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Transcript of Sped 12-Finals
Technology Assistive technology is technology used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible. Assistive technology can include mobility devices such as walkers and wheelchairs, as well as hardware, software, and peripherals that assist people with disabilities in accessing computers or other information technologies. Portable Communication
For The Visually Impaired Blue Mouse Chat PC-4 Hitch Computer Switch Interface B.A BAR Bigtract Tractball &
Switch Adapted Bigtract Trackball Axio Hearing Aid ( Model IM32) AESOP Animals From A to Z Affinity 2.0 Hearing Aid Tester It is a hearing aid acoustic test system designed for use by audiologist and other hearing professionals. This unit interface with software modules on a laptop or desktop personal computer (PC). including modules for audiometry,
real ear measurement, visible speech, and hearing aid tester. the unit can be used for hearing assessment, hearing aid fitting, and patient satisfaction assessment, depending on the software modules installed. the unit has all the speech tone, and noise stimuli required for each module. Every sound accessory has it's own dedicated outlet, so there is no need to unplug devises between activities. It is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with communication of hearing disabilities.This is learning and practice interactive software program for learning vocabulary and concepts related to animals.
Games include Petting Zoo; ABC See Me; Whom am I; Who Lives Here?; and Animals At Home. A Cue Index sorts names by beginning, middle or final phoneme, by spelling pronunciation, and animated cueing with viewer- controlled variable speed. All games allow the user to choose to view cueing or finger spelling. It is a programmable hearing aid designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. this digital hearing aid can adjust instantly to different listening environments without feedback while filtering out background noise. it automatically adjust to telephone, music, or television listening. it has voice indicators for low battery and listening mode in male or female voices in a variety of languages, and can be programmed with audible voice or tone reminders for follow-up appointments and maintenance checks. It is a voice output bar code communication aid, cognitive aid, and speech device designed for use by individuals with autism, aphasia, cognitive disabilities, or brain injury. This portable unit has a digital and can record and play back words and sounds programmed on bar codes. Adhesive bar codes labels are glued onto objects or symbol panels; scanning enables voice output. the devise enable rapid communication while helping the user to identify objects, compensating for word finding difficulties. Users with no speech capability can utilize the unit to participate in games. the unit. It is a Trackball designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This tract has an oversized trackball with left and a right mouse click buttons located behind the trackball to avoid unwanted mouse clicks. The BIGtrack also allows for second mouse connection, enabling both the BIGtrack and a second mouse to be connected for assisted or simulations participation. This tract is also available in a switch adapted version, which includes two standard 1/8- inch plugs for two switches. It is for Visually Impaired is a directed selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and visual disabilities. This devise offers 12 levels with a total of 600 seconds of recording time and can be accessed using two to eight large selection fields ( the number of field is adjustable as user needs change). Message can be selected using direct selection or four scanning modes ( inverse, automatic, two- switch, and step.) The communicator provides intense back ground illumination of transparent icons for greater visibility. Other Features include recordable level announcer, two jacks for one- or- two switch scanning, two built-in scan switches, on/Off auditory cueing, volume control, adjustable scanning speed (1 to 25 sec.), light- touch membrane, easy access to place icon sheets, and a removable adjustable carrying strap. It is a mouse with built-in wrist designed for use by individuals with neurological or upper extremity disabilities, Parkinson's disease, or paraplegia. The mouse has a palm-shaped depression with spaces for the finger, enabling a secure grip. A built-in magnet hold the mouse securely on the mouse pad. Trembling is counterbalanced so uncontrollable movements do not affect the mouse pointer. The cursor holds its place when the hand is removed from the mouse. It 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 communications pages to be linked together to meet the user's communications needs for home, school. work and other situations. Vocabulary can be added and edited, and photos and other graphics can be imported for use as symbols. The included DesktopChat software has approximately 10,000 PCS symbol and 3,000 Imagine symbol. A screen protector also serves as a stand. DecTalk speech synthesizer with adult male, adult female, child voice; and stylus for touch screen. Aesop is a voice output keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. Designed to aid users with vision disabilities in learning touch typing, the unit in connected to a PS/2 standard computer keyboard and speaks each letter as it is typed in a digitized human quality mail voice. Features include calculations of typing speed up to 99 words per minute, adjustable volume via the keyboard, and headphone or internal speaker output It is a switch adapter for computers designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plug- and- play switch requires no software setup, making it immediately ready to deliver five sets of functions to as many as five switches at a time. Rows of functions are chosen with a single push of button. This device can be used with switch- accessible software for single switch access or two- switch scanning. The unit also delivers up, down, left, right and enter control to switches.