The AAC solution for a whole school approach
Grid 3 has many uses in school, helping language development from the earliest interaction through all levels of AAC to full control of a computer with alternative access methods.
The Education Licence
The Grid 3 Education Licence is available for schools, colleges and universities that require multiple Grid 3 licences on their network.
How it works
The Education licence operates a token leasing system – meaning you can install Grid 3 on as many devices as you’d like, and have your chosen number of licences running at one time.
Once you shut down Grid 3, the licence is released and ready to be used again by another student. Providing you are online, your licence can be used anywhere – not just limited to the school site.
Works with any Windows computer, tablet or AAC device. Available in the US, UK and Ireland.
Grid 3 for every need & aspiration
Grid 3 comes with resources (grid sets) and features designed for every student, regardless of age or ability. Grid sets are easy to adapt to the needs of each individual student, and you’ll also find that you can quickly create your own content to fit around your teaching and the learning aspirations of every young person.
Remember that all grid sets you create can work with every type of access, including: switch, touch and eye gaze.
Develop language skills
Grid 3 supports total communication across the classroom and facilitates using AAC in every lesson. There are symbolised AAC resources for all levels of literacy and access. Grid 3 also provides powerful tools for efficient text-based communication for literate users. For example, Grid 3 comes with:
- Interactive Learning for early cause and effect activities
- First Words for learning and speaking your first words
- Symbol Talker grid sets for topic-based AAC
- Vocab for Life for symbolised category and context-specific vocabulary designed for older students
- WordPower 100 for efficient symbol-based communication with core vocabulary and smart grammar
- Fast Talker 3 for fast and efficient text-based communication with accessible apps
Training and support
With Grid 3, you will only need to familiarise yourself with one software package. We have plenty of lessons and resources to help you learn, and provide unlimited telephone and online support. You can also purchase training for your staff with our Assistive Technology Specialists, to make sure you get the most out of Grid 3.
Build key skills and gain independence
Grid 3 can help students build key life skills, from gaining experience with email and text messaging, to learning to operate their computer.
For students that want to develop IT skills and do more with their computer, Grid 3 has powerful features for browsing the Internet and controlling other Windows software – crucial skills for preparing students for adult life.
Find out how Grid 3 can benefit your school
Our free Classroom Clinics are the perfect way to discover how Grid 3 can work for your students.
One of our Assistive Technology Specialists will visit your school or college and show you how Grid 3 can be used with different pupils, to suit their individual needs.
As well as trying out the different ways to access Grid 3 with your students, they will help you explore the software and show you how to create and adapt the ready-made resources.
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