About All Access Autism

All Access Autism is dedicated to advocacy and resources for those who work with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Content can be found for parents, siblings, professionals or community members to help people with autism and developmental disabilities in school or work settings. Assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning play major roles in allowing individuals with disabilities access to curriculum, jobs and quality daily living; therefore, you will find a great deal of information on assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning, including devices, services and implementation. All Access Autism is about bringing awareness to the community and helping those with autism and other developmental disabilities gain access to a world that historically kept them in a corner.

About the Author

Alex Wheatley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Brigham Young University and a Master of Education in Special Education from the University of Idaho. He also received a graduate certificate in Assistive Technology Applications from California State University at Northridge, and is currently a student at Brigham Young University pursuing an Education Specialist degree in School Psychology.

Alex has worked as a direct support professional, case manager for social security disability benefits, and special education teacher. Currently, he consults on assistive technology and universal design for learning, while pursuing research interests in using assistive technology to strengthen social skills and emotional well-being in students with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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