MC Commander and Learning for Children – Exploration Software Featured

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND (January 28, 2008) – AT KidSystems(TM), the manufacturer and distributor of educational and therapeutic products, is introducing a new educational software, “Learning for Children – Exploration,” and unveiling the latest advancements to Cosmo’s Learning Systems at the 2009 Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference and Exhibition in Orlando on January 28-31.  Demonstrations of “Learning for Children – Exploration” and the robust software utility, MC Commander, will be featured in the AT KidSystems booth #1203.

MC Commander is an innovative software program designed specifically for Mission Control, Cosmo’s Learning Systems computer interface device.  With MC Commander, Mission Control can be mapped to any keyboard or mouse function, offering a new option in computer access devices.  Mission Control can now be used with any off-the-shelf software.  AT KidSystems will also highlight its flagship product, Cosmo’s Learning Systems, which is comprised of Mission Control and Cosmo’s Play and Learn software.

The “Learning for Children – Exploration” Software program focuses on educational content including auditory discrimination, concept formation, visual perception, simple logic and reasoning.  This new software allows up to 25 users and it collects valuable data related to each child’s performance.  “Learning for Children – Exploration” can also be used with Mission Control and is featured in two show specials for conference attendees.

AT KidSystems is also showcased during the ATIA Conference in an education session demonstrating how Cosmo’s Learning Systems has successfully increased communication, interaction and pre-academic skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  The educational session, “Providing Effective Computer Experiences for Students with ASD: Using Cosmo’s Learning Systems,” is on Saturday, January 31 from 9:15 – 10:15 A.M. in Room Curacao 7/8 at the Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suites Hotel and Convention Center, location of the ATIA Conference.  Dr. Carole Samango-Sprouse, a nationally recognized authority on Autism, will present during the session.

Cosmo’s Learning Systems engages children with developmental age of 2-to-8 years.  Children with and without disabilities use Mission Control to engage CosmoBot in exploring numerous activities featured in Cosmo’s Play and Learn software.  Mission Control is a versatile computer access device with four (4) aFFx(TM) activators and a built-in microphone.  Cosmo’s Play and Learn software provides entertaining content while supporting individual educational and rehabilitation goals with customization and data tracking.