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Introducing RELAAACs: Rubric for Evaluating the Language of Apps for AAC

Introducing RELAAACs: Rubric for Evaluating the Language of Apps for AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin - -...

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Rockville fire department helps special-needs students gain work experience

Rockville fire department helps special-needs students gain work experience | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Work-based learning program, paired with Kennedy Krieger Institute, teaches valuable job skills to students with learning disabilities and special needs.
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Celebrate Father's Day with a Homemade Activity for Dad!

Celebrate Father's Day with a Homemade Activity for Dad! | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

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Tiny Tap App in the Foreign Language Classroom | Langwitches Blog

Tiny Tap App in the Foreign Language Classroom | Langwitches Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a new app that caught my eye for its potential to make students creators and designers of games on the iPad.

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Research Reveals Possible Root Cause of Seizures in Autism-related Angelman Syndrome - Angelman

Research Reveals Possible Root Cause of Seizures in Autism-related Angelman Syndrome - Angelman | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The Angelman Syndrome Foundation's mission is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman Syndrome through education and information, research, advocacy and support for individuals with Angelman Syndrome, their families, and other concerned...
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17 Free YouTube Tools Every Teacher should Know about

17 Free YouTube Tools Every Teacher should Know about | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Great tools to use to maximize use of You Tube for teaching. 

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Teaching children with autism the social skill of discerning silly from serious | AutismTeachingStrategies.com

Teaching children with autism the social skill of discerning silly from serious | AutismTeachingStrategies.com | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Wow- great visual supports for discerning silly to serious. Helps make the abstract concrete.  great tool for teaching, can't wait to try it.

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Online Text-to-Speech

Inclusive Planet has a great list of 10 online text-to-speech services -- you enter text, and it is spoken right then and there.Source: AT Coalition...
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RECASTING: A LANGUAGE FACILITATION ... - PrAACtical AAC

RECASTING: A LANGUAGE FACILITATION ... - PrAACtical AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
There should be a purpose or strategy applied to each and every thing we communicate or 'say' when teaching language. This extra 'dose' ...
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NCPAD:Disability/ Autism and Considerations in Recreation and Physical Activity Settings

NCPAD:Disability/ Autism and Considerations in Recreation and Physical Activity Settings | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Incorporating schedules and exercise

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AT Apps and Accessibility

Glenda Anderson's web site has a very comprehensive list of accessible technology apps.Did you know that Special Education is its own category on the App Store?
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TalkTablet AAC App for iPad Makes Speech Easy

TalkTablet AAC App for iPad Makes Speech Easy | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
TalkTablet US from Gus Communication Devices is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app for the iPad designed for people with impaired speech from causes such as autism, aphasia, Down syndrome, or stroke.
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Toca Train for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Toca Train on the App Store. Download Toca Train and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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When your special needs daughter gets her period | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

When your special needs daughter gets her period | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
From the time my daughter was born with Down syndrome thirteen years ago, my biggest concern was what would happen when she got her period.
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Apple iOS 6 Guided Access Boon for High-Stakes Testing with iPads -- THE Journal

Apple iOS 6 Guided Access Boon for High-Stakes Testing with iPads -- THE Journal | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
During its Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 in San Francisco this week, Apple introduced a new feature that addresses both user accessibility and testing needs when its mobile devices are used in schools.

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The Green Zone: Common Ground Conversation Training method for kids on the autism spectrum | AutismTeachingStrategies.com

The Green Zone: Common Ground Conversation Training method for kids on the autism spectrum | AutismTeachingStrategies.com | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
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Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities need to be prepared to quickly escape their homes in the event of emergencies such as fires, floods, tornadoes and hurricanes, a Mayo Clinic expert says.Preparations for persons with disabilities are more complicated than...
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10 Must-have documents for parents of children with special needs | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

10 Must-have documents for parents of children with special needs | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
For parents of children with special needs, it is never to early to start planning your child's future. Here are 10 documents you should prepare and keep updated.
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Using iPads with Students with ASD | The Spectronics Blog

Using iPads with Students with ASD | The Spectronics Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), also known as Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs), cause severe and pervasive impairment in thinking, feeling, language, and the ability to relate ...
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SpeechTree AAC App for Autism | Speechtree

SpeechTree AAC App for Autism | Speechtree | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
SpeechTree AAC App is the new augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and learning program that is creating tremendous buzz throughout the special needs community. SpeechTree recently concluded a ...
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Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car-Great App for ... - Autism Plugged In

Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car-Great App for ... - Autism Plugged In | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
App: Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car Developer: Oceanhouse Media, Inc. Platform: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad. ...
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A Christmas Carol for iOS for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about A Christmas Carol for iOS on the App Store. Download A Christmas Carol for iOS and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: AT Apps and Accessibility

Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: AT Apps and Accessibility | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
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