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Inspirational Video about children with Autism using a variety of assistive technology to communicate.
An effective tool that helps students focus by capturing their attention with color and is used to teach how to highlight. Colors can help students with visual learning disabilities like Irlen Syndrome, Dyslexia or Autism or poor concentration to focus so they can succeed! Available in multiple colors.
Lee Products - EducationTape
Video of a child using the PODD system. Similar to PECS, this can be extremely helpful for children with communication disorders or Autism.
Timers can assist students with Autism who have a need for schedules. This is a very visual way for them to know how much time they have left for a specific activity. Mayer-Johnson -Audible Timer
This video details several simple forms of AT that can be used in the classroom for students who have been diagnosed with ASD by CassieWasHere1
The First-Then application allows students to have a visual schedule on a mobile device. Allows you to use stock photos or upload your own. This would be very helpful for students to use both at home and at school.
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