Digital Pens Overview and Comparison

Digital pens, using real ink and real paper, allow you to handwrite notes while at the same time recording the speaker. Later you can hear again what the speaker was saying while you were writing a particular note.  The recording is time-stamped and coordinated with your written notes. These pens are getting better all the time. Here is a site… Continue reading: Digital Pens Overview and Comparison

Map It, an interactive program to develop self-advocacy skills

Map It: What Comes Next, is a free, online, interactive training program to develop and practice self-advocacy skills. Developed particularly for those who are deaf or hard of hearing, it is suitable for all students. A student can complete the course over a week’s time or spread it out over several weeks or months. Map It has… Continue reading: Map It, an interactive program to develop self-advocacy skills

Car Wash Company Sees Autism as a Competitive Advantage

This is a really great story from the Huffington Post about a Florida car wash company, Rising Tide, founded by a father to provide employment for his son with autism. It’s been a tremendous success and now 80% of their employees have autism. They are planning to expand to three locations with a total of 150… Continue reading: Car Wash Company Sees Autism as a Competitive Advantage