Cadan Assistive Technologies
Specialized products and services for people with unique accommodation needs. Areas of specialty include; Blind Low-Vision, Deaf – hard of hearing, Physical Disabilities, Cognitive, Organizational, etc.
7-Level Communication Builder
It grows with you! The 7-Level Communication Builder is a self-contained communication device. It allows the user to record and play back 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 different messages per level. There are seven levels for recordings, giving you a total of up to 112 messages (in the 16 window setting). Total record time is 300 seconds. The unit comes equipped with 5 sturdy frame/overlays in 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 windows. Re-recording is required when you change window frames. Frame size is 8½" x 7". Time per level by window setting, using all seven levels:
1 Window setting = 42 seconds per segment per level
2 Window setting = 21 seconds per segment per level
4 Window setting = 10½ seconds per segment per level
8 Window setting = 5¼ seconds per segment per level
16 Window setting = 2½ seconds per segment per level
The Dictionary Pen is a major technological breakthrough for anyone working or studying in a “second language”. The embedded camera and OCR technology enables lookup or translation of words without the need for a single “click”. Simply pass the nib across a word and it instantly displays the definition and reads the word.
It is also a scanner for capturing lines of text and uploading to a PC, Mac or Linux computer, making it ideal for students, teachers and professionals to capture essential information.
There is no software required to upload the text to Windows, MAC or Linux PC’s. Just connect the device to a computer with a USB cable and it appears as an external hard drive.
C-Pen Exam Reader
The C-Pen Exam Reader pen scanner is major technological breakthrough for anyone wanting to read English exam questions. The C-Pen Exam Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English human-like digital voice.
The Exam Reader has been approved by The Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ)* for use in exams.
This means students who have reading difficulties such as dyslexia can independently take exams knowing
that they can read and understand the questions. No special access arrangements required.
The pen is half the size of other portable pen scanners on the market and at 50g is half the weight.
As well as promoting Independent Reading this pen is:
- ideal for hearing words & lines of text read aloud
- great for students with dyslexia, reading difficulties and english as a second language
- designed to allow students to be with their peers in the main exam hall with headphones plugged into their pens
- available in a class set of ten pens
C-Pen Pen Reader
The C-Pen Reader pen scanner is major technological breakthrough for anyone learning English and is a life-saver for those who suffer from reading difficulties such as dyslexia. The C-Pen Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English human-like digital voice.
The in-built dictionary puts the power of Collins English Dictionary (30th Anniversary Edition Tenth edition) in your hands. Simply pass the nib across a word and it instantly displays the definition and reads it aloud. It is also a scanner for capturing lines of text and uploading to a PC or Mac, making it ideal for students, teachers and professionals to capture essential information.
The pen is half the size of other portable pen scanners on the market and at 50g is half the weight. Importantly this means it can be used by a younger generation of English learners making this learning tool suitable for children (age 6+) and adults. This is the only portable line scanner on the market that is both Mac and PC compatible. There is no software required, just connect the pen up to a computer with a USB cable and it appears as an external hard drive. Other features include a built-in voice recorder with playback.
CheapTalk 4 In-line Direct
Simple communication is easy with this popular communicator. The In-Line Direct has four message squares and plays one of the 5-second messages when you press the corresponding square.
Requires 4 AA batteries.
Students with a wide array of abilities will benefit from design of the Clevy2 Keyboard. Large keys, coupled with the color-coding of consonants, vowels and function keys OR the high contrast keyboard model make these boards a great choice for beginning literacy learners, those just learning keyboarding skills, or persons with visual impairments. It’s cross-platform and comes with both PS2 and USB connections. Clevy boards are solidly constructed, have a dwell function switch and a variety of protectors, making it a must have!?
Eye Blink Switch
Easy to position with unique mounting! Just aiming the sensor at the eye will allow the user to control communication devices, toys, or computers. Controls give momentary, timed (1 to 120 seconds), or latched output. Internal circuitry can be set to activate with each eye blink or with every double eye blink to ignore normal eye blinking. An adjustable holder easily mounts to most eyeglass frames or head bands. Eyeglasses not included. Requires 1 9-V battery
Because of a variety of physical limitations, millions of users can’t interact with computers as they want or need to do. There are many technology solutions out there to deal with this, but many of the very good ones are cost prohibitive, or require users to purchase another computer, or even other additional expensive accessories. EyeGuide™ Assist has been built to change all this. It is a mouse replacement that everyone can afford and use.
Includes 4 rechargeable batteries and recharging unit.
Plug-and-play USB computer switch interface with inputs for up to five switches or one joystick with a 9-pin D plug. Use with switch accessible software to control your computer, actively learn, and have fun.
For macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, or Mavericks users, turn on Switch Control for full computer access with one or multiple switches. In addition, Hitch 2 includes a mouse control mode that enables a user to control the on-screen mouse cursor with a joystick or multiple switches.
NEW TO HITCH 2
- Simplified user interface that includes core keystrokes commonly used by software for switch access
- Ability to program one to four keystrokes of your choice
- Integrated USB connection
- Improved 9-pin D connection for joysticks
Optimax Wireless Rollerball
With an operating range in excess of 32 feet, it is ideal for use with groups or in the classroom to ensure that everyone can join in!
Lightweight and robustly constructed with no mechanical wearing parts, OPTIMAX can be used as either a desktop or hand-held unit. Optical technology ensures precise cursor control and the bi-directional radio link provides interference free operation.
- Two additional sockets for switches.
- Precise tracking and cursor control.
- Large free-running ball requiring only the lightest touch.
- Provides a natural hand rest for comfort.
- Left/right and drag lock buttons.Color coded buttons mounted sub-flush to prevent accidental operation.
- Rollerball sockets to operate left/right click buttons from remote switches.
- Easy ‘plug and play’ installation.
- Up to 6 months battery life.
- 1 x 9V battery included.