Extend the Reach of Picture Communication Symbols™.Boardmaker Studio will introduce new symbol libraries that extend the user's options for using PCS, the symbol system that is long-recognized as the industry standard. In addition to featuring the PCS Classic symbols that teachers and SLPs have used for years, Boardmaker Studio will be compatible with new PCS Thin Line™ and PCS Persona™ collections, which extend the reach of PCS into new content and topic areas, while allowing greater personalization for symbol users Easy access to projects and support through a new "Boardmaker Studio Connect" dashboard. Boardmaker Studio Connect will provide a central "dashboard" that gives users quick access to recent projects and key functions, as well as connecting them in one click to a wider community of support and resources available through the BoardmakerShare.com sharing site. Connect with a community and save time. BoardmakerShare.com, easily accessible from Boardmaker Studio Connect, is an online community with free activities and support resources such as groups, discussions and expert articles. This community allows teachers and SLPs to "create, share, and engage" with other users who have created thousands of Boardmaker activities that are ready for download and student use. Work faster with an easy-to-learn interface. To address the ever-increasing demands on educators' and SLPs' time, Boardmaker Studio offers a clean new interface with familiar icons and menus that users will recognize from other Windows© programs. This updated interface will enable users to create and adapt professional-looking activities in less time than ever. The Boardmaker Studio software will be available in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. for purchase on September 7, via download or CD installation. Additional content, including a growing library of activities targeting literacy and other subject areas, will also debut on the 7th. Visit www.mayer-johnson.com to learn more about Boardmaker Studio and all of the other products in the Boardmaker Software Family. Boardmaker™ is a registered trademark of Mayer-Johnson LLC a wholly-owned subsidiary of DynaVox Systems LLC.