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Tips for Speech Therapy at Home for Children with Autism

While formal speech therapy lessons help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) build their communication skills, most of their communication development happens outside speech language pathologists’ offices.

Parents and caregivers are key providers of speech therapy for children with autism, and they can partner with speech language pathologists (SLPs) to embed communication lessons for their children as they grow.

 

Samsung Canada and Autism Speaks Canada have joined forces to provide 1,000 tablets

Samsung Canada and Autism Speaks Canada have joined forces to provide 1,000 tablets that will have a direct and crucial impact for the autism community across Canada.

The everyday challenges that affect the lives of individuals on the spectrum and their families vary and are only exacerbated by COVID-19. Autistic Canadians and their families are facing disruptions in accessing critical resources, supports and services to reach their full potential. Putting technology in their hands to support continuing education, access resources and specialized services, regulate mental health and build virtual communities.

Samsung, in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada are pleased to put technology in the hands of autistic Canadians and their families now when they need it the most.

Please see the website to Apply

Deadline is May 15th 2020