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
The CAP Mobile App is a vocational planning aid designed for use by U.S Government employees with disabilities who require assistive technology and other accommodations to perform their jobs. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to look up information about the services and resources offered by Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP). It also provides access to information on CAP events, presentations and oth
Clairmont Day Night Calendar Flip Clock is designed for use by individuals with memory and cognitive impairments associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s in which their ability to reason accurately the time of day. It is a wall clock with date, day, and day/night displayed. Features include the follow: an analogue clock face and flip date display, a day displayed in yellow and night in blue, and changes to day at 7am, and night at 7pm but can be preset by supplier to a different change over t
The SW200 ShakeUp to WakeUp Dual Large Display Alarm Clock is an alarm solution for those with hearing impairments or heavy sleepers.
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.
The Community Integration Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Simplified access to a handheld Pocket PC (not included) provides time-based schedule prompting, as well as personalized task prompting with digital pictures, video, and auditory instructions. Users traveling to work, school, or into the community have access to calendar reminders and support for important vocational and educational tasks. Features enable users to manage
---- 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
Concussion Coach is an application designed for Veterans, Service members, and other individuals who experience physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that may be related to mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. This application provides users with information about concussions, a self-assessment instrument for symptoms and their severity, tools to help users build resilience and manage symptoms, as well as recommendations for community-based resources and support. Users can customize to
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows a system of vibrations help those with hand and upper extremity disabilities practice fine motor skills. Small vibration motors are connected to biking gloves and are controlled through a computer interface. COMMENTS: For those who have issues with small, fine motor movements, the vibrations can help assist a user in creating muscle memory of the functional movements. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic engineering. AUTHOR: David Schneider. TITLE: DIY glove-
The Door Organizer is an organizational aid designed to assist individuals dementia, traumatic brain injuries or cognitive impairments with organizing daily items. The organizer hangs on a hook or doorknob and stores your wallet, phone, keys and mail. A strip at the back will hold envelopes or small newspapers.
DIMENSIONS: 31 centimeters x 13 centimeters.
COLOR: Please contact manufacture for available colors.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Elevate is a brain training app designed for use by individuals wanting to improve their cognitive focus, speaking skills, processing speed, and more. Each user is provided with his or her own personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results.
For the visually impaired using headphones, Awareness! The Headphone App allows them to listen to headphones while also hearing the sounds of the environment. It uses the microphone to feed in noises as the user listens to music or use another app. Hear a car approaching or a doorbell ringing. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
First Then Visual Schedule is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules and choice prompts to guide a person through daily events (such as a morning routine or therapy schedule) or through steps to complete a specific activity. Each schedule consists of images arranged in a specific order. Each
Focus GPS is a cognitive aid application and prompter designed for use by students with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). This application, or "app," boosts the user's academic and cognitive performance by supporting the user in the executive function areas of memory, concentration, and organization. It helps students to step logically through complex thought and scheduling processes, allowing them to manage changing priorities. The "What’s Up?" feature enables users to organize t
Henry Helps Plant A Garden is designed as a story that teaches children the process on how to plant a garden. It is intended for children with learning and cognitive disabilities, as well as blind and low vision and other related disabilities. The pages of the story can be read using autoplay (no interaction), read to me, and an option called talking time. A natural sounding voice reads the story, each word is highlighted. Key words stay highlighted, and the child can push them to hear the word
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
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
iPrompts is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. An application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, iPrompts enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules, countdown timers, and choice prompts. iPrompts includes a library of several hundred stock illustrations and photographs, and is expandable to include any digital picture desired by a user. For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or an Android device. SYS
ISAAC Author is a macro creation software program designed to enable occupational therapists and rehabilitation practicioners with patients who use the ISAAC System (see separate entry) to develop and update of each patient's individualized system content in English or Spanish. The ISAAC Author looks like a simple word processor when in use. When the content elements for an ISAAC system user have been fully developed, so the practitioner simply connects the user's ISAAC System to the serial port
The ISAAC System is a small, wearable, individualized cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, developmental disabilities such as mental retardation, dementia, and pseudo-dementia. ISAAC attaches to the user's belt and features a small touchscreen that displays messages and prompts that the user acknowledges by touching. Because it is fully individualized and easy to use, categorically oriented, ISAAC is suitable for individual
iStudiez is an app designed to assist high school and college students and individuals organize their schedules, course work, lectures, labs, track tasks, deadlines, plan homework and arrange assignments. There is a built-in planner that allows the user to input and manage a variety of schedules including classic, alternating (A & B weeks), rotating and block schedule.
