For people with speech disorders or communication limitations, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices give them the ability to communicate using talking buttons or boxes. Talking Brix 2 are thin, lightweight communicators with built-in magnets. They can also be used for single or multi-message communication. Meanwhile, they are perfect for carrying in your pocket or […]
Posts with the Adaptive Speech Communication tag
Project Euphonia Gives Voice to the Speaking Impaired
For ALS patient Andrea Peet, communication means much more than commanding her phone to text someone or play her favorite song. “To be able to tell my husband that I love him … it was, like, the most fundamental part of being human,” she told TODAY Show reporter Natalie Morales in a special segment. Peet […]
AM398 – Tobii Dynavox I-110 AAC Tablet
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! If you’re looking for a new device to help you or your child communicate, check out […]
Don’t Just Talk…Tango!
Expressing our needs and wants is not the lone function of speaking. Because of speech, we are able to express our thoughts, desires and emotions. DynaVox’s Tango gives individuals with limited speech and/or motor challenges access to a six button keypad and over 2,500 pre-recorded digitally enhanced phrases. The goal of Tango is to give […]