1. TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY – Using Tech Tools Without Losing Sight of General Goals

    By Anthony KaDarrell Thigpen Email: Anthony_thigpen@aol.com AUTISM ACADEMY – Special needs educators at the Autism Academy, a school for children with autism, located in Tempe,AZ, are using podcast, robotics, coding, typing, MobyMax, and computers to advance instructional objectives. Classroom technology at Autism Academy campuses encompass all kinds of tools, including PCI reading and math for …Read More

  2. PROBLEMS ARE NOT FAILURES – Benefits of Robotics for Critical Thinking

    Anthony KaDarrell Thigpen Anthony_thigpen@aol.com   AUTISM ACADEMY – An innovative introductory Robotics course is motivating middle and high school students to think critically. The Autism Academy, a school for children with autism in Tempe, AZ, offers rigorous and challenging classes that best benefit students beyond the borders of the classroom. Robotics and Computer Coding teacher Justi…Read More

  3. How to Prepare Your Child for the School Year

    School is starting back up again soon, so we're going to focus solely on how nerve-wrecking going back to school for any a child with autism and their family can be. Luckily at Autism Academy, we are very accomplished with teaching autistic children and knowing the proper teaching techniques for children with autism. We are a school that focuses on knowing the right pieces of the puzzle for educat…Read More

  4. Autism and Genetics: SPARK, MSSNG, and TBR1

    At Autism Academy, a school for children with autism, the focus is on the most current research in this field. As any person who follows autism-related research, there must be awareness of the genetic analysis that has emerged. Alongside neural research and the studies on environmental factors, the facts that are known about autism have increased. As an institute that focuses on autism education, …Read More