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Visual Supports for Improving Communication and Language
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[simply speech.]: LessonPix Review and Giveaway!

[simply speech.]: LessonPix Review and Giveaway! | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
As the parents of a special needs child, their professional lives and talents lent to making this online set of tools to create learning materials, schedules and visual supports for the home, the classroom … anywhere.
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7 Assistive Communication Apps in the iPad App Store

7 Assistive Communication Apps in the iPad App Store | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Augmentative communication (AAC for short) is an alternative way to help students and adults with language disorders use expressive language or receptive ...
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Funny Bones: Jokes for Sequential Message Devices/Apps

Funny Bones: Jokes for Sequential Message Devices/Apps | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
Between the craziness of the election, the stress of Superstorm Sandy, some frustration over some blog issues, and the pace of getting ready for the ASHA convention, we were ready for a little levity.
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14 Special Needs Android Apps on Google Play | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

14 Special Needs Android Apps on Google Play | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
The Apple iPad gets all the attention as the one with all the great special needs apps, but Google has a few of its own. Check out these 14 special needs Android apps on Google Play.
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How to Make A Visual Schedule

Making visual schedules is simple and affordable to do. Many children with Autism can benefit from a concrete, visual schedule of their day to help with time...
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Beyond Behavior Problems: How Visual Supports Can Help Our AAC Teaching

Beyond Behavior Problems: How Visual Supports Can Help Our AAC Teaching | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
Visual supports are not just for people with behavioral challenges. In this post, we share some ideas of using visual schedules and other supports to enhance comprehension and language learning.
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3 Communication-Behavior Visual Support Power ... - PrAACtical AAC

3 Communication-Behavior Visual Support Power ... - PrAACtical AAC | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
3 Communication-Behavior Visual Support Power Tools! Behavior challenges tend to be a major concern of speech-language pathologists, parents, and educators alike. It is the area that is often most nerve wracking for many ...
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ATN/AIR-P Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder

ATN/AIR-P Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
The Visual Supports and Autism Spectrum Disorder tool kit provides a step-by-step, easy-to-understand introduction to visual supports and the ways that parents and other caregivers can begin using the (RT @autismspeaksCAN: The Visual Supports &...
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Creative Uses of the iPod for Students Who Use AAC

Creative Uses of the iPod for Students Who Use AAC | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
Just when we think we’ve ‘seen it all,’ along comes another set of ideas for how to use technology to support kids with limited communication skills.
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Do It My Way: Personalizing Communication Books

Do It My Way: Personalizing Communication Books | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
The topic of communication books was introduced this month.
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Visual Schedules

Visual Schedules | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
A visual schedule is a set of picture cards that represents a sequence of events or activities. It is helpful for children who need help transitioning for one task to another task. Visual schedules...
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WATCH: One Of The Best Things You Will Ever See

WATCH: One Of The Best Things You Will Ever See | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
There were a number of extraordinary moments during Comedy Central's Night Of Too Many Stars benefit for autism programs, but there was one in particular that drew tears from the audience rather than laughs.
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iPad and Visual Schedules

iPad and Visual Schedules | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
We started using an App on the iPad called Choiceworks by BeeVisual to make visual schedules on the fly when …Continue reading »...
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Jodi Duke's curator insight, April 19, 2016 6:01 PM

So many of our students prefer to use iPads and smartphones to any other device! I love the way the student could simply slide the PECS icon over to "all done" and track their schedule so effectively!

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VoisPal: An Innovative AAC App / Speech Device for Speech Disorders

VoisPal: An Innovative AAC App / Speech Device for Speech Disorders | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
VoisPal is a speech app for people with speech disorders. The AAC app helps users express themselves faster and clearer. This AAC device can be customized and personalized.
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Using Picture Symbols for Communication

Children who are nonverbal need a way to communicate, and one way to facilitate communication is through picture symbols, sometimes referred to as icons. Fin...
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Jodi Duke's curator insight, April 19, 2016 6:02 PM

This video would be perfect for EDSE 636; a very well done example of using the pic syms in communication instruction.

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The Visual Schedule | Teaching Ace

The Visual Schedule | Teaching Ace | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
I know that using visual schedules is common practice for students with special needs. It helps them to plan their day, anticipate transitions, and feel comforted that they know what is to come. Well, it does the same thing for ...
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Global Day of AAC

Global Day of AAC | Autism and Visual Supports | Scoop.it
“If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if not now, when?
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