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Technology and autism
Here are answers to your questions from the Webinar on Teens and Screens, and more technology resources.
In this webinar video, Cheryl Cohen, MS, discusses the latest research, including her own on how teens with autism use technology in their day-to-day lives.
This research report looks at the parents’ concerns about their teens’ online networking and purchasing behaviors, as well as their concerns regarding online bullying (cyberbullying).
Learn about the results of an IAN study that explored how teens with autism are using the web.
Over the years, I’ve run into many absorbing, amazing, heartbreaking, and life-affirming films involving individuals with autism, their families, and the world at large. Included in my favorites are the films by Dan Habib. Don't miss these short films.
Mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and smartphones have become widely popular. Given their interactive features and the inherent interest that children have in technology, caregivers are tapping into these handheld devices to teach organizational and study skills. Studies have confirmed that they can be also effective tools in teaching language, social and play skills in children with autism.