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SEAS Education and Aurora Symbols Announce School District Licensing Option For Avatalker AAC To Help Non-Verbal Children Easily Communicate Using Pictures

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Innovative iPad App Provides A Full-Featured Augmentative And Alternative Communication Solution For Non-Verbal Students

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the release of an exclusive discounted licensing option of Avatalker AAC which enables over 1,600 SEAS Education school districts to purchase an unlimited license for their staff.  Endorsed by the National Autism Association, Avatalker AAC is an augmentative and alternative communication app designed for the Apple iPad. It gives non-verbal children the ability to build phrases and sentences using pictures, which are then converted to speech. Avatalker AAC is easy to use and features over 1500 words and an exclusive image library by Aurora Symbols.   

"SEAS Education is proud to help school districts, teachers and students have access to Avatalker AAC, the leading communication app for non-verbal children," said Harvey Hughes, SEAS Education Founder and Senior Vice President of Sales. "This is the first of many product add-ons that will be offered exclusively to our SEAS Education customers."

Aurora Symbols, LLC is the developer of the Aurora Symbol Set and Avatalker® AAC.

"Avatalker AAC for the Apple iPad is an impressive innovation in the world of augmentative communication," said Erik Nanstiel, founder of Avatalker. "Two customizable and scalable skill levels accommodate the widest possible range of communication ability, from simple selections of wants and needs in Stage 1, to any variety of phrase or sentence construction with full grammar capabilities in Stage 2. Easy to customize and easy to use, Avatalker is AAC without limits!" 

About SEAS Education

SEAS Education provides K-12 special education solutions that reduce paperwork and increase efficiency, enabling teachers to spend more time teaching their students.  Since 1996, SEAS products have helped more than 1,600 school districts in 36 states spend less time processing documents and more time in the classroom improving student performance.  SEAS is the nation's leading education plan management platform with a focus on making the lives of teachers easier so that they can focus on what is really important – the students. Find them on the Web at SEAS Education.

About Aurora Symbols, LLC

Aurora Symbols, LLC is the developer of the Aurora Symbol Set and is the design team behind "Avatalker® AAC." They are passionate about creating the tools special children need for communication. Aurora Symbols® was founded by a team of designers and a special educator who care deeply for children with autism, particularly those with communication deficits. Aurora Symbols® teams with specialists in various fields to continue designing and developing software solutions that will help developmentally-delayed children achieve their potentials. Find them on the Web at www.Avatalker.com.

For further information, contact: pr@seaseducation.com

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