Ideal for creating printed materials! An incredibly flexible and powerful tool to create and print symbol-based materials!
Boardmaker software is the premiere software among educators for creating printed symbol-based communication and educational materials. A drawing program combined with a graphics database, Boardmaker features more than 4,500 Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) in both black-and-white and color, all in 44 languages.
Boardmaker is the ideal tool for creating symbol-based materials such as communication displays for AAC users, worksheets and flash cards for English language learners, visual schedules and social skills stories for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, books and symbol-supported literacy activities for beginning and pre-readers, song and story boards for preschoolers, and general educational and functional living skills materials for special education students. And that's just the beginning! Add more symbols to the core library, or add digital images or other graphics, and the communication possibilities never end!
Symbolate - just type and symbols appear in the new Symbolate button feature! Quickly and easily add symbol support to sentences, stories and other text using a Symbolate button. Just choose the Symbolate Tool, click, and start typing-or copy and paste in a block of text. Symbols will automatically appear!
• NOW with more than 4,500 PCS in both color and black-and-white!
• PCS supported by 44 languages!
• Symbolate button - just type and symbols appear!
• Swap and shuffle buttons allow for quick swapping of content, appearance and actions between two or more buttons
• Drag and drop images from the Internet or other programs
• Dashed button borders
• Draw freeform buttons of any shape
• Align and center button content
• Quickly resize multiple buttons
• Export boards to V5.3, and export groups of boards in board packages
• More than 100 sample boards and more than 350 templates
• Option to install country-specific symbols such as holidays, famous people, food and currency
• Option to install a library of symbols pertaining to sexuality
• Import digital photos and other graphics and easily resize and format
• Change button colors and borders.