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Teaching AAC: Reports from the Classroom: What if we gave all nonverbal students a communication system? Shouldn’t it just be protocol?

Teaching AAC: Reports from the Classroom: What if we gave all nonverbal students a communication system? Shouldn’t it just be protocol? | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

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New French-Language Communication Aid App from MyVoice Inc. Brings Assistive Technology to Millions of Francophones with Speech Disabilities - Technology News - redOrbit

New French-Language Communication Aid App from MyVoice Inc. Brings Assistive Technology to Millions of Francophones with Speech Disabilities - Technology News - redOrbit | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
French-speakers that historically had limited assistive technology choices finally have a complete AAC communication aid app for kids and adults: TalkRocket Go Français for iPad, iPhone,...
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Creating A Positive Classroom Climate

Creating A Positive Classroom Climate | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Wish everyone could have a class like this... lets pass it on to our teachers   “Imagine spending several hours everyday in a place where you felt like a nobody.”   What a powerful statement.  The primary responsibility of an educator should be to assure that no child ever feels....

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Adapting Creatively: Materials for non-verbal communication, Part Two

Adapting Creatively: Materials for non-verbal communication, Part Two | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

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What Makes a Good Communication System…Part 4 - Evil Autie

What Makes a Good Communication System…Part 4 - Evil Autie | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Previously, I mentioned the need for a way to say no, the need to be able to report abuse, and the need to be able to be inappropriate.
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Temple Grandin Reveals Her Advice for Educating Autistic Kids

Temple Grandin Reveals Her Advice for Educating Autistic Kids | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Dr. Temple Grandin has a unique insight into the mind of autistic children. Her approach—stay positive.
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Angela McDonald's curator insight, June 3, 2013 3:24 AM

Temple Grandin is a well respected and highly educated individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder who has demonstrated a committment to sharing her experiences and knowledge for the betterment of the Autistic community.  This scoop takes a look at Temple's own needs and her understanding of Autism in a broader context and is suitable for educators, parents and professional bodies working with individuals with Autism.

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Stanford researchers investigate the emotional side of autism

Stanford researchers investigate the emotional side of autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Two Stanford psychologists have found that the emotional difficulties faced by many individuals with autism come from a lack of effective emotion regulation strategies.
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Art takes Latino child beyond autism

Art takes Latino child beyond autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

For anyone who has ever seen it, 11-year-old Luis Gerardo Paredes’s art can only be described as powerful. It’s no surprise … 

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Uncommon Sense: Beach Trip (and AAC on the road)

Uncommon Sense: Beach Trip (and AAC on the road) | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Awesome no-tech communication supports for the beach.  An extra idea for water- is putting the communication symbols on a small kick board (they float and are fun and they can be inexpensive especially at the end of the season). We use contact clear paper for lamination since the kickboard does not fit in the laminator. Good explanation and pix courtesy of Pam Harris and her son Josh- (http://www.designtolearn.com/uploaded/pdf/Tangible-Symbols-Primer-07-09x.pdf)

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Online Training for Paraeducators to Support the Communication of ...

Online Training for Paraeducators to Support the Communication of ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Learning to make effective use of AAC systems for communication requires support from communication partners (Light, 2003), and is best taught within the context of motivating, age-appropriate interactions (Merges, Durand, ...
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What Makes a Good Classroom for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

What Makes a Good Classroom for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
There are numerous factors that contribute to a good classroom for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). First and foremost, the teacher and the aides are essential to the quality of the class.

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New French-Language Communication Aid App from MyVoice Inc. Brings ... - RedOrbit

New French-Language Communication Aid App from MyVoice Inc. Brings ... - RedOrbit | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
New French-Language Communication Aid App from MyVoice Inc.
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AAC Modeling Intervention on Expressive Language in School-age ...

AAC Modeling Intervention on Expressive Language in School-age ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Effects of an AAC Modeling Intervention on Expressive Language in School-age Children with ASD. Presentation at 15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for augmentative and Alternative Communication ...
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Beautiful Day Planners

Beautiful Day Planners | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Create age appropriate day planners for our  students when they need no tech.  Beautiful designs

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All about Visual Strategies

All about Visual Strategies | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Visual strategy introduction with great examples and 'how to' steps.  Focused on schedules, mini-schedules, calendars, and goal charts.

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Must Watch-Dean Beadle "Being Dean:Living with Aspergers" Speech Excerpt

Recorded live at Autism Cymru's 4th international conference at Cardiff City Hall (21/6/11), acclaimed speaker and successful journalist Dean Beadle shares h...
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A great speech about beating the expectations internal and external expectations of Aspergers. #aspergers

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Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Successful Transitions for ...

Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Successful Transitions for ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
AAC at Penn State Augmentative and Alternative Communication at the Pennsylvania State University. Subscribe to RSS · Home · Faculty · Educational Opportunities · Research · Young Children · Autism · Design of AAC ...
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Every App Has A Story – i Create…Social Skills Stories « Every App Has a Story

Every App Has A Story – i Create…Social Skills Stories « Every App Has a Story | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
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Seven Tips for Using iPads with Kids with Autism (and My Favorite Learning Programs) | iLearn Project

Seven Tips for Using iPads with Kids with Autism (and My Favorite Learning Programs) | iLearn Project | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
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SLP Corner: Teaching ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ to People with Communication Disorders

SLP Corner:  Teaching ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ to People with Communication Disorders | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
By: Landria Seals Green, M.A., CCC-SLP Copyright 2012. Reprinted with the express permission of the author as it appeared on her blog SLC Therapy, P.C.
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The Case for Inclusion: Does All Really Mean All? | ollibean

The Case for Inclusion: Does All Really Mean All? | ollibean | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Tim Villegas of Think Inclusive on the motivation to change from educating students with disabilities in segregated settings to inclusive settings where all means all.
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