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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
by Debra Muzikar “Kevin will use age-appropriate eye contact in (3 out of 4) verbal interactions with adults or peers in 4 trials as measured by observation and trial.” Many parents see goals such as this on their child’s IEP’s or therapy plans. In fact, when I researched thi…
15.03.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Have a favorite autism blog? You can vote for your favorite autism blog – magazine style here. Here’s our list of nominees so far for favorite female blogger. Want to learn more about being female and autistic? Check out these blogs and vote today! (function(d, s, id){ var js, …
29.12.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Seriously.TV is a comedy news site that features funny and topical news and information videos. The Art of Autism has been impressed with their two-part series on autism – Shutting Down Bullsh*t about Autism. The first video of Dylan talking to Avery (with Avery’s dad Joey) came out in J…
24.03.2017 · From The Art of Autism
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
Gamers are already mostly familiar with the possibilities of virtual reality and are eagerly awaiting the shipment of multiple VR titles and headsets. This gives them a leg up on medical professionals, who might dismiss it as merely a frivolous gaming tool. The truth is that this new gaming developm…
30.11.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
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 Happy Autism Acceptance Month. Yesterday, World Autism Awareness Day, cake decorators from 21 countries revealed cakes that were inspired by autistic themes. They came together using their talent to shatter misconceptions and bring awareness to Autism. Some of the cakes were inspire…
03.04.2016 · From The Art of Autism
Leah has an incredible talent to remember faces and names. “Her teacher once told me that Leah could be walking by a classroom, glance inside for a moment, and tell her who was absent,” Lori says. By Debra Muzikar Many autistic children have trouble making friends. Leah DeMonia when she was in 3rd g…
11.02.2016 · From The Art of Autism
People with hearing impairment often have trouble communicating with loved ones who do not understand sign language. A majority of them are indeed lip readers but only 30 to 40 percent of English can be understood by reading lips. Also, several sounds look identical, thus adding to the complexity of…
04.01.2016 · From Assistive Technology Blog
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
Along the lines of MotionSavvy and UNI, a group of engineering students from India have created a prototype that translates sign language into audio and text so that speech impaired people could communicate with those who don't know sign language.Unlike MotionSavvy, which is essentially just a table…
05.12.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
If you have not heard of Bruce Hall, it's time to look him up!Bruce Hall, who is legally blind, has only 5% sight. Born with various eye conditions, Bruce stumbled into a world full of possibilities when as a child, he had the opportunity to peep through a telescope to look at a star. Glimpse of the…
29.11.2015 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Autism in Love, The United States of Autism, Sounding the Alarm, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, The Other Sister, A Mile in His Shoes, Forrest Gump and White Frog are now streaming on Netflix. Part 2 will be movies available on DVD By Keri Bowers There is not, has never been, and will never be, …
21.04.2016 · From The Art of Autism
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