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Using Mobile Devices to Support Young Children with ASD and their Caregivers

Course: #8168 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 1923 Reviews

This course is part of the 2017 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mobile devices are non-threatening, accessible supports to collaboration and Universal Design for Learning that create greater outcomes for young learners with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their caregivers. This course will outline the ingredients for successful and thoughtful use of mobile devices as well as potential pitfalls.

Course created on October 5, 2017

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three or more ideas for operationalizing use of mobile devices to create greater levels of successful inclusion for young children with ASD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the steps of putting video productions into place to create teaching materials that target adaptive skills for children with ASD.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list two dimensions of executive functions that can be targeted using a mobile device.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain two ways to use mobile device technologies to offer supports to caregivers of young children with ASD.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Setting the stage (defining the technology options)
10-25 Minutes Promoting inclusion through use of a mobile device
25-40 Minutes Using video productions with mobile devices to target adaptive skills
40-50 Minutes Executive function targets using a mobile device
50-55 Minutes Using mobile devices to support parents/caregivers
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Angela Sterling-Orth was paid an honorarium for the presentation by SpeechPathology.com. Non-financial: Angela has a professional bias about authentic and quality-controlled methods and techniques for utilizing mobile device technology for professional purposes.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.