[visionrehabtherapist] Re: talking dictionaries

I also use the Franklin.  It does have decent speech output, and the
volume can be adjusted.  The keys default to echo, so this might be
good for your client.  You can slow down or speed up the speech on
this dictionary as well.

Caitlin,

On 10/20/10, Moscato, Maureen <mmoscato@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear Everyone:
>
> I personally use the Franklin SE 1000 Language Master Talking dictionary
> which now costs $450.00.  It is for high school and above.
>
> Contact American Printing House for the Blind and they may have
> something simple and cheaper.  If she knows how to use a computer, maybe
> you can get a computerized child's dictionary.  I think NBP has a
> child's spelling dictionary in Braille.  Maybe Hadley can recommend one.
>
> Have a good day.
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> Maureen Moscato CVRT
> Lighthouse International
> 111 E. 59 St.
> NY NY 10022
> phone (212) 821-9265
> email mmoscato@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> [mailto:visionrehabtherapist-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Leanne
> Ford
> Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 4:43 PM
> To: visionrehabtherapist
> Subject: [visionrehabtherapist] talking dictionaries
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>
> I am wondering if anyone has used any of the talking dictionaries?  I
> have a client that is in her 60's but mentally acts like she functions
> as a child.  I am not aware of what, if any developmental or learning
> disabilities that she may have.  She likes to look up words, check their
> spelling and definition.  She needs something that is very simple to
> use.  I have only seen the ones in Maxiaids and ILA catalogs.  I noticed
> one says it does not speak as you touch the letters.  By the way, my
> client is totally blind and also hard of hearing, so how is the speech
> output?
>
> If you have personally used one of these and can provide me some
> feedback please respond.  Thank you.
>
> Leanne
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