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USING SPEAKING DYNAMICALLY PRO (TM) FOR AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION AND INCLUSION

Paul Peake
Mayer-Johnson Co.
P.O. Box 1579
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone: 800-588-4548 or 858-550-0084
Fax: 858-550-0449
Website: http://www.mayerjohnson.com

This session will show you how to use the Macintosh computer as a speech output device for augmentative communication and inclusion using the Speaking Dynamically Pro(TM) program. It will focus on the new features and uses of the Speaking Dynamically Pro version of the software. An overview of the Speaking Dynamically additions (ready to use, premade boards) will be shown as well.

Speaking Dynamically Pro will allow you to set up dynamic screen communication displays with speech output using both synthesized and digitized speech. The displays may be designed to meet the abilities for almost any user, ranging from training to high level use. The program may be used with a variety of access methods as well.

Topics covered will be: