A revolutionary learning tool, the TAPit® platform is the first interactive learning center to provide accessibility to all students and adults with special needs. Utilizing intended touch technology, the TAPit platform recognizes the difference between purposeful and accidental interactions with the screen, providing an optimal interface for teaching individuals with significant physical or educational needs.

ADA Compliant AV Equpiment

Finding assistive technology that serves the needs of multiple individuals with a variety of disabilities is challenging. The first ADA-compliant TAPit platform serves a wide range of students’ special needs, providing multiple modes of learning to accommodate tactile, visual, and auditory learners, as well as those with traumatic brain injury, Down Syndrome, intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, vision and hearing disabilities, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Muscular Dystrophy. 

Unlike other special needs AV equipment, the TAPit platform is within easy reach for students or adults using wheelchairs, walkers, or other mobility devices, providing full access to the screen with simple motorized adjustments that adapt to individualized needs. With just the touch of a button, the TAPit platform can move up or down and the 42″ interactive LCD panel can be tilted from 0 – 90 degrees. Its unique flexibility makes this touchscreen AV equipment infinitely more accessible to physically challenged students than the traditionally used stationary, wall-mounted boards. You can also conveniently roll the TAPit platform where you need it, while commercial grade locking casters keep the workstation stable and in place. 

Any software, switch, or website easily works on this touch-sensitive platform, which helps keep the students in their routines and fully engaged. The TAPit platform offers ongoing visual reinforcement to complement lessons and improve functional capabilities for users with ASD, ADD, etc. The low-glare, matte finish display is shadow-free, providing optimal viewing for low-vision users. The special needs AV interactive learning workstation also responds to a variety of styluses, including pointers, mouth sticks, head pointers, switches/scanners, balls, and on-screen keyboards, while the finger-touch input keeps hands free of pen tools that interfere with signing for the hearing impaired. Simple to navigate, teachers, students, and parents can effortlessly resize text and graphics, adjust brightness or contrast controls, and enlarge images or change background colors within seconds.

The state-of-the-art TAPit platform opens up doors for special needs students and adults by offering endless learning possibilities and outstanding independence building capabilities and allowing them to focus on what matters most: their education. 

To learn more about TAPit and its benefits, visit www.teachsmart.org, email us at [email protected], or call 800.398.5652 x682.