Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) came about in a truly organic way, spurred by two professionals in the technology industry who dedicate their professional lives to digital accessibility. Joe Devon is a founding partner at Diamond, an inclusive digital agency specializing in scalable, accessible, and high-performance web and mobile applications. In
The ‘Gold Standard’ in Visual Support Time is amorphous. It “flies” when you’re having fun, and it “drags” when you’re bored or involved in a non-preferred activity. Hence, one’s perception of time is situation-specific and dependent upon internal factors such as level of interest. Need more proof?
What has been the best piece of advice you have received as a parent of a child with Autism that you would like to share with others? It is important to be patient. I re-call when I began my journey
Curiosity* Autism is a diagnosis which can impact the ways in which individuals experience and interact with their surroundings. In the past, I’ve noticed students in my classroom who interact with their surroundings in deep and unique ways. I remember
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects around 5% of children and 3% of adults in the UK. It is a complex condition that affects a person’s ability to control attention, impulses and concentration. People with
Jo Adkins, author of Tips for Toileting, recommends noting when your child can start imitating your actions and comply with your commands. She explains that this is typically a good sign that they are ready to start their training. And if that
In addition, young children can easily understand the colored disk. Your child can know that once the “purple disappears,” it’s time to go to the toilet. They don’t need to understand what time it is or how long a half hour is.
Here are our best tips to make for a smoother transition this year! Make Adjustments Early For some, adjusting to the time change takes just a couple of days, while for others, its effects may be felt for much longer. One
Last year changed that for many of us. With the dramatic increase in remote work, many have attempted to put together a makeshift office in an extra bedroom or carved out space wherever it might be found. New home buyers
Just as you can have an exit time, you can have an entry time, so that kids are not coming into your classroom in crowds and staying in close contact while finding their seat. One of the keys to keeping