Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2012"

NEW ASD definition


New Definition of Autism Expected in DSM-V  The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), due out in May 2012, is likely to include a more strict definition of autism which is expected to reduce the number of individuals with this diagnosis.  The proposal would eliminate Asperger…(Read More)

Sharing below some videos of AAC in action from Proloquo2Go:Hello, Watching communication apps in action often provides more information for family members and colleagues than a written or verbal description. With that in mind, AssistiveWare has started a video project and the response has been very positive. While our videos feature Proloquo2Go, the focus…(Read More)

Best iPad Visual Schedule and Social Story Apps For Autistic Children A decent review by Autism Plugged In of some of the scheduling and social apps. Missing however is My Video Schedule that uses both photos and videos in the schedule, great for increasing independent work and providing motivational clips within schedules. There are many…(Read More)

CommuniK-9: Intensive Special Needs Teacher Needed: Desperately seeking an Intensive Special Needs teacher for quadriplegic freshman educated in a full-time home-based program in MA. Please contact me for more information…(Read More)

FREE Dropbox


 Click here to create a FREE Dropbox account that you can access from any device. Here’s how it works. Follow the link to create a FREE account on your computer. Start creating folders and copying info you want access to when you are on the go. Could be large video clips, folders of…(Read More)

Sensory Friendly Films


Providing a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.The auditoriums will have their lights brought up and the sound turned down, families will be able to bring in their own gluten-free, casein-free snacks, and no preview or advertisements will be shown before the movie…(Read More)

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