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Communication and Autism
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More resources from the Spectronics team including PowerPoint presentations

More resources from the Spectronics team including PowerPoint presentations | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
 
We are constantly finding new ways of sharing great articles, links and resources with you, with the Spectronics Blog being the central place for display of all of our resources.
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AT: FCTD | Family Guides

AT: 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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Training tool helps autistic people become face aces

Training tool helps autistic people become face aces | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
University of Victoria builds software to help people on the ASD spectrum master nonverbal cues in communication...
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Apps4Autism: VizZle Player App for iPad

Apps4Autism: VizZle Player App for iPad | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Get resources for Visual Immersion Program.  and it is FREE Monarch Teaching Technologies (MTT) is proud to announce its VizZle Player App for iPad is now available on the App Store, giving children with autism access to award-winning visual supports and lessons.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Children with Autism

Holiday Gift Ideas for Children with Autism | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
With Christmas just a few weeks away, parents of children with autism may be in the familiar position of having difficulty in finding the right gift for their loved ones.
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Amazing Sensory Guru technologies now here in ANZ

Amazing Sensory Guru technologies now here in ANZ | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Multi-sensory Room technologies have not changed dramatically for many years, but Sensory Guru in the UK is now ramping it up in amazing ways!
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Finally Finding Holiday Gifts ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Finally Finding Holiday Gifts ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
The big touch screen and wide variety of dedicated apps can make communication, play, and learning so much more easy and independent for kids with special needs. ... And -- bonus -- he can listen to favorite stories like Dr.
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A Meta-Analysis of Single Case Research - PubMed Mobile

Get the full article free until 12/18/11

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What’s in a word?

What’s in a word? | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
As can be seen from the photograph the Vantage Lite screen contains symbols. During LAMP training one of the concepts stressed is that these symbols do not represent words as such. So when the chil...

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Autism Safety Project

Autism Safety Project | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Safety is a critical part of all of our lives, whether we are at home or out in the community, alone or with loved ones.
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Accommodations and Modifications in Special Education

Accommodations and Modifications in Special Education | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
What is the difference and why do you care?
Many of you have heard the terms “modifications” and “accommodations.” These are two big buzz words used in special education and are often used interchangeably.
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LEGO.com : Comic Builder

The LEGO City Comic Builder is here. Tell your stories in the form of comics, print and share with friends!
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AbleNet - Our Remarkable Stories

AbleNet - Our Remarkable Stories | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Un journal personnalisé, regroupant articles, vidéos et photos sélectionnés par AbleNet Inc..
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FCTD | All Newsletters

FCTD | All Newsletters | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

FCTD Technology Voices newsletter brings you timely articles on a wide range of assistive technology topics. Don't miss 9/09:  No one is too anything to read or write or :4/11 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity & AAC

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Helping Autistic kids

Helping Autistic kids | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
December 14, 2011: Technology is offering new hope to parents of children with Autism. Desperate to communicate with his son, a father from the New South Wales town of Lismore has created an iPad app to help them interact.

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Through integrating applications vis the iPad it provides opportunities for autistic students to apply practical skills and process technologies and resources to meet current and future needs (ACARA, 2013). These skills include developing 21st century life skills such as communication.

 

This Ipad application allowed a student with autism to communicate and interact with others. This ultimately allowed the student to develop learning and innovation skills such as communication which is crictial student outcome in the 21st century (p21.org).

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Weally Wonderful Websites V8.0

Weally Wonderful Websites V8.0 | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Weally Wonderful Websites has been updated for the last time in 2011. It has grown to 85 A4 pages in length with new sites added to 75% of the document.
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: An Autistic's Advice: Ten ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: An Autistic's Advice: Ten ... | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
And the child who has little to no means of communication has no way to say, “Hey, not cool, and I'm really frustrated,” like you would. They have only their behavior to use. Visual schedules are huge for ASD kids.
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Autism Classroom | Blog | Apps Section Added to Autism Lesson ...

Communication. My First AAC by Injini (NC Soft, $24.99)- Circle Time may be a great place to use this app. The customizable screen layout can display 2 large icons or 8 smaller icons per category.
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SCAAC-N: Usign Visual Sequences for Autism - SERVAM

SCAAC-N: Usign Visual Sequences for Autism - SERVAM | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
...is a support group for professional development, problem solving, leadership, mentoring, and training in the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to develop communication in non-speaking individuals ...
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Appy Holidays App Sale Event! | Choiceworks

Appy Holidays App Sale Event! | Choiceworks | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it

Now FREE - was $19.99. Not sure how long this price will last. Get Choiceworks to help increase independence! 

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Warners buys rights to autism memoir - Entertainment News, EXCLUSIVE, Media - Variety

Warners buys rights to autism memoir - Entertainment News, EXCLUSIVE, Media - Variety | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Kristine Barnett's upcoming memoir, tentatively titled "Scattered Skills," in a pre-emptive deal.. EXCLUSIVE from the entertainment source: Variety. Warners buys rights to autism memoir.
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Autism boom: an epidemic of disease or of discovery?

Autism boom: an epidemic of disease or of discovery? | Communication and Autism | Scoop.it
Autism rates have increased twentyfold in a generation, stirring parents' deepest fears and prompting a search for answers. But what if the upsurge is not what it appears to be?
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