Visual Supports with Voice Output for the “Win”! – Incredible 5 Point Scale and the GoTalk Now app

Visual supports with voice output for the “win”! I attended a presentation by Kari Dunn Buron, coauthor of The Incredible 5 Point Scale, at the Oklahoma Autism Conference offered by the Oklahoma Autism Network in 2017 and was inspired to … Continue reading

50% off the amazing iESLp app (create your own interactive and printable activities & visual supports)

. {Big App Sale} The iESLp app allows you to make interactive activities for use on the iPad or printable activities and visual supports for use off the iPad. This app is a great bargain on sale for only $9.99 … Continue reading

Symbol Supported Language Stimulation: visual supports to expand verbal utterances

. Symbol Supported Language Stimulation: visual supports to expand verbal utterances You are a “vintage” SLP if you remember using the Fokes Sentence Builder as a visual means of teaching kids how words go together to form sentences. For the … Continue reading

Using Visual Supports in Yoga Groups for Kids & Teens – being inclusive of learning styles

Looking for ways to include kids & teens with different learning styles in your yoga groups? Want to use positive ways to support participation and reduce problematic behaviors? Then you might want to consider using “visual supports”. Many of the … Continue reading

Autism Iceberg – free visual to document unseen supports needed for the child to be successful (print or fill in with SnapType app) – created by Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP at OMazing Kids

A free visual support for parents to use to help document the often unseen supports that they are providing that help their child succeed at school. Unfortunately it’s common for evaluators who are not familiar with a child to state … Continue reading

Niki Talk Apps: What’s new, several AAC apps & special needs apps

It’s been exciting to see several new apps release recently from Alessandro La Rocca. He is an independent special needs & AAC app developer who has a good history of creating and supporting/maintaining apps in the App Store since 2012. … Continue reading

Anxiety and Autism: Helpful Tools

Unfortunately anxiety is common with Autism. It’s the main reason that I went through training for kids yoga and mindfulness. I needed tools as an SLP to be able to help my patients learn self regulation and self affirmation skills. … Continue reading

Apps & Websites to Create Materials with Symbols on an iPad & iPhone (plus Android options) – list compiled by Angela Moorad, MS, CCC- SLP at OMazing Kids (updated 6/9/22)

This post is dedicated to iOS apps and mobile-friendly websites that can be used to make printable communication boards, PECS symbols, pictures for visual schedules, visual supports, therapy materials, etc… I’ve also included info about Android options but since I … Continue reading