Type of Assistive Technology: Electronic device/Software
Level of Ability: This user must have fine motor skills and be able to apply pressure to their desired button. The user must also be able to search and identify the button they would like to press on the device.
How It Works: This device is a speech generating device. Symbols or words can be pressed and played back through the speaker of the device.
Possible Uses: This software can be used throughout the day in multiple settings. The device offers a choice of vocabulary options and is a dedicated device. It is great for the classroom, home, and even offers built in support resources for clinicians and clients.
Notes: This device is easily used for users from emergent readers to literate adults. It is very versatile in that it can used easily from setting to setting. Because it is a dedicated device and because of the software that comes with it, it meets the functional specifications of the Medicare/Medicaid funding requirements. Additional software and accessories can be purchased with the device including different voices and languages, head tracking, and eye gaze tracking.