VIDEOS - AT for COMMUNICATION
Josh’s Story: An inspiring story of a six-year-old student with autism whose school experience is dramatically improved after being introduced to assistive technology.
SuperTalker: The SuperTalker (AbleNet) is a communication device for very young children or for someone who is an emergent communicator. It can be used as a single message communicator for beginners and progress to accommodate a user whose needs and abilities change. The device can record 16 minutes of speech, includes 4 grids with 1-8 message displays for personalized overlays, instructions and cables.
Maya Finds Her Voice: Story of a young child using AAC apps such as Proloquo2go and boards such as BoardMaker to communicate.
Lakeside Autism Center: integrated use of the tablet (AAC color id) with completing a wooden puzzle.
Routine: Going to the Grocery Store (CONNECT 1.8):
Luke is able to participate in a family trip to the grocery store with the use of special equipment. He uses some sign language to communicate, but is unable to learn many signs due to a lack of fine motor skills. This voice output device is able to speak hundreds of words for him that he would otherwise be unable to express.
By Lindsey Cargill
16-month-old child learning to say "eat" his first time using a Vantage Lite (AAC device):
QuickTalker 7: Brett from AbleNet introduces the features of the Quicker 7 and how to use it.