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  • Additional symbols for Qatari culture based on ARASAAC symbols. Sun, 31 May 2015 19:35:15 +0000

    Over the last few months Dana Lawand (as the project graphic designer) has been building up a guide to the changes she has been making to the symbols that have been developed for each voting session.  Here are just a few of the early guidelines that may help others working in the world of localisation. […]

  • Voting on lexical concepts for the classroom and for communication. Fri, 15 May 2015 18:08:33 +0000

    This report comes thanks to Amatullah Kadous On May 12th, 2015 the Mada Assistive technology Center hosted the first voting session for the second batch of symbols. The session was attended by 10 voters, including 3 Mada staff members, 3 speech therapists from the Child Development Centre in West Bay, 3 staff members from Shafallah […]

  • Final voting on Batch One Symbols with AWSAJ Academy and two AAC users. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:50:58 +0000

    In the past month there have been final voting sessions on the first batch of adapted symbols and the voting on whether symbols should portray individuals just in Qatari dress or a mix and if action words (verbs) where gender is an issue should be portrayed by stick figures or would the dictionary need to have both male […]