It’s time to update your NovaChat® and access new vocabulary words and features. To update your speech-generating device, start by connecting to WiFi. Then go to Menu > Help > Check for Updates and follow the prompts.
New Chat Software Features
You can now customize your Chat Software to highlight words in the speech-display bar when they are spoken. This will increase the connection between the written word and the spoken word. Visit the literacy section of the application settings menu to select this new feature; visit the style section to choose your highlight color.
Watch the video to see this new feature in action.
Here are your WordPower® vocabulary updates.
All English WordPower files
The Social page now includes a button to let someone know that “something’s wrong.”
All WordPower files (except WordPower 20 Simply)
A button for Microsoft Word is now available on the Writing to Apps page. Activating this button will open Microsoft Word if you have it installed on your device. Note: if you are on a larger WordPower file, you will not have to select the more groups page.
Verbs are updated on the main page. A button for the verb “wear” now follows pronoun selection and the verb “wear” now has a link to clothes.
WordPower 42 Basic, 60 Basic, 80, 108, 140
Food and drinks categories are updated with button actions to let you say “I drank” and “I ate.”
WordPower 60 Basic
Check out the actions page to activate the following core verb buttons: choose, fold, hide, hug, kick, pick, and share. The verb melt is now available through the Actions A-Z button.
WordPower 42 Basic
Check out the actions page to activate the following core verb buttons: choose, cut, fold, hug, share, and squeeze. The verbs melt and hide are now available through the Actions A-Z button.
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