The Sound-Eaze and School-Eaze CD's are designed specifically for children with autism and other disabilities that makes the child sensitive to noise. These CD's combine vocals and rhythm with sounds that can be upsetting to many children, letting the child know what they can expect to hear in different settings. The music and rhythm are gradually eased out until only the sounds remain, allowing the child to adjust the volume may give the feeling that he/she is in control of the sound. Sound-Eaz
101 Animations is a cause and effect training program designed for use with children with cognitive and upper extremity disabilities. This simple activity causes a loud, large animation (non-age-specific cartoon) on the computer screen with every switch activation. This program includes 101 animations. This program can be accessed with Mouseclick (see separate entry), a touch screen, a single switch, or the standard keyboard space bar. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh c
The 180-Degree Goniometer is designed to enable therpaists to measure the range of motion of wrists and fingers. Made of stainless steel, these units are available in 7- and 14-inch models and have linear markings in inches and centimeters. The 7-inch model has a 180-degree scale marked in five-degree increments. The 14-inch model has two 180-degree scales marked in one-degree increments that read in either direction.
The 180-Degree International Goniometer and the 360-Degree International Goniometer are goniometers designed to enable therpaists to measure the range of motion of large joints. These transparent goniometers allow for full view of the extremity during measurement. The 180-degree model provides linear measurements up to 7 7/8 inches and is marked in five-degree increments. The 360-degree model provides linear measurements up to 12.25 inches and is marked in one-degree increments. The linear measu
Aacorn is an "intelligent" augmentative assistive communications solution (AAC) for children with autism, apraxia, downs, ms, and developmentally delayed language. This app can help children who are non-verbal and pre-literate communicate. This product is a very child friendly design and a new system of presenting words "as they are needed" via a dynamically changing word tree with branching pathways.
The AAMR Adaptive Behavior Scale-School: Second Edition (ABS-S:2) is a cognitive evaluation system designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities, autism, or behavior problems. It can be used to assess the functioning of children being evaluated for evidence of mental retardation, for evaluating adaptive behavior characteristics of children with autism, and for differentiating children with behavior disorders who require special education assistance from those with behavior problems wh
The Abbreviated Profile of Hearing Aid Benefit (APHAB) For Windows is an auditory evaluation and hearing aid acoustic test system designed for use to assess how much an individual who is hard of hearing would benefit from a hearing aid. This system includes scoring and administration software for a 24-item self-assessment inventory in which individuals report the amount of trouble they are having with communication or noises in various everyday situations. Benefit is calculated by comparing the
Abrakadabra is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program is designed to help develop visual perception and language skills as well as early switch techniques. In this program, users build up 30 different pictures in stages by pressing a switch, touching a touchscreen, clicking a mouse, or pressing a key on the keyboard. Each time the switch/key/mouse is p
AccuGait is a portable computerized gait analysis system designed for use in gait assessment. The system consists of a platform with a composite material top plate and Hall effect sensing elements. The unit interfaces directly with a laptop computer via a built-in amplifier. Analog outputs are optional. Data are provided for force and movent along x-y-z coordinates, with the z axis oriented downward, the y axis oriented away from the connector, and the x axis oriented to the left. DIMENSIONS (Hx
AccuGait is a portable balance analysis system designed for use in balance assessment. The system provides an accurate measure of center of pressure (COP). It consists of a platform with a composite material top plate and Hall effect sensing elements. The unit interfaces with a laptop via a built-in RS-232 connection. Analog outputs are optional. Data are provided for force and movent along x-y-z coordinates, with the z axis oriented downward, the y axis oriented away from the connector, and the
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
The ActiGraph, model GT1M, is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use to assess activity levels of individuals with disabilities. This sturdy and compact dual-axis accelerometer measures and records activity counts and steps taken, and then uses this data to determine individual activity levels and energy expenditure. The unit has a direct USB connection and one megabyte (MB) of non-volatile flash memory. POWER: Uses a rechargeable battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 1.5 x 1.44 x 0.7
ActiLife Desktop Activity Software is a motion, heart rate, and sleep evaluation system designed for use by individuals with disabilities. This desktop analysis software program is compatible with the ActiGraph and ActiTrainer (see separate entries). The software allows the user to initialize the ActiGraph or ActiTrainer in a number of different operating modes and to select epochs ranging from 30 times per second (raw mode) to 4 minutes. The collected data is stored in ASCII format for simple a
The ActiTrainer is an electronic motion evaluation system and heart monitor designed for use in assessing the physical activity level of individuals with disabilities. This accelerometer measures the user's movements. When worn with the included Polar Wearlink T31, heart rate data is wirelessly transmitted to the unit, where it can be viewed in real time on an OLED display window and stored along with activity data for further analysis. Other performance parameters that can be monitored by this
Actiwatch-2, Actiwatch Spectrum, and Actiwatch Score are electronic motion evaluation systems designed for use by individuals with sleep disorders. These wristwatch style actigraphs digitally record data on gross motor activity and sleep/wake patterns. Each model has an accelerometer and the ability to record additional data channels. In addition to sleep/wake activity, Actiwatch 2 features the ability to record the amount and duration of ambient white light in units of lux. Other features inclu
The Adaptive Behavior Assessment System, Second Edition (ABAS-II), by Patti Harrison and Thomas Oakland, is a test designed for use in assessing adaptive skills functioning of children or adults with cognitive disabilities. This assessment can be used to determine how an individual is responding to daily demands; develop treatment and training goals; determine eligibility for services and Social Security benefits; assess individuals with intellectual disability (ID), learning difficulties, ADD/A
Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3) is a developmental assessment system designed to screen infants and young children for developmental delays during the first five years of life. Parents complete the illustrated 30-item questionnaires at designated intervals, assessing children in their natural environments to ensure valid results. Each questionnaire can be completed in 10 to 15 minutes and covers five key developmental areas: communication, gross motor, fine motor, problem
The Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE) is a developmental assessment system designed for use in evaluating children at risk for emotional disabilities or behavioral problems. This child monitoring system is focused exclusively on children’s social and emotional behavior. Parents complete the illustrated questionnaires, which screen seven key behavioral areas: self-regulation, compliance, communication, adaptive functioning, autonomy, affect, and interaction with people.
The ALGO Newborn Screening System is an auditory evaluation system designed for use in evaluating hearing in newborns. This system screens both ears simultaneously. Colored, customizable graphical displays guide the user through the screening process, and the system provides automated, objective pass/refer results. Screening parameters are pre-set and standardized. An audio-visual tutorial provides tips on how to conduct screening. Device-based data management facilitates creation of statistical
The AMTI Multiaxis Force Platform, model BP400600, is a gait and balance analysis system designed for use in gait or balance assessment. The system consists of a platform with an aluminum top plate and strain gauge bridge sensing elements. The unit's 2:3 width to length ratio is useful for gait lab installations where variable stride must be accommodated. The platform uses a coordinate system with the z axis oriented downward, the y axis oriented away from the connector, and the x axis oriented
The AMTI Multiaxis Force Platform, model OR6-7, is a gait and balance analysis system designed for use in gait or balance assessment. The system consists of a platform with an aluminum top plate and strain gauge bridge sensing elements. The platform uses a coordinate system with the z axis oriented downward, the y axis oriented away from the connector, and the x axis oriented to the left. The platform provides six analog outputs corresponding to the three orthogonal forces and the three orthogon
AMTI Walker Sensors are biomechanical sensors designed for use in gait and walker stability analysis and prosthetics fitting. Attached to a walker, this multiaxis transducer measures the forces transmitted through the walker. It measures the three orthogonal force components along the X, Y, and Z axes, and the moments about the axes, producing a total of six outputs. The sensor is available in pediatric anterior (model MCW-PA), pediatric posterior (model MCW-PP), and adult anterior (model MCW-AA
ANDDS is a developmental assessment program designed to screen infants and young children for developmental delays during the first three years of life. A parent can use this application (or app) as a screening test to examine his or her child’s development. The app allows the parent to answer a series of "Yes" or "No" questions about the child's development at ages 8 months, 12 months, 15 months, 18 months, and 24 to 36 months. ANDDS will give results that indicate whether the child is at risk
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a portable robotic device with matching video game software platform for telerehabilitation for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities such as stroke, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and various others. Researchers in Spain have created ArmAssist, a mobile-based device that connects to the user through an orthotic that then records and measures the movements of the shoulder and elbow. These arm movements are translated to moveme
Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System (AEPS) for Infants and Children, Second Edition, is a developmental evaluation system designed for use in assessment of children from birth to six years who have disabilities or are at risk for developmental delays. Professionals can use the system to assess and monitor six key developmental areas in young children: fine motor, gross motor, cognitive, adaptive, social-communication, and social. The assessment helps identify educational targets tailo
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a bi-manual rehabilitation glove system to monitor the hand movements of individuals who have experienced stroke. Researchers at Northeastern University have created the Angle Tracking and Location At home System (ATLAS), a bi-manual rehabilitation glove system and tracking device that utilizes two gloves to monitor the hand movements of stroke survivors. The system's creators' eventually intend to release the ATLAS as an at-home testing
Attention Getter is a control switch training program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, and cognitive disabilities. It is specifically designed for teenagers who need powerful input to get their attention. This software program has photos that change (morph) into related photos on the computer screen, accompanied by interesting sounds and music. The photo animations are so engaging that the student is motivated to see and hear the next one. The program can be controll
Attention Teens is a control switch training program designed for use by individuals with communication, learning, and cognitive disabilities. Like Attention Getter (see separate entry), it features photo images that change (morph) into other images on the computer screen, but this program is more light-hearted and whimsical as it morphs unrelated images to provide laughter and communication. The program works with a mouse, touchscreen, single switch, or IntelliKeys (see entry). OPTIONS: Set of
The AudioScan RM500 SL is a portable auditory evaluation and hearing aid acoustic test system designed for use in hearing aid fitting. Hearing is tested using the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) S 3.22 2003 standard test sequence. The unit has a fluorescent backlit color display, a built-in thermal line printer, and an integrated sound box. It comes in a cast aluminum case with a carrying handle. DIMENSIONS: 15.5 x 12.75 x 4.25 inches with a display measuring 12.1 inches diagonally.
The Automated Driver’s License Cognitive Test, model ACDT-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease, brain injury, cognitive disabilities, dementia, or who have had a stroke. This computerized clock drawing test screens users for cognitive impairments that affect the ability to drive safely. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument. Tests are web-based and
The Automated Driver's License Dynamic Visual Acuity Screening Test, model VT-DVA-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument, and can be self-administered while seated in a wheelchair. It screens driver's license applicants for contrast sensitivity, dynamic visual acuity, night dynamic visual acuity, stereopsis, si
The Automated Driver's License Vision Screening Test, model VT-SVA-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument, and can be self-administered while seated in a wheelchair. It screens driver's license applicants for contrast sensitivity, static visual acuity, night static visual acuity, stereopsis, sign recognition, s
The Automatic Clock Drawing Test is a cognitive rehabilitation evaluation program designed to screen children or adults for brain injury. This online assessment tool provides instant scores and feedback through networked laptops, portable kiosks, or PCs. Multimedia, interactive tests use touchscreens for accessibility for users who cannot draw or use a writing instrument. Tests use either military (24-hour) or standard (12-hour) clocks.
The Avant A2D+ Audiometer is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiologists in hearing assessment. This compact PC-based, dual channel audiometer features integrated Quick SIN testing capability; air, bone and speech functions; earphones and TDH-39 headset; a patient response switch; and compatibility with NOAH, Sycle.Net, and TIMS. The unit connects to a personal computer via a USB connection. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
The Avant REM Speech+ is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiologists for hearing assessments. This live speech mapping system allows for monaural or simultaneous binaral measurements using the Sure-Probe microphone system. Features include simultaneous FFT dual probe measurement, adjustable ear loop microphones, color-coded ear indicators (blue for left and red for right), DSL and NAL-NL1 targets, hearing loss simulation for third party demonstrations, and compatibility with N
Away We Ride is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by young children through pre-teens with cognitive or multiple disabilities. This CD-ROM program offers six familiar songs related to transportation, including "Down by the Station," "Daisy, Daisy," and "Row, Row, Row Your Boat," for learning transportation concepts through activities such as finding the correct picture, sound, associated object, or word. A cause and effect option and a choice of the number of onscreen pictures
The Bagnoli Desktop EMG Systems is an electronic motion assessment system designed for use inresearch on physical rehabilitation. The system is available in models with 4, 8, or 16 channels, all of which use parallel-bar EMG sensors and include an array of features to make EMG recordings effortless and consistent. The systems verifies signal quality by checking line interference and amplifier saturation, with visual LED indicators and an optional audio indicator. The system integrates with all d
The Baseline Back-Leg-Chest Dynamometer is designed for clinical use. This device features an oversized solid base for safety and cushioned handgrips. The chain adjusts for height differences or to vary the point of force application. The strength indicator remains at the individual's maximum reading until reset. The scale measures to 660 pounds/300 kilograms.
