Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ144 – Q1. Kurzweil USB-C Scanner, Q2. Communication Devices, Q3. Closed Captioning Services, Q4. Noise Cancelling Headphones for Autism, Q5, GPS Tracker for Elopment, Q6. Wildcard: Thoughts on the new Apple AirTags? ———— Transcript Starts Here ————
Mary Sagstetter, AbleNet, shows us TalkingBrix 2, which are augmentative communication buttons. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about TalkingBrix 2.
Two million people in the United States have lost some or all of their ability to use words. This impairment of language is called aphasia and it can affect the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is due to an injury to the brain and is most commonly from a stroke, but may also be from head […]
Kelsey Reynolds, Tobii Dynavox Representative, shows us two of their Augmentative Communication devices. Check it out here:
I met with Kathy Schumacher in her lakeside home in beautiful Lake Winona, Indiana to talk to her about her daughter, Sarah. Kathy borrowed assistive technology equipment from The INDATA Project’s Equipment Loan Library and I visited with her to learn more about her daughter and her experience using the loan library. The INDATA Project […]
Augmentative communication devices are used by people who communicate differently with other people. This piece of assistive technology is a tool that features pictures and buttons. Each button corresponds with a word or phrase. These are customizable. For example, a person could select a button with a toilet and the device would say aloud, “I […]