Widgit Discover

Product Type: 
Device modifier
Manufacturer Name: 
Approximate Cost: $20.00

Product Description: 

Widgit Discover is a series of symbol reading books for the iPad that contains five books with speech and symbol support along with questions and speaking flashcards for conversation and communication support.

Main Features: 

  • Each app gives learning and communication support for children studying a new subject. 
  • The first three apps are History subjects and cover The Tudors, The Victorians, and The Egyptians.
  • Each topic area comes with three different support books levels of detail so pupils of all abilities can learn together:
    • Symbol Story – The full text with speech and Widgit Symbol support.
    • Text Story – The full text with speech support.
    • Easy Symbol Story – A simplified version with speech and Widgit Symbol support.
  • Each of the books comes with vocabulary support to encourage conversation around the topic areas covered:
    • Pictures to talk about – Spoken questions about the main topics covered to encourage discussion.
    • Pictures with help – New vocabulary support with images and speech to support conversation and learning.
    • Flashcards – Can be printed (air printer needed) or used on the device for vocabulary support.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Requires iOS 6.0 or later.
  • Compatible with iPad.

More Information: 

See product in Apple’s App Store.