3-Panel Ultra-Safe Glassless Mirror
The 3-Panel ultra-safe glassless mirror is designed for use by speech therapists and their patients ages three and up. The three mirrors allow the patient to view sound formation from any angle. Allow 4-5 weeks for delivery of this product.
Able Jr AAC
Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p
Addvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit
The ADDvox 7 Watt Voice Amplifier Kit is a speech amplifier with microphone headset designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. It is designed to elevate the vocal volume of people with temporary or permanent voice impairments and to assist those who rely on an electronic speech aid, voice prosthesis or use esophageal speech. This system comes with the FeatherLite Pro Headset Microphone that features ear hooks designed to hook over the top of both ears with a back band to connect t
Artic Attack And Other S And Z Games
This Artic Attack and other S and Z games are designed for use in the classroom, treatment, or home, and is for individuals with lisps, as by playing the game, the player works on the correct pronunciation of words. Addresses frontal and lateral lisp articulation errors. Follows The Entire world of S & Z methodology. Includes exploded "T" (/ts/ final) and initial, medial and final word positions for /s/ and /z/ and /s/ blends. Each section includes five paper and pencil games. Arctic Attack
Articulation Bag & Story Board
Articulation Bag & Story Board is designed for use by children 3 years and older with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities working on language and vocabulary development as well as articulation. The kit includes communication tools for a community based outing all in one ready-to-go bag. This bag contains 50 objects to help children practice initial, medial and final sounds and comes with a quality felt backcloth to display and sort the objects. The bag contains objects to repres
Articulation Carnival allows children to practice their articulation at the word, phrase, and sentence levels. There is a reward system built-into the app to make speech drills motivational. Children earn tokens for each correct production of the sound and if they accumulate enough tokens they can play one of the four carnival games included in this app.
Assisting Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2d ed.
Assisting Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2d ed. (edited by Karen Hux and subtitled “The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists”) is a book written for Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs) to prepare them for serving people with an often “hidden disability” who are indistinguishable from non-injured people. The three sections present 1) understanding TBI, including definitions, injury severity, and mechanics; 2) the role of the SLP in discussing major disorders associated with TBI, such as
At The Table
At the Table is a magnetic therapy tool, designed to provide new, engaging, and interactive ways for therapists to approach language, memory, naming, and direction following. Cleverly designed specifically for adult clients to engage in interactive tasks that involve and practice Speech and Language Pathology tools like language and memory. Durable magnets include 34 familiar table items, 34 matching table item names, and 80 stimulus questions that address locating, naming, yes/no response, prob
Barts Vibrator (Model Mk2)
Vibrator used by laryngectomee patients to master esophageal voice. Vibrating head at angle to easy grip shaft. On and off switch, sound pitch adjustable. Uses 1.5 volt battery. Small and lightweight, easy to store in pocket.
Boomvox Wireless Amplifier
The BoomVox Wireless Amplifier is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. The BoomVox can be used with a wireless headset microphone, a lapel microphone, a handheld microphone or a high-gain heavy-duty microphone, all of which are included with the unit. The voice is projected from the 15-watt amplifier. The volume on the amplifier is adjustable. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses built-in, rechargea
CH-sound Flash Cards
The CH-sound Flash Cards are a Speech Buddy Practice Deck of cards designed for use by Speech and Language Pathologists when teaching patients the CH sound. It includes 23 pairs of matching cards with a picture, a word, and a sentence. It also includes fun games to play for more practice.
The Chattervox is a speech amplifier designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low-volume speech. This compact personal amplification system provides 15 decibels (dB) of amplification and has only one simple control, an on/off/volume control. A headset microphone is included. POWER: The system uses a 9-volt nickel metal-hydride battery for 14 hours of continuous talking; a charger is included. Six double-A batteries can be substituted. OPTIONS: Belt extender; collar microphone; headset
The Clamp-On-Adjustable Mirror is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities, aphasia, and or motor disabilities. The mirror adjust to surface and it can be manipulate to the users convenience. The large 8 x 12" (20 x 30 cm) shatterproof mirror is mounted on a 12" (30 cm) long, flexible metal gooseneck attached to a strong plastic spring clamp. The clamp grips flat surfaces up to 1" (2.5 cm) thick. Users with aphasia can also use it as a speech therapy tool, and can also be used as re
Communication Activities With Adults
Communication Activities with Adults is designed for adults working on improving and maintaining their communication skills. It is designed for use by health professionals and providers. This book contains more than 100 graded communication activities for individuals and groups. Activities in this book are ideal for individuals with dysphasia or those working with the elderly and day centers. It can be used for group warm-ups. The majority of activities requires little or no preparation and can
Cooper Rand Puff Controlled Tone Generator Attachment
Puff controlled tone generator attachment for the Cooper-Rand electronic speech aid (see separate entry). The pneumatic switch is mounted to a headband with the tube curving around the side of the head to the mouth. Includes 40 inches of cord and used existing pulse generator.
Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid
Cooper-Rand Electronic Speech Aid is an artificial larynx consisting of a portable pulse generator and a small hand held tone generator. The user inserts a tube projecting from the tone generator into his mouth. A tone emanating from this tube supplies the individual's missing or insufficient vocal tone. The tone can be turned on and off by a switch on the tone generator, and has adjustable volume and pitch. POWER: 15 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.63 x 4.13 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.
Critical Thinking For Activities Of Daily Living And Communication
Critical Thinking for Activities of Daily Living and Communication, by Mary Pitti Daly and Jennifer Holmes Fouche, is designed for adults with cognitive impairment produced by a stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, or neurological involvement who need a help guide for re-entry into the community. Picture cards help improve communication and performance of daily living activities. Illustrations and photographs of activities such as grocery shopping, dining out, using different modes of trans
DAF Assistant is an auditory feedback program for stuttering therapy designed for use by individuals who stutter. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad implements the Delayed Auditory Feedback (DAF) and Frequency-shifting Auditory Feedback (FAF) techniques by delaying the sound of the user's voice from reaching to the ears by a fraction of a second. This simulates the "chorus effect" by making it seem as if the user is speaking with several others to help the user s
Easi-Speak™ USB Recorder
The Easi-Speak™ USB Recorder is designed to encourage reluctant students ages 4-18 to speak up. To, hit the button to record, say something into the microphone and then play back and listen. It features up to four hours of recording time.
Easy Talker is a story-workbook designed for children copping with stuttering. Addresses fluency disorders in students grades 3-12 with story-workbook activities for understanding and coping stuttering. Focuses on holistic approaches to the treatment of stuttering including task analysis to identify needed skills, extensive use of examples, metaphors and exercises for hands on learning and specific activities that help users deal with fear and frustration. Features a clinician's manual and a ran
Echora Speech Amplifier
The Echora Speech Amplifier is a speech amplifier designed for use by individuals with weak voices or low-volume speech. It is portable and wireless. The Echora system consists of a chargeable transmitter and a chargeable receiver with two speakers. The speakers can be expanded or folded. There is volume control and up to 6 hours use when fully charged.
EchoVoice is a voice amplification system designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. The system includes an amplifier, a transdermal throat microphone, a headband-type boom microphone, and a stereo headset. Active tone control allows the user to amplify certain vocal frequencies and negate feedback. A headphone socket allows for a private conversation. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses four double-A rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. Batteries and power adapter for recharging ar
Electronic Artificial Larynx
The Electronic Artificial Larynx is a laryngectomy speech amplifier designed for use by individuals who have undergone laryngectomies. This streamlined, hand-held, self-contained unit is designed to be held against the user's throat as he or she speaks. The unit is equipped with an on/off switch. POWER: Battery operated.
Fun With Fluency
Fun With Fluency-Direct Therapy with the Young Child is a manual designed for therapists counseling children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 7 years old, who have speech and stuttering disorders. The book provides information on scheduling therapy sessions, differential diagnosis, planning and implementing direct therapy strategies, monitoring progress, transfer and long term maintenance and counseling children on dealing with their feelings about stuttering.
The GroovTube is a device designed for people with breathing, speech, or oral motor disabilities for breathing training and oral motor training. It can be used in a therapeutic setting as well as at home. It turns the user's breath into real-time image effects.
