light and an integrated microphone through which the use

No Touch Talker

The No Touch Talker is a single message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This motion-sensitive device records up to a 10 second spoken message, and plays it back without physical contact when the device is activated by a slight movement, such as the movement of a finger or toe. A picture or word card can be placed on the unit for a visual message cue. The user can activate this device to seek attention, elicit assistance, or make a commen

No-Hold 2X Magnifying Reader

The No-Hold 2X Magnifying Reader is a magnifying lens with neck strap designed for use by individuals with low or decreased vision. The round magnifier has an adjustable neck strap and two rubber feet that extend from the bottom of the frame to the user's chest, keeping the magnifier in position and leaving the hands free. This lightweight magnifier has an optically ground and polished bioconvex lens that magnifies objects and print to twice their original size. DIMENSIONS: The magnifier is 5 x

Noir Sunglasses

NoIR Sunglasses are ultraviolet and near-infrared absorbing sunglasses designed for use by individuals with light sensitivity, night blindness, or excess glare due to macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, albinism, cataracts, or other eye conditions. The glasses filter ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light to maximize functional vi