Items may vary from Illustration. Limits apply. FlexEquip items are loaned or rented for short to medium-term use. The returned items are checked and cleaned according to a strict cleaning protocol by FlexEquip staff prior to subsequent loan or rental.
The iPad is touch screen operated. To use this device the user swipes or taps their finger on the screen, this provides directions to the device. The iPad will recognise the pads of the fingertips not the fingernail. To enter, the user types a 6-digit passcode which is customisable allowing protection of information. Apps can be downloaded from the App Store through your own iTunes account
Each iPad supplied will be preloaded with a communication app that has been assessed as being suitable for the participants needs.
To protect the apps already preloaded on the iPad upon delivery deletion of apps has been disabled in the restriction’s settings
On return the iPad is restored to factory settings before allocated for reissue
To use Assistive Express, the user types what they want to say onto an on-screen keyboard. With each press of the ‘return’ button, the words are transferred as speech by the device. An option to “speak each word” is also available. This app provides the ability to save favourite phrases as well as store a brief history of recently used phrases.
If a problem arises with the app:
close out of the app by pressing the home button
double click home button and a zoomed out version of the app will appear