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Autistic Girl Makes friends with Businessman on Flight, Parent Advocate Learns Valuable Lesson

After spending a week at Disney World, Shanelle Mouland, was on a flight from Orlando toPhiladelphia to catch a connection to her hometown of New Brunswick,Canada. Continue reading

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Nonverbal Autistic Teen Masters Written Communication & Advocates For ASD Education

Ido Kedar, a California teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder, has escaped the “solitary confinement” of his body through mastering the motor skills necessary for communication tools like IPad apps. Ido is now able to express his feelings, opinions, and self-interest—insisting on inclusion in a regular education program and challenging experts’ assumptions about his condition. Continue reading

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IPad app helps students get creative

Adam Goldberg, a music teacher at P177Q in Queens, NY, a school for special-needs students, has successfully integrated the iPad into his class, creating an iPad band of talented musicians. Continue reading

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Share Your World With Autistic Children with New iPad App

The iPad has become a commonly used tool for allowing those with speech-language impairments to communicate and helps to teach those with special needs. Searching “Autism” in the iPad App Store produces 902 results, a number which has been increasing quickly. The popularity of using iPad apps for this purpose is not surprising given that traditional alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) dedicated devices cost up to $15,000. Continue reading

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Co-op Helps Children with Autism Get iPads

For parents of children with autism, the iPad has been a godsend. And now, thanks to the help of an electric cooperative, anIndianaschool has been able to get several of the devices to help students with autism learn. Continue reading

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New Autism Social Learning Software A Success

The Social Express™, is a 16-lesson autism app that’s receiving enthusiastic reviews from parents, therapists, educators, and bloggers. Continue reading

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Children with Autism get Great Benefits from Using Computers

Recent studies by Nottingham University and Carnegie Mellon University have shown the enormous benefits and functionality that those in the autism spectrum experience when using computers. Continue reading

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