The 2017 Braille Wall Calendar is a wall calendar for use by individuals who are blind to use in their home or in the classroom. The 13-month wall calendar (Jan. 2017 - Jan. 2018). Features raised Braille markings for touch reading, full-size calendar grids, vibrant images of nature for each month.
The 2018 Braille Wall Calendar is a13-month wall calendar for individuals who are blind or partially blind. The braille calendar includes the year, month, weekdays, individual days and holidays in braille and print while leaving plenty of space for handwritten notes. Features raised braille markings for touch reading, full-size calendar grids, and PVC spiral-bound.
The 22 Watt Magnifier Crane Lamp is a bright lamp with a clamp designed for those who have low vision. The user illuminates whatever they want to see and the lamp cranes to multiple positions.
The 2X Magnifying Nail Clipper is a modified nail clipper designed for people with low vision to use for independent grooming purposes. The adjustable magnifying glass which can be moved up and down the length of the clippers helps its user see their fingernails and toenails more clearly. The magnifying glass is attached by magnet and can be removed and replaced to assist with small activities.
The 5X LED Pocket Magnifier is a portable, ergonomic magnifier that has a 5X, 2.5 inches wide round optical quality lens and LED illumination. It is designed for individuals with low vision to help them see more clearly.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: As part of a class project, a team of MIT students created a prototype design of a Braille labeler for individuals with visual impairments (blind) to label objects they use. The 6dot Braille Label Maker is a small, easily portable device which can produce all possible Braille characters (including commonly used two-character contractions). The device can be easily loaded and operated by touch. While still under development the estimated cost is $200. Existing de
In A World Without Words: The Social Construction of Children Born Deaf and Blind , author David Goode writes about his studies of two children with congenital deaf-blindness and mental retardation. and this book offers helpful insights for caregivers and therapists into how children who are both deaf and blind communicate.
The Ability Application is a prototype developed to help people with severe physical disabilities navigate the areas they need to go. The application maps places that are disability friendly, such as where there are ramps or what places are service animal-friendly.
The Accessible Pedestrian System is an audible and vibrating pedestrian signal system designed to make street crossing safer for individuals who are blind, deaf, hard of hearing, or who have low vision. The system consists of a driver unit and a push button unit. The driver unit provides all the necessary electronics to drive an audio tactile transducer, located in the push button unit, which creates audible and tactile walk and don't walk signals. The audible output of the push button has three
The Adjustable Folding Support Cane f-t Blind 33-37-in is a cane designed for blind people to navigate securely and maintain an active lifestyle. The cane has a 4-section anodized aluminum shaft and rubber tip that comes mounted on its base, bright white upper sections with a red bottom section, and a comfortable contour grip with wrist strap. It adjusts in one-inch increments. This aluminum support cane helps its user maintain balance as they walk. The elastic cord is threaded through the cente
These All Terrain Walkeroos are designed for individuals who use walkers to get around. The Walkaroos are supportive tips for walkers. They glide and move smoothly across carpet and floors while offering stability. Easy to install: remove old cap, put Walkaroo on and twist in place to secure. Comes in sets of 2. Designed not to catch on or mark flooring. Made of high density polyethylene. Non-porous material decreases chance of spreading harmful germs. Comes in a set of 2.
The All-in-One Alarm Clock is a multifunctional, wireless, vibrating digital alarm designed for people with low vision to be alerted. The KA1000 base unit has a built-in clock, lamp outlet, telephone jack, bed shaker and the ability to connect additional wireless transmitters. The wireless transmitters can be used to connect fire or smoke alarms, home security systems, videophones and a variety of other audible alarms. The KA1000 base unit functions as an alarm clock and a receiver for the KA300
Aluminum Braille Clothing Identifiers are reusable tags made for individuals who are blind or low vision to be able to correctly identify their clothing. They can be stitched or pinned on to clothes so that they can later be identified by the blind wearer. Included are 100 tags of 21 different colors, including patterns.
AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi
The Ambutech HiLites Blue 5-Sec 56-in Aluminum Folding Cane-Pencil Tip is a mobility aid for people who are blind or have low vision. This white cane has a blue flat-sided grip (straight handle) and a slip-on blue pencil tip for easy replacement. The cane shaft has traditional all-white reflective tape and is made of heavy-gauge aluminum construction for strong joints and an ability to withstand considerable abuse. The joint design provides tactile transmission, and the double elastic cord asse
The Ameriphone AMPXB AlertMaster Personal Tactile Signaler, model 01886, is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals who are deaf, deaf blind, or hard of hearing. This portable unit has a tactile pad that provides vibrating notice of any kind of alert from the AM6000 AlertMaster Notification System (not included; see separate entry). It can be worn or carried for notification of household events inside or outside the house, including remote areas.
The Ameriphone Wake Assure Super Bright Alarm Clock is a digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The clock comes with a bed shaker and can be connected to a lamp to create a flashing alarm. An extra large display facilitates reading the time. The clock has an 85 decibel alarm with adjustable volume and tone control and an auto snooze feature. It includes a security timer that can turn a connected lamp on and off automatically. POWER: Uses standard hou
The Arianna Navigation App is an app which allows the visually impaired, blind, or people with other disabilities, to move autonomously. Social integration greatly improves by allowing higher independence and autonomous mobility, factors that are a basis for active involvement in the society. It offers two main services to visually impaired people: the guiding service, for allowing the users to follow the trace deployed in the environment; the navigation service, for finding directions towards a
These Art Visual Supports and Schedules are art class visual supports designed for students with Autism and learning disabilities to add to the sensory experience and reduce anxiety and frustration in art class. Add schedules, visuals, rules and communication supports to art activities with this resource. Art projects can be challenging for students with autism. Setting expectations and providing communication supports can help reduce some of these challenges. Use these visuals during class art
The Audio Fox Undercover Wireless TV Speakers are assistive technology devices for the deaf and hard-of-hearing that will allow them to hear a television. The new Audio Fox Undercover Wireless TV Speaker System gives personal control over the TV volume without the use of headphones. The stereo speakers are encased in cushioned fabric (either black, brown, or tan) that blend with most furniture decor. The speakers drape over the back of a chair, providing sound directly to ears. A remote control
The baby cry transmitter is designed for use by new parents who want to know when their infant needs them from rooms away. The receiver notifies the user or the mother by sounding, flashing, and vibrating. So it is not triggered unnecessarily, it has adjustable sensitivity, an individual alert can be chosen for each baby, it has reliable transmission, long lasting power as it lasts up to 1 year on a standard battery, and works with all the visit receivers.It comes with a baby cry transmitter, a
This Bead Frame Abacus is a manipulative designed to teach children with learning disabilities the numeral system and arithmetic. Good hands-on STEM tool to represent numbers without the use of place value. Each bead and each wire has the same value and used in this way it can represent numbers up to 100. Abacus can be used in an upright position or turned over and used on a tabletop at a 30-degree angle.
The Berlin Button is a pedestrian signal control switch designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf blind, or who have low vision or mobility disabilities. The button can be fitted to all traffic lights, including retrofits. The button has a large surface and is touch sensitive. Available features include extension of the green phase for pedestrians with mobility disabilities; audible signals for visually impaired pedestrians; tactile signaling through a vibration module for pedestrians
The Big Button Braille Phone w/ Back Talk is a telephone with jumbo size buttons with Braille characters that will announce the numbers as pushed for quick and correct dialing. Dialer can use their own voice and language to record their own announcements for the number buttons, 10 memory buttons, and emergency buttons. This phone has an extra loud ringer, a bright visual ring indicator, and a hearing aid compatible 35-decibel handset with tone control for hard of hearing users. Phone is desk or
This Binaural FM System with Handheld Microphone is a communication system designed for hard of hearing students to hear what their teacher is saying through wireless earphones. This FM System is comprised of a wireless microphone that the teacher wears, and tiny FM radio receivers that fit smoothly and discreetly onto a student's personal hearing aid(s). The teachers voice is picked up by the wireless microphone and sent wirelessly to the student's FM receivers. This received signal is then amp
BlindSquare is a navigational smartphone app designed to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired with orientation and mobility. Using the iOS device’s GPS capabilities, BlindSquare looks up information about the environment on Foursquare (a smartphone app that provides information about nearby venues) and OpenStreetMap (an editable online map of the world) to determine the user’s location. It then speaks this information aloud in a clear, synthetic voice. BlindSquare can announce the
The Block Letter Communicator is a communication device for individuals who are deaf-blind. This small, lightweight device enables individuals who are deaf-blind and who do not know Braille to communicate with sighted individuals. When a sighted person types on the unit's QWERTY keyboard, the characters are presented as extra large tactile block letters. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries.
These Bookmark Size Reading Guides are designed for individuals with visual perceptual challenges or difficulty focusing. The reading guide looks like a bookmark with a colored transparent strip and functions like a highlighter, helping readers with low stay on track and focused.
