Communication

Communication conditions may include stuttering, voice disorders, and articulation disorders.  Limitations could include difficulty projecting voice sounds loud enough to be heard by others or the inability to speak at all.

The categories listed below include products that can assist individuals with any number of limitations resulting from communication conditions.  Because there are so many potential solutions for communication limitations, CAP cannot list all possible accommodations.  The products listed below present a variety of unique features to accommodate an array of limitations and are most often certified for use on federal agencies’ networks.

Accessories (3)

Accessories for any accomodations that do not enter into calculated totals of number of accomodations


Assistive Listening Devices (1)

Assistive listening devices are used to assist individuals who have hearing limitations that prevent them from accomplishing essential job tasks.  They accomplish this by allowing an individual to amplify sounds in their environment to a volume they are able to perceive.  Assistive listening device can work with or without hearing aids, depending on the specifications of the product and the requirements of the individual.

AT Demonstration Video - Assistive Listening Devices
Learn about how Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) can help employees with hearing limitations


Augmentative Communication Devices (2)

Utilize bright, colorful symbols to allow users to communicate using digitized text-to-speech capabilities. Unlike Symbol-based devices, dynamic devices use electronic overlays that change dynamically and provide the user with a virtually unlimited vocabulary.

AT Demonstration Video - Augmentative Communicaton Devices
Learn about how Augmentative Communication Devices can help employees with communication and dexterity limitations


Miscellaneous (1)

Download the CAP Ergo Guide instantly for help setting up your workstation.  Simply click the product name 'CAP Ergo Guide' and the appropriate link below and the guide will open in another window on your screen.

AT Demonstration Video - Ergonomics
Learn about how an ergonomically correct work environment can help employees with limitations.


Speech Recognition (2)

Speech Recognition software is used to assist individuals who have dexterity limitations that prevent them from accomplishing essential job tasks.  It accomplishes this by allowing an individual to use voice commands rather a keyboard, mouse or other input device to access programs, applications and documents on a computer.  Speech recognition software can use voice commands to accomplish the same functions as a keyboard or pointing device.

AT Demonstration Video - Speech Recognition Software
Learn how speech recognition software can assist individuals with dexterity and cognitive limitations.


Voice Amplifiers (6)

Voice Amplifiers are used to assist individuals who have communication limitations that prevent them from accomplishing essential job tasks.  They accomplish this by allowing an individual to amply their own voice to a volume that can be heard by others.