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Using Avaz with motor planning

  • Team Avaz 
  • 1 min read

In my last post, I spoke about how some kids with special needs are better at motor planning than picture identification. In a nutshell, kids who tend towards motor planning can ‘remember’ a movement sequence that leads to selecting a word, and learn to associate that movement sequence with the word. It’s another way of building and using vocabulary.

We build Avaz so that it could be used by nearly all kids with complex communication needs, and so we built in a number of features to support motor planners, too. Here are some tips about how you can set up Avaz for maximum efficacy if you think the child you are working with is stronger at motor planning than picture identification:

 

The settings for motor planners are grouped under “Picture settings (Behavior)” in Avaz.

Layout of Avaz AAC app
Parts of Avaz Homescreen in Picture Mode

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