Playground Communication Boards by Smarty Symbols

FAQs about Communication Boards

Here, you’ll find answers to the most commonly asked questions about our innovative communication tools. Our goal is to help you understand how these boards can enhance communication, learning, and play in various settings, from school playgrounds to community parks.

What is the different between both playground communication board designs for schools?

The main difference between the two playground communication board designs for schools is the number of words included on the board. The School Playground Communication Board features a total of 78 words and is designed for elementary schools from kindergarten to 5th grade, while the Simplified School Playground Communication Board features a total of 55 words and is designed specifically for pre-K playground environments. Both boards are weather-resistant, fully customizable, and promote communication and social interaction among students. The School Playground Communication Board includes a wider range of vocabulary words and is suitable for a broader age range of students, while the Simplified School Playground Communication Board is designed with younger students in mind and features essential vocabulary words that are most relevant to pre-K playground settings.

What are Playground Communication Boards by Smarty Symbols?

Playground Communication Boards by Smarty Symbols are custom designed communication boards designed to make spaces more inclusive for all communicators. They utilize our diverse and inclusive library of symbols to support effective learning and interaction.

Can I customize the symbols on the communication boards?

Absolutely! Customization is at the heart of Smarty Symbols. You can select from over 60,000 images in our Smarty Symbols Image Library to tailor the communication boards to your specific educational requirements.

Where can I purchase Playground Communication Boards?

You can purchase our Communication Boards directly from our website. You can also send a purchase order or request a quote using our contact form.

Are there training or support materials available for using the communication boards?

Yes, we provide a range of support materials and training guides to help you make the most out of your Communication Boards. These resources are designed to help you implement and use our products effectively in your educational settings.

Discover the ease and simplicity of ordering a Smarty Symbols Playground Communication Board for your city park. Our website allows you to choose from a variety of communication board designs for city parks and customize to your specific needs for an instant quote. Payment options include purchase orders from cities or credit card payments. Our team will guide you through the design process and provide step-by-step installation guidelines. Ensure inclusive and accessible parks for all children, including non-speaking children, with Smarty Symbols. Contact us today to learn more.

We love when cities are interested in becoming more inclusive. Here are the steps to making sure your city parks have a communication board:

  1. Visit our website: Choose the communication board design for city parks, select your customization options, and generate an instant quote on screen. You can even make the initial purchase directly on the website using a credit card.
  2. Reach out to us: If you need assistance, a member of our team will be happy to advise you on board selection and provide you with a custom quote.
  3. Payment options: We accept purchase orders from cities and also allow for credit card payments.
  4. Design process: Once payment is received, a member of our team will reach out to gather resources for the board design, including your city logo, park name and location, color options, and any additional customizations.
  5. Proof and production: Our design team will create a proof of the final design for your approval and feedback. Once approved, production of the communication board will begin and take 3 to 7 days.
  6. Shipping and installation: The boards are shipped free of charge and come with step-by-step installation guidelines.
  7. Final invoice and promotion: After receiving the board, we will issue a final invoice for payment and ask if you would like us to promote your inclusive efforts through our social media channels and with the disability community.
  8. We are dedicated to making sure that parks and playgrounds are inclusive and accessible for all children, and we are here to support you every step of the way!
warrent city proof small smartysymbols playground communication board
warrent city proof small smartysymbols playground communication board

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