Posted in accessibility, eBooks, inclusion, JISC Techdis, Learning Disability, Specialist Colleges, Symbols, tagged LLDD, newspaper, symbols, techdis on April 26, 2011|
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This is a shortened version of a post on the main JISC Techdis blog on the publication of a symbol based newspaper for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.
It is produced using SymbolStix and looks very good.
Each edition has the same features as a regular newspaper – sports pages (though I’m not sure how many UK users will appreciate news on the NFL – couldn’t they have made an effort and covered the end of the football season?) sudoku and a crossword. I really liked the idea of the sudoku which could be adapted very easily for lots of subjects.
This appears to be a one off but the download page does promise symbol based resources later in the year.
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