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      iPads and Autism: Best Practices in the Educational Environment in Andover

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      March 14, 2013

      Thursday   3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

      461 River Road
      Andover, Massachusetts 01810

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      iPads and Autism: Best Practices in the Educational Environment

      iPads and Autism: Best Practices in the Educational Environment

      Mark Mautone, ITPADD


      This presentation will provide a comprehensive insight into how to use iPads to educate individuals with autism spectrum disorders in schools and out in the community. This workshop will demonstrate innovative ways that an iPad can be integrated into a learner’s daily repertoire. Mark will discuss current research on iPads, as well as selection and implementation of iPad applications across various educational domains and offer valuable tips and strategies to ensure that the iPad is being implemented to its fullest potential.


      3 Credits

      BCBA Type 2 CEU


      (Please note: At this time, Melmark New England is unable to offer PDP credits for this type of event)


       Mark Mautone has over 18 years experience in special education and is currently a lead teacher for a New Jersey School District in an Applied Behavior Analysis Program for children with autism.  He is conducting research at Caldwell College on using iPads with children with autism.
      Mark has extensive knowledge in assistive technology that includes adapting curriculum, creating individualized technological curriculum using iWorks and iLife, and effectively harnessing standard curriculum with iPad/iPod Touch applications to create a seamless learning experience.
      He is also the President of ITPADD-Integrated Technology for Persons with Autism and Developmental Disabilities. A technology company that provides training, 1:1 instruction, program development and technology support for children and adults with disabilities.
      Mark was featured in (January 2012) and The Star Ledger (January 2011) for using iPads with children who are educated in the general and special education environment. He has presented on various technological topics using the iPod Touch and iPads for Autism NJ, Caldwell College, Hofstra University and most recently the Apple Store in Wayne, NJ on "iPads and Education". He also supports and presents to local school districts and organizations on using iPads in general and special education.
      Mark is the developer of ITPADD iPhone/iPod Touch app, which was named one of 27 most revolutionary apps for people with Tramatic Brain Injury by, an organization funded by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.  He is a member of the Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) and an Apple Certified Associate in iWorks Suite.

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