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Re: Symbols etc. for people with cognitive disabilities.


From: catherine
Date: Apr 9, 2009 3:30PM

Everyone, again, thank you for the responses. You have all pointed me to
some great resources.

Best regards,


Catherine Roy

Emma Duke-Williams wrote:
> P.S.
> Also have a look at http://drupal.widgit-online.com/ - and see how
> easy it is to create on line.
> Emma
> 2009/4/9 Emma Duke-Williams < <EMAIL REMOVED> >:
>> Catherine
>> As well as the peepo site, have you seen http://www.widgit.com
>> They've got a range of software for generating symbols based resources
>> (computer or paper based) - and it's also possible to import different
>> graphics sets into the software if you've got someone who's learnt a
>> different set.
>> They've also got some interesting examples of using symbols on a
>> "regular" web page at http://www.widgit-online.com/index.htm
>> I've used them a lot with students with disabilities - though don't
>> have any photos particularly of children/young people using them.
>> Emma
>> --
>> Emma Duke-Williams:
>> School of Computing/ Faculty eLearning Co-ordinator, University of
>> Portsmouth, UK.
>> Blog: http://userweb.port.ac.uk/~duke-wie/blog/
>> Twitter: http://twitter.com/emmadw
>> SL: Emmadw Rickenbacker