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May 28th, 2015

Dance Mat Typing!

Posted this week on the QIAT listserv


"I have a student with Down Syndrome who is working on typing skills. She has a phenomenal memory, but struggles with the skill of typing more quickly. Does anyone have any suggestions for a program that teaches typing in a more adaptive/supportive way?"

-- Kelsey Hall, Ed.M., M.S. CCC-SLP


"Dance Mat Typing from BBC. Brilliant. Colorful, visual, uses music. We used it to teach my 10 yr old with Down syndrome. We are going to do it again this summer."

-- Susan Faber


Check out Dance Mat Typing

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