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CTD created the Quick Takes video series to provide content-rich information on assistive technology topics in a short format video. This video provides an outline of seven possible resources, descriptions, and links for executive function apps for mobile devices.

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People with severe speech or language problems use various AAC methods to supplement existing speech or replace speech that is not functional. Special augmentative aids, such as picture and symbol communication boards and electronic devices, are available to help people express themselves. This may increase social interaction, school performance, and...

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In this blog post by Jane Farrall, a speech pathologist and special educator who focuses on literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and Assistive Technology, she gives some examples of low- to mid-tech alternative pencils that students can use, like special keyboards or speech-to-text technologies.

Link: http://www.janefarrall.com/lots-of-alternatives-pencils-for-everyone/...

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AAC Community is a website that provides guidelines for teaching literacy skills to learners with special needs, especially learners with complex communication needs, in an effort to unite all individuals concerned with communication rights those with intellectual disability, autism, movement difficulties and other disabilities that create complex communication needs. Parents,...

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More than 20,000 of these CTD AT key rings with colorful examples of assistive technology were distributed for training, peer support, parent workshops, personnel prep classes and other activities Examples range from low- to high-tech and span ages and types of support. We have provided print copies of the pages...

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This blogger from Autism Classroom News & Resources delves into the pros and cons of using a smartboard in a special education classroom, and proper techniques to accompany the use of a smartboard as assistive technology.

Link: https://www.autismclassroomresources.com/how-to-use-interactive-whiteboards-the-right-way-in-special-ed-classrooms/

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"Learning to effectively communicate via an augmentative communication display or device can be challenging for any student who is nonverbal, minimally verbal, or a struggling but emerging verbal communicator. It can be an especially difficult task if the student has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These students usually lack role...

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Speech development is affected in children diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum, which includes autism and Asperger's syndrome. Augmentative and alternative communication is the use of visual language systems to assist children with communication skills, and can help a child to learn the basics of communication before speaking. Assistive...

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Assistive technology is a game changer for many of our kids with dyslexia and other learning struggles. And teaching them to use these technologies is just as important as providing these to them. This article talks about how parents/teachers may do this.

Link: https://homeschoolingwithdyslexia.com/teaching-students-dyslexia-use-assistive-technology/

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Sometimes the environment can become overwhelming for a child, especially one who may have sensory processing disorder. This article gives ideas on self-regulation techniques and low-tech tools to help with calming down. They can be used in the home, classroom, or clinic/school-based practice. It's a great way to encourage independence...

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