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Scan It - Switch It

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

This Old Man

This Old Man is a pre-reading tutorial program and a sign language program and a sign language training program designed for use with children ages 3 to 6 years. The program uses the familiar nursery song together with sign language to teach numbers and counting. The game may be played by 1 to 12 players using a single switch, a TouchWindow (see separate entry), or the keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A color monitor is required. WARRANTY: Faulty disk

Wheels On The Bus Iii

Wheels on the Bus III is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach children ages 18 months to 3 years to identify people or objects by their sound or action. The program is activated to sing on of five verses of the popular nursery song by pressing the picture corresponding to the verse on the PowerPad (see separate entry), IntelliKeys, or TouchWindow overlay. Verses include people, money, brakes, seat belt, and wheelchair lift. The complete set inc

Listen With Your Ears

Listen with Your Ears is a pre-reading tutorial program, perceptual training activity, and perceptual training activity for persons with visual disabilities designed to teach visual and perceptual matching to children ages 3 to 5 years. The program asks 1 or 2 players to identify an object or an action by its sound. Among the twenty-four choices are snoring, laughing, cat, dog, cow, doorbell, and fire truck. The program also includes "Listen with Your Ears," an original song. COMPATIBILITY: For

Big / Little I

Big/Little I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills training program, and training system for matching/sorting/ assembly to teach the difference between the concepts of big and little to 1 to 4 users. This single switch scanning program uses a little bear to scan between big and little items. The program can be configured by the teacher or clinician to show a variety of different sizes, and scanning speed may be adjusted. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SY

Power Talker

The Power Talker is communication board and direct selection communicator designed for use by children ages 18 months to 3 years just beginning to use a communication board. The Power Talker is designed to be used with the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see separate entry). An overlay is designed with 16 sections; the program can be configured by a parent or teacher to use as many as all 16 of the sections or as few as one. The default configuration is set to utilize all 16 pictur

Sight Words

Sight Words is reading tutorial program designed for early training in sight recognition of vocabulary. Six word categories are included: school. outside, home, toys, food, and clothing. The scanning speed may be adjusted, and the words may be selected either by activating a switch or by pressing the space bar. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: An Echo speech synthesizer and a color monitor are required. WARRANTY: Faulty disks will be replaced within 6 months of the

Silly Sandwich

Silly Sandwich is a pre-reading tutorial program, a language skills tutorial program, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 users, age 18 months and up. Children build a sandwich by selecting from pictures on a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. At Level Ia, the child selects any of six items; at Level Ib, the child locates the item specified. At Level IIa, user selects any of 12 items; at Level IIb, the user selects the item specified. COMPATIBILITY: For

Switch It - Change It

Switch It - Change It is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a language skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach 1 to 4 players, ages 18 months to 3 years, matching, identification, and selection. Colorful, animated common objects are presented on the screen. Three-dimensional objects (extra) are shown to the user who then selects the matching on-screen object using a single switch switch. COMPATIBILITY: For u

Switch It - See It

Switch It - See It is a pre-reading tutorial program and perceptual training activity designed to encourage visual tracking by people with disabilities. This single switch program uses sound effects and colorful animated graphics of bears, fish, mice, rockets, and other objects encourage visual tracking from right to left, up and down, and on the diagonals. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require a color monitor and a keyboard or sing

Tea Party

Tea Party is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach classification to children ages 3 to 5 years. Using a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay, users shop at a toy store, a clothing store, a grocery store, and a pet store to select items for a tea party. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREM

Where Is Puff?

Where is Puff? is a language tutorial program intended to teach the use of prepositions to children. Prepositions taught include: in, on, under, in front of, in back of, and next to. The scanning rate may be adjusted, and data may be collected on the student's progress. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo speech synthesizer and a color monitors; Macintosh computers require a color monitor, Echo LC, 2E Emulator card, and a

Zoo Time

Zoo Time is a pre-reading tutorial program and language tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 users, ages 18 months to 5 years. The program presents five zoo animals for three levels of activity. A kangaroo, a giraffe, a monkey, an elephant, and a bird are depicted on the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. At Level 1, the child may select any animal from the PowerPad overlay. At level 2, the child selects an animal by name. At level 3, the child selects an animal based on its

Early Concepts

Early Concepts is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a problem solving program designed to teach children, ages 3 to 5 years, the concepts of what is missing from an object, and matching objects. One to four children may participate using single-switch or touchWindow (see separate entry) operation. The scanning speed (time that the cursor remains on a selection waiting for a user to make a selection) may be ad

Eency-Weency Spider Game

The Eency-Weency Spider Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years. The players use a single switch to move the spider up the drain spout to win. The scanner randomly selects the sun (which moves the spider up one space) or rain clouds (which moves the spider down one space). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo speech synthesizer, color

Family Fun

Family Fun is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use as a matching activity or for representational play by children ages 3 to 5 years. Family members and household objects are represented graphically on an overlay for the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see separate entry) or on IntelliKeys. As an object is touched on the overlay, the object appears on the monitor and the speech synthesizer reinforces the association by naming that object or person.

