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12 Essential Early Literacy ‘Toolbox’ Apps

12 Essential Early Literacy ‘Toolbox’ Apps | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Identifying the kids on either end of the skill spectrum for early literacy allows the teacher to tailor some individual instruction for these kids and decide which kids should spend longer sessions with the iPads. As a volunteer, these assessments, provided by the Smarty Pants School app in particular, have been very helpful in picking other apps for each student.


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AWAARE

AWAARE | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Great  Customizable Social Stories for Safety from Wandering.

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4.0 The Behavior Analyst and the Individual Behavior Change Program

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Lego Digital Designer – One of the best software programs you can download for kids and it is FREE

Lego Digital Designer – One of the best software programs you can download for kids and it is FREE | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

For lego lovers, an app, & it's free

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MeeGenius!

MeeGenius! | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

E-Books for kids.  Works for all platforms: iOS, web, google tv, android, etc  Free Books as well as paid versions. Oppotunity to 'share LIKES' and ideas about book on facebook.

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Top 7 Visual Schedule and Social Story Apps For Autistic Children

Top 7 Visual Schedule and Social Story Apps For Autistic Children | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Time Timer Application. visual schedule apps autistic kids. The Time Timer app is one that we have already done an extensive review on here at Autism Plugged In, so if you're interested in learning more after the quick overview, click on the name!
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5 Creative Ways to Use the Big Mack and Other ... - PrAACtical AAC

5 Creative Ways to Use the Big Mack and Other ... - PrAACtical AAC | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
We all get in ruts. Here are some creative uses for using single message voice output communication aids. - 1. To build letter-sound correspondence: Record the sound that the letter makes so that the AAC user can participate ...
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13 iPad cases for your child with special needs

13 iPad cases for your child with special needs | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
You just invested in a shiny new iPad for you child with special needs. Next, you lay out some more money to purchase a few communication apps, install them and your child is off and running with a $500 piece of equipment.
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Updated iPad Application List! « Applied Behavioral Strategies

Updated iPad Application List! « Applied Behavioral Strategies | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Apps on the iPad can be an invaluable resource. The great thing about apps is that they can be implemented by family members, and don't require professional support (and the associated fees!). Most of our readers know that ...
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SSRI Grant Funding to Study Video Gaming Interests of Children ...

SSRI Grant Funding to Study Video Gaming Interests of Children ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
AAC at Penn State Augmentative and Alternative Communication at the Pennsylvania State University. Subscribe to RSS ...
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Autism, Written Output, and Voice-to-text Technology: Dragon Dictate

Autism, Written Output, and Voice-to-text Technology: Dragon Dictate | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
This post was created during my first attempt at using Dragon Dictate for Mac (voice-to-text software technology)


Today I am learning to use Dragon Dictate for Mac. This is pretty darn exciti...
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The Special Needs iPad & App Series | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog

The Special Needs iPad & App Series | Friendship Circle -- Special Needs Blog | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Special Education apps for the iPad have become a big hit. To try and make sense of it all we put together a nine part series on the iPad and useful apps.

Via Alex Wilson, Spectronics
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Squidalicious: iPads & Autism Workshop in a Can

Squidalicious: iPads & Autism Workshop in a Can | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The workshop itself went well -- lots of great questions from the audience, plus a Deaf attendee brought up several issues I had not considered, like the need for a labeling app that integrates user videos for pre-reading Deaf users, ...
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A simple representation - Visual communication supports for students with autism

A simple representation - Visual communication supports for students with autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Ideas, explanations, and illustrations of visual supports for students with autism

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Autism Group Offers Free Safety Kit to Caregivers

Autism Group Offers Free Safety Kit to Caregivers | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Courtesy: National Autism AssociationWandering-related episodes involving those with autism is a serious issue and stories seem to come in on a weekly basis pertaining to the topic.
Unfortunately, not all of them have happy endings.
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Autism Resources: When Actions Speak Louder than Words

Interested in the link between communication and behavior? Want to learn how to decipher the hidden messages in behavior? Did you miss Kim and Sue's workshops last year? You're in luck! The Indiana Resource Center for Autism, ...
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New Documentary: Caregiving for a sibling with Special Needs

New Documentary: Caregiving for a sibling with Special Needs | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
On February 22nd HBO will be airing another Special Needs documentary. Raising Renee tells the story of Beverly Mciver and her sister Renee who is cognitively impaired.
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Free 5 part ablenet webinar series

Free 5 part ablenet webinar series | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Communication technology training series, anytime, anyplace.  Ian Bean presents.

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Official Google SketchUp Blog: The strengths of autism shine in 3D

Official Google SketchUp Blog: The strengths of autism shine in 3D | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
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Autism House

Autism House | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Communicate throughout the house. Set up a comprehensive visual language program for best language learning, organization, and behavior

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Learning about AAC Strategies in the Community….

by Robin Parker How we integrated AAC strategies into a community event… The name of our website is PrAACtical AAC. [...] ... the Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism.
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iPads/iPods in Education

iPads/iPods in Education | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Since the introduction of the iPad almost two years ago, the education world has changed. Everyone seems to want an iPad.  Administrators have them; teachers have or want them; students have or wa...
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How to pick great apps from a sea of mediocre ones « ConnSENSE Bulletin

How to pick great apps from a sea of mediocre ones « ConnSENSE Bulletin | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Choosing apps that make sense!

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Spectronics’s Presentations on SlideShare

Spectronics’s Presentations on SlideShare | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Read and download presentations by Spectronics...Many AAC & Apple Related Presentations.

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