The 6-Button Simple TV Remote is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor, vision, or cognitive disabilities. This remote controls most television sets and has six large, high-contrast buttons to control power on/off, channel up, channel down, volume up, volume down, and mute.
POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS(LxWxD): 4.5 x 1.25 x 0.5 inches.
The Accenda Universal Remote Control is a voice input and voice output remote control designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This universal remote control can be used with a television, VCR, cable box, satellite box, or DVD player. Users have the choice of hands-free voice operation or hand-held operation through tactile buttons with large type lettering and voice feedback. The remote control can perform complex oper
Activity Kit for the Visually Impaired is intended for individuals with visual impairments. The items in this kit emphasize concrete experiences through touch and hearing thereby increasing tactile skills and perception. Kit includes: Aromatherapy Fan, Chunky Tic Tac Toe, Kaleidoscope Blocks (Set of 13), Magic Jinn, Rainbow Shaker, Sound Balls (2), Tether Ball, Thinking Putty, and Wikki Stix
The Adapted DVD Player, model 1578, is designed for use by children and adults with fine motor, severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This CD and DVD player has been adapted so the user has only to select the pause and play functions to control DVD s and CDs. A connected capability switch (not included) is used to select each function; however, the player can be used with or without a capability switch. Features include widescreen color LCD displa
The Adapted Sony CD Walkman, model 331, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Pushing a connected switch (not included) causes the CD to play; pushing the switch again causes the CD to stop. This player includes ear clip headphones. POWER: Uses two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.75 pounds.
Adapted Two Switch iHome is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The play/pause and track advance features of the iHome speaker dock for the iPod and iPhone has been adapted to allow the user to turn their iPod music on and off and scan through songs with the simple touch of two switches. This device is only compatible with a 30 pin dock connector. POWER: Requires 3 AAA Batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6½"W x 4"H x 8"D. WEIGHT: Weight: 1 1/2 lbs. COLOR
The AfterShokz Sportz M2 are bone conductive headphones designed for use by people with hearing and other disabilities. These lightweight, water-resistant headphones fit around the back of the head and rest in front of the ear, delivering stereophonic sound through the user's cheekbones to the inner ear. This permits the user to hear ambient noises such as oncoming traffic, car horns and other warning noises, while listening to the headphones. These headphones have a 3.5 millimeter (mm) gold-pla
Alligator clips are used to provide additional sound amplification from television or radio speakers. Clips are attached to transformer mounted on speaker. Different tone adjustments are possible through the use of a small silver colored sound tip which comes already inserted into the opening of the receiver. With this sound tip in, low frequency tones become more pronounced. Without the sound tip, amplification at all frequencies is even. Clips come with 20 feet of lead wire, portable.
The AM/FM Radio is an adapted radio designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Adapted to be turned on and off using a single switch, this radio provides extremely clear reception and good quality sound output. A 1/8th-inch jack built into the body accepts any single switch with a 1/8th-inch plug (switch not included). A carrying strap is included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included).
Aud A Level, models 1102 & 1100, are audible recording level indicators designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The devices connect to the monitor jack of recording equipment. A small speaker produces a tone if the volume level of the recording exceeds the proper level. Pitch of tone is proportional to the degree volume exceeds proper level; varying pitch level allows rapid adjustment of equipment. Time can be read to 2 second accuracy for broadcast and other precis
The Audiofox TV Listening Device is a personal amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This wireless speaker system provides personal volume control without the use of headphones. The transmitter is connected to the television with the included AV cables. Sound is sent wirelessly from the transmitter to the speakers which are hung over the back of the user's chair on opposite sides to provide stereo sound. The system includes a transm
The AUSION is an innovative electronic mobility and travel aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. AUSION enables people with visual disabilities to move around indoors and outdoors with confidence and least assistance. The device uses ultrasound waves and translates them into sound information that can be heard via the headset by the user. By interpreting these audible sounds, the user is able to virtually recreate the environment. AUSION detects overhanging obstac
The Big Button iPod Remote, model H-13, is a large button remote control for an Apple iPod player designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. This infra-red (IR) remote is available in two versions. One includes a dock in which the iPod is inserted; and the other use a small IR receiver that does not block the earphone jack. The IR receiver can also be used to connect the remote to the iPod Nano as well as iPhones and iPads. The remote's buttons are raised and slightly convex,
The Big Button Remote Control is a television and video recorder remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision or arthritis. This remote operates televisions, VCRs, DVD players, satellite systems, and cable boxes. Pre-programmed codes provide access to various models and programming is retained during battery changes. The keypad is lighted and features extra-large buttons marked with oversized characters. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 9.5
The Big Jack IR-6SP is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The device is a programmable IR–transmitter which up to 6 different control switches can be used. The Big Jack can be programed and learn channels from other remote control units such as TV, stereo, and toys. Additionally, it can be used for lamps, telephones, and alarms.
The Blue2 Bluetooth Switch is a wireless touch and scanning switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switch allows wireless access via Bluetooth technology to certain applications on the Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad. To begin using the Blue2, sync the switch with a selected Apple device and activate an application's switch scanning mode to begin using the app hands-free. For maximum software accessibility, Blue2 supports f
Bluetooth iHome is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping and neurological disabilities. This device is equipped for wireless audio streaming. It works with any Bluetooth enabled device to allow listening to music and audio programs. It has been adapted with six 2 1/2" switches to control tracks forward and backward, increase and decrease the volume, pause and turn the device on/off. The iHome features a dynamic speaker for full range of sounds, dual alarm clocks, backlight LC
Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers: • National Library Service (NLS) Cartri
The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo
The Braille Wave Music System Remote is a Braille remote for music system designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This full-function remote control is designed for use with the Bose Wave music system or Wave music system – SoundLink. All buttons on this larger-sized remote include Braille characters embossed over printed visual symbols,. COLOR: Platinum white.
BrailleNote GPS & Receiver for BrailleNote, VoiceNote, or BrailleNote PK - 8GB is intended for blind and low vision people to help with way-finding. The GPS alerts the user the names of streets, when approaching an intersection and when it’s time to take a turn. It's a software designed to guide the user with precise information about the surroundings. It is a portable device and can be used exploring by foot or the surrounding. Allows as well as a note taking and voice recorder.
The Caption Display is a closed caption display system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. These remote captioning systems allow closed captioning to be displayed outside of the normal on-screen viewing area. ASCII characters from television, video tape, video disc, cable, and off-air sources are shown on a four-line light-emitting diode (LED) display. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Model CD-1500 is 6 x 6 x 24 inches; model CD-2000 is 9 x 4.5 x 36.75 inches ; model CD-2500 is 1
The Caption Display is a closed caption display system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This is a remote captioning system that allows closed captioning to be displayed outside of the normal on-screen viewing area. The system presents all ASCII characters from television, video tape, video disc, cable, or off-air sources on a color thin film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. Character height varies depending on display size. The system can be wa
Cassette mate stores cassette, prevents hub rotation and protects tape. One hand snapout removal of tape. Variety of stackable file units available.
