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25 Aug

New backpack: check! New school supplies: check! New schedule: check! When preparing your child for the first day back to school, it is important to plan ahead. Have a game plan and be calm, be cool, and be organized!

02 Aug

AssistiveWare's Speech-Language Pathologist Amanda Hartmann shares her knowledge for supporting independent communication for AAC learners. In this blog, she shares her tips on when to use pre-programmed sentences and the importance of modeling to give the AAC learner the best opportunities to learn. 

27 Jun

AssistiveWare's SLPs Amanda and Jennifer look at the different resources of the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom that can help you plan for core words throughout the day. In this blog they share the hidden treasures that you may have missed so far.

16 Jun

To celebrate Autistic Pride, we have compiled some of our favorite blogs written by autistic people.

07 Jun

AssistiveWare's SLPs Amanda and Jennifer look at the different resources of the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom that can help you plan for core words throughout the day. Read about using Word of the Week (WOW) vs. Per Activity Words (PAW) for teaching AAC.

23 May

One year on from Tim Cook's visit to AssistiveWare's office, CEO David Niemeijer reflects on the duty of technology companies to do more than simply build accessibility products.

04 May

How can we better support the development of and transition to literacy? When should we start working on this transition? 

01 May

Jordyn, a college student and AAC user, shares how the power of technology and communication allowed her to go from high school frustrations to finding her own voice.

19 Apr

Today we connect with Paula C. Durbin-Westby and share her responses to a few of our questions. Paula is an Autistic disability rights activist who blogs, writes articles, and speaks on disability rights and autism. She started Autism Acceptance Day and Month in 2011. 

30 Mar

April is Autism Acceptance Month. AssistiveWare's CEO, David Niemeijer, explains why it's important to listen to the perspectives of autistics. To celebrate autism acceptance month, we have invited some autistic people to write a blog post for us to share their experiences. We hope that you will learn as much from reading these perspectives as we do.

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