Boardmaker Templates


http://www.baltimorecityschools.org/BoardMaker/adapted_library.asp This is a site with over 900 boardmaker templates that teachers have created for elementary books.
http://www.boardmakershare.com People who use boardmaker share their completed boards at Adapted Learning.com. You have to register, but it's free. Then if you find something that you like, you can downloard it.
http://www.setbc.org/curriculumset/default.aspx curriculumSET is a collection of resources that facilitate the sharing of customized technology-based content among educators working with students who use assistive technology.

http://www.polk-fl.net/staff/resources/ese/resourcesboardmaker.htm - Many boardmaker resources.

http://pattip.wikispaces.com/Boardmaker - Links to many boardmaker resources on the web
http://www.accessiblebookcollection.org - This website has a minimal fee but has thousands of books ready for Boardmaker, Clicker 5 and text to speech software.


Boardmaker Tutorials and Videos

http://yuichisgames.blogspot.com
http://boardmaker.wikispaces.com/Boardmaker+Plus+v.6+tutorials- A boardmaker tutorial site
http://fdlrsregion3videotutorials.wikispaces.com/Boardmaker - Videos on different functions in Boardmaker
http://www.mayer-johnson.com/education/training/recorded/ - Excellent Webinars from the Mayer-Johnson Company
http://matnonline.pbworks.com/How+To+for+AT - Many resources including Boardmaker, Clicker 5, Classroom Suite among others.

Creating a Communication Friendly Environment.


http://www.symbolsinclusionproject.org/resources/classroom/index.htm - A very good website on engineering your classroom environment for communication. Lots of resources.

Using Visual Supports - The "Why's and How's"


I See What You Mean.pdf - Using visual tools to support student learning. This is a MUST READ!!!
http://www.thegraycenter.org/store/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.display&page_id=74&CFID=2877984&CFTOKEN=64310203- An article about writing social stories.
http://www.sc.edu/scatp/cdrom/visualsupports.htm - A good article about visual supports for literacy.
supportedreadings.pdf - Using symbol supports in reading books.
- PowerPoint presentation about visual strategies.
- Video of a presentation by Lily Nalty, SLP, from the South Carolina Assistive Technology Program (SCATP) about using visual supports throughout the day.
Short article by Linda Hodgdon, M.Ed, CCC-SLP on different ways to use visual tools.