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Frenchay Alphabet Board

A unique alphabet board offering: Positive finger location for letter selection.


A unique alphabet board offering: Positive finger location for letter selection.

Features and Benefits
  • Washable and hygienic design
  • E.Coli and MRSA resistant
  • Non-slip neoprene rubber base
  • Antimicrobial keyboard with Ionic Silver Technology
  • Spill-proof
  • Choice of sizes and layouts
  • Cleanable letter locations.
Developed from experience

The FAB (Frenchay Alphabet Board) has been developed in conjunction with the UK’s National Health Service to provide a patient driven solution. From years of experience Speech and Language therapists have defined their needs for a non-slip, washable, hygienic, positive location alphabet board – FAB provides all these solutions!

Who needs it?

Any person who is literate but is unable to speak.

This may be due to any of the following:
  • vocal cord damage,
  • swallowing difficulties,
  • tracheotomy,
  • stroke,
  • MS,
  • MND,
  • ALS,
  • Rett syndrome,
  • dyspraxia,
  • Parkinson’s disease, or
  • people with general communication problems,
  • ventilation or
  • speech difficulties.
  • It is also a useful spelling device when trying to talk to people with hearing problems.

FAB is a useful emergency back-up for users of higher technology equipment such as eye-tracking of text to speech devices.

Having no batteries it is always available.

Where can it be used?

FAB provides a communication solution for Nursing Homes, Day Centres, Critical Care Units, Schools, Libraries, Hospices, Private homes, Health Visitors.

In fact any situation where people need to interact and vocal communication has been impaired.

It is completely mobile and can be used anytime, anywhere.

Ordering Information
FAB can be bought individually or as a set of 2 (Tabletop+Pocket).

The part number defines its size, format and language as follows:

Part Number: FAB – (S) – (F) – (AAA)

Size (S) – Format(F) – Language(AAA)

0 = Pocket size
1 = Tabletop size
2 = Set of two


DAN = Danish
ENG = English
ESP = Spanish
DEU = German
FRA = French
ITA = Italian
SWE = Swedish
SUO = Finnish
NOR = Norwegian

For example:
A tabletop version, with QWERTY format, in English, has the order code FAB-2-1-ENG

For ordering why not contact our team on +353-1-832 6509

Pocket Size: 240mm x 124mm x 9mm
Weight: 122g
Tabletop Size: 327mm x 168mm x 9mm
Weight: 258g
Non-slip Base: Closed Cell Neprene
Cleaning Method: Warm soapy water (also chlorine based wipes)
Material: Transparent PC/ABS, Loaded with Steritouch Antimicrobial silver
Colour: Yellow Letters on Blue
Protective Case: Polypropylene envelope
  • DAN =Danish
  • ENG = English
  • ESP = Spanish
  • DEU = German
  • FRA = French
  • ITA = Italian
  • SWE = Swedish
  • SUO = Finnish
  • NOR = Norwegian

Keyboard: Available in QWERTY or MATRIX

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