Assistive Technology in Education/Communication Tools

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BIGmack Communicator

BIGmack

Record any single message directly into the BIGmack communicator and press its activation surface for playback up to two minutes in length. Connect a toy or appliance for additional motivation. With its large, 5-inch activation surface, BIGmack is an excellent choice for persons with visual impairments and persons with physical disabilities who require a larger target area.

Littlemack

Simply record any message directly into the LITTLEmack Communicator for one-touch, single message playback up to two minutes in length. Connect a toy or battery-operated appliance for instant positive reinforcement. With its angled base and 2½-inch activation surface, LITTLEmack is perfect for mounting, and is recommended for persons who can access a smaller activation surface.

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Step-By-Step

Little Step-by-Step

Record any series of messages into the LITTLE Step-by-Step Communicator. Press its activation surface once to hear the first message. Press it again to hear the next message in the sequence, and so on. Two full minutes of recording time allow you to record as many messages as you need. LITTLE Step-by-Step features an angled base and 2½-inch activation surface. Record verses of a song or poem, steps in a recipe or short social scripts to encourage conversational turn taking into LITTLE Step-by-Step. Each touch of the 2 1/2 inch activation surface plays and advances messages in sequence, or use the message repeat feature to replay one message in the series

Big Step-By-Step

Record any series of messages directly into the BIG Step-by-Step Communicator and press its activation surface for the first message. Press it again and BIG Step-by-Step automatically steps to the next message. With two full minutes of recording time, you can record as many messages as you need, divided any way you like. BIG Step-by- Step features a five-inch activation surface and is recommended for persons who require a larger target area.

iTalk2™

This dual-message communicator gives users the freedom to choose between two activities, food choices, stories or two of anything else you can imagine. iTalk2 is also great for asking and answering questions, telling jokes and making comments in social situations. With two minutes of recording time, the possibilities are endless. Add a toy or appliance for immediate positive reinforcement and to enhance messages.

SuperTalker™ progressive communicator

Easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough to be the only voice output device many users will ever need. Use it as a singlemessage communicator for beginners and progress to a two-, four-, or eight-message communicator as the user’s needs and abilities change. No need to learn a new device - instead, simply change the keyguard/symbol holder. SuperTalker also offers eight levels so you can record and store as many as 64 messages! SuperTalker features 16 minutes of recording time and a total of eight levels of messaging capability. Not only is every message location accessible via external switch, SuperTalker is even equipped with a special "Step Ahead" jack allowing a single switch to activate SuperTalker's messages in-order. AT Specialists will find SuperTalker particularly useful as a portable assessment too.

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