The Cassette Recorder is an adapted tape recorder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This full-function Panasonic tape recorder/player is adapted for single-switch use (switch not included). This device can be used with or without a switch and includes a 1/8th-inch jack. POWER: Uses four C batteries (not included)
Program for IBM PC or compatible, that enables one to write closed captioning and subtitling for programs recorded on videotape, using a special caption decoder that can communicate with the PC. System requirements are; IBM PC or campatible with monochrome display and 256k RAM, 360k disk drive and asynchronous adapter (serial port); IBM PC DOS 3.1 or higher; word processing program; two videocassette recorders; TV set or audio/video monitor; model DE-132 Character Generator Decoder from EEG Ente
This switch-adapted CD Boom Box is a CD player, AM/FM radio, and a cassette player all in one unit. The user plugs a capability switch into the radio/cassette jack to play music, or plug the switch into the CD jack to activate a favorite CD. The radio and cassette functions require continuous switch activation to play. The CD and tape function starts and pauses with each switch activation. The CD function will not work with a latch/timer. Audio-in is not adapted for switch use. Unit does not hav
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy to load and unload a CD-ROM disc from a computer. A suction cup was fixed to one end of a section of plastic tubing. Using the tube as a handle, the user presses the suction cup onto the CD while it is still in its case. Lifts the disk from the case, and guides it into the CD-ROM drive of the computer. Once the disk is in the drive, the user gently presses down on the CD while pulling up on the tube handle to remove the too
The CD Walkman, model 342, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Pushing a connected switch (not included) causes the CD to play; pushing the switch again turns the CD player off. This player is equipped with DBBS (dynamic base boost system), an AM/FM radio (the radio function is not switch-adapted) and a strong polycarbonate body. POWER: Uses two double-A batt
The CD/Cassette Player is a boom box for children with learning disabilities to record sound onto their cassette from a CD, radio, or built-in microphone. Features an AM & FM stereo and six 3.5 mm headphone jacks. Bluetooth compatible for wireless music streaming.
The CHORUS Universal Receiver is a personal amplification and receiver system for FM, infrared, induction loop, radio, direct audio input, and microphone input for individuals with a hearing impairment. CHORUS works with almost any make or model transmitter including its own line of FM, infrared and loop system transmitters. It may be used almost anywhere (in the home, movies, theater, places of worship, meetings) with almost any type of transmitter that might be in place. There are also persona
The Clipboard InfoLoop is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This versatile handheld induction loop system can provide assistance for hearing aid wearers in any situation through the hearing aid's telecoil (t-coil). No installation is required. The Clipboard InfoLoop resembles a standard clipboard and has a functional clip to attach paper for writing and display on the board. The unit incorporates a built-in microphone, amplifier and a lo
The Closed Caption Decoder is a telecaption device designed to work with the television and video cassette recorder for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It also works with laser disc player, cable converter and satellite system. The system is easy to install and simple to operate. The unit is small and lightweight. DIMENSIONS: (HxWxD) 1.5 x 6.5 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 pounds.
The Closed Caption Reader, model 7300, is a telecaption decoder designed print words on a television screen for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and for children who are learning to read. The Reader can be used as an affordable "electronic reading tutor" that lets students practice their reading skills at home and while watching TV. Young readers are able to see the story, hear the words, watch the words on the screen and understand the words in the context of the story. It lets child
The Control 10 is a voice controller designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device outdoors, the transmitter can be used to open entrance doors, passage– and garage doors etc. Indoors, the transmitter can be used to operate elevators, apartment doors, unlocking, intercom, lightning, telephone, radio, TV, disposed alarm etc. The transmitter has long range, 10 to 30 meters and it can learn codes from other IR–transmit
The Control 18 is programmable IR–transmitters can be used by users with physical disabilities. Even elderly persons and persons with cognitive disabilities can be helped by an IR– transmitter with bigger and more sensitive keys. To be able to control functions in the surroundings enables more independence and makes living for an individual possible.
The Control Medi Easy is a voice controller designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device has four (4) buttons and can be set to only two (2) buttons, with the ability to send infrared (IR) signals, and can learn IR signals from virtually all IR remote controls in the world. Additionally, the control has a direct control feature, where the user can use an external control switch to activate one signal on the device.
The Control Medi Multi is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The device is a programmable IR transmitter with scanning function and GewaRadio. It has 8 buttons and 4 levels (28 functions) with the ability to send both IR and radio (GewaRadio) and can learn IR signals from virtually all remote controls in the world.
The Control Prog is a voice controller designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device is a programmable IR–transmitter adapted for persons with physical disabilities. The transmitter can store codes from other remote controls such as TV, Video and DVD.
The Cordless TV Listener is an amplification system for televisions designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This unit is comprised of a transmitter and a lightweight cordless headset. The transmitter connects to televisions without tools and converts sound into light; the headset converts the light waves back to high-quality stereo sound. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included).
The CPC-500 VoiceCaptioner is a captioning software system designed to convert speech into text for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This software is designed to work with a speech recognition program such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking or ViaVoice (not included, see separate entries). A computer is connected via a serial cable to a closed caption encoder that receives a video feed of the speaker. The speaker's words are automatically turned into captions. Captioning of multiple speaker
Creature Antics is a cause and effect training program program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. This program is designed to increase auditory and visual attention; train cause and effect and turn taking; develop intentionality; and offer recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make "creatures" perfo
The Day Cycle Dementia Clock is designed to help dementia patients maintain a daily routine by getting the familiar with morning, afternoon, evening, and night to give them more independence as well as to decrease anxiety. The clock clearly displays the time of day: Morning, Afternoon, Evening, or Night.
The Digital Display Loop, models DPF8-M300 and DPF8-M71, is a loop amplification system designed for use in retail establishments and medical facilities to provide access and information to hearing aid users through the hearing aid's T-coil. This above counter induction loop system combines the physical presence of the loop system with the ability to display still images or video for information or marketing purposes. It can be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk or counter. The system feature
Provides personalized listening with independent volume control for all radio and television sets (including color). May also be fitted for bone conduction if required, at additional charge. Suitable for the average hard-of-hearing individual. Hard-wired. Kit comes with control unit, earphone receiver with fitting tip and cord, isolation transformer and instructions. Size: 3 by 3 by 2 inches.
Hi-powered version of Catalog ##2301. Incorporates a powerful push-pull amplifier which operates independently of TV or radio volume. Kit comes with control unit, earphone receiver with fitting tip and cord, isolation transformer, batteries and instructions. If unit is to be used on color TV set, they require the impedance value in order to supply the correct value isolation transformer. This info may be obtained from a TV Repair or Service Company. Size: 5 3/4 by 3 3/8 by 1 5/8". Uses 2 penlite
The Doro HandleEasy 321rc universal television remote control designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or low vision. The unit has seven large programmable buttons and a learning function which enables it to learn commands from multiple existing remotes. POWER: Uses triple-A batteries (included). COLOR: White with black buttons.
