HEARD uses functional, reusable, and re-programmable RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) cards that trigger the playback of recorded speech associated with the card and its graphics.
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Congratulations to the 2018 RESNA Student Design Competition Finalists!
Xiuxiu Yuan won the 2018 RERC on AAC award for Enabo.
ShuffleSpeller supports accurate letter prediction for users with less-than-trustworthy access methods
We developed a battery powered Wi-Fi prototype which allows those who rely on AAC to easily and effectively communicate with caretakers, family members, or whomever.
Our team was tasked with designing and building a prototype harness to hold an electrolarynx for hospital patients who had recently undergone a laryngectomy and specifically had issues with fine motor control which made normal operation of the electrolarynx very difficult for them.
The pictures used for scanning can be uploaded and saved to create a more personalized feel for the user. Personal pictures also make it easier for the user to understand the concept.
This project requires that the team modify the car so that it can be used by children with disabilities to better interact with their peers. The modifications must enhance the child’s overall experience as well as provide the necessary support and safety.
Daniel Bieber, Richard Daniels, Timothy Martin ABSTRACT Lack of access to communication for hospital patients with disabilities causes a reduction in the overall effectiveness of care and places a financial burden on the healthcare industry. Some solutions exist to address these communication issues for individuals with special needs, but these solutions are unreliable and even […]
This study presents the development and evaluation of a vocal cord vibration switch as a communication access pathway. The switch uses vocal cord vibrations as an input to activate a switch, which produced an output in a computer, communication device, or environmental control.