Making Connections:
Treating Autism with Advanced Video Collaboration

1 in 68. That is the current prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a developmental disorder that affects more than 3.5 million Americans. Experts agree that early and intensive intervention is a key component to treating the symptoms of Autism and has the greatest impact on a child’s overall developmental trajectory.

Join Akron Children’s Hospital and the University of Utah to see how advanced video technologies let doctors, therapists, and early interventionists deliver early and intensive therapy for more children with Autism than ever before.

Featured Speakers

draaron.jpgDr. Aaron Fischer from the University of Utah will present on his research on how videoconferencing can be used as a strategy to conserve school resources and remotely consult with teachers. Specifically, how these tools can be used in evaluating and advancing evidence-based interventions for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

maggie96x116.jpgMaggie Collins from the Family Child Learning Center at Akron Children’s Hospital will discuss how she is implementing virtual home visits utilizing advancements in video technology and robotics to provide Early Intervention services to families and children with Autism.

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Pairing Vidyo’s high-quality, reliable video conferencing on tablets with the Kubi telepresence solution by Revolve Robotics allowed niversity of Utah psychologists to interact with autistic students in a much more natural and engaging manner, while also providing valuable coaching services for their teachers. Learn more in this Case Study.