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
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 - email@example.com