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Professional Learning Series:
Maximize Your Widgit Online Investment

New to Widgit Online? Needing to broaden skills and increase capacity? Or maybe your team could use a refresh?

In this series, participants will discover all the ways educators can create so much in Widgit Online, so simply. Books, labels, flashcards, illustrated stories, communication boards, visual schedules, activities, timetables and so much more to support literacy learning and communication for a wide range of students across the curriculum.

With an instructional team that draws from decades of work in education, speech language pathology, assistive technology and occupational therapy, our Widgit Online sessions will deliver new skills to create and share materials with your students and classes right away.

  • Diverse, practical knowledge, informed by the latest research
  • Classroom best-practice
  • Individualized solutions

This series of workshops is delivered online. If your school district or organization is interested in a face-to-face or hybrid model, please contact us. We can design a professional learning program that works best for your team.


Who should attend

  • Special Education Resource Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Primary classroom teachers
  • Communication Disorder Assistants
  • Educational Assistants
  • Speech and Language Pathologists
  • Consultants/Coaches/support staff for students on the autism spectrum, using AAC, and/or complex learning needs.

Organizational Benefits

  • The creation of activities and resources in Widgit Online that can be shared across your schools
  • Equip educators with skills and strategies to continue expanding the benefit of Widgit Online
  • Improve the lives of students with high instructional needs
  • Maximize the investment in your Widgit Online license
  • Increase capacity of staff

Personal Benefits

  • Development of a personal toolkit of classroom ready skills and resource
  • Gain learnings ready for immediate application
  • Increase confidence in using Widgit Online
  • Network with other Widgit Online users to develop a learning community


Length: 90 min session

With 60K+ symbol vocabulary, Widgit Online allows educators to create a wide range of symbol-supported materials to increase communication, build independence, regulate emotions, and increase understanding across the curriculum.

In these sessions, participants will learn about Widgit symbols and their use and how to create documents to support a range of student goals. By session end, participants will have created materials to support learners throughout their school day and beyond.

Content - What will participants learn?

  • Widgit symbols and their unique features.
  • Supporting a range of student profiles and curricular goals with Widgit Online.
  • Navigating the Widgit Online interface.
  • Creating materials for whole class and small group instruction.