PITTSBURGH, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DynaVox Mayer-Johnson, the leading provider of speech generating devices and special education classroom software, announces the introduction of Boardmaker Studio, the newest addition to the Boardmaker Software Family. First launched in 1991, the Boardmaker Software Family features essential tools to help educators and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) create and adapt activities for individuals with speech, language or learning challenges.
Boardmaker Studio is designed to reach more students with instruction and supports that are more closely adapted to their individual needs – all within an integrated solution that makes more efficient use of the teacher's time. An extensive content library, activities that can quickly be adapted for individual students, new Picture Communication Symbol™ (PCS) Collections targeting specific academic areas, and closer integration with the BoardmakerShare.com sharing site will allow teachers and SLPs to work faster – and see results more quickly – than ever before. As an added benefit, users will find a sleek, efficient design with clear toolbars, logical drop-down menus, and convenient project management tools that make it easier to create and manage the materials their students need.
"Boardmaker Studio delivers on our continued promise to save time for teachers and SLPs while delivering results for students," said Michelle Heying, president and COO at DynaVox Mayer-Johnson. "Boardmaker Studio provides powerful tools for creating and adapting individualized activities, flexible configurations for different implementations, and customizable options for meeting the specific needs of their students."
Boardmaker Studio enables teachers and SLPs to:Create materials fast with "ready-made" content. Boardmaker Studio comes with hundreds of pre-made templates that allow rapid creation of classroom materials, lessons, and student activities. Ready-to-use content, organized by curriculum and academic areas, will allow educators to address a wider range of instructional topics, while still employing the tools needed to adapt activities for individual student needs.