Fast Food Game

Fast Food Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a personal skills tutorial program designed for 1 to 4 players, ages 3 to 5 years. Players move around an on-screen board by using a single switch to spin a spinner to randomly select fast food items or a sick face. If a sick face is selected, the player loses a turn. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple computers require an Echo Speech Synthesizer, single switch, and a color monitor; Macintosh co

Feelings

Feelings is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach children ages 3 to 5 years about feelings. Included are happy, mad, sad, scared, love, and tired. Each feeling is depicted on a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. The program has three levels: Level 1 describes each emotion; Level 2 requires the user to associate an emotion with an action; Level 3 allows the child to select a picture to describe his or her feelings. COMPATIBILIT

If You're Happy And You Know It

If You're Happy and You Know It is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children ages 18 months to 5 years. Graphics on the IntelliKeys or PowerPad (see separate entry) overlay depict each of the six verses of the nursery school song; pressing a picture on the overlay causes the associated verse to be sung by the computer. The verses include clapping hands, stomping feet, crying, sneezing, yawning, and shouting "Hurrah." The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COMP

Let's Go Shopping I: Toys And Groceries

Let's Go Shopping I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach one to four children, ages 3 to 5 years, classification skills. The players select the appropriate items that would belong in the corresponding store, either a toy store or a grocery store. Selections are made using a single switch or a TouchWindow (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQ

Old Macdonald's Farm I

Old MacDonald's Farm I is a pre-reading tutorial program and language tutorial program designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. The program, based on the nursery song, has 3 levels: Level 1, allows the child to select any animal from the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay; Level 2 requires the child to select the correct animal when prompted by its name; Level 3 has the child select the correct animal after hearing its sound. The complete set includes a program disk and

Padded Food

Padded Food is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed as a matching or categorizing activity for children ages 18 months to 5 years. An assortment of familiar foods is depicted on the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. When a food is selected, it appears on the monitor and the speech synthesizer pronounces the name of the food. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COM

Padded Vehicles

Padded Vehicles is a language tutorial program and pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by 1 to 6 players, ages 18 months to 5 years. Using a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay, the players identify ten vehicles: airplane, helicopter, motorcycle, car, truck, ambulance, garbage truck, fire engine, school bus, and police car in 2 levels of play. In level 1, the player selects any vehicle. In level 2, the player selects a vehicle that corresponds to a name prompt. The com

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First is a pre-reading tutorial program, a personal skills tutorial program, a language tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach children ages 18 months to 5 years classification and categorization, sequencing, and health and grooming. Users select from five items of clothing using the PowerPad (see separate entries) or IntelliKeys overlay, to dress a figure (either male or female). Included are shoes, socks, a jacket, a boy'

Pictalk

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

Wheels On The Bus I

Wheels on the Bus I is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to assist children ages 18 months to 5 years in identifying objects and people by actions or sounds. The program sings 5 verses of the nursery school song, including mommie, baby, doors, kids, and horn. Verses are activated by pressing the corresponding picture on the overlay for the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry), Intellikeys, or TouchWindow (see entry). The complete set includes the pr

Worm Squirm

Worm Squirm is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program designed to help teach children ages 3 years through first grade counting and classification and categorization concepts. The student tries to direct a worm through a path on the computer screen. The worm can be directed by pressing four large arrows (up, down, right, left) using the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry) or IntelliKeys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Rockets To The Moon

Rockets to the Moon is a pre-reading tutorial program and cognitive skills tutorial program for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years, designed to teach children the concepts of turn taking, sequencing, and color identification. The computer game uses a game board format with single switch operation. A player presses a switch to spin a spinner which randomly selects a color. The player then presses the switch to advance the rocket to that color, thus racing to the moon. COMPATIBILITY: For use o

This Is The Way We Wash Our Face

This is the Way We Wash Our Face is a pre-reading tutorial program and personal skills tutorial program using this familiar song to promote personal care skills for children ages 18 months to 5 years. The program uses the PowerPad expanded keyboard (see entry) or IntelliKeys and an overlay that presents pictures for each verse. By pressing on a picture, the child can hear the verse of "This is the Way. . ." that pertains to that picture; an animated graphic for the verse is also presented. Verse

Dinosaur Game

The Dinosaur Game is a pre-reading tutorial program and a cognitive skills tutorial program for one to four players, ages 3 to 5 years, designed to teach children the concepts of sequencing, turn taking, and color identification. The computer game uses a game board format with single-switch operation. The first press of the switch spins the spinner to randomly select the color square to which the player's dinosaur progresses. Subsequent switch presses move the dinosaur, thus racing the others ho

 
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