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Grace App Training on Video Part 1: Everybody Communicates!

Training Video Part 3: Using Grace App to teach functional communication.

Training video part 2: Finding, taking, creating and installing the pictures you need to engage the learner.

How to say where it hurts.

When my Boo was a little boy and we didn’t yet know he has autism, he used to get rampant tonsillitis,

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Grace App on for Accessibility: now with “Tap to Speak” option on Apple’s App Store

Did you know that Grace App is the most affordable “Tap to Speak” Picture Exchange Communication App on the Apple App Store? [read more…]

Grace 3.1

Just in time for our 6th Birthday, Grace App 3.1 is here in the iTunes App store.

Grace App now has Category editing, adding and sorting to truly personalise the App to the user:

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My child has started saying words, so why should I keep prompting them to use an App?

When you use Grace App consistently you might find that the user starts to say single words independently, without needing the prompt. Your joyous reactions should be paired with extra tangible reinforcement: an extra big slice of the “cake” or crisps or chocolate or a longer turn on the computer if that is what they are requesting… [read more…]

Everybody has a right to be heard.

This is the TED Talk I gave last month at TEDx Dublin. [read more…]

Back to School Schedules

We went back to school today and after 9 weeks, Miss Grace did not need to be asked twice to get dressed and ready! The way I communicate the days activities to her is visual (of course) and even though we use Apps like Grace App and “First Then” all the time, I still like the old fashioned ways of helping Gracie to understand what is happening. [read more…]

Best Case Scenario for iPad – Review of the Gripcase

In the 5 years since I began developing Grace App I have paid for and trialled countless cases; Gripcase is the first one I have seen designed SPECIFICALLY for kids.  And kids are rough, whether they have extra needs or not! [read more…]

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