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Communicator 2000

15.4" screen, no touch


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Communicator 2000
The speed and versatility of a Windows XP computer with go anywhere portability

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will pay up to $2,000 towards the cost of a speech device, like the Communicator 2000 shown here. Link to details. This package includes free software upgrades and free toll-free technical support....for life.

� Each option includes the seamlessly integrated software below
� Communicator 2000 (computer by Hewlett Packard) with Windows XP Home

Computer Specifications:
� 1.6GHz Intel Celeron M processor
� 256MB RAM memory
� 15" XGA TFT display
� 40GB hard drive
� 2 USB 2.0 ports
� built-in Wireless LAN (802.11b/g)
� 10/100 Ethernet LAN
� 56K modem
� DVD-ROM drive
� 6.5 pounds

Click here to hear the difference between NeoSpeech and Microsoft Speech

Links to included software:

� Gus! Communication Symbols
Gus! SpeechPro communication software
Gus! Overboard with Neospeech: overlay and board designer with speech output

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
MDA will pay up to $2,000 (100%) towards the cost of a speech device, like the Communicator 2000 shown here, if you meet the following 4 conditions:

Medical Condition:
You must have a serious speech disorder resulting from Muscular Dystrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as �Lou Gehrig's Disease�, or any condition listed at http://www.mdausa.org/disease/

Speech Evaluation Report:
Have a certified SLP (speech language pathologist) complete a speech evaluation/report that states you require a "speech generating device".

Physician Prescription:
Visit an MDA clinic and obtain a physician's prescription for a "speech generating device". Local MDA clinics are listed at http://www.mdausa.org/clinics/alsserv.html

Health Insurance:
You have no health insurance coverage or you have been denied coverage for a "speech generating device" by your health insurance provider.

Once these 4 conditions are met, give us a call and we'll ship your new system...FREE!!

$2,295 Gus! Communicator 2000 - $2,000 MDA Grant = $ 295 YOUR COST

The Medicare compliant (dedicated version) Communicator 2000 costs $4,995. Medicare will pay 80% of the cost of this version.

These units qualify under the new Medicare Rules governing "SGD - Speech Generating Devices". They are pre-configured to meet the new Medicare standards effective July 1, 2001.

*** Medicare Funded SGDs (E2510): In accordance with Medicare rules, this unit can be shipped as a "dedicated" speech device with only the speech software activated. In order to gain access to Windows, customers can purchase a MS Windows license at a cost of $25 which is NOT covered by Medicare.

Note: If there is a specific make or model of laptop or tablet computer you would prefer, instead of the model shown above, give us a call at 877-608-9812 and we'll put together a price quotation for you.