Association for Behavior Analysis International

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38th Annual Convention; Seattle, WA; 2012

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W65
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Using the iPad to Aid Students With Autism to Communicate and Be Included in General Education Settings and the Community
Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00 AM–11:00 AM
616/617 (Convention Center)
Area: AUT/AAB; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Laura Kenneally, Ed.D.
LAURA KENNEALLY (Advance, Inc.), KATHLEEN MCCABE-ODRI (Advance, Inc.), JENNIFER CORNELY (Partners in Learning, Inc.), NICOLE PEASE (Partners in Learning, Inc.)
Description: The iPad is being touted as a "miracle" for individuals with autism. This workshop will illustrate simple strategies that can make lasting, life-long changes for our students. Using video and lecture formats, this workshop will demonstrate how the iPad combined with the tenets of ABA can help students with autism learn to communicate and be successful in inclusion settings. The presenters will illustrate the use of several different apps and how they are used to aid students in a variety of settings.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

Combine the technology of ABA and the technology of an iPad to create behavior change in individuals with autism

Identify how different apps on the iPad can help learners using shaping, modeling, and imitation

Use the iPad to maximize incidental teaching opportunities via making curriculum adaptations on the iPad

Use the iPad to teach students self-management

Use the Pad as a behavior change procedure to promote stimulus and response generalization

Design and implement programs on the iPad that will help monitor treatment integrity and treatment adherence to protocols

Activities: The workshop includes lecture, video examples, and live demonstrations of the iPad applications.
Audience: This workshop is appropriate for BCBAs, teachers, CST members, and psychologists.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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