The Braille CapTel is a captioned telephone for people who are blind, deaf-blind or have low vision. This phone is designed specifically to interact with the CapTel Captioning Service to display a realtime transcript of each conversation on a screen located just above the number key pad. Read braille captions of telephone conversations on a dynamic braille display. Users who subscribe to the CapTel Captioning Service place each call in the same way as dialing a traditional phone. As the user dia
The Braille Label Maker, model 521014, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This lightweight labeler has a tactile dial with braille letters, as well as print letters for sighted use. The dial comes with markings for the complete alphabet, number signs, commonly used contractions, and many punctuation marks. OPTIONS: Three pack of 0.5-inch braille clear label. DIMENSIONS: Braille can be embossed on 0.38- or 0.5-inch wide vinyl tape
Braille Reference is a VoiceOver compatible app that allows users who are blind to look up hard to remember Braille symbols and contractions. Users have the option to search for more than 250 Braille symbols and contractions. Users can either search by a letter (ex. a or about) or by dots/contraction (ex. 1 or ab). This application can be used by those who are learning Braille or infrequent Braille users.
Braille Sense OnHand is a small braille device designed for individuals who are deaf-blind or blind. It supports text, rich text, doc, docx, brl, and brf. Another unique format called hbl is also included. The Braille Sense OnHand includes a built-in chat program which allows users with Windows Live ID’s to chat with other Windows Live and MSN Messenger users. It includes integrated digital compass and a built-in GPS receiver. The OnHand also includes robust software designed with the user's pro
The Braille Sense U2, model H432B, is a Braille notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable braille notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a 32-cell braille display and an LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to seven tasks simultaneously. The Braille Sense U2 includes mu
The Braille Sense U2 QWERTY, model H432Q, is a Braille and electronic notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a QWERTY (alphabetic) keyboard, a 32-cell braille display, and an optional LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to sev
The Braillephone is a portable braille telephone device designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This device can be used for telephone communication or it can be used for face-to-face communication between a person who is deaf blind and any other person using a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or deaf relay service. In addition, the system is designed to enable those who are deaf blind to access most computer systems running DOS- or Windows-based software, as well as Inter
BrailleTouch is a prototype app that allows visually impaired people to easily type or text without looking at the screen. It is based on the familiar six-key braille keyboard, as found on the Perkins Brailler and many electronic braille notetakers. With BrailleTouch, a user can send text messages, emails, and tweets from the BrailleTouch keyboard, and copy the text they type in braille to paste into any other app on their iPhone.
The Braun Bell Concept Mug is a product designed for the blind to solve the problem of burning themselves with coffee. There are sensors built in to let the person know how much liquid is in the mug.
Bump-Dots are tactile markers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These smooth, raised tactile dots have an adhesive back, and can be used to tactually mark appliances, computer keyboards, typewriters, etc. The adhesive will not damage product surfaces. Available types include round dots (models 1*85333, 1*5003, 1*5020, and 1*85885), square dots (model 1*5007). SIZES: Small or large. DIMENSIONS(HxW): Small, 0.085 x 0.3 inches (models 1*85333 and 1*5020); large, 0.2
The Cable for Library of Congress Talking Books is an optional cable for any Library of Congress Digital Talking Book Cartridges. This proprietary cable cannot be substituted for any USB cable and is required for downloading to the cartridge. This cable connects the original Library of Congress machines to Library of Congress cartridges. It also allows for recording on Library of Congress blank cartridges.
The Canadian Bank Note Reader is a voice output and vibrating paper money identifier designed for individuals who are blind or deaf-blind or who have low vision. The Canadian Bank Note Reader recognizes all Canadian bank notes currently in circulation and those expected to be in circulation over the next few years. Output modes that may be selected by the user include tone output, vibration, and speech in either French or English. There is a volume control for speech and tone announcements as we
The CANDY 5 HD II Handheld Video Magnifier is a device designed for those individuals with low vision to see smaller objects. 5-inch LCD close-up and near-distance. Video Magnifier with three-position handle, self-view image mode and long-lasting rechargeable battery. Versatile video magnifier with 5-inch high-definition wide-screen LCD and continuous zoom magnification from 2.5x – 22x, with an intuitive center-position High-Definition autofocus camera and can be used as either a “handheld” or “
CapTel 880iB is a telephone for individuals who are deaf blind designed to be used with Braille Display. The user connects a dynamic braille display to the CapTel phone, either via Bluetooth or by using a USB cable. The CapTel phone provides word for word captions, and allows the user to either read at the pace of the conversation or at their own speed.
Child-Guided Strategies for Assessing Children Who are Deafblind or Have Multiple Disabilities, model 1-31001-00, is an instructor training program designed for use by teachers of children who are deaf-blind or have multiple disabilities. This interactive CD-ROM demonstrates strategies and techniques for assessing and teaching children with multiple disabilities through the use of video clips, questions pertaining to the video clips, discussion, and relevant literature. Comprehensive assessments
ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps are accessible maps designed for use by individuals with low vision, blindness, or who are deaf-blind. These maps provide fully accessible walking directions and detailed point of interest information. Narrative information is available through the manufacturer's website and interactive voice service. These maps are custom-compiled and cover indoor as well as outdoor environments. Similar to Google Directions, users select route and points of interest from the manufac
The Cocoons Aviator XL Polarized Sunwear-Blk Frame-Amber Lens is a pair of sunglasses designed to be worn by people who have low vision or are blind or have neurological disabilities. These sunglasses are designed to be worn over prescription frames not exceeding 141 millimeters wide x 52 millimeters high. They are designed to be worn over prescription eyewear, completely isolating the eyes from the elements allowing them to remain relaxed and focused. They feature Polare polarized scratch-resis
The Cocoons Flip-Ups-Aviator-Copper-Size 58 is a pair of Aviator sunglasses to be worn by people who are blind, have low vision, or neurological disabilities to isolate and protect their eyes. They are designed to fit with virtually any eyewear, and filter out 100 percent of UV light, and eliminate glare. The lenses are polarized scratch-resistant and come with a protective vinyl pouch.
This Color and Counting Activity for Toddlers is for young children with learning disabilities to learn their colors and numbers.
Color Blind Pal is a cellular phone application that helps people who are color blind see the colors around them. It also lets people with normal vision see what it's like to be color blind. It distinguishes between colors and, for example, its user could see the color "bold brown." User can use the Color Filter to shift colors that are hard to distinguish towards colors that are easier to distinguish. The Color Filter can also simulate any type of color blindness.
The Color Box Liquid Fun a toy for blind and low vision users to engage in visual stimulation. The random patterns of this liquid motion toy are mesmerizing. Toy can be turned over to start again. Colors vary. Contains non-toxic solvents and oils and is non-flammable.
Color ID app is designed for blind or low vision people. Color Identifier uses the camera on the iPhone , iPod or Android touch to speak the names of colors in real-time. It serves a color pointer for the user.
The ColorMouse-RM CCTV Magnifier- 13X with reverse video capability is an Electronic Magnifier for people with low vision to give them greater independence with the ability to read everything such as magazine, books, food labels, and prescription bottles. It is compact, only slightly larger than a standard computer mouse. Features include full color and the Reverse Mode (RM) function which gives the user the option of viewing Black on White or White on Black.
The Communicator Receiver - 418 MHz is designed for individuals who are deep sleepers or hard of hearing in awakening at a set time. The device is portable design allows the user to be fully aware in their home without missing out on life. When a signal is received, the communicator will display a distinctive digital icon and emit distinctive pulse vibrations indicating which transmitter sent the signal.
This corded phone with big buttons and speakerphone is designed for the blind or visually impaired. This product has braille augmented keys with tactile numbers to make it easier to see or feel. Handset, receiver, volume control, (normal/high), large buttons, and visual ringer. Some of its features include 13 number memories, power failure protection, line powered, a hands free speakerphone, speaker volume control, ringer on/off switch. It is hearing aid compatible.
This Dazor magnifier is designed for the vision impaired. It has a highlighting effect on irregular surfaces. The clear crown-optical glass lens allows for clear and distortion-free viewing. The curve of the arm provides a total reach of 30 inches. Can be clamped on permanently to a horizontal surface.
The dbGLOVE is a wearable designed for individuals who are deaf-blind to communicate. Using the Malossi alphabet (an intuitive tactile alphabet invented by an Italian deafblind), two deaf-blind people can communicate by typing on each others' hand in turns. The users will touch different areas of the palm, each corresponding to a letter. The Malossi alphabet is extremely intuitive, and it relies on basic touch cues. Letters are located in a clockwise order over the phalanxes. Letters from A to O
The DeafBlind Communicator, also called DB Communicator or DBC, is a communication system for use by individuals who are deaf blind. The system consists of two separate portable components. The main unit is the DB BrailleNote, which is a BrailleNote mPower (available with either a Perkins Braille or QWERTY alphabetic keyboard and with either an 18-cell or 32-cell Braille display) installed with deafblind software. The companion unit is the DB-Phone which is a cell phone with a visual display and
The Deafgard Fire Alarm Warning System is a product designed to alert people who are deaf or hard of hearing that a fire alarm is sounding. Deafgard is a stand-alone, wire-free fire alarm listening device. It consists of a wire-free, battery powered, acoustically triggered bedside unit with a high intensity strobe, and a vibrating pillow pad. The connected vibrator pad is placed under the pillow, and vibrates, with a flashing strobe and LCD that provides a visual indicator.
