SPEAKall!® is a tablet AAC app differentiated with a special feature set for children with autism spectrum and developmental disorders. The outcome of using SPEAKall!® is to train the child to find their voice and produce audible speech. SPEAKall!® focuses on language learning and natural speech development based on a system developed by Dr. Oliver Wendt at Purdue University. http://speakmod.com/
NCCJD Criminal Justice Attorney Fellow Ariel Simms and Officer Sean Collins of The Arc of Pikes Peaks Disability Response Team and the Colorado Springs Police Department co-authored this article that appears in the March 2017 issue of The Police Chief magazine. The article presents a critical message to police chiefs and other law enforcement leadership all over the world, highlighting the need for a more accurate definition of “crisis” and further collaboration between the law enforcement and disability communities. Further, it addresses the importance of shifting focus in law enforcement from crisis intervention alone to an approach that also includes crisis prevention and a better understanding of disability.
This guide contains an overview of the more popular types of disabilities and comprehensive list of apps and software programs appropriate for each. Technology Guide for People with Disabilities
Operation Autism directly supports U.S. military families touched by autism and autism spectrum disorders. It serves as an introduction to autism, a guide for the life journey with autism, and a ready reference for available resources, services, and support. http://www.operationautismonline.org/
Uneepi is an online dating and social media website that is catered to people on the autism spectrum. It provides various resources such as coaching to help its users with social interacting. http://www.uneepi.com
A variety of free resources for individuals with autism from Stages Learning.
Located in Missouri, Autism and Behavioral Spectrum (AB Spectrum) is a childcare center that serves children who show signs of delay or would benefit from additional attention in one or more developmental areas.