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Meet "Julia" on Sesame Street

Posted by Lori Moore on March 22, 2017 at 11:26am 0 Comments

The longtime children's favorite will be introducing a new character "Julia" to the crew of colorful characters.  Along with her bright hair, Julia has Autism.  WIth Julia "in the neighborhood" Sesame Street is hoping to raise children's awareness and understanding of how Autism may effect some of their other friends.  Read the full story…

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Voice Banking with an Apple iPad

Posted by Jane Gay on March 22, 2017 at 6:30am 0 Comments

While this is written about ALS, it would also work to voice bank for any progressive disease  OR   to have a child’s voice for your child.

With some diseases progresses, like ALS, many lose the ability to speak.  While it is possible to use a variety of communication devices, losing your personal voice can be devastating.  A new strategy called “voice banking” allows people who know that their voices will deteriorate to preserve their own words and phrases electronically and…

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Glow in the Dark Alphabet Pebbles - Great for your home or Sensory Rooms!

Posted by Jane Gay on March 15, 2017 at 6:00am 0 Comments

Tiny tots will see the alphabet a glow with this great idea - Glow in the Dark Alphabet pebbles. These are perfect for little hands to explore, play, sort and transport. Each pebble is engraved and painted with a letter, making them highly visual and…

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BeSpoke™ Voices for Millions Who Cannot Speak

Posted by Jane Gay on March 8, 2017 at 6:00am 0 Comments

VocaliD Launches First Personalized Digital Voices for Assistive Devices Company.

VocaliD, Inc., a speech technology company that creates personalized digital voices for those living with voicelessness, launched its online BeSpoke™ voice studio. 

 Founder and CEO Dr. Rupal Patel and her colleagues discovered that even a single vowel contains enough “vocal DNA” to seed the voice personalization process. The BeSpoke™ process…

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2017 Together We Can Conference at Varied Industries Conference Center

May 6, 2017 from 8:15am to 5pm
Learn, grow and connect at the 5th annual Together We Can Conference on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines!This one-of-a-kind statewide conference is for individuals with disabilities, their families, and the people…See More
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Using Workforce to Support Successful Employment at registration information to be announced

April 11, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm
Iowa Community of Practice Webinar:Brian Dennis, Disability Employment Initiative, Iowa Workforce will discuss Engaging and Utilizing Workforce to Support Successful Employment Outcomes for Iowans with disabilities.This session will feature…See More
Mar 22
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Mar 22
Lori Moore posted a blog post

Meet "Julia" on Sesame Street

The longtime children's favorite will be introducing a new character "Julia" to the crew of colorful characters.  Along with her bright hair, Julia has Autism.  WIth Julia "in the neighborhood" Sesame Street is hoping to raise children's awareness…See More
Mar 22
Jane Gay posted a blog post

Voice Banking with an Apple iPad

While this is written about ALS, it would also work to voice bank for any progressive disease  OR   to have a child’s voice for your child.With some diseases progresses, like ALS, many lose the ability to speak.  While it is possible to use a…See More
Mar 22
Diane Zaerr Brenneman left a comment for Shannon Brown
"Hi Shannon! Just looking around the FIND site today and saw your name! Diane Zaerr Brenneman"
Mar 16
Jane Gay posted a blog post

Glow in the Dark Alphabet Pebbles - Great for your home or Sensory Rooms!

Tiny tots will see the alphabet a glow with this great idea - Glow in the Dark Alphabet pebbles. These are perfect for little hands to explore, play, sort and transport.…See More
Mar 15
Jane Gay posted a blog post

BeSpoke™ Voices for Millions Who Cannot Speak

VocaliD Launches First Personalized Digital Voices for Assistive Devices Company.VocaliD, Inc., a speech technology company that creates personalized digital voices for those living with…See More
Mar 8
Tammy S. commented on Tammy S.'s blog post Girls on the Spectrum
"I would really love to connect with another family that has a daughter on the spectrum.  I really thought this would be a great resource for that.  Where is everybody?"
Mar 4
Lori Moore posted an event

From DISCOVERY to Successful Employment at Webinar

March 14, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm
During this session Abby Cooper will discuss and provide guidance in translating information from the DISCOVERY process into tasks and skills that may lead to an individualized job.  Registration information will be released soon.Contact …See More
Mar 2
Lori Moore posted a blog post

READ Across America and Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Remember "You are never too old or too wacky to read a book to a child!" Dr. SeussCLICK for a list of recommended reads See More
Mar 2
Jane Gay posted a blog post

The Mother Hub and Her Smart Sensor Cookies This month's featured technology from NEAT's Smart Home is Mother & Her Cookies by Sense. This technology is defined as "The Universal Monitoring Solution"…

The Mother Hub and Her Smart Sensor CookiesThis month's featured technology from NEAT's Smart Home is Mother & Her Cookies by Sense. This technology is defined as "The Universal Monitoring Solution". The system consists of a hub, the "Mother",…See More
Mar 1
Jane Gay posted a blog post

ABLE accounts NOW in Iowa

The Iowa Treasurer’s Office is pleased to share with you that ABLE accounts are available at this time.  Visit www.iable.gov for more information and to sign up for an account for as little as $25.  Please feel…See More
Feb 23
Jane Gay posted a blog post

Tiny Fingertip Camera Helps Blind People Read Without Braille

No braille? No problem. A new device lets blind people read by popping a miniature camera on their fingertip. …See More
Feb 22
Mari Reynolds and Denise Brown are now friends
Feb 17
Amanda Redman is now a member of FIND
Feb 17
Denise Brown joined Melanie Patton's group
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Parents

This group is for parents of Children with Disabilities.  We share, encourage and support each other in our journey!  We would like to connect with parents across Iowa who are dealing with similar issues so that we can learn from and support each…See More
Feb 17
Denise Brown joined FIND Support's group
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Summer Camps

Looking for the perfect summer camp for your child this summer? Join this group for complete summer camp information from ASK Resource Center. Also, share which camps your children are going to or have gone to in the past.…See More
Feb 17
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