Using iPads as a Tool for Communication for Individuals with Autism
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iPads as a Form of Communication for Individuals with Autism

Based on what these materials suggest, iPads have become a successful form of communication for individuals with autism. This technology also allows for further development and maintaining of verbal communication and social skills that might not have otherwise developed as quickly, were it not for the utilization of the iPad and the apps that are available.

 

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Apps for Autism - YouTube

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iPads help late-speaking children with autism develop language

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This lists the different apps that are available for download on the iPad, and it also explains the benefits some apps can have and exactly how they can be helpful.

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Innovative Ways the Autism Community Uses iPads

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The iPad is an especially useful communication tool for young people with autism.
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iPad gives voice to kids with autism

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The accessibility of online stores as a platform for apps has opened a new avenue for parents whose children have autism.
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Maximizing the Effectiveness of the iPad for People with Autism

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iPads can be a great tool for individuals with autism of all ages. The following suggestions on how to use your iPad are written by Lauren Elder, PhD, clinical psychologist and Asst. Director of Disse
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Using Apple iPads to Help People with Autism Achieve More - Telstra - YouTube

For people with autism, simple tasks like saying goodbye can be difficult. See how new iPad technology is helping them learn new skills. Using an app to reco...
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iPads and Autism -- Innovation in communication - YouTube

In September 2011, TACA was approached by a long time family member who had a teen with autism who uttered his first words in a short time after obtaining hi...
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The Conversation: iPad Gives Voice to the Autistic - YouTube

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This video explains how to use the iPad app Proloquo2go, which helps individuals with autism communicate with others.

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Why the iPad Is Such a Helpful Learning Tool for Children With Autism

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With the innovation of the iPad, children with autism have even greater opportunities to improve their communication, motor, and cognitive skills.
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iPads improve language skills in autistic kids

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A study finds regular use of personal tablets may help severely autistic children learn and retain more words
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Is the iPad a 'Miracle Device' for Autism?

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Steve Jobs called it a magical device. For the parents of autistic children, it actually might be. Experts say the Apple iPad lessens the symptoms of the disorder, helping kids deal with life's sensory overload -- in a sense curing the disorder.
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Studying autism and iPads - YouTube

Canadian professor Rhonda McEwen studies the use of iPads by autistic children in Toronto's Beverley School. She tells Lesley Stahl that progress is slow, bu...
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iPads Can Help Children Learn Spoken Language: FAQ & Tips from Experts

iPads Can Help Children Learn Spoken Language: FAQ & Tips from Experts | Using iPads as a Tool for Communication for Individuals with Autism | Scoop.it
The post below is offered by Drs. Connie Kasari and Ann Kaiser along with team members, Drs. Charlotte Mucchetti, Stephanie Shire from UCLA and Dr. Courtney Wright from Vanderbilt University.
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How To Get An iPad (or other AT/AC device) Funded - Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

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