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Monday, June 16 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Autism and iPads: Increasing Social Interaction with Apps

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Learn how the iPad is an effective socialization tool for your students on the autism spectrum. We will explore why and how they willingly interact when they use an iPad.

1. What happens in the brain of a student with autism during a typical face-to-face interactions?
2. Why would I use technology wheny student with autism is over stimulated?
3. What are some apps that encourage social interaction?

Software Requirements:
Teachers will use an App they already have downloaded to participate in the session.


Adrienne Ahr

Counselor, EnvisionEd Consulting
Adrienne is a Licensed Professional Counseling Intern under the supervision of Dr. Jenny Dougherty, LPC-S, RPT-S. She is currently working as a counseling consultant with EnvisionEd Consulting and seeing clients in private practice in Plano, TX. Adrienne specializes in working with children with autism spectrum disorders through the use of play therapy. She believes play in many forms is important including the use of technology and assists... Read More →

Monday June 16, 2014 9:00am - 9:50am

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