Other portable devices (iPads/Droid tablets, etc.)

UCP of San Luis Obispo's iPads Without Limits Program


The iPad Without Limits program gives iPads to children and teens with disabilities. This video spotlights Tyler Monteiro, a San Luis Obispo resident who has both down syndrome and autism and is non-verbal. In Winter 2011, Tyler was given an iPad. He learned how to use it and more importantly how to communicate with it faster than we could have hoped for.

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DDI Ipad Series: I'm thirsty


One of our students using an iPad with Proloquo2go to request items and imitating vocal output that the device produces.

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Colin's Ad-Vantage on Life


Colin shows the world how he communicates with people using his augmentative communication device.

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Impact of the iPad as a Communicative and Educational Source for Children with Autism


Christine Michelson presents her research findings on how iPad apps and technology provide quality of life improvements for autistic and nonverbal children.

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HandySpeech App Speaks Handwriting

HandySpeech supplements or replaces speech for people with spoken language difficulties.  The application can help people with speech or language impairments, including autism, stuttering, stroke, expressive aphasia, throat cancer, head and neck cancer, dysarthria, aphasia, muscular dystrophy among others.

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Tell Me a Story: Special Needs Change Family's Look at Life


Inspirational story. Bryce Staverman was born without the part of the brain that controls his gross and fine motor skills. He cannot walk or talk, but he can understand much more than people might think. A family friend gave him an iPad for Christmas last year, and he uses it to communicate, track his GPS location, search for roller coasters and take his own videos. 

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Autism and iPad Apps: Parents Learn How To Use Interactively With Your Child


Professional SLP discusses how to use the iPad for educational purposes.

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iPad Technology: Apps for Communication, Fun and Entertainment

April 15th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Presented by the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association.

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51 minutes long, presented by Alisa Brownlee, ATP for the ALS Association.

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Extending access to e-books for public libraries: New strategies

April 30th, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

A webinar discussing recent research and data around public library e-book purchasing and exploring strategies being developed around public policy, data collection and the library’s value in the e-book supply chain.

 

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