Category Archives: Alternative and Augmentative Communication

New Accent 1000 Speech Generating Device 

http://www.ispeech.orgAccent® 1000 is a dedicated speech generating device. With its portability and bright 10.1″ display, Accent 1000 is easy to access and provides an extensive vocabulary. The Accent 1000 offers a choice of vocabulary options featuring the Unity® family with LAMP/Words … Continue reading

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Angelman Study Shows Children Use Broad Set of Tools to Communicate

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Children and young adults with Angelman syndrome rely on a broad set of tools for communication, including speech, facial expressions, gestures, and symbols, a study suggests. The findings support the notion that teaching can help them improve what scientists … Continue reading

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Safe Laser System – InvoTek

iSpeech The Safe-laser System has been designed to provide a continuum of access options, from very simple “low tech” to complete computer access via a wireless keyboard. For example, one can start out just pointing the eye-safe laser* at a … Continue reading

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PODD Video Tutorial #1: software, customization & printing – YouTube

http://www.ispeech.org I decided to turn this “making a PODD” video into a three part series. Mainly because there really is so much I want to share and I didn’t want the video to be an hour long. This way people … Continue reading

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Eye-gaze Research – AT and OT: Assistive Technology for OTs

iSpeech Great new longitudinal research about eye-gaze AT with showed that the children improved in time on task after 5 months and became more accurate in selecting targets after 15–20 months. Borgestig, M., Sandqvist, J., Parsons, R., Falkmer, T., & Hemmingsson, H. … Continue reading

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Simply DAF – Delayed Auditory Feedback on the App Store

Powered by iSpeech Simply DAF offers intuitive and easy-to-use Delayed Auditory Feedback for improving fluency and reducing stuttering. The large buttons and ability to lock settings will appeal to individuals with motor difficulties as well as older patients who fear … Continue reading

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Speak Up: An SPL Meter – Android Apps on Google Play

http://www.ispeech.org Speak Up: An SPL Meter is designed for people that need training modulating or increasing their speaking volume; this can include children with cognitive impairment or children that have a hard time understanding the concept of loudness. Because of … Continue reading

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6 common Amazon Alexa problems and how to fix them

iSpeech In my time with the Amazon Echo, I’ve had very few problems, most of which were very easily resolved with a power cycle and a few simple tweaks or adjustments. Here are some solutions to problems you may encounter.Amazon’s … Continue reading

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Download Gazespeaker ⋆ Free Software Downloads

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech “Gazespeaker is a free software designed to help people with disabilities to communicate and interact with their environment and the web uniquely with their eyes.”This is a fantastic free suite for eye gaze which is developing at pace. AAC … Continue reading

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TippyTalk – Tippy Talk

http://www.ispeech.org The TippyTalk is an enhanced AAC (communication) platform that removes the person living with the verbal disability from the frustration. Isolation and limitation of same room communication and opens the door to the world around them. How it works … Continue reading

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