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Educational and Home-Based Technology for Individuals with Autism

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Educational and Home-Based Technology for Individuals with Autism

Presented by Christian Karter, Educational Technology Specialist, Monarch Center for Autism

Sponsored by Monarch Center for Autism, STAR Autism Support, and VizZle

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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 is led by an educator who is also the parent of a child with Autism.

The presentation includes 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, viewers will have a better understanding of these technologies and how they can be implemented. This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to preK through high school teachers, librarians, school and district leaders, therapists, and aides.

 

Chris KarterAbout 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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monarch center for autismMonarch 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 autismSTAR 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 autismVizZle 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.


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