Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards
The Language Builder Occupation Picture Cards are symbolic language pictures designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This set of 115 functional photo cards shows 61 up-to-date occupational images using both men and women. In addition to assisting with communication, the cards can be used to teach occupational labels, community helpers, gender labels, pronouns, and storytelling. DIMENSIONS: Each card is 3 x 5 inches.
Functional Living Skills And Behavioral Rules Cd
The Functional Living Skills and Behavioral Rules CD is a behavioral training flash card program designed for use by parents and teachers of children and adults with behavioral, cognitive, and communication disabilities.The program contains over 1,000 full-color photographs of children, adolescents, and adults engaged in a variety of functional activities. Activity areas include daily schedules and routines, personal hygiene/grooming, toileting, homework, leisure, simple meal preparation, commun
School Routines And Rules CD
The School Routines and Rules CD is a behavior training flash card program designed for use by parents and teachers of children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This CD contains over 2,000 full-color photographs of young children (ages four to eight years) doing a variety of school routines and activities. The photographs can be used to teach routines and behavioral rules, to set expectations, and to promote skills acquisition and greater independence. Photo folders in this CD incl
Partner/one, Partner/two, & Partner/four
Partner / One, Partner / Two, and Partner / Four are direct selection communicators designed for individuals with communication disabilities. These self-contained augmentative communication devices have one, two, or four buttons with interchangeable picture overlays that play recorded messages when pressed. Partner/One has one button with 32 seconds of memory, Partner/Two has two buttons with 16 seconds of memory each, and Partner/Four has four buttons with 8 seconds of memory for each message.
Tech/scan 8 & Tech/scan 8 Plus
Tech / Scan 8 and Tech / Scan 8 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators each have eight message cells that produce clear audible four-second messages when pressed. Users can select from eight message sets (or levels), for a total of 64 messages. These devices are similar to Tech/Talk 8x8 (see separate entry) with the addition of scanning and audible prompts. On both of these direct selection com
Tech/scan 32 & Tech/scan 32 Plus
Tech / Scan 32 and Tech / Scan 32 Plus are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. These direct selection communicators can play back 32 separate messages per level on two, four, or six levels. Messages can be scanned in three different modes (Linear, Step, and Row/Column) at three different scan speeds (slow, fast, and medium). The scanning grid provides the user an uninterrupted view of the scanning lights without having to look through a
Writing Activities is a writing skills training system designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This program includes 13 writing activities and more than 240 boards. Users can compose stories by selecting words or pictures. Upon completion, writing exercises can be read aloud or printed in word or picture format. Activities include making grocery lists, to do lists, Christmas and Channukah lists, birthday and vacation lists, story composition, making greeting cards, writin
C-Speak Aphasia is a language tutorial program designed for use by adults with aphasia. The program provides a complete set of boards for use with Boardmaker, Boardmaker Plus, or Boardmaker with Speaking Dynamically Pro version 5 or higher. Pictures are selected on screen and combined to create a message which can be written or spoken. Little or no reading comprehension or spelling ability is required. Some boards are designed to be customized for the individual. The program includes a training
Print 'n Play
Print 'N Play is a language tutorial program designed for use with children with cognitive and communication disabilities. This program includes more than 50 bingo and mystery game boards for language skills. The CD-ROM also features motivational games for themes, holidays, and special occasions. The games can be printed directly from the CD-ROM or they can be dragged to the user's hard drive to enable the games to be customized. COMPATIBILITY: This CD-ROM contains versions for use on Macintosh
Boardmaker Symbol Addendum Libraries (1998, 2000, 2002, & 2004 Editions)
Boardmaker Addendum Libraries are a symbolic language picture creation programs designed for use with Boardmaker (see separate entry). These libraries were created in response to Boardmaker users' requests The 1998 Edition ncludes symbols for each of the 50 states, history symbols, animals, foods, entertainment, people, descriptive words, and more. The 2000 Library contains more than 1,300 symbols, including public signs, country symbols, and country flags. The 2002 Library has more than 1,200 s
Playing Dynamically is a symbolic language picture library designed for use with children with communication disabilities and autism. This program provides over 70 communication boards that combine language development and play, providing action, variety, and a choice of control. The program displays 13 commonly available toys on a toy shelf, with additional choices available in a toy store. When a toy or an activity is selected, corresponding communication boards on the computer screen enable t
Simple Symbol Stories
Simple Symbols Stories is a story reading program designed for use with children with communication disabilities. This program contains 20 stories cleverly read by a variety of people. The stories are written in short rhyming sentences and include humorous illustrations. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers.
