Past Featured Items2018-05-23T12:32:52+00:00

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Past Featured Items

Brought to you by:
Carol Magliocco, Amy Norton, Stacey Fulton, Ann Bedard, and JoAnne Lambert, EASTCONN’s Assistive Technology Team

EASTCONN Consortium Member districts can borrow this device to try with students by contacting any member of the EASTCONN AT Team or by emailing Carol Magliocco.

The EASTCONN AT Library is located at 10 Commerce Drive, Columbia, CT 06237. Browse more library items at www.eastconn.org/at/

October 2018

Photo of Sonocent Audio Notetaker

Sonocent Audio Notetaker
by Sonocent LLC.

Sonocent is a new type of audio notetaking software for Mac and PC laptop and Windows tablets. Research shows that capturing information is only one aspect of effective note taking. Truly effective learning is active learning, so synthesizing lecture material is the beneficial aspect of note taking. Engaging with the lecture content and summarizing it in note form creates connections in the brain, which aid with understanding and recall. Sonocent was added to the AT Lending Library through support from the CT Tech Act.

May 2018

Photo of Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch

Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch
by Enabling Devices

Since the discontinuation of the Joggle Switch, this version of the Saucer Switch is now the only capability switch on the market that can be customized to require just the right pressure from the individual to activate. Adjusting the pressure sensitivity can eliminate either accidental activations or unnecessary fatigue. This Saucer Switch was added to the AT Lending Library through support from the CT Tech Act.

December 2017

Photo of Bluebee Pals

Bluebee Pals
by Kayle Concepts LLC

The Bluebee Pal is a huggable plush learning tool that connects to a speech generating device (SGD) via Bluetooth and turns it into a motivating voice output source, supporting imitation. The Bluebee Pal’s mouth moves to provide a motivating experience. The Bluebee Pal was added to the AT Lending Library through support from the CT Tech Act.

March 2017

Photo of LIFTWARE Level and LIFTWARE Steady

LIFTWARE Level and LIFTWARE Steady
by Verily Life Sciences

The LIFTWARE handles with spoon attachments are designed to help people with hand tremor or limited hand and arm mobility retain confidence and independence. LIFTWARE Steady uses sensors in the handle to detect movement or tremor and steadies the utensil automatically. LIFTWARE Level keeps a utensil at the angle needed to eat any meal despite involuntary movement. Both products increase independence with less spillage. Both handles can support spoon or fork attachments, both of which are dishwasher safe. The LIFTWARE handles and attachments were added to the AT Lending Library through support from the CT Tech Act.

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