Posts Tagged ‘deaf and hearing impaired’

The History of American Sign Language

Posted on March 11th, 2020 by ProCare Therapy

Boy using American Sign Language

American sign language does more than just help those who are deaf and hard-of-hearing communicate effectively. The use of sign language allows people to communicate with expressions and emotions and even encourages better listening behaviors. American sign language (ASL) also helps children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and allows children to communicate before they can speak. In this blog, we take a deeper dive into the history and importance of American Sign Language.

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Using Comic Generators as Tools

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by ProCare Therapy

comic book generator

The number of special needs students across the United States continues to rise. The diagnoses vary from learning disabilities, autism, anxiety, and much more. School therapists are tasked with helping students to better cope with stresses in their lives so they can reach their potential in the academic classroom. Traditional therapy sessions are still used. Some children have individual times and group sessions to work on items challenging them. For many students, this includes disruptive behaviors which lead to challenges in their academic life. Some children may not open up and be willing to talk during sessions. Thankfully, schools have now found online comic generators that may be used as a tool.

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