Cool Tools for School Success
Mona Pruett, M.S., OT/L, Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center at VCU
School success depends on a student’s ability to plan, organize and prioritize tasks, materials, and information; separate main ideas from details; think flexibly; memorize content; and monitor progress toward completing tasks. This webcast will introduce strategies using low tech to high tech tools for developing these executive functioning skills for students on the Autism Spectrum.
Bio: Mona Pruett, M.S., OT/L currently works with the Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center at VCU. Mona serves as a program specialist in the areas of assistive technology, instructional technology and distance education. Her professional interests focus on ensuring that all students have access to the school curriculum regardless of disability. She enjoys staying current on the most recent advances in technology but also loves to share low cost and easy to use alternatives. Mona is an occupational therapist with over 30 years’ experience working with children in public schools, early intervention programs, and private practice.