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National Speech-Language-Hearing Month | BridgingApps Favorite AAC Apps

May is National Speech-Language-Hearing Month, a special period dedicated to highlighting the significance of communication and listening skills in our daily lives. During this month, we honor the accomplishments of professionals in speech-language pathology and audiology, who tirelessly assist individuals…
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Let’s Celebrate: Inclusive Post-Secondary Education

Begun in 2020, Inclusive Post-Secondary Education (IPSE) Day (May 1) emphasizes college options for disabled and underserved students. Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), as well as the more “extensive” physical disabilities (e.g., deaf-blindness and quadriplegia), mean extra challenges. In today’s…
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Business Etiquette with Autism: Or, How to Be Professional Without Exhausting Yourself

See also: April is Autism Acceptance Month. Employers value “soft skills”: problem-solving, team-based collaboration, clear communications, time management, flexibility, self-control. Which is why the majority of U.S. adults with autism are unemployed: autistic brains have limited executive-function capacities, which regulate…