LessonPix: An Online Program for Creating With Visual Supports
A speech therapist friend recently introduced me to this amazing new resource and I have been smitten! I love my traditional picture-library programs as much as the next therapist, but it is frustrating when I can’t create needed supports because the software CDs are back in the office. This site eliminates the need to […]
Curriculum Supports for Students with Autism
Most teachers and clinicians will tell you that, while they understand the ‘what and why’ for teaching students with Autism, they have very little time (if any!) and are often at a loss for the ‘how’ ideas. Let me introduce you to an amazing resource … The Autism Helper! This site is operated by Sasha […]
Bookshare Web Reader Update
I love Bookshare, but I will admit that it takes a little work to learn how to use it. That said, it is WELL worth the effort and will make you wonder how your students ever read without it! I was happy to learn today that they now offer an option for web reading without […]
Getting Lost Trying to Use and Navigate Proloquo2Go?
The AssistiveWare website has tutorial videos to help you out! From simple topics like “Introduction to Proloquo2Go” and “Customizing the Vocabulary” to more advanced features like “Access Methods”, AssistiveWare has got you covered with over 20 how-to videos that are conveniently broken down by specific features. To access the videos, click on one of the links […]
Two FREE Winter Books with Activities
Click on the links below to download two FREE Winter Boardmaker Books and Activities, created here at our AT Center: Let’s Build A Snowman – which includes activities for Beginning Letter Sounds, Color Matching, Counting, Size Sorting and Building A Snowman. And Sam, What Do You Wear When It’s Cold Outside? – which includes activities for Identifying […]
Using the iPad for Literacy Instruction
So excited to share a day with a great group of teachers in Blount County tomorrow! This district has received an instructional grant to purchase carts of iPads and apps for all 7th grade classrooms to use for reading instruction. I have created a Livebinder file full of resources, links, tutorials, app lists, and curriculum […]
PVC Pipe-Eye Gaze Frame
Need a way to spread out picture supports and get them up at eye-level for those using Eye Gaze for communication? This is a cheap and easy DIY project that comes together in a matter of minutes. Made out of PVC Pipe, a few connector joints and a few stripes of Velcro, this particular frame […]
Roane State CC Resources
Therapy is my ‘thing’ and teaching has always been my passion, so I enjoy spending time with the Occupational Therapy Assistant students at Roane State Community College. I’ve been invited to offer a guest lecture/hands-on lab for this group every fall for the last 4 years and it’s become one of my favorite things to […]
Mo Buti Autism Session 9/12
For those of you attending the September 12th event in Knoxville, the full Powerpoint (in PDF format) for this session is available here Mo Buti Autism session and also under the PD Workshops tab on the home page.
TN Association for Assistive Technology Conference 2014!
For those of you interested in learning more about the use of assistive technologies (AT) in the special education classroom, THIS is the conference for you! The TAAT has become one of the hottest conferences in the south for peer guided instruction, hands-on learning, and practical application ideas for using all forms of AT to […]