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US DOL's Office of Disability Employment Policy Announces $950,000 Grant to Establish Accessible Technology Action Centre

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy today announced the availability of approximately $950,000 to fund a cooperative agreement to establish and operate the Accessible Technology Action Center, a new national...
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Coming Out Autistic at ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Coming Out Autistic at ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
But there is a big difference between writing about being autistic online and actually saying the words out loud to people in real life and accepting the judgments, stigma, and assumptions that might follow.
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Thanks Stuttering Foundation for sharing your new website--looks great!

Thanks Stuttering Foundation for sharing your new website--looks great! | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

If stuttering is an issue, check out this new and improved great website.

Thanks Stuttering Foundation for sharing your new website--looks great!, 


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Photo Walk to help kids with Autism see the world through a viewfinder - Syracuse.com (blog)

Photo Walk to help kids with Autism see the world through a viewfinder - Syracuse.com (blog) | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Great idea: Syracuse.com (blog)Photo Walk to help kids with Autism see the world through a viewfinderSyracuse.com (blog)James, who owns and operates a photography business, ASquared Photo, was so impressed with the vision his boys displayed of the world around...

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17 Apraxia resources for concerned parents | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

17 Apraxia resources for concerned parents | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
An apraxia guide for concerned parents, complete with apraxia resources and much more.
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Autism After 16

Autism After 16 | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Highly Recommended Website, so much great information--Autism After 16 is dedicated to providing information and analysis of adult autism issues, with the emphasis on analysis. Anyone can Google “autism + adults” and discover a vast array of programs, documents, and products.

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ISAAC 2012 Presentations by Penn State Faculty and Students | AAC at Penn State

ISAAC 2012 Presentations by Penn State Faculty and Students | AAC at Penn State | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Great presentation handouts even if you could not be there. Literacy for AAC users & ASD works!

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Promote Autism NOW digitally - blog*spot

Promote Autism NOW digitally - blog*spot | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
'Apps for kids with Special Needs'; 'Therapies and Treatments'; 'Educating & Learning & Teaching'; 'picky-eaters'; 'Sensory relief'; 'AUTISTImotions'; and 'AUTsumers!'. AUTISM IS A DISABILITY... and not just because it gets ...
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UCSB autism researchers find that focusing on strengths improves social skills of adolescents | Science Codex

UCSB autism researchers find that focusing on strengths improves social skills of adolescents | Science Codex | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Barbara, Calif.) –– The junior high and high school years are emotionally challenging even under the best of circumstances, but for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), that time can be particularly painful.
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Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): The high school years

Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): The high school years - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), text file (.txt) or read online for free.
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Center for Early Literacy Learning - Adaptations Practice Guides

Center for Early Literacy Learning - Adaptations Practice Guides | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
These guides make it easier for young children with disabilities to participate in early literacy learning activities.
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A New Direction for Autism | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

A New Direction for Autism | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The talent coming out of the Autism community has gained momentum Here are some very talented people with ASD that you should know about.
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Autism Resources: Mobile App Monday - RewardTimer

Autism Resources: Mobile App Monday - RewardTimer | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Catch the student being good....

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SLP's and AAC, Apps and Technology in the Practice

SLP's and AAC, Apps and Technology in the Practice | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Often, for people with disabilities, accomplishing daily tasks such as communicating with others, going to school or work, or participating in activities can be a challenge. Assistive Technology (AT) devices are tools to help ...
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Creating Sustainable Improvements in Autism Education ... - Typepad

Click here to register for this webinar What: This presentation will explore techniques to enhance the sustainability of systemic improvements in education. Schools across the nation are striving to improve educational services ...
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Apps for Autism- Feature Matching Table For iPad Cases

Apps for Autism- Feature Matching  Table For iPad Cases | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
What’s The Best Case for My Child Choosing the right case to protect your iPad and let your child express their individuality is, in some ways, just as important as choosing the right applica...

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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: In AAC it matters little what church you belong to, as long as you BELIEVE!

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: In AAC it matters little what church you belong to, as long as you BELIEVE! | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

In AAC, it's all about the implementation.

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Kids Taught About Asperger's is Positive

Kids Taught About Asperger's is Positive | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Children given insight into another world...
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Scope Website - Communication Aids

Scope Website - Communication Aids | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Awesome photographed examples of  more than 30 communication aids.

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Self-Calming Strategies: 'Easier Seen' - PrAACtical AAC

Self-Calming Strategies: 'Easier Seen' - PrAACtical AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Throughout this month we focused on visual supports & strategies for positive behavior. We have discussed transition supports, ... As we wrap up, we don't want to forget PrAACtical AAC strategies for self-calming.
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Contingency Mapping to enhance positive behavior in autistic ...

Contingency Mapping to enhance positive behavior in autistic ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Avaz Ipad, Android Apps. ... Inspired by a recent post by Speech-Language and AAC specialist, Dr. Carole Zangari, we're bringing to you the basics of contingency mapping and its merits in decreasing behavioral problems in autistic children.
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Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Succeeding in College

Living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Succeeding in College - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), text file (.txt) or read online for free.
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Autism Response Team

Autism Response Team | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Questions?
Call us at 888-288-4762 or en Español 888-772-9050, or email familyservices@autismspeaks.org.
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Don't stop believin' - Haircuts

Don't stop believin' - Haircuts | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Don't Stop Believin'... Haircuts and Autism

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PrAACtical Resource: Searching for AAC Devices with SpeechBubble

PrAACtical Resource: Searching for AAC Devices with SpeechBubble | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Keeping track of all the AAC devices, vocabulary sets, and other features is a full time job and few of us have the time to do that. And, yet, when we're considering the different AAC options for a particular client, we have to be ...
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