Other portable devices (iPads/Droid tablets, etc.)

TapTapSee App for Blind iOS Users

TapTapSee lets you take a picture with your device, and get a suitable description in just a few seconds, spoken by iOS's VoiceOver. TapTapSee uses a combination of a database algorithm and cloud-crowdsourcing to identify images and return the most useful information.

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iPads for AAC at Malkara


Short segment showing the use of AAC with the iPad as the SGD at Malkara Specialist School.

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Teenager with autism learning to use "his words" on AAC device


Kreed is learning to use his Dynavox maestro instead of hurting himself when he is mad. This is from today- he wanted to go somewhere else after OT but his teacher was coming so we needed to be home.

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Customizing iPad Content for Students with Special Needs

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
9:00 AM Pacific, 12:00 PM Eastern

AbleNet University presents on how free, low-cost, and specialized apps can be customized for students with diverse needs.

The iPad has many apps to assist students with special needs. In this webinar, learn how free, low-cost, and specialized apps can be customized for students with diverse needs. The built-in (free) Photos and Camera apps are easily adapted for flashcards, picture books, and video modeling of social skills.

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Task Management App

CanAssist at the University of Victoria has developed a new app for the Phone, iPad and iPod touch devices. CanPlan is a task management aid that helps people with a range of cognitive challenges to complete activities with greater independence and confidence.

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Core Vocabulary Across Everyday Settings

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

The right vocabulary selection can enable an individual using AAC to communicate and interact throughout the day, where ever they go, and with a variety of partners.

This archived webinar illustrates why core vocabulary is so valuable. The right vocabulary selection can enable an individual using AAC to communicate and interact throughout the day, where ever they go, and with a variety of partners.

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Technology Helping Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Find a Voice


Adil Sanai, day program participant at AHRC NYC's Joseph Weingold Center, is featured in this video. Adil received his handheld ChatPC this year, and has already figured out how to customize it. Recently, Adil interviewed for a job using only his ChatPC.

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Using the IPAD for Speech Therapy at Peninsula Rehab Center


Patients at Peninsula Rehab Center use the IPad to communicate with therapists and family. Proloquo software is designed for the patients to tap the creen and form sentences. This technology has opened up th lines of communication and is allowing patients to recover more easily.

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Ipod touch adapted for disabled child to communicate


Demonstration of an iPod adapted for speech to help non-verbal kids. Eight-year old Jacob, a non-verbal student, demonstrated how he communicates through subtle head movements and a single switch, that translates into iPod taps to create sentences.

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"Communication Device" Real Look Autism Episode 8


 

This video for Real Look Autism.com shows us how assistive communication technology is helping a nonverbal, 7-year old boy "talk". Matthew started using PECS and then through the school system was able to get a communication device. He is finding his voice!

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