To help educators, parents, and learners during this time of need, Tobii Dynavox has created and gathered free coronavirus support materials.
Core First Learning and Picture Communication Symbols (PCS®), the foundation of the company’s resources, is designed to teach communicators how to find, use, and read core words. PCS® are the symbols that are consistently used in all resources to facilitate learning.
A resource overview is below. Call, email, or chat Tobii Dynavox with questions.
Program Overview: A free collection of leveled thematic units featuring PCS®. In addition to books, each unit includes games, communication boards, behavior supports, and more.
Resource Download (US): https://goboardmaker.com/collections/boardmaker-activities-to-go
Program Overview: Access PCS® for over 40,000 words, including coronavirus, and behavior support templates, such as daily schedules and behavior supports.
30-Day Free Trial: https://boardmakeronline.com
Snap Core First®
Program Overview: Snap Core First® is a symbol-based communication app custom designed for AAC (augmentative and alternative communication). It’s designed for all ages and stages of language development. It supports access via touch, switch, and eye gaze with clear speech output.
Download Coronavirus Page Set: https://www.mytobiidynavox.com/psc/snapcorefirst/63829
Download 60-Day Free Trial (iOS): https://www.tobiidynavox.com/en-US/software/ipad-apps/Snap-1/
Download 60-day Free Trial (Windows): https://www.tobiidynavox.com/en-US/software/windowssoftware/snap/
Program Overview: A free Snap Core First® companion app that provides communication partners with guidance and resources for engaging AAC users. Goals grid, lesson plans, video examples, lesson plans, and supporting materials are included.
Resource Download (iOS and Windows): https://www.tobiidynavox.com/en-US/software/freeresources/pathways-for-core-first/