The Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) is a one-stop training hub for people who interact with, teach, care for, and treat individuals with autism spectrum disorder. IBT was developed by a professional team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)—all with more than 20 years of experience in the field.
Scene Speak from Good Karma Applications provides a framework on the iPad to create visual scene displays and interactive social stories. The application allows users to customize an image with multiple, different-sized sound areas, popup text, and animated text. In addition, users can link scenes to each other via a “hotspot.”
The Reading Teacher, a publication of the International Literacy Association, includes an article in its July/August 2016 issue that focuses on developing teacher understanding of how to carefully select and use children’s picture books about autism as a tool for teaching awareness, empathy, and acceptance in an elementary classroom setting.
A team in Stanford University’s Wall Lab is creating a therapy device for children with autism that could be used at home. The technology, called the Autism Glass Project, uses facial recognition software and runs on Google Glass.