Students and users can also add instructor’s information, such as office hours, affiliation, phone number and email addres
It’s Done! is a cognitive aid, medication reminder program, and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or brain injury. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer or scheduler. The app remembers later what the user does now and gives them recall of completed tasks by confirming completion of routine tasks. It’s Done! can also notify others by text or email when a task is done. The user can se
The Itzbeen Baby Care Timer is a cognitive aid, prompter and timer designed to help parents with memory or cognitive disabilities remember basic details of infant care. This device features four timers that count up with the touch of a button. The four buttons allow the user to track baby changing, baby feeding, napping and waking; and there is one extra button that can be customized. Other features include a back clip for portability, a soft-glow nightlight, a nursing reminder for the mother to
The Jogger is a prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, or other short-term memory disabilities. Hosted on a small, wearable, commercially-available personal data assistant (PDA) equipped with a touch screen, the system enables users to take needed information with them wherever they go, presenting behavioral prompts and cues for the user at pre-programmed times and recording the user's responses. The system transmits user
MEM-X is a cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive dysfunction brought on by dementia, the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or stroke. The device is programmed by the caregiver using only the internal numeric keyboard. Date, time, repetition, and recorded message are set and reviewed from here. At the predetermined time, the device sounds a caregiver-selectable alarm. When the alarm sounds, the user, who wears the device on a lanyard, presses the large blue button and the
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
The Past times Chronicle is designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia or cognitive impairments. It is designed to provide nursing homes and care facilities with iconic news stories from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The single page per story allows users to view larger than normal print and the addition of a photograph relevant to the event maintains the illusion of a real newspaper.
Peel N Play Veggies Set is a plastic vegetable set is intended for children with cognitive disabilities as a way to teach kids to appreciate vegetables. The segmented vegetables can be pretend-peeled and sliced, then fit back together again with Velcro™.
Phonics Keyboard is designed for young spellers and early readers with or without cognitive and learning disabilities. The users sound out each word as they spell it. Designed by a speech and language therapist, Phonics Keyboard is great for children learning to read and spell simple words and to start to type. Have fun exploring letters and their link with sounds. Messages can be created to be shared with family and friends.
Phubby the Phone Cubby is designed for use by individuals with or without special needs. It can be used by individuals with intellectual disabilities, limited strength and grasping patterns in their hands. The active wear Phubby with 'touch' technology uses a Lycra / Spandex mesh fabric to allow users to view and operate their cell phone without removing it from the cubby. This allows users to keep their phones strapped to their wrists. The phone can be used without removing it from the case.
Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This digital visual calendaring system allows users to create visual calendars and sync them to mobile devices, print them out, or share them with family, friends, teachers, and caregivers via Google Calendar. Picture Planner employs a simple task analysis to guide users through the steps of effective activity planning, and it provides pop-up rem
Picture Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer and scheduler. The user can create tasks associated with a picture, text, video or audio or any combination of these media to create multi-feature tasks. The user receives an alert (visual and auditory display) when a task is scheduled to be performed. The user
Pill Monitor is an application designed to manage medications. Key features of the app include scheduling for each pill, reminders to take medication whether the app is in use or not, and a built in manager to document each medication's info, such as side effects, doctor prescribed dosage, etc. The application also allows a consumption log to be printed or emailed directly to your doctor.