The Baseline Bubble Inclinometer, model 12-1056, is designed to measure the range of motion in a joint. This manual device accurately measures joint motion in keeping with measurement techniques codified in the AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Inpairment, Third Edition.
The Baseline Digital Inclinometer is designed to measure the range of motion in a joint. Once a joint has been actively or passively taken through its range of motion, the total range can be read from the device's LED display panel. A carrying case is included.
The Baseline Finger (Small Joint) Goniometer is designed to measure the range of motion of the metacarpal phalangeal, interphalangeal, and other small finger or toe joints. This stainless steel goniometer has a head with two opposing 180-degree scales marked in five-degree increments. A linear scale marked in inches and centimeters is included on the arm.
The Baseline Hand Evaluation Set is a set of a dynamometer, pinch meter, finger circumference gauge, and finger muscle tester designed for clinical use. The set includes a hydraulic hand dynamometer, a 30-pound pinch gauge, steel finger goniometer, two-point discriminator with a third point, a Wartenburg pinwheel, finger circumference gauge, and a functional finger motion gauge.
The Baseline HiRes Plastic 360-degree ISOM Goniometer is a goniometer designed to measure joint range of motion (ROM) and axis of motion. The 360-degree head has three scales calibrated to be used with the International Standards of Measurement (ISOM), sagittal, frontal, and transverse with rotation (SFTR) recording method. The scale reads 1-degree increments. One arm has a linear scale in inches and centimeters. The device is made of clear plastic with solid background behind the gradations, nu
The Baseline Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer is designed for clinical use to measure grip strength. The device features an adjustable handle with five positions to accommodate any hand size. The indicator remains at the individual's maximum reading until reset. The device registers up to 200 pounds. A carrying case is included. WARRANTY: Three years.
The Baseline Hydraulic Hand Evaluation Set is a set of a dynamometer, pinch meter, finger circumference gauge, and finger muscle tester designed to evaluate the strength and range of motion of the hands and fingers. The set includes a hydraulic hand dynamometer, a 50-pound pinch gauge, and a stainless steel finger goniometer.
The Baseline Hydraulic Pinch Gauge, models 12-0231 and 12-0233, is a pinch meter designed to measure pinch strength. This device is suitable for all pinch tests (tip, key, and palmar) and registers up to 50 pounds. The strength reading can be viewed as pounds or kilograms. Model 12-0231 has a standard gauge and model 12-0233 has a HiRes gauge with a bigger dial and larger numerals. OPTIONS: Carrying case. DIMENSIONS: Gauge diameter is 2.5 inches (12-0231) or 3.5 inches (12-0233). WARRANTY: 1 yea
The Baseline Mechanical Pinch Gauge is a pinch meter designed to measure the hand strength of individuals with grasping disabilities or hand injury. The meter measures tip, key, and palmer pinch strength in both pounds and kilograms. The maximum reading is 60 pounds (models 12-0200 and 12-0205), 30 pounds (models 12-0201 and 12-0206), 10 pounds (models 12-0203 and 12-0208), or 2 pounds (models 12-0202 and 12-0207). The indicator remains at the maximum reading until reset. The meter comes with or
The Baseline Hydraulic Pinch Gauge is a pinch meter designed to measure pinch strength. Thislightweight anodized aluminum device is suitable for all pinch tests (tip, key, and palmar) and the indicator remains at the individual's maximum reading until reset. Models are available that register up to 30 or 60 pounds. Strength readings are given in pounds and kilograms. A wrist strap and a carrying case are included. COLOR: The 30-pound model is blue and the 60-pound model is red.
The Baseline Pinch Gauge, model 7485 and 7486 are pinch meters designed to measure the finger strength of individuals with grasping disabilities or hand injury. These precision instrument records isometric lateral, chuck or tip pinch in pounds and kilograms. The red pointer stops at the maximum pinch recorded for the highest degree of accuracy. Model 7485 measures 0 to 60 pounds. Model 7486 measures 0 to 30 pounds. The meters are latex free and come with a carrying case. DMENSIONS: The pinch ja
The Baseline Plastic 360-degree International Standards of Measurement (ISOM) Goniometer, models 12-1000, 12-1001, and 12-1002, is a goniometer designed to measure joint range of motion. The clear plastic construction permits observation of the joint's axis of motion and range of motion. The 360-degree head has three scales calibrated to be used with the ISOM system. A linear scale in inches and centimeters is included on the arm. DIMENSIONS: 6-, 8-, and 12-inch models are available.
Baseline Posture Elevator is designed for use by therapists, chiropractors or physicians to help analyze the posture of a person. The measurements can be used for assessment as well as to document postural changes. A pointer angle is used in conjunction with the grid to calculate alignment.
The Baseline Posture Grid is designed to help analyze the posture of a person so that it can be assessed and improved if necessary. A suspension cord and plumb bob is used in conjunction with the grid to calculate alignment.
The Baseline Skinfold Caliper, model 12-01110, is designed for clinical use. Made of lightweight aluminum, this device features measurement arms with floating tips that are under constant pressure to assure accurate and reproducible results and a easy-to-read 60 millimeter scale. The set includes the caliper, a booklet, tables, and a carrying case.
The Baseline Stainless Steel Finger Goniometer is a goniometer designed for use to measure range-of-motion of finger joints (metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal) and other small joints including toes. The head has two opposing 180-degree scales marked in 5-degree increments. A linear scale in inches and centimeters is on the arm. The deluxe model (model 12-1011) has a larger head for more accurate reading. DIMENSIONS: Length is 3.5 inches (model 12-1015) or 6 inches (models 12-1010 and 12-10
The Baseline Two and Three-Point Aesthesiometers are designed for use with individuals who have diabetes or neurological disabilities. These diagnostic instruments test perception of cutaneous sensitivity. The two-point model tests the two-point threshold of touch. The three-point model adds flexibility, enabling the tester to alternate between one- and two-point sensitivity without changing settings. Both models have vinyl tips on both models minimize the effect of temperature on pain and touch
The Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition (BASC-2), is a behavioral assessment designed for use in evaluating children and adolescents with cognitive, emotional, or learning disabilities. This assessment can be used by school and clinical psychologists to differentiate between hyperactivity and attention problems. It can identify behavior problems as required by IDEA and can be used for the development of FBAs, BIPs, and IEPs. It has multiple scales and forms that assess child
Skills assessment, instructional and communication tool for Individual Educational Program (IEP) preparation. Assessment: provides comprehensive chart or list of pupil behavior, to assist in identifying behavioral characteristics, skills and objectives. Instructional: aids in developing individualized and appropriate objectives and instructional strategies and activities for each pupil. Communication: Reading device. Can be used throughout schooling to display progress and help communicate this
Behavioral Intervention Planning — Third Edition (BIP-3) Computer Version for Single User, model 12293, is a behavior assessment program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. This CD-ROM version of the BIP-3 can be used to complete a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and develop a behavioral intervention plan (BIP). It includes the same steps and forms used in the print version of the BIP-3, but information is keyed in instead of written, summary sheets are completed
Blob CD for Windows is a cause and effect training program designed use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program teaches the use of a switch or touchscreen and is a first introduction to computers and switches that features bright, clear graphics, animation, and sound to help switch users to develop their switching and cognitive skills. It can be operated with one or two switches or with a joystick, fire b
Boardmaker® with Speaking Dynamically Pro v.6 is designed for individuals with significant speech or language disabilities, to build on the features of Boardmaker® Plus! and transform any computer into a speech output device and learning tool. It features natural sounding voices, word prediction, and includes all the features of Boardmaker® Plus!, including symbols supported in 44 languages.
The Bobath Extra Wide Hydraulic Therapy Couch is designed for use by therapists working with children with various neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy. It can accommodate both the therapist and child on the couch. Bobath Therapy Couches can be used in clinics, hospitals and medical centers offering Bobath therapy. It is available in both electric and hydraulic versions.
POWER: Examples: Hydraulic.
DIMENSIONS: Maximum couch height: 1000 millimeters (39 inches), Minimum couch height:
The Boston University Activity Measure for Post Acute Care (AM-PAC)is a functional assessment evaluation test designed for use in assessing rehabilitation outcomes. This outcome instrument measures function in three domains: basic mobility, daily activities, and applied cognitive. It can be used for functional assessment of adults with a wide range of diagnoses and functional abilities. Patients can respond to test items or the instrument can be completed by a clinician or family member. The ass
The Brainchild is a handheld, electronic educational aid designed to offer the core benefits of computer instruction and evaluation. Its educational software on interchangeable cartridges includes assessment programs for grades 1 through 6, the Core Knowledge Sequence grade level curriculum and the Kaplan S.A.T. preparation. Dozens of other programs are being developed for basic skills, vocational education, G.E.D., English as a Second Language/bilingual, and special needs. The unit operates in
The Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills - Student Braille Edition, model 5-00000-00, is a braille assessment evaluation test designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of the Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills (Green), Revised 1999, a criterion-referenced inventory designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of children from pre-kindergarten through grade nine in selected skills areas. The skill ar
The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Early Development - APH Tactile Supplement, model 5-17681-00, is a set of braille and tactile test materials designed to make the Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, an assessment evaluation test, accessible to children who are blind or have low vision. The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, is a criterion-referenced, self-directed inventory designed to assess the level of mastery of selected skills in children from birth
The Brigance Inventory of Early Development–II (IED–II) is an early childhood assessment designed for use by children with developmental delays. The inventory serves as both a diagnostic instrument and a criterion-referenced classroom assessment. Features include normed and standardized options for key skill areas; social-emotional assessments; and functional skills sequences for assessing incremental gains. The inventory can be used to identify developmental age, pinpoint learning problems, mon
Build 1 is a control switch training program designed for use with children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or IntelliKeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing the concept of sequencing. The program presents familiar scenes missing key elements; the click of the switch adds a new element. When the task is successfully completed, the user is rewarded with an animated sequence. The program offers multiple settings
Caltrac is an electronic motion evaluatiion system and calorie counter designed for use in measuring physical activity for people with disabilities. This beeper sized mini-computer measures movement and estimates how many calories the user has burned. The unit has a plastic case with five control buttons and a liquid crystal display (LCD) read out. The user enters his or her weight, height, age, and sex. There is a special entry for cycling/ stairclimbing/elliptical machines and weight training.
Child-Guided Strategies for Assessing Children Who are Deafblind or Have Multiple Disabilities, model 1-31001-00, is an instructor training program designed for use by teachers of children who are deaf-blind or have multiple disabilities. This interactive CD-ROM demonstrates strategies and techniques for assessing and teaching children with multiple disabilities through the use of video clips, questions pertaining to the video clips, discussion, and relevant literature. Comprehensive assessments
Children's Switch Progressions (formerly R.J.'s Switch Progressions) is a control switch training program designed for use by children with upper extremity and cognitive disabilities. This program offers seven activities for training in the use of single switches (or a touch screen). The activities progress from requiring that a switch be activated randomly to requiring that the switch be activated at specifically timed intervals. Skills developed include understanding cause/effect and attending
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.
COGREHAB – XP: Computer Programs for Cognitive Rehabilitation are cognitive rehabilitation programs to aid therapists and others involved in rehabilitation to evaluate cognitive function and provide training in associated cognitive and information processing problems. The series includes a collection of programs which address various cognitive functions impaired by brain injury from head trauma, stroke, brain tumor surgery, anoxia, and brain infections. The cognitive domains include: Memory, Att
Compass assessment software is an evaluation assessment test designed for use by professionals who provide services in computer access and augmentative communication. This software measures user performance in skills needed for computer interaction, such as keyboard and mouse use, navigating through menus, and switch use. Properly used, this software rnables the professional to: (1) diagnose difficulties with an existing interface;(2) compare client performance with candidate access systems; (3)
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
The Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation System (CVES), model S213, is a vocational assessment and cognitive skills evaluation system designed for use in assessing individuals who are blind or have low vision. This assessment system identifies relative strengths and weaknesses in the areas of Learning, Problem Solving & Achievement; Sensory & Motor Abilities; and Emotional-Coping & Adaptive Behavior. The system includes the Cognitive Test for the Blind (CTB), the Haptic Sensory Discri
---- 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
Create A Morning Chart is a do it yourself product designed for children with sensory processing disorder to give them visual and written prompts. This helps if a child has trouble with transition and initiation. It improves focus and attention as well as prevents meltdowns.
