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Training Faces App for Recognizing Emotions | MTI Studio

Training Faces App for Recognizing Emotions | MTI Studio | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, December 11, 2012 3:26 PM
The app is designed to help people with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and other special needs with emotion recognition. The app is geared to help in three distinct ways; improve recognition of the emotion, the meaning behind the emotion and then the speed at which the individual can interpret the emotion.

Features include

> 9 different emotions

> 36 levels

> Simple and intuitive gameplay

> Rich array of soundtracks and scenarios

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14 Speech Therapy Apps!

14 Speech Therapy Apps! | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Speech Therapy Apps - articulation, language and auditory processing disorder apps.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, March 2, 2013 2:44 PM

From the Virtual Speech Center, here is a select group of apps for Speech Therapy that come with a review and description for each app. Many of these apps were created by certified speech pathologists. They include:

 

>> Auditory Workout

>> Articulation Games

>> Auditory Processing Studio

>> The Multiple Meanings Library

>> The Sentence Workout

>> Wh-Questions Island

>> Verb News

>> Verbal Reasoning

>> Word Retrieval

>> Expedition with Plurals

>> Magical Concepts

>> Farm Academy

>> Outdoor Fun

>> Quick Artic

Lou Salza's curator insight, March 3, 2013 8:30 AM
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From the Virtual Speech Center, here is a select group of apps for Speech Therapy that come with a review and description for each app. Many of these apps were created by certified speech pathologists. They include:

 

>> Auditory Workout

>> Articulation Games

>> Auditory Processing Studio

>> The Multiple Meanings Library

>> The Sentence Workout

>> Wh-Questions Island

>> Verb News

>> Verbal Reasoning

>> Word Retrieval

>> Expedition with Plurals

>> Magical Concepts

>> Farm Academy

>> Outdoor Fun

>> Quick Artic

Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:13 AM

The following applications provides opportunities for special needs students to effectively engage and participate in actives to develop speech. This is an important area to develop it allows students gain important communication skills needed for succeeding in the 21st century (p21.org).

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Horse Therapy Helps Kids With Autism Get in Step

Horse Therapy Helps Kids With Autism Get in Step | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Two studies indicate that therapeutic horseback riding aids kids with autism in improving their behavior, learning, and motor skills.

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Autism Action Network: What Will the DSM5 Cost Your Child? - AGE OF AUTISM

Autism Action Network: What Will the DSM5 Cost Your Child? - AGE OF AUTISM | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
From Autism Action Network. Please like Autism Action Network on their FaceBook page to keep abreast of the latest alerts, news and info. What Will the DSM5 Cost Your Child? Potentially Everything Says Leading Psychiatrist Will your child lose his...
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Organize Classroom/Students through Apps

Organize Classroom/Students through Apps | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
This articles gives creative opportunities to classroom management using iPad, iPod, and SmartPhone apps.

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The power of technology and improving classroom management.

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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, February 28, 2013 7:27 AM

Lots of apps to help you organize and create routines

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Special Needs Recreation Programs Developed for Heights Youth - Patch.com

Special Needs Recreation Programs Developed for Heights Youth - Patch.com | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Special Needs Recreation Programs Developed for Heights Youth
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A Special Needs Recreation Program will make its debut next month offering a list of indoor and outdoor activities designed for resident children with special needs.
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AASA :: Feature: Inclusive Schooling: Are We There Yet?

AASA :: Feature: Inclusive Schooling: Are We There Yet? | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it

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Communica8GH's curator insight, February 25, 2013 5:39 PM

Thanks to Think Inclusive Blog for sharing this really great article.

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When Autistic Children Are Children No More

When Autistic Children Are Children No More | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Three local families confront the looming social crisis.

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This is a valuable perspective about the future of Autism.

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Communica8GH's curator insight, February 26, 2013 6:26 AM

PrAACtical issues, solutions, & needs 

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Outdoor Toys for Autistic Children

Outdoor Toys for Autistic Children | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Includes: motor skills, sensory stimulation, social skills, emotional and behavioral support, adaptive outdoor toys for autistic children, and just plain fun.
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Cool list of ideas and toys.

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LEGOs as Play Therapy for Autism

LEGOs as Play Therapy for Autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Naturally adverse to dealing with new situations and communicating with other people, children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face numerous challenges in dealing with day to day life in which new situations come as part of the landscape.

