Center Street Elementary School opens new communication board for nonverbal students

The board also has a QR code where anyone can scan and take the board with them on their phone.

News 12 Staff

May 13, 2023, 12:48 AM

Updated 342 days ago

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Students and staff at Center Street Elementary School cut the ribbon Friday on a new innovative tool.
A communication board was installed on the Williston Park school's playground.
It allows nonverbal students to communicate with their parents, peers and their teachers.
The board also has a QR code where anyone can scan and take the board with them on their phone.
"In order to have a board like this, the parents can put it on their phone via the QR code and the parents can actually demonstrate some of the words that the child is communicating to them through their gestures," says, Christine Baudin, a speech language pathologist.
Parents and employees say the communication board is a testament toward inclusion of all students.


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