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Electronic communicator activated by buttons, switches or switch scanning. Additional memory and overlays are available.
The FL4SH communicator is a flexible recorded speech device with four message locations but an ability to store a large number of messages on barcoded overlays.
The FL4SH ships with twelve overlays and 16 minutes of speech memory, which can be divided between the messages in any way. The individual clear overlays, which have pockets for symbols or pictures, are detected automatically via barcodes printed on them. The unit itself is hinged at the front to allow for the insertion and storage of the overlays. Extra speech memory modules are available. www.speechbubble.org.uk/device/fl4sh/
There are 2 models of this product available. Suppliers may not supply them all:
Some of the product descriptions in this communication aids category include descriptions written by the ACE centre and can be viewed on the ACE centre's speechbubble website
We recommend that you always arrange a multidisciplinary assessment before purchasing any type of communication aid. This will ensure that factors such as seating, mobility, access, motivation, educational needs, cognitive levels, training and ongoing support are all taken into account.3 & 5-6
It is crucial that a backup of the vocabulary is kept somewhere safe so that it can be used in the case of system failure.5
Communication Matters support people who find communication difficult because they have little or no clear speech.1
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