NEW EDITION! ,
This new edition of the popular laminated reference guide,
Autism and the iPad,åÊby Brian Friedlander and Christine Besko-Maughan, helps educators select the most effective apps to use with students on the autism spectrum.
Included are apps that focus on
... Intentional/expressive communication
... Speech and language development
... Organization/visual schedules
... Social skills
... Positive behavior supports (reward/reinforcement)
... Video modeling to strengthen targeted behaviors
... Student assessment
Autism and the iPad‰ã¢ also provides information on apps that turn the iPad into speech-generating devices and strategies for using these programs with non-verbal students to help them express their wants and needs and control their environment.
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have two primary challenges that affect their ability to learn: communication and behavior. The iPad‰ã¢ has opened up great opportunities and access for these students by providing apps that address language development, augmentative/alternative communication, visual schedules, and social stories that compensate for these deficits, as well as data collection apps for behavior analysis.
Many students with ASD struggle with expressive communication. Learn about the leading apps that turn the iPad‰ã¢ into a full-featured augmentative communication device, giving students on the spectrum a voice. With its portability and ease-of-use the iPad‰ã¢ has become a strong platform when working with students with ASD.
6 pages. 2017
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