The Deluxe Sleep Sound Therapy System is sleep and tinnitus therapy for those individuals who suffer from tinnitus or have insomnia. With The Deluxe Sleep Sound Therapy System users can create their own sound environment conducive to sleep, relaxation, tinnitus relief, and improve their life. By bathing a room with authentic sounds of nature or other soundtracks Sound Oasis Deluxe Sleep Sound Therapy System blocks out irritating noises and creates a peaceful atmosphere, promoting a healthy sound
Theses Dial for perfect vision glasses are designed for individuals who have a disability which affects their vision. They are strength adjustable from +0.5 to +4.5 power by rolling the dials near the hinges.
Adapted Connect Four is an adapted version of Connect Four designed for visually impaired students to have a chance to practice matching, tactile discrimination, directionalty, spatial orientation, and counting skills while enjoying a recreational activity with peers. Each player tries to line up four chips in a row (horizontally, vertically, or diagonally). Social skills, including turn-taking and interacting with peers, are also a natural part of the game, and an important part of the Expande
The Multi-Sensory Color Wheel Game can be used to teach kids with limited vision colors. The game includes a spin board with different colors as well as clothespins that correlate with the board. The colors can be identified in many ways through color, print, braille and a tactile element. Each clothespin must match the color, print, braille, and tactile object also used on the color wheel. The object of the game is to match up the clothespin with all on the colors on the board and the get rid o
The DIY Playing Card Holder is a do it yourself product designed for people with upper extremity disabilities to hold their playing cards.
DIY Scissor Skills Practice is a do it yourself activity for children to practice their scissor skills, coloring, spatial and visual skills and to create a Summer picture.
The Dot Smartwatch is an alternative to the mainstream smartwatch for users who have visual impairments. It syncs with Bluetooth technology and displays four braille characters at a time on the smartwatch’s face. Rather than relying on a screen reader to interact with Dot’s interface, users can read its content by touching the displayed tactile braille characters. Users can also adjust the character speed and use Dot to peruse apps, e-mail, and perform other tasks anytime.
Educational Insights Robot Face Race is an interactive board game for children ages 4-8 years to practice visual perceptual, visual scanning, visual discrimination, turn taking, and cooperative play skills.
The electric can opener and knife sharpener is a kitchen tool for teens and up, who have a hard time using a regular can opener. This product would be ideal for those who have a disability that affects their motor skills and for persons with arthritis. Twist-Off cutting lever for easy cleaning. Built-in manual knife sharpener. Cord storage. Opens cans up to 6 ½ inches height.
DIMENSIONS: 8 ½ inches height x 4 3/8 width x 4 5/8 depth.
Emergency Contact Data is a kit designed to help the deaf communicate in emergency situations. Each new member would be sent a free kit and a free mobile app. The free kit contains a credit card-sized photo ID card, 3 key chain tags, 2 cling-on Emergency Contact Data for their windshield/home, and 2 stick-on emergency decals for a mobile phone. If an individual has a cat or dog, the cat or dog may be added to the system. To prevent any identity theft, ECD does not ask for any sensitive informati
EnChroma Lenses are glasses for people who are color blind that enable them to see color. They work through a complicated algorithm that adds and subtracts the number of cones in the retina of the wearer's eye.
The Enhanced Note Teller 2 is a portable vibrating paper money identifier designed for use by individuals who are deaf-blind. Like the Note Teller 2 (see separate entry), the Enhanced Note Teller 2 can identify U.S. paper currency from $1 to $100 in both the new and old bill formats, but instead of speech output the Enhanced Note Teller 2 uses vibration codes to indicate different denominations of currency. Operating instructions in print, braille, and on tape are included. POWER: Uses one 9-vol
eSight3 is a prototype pair of glasses that help legally blind people to see. They work by using an HD camera to capture what's in front of the user. Algorithms enhance the video, which is projected on two OLED screens. The device tricks the user's brain into making it look like they're seeing in the distance even though the glasses are only a few centimeters from the user's eyes.
The Eye-Pal is an optical character recognition device designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind. This portable USB scanner/reader connects to a computer and instantly converts printed material into speech, text files, or refreshable Braille (when used with a Braille display from manufacturers such as Freedom Scientific, Optelec, or Handytech). The unit has two lightweight legs that pivot into an L-shaped arrangement from their compact carrying position. This securely supports
EyeNote is a voice output and vibrating money identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application image recognition technology and a device's integrated camera to recognize bank notes and communicate their value to the user either verbally or through audible pulses. All current circulating Federal Reserve notes (U.S. paper currency) from 1996 forward can be recognized by the app, including $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills. In Spoken
The EZ Test Battery Testeris an audible or audible and vibrating battery tester designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or who have low vision. The tester is available in an audible version (model 1-03968-00) that reports battery status by beeps, and an audible/tactile version (model 1-03969-00) that reports battery status by vibrations and beeps. A flexible testing wire allows for testing of 1.5-volt batteries, including AAA, AA, C, and D batteries. Also included are two con
FaceToFace is a communication system designed for use by individuals who are deaf-blind. The system allows a user who is deaf-blind to communicate wirelessly with a sighted partner at a distance of up to 30 feet. The system includes software, a Hewlett Packard iPAQ Pocket PC with thumb keyboard, and a CompactFlash Bluetooth card. The software also can run on a PAC Mate notetaker (not included), available with either a 20-cell or 40-cell refreshable braille display. The deaf-blind party uses the
The Feel the Time Watch is a watch designed specifically for blind and low vision individuals to allow them to tell time accurately and easily. Three-dimensional rings distinguish the discs from each other and a flexible membrane protects the face of the watch. A break at the 12 O'Clock position acts as the guide for feeling the time accurately. The time piece uses ball bearings rather than hands. One ball bearing on the time indicates minutes, and another on the side signifies hours. The ball b
The Fiber Optic Light is a sensory integration aid designed for children with emotional disabilities to play with. This classic Fiber Optic Light features white lighted crystal rocks in the bottom and a white lighted fiber optic spray on the top.
Flashcards deluxe are designed for individuals that use augmentative or alternative communication, as one of its features is text-to-speech or for those who need visual repetition to learn. The augmentative ways of communicating are a good way for people with learning disabilities to learn through repetition.Can be used offline as well. Create flashcards in a text editor or a spreadsheet, at Quizlet.com, or within the application. Can use a text editor or spreadsheet, to transfer flashcards into
Foam Mosaic Shapes - 150 Pieces is a package of 150 precut foam shapes designed for use by students with special needs during therapeutic recreation. They are easy to glue onto foam sheets and other surfaces and are good to use for sorting and counting games, to develop a student's visual and number basics.
The Focus 14 Blue is a Braille interface device designed for blind individuals to use as a personal digital assistant (PDA). The device gives the user access to email, the internet, and has features to make it a personal organizer. Features include 8-dot keyboard, USB and Bluetooth® connectivity, 14 refreshable Braille cells, smooth, a paper-like feel, thumb keys, panning buttons, and NAV Rockers. Compatible with smartphones, iPads®, tablets, and other mobile devices.
The Focus 14 Blue Custom Leather Carrying Case is a carrying case for the Focus 14, a braille interface device with an 8 dot keyboard. The Focus 14 Blue Custom Leather Carrying Case is meant for blind users. The carrying case closes magnetically, has a zippered front pocket, and shoulder strap.
The Free Cutting Strips are a do it yourself activity designed for children with fine motor disabilities to do with an adult.
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
This Gel Spiral Pad is a clear pad that illuminates on a light box designed to help children with special needs in the classroom, encouraging visual tracking as the child pushes the embedded plastic pieces through the gel-filled spiral mazes. This is an activity that offers a unique tactile experience and enhances finger strength and dexterity, providing cushioning when used directly on a tabletop.
This Giant ABC Coloring Page is a do it yourself product designed for children with learning and vision disabilities to practice their visual perceptual skills while learning upper and lowercase letters.
The GlovePi was designed as a wearable device to support deaf-blind people in communication using the Malossi alphabet. The GlovePi is designed to lessen the need for an interpreter at all times. This prototype is being developed by Università di Bologna in Italy.
The Goldfish Measurement Math Game is a game designed for children or students with learning disabilities to practice early math skills. This game is played with two or more children or students.
The Good Vibrations Deluxe Kit is designed for users who are elderly, heavy sleepers, hard of hearing, deaf and more. This alerting kit for the hearing impaired will help users to be alerted 24 hours a day to incoming calls, the doorbell ringing, sound monitoring and smoke detection. This alerting system includes Good Vibrations receiver, telephone transmitter, doorbell transmitter with remote button, smoke detector, sound monitor, sleep charger unit and bed vibrator.
The Good Vibrations Phone Kit is designed for use with cellular phones by individuals who are hard of hearing. The phone kit works by vibrating while there is an incoming phone call and transmission can be expanded by adding transmitters. Additionally, the kit includes: Good Vibrations Receiver, Telephone Transmitter, Battery Charger.
The Google Self-Driving Car is a prototype vehicle designed to take a person who cannot drive where they want to go, with no driving required, at the push of a button. This is designed to be used by the aging or visually impaired persons who would otherwise not be able to drive, for independent, safe transportation.
The GPS Smartsoles are designed for people who have a form of memory impairment such as individuals with Alzeimer's, Dementia, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury or other cognitive memory disability to help their caregiver keep track of where their loved one(s) have wandered. Using the built-in GPS the persons’ caregiver can track their loved one’s location through any smartphone, tablet or web browser, and set up text and e-mail alerts if they leave or enter defined areas on a map.
