Type of Assistive Technology: Electronic device
Level of Ability: The child must be able apply pressure to the buttons. The child must also have the ability to reach the buttons
How It Works: Messages can be recorded by someone who is working with the child and the message will be played when the button is pressed. The messages can be customized to the needs of the situation.
Possible Uses: With this piece of technology, the child can press the button to play the message that was prerecorded. The use of multiple buttons can give the child options. It can be used for learning, communication, or for the sensory needs of a child.
Notes: This technology is most commonly used for sensory and would most likely be used in a classroom or therapist’s office. It may also be used in the home. Buttons can be labelled or changed as the user’s needs change.