Dec. 8, 2011
-- St. Paul, MN – December 8, 2011 – AbleNet is proud to introduce Fijit Friends, the hottest toy for the 2011 Holiday Season in switch adapted form! Play is one of the fundamental ways all of us learn, including persons with disabilities. Volumes of research demonstrate that entertainment of all kinds - for children and adults - speeds learning and understanding. AbleNet specifically selected Fijit because of her ability to recognize over 30 keywords and respond with over 150 phrases a key to encourage learning, inclusion, as well as entertainment.
“What makes Fijit a great toy for children with disabilities is its ability to recognize and respond to certain voice commands." said Jason Voiovich, Vice-President of Marketing. " and if your child is non-verbal it's easily paired with AbleNet's Step-by-Step communicator for hours of enjoyment.”
AbleNet’s switch-adapted toy line leverages the company’s unequaled array of switch access products ready to work with pre-adapted toys right out of the box. Options include direct switch access, timed access and wireless.
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AbleNet is an international company and industry leader in providing educational and technical solutions to help children and adults with disabilities lead productive and fulfilled lives. This includes a complete line of communication aids for nonverbal individuals;
access aids, such as switches and wheelchair-mounting devices for people who require physical supports; and special education classroom curriculum and software that both enhance and help ensure learning progress. Our products are used in hundreds of thousands of homes, clinics and classrooms in the United States and across the globe. AbleNet is an ESOP company located in Roseville, Minnesota. For more information visit http://www.ablenetinc.com