In a Quiet Room

In a Quiet Room I’m just back from the 47th Annual Autism Society National Conference. What a wonderful and inspiring journey with the autism community this was. I learned more about the culture, the community, their towering commitment and incredible range of activities and support initiatives. I even learned a little about the politics. From the first day, it was often announced that for those who needed it, there was a “quiet room”.  Although I realized the room was for those attendees who ... Read more

See you at The National Autistic Society and ISAAC Conventions this summer!

See you at The National Autistic Society and ISAAC Conventions this summer! We’ve just spent a year studying the science related to music and how it can help children with autism and Expressive Language Disorders learn to communicate. We designed and produced a prototype for the iPad using music and images and conducted tests in 6 schools at the Toronto District School Board. The results were extremely promising and this prototype will form basis for an iPad app we call Sing to Say™. In ... Read more