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2013-08-27 23:23:08

The new collection of expert-designed phrases and pictures will help students with speech disabilities achieve their full potential in college, university, and vocational training programs. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 MyVoice and University of Toronto Scarborough AccessAbility Services today released the “College Life Pack”, a free-to-download vocabulary collection designed to help students with speech disabilities communicate on campus using MyVoice’s text-to-speech...

2013-07-25 23:22:57

The Children’s Spot, the superior children’s speech, occupational and ABA therapy program, announces their August Speech and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) Groups. Summer SPOT Groups are led by a speech pathologist and occupational therapist who teach and reinforce language, communication, sensory, gross and fine motor skills for each child. Elkridge, MD (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The Children’s Spot announces their August SPOT Group sessions. Each group has room for 4 children of...

2013-07-12 23:30:32

People with speech disabilities in Ontario can now receive a 75 percent discount on the purchase of an iPad or iPod Touch preloaded with MyVoice's TalkRocket Go -English or French version- communication aid app. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 MyVoice Inc. is pleased to announce that people in Ontario with speech disabilities can now receive the company's TalkRocket Go communication aid app, in English or French, along with an iPad or iPod Touch at just one-quarter of the cost,...

2013-05-31 23:24:12

Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. Baltimore, Md (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 As part of their continued commitment to the local community, Len the Plumber is sponsoring the annual Dot Dash 8k to fight the crisis on Braille Literacy. The race is hosted by The National Federation of the Blind, a national organization whose home is in Baltimore, MD. The money raised will help in tackling some alarming statistics and raising the general...

2013-05-31 23:03:21

Randyce Wechter, the latest nominee of the “No Limits” Mentoring Mission Award — a charitable outreach program dedicated to helping disabled people to achieve their career goals — embodies the true spirit of somebody who has steadfastly refused to give up. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Randyce Wechter, the latest nominee of the “No Limits” Mentoring Mission Award — a charitable outreach program dedicated to helping disabled people to achieve...

2013-03-09 23:01:46

Specifically designed with speech language pathologists and assistive technology trainers in mind, the QuickStart Assistive Technology Communication Kit includes everything that teachers and students require for voice output communication. Bringing together three of AbleNet's most popular communicators, this kit also includes the terrific resource book, Making Connections by Peggy Locke, Ph. D and Jackie Levin, M.A. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce...

2013-01-24 23:02:37

January is National Braille Literacy Month, and Tees For Your Head offers a very unusual way to honor the celebration: a t-shirt for language geeks with its message in braille. The "Feel the Love" t-shirt features a message in braille. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 For the sighted, braille is a secret code. For those who read through their fingertips, braille is a path to increased independence. Tees For Your Head commemorates the code with a geeky t-shirt. Designer Karin Carter...

2012-12-27 05:01:30

As a simple-to-use, but powerful augmentative communicator, the TextSpeak TS Series Talking Keyboard from Chester Creek is a perfect solution for post-operative patients, speech impaired individuals or for anyone requiring a voice generation device that generates synthesized, or augmented speech. Especially designed to meet the special communication needs of each individual user regardless of age or ability, the TextSpeak is the easiest to use augmentative communication keyboard device...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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