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Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism

Assistive Communication Devices for Children with Autism

Communication issues and autism For many children with autism, communication issues are one of the first telltale signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As autism covers a spectrum of challenges, children can present communication issues differently from one another. Some children might have a large vocabulary and learn to read at a young age but… Continue Reading

Has My Child Reached Full Communicative Potential?

Has My Child Reached Full Communicative Potential?

Although the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997 requires assistive technology (including communication devices) be considered for every child with a disability during Individualized Education Program (IEP) planning, it seems as though there is a specific population that tends to be overlooked…the high school-aged child. While there is much evidence to support early… Continue Reading