Grid Pad Pro

The Grid Pad Pro is a powerful device with a range of communication aids that are packed with features. The Grid Pad Pro has high-quality audio, multiple access options, and our servus environment control. The Grid Pad Pro is available in an 11”, 13”, and 18” versions and can be used as a portable device or mounted on a wheelchair.

The Grid Pad has easy access by using a responsive touch screen. You can also use specific key guards that will suit your needs. The Grid Pad Pro also comes with two switch ports and the option for wireless switch input using wireless Joycable accessories. The headphone socket will split the sound ready for auditory scanning. There are also two spare USB ports that allows for other alternative access devices to be used with the Grid Pad Pro, like a head mouse, joystick, or Brainfingers.

The Grid Pad Pro provides a complete AAC solution for people communicating with symbols, text, or a combination of both. It does have other features such as Computer Control, a complete suite of accessible apps, interactive learning resources, and access to the online grid portal. Updates and resources are simple when trying to edit or add something new to the grid such as cells or downloading a whole new grid set, which can all be done through your device. The grid can also be used to replace the remote controls that normally operate TV, music centers, and other systems that maybe similar.

Picture of the Grid Pad that is turned on with all the different symbols that the device offers

To learn more about The Grid Pad, you can visit Thinksmartbox.com where you can speak to local dealers about getting the Grid or for more information about the Grid Pad.

Ekso Bionics

Ekso Bionics

Ekso Bionics is a worldwide pioneer in the field of robotic exoskeletons. For over 10 years, EKSO has been committed to developing the latest technology and engineering to help people rethink current physical limitations and achieve the remarkable. The Exoskeleton helps individuals unlock their human strength, endurance, and mobility potential. In 2016, Ekso Bionics received the first FDA-cleared exoskeleton for use with stroke and spinal cord injury level to C7 (C7 level spinal cord injury refers to vertebra communication with the tricep muscles.). Ekso Bionics is the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe

Picture shows a man sitting in a wheelchair as he put on the exoskeleton suit it shows five level of the man standing up as he slowly gain his stands while using a walker he is able to balance himself and starts moving forward as he walks.

To learn more about the Exoskeleton or to try it out you can visit Ekso Bionics

Canada Tire Wheel Ad

Canadian Tire Wheel Ad

Airing during the Rio Olympics back in Summer 2016, the ad “Canada Tire Wheel”, led by the platform Cleansheet Communication, only got 138 million views at the time of posting. However, in 2017, the commercial got a new wind when the video went from three million views to 20 million views in less than 24 hours. The ad also got picked up by Times of India blog and now has surpassed 40 million views on Facebook without any paid support.

Canada Tire’s “Wheel” commercial also won the 2017 Gold Winner CLIO Sport award for its heartwarming ad to promote #inclusion. The emotional story of Canadian kindness and inclusiveness takes going viral to a new level, by opening the eyes of many around the world to show how breaking the barriers of society for those with disabilities can also open the door for diversity among us when everyone feels included.

 

 

Verbally Speech App for iPad

Verbally Augmentative and Alternative Communication logo

Verbally is a top-selling Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app that has comprehensive assisted speech solutions for the iPad. Unlike many other AAC solutions, Verbally has a unique and simple design that allows users to communicate quickly and effectively in any setting. Verbally creative communication, self-expression and most importantly conversation.

Verbally core Words Grid offers over 50 essential words, which saves you over 50% of the time it takes to input a sentence. The core-phrases Grid offers a dozen common phrases to make communicating easier and faster. Verbally also features word prediction that learns words and names to help make your typing significantly faster. Verbally also has three keyboard layouts with a choice of male or female voices.

Verbally is a free app that requires no WiFi or 3G connection. This app can be used to aid anyone with apraxia, ALS, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s, or muscular dystrophy. Verbally is only for the iPad running on iOS version 3.2 or higher. Download Verbally from the App Store.

Two person sitting together as one person is using the Verbally app on their iPad