BlindShell is an application developed for visually impaired individuals. It is controlled by simple touch gesture. There is also a text-to-speech feature with vibration and sound responses. Blindshell contains the following applications: Call, Messages, Contacts, Alarm, Notes, Voice Recorder, Book Reader, Color Recognition, Settings, Information about State, Favorites and Missed Events. There is also an easy-to-use keyboard for writing numbers and texts. To purchase BlindShell see Google Play.
Clevermind is an interactive application designed for seniors and people struggling with the cognitive impairments that accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Individuals can use the app to surf the Internet, connect with their loved ones and stay independently entertained while strengthening their cognitive proficiency. Key features of the app include a robotic assistant, MYIRA, voice command controls, large buttons and a magnified interface as well as quizzes and games for cognitiv
The Community Integration Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Simplified access to a handheld Pocket PC (not included) provides time-based schedule prompting, as well as personalized task prompting with digital pictures, video, and auditory instructions. Users traveling to work, school, or into the community have access to calendar reminders and support for important vocational and educational tasks. Features enable users to manage
Community Sidekick is a personal location tracking program designed for use with people who have autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, brain injury and other cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to notify the user's friends, family members or caregivers of the exact location of him or her. The first time the user starts the program, he or she can enter and save email addresses of people to be notified of his or her loc
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Based in an interactive multimedia computer system this prototype aims to stimulate persons with dementia and memory disabilities to have more enjoyable and rewarding conversations between their caregivers. A team of searchers from Scotland has developed a Computer Interactive Reminiscence and Conversation Aid (CIRCA). CIRCA is compromised of a simple touch-screen with easy-to-follow instructions and requires no IT competence. When switched on, CIRCA displays a
Concussion Coach is an application designed for Veterans, Service members, and other individuals who experience physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms that may be related to mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. This application provides users with information about concussions, a self-assessment instrument for symptoms and their severity, tools to help users build resilience and manage symptoms, as well as recommendations for community-based resources and support. Users can customize to
Connect Access Solution is a device designed for people with physical disabilities as well as learning and cognitive disabilities. Connect Access Solution provides access, HiFi sound output, built-in switch access or the option to plug in 2 external switches, rechargeable battery, and iPad protection all in one sleek package.
Endeavor SmartStation II – Single User PRO Edition is a voice output computer desktop configuration program designed for use by individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and brain injury. The program allows the user to build a personalized computer experience and includes button palettes for creating easy computer access. The user can customize his or her browser for safe and easy Web access with the Web Trek palette. Visual Media Player provides the user with a simple way to pla
The Endeavor Talker Pro is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet comes preloaded with Endeavor Talker Pro Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences. The
Endeavor Talker Pro Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the sc
For the visually impaired using headphones, Awareness! The Headphone App allows them to listen to headphones while also hearing the sounds of the environment. It uses the microphone to feed in noises as the user listens to music or use another app. Hear a car approaching or a doorbell ringing. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
FamilyLink is a tablet computer with a touch screen with an attachable keyboard and a home emergency monitoring system designed to provide the means for a child or caregiver to monitor remotely a person with a cognitive disability or a senior. The FamilyLink is a tablet computer that is pre-loaded with a suite software of software that allows a person to communicate with and monitor a person from a distance. The FamilyLink requires a wireless internet connection and a subscription to the FamilyL
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
First Then Visual Schedule is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules and choice prompts to guide a person through daily events (such as a morning routine or therapy schedule) or through steps to complete a specific activity. Each schedule consists of images arranged in a specific order. Each
Focus GPS is a cognitive aid application and prompter designed for use by students with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). This application, or "app," boosts the user's academic and cognitive performance by supporting the user in the executive function areas of memory, concentration, and organization. It helps students to step logically through complex thought and scheduling processes, allowing them to manage changing priorities. The "What’s Up?" feature enables users to organize t
iCommunicate is a symbolic and director selection communicator program and prompter for people with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program allows an individual to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a communicator and cognitive aid. iCommunicate allows an image (including a picture or a symbol) to be related to a specific word or phrase and to an audio clip. The user selects a picture and the associated audio clip will play. If no audio recording is available, the program ha
iPrompts is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. An application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, iPrompts enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules, countdown timers, and choice prompts. iPrompts includes a library of several hundred stock illustrations and photographs, and is expandable to include any digital picture desired by a user. For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or an Android device. SYS
It’s Done! is a cognitive aid, medication reminder program, and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or brain injury. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer or scheduler. The app remembers later what the user does now and gives them recall of completed tasks by confirming completion of routine tasks. It’s Done! can also notify others by text or email when a task is done. The user can se
iThoughts is a mindmapping tool for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that is designed for individuals who find it difficult to organize their thoughts and/or remember information, people with mental illness or learning disabilities, or visual learners. It enables the user to visually organize their thoughts, ideas, and information. SIZE: 35.9 Megabytes. LANGUAGE: English.
