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MAIER PD: Video Modeling and Technology in the Classroom

April 11, 2016

Speaker: Colleen Foley-Ingersoll, BCBA

Session to begin at 9am and end by 3:30pm. Sign-in begins at 8:30am
Thomas College, Summit Room of the Spann Student Commons
For directions to the Thomas College campus in Waterville, as well as a campus map, please see the following link:
http://www.thomas.edu/explore-about-thomas/our-campus/campus-map-directions/

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Technology is everywhere and easier than ever to use. New technologies are providing teaching tools that enhance our student’s ability to learn in all developmental domains. Children with autism gravitate toward these devices so it is only natural that we would want to maximize these opportunities. We will review research and explore how to use technology, including video modeling, to maximize our impact on a student’s development and generate solutions for the challenges faced by our students with autism spectrum disorders.

Colleen Foley-Ingersoll, M.Ed., BCBA, has more than twenty years of experience working with children and adolescents with disabilities including autism spectrum disorders in both school and home settings. Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Moderate Special Education at Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts. While completing her undergraduate coursework, she developed a passion for teaching children with autism and continued her education by acquiring a Master of Science degree in Early Intervention/Intensive Special Education at Northeastern University. She began her career in Special Education as an assistant and then lead teacher at The May Institute in 1992. After working at The May Institute for 7 years, she moved to Maine and was the director of  The REACH School at Child Development Services. While working at The REACH School, she continued her studies by completing the Applied Behavior Analysis Course Series at Florida Institute of Technology’s Graduate Professional Development program and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In January 2014, Colleen joined the Woodfords Family Services team as a BCBA in the Westbrook and Topsham Preschool Programs.

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Details

Date:
April 11, 2016
Event Category:

Organizer

Deborah Rooks-Ellis
Phone:
207.581.2352
Email:
deborah.l.rooks@maine.edu

Venue

Thomas College, Spann Student Commons
180 West River Rd
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
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