The Dado Cubes is a set of 10 building blocks with slits in them designed for children ages 3 and up with learning disabilities to build cognition. Dado invites visual spatial development and problem solving as well as introduces the architectural principles of proportion, balance, structure, and color. Dado Cubes engages the users imagination as the slits on each cube are interlocked to create an unlimited number of three-dimensional structures. Constructed horizontally, vertically, or nested t
The DermaTemp Infrared Thermographic Sensor is a skin temperature probe designed for use with individuals who have diabetes or neurological disabilities. This high-precision hand-held scanner detects subtle skin temperature variations. The unit measures temperature on any body surface without tissue contact. In diabetic foot screening, the unit determines thermal geography, measuring hot and cool areas. The unit features patented automatic emissitivity compensation for accuracy on skin of any co
DermaTherm is a skin response biofeedback unit designed to measure and display skin temperature for individuals who need to keep track of accurate skin temperatures throughout the day. DermaTherm incorporates liquid crystal technology into a wireless device with an adhesive strip that is smaller than a band aid. It is ideal in that is small and inconspicusous and can be comfortably worn throughout the entire day. Some of DermaTherm's functional application are as follows: to help confirm diagnos
The Developmental Test of Visual Perception, 2nd Edition (DTVP-2) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages four to ten years with learning, cognition, motor, or physical disabilities. Sub-tests include visual-motor speed, position in space, eye-hand coordination, copying spatial relations, figure-ground, visual closure, and form constancy. The sub-tests are grouped into two categories: motor-reduced visual perception and visual-motor integration. Scoring is recorded a
The Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integtation, Fourth Edition (VMI-4) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages three to 18 years of age with learning, cognition, visual-motor, and other disabilities. The test can also be used with adults with developmental delays. This test offers 27 forms to assess function, optional standardized tests to evaluate the relative contributions of visual perception and motor coordination to VMI-4 performance, and a visual- motor im
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a therapist to measure the pincer grip of individuals with quadriplegia in order to devise a way to increase muscle tension. The device consists of a very sensitive force transducer, which can measure the skightest of grips, connected to a digital display. The device was made using a small commercial load cell attached to a six millimeter aluminum strip. When the cell was squeezed against the strip, it provided a reading of force in grams on a connected digi
Instrument for measuring skin temperature changes from 65 degrees to 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Features digital display and auditory feedback, volume control, headphone output jack, and permanent linear semi- conductor. Temperature sensor. Power two 9 volt power packs. 12 by 5 1/ 2 by 6 inches. Options: output jacks and thermistors to register temperature for up to 3 body sites.
Disco is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or communiction disabilities. It is intended to amuse users while developing switch skills and the understanding of cause and effect. The images and animations in the program are specifically chosen for older children, adolescents, and adults. The activity level ranges from a single press to gain an animated reward, to many key presses to build up a scene. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM or com
***Do It Your Self***Purpose: Users can improve their touch typing by using a vibrating glove as a training tool. Sew eight vibration motors into the fingers of cycling gloves. Then program the Arduino (an open-source electronics platform) to activate a given motor for a quarter of a second corresponding to each character sent to the microcontroller's serial port. For example, a "1" will make the motor pressing on the left pinkie vibrate, a "2" for the left ring finger, a "3" for the left middle
The DonJoy Vista Rehab Management System is an exercise monitor and motion evaluation system designed for use by individuals engaged in an exercise program as part of orthopedic rehabilitation of the lower extremity. The system provides biofeedback for individuals undergoing rehabilitation during exercise while creating documentation for clinicians. The system has three components: an instrumented leg brace, a handheld patient device, and clinician software. The software enables the clinician to
DPS:BCP is a software database version of the BCP (Behavioral Characteristics Progression) system developed by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. The routines in the BCP help with assessment, objective setting, and instruction. This computerized version contains the behaviors and methods from 55 BCP goal areas, and permits data entry and progress tracking. Contact the manufacturer for more information on the uses of the BCP system. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIe computers.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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,
Drumkit is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This music-making software teaches children switch use as they learn to add rhythm to music. Users select a background tune and then add percussion sounds or tune motifs to complement the music. On-screen animation accompanies the music, with new animations appearing when users add drums or other instruments. Many tunes and settings are pre-
The DynaPort Move Monitor is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use by rehabilitation researchers or therapists. This unit consists of a small lightweight case containing a tri-axial accelerometer, a USB connector for charging and communication, and a MicroSD card for raw data storage. The accelerometer is attached to an elastic strap and positioned on the lower back at the height of the second lumbar vertebra, which serves as an approximation of the body’s centre of mass. The s
Early and Advanced Switch Games is a control switch training program designed to provide training in the use of single switches for children with upper extremity disabilities. This program includes 19 games and activities ranging from cause and effect through following directions and matching, and up to using the switch to make a funny face and print it out. Examples of games included are Noises, which provides instant positive reinforcement on switch activation; Build-A-Scene, which adds a part
The Earscan 3 Manual Audiometer, model ES3M, is a hearing screening instrument designed for use with individuals with hearing disabilities. This user-programmable pure tone portable audiometer features a large, easy-to-read liquid crystal display (LCD) screen and talkover for communicating with the individual being tested. The unit includes a password-protected callibration mode to ensure the integrity of data, and a calibration due date reminder is displayed at startup. A carrying case, manual,
The Earscan Acoustic Impedance Pure Tone Audiometer is an auditory evaluation system designed for professional use with individuals with hearing disabilities. This unit can be purchased with tympanometry only or with optional ipsilateral acoustic reflex, manual audiometry and automatic audiometry. Options not originally purchased can be added later as requirements change. The unit is designed to be easy to operate and to provide quick, accurate, and repeatable results. After an exam is complete,
Eensy & Friends is a control switch training program designed to help users with physical disabilities become familiar with a switch-operated computer environment. The program is both visually and aurally stimulating with colorful graphics and animation and lively sounds and auditory cues. It includes three levels of switch training including: Cause-and-Effect where an action is rewarded with animation; Opposites which introduces the concept of on/off and left/right; and Story Completion whe
Gait analysis system acquires data about the effects of pressure and shock on the feet and legs by means of thin electronic sensors applied to the feet. A lightweight data collector is secured at the user's lower back, and computer hardware and software programs analyze the data. Software utilizing a database of ordinary ambulation constants and those of several sports activities allows the computer to compare the data on a given user with the normal constants. 80 column high speed printer, deta
The EMG Analyzer, models MA300-6, MA300-10, and MA300-16, is a gait analysis system designed for use in rehabilitation or physical therapy. This digital EMG and Footswitch system is available with six, ten, or sixteen EMG channels. The sixteen-channel system also provides four additional channels for research use. The frequency response on these additional channels, direct current (DC) to 150 Hertz (Hz), makes them suitable for EKG, goniometer, and pressure sensors. All models come with a lightw
EMG Analyzer Software for MS-Windows is a gait analysis program designed for use to provide a complete evaluation of muscle activity of the lower extremities during gait. Results are presented graphically and in text form. The software is used in conjunction with EMG and Footswitch or Motion Analysis data acquisition hardware (not included). The software is used to quantify the data and plot the raw or integrated EMG and gait parameters, and compare the results with Normal data derived from two
The Environmental Sound Simulator (ESS) is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The kit includes a DVD with eight two-minute samples of varying listening environments (audio and color video). The DVD's video recordings include typical listening environments such as church distance listening, outdoor traffic, small groups, restaurants, listening in an automobile, and television viewing, with both male and female voices. The DVD comes wi
The Evaluation Profile Analysis & Reporting System (EPARS), model S148, is a vocational skills assessment program designed for use in assessing individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program provides a computerized interpretation of vocational functioning. It identifies individual strengths and needs, estimates appropriate vocational and residential placement levels, and can generate an individualized evaluation report. The program comes with one package of EPARS Data Sheets.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted exercise system for an individual who has hemiplegia following stroke. For individuals who have had a stroke and now have reduced strength on one side can strengthen and re-stabilize should protraction through practiced movements using an exercise system. The system assists the individual retraining the brain to create new pathways damaged from the stroke. The traditional method of practicing shoulder protraction was not id
Expected Consequences of Hearing Aid Ownership (ECHO) is a hearing aid assessment system designed to measure prefit expectations of prospective hearing aid users. It produces a global score and four subscales: Positive Effect, Service & Cost, Negative Features, and Personal Image. These scale scores can be compared with the range of scores representing realistic expectations for hearing aid use. The system can be used to examine unrealistic expectations a potential hearing aid user may have,
EZ-D.O.T. is a skills training and assessment system designed to provide occupational information in electronic format of the 1991 Dictionary of Occupational Titles published by the U.S. Department of Labor. This resource lists the job requirements and descriptions for 12,741 occupations. Each job overview contains a narrative text description and coded information about educational, physical, mental, and environmental requirements. An occupation outline may be viewed in short form, showing only
FEAT - Functional Evaluation for Assistive Technology, model 10909, is an assistive technology evaluation system designed for use with individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities or brain injury. This systematic, comprehensive, multidimensional, and ecologically-based assessment protocol can be used with people from elementary aged students through postsecondary adults. The scale can be used to determine the most appropriate and effective assistive technology devices to help individuals
#365PENGUINS is a do it yourself activity designed for children with sensory processing disorder to do with their parents at home in the evening, after their bath. #365 Penguins is a children’s book (see product) that goes along with this do it yourself activity. The child hears a knock at the door (from the parent) and goes to the door to find the penguin in a purple box, collects the penguin and places it on the fireplace, next to its brothers and sisters. This activity teaches organization an
The FIM (Functional Independence Measure) System is a functional status assessment system designed for use by clinicians who care for individuals with disabilities. It can be used as part of an outcomes management program for skilled nursing facilities, subacute facilities, long-term care hospitals, Veterans Administration programs, international rehabilitation hospitals, and other related venues of care. The system enables providers and programs to document the severity of patient disability an
FireWire VNG is a balance assessment test system designed for use in clinics that carry out assessments to diagnose balance disorders. Model VN415 is the basic platform with standard protocols for spontaneous nystagmus, ithermal caloric, positional and Dix-Hallpike testing. Model VO425 offers the same test protocols as VN415 and additionally expands into oculomotor tests with standard protocols for gaze, saccade, smooth pursuit and optokinetic testing. Both systems are available in monocular or
FlexTrak is a computer-based electronic motion evaluation system designed for the research laboratory, physical education department or sports facility. This fully-automated biomechanics device allows the user to define marker placements and reports specific to analysis needs. It features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input with two and three dimensional capability, and full color view of stick figures from any viewpoint. This system may be used in
The Fonix Digital Hearing Evaluator, models FA-10 and FA-12, is an auditory evaluation system designed for use in hearing examinations. This digital audiometer has a hearing simulator that allows tested individuals to listen to up to four different frequency responses. Tests include Stenger, Alternate Binaural Loudness Balance (ABLB), Monaural Loudness Balance (MLB), and Short Increment Sensitivity Index (SISI). The unit has a built-in microphone. OPTIONS: Lightweight sound field speakers; stere
FootTrak is an electronic motion evaluation system designed to measure supination and pronation during running or walking on a treadmill as compared to normal ranges. The efficacy of foot orthotics, shoe gear, and rehabilitation is automatically quantified and facilitates understanding of treatment techniques. The unit features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input with two and three dimensional capability, and full color view of stick figures from a
Forgetful & Friends is a control switch training program designed to provide switch training for students with cognitive or physical disabilities. The program is both visually and orally stimulating with colorful graphics and animation and lively sounds and auditory cues. It includes three levels of switch training: Cause-and-Effect where an action is rewarded with animation; Opposites which introduces the concept of on/off and left/right; and Story Completion where cause-and-effect activiti
Foundations I is a series of seven types of visual and auditory reaction training programs. Simple Visual Reaction Time I-II records reaction time to a square presented randomly in time and place. Visual Reaction Stimulus Discrimination I-II records reaction to the choice of a colored square presented at random intervals. Visual Reaction Differential Response records right or left reaction to a square presented on either side of a vertical line. Visual Reaction Auditory Prestimulus operates like
Foundations II is a series of seven types of visual scanning, tracking, and reaction training programs. Visual Reaction Multiple Stimuli records reaction time to change in stimuli color. Visual Tracking records percent success of reaction to change in color of a randomly tracking stimulus. Visual Scanning II records reaction time and success in recognizing a cluster of digits surrounding a presented target symbol (e.g. $, ##, or %). Visual Scanning III records search reaction times for user to s
The FSA (Force Sensing Array) 4D Pressure Mapping System for Wheelchair Seating is a pressure evaluation system designed for use in positioning and cushion assessments for wheelchair users. This system allows the clinician to assess surface interface pressure
between the client and a wheelchair sear or back cushion; select an optimal cushion; determine an optimal positioning strategy; document the solution; and share the pressure profile with the client and colleagues. The system includes a pres
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
The GAITRite System is a computerized gait analysis system designed for use to assess walking patterns of seniors and individuals with balance, lower extremity, or walking disabilities. The system includes a portable carpet with 16,128 sensors. As the individual walks down this carpet, the system measures cadence, step length, velocity, step-by-step variability, and other gait parameters. Plantar pressures are measured at up to 300 Hz, including shear. All parameters can be tracked, reported, an
GaitTrak is an electronic motion evaluation system designed to measure angles and velocities of the hip, knee and ankle during walking. It then compares these values to norms. Information regarding cadence, stride length and gait symetry is also provided. A thorough gait analysis can be completed in 15 minutes. The unit features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input with two and three dimensional capability, and full color view of stick figures from
The Goni-Alert Feedback Goniometer, model 71595-0000, is a goniometer designed to measure joint range of motion. The metal construction permits observation of the joint's axis of motion and range of motion. Useful after someone has undergone a total knee, elbow, or hip replacement, the device gives auditory feedback to alert when the maximum allowed range of motion is about to be exceeded. The sound of the beep is adjustable, and a port for an earplug wire is included. A small light that indica
The Goniometer is designed to enable therpaists to measure the range of motion of wrists and fingers. Made of clear plastic, this unit measures from 0 to 180 degrees and is marked in five-degree increments. Each of the two arms has three linear stripes to aid in limb centering and alignment. DIMENSIONS: The arms are 6 inches long.
