In the next few weeks we’ll be posting areas of assistive technology and educational technology, along with resources, that can make a significant difference for teachers, students and parents this year. First up is teaching core vocabulary which has had a huge impact on the field of AAC and is essential to teach AAC effectively.
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World Autism Awareness Day 2013 – Resources and Apps
Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day 2013! We have collected some great resources and new apps for today’s special day.
TalkRocket Go franÃ§ais: a new AAC app for french-speaking families
We wanted to share exciting news for francophone families about a newer AAC app that is available in French, TalkRocket Go, a Canadian app supported by the Ontario Centres of Excellence, the University of Toronto and NSERC.
World Autism Awareness Day 2012
World Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd, part of April’s Autism Awareness Month — an official declaration by the United Nations in 2007. This day encourages individuals across the globe to take measures to raise awareness about the prevalence and rate of autism in our society as well as encourages early diagnosis and early intervention. […]
Apps for Autism – Proloquo2Go featured on CBS News 60 Minutes
Proloquo2Go is one of the most popular augmentative and alternative communication apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. CBS’s 60 Minutes featured the impact of this app on communication for individuals with autism and their families. We embedded the video in the post for easy viewing.
There’s a special app for that – Part 10: Apps for behavior management and intervention
Welcome to Part 10 of â€œThereâ€™s A Special App For Thatâ€ series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 10, we focus on apps for behavior management and intervention. We start with examining a framework for behavior management and look at apps for various areas: analysis, charts, goals, […]
There’s a special app for that – Part 8: Apps that support the development of autonomy and independence
Welcome to Part 8 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. There is an interesting “side-effect” of using the iPad or iPod as a communication or educational device. And its a good one… it’s called self-determination. In this post we focus on […]
inov8 Ed & Apple events in May/June are full! Try our [email protected] series…
Thanks to all the families who came to our May event with Apple! It looks like our June event with Apple is full, so we will not be able to take any further registration. However, there is still time to register for our [email protected] Seminar Series: Mobile Communication Tools for Children with Developmental Delay or […]