Sentence Key & Picture Sentence Key
Sentence Key and Picture Sentence Key are language tutorial programs and reading tutorial programs designed to teach language structure for children with autism and other disorders. The main objective of the programs is to teach a student how to make a phrase saying "who is doing what". As pictures are selected to make the phrase, the computer speaks in a clear digitized speech. When the sentence is completed, the entire sentence is spoken and an animated picture appears depicting the sentence.
I Can Play, Too!
I Can Play, Too! is a voice output game program and speech training program designed for use with various card and board games to allow a nonverbal individual to use a computer for his or her speech output while playing. Screens are included for the following games: Go Fish; Red Light, Green Light; Cootie; Checkers; Battleship; Simon Says; and other general board games. Features of the program include a child's human speech; touches of animation, including a tumbling musical die; a manual with p
What's In Your Home? & What's In Your Community?
What's In Your Home? and What's In Your Community? are language tutorial programs and communication books designed to supplement communication and independent living classes for students who need practice with such skills as symbol identification, association, matching, workbook skills (drawing, circling, cutting, and pasting), and working independently. Symbols are presented that students need to use in everyday living, such as "chair", "store", and "bedroom". Illustrations are also included to
The FaCTS Board is a communication board designed to be a simple, inexpensive, low-tech device for facilitated communication. The board consists of card stock printed with the alphabet in QWERTY format and some blank spaces. The back side of the sheet has all blank spaces, which may be used for picture symbols or words. The card stock attaches with report clips to a plexiglass template with .5-inch holes for each letter on the keyboard. The holes provide tactile feedback and a more defined visua
This Is The One I Want
This is the One I Want is a communication book designed to provide constructive, organized communication activities for nonverbal individuals. This book integrates the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) into a series of entertaining but structured activities and exercises. This activity book may be appropriate for any low functioning student who enjoys creating simple pictures, and use of the picture symbols may also allow students with physical disabilities to participate by directing activiti
Stories About Me
Stories About Me is a communication book designed to allow users of all ages to write and read stories about themselves in order to encourage communication and writing skills, and reinforce basic reading skills such as left to right progression and some sight word reading. Each story in this workbook is 4 to 5 lines long and made primarily with Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The user fills in the blanks to personalize each story. More than 200 pages of reducible stories are divided into th
Introduction To Kitchen Appliances
Introduction to Kitchen Appliances is are symbolic language pictures and an independent living skills tutorial and safety awareness tutorial program designed to provide symbolic language pictures, along with text, for teaching the use of appliances in school or home settings to people who communicate nonvocally or who have other disabilities. This daily living skills workbook includes units on the stove, oven, freezer, microwave, refrigerator, and a review section. Each chapter moves in sequence
Everbody's Doing It!
