& Voice Banking
Individuals who can speak might just need a little boost.
PA or Personal Amplification systems
(in our loan closet) are an easy, portable way to raise your voice without extra effort. These
systems can be attached to belt loops or Velcro-ed to the front of wheelchairs!
Voice banking is a very important tool for individuals who may lose their voice due to illness or disability. There are many different ways to "save" your voice, including
AAC and SGD
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices help those with communication difficulties effectively express feelings, emotions, and ideas. Speech Generating Devices (SGD) take those thoughts and verbally speak them aloud. These devices can include iPads, communication books, eye-gaze computers, simple one button communicators, and so much more.
is a company that develops eye-gaze systems--computer like devices that track pupil movement so individuals with limited movement can still communicate.