Multi-disciplinary sessions appeal to students’ creativity, are relevant to their everyday lives, and help them acquire important skills. These therapies are often used independently to treat individuals on the autism spectrum. In “Art, Music & Recreational Therapy: Incorporating Creative Approaches for Students with Autism,” experts presented on how these types of therapies are used to support individuals with autism by focusing on specific needs of younger and older students and targeting a variety of goals.
Communicating can be a challenge for certain individuals with autism. In “Communication Innovations for Individuals with Autism,” Howard C. Shane, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Center for Communication Enhancement and the Autism Language Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, discussed different types of communication displays, explained the Visual Immersion System™ (VIS), and talked about repurposing consumer products to provide Just In Time Communication to individuals with autism.
Presented by Courtney Carnes, MS, ATR-BC, Art Therapist; Julie Hopkins, MT-BC, Music Therapist; and Erin Witschey, CTRS, Recreational Therapist Sponsored by Monarch Center for Autism, STAR Autism Support, and VizZle WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING If you attended the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the edWebinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Teaching Students with Autism community and… read more →
In this webinar, Educational Technology Specialist Christian Karter will discuss current technologies (e.g., hardware, software, apps) that have proven effective for individuals on the autism spectrum.
Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. In “Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec, Jennifer discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia.
Most educators realize the importance of teaching digital citizenship to all students, but students with autism face unique challenges. Join Instructional Technology Specialist Jennifer Liang to learn how to differentiate digital citizenship for students with autism.
Please join us for this webinar, presented by Dr. Christine Barry, a Pediatric Neuropsychologist at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, as she discusses neuropsychological evaluations for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as useful intervention techniques.
Lauren and ShyJuan will take an in-depth look at evidence-based strategies to help reduce and/or replace challenging behaviors utilizing functional communication training
Teachers face many challenges when working with students with autism. In this webinar Nina Finkler, M.Ed., LDT/C, BCBA will give participants a better understanding of reinforcement, strategies for implementing and using reinforcement in the classroom, and specific ideas of what to use for reinforcement.
Join Lauren Stafford, Vice President of Research and Instructional Design at Monarch Teaching Technologies, as she provides tech tips and tricks for starting the first day of school with confidence.