Tag Archives: visual communication

Apps4Stages Wiki

Looking for apps that fit the characteristics of your students? Familiar with Stages© Framework from Cambium, produced by Madalaine Pugliese? “Stages© framework takes a research-based approach to defining developmentally appropriate observable learner characteristics for each Stage and recommends features to consider … Continue reading

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Autism and Learning

Infographics are like pictures with research and statistics imbedded for quick understanding of a subject. Here is a great infographic from Online College.org on Autism and Learning that shares information and strategies to help individuals with Autism. Via: Online College Advice Mobile … Continue reading

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Preparing Adolescents and Adults for Life – #3

Here is PAAL part 3 on apps presented by Avi Glick, Director of Preparing Adolescents and Adults for Life (PAAL) while attending the 2012 Closing the Gap Conference in Minnesota last week. This third post shares community life skill apps used with individuals with Autism Spectrum … Continue reading

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Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life #1

I had the opportunity of attending the annual Closing the Gap this week in Minneapolis, MN with school district colleagues.  It can be a bit overwhelming going from session to session gleaning new tools, apps and ideas from the technology gurus of the field of … Continue reading

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Everyday Grooves App – Musical Prompts for Routines and Schedules

Everyday Grooves app for iPhone and iPad is a free app from the Fred Rogers Center at St Vincent College. The app provides musical prompts that help to establish routines and structure in the everyday lives of parents and young … Continue reading

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Back to School – Visual Timer Apps

Getting ready to go back to school? Here is a free back to school app that provides visual communication for parents or teachers needing to provide structure to their child or students day. Stop Go! (free) for iPhone and iPad … Continue reading

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App Gone Free – CountDown Pro

Have a need for a countdown app? Do you have a child or a student who would benefit from count down by days to a big event? When I saw this app I thought about students who need a visual reminder of … Continue reading

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