The Green Toys Block Set is a set of extra large interlocking building blocks designed for children with cognitive impairments to encourage fine motor skills, planning, visual-spatial skills, and creativity with its endless structural designs. The Set includes five types of blocks: four 2-peg, eight 4-peg, two 8-peg, two archways, and two slants. The extra large interlocking building blocks make them easy for younger children to grab. Pegs hold blocks into place securely without sticking too str
Color Frog Grid Drawing is a do it yourself activity designed for children with disabilities to help them with their visual reasoning, visual motor and visual closure skills. As well, this activity works on drawing skills.
The Handheld Braille Labeler, model 2891, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This lightweight plastic braille label gun has both braille and print characters on its character selection dial. The user holds the unit in one hand, while turning the dial with the other to select the correct letter or character. When the handle is squeezed, the letter is embossed in braille on vinyl labeling tape (one roll of half-inch tape is included
The Hearing Aid BW-265 is a body worn hearing aid with independent adjustable volume for each ear designed for hard of hearing individuals. The dual amplification design enables users to adjust the volume to each ear independently for both balance and special circumstances. The adjustable volume controls for each ear deliver clear and balanced sound. The audio input function makes it possible to connect the B80 with external audio devices. Features include two channels, individual-ear adjustment
This Hearing Aid BW-80 is a low-cost body worn hearing aid manufactured for use by deaf or hard of hearing individuals. It features a body worn design, connects with external audio devices, low noise and harmonic distortion signal Direction Analog, T-Coil, potentiometer Features Volume Control. Trimmers H+P+AU. Single headset.
The Hearing Aid HD-35-RIC is a receiver-in-canal hearing aid designed for individuals with hearing loss. With leaving the receiver inside the ear canal the wearer has a high-quality hearing experience. Features include middle power, low current consumption, and volume control. Battery door as ON-OFF switch, signal direction analog. Memory Switch included.
The Hearing Aid HD-424 is a behind the ear hearing aid designed for use by individuals who are deaf. Features include super power BTE, optimized DSP hearing aid, 2 channels WDRC multi memories amplifier, 12 bands frequency shaping. 10 bands layered noise reduction, low-level expansion, adaptive feedback cancellation AFC technology (advanced), widebrand MPO control, low battery warning, telecoil function, up to three programs, volume control, memory switch, telicoil function, H-Trimmer, L-Trimmer
Hearing Aid HD-48 is a behind the ear hearing aid suitable for a mild to severe hearing losses. This product is custom made, and is optimized DSP hearing aid. Features 2 channels WDRC multi memories amplifier, memory switch, 12 bands frequency shaping VC, noise reduction, feedback cancelation, memory switch, low battery warning, up to 4 listening programs.
The HD-USB-237-OF is a postauricular body worn hearing aid designed for users with mild to moderate hearing loss. It is rechargeable with Micro-USB interface. Features a universal MICRO-USB interface with a charge time of less than 2 hours for an average 20 hours of use-time. Also features intelligent charging chip circuit minimizes heat, multi-channel WDRC DSP, and adaptive directional microphone.
The Hearing Aid HD-USB-43 is a behind the ear hearing aid that is designed for hard of hearing individuals to communicate with others. The Hearing Aid HD-USB-43 features a universal MICRO-USB interface, allowing for 2 hours charge time for 16 hours of full operation. The charging chip circuit minimizes heat, making it green technology. Also features middle power BTE, 2 Channels WDRC multi memories amplifier, noise reduction, memory switch, rocker volume control, and volume and memory resume. Exc
HeartMath’s emWave2 Personal Stress Reliever is a handheld device designed for users who experience irregular heartrates are a result of disabilities that affect the mood such as depression and anxiety. The devices monitors users' heart rates and provides them with guidance to synchronize it with their breathing which may help to steady their heart rates. The device calibrates users' heart rate variability (HRV) – the varying amount of time that passes between each heart beat – and teaches them
Hello Haptic Flashcards are tactile flashcards designed for the blind that have Braille text on one side and tactile elements from environments they may not have access to on the other side.
HIMS Chat is a communicator program designed for use by that allows people with or without disabilities to communicate with individuals who are deaf blind using an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. This application (or app) facilitates face-to-face communication between the deaf-blind person and another person via a Bluetooth connection between an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and a Braille Sense notetaker (Braille Sense U2, OnHand or U2 QWERTY) or a Braille EDGE 40 braille display and keyboard (s
The Hotel Kit A - ADA Compliant for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is designed for use with cellular phones by individuals who are hard of hearing. The ADA package assists hotels and motels guests who are deaf or hard of hearing. Kit includes: Sidekick II Receiver with Strobe Light, Sound Monitor (for Telephone), Doorbell Transmitter with Bracket, Phone Amplifier, Silent Call Smoke Detector, Bed Vibrator, Heavy Duty Carrying Case and Full instructions attached to inside lid.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an ancient Chinese game which includes tactile feedback for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Huarong is an ancient Chinese puzzle game that tests a person's judgment of textures and sense of shapes. There are 10 pieces with different sizes and shapes that fit into a large rectangle. These pieces include a large square, five rectangles and four small squares. In the adapted version of this game, each piece is covered with a
The HumanWare Communicator is a multilingual face-to-face conversation app designed to help deaf-blind individuals communicate on an everyday basis. This app is intended to establish a text conversation between a deaf-blind person and a sighted person. All interaction appears both on the deaf-blind person’s refreshable Braille display, as well as visually on the screen of the iOS device.
I Can Speak is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication application for an iPad designed to meet most of the communications needs of those unable to speak. The app includes 12 backgrounds, four button styles, and two word selection areas called Static and Dynamic. The Static Area contains over 240 words and phrases to build sentences. The Dynamic Area has two category lists: Words and Activities. The Words list has over 500 entries and can hold around 5,000. Activities list words that refer
I Hear Ewe is a mobile application intended for children ages 5 and younger that has three pages of picture cards that kids can tap to explore sounds (animals and vehicles) to be used as an auditory break or as a sound guessing game. This game entertains and educates toddlers.
The iBill Talking Banknote Identifier is a voice output and vibrating paper money identifier designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or who have low vision. This device recognizes all U.S. bills in circulation with 99.9 percent accuracy. A female voice announces currency denominations in three different volumes. The device can also be set to deliver a pattern of beeps or vibration feedback to let hard of hearing users know what currency he or she is holding. Other features in
This iConnect amplified cordless phone with Bluetooth has up 40 decibels amplification. Equipped with Bluetooth capability for a wireless headset or neck loop. Features speakerphone, caller ID, call waiting and SOS button.. Phone book saves up to 50 contacts. Vibrating ring signaler. Hearing aid compatible. Caller ID list with up to 20 entries.
The ILA Braille Labeler, model 126740, is a portable braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This labeler is equipped with a rotating character selection dial. The upper rim of the dial is brailled, while the lower rim shows the standard print alphabet. Symbols include small words, contractions, and punctuation marks. A roll of transparent labeling tape is included. DIMENSIONS: This labeler can accommodate 0.4- or 0.5-inch wide labeling tap
iLuv SmartShaker is an app enabled vibrating alarm clock. It is designed to be used by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Through the app, the user can set up ten different alarms, set different days, and snooze durations. The battery lasts up to 30 days on a charge. The SmartShakers works independently without the users phone or Bluetooth connection once the alarm is set.
iMIRACLE is a prototype iPad application designed for deaf and hearing impaired people that allows the user search for video content by station, genre, title, or content keywords. People can browse retrieved content, and can watch it on the iPad or on connected televisions. iMIRACLE also may work for people with physical dexterity disabilities, who cannot "fast forward" through a TV show to the segment they want to watch.
The Induction Neck Loop, model 1-07095-00, is a hearing aid accessory designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This device helps hearing aid users who are blind or have low vision to understand voices on talking books and other cassette tapes. This audio accessory enables telecoil-equipped hearing aids to directly receive a signal from a cassette tape recorder/player with a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, including those sold by the American Printing House for the Blind (see separate e
InSights Art Holiday Cards, Art Birthday Cards, and Art Note Cards are braille greeting cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Cards feature artwork by children or adults with vision impairments. The image is printed and embossed on the front of the card. Holiday cards include a message inside such as "Happy Holidays!" or "Wishing you a beautiful holiday season" in print and braille. Birthday cards include the message, "Happy Birthday!" in print and braille. Not
IRT-1 Talking Infared Thermometer is a thermometer designed for the blind and vision impaired with the intention to serve as a cooking and safety aid. The IRT-1 can measure the temperature of items being cooked, the oven, refrigerator, freezer, bath water, coffee, etc. Measures the temperature of an object or liquid without physical contact though the use of infrared energy. It includes a built in speech tutorial, and can be set to speak in English, Spanish, or French. The IRT-1 can help promote
The James Remind-O-Timer with Braille, model J143WEB, is a tactile alarm clock and timer designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This twelve hour analog clock has a buzzer alarm, timers, and a built-in socket for use with a bed shaker (not included). The timer can be set to start and stop electrical equipment and appliances. The buzzer is set by moving a series of small pins around the face. Any combination of quarter hour periods may be set. There are 48 set pins with a 16 minute "o
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Communication device for blind and deaf-blind individuals. Porta Braille is an interactive Braille computer terminal with a 20 cell refreshable Braille display, Braillewriter Keyboard and up to 256K of memory. Pocket Braille is a less expensive note taking and writing system and can be used as a paperless Braille writer. Contents of its memory can be transmitted to a host computer and edited there. The instruction manual contains complete information f
The KGS Automatic Braille Labeler is designed to produce Braille labels for individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This labeler can be used by persons with no Braille experience. It makes transparent single-line labels, which can be used to label hotel keys, signs, simple maps, cassettes, CD cases, vending machines, telephones, and other items. To make a label, the user selects grade 1 (the default) or grade 2 Braille, then chooses individual letters, numbers, and punctuatio
The Kinect Haptic Belt is a Microsoft Kinect (a device designed for the Xbox 360 in 2007) attached to a belt with three different vibrating sections designed to help individuals who are blind or have low vision navigate through crowded areas using its depth-sensing camera. As the wearer approaches obstacles, the Kinect will sense them and send vibrations through the relevant portion of the belt, letting the user know which the approximate location of whatever it is that's in their path.