Gulick Anthropometric Tape, model PC 5193, is measuring tape for recording the circumference or lengths of body parts. A spring attachment in the tape holder permits a slight amount of constant tension on the tape so that identical tension is attainable by differnt examiners. The tape is marked in both inches and centimeters. DIMENSIONS: 6 feet long.
Computerized, digital goniometer. Accurate joint measurements. Large easy to read digital displays. Stores data and subject numbers to recall later or download to computer.
Happy Duck is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program is designed for early language development and switch training. The program contains 45 line drawings of everyday objects, animals, and vehicles. Users can choose to color all or some of these images with one switch press or several. Coloring is accompanied with sound effects and a final sound reward
Tool for skills assessment and curriculum planning helps to identify developmental needs of handicapped infants and young children. Play therapy and instructional activities. Display over 650 skills or objectives in 6 developmental areas: cognitive, language, gross motor, fine motor, social emotional, self help. Each area organized into specific skills or behaviors, beginning at birth through 3 years old. Chart ($2.95) used to identify behaviors for assessment, for setting objectives and recordi
The Hearit Complete Auditory Tool Kit is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hearing or auditory processing disabilities. This kit is intended for use by lending libraries and includes Hearit Perfect, Hearit SE, neck-loop and adapter, Speech Therapy Kit accessories and Broadcaster accessories (also available separately; see entries).
The Hearit Perfect, model 200, is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hearing or auditory processing disabilities. This assessment tool offers three levels of noise reduction and can be adjusted for attenuation, auditory gain and treble range frequencies. The maximum gain at 1.6 KiloHertz is adjustable from 20 to 40 decibels (dB) and the maximum gain is adjustable from
The Hearit Combo, model 225, is a communication aid for individuals with hearing disabilities coupled with attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or traumatic brain injury (TBI). This set is designed for those who are easily distracted and have difficulty distinguishing speech from background noise. Included are the Hearit, model 200, communication aid (see entry) and a neckloop telecoil for use with behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids.
Gives instant response monitoring of heart rate. Dual function instrument provides highly accurate absolute heart rate and relative blood volume pulse amplitude biofeedback. Also works in combination with GSR/TEMP 2 or TEMP/SC 201T to detect heart rate changes as small as 1/2 beat per minute and blood volume pulse changes of 1 percent in both audio and visual modes. Thresholds can be set which help desensitize phobias and anxiety or minimize cardiac risk during home exercise or aerobic training
Hit 'N Time is a control switch training program designed to develop visual tracking skills and build reaction time for persons with physical disabilities. Children practice switch, mouse or keyboard skills; cause and effect; choice making and timing. The activities, for this animated computer program, include pressing the switch at the right time to catch floating balloons, tell a parachutist when to jump, and reveal a picture behind a brick wall. There are two levels of difficulty to choose fr
The HomeTOVA Attention Screening Test is a cognitive rehabililtation evaluation program designed for use by individuals with attention deficit disorder (ADD), brain injury, learning disabilities, stroke, and other cognitive and neurological disabilities. This software program is a performance-based screening test for attention and impulsivity problems, based on the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). It is not a questionnaire. The test measures the testtaker's attention as the testtaker uses
The IDEEA (Intelligent Device for Energy Expenditure & Activity) is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use in gait analysis and physical activity monitoring. This portable system provides physical activity assessment, portable gait analysis, energy expenditure estimation, and functional capacity evaluation. It automatically recognizes more than 40 types of posture and gait, with 97 percent accuracy. Performance, functional capacity and body motion can be recorded, with detai
The Infanib Complete Kit is a developmental assessment system designed for use in assessing the muscle tone and posture of infants ages four to eighteen months. The kit includes a 124-page spiral-bound manual, "The Infanib: A Reliable Method for the Neuromotor Assessment of Infants," by Patricia H. Ellison, M.D., and one pad of 50 two-sided screening forms. Administration of the assessment is untimed.
The Insta-Pulse, model 105, is a pulse meter and heart monitor. It is cylinder-shaped and measures the heart's electrical impulses when the cylinder's nickel bands are grasped with hands. The pulse rate is displayed on an LCD readout. POWER: Uses 9 volt battery.
The Insta-Pulse, models 201 and 203, is a pulse meter and heart monitor. Both models have an oval handle wit one side consisting of a cylinder that measures the heart's electrical impulses when the cylinder's nickel bands are grasped with the user's hands. The pulse rate is displayed on an LCD readout. Model 201 (pictured) mounts on a wall, and model 203 includes a steel floor stand. POWER: Uses 9 volt battery.
The Insta-Pulse OEM is a pulse meter and heart monitor that is mounted on the handlebars of a bicycle or treadmill. It consists of electrodes that mount on both handgrips and a small square base unit that is mounted elsewhere on the handlebars or grips. The electrodes measures the heart's electrical impulses when the cylinder's nickel bands are grasped with hands. The pulse rate is displayed on an LCD readout on the base unit. POWER: Uses 9 volt battery.
Integrity V500 is an auditory evaluation system designed for use to test the hearing of infants, young children, or hard-to-test adults. This unit generates high-definition ABR (Auditory Brainstem Response) results without sedation. Clinicians can perform auditory electrophysiological or otoacoustic emission assessment on patients from newborns to seniors. Pediatric patients can feed, speak, play, or wake up while being tested. Tests can be performed wirelessly. The unit fits unobtrusively on an
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A prototype based on Toyota’s advance collision detection technology for cars has been developed by researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology for wheelchair users. The “Intelligent Wheelchair” has a set of cameras pointed in all directions mounted above the head of the rider to provide a complete 360-degree field of view. If the cameras detect potential hazards nearby, the wheelchair will slow down or come to a compl
The IntelliTools Classroom Suite is an academic reading, writing and math tutorial program and an assessment and evaluation system for children with cognitive or learning disabilities from pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) through the fifth grade. This software was developed based upon the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) that combines two educational paradigms—systematic, explicit instruction and flexible creativity tools. It is designed to allow teachers to have control over specific l
Intro to Cause & Effect, model 115, is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It introduces the user to the computer and the switch. It is also designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. Each time the user presses the switch or keyboard, one of 35 animation segments with large, brightly colored geometric shapes appear on the screen accompanied by sounds. Animation segments last for approxim
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an iPhone application that allows individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disabilities to monitor their conditions and share this information with their treatment teams without paying for costly visits to medical facilities. Researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed a an iPhone application, iTrem, allowing users to monitor Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions by collecting d
Measures isometric strength. User stands on a platform and pulls a T- bar attached to a chain on the platform. Monitor has an LCD readout that displays and holds Peak and Average Force in pounds. Includes a 1000 pound strain gauge load cell and a hand dynamometer fixture. Measures strength of grip, arm and back. Use with battery powered voltmeter for millivolt accurate calibration.
The 8-Inch Goniometer, model 5048B, is an instrument designed to measure small joints such as fingers. This goniometer is made of stainless steel with two 180-degree scales in opposite directions. The scale has a knurled knob that can be turned to vary the amount of tension on the arms or to lock them fully.
The Jamar Discriminator is an aesthesiometer designed for use with individuals who have diabetes or neurological disabilities. This diagnostic instrument tests both one- and two-point static and moving discrimination. This set includes two plastic discs, each imbedded with a series of plastic rods spaced at varying intervals. The unit can be used to measure the innervation density of any surface or to test skin befor and after skin grafts. The unit is also useful for sensory re-education. A fabr
The Finger Circumference Gauge, model 7501 and 7508 is a finger gauge designsed to assess finger and joint strength. The gauge has direct readout of circumference of finger, joint or digit. Model 7501 offers readouts in inches and model 7508 in centimeters. Available in inches or centimeters.
The Jamar Hand Evaluation Kit, model 5030 kit, is an evaluation kit designed to provide everything for hand and finger evaluations. The kit includes: (1) Jamar Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer - PC 5030 J1; (2) Jamar Hydraulic Pinch Gauge - PC 5030HPG; (3) Jamar 5.5 inch Finger Goiniometer - PC 5050K. The kit comes with a storage and carrying case with individual compartments for each instrument.
The Jamar Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer, model 5030J1, is an instrument designed to measure grip-force strength in pounds and kilograms up to 200 pounds/90 kg. The analog gauge is protected by a shock-resistant rubber protective cap. The handle is made of die-cast aluminum and is adjustable for 5 grip positions to fit most hand sizes. The handle has a wrist strap designed to minimize the change that the instrument will fall upon release. Includes instructions and norms in a carrying/storage case. W
Instrument for measuring grip strength. Adjustable handle with 5 grip positions from 1.35 to 3.35 inches. Registers force from 0 to 200 pounds or 0 to 90 kilograms on a dual scale. Dial readout.
The Jamar Hydraulic Pinch Gauge, model 749805), is a finger gauge designed to assess finger and joint strength. The device is constructed so the user does not have to support the weight of the gauge. It is designed to offer highly accurate pinch-force measurement. It comes with instructions and a carrying case. WARRANTY: 2-years.
The Medical Skinfold Caliper, model 5028, is a skinfold measuring device designed for clinical use. This scale is used to measure subcutaneous adipose tissue for "body fat" assessment. Spring loaded caliper arms provide standard pressure for the measurment of skinfolds in nutrition, fat distribution, children's growth, anthropometric, and other applications. The scale permits reading tup to 60 milimeters (mm). The unit is constructed of aluminum and features a contoured handgrip and safety stra
The Jamar Monofilaments, models A8351 and A8352 are aesthesiometer sets designed for use with individuals with neurological disabilities or diabetes. Designed to measure cutaneous sensibility, the monofilaments measure both diminishing and returning sensation. The monofilaments are precisely calibrated and of equal length. Model A8351 includes 20 monofilaments, instructions, and colored pencils. Model A8352 is a set of five monofilaments. OPTIONS: Replacement monofilaments and a pad of 100 evalu
The Joystick (& Mouse) Trainer is a wheelchair control switch assessment program designed to enable users to learn the skills necessary to operate a powered wheelchair without the risks associated with operating the chair itself. This program begins at a very early motor and cognitive level with simple exploratory activities for gross movement and cognitive awareness, moves through initial proportional path-oriented tasks, and graduates to maze games for fine control. As the user's skill le
K-1 is a cause and effect training program designed for children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or physical disabilities such as upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users build a kaleidoscope and create beautiful original designs. Users can choose "jewels," background colors, and music. The program is configurable for a wide range of ages and abilities and can be controlled with a switch, a touchscreen, a mouse, or a keyboard. COMPATIBILITY:
The Kaufman Functional Academic Skills Test (K-FAST) - Braille, model 5-64500-00, is a braille assessment / evaluation tool designed for use to assess math and reading skills of children who blind or have low vision. This assessment is an individually administered test to determine the student's skills in applying knowledge of reading and arithmetic in a variety of real-life situations. Reading and arithmetic tasks on this test relate to everyday activities, such as understanding labels on drug
KinTrak is a three-dimensional electronic motion evaluation system designed for the sports biomechanic researcher. It gathers and analyzes information from force plate and video cameras with user definable marker sets under a menu-driven format.
