DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY
PURPOSE: To enable individuals with little or no verbal communication ability to convey messages and participate in conversations. This basic device can be printed on a board or on standard paper. The board is designed with six rows: Row one has the letters A through E; row two has the letters F through J; row three has the letters K through O; row four has the letters P through T; and row five has the letters U through Z. The sixth row includes standard messages that are often used, such as "I need to go to the bathroom," "I'm hungry," "I want to go to sleep, " etc. Specific messages can be personalized for the user. The letters and messages, can be accessed using finger pointing, eye blinks or hand squeezes for yes or no, head pointer, eye gaze, or other method appropriate for the needs and capabilities of the user. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.