Ramam uses his phone to listen to music primarily. That was not my objective when we gave him the phone. The idea was for him to communicate using his phone, send and receive messages. And this was not happening. So as always I looked up the internet and there I found my answers. Multitasking has
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For a start, they both begin with A. Is there more to Alexa , than just requesting songs.  There is this interesting article on use of Alexa in a classroom from the blog Autism Vault. From setting timers, to answering /asking questions, to encouraging the kids to articulate clearly , the author puts those view points
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Proloquo2 go Recently, I , my daughter and Ramam were on the bed humming some songs. Ramam turned to me and said ” I don’t want to sing Tamil songs”. I remembered the Cadbury Bournville ad which says “You have to earn it”. I was so happy and this  happiness is truly well deserved and earned. I
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More websites I had written an earlier post on autism friendly websites. Here are some more for children in the age group 4-6.Thank you, Gina for the link. Have fun. http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooeyhome.html http://funschool.kaboose.com/ http://www.rapidtyping.com/ http://www.elbuhoboo.com/eng.php http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.html. Ramam enjoyed the fruit shoot games on this site. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ Check out my earlier post for autism friendly websites

More Websites: I have given below a list of websites that maybe useful to the readers on a range of topics related to autism. www.autismspeaks.org   on issues of advocacy, and information www.teacch.com  life span program based on structured teaching, wish they had free downloads. www.firstsigns.com  on first signs of autism, early detection. I have written
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 It has been a desire for a long time of giving our autistic son something to keep him occupied. I have tried computer games. I could get him to use the mouse and also keyboard to some extent. He also loved the Zac Browser to browse the net. There remain some challenges here. He tends to mis
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