Everybody's Doing It! is a personal skills tutorial program, symbolic language pictures, and a visual symbol training program designed to teach people who communicate nonvocally or who have speech impairments about their health. This symbolic picture communication book provides 440 pages of full body action pictures to be customized by the user. This book targets 55 commonly used verbs in 527 action situations. Each action is depicted in at least three situations, giving the user multiple opport
Speaking Dynamically & Speaking Dynamically Pro
Speaking Dynamically and Speaking Dynamically Pro are symbolic communicator, direct selection communicator, and scanning symbol communicator programs designed for making customized, multi-level, picture or word communication boards with speech output. These programs may be used as tools for teaching cause and effect, switches, scanning, symbol training, phrase and sentence structure, spelling, word prediction, or reading activities. As assessment tools, these programs can evaluate augmentative c
Simply Silly About Syntax
Simply Silly About Syntax is a language training system filled with low-level language exercises designed for individuals of all ages who need repetitive practice expressing basic three and four word sentence structures. This 280-page book uses Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) to create sentences allowing use by both speaking and nonverbal students. Several main characters are used throughout the book so that users get to know them and how they behave, allowing for comparisons and encourageme
The key return is designed to be used as a carrying aid for a communicator by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The key return features a 24-inch retractable chain which attaches to a small communication aid, board or notebook for easier carrying. A clip belt is attached to the retractable chain for easy access and carrying.
Pcs Wordless Edition
The PCS Wordless Edition is a volume of symbolic language pictures designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The 240-page spiral bound book features 1,600 symbols taken from the Picture Communication Symbols Books I and II (see separate entry). The words located over the symbols have been removed for using the symbols on various voice machine overlays or for translation into other languages. The pages of the spiral bound book are easy to duplicate. DIMEN
The Mega-Book is a communication book and symbolic language system designed for use by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. This full sized folder features 12 top loading cover sheets seamed into the book. The book contains a third half-panel which can be used for common vocabulary in a ready reference format. Grids are not included. CAPACITY: At full capacity, the book holds 580 two-inch symbols or 2,320 one-inch symbols. DIMENSIONS: Each cover sheet holds an 8.5 x 11
Clip With Chain
The Clip with Chain is a carrying aid for a communicator designed to be used by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The clip features a belt clip, a nine-inch chain and a ring that attaches to the grommet hole of a communication aid. It allows the user to carry a small pocket communication aid for easy retrieval and helps to ensure that the aid is not lost.
The Nylon Strap is a carrying aid for a communicator designed for use as a by persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech impairment. The adjustable strap snaps in two different lengths and features a key ring on the plastic snap hook. The strap is designed to go around a belt or wheeelchair armrest and clips onto a communication book that has a grommet hole.
The Long Wallet is a communication book for use as part of a symbolic language system for persons who communicate nonvocally or have a speech disability. The wallet features a symbol display which fits easily into a back pants pocket. It comes with a grommet so that it can be attached to a belt with a strap or clip. CAPACITY: The wallet will hold 576 one-inch pictures. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 8.5 inches.
PCS Gallery is a communication device accessory and symbolic language picture library for children and adults with learning disabilities. The software includes nearly 3,500 colorful Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) used on communication boards on and off the computer. Users can make on-screen displays, scan windows or create overlays for alternate keyboards. The PCS backgrounds are color-coded by category and include people, verbs, adjectives, fast foods, restaurant logos, games and more. SYS
Picture Symbol Lotto Game
The Picture Symbol Lotto Game is a perceptual training activity designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. Each game includes four sturdy lotto boards and thirty-six matching cards. The game strengthens symbol recognition, matching, and color-coding skills. It can be played by 1 to 4 players.
Listen To This
Listen to This is a memory improvement activity designed to provide repetive practice in the five areas of categorization, word retrieval, auditory association, problem solving, and auditory memory for persons with cognitive disabilities or non-verbal individuals of any age. No reading is required to successfully complete the exercises.
Food Bingo, Clothing Bingo, & Grooming Bingo
Food Bingo, Clothing Bingo and Grooming Bingo are pre-reading tutorial programs designed to reinforce common picture symbols for persons with language disabilities. These are low-level games using the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) and may be played by up to 20 players.
