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Take a look around! We have a ton to share with you! (and please share with us!). Everything here is hopefully something that will help your little girl fight a stronger fight against Rett Syndrome. Check out our product reviews, tips from other families, and even our own little Rett-"bay" where you can find/sell/donate used items.

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Rett Girl! is only a referral site. Proceed with caution before purchasing an item, trying a new therapy or any of the tips recommended by our users on this site. Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. is not liable for unsatisfactory or harmful outcomes. Especially in referrals involving diet, supplements or therapy, please check with your doctor before proceeding.

APPlicator for iPad

The APPlicator allows you to use switches with your ipad

 

Scanning Switch Access
New Home Function
Four 3.5mm sockets for wired switches.
Quick Media selection mode.
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery via supplied USB lead.
Small footprint (90mm x 64mm x 18mm).
Pairs directly with iPad® through Bluetooth 2.1 without PIN number entry.
Works with iPad®, iPad® mini, iPod® (3rd and 4th generations), iPhone® (iOS 5.0 onwards).
20 metres (64 [...]

Talk Back Mimicking Doggie

Submitted By: Tina Walton

This is the plush doggie that repeats anything said to it in a cartoonish voice. Inspired by a popular smartphone app, a press of his paw enables him to record anything he hears and mimic the speaker in a high-pitched voice. Touch sensors located in his foot and belly yield grunts, whines, [...]

My Talk App

MyTalkTools Mobile for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad enables people with communication difficulties to express their needs and desires to those around them. Your purchase provides permanent access to MyTalk Mobile (totally stand alone software) and a 30 day trial of optional MyTalk Workspace. Together, they represent a major breakthrough in augmentative, alternative communications [...]

Just Me Music

Submitted By:  Kristin Hileman

Personalized DVD’s and CD’s that sing and speak your childs name!

Kurzweil 3000

Kurzweil 3000 is an assistive technology, text to speech, learning tool that supports the concept of
Universal Design for Learning with a suite of powerful reading, writing, test-taking, and study skill tools that makes curricula accessible to all students. It is particularly appropriate for students with learning disabilities such asdyslexia, dysgraphia, those who require reading intervention, students struggling with [...]

Communication Blog Posts

Check out our past blog posts on communication to get some great tips, resources and ideas!

MinSpeak

This is a great resource for those using the Unity Language System

Jelly Bean Switch

Bring new variety to the switch loved around the world! The original Jelly Bean’s 2.5 inch activation surface is still here, while our interchangeable switch tops can be removed and replaced with the color of your choice: Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green.

 

Senso Dot Switches

Heightens sensory awareness! This tactile and visually stimulating switch provides a wonderful somatosensory experience when activating any toy or device. The slightest push on any part of the dome will activate a toy while you feel a soft vibration. The colorful tops can easily be turned round and round.

DIY Eye Gaze Flip Frame

Submitted By: Maggie Wurm

Order through Amazon coin protectors cut the 6 squares out from the middle and print boardmaker symbols from home or from school. (print wallet size) I did it and it was very easy. And for less than 10 bucks, you can have 20 different pages made. We placed ours in a three ring [...]

PECS Starter Book

Organizational schedule book and 80 PECS symbols READY TO USE!

This book is designed to help give your child the tools necessary to communicate their needs. This book covers the basics for two-way communication with your child.

This book comes assembled and READY TO USE!

Let me know if there are any symbols that can best meet your [...]

DIY Eye Gaze Board

We homeschool our Rett Girl and use eye gaze to have her answer questions.  Almost everything we do is multiple choice, we have run through stacks and stacks of index cards making flash cards for just about everything until recently we found a better way.  We have a clear plastic clip board and taped a [...]

Non-Verbal Person Zipper Pulls

Ever have someone at the grocery store try to talk to your Rett Girl and  then there’s that awkward moment when you wait for her to answer even though you know she can’t talk and the person thinks your child is rude for not answering?  Ya, me too.  These zipper pulls are great for avoiding [...]

Picto-Selector

Picto Selector is an excellent free communication board and picture exchange card printing application which includes symbol management and editing functions.

It comes with three excellent free symbol libraries -Sclera, ARASAAC and Mulberry which together provide a collection of around 20,000 symbols. You are also able to make use of your own symbols, clipart, text and photographs.

Personal Talker

These personal talkers are great for teaching your Rett Girl to shake her head for no or nod for yes.  Place your picture symbol in the pocket and record a yes/ no message on each.  Show your Rett Girl each picture and press the play button so she can hear each.  When asking her a [...]

Gus Communication Devices

Gus Communication Devices (GCD) has been developing speech/AAC software solutions for people with speech and language impairments since 1992. Currently, GCD offers the internet’s largest selection of speech/AAC software and devices.  This site has speech packages, software and downloads, they also offer computer access including a head mouse and switch scanning, as well as mounts. [...]

ACC Communication Bill of Rights

This is the AAC user’s Bill of Communication Rights, thanks to Kate Ahern MS Ed. We recommend that you print this out and put in your child or student’s device!

Head Pointer for iPad

This head pointer can be used for an iPad or any tablet.  Awesome for our girls who head point and from the wonderful RJ Cooper!

Do2Learn

WOW, this is a fantastic resource for educating kiddos with special needs.  Lots of freebies including educational games and printables, picture cards and more.  I highly recommend checking it out!

Do2learn provides thousands pages of social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and [...]

The ID Band Company

This childrens medical ID bracelet features a soft rubber strap with bright and attractive colourful hearts and other designs.

These bracelets will fit wrists between 5″ and 7″ (13cm to 18cm).

Perfectly suited for young girls, this bracelet includes an engraveable stainless steel tag with the internationally recognised medical symbol on the front. We can engrave up [...]