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Current and Emerging Technology for Individuals with Autism
Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Christian Karter, MA, Educational Technology Specialist, Monarch Center for Autism
Sponsored by Monarch Center for Autism, STAR Autism Support, and VizZle
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Research indicates that due to a heightened interest in visual materials combined with strong visual processing capabilities, many individuals with autism are highly attracted to technology and benefit from its use. Watch Christian Karter, MA, Educational Technology Specialist at Monarch Center for Autism, for this edWebinar and learn about both current and emerging technologies that hold great promise for individuals on the autism spectrum. Topics include:
- Current technologies we have successfully deployed with hundreds of students at Monarch Center for Autism, and how we use them
- Technologies that can be integrated into home life for an individual with autism
- Additional current technologies on the market
- Software and apps that integrate into the day-to-day life of an individual with autism
- Emerging technologies that are currently in development or in the research stage
Resources and tips are provided. Educators, speech language pathologists, behavior specialists, other therapists, and administrators will benefit from this recorded edWebinar. Learn more about technology that can help support your students with autism.
About the Presenter
Christian Karter, M.A. is the educational technology specialist at Monarch Center for Autism, a division of Bellefaire JCB, in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He holds a master’s degree in community counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology, both from John Carroll University. He has worked at Monarch Center for Autism for 11 years as an associate teacher in the classroom and in his present role. Christian’s chief responsibilities include iPad deployment, Monarch’s PAIRS Data System management, and introduction of new technologies into the classrooms.
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Monarch Center for Autism, a division of Bellefaire JCB, is located in Cleveland, Ohio. Monarch offers a comprehensive array of programs and services for individuals ages three through adulthood with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Highlights, which incorporate Monarch’s visual language treatment model, include a preschool; day school for children, adolescents & young adults; transition education program; summer & extended school year programs; therapeutic residential treatment program; adult vocational & supported living programs; and community training.
STAR Autism Support (SAS) provides curriculum materials, workshops and training to school and agency staff who work with students with autism. Our mission is to help others successfully implement research-based applied behavior analysis (ABA) techniques. We want every child with autism to receive effective instruction!
VizZle provides a library of more than 14,000 lessons and the tools and media to customize them or create your own from scratch. The lessons can be tailored to any grade level, assigned to any student, and played on iPad or Android tablets, laptop or desktop computers. Data is tracked automatically. This award-winning software is developed collaboratively with educators.