Entertainment Bundle is designed for use by children and adults with developmental delays, limited upper extremity strength, and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and stroke. This bundle includes a switch adapted CD Boom Box with a CD player, AM/FM radio and tape cassette, Starry Night projection that plays calming sounds, and a Plasma Star that creates an interactive light show. It also supports a music played from any MP3 player. Capability Switches require
eSight is designed for use by individuals with low vision and who are legally blind. It uses technology to capture, enhance, and display a real-time video. eSight is hands-free, mobile, and multi-use, which means that users can move seamlessly between activities, including those that would otherwise be inaccessible due to low vision. There are two main components of eSight: the headset and the controller. The headset houses a high-definition camera, OLED screens, and multiple supporting technolo
The eSight 3 is designed for use by individuals who are visually impaired and are legally blind. The eSight 3, is a lighter and less expensive version than the eSight 1.The device uses enhance technology to capture and display a real-time video. Using a high-speed HD camera and two OLED displays, video is processed algorithmically to enhance contrast and quality. The device is fully portable and has a battery life of 6 hours.
The Eye Opener TV Enlarger is a television screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This unit enlarges the effective size of the TV screen 1.5 times and simultaneously reduces glare while providing good color clarity with no distortion. The unit's free standing frame rests under the TV, and can be adjusted to various heights. DIMENSIONS: 20 inch unit fits 12 to 16 inch televisions; 30 inch unit fits 20 to 26 inch televisions; 37 inch unit fits 25 to 33 inch televisions.
The Flipper Big Button Remote is a television and set top box (cable, satellite or DTV boxes) remote control designed for use by individuals with cognitive or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, or low vision. This remote features one-touch power with the on/off button turning on and off both the television and the set top box with one touch. The unit can be customized to turn on/off the user's television only. The device also allows up to 30 of the user
The GE Lighting C by GE Sol is designed for users who benefit from smart home technology. The Sol is an all-in-one smart light that has the features, functionality, and voice control of Amazon Alexa. It features the functionality of a standalone Alexa device, the C by GE Sol with Amazon Alexa is wifi connected and allows the user to use their voice to control lighting features, set timers, check the weather, tell time, and play music from your Alexa enabled music library. Sol features visual cue
These Geemarc Amplified Bluetooth Digital Headphones are lightweight and foldable wireless Bluetooth headphones designed for deaf and hard of hearing individuals to amplify surrounding sound. Connects to any Bluetooth-enabled audio device, delivering amplified, CD quality sound. Sound volume can be amplified up to 125 decibels, and it also offers tone control and balance control, to help personalize the user's listening experience if one ear is favored over the other. This is helpful for those w
The GEWA Connect is a voice controller designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device assists the user control home appliances while they do their daily tasks. Download the app and the user can control turning the TV on and off or open windows and doors. * Please note that the mobile phone is not included in the package.
The H-46-2GB Switch-Adapted MP3 Player Drive is an adapted MP3 player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This unit has two switch inputs, one of which can be used to turn the unit on/off and to toggle between Play and Pause, and the other of which can be used for cycling through files. The unit plays MP3 and WMA audio files, including music, podcasts, or audio books, and is also a two-gigabyte (GB) USB flash drive that plugs into any U
The H-87 iPad VO (VoiceOver) Controller is a large button remote control interface for an Apple iPad tablet, iPhone or iPod Touch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or who are blind. The VO Controller connects to the touchscreen device through Bluetooth and uses the keyboard shortcuts built into the Apple iOS VoiceOver accessibility feature (see separate entry) to help the user access the content and functions of the host device. The user can control a screen reader to
Happy Geese is a modified game program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with autism and cognitive or learning disabilities. This iPad application (or app) includes two classic board games - The Game of the Goose and Snakes & Ladders - and is designed to help children learn each game one step at a time. Happy Geese features 24 game chips with cute figures of people and animals and seven different dice with colors, shapes, letters and numbers. The app is intended t
The HearMore ADA Compliance Kit combines all the products required for hotels or hospitals to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. ADA accessibility guidlines require that rooms be equipped with assistive systems, including text telephones (TTY/TTD), a notification system, a telephone amplifier, a television closed-caption decoder, and a visual smoke detector. This portable all-in-one kit is lightweight and compact, easy to
HIMS Blaze EZ is a digital book player with OCR and text-to-speech for use by individuals with Low vision or blindness. Blaze EZ features stand-alone, single-button OCR capture and read aloud capabilities and is about the size of a deck of cards. Simple navigation includes three easy-access buttons with Braille letters “M”, “R” and “B” which give quick access to Music, Radio and Books. Blaze EZ can read and play a variety of file including DAISY, TXT, BRL, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, AAC,
The HITEC Guest Room Case is a container holding a variety of products needed to comply with ADA standards for hotel guests who are deaf or hard of hearing. All components can be easily installed or removed by hotel or hospital personnel. Set 1 components include an AP-Q90D TTY, an SA-TR50 phone ring signaler, a CS-IL40 in-line amplifier, a GA-DB9 door knock alert signaler, a CS-WS1 clock with bed vibrator, a GT-SMOKE visual/audible smoke detector, and a US-DV1 telecaption decoder. Set 2 compone
Hook iPod Switch Access is designed to let the user gain simple to advanced control of their music playlist with an auditory menu of functions that can be controlled by a switch. Hook is preconfigured in single switch mode to play/pause, skip forward and back, and adjust volume. It can also be changed to a basic play/pause mode for simpler operation. Hook also supports a dual-switch mode for faster access through the auditory menu prompts.
IBM ViaScribe is captioning software for digital audio and video, designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard or hearing. This software creates a written transcript of existing audio or video content, and automatically captions live audio content as it occurs. It can be used in classrooms, business meetings, and other situations in which presentations are made. The speaker spends approximately an hour creating a voice profile that helps the program learn his or her particular speech pat
iHip Sound System is a lightweight wearable platform for a smart phone for individuals with physical, cognitive or communication disabilities. This system allows the user to mount a smart phone or iTouch on the iHip platform, plug in the speaker and wrap it around the user’s waist to start communicating or listening to music. There are two flexible cords (adjustable from 3¼" to 3¾" apart) to securely hold the device in place. The iHip can also sit on a tabletop or tray with its two adjustable l
The Infrared Transmitter is an infrared personal amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This system can be used for television or music listening, at home or in motor vehicles. For stereo operation, the system connects directly to a TV, VCR, or DVD equipped with standard RCA audio output jacks. The system features a Sound Clarity wireless infrared transmitter, a power source and RCA cables. The Infrared Transmitter is intended to be used with the Able Plane
Infrared Television Listening System for hearing impaired. Any number of receivers may be used. Transmitter is placed on top of t.v. and plugged in. Must be coupled with 1 of the following; microphone MKE460 which is mounted in front of tv or radio speaker ($59); MPA 1 is 1/8" mini plug adapter which can be plugged directly into earphone jack or tv or radio ($15); DTM 1 is desk top microphone for picking up sound in small conferences ($64.50); TA 1 telephone adapter which connects inline between
The Insignia Narrator Advanced HD Radio with Radio Reader Service, Model NS-CLHD01, is a portable AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service b
The InVoca Voice-Activated Remote Control is a voice input television and video recorder remote control designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This remote operates televisions, VCRs, DVD players, satellite systems, and cable boxes using up to 54 voice commands such as Change channels, Lower volume, and Record. The unit recognizes up to four voices and remembers favorite stations. POWER: Uses 4 rechargeable double-A Ni-Cd or Ni-MH batt
iPad Wireless Switch Interface is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, or stroke. It allows the user’s switches to be connected to access and control hundreds of compatible apps on their Bluetooth-equipped iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MAC, PC or Android device. (A chart of switch accessible apps is available free on the manufacturers website.) This switch interface now has six modes for additi
The IR-1S Micro is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The device is a hand–held IR transmitter with one push–button. Can be internally switched by soldering between channel 16-20, 35 and random code (4096). 401930 Battery pack included.
