Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology: Social
This is one course in a series created by the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence in partnership with the Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism Training and TEA.  Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Assistive Technology: Social provides information related to the common social barriers for individuals with ASD, the features of technology that may support these common barriers, and assistive technology tools that may contain features that support social competence in individuals with ASD.

Presented by Jan Rogers and Wendy Szakacs. 

Jan Rogers is currently the Program Director of the OCALI Assistive Technology Center. She is an occupational therapist and is also a RESNA certified ATP who has worked in a variety of agencies serving the needs of individuals with disabilities for over 30 years.

Wendy Szakacs has been working with persons with disabilities for twenty-three years, while specializing in autism for the past sixteen years. She is presently employed as the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) Regional Consultant for Autism and Low Incidence for Northeast /eastern Ohio. 

There are three other courses in this series:

  • SU1738158 Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology: Organization
  • SU1738164 Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology: Supporting Literacy in Individuals with Autism through the use of Assistive Technology 
  • SU1738165 Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology: Writing

Occupational therapists, Assistive Technology specialists, special education teachers, paraeducators, Speech language pathologists, district support staff, behavior specialists, autism specialists, LSSP, diagnostician, PPCD teachers
Special Education, Assessment, Speech Therapy, Autism, Related Services, LIFE skills, ECSE
Online Course, Self-directed

Free
CPE Credits: 0.50  
Registration Closes: 9/1/2025
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