Handsfree Electrolarynx Holder
The HandsFree electrolarynx holder is a speech aid accessory designed for use by individuals who use the SolaTone Electrolarynx or TruTone Electrolarynx Kit (see separate entries). This holder keeps the devices in the proper placement for use, with the top against the site of the laryngectomy on the user’s throat. The HandsFree holder allows a person to use either of the electric powered artificial larynxes while performing activities that require one or both hands. The holder can be attached to
Headset Microphone, Light Duty
The Headset Microphone, Light Duty, is a microphone headset designed for use with the BoomVox Wireless Amplifier and the SoniVox Waistband Amplifier (see separate entries). The headset is intended for infrequent, occasional use.
Hi-VOLT® 4 PD Voice-on-Light Bracelet
The Voice Aerobics Hi VOLT® Voice-on-Light Bracelet is a voice activated, calibrated, light, housed within a bracelet, providing augmented feedback during daily speech practice. It was designed for use by individuals with Parkinson’s or related disease diagnosis helping them to stay loud enough for everyday conversation.
High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone
The High Fidelity Heavy Duty Headset Microphone is a microphone headset designed for use with the BoomVox Wireless Amplifier and the SoniVox Waistband Amplifier (see separate entries). The headset is intended for frequent daily use.
I Hear With My Little Ear
I Hear with my Little Ear is an activity book with 102 games designed for children working on improving their speech, language and literacy skill development. Written by a speech pathologist, these games combine visual auditory and kinesthetic approaches to learning and cover a wide range of skills, including identifying syllables, recognizing initial and final word sounds, rhyming knowledge and phonetic manipulation. Designed for group settings, these reproducible games will quickly become a fa
Intel Mind-Reading Software
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create prototype software that can read the minds of individuals with disabilities and be used as an alternative form of augmentative and alternative communication. Intel’s mind-reading software uses MRI scans to determine what items people are thinking about and what parts of the people’s brain is being activated as he or she thinks. According to Intel Labs researcher Dean Pomerleau, in the tests the software guess with 90 percent accuracy which of two words
Jumbo Artic Drill Book Photo-Words Add-On
Contains 3,519 full color photo words (416 pages) with all the sounds in the original Jumbo Drill Book, plus W and "vocalic R" words (ar, er, or, air/ear/ire). Includes 24 sounds: B, CH, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, L Blends, M, N, P, R (Vocalic), R Blends, S, S Blends, SH, T, TH, V, W, Y, and Z. Comes with printable CD for color or black and white pages, awards, a Homework Helper Letter, progress Chart, Treatment Tips, and game Ideas. Book does not have phrases or sentences.
L-sound Flash Cards
The L-sound Flash Cards are an L Speech Buddy Practice Deck designed for use by Speech and Language Pathologists when teaching patients the L sound. It includes 23 pairs of matching cards with a picture, a word, and a sentence. It also includes fun games to play for more practice.
Language Facilitator is designed to promote functional communication for those with expressive speech delays. It offers a two switch communicator with built-in visuals in the form of colored buttons and a mirror to assist and encourage production of utterances followed by auditory feedback to raise self-awareness. The red button allows the user to record 4 messages up to 5 seconds each and a green button for playback of messages. This provides auditory feedback and promotes functional communicat
Large Area Infrared System
The Large Area Infrared System is an amplification system designed to provide hearing assistance, speech assistance, and mobility aid hearing assistance for individuals who are hard of hearing. The system is wireless and great for group listening. It oversomes background noises, reverberation and distance from speaker. This system can be used in places like theaters, classrooms or concerts. Simply connect the transmitter to the existing sound system and listeners use portable receiver and earph
Oxygen Adapter (Model Pma 2000)
The Oxygen Adapter, model PMA 2000, is a tracheostomy tube accessory designed for use by individuals who have tracheostomies. This small, lightweight adapter clips to the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valves (see separate entry), models PMV 2000 and PMV 2001, and permits easy inhalation of low flow supplemental oxygen and humidity. Oxygen is delivered in front of the intake side of the valve, avoiding the complications associated with delvering oxygen behind the valve membrane,
Park Electronic Artificial Larynx
Park Electronic Artificial Larynx is a speaking aid that supplements lost or insufficient vocal tone. The user places a cylindrical hand-held vibrating unit against the throat. The vibrations pass up through the mouth and nasal cavities and can be articulated into speech. Volume and tone controls are located on the unit. POWER: Rechargeable battery. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 1.5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.
Park Speech Amplifier
Park Speech Amplifier is a small battery-powered portable amplifier. Connected to the amplifier are a microphone that the user speaks into and a speaker that broadcasts the amplified voice. Three microphone models are available: hand-held ($270.00), throat ($270.00) or headset ($320.00). DIMENSIONS: 4 x 2.25 x 1.14 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.
Passy-Muir Tracheostomy And Ventilator Speaking Valves (Models Pmv 005, Pmv 007, Pmv 2000, Pmv 2001, & Pmv 2020)
Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valves are assistive speech devices designed for use by individuals with tracheostomies or who use ventilators. These small, lightweight one-way valves attach to tracheostomy tubes and allow the inflow and outflow of air so users can speak without manual occlusion. Each valve fits most standard permanent or disposable trach tubes and is packaged in a color-coded patient care kit. Each kit includes one valve, one storage container, one clinical inst
Plantronics Ms40 Series Microphone Only Headsets
Headset microphone for speech amplifiers. Models for Rand Voice Amplifier (see separate entry) and Voicette Amplifier (see separate entry). MS40 4 Models has 3000 ohms microphone impedance and 1.155 mV microphone output level. Headband with microphone and acoustic tube attach to either side of band. Acoustic tube and microphone can be attached directly to glasses. Voicette has on/off switch on cord, Rand has on/off switch on circuitry pack. Both models can have higher quality microphones substit
PMV Secure-It is an assistive speech device accessory designed for use by individuals who have had tracheostomies. Designed specifically for use with the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy and Ventilator Speaking Valve (see separate entry), models 2001 and 2020, this device attaches the Valve to the tracheostomy tube tie to prevent loss.
Portable Therapy Kit
Slightly more compact than the Deluxe Therapy Kit, the Portable Therapy Kit is designed for Speech pathologists, clinicians, and teachers to use the instruction with their students at home, in the classroom, on the go. This Portable Therapy Kit is designed to fit into a briefcase or tote. Card or therapy material display. Lightweight and durable.
Processing Program Level 1
The Processing Program Level 1 (2nd Edition) is designed for use by students who have difficulty processing or learning basic language structures and concepts, including those with attention deficit disorders, auditory processing disorders, autism, and cochlear implants. It is designed to assist students listen to and process increasingly complex directions and concepts. Level 1 targets 46 basic concepts and vocabulary words from the categories of singular and plural nouns, pronouns, sizes, colo
Rand Voice Amplifier
Rand Voice Amplifier is a small, portable voice amplifier that can be clipped on to a person's pocket or belt. A small unidirectional microphone is held to the lips; the voice comes out amplified through the main unit amplifier. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2.63 x 4.13 x 1.04 inches. WEIGHT: 10.5 ounces.
Redcat Access™ is designed for use by children with attention deficit and auditory processing disorders. It is a compact classroom-audio system that provides access to direct instruction, flexible two-way communication, dynamic redirection, student monitoring and assessment. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or auditory processing disorders. When combined with the Flexcat, its use is expanded from whole class instruction to small group, student-centered learning across chan
Romet Speech Aid Electronic Larynx (Model R200A)
The RometR200A Speech Aid Electronic Larynx is a small speech aid designed for use by individuals who have had laryngectomees. The unit has a ompletely transistorized electronic circuit with adjustable pitch and volume, absence of backgroung noise, and constant vocal tone. To operate, the user presses the head of the speech aid to his/her neck, presses the button to make the membrane vibrate, and moves his/her mouth as if speaking normally. POWER: Uses a rechargeable 9v 700 mAh batteries. Two ba
S-Sound Flash Cards
The S-Sound Flash Cards are an S Speech Buddy Practice Deck of cards designed for use by Speech and Language Pathologists when teaching patients the S sound. It includes 23 pairs of matching cards with a picture, a word, and a sentence. It also includes fun games to play for more practice.
