Advocate+ Communication Aid

Manufactured by Abilia Ltd
Priced from £99  (Exc. VAT)

DLF's summary

Communication device and programmable infrared control. Compatible with Matrix Maker software.

Speechbubble's description:
The AdVOCAte, is a rugged but lightweight handheld digitised speech communicator. It can be operated by fingerpress or single/dual switch scanning, and has auditory feedback. It has an infrared port for operation of environmental control devices but a sister product, the AdVOCAte+, adds comprehensive environmental control and trainable infrared. The keypad can be configured to 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 locations, and there are five message levels, four with single message selections and one with key linking. A total of up to 16 minutes of high quality digitised speech can be recorded, with up to two minutes of speech per message. There are also two alarm buttons containing messages to attract attention.


  • library of infrared codes, compatible systems include GEWA, Possum and X-10 mains and lighting controllers, adapted phones and intercom systems
  • two to 128 messages, adjustable button layouts (one, two, four, eight or sixteen buttons) and keyguards
  • can be used with up to four external switches with one or two switch scanning and auditory prompts

Product dimensions

Switch scanning controlStandard
Auditory scanningStandard
Digitised or synthesised speech Digitised speech
Infra-red capture/learningOption
Control via Infra-red

Where can I buy this product?

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Supplier details

Head office
Riverside Court
Huddersfield Road
Delph Oldham
Greater Manchester

Supplier details last checked:
10 February 2017

Next check due:

Inclusive Technology 's name for this product is Advocate+ Communication Aid Their product code is: 3597
From £99
Exc. VAT

Checked by DLF on 10 February 2017

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Manufacturer's contact

Abilia Ltd
Unit 12
Buckingway Business Park
CB24 4AE
01954 281210