Talking Verbs Sterling Edition is a voice output langusage tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, developmental, or physical disabilities as well as those who are candidates for augmentative communication. Designed to encourage expressive language, promote communication, and train augmentative communication skills, this program encourages students to communicate using 40 verbs. Students practice the expressive use of words and phrases and learn the formation of grammatically correct sentences. Activities include: Interactive Communication (students press a word, phrase, or picture to see representative pictures and hear grammatically correct sentences), Word Identification (students find a word by touching its corresponding picture), Word Matching (the student touches the picture that corresponds to the picture on the monitor), and Exploration(which encourages users to choose nouns and the computer names them). The program is compatible with a touchscreen, single switch, or mouse. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The version for IBM and compatible computers requires a Pentium 300 megaHertz(MHz)or faster processor; hard drive with Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP or later; 64 megabytes (MB) RAM; a Windows compatible sound card; and a 8x speed CD-ROM drive. The Macintosh version requires a 300 MHz processor or faster PowerPC; Mac OS 8.1 or later; 128 MB application RAM; and a 8x speed CD-ROM drive.