Lightwriter (Model Sl35)
The LightWRITER SL35 is a hand-held, dual-display communication aid. The device consists of an oversize keyboard and two liquid crystal displays: one display faces the person typing, and the other faces the message recipient. A DECtalk Speech Synthesizer is included to allow phone conversations. A memory unit permits storage of lists, such as address files, or of a frequently used message, and the screen can prompt words for selection by sight. Control keys include backspace and clear keys for c
The Zoo Kit is a set of symbolic language pictures designed for teaching basic language skills to nonspeech or limited speech students. The kit focuses on 53 zoo animal nouns, descriptors, and verbs. Included are 44 or 88 stamps for each symbol, two decks of 54 playing cards with 2-inch versions of the picture symbol set, masters of duplicable worksheets, large stimulus cards to promote discussion of themes, suggestions for adapting materials, masters of symbols, and instructions for suggested a
Life Experiences Communication Kit
The Life Experiences Communication Kit is a communication board designed to teach 11 separate lessons in daily life experiences to non-speech or limited speech students. The lesson plans cover such activities as "Make Juice," or "Wash Face," or "Go Restaurant." Each lesson comes with a Miniature Communication Board with the appropriate color-coded Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (a total of six boards with some designed to be used for more than one lesson), a step-by-step Picture Dir
Mid-Sized Communication Book
The Mid-Sized Communication Book is a communication book designed to accommodate communication symbols for non-speech or limited-speech persons. The vinyl covered folder features twelve non-glare vinyl page covers that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Replacement grids are also available; contact manufacturer for details. The book includes a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or strap. CAPACITY: The book is designed to hold 624 one-inch or 156 t
Picture Communication Symbols Book I, Ii, Iii & Picture Communication Symbols Complete Set
Picture Communication Symbols Book I, II, and III are black and white line drawings designed for use with non-vocal communication systems, such as communication boards. Each drawing is labeled with a word, and abstract symbols are represented by a word. The pages may be photo-copied and cut apart. Book I features over 700 different communication symbols, and comes with a starter guide illustrating the basics of making communication boards. Book II includes 1,100 additional symbols, and features
Pocket-Sized & Double Pocket-Sized Communication Book
The Pocket-Sized and Double Pocket-Sized Communication Books are vinyl covered notebooks designed for use with symbolic language systems by nonspeech or limited speech persons. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pages of either book; the pages come with clear, non-glare vinyl protectors that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Additional grid pages are available at extra cost. The books also feature a grommet for attachment to a belt clip or
Practice Communication Cards
Practice Communication Cards are a visual symbol training system, a symbolic language system, and symbolic language pictures designed for use by nonspeech or limited speech students. The notecards feature a line drawing on the front and a target word on the back for use as flash cards; i.e., the instructor shows the student a card, and the student tries to make the target response. Each set consists of 135 cards that test 42 words commonly used on communication boards. Instructions and suggesti
The Food Kit is a group of symbolic language pictures designed for teaching basic language skills using the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) to nonspeech or limited speech students. The kit focuses on 53 common food and drink nouns, persons, and the verbs "like," "don't like," "eat," and "drink." Included are 44 or 88 stamps for each symbol, two decks of 54 playing cards with 2-inch versions of the picture symbol set, masters of duplicable worksheets, large stimulus cards to promote discussio
The Holiday Kit is a communication board designed for use with the Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) for use by nonspeech or limited speech persons. The holiday symbols are intended to motivate spontaneous conversation about holidays and other special occasions. The kit includes pre-made boards for Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, birthdays, Halloween, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Thanksgiving, and Valentines Day. Duplicable symbol masters are also included for the above holidays, along with Lab
Individualized Communication Systems
Individualized Communication Systems are communication boards designed for instructing non-vocal persons in the fundamentals of non-speech communication. Each plastic board features a set of clear vinyl pockets. Communication symbols of any type may be placed in the pockets, which are secured by a clear, non-glare plexiglass cover that snaps on top. Seven colors of card stock paper are included for mounting the communication symbols. The boards are primarily designed to aid teachers and thera
