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Assistive Technology and Autism

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Easterseals Crossroads

4740 Kingsway Drive

5th floor Conference Room

Indianapolis, IN 46205

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**Online Training can be viewed at www.eastersealstech.com/live


What: INDATA Full Day Training: Assistive Technology & Autism

When: Friday August 25, 2017

Where: Easterseals Crossroads 4740 Kingsway Drive 5th floor Conference Room Indianapolis, IN 46205

Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning about assistive technology for individuals with autism. Individuals with disabilities, Educators, Parents, Students, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Professionals, and Health Care providers can benefit from this training content.

Why: This FREE assistive technology training will educate participants about assistive technology available for individuals who have autism.

Agenda

9:00am-9:30am

Welcome and Introductions presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads

9:30am-10:30am

An Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder presented by Ashley McGinn Ph.D, HSPP, Psychologist, at Easterseals Crossroads

10:30am-10:45am

Break

10:45am-11:30am

Augmentative Commuication Devices and Apps presented by Wendy Strickland, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist/Augmentative Communication, at Easterseals Crossroads

11:30am-12:30pm

Lunch

(catered lunch provided to attendees at no charge)

12:30pm-1:30pm

Understanding Sensory Processing and Autism presented by Kerri Veteto, MOT, OTR, BCBA, Occupational Therapist/Board Certified Behavior Analyst

1:30pm-2:15pm

Video Modeling presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology and Josh Anderson, Manager of Clinical Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads

2:15pm-3:15pm

The Role of Technology in Improving Social Cognition presented by Brooke Bastin, Licensed Clinical Therapist, at Easterseals Crossroads



Important Information

1.CEU's will be offered for this training if you attend in person. For more information, visit http://www.aacinstitute.org/CEUs/Participants.html. (**please note that CEU's are NOT offered for online attendees and you must apply for CEU's within 60 days or there will be a $5 charge).

2. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please make sure you request them 48 hours in advance. Accommodation requests must be received by 4pm Tuesday prior to the event. If you need a tactile interpreter we will need your request at least 1 1/2 weeks in advance.

3. Please be advised that photos may be taken at full day training events.

4. ESC has jeans days on Fridays, please feel free to dress casual.

5. If you are registering as an online attendee,visit www.eastersealstech.com/live prior to the day of the training to prevent any technical difficulties the day of the event.

6. For questions or accessibility information, contact Nikol Prieto at nprieto@eastersealscrossroads.org or 317-466-2013.




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