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Download free symbolized resources and free trials, literacy and communication software


Free resources, like symbolized materials to use in your class, and free trials of some of our most popular software products.


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Kurzweil 3000 Free Trial

K3000 is literacy support software with powerful reading, writing, test-taking, and study skills tools that makes curriculum accessible to all students.

It is particularly appropriate for students with learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, those who require reading intervention, students struggling with reading comprehension and English Language Learners(ELL).  It is an ideal literacy instructional tool for any size education community that is putting UDL (Universal Design for Learning) or an RTI (Response to Intervention) in action.


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Free trial of InPrint 3


InPrint 3 - Free 21 Day Trial 

Create accessible symbolized materials for school, home, business or community in minutes: including books, flashcards, worksheets, and accessible documents.

Our Canadian version features French symbolizing and templates plus Canadian specific vocabulary -- geographic features, cities, provinces even historical features. InPrint is the ideal tool for not just for special needs support but for creating engaging materials in:

  • Social studies
  • Science and math
  • English Language Learning and ESL
  • Core French and French immersion


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Free 21 day trial of Widgit Online

Create, save, and share symbol documents for students and between colleagues at school.

Support learning and communication by creating symbol documents, flashcards, activities, and time tables in your web browser, meaning there's no software for you to install!

With over 70 templates to choose from, easily create symbol resources on the cloud.


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Snap&Read Universal Free Trial

Snap&Read is your Next-Generation reading tool for Google Chrome covering the most diverse reading needs!

Only Snap&Read:

  • Reads PDF and Bookshare books in the Chrome browser
  • Reads inaccessible text (Flash, images, and PDFs) on Google Chrome without a complex conversion process
  • Dynamically Levels complex passages by adjusting needlessly difficult vocabulary (without changing the meaning/rigor)
  • Translates text into over 90 languages - specific levelled vocabulary or entire passages
  • Embeds supports right in the original text - context and curricular vocabulary are preserved. So complex academic vocabulary can be learned.
  • Builds study skills by structuring information in a flexible outline 
  • Cites resources to help students track sources and build bibliographies 
  • Works offline - if your school is like most and has internet outages or speed issues, you need this!
  • Gives Smart Data - See how much your students are reading and the level of text they're reading.


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Co:Writer Universal Free Trial 

Co:Writer Universal uses grammar- and vocabulary-smart word prediction to help students better express their ideas in writing across devices. And now built-in speech recognition adds an entirely new way of getting ideas out!

Only Co:Writer Universal gives students access to the most powerful word prediction on their favorite devices (Chromebooks, iPads, and Mac/Windows desktops), over 4 million Topic Dictionaries, built-in speech recognition in Google Chrome, and incredible privacy-safe data collection.


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Free 60 day trial of Grid 3


You can do so much more with Grid 3, from symbolised email and SMS, to quick and accurate communication for text users. There are tools and all new features to make saying what you want, accessing your computer and controlling your environment easier than ever before, using every type of access, from eye gaze and switch technology, to touch and pointing devices.

With this complete software solution, you can use a computer as a voice output communication aid with symbols or text to build sentences, as well as access popular apps like YouTube and Skype, and even environmental control! Great for people with limited or no verbal communication.






10 Free Activities from HKL Games and Activities


80+ Games & Activities that can be accessed using mouse and keyboard, switch(es), touch screen, interactive classroom displays, joy stick, roller ball and eye gaze.

Ideal for children with a wide range of special educational needs and learning difficulties at a pre-literacy or early literacy level. It is also suitable for early years users.

**Select the Free User option from the Annual Subscription menu on the right side of the page**





SymWriter 2 Free Trial

Canadian Communicate: SymWriter 2 is a word processor with an over 40,000 word symbol vocabulary that activates, inspires, and guides reluctant writers. 

Fully English/French bilingual, SymWriter is a proven writing tool for:

  • English and or French language learners
  • Reluctant or struggling intermediate writers
  • Students on the Autism spectrum or with cognitive or physical challenges
  • French immersion programs
  • Primary writers








28 Day Free Trial of Clicker 7

Clicker is the award-winning literacy tool that enables students of all abilities to significantly develop their reading and writing skills - used on over half a million school computers worldwide!

Clicker 7 makes it easier than ever for teachers to provide personalized literacy supports across the curriculum - from planning, to writing, to proofing!