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Teach Yourself to introduce Grace App for picture communication.

The Grace App Workshop is online to take whenever it suits you. That includes the middle of the night when you might finally have a minute to yourself. Log in, take it in stages and go back to it whenever you want to refresh. [read more…]

Book Lisa for Autism and Grace App training

Lisa is co-creator of Grace App and mother of Liam and Gracie Domican who both have autism. As a parent, Lisa has had 14 years experience of raising her children with autism and has been attending courses and studying evidence based interventions for the last 10 years. As a mother, Lisa fought to understand her initially non-verbal son Liam, and learned to interact with him using the things he liked most. It was the introduction of a simple picture exchange system that prompted Liam to begin imitating and attempting to say the words on the cards he used to make requests.

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Going on Holidays with Autism


Its that time of year again, in the Northern Hemisphere we are all thinking about, planning and hopefully soon going on holidays.


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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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You can’t always get what you want

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…]

Vacation Time – Top tips for traveling with Autism (and Special Needs)

When we have the means, my little Autism family enjoys a trip to Spain for a couple of weeks every year.
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What do you mean “Non-Verbal”? We are already communicating!!

If there is one thing that really annoys me it is when people who do not speak in audible words are not being listened to. And by that I mean that the Needs, Interests and Human Rights of the so called “non-verbal” are being overlooked. [read more…]

Speech vs Communicating

Over the years I have had to explain many times why Grace App does not “speak” for the person using it. Why does the user have to select pictures, then go and find someone who will point, pause and if needed verbally prompt each word as represented by the picture. [read more…]

The IMAGE Social Entrepreneurship Businesswoman of the Year 2013

The IMAGE Social Entrepreneurship Businesswoman of the Year 2013 is an inspirational businesswoman working in the voluntary or not-for-profit sectors, [read more…]

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