Smart Alex

Product Type: 
Device modifier
Manufacturer Name: 
Approximate Cost: $60.00


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Product Description: 

Smart Alex is a behavior training program designed for interacting with autistic individuals and those with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Smart Alex is a larger than life cartoon character that laughs, talks, cries, blows raspberries, and does many other actions.

Main Features: 

  • The program offers eight different levels with a variety of exercises pertaining to expressing emotions.
  • At the first level, users click on the eyes and mouth of Smart Alex to change facial expressions.
  • Other levels enable users to use rebus symbols to select the emotion Alex is to express.
  • Alex can express emotions such as fear, anger, happiness, confusion, boredom, shyness, curiosity, courage, and frustration.
  • At a higher level, keyboard users can hold a simple conversation with Alex about their likes and dislikes.
  • If the user gives Alex a word he does not know, he will ask about it and remember it for the next session.
  • Alex can be male or female, caucasion or African American.
  • The program is accessible by mouse, keyboard, or touch screen.
  • The sound recorder enables users to make Alex talk use their own voice.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Windows 95+, Pentium 200MHz, 8MB RAM, 256 colors.
  • Mac OS 7+

More Information: 

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