About Widgit Software
Who we are
As the creators and publishers of "Writing with Symbols", "Communicate:In Print" and "Communicate:SymWriter", Widgit have pioneered the use of symbols to support learning and communication for more than 25 years and remain at the leading edge of development in the field.
Widgit software is available in 14 languages and is used worldwide to create symbol-supported materials for use in print, onscreen and online. Widgit also offers a range of services to help organisations make their information more accessible.
Widgit have always believed that no matter what your level of reading, you should have fair and equal access to text-based materials. As such, they have developed a large database of symbols which currently stands in excess of nine thousand images spanning a forty thousand word vocabulary. The Widgit Symbols are the only symbol set specifically designed for readers with Special Educational Needs.
In addition to the continued development of innovative software, Widgit have now have turned their attention to accessibility on the internet and created Point and Insite, both allowing unparalleled support for symbol readers online.