The IR-1S Wrist Transmitter is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The device can be internally switched between 7 GewaLink channels. Additionally, it includes battery pack for Micro and Wrist transmitters (401930). Battery pack not included.
The IR-5SP is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The device is a hand–held programmable IR transmitter with 6 push–buttons. Additionally, it can be externally switched between 25 different GewaLink channels. One channel for strict access control. Four levels can be used. Includes overlay and neck strap.
The iScanMP3 is a scanning control for an MP3 player designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Plugging a capability switch (required but not included) into the iScanMP3 adapter and connecting an Apple iPod, iPod Photo, or iPod Mini enables the user to scan through iPod functions: play, pause, forward and back through a play list, and volume up and down. The scanning speed is adjustable. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 3 5/8 x 1.75 x 0.5 inche
The ITR-100A HD Radio is an AM, FM and HD radio with voice output controls and reading service receiver designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. As the user presses the buttons that control the radio, voice announcements guide the user and state the options available at each stage. Radio station information, time and settings are all assisted by vocal cues. The user can access a radio reading service by registering the radio's serial number with a local reading service p
The Joystick DVD Remote Control, model 5152, is a DVD player remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Requiring only slight wrist movement, this remote controls four functions: play, rewind, fast forward and stop. Suction cups on the base prevent the control from sliding across the table surface during use. The unit also has a .25-20 stud on the back for mounting on a gooseneck. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): Size: 11
The Jumbo Remote Control, model 1526, is a remote control for television, DVD players, and VCRs, designed for use by individuals with fine motor, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This all-in-one remote control allows the user to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, PVR, and satellite receivers by pressing large buttons that are very sensitive to touch and which have different colors for different group functions. It will also control the latest Flat Screen TV's. The unit a
The Jumbo Universal Remote Control is a television and DVD player remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision or grasping or fine motor disabilities. This unit controls up to eight devices, including TV, VCR, DVD player, satellite, cable, and any combination. A "Code Search" feature allows the remote to "discover" devices connected to your system. Includes codes for all major brands of audio and video components. Programmable "power off" button has a timer to turn off your de
Can be used with Dixon TV/Radio Hearing Aid so can hear television amplification in both ears. This model expands by tension. Has fitting attachment to fit all type earmolds/or hearing aids.
The Kapten Plus is a voice input and output navigation system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The system uses GPS (global positioning satellite) to identify locations, speech synthesis to announce the location to the user, and voice recognition from Nuance to provide the user with a voice input interface to request information on the current location and to request directions. The Kapten Plus can provide audible directions to get to specific locations by foot, b
Learn More Thru Games is a single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities and children with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities who use switch input. It includes four games on one CD: Coloring Books, Jigsaw Puzzles, Memory Games, and Building Blocks. Each program includes images and sounds to which users can add. For example, teachers can turn digitized pictures of students and their surroundings in
The Listen Technologies LR-400 is a portable display FM receiver designed for the hearing impaired to facilitate clear communication. It has exceptional audio quality and convenient recharging options. The LR-400 can receive up to 17 wide band channels and 40 narrow bands (72 MHz), 19 wide band and 38 narrow band (216 MHz), and 17 wide band (863 MHz) channels. The LR-400 has a digital display to monitor channel selection, battery level, and signal strength. SmartCharge function prevents overchar
The Listening System, model WIR125, is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system includes a TX4 transmitter/charger, a RX3 Laualier styler receiver, and a TV Listening Microhone. The system can be used with the microphone or it can be connected directly to an audio output jack of a television or other audio device. The system receiver is compatible with wide-area systems. POWER: The receiver operates for 35 hours on a single 9-volt bat
The Logitech Harmony Elite Remote is a wireless, universal smart go-to smart-home remote and hub designed for use by individuals who benefit from smart home technology. It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa for easy voice integration and activation and can control up to 15 devices for seamless control from home to entertainment devices. The device features a color touchscreen, motion sensing, and vibration feedback.
This Magnetic Time Elapsed Set is a product designed for hands-on learners to help with the comprehension of elapsed time by being able to manipulate it. The set aids in visualization of elapsed time for activities or when solving word problems. Timeline helps students understand that elapsed time can begin in the PM and end in the AM. Brightly colored clocks with movable hands are easy to read and understand. Removable guide numbers support differentiation. Also great for practice in how to rea
MAGpie is telecaption authoring software for digital video and audio description authoring software for making digital video that can be displayed using QuickTime, RealPlayer, or Windows Media Player accessible to people with vision or hearing disabilities. This software is designed to aid developers of Web- and CD-ROM-based multimedia in making their materials accessible to persons with disabilities. COMPATABILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREME
The Melissa & Doug Vehicle Sound Puzzle is a peg puzzle designed for children with learning and speech disabilities to reinforce cause and effect relationships, early vocabulary and matching skills. Peg Puzzles are taken to the next level with this fun and exciting puzzle. Listen to the sounds of a fire engine, airplane, ambulance and more. Realistic sounds are played only when the correct puzzle piece is properly placed on the board. This is a way to reinforce cause and effect relationships
The Microloop and Microloop FM are small, portable induction loop amplification systems designed for TV viewing, classrooms, meetings, and automobiles (with optional auto kit). These units will connect to existing public address systems. Microloop is compatible with all "T" switch equipped hearing aids, cochlear implants, vibro-tactile devices, and induction receivers. MICROLOOP FEATURES: clip-on microphone with 10 ft. cord; ability to connect two microphones; volume and tone controls; automatic
Mini Four-Position Stereo Jack Box is equipment with 4 outputs designed to be used in a classroom with students with special or unique needs. It allows for up to four students to work with plenty of room on the table for notebooks and other supplies. The rugged ABS plastic casing comes in vibrant red, yellow, or blue. Silver-plated contacts prevent crackling noise when connecting to other jack boxes and are moisture resistant. Skid-resistant pads keep it in place when bumped or knocked. Individu
The Mini Relax is an environmental control unit designed to operate televisions, video cassette recorders, and other infrared operable devices. This scanning infrared transmitter controls the TV, VCR, or any other device that operates using infrared technology. The unit has the capacity to store up to six functions, such as changing channels and volume. Scanning provides auditory and visual feedback with adjustable scan speed and auto scan or hold scan. OPTIONS: Multiple-switch version. POWER: U
Modification to Bertus52x11's Left Handed dSLR Holder is designed for use by individuals who have use of their left arm only as a result of a fracture, amputation, or stroke. The original idea was to add a thumb hook to the tripod connecter underneath, allowing the camera to be held steady with just the left hand. Before you read further, please go and check out his original slideshow. All credit for this idea belongs to bertus52x11.