The iTraq3 is an all-in-one, small tracking device that features global tracking coverage and up to 4 months battery life on one charge. It can be used to track kids or family members who suffer from Alzheimer, Dementia or other mental diseases. iTraq provides a turnkey tracking solution that comes ready to use out of the box with a global SIM card, Android, iOS and Web tracking app.
The Jogger is a prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, or other short-term memory disabilities. Hosted on a small, wearable, commercially-available personal data assistant (PDA) equipped with a touch screen, the system enables users to take needed information with them wherever they go, presenting behavioral prompts and cues for the user at pre-programmed times and recording the user's responses. The system transmits user
MeMoves is a sensory integration activity program designed for use by parents, teachers or therapists working with children with cognitive or mental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent, teacher or therapist to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to calm or focus a child. The child performs finger puzzles to the beat of the music and watches as the screen comes alive. MeMoves features nine original songs exclusive to this app, over 30 separate finger puzzles and
Mobile Accessibility is a suite of 12 applications (Phone, Contacts, SMS, Alarm, Calendar, Email, Web, Where am I, Apps, Settings, Notes and Explorer) which all have a simplified interface whose textual information is spoken using Nuance Vocalizer voice synthesis. It can also be connected to Braille display if it is preferred. It is intended for people with learning and cognitive disabilities, blind and low vision, and deaf. Mobile Accessibility has a touch navigation, for touch screen devices;
Pedius is a mobile app that allows phone calls for the deaf and hard of hearing. The app allows users to call landline and mobile phones using text messaging. Using speech synthesis and voice recognition technologies, users start a call by typing their message and Pedius will send it to the contact that they choose. User can also use their own voice during the phone call. During phone calls a voice will read what the user wrote. Users can also press the icon to start a call in Voice mode and beg
Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This digital visual calendaring system allows users to create visual calendars and sync them to mobile devices, print them out, or share them with family, friends, teachers, and caregivers via Google Calendar. Picture Planner employs a simple task analysis to guide users through the steps of effective activity planning, and it provides pop-up rem
Picture Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer and scheduler. The user can create tasks associated with a picture, text, video or audio or any combination of these media to create multi-feature tasks. The user receives an alert (visual and auditory display) when a task is scheduled to be performed. The user
Pill Monitor is an application designed to manage medications. Key features of the app include scheduling for each pill, reminders to take medication whether the app is in use or not, and a built in manager to document each medication's info, such as side effects, doctor prescribed dosage, etc. The application also allows a consumption log to be printed or emailed directly to your doctor. POWER: Apple products required. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Pill Prompter is a basic medication reminder application. Users are given many prompt options to take their medication, check their pill schedules, or even ignore a prompt if a pill is not needed at the reminder time. If a user chooses to snooze the alert, the application will send out a reminder later based on the adjustable snooze length. When prompted to take a medication, a click of the dosage button confirms that the medication was taken. If needed, one can check an earlier day in the week
The Pocket Endeavor Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities and brain injury. This software is designed to work with a handheld Pocket PC (not included). The program allows the user to manage recurring or one-time calendar events, set a timer to track lapsed time, view past and future events, stay on task with step-by-step instructional support, maintain recorded to-do lists, and respond to auditory and visual cueing. The user can also re
The PocketFinder+ is a GPS tracker designed for users who are elderly or young kids. The device is a wearable personal 3G GPS / Wi-Fi / Cell ID tracker is our 2nd generation Personal Locator and utilizes all three location technologies to provide an ideal way for families and caregivers to keep track of their love ones. Ideal for children heading to or from school, after school activities on their own or via public transportation and seniors who value their independence, the PocketFinder+ can he
The Project Lifesaver is a GPS tracker designed for users with Alzheimer's, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other cognitive disabilities. The device is both a tracking device and a digital sports watch. PAL is worn on the wrist just like a normal wrist watch. The difference with PAL is that it will protect and locate your “At Risk” loved one if they wander. Along with the digital watch/transmitter PAL also has a portable receiver which notifies the caregiver of a wandering event using GPS technolo
Prop-it 10 in 1 Table Top Easel is designed to help children and people with cognitive and learning disabilities. Includes a felt surface mounted to the face, free-standing mirror with a magnetic dry erase surface on the back, dry-erase marker, felt eraser and nylon carrying case. This lightweight portable kit contains the essential tools needed by the entire spectrum of rehab specialists.
