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Father adapts My Button E Mac for his son

Shared by Salomé Azevedo on 2014-11-27 12:25

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As part of his therapy, the child needed to use Big Mac Buttons, which consist of large buttons that record and play back certain words or phrases. The individual just has to push the button with a pre-recorded saying like: "Help me". However, these are very expensive.
The father's desire of expanding his child's button vocabulary triggered the adaptation of the button into a multi-word recorder by using inexpensive materials, having a production cost of about $8 for each button

Adapted from: http://www.instructables.com/id/My-E-Mac-Button/

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Ethan's father, who calls himself c2kpierce on Instructables felt the need to help his son Ethan to get more out of the Big Mac Button, an expensive assistive device for people undergoing speech therapy due to speech and cognitive disorders. He called it My E Mac Button, after his son Ethan.

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