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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/

February 2020

Photo of Switch Accessible Uno Attack Game

Switch Accessible Uno Attack Game
by Adaptable Tech Solutions

Individuals with disabilities who require a switch for access can now play this popular and exciting game with their peers! Switch users participate by hitting the switch to activate the card launcher. (Optional switch is not included). This game is best suited for users who have a clear understanding of switch use; as the launcher is random and will not launch cards every time the switch is pressed. Open the hyperlink for a short video demonstration: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17Yhwq-EOHVmUny_tsRgdIreToGNbfgfB/view?usp=sharing

February 2019

Photo of Bubble Mania

Bubble Mania
by Enabling Devices

Bubble Mania is a switch-adapted bubble machine that can be activated by touching a switch such as the one shown here. Also included is a “switch modifier” that allows the user to touch the switch as an on/off button (latch) instead of having to hold it down (momentary). A third setting called “Time” allows the educator to preset the bubble machine to stop after up to 2 minutes, which will entice the student to activate the switch again. Bubble Mania and accompanying switch and switch modifier were added to the AT Lending Library through support from the CT Tech Act.

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.

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