Sammons Preston Mouth Stick Wand, 14 Inch
See and Learn Saying Words Kit
See and Learn Saying Words is designed to help children with Down syndrome to develop clear speech. It may also be helpful for other children with similar speech difficulties. It provides simple activities that encourage the imitation and repetition of one- and two-syllable words. It includes eight sets of words, each starting with a speech sound that usually develops early in typical development (b, d, m, p, y, n, w, and h). The 72 target words represent a range of vowel-consonant combinations
The SERVOX Digital is a laryngectomy speech amplifier for people who have had a laryngectomy, people who have lost their voices due to injury or illness, or people who have temporary speech loss after a tracheotomy or are attached to a respiration device. When placed against the user's throat, the device generates ultrasonic vibrations and transmits them over a membrane into the pharynx, mouth and nose area. A clear and intelligible voice emerges through the natural speech movements. The Inton's
The SERVOX Inton is a laryngectomy speech amplifier for people who have had a laryngectomy. When placed against the user's throat, the device generates ultrasonic vibrations and transmits them over a membrane into the pharynx, mouth and nose area. A clear and intelligible voice emerges through the natural speech movements. The Inton's dual buttons allow more flexibility in pitch, volume and intonation. The SERVOX Inton features stainless steel construction, soft-touch buttons, a rotating wheel f
SH-Sound Flash Cards
The SH-Sound Flash Cards are an SH Speech Buddy Practice Deck of cards designed for use by Speech and Language Pathologists when teaching patients the SH sound. It includes 23 pairs of matching cards with a picture, a word, and a sentence. It also includes fun games to play for more practice.
Shikani Speaking Valve (Models Ssvw, Ssvt And Ssvb)
The Shikani Speaking Valve, models SSVW, SSVT and SSVB is an assistive speech device designed for use by individuals with a tracheostomy. These small, lightweight one-way and two-way capable valves attach to tracheostomy tubes and allow the inflow and outflow of air so users can speak without manual occlusion. The two-way airflow capability also allows users the option to use an heat and moisture exchanger (HME) in conjunction with this valve. The Shikani Speaking Valve uses a ball valve to lowe
Sight Word Cues
Sight Word Cues is a speech activity to be used by students in the classroom, in speech therapy, or at home, for learning words kinesthetically. Six blue cubes with sight words on each of their faces. Players toss the cubes as they learn the 36 most common words, using them in a sentence to challenge themselves further. Quiet when rolled. Easy to clean.
The SolaTone is an electric-powered artificial larynx designed for use by persons who have had laryngectomies. The SolaTone is held in contact with the throat and activated by pressure on a button on the artificial larynx. The SolaTone also enables the user to vary the volume of his/her voice to levels appropriate to the size of the group to which he/she is speaking; however, it only "speaks" in monotone. An adjustment screwdriver, oral straws and oral adaptor are included. POWER: Uses one 9-vol
SoniVox Plus Portable Personal Voice Amplifier
The SoniVox Plus Portable Personal Voice Amplifier is a portable voice amplifying device designed for use by people with Parkinson's, speech disabilities such as esophageal, TEP speech, Laryngectomees, or anyone with a weak voice. The device is portable and can be worn around the waist on a belt. The device can be used in classrooms, at home, in a restaurant, in the car, at the office, or anyone the user would benefit from a voice amplifier. The amplifier filters out unwanted sound to improve pe
Sonivox Wireless Amplifier
The SoniVox Waistband Amplifier is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. The SoniVox can be used with a wireless high-gain headset microphone or a lapel microphone, both of which are included with the unit. The voice is projected from the 15-watt amplifier. The volume on the amplifier is adjustable. A carrying case is included. POWER: Uses rechargeable double-A batteries (included) A battery charger is a
Speak-N-Hear Phone is designed for students who are working on articulation and strengthening their voice. When students read aloud, the Speak-N-Hear Phone allows them to hear themselves much more clearly when they practice. They are able to work on word pronunciation and improve their phonics skills by using the phones. With fittings manufactured to allow the sections to be turned, students can practice either individually or with a partner.