PCS Stamps are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stamps are versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols printed and designed for use as lick-and-stick stamps. Four stamp sets are available, containing 4 to 12 copies of each of 1,100 symbols. Book I offers a total of 5,400 stamps (700 symbols) and is available in Black on White Stamps ($29. 00) or Color-Coded Stamps ($34.00), color-coded by topic. Book II Black on White ($39.00) cont
Pcs Color Stickers
PCS Color Stickers are symbolic language stickers designed to be used on most communication devices. The stickers are peel and stick versions of the Mayer-Johnson Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). The stickers feature six background colors, organized according to topic. Two copies of the 596 most commonly used PCS vocabulary items from Picture Communication Symbols, Books I, II, and III are included with each set. DIMENSIONS: .75 inch square
The Communication Binder is a Communication book designed for use with a symbolic language system for nonspeech or limited speech persons. This three-ring binder contains sheets to which communication symbols may be attached. The pages are printed with blank grids of one or two inch squares, and have non-glare vinyl sleeves that resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied symbols. The front cover of the binder has a pocket for an identification card. Each binder comes with five vi
Communication Folder & Tri-Folder
The Communication Folder and Tri-folder are communication books designed for use as part of a symbolic language system. The vinyl covered folder contains sheets printed with grids that are covered by transparent, non-glare vinyl pockets. Communication symbols may be affixed to the pockets to provide a quick and easy-to-read communication display. The vinyl pockets resist the transfer of toner copying ink from photocopied communication symbols. Two spare grid sheets are provided with each folder
Recordable Talk Blocks
The Talk Block is a recordable block that reaches beyond foundational listening and speaking practice (auditory) by providing visual reinforcement. Insert any Picture Communication Symbol (PCS), image or photo, and press down to record and replay up to 30 seconds of sound, and then flip the switch to lock. This cross-curricular, open resource offers many opportunities to practice skills, assess students, and convey instructions for center activities.
Mayer-Johnson Eye Lighter
Eye Lighters are transparent, plastic highlighters with beveled frosted edges that allow students to highlight words and sentences and track one, two or three lines at a time while reading.
The Bilibo is an open-ended toy that stimulates a child's imagination. Designed for children (ages 2-7), users can rock and spin in the Bilibo shell. Instead of imposing a specific play pattern, Bilibo is open for a wide range of interpretations and encourages children to invent their own games, to play and have fun in an active and creative way. This toy was created for children with Autism or children needing sensory feedback with rocking.
See N' Solve Visual Calculator
The child- friendly, See n' Solve Visual Calculator features an oversized LCD screen and large color-coded buttons that displays equations as a student would write them.
Intellikeys Usb Assistive Keyboard
IntelliKeys is an alternative keyboard designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. It is a customizable, flat, touch-sensitive device. Unlike standard keyboards with a fixed set of keys, the configuration of IntelliKeys can be easily changed by sliding different overlays onto the touch sensitive area. IntelliKeys USB plugs into the computer's USB port and provides access for anyone with physical, visual, or cognitive disabilities who has difficulty using a standard keyboar
Desk Buddy Multi-Textured Chewable Ruler
The Desk Buddy Sensory Bar is designed for child who constantly "fidgets" at his or her desk or at home while doing homework. A ruler that sits on a user's desk, the Desk Buddy was designed by a team of teachers, occupational therapists and product engineers, and is a useful tool for children who are constantly looking for different textures to touch or fidget with. Constructed from an FDA-approved material, it's even safe to chew on if students are looking for a way to satisfy chewing tendencie
DynaVox T10 and its incorporated compass app, is a portable communication board that includes a range of communication page sets designed to specifically address the needs and strengths of individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, ALS and other neurological, developmental and communication challenges. DynaVox Compass software is research-based communication option for individuals who cannot use their natural voice to participate more fully
The Talara-32 is a direct selection and scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This electronic communication aid has a keypad on which the number and size of keys can be changed to a variety of patterns with one to 32 keys. The communicator has four levels, which all use the same key pattern. Up to 45 minutes of messages can be recorded, with no restriction on message length per key. The messages are selected and spoken when the user sele
Base Trainer (Model Bt-4)
