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Traditionally much of the language offered to young and beginning AAC communicators has been comprised of nouns and descriptive words. This professional development activity can be used to guide parents and professionals through the use of two different activity boards. One board is comprised of words commonly used on...

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Based on material discussed in the webinar Communication Strategies for Adolescents as They Transition through Adulthood , this Q&A explores the successful use of AAC devices from adolescence through adulthood and the use of a person-centered approach to intervention that supports communication across environments and over time....

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Based on the "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade" report issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), this infographic identifies features hidden in most Apps that adults (parents and caregivers) are often unware of, i.e. collect...

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Parents of deaf children often need to learn sign language to improve bonding and communication. American Sign Language (ASL) classes, however, are not often accessible. To promote better access to ASL, educators designed a remote ASL instruction program throughout Texas. This article tells the story of "Family Signs" program and...

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This Q&A is a compilation of issues discussed in the webinar Successful Transition to College the Role of Technology (series) , with AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters. The discussion focused on: 1- AT planning for students with disabilities transitioning to employment or post-secondary environments, 2- providing...

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Interacting with Autism is a video-based website that presents the most reliable evidence-based information currently available on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The website is multilingual—accessible in English, Chinese, and Spanish, and organized in 3 main areas: 1) Understanding Autism offers information on the range, prevalence, causes and...

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The first and only school of its kind, Exceptional Minds (EM) is a non-profit vocational school with a curriculum specially designed to prepare young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. The three-year program, designed as a bridge between high school and meaningful...

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This PPT accompanies the webinar presented by Dr. Rupal Patel- Speech Scientist and Technologist. BeSpoke Voices leverages years of research to create custom crafted voices.

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Featuring AT Specialists Diana Petschauer and Alyssa Marinaccio, the AT & Accommodations Supporting Successful Transition webinar provides parents and professionals with resources and strategies to help ensure that the transition from high school to college is a successful one! This Q&A is based on key issues discussed in the...

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This article presents the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as one way to understand how to support learners with severe disabilities and how to support their access to authentic and appropriate curricula that improves their quality of life. The author argues for the continued need for advocacy of inclusive...

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