Symbols Day — Symbolize the Web and Make & Take

Symbols help to communicate ideas and information.This free hands-on seminar offer you an opportunity to try out a variety of easy-to-use symbol software.

Learn how to build inclusive environments that supports literacy in English Language Learners and individuals with language impairments.  In this hands example rich session you’ll experience:

  • Strategies and methods for effective symbolizing of curriculum materials, school environment, letters home, web sites, and more.
  • Using Widgit Symbol tools for students with special needs to support curriculum, language and behaviour.
  • Compare symbol sets and tools and try out tools for creating symbol materials — Communicate: In Print, Communicate: Symwriter.
  • Look at how to create symbol supported websites with Point and Insite.

Bring Your Ideas!

Participants will get a chance to create materials using Communicate: Symwriter and Communicate: In Print eg.  visual schedules, work sheets, symbol supported poem or article, signs, flashcards etc.

Download Symbols Invitation Flyer


Thursday, April 21
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 (p.m.)
Friday, May 27
1:00 – 2:30 (p.m.)

Location:  Bridges Mississauga HQ

2550 Argentia, Ste. 121

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