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Re: Graphic symbols for people with low or no literacy


From: Terrill Bennett
Date: Nov 30, 2010 9:15AM

"Low literacy" doesn't necessarily equate to low intelligence or low
cognitive ability - it could just be someone with an I.Q. higher than
yours, but who's still not fluent in your language.

Here's a tool that could be useful even to those who don't speak
English, but want the tool: Dwell Clicker. The site uses "point
symbols" for the text on the site. For example, hover your mouse over
the words "resting, mouse, over, area, screen or time" in this
description of the tool Dwell Clicker and after a short time, a
picture appears:


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