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Autism, Speech Therapy, and Early Intervention

A new government survey of parents suggests that 1 in 45 children, ages 3 through 17, have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Ideally, these children would be diagnosed and begin receiving treatment as early as possible. Early intervention is key when you’re talking about autism. Kids with ADS often have speech delays and communication [...]

By | 2017-12-10T19:29:36+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Autism, Blog, Early Intervention, Visual Support|0 Comments

What is a social Story and how they can help children with Autism

Social stories are a great way to help kids with autism spectrum disorder. They are a simple and effective way to help kids to learn proper behaviors and what is expected of them. Many kids with autism use visuals to communicate. Social stories use visuals to tell a story. Think of it as a [...]

By | 2017-11-21T18:31:10+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Autism, School, Social Skills, Visual Support|0 Comments

Do Kids With Autism Really Need Routines?

Most of us crave routine of some sort. Whether we enjoy our morning coffee or schedule things in order to get it all done, most of our days follow a usual and predictable ebb and flow. For autistic kids, though, routine is more than a want. For them, it is a need. ROUTINES MAKE [...]

By | 2017-09-24T13:57:33+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Autism, Visual Support|0 Comments

Smarty Symbols brings multi-characters representation to visual supports

How cool would it be to have the same symbol being represented by multiple characters? Very nice, right? Smarty Symbols is proud to announce our latest innovation: One symbol with multiple characters! Why have communication symbols only offered one option of characters for decades? Maybe because Smarty Symbols did not exist yet! Worry not, [...]

By | 2017-09-18T11:18:10+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|AAC, Blog, Visual Support|0 Comments