What persons with a cognitive disability use assistive devices?
Several products are available to cater to each person’s individual needs with an intellectual disability. Memory aid software and hardware’ helps the individual to recall specific events at a particular time. For example, a smartwatch can vibrate at a specific time to remind the person of an appointment. Text to speech software helps the person easily communicate with others by minimising the difficulty of forming complex sentence structures. Word prediction software is one of the best technology available to assist people with cognitive disabilities to write sentences by recalling the appropriate words.