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In the last few years, Minecraft has taken the world by storm.  We all perhaps know that it is a video game, but we don't know much beyond that. Almost all kids, on the other hand, not only know what it is (a video game!), but also know how to maneuver that game very well, and pick up all sorts…
02.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
  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
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
Save on essential guides and protocols for the VB-MAPP assessment!  *Promotion is valid until May 29th, 2017 at 11:59pm ET. Offer cannot be applied to previous purchases, combined with any other offers, transferred, refunded, or redeemed and/or exchanged for cash or credit. Different Roads to Learni…
23.05.2017 · From Different Roads to Learning
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
By Nils Skudra I have been interested in the American Civil War from approximately five years old, and at this time I began to draw a great many pictures of historical scenes, primarily detailing that particular conflict and era. I also developed an interest in the American Revolution, World War I, …
28.03.2016 · From The Art of Autism
VoiceOver on iOS and TalkBack on Android have definitely made it possible for blind users to use smartphones on a daily basis. As the user navigates around on the interface, the phone talks back to the user, letting them know the apps they have access to, and also helps them with menu options and ac…
02.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Buoyed by science behind neuroplasticity and how contemplative practice can alter the structure of one’s brain, I began to practice meditation religiously. By Tom Clements I was raised without religion. I don’t believe in a higher power. Throughout my life I have preferred to remain in doubt and to…
27.01.2017 · From The Art of Autism
Update 2/6/2018 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 Shore…
07.02.2018 · From The Art of Autism
Thank you, thank you to all the creative, magical and diverse individuals who shared words and peace-filled images with us to honor World/International Peace Day ~ September 21, 2018. We imagine a world where every day is PEACE DAY, lived to the best of our imaginations, consciousness, heart, and ac…
21.09.2018 · From The Art of Autism
What would "Inside Out" look like without all the Inside action?Source: The Autism Site
04.01.2016 · From The Autism Site
How did one mom create a successful buddy program and lasting friendships for her autistic son? When it comes to parenting a child on the autism spectrum, don’t you wish that there was a book with all the answers? A roadmap to helping them grow and thrive? Each autistic child is unique and there ar…
09.06.2016 · From Geek Book clubs
Two new resources may aid the study of synapses, the junctions between neurons. Synapses are the nodes of the brain circuits that underlie behavior, movement and various other functions. Alterations in synaptic proteins may be involved in autism. A new online platform called SynGO provides informati…
20.07.2019 · From Spectrum News
6-year-old Conor will likely be on the waiting list for a school placement for upwards of two years.Source: The Autism Site
04.04.2019 · From The Autism Site
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