Auxiliary Aids

Different disabilities require different types of auxiliary aids or assistive technologies. ATU strives to provide technology that helps people who have difficulty speaking, writing, remembering, pointing, seeing, hearing, learning, walking, and many other challenges. ATU meets all of those needs with a focus on individuals who have hearing loss and communication challenges.

What are assistive devices?

The terms auxiliary aidassistive device or assistive technology can refer to any device that helps a person with hearing loss or a voice, speech, or language disorder to communicate. These terms often refer to devices that help a person to hear and understand what is being said more clearly or to express thoughts more easily. With the development of digital and wireless technologies, more and more devices are becoming available to help people with hearing, voice, speech, and language disorders communicate more meaningfully and participate more fully in their daily lives.

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Four of Our Most Popular Devices

Our featured products are available online or through our office.

Moto g6 Smartphone
BeHear Bluetooth Headset

ACE iWork 10" Android Tablet

An Android Tablet will help you stay connected to your loved ones in many ways, including video chat, messaging, and email. It can provide you with access to the internet using a web browser and apps you can download from the Android Store.


  • Display Type: LED
  • Screen Size: 10.3 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1200
  • Manufacturer's Warranty – Labor: 1 year limited

Key Specs

  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1200
  • Processor Model: MediaTek Helio P22T Tab
  • Total Storage Capacity: 64 gigabytes
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Internet Connectivity: Wi-Fi
  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Expandable Memory Compatibility: microSD
  • Headphone Jack: Yes
  • Bluetooth Enabled
  • Battery Life (up to): 9 hours
  • Rear-Facing Camera: 8 megapixels
  • Front-Facing Camera: 5 megapixels
  • Manufacturer's Warranty - 1 year limited


  • Product Name: ACE Tab M10 FHD Plus - 10.3" - Tablet
  • Brand : ACE Lenovo
  • Year of Release: 2020
  • Color: Iron Gray



Get this device for only $811.25!


Moto g6 Smartphone

The Mogo g6 is impressive any way you look at it. With a new edge-to-edge Full HD+ Max Vision display, nothing stands between you and your favorite content. Immerse yourself in games and movies with an ultra-wide 18:9 aspect ratio. And with integrated Dolby Audio™ preset modes, your favorite content always sounds its best. Get through a full day on a single charge with a 3000 mAh battery. When it’s time to power up, don’t slow down. The included turbopower™ charger gives you hours of battery life in just minutes of charging. Unleash your inner shutterbug with dual rear cameras and advanced photo software. Shoot timelapse video. Take wide-angle selfies with fun face filters on the 8 MP front camera. Plus, use the smart camera system to learn more about objects and landmarks around you. Enjoy your favorite apps, games, and videos without lags and interruptions on a blazing-fast Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 1.8 GHz octa-core processor. With powerful graphics capabilities and 4G speed, you don’t have to sacrifice video quality for a faster load time. moto g6 is completely wrapped in scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass with a 3D contoured back for a comfortable grip. A water-repellent coating helps protect the phone from accidental splashes or light rain. moto g6 is built to help you access features and content quickly, easily, and securely, so you can have more peace of mind.


  • Android 8.0 Oreo Operating System
  • Qualcomm Snapdragod 450 processory with a 1.8 GHz octacore CUP
  • 3GM Memory (RAM)
  • 32GB Internal Storage, Expandable to 128GB microSD
  • Fingerprint reader and face unlock security
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • 5.7" Full HD+ 1080p IPS display
  • Dimensions: 153.8 x 72.8 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 167 g
  • Ports: USB - C, 3.5 mm headphone jack

Did You Know?

You can get a phone or a tablet at no cost to you through STAP!

moto g6 cell phone

BeHear Now - ABH-101 Assistive Hearing Bluetooth Headset Personal Amplifier

An integrated mobile app includes a self-administered personal hearing assessment that automatically generates your personalized profiles for each operational mode; ambient hearing phone calls and audio play.


  • Advanced Bluetooth stereo headset so there is no hearing aid stigma
  • Utilizes voice processing technologies; EasyListen- slows down speech dynamically during phone calls. With BeHeaR’s built-in microphones ListenThrough will pick up important ambient sounds during music playback.
  • Customizable hearing capabilities and preferences.
  • Up to two BeHear headsets can be connected simultaneously to a single HearLink device
  • One year warranty


  • Version 4.2, Class II
  • HFP 1.6, HSP 1.2, A2DP
  • Range: 10m

Acoustic Performance

  • Maximal Sound Pressure Level (OSPL90), HFA: 116 dB SPL
  • Full-on Gain, HFA: 42 dB
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):  < 0.7%
  • Receiver Specifications
    • Speaker: 13.6 mm receivers
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Microphone Specifications
    • Microphones (four in total):
      • Ultra low-noise 74 dB SNR ECM (Electret Condenser Microphone) in each earpiece
      • Low-noise digital 64 dB SNR MEMS in each control box
    • Frequency Response: 100 Hz to 15 kHz


  • Rechargeable single cell Lithium Ion
  • Charging interface: Micro-USB
  • Capacity: 250mAh

Software Versions Supported by W&H BeHear App

  • Android: Version 4.4 and up
  • iOS: Version 9 and up

Operation Time

  • Hearing mode: 12+ hours
  • Talk: 10+ hours
  • Play: 8+ hours
  • Standby: 400 hours


Get this device for only $311.25!

BeHear ABH-101 Assistive Hearing Bluetooth Headset