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4th Annual Apps for Autism Event to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

The United Nations has declared April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day and Technology in Education and AppyMall cordially invite you to honor it with us. The team has put together some fabulous deals, freebies and giveaways focused on apps useful for Autism. In addition, our blog will be featuring an amazing list of guest posts by reviewers, advocates, autistics and developers throughout the month. Participants are encouraged to RSVP to our event and mark your calendars.
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Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom

Bringing the Topic of Autism into the Classroom By Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books I am sure that most of you by now have heard the term “autism awareness” and you probably know that there is a national autism awareness month every April. It was so declared by the Autism Society in April of 1970…
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How to Become a Better Autism Teacher

Trisha Katkin is a special educator who has seen how the influx of students with autism has changed the responsibilities of educators. She says that so many teachers are put into positions they are not ready for when it comes to teaching students with autism. She’s using her 15 years of experience working with autistic…
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Avaz – AAC App for Autism

Avaz - AAC App for Autism (Augmentative Picture Communication Software for Children with Special Needs), by Invention Labs, is an affordable AAC app with thousands of words and picture symbols, which is available for IOS and Android. AVAZ has many features and is easy to ‘program’.  I found adding categories and items to be quick…
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11 BRIGHT Blogs & Resources for Autism

  Geek Club Books powered by JodiMurphy is focused on providing innovative and entertaining autism education. Geek Club Books tells the stories of autism through apps, curriculum, digital media, and webisodes to change perceptions and end stigmas surrounding autism. Jodi is a mom to an adult son on the autism spectrum, she has a talented team…
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Sesame introduces new puppet with autism

Meet NEW Muppet Julia expands Sesame's autism initiative SESAME WORKSHOP EXPANDS COMMITMENT TO AUTISTIC CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES WITH NEW MUPPET, A SPECIAL EPISODE, ADDITIONAL CONTENT AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES New Bilingual Sesame Street and Autism Materials Created to Increase Acceptance and Provide More Tools for Families Impacted by Autism “Meet Julia” Episode Debuting Sesame Street’s Newest…
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Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser

Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser  by Brooke Twine Five years ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. It didn’t come as a shock to us but it did come as a huge reassessment of the needs of our dear little boy. As we began down the path of multiple therapies one thing emerged as a commonality…
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4 Essential Tips for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

4 Essential Tips for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum Parenting is rarely easy and parents of children on the autism spectrum face a whole different set of challenges. Your child’s specific needs depend on her age and where she lies on the spectrum, of course–but there are a few essential tips for which…
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