Communication

Communication

 

Communication aids and tools, including high tech devices, iPad accessories, printed communication boards, and more. 

 

AAC/Speech Generating Devices 

Simple single button devices play recorded messages.  Reliable, rugged they can be used for signalling and essential messages. 

Big Step by Step, Ablenet Speech Generating Devices, Bridges Canada Asssistive Technology

Big Step by Step

 

Communication Books and Boards

Communication Books and Boards are a low tech and easy way that communicate for either specific situations -- such as the pre-made Widgit books -- or as an inexpensive way to communicate.

Widgit Health First Response Communication Book, Bridges Canada Assistive Technology

Widgit Health First Response Communication Book

 

 

High Tech Dynamic Devices


See our collection of hi-tech communication aids for dynamic display, computer driven speech generating aids. With computers at their heart, these devices can be adapted for a wide range of users, from early communicators relying on large images and only a few specific choices on each screen to literate practiced AAC users; from symbol based systems, to letter based writing to combinations of both.

link to bridges hitech aac communication collection

 

 

Boardmaker Plus V6 Windows - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker Plus V6 Windows

$518.70

Platform: Windows Add interactive educational activities to printed materials Boardmaker plus the interactivity of voice, animations and video capability! Bring Boardmaker activities to life and make the computer a student learning tool with Boardmaker Plus! software. Featuring more than 4,500 Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) in both color an...


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iAdapter 6 Cases - Bridges Canada

iAdapter 6 Cases

$423.00

Turn any of your iPad systems into a durable AAC device!  The iAdapter 6 is an iPad protective amplified case designed for the Special Needs community. This newly designed case offers better protection and captive screws that will not fall out when installing or removing the iPad from the case. The iAdapter 6 case is made from high impact ABS pl...

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Talking Brix - 3 pkg - Bridges Canada

Talking Brix - 3 pkg

$189.00

Simple to use, compact, integrated rechargeable batteries, and 10-seconds of record time in each TalkingBrix. Connect all three to form a multi-message dedicated speech generating device or break them apart to use individually. Use one Brix for personal reminders, or attach as many as you like, creating simple, scalable communication grids. Tal...


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Boardmaker Windows V 6 - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker Windows V 6

$518.70

Boardmaker is a graphics database containing over 3,000 Picture Communication Symbols (from PCS Books I, II, & III). Make a professional looking communication display in minutes. Quickly find and paste pictures into your display with a mouse click. Make the pictures any size and with any spacing. Print and/or save your display on disk for la...


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Boardmaker Windows French V 6 - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker Windows French V 6

$427.70

Pour plus d'information sur les produits Boardmaker en français cliquer ici BoardMaker est un programme de dessin qui vous permet de créer rapidement des tableaux, des tableaux de communication, ainsi que du matériel pédagogique qui peuvent être importés. BoardMaker est une bibliothèque d'images pré-dessinées incluant les symboles de communicati...


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Tell Me Program - AAC in the Preschool Classroom - Bridges Canada

Tell Me Program - AAC in the Preschool Classroom

$202.00

A classroom-wide approach for preschool children starting to use augmentative and alternative communication with core vocabulary. Features:  Integrates research-supported, reading and writing lessons for 11 books Uses familiar books like No David! and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, with 10 lessons each Provides the I Went Walking boo...


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TASP: Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance - Bridges Canada

TASP: Test of Aided-Communication Symbol Performance

$388.70

By Joan Bruno, PhD. A PCS based easy-to-use tool for assessing symbolic skills. Design or select an AAC device, boards sets and establish AAC intervention goals, strategies, basals and ceilings. Subtests for size, number, grammatical encoding, categorization and syntactic performance. For kids & adults with functional pointing. Administratio...


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SuperTalker Progressive Communicator - Bridges Canada

SuperTalker Progressive Communicator

$488.00

New digital technology inside SuperTalker provides crystal-clear sound like never before, and up to 25% more battery life!Easy to learn and use, yet powerful enough to be the only voice output device many users will ever need. Use it as a singlemessage communicator for beginners and progress to a two-, four-, or eight-message communicator as...


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PODD  -- Create personalized communication books in Boardmaker - Bridges Canada

PODD -- Create personalized communication books in Boardmaker

$528.70

The print-based Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD) is delivered on a CD and helps minimize common difficulties encountered by students who use multi-level communication books. PODD lets you design, produce and implement personalized communication books to suit the varying communication, language, sensory and physical access requiremen...


