No Such Thing, Episode 34: "MakerEd & Autism"
Listen now to No Such Thing, Episode 34: "MakerEd & Autism". In this episode, researchers Kristie Patten Koenig and Dr. Wendy Martin investigate and chat with Marc about what affordances emerge when MakerEd meets inclusion environments for kids on the Autism Spectrum.
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Kristie Patten Koenig is an occupational therapist, with a PhD in Educational Psychology.
From her bio: She examines the efficacy of interventions utilized in public schools for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.
She's the Department Chair for Occupational Therapy at New York University and a leading researcher on K12 interventions related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr. Wendy Martin leads research that deepens understanding of how key components of educational programs influence effectiveness and participant experience with the prominent research group, Education Development Center.
We're talking today about a project that they collaborate on: it's about maker education and Autism.
Notes from the episode:
- ASD Nest @ NYU: https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/asdnest/
- Wendy Martin: http://cct.edc.org/people/martin-wendy
- Kristie Koenig: https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/ot/faculty/Kristie_Koenig
- Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
About No Such Thing
The show is about learning with technology, the realities and exciting potential, but it’s also about youth and the practitioners who support them –- youth developers, museum educators, teachers, mentors, counselors, parents–as they grow their identity, and journey forward.
The show is produced in partnership with City University of New York’s Masters Program in Youth Studies (learn more on the School of Professional Studies website) and Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that believes in technology as a force for good.
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