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.
Tag Archives | Autism
Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day 2013! We have collected some great resources and new apps for today’s special day.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
We are big fans of the iPad and the various special education apps available to children with special needs. We tweet about it regularly and have many posts on how the iPad can impact the lives of families of children with special needs. There are many websites out there with great stories about how the […]
We think (or rather, we KNOW) that Proloquo2Go is revolutionary and has truly re-defined the term “mobile communication.” We have seen first-hand what it can do to promote communication. The 2010 Best App Ever Awards (also on Twitter) is in its third year of nominating the best applications for iOS devices and is run entirely […]