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BrailleTouch brings 'eyes-free' texting to the visually impaired

BrailleTouch brings 'eyes-free' texting to the visually impaired | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Georgia Tech is developing a mobile app to help the visually impaired type on their phones.
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FCTD | Family Guides

FCTD | Family Guides | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
FCTD is a national center that offers free information resources on the subject of assistive technology to support organizations and programs that work with families of children with disabilities.
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Institute's mobile apps are built by hands of those with autism

Institute's mobile apps are built by hands of those with autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The connection between adults with autism and computer programming has become the basis of a unique nonprofit technology company in Texas.
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Complete List of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools

Complete List of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Initiative to help websites be more accessible

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Our apps for Special Education list is HERE!!! | The Spectronics Blog

Our apps for Special Education list is HERE!!! | The Spectronics Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
There is our apps for Literacy Support list compiled and regularly updated by the Spectronics Consultancy team, and the apps for AAC list, compiled and updated by our good friend Jane Farrall. This entry was posted in Apps and Mobile Learning How ...
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Choiceworks iPad App Helps Kids With Autism Make Choices

Choiceworks iPad App Helps Kids With Autism Make Choices | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The Schedule app is connects you to the visual schedule section, the Waiting tab opens the timer section, and the Feelings tab opens up the convenient flow charts that help kids with autism deal with their emotions.
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Visual Supports (Free) | Families Together Inc.

Visual Supports (Free) | Families Together Inc. | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Picture Recipes by Families together

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8 Great Headphones for children with Autism | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

8 Great Headphones for children with Autism | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Children with Autism or Auditory Processing Disorder often have a hard time with noise. Here are eight great headphones that can help filter out the background noise.
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AT Minute - Tar Heel Reader Tutorial

In this video we walk you through how to use the Tar Heel Reader website step-by-step. Tar Heel Reader is a free online resource for reading and creating sim...

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7 “Ideas worth spreading” for the special needs community

7 “Ideas worth spreading” for the special needs community | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
TED is a global set of conferences formed to disseminate “ideas worth spreading.”
Originally TED’s emphasis was on technology and design. The conferences now address an increasingly wide range of topics within the practice of science and culture.
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Read a book, give a book

Read a book, give a book | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
We Give Books is a fabulous resource for readers who struggle with holding and manipulating a book or page turning. It also allows you to “share” favorite books with families as learner...
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Touchscreen therapy: ReacTickles app helps autistic children communicate (Wired UK)

Touchscreen therapy: ReacTickles app helps autistic children communicate (Wired UK) | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Wendy Keay-Bright’s work isn’t just beautiful -- it uses light, sound and movement to help autistic children communicate better...

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Teaching Strategies for Autism

Teaching Strategies for Autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

10 intervention strategies to promote learning. These intervention strategies are also applicable to teaching older students.

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Employment ideas: Autism provides a different view through the camera in Md. program

Employment ideas: Autism provides a different view through the camera in Md. program | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Ideas for Emplyment: The InFocus Project, an photography initiative of a Montgomery County-based agency that serves children and adults living with autism, is part of the agency’s supportive employment program and began three years ago when several of the adults “expressed...

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Learning With Asperger's: A Parent's Perspective

Learning With Asperger's: A Parent's Perspective | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

What would it take to add some ramps/railings for a child with Asperger Syndrome-? What goes on in the mind of a student with Asperger's syndrome during the school day? Parent, Anita Charles shares her insights.

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5 Great Videos from World Down Syndrome Day | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

5 Great Videos from World Down Syndrome Day | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

I know this isn't about autism but these videos are so good, I wanted to share.  March 21 was World Down Syndrome Day. Organizations throughout the world organized and participated in events to raise public awareness of Down syndrome. Here are five videos that helped raise awareness.

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Oxfordshire Total Communication

Oxfordshire Total Communication | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Tons of Total Communication Resources


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8 steps to a successful IEP meeting

8 steps to a successful IEP meeting | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
A parents' guide to strategic planning for children on the autism spectrum.
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The Cause of Stimming: What’s your stim?

The Cause of Stimming: What’s your stim? | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Everyone has a stim
I play with my hair while chatting with a friend.
Maybe you bite your nails when you’re nervous or bored.
You may tap your fingers or pencil on a desk while you’re thinking.
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Interview: David Niemeijer, Founder & CEO of AssistiveWare

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Interview: David Niemeijer, Founder & CEO of AssistiveWare | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Interview with Proloquo2Go Developer

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Widgit SymbolWorld: Categories : index

Widgit SymbolWorld: Categories : index | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Free symbol based newsletter, stories, jokes, entertainment & more.  

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Strategy of the Month: Types of Visual Schedules - PrAACtical AAC

Strategy of the Month: Types of Visual Schedules - PrAACtical AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The different levels of visual schedules work together to provide a solid system of support that the person can depend on for information. Knowing that lies ahead helps all of us prepare ourselves and allows us to maximize our ...
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Emergencies and Resources to Help - PrAACtical AAC

Emergencies and Resources to Help - PrAACtical AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

AAC and visual support resources for health, medical, and emergency situations. This family emergency reminded us to make ...

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Ranch Helping People With Developmental Disabilities | Developmental Disabilities

Ranch Helping People With Developmental Disabilities | Developmental Disabilities | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Eric and Tammy Hammond have a special ranching operation in central Kansas.
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