LanguageLinks is a language tutorial and assessment evaluation test designed for use with children in grades Kindergarten through eight with autism, developmental disabilities, language-learning disabilities, low vision, or hearing disabilities. This program offers a comprehensive, research-based approach to syntax assessment and intervention. It is a six-level series which takes children from the early two-word stage through mastery of more than 75 grammatical forms. LanguageLinks features Opti
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
The Late-Life FDI is an outcome assessment evaluation test designed for use by community-dwelling older adults. This assessment tool measures meaningful change in the areas of function, defined as a person's ability to do discrete actions or activities, and disability, defined as a person's performance of socially- defined life tasks. There is a 16-item disability component and a 32-item function component. The assessment can be used to assess clinical outcomes in programs designed for seniors.
Learning Assessment Programs (LAPs) are skills assessment and training systems and job readiness tutorial programs designed to diagnose and remediate basic math and English competencies for a job or technical skills training program for individuals with a cognitive or developmental disability. The Learning Assessment Programs were written to help identify the student or employee’s ability to handle job-specific math, communication, science, and problem-solving skills related to the workplace. Th
The LIFEware System is an outpatient outcomes tracking and reporting system that documents functional outcomes achieved across a wide variety of outpatient settings, including outpatient rehabilitation clinics, physical therapy practices, standalone private practice sites or clinics, adult day service centers, cardiac rehab centers, pulmonary rehab centers, pain centers, wound care centers, and other settings. The system provides a method of evaluating outcomes for individual patients, groups of
LiftTrak is a electronic motion evaluation system designed to functionally assess risk by determining compression forces during lifting, pushing, pulling, or setting down activities. It compares those forces to NIOSH lifting guidelines. Designing specific rehabilitation programs, pre-placement test and workstations can be accomplished easily and automatically. The unit features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input with two and three dimensional capa
LokomatNano is a robotic gait training system designed for use by individuals with stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or other mobility, neurological or walking disabilities. The system consists of a robotic gait orthosis that guides the user's legs on a treadmill according to a pre-programmed physiological gait pattern. The guidance can be individually adjusted to the user's abilities and can be reduced according to the user’s improvement. The Levi dynamic body weight sys
LokomatPro, versions 5 and 6, are robotic gait training systems designed for use by individuals with stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or other mobility, neurological or walking disabilities. The system consists of a robotic gait orthosis that guides the user's legs on a treadmill according to a pre-programmed physiological gait pattern. The guidance can be individually adjusted to the user's abilities and can be reduced according to the user’s improvement. A dynamic body
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a lower-extremity powered exoskeleton to access motor skills and assist in teaching individuals with stroke how to walk again. Researchers at the Netherlands’ University of Twente have developed the LOwer-extremity Powered ExoSkeleton (LOPES), a robotic device to assess motor skills and assist in teaching individuals with stroke how to walk again. The newest version of LOPES allows for eight degrees of freedoms, which provides the legs b
The Lowenstein Occupational Therapy Assessment (LOCTA)-2nd Edition is a cognitive rehabilitation evaluation program designed for use with persons with traumatic head injuries or strokes disabilities. The LOTCA test provides tools for primary assessment and ongoing evaluation to determine a reliable profile of the subject's cognitive abilities. Requiring 30 to 45 minutes to administer and score, 20 comprehensive tests assess the extent of cognitive dysfunction in the areas of orientation, visual
The Lowenstein Occupational Therapy Assessment Geriatric (LOCTA-G) is a cognitive rehabilitation evaluation program designed for use as part of an ongoing occupational therapy evaluation and treatment plan for geriatric clients with traumatic head injuries or strokes. The LOTCA-G test provides tools for primary assessment and ongoing evaluation to determine a reliable profile of the subject's cognitive abilities. Requiring 30 to 45 minutes to administer and score, 20 comprehensive tests assess t
Lucidchart is a tool designed by Google to help children a people with learning and cognitive disabilities to develop charts. Once the chart is completed on the app, it can be print it or exported to be share with the Lucidchart community.
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
Make It Go is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The program uses songs such as "Three Little Kittens," "B-I-N-G-O," and others to teach cause and effect, object permanence, tracking, and attention skills. The variety of songs and graphics keep interest high. The program can be accessed via a mouse, a single switch, a touch screen, or Intellikeys (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Mac
Make It Scan is a control switch training program designed to build on the visual-motor and timing skills learned in the Make It programs (see separate entries) using scanning options. The program includes six single switch training games including Bowl-A-Rama, Roll-A-Ball, Good Dog, Pinball, Walk About, and Park It. The program is intended to teach choice making and timing skills. Data collection capability is included. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIe, Apple IIc/c+, and Apple IIGS computers
The MAP System is a bedside pressure evaluation system designed for use by people with limited mobility who are at risk of developing a pressure ulcer and people with an existing pressure ulcer. The system features a pressure sensing mat containing a textile that generates a small electrical signal proportional to the pressure on it. The signal is read, interpreted by the system's software, and displayed on a handheld display unit using a color scheme to identify high and low pressure points. Th
Matching Person and Technology (MPT) Assesment and Forms is an assistive technology assessment system designed for use with individuals with disabilities. This single CD-ROM contains all MPT assessment forms (consumer and provider, initial and follow-up) for assisive, educational, workplace, healthcare, and general technologies. Video interviews, sample reports, and much more are also included. All of the instruments in the MPT process (except the Health Care Technology Predisposition Assessment
Materials on Utilization of Low Vision (ULV) - Diagnostic Kit is a visual skills assessment program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This assessment tool can be used to determine if a student's residual vision is being fully utilized. It consists of two kits purchased separately. The Teacher's Kit (model 8-50600-00) includes a Teacher's Guide; a Visual Efficiency Scale and Directions for Administration; a Profile of Visual Skills and Behavior; and a Record of Performance on Visua
Maze On! is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with children with upper extremity and neurological disabilities. In this maze game, users manipulate objects such as cars, helicopters, hot air ballons, ghosts, and boats through a maze. Accessible with a mouse, a keyboard, a touch screen, or a switch, the program overs a variety of mazes, including roads, cityscapes, haunted houses, open sky with clouds, and a river; the mazes range from simple to complex, enabling users to advance
The McCarron Assessmnet of Neuromuscular Development (MAND), model S104, is a motor skills evaluation system designed for use by individuals with balance, fine motor, grasping, neurological, or walking disabilies. The system includes a test manual, one package of MAND-VI Score Forms, a hand dynamometer, a stopwatch-timer, a walking line, and other components for measuring fine and gross motor functions. OPTIONS: Tactile Strip for MAND Walking Line (model X132) to enable individuals who are blind
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
The Microcomputer Evaluation of Careers and Academics (MECA) System is a series of skills assessment and training systems, job readiness tutorial programs and transition, career and vocational assessment and planning programs. It includes simulations of tasks related to training, education and employment. The curriculum management system starts with a screening of interests (the Interest Indicator) and assigns activities for the user based on the scored results. The system then delivers assigned
The Mini Insta-Pulse, model 107, is a pulse meter and heart monitor. It is cylinder-shaped and measures the heart's electrical impulses when the cylinder's nickel bands are grasped with hands. The pulse rate is displayed on an LCD readout. POWER: Uses 9 volt battery.
The MiniSun IDEEA System is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use in gait analysis and physical activity monitoring. This portable device records hundreds millions data points of daily activities, postures, and exercises on 24-hr basis, analyzes these data with high intelligence, detailed to every second, every move you made, or every step you walked. The device includes more than 40 types of PA, including type, duration, frequency, and intensity have been evaluated. In additio
The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This standardized test measures eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity of the arm and hand for manipulative work. The testing procedure requires unilateral and bilateral movements while utilizing a broad range of shoulder motion. The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test incorporates two test batteries—Placing and turning—while the Complete Minnesota
HPM's Models BEP I, II, III, IV, V, and VII comprise a family of measurement tools designed to test standardized extremity and basic central processing performance measures. Each system consists of menu driven software, an interface unit that provides stimuli, a power supply, and manual. Responses are entered directly into the computer from the interface units. Data is then presented in both raw form and visual format. Data representing standardized reference populations is included. Performance
The Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Revised (MVPT-R) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children from four years to 11 years, 11 months of age with learning, cognition, motor, or physical disabilities. An expanded version of the original MVPT, this test assesses visual perception. The complete set includes 40 test plates, a manual, and 50 recording forms in a vinyl folder. OPTIONS: The test plates, sets of 50 recording forms, and the manual are also available separately.
The Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Vertical (MVPT-V) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with adults with stroke or brain injury. Adapted from the original MVPT, this test assesses visual perception, presenting stimuli vertically at the visual midline. This provides accurate assessment of perceptual abilities in adults who may have hemified visual neglect (HVN). Raw scores are converted to standardized scores and norm tables are presented for adults with or without a history
My Own Paint Program is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by young children through adults with cognitive or multiple disabilities. This program offers three painting activities: In the first, when the student activates the switch, the paint brush chooses a color and paints a vehicle. A musical reinforcer sounds when the picture is completed. The second activity enables the student to select the color(s) to paint the vehicle parts any color desired. The third activity enables
MyoBoy, model 757M11, is an assessment and training system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputation who are being fitted for an Otto Bock myoelectric prosthetic hand (see entry). The system enables a prosthetist to conduct realistic tests of muscle tension and gather data that can be used to adjust the electrodes on the myoelectric hand. The system documents the individual's muscle signal strength so the prosthetist can track results and print data sheets. The included My
The Myomonitor Wireless EMG System is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use in assessing muscular activity. Operating as either a wireless transmitter or an autonomous datalogger, this portable eight- or sixteen-channel EMG unit provides signal recordings in a full EMG bandwidth of 20 to 450 Herz using parallel-bar EMG sensor technology. The lightweight main unit can be worn by children or elderly adults, and can be used in applications requiring unrestricted movement with real
The MyoTrace 400 is an EMG feedback unit designed for use in biofeedback and clicical evaluation of movement, force, and muscle activity. This portable handheld unit operates with
two channels in stand alone mode and four channels in PC-mode. A wide variety of compatible plugin
sensors can be used to objectively evaluate the functional status of the musculo-skeletal system, including force transducers, goniometers, inclinometers, accelerometers, hand dynamometers and foot switches. Applications
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.
Compact wireless muscle tester. Battery operated. Provides objective standards against a fixed standard. Determines how much force is exerted by pushing through the manual muscle tester against an immovable object. Load cell design eliminates errors due to non- perpendicular loading within the normal angles of force application. LCD readout, 0-199.9 kilograms. 6 1/4 by 2 1/8 by 3 inches. Weight 21 ounces. Sensitivity: 0.1 kilograms. Automatic shut-off to save battery.
The Olfactory Sensory Evaluation Kit is an assessment evaluation test designed to test all five senses of children and adults with disabilities. Also designed to be used as a therapeutic tool, the kit affords the opportunity to interact with a variety of photo cards and scents. The kit includes 27 scratch-and-sniff sheets, 27 corresponding photo cards, and 27 screw-top jars. One of the scented sheets is placed on top of one of the jar caps and matched with the appropriate photo (apple, orange,
Ooops! is a cause and effect training program and single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It contains four arcade-style game programs controlled by either a mouse or a single switch. The programs have high quality graphics and animation. Players select from a balloon, a spaceship, a car, or a submarine, then collect as many crystals as possible without crashing into obstacles. The pro
The OptiPush is a wheelchair propulsion monitor designed for professional use in clinical or research settings with people with mobility and lower extremity disabilities and spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This device examines wheelchair propulsion in the natural environment of the wheelchair user because it mounts directly to most standard manual wheelchairs (a wheelchair is required but not included). The system comes with wheels and hand rims with diameters from 24 to 26 in
The Oral and Written Language Scales (OWLS) is an assessment designed for use in evaluation of children with communication, learning, or speech disabilities. This individually administered assessment includes a Listening Comprehension Scale (LCS) that measures receptive language skills; an Oral Expression Scale (OES) that measures expressive language skills; and a Written Expression scale (WE). The OWLS LC/OE and WE Complete Test Kit has all three scales and the OWLS LC/OE Kit includes the two o
OrthTrak is a three-dimensional orthopedic gait analysis system designed for clinical applications where full body analysis is necessary for diagnostic purposes. OrthoTrak may be added to any ExpertVision 3D system and can also integrate with EMG and force palte information. The unit features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input, and full color view of stick figures from any viewpoint.
