Augmentative Communication Devices (AAC)
7 Level Black Communication Builder
The 7-Level Communication Builder is a self-contained communication device. It allows the user to record and play back from 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 different messages per level. There are seven levels for recordings, giving you a total of up to 112 messages (in the 16 window setting). Total record time is 300 seconds. The unit comes equipped with 5 sturdy frame/overlays in 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 windows. Re-recording is required when you change window frames. The device works by recording phrases or words used often by the individual in work or education settings. When you are ready to program a message. click the record button and then simultaneously press one of the grids, you may then select a picture to identify that message. Individuals who have communication limitations may benefit from using this device to complete key job functions.
Accent 1000 is an alternative communication device. It featues a 10.1" display. The Accent 1000 offers a choice of vocabulary options featuring the Unity family with LAMP/Words for Life, CoreScanner, and WordCore. Other available vocabulary options include Essence for literate adults, the UNIDAD language system for Spanish/English bilingual use, and WordPower. The Accent 1000 is powered by PRC's NuVoice software and offers built in support resources for clinicians and clients. Individuals who have cognitive or communication difficulties may benefit from using this device to complete day to day job functions.
The Accent 1400 is an alternative communication device. This device allows one to communicate using almost any part of the body including but not limited to the eyes. This product can output one's preferred voice (digitized speech) or output computer-generated speech (synthesized). Technical specifications include switch scanner ports, 128 GB of storage, a screen resolution of 1920 x 1200, a battery life of 8-10 hours, Language Activity Monitoring, and USB compatibility. Individuals who have a cognitive, hearing and dexterity limitations that require them to communicate face to face with stakeholders to accomplish essential job functions may benefit from this device.
Attainment GoTalk 32+
The Attainment GoTalk 32+ is an augmentative communication device. This device has 32 message keys plus 3 core vocabulary keys and five levels for a total 163 message capacity. The message keys record for 10 seconds and the core vocabulary keys record for 15 seconds. Over 27 minutes total recording time. The three 17-second “core messages" stay the same on each level, so you do not need to re-record essential messages for each level for those keys. Features a quick record feature, digital volume control, a built-in handle and keyguard, and overlay storage compartment. Also provides sequential recording and an option for whole-level erasing. Use GoTalk for many activities, including expressive augmentative communication device, modified curriculum activities, provide visual and auditory language cues, give instruction across environments or tasks, use in an English language learning program. Individuals who need assistance communicating with other could benefit from this device.
Eyegaze Edge Tablet
The Eyegaze Edge Tablet is an augmentative communication device. This item is a tablet that can be controlled with the user's eyes. Nothing is attached to the user's head or body, as a special eye tracking camera mounted below the Eyegaze Edge screen observes one of the user's eyes. The user user operates the system by looking at rectangular “keys" or cells that are displayed on the control screen. To “press" a key, the user looks at the key for a specified period of time. These keys can be used to generate speech, either by typing a message or by selecting pre-programmed phrases. The Eyegaze Edge Tablet can be paired with a smartphone for use with text messaging and calls. It also has email and internet integration. Individuals with Dexterity limitations may benefit from using this device to complete essential job functions.
Go Talk 20+
The Go Talk 20+ is an augmentative communication device. The Go Talk 20+ supports those limited to no speech throughout their daily activities. The Go Talk 20+ device records and stores up to 100 of your messages in five levels, up to 15 minutes in total. The Go Talk 20+ also has 20 programmable buttons that allow you to personalize each level with pictures and your vocal recordings. The Go Talk 20 + Offers sequential recording for quick set-up and re-recording. The Go Talk 20+ operates with two AA batteries. The Go Talk 20+ has a built-in overlay of storage and an AAC device with volume control. Individuals who need assistance communicating with others could benefit from this device.
The GoTalk Select is an augmentative communication device. This small rechargeable device records and stores 12 messages in three levels on four different buttons. It attaches to a lanyard or clip so it can be wearable throughout the day or will fit in a pocket for easy transport. The built-in speaker provides high volume and sound quality, and this volume can also be adjusted. Individuals who need assistance communicating with others could benefit from this device.
Grid 3 Software
Grid 3 Software is an augmentative communication software. It includes grid sets that allow the user to talk using symbols or text that can be controlled with touch, switch, eye gaze, and pointing devices. These symbols can be personalized with larger text, high contrast colors, or larger symbol cells. The Smart Grammar feature works with next-word prediction, making it easier for symbol users to quickly build phrases and clearly communicate meaning. Message Banking allows users with some ability to speak to capture a recording of it and use it from inside the app. Also available is a Chat History feature, which can suggest phrases based on when the user last said something and where they are. Individuals who need assistance communicating with others could benefit from this device.
Hip Talk 12 with 5 Levels
The Hip Talk 12 with 5 Levels is an augmentative communication device. This communicator has five easy-to-change levels and space for 60 five-second messages. It is designed with 12 circular activation pads, auditory cueing, on/off switch, and a magnetic snap-on frame for easy icon changing. The Hip Talk 12 also comes with a Neoprene carrying bag with clear top, zippered opening and an adjustable waist strap. Both bag and unit are contoured to fit the wearer's waist. It measures 8.5 in. L x 3 in. W x 3.5 in. H and weighs 1 pound. Individuals who need assistance communicating with others could benefit from this device.
Look Eye Gaze Module
The Look Eye Gaze Module is an alternative communication device. This item allows a user to operate an Accent 1400 device by tracking the movements of their eyes. This item can be used with most glasses and contact lenses, and also allows for single- and two-eye use. Individuals who use or are requesting an Accent 1400 and must operate the device without the use of their hands may benefit from this device.
NOVA Chat 5
NOVA Chat 5 is an alternative communication device. It comes with a 5" screen and weighs .95 lbs. The touchscreen is accessible by finger touch or an included stylus. A rubberized protective shield protects the system. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix symbols, and PCS symbols can be added. Individuals who have communication limitations may benefit from using this device to complete key job functions.
The Possum Sero! is a augmentive communication device. This device is a hands-free infrared telephone featuring a 100-name directory, speed dialing, VIP calling, internal answering machine and 50 personalized and recordable communication phrases for safety. It is only available in North America. Individuals with Dexterity limitations may benefit from using this device to complete essential job functions.
The Tellus 5 is a versatile, symbol supported communication tool based on the Mind Express graphic communication program. Tellus 5 is designed for someone with physical and communication disabilities who wants to work on an accessible and powerful PC for all their AAC & computing needs. The Tellus 5 is the best choice if you want to communicate as well as use your device for email, internet browsing and work related tasks. The Tellus 5 runs on theWindows 10 operating system. The Tellus 5 has a 13.3 inch display with high resolution and a touch screen. Switches can be connected directly, and the JabblaIR IR remote control is an option. Additional USB ports can be found at the rear and bottom of the device.