iPads and tablets offer new and exciting possibilities for enhancing communication so Widgit have licenced symbols to a number of developers to use in their apps. There are details of who we are currently working with below. If you would like to be kept up to date with developments as they happen please join our mailing list and we will contact you as soon as new products and apps become available.
Each app gives learning and communication support for children studying a new subject. The first three apps are Historysubjects and cover the Tudors, the Victorians and the Egyptians.
Widgit Discover apps contain 5 books with speech and symbol support along with questions and speaking flashcards forconversation and communication support.
Available for £6.99 these are a great addition to an iPad for supported learning.
Joining expertise as a speech and language therapist with an extensive background in the communications technology industry is the power behind TBoxApps solutions, including Predictable and Scene&Heard. These apps have been recognised with being awarded a MphasiS Universal Design Award in 2011 and being a finalist in the Learning Without Frontiers Further and Higher Education Innovation Awards.
Grid Player is a free app from Sensory Software that enables you to use grids from The Grid 2 on an iPad. Grid Player comes with three complete grid sets - Symbol Talker A, Symbol Talker B and Text Talker. The symbol based grid sets are complete dynamic screen vocabularies and are available for two different levels of user. There are hundreds of further resources available from our Online Grids website.
Grid Player includes Widgit symbols and high quality Acapela speech, with both male and female voices. For people that want to use an iPad as an effective AAC device, Smartbox Assistive Technology sell complete iPad packages.
Download Grid Player for free from the Apple App Store.
As well as dedicated symbol apps, any symbol website can easily be access on an iPad.
SymbolWorld is a FREE website dedicated to symbol users of all ages. It enables symbol users to access information independently which might not otherwise be available to them. Symbolworld contains a huge variety of articles, stories and information. With 100s of articles updated weekly, symbolworld is an excellent free resource for symbol users of all ages.