2012 Closing the Gap Webinar Series
Apps for Students with ASD
Tuesday, May 8: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Daylight time
Tuesday, May 8: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Daylight time
Presenter: Mark Coppin, Director of Assistive Technology
The iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad have proven to provide a wealth of possibilities for all students. Many of our students with autism spectrum disorders present unique learning styles and preferences. Participants in this workshop will learn about many applications that could make a difference for children with ASD. This webinar will cover apps for communication, organization, planning, story telling, reading/writing, behavioral support and much more. Participants will learn how these solutions can make a difference for children with ASD. At the end of the session, participants will have a better understanding of apps, device management, and accessories that are available. They will also become more aware of some of the most promising apps available today.
As a result of this activity, participants will learn:
1. To identify identify at least three accessibility features built into Apple's iOS devices that support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
2. To evaluate and explore at least 4 their party apps available on the iOS platform that support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
3. To identify four steps used in selecting apps for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
4. To identify four learning areas associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders and identify and app that will address those needs.
This activity is offered for up to 0.2 CEUs (1.5 hours of instruction).
To register for CEUs, click on the link below to download the Evaluation and Learning Assessment Form, complete the form, and save the file using this file name model:
Then send the file as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. If any difficulty is encountered in using this form, write to email@example.com to request an alternative file format. In the body of the email, include:Name
Assistive Technology Role (SLP, OT, family, etc.)
State (if USA), Province (if Canada), or other country
Certificates are sent as .pdf email attachments.