San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2012
Marc Zimmerman, CEO/Founder of popular new social skills learning program, The Social Express, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Touch Technology Applications for Children With Special Needs Conference and Expo.
The conference brings together leading practitioners and researchers to present the latest practical applications in touch-screen tablet technology in the world of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Parents and professionals of children with autism and other special needs will want to attend the inaugural Touch Technology Applications for Children With Special Needs Conference and Expo. The event takes place September 17-18, 2012 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.
According to Debra Bryant, BCaBA and founder of Touch Technology Conference, “We are excited to have Marc Zimmerman of The Social Express as our keynote speaker. As both a dad of twins with autism and a learning software developer, Marc recognized early on how powerful and effective iPads and learning apps are to introduce and teach new concepts to children.
Bryant continued, ”Marc will share his deep insights with and inspire our attendees at the Touch Technology Applications for Children With Special Needs Conference and Expo!”
For professionals and parents who cannot travel to St. Louis, the conference organizers are offering a “Web Participation” virtual attendance package.
Parents and professionals interested in learning more about the endless possibilities for using touch technology to help improve the lives of special needs children can register at this website http://www.specialneedstouchtechnology.com/registration.html
The Social Express is a social skills learning program that uses video modeling, socially valid dialog, original characters, and Hollywood-movie quality animation. Children with autism, ADHD, Asperger’s and other social-emotional deficits find the characters engaging. Many children ask to use it everyday.
About The Language Express, Inc.
The Language Express, founded by parents of autistic twins in 2008, is a privately held company based in Encinitas, California. The company develops The Social Express™ and other interactive social learning software. The company’s mission is to help children with ADHD, Autism and Asperger’s to improve their lives by teaching social skills using video modeling. Visit the company at http://thesocialexpress.com/
About Touch Technology
Touch Technology, a division of ABA Consulting Services LLC, is committed to providing quality education in the use of touch-screen tablet technology for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and learning disabilities. The first Touch Technology Applications for Children With Special Needs Conference provides a venue for app developers, parents, professionals, and special educators to come together so that children with special needs can be served in the most effective way possible. Our goal is to provide engaging educational forums where parents and professionals can share their needs and experiences with app developers so that new apps can be developed.