reQall is a voice input program and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, learning, cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. The program allows a person to use their BlackBerry phone, Android phone or Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a memory aid. The user speaks or types reminders into his or her device and reQall converts what the user says to text with up to 30 seconds recording time. reQall organizes the user’s items au
SafetyNet is an emergency alert system and cognitive aid designed for people who have cognitive or developmental disabilities. The SafetyNet system consists of a base station and server; three electric current flow detection modules; three water flow detection modules; three open/closed sensors; and a wireless handheld personal digital assistant (PDA), which uses the Microsoft Pocket PC operating system. The electric current flow detection modules are placed in locations where they can detect if
Skoog is foam cube compatible with iPad, Mac, and PC computers that acts as a hands-on controller designed for people with learning and cognitive disabilities as well as physical disabilities.
The SPOT Gen3 is a GPS tracker designed for users with Alzheimer's, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other cognitive disabilities. The device is GPS tracker using 100% satellite technology. It's customized tracking allows the user to change the rate tracks are sent to 2½, 5, 10, 30 or 60 minutes. A vibration sensor tells SPOT to send the user's GPS location when they are moving and to stop when they do. This conserves battery power and avoids sending duplicate tracks. SPOT Gen3 will send track mess
The STI GL300 Real-Time GPS Tracker is a tracker that monitors location with pinpoint accuracy and goes anywhere discreetly and provides real-time updates. It can be used for older adults with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, or users with other disabilities who tend to wander.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The Ohio State University Time Team (TT), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO), partnered to design a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The device is intended to increase the self-sufficiency of children by enabling them to manage their time independently. It provides a tool to aid children to learn the concepts of time,
The Trax Play is a GPS tracker GPS tracker that works with an app that can be used to track children, elderly, or people with disabilities who tend to wander off. It can be used for elderly individuals who suffer from disorienting diseases like Alzheimer’s or Dementia, or individuals with Autism, Down syndrome, or other special needs. The listens to multiple satellites and send its position, speed, and direction through the 2G cellular network directly to the App.
Video Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a task organizer and scheduler. Schedules can be created with pictures or videos. The user can organize video modeling content and turn off schedule functions such as "Done." Schedules and modeling created by the user can be shared with other users. The user can also customize the a
Visual Assistant is a cognitive aid, prompter, and job aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. This program is software for a personal digital assistant (PDA) and provides visual and verbal cues to assist the user in performing individualized tasks set up by a caregiver, coach, or other interested party. Visual Assistant is sold as standalone software; with a dedicated PDA pre-loaded with the software; or with a Pocket PC cellular telephone pre
Visual Impact is a personal skills and independent living tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPad to teach and reinforce skills necessary for achieving independence utilizing the AbleLink Instructional Media Standard (AIMS) multimedia training system. The program covers across life activity domains, including education, employment, independent living, recreation and transition. It provides step-by-step multimedi
Visules is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning or communication disabilities. An application for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, Visules is designed for parents and caregivers to use with their children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. People with disabilities also can use it independently. The program creates and communicates checklists and individual cues using text, images, and colors. The program allows the user to access visua
WayFinder is an audible mobility and personal location tracking program, cognitive aid, prompter, and voice output navigation system designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This software is for a personal digital assistant (PDA) (not included) and uses GPS (global positioning satellite)–based personalized audio and visual cues to support independent travel via bus systems and on foot. WayFinder enables the user to create specifi