Slater Software Announces New Products and UpgradesBy Closing the Gap, Vol. 19, No. 4, p. 38
Publication Date: October/November 2000
Article discussing products and upgrades from Slater Software, including Take Along Language Kits (T.A.L.K.), Alphabet Fun for Language and Literacy, and new features added to PixWriter. Take Along Language Kits (T.A.L.K.) include complete games and lessons that support Individual Education Plan objectives and skill development. Improving communication skills is the main focus of the 58 activities included in the CD-ROM. Each activity includes complete directions, and clearly identified objectives. The activities are supported with picture materials, activities, stress readiness, and fine-motor, daily-living, and social interaction skills. The program also comes with parent briefs, so that educators can help parents understand the various teaching strategies employed. Alphabet Fun for Language and Literacy can be used to plan a teacher's alphabet instruction curriculum for the entire year. The CD-ROM includes flash cards, alphabet strip posters, an alphabet book, projects, and language development activities. Language development activities include: following directions, sequencing, writing, reasoning, and describing. PixWriter, which is a voice output word processor software program for beginning or struggling writers, has been upgraded to include single-switch scanning and Windows compatibility. This software is meant for use for persons of any age who have learning disabilities, speech/language delays, cognitive delays, or physical impairments.
Assistive Products Discussed: PIXWRITER
Published by: Closing the Gap, Inc. (Website:http://www.closingthegap.com)