The Modified Sony ICF-36 is a subsidiary communications (subcarrier) radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision to receive subsidiary communication service (SCS) broadcasts. This modified radio provides FM radio and SCS subcarrier bands, as well as VHF TV audio and audio captioning for the blind (secondary audio programming or SAP). It is a medium size radio modified with an Elf-2 adapter and a switch to go from regular radio or TV to the special band, plus a control
The Moshi Voice Controlled Digital Clock Radio is a voice input and voice output digital clock radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. When programmed, the clock responds to voice commands to turn the alarm on and off, activate the snooze button, or turn on the radio. Other voice commands include current time and date. Features include a stereo sound system, dual alarms, auxiliary input to play MP3 player, and six pre-selected radio stations. The clock radio come
The Motiva Personal FM System, model PFM 360, is a FM personal amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system can be used for TV or audio listening, conversing in a car or at a restaurant, or in group settings such as a classroom, where it maximizes a student's ability to hear and ensures that the speaker's message is heard clearly. The transmitter can be used to mix and broadcast a speaker´s voice plus an audio program simultaneously in one room
The My-T Listening System is a wireless loop amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids. This system provides sound reception from the television or other audio system for people who wear hearing aids fitted with a telecoil (or t-coil). The system consists of two main components: a transmitter that connects to the television or audio system and a receiver that is placed in close proximity to the hearing aid wearer.
The Mycap Caption Decoder is a telecaption decoder designed to print text on the screen for TV programs for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It works with any ordinary VCR, cable, TV converter or satellite receiver system and can be used with any remote control. There are two channels provided for multilingual decoding capability and it is compact and lightweight. WARRANTY: One year limited.
The Mycap Junior Caption Decoder is a portable, pocket-sized telecaption decoder designed to print text on the screen for TV programs for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit provides a transparent captioning background and can be connected to any television with an audio/video input jack in the back through a VCR, cable converter box, or satelite converter box using a single RCA video cable. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2.2 ounces. WARRANTY: One year.
The N2 - Portable Air Conditioning with a Personal Sound Space is a prototype designed to help individuals with physical or circulatory disabilities cool down or warm up. The N2 is designed to cool down or warm up the neck area. The N2 is a lightweight device and ergonomically designed to fit around the neck. The device is also Bluetooth capable and can connect to any smartphone or media source.
Nonni uses facial recognition technology to monitor the child from a distance. The drone would be stationary unless the child strayed from the safe space. At that point, the drone would hover toward the child and use a recorded voice message from the parent to prompt the child to go to a safe area.
The Numbers Sound Puzzle is a puzzle designed for children with learning disabilities to learn how to count. Learning numbers 1 through 20 is engaging and fun with the Numbers Sound Puzzle. When the correct number is fitted into the puzzle, the number is spoken aloud.
The new Olympus DM-720 is a digital voice recorder that uses Voice Guidance (that can be activated or set to inactive) to speak to the user as they navigate its functions including set up, folder organization, and menu navigation. It also has an Intelligent Auto Mode function which will allow the recorder to adjust microphone sensitivity depending on the volume of the sound or speaker that is being recorded.
Ooops! is a cause and effect training program and single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It contains four arcade-style game programs controlled by either a mouse or a single switch. The programs have high quality graphics and animation. Players select from a balloon, a spaceship, a car, or a submarine, then collect as many crystals as possible without crashing into obstacles. The pro
The Oticon LA35-4M is a large area induction loop amplifier which covers up to 4500 sq. feet. It is equipped with a built-in mixer which enables up to four mic/line inputs to be connected at one time. Separate bass and sensitivity adjustments for each input. An additional line in/out connector for tape player, radio, TV, etc. is provided. Other amplifier features include automatic gain control for consistent field strength, active loop equalizer to compensate for high frequency losses, and loop
Induction loop system. Provides user with hearing aid disturbance free listening from a TV set. Sound reception is improved due to elimination of poor room acoustics. Does not entirely exclude background sounds, but reduces the sound level. Outside sounds can still be heard. May be used with any television set and with transmission up to 30 feet away. Plug into standard 110 volt wall outlet and run single wire under carpet or along baseboard.
The Oticon MLA-3X is a small area induction loop amplification system which covers up to 600 sq. ft. It comes with one microphone and all parts for installation. The unit is equipped with two additional inputs for direct coupling to the TV, radio, tape player, etc. The unit is portable and can be powered from any 12 volt source. Special counter installation kits (for providing access at sales/service locations) is also available.
The Oticon TM11 is a pocket-type telecoil receiver designed for use with induction loop systems. Receiver operates like a hearing aid in the T-coil position and must be placed in a vertical position (perpendicular to the loop). The unit is equipped with a clip for secure placement. Can be used with ear-loop on left or right ear. Optional stethoscope is available for binaural listening.
The Oticon TM401 is a hand-held telecoil receiver designed for use with induction loop systems. Receiver operates like a hearing aid in the T-coil position and must be placed in a vertical position (perpendicular to the loop. Optional wall bracket which holds four receivers is available at an additional charge.
The Personal Infrared System, model JAS485, is a personal amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system includes an infrared transmitter/speaker, a microphone, and an infrared transmitter. The system can be used with the microphone to enhance conversation or it can be connected directly to an audio output jack of a television or other audio device. DIMENSIONS: Operates ove an area of approximately 20 feet. WARRANTY: 90-day warranty.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who are hard of hearing to hear television programs without disturbing others. Included in a chapter entitled “Living Room & Leisure Activities,” this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for creating a simple listening system. Purchase a small black-and-white television with a headphone jack. Place the television near the preferred viewing seat, darken or cover the screen, and plug in the headphones. If cable is in
The Philips Big Button Universal Remote Control is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or upper extremity arthritis. This remote is available in a three-device model that controls television, DVD or VCR, and cable or a four-device model that controls television, DVD, VCR, and cable. Features include big buttons for readability and operability, programming by brand, dedicated menu keys for navigating through the menu that light up, advanced pic
The Portable CD Player with Radio, model 3414, is a portable adapted compact disc player and radio designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This CD player with AM/FM radio has been adapted so the user can play a CD or activate the radio with a capability switch (not included). The unit has two jacks for the capability switch - one to play the radio and one to play a CD. The radio function requires continuou
The Portable InfoLoop is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This versatile desktop induction loop system can provide assistance for hearing aid wearers in any situation. No installation is required. The Portable Infoloop includes a built-in omni-directional microphone and a loop wire antenna, and it features automatic gain control and noise gating to improve reception of speech. The system has a range of up to 4 feet and can be used on a
Premier CD/DVD Creator is screen reader accessible CD/DVD burning software designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This CD burning program is designed to allow the user's screen reader to provide output for all of its buttons and functions. If a screen reader is running, the software automatically detects it and sends information through the screen reader. The program includes an Audio Ripper, Audio CD Burner, Data CD Creator, and Data DVD Burner. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: W
The Progress star USB is designed for users with motor and cognitive disabilities. The USB transmitter can learn channels from other remote controls such as TV and video (Max 256 functions). Macros can be programmed. Two 1–function switches can be connected. The software 425328 Progress PC is part of the Progress Star and can be downloaded below for free. (The Progress PC software is not included in the product package).
Quha Zono is a wireless gyroscopic computer mouse for people who cannot use an ordinary mouse. It is attached to user’s head, hand, foot or any other appendage. Works with most mouse for computers, tablets, and smartphones.
AM or AM/FM radio adapted to operate by remote control switch. Accepts variety of switches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Radio mounted in the dashboard directly behind the steering wheel so it is more easily reached and the driver need not glance away from the road while driving. Describes a dealer-installed pushbutton radio intended for a driver with limited range of motion. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For further information contact the developer, Donald J. Winge, 110 Cherry ## 110, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J;
The Radio Controlled Car, model 341, is radio controlled toy police vehicle designed to provide fun multi-sensory stimulation with its range of motion, flashing lights, and 2 siren sounds. The wireless controller will accept any Toys for Special Children capability switch (see separate entries). When the capability switch is pressed, the car spins in place. When the car is pointed in the desired direction, the switch is released to stop the spin. A second press and the switch activates the toy
Am induction loop amplification system. System consists of LPB model AM- 5CL AM transmitter, 300 feet of special radiating cable antenna with connectors installed, and a cable terminating unit. Antenna is placed around the room. Transmitter plugs into existing PA system. System uses AM broadcast band; uses standard AM pocket radios as receivers.
RadioOrpheus is an adapted radio designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This receiver offers channel scanning to cover the extended assisted listening and commerical FM band from 72.0 to 108.0 in stereo. This radio can be set to the user's personal preferences and preferred volume, with headphones that the user finds most comfortable to use. This receiver will works with assisted listening device (ALD) wideband systems and is compatible with looped telecoils and some cochlear i
RAPIDTEXT is a software program that interprets information from a steno machine and translates it into text. In a lecture situation, such as a classroom, a stenographer would translate what is being said onto the steno machine. The information is then translated into English and sent to a computer screen on the desk of a deaf person. If the deaf person wishes to communicate, he may signal the stenographer and then begin typing from the computer keyboard; his message would be received and read b
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to operate a Logitech Harmony Universal Remote for an entertainment system. This remote has a touch screen and many small buttons near its edges. The individual is unable to hold the controller, but he can push the buttons. The user needed a holder for the controller that he could operate by himself, placed where he could get to it in his wheelchair and where it would point to all the devices to be contro
Remote Realtime Online Captioning is an open captioning system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have learning or language disabilities. Remote realtime captioning is provided Internet using the included software and standard computer equiopment. Speakers at the event site (classrooms, meetings, conferences, workshops, phone conferences) use a lapel or hand-held microphone. The audio is digitized by the event-site computer and sent via the Internet to a remot
The Rugged Radio/Cassette Player is an adapted radio and adapted cassette player designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The combination radio and cassette player are built in to a strong wooden box that can be clamped to a table. The box is equipped with a large, touch-sensitive switch; one tap turns the unit on and a second tap turns it off. DIMENSIONS: 13 x 9 x 12 inches.
The Satellite III is an audio loop amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed for use in public facilities, such as theaters and places of worship, this system connects to the audio line level output of most sound systems and can cover 300 seats per system in use. The system is compatible with all telecoil-equipped hearing aids and cochlear implants. The loop wire is placed around the listening area to transmit and amplify speech signals to the telec
The Securicom Bridge Bar System, model STS-K001, is an intercom and loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids with telecoils (t-coils). This system is an intercom that in installed to facilitate communication between customers and service staff through glass security screens, allowing transactions to be conducted efficiently and confidentially, even in noisy environments. The system incorporates an induction loop system so
The Securicom Surface-mounted System, model STS-K002, is an intercom and loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and who use hearing aids with telecoils (t-coils). This system is an intercom that in installed to facilitate communication between customers and service staff through glass security screens, allowing transactions to be conducted efficiently and confidentially in conditions of moderate ambient noise. The system incorporates an inductio
SeeTV is a television screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This device magnifies the TV screen, and enables the user to select an area of the screen to view in greater detail.
The Senior Friendly TV Remote is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disabilities, or vision disabilities. Shaped to fit the hand, this control features five large programmable buttons, each in a different shape and each for a different channel. The only other buttons are for on/off, channel up/down, and volume up/down. The user can program the channel up-down button to either scroll through five favorite channels or use it to scroll th
The waterproof Sensor Headphones are designed using ultrasonic technology for swimmers with visual impairments. The headphones alert a swimmer with a visual impairment alerts them when another swimmer is approaching, and uses blue tooth technology to send a beep when they are five meters from the edge of the pool. These features allow the individual to swim independently.
The SiCare Light II is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This portable unit converts spoken commands into infrared (IR) signals to control devices such as television, telephone, lights, doors, and other IR and X-10 devices. The user can also enter commands though dual- or single-switch scanning. The unit has 15 pre-set command menus including television, bed, satellite, light, and device. Voice feedb
The Sing-Along Cassette Player, model 5, is a switch operated cassette player / recorder designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This player/recorder has a microphone that allows young vocalists to be amplified as they sing along with songs as they are played. It can be used with or without a switch, but for continuous play, a latch/timer switch is required. POWER: Uses 4 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 9.75 x 1.5 x 10 inches.
The Small Boom Box, model 375, is an adapted radio designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This AM/FM boom box style radio is adapted for use with a single switch (not included). POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 8 x 2.5 x 3.5 inches.
Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help users adapt their responses to sensory stimulation and to advance education and therapy goals. Each Snoezelen construction is designed to offer individuals with special needs and challenging conditions the opportunity to exercise choice through action.
Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help clients adapt their responses to sensory stimulation and to advance education and therapy goals. Each Snoezelen construction is designed to offer individuals with special needs and challenging conditions the opportunity to exercise choice through action.
The Sony Big Button Universal TV Remote Control, model RM-EZ4, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or upper extremity arthritis. Ergonomically designed, this remote control controls both televisions and cable boxes and works with most brands. Features include simplified functions, large buttons, and three-minute memory backup. POWER: uses batteries.