Krown Tactile Ring Signaler, model K-TTRS, is a tactile ring signaler designed for use by individuals who are deaf, deaf blind or hard of hearing. The system includes a wireless telephone transmitter and vibrating personal pager. This wireless system permits the user to receive signals from up to 80 feet away. Features include visual, audio and vibration alert indicators, a transmitter that plugs directly into a phone jack, and 1,024 household code combinations to prevent interference. POWER: Us
Large Print Apple Advance Keyboard Full Size Keyboard Skins is a keyboard cover for Apple desktop keyboards. This product is designed to be used by people with limited vision. It is designed to protect Apple keyboards from liquids, dust, and debris or to convert the user's current Apple keyboard to Large Print for easy viewing.
The LED SignalEyes Pedestrian Signal is a voice output and vibrating pedestrian signal system designed for use by pedestrians who are blind or have low vision. This pedestrian signal system provides voice and vibrating output through the Vibro-Tactile Orientation and Mobility Unit (see separate entry), a remote receiver carried by individual pedestrians. The signal features a light emitting diode (LED) display with animated, moving eyes that induce improved looking behavior by pedestrians for gr
The lighted reader is a pair of optical lenses in a plastic frame with LED lights on them, designed for readers of any age who need magnification in order to read. They come in three magnification settings; 3.0, 3.5, or 4.0. They are also designed to only shine its LED lights straight ahead or directly on the words that the user is reading, as to not disturb others who are near.
The Local Paging System is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system can send up to ten message codes for a distance of one mile to an individual pager or to all pagers in the system simultaneously (the system can support up to 100 pagers). The basic system includes one base transmitter with a full keypad and a bright LED three-digit display and one individual vibrating/tone pager. POWER: The pager uses two triple-A batteries. OPTIONS: Additio
This low vision glass weight tracking electronic scale is designed for individuals that are visually impaired as well as people who are trying to lose weight. Its enlarged digital display makes it easy to read. Includes a 9-volt battery.
The Meteor Deaf Blind Watch is a pocket watch for individuals who are deaf blind or blind to know the time of day by pressing three buttons. The buttons will cause a set of vibrations to occur, indicating the time to the user. This pocket watch is water resistant and weighs one ounce. It features three buttons one for Hours, one for Tens of Minutes, and one for Minutes. A short vibration indicates 1 unit and a long vibration indicates 5 units.
The Midland Weather Radio with Silent Transmitter is an around-the-clock radio, in real time, that is designed for use by individuals who are deaf or have a hearing impairment, or those who have hearing loss. A Silent Call 318MHz transmitter is also included and works with any Silent Call Original Series receiver up to 100 feet away. This Silent Call Transmitter uses Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology and has 7 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) channels. Is Public
The Mindfield® eSense Skin Response is a small sensor to measure the user's skin conductance using two electrodes and the microphone input of a smartphone or tablet (Android or Apple iOS.) The user's skin conductance depends directly on their state of relaxation or stress, making it a commonly used and very precise stress indicator. With the eSense Skin Response, user's can precisely identify their stress level and reduce it with biofeedback training. The eSense Skin Response measures skin condu
Miniguide is a vibrating and audible electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf blind, or have low vision. This ultrasonic device detects obstacles from 1.5 to 26 feet away to augment information from other mobility aids, such as a cane or dog guide. Two sensors covered by mesh at the front of the unit send and receive the echo-location signals. A durable plastic casing covers the rest of the unit. The aid vibrates to indicate the distance to objects; the faster
Miniguide US is a vibrating and audible electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This hand-held electronic travel device uses ultrasound to detect objects, and gives tactual or auditory feedback by vibrating or chirping more rapidly as the user approaches an object. The device can help a blind person avoid obstacles and overhangs, locate landmarks or items such as mailboxes or trash cans, and find open paths through crowds at a range
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a communication device that allows individuals who are deaf and blind who use Lorm, a tactile signing language, communicate with each other via mobile technology. The prototype called, Mobile Lorm Glove, relies on Lorm. The bottom side of the glove has pressure sensors which translate Lorm into visual or audible forms of communication, such as text messages or speech over a mobile phone. The glove allows its wearer to receive text messag
---- PROTOTYPE --------- Mubser is a breakthrough navigational aid tool designed for visually-impaired people. It is a wearable belt with a Bluetooth-connected headset that guides blind people to move and navigate around common obstacles such as walls, chairs and staircases. Mubser recognizes these obstacles by leveraging on RGB imaging and infrared depth data captured by a 3D depth camera and notifies the user through an inbuilt audio device and vibration motor.
The Multi Colored Tabletop Roller is sensory integration equipment designed for children ages 3 and up with fine motor disabilities to play with and enjoy the sights and sounds. Choose a favorite tube or make all spin at once. Each tube spins easily and contains different items in them to make different types of noises. The items in the tubes are multi colored and mounted on a robust wooden frame.
Music Visual Supports and Schedules is a product designed for special needs students with Autism to add schedules, visuals, rules and communication supports to music activities. Music class and activities can be challenging for students with autism. The sensory experience can lead to anxiety and overwhelm. Setting expectations and providing communication supports can help the student by reducing some of these challenges. Music can be an opportunity for inclusion but this resource takes extra ste
The Nature Journey Sound Card for Sound Oasis is a sound card with 12 natural sounds for sleep & relaxation designed for hard of hearing individuals to help them sleep and relax. This sound card is to be used with the Sound Oasis Sleep Sound Therapy System (not included). When inserted, the user will hear 12 authentic digital recordings of nature professionally recorded in the wild.
NavCog is designed to help navigate blind and low vision user to their destination regardless if they are familiar with the environment. It gives turn by turn navigation by using BLE based localization with 1.5 meters accuracy. It also provides several user interface options for your preference choice, including speech and audio sounds. Sighted people can also feel the navigation with the visualized map. Currently, NavCog covers several buildings of Carnegie Mellon University's Pittsburgh campu
The Nerf Target Prize Game is a do it yourself activity designed for children with perceptual motor disabilities to practice eye hand coordination.
The NorthState Revolution 22 Inch All-in-One Magnifier with Android Tablet Computer is designed for use by individuals with low vision or partially blind. The user can toggle back and forth between the Full HD Video Magnifier, Text To Speech, and Android Operating System. While in Video Magnifier mode, the 3-in-1 HD camera assists the user in tabletop, distance, and self-viewing modes. When switched to the Android Operating system, the user can swing up the secondary text to speech camera, open
NVDA is a screen reader program and braille output program designed to read computer screens for persons who are blind, deaf blind or have low vision. NVDA installs its own speech synthesizer software, eSpeak, that supports 20 languages. Interactive talking installation makes it easy to set up without sighted assistance. All standard Windows applications, including web browsers, email clients, internet chat programs and office suites, are supported without the need for special configuration. It
The Oasis Pro CES Device is Cranio-Electo Stimulation (CES) device designed for users with mood, sleep and stress disorders. It can be used to help boost mood, improve sleep, reduce stress and improve mental sharpness. By changing the electrical and chemical activity of certain nerve cells in the brainstem, CES appears to amplify activity in some neurological systems, and diminish activity in others. This neurological ‘fine tuning’ is called modulation, and occurs either as a result of, or toge
The Oball Roller is a sensory toy designed for children ages 6 months and up to walk with, This easy-to-hold and easy-to-push roller makes walking fun and exciting. The ball has a rattle inside that makes fun sounds when used. Color varies.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of duel-purpose cover for the Apple iPad™ that doubles as a Braille reader for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Designed by Jayson D’Alessandro for the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDEA) Awards, The Omnifer is an innovative cover for the iPad that transforms the iPad’s touch screen into Braille. The Omnifer is a light-weight three-panel flip design cover that allows users to switch between Braille mode and standard
The Ontenna Smart Hair Clip was designed to alert people with hearing difficulties to sounds around them. Ontenna Smart Hair Clip is a wearable barrette shaped device designed for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It reacts to the rhythm and loudness of a sound. Ontenna will be available in two versions: a larger model will connect to a companion app via Bluetooth and there will also be a smaller version minus the Bluetooth connectivity.
The Oval Talking Keychain 2 Pack (Black and White) is a voice output digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These Oval Talking Keychains are ¼ inch Black numbers on an LCD display. Female Voice. LCD and audio time report. Alarm. Hourly time announcement. Uses 2 LR44 batteries (included.)
