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praacticalaac.org — PrAACtical AAC supports a community of professionals and families who are determined to improve the communication and literacy abilities of people with significant communication difficulties. It was founded in 2011 by two SLP professors, Carole Zangari and the late Robin Parker, around a shared pass…
myautismteam.com — Autism Parents Support Online | Autism Social Network - MyAutismTeam - MyAutismTeam is the social network for parents of kids with autism. Get the emotional support you need from others like you, and gain practical advice and insights on managing treatment or therapies for autism.
friendshipcircle.org — Friendship Circle creates friendship in the lives of individuals with special needs and those facing isolation while providing an opportunity to become a contributing member of the community. Through our programming, Friendship Circle aims to promote an inclusive community that values all individual…
By Matteo Musso
Hi, I am a 15 year old guy with autism. I have been silent most of my life, at least regarding using spoken language as a primary way of communicating. I was introduced to the letter board when I was 11½ years old.
To live in this society without the use of spoken language is so cha…
Engineers at De
Montfort University have found an ingenious and inexpensive way of creating
prosthetics. These engineers ground regular plastic bottles down and created
polyester yarns from them. They then proceeded to create sockets that join
prosthetic limbs to the body.
Through this project, t…
This month’s response comes from Dr. Bryan J. Blair. The original discussion questions can be found in last week’s post. Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts on our Facebook page!
One of my early
applied behavior analysis (ABA) supervisors used to say that the hardest part