Contemporary Technology for the Autism Classroom

The pace of development and the sheer number of different types of technology can be overwhelming to many in the education field. Further, deciding how to implement technology can be confusing. But students with Autism Spectrum Disorders have needs that can often be met with technology,and they may benefit even more from these tools than do students with typical cognitive development. In this presentation from the Teaching Students with Autism community, Jeffery Richards, M.Ed. and Chris Karter, M.A. suggested a framework for utilizing technology in the classroom.