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Veltex Velcro Display Fabric (60" Wide) Per Yd - Black - Bridges Canada

Veltex Velcro Display Fabric (60" Wide) Per Yd - Black

$69.00

VELTEX® Brand Fabric, Black by the yardThe Fabric is:   Washable "Hook" or scratchy side of Velcro adheres to fabric 60 Inches wide Great for ever changing & interactive (hands-on) Bulletin Board displays


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TalkTrac Communicator - Bridges Canada

TalkTrac Communicator

$189.00

Communication on the go has never been easier with the TalkTrac wearable communicator. TalkTrac features four messages and two levels for a total of eight individual messages. It's perfect for breaking the ice, conversing with family and friends, interacting with classmates, and even recording personal information and to-do lists. TalkTrac is a ...


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Laser Pointer (Head Mounted) - Bridges Canada

Laser Pointer (Head Mounted)

$259.00

A head mounted laser pointer can be an extremely powerful tool for a person with a speech and movement disability. Lasers can enable a person with limited movement to directly point to letters, words and phrases on a communication board. Laser pointers are simple and easy to use, but they can provide an EXTREMELY fast and efficient way to commun...


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E-tran Board - Bridges Canada

E-tran Board

$224.00

An E-tran board is a special communication system which enables people to select letters with their eyes. (E-tran stands for "Eye Transfer".)  This particular E-Tran is based on a design by Amy Roman, SLP-CCC. It is designed to be simpler, easier to learn and more efficient than conventional E-tran boards. Who Is the E-Tran For? The E-Tran bo...


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Patient Communication Sheets by Widgit Health (10 sheet pack) - Bridges Canada

Patient Communication Sheets by Widgit Health (10 sheet pack)

$20.00

There are many patients who struggle to communicate in hospital, from those who already have a pre-existing communication challenge to those who have developed one as a result of treatment, illness, or injury. Every bedside in every hospital, clinic, school or care home needs a Patient Communication Sheet. With the symbols on this two-sided shee...


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AlphaCore Xtreme Low Tech Communication Poster (Large) for Mounting & Laser targeting - Bridges Canada

AlphaCore Xtreme Low Tech Communication Poster (Large) for Mounting & Laser targeting

$39.00

A communication board designed for people who are using a hand held or head mounted laser pointer with core vocabulary. This product is an unmounted poster and it ships rolled in a mailing tube 18 X 24 inches (45 X 61 cm). The readymade printed communication board is designed for speedy and efficient alternative and augmented communication (AAC)...


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Widgit Health First Aid Booklet - Bridges Canada

Widgit Health First Aid Booklet

$12.00

This is an invaluable addition to any First Aid kit in a public place - library, school, arena, civic centre, theatre, museum etc. This Communication Tool, supported with the carefully crafted Widgit symbols, has the basics for calming an emergency situation and getting information vital for a 911 call or a first responder.     Product Overview...


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ICE Card 20 Pack - Bridges Canada

ICE Card 20 Pack

$25.00

Paramedics and other first responders are trained to look for important information in a wallet. On the Widgit In Case of Emergency (ICE), card you can write all necessary health, personal and contact information, but it folds flat and thin to fit in a credit card slot of most wallets. On the reverse side is a diagram for quick essential non-ver...


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Flip N'Talk Small 1'' - Bridges Canada

Flip N'Talk Small 1''

$37.64

Sturdy, spiral-bound set of 15 vinyl strips with picture tabs. Vocabulary may be placed on both sides of the strips, giving the user access to up to 30 categories of symbol strips. It may be attached with Velcro to the Communication Board or to the top of a speech device. Colored sticker labels for the category tabs are supplied with Flip 'n Tal...


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Boardmaker V6 Windows With Addendum Bnd 00-12 - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker V6 Windows With Addendum Bnd 00-12

$681.20

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Boardmaker French Win With Addendum Bnd 00-12 - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker French Win With Addendum Bnd 00-12

$590.26

Pour plus d'information sur les produits Boardmaker en français cliquer iciSelon les pédiatres, orthophonistes et éducateurs, Boardmaker® est le meilleur logiciel de création de matériel éducatif et outils de communication basées sur symboles imprimables. BoardMaker est un programme de dessin qui vous permet de créer rapidement des tableaux, ...


