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We have heard quite a bit about universal design and accessibility recently but what do they look like when actually implemented in real life? To promote universal design in houses, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation recently launched a new campaign called “Accessibility Is Beautiful” that…
20 hours ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
This month’s ASAT feature comes to us from Mary E. McDonald, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA. To learn more about ASAT, please visit their website atwww.asatonline.org. You can also sign up for ASAT’s free newsletter, Science in Autism Treatment, and like them on Facebook! I have an adolescent with autism in my…
5 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
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6 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
More recently, we have seen accessibility becoming more prominent in the gaming world. To make things a lot more accessible and easier, especially for visually impaired or blind gamers, Microsoft has filed for a patent design for a braille controller. This proposed controller will have paddles at th…
9 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
“She won’t say hi unless I say ‘Say Hello.’” “He will only wash his hands if I put his hand on the knob to turn on the water.” “He won’t use his fork until I put it in his hand.” I hear statements like this all the time from both parents and providers working with learners what autism. What they …
12 days ago · From Different Roads to Learning
In the years immediately after a parent learns of a diagnosis of autism, it can be especially challenging to think of your child’s autism diagnosis long term. But as parents advocate for their child, and as practitioners work with the family to create goals for that child, the long term must be cons…
03.05.2019 · From Different Roads to Learning
“Audio can give you information, but it can’t give you literacy.” – Chris Danielsen for the National Federation of the Blind Even though Braille literacy is associated with better job outcomes, estimates suggest that only ten percent of blind children learn how to read Bra…
01.05.2019 · From Assistive Technology Blog
One of the tenets of ABA is to provide evidence-based practice. The best way to help us do this is to keep up with the literature! Each month, Sam Blanco, PhD, LBA, BCBA will select one journal article and provide discussion questions for professionals working within the ABA community. The following…
27.04.2019 · From Different Roads to Learning
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26.04.2019 · From Different Roads to Learning
Braille is the de facto language when it comes to printing documents for blind people. This dot based system has been around for more than 200 years, and has proved to be extremely crucial in bringing literacy, independence and employment to blind people. However, one problem with Braille is that le…
22.04.2019 · From Assistive Technology Blog