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TED: How I Went From Nonverbal to Getting Accepted Into 15 Colleges

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro, an adult on the autism spectrum gave his first TEDxTalk late last year where he shared more on his journey from being non-verbal at 2.5 to getting into college. April 03, 2015 “In this brave new world, we need to see college as a possibility for our loved ones on the spectrum.” This is the main message of Autism

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iPad App for Nonverbal Kids Wins International Prize

A tech startup called SPEAK MODalities received top honors at the 2014 International GAIN-TEN Business Pitch Challenge this week. October 17, 2014   (October 17, 2014) — A tech startup called SPEAK MODalities received top honors at the 2014 International GAIN-TEN Business Pitch Challenge this week for commercializing an iPad app that helps children who are nonverbal communicate. SPEAK MODalities has produced two apps,

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Helping Nonverbal Children Speak

Researchers funded by Autism Speaks are using iPads to encourage speech among minimally verbal gradeschoolers affected by autism Researchers funded by Autism Speaks are using iPads to encourage speech among minimally verbal gradeschoolers affected by autism This month, the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry will be publishing the promising results of a study, funded by Autism Speaks, on the

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