We Connect Oklahomans with Disabilities to Assistive Technology (AT)

September AT Inventory Highlights
Assistive Technology (AT) can be used in a variety of ways, and for a variety of purposes. It can support people in carrying out everyday tasks and activities, enhance their safety, support their social participation, monitor their health, and more. This month, we're featuring AT that might be helpful for people who are deaf or hard of hearing!

UbiDuo3

The UbiDuo 3 Text to Speech (TTS-1) is a text-based speech-generating device. The UbiDuo assists with face-to-face communication and is designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing and for individuals who have difficulty speaking.

The UbiDuo 3 TTS-1 includes a built-in speaker, voice technology, a real-time split-screen interface, a full keyboard, and customizable font and background.

Lifetone Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock

The Lifetone Bedside Fire Alarm and Clock provides a solution to at-risk groups that include children, seniors, hard of hearing or hearing impaired individuals, and people who just sleep well and soundly.

The Lifetone syncs with a smoke alarm, and if the smoke alarm sounds, the Lifetone will flash, give a lower audible pitch alerting “Fire” on a large display, and activate the bed shaker in an attempt to wake the person.

smpl Technology SOS Help Pendant Alert Kit

The smpl Technology SOS Help Pendant Alert Kit provides a simple, low-tech solution when someone needs help in an emergency or needs something from another at a distant location. Press the button on the help pendant and the device will transmit a signal to the portable alert system, which will notify a relative/caregiver with vibration, an audible alarm, and a flashing indicator light.

The transmission is capable of traveling up to 250 ft. indoors or 500 ft. outdoors. The portable alert can be clipped to a belt, in our pocket, wall mounted, or placed on a table. This device does not require Wi-Fi or a monthly fee.

Midland Weather Alert Radio with Silent Call Light and Bed Shaker

The Midland Weather Alert Radio with Silent Call Light and Bed Shaker is a Public Alert certified weather radio. This alert system includes a silent call strobe light and bed shaker. Audible vibration and strobe flashing (using the included light and bed shaker) alert you to hazardous conditions for around-the-clock, up-to-the-minute weather information.

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Learn more about Assistive Technology (AT) for people of all ages on the ABLE Tech AT Discovery webpage.

ABLE Tech Core Programs

An AT service directly assists an individual with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device.

Device Demonstration

Learn about specific types of AT by comparing the features through hands-on exploration.

Device Loan

Borrow AT for a limited time to determine if it meets your needs before a purchase.

Device Reutilization

Find medical equipment that is no longer needed by its original owner here.

Financial Loan

Apply for financing options that offer low interest and flexible repayment terms for Assistive Technology.

 

COVID-19 Updates:

 

Following guidance from Oklahoma State University

  • All sanitization practices will be used per ABLE Tech’s policies and procedures.

  • We are hosting virtual training and events! Check out all of the latest upcoming opportunities below.

Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19 Assistive Technology Devices and Services

ABLE Tech News

Celebrate "People with Disabilities Awareness Day" on March 8th. 

This year "People with Disabilities Awareness Day" (PWDAD) will be hosted at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.  Admission to the building and for PWDAD are FREE. 

While you are at the Oklahoma History Center, be sure to visit “The History of disABILITIES in Oklahoma”. ABLE Tech, along with other partners across the state will be contributing to the exploration, experience, and education of assistive technology’s development over the years. This exhibit will be open for viewing from March 8th to August 31st.  

Learn more about this exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center Museum. 

 

Oklahoma Selected as 2020-2024 AEM State

ABLE Tech will collaborate with diverse partners to expand accessible educational materials (AEM) and technology services in the state. 

Learn more about the National Center on AEM