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Families and professionals often share the desire to help AAC learners become more proficient at expressing their emotions. Goals for identifying and/or labeling emotions are common in beginning AAC users, but even communicators with more advanced language skills can benefit from expanding their vocabulary of terms related to feelings. In...

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Social stories are helpful for children with autism, who often find difficulty in judging what is appropriate during social interactions, or considering the perspective of others. This chart lists apps that can be used to create or practice with these social stories, and compares their features. This can help determine...

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Ollibean is a website where parents and family members, educators, and other inclusion advocates can connect and find resources for disability rights in school, work, or other public settings. Resources include news and education articles, videos, blog posts, and links to other autism resources.

Link: https://ollibean.com/ ...

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Although employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities still lag behind those compared to individuals without disabilities, it is clear that enormous barriers to employment are being overcome. It is far more common now to see students and young adults with disabilities in a wide range of jobs throughout the community...

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This book is written for current and future college students with autism, by the students themselves. Whether they're at a school with an autism support program or one that offers only a very basic disability services office, this handbook should be a valuable resource in trying to figure out how...

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This blog centers around a 24-year-old man, Nick, who has down syndrome and autism. Written by his mother, Teresa, it details the topics surrounding living with these conditions, including schooling tips and assistive technologies (AT) that can help in everyday life.

Link: https://nickspecialneeds.com/

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The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development at Duke University provides a collection of resources, mostly intended for parents, for caring for their child with Autism. They provide guides, tips, templates, and other resources, whether their child has been newly diagnosed or ready for Transition, inside and outside of...

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While virtual reality (VR) has been on the radar for decades, it wasn’t until recently that its use has become less of a novelty, and more of a consumer reality. Now, as VR technology becomes more ubiquitous, the big question is: How will this emerging technology enter the classroom and...

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The Metropolitan Center for Independent living provides resources for transitioning for those with disabilities, from post-secondary education and training to recreation and leisure.

Link: http://www.mcil-mn.org/programs/7-transition/25-transition-resources

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Able Gamers is a charitable organization that provides custom gaming expertise to people with disabilities who want to play video games. Their work is about fun, inclusion and improved quality of life for people with disabilities through the power of video games.

With a combination of technologies such as...

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