Tag Archives: Autism Spectrum Disorder

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

So MUCH more than just an online version of the much-loved Boardmaker software. Top reasons to upgrade … You can ditch the CD! No more CD-wars. No more looking for lost CDs! No mare having to wait for the replacement for your damaged CD to arrive! Includes all 25,000 PCS symbols – including the high-contrast symbols and sexuality symbols (which can be …

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Proloquo2Go Version 4.0 Update

Proloquo2Go Version 4.0 Update

The team at Assistware have been working hard to update one of our favourite AAC apps: They have been putting together a series of blogposts outlining some of the new features we will see when Version 4.0 is released. Here is an outline and a summary for you all! But if you want to know more, please follow …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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Ideas for using your AbleNet “Easy-Tech” technologies

Ideas for using your AbleNet “Easy-Tech” technologies

So many special ed classrooms rely on their collection of easy-tech technologies from AbleNet to actively engage their students in learning. The Remarkable Ideas collection on the AbleNet website offers some of the great examples of creativity in using these tools. Shared from classrooms from around the world. Definitely worth checking out! As is the comprehensive collection of ideas gathered …

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Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July and August Workshops

Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July and August Workshops

Join Charlene Cullen, speech pathologist from the Spectronics Consultancy Team, for a free two-hour workshop in Melbourne on Friday 25th July or in Sydney on Wednesday 13th August to meet the newest speech generating device from DynaVox. The T10! Along with the Compass app and the just-released Communication Pagesets for Gayle Porter's popular PODD communication system. Numbers at …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

Meet our newest member of the family…the AAC Ferret!

The Spectronics Consultancy Team are pleased to introduce the newest member of the team – the AAC Ferret! He really is a very helpful little guy for all of those people out there trying to find their way through the hundreds of apps supporting communication available for the iPad. Do you support people with communication difficulties? Do know someone …

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Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Only 20 days to go now folks! Less than three weeks until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 (#ILT2014) kicks off on 20th May on Queensland's Gold Coast! If you have registered already, see the first article covering the top 10 things you need to do to be sure you get the MOST out of your conference experience. We …

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AAC in classrooms

AAC in classrooms

Students with little or no speech, are often working with their parents and teachers to use a system of AAC (Augmentative and/or Alternative Communication) to communicate. Even in the busiest of classrooms, there are always opportunities to bring AAC in. We need to find ways and create ways, so that students get those multiple and repeated opportunities to …

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