Information/Resources…

Resources
Legal rights: PODD© is a registered trademark of ©2014 Gayle Porter.
Using and training PODD:

Rules for the use of and teaching PODD:

  • Purchased resources may be used in own institution, and the templates can be used and edited to produce PODD communication books for users of the institution.
  • In order to provide PODD courses, the trainer must be certified by Gayle Porter. Further information on the conditions and the certification process can be obtained from Gayle Porter. podd@cpec.org.au
Reading about and obtaining PODD:

PODD at CPEC www.cpec.org.au/podd.html (English)

Handouts about PODD from ISAAC-International: www.lindaburkhart.com (English)

Introduction to Gayle Porters work with PODD: www.isaac.no/fagstoff (Norwegian) Inspiration and practical experience with PODD: www.podd.dk (Danish/Norwegian)

Obtaining the PODD-resources (theory book and CD’s with templates):

English edition; 3 CD’s, including theory book as PDF.
www.inclusive.co.uk (A4 page size)
www.spectronics.com (A4 page size or US Letter page size)

Danish edition; 2 CD’s + printed theory book.
www.podd.dk (A4 page size)

PODD templates:

All PODD templates are designed as BoardMaker files which means, that you need BoardMaker to read, edit or print the templates. Users must obtain Boardmaker v. 5 or higher + Addendum libraries.

BoardMaker can be purchased via a local distributor or from www.mayer-johnson.com. BoardMaker is ©2014 Mayer-Johnson. All rights reserved.

PODD developer:

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.