Blogs with tag Autism

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Nonspeaking people have more to say

For AAC Awareness Month 2022, we’re introducing #MoretoSay, a campaign to challenge assumptions about people who cannot speak. Assumptions that they have no opinions or anything to add to a conversation. Pam Harris, an AAC expert and Josh’s mom found that her son had more to say.
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Modeling Autistic Pride

Teaching autistic children Pride is like teaching them to use AAC. You have to model pride for them and put them in the right environment.
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6 ways to become an autism ally

As an autistic person, Autism Acceptance Month can be rocky. It is thirty days of striving to be heard over the voices of non-autistic people. This year, we at AssistiveWare want to focus on how you can be a better ally to autistic people.
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Autism acceptance? Not without autistic voices!

Autism acceptance is more than accepting the existence of autism. Autism acceptance is acknowledging the true experts on autism are autistic people. We cannot celebrate Autism Acceptance Month without using our platform to give the stage to autistic people.
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Tell us, we want to know

Nick is using an iPad with Proloquo2Go. He no longer has to try to be what other people want him to be, because he can now initiate communication and say what he wants and needs.
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His world is expanding

At home and at school, Proloquo2Go is making it easier for Hugo to interact. He’s becoming a more interactive member of the family, and his social world is also getting bigger.
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5 of our favorite autistic bloggers

In honor of both Autism Acceptance Month and Autistic Pride Day we would like to share with you some of our favorite blogs written by autistic people. Each blogger shares a few words to introduce their blog and some of the motivations behind writing it.
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