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Educational and Home-Based Technology for Individuals with Autism
Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Christian Karter, Educational Technology Specialist, Monarch Center for Autism
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Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and it can be challenging for educators, therapists, and parents to stay apprised of the latest offerings and trends. This edWebinar will provide you with information on new and innovative technologies that can be used by individuals with Autism in the classroom and at home. This course will be led by an educator who is also the parent of a child with Autism.
The presentation will include information regarding:
- Technologies that assist individuals with communication, organization, instruction, prompting, and staying focused
- Current device apps and their uses
- Home automation technologies and how they benefit individuals with Autism
At the end of the presentation, participants will have a better understanding of these technologies and how they can be implemented. This edWebinar will be of benefit to preK through high school teachers, librarians, school and district leaders, therapists, and aides. There will be time to have your questions answered at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenter
Christian Karter, M.A., serves as 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 13 years, as an associate teacher in the classroom and in his present role. His chief responsibilities include iPad deployment, Monarch’s PAIRS Data System management, and the introduction of new technologies into the classrooms.
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