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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…]

Grace App for Autism: How an app can change lives

Apps can be fun. Apps can be useful. But Apps can also be incredibly important and irreplaceable in people’s lives. This is a short story of how an iPhone and a young iOS developer completely changed the life of Lisa and her autistic daughter Grace.
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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…]

Parlez-vous français?

Grace App version 2.1.1 is now available on iTunes and this update includes New languages: French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Danish, Brazillian Portuguese or English [read more…]

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 rights of the “non-verbal” are being overlooked. [read more…]

Grace App ya está disponible en español

Ganadora de los premios 2010 Irish Web Awards y del premio World Summit Award Mobile de las Naciones Unidas. *

Si ya dispones de Grace App, sólo tienes que ir a iTunes y actualizar la aplicación a la versión 2.1.1
A continuación, ve a Ajustes> General> Internacional> y selecciona Idioma Español> De esta forma Grace App ya estará en español con todas las imágenes personalizadas. [read more…]

Covers & Stuff

For those of you that don’t know, I am actually the mother of 2 autistic children; my daughter Grace who inspired and help me create the App and a son called Liam who is 18 months older than Gracie. [read more…]

Steve’s Got a Golden Ticket

Grace App Developer and all round iWizard Steve Troughton-Smith caught a bus up to Belfast last night, to queue overnight for the new iPhone 5: [read more…]
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