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Boardmaker is a wonderful graphics database containing over 3,000 Picture Communication Symbols in bitmapped clip art form. All the overlays that you see in this website have been created from Boardmaker.

The program allows you to:

  • Make a professional looking communication display in minutes.
  • Quickly find and paste pictures into your display with a mouse click.
  • Make the pictures any size and with any spacing.
  • Print and/or save your display on disk for later use.
  • Print displays in black & white or color (if you have a color printer).
  • Store, name, retrieve, resize, and paste scanned or custom-drawn pictures.
  • Make worksheets, picture instruction sheets, reading books, journals, or posters. These may be made in
  • Boardmaker or by pasting the pictures in your desktop publishing program.
  • Languages included: English, Spanish, French, Swedish, German, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch.

Language features of Boardmaker™:
Each symbol is translated into 10 languages and may be found and printed in any of the languages. This means that you can build a communication board in any language without being able to speak it.
Symbols may be copied with
1) no text above the symbol,
2) one language above the symbol, or
3) any two languages above the symbol.
Additional languages may be added by typing over existing languages.



Boardmaker™ Includes:

  • 3,000 Picture Communication Symbols from Books I, II, and III.
  • Each Boardmaker comes with a set of black and white symbols and a set of color symbols.
  • A drawing program.
  • Assorted premade blank grids for EasyTalk, DigiCom 2000 and other speech devices.
  • A Boardmaker manual and Picture Index.
  • A video showing you how to use Boardmaker.


Macintosh System Requirements

  • System 7 or greater
  • Macintosh Plus or greater
  • 4 megs of RAM
  • Hard disk space required:
  • 6 megabytes for black & white symbols
  • 16 megabytes for color symbols
  • 22 megs for both color and black & white symbols

PC System Requirements

  • 4 megabytes of RAM
  • Ability to run Windows 3.1 or Windows 95
  • Hard disk space required:
  • 6 megabytes for black & white symbols
  • 8 megabytes for color symbols
  • 14 megabytes for both color and black & white symbols


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