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Top Tech for Kids with ADHD

Written by Jane Sandwood Experts in education are increasingly reminding us that far from being a mere distraction, technology is actually a useful tool in helping children manage their struggles with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD poses...

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From Digital to Paper, Start Printing CommunicoTool Icons Now

We value all of our CommunicoTool users’ opinions and sincerely use your feedback to take our app to the next level. Although a small addition, we believe that this feature will benefit all and change the interface of how you guys will use CommunicoTool 2. So after...

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ATIA – 2017 conference – Meet us Booth #207!

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference is the place to learn about advances in assistive technology for k-12 special education issues and ideas. Back for its third annual event, ATIA brings together the entire assistive technology community to...

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Give Thanks the CommunicoTool Way

Holidays can be a stressful time for families who have children with autism; daily routine is interrupted, families may travel long distances and of course the constant social interactions that occur during Thanksgiving. So we’ve come up with some helpful tips to help...

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NEW MODULE ~ Rocking all day and all week with you!

In partnership with the Brooklyn Autism Center (BAC), a non profit school dedicated to providing high-quality education to children with autism between the ages of 5-16, we designed and developed the Schedule module. By providing the updated software to BAC students,...

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CommunicoTool announced as MedStartUp’s 2016 Winner!!!

  A few weeks ago, we announced our nomination to compete in the 2016 MedStartUp Awards as a combined effort between The Galien Foundation and Business France. The creation of the awards came from a mutual respect to recognize and reward partnerships between French...

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New Core Vocabulary module, easy as A, B, C

  Words like I and eat are easy to represent in visuals, but sometimes there are words like the, have, and, on, want that are incredibly hard to show in a visual context. If it’s hard for even us to understand, imagine how hard it is for our children with Autism to...

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NEW – Infographic – Autism in the USA

Here’s our new Infographic with very interesting facts about people living with autism in the US, the inequality of care in the different states and the cost of care for families and our society. Download and get a 1-month free trial...

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Express Yourself!

  “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”? Helen Keller Only a small percentage of the brain processes verbal communication. As infants, nonverbal communication is learned from social-emotional...

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Morning superstars, yes that’s what we are!

Take it from me, a mother of two wonderful autistic girls, when I say routines and schedules are a huge part of how successful our days are. Whether you’re a parent of the 1-in-68 children diagnosed with ASD or a parent who manages to breeze through their usual...

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When Communication is Key!

Taking from the expertise of Dr. Seuss, visual and repetition is key to the learning and development of children. Visuals and repetition give the subject matter intensity it might not have otherwise (Kimberly Helms)  and when the child has emotional attachments to the...

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On a scale of 1 to 10…

“How bad does it hurt?” It is probably one of the most important questions we are asked during a doctor's visit to describe our level of pain or discomfort. For children diagnosed with ASD, this question becomes more complex and can be very difficult to answer. The...

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Ready, Set, Go!

Visual timers are pivotal tools for individuals who have special needs especially for our non-verbal and autistic children. By being able to manage their time, it makes doing everyday activities much more fun and tolerable. The timer module is just one of the many...

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New features in CommunicoTool 2

Communication+, a new Module available now! The Communication+ module allows you to combine multiple pictograms and/or images to create sentences. To do so, you will have access to all your pictograms, your images, your categories, your verbal groups and your feelings...

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