Finding their voice with AVAZ

Rohit Jain found himself a voice. In front of his friends, it took him a couple of minutes to say, “I spoke to my parents using AVAZ. They are very happy.” And he and his friends showed their happiness.

At Vidya Sagar, Rohit and his friends with cerebral palsy used AVAZ, an indigenous Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) device, to give voice to their thoughts on Thursday.

Priceless opportunity

The device, made by Invention Labs, a company started by four alumni of IIT-Madras, in collaboration with the institute, allows the children to form words on a digital display and uses a speech synthesiser to convert it into voice..........Click for more



Source Web Page: The Hindu

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