Mark Ammons and Darren Avey, “Engineering the Classroom”

Image of Mark and Darren from Assistive Technology ServicesMark and Darren presented how to use Boardmaker with students with more severe disabilities in academic areas, as well as a communication supplement. They go beyond using symbols and talk about using screenshots and pictures from the internet to teach content.

Click the following link to listen to the interview in your web browser, or subscribe through your favorite MP3 aggregator.

Mark and Darren’s Interview

12:12 Minutes, 11.1 MB


4 Responses to “Mark Ammons and Darren Avey, “Engineering the Classroom””

  1. Lisa Says:

    This looks great. You could also try using Picture Master Language Software. It has 18,000 images – drawings and symbols. It was on display at several AAC conventions. Go to and you can see it. It seems better than boardmaker or overboard to me.

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