E.A. Draffan

Global Symbols


E.A. Draffan trained as a Speech and Language Therapist working with those who have complex communication needs, then specialised in Assistive Technology and digital accessibility. Her research has included collaboration in the development of resources for AAC users in Qatar, which then led to the development of a free and open licenced multilingual Global Symbols repository with apps and training materials.


  Sep 29th 2022.
  3:30 - 4:00 p.m.    

Multilingual Symbol Choices for AAC

About session

This presentation will discuss:

  • Implementing symbol sets with additional cultural choices
  • Easy creation of communication boards and information sheets for AAC users
  • Use and creation of personalised open licence images and symbols