The Induction Loop System with External Clip Mic is a communication device designed for those individuals with t-coil hearing aids, cochlear implants and induction loop receivers. This product works best in one-on-one situations, i.e. customer service counters, information booths, meetings, vehicles, and personal use. Includes Alternative Current adapter/charger and choice of omni-directional microphone with 10ft cord OR counter-top microphone. Nominal range is 4-5 feet from the front of the uni
P3 Mobile is a video-based telephone relay system for deaf and hard-of-hearing users to place and receive VRS and VP calls over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. The user has the option to be connected to an operator who then reads the messages to the recipient and transcribes their messages back to the user. In addition, the user also has the option to communicate and record a video message via sign for the recipient if they are not available. Updates to the P3 Mobile include faster sign
The Paint by Number Safari - Tropical Rainforest UEB is meant for young artists with upper extremity disabilities to teach them color concepts with an emphasis on real-world colors and shape recognition, encourage visual and tactile exploration, develop fine motor skills, encourage social engagement, and teach fun facts about amazing creatures. They can learn about art, nature, and real-world colors. Tropical Rainforest is the first of the Paint by Number Safari(TM) Series. Paint by Number Safar
Paint Chip Color Swatch is a do it yourself busy bag designed for low vision individuals and those with learning disabilities to learn how to match and sort colors.
The Paint Pot Palette is a custom-made set of whimsical drawings designed for use by the blind and low vision individuals ages 5 and up (due to small parts) to express themselves through artwork. The pictures are printed and embossed on heavy paper. Each picture is titled in print and braille. The embossed lines make it easy to trace the subjects with the fingers and then follow with a crayon or paintbrush, making it easier for beginning artists to learn to color and paint. The Paint Pot Palette
These PE Visual Supports and Schedules are designed for special education students to succeed in physical education. Add schedules, visuals, rules and communication supports to gym activities with this resource. PE can be challenging for students with autism. The sensory experience and gross motor requirements can lead to anxiety and frustration. Setting expectations and providing communication supports can help you reduce some of these challenges. PE can be an opportunity for inclusion but this
The Personal Pager is a tactile paging system designed to signal the caregiver that help is needed for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities or who spend long periods in bed. Simply push the button on the device and a small transmitter sends an electronic signal to the receiver notifying the caregiver. The signal can be sent up to 100 feet. The transmitter comes with a cord for wearing around the neck so that it is always handy. The receiver can be set to chime or vibrator (for car
The Personal Signaler-Tactile Indicator is a device that signals the user through vibrations of activity around the house. This product is designed to be used by individuals who are deaf and blind. It can be connected to door bells, timers, and clocks as long as they are connected with a Clarity Alertmaster transmitter. The Personal Signaler? works with Alertmaster systems including AL10 & AL12. It an be worn on the users belt or placed in a pocket. It can be connected to 6 different product
The RCA Symphonix personal sound amplifier- battery powered is designed for those individuals who are hearing-impaired. The Symphonix offers high-definition digital sound processing which amplifies voices, sharpens sound, and reduces background noises. It is light and discreet and is thin enough that it won’t interfere with eyewear. It can be used in either the right or left ear. 7 day plus battery life. Battery compartment at end of earpiece. Flesh colored with opaque tube. Black polyethylene r
The Portable LED Bubble Tube is a bubble tube that can grab the attention of a user with its mesmerizing and colorful effects. People with a variety of sensory disorders can benefit from a bubble tube as they encourage visual development and perception, and communication skills. The combination of ever-changing bubbles and colors can be calming and relaxing for overactive individuals or stimulating for withdrawn individuals. A bubble tube has many benefits and can help to improve a wide range of
Prisma TS Acoustic Pedestrian Signals are audible pedestrian signals designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These audible pedestrian signals have ten distinct sounds that can be used to indicate different walking directions. The sounds are produced by a speaker and include a variety of digitally recorded clicks, knocks, and beeps. The volume is automatically adjusted to the ambient noise level, within a range of 55 to 83 decibels. On the top of the housing of the units
Private Page is a personal paging system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This system includes a base unit and one vibrating pager, has a range of two miles, toll-free customer service, and requires no monthly service fees or plans. The system can transmit 10 different message codes to up to 1000 pagers, saves message codes for one year, and offers a group page function. A four-digit LED display shows the pager number and message code. OPTIONS: Additional pagers and ext
The PTV 100 Vibrating Pad is a vibrating telephone signal designed for use by individuals who are deaf, deaf blind, or hard of hearing. Designed to vibrate to alert user of an incoming call, this device can be placed conveniently under a pillow or cushion and plugs into a small socket on the base or side of an Amplicom PowerTel or other phones that have a vibrating pad connection. A user guide is included. WARRANTY: Two year manufacturer’s warranty.
The Q-Link Bluetooth Transmitter is a personal listening device adapter designed for hard of hearing individuals to allow them to link a variety of sound emitting devices including the Quattro Neckloop/Headset system, the ClearBlue Speaker. It can also be an additional transmitter for the ClearBlue TV Listening System. Full functionality while charging.
Quattro 4.0 Lite Bluetooth Listening System is an assistive listening device designed for those persons who are hard of hearing. Amplification and frequency management, multipoint connection and Bluetooth v4 to adapt the many needs of people with hearing loss. Receives audio from cell phones, tablets or other Bluetooth devices, then amplifies and refines the sound before transmitting it to the Bluetooth receiver, such as hearing aids with t-coils, or into headphones plugged directly into the Qua
The Quick Pick Braille Contractions is part of the Quick Pick educational game series designed for blind and low vision users to provide a unique play format for students who are visually impaired and blind. Each Quick Pick title consists of a set of cards packaged in one or more plastic cases and includes a wooden tool. Each game card presents a question or other challenge with four possible answers. The student reads the card while it is still in the case.
The Read Read is a prototype Braille learning device designed for blind and low vision people to provide them with unparalleled instruction in Braille skills or to teach them how to read Braille. The Read Read allows independent learning through the same manipulative-based instruction teachers use to teach children how to read Braille. The device's letter tiles feature sturdy Braille printed on metal, making it easier for those just learning Braille to decipher each letter by touch. The device a
The Reading Focus Cards - Textured Grip is a portable reading tool that allows students with vision complications to follow sentences with ease and provides some tactile stimulation as they read books, magazines, textbooks, newspapers, or tablet computers. It is a beneficial tool for a reader who struggles with concentrating on one sentence at a time and also needs some tactile stimulation while reading. The cards block out just enough surrounding text to allow for better focus no matter what th
The Reizen Braille Labeler, model RL-350, is a handheld braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. Made of durable plastic, this lightweight, portable braille labeler embosses braille onto adhesive plastic labeling tape for use in labeling items such as files, records, DVDs, credit cards, business cards, etc. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW) 2.38 x 10 x 4 inches. This unit uses 1/8- or 0.5-inch wide labeling tape (not included).
The Relume LED Pedestrian Signal is a voice output and vibrating pedestrian signal system designed for use by pedestrians who are blind or have low vision. This pedestrian signal provides voice and vibrating output through the Vibro-Tactile Orientation and Mobility Unit, a remote receiver carried by individual pedestrians. The signal features a light emitting diode (LED) display with pulse mode operation. A walking figure represents "walk" and a hand represents "don't walk." The display is dimme
SandScapes is a liquid motion toy designed for users ages 3 and up with low vision and sensory disabilities to play with. User can turn over to start the motion again. Contains non-toxic solvents and oils and is non-flammable.
SARA® is a scanning and reading appliance for people who are blind or have low vision to allow them to hear or see what they want to read without the need for sighted assistance. Features include a scan/record key, a left double arrow, a play/pause key, a select key, a top arrow, a left arrow, a right double arrow, a down arrow, a right arrow, a menu button, and a help key. The device has a power button, a volume rocker, a function keys, a voice rate rocker, and a headset jack. Can be used to op
The Score Card Set, model 1-17001-00, is a set of tactile score cards designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The set includes two generic score cards made of durable plastic. Each card has twenty "buttons" in two rows of ten. To register an event, the user pushes down on a button, then pops up buttons to clear. One score card can keep track of up to 110 events. Instructions in print and braille are included. COLORS: Yellow and green.
The Screen Braille Communicator is a communication device designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This small, lightweight communicator enables the user to communicate with sighted people who may not know Braille by way of a Braille keyboard. One side of the communicator has a Braille keyboard and a refreshable Braille display, while the other side has an alphabetic keyboard and a visual display. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries.
SENCH Side Threading Needles are made for individuals who have low vision or are visually-impaired. With its larger hole it helps persons use a sewing needle.
The Silent Alert Paging System, model SA3000, is a personal paging system designed for use by individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf blind. The system includes a portable vibrating pager unit that is worn by the user, a charger, and at least one transmitter / monitor. Small transmitter units send radio signals to alert the user of events around the home. Events that can be monitored include telephone calls, the doorbell, baby crying, car or burglar alarms, and fire or smoke alarms. T
The Silent Call Communicator Receiver is designed to be used by those who are deaf or hard of hearing and individuals who are deaf/blind. It is a vibrating receiver for the Silent Call 418 MHz Signature Series transmitters. Visual display and multiple vibration patterns to indicate which transmitted sent the signal. It comes with a communicator body worn receiver. The receiver can be worn on a belt on placed in a pocket. Alerts the user to sounds, phones calls, doorbells, fire alarms, carbon mon
The Silent Servant Welcome Kit B2 (SS-KIT-B2) is equipment designed for user who are deaf-blind or hard of hearing can stay safely and independently in a hotel room. In it there is equipment for door knock and doorbell notification, a tactile and visual alarm, telephone amplification, and telephone text messages.
