Grid 3

Grid 3 is a complete communication solution that enables people to have a voice, control their environment and live more independent lives. It’s designed for anyone with complex communication or access needs and includes a wide range of resources that you can control with touch, switch, eye gaze and pointing devices. You’ll find grid sets for talking with symbols or text, and content for all ages and abilities.

The following set of videos has been created to outline several different uses of the software to assist in confident use of Grid 3. Some of the videos in this suite are focused on organizing and personalizing the settings, such as the access method, the voice and the writing options, whilst others will give practical programming help as to how to personalize vocabulary, add pictures and create new pages. Some of the videos are also covering the “remote editing and editors” option, where someone can remotely edit someone’s gridsets.


How to Change Label




How to create a Jump Cell in Grid 3




How to create a saved phrases page in Grid 3




How to populate the page Grid 3




Video transcript - How to change the label - Grid 3

This is a video on how to change a label. In this video we will show you how to make a cell write one thing but speak something different. The reason why we may want to do that, is because sometimes the whole message can be too long to write in a cell and the letters or symbols might end up being a bit too small to see. So we choose instead to only write the keywords on the cell but have the cell speak the whole message. You can change the label on any cell you want, unless the cell is part of a word list. For this example, I am just going to go to my “messages” page, and then I’m going to go to “help” and choose a cell from here. So, the first thing I need to do, in order to make any changes and edit, is go to “edit mode”. So, for that, click on the menu bar and then select “edit grid”. The cell I want to change the label on is that one – “you’re not listening to me”. You can already see that the message is a bit too long and the symbol is actually getting a bit small. After you select the cell, on the left side of the screen you can see that his menu bar has appeared. That menu bar displays the type of cell it is, which in this case is a write cell. And if you look a bit further down, it says same as cell label. If you tap there in order to turn that off – it is already off in our case, but if it was on, just tap it to turn it off. Underneath it you can see the text that the cell is going to speak. If you want you can leave it like that, or you can tweak it, or you can delete it and write a complete new message. In our case, I’m just going to leave it like that. So, in order to change the label, just click on the cell, and then click on “change label”. You can see that the text is now highlighted blue. That means you can change it. I am just going to type, “not listening”, and make sure you leave a space as well afterwards. If you want you can also change the symbol, by selecting one of the other symbols that appear. I’m just going to leave the same one because I like it. So then click anywhere outside of the cell and you can see that the text is no longer highlighted. If you are happy with the results, click on “finish editing”, and then click on “yes” in order to save the changes. You can check if that works, by clicking on the cell. You can see that the cell label is “not listening” (you’re not listening to me) but when you click on it, the cell speaks the whole message – “you’re not listening to me”.