Speech Enhancer, The
The Speech Enhancer is an assistive speech device designed to adapt to an individual's voice level, analyze the atriculation, and make a suitable clarification of garbled speech for persons with dysarthria (speech disorder affecting tongue or speech muscles). This automated speech processing system allows the listener to hear the individual's voice quality, inflection, emotion and dialect with no time-delay. The processor features a voice level compensation that adjusts to all voice levels from
Speech Therapy for Apraxia - NACD Speech Therapist
Speech Therapy for Apraxia - NACD Speech Therapist is an app for children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. It can be used in a clinical setting or for home training by the parent. The app presents speech sounds organized into groups of sounds based on their place of articulation. There are 8 groups of sounds for a total of 19 sounds presented. The groups are presented in a developmental sequence with the first group being the earliest sounds developed by a child. Each group can be sel
SpeechEasy is a device that provides audio feedback for stuttering therapy. These fluency devices are worn similarly to a hearing aid, either in or behind the ear, and use altered auditory feedback. However, rather than amplify sound, these units recreate and optimize the choral effect. When users wear the devices, their words are digitally replayed in their ear with a very slight delay and frequency modification. As a result, the brain perceives that speaking is occurring in unison with another
SPKR is a speech aid for individuals who have lost the use of their larynxes. This artificial larynx is equipped with a dual tone rocker switch. SPKR comes with an oral connector, rechargeable battery, and battery charger.
Talk Time Recordable Postcards
Talk Time Recordable Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record a message for up to 10 seconds in length. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture.
POWER: Batteries are not replaceable.
CAPACITY: Able to record a 10 second message.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Talk Time Recordable Postcards
Talk Time Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record up to a 10 second message. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture.
The Mighty Mouth Game
The Mighty Mouth Game is an oral motor skill designed for children 3 years and older with aphasia or low oral muscle tone. Players draw cards, do the mouth exercises shown and move their counters around the colored board. This game includes 34 mouth exercise playing cards (17 pairs). It includes 4 custom-made hand mirrors (used to teach the exercises); a purple vinyl mirror holder; and 6 assorted colored counters. A thorough instructor's manual which includes game ideas, a reproducible parent
Tokyo Artificial Larynx
The Tokyo Speech Aid is a breath-powered artificial larynx designed for use by persons who have had laryngectomies. A cup about the size of a quarter fits over the stoma and conducts the lung wind to a unit containing a rubber diaphragm. This diaphragm vibrates, generating a tone which is then conducted through a tube into the user's mouth. The user articulates this tone into speech with the normal movements of the mouth and tongue. The tone can be pitched upwards into a ladies voice and down to
Toolkit Voice Software For The Speech-Impaired
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
Trutone Electrolarynx Kit
The TruTone Electrolarynx Kit is an electrically-powered artificial larynx designed for use by individuals who have had laryngectomies. This device is held in contact with the throat, and the intonation and pitch of the voice is controlled by varying pressure on a button on the artificial larynx. The user may vary the volume of his/her voice to levels appropriate to the size of the group to which the user is speaking. An adjustment screwdriver, oral straws and oral adaptor are included. POWER: U
Venti-Voice is a speaking aid designed for people dependent upon a ventilator. The user activates a flow of gas with a hand-held switch or a magnetic forehead switch (if lacking necessary muscle control). The gas flows to a tone generator; sound waves are produced and transmitted to a nasal or intraoral tube. The tone from this tube is articulated into speech. The system can also operate independent of a ventilator. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 4 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.
Vm Voice Magnifier (Model Hga-Vm)
The VM (Voice Magnifier), model HGA-VM, is a voice amplifier designed for use by individuals who can only whisper or who have a very soft voice. Used with a telephone, this unit can add from 0 to 25 decibels of gain to the user’s voice. It is to be used with a standard phone equipped with modular connectors between the receiver and phone base. It comes with a telephone receiver cord. POWER: Uses a 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: 1-year repair or replace warranty.
Voicette is a small, portable, battery-operated audio amplifier. The user speaks into a microphone, and the voice comes out amplified through Voicette's speaker/amplifier. Voicette comes with a carrying case. POWER: Voicette can be powered by a rechargeable battery pack that can be charged on 120V AC (250V/50 cycle charger also available). DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.
Zavox Speech Amplifier
ZaVox is a small, portable speech amplifier designed for use by people with speech disabilities. It can be worn around the waist on a belt. A small multi-directional microphone can be held in a variety of positions. However, better results are achieved when the microphone is closest to the mouth. The voice is amplified through the main unit amplifier, and the speaker cone is constructed of durable polyester. One push-button turns the unit on and off, and two push-buttons control the output volum