The PA5 Pediatric Audiometer is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiologists in evaluating the hearing of infants and young children. Operable with one hand, this unit provides variable stimuli for screening infants via auditory localization techniques. The two stimuli, light and sound, are controlled by silent buttons. Both stimuli can be presented simultaneously for visual reinforcement audiometry (VRA) by letting one finger touch both buttons. Two units can be used for the c
The PAL (Picture Assisted Library) Assessment is a language development assessment program designed for use with children who have cognitive, communication or learning disabilities or autism. The program is a comprehensive, criterion-referenced test that allows a teacher to sequentially identify literacy milestones and behaviors. Using the PAL Assessment, teachers can assess receptive and expressive language skills, including identification and use of symbols, print awareness, emerging reading a
The Palatometer, model 6300, is a speech training and analysis program for individuals with functional articulation disorders, hearing impairment, cleft palete, cerebral palsy, or motor speech disorders. The computer-assisted system uses electropalatography for articulation assessment and treatment by providing real-time, visual feedback of lingual-palatal contact. A special artificial palate with an array of 96 sensors, worn by the client intraorally, detects tongue contact and the Palatometer
The Wireless Patient Response System is a wireless handheld switch and receiver box designed for use with an auditory evaluation system by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The receiver box is plugged into the audiometer (where the corded response switch would be plugged in). The user can then give responses via the wireless remote handheld unit, making the system more accessible to individuals who use a wheelchair or walker. A red LED on the handheld unit provides immediate feedback
The Peabody Developmental Motor Scales and Activity Cards (PDMS) is an assessment evaluation test designed to assess early childhood motor development. Standardized on 617 children, this test provides both in-depth assessment of special needs and instructional plans for training/remediating gross and fine motor skills. Divided into a Gross Motor Scale and a Fine Motor Scale, the test evaluates grasping, hand use, eye-hand coordination, and finger dexterity. The instructional component is organiz
The Peabody Individual Achievement Test-Revised-Normative Update (PIAT-R/NU) is an assessment test designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, communication, or speech disabilities. This assessment measures individual academic achievement across six subtests. It can be used to identify specific learning disabilities, and its multiple-choice format allows a pointing response for most items. Only those items within the student’s range of difficulty are administered. The subtests include
The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) is a developmental assessment system designed for use with children with disabilities. This comprehensive clinical assessment of key functional capabilities and performance of children between the ages of six months and seven years can also be used to evaluate older children with functional abilities that are less than those expected of a 7-year-old child without disabilities. It is a descriptive measure of a child's current functional perf
The Phone-Link Telephone Simulator is an assistive technology demonstration aid designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This stand-alone demonstration system produces telephone signals without tying up an actual phone line. It can be used to demonstrate amplifier telephones, TTYs, ringers, or alerting devices, and can also be used in telecoil training. Equipment is connected using modular cords. This low-voltage system is portable.
The Phonological Awareness Test 2, is a language development assessment program designed for use by therapists to evaluate the language skills of individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This individually-administered standardized test is designed to diagnose deficits in phonological awareness and phoneme-grapheme correspondence, to determine which skills to address in a remediation program. Subtests assess a wide variety of tasks correlated with early reading and spelling achie
Pictalk is a pre-reading tutorial program, a direct selection communicator and a control switch training program designed as a pre-primer for an alternative communication device for non-readers who have severe physical disabilities. The program includes a fifty-four picture vocabulary in six categories (places, things, people, action, foods, and feelings). Selection is made by scanning rows and then columns within a selected row using a single switch or the keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Ap
The Pinch Gauge is a pinch meter that measures finger strength. This aluminum gauge is available in models that measure zero to 10 pounds, zero to 30 pounds, or zero to 60 pounds (each sold separately) and features a gauge that reads in pounds or kilograms simultaneously. The gauge needle remains at maximum force after finger pressure is released for easy reading. A safety wrist strap is included. OPTIONS: A plastic storage case is included.
Premier Test Builder is an accessible test creation program designed for use in creating tests accessible to students who use screen readers. The program allows the user to build tests in accessible Microsoft Word format by supplying questions and selecting the question style from the program's tool bar. The program then automatically creates the test using its pre-built templates of question styles, which include Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice with Picture, Multiple Choice with Answers 2 Acro
Press to Play Zoo, Press to Play Animals, and Press to Play Speedy are control switch training programs designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities. Operating on a cause-and-effect principle, the games can be played in four modes: In Cause-and-effect, the child presses the switch, clicks the mouse, or touches the TouchWindow (the switch and TouchWindow are not included) at any time for action; Simple Scan mode seeks to develop beginning switch training skills; Complex Sc
PrimusRS is an assessment and evaluation system and arm and leg exerciser designed for use in physical therapy of individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. It provides multi-joint testing, orthopedic rehab, neuromuscular reeducation, and musculoskeletal training of the upper & lower extremities and the core. The system can be used to Evaluate, rehabilitate, and track progress with Isotonic, Isometric, Isokinetic, & CPM resistance modes. It supports evidence-based physiother
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means of completing a Learning Media Assessment or of assessing print point size. A printer’s rule is a clear device on which are printed versions of the letter “E” in a variety of type point sizes. The device can be laid over print material being read to determine the point size orsizes being used. TITLE: As a Rule (in Springboard). AUTHOR: Toelle, N. M. JOURNAL: RE:view. Vol 37 no 2, Summer 2005: p. 77. PAGES (including cover): 2 2005.
The Psychosocial Impact of Assistive Devices Scale (PIADS) is an assistive technology assessment system designed for use by researchers in the area of assistive technology outcomes. It includes a 26-item, self-rating questionnaire that is designed to measure a person's perceptions of how assistive devices affect quality of life. The scale describes user experiences along three dimensions: (1) Competence, which measures feelings of competence and usefulness. (2) Adaptability, which signifies a wi
The Quebec User Evaluation of Satisfaction With Assistive Technology (QUEST 2.0), by Louise Demers, Bernadette Ska, and Rhoda Weiss-Lambrou, is an assistive technology assessment system designed assessing assistive technology outcomes. The assessment uses a self-administered 12-item questionnaire to evaluate user satisfaction with assistive technology devices. A 44-page manual describes the assessment's development, distinct features, materials, administration, scoring and interpretation of resu
The Quick Neurological Screening Test-II, 2nd Edition (QNST-II) is an assessment evaluation test designed to detect soft neurological signs associated with learning disabilities. Designed for use with individuals ages five years through adulthood, this edition offers extensive literature reviews, clarified directions, and reformatted test protocol sheets. Fifteen sub-tests can be completed in 20 to 30 minutes. The complete kit includes a manual, 25 scoring forms, 25 geometric form reproduction s
QuickSIN is an auditory evaluation system designed for use by audiologists as part of audiometric examinations. This speech-in-noise test measures speech understanding in noise. Results can be used to make specific treatment recommendations (for example, hearing aids, directional microphones, array microphones,and FM systems). The test can also be used for counseling patients regarding realistic expectations for treatment outcomes.
RadSounds is a cause and effect training program designed for use with children and teens with cognitive or upper extremity disabilities. This program causes break dancing and music to be played with switch activations. The program comes with a variety of songs and allows the user to record his or her own songs. The program features three modes to allow cause and effect to be targeted or to enable the user to be the disc jockey. This program can be accessed with a single switch, Mouseclick (see
RAPS 360 (Reading Analysis and Prescription System) is a reading evaluation program designed for use with children with learning disabilities. RAPS 360 helps teachers quickly gauge a student’s ability to read and comprehend grade level passages and then further diagnoses reading skills based on the determined proficiency levels. Tests are quick and adaptive and can be completed in five to thirty minutes. The system tests encoding/decoding, eye function, word meaning, and reading comprehension an
Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory is a vocational planning program designed to determine vocational interests for students in special education who are mentally disabled and learning disabled. Designed as a non-reading (requires no verbal symbols or written statements) vocational preference test, this book aids educators in curriculum planning, vocational counseling, and job placement for students from age 13 to adult. The inventory provides systematic information on the range of intere
The Reinforcer WR-500 VRA System is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system includes a smoked Plexiglass box with attention-getting motion and light patterns. Each box features a friendly cartoon character that lights up and moves back and forth rapidly and quietly when activated. The box also features a horseshoe-shaped light bar with 20 bright LEDs that flash sequentially or in a marquee pattern to vary the combination of lights
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a powered orthosis designed to move a stroke patient's legs in response to feedback from the brain. Stroke treatment often includes therapists retraining a person's body by repeatedly lifting his or her legs, guiding them through a proper walking pattern. The European Union funded the CORBYS project, which aims to make such therapy easier by developing a powered orthosis to move the stroke patient's legs in response to feedback from the br
The Rolyan Finger/Toe Goniometer is an instrument designed to measure small joints such as fingers and toes. This device easily measures composite range of motion, simplifies measuring of hyperextension and is easy to read. Its flat-surface design lets it rest comfortably on a patient's phalanges and metacarpals for ease of measuring joint motion. The scale on the protractor is printed in two-degree increments for improved reliability. The long arm of the goniometer clears the wrist for accurat
The Rolyan Flexion/Hyperextension Finger Goniometer, model A4414,is designed for easy range of motion measurements of the metacarpal phalangeal, proximal interphalangeal and dorsal interphalangeal joints. The clear plastic goniometer measures a range of 30 degrees hyperextension to 120 degrees of flexion without having to reposition the goniometer's proximal base. It allows accurate measurements when positioned over the joint being measured but does not need to be lined up with the joint axis.
The Rolyan Functional Reach Measuring Device, model A800400, is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and neurological disabilities. This portable device attaches to doors and is marked for both English and metric measurement. The unit cab be used to assess both standing and sitting balance with arm extension and to screen for balance improvement.
The Rolyan Introductory Splinting Kit, model A783101, is a set of products designed to enable medical and therapy professionals to fit and create splints for people with upper or lower extremity disabilities, including splinting material, splint straps, velvet loop material for Velcro, and a goniometer. Included in this kit is one sheet of solid Aquaplast Resilient-T, sheets of solid Ezeform, Aquaplast ProDrape-T, Synergy, and Polyflex II (see also separate entries). This kit also offers pieces
The Rolyan Pronation/Supination Wheel, model A4141, is a pronator and supinator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The wheel features a diagonal bar in the center for grasping. The bar is grasped by the user and the wheel is then rolled in a motion designed to either turn the palm posteriorly or downward by a medial rotation of the forearm, or rolled in a motion to turn the palm anteriorly or upward by a lateral motion of the forearm. The comfortable hand bar can
The RT3 Research Activity Monitor is an electronic motion evaluation system designed for use by researchers conducting a motion or fitness-related research study. This unit records and tracks study participants' caloric burns, activity, and kinetic energy expenditure, and provides accurate recording of energy expenditure in METs, calories or activity units. The unit comes with a docking station. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.1 x 2.8 x 2.2 inches (2 x 3.8 x 4.3 inches with holster).
The Saehan Hydraulic Hand Dynamometer, model SH5001, is a dynamometer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. The device measures isometric grip force from 0 to 200 pounds. Its die-cast aluminum handle adjusts to five positions to accommodate grip spans from 1.5 to 3.5 inches. A shock resistant rubber cap protects the stainless steel gauge, and a wrist strap helps prevent accidental damage from dropping. The device comes with instructions, norms, and a carr
Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life (SADL) is a heaing aid assessment system designed for use in evaluating the satisfaction that individuals feel with their current hearing aids. It quantifies satisfaction using a global score and four subscales: Positive Effect, Service and Cost, Negative Features, and Personal Image. The scale can be used to examine a hearing aid user's experience with a new or current hearing aid or to assess differences between previous and new hearing aids. The c
Scan It--Switch It is a scanning symbol communicator program and control switch training program designed to teach horizontal and vertical scanning using a single switch or TouchWindow (see separate entry) to 1 to 4 people with disabilities. Instruction progresses through five levels of difficulty from capturing a single object to using scanning to match objects. Users may select from 10 objects, using 1 to 3 boxes. Boxes may be large or small, and may be vertical or horizontal. The program allo
The Scoliometer, model 5055, is designed for use by physical therapists and other medical professionals to measure curvature of the spine. It measures six areas to detect scoliosis, and provides three measurements to detect abnormal anteropostero curves. It can be used to evaluate progress during treatment, without X-rays. It also measures the unstable lumbosacral curve as well as the cervical and thoracic curves. The device is calibrated in centimeters, millimeters, and degrees. It is latex-fre
The Scoliometer, model MDSP121091, is designed for use by physical therapists and other medical professionals to detect scoliosis and abnormal antero-postero curves of the spine. It also measures unstable lumbosacral, cervical, and thoracic curves in centimeters, inches, and degrees.