Base Trainer, model BT-4, is a direct selection communicator and perceptual training activity designed for use by children with communication or speech disabilities. This augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device has four pockets holding switch plates in an in-line layout. Four audio messages can be recorded (up to 8 seconds per message) and played back by pressing one of the plates. To help users with object discrimination, picture cards and/or objects can be placed on an elevated
The Randomizer is a random message communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This device can record a series of messages and play them back in a random order. The Randomizer offers 90 seconds of recording time per level. Levels are independent and messages can be recorded in any order. Messages can be played by touching the surface of the device or using a connected external switch. Modes of operation include single message, jumble (messa
Advocate+ With Environmental Control
AdVOCAte+ With Environmental Control is a direct selection and scanning communicator and environmental control unit designed for use by indviduals with communication or speech disabilities together with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This portable unit provides environmental control capabilities with recorded speech output for communication. It has the same speech output and auditory prompt features as the adVOCAte communicator (see separate entry), but in addition has train
ChatBox 40-XT is a direct selection, scanning, and keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This sturdy voice-output device speaks pre-recorded (digitized) or synthesized messages when the user presses buttons on its alphabetic/symbolic keyboard, which has 40 keys with 10 levels for a total of 400 messages. The device has 30 minutes of recording time, and supports single-switch, dual-switch, and joystick scanning, with auditory prompts for
Gotalk 20 Plus
GoTalk 20+ is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This lightweight, rugged device has a 105-message capacity (20 keys on each of five recording levels, plus five core messages which stay the same on each level). Total recording time is 15 minutes. Other features include volume control, sequential recording, whole level erasing, and built-in overlay storage. OPTIONS: GoTalk Overlay Software. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries
Listen To Me
Listen to Me is a single-level direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This unit can record and play back voice messages on 12 message buttons, each with independently recordable sound bites of up to 10 seconds per button. Each button has a clear sleeve on top for exchangeable icons or pictures. A red/green light emitting diode (LED) indicates whether the unit is in record or playback mode. The unit is constructed of high impact pl
Gotalk Pocket (Model Gt-P06)
GoTalk Pocket, model GT-P06, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This hand- or pocket-sized communicator has six message keys with five levels, for a total of 30 possible messages. Overlays slide in place and are stored in a removable compartment on the back. Total recording time is 5 minutes. The casing is rugged and contoured. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries (included). WEIGHT: 7 ounces.
Partner One / Stepper
The Partner One/Stepper is a direct selection sequential communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities. On this one-button sequential-messaging communication aid, messages are programmed in a preset order and played back in succession. Any number of steps can be recorded within the allotted recording time of 60 seconds. The recorded sequence can also be played in reverse order. The unit is lightweight and portable, and comes with input/output jacks, vo
SuperTalker is a direct selection and sequential message communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This eight-level communicator can be configured in four different grid formats with one, two, four, or eight cells, enabling a child to use the same device as his or her abilities and needs change. The unit has 16 minutes of recording time with variable message lengths. A step-ahead switch jack allows single switch users to play back messages sequential
VoicePod is a digital recorder and playback unit for direct selection communiction cards designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This portable recording and playback unit enables the user to create talking cards using photos, language cards and Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). It includes 36 reusable, two-sided sleeves for up to 72 stored messages, which can be up to nine seconds each. Messages can be erased and re-recorded. A record-lock featur
Writing With Symbols 2000
Writing with Symbols 2000 is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker. The program includes over 3,800 Picture Communication Symbols, each in black an
Writing With Symbols - Spanish
Writing with Symbols - Spanish is a picture-based voice output word processing program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This Spanish-language program is a version of Writing with Symbols 2000 (see entry). It enables individuals who do not recognize text to write with pictures. Picture symbols appear with each word as it is typed. The program also allows teachers and parents to make picture-based instructional materials, and includes a pictorial spell checker.