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of glasses that provide closed captioning and/or subtitles for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. For individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, going to see a movie at the cinema can be difficult if the film is not already captioned. Sony UK has developed a pair of glasses that display subtitles in time with a given film. The device projects the subtitles onto the lens of the glasses giving the appearance that the subtitles are s
The Sony TV and Cable Remote Control, model RM-EZ4, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. This simple TV remote that operates a television with cable or satellite connections. It has large black buttons with bold, high-contrast white numbers as well as clearly marked channel and volume controls. This remote is compatible with most televisions and cable boxes. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 1
Superadio III is a subcarrier radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This FM radio is modified to receive subsidiary communication service (SCS) programs, including special programming for the blind, broadcast under the Subsidiary Communications Authorization (SCA), a provision of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that allows FM radio stations to transmit multiple channels of audio using the same frequency. Programs for the blind may include readings
The Superloop PRO III is an audio loop amplification system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. Designed to be used in public facilities that do not have a public address system, this standalone signal processing system can cover areas with a perimeter extending up to 325 feet. Larger areas may be covered by connecting Satellite III (see separate entry) systems to the Superloop PRO III. A built-in mixer accepts up to six microphones and two line level inputs (microphones n
The Surfboard Voice Activated Remote is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with vision, fine motor, or mobility disabilities, arthritis, or spinal cord injury. This remote controls the television, VCR, DVD, cable, and satellite dish with the voice commands. The Help button talks the user through the automated setup for TV, cable, or satellite equipment. Although it requires more programming, it can also be used with a VCR, DVD player, or a Tivo. If the brand in use is no
The Switch-Adapted DVD Player, model H-35, is an an adapted DVD player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The portable unit has a laptop mode and a tablet mode, and plays DVDs, audio CDs, and picture CDs. The remote is adapted with switch inputs for play/pause, rewind, and fast forward. Rewind and fast forward cycle through gradations from 2X to 32X with each switch press. The unit has a volume control and three headphone jacks. The po
The Switch-Adapted Voice Recorder, model H-52, is a switch-adapted digital recorder designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This unit consists of an Olympus VN-5200PC digital recorder with switch-adapted stop and record buttons (switches not included). In Standard Play, it can record about 70 hours of lectures and in Long Play, over 400 hours can be recorded. It records in the Windows standard Windows Media Audio (
Digital frequency counter is attached to voice output circuit. Button is pressed to activate voice circuit. Digital array is spoken one digit at a time including decimals. Measures frequency of any repetitive AC signal from 50 hz to 50 mhz. Counter also used for setting audio frequency oscillators, checking electric line frequency. 4 by 6 by 4 inches.
The Tape 2PC Conversion System is a cassette to digital audio file converter designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device can convert books on tape or other audio material recorded on a cassette tape into an MP3 file for use on a computer or MP3 player. The Tape 2PC connects to a computer using a USB cable; no drivers are necessary for the computer. Recording software for both Windows and Macintosh computers is included. Once a track has been converted into an
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification to the tape deck switches for ease of use by someone with out good finger control. The mode switch was redesigned to make selection easier by increasing the size and shape of the switch and decreasing the amount of force required to turn it on. The record button was modified by a spring steel push bar eliminating precise finger dexterity. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Bob Warren, UCP of Akron, 318 Water Street,
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows a person with limited finger strength to actuate tape recorder control buttons. Commercially available tape recorder is placed into a wooden unit which has custom positioned levers and/or sliding arms. Two versions are shown in photographs. Concepts can be applied to other models of tape recorders. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Emp
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Base and sliding extended lever adaptation for a small (approximately 1 1/2 by 7 by 4 1/ 2 inches: minisette-9 tape recorder from Radio Shack) tape recorder to allow its use by a person with limited hand function. The recorder is fastened to a jig made of aluminum, plastic or wood with rubber feet to keep it from moving around. A clear plastic lever is attached to a rod with a teflon block, and this slides along a rod suspended fron the jig with angle
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Independent operation of a portable tape recorder by a person with no upper extremity use. Example described is for a person with bilateral upper extremity amputation. Attach a tape recorder to a camera shoulder strap, so recorder can be worn over the shoulder. mount a microphone on the shoulder strap, positioned close to the individuals mouth. Mount a switch on the shoulder strap, positioned where it can be turned on and off by the individual's chin.
The Tape Recorder with Latch/Timer, model 390X, is an adapted tape recorder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This tape recorder offers built-in options for switch activation to record or play cassette tapes. In switch mode, the user touches the external switch (not included) to play. In the latch mode, the user touches the switch and the tape recorder remains activated until the switch is touched again. In the timer mode, the timer is set for one to twenty secon
The Tek Partner Universal Remote, also called the Big Remote or the Extra-Large Remote, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. This over-sized universal remote can replace up to four standard remotes and can operate any combination of televisions, VCRs, satelite dishes, and cable boxes. Features include illuminated buttons three times the size of those found on standard remotes and code retention for ease in programm
The Decoder CCIIP and CCIII are telecaption decoders designed to be portable for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The decoder hooks directly into your VCR so you can watch your favorite movies or TV shows. The text is positioned in different areas on the screen to identify who is talking. It also has dual language capability. The Teknova Decoder CCIII can be connected to a VCR and television, while the Teknova CCIIIP hooks up directly to a cable converter or direct video source and i
The Television is designed to be switch adaptable for individuals with physical disabilities. It is designed to safely interrupt the power supply so that the user does not have to use batteries. However, if portability is desired, the TV will operate from internal batteries. If no switch is added, the set will play like an unadapted set. When it is adapted with a switch, added circuitry allows the TV to stay on or off each time the switch is activated.
The Control Omni voice controller is designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Control Omni which allows the user to control their home with just a click of a button and be able to communicate with the outside world using a built in mobile phone Emfit Epilepsy Alarm which is a device developed to register epileptic attacks and alert someone to help.
Touch Screen -Serial Port, Black or White, is a device for users with physical impairments that is intended to prevent arthritis from repetitive mouse clicking by converting a computer monitor into a touch screen. It can be used as a writing/drawing tablet. Can be activated by a finger, fingernail, gloved hand, or stylus. User can click, double click, and drag across the screen. Use the Touch screen with or without a mouse. Easy to Clean Scratch-resistant surface.
The True Fidelity Infrared Wireless Headphones, model IR200, is a headphone set for infrared (IR) amplification system designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. It is designed for use with the Infrared Transmitter from AblePlanet, Inc. (see separate entry). The headphones can be used to listen to home stereo and theater systems, televisions or automobile stereos. The headphones include a lightweight adjustable headband and full size swiveling ear piece with foam ear cushions. The
The Tunerless Caption Decoder is designed to provide closed captioning for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unit is small so is ideal for traveling. It features "Transparent Captioning" which allow slive video to be seen behind the captions. In other words, there are no black boxes around the text to cover up any of the action. It uses video and audio in and RF out and works with any TV. DIMENSIONS: 2-3/8 x 3-3/4 x 1 inch.