The Complete Assessment Kit is an assessment system to identify and remediate visual perceptual problems caused by scotopic sensitivity. This assessment program can be used by teachers and specialists to assess and help students at the elementary or high school level who see moving, reversed, or distorted letters and/or words. The diagnostic screening kit includes: a 230 page assessment manual giving step by step instructions; two sets of color transparencies for testing; forms with blackline ma
The Short Form Assessment Kit is an assessment system for the identification and remediation of visual perceptual problems caused by scotopic sensitivity. This assessment program can be used by teachers and specialists to assess and help students at the elementary or high school level who see moving, reversed, or distorted letters and/or words. The Assessment kit includes a Short Form Assessment Manual with 100 pages of basic assessment instructions; reproducible masters of forms; and one set of
Electronic motion evaluation system uses light emitting diodes (LED) to study body motion with greater accuracy than motion picture film. Diodes emit thousands of infrared pulses each second, which are recorded on a synchronized infrared sensitive camera and then plotted on a graph. This reduces complicated movement of any kind to a series of precise real-time measurements.
The Sensorimotor Performance Analysis (SPA) is designed to provide a qualitative record of gross and fine motor tasks. Designed for use with ambulatory individuals from five years of age through adulthood who have developmental disabilities, the evaluation consists of four gross motor tasks and three fine motor tasks. The manual ($34) describes the use and interpretation of the SPA, gives examples of SPA-based treatment plans, and provides scoring criterion. The Scoring Profile groups the perfor
SENSwitcher is a control switch training program designed for use with young children with severe disabilities. Designed to be a progressive teaching and assessment tool, the program offers 132 animated activities which can be accessed using a wide range of input devices. The activities focus on cause and effect, switch building, timed activation, targeting, and row scanning skills. The program includes 18 pages of teacher's notes, assessment records, developmental skills progresion models, and
The Simulator II is an assessment and evaluation system designed for use as part of physical therapy of the upper extremity and hands. With measures in both isotonic and isometric modes, this system can replicate most upper extremity functional activities, including lifting, to support the evaluation of strength and functional capabilities. It comes with software with routines for extensive return-to-work assessments including Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs). Using this software, the the
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Sit Time Monitor is used to obtain objective, quantitative information on the number of hours a patient sits in a wheelchair. Describes device made of a pressure-sensitive ribbon switch pad placed under the wheelchair cushion, a digital electronic timer attached to the back of the chair, and a two part cable that joins them. Lists materials needed. Includes photographs. COMMENTS: Study supported in part by NIHR grant 23-578886. Authors affiliated w
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---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an electronic glove which monitors post stroke patient progress while they play video games. Students at McGill University in Quebec, Canada have developed an electronic glove that can monitor how well people recovering from a stroke are playing video games. Sensors throughout the glove provide detailed information about hand motion, and the system can send the data to a physician or rehabilitation specialist. The glove can track the mov
Smart Pyramid and Compas together form a computerized gait analysis and alignment tool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity amputation. The system consist of hardware with embedded sensors (Smart Pyramid) that is integrated into the leg prosthesis, with an attached adaptor that uses Bluetooth to communicate wirelessly with automatic gait analysis software (Compas) on a personal computer (PC) or personal digital assistant (PDA). The adaptor attaches to any socket using the Euro fo
The SmartWheel is a wheelchair propulsion monitor designed for professional use in clinical or research settings with people who have lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use manual wheelchairs. This device mounts onto the wheel of a manual wheelchair and examines the ability and performance of a person to propel the wheelchair in a variety of environments. of the wheelchair user. A Wi-Fi high-speed wireless link and on-board memory allow for the collecti
SoftTouch Favorites is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by young children through teens with cognitive or multiple disabilities. This CD-ROM program offers verses and animation from a variety of age-appropriate favorite songs for those needing reinforcement for cognitive skills or for those learning to use a switch. A press and hold feature requires students to press and hold a switch for a song to play. If the switch is released, the song will pause until the switch is press
Sonocent Audio Notetaker is a comprehensive study tool designed for students with cognitive and/or motor disabilities who have difficulty taking hand-written notes, poor working memory or difficulty concentrating, difficulty hearing the speaker, poor organization and time management or are participants in distance learning courses. This software is designed to support note taking and studying by converting speech from audio recording as easy to use as text. Audio Notetaker visualizes each phrase
The SoundScope is a speech and sound analysis program designed to record, view, analyze, play, store and print sound waveforms for individuals who have speech disabilities. It features the following analysis routines: Time Waveform, Expanded Time Waveforms, Wideband FFT, Narrowband FFT, LPC, Cepstrum, Spectrogram, LPC History, Fundamental Frequency, Jitter, Shimmer, Harmonic-to-Noise Ratio, Envelope, Energy, Zero Crossing, Spline, LPC Residual, and Average Spectrum.SoundScope provides a powerful
SpineTrak is an electronic motion evaluation system designed to document the range and fluidity of motion during rotation, lateral bending and flexion-extension of the cervical, lumbar and thoraco-lumbar regions. It then compares performance to American Medical Association (AMA) standards. The unit features a computerized video system, real time data acquisition, fully automatic data input with two and three dimensional capability, and full color view of stick figures from any viewpoint.
The Stanford Achievement Test Braille and Large Type Editions are braille and large print assessment evaluation tests designed for use by teachers for the assessment of students who are blind or have low vision. These are braille and large print versions of the Stanford Achievement Test, Form 5, Ninth Edition, 1996, which is designed to measure student performance in the areas of reading, spelling, study skills, language, mathematics, science, social science, and listening skills. Braille and l
Step by Step is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning or cognitive disabilities or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program teaches the use of a switch. Pressing the switch reveals images and when they are completely revealed, the progrsm causes them to animate. The program has realistic graphics, animnations, and sound effects, and is suitable for all ages. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENT
The StepWatch is a gait analysis system designed for use by frail seniors or individuals with post-surgical mobility limitations, neurological disabilities, or stroke. The system includes one or more monitor units and a docking/software package (sold separately). Worn around the ankle, the monitor unit monitors and records continuously the number of steps per time interval over extended monitoring periods. The monitor unit can store step data for up to two months at one-minute intervals before r
The Stereo Headphones with Ear Cushions and Volume Control are headphones designed for use by hard of hearing individuals to serve entertainment purposes. These lightweight, fully adjustable stereo headphones feature leather-like ear cushions that sit on top of the ear, a standard 3.5 millimeter plug, and a volume control. User can use these headphones with APH technology products, such as Orion Calculators, Book Port Plus, Book Port DT, Joy Player, and others.
Stick-to-Stand System is a product designed for therapists, nurses and caregivers to assist in ensuring that adjustable furniture (i.e. beds, chairs, commodes, etc.) is set at the correct height for individuals, reducing the risk of falls and manual handling injuries. It enables users to correctly measure an individual's lower leg length and then, without having to do any math, determine the correct furniture height for them by simply following the color coded lines on a "stick". Correct furnitu
The STISIM Drive M100-OT & M100WS-OT is a driving simulator and assessment and evaluation system designed for use by an occupational therapist (OT) to assess patients in rehabilitation hospitals and clinics. The system includes STISIM Drive Software; 1 (model M100-OT) driver display screen or 3 (M100WS-OT) driver display screens; 1 Dell computer work station (M100-OT) or 3 Dell work stations (M100WS-OT) with Microsoft Windows and high performance nVIDIA graphics card; 1 operator display scre
The STISIM Drive M300-OT & M300WS-OT is a driving simulator and assessment and evaluation system designed for use by an occupational therapist (OT) to assess patients in rehabilitation hospitals and clinics. The system includes STISIM Drive Software; 1 (model M300-OT) driver display screen or 3 (M300WS-OT) driver display screens; 1 Dell computer work station with Microsoft Windows and high performance nVIDIA graphics card; 1 operator display screen; a STISIM Drive high fidelity advanced cont
The STISIM Drive M300WS-OT-Console is a driving simulator and assessment and evaluation system designed for use by an occupational therapist (OT) to assess patients in rehabilitation hospitals and clinics. This portable system is mounted on a wheeled base and includes 1 Dell computer work station with Microsoft Windows, STISIM Drive Software, and a high performance nVIDIA graphics card in a lockable computer bay; 3 driver display screens; 1 operator display screen; an ergonomic auto seat with sa
Switch Basics by SoftTouch is a control switch training program designed for use by children and adults with severe or multiple disabilities. The program may be accessed by a mouse, a single switch, a touch screen, or Intellikeys (see separate entry), and offers nine different programs for a variety of switch operations, including cause and effect, automatic scanning, step scanning, and row and column scanning. With activities for one or two programs, a variety of learning options are available
Switch Games for Preschoolers is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with uppper extremity or multiple disabilities. Games include Frog & Fly, Switch Kids, and Match 1, 2, & 3. These games aid in the development of such basic switch skills as cause and effect and press and hold, as well as more advanced skills such as linear scanning and two switch step scanning. COMPATIBILITY: The hybrid CD-ROM offers versions for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible
Switch Games for Teens is a control switch training program designed for use by teens and preteens with uppper extremity or multiple disabilities. Games include Arcade, Switch Wars, and Scan & Match 4, 5, & 6. Arcade's options include simple cause and effect and linear scanning. The Scan & Match activities encourage visual discrimination while focusing on the pictorial categories of food, clothing, grooming items, people, places, and signs. A variety of skill levels is offered. COMPA
Switch Intro is a control switch training program designed to develop switch use capabilites and to build cause and effect skills for persons with cognitive and physical disabilities. This program includes animated activities such as (1) Colors; (2) Piece-by-Piece; (3) Hidden Pictures; (4) Step-by-Step; (5) Willy the Worm; (6) Make It Sound; (7) Start to Scan; and (8) Match Scan. The activities are designed to offer varying difficulty levels. Options are available for changing scan speeds, choic
Switchit! Arcade Adventure is a control switch training program designed for use by children with upper extremity and multiple disabilities. Users also build eye-hand coordination as they help Ziko the robot accomplish a series of tasks. Five levels of play allow students to steer a helicopter to rescue Ziko from a tropical island, reload his fuel tank, fly off in his rocket, and maneuver through a series of springs and levers. Users not only click switches to move Ziko, they must also be sensit
SwitchIt! Opposites is is a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children who cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Accessible with one or two switches, the program introduces concepts such as big and little, in and out, hot and cold, up and down, and open and closed. Two or more objects appear on the screen with a question; when the user selects the appropriate object to answer the question, a visual reward is given. The program offers multiple settings that a
SwitchIt! Patterns is a control switch training program designed for use with children with physical and cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or IntelliKeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing the concept of patterns. The program enables users to build bold geometric patterns with the click of the switch. Ten distinct patterns and three levels of complexity are offered. Animation or color cycling can be selected as a visual reward. Th
SwitchIt! Pictures is a control switch training program designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities. Accessible with a mouse or Intellikeys (see separate entry), the program teaches the use of a single switch while introducing picture concepts. The program enables users to create pictures with the click of the switch. The program offers multiple settings that allow users to practice at their own pace and level of difficulty and settings can be saved and loaded for later
SwitchIt! Scenes is a control switch training program designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities. Players use a switch to build the elements of an action scene. A final press results in an animated reward. The program includes configurable options for the number of key presses, switch settings, and activity choices. A two switch option allows for turn taking. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible or Apple Macintosh computers.
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype stroke rehabilitation system to guide individuals who have experienced a stroke through the rehabilitation process. Developed by Dr. John Heng and his PhD student Banerji Subhasis, at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, the new system known as the Synergistic Physio-Neuro Platform (SynPhNe) guides people who have experienced a stroke or brain injury through exercises, monitors their performance, and determine why they are unable to
Tactile version of the Boehm Test of Basic Concepts assesses the young child's mastery of concepts essential to understanding oral communication. This includes such fundamentals as top, bottom, middle, over, under, inside, outside, next to, etc. Set includes 5 practice cards, 50 test cards made of high-impact plastic, a class record form, and TTBC and BTBC test manuals.
