We have released a vocabulary update for the Nova Chat Version 1.9.0 and a software/vocabulary update for NOVA Chat Editor 1.9.9. This update adds an additional vocabulary File, ChatPower20 Simply (see below for description), along with making updates to some of the other vocabulary files. This will NOT change your version number on the device. After the update, it will still appear as 1.9.0, but you will see the ChatPower20 Simply in the vocabulary list. The version number will, however, change on the Nova Chat Editor. Updates for both are available here.
ChatPower20 Simply incorporates carrier phrases with core words for quick and easy language generation and therefore, could be called a “hybrid,” because it can be used primarily as a phrase-based system, or as a word-based system. It was designed for users with motor disabilities and access issues, those with vision impairment that need large cells and print, cognitively and severely language disabled individuals who benefit from phrases to assist with quick language generation, and those who have scanning access needs.