Pill Prompter is a basic medication reminder application. Users are given many prompt options to take their medication, check their pill schedules, or even ignore a prompt if a pill is not needed at the reminder time.
Pillboxie is a medication reminder application that allows a user to visually manage his or her medications. The app utilizes a simplified interface to keep users informed on their prescriptions. It also includes special features such as sending alerts even when a device is asleep, and allowing each pill's look to be customized to avoid dosage confusion. Additionally, the app can be used without an internet connection.
The Planning and Execution Assistant Trainer (PEAT) is a cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with brain injury or cognitive or memory disabilities. This handheld computer system provides customized cueing and scheduling and offers flexibility in handling schedule changes. The system's Activity Model describes the user's activites. Different types of user activities that can be defined in PEAT include:
Standard tasks (tasks with fixed start times);
To Do tasks (scheduled for specific da
The Pocket Endeavor Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities and brain injury. This software is designed to work with a handheld Pocket PC (not included). The program allows the user to manage recurring or one-time calendar events, set a timer to track lapsed time, view past and future events, stay on task with step-by-step instructional support, maintain recorded to-do lists, and respond to auditory and visual cueing. The user can also re
Pocket Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Window or Mac computer.
Pocket Picture Planner HD is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Windows or Apple Macintosh computer. Users c
Problem-Solving Picture Cards, by Mary John Pitti and Traci Meier, are designed to help individuals with limited cognitive skills, ideally those who have cognitive impairment due to a recent stroke or head trauma, to prepare them for common problem-solving situations. The cards give realistic problem-solving situations illustrated with full-color photos. Photos initiate communication about the problem or pressing issue and possible solutions. Designed to help improve problem-solving and reasonin
The Quarter Hour Watch is a prompter and time management training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities or brain injury. This time management device is intended for use by people who are unable to tell time and enables the use of time without requiring the user to read a clock. Events are presented by pictures programmed to specific times. The time remaining to the event is shown as lighted points. Each point represents one quarter of an hour. If there are 2 hours or
QuickTalker Freestyle is a customizable iPad-based speech generating device (SGD) with the options necessary for speech-language pathologists to better meet the needs of people with communication disabilities. Provides the opportunity to prescribe nearly any augmentative and alternative communication app, and choose from a selection of protective cases. It is designed for people with learning and cognitive disabilities, as well as people with physical or motor disabilities.
Reading Intro by Oz Phonics is an App for apple products designed to aid children with learning and cognitive disabilities and Dyslexia. It is built as a game and divided in three steps: Oz Phonics 1 - Phonemic Awareness and Letter Sounds, Oz Phonics 2 - CVC, CCVC words, consonant blends, sentences, Oz Phonics 3 - Consonant Blends, CVCC Words, Digraphs, Spelling for the student self assimilation. The app can be used by parents who want to teach their children to read, school age children who ar
The Door Organizer Red Fridge Mounted Organizer is an organizational aid designed to assist individuals with organizing daily items. This organizer has pockets and a clip for attaching keys. It can be placed on the fridge and used to store shopping lists, vouchers, pens and paper for notes, or anything else you can think of that you might need handy or organized in its place. Being magnetic it's not just for the kitchen though. Stick to your filing cabinet in the office, a radiator by the door,
reQall is a voice input program and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, learning, cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. The program allows a person to use their BlackBerry phone, Android phone or Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a memory aid. The user speaks or types reminders into his or her device and reQall converts what the user says to text with up to 30 seconds recording time. reQall organizes the user’s items au
RNIB Talking Cube Clock is designed to help support people who have difficulty keeping track of the day or time. The RNIB is an easy to use talking cube clock with clear, natural English male voice. It is available with a gray base with a yellow contrasting button or a black base with a silver contrasting button. It also is equipped with audible cues for setting and adjusting the clock, five alarm sounds, a snooze alarm (alarm sounds for one minute and then pauses for four minutes) and rotary v
