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Jellow, cBoard and Yuudee 2 update – more languages and evaluations.

In the last few months we have seen some very exciting updates appearing from the UNICEF Innovation Funded Jellow, cBoard and Yuudee teams. It has been so interesting acting as mentors and we have been working hard to connect up the Jellow and StraightStreet symbols to ConceptNet so they will soon be available on our site. The Jellow […]

Localised images to aid recognition – What about free localised AAC symbols?

Thanks to a note from Aejaz Zahid about an article on the BBC website we came across a wonderful example of how localised and personalised pictures can help those who find it hard to read or remember important items in their social setting.  The article reminds one of the  importance of knowing the local situation in […]

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2018

We are celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day  with many others around the world! Companies and organisations are offering accessibility advice and support alongside exciting new ideas that have been filling our twitter feeds and @gbla11yday The Australian Network on Disability has started the day by providing a useful collection of videos, articles and resources all […]

Techcess introduce SCORE (UK) working with Core vocabularies.

An event held at The Barnsley Hospital Education Centre was an interesting morning concerning the translation of a core vocabulary system developed by Professor Jens Boenisch and his team from the University of Cologne.  The use of core vocabularies on a series of personalised communication charts have been translated into English from the German originals and […]

Happy New Year and welcome to our new logo and name

As we start the New Year and wish you all the best for 2018, the team behind the research and development of the Arabic Symbol Dictionary are now supporting the development of Global Symbols as a Community Interest Company which means we have a not for profit organisation. We want to continue to support communities […]