Communicate: Symwriter (Model R1Wd109)
Communicate: Symwriter, model R1WD109, is a voice output symbolic word processor program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program enables teachers, parents, and therapists to adapt written materials with symbols to create stories, sentence strips, directions, recipes, schedules, songs, poems, and worksheets. The program can also be used to create computer-based activities with voice output and symbol support, such as topical writing and sentence build
Widgit Literacy Symbols With Boardmaker
Widgit Literacy Symbols with Boardmaker is a symbolic language picture library designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This collection includes the Widgit Literacy Symbols (WLS) set, consisting of over 8,000 symbols, covering a vocabulary of over 24,000 words, as a Boardmaker Addendum. Widgit Literacy Symbols have been developed to support literacy and to help make information accessible to those struggling with traditional orthography. The symbols
Test Of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance (Tasp)
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
Calcu-Scan (Model M126)
CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys and digi
ChatPC-4 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities or cerebral palsy. The unit has a color touch screen dynamic display that allows hundreds of communication pages to be linked together to meet the user’s communication needs for home, school, work, and other situations. The number of buttons on a page can be customized, along with the size, color, background, symbol, font, label, message, and action of each button. Vocabulary can
Picture Sentence Match
Picture Sentence Match is a visual symbol training system designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. This program helps students learn to identify and match a sequence of Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) with the corresponding sentence. The program presents either a random picture or a random sentence. The student then selects the matching sentence or the matching picture from two, three, or four choices. The action described by the sentence is shown,
Picture Sentence Key
Picture Sentence Key is a language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with communication or language learning disabilities. This software program helps children learn how to put words together to make simple sentences by providing a structure within which the child can choose what words go together to make a sentence. The meaning in each statement is illustrated by an animated picture. Sentences concern activities such as eating, drinking, pouring, cleaning, sweeping, and household
Communicate: In Print 2
Communicate: In Print 2 is designed for children and adults who having difficulty reading text. It helps teacher and students create books with pages that face one another while using symbols to encourage independence in desktop publishing. It covers a variety of topics using 7,000 Widgit Literacy Symbols in both color and black-and-white. Communicate: In Print 2 also includes Widgit Pictures, a set of 1,500 clip art and background images for creating illustrations and scenes. Communicate: In Pr
Quick Talker 23
The Boardmaker® v.6 is a computer program designed for students with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities reach classroom goals. It lets the user create valuable printed materials, like communication boards, sequences, and schedules. Design personalized materials, with symbols supported in 44 languages, and choose the topics, symbols, labels, colors borders, languages, and more.
Bifold Portable Fabric Schedule
The Bifold Portable Fabric Schedule is a product designed for users with Autism or Aspberger Syndrome (or other cognitive/communication disabilities) to allow them to communicate using Picture Communication Symbols (PCS). Fit PCS are on the Portable Fabric Schedule Bifold. The VELCRO® brand-receptive fabric lets the user attach their favorite PCS. The fabric schedule features a "Finish" pocket where the user can stick completed activities, old boards, and other PCS for quick access. Users can at
Orignial Yacker Tracker
The Original Yacker Tracker® is a device created for children with behavioral problems and emotional disabilities, and is designed to be turned on during activities at home or in the classroom that could be too loud. The Yacker Tracker signals when the volume level is becoming too loud (yellow light) and when the volume is too loud (red light). Ideal for students who are hearing impaired, as it displays a visual signal. Equipped with longer lasting LED lights eliminating the need for replacement
Easi-Speak™ USB Recorder
The Easi-Speak™ USB Recorder is designed to encourage reluctant students ages 4-18 to speak up. To, hit the button to record, say something into the microphone and then play back and listen. It features up to four hours of recording time.
The Entire World of WH? Questions™ Activity Set
The Entire World of WH? Questions™ Activity Set is designed to introduce students with autism and learning disabilities to basic concepts of WH- questions. The Activity Set focuses on the four core WH- questions: who, what, where and when and helps students develop confidence and success through a wealth of remediation activities.
