If you or a
loved one are unable to talk, you know what a struggle it can be to
make yourself understood.
Lots of things can interfere with communication,
- a tube inserted in the throat to clear the
- illness that weakens the muscles of the voice
- stroke and trauma,
- various neurodegenerative diseases.
But now there is a versatile and inexpensive communication device
that empowers its
user to communicate a variety of emotions and needs with just the
touch of a finger - the VidaTak communication board. Or, more
precisely, the VidaTak communication boards.
The research-based, 11" x 17" dry erase
VidaTak EZ board comes
preprinted with symbols and icons. Just point to the symbol
for hunger, thirst, anger, or pain, or to the picture of the human
body to indicate a trouble spot. Or point to a simple
"thank you" to express gratitude to family, friends, caregivers.
Designed by individuals who had lost the ability
to speak, the VidaTak EZ board is newly
modified based upon clinical research findings. And
for the first time it comes in a multitude of dual-language
Hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout the
USA, Canada, the
United Kingdom, Australia and India - including more than 1000 in
the U.S. alone - rely upon the EZ board to reduce patient
frustration and help regulate pain and anxiety medications, thus
increasing patients' overall
satisfaction with healthcare.
there is a new type of VidaTak board, this one reliant upon images
alone for expressive communication.
VidaTak EZ Picture Communication Board, developed through a
multi-year collaboration with researchers at Children's Hospital of
Boston, has proven 95%+ reliable in using picture cues alone to
We are proud to offer you the research-based VidaTak boards,
endorsed by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association.
Together and individually, they give "voice" to folks at home, in rehabs and assisted-living
communities - wherever people need to communicate without speaking.