The TCA Toglia Category Assessment, Model K11060, is a cognitive rehabilitation evaluation program designed for persons with cognitive and mental disabilities. The assessment kit consists of plastic utensils which the subject is asked to sort by color, size and type to establish the ability to categorize and switch concepts. Detailed and systemic guidelines are provided to facilitate performance through the use of cues and help determine and design an appropriate intervention program. The easily
Teddy Games is a cause and effect training program and switch controlled game program library designed for use by children with learning or cognitive disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program contains 12 fun activities with animation and sound. Activities include click to make something happen, matching and sorting, dominoes, creating a scene, and dressing a teddy bear. The games are accessible through a mouse, touchscreen, or switch. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh or IBM and compati
Teen Tunes Plus is a cognitive skills tutorial and a control switch training program designed for use by pre-teens and teens with severe cognitive or physical disabilities and adults learning to use a switch. This program combines a variety of musical interludes with large, interesting graphics, beautiful pictures, and surprising animations. It enciourages intentional use of the switch, improvies visual or auditory attention, enables choice making, and gives the student control over the environm
Teenage Switch Progressions is a control switch training program designed for use by teenagers with upper extremity disabilities. This program includes five simulation activities designed for those making the transition from randomly activating a single switch to activating a switch with specific timing. The skills taught include cause and effect (level 0) and attending to extended tasks (level 1), following directions (level 2), and responding to visual or auditory computer information (levels
Instrument for measuring skin temperature changes from 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Features light emitting diode and audio tone to indicate skin temperature. Put probe on skin, turn temperature dial, when dial reaches skin temperature, light looses illumination and tone changes. Power 9 volt battery to size 6 by 3 1/2 by 2 inches.
The Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (TASP) is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment battery designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This test of symbolic skills provides a starting point for designing or selecting an appropriate page set for an AAC device. The test can also be used to help design communication boards. Results can also help in establishing appropriate AAC intervention goals and strategies targe
The Test of Auditory Reasoning and Processing Skilkls (TARPS) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages five to 14 years of age with speech, language, hearing, and neurological disabilities. This test covers the following functions of auditory reasoning and processing: general information, arithmetic reasoning, verbal absurdities, finding reasons, analogical completions, comprehension, directional orientation, and similarities. The complete battery includes a manual an
The Test of Pictures / Forms / Letters / Numbers / Spatial Orientation & Sequencing Skills (TPFLNOSS) is designed for use with children ages five to eight years with cognitive, visual, or perceptual disabilities. This test evaluates a child's ability to visually perceive forms, letters, and numbers in the right direction and to visually perceive words with letters in the correct sequence. This test is motor reduced and no verbal responses are required. The child does not have to rely on his
The Test of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor (TVPS-NM) is designed for use with children ages four through 13 years with cognitive, visual, and perceptual disabilities. This test addresses the perceptual areas of visual discrimination, memory, spatial relationships, figure-ground, and closure. The set includes a manual, test plates, and 25 record forms. The Test of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor: Upper Level (TVPS-NM:UL) is designed for use with children and young adults ages 12 through 19
The Test of Visual-Motor Skills (TVMS), Revised Edition is designed for use with children ages three years of age through 13 years, 11 months with visual, cognitive and perceptual motor disabilities. This revised edition features some new geometric forms and the deletion of some forms included in the earlier version, revised norms, and revised scoring. The scoring method requires that the geometric forms be evaluated by a number of visual-motor characteristics and scoring criterion is required f
The Feel-Good Guide to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a personalized approach to feeling better for users struggling with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is intended for people with fibromyalgia and CFS who experience pain, exhaustion, and other symptoms. The guide begins with an overview, explaining what is known about FMS and CFS. It then describes and evaluates most available therapies, both conventional and alternative, that can address the physical, emotion
There's a Mouse in the ToyBox is a cursor control interface program designed for mouse training on the Apple IIGS computer. "Point and click" and "click and drag" operations are developed with nine activities. The activities involve moving a mouse on a runway, putting together a puzzle, and coloring shapes. The program reinforces correct placement in matching activities, but ignores mistakes. COMPATIBILITY: For use on the Apple IIGS only.
Portable instrument for measuring skin temperature changes from 32 to 230 degrees Fahrenheit. Features digital display temperature readout in Fahrenheit and Celsius and temperature probe. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 5 x 2 inches.
Three point aesthesiometer designed to measure two point discrimination. Third point allows examiner to alternate between two and one point testing without changing adjustment.
The Test of Language Development-Primary: Fourth Edition (TOLD-P:4) is a language development assessment test designed for use in identifying children with communication disabilities. This test assesses spoken language in young children. Professionals can use it to (1) identify children who are significantly below their peers in oral language proficiency, (2) determine their specific strengths and weaknesses in oral language skills, (3) document their progress in remedial programs, and (4) measu
Tools for Transition is an assessment designed for use by secondary school students with learning disabilities. This program helps students identify and describe the strengths and weaknesses of their own learning style, and then relate this information to their individual education plan (IEP) goals; apply appropriate study strategies to their individual learning problems; understand the legal rights of students with learning disabilities to plan and advocate for accommodations in school; select
The Test of Pragmatic Language, Second Edition (TOPL-2), is an assessment evaluation test designed for use by children with communication or learning disabilities. This test provides a comprehensive analysis of social communication in context. Its four principal uses are identifying individuals with pragmatic language deficits, determining individual strengths and weaknesses, documenting an individual’s progress, and researching pragmatic language skills. The complete kit includes an examiner’s
Touch Fun Fair is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The activities include Ghost Train, Coconut Shy, Darts, Ring Toss, Grab Bag, and Bumper Cars and develop cause and effect, visual discrimination, matching, and mouse skills. The program can be accessed with a mouse or a touch screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The Macintosh version re
Touch Games 1 is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The activities include Pin Wheel, Rockets, Dasher Dog and Annabel, Honey Bee, Memory Doors, and Hectic Highways and develop cause and effect, visual discrimination, matching, and mouse skills. The program can be accessed with a mouse or a touch screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The Ma
Touch Games 2 is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The activities include Buzz Off, Wake Up, Brian's Bus, Magic Painting, and Sort and See, and develop cause and effect and mouse skills. The program can be accessed with a mouse or a touch screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The Macintosh version requires an LC III or faster processor, 8
Touch It! Conceptual Skills is a set of seven cognitive skills training programs for the IBM TouchWindow system. (See separate entry.) These computer software programs are designed to teach and assist persons with cognitive disabilities in developing short-term memory, basic reasoning, visual scanning, categorizing, and perceptual discrimination with a focus on memory enhancement, basic reasoning, and conceptualization of abstract ideas. The programs are interactive; users participate with the t
Toyshop is a control switch training program designed for use by for children with learning disabilities and cognitive disabilities. It is designed for switch users who are progressing from cause and effect to making choices. The program also includes a memory game for those who have mastered primary switching skills. The program includes toy, vehicle, and animal pictures. Users can choose one or two switch operation. COMPATIBILITY: For IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows
The Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment and Intervention System, Second Edition, model TPBA/I 2, is a developmental assessment system designed for use by early intervention specialists. With this system, children from birth to age 6 are assessed in four domains (sensorimotor, emotional and social, communication and language, and cognition) while engaged in natural play with a parent. Professionals partner with parents to choose customized play-based interventions that help children make prog
The UDS-PRO System is a comprehensive tool that combines patient assessment, outcomes management, and reimbursement functinality for use by rehabilitation facilities. The system combines the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Patient Assessment Instrument (IRF-PAI), case-mix group (CMG) assignment, and data transmission to both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDS). The system includes both Medicare and non-Medicare requireme
The Universal Nonverbal Intelligence Test (UNIT) is a cognitive ability assessment program designed for use by students with cognitive, communication, learning, or speech disabilities, or who are deaf or hard of hearing. This cognitive assessment program is a set of individually administered specialized tasks that measure cognitive abilities. Both administration and item response formats are completely nonverbal. The tests measure a broad range of complex memory and reasoning abilities, includin
The Univox Loop Listener, models 230450 and 230453, is a loop amplification system testing device designed for testing whether a loop amplification system is operational, and a personal loop receiver designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing but do not have a hearing aid or whose hearing aid does not have a T-coil. As a test instrument, this unit provides the installer with the information needed to adjust an installation according to the International Electrotechnical Comm
Verifit is an auditory evaluation and hearing aid acoustic test system designed for use in hearing aid fittings. Features include real speech and digital signal processing (DSP) measurement; serial, parallel, Ethernet, and USB ports for network and peripheral device connectivity; dual probe modules for binaural fittings; dedicated real-ear speakers; choice of monaural or binaural, graphic or tabular display; fluorescent backlit active color liquid crystal display (LCD); large sound-absorbent tes
Video VRA is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. To keep the child's interest during the hearing test, the system includes a color liquid crystal display (LCD) display that continuously shows 24 animated cartoon clips lasting 20 to 50 seconds each. Other features include metal housing and a wireless handheld remote control. OPTIONS: Tabletop or wall-mount stand. DIMENSIONS: 11.8 x 2.4 x 14.3 inches. The LCD display measures 15 inches. WEI
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition (Vineland-II) is an assessment designed for use to evaluate personal and social skills of children and adults with mental retardation, autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), brain injury, or dementia / Alzheimer’s disease. Psychologists and other professionals can use this assessment to identify individuals who have mental retardation, developmental delays, brain injuries, and other impairments. The ass
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype wearable virtual reality device to provide individuals with balance disorders with supplemental auditory and visual information to assist in restoring normal gait. Scientists at the Techion Institute of Technology in Israel have created a prototype virtual reality gait feedback device which combines a wearable cell-phone sized audio component and a visual feedback apparatus. The audio component measures body movement and then processes the
The Visi Pitch II, model 3300, is a speech training and analysis program for individuals with voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or hearing-impaired speech. It has real-time capture of speech and biofeedback of speech parameters. The Visi-Pitch II is comprised of six modules. Pitch and Energy module extracts and displays fundamental frequency and relative intensity in real time. Pitch and Energy Games module provides the user with animated graphics to represent speech parameters in place o
The Visual Skills Appraisal (VSA) assesses visual inefficiencies in children ages five to nine years. Six subtests evaluate pursuit, scanning, alignment, locating movements, eye-hand corrdination, and fixation unity. This self-contained instrument does not require additional equipment and the manual includes visual training techniques keyed to each subtest. The complete set includes a manual, stimulus cards, 25 design completion forms, 25 red/green trail sheets, 25 score sheets, and red/green gl
Visuospatial I is a series of six visual spatial training programs. Maze I, II records time and errors for user to maneuver through a floor plan as rapidly as possible without hitting the walls. Cube-in-the-Box I, II records time intervals for user to keep a cursor in a randomly jumping frame. Line Orientation I, II displays an array of lines and asks the user to rotate a single line on the right of the screen to match a randomly selected item in the array, matching either visually or from memor
The WeeFIM II System is an assessment evaluation test designed to enable credentialed clinicians across the United States and around the world to measure and document functional performance in infants (0-3 years old), children, and adolescents with either acquired or congenital disabilities in a consistent manner. The instrument is a reliable outcomes measurement instrument that can be applied uniformly across inpatient, outpatient, and community-based settings to track clinical, managerial, an
The Weinstein Enhanced Sensory Test (WEST) Foot Monofilaments are aesthesiometers designed to measure skin sensitivity and peripheral nerve involvement for people with neurological disabilities or diabetes. The five-monofilament instrument enables two or more monofilaments with textured spiral tips to be in position for testing at one time. Color-coded results provide accurate diagnosis. The set includes the monofilament unit, a case, test form, manual, and free calibration for one year. DIMENSI
The Weinstein Enhanced Sensory Test (WEST) Hand Monofilaments are aesthesiometers designed to measure skin sensitivity and peripheral nerve involvement for people with neurological disabilities or diabetes. The five-monofilament instrument enables two or more monofilaments with rounded tips to be in position for testing at one time. Color coded results provide accurate diagnosis. The set includes the monofilament unit, a case, test form, manual, and free calibration for one year. DIMENSIONS: The
The Wireless XM-1000 Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA) System is an auditory evaluation system designed for use with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. To attract the attention of children during pediatric auditory assessment, the system combines motion with attention-getting multiple light patterns. The system includes a smoked plexiglass box with a screen on which a friendly cartoon character lights up and quietly moves back and forth to attract attention. Additionally, 20 brightly
Wristbands for Activité Watches are accessories for the Activité Steel, a product that can be used by people with fibromyalgia or other neurological conditions who need recovering from injury but who need to stay active to meet their health needs. These wristbands come in Silicone or Leather.