Emoji icons have exploded onto the cutural landscape in the past years. They've gone from being a smiley face a text messages to commonly appearing in statuses and tweets on Facebook and Twitter. There is even a well-regarded Emoji Art Show in New York City.
iPads can be a great tool for individuals with autism of all ages. The following suggestions on how to use your iPad are written by Lauren Elder, PhD, clinical psychologist and Asst. Director of Dissemination Science at Autism Speaks.
New York's Ithaca College is using a unique therapeutic approach to help non-verbal children with autism. Strides is an 8-week intensive program developed by the school along with Southern Tier Alternative Therapies Inc. (STAT) that combines horeseback riding with iPads equipped with speech-generating applications.
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