Howorth, Rooks-Ellis attend Council for Exceptional Children conference

Sarah Howorth and Deborah Rooks-Ellis, assistant professors of special education, attended the Council for Exceptional Children — Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities conference in January in Sarasota, Florida.

Howorth took part in a pre-conference training institute, “Using Current and Emerging Technologies to Enhance Outcomes for Students with ASD and/or Intellectual Disability.”

Howorth and Rooks-Ellis also displayed their research at the conference poster sessions. Topics included: Technology Tools to Support Behavior Analysts and Teachers; Use of an Augmented Reality Application to Support Reading Skills of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder; A Meta-analysis of Reading Interventions for Students with Severe Disabilities; Sexuality and Autism; Telehealth Parent Training Using the Early Start Denver Model; and Breaking Down Classroom Barriers for Students with Autism in College.

The conference was held Jan. 22-24.