When a Virus Attacks an 8-Year-Old’s Heart, Doctors Use a Ventricular Assist Device to Repair It

When a Virus Attacks an 8-Year-Old’s Heart, Doctors Use a Ventricular Assist Device to Repair It

“Hi, my name is Samantha, I’m eight years old, and” “I’m a heart patient at Cincinnati Children’s.” “Samantha was perfectly healthy, eight-year-old girl.” “And she came and one Saturday morning saying she wasn’t feeling well and she” “had a fever of” “102, and so I took her in the doctor thinking it was routine” “flu…

Go Talk 4+

Go Talk 4+

So this is the Go Talk 4+ and it’s a great communication aid. The idea of the Go Talk 4+ is that it speaks what is on the picture. You switch it on, wait for the beep, press: “Drink” and it speaks. And it will speak whatever you record on it. It’s got five levels;…

ATK Infant Toddler Services Symbol Communicator for Children with Visual Impairment

ATK Infant Toddler Services Symbol Communicator for Children with Visual Impairment

Young children with visual impairments who are not talking yet can communicate using speech output devices. Most low-tech speech output devices use laminated paper overlays with pictures on them to represent ideas. The Symbol Communicator made by Enabling Devices is a little bit different. It has recessed message spaces with Velcro for tangible or tactile…