Augmentative and alternative communication
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is an umbrella term that encompasses the communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the produ...
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SignAloud: Gloves that Transliterate Sign Language into Text and Speech
Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi of the University of Washington are the $10,000 Lemelson-MIT “Use it!” Undergraduate Winners for their invention SignAloud, glov...
Tommy Krångh, the sign language star of Eurovision
“I am always all in. I want to give the whole experience of the music. I have to give my whole body. When I get on the stage the music is pumping and I lose myself. I don’t know what’s happening. I a...
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
Speech generating device
Speech-generating devices (SGDs), also known as voice output communication aids, are electronic augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems used to supplement or replace speech or writing...
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Switch Access Scanning
Switch access scanning is an indirect selection technique (or access method), used by an assistive technology user, including those who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to choose i...
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Sign language
Preservation of the Sign Language, George W. Veditz (1913)A sign language (also signed language or simply signing) is a language which uses manual communication and body language to convey meaning,...
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Patient information leaflet
Patient information leaflets (PILs) are leaflets containing specific information about medical conditions, doses, side effects that packed with medicines to give the user information about the product...
Louis Braille
Louis Braille ( pronunciation , /ˈbreɪl/, [lwi bʁɑj(ə)]; 4 January 1809 – 6 January 1852) was a French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visual...
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Speech synthesis
Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech. A computer system used for this purpose is called a speech synthesizer, and can be implemented in software or hardware products. A text-t...
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Baby sign language
Baby sign language is the use of manual signing in order to communicate with infants and toddlers. While infants and toddlers have a desire to communicate their needs and wishes, they lack the abilit...
Computer Braille Code
Computer Braille is an adaptation of braille to an eight-dot cell; the resulting 256 characters are assigned to the 256 characters of ASCII computer coding. Unfortunately, an eight-dot cell is too lar...
German Sign Language family
The German Sign Language family is a small language family of sign languages, including German Sign Language, Polish Sign Language and probably Israeli Sign Language. The latter also had influence fro...
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Braille
Braille /ˈbreɪl/ is a tactile writing system used by the blind and the visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille-users can read computer screens and other electronic...
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IConji
iConji is a free pictographic communication system based on an open, visual vocabulary of characters with built-in translations for most major languages.In May 2010 iConji Messenger was released with ...
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Hyperacuity (scientific term)
The sharpness of our senses is defined by the finest detail we can discriminate. Visual acuity is measured by the smallest letters that can be distinguished on a chart and is governed by the anatomica...
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Blissymbols
Blissymbols or Blissymbolics was conceived as an ideographic writing system called Semantography consisting of several hundred basic symbols, each representing a concept, which can be composed togethe...
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Tactile signing
Tactile signing is a common means of communication used by people with both a sight and hearing impairment (see Deafblindness), which is based on a standard system of Deaf manual signs.
Several me...
Perforation
A perforation is a small hole in a thin material or web. There is usually more than one perforation in an organized fashion, where all of the holes are called a perforation. The process of creating pe...
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Boston line letter
Boston line letter was a tactile writing system created by Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe in 1835, a popular precursor to the now-standardized Braille.
Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, the first director of the ...
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Braille technology
Braille technology is assistive technology which allows blind or visually impaired people to do common tasks such as writing, browsing the Internet, typing in Braille and printing in text, engaging in...
Audio induction loop
Audio induction loop systems, also called audio-frequency induction loops (AFILs) or hearing loops, are an assistive listening technology for individuals with reduced ranges of hearing. A hearing loo...
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Makaton
Makaton is a language programme designed to provide a means of communication to individuals who cannot communicate efficiently by speaking. The Makaton language programme has been effectively used wit...
DAISY Digital Talking Book
DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) is a technical standard for digital audiobooks, periodicals and computerized text. DAISY is designed to be a complete audio substitute for print material ...
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Loulis (chimpanzee)
Loulis (born May 10, 1978) is a chimpanzee who has learned to communicate in American Sign Language.Loulis was named for two caregivers (Louise and Lisa) at the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center...
Thakur Vishva Narain Singh
Thakur Vishva Narain Singh (July 30, 1928 – September 29, 2009) was the first Braille editor of India and an eminent journalist. He served as Braille editor in the publication section of the Nat...