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What is high-functioning autism? - by Angie Lindsay - Helium

What is high-functioning autism? - by Angie Lindsay - Helium | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Autism is becoming more of a household word than ever before. Previously, those with autism were thought to stay to themselves, rocking in a corne..., Angie Lindsay (What is high-functioning autism?
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Bickering (Autism) Siblings ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: Bickering (Autism) Siblings ... | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Shannon Des Roches Rosa www.squidalicious.com. We don't ever leave our youngest daughter Mali alone with her twelve-year-old brother. Leo's autism may affect how he speaks and communicates, but he remembers very ...
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Why Girls May Be Protected Against Autism

Why Girls May Be Protected Against Autism | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why (RT @TIME: Why girls may be protected against autism | http://t.co/ZaqNPKc9Vx (via @TIMEHealthland))...
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Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets

Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it

Check out this collection of quality apps designed to help young children develop their skill at handwriting, sentence construction, or planning and drafting a story.


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Making writing more fun for kids who struggle.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, January 16, 2013 11:22 AM

Reading Rocket has compiled a set of 9 apps to help young students in writing. Locate the link for more literacy apps that Reading Rocket has shared.

Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 6, 2013 7:49 PM

Great applications that make improving literacy skills fun and engaging for all students.

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Aspergers Syndrome The Hidden Disorder by Mari Nosal | autisable

Aspergers Syndrome The Hidden Disorder by Mari Nosal | autisable | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
On the contrary, speech therapy can assist children in honing expressive language skills i.e. using descriptors, expressing emotions verbally, describing an experience like a trip to the zoo in more than rote terminology.

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The Autistic Child – More Than Meets the Eye - Brain Blogger (blog)

The Autistic Child – More Than Meets the Eye - Brain Blogger (blog) | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Brain Blogger (blog) The Autistic Child – More Than Meets the Eye Brain Blogger (blog) Until recently, the sensory integration issues that plague many individuals on the autism spectrum have taken a back seat to the more commonly identified social...
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Eyesight, the brain and autism. How people with ASD might see things differently.

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PLOS ONE: Social Behaviors Increase in Children with Autism in the Presence of Animals Compared to Toys

PLOS ONE: Social Behaviors Increase in Children with Autism in the Presence of Animals Compared to Toys | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Animals, Autism and Improving Social Behaviors.

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Autism. Warming to its Cold Embrace, Trailer 1

Excerpt from the upcoming film, AUTISM. WARMING TO ITS COLD EMBRACE. Features Dr. Patricia Manning-Courtney of Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinna...
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#Autism: Please don't judge

#Autism: Please don't judge | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Today, while at therapy with the boys, I was reminded of something that I have lost sight of.  I watched as this little boy, maybe 5 years of age,  struggled with having his shoes and socks put bac...
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Everyone is different. Everyone.

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Practical Tips to Make your Classroom Autism-Friendly

Practical Tips to Make your Classroom Autism-Friendly | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I wrote a list of  typical characteristics exhibited by students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In this post, I will provide a list of interventions and strategies to help t...

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Check out these cool tips for classroom management!

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Communica8GH's curator insight, February 25, 2013 9:15 PM

PrAACtical Ideas for the Classroom

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5 iPad Apps For Social And Emotional Learning

5 iPad Apps For Social And Emotional Learning | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
5 iPads For Social And Emotional Learning

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Communica8GH's curator insight, February 24, 2013 5:58 PM

Well thought out list of apps to help with social and emotional learning

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Social play for children with autism | Play by Playworld

Social play for children with autism | Play by Playworld | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
For example, Lord and Joyce MaGill-Evans found in 1995 that children with autism showed fewer peer interactions than children with behavioral disorders and typically-developing children, and made fewer social initiations ...

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Social Skills Playhouse: Apps for Autism

Speech Language Pathologist Lois Jean Brady wrote this book in order to educate parents, teachers, and other professionals about the breakthrough method she calls “iTherapy”—which is the use of Apple products (iPhone, iPad, ...

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Oakland University hosts autism summit

Oakland University hosts autism summit | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Thursday, Oakland University hosted an autism summit as a way to engage healthcare providers and advocates. (Oakland University hosts autism summit: Recent changes to state law mean more Michigan families can afford the...
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Love That Max: Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-Up: Your ...

Love That Max: Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-Up: Your ... | Social Skills & Autism | Scoop.it
Welcome to another Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-Up. So glad you came! The idea. Share a favorite post of the week—yours or someone else's. What to do. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post.
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