This Captioning Telephone allows you to “see” the phone calls you cannot hear. It comes with a large display screen and has free voice-to-caption service to produce the text for the captions. No special equipment is required to make it work*, though a high speed Internet connection is required. One good feature is the ability to save captionsContinue reading “Captioning Telephone”
Proloquo2go software turns the iphone/ipod touch into a small, portable Augmented Alternative Communication [AAC] device. [Proloquo2Go: AAC in Your Pocket – Introductory videos] via madtoe & myapplespace.
Meet Darrell Earlier in the year I was contacted by Darrell. Darrell may not realise it, but he is a Lifekludger. Darrell has a son. His son lives with a disability. His son’s disability prevented him from using a mobile phone. Unable to press a button to activate ‘hands free’ voice control dialing – yesContinue reading “A True Hands Free Bluetooth Headset”
The social web offers a means of engagement that trascends the technology and transforms lives. Strangely or not, I tend not to see myself as disabled. Maybe that’s why I tend to focus on sharing more about what I’m doing than who I am or what I think about disability specific things – whatever thoseContinue reading “The Social Internet as Social Assistive Device”
A recent comment discussing uses of the iPodTouch/iPhone as a Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device brought to light this little accessory for iPods that could enable output of sound while maintaining the small, light portability. [iMainGo iPod Speakers for AAC]
A new way of thinking about alternative input and physical interaction. Possibilities for alternative and augmented communication. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf [David Merrill demos Siftables, the smart blocks | Video on TED.com]