Our Technology Vision

 

The New World Of Technology

Technology is all around us. Most of us have computers and mobile devices which allow us to access information anywhere, anytime. We can’t seem to live without them! Well, that may not be so different for people with autism. Many people on the autism spectrum are visual learners and are drawn to these devices for a host of interests: Videos, Music, Games and internet access to name a few. So if they are interested and motivated, why not try to use it to teach them skills also? So began the journey of discovering how to customize and introduce educational content in an interactive visual way.

Autism Cares Foundation: ipads in special education

Our Vision

Our mission has been to provide education for the implementation of technology into the daily lives of people with autism to enhance learning, life skill independence and communication.

The Autism Cares Foundation Technology Learning Lab was established in 2009. The environment was set up to allow parents and their children to come and learn about computers and iPods to help determine what best fits their needs.

We hosted open house events and parent support nights so families can gather to further their knowledge about the benefits of mobile technology.

In April 2010, we expanded to include Parent Education Seminars featuring the Apple iPad and in 2011 incorporated our innovative ‘iPad Technology Course’. In our classes, parents and children work together in a classroom setting utilizing iPad apps to creat a fun and engaging learning environment.

Also, throughout the year, educational seminars and focused workshops are scheduled for parents and professionals.

 

 

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Donations may be made by check to:
Autism Cares Foundation
P.O. Box 180
Richboro, PA 18954

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Autism Cares Foundation, Inc. is a registered nonprofit corporation in Pennsylvania and a 501c3 charity.

Upcoming Events
Mar
27
Mon
12:00 pm 76ers Tickets- Lottery @ The Wells Fargo Center
76ers Tickets- Lottery @ The Wells Fargo Center
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm
76ers Tickets- Lottery @ The Wells Fargo Center | Hamilton Township | New Jersey | United States
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7:00 pm iPad Entry Level Review @ Autism Cares Foundation Resources Center
iPad Entry Level Review @ Autism Cares Foundation Resources Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
iPad Entry Level Review @ Autism Cares Foundation Resources Center | Southampton | Pennsylvania | United States
This class is designed for a basic level user or parent needing to review important features and functionality of the iPad and how to best set up a successful environment when working with a child or student. There is so
Mar
30
Thu
7:00 pm FitLife Physical Fitness Program @ Fitlife Performance Training
FitLife Physical Fitness Program @ Fitlife Performance Training
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm
FitLife Physical Fitness Program @ Fitlife Performance Training | Warminster | Pennsylvania | United States
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3
Mon
7:00 pm Bounce U- Langhorne @ Bounce U- Langhorne
Bounce U- Langhorne @ Bounce U- Langhorne
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
Bounce U- Langhorne @ Bounce U- Langhorne | Langhorne | Pennsylvania | United States
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Apr
4
Tue
7:00 pm Glee Club @ St. Vincent de Paul Church
Glee Club @ St. Vincent de Paul Church
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Glee Club @ St. Vincent de Paul Church | Warminster | Pennsylvania | United States
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