ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR FUNCTIONAL LIVINGPresenters: Barbara Serianni, Kathy Becht, & Kelly Schaffer
BIG IDEAS for Today
FOUR Everyday Tech Tools
VIDEO Modeling - WHY• Teach new skills• Convenient reminders• Support independence• Increase self-confidence
VIDEO Modeling – HOW• Create it from your desk or record it on the go from your smartphone• Edit video in iMovie (Mac) or Movie Maker (PC)• Push out to YouTube
Let’s Do It! 1. Select a partner 2. Make sure one of you can record video on your phone 3. Pick something to demonstrate 4. Rehearse 5. Video demonstration 6. View playback
How To Get it To Our Clients
Covert Audio Coaching (Bug in Ear)• Effective in increasing the work performance of supported employees• Performance maintained several weeks following intervention• Intervention was effective across participants and work tasksBennett, K., Brady, M. P., Scott, J., Dukes, C., & Frain, M. 2010. The Effects of Covert Audio Coaching on the JobPerformance of Supported Employees. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (25) 173. DOI:10.1177/1088357610371636
Bug in Ear Coaching - WHY• Discrete• Encourages Independence• Real-time Explicit Coaching• Direct Intervention
Bug in Ear Coaching – HOW• Individual being coached wears a bluetooth ear-piece• Coach delivers prompts and corrective feedback through cell phone
Bug in Ear Coaching - Example
Let’s Do It!1. Get into small groups with at least one bluetooth device2. Pick someone to coach3. Determine an objective for your “client”4. Connect to “consumer” via phone call5. Coach “consumer” through bluetooth headset
Video Email - WHY• Video instead of text• Improve understandability• Great for non-readers• Perfect for non-writers
Video Email - HOW• Compose from your computer or smartphone• Compose on the fly• No editing required http://corp.eyejot.com/
Portable Digital Video Tools First Then Visual ScheduleFirst – Then with a countdowntimer!
Portable Digital Video Tools iPromptsVisual supports, schedules & pictureprompting
Portable Digital Video Tools Picture Prompt TimerFirst – Then with a countdowntimer!
Portable Digital Video Tools Video SchedulerPortable Scheduler PLUS VideoModeling!
Questions? More Information? https://sites.google.com/site/seriannionline/special-populations https://sites.google.com/site/ucfaccesstoday/bug-in-earhttp://coachwandawade.com/ Email - firstname.lastname@example.org