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
- After 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.
- After 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.
- After this course, participants will be able to list two dimensions of executive functions that can be targeted using a mobile device.
- After 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.
|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|
Ms. Angie Sterling-Orth, Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Associate Professor, earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees in Communication Disorders from UW-Eau Claire. She spent her first years in the field working in the Wisconsin public schools, specializing in work with early childhood, early-elementary, and middle school populations. Following her years in the schools, Ms. Sterling-Orth spent four years in product development at Thinking Publications, a publishing company specializing in products designed for speech-language pathologists. She has spent the past 14 years at UW-Eau Claire supervising in the clinic, teaching graduate level coursework (grad essentials and school methods), and undergraduate coursework in language disorders, aural rehabilitation, and fluency disorders. She specializes in serving individuals who stutter, school-based SLP services, and using innovative technologies for instruction and service delivery.
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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