Easy read and communication support for healthcare and medical professionals

Widgit Symbols

Symbols are images used to support text, making the meaning easier to understand. They provide a visual representation of a concept.


About Symbols

Widgit Symbols have been developed by Widgit Software in collaboration with language and communication experts. The complete Widgit Symbol Set consists of more than 11,000 symbols, which provide a clear visual representation of over 40,000 words and phrases. The Widgit Symbols are used to support information and communication with people of all ages, worldwide - in education, health, public and private services. The symbols in the Widgit Health range have been specifically developed in partnership with medical experts.


About Widgit

For over 30 years, Widgit Software has been a pioneer in the field of developing materials for people who have difficulty in understanding and using text. We offer a wide range of leading-edge symbol software which enables users to create or download symbol supported materials for use in an ever-growing number of contexts. We also offer bespoke symbol services, developing symbol materials to help organisations become more inclusive.

Sectors we work with include special and mainstream education, medical and care services, public services and the leisure industry. Essentially, wherever text is used, symbols can be used alongside it, providing an environment that is inclusive for all.

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