2b. Example - Bulgaria: Choosing a Symbol Set

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selection of symbols from Bulgaria

The Bulgarian symbol set choice illustrates how additional elements may need to be added to symbols to help explain special occasions and particularly important cultural elements.

When looking at other symbol sets - Note how every day items may need to change such as the shape of a cup or mug - Look for country emblems to illustrate settings - Some forms of dress, religion and food may also need to be adapted.

More information on this subject is found under 4. AAC Symbol Set Design and the example from Qatar