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Ataxia and Communication

Ataxia is a condition that affects muscle control and can cause problems with walking, eye-movements, and speech. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ATAXIA? The symptoms of ataxia may include: A lack of coordination Difficulty walking Changes in fine motor skills such as eating and writing Changes in speech Involuntary back-and-forth eye movements Difficulty swallowing WHAT CAUSES ATAXIA? Ataxia can be caused by damage to the part of your brain that controls muscle coordination. Ataxia can also be caused [...]

By |2017-10-12T16:20:26-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

The female representation in symbol support for Autism

Symbol support has been used by special education teachers to help students with special needs learn, communicate and manage their daily routine. Symbol support is a set of images that have been specially designed by companies to serve this specific purpose. Over the decades, the majority of companies have selected a character which is used throughout their symbols to represent the vocabulary within their set. All of them had selected what they call a "neutral" character, which is a [...]

By |2017-08-21T16:52:39-04:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments