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Autism Spectrum Conditions

Simplify the iPad with this amazing new feature in iOS17!

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 18th October, 2023

Category iPads, Androids & Chromebooks Autism Spectrum Conditions

Assistive Access is a new feature in iOS17 which allows you to choose which apps you want to appear as large icons on your home screen. This is incredibly helpful for learners who only require a limited number of apps.

Speech-to-text to support autistic learners

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 7th September, 2023

Category Speech Recognition Autism Spectrum Conditions

Speech-to-text can be used to support learners with literacy difficulties produce more text than they may be able to write or type. In this blog, Shirley explains how it can be used in unexpected other ways to support autistic learners.

Five ideas for Free Back to School Supports

Posted by Claire Harrison on the 17th August, 2023

Category Severe & Complex Support Needs Autism Spectrum Conditions

A selection of free-to-use toolkits, ideas and visual supports for learners starting the new school year.

When things just don't go to plan...

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 21st February, 2023

Category Autism Spectrum Conditions Assistive Technology

What happens when you go use a structured assessment framework to identify what assistive technology is going to meet the needs of your learners only to have the learner point blankly refuse to use it?

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