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.
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.
In this webinar, Linda Hodgdon, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, and author, will highlight her list of 12 “must haves” for every classroom with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. When and how you use these tools is important, so she’ll cover how to integrate them easily and meaningfully into classroom routines.
In this webinar based on her Gryphon House publication, Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders, author Tricia Shelton will share instructional strategies that lead to the successful inclusion of students with ASD in early childhood classrooms.
Students with autism present many unique challenges within a classroom environment. At the core of the diagnosis are deficits/delays in the areas of socialization, communication, and sensory functioning that can result in inappropriate and maladaptive behavior.