Flip 'n Talk Kit
The Flip 'n Talk Kit is a manual augmentative communication system that organizes vocabulary for individuals who need no-tech and low-tech augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) support. The Flip 'n Talk Kit features the Flip ‘n Talk Book (small or large), Flip ‘n Talk Add-on CD for Boardmaker, color PCS labels, communication strips and a vinyl communication board.
Boardmaker® Book Bridge 2nd/3rd Grade
Boardmaker® Book Bridge 2nd/3rd Grade is designed for students with special educational needs meet modern academic standards for reading, writing, and vocabulary development through grade-level literature. Boardmaker Book Bridge 2nd/3rd Grade Books includes five lesson packs that correspond to five texts:
Time Each Task Schedule System with 5 Timers
Time Each Task Schedule System with 5 Timers is designed to assist students with remaining on task. It can by used by children who have autism, traumatic brain injury, or developmental delays. It is designed to increase independence. Students take pre-set timer from schedule, start it, and when the task is complete, replace timer, and move picture down. Timers include an audible alarm. It can be used to count down or count up to time a task.
Deluxe Yacker Tracker®
The Deluxe Yacker Tracker® is designed to assist teachers and therapists control the noise level in their classroom or home environment during activities. Teachers and therapist can select the appropriate sound level for any given situation and acts like an audio-visual reminder when the noise level get too high. Adjust the acceptable level of noise for quiet activities or louder for group work.
Idiom of the Week Pocket Chart
The Idiom of the Week Pocket Chart is designed for students grades 3 and up to help English Language Learners and students with communication disabilities learn differences between literal and figurative language. It provides two clear display pockets - one for the week's idiom card, and the other for student-created sentences that use the idiom. Includes 20 double-sided idiom cards featuring full-color illustrations, two storage pockets, three grommets, and Activity Guide.
Tobii Gaze Viewer is an assessment tool that helps a teacher understand a student's physical capabilities, cognitive understanding, and ability to use an eye tracker with a Tobii Dynavox eye tracker (like PCEye Explore). With this software, teachers can save data as single images or movies, with heat maps and gaze plots, and use them to assess an individual’s physical capabilities and cognitive understanding. It gives them insight into what a student understands and how they process visual infor
Boardmaker® Plus! featuring PCEye Explore
Boardmaker® Plus! featuring PCEye Explore creates an exciting and educational experience for entry-level eye tracker users to give teachers, therapists, and parents new technology to use when helping quadriplegics or those with mobility and severe physical disabilities learn how to use eye-tracking software. This new technology can complement, or be used as an alternative to scanning and/or switch scanning. This helps users understand that when they look at the screen, something happens. Users c
Switch Interface Pro 6.0
Switch Interface Pro 6.0 is a computer interface that helps students with severe physical disabilities and mobility impairments by letting them practice essential switching skills and develop cause and effect and choice-making skills through using up to 5 switches at once to run their switch-enabled software. User can push a single button to change function. It supports 2 switch scanning. Bright lights indicate which switches are active. It requires no software and can be used with Windows and M
Thumball™: Who Are You?
Thumball™: Who Are You? is a soccer ball that is both educational and entertaining, designed to help those individuals with autism, emotional, and communication disabilities and students learning English as a second language by promoting appropriate social skills, developmental and emotional intelligence. Printed on each panel of a Thumball™ is a word, graphic, photo or logo relating to a specific subject. Players toss it and in their hands read what is written on the panel beneath their thumb,
Boardmaker® with Speaking Dynamically Pro v.6
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.
Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD)
Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) is a print-based low-tech assistive technology on a CD designed for for people supporting children who are learning to communicate using aided symbols (pictographs, graphic symbols, whole written words). Therapists, teachers, and parents will all have the opportunity to access the materials in this resource for their clients, students, children and young people.