This six piece magnification set is designed for use by individuals with low vision or persons who have a disability that affects their vision. The set includes 4x, 5x,6x,7x,8x, and 10x magnification lenses.
The Smart Phone Docking Station with Speaker is designed for users who are elderly, heavy sleepers, hard of hearing, deaf and more. This compact quality 2-in-1 Wireless Speaker and Phone Stand has touch-sensitive controls, wireless and audio (port) connections, memory pairing capability, two-way USB port-- plays and charges at same time. Rechargeable Li-ion battery provides up to ten hours of play time with a 5V battery. Battery charging time 3-4 hours. Download the free App for numerous functio
Smart Sole is a wearable GPS that is inserted as a shoe sole with the purpose of tracking people with cognitive disabilities, blind and low vision, or deaf. Because it is an integrate unit does not need extra devices to work and it is compatible with smart phones. The GPS SmartSole sends a signal to the central monitoring website showing the wearer's location using a combination of satellite and cellular technology. After activation and setup the tracking account with GTX Corp, the person wearin
DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an electronic travel visual aid device which fits on the top fold of the white cane. It serves as an enhancement to white cane and overcomes its limitations by detecting knee above and hanging obstacles. For safe mobility, it is important that such obstacles are detected early. The cane has other uses as a spatial awareness device as it can detect presence/absence of objects in the surroundings. Further, as compared to the white cane, the detection dis
The goal of the SmartVision Navigation Prototype for Blind Users is to develop a small, portable, and cheap yet intelligent and reliable system for assisting the blind and visually impaired while navigating autonomously, both in- and outdoor. The prototype addresses global navigation for going to some destiny, by following known landmarks stored in the GIS in combination with path optimisation, and local navigation with path and obstacle detection just beyond the reach of the white cane. The sys
The Sonic Alert Sonic Boom SBH400ss Extra Loud Sweetheart Alarm Clock with Vibrating Bed Shaker is an alarm clock designed for the hearing impaired, as (in addition its added volume) the alarm clock shakes to alert the sleeper. The SBH400ss clock also has a switch that allows user to select 12/24 hour time. Attachable 12-volt vibrating bed shaker included. Hi/low dimmer switch to sleep better at night. Extra loud pulsating audio alarm with a loud 113 decibel adjustable tone & volume control.
This set of two spill-proof bowls is designed for those with limited mobility. The bowls are designed in a way so that whatever is inside the bowl does not spill out of the bowl. The curved inner edge directs food back into the bowl or onto the user’s utensil.
The Square Talking Key Chain 2 Pack (Black and White) is a voice output digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These talking keychains for the visually impaired features both LCD and audio time report, alarm and hourly time announcement, all on the convenience of a keychain. This talking keychain uses two LR44 batteries (included). Female voice.
The Standers Car Swivel Cushion is designed to benefit the elderly and persons with a mild to severe disability or condition which prevents that individual from getting in and/or out of the car safely. This product is intended to reduce pain on the back, hips and knees when exiting and entering a vehicle. Rotates 360 degrees. No tools, batteries or assembly required. Soft, quilted padding. Portable. Due to the hygiene or rehabilitation nature of this product, it is non-returnable.
The Super Loud In-Line Amplifier is for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This amplifier connects to standard corded phones, and amplifies incoming voices up to 40 decibels and maximizes amplification while blocking out feedback and background noise. Tone selector amplifies specific frequencies for optimum speech clarity and distinction between similar sounding words. It is compatible with most home and office telephones. Connects easily between handset and phone base, compact and port
A Bubble Tube is a key component of a sensory room, providing a visual filter for incoming sensory overload. The combination of ever-changing bubbles and colors creates of calming and relaxing for overactive individuals or stimulating withdrawn individuals. Watching bubbles in action helps visual development and perception, color recognition, and communications skills.
The Symbol Communicator for the Blind, model 4040, is a direct selection symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf-blind. On this portable symbolic communicator, messages are identified by removable tactile symbols. To activate a message, the user presses the tactile symbol. At the same time the message is activated, the symbol vibrates, enabling a deaf-blind user to know that the message has been played. Vibration can be turned off. The unit can store six recor
The RCA Symphonix cleaning and care kit is designed to be used to clean, or wash and dry, Symphonix hearing aids. The kit includes the following: brush/wax pick, cleaning rod, 2 desiccant dryers, light-orange in color clear plastic tubes, microfiber cloth, dark gray in clear vinyl pouch. Cleaning rod and brush/wax pick, black in a clear poly bag.
The RCA Symphonix personal sound amplifier- rechargeable is designed for individuals who are hearing-impaired. The Symphonix offers high-definition digital sound processing which amplifies voices, sharpens sound, and reduces background noises. It is light and discreet and is thin enough that it won’t interfere with eyewear. It can be used in either the right or left ear. Size fits most. Three volume and noise reduction settings. 15-hour rechargeable battery. Set includes the following: earpiece,
The Tactile two pound scale, model ## 1590, is a raised dot scale designed for indiviuals who are blind or have low vision. The scale can be used for weighing foods or for postage and other purposes. There is a double dot every four ounces and single dots at every ounce in between. It is accurate up to two pounds and the zero adjust allows for the use of a container when weighing. WARRANTY: Stock items carry a 30 day guarantee.
The Tactile James Remind-O-Timer is a tactile timer and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind. This sturdy 24-hour analog clock has tactile markings, exposed metal clock hands, and a built-in socket for a bed shaker with alternating current (AC) adapter (not included). The clock is mounted in a wooden box. It is a modified version of the James Remind-O-Timer made by the American Time and Signal Company. OPTIONS: Bed shaker. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 x 7.25 x 3.25 inches. WARRANTY:
The Tactile Map is an accessible map and tactile map designed for people who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This customized map features a tactile map vocabulary developed by Coco Raynes Associates that introduces architectural spaces and other sites. These maps, which are custom designed and produced by the manufacturer for each location, use glass, metal or photopolymer to provide a tactile representation of the environment. It may also be used to provide emergency evacuation info
The Tactile Portable Translator is a portable device prototype created at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by Team Tactile to help blind people convert text to braille in real time. It is the size of a candy bar and completely portable.
This Tactile Push-Button Combination Padlock is a four-digit combination lock designed for the blind or the visually impaired. It has tactile numbers, one through eight, for touch reading, and there are push-buttons next to each raised number. User identifies the numbers by touch and pushes the buttons next to the numbers (corresponding to the combination). The user then toggles the switch on the bottom over and the lock pops open. Chrome-plated handle. Can also be used by anyone who may tactile
TactileTalk Toolkit is a communication system for students with complex needs, especially those who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities. It focuses on both communication and literacy skills by combining tactile symbols with voice output. Tangible symbols represent objects, activities, places, people, and concepts, like a spoon for eating and bells for music. Several objects are organized on a transparent sheet with borders and other symbols made with a special tactile paint. These s
The Talking Clock Keychain Silver is a voice output digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The device is small enough to conveniently fit into a pocket or purse, yet large enough to keep the user from misplacing their keys, this convenient clock, keychain has a surprisingly loud and clear voice. A built-in alarm (rooster) can be set to remind the user of his appointments.
The Talking Food Cans are designed for the visually impaired, who have difficulty identifying different objects or similar shapes. This product is meant to help these individuals to keep track of what is in their pantry. The user’s voice can be recorded, telling contents of the can and press button to hear the message played back. Reusable and re-recordable. The product is a magnetic yellow cap that sits on top of any sized steel can. The cap is not just limited to canned food. Using special met
Task Box Labels for Independent Work Stations are watercolor task box labels designed for special education students to add structure to their independent work. Visual schedules will help those students complete station work without constant prompting from staff. This is part of a larger bundle. This is a digital download. The teacher will download, print and prep as needed. No physical items will be sent to the user.
The Tel-Time Talking Key Chain 2 Pack (Square and Oval Black) is a voice output digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These talking keychains for the visually impaired features both LCD and audio time report, alarm and hourly time announcement, all on the convenience of a keychain. This talking keychain uses two LR44 batteries.
The Telescoping Mini Cane - Various Lengths is a carbon fiber folding canes designed for blind users who need a lightweight and durable walking aid that can telescope down to a compact size for storage.
