Las Trampas supports adults with developmental disabilities to discover their capabilities and to lead full lives in their home, at work, and in the community.

Assistive Technology


what is assisted tech

Assistive technology (AT) are products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities.


Give the gift of Assistive Technology! Here is our wish list:

  1. We need 2 GoTalks for the non-verbal clients in our Adult Day Program. A GoTalk is a simple, low-tech way go talkfor children and adults with limited or no speech capability to communicate. With help, the non-verbal individial is able to record and playback phrases needed to comunicate their daily needs, to chat with friends, to particpate in classes or to communcate at home. These range from $160.00-$200.00 each. 

2. We need 2 GoTalk stands. About $47.00 each.

timer3. Time Timers for each of our classrooms. Time Timers make it possible to determine how much time is left without having to know how to tell time. Our clients will use this for their scheduled activities, lessons, exercise sessions and therapy, or use as a countdown to mealtimes or appointments. Users see how much time is left in red on the clock face. $40.00 each

4. Big Macks at $146.00 each (2 for each room) These are ideal for bigmackindividuals with visual impairments or who require a larger target area. The BIGmack communicator allows the individual to record any message and press its activation surface for playback up to 2 mintues in length. It also includes an external jack to connect a battery operated toy or appliance for instant positive reinforcement.

5. Little Macks at $132.00 each (2 for each room)

Bigger Gifts:

Wheelchair mounts for iPads, $230.00-$450.00

Switches for iPads using scanning while using Proloquo2Go, $180-$300.00

Voice output buttons for wheelchair clients, 1-2 per client depending on skills

IMG_4195PECS Books enable nonverbal individuals to communicate via pictures by selecting pictures with which to express a need or desire. The “communicative partner” responds, usually by granting the request. Over time, nonverbal individuals learn to form complete sentences with pictures, and eventually how to comment or ask questions. $36.00 each