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AT Holiday Gifts for Kids & Adults

Be An Angel! Give the Gift of Assistive Techology to Someone You Love

Assistive devices are appreciated by young and old, male and female, disabled or not! Oklahoma ABLE Tech's Device Demonstration and Short-Term Loan Program offers Oklahoma residents with disabilities, their family members, and the professionals that support them, the opportunity to "try before you buy" trials of over 2,000 assistive devices.

The inventory of devices can be searched by keyword or the specific product name here and it's easy to fill out the online form or PDF to borrow a device.

Below, we're pointing out a few products that may appeal to a child or adult you know.

 Vibrating Hoodie PillowVibrating Flannel HoodieFor Children

Vibrating Hoodie PillowVibrating Hoodie Pillow (Senseez.com). Cuddle up with the fleece vibrating pillow. With pockets to play with, and matching hood, everyone loves their favorite hoodie. Dimensions: 17” x 13”, Depth 5.5”. We have two models – the one picture here and a red flannel one!  Borrow the gray flannel one here for FREE or the red flannel one, here. You can also purchase these at Senseez.com for $39.95 each.


Bowling RampBowling Ramp (Flaghouse)  This Bowling Ramp allows every person in a wheelchair the chance to participate in your bowling unit. This ramp is also perfect for people with low muscle tone, or limited range of motion in their arms. The ramp is lightweight and easy to move, so users will have no problems moving the ramp to line it up for a strike. The wide rear legs allow wheelchairs to get right up to the ramp with no obstacles. No-slide rubber feet on the legs keep the ramp in place. Borrow for FREE here or purchase one online here. $130.


Breakfast Time! Story BoxBook (Story Box) - Breakfast Time, Learn to Turn (Early Literacy). Follow baby bunny through his everyday activities. Simple text and cuddly illustrations with finger cut-outs encourage babies to join in reading. As you read the story to the child, the bunny will need a different item to continue his everyday activities so we have included these items in the story box for more hands on experience for the child. The items in the story box: "Play" toast, cereal, milk, wash cloth. Borrow for FREE here or get ONLY the book at Amazon $24.95 (hardcover).


For Adults

Smart Beetle (braille display)Smart Beetle Portable 14-cell Braille Display (NanoPac). The Smart Beetle is a lightweight, portable 14-cell Braille display. It conveniently remembers 5 Bluetooth devices, so you do not need to constantly pair and re-pair your phone, tablet, computer, etc. The battery lasts for up to 24 hours if you are using Bluetooth and longer if you connect with a USB.  Borrow for FREE here or purchase one online here and at other places online. $1345.


Quattro 4.0 Adaptive Bluetooth SystemClearsounds Quattro 4.0 Amplified Bluetooth Neckloop. (Hearing aid compatible) An assistive device that provides two-way comm. through cell phones, home or office phones, or music & TV listening for everyone. People with T-coil hearing aids can use this product.

Borrow for FREE here or purchase one online here. $299.95
Click on the photo and you will link to a YouTube video that offers lots of information about the Quattro 4!


Amigo Handheld Video MagnifierAmigo HD Handheld Video Magnifier. This Amigo has a 7" screen. It is lightweight and easy to use. It can read price tags, menus, labels, sign, prescriptions, books, photos, etc. The HD camera produces crystal clear images. Borrow for FREE here or purchase one online here. $1,295. View a YouTube video of the Amigo's features here.