6e. Example - Montenegro: Evaluating enhanced verbal and social outcomes

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Seid uses the Cboard application with his mother Dorina, in Podgorica, in December 2021 (© UNICEF Montenegro / Duško Miljanić / 2021)

Cboard helps Seid to communicate

This article illustrates the impact of introducing a communication app with support from family and experts in Montenegro. Evaluations and anecdotal comments showed how with perserverence and encouragement outcomes can be very positive.

"The Cboard app takes a little getting used to. To encourage Seid, we created activities in kindergarten using the Cboard symbols – and he was able to see how these symbols let him communicate with us and with other children." Mirnela Muratovic, Seid's teaching assistant