SafetyNet is an emergency alert system and cognitive aid designed for people who have cognitive or developmental disabilities. The SafetyNet system consists of a base station and server; three electric current flow detection modules; three water flow detection modules; three open/closed sensors; and a wireless handheld personal digital assistant (PDA), which uses the Microsoft Pocket PC operating system. The electric current flow detection modules are placed in locations where they can detect
The SeniorCare Organizational System is a medical information organizer and planning kit designed for use by older individuals and those wiith memory or cognitive disabilities. The system includes a one hour of live consultation with a SeniorCare Advisor, access to the organization’s professional referral network, family/caregiving plan, and the Organization Kit. This kit features a messenger bag, leather-bound three-ring folio, and a caregiving planner flowchart with a guide and resource dire
Social Skills Training and Frustration Management Autism DVD is about 4.5 hours of training, by Dr. Jed Baker, designed to prepare staff who work with persons who have Autism to encourage/enhance social skills and manage and prevent melt downs and crisis situations. This comprehensive presentation will gives a deeper understanding of the social-emotional functioning of individuals with autism. The DVD deals with how to build conversation skills, conflict resolution, emotion management, employmen
Sound Literacy is app for iPad, iPod,iPhone, intended for people with learning, cognitive disabilities and Dyslexia. It can be used in conjunction with any curriculum that emphasizes phonemic awareness, phonological processing, or morphemic word building. The app includes: blank tiles for counting, ordering, and manipulating the graphemes or any other word part tiles organized in pantries and ready to be pulled onto the workspace for reading and spelling words, Elkonin boxes can be added to hol
The Dyscalculia Toolkit: Supporting Learning Difficulties in Math, is a course intended for people with Dyscalculia to aid with math learning process. It is composed by a book with readings and lessons and a CD-ROOM with practice exercises. Designed to support learners aged 6 to 14 years, who have difficulty with math and numbers
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Pill Reminder is an Arduino controlled device to prompt a person when it is time to take their pills. The Pill Reminder has 14 pill compartments. Each compartment corresponds to one day of the week. Each day of the week has two compartments, one for morning pills and one for evening pills. Each pill compartment has an LED above it. Twice each day, morning and evening, the Pill Reminder will turn on the appropriate LED to indicate which pill compa
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The Ohio State University Time Team (TT), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO), partnered to design a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The device is intended to increase the self-sufficiency of children by enabling them to manage their time independently. It provides a tool to aid children to learn the concepts of time,
Video Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a task organizer and scheduler. Schedules can be created with pictures or videos. The user can organize video modeling content and turn off schedule functions such as "Done." Schedules and modeling created by the user can be shared with other users. The user can also customize the a
Visual Assistant is a cognitive aid, prompter, and job aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. This program is software for a personal digital assistant (PDA) and provides visual and verbal cues to assist the user in performing individualized tasks set up by a caregiver, coach, or other interested party. Visual Assistant is sold as standalone software; with a dedicated PDA pre-loaded with the software; or with a Pocket PC cellular telephone pre
Visules is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning or communication disabilities. An application for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, Visules is designed for parents and caregivers to use with their children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. People with disabilities also can use it independently. The program creates and communicates checklists and individual cues using text, images, and colors. The program allows the user to access visua
WayFinder is an audible mobility and personal location tracking program, cognitive aid, prompter, and voice output navigation system designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This software is for a personal digital assistant (PDA) (not included) and uses GPS (global positioning satellite)–based personalized audio and visual cues to support independent travel via bus systems and on foot. WayFinder enables the user to create specifi
The Wellness Wizard is an emergency alert system and prompter designed for use by seniors and individuals with cognitive disabilities or Alzheimer's disease. This electronic unit can be used to remind users to take medications, perform specific tasks at pre-defined times, pay bills, or to remember birthdays and aniversaries, and to enable family members or caregivers to check on well-being. Caregivers can record customized reminder messages in their voice on the Wellness Wizard and specify when