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20 Jul

Just a few weeks after his 40th birthday, misfortune struck when Al got injured during a baseball game. In the years after, Al struggled with not being able to speak, communicate his feelings, and understand instructions from others. More than 20 years later Al was finally able to reconnect with himself and the people around him.

05 Jul

Sometimes it seems like every minute of every day is accounted for with school, therapy, homework, meals and, if you’re lucky, family time. You want your child to be a reader, but how are you supposed to build literacy into daily routines when there’s so much that needs to be done?

16 Jun

When Peter learned he would need a surgery that would remove his tongue and potentially his vocal cords, he took steps to ensure he would not lose his ability to communicate.

13 Jun

Are you curious about the upcoming update of Proloquo4Text? AssistiveWare Dean reveals some very exciting new features and the considerations behind them.

24 May

We’ve seen that Apple cares about accessibility. There have also been signs that Tim Cook personally cares about making sure Apple’s devices work for everyone. Today we experienced this first hand.

19 May

Today is all about access to all technology for everyone. AssistiveWare's user experience designer, Dean, talks about usability and accessibility.

17 May

If you are new to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) or just new to Proloquo2Go, you are likely feeling anxious and slightly overwhelmed. Here are some useful tips to help you get started!

30 Apr

The most dangerous mistake isn't an inaccurate autism diagnosis. It's the "so you shouldn't expect much" that too often comes attached. Kit looks at assumptions made about autism and communication.

28 Apr

What does autism acceptance really mean? Often, people think that acceptance means passivity, but that’s not the case. Julia Bascom from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network shares her thoughts.

25 Apr

Senior editor of Thinking Person's Guide to Autism and mother of an autistic teenaged son, Shannon Des Roches Rosa, questions the mantra "behavior is communication". When are autistic behaviors communication, and when are they not?

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