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The AbleNet Audible Personal Amplifier is a basic device that amplifies, or increases, the volume of wanted sounds in the environment while attempting to filter out unwanted or distracting noise in the environment. The AbleNet Audible Personal Amplifier has adjustable volume and tone and a battery life providing the user with 200 hours of use.

The AbleNet Audible Personal Amplifier is a basic device that amplifies, or increases, the volume of wanted sounds in the environment while attempting to filter out unwanted or distracting noise in the environment. The AbleNet Audible Personal Amplifier has adjustable volume and tone and a battery life providing the user with 200 hours of use.

The IntelliKeys Programmable Keyboard is a modifiable keyboard that helps individuals that may not have the cognitive capability or physical dexterity to operate a traditional QWERTY keyboard. The keyboard comes with several overlays that can be programmed to operate in various ways.

Intellikeys "IntelliKeys USB provides computer access for anyone with physical, visual, or cognitive disabilities who has difficulty using a standard keyboard.

EyeGaze Edge is a gaze recognition system that allows the user experiencing disability to navigate many applications on a computer tablet. For individuals experiencing sever motor disabilities with complex communication needs, the task of communicating varies from incredibly daunting to impossible depending on the complexity of the situation

EyeGaze Edge is a gaze recognition system that allows the user experiencing disability to navigate many applications on a computer tablet. For individuals experiencing severe motor disabilities with complex communication needs

The CBM65 geriatric cell phone is a basic cell phone that is designed for elderly users. This device features large buttons for easy use and a large LCD screen that allows for easy view of letters and text. Beyond the easy to use features, the cell phone has a large SOS button on the back of the phone that allows the user to notify emergency personnel if they are in trouble.

The CBM65 geriatric cell phone is a basic cell phone that is designed for elderly users. This device features large buttons for easy use and a large LCD screen that allows for easy view of letters and text. Beyond the easy to use features, the cell phone has a large SOS button on the back of the phone that allows the user to notify emergency personnel if they are in trouble.

Tacit Sonar Technology  July 18, 2012 //0Edit this entry       The Tacit assistive technology device is designed to give users experiencing blindness the ability to navigate their environment with greater accuracy and safety. The Tacit system uses a sonar device that is strapped to the user’s hands to scan the environment. The device then transmits information and provides the user input data by applying pressure to the dorsal side of the user’s hand.

Tacit project - sonar for the blind (Hand-Mounted Haptic Feedback Sonar Obstacle Avoidance Assistance Device). It measures the distance to things and translates that into pressure on the wrist. From Steve Hoefer at Grathio Labs

Proloquo2go  July 18, 2012 //0Edit this entry       Proloquo2go is a application that combined with an Apple iPad or iPhone gives individuals experiencing a variety of developmental disabilities a voice. This application allows for the user to select images, words and phrases that are then transmitted audibly through synthesized speech.

This is a link to the iTunes page for the Proloquo app. This program serves as a category-based communication system that can easily be integrated into an iPad or iPhone.

The Big Button iPod and iPad Remote is a medium tech device that allows users with varying abilities to operate their Apple music players. The remote has 5 large color coated buttons, each with different visual cues for different commands. These large buttons provide users with limited motor skills the ability to navigate a device that required fine and gross motor coordination to operate like the iPod.

This image portrays a young girl, with a disability in her fine motor movement, enjoy her favorite music straight from her iPod by using a BIG Button iPod Remote.

The Windows-Eyes software program allows visually impaired individuals to use their mouse as a highlighter of sorts. When the user scrolls words, programs or images, the synthesized speech generating device reads to the use what is being highlighted. For individuals experiencing vision loss, they can use the arrow keys to navigate the through various documents, while the software translates the document in to synthesized speech.

The Windows-Eyes software program allows visually impaired individuals to use their mouse as a highlighter of sorts. When the user scrolls words, programs or images, the synthesized speech generating device reads to the use what is being highlighted. For individuals experiencing vision loss, they can use the arrow keys to navigate the through various documents, while the software translates the document in to synthesized speech.

The Orabis assistive technology device is a reading device that scans a document and reads aloud the desired text that the user selects. This device highlights the word that is currently being read, and has many added benefits than more traditional magnifying devices. This device provide the user the ability to read specific sections of text in comparison to devices that simply read all of the information that is displayed on the screen.

S- limited vision E- home, school T- computer access, reading homework T- magnification devices with voice reading capabilties

Ice hockey sleds allow individuals experiencing a variety of different lower extremity disabilities the ability to participate in ice hockey. The sleds are propelled by the back end of a modified hockey sticks that are operated by the users hands.

The National Disabled Winter Sports Clinic — motivating Veterans to live life to the fullest by experiencing Miracles on a Mountainside.