Smart Technologies as Vocational Supports for Persons with Cognitive- Behavioral Challenges

Tony Gentry, PhD OTR/LWhat: This day-long workshop for autism support professionals on strategies for the assessment and training of persons with autism to use PDAs, tablets and smartphones as cognitive-behavioral aids in transition to employment. We will discuss the evolution of these tools, explore apps for memory, task management, behavioral modulation, wayfinding, and communication, and use case studies to develop individualized suites of device, apps, and peripherals to provide workplace solutions for this population.

Who: Professionals who provide direct support for people with autism, typically OTs, SLPs, special education teachers, vocational rehab counselors and job coaches.
When/ Where:
  • September 30 in Missoula
  • October 2 in Bozeman
  • This workshop will have 4 followup webinars for participants.. dates and times to be announced