Tellatouch, model 22-0501-1, is a manual braille writer and refreshable braille display designed for use in communication with individuals who are deaf blind. This communication device for the deaf blind has a keyboard with four rows of keys, and a braille display. The top three rows of the keyboard have keys for the alphabet, and the fourth row has the keys of a standard braille keyboard. To receive messages, the deaf blind user places a hand over the braille display. A sighted individual can c
The BuzzClip is a small and discreet wearable device for people that are blind or partially sighted to be used to prevent them from bumping into hazardous obstacles to increase independent orientation and mobility. The device uses ultrasound to detect obstacles that may lie directly in the user's path. It then notifies the user of these obstacles through intuitive vibrations, allowing the user to safely navigate around any objects that they may encounter. The BuzzClip offers essential head level
The TM-60 is a timer with a built-in transmitter designed to provide tactile signalling to individuals with hearing disabilities. It is designed to operate in conjunction with the Silent Call Omni Page, Omni Page II, or Vibra-Call receivers (see separate entries). The timer is set by turning the dial to the desired number of minutes. When the timer reaches zero, the built in transmitter sends a signal to the receiver, which in turn vibrates and lights up a combination of display lights. The syst
The Tobbles Neo is a toy designed for children ages 6 months and up with cognitive disabilities to encourage innovative creative play, sensory exploration, fine motor skills, coordination, and visual spatial acuity. User can stack, topple, spin, balance, wobble, tilt, wiggle, or roll.
Toolkit is a software program that is designed to help the speech-impaired communicate with others. Unlike most software programs for the speech-impaired which ignore the fact that persons with speech-impairment still have a voice, this software program records the individual’s voice and deciphers the user’s words or translates the user’s pronunciation into understandable speech. It then may be played back on a smartphone or a tablet. This program is still being tested in Israel and Europe. Its
The Travel Shaker Alarm Clock (by Sonic Alert) is an alarm clock design for persons who are hard of hearing or for the hearing impaired, as well as deaf blind individuals. Comes with a pillow strap with clasp and protective travel case. Travel Shaker Portable Travel Alarm Clock shakes you awake with its bed shaker and a loud, pulsating alarm. The Travel Shaker Alarm has a .75 inch display, a four-minute snooze setting, travel case, and pillow clasp.
The UBG Ultra Body Guard is a vibrating and voice output electronic mobility aid designed for use by pedestrians who are blind or have low vision. This device detects obstacles at head and upper body level and provides users with tactile or spoken warnings. It also has a compass function to help users orient themselves. It is approximately the size and shape of a cigarette case. WEIGHT: 150 grams.
The UltraCane is a vibrating electronic mobility aid and obstacle detector designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Designed to help users move around more safely, confidently and effectively, this cane has the shape of a long white cane with a collapsible shaft and a contoured handle, and uses ultrasonic echoes to detect obstacles ahead of the user, including obstacles in the user's path and at head level. It converts this information into vibrating buttons in the handl
Unitact is a tactile communication bracelet. It is designed by individuals who are deaf or have hearing loss. It includes functions to help the user get up through a vibrating alarm, and functions to aid communication between team mates and loved ones. It allows the user to customize the vibrations. The user can set up up to four vibrating messages for each activity.
This Universal Adaptive Drink Holder is designed for individuals who have limited or no grip, persons with disabilities that negatively affect their fine motor skills, a person with a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, someone who has arthritis or had a stroke. With the Universal Adaptive Drink Holder the user can drink independently. This product has a curved handle and can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, cups & glasses of all different shapes, sizes and
The Universal BTE Rechargeable Hearing Aid Kit is a voice clarifying over-ear amplifier designed for individuals who are hearing-impaired. It includes advanced microchip detects incoming sound levels and provides continuous volume regulation. Noise-free setting filters out low-frequency background interference, making spoken words clearly audible. The microphone picks up sounds with a frequency range from 1,200-1,600Hz, the amplifier provides optimal sound levels to a maximum 25dB gain, ideal fo
The Vario 340 is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Vario 340 is a 40-cell braille display for computer users for use with computers at home, work, or school. Like other BAUM braille displays, Vario 340 is a Human Interface Device (HID), which means a driver does not need to be installed to use it. Vario 340 features a reversible USB Type C port, which means it doesn't matter which direction the USB plug is facing.
The VarioUltra - the smart braille display is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device is a braille display to support multiple simultaneous connections to the users computer and mobile devices via 1 USB and 4 channels of Bluetooth. The braille features a lightweight brushed-aluminum construction, VarioUltra leads the industry in terms of compact design and weight. Additional Features include:
Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer (VEST) is designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is a lightweight, noninvasive vibratory vest that allows wearers to understand sound and communicate with others. Still in its prototyping stage, VEST helps wearers perceive auditory information through small vibrations on their torsos.
ViaOpta is an app designed for blind or low vision people, and people with learning and cognitive disabilities. The app is intended to increase independent lifestyle by helping the user locate the nearest store, cafe, or preferred location. ViaOpta Nav is a first turn-by-turn navigation app available for a wearable device. It provides voice guidance, and produces vibrations that help locate settings, which alert the user to upcoming intersections and landmarks. The users can ask for their exact
Vibra-Call is a telephone and doorbell signal system designed to alert deaf or deaf-blind persons to a variety of audio household stimuli. The user wears a small receiver unit that vibrates in response to a signal from any of several transmitters around the house or workplace. The user then presses each of the four push-button switches on the top panel of the receiver; this causes the receiver to revibrate to indicate which transmitter was activated. The system can be used with one receiver and
The Vibrating Personal Pager is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This wireless system permits person-to-person paging or notification of the ringing of a doorbell or telephone within a 100-foot range. The compact, lightweight system is available with a choice of a push-button transmitter or a sound-activated transmitter. POWER: Battery operated.
The Vibrating Personal Pager is a tactile paging system designed for use by individuals with hearing disabilities. This wireless system permits person-to-person paging or notification of the ringing of a doorbell or telephone within a 100-foot range. The compact, lightweight system is available with a choice of a push-button transmitter or a sound-activated transmitter. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. WARRANTY: One year.
The Vibrating Personal Pager is a tactile paging system for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, or individuals without disabilities who prefer a silent page signal. This wireless, battery-operated system consists of a small vibrating receiver and a choice of two different transmitters. It will work up to a range of about 100 feet both indoors and out, and through most barriers such as walls and doors. One transmitter is activated by a Push-Button ($79.95), the other by Sound ($89.95), s
The Vibro-Tactile Orientation and Mobility Unit is a voice output and vibrating electronic mobility aid designed for use by pedestrians who are blind or have low vision. This remote receiver works with two voice output and vibrating pedestrian signals, the Relume LED Pedestrian Signal and LED SignalEyes Pedestrian Signal (see separate entries). When the pedestrian signal displays a Walk message, this unit speaks the words "Proceed with caution" and provides a continuous low frequency vibration.
Vindicator is a light probe signal system designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, or who are deaf or hard of hearing. This system is primarily used to make electronic equipment accessible to employees with sensory disabilities, enabling them to work independently in switchboard, security, and other technical and service-oriented environments. It uses optical and electrical sensors to automatically detect signals in security monitoring and other equipment, and provides c
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a handheld device that uses sonar-type technology to create a virtual white cane that allows users who are blind or with low vision navigate within their environment. The Virtual Cane is a handheld device that uses a type of sonar to recognize physical objects up to 10 meters (39 feet) from the user. When pointed at an object, it emits invisible focused sound waves and determines how far away the object is. The information is then relayed
The Visual Perception Assessment Program is used to measure how well an individual's visual perception functions. It measures color identification, shape and size discrimination, hand-eye coordination, and understanding of spatial relationships, as well as ability to follow verbal instructions.
The Visual Schedules for Special Education and Autism Classrooms is a product designed for children who have neurological and vision disabilities. They will learn how to schedule their day and manage expectations with individual and whole class visual schedules. Repetition, routine and structure is an important part of your behavior management system and schedules are the first step. The cards are for individual schedules in 2 printing formats. All visuals together so the user can print one stud
The VTouch is a braille telecommunication device for the deaf designed for use by individuals who are deaf blind and blind. This device enables the user to communicate with a Relay Operator, another TTY, or braille TTY. Face-to-face communication is enabled with the addition of a second keyboard The conversation is shown on the Braille display from the VTouch Braille Terminal. This device has a large conversation memory, holding up to 32,768 characters with four programmable buffers. It is suita
The WatchMinder2 is a vibrating alarm watch designed for use by children and adults with memory or cognitive disabilities, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, or hearing disabilities. The watch offers a reminder mode and a pay attention/training mode, with both modes operational simultaneously. This water- and shock-resistant sports wristwatch can be worn on the wrist, clipped to a hip or belt, or carried in a pocket and features a large, easy-to-read display of time, date, and me
This Midland Weather Alert Radio with Silent Call Light and Bed Shaker is designed for those with hearing impairments and also for the blind and or deaf. The flashing strobe light and the bed shaker are included. It gives alerts,both visual and audible to hazardous weather conditions at all times. It uses Specific Alert Message Encoding (SAME) technology. Has 7 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) channels. Public Alert certified. Selectable warning system. Voice, siren, and tone
The Wireless Super Bed Shaker Bluetooth Alarm Clock is designed for users who are elderly, heavy sleepers, hard of hearing, deaf and more. The device allows the user to set alarms or smart phone notifications for calls, texts, messages and social media using the included App. Sleek unit slides under a pillow and attaches with a clip to keep stationary while sleeping. Internal memory retains time and preset alarms independent. Set up to 8 individual alarms for multiple days and times. Battery las
The ZPower™ Rechargeable Battery is a recyclable battery for hearing aid wearers that successfully holds it's charge. The ZPower™ Rechargeable System for Hearing Aids offers users the ability to make new or existing hearing aids rechargeable. ZPower™ batteries offer a reliable full-day charge, and patients need only return once a year to their hearing care professional to have the battery replaced.