For listening to TV or radio without interference from room noise or people speaking. To be used with ear level hearing aid which is equipped with Telecoil Switch (T-switch). The inductor plate rests on ear next to the hearing aid. Kit consists of inductor plate with an ear hook, connecting cable, one end which plugs into the inductor plate and the other end into the TV or radio and storage case. Once the cable is connected a signal is transferred from the t.v. or radio to the inductor plate and
CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a TV remote for individuals with arthritis and/or fine motor disabilities. Lexan material was heated and shaped to fit various television remote controllers. Small tabs are bent at right angles over the buttons to be operated. In many settings, such as a hospital, volume can be preset so that only three tabs are required for off/on, channel up, and channel down. The unit can be placed on a non-slip rubber base or fastened to a
TV Ears Digital is an amplification system for television designed for use by people who are hard of hearing. This device uses wireless technology to raise hard-to-hear words above a program’s background noise so they can be heard and understood. It consists of a base digital transmitter that is placed on or near the television and a wireless digital headset. The base unit can connect to the television via an optical or analog cord, both of which are included. With its 95,000 Hz per second infra
The TV Ears Regi-Remote is a universal television remote control designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or low vision. The unit has four large color coded power buttons that control a television, cable box, and satellite box. Functions include on/off button, volume and channel control, and mute control. It also has a fully functioning number panel that has a plastic cover. This system allows the user to set up to 30 favorite channels to eliminate unwanted channels. The remote is
The TV Screen Enlarger is a television screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. Made of durable acrylic, this unit magnifies the television screen, making the picture sharper, clearer, and distortion-free. Enlargement depends on the distance between the unit and the TV screen. This unit is free-standing and adjustable, and mounts by sliding its braces under the TV set. DIMENSIONS: Diagonal width is 30 inches on model 107095 and 37 inches on model 107098. Model 107092 fit
The TVDirect Wireless TV Listening Headset, model TV-100, is a infrared amplification system for television designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. TV audio output is converted into an infrared light beam for wireless transmission to the receiver. This broadens the area around a TV in which a person can hear the audio portion of the broadcast. Controls allow the user to adjust tone for enhanced dialog clarity and intelligibility. Lightweight, hi-fidelity and passive noise isola
The Universal TV Large Button Remote is a television remote designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, or low vision. This large button remote can be operated with six buttons; on/off, channel up/down, volume up/down, and mute, and works with most brands of televisions. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.25 x 1.25 x 0.50 inches.
The Universal TV Remote Control is a television remote control designed to enable children and adults with upper extremity disabilities to operate television functions independently. This unit is equipped with separate rocking plate switches to control the on/off, volume, and channel up/channel down functions. This infrared unit is compatible with most remote-control televisions and cable boxes and includes easy-to-follow programming instructions. POWER: Uses three triple A batteries. DIMENSIONS
The UniVox DLS-50 Domestic Loop System is a loop amplification system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. By enabling a hearing aid equipped with a telecoil (or t-coil) to function as an in-the-ear loudspeaker, this home loop system helps the user to hear television, radio, telephone, and voices despite ambient noise. The system has a small, thin amplifier, accompanied by a thin Loop Pad that slips under a chair, and/or a long wire loop that covers up to 600 square f
The Voice Activated Remote Control, model 5180, is a voice input remote control for television, video recorder, or DVD player designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This voice-activated remote control uses the sound of the user's voice to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, satellite, and AUX functions. It recognizes up to 50 commands and can perform complex multi-step operations from a single spoken command. POWER: Uses 4
The Voice Activated TV Remote Control and the Deluxe Voice Activated TV Remote with Recharger Cradle are television remote controls designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. These devices allow a television set, VCR, DVD player, or cable and satellite TV to be controlled with voice commands. The devices can be programmed to perform multi-step operations from a single command, such as performing all the steps necessary to play a t
The Voice Aerobics® DVD is a 60 minute whole body voice strengthening program, created by speech-language pathologist, Mary Spremulli, MA,CCC-SLP, to give people with Parkinson's and those who have experienced changes in voice, speech, or swallowing as a result of surgery or neurological trauma a way for improving their voice. Doing this DVD, the user will ideally have better breath support and pronunciation.This is a 3 part voice and exercise program, focusing on posture, breathing, and voice.
The VoiceIR Infrared Environmental Voice Controller is a voice input remote environmental control designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit allows the user to voice control a TV, DVD, stereo, or any device controlled with an infrared remote, with options and accessories to control lights, electric bed, landline telephone, cell phone, thermostat, air-conditioner, space heater, ceiling fan, or power door opener. Th
The Williams Sound Neckloop Induction Coil is an induction loop amplification system designed to be used in conjunction with hearing aids for individuals who are hard of hearing. The unit is designed to magnetically couple audio output from a listening system into a hearing aid equipped with a telephone coil. The device works with tape recorders, televisions, or any device having an 8-16 OHM audio output through a 3.5 millimeter (mm) jack. The user places the loop over the head and around the ne
Infrared amplification system for television. Any number of receivers may be used. Transmitter is placed on top of TV and plugged into AC outlet. TV microphone attaches to TV speaker by Velcro. Transmitter accessories available: adapters for connection to earphone jack, desk top microphone for conferences and a telephone adapter to transmit the telephone signal by infrared light to receivers. Stethoset-style headset receiver (HDI405S) for use without hearing aids. Adjustable volume on headset pr
The Wireless TV Remote, model 1521, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This oversized wireless TV remote control features a large striking area with large push buttons. The buttons are labeled with words and symbols for Channel, Sound and On/Off functions. The remote uses infrared technology compatible with most remote-controlled TVs. Five input jacks allow the user to control the remote with an external
The Zenith 2 Head Mono Video Cassette Recorder, model VRD4125, is a voice output VCR designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. This mono VCR does not have Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) capability. The SpeakEZ operating system talks users through all functions, including instant and timer-controlled recording. Other features include two video heads, remote control, EZ Review, EZ Information, auto clock set, and auto head cleaner. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3.8 x 9.1 x 14.2 inches. WEIGH
The Zenith 4 Head Mono Video Cassette Recorder, model VRD4125, is a voice output VCR designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. This mono VCR does not have Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) capability. The SpeakEZ operating system talks users through all functions, including instant and timer-controlled recording. Other features include four video heads, remote control, EZ Review, EZ Information, auto clock set, and auto head cleaner. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3.8 x 9.1 x 14.2 inches. WEIG
The Zoo Animals Sound Puzzle is a puzzle designed for children with speech and learning disabilities to reinforce cause-and-effect; early vocabulary and matching skills. Realistic sounds are played when the puzzle pieces are properly placed on the board. Some of the favorite zoo animals are waiting to "speak" to the child. Place the puzzle piece into the well with the matching picture on the puzzle board and hear the animal meow, woof or tweet.
ZoomView, model 1-03919-00, is a screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This video display magnifier can be used with a computer monitor or a television with a screen up to 25 inches diagonal measurement. This flat plastic magnifier uses Fresnel optics to provide magnification up to 60% larger than the original image.