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By Rebecca Burgess *** Rebecca Burgess is a freelance comic artist and illustrator living in the UK. She has an interest in history and folk songs that runs through alot of her work. Her obsession with comics runs into her spare time, where she draws two webcomics! Rebecca also likes to pla…
19.05.2016 · From The Art of Autism
When it comes to communicating via email or text messaging, deaf people have to rely on English or other language keyboards even though sign language may be their primary language. Although deaf people read, write and lip read in their surrounding language, sign language can be independent of that. …
09.02.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
By Megan Amodeo I have always been on the autism spectrum. Two of my three daughters have always been on the autism spectrum. By no means do I claim to be an expert in all things autism, but I do have a good sample size in my own home which provides me with a unique window into the minds of autistic…
11.10.2016 · From Geek Book clubs
Gary Jesch, owner of Invirtua and a digital puppeteer who has been in the live animation industry for 20 years, was inspired to see what he could do for those on the autism spectrum.Eye contact, social skills & social interaction, and difficulties with attention and concentration are some of the…
04.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Every child, one way or the other, sooner or later, starts to read stories from children's books. These books are short and sweet, introduce children to objects around them, and help them understand a lot of important concepts at a very early age.But how would a blind or visually impaired child lear…
25.02.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
If Cookie Monster could play any math literacy game, we’re sure this free Cookie Jar Number Matching activity would be the winner! This free printable from Totschooling.net includes three representations of numbers one through ten to help build counting and number recognition skills. To play, …
25.04.2016 · From Different Roads to Learning
  The development of these manuals is a culmination of years of clinical work involving direct ABA intervention, teaching, coaching, training, and clinical oversight to teams delivering ABA intervention. I have always enjoyed seeing students’ progress in their learning – knowing tha…
20.04.2018 · From Different Roads to Learning
If you walk a lot to get from one place to another, you probably appreciate a good pair of shoes that make your walk comfortable. What if that same shoe could tell you where to go?Lechal shoes and insoles, that connect to a phone app via bluetooth do exactly that. All one has to do is enter their de…
06.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
“We meet children where they are in order to get them where they need to be, ” Kristine Barnett By Ron Sandison On June 26, Kristen Barnett came to my parent’s house in Rochester Hills, Michigan, for the filming of  the new Laurence Becker documentary Fierce Love and Art. I was …
06.07.2017 · From The Art of Autism
School learning communities are dynamic and complex, and meeting the challenge requires a detailed understanding of how such communities work, a task that is ideally suited to Ecological Assessment. Ecological Assessment for successful school inclusion settings can be a vital part of the structure o…
03.11.2016 · From Different Roads to Learning
Microsoft HoloLens, a self contained computer that you wear on your head, allows you to interact with the world around you. Although not officially released to the masses yet, developers have been creating apps for it for a long time, and there are close to 400 apps already available in the app stor…
20.10.2017 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Update 11/21/2016 I’m collecting favorite quotes about autism from some of my favorite people. Please share your own in the comments and if I like it, I may add it to the list. 1. “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism,” Dr. Stephen Sho…
22.11.2016 · From The Art of Autism
By Debbie Denenburg Over the course of decades I have learned many coping strategies for all kinds of emotional situations which those of us on the spectrum experience. I was lucky enough to have my knowledge validated when eight of my articles got published in the book Been There. Done That. Try Th…
21.11.2015 · From The Art of Autism
by Debra Muzikar Editor’s Note: Normal People Scare Me Too is available for purchase on NormalFilms website. It was released this week. We will be screening this film on the Art of Autism’s California Road Trip in May. James Jagow’s created the musical score for the trailer. It&#…
07.05.2016 · From The Art of Autism
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