|PODD© is a registered trademark of ©2014 Gayle Porter.
|Using and training PODD:
Rules for the use of and teaching PODD:
Obtaining PODD (in USA/Canada):
Assistiveware - SimPODD https://www.assistiveware.com/products/simpodd
PODD printed books can be created and electronic file page sets used in sim PODD. The app allows both printing and electronic use from an iPad. These files use the SymbolStix symbol images. SimPODD construction files can be found on the website at https://www.assistiveware.com/support/simpodd/construction-files
Jabbla Technology - this requires the MIND EXPRESS https://www.jabbla.com/en/vocab/podd/
PODD electronic files can be used within the MIND EXPRESS app. The symbols used on these page sets are the PCS symbols. Users must obtain MindExpress in order to open these pagesets. https://www.jabbla.com/en/mind-express/ The PODD QuickStart Guide can be found at https://jabblasoft.com/files/manuals/PODD_for_Mind_Express_Quick_Guide.pdf
Smartbox Assistive Technology - this requires the GRID + PODD https://thinksmartbox.com/product/podd/
PODD electronic files can be used within the GRID. The symbols used on these page sets are the PCS Symbols. Users must obtain GRID in order to open these pagesets. https://thinksmartbox.com/our-software-2/ Information on editing PODD in Grid can be found at the Smartbox website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuJt07yK6Is
Information on GRID compatible PODD pages
Gayle Porter is a Speech Pathologist with more than 30 years hands-on experience working with people who have complex communication needs. Gayle works at CPEC (Cerebral Palsy Education Centre) in Melbourne, Australia.
She has developed the Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) communication books and page sets for speech generating devices.