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Widgit Health First Response Communication Book - Bridges Canada

Widgit Health First Response Communication Book

$50.00

Designed for EMS, nurses, doctors and other health professionals this 20 + page book can be used for providing personal information like medications recently taken, details of pain and injury, food consumed, describing an accident scene etc. Printed on washable, disinfect-able (we've wiped it down with alcohol, dish soap and a couple of commerci...


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Flip N'Talk Large 2'' - Bridges Canada

Flip N'Talk Large 2''

$45.44

Sturdy, spiral-bound set of 15 vinyl strips with picture tabs. Vocabulary may be placed on both sides of the strips, giving the user access to up to 30 categories of symbol strips. It may be attached with Velcro to the Communication Board or to the top of a speech device. Colored sticker labels for the category tabs are supplied with Flip 'n Tal...


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Boardmaker Plus Win With Addendum Bnd 00-12 - Bridges Canada

Boardmaker Plus Win With Addendum Bnd 00-12

$681.20

Platform: Windows Add interactive educational activities to printed materials Boardmaker plus the interactivity of voice, animations and video capability! Bring Boardmaker activities to life and make the computer a student learning tool with Boardmaker Plus! software. Featuring more than 4,500 Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) in both color a...


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QuickTalker 7, 12, and 23 - Bridges Canada

QuickTalker 7, 12, and 23

$215.00

Introducing AbleNet's new easy-to-use, go-anywhere communicator, QuickTalker. QuickTalker features a modern design - ideal for girls or boys of any age in the classroom - yet rugged enough for everyday use. The variety of message locations and five available levels on the QuickTalker™ provide the flexibility you need to customize the learning ou...

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Noisy Stories - Bridges Canada

Noisy Stories

$45.50

Noisy Stories, by Joan and Jessica Rivard consists of 11 repetitive, predictable interactive stories for children who are at all levels of communicative abilities. Noisy Stories presents sounds in isolation and in combination in a developmentally appropriate format. It encourages children to respond verbally, with a sign or with an AAC device. U...


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VoiceCue - Bridges Canada

VoiceCue

$53.00

VoiceCue is a clever, discrete auditory cueing device. Record up to five messages (60 seconds total recording time) and set the clock to play back messages at pre-set times. Each message can be assigned two playback times. For example, record "Time to take your medication." and set the clock to play the message at 7 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. ...


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Partner Plus 4 - Bridges Canada

Partner Plus 4

$324.00

Partner/Plus Four is a 4 message communication device. The Partner/Plus four device has been completely redesigned. Moulded carry handle, light weight, multiple input and output jacks, 2 levels of communication.   En français Le Partner/Plus Four a été conçu pour faciliter la tâche des enseignants. Sa pratique poignée de transport et son poids l...

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Express One - Bridges Canada

Express One

$53.00

Express One is a high quality single message talker with an extra large active area. Ideal for wall mounting as a talking sign or table top communicator. Just touch the picture or the play button to activate speech. Designed to accommodate your photos, large or small. Express ONE has 10 seconds of recording time, quality speech playback, vo...


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Conversation Skills Curriculum - Bridges Canada

Conversation Skills Curriculum

$94.00

Provide basic conversation skills to students with developmental disabilities and show them how to initiate social interactions. Conversation Skills Nondisabled workers usually lose their jobs because of character issues, but workers with developmental disabilities often lose jobs and experience other social problems because of poor conversation...


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Clip Talker - Bridges Canada

Clip Talker

$17.00

The Clip Talker has a single message with eight seconds of quality recording time. It features an easy-to-touch play button, a convenient play/record switch and an LED that lights when you record. It's palm-size makes it ideal as a hand-held communication device. Several Clip Talkers can be arranged together on a table to offer a user multiple c...


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2 Partner Plus's with a Divider - Bridges Canada

2 Partner Plus's with a Divider

$227.00

Two Partner/Plus single-message augmentative communication devices with divider that interlocks between the two. You can interlock with other Partner/Plus's to create a larger multi-message communicator. Start as a double message communicator and add on as skills are acquired. An elevated platform and slot for objects or picture cards makes the ...


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Tangible Object Cards Bundle w/ Colour SymbolStix - Bridges Canada

Tangible Object Cards Bundle w/ Colour SymbolStix

$918.00

Tangible Object Cards (TOC) pair objects that are easy to recognize and discriminate with words/pictures. Objects are securely fastened to durable 5"x7" plastic cards. Each comes with a removable blank 2" x 3 1/2" card to which you can add your favorite communication symbol or picture.   TOC Bundle consists of 50 cards in total and contains the ...


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