Why IMPACT Every Day™? Because We All Benefit from Robust Apps and It’s Time Those with Autism Did, Too.
Today, teachers, parents and caregivers rely on laminated pictures to help those with autism learn basic skills, stay on schedule, manage particular challenges and express preferences. This approach is fundamentally effective, but static, hard to maintain and way too old fashioned in today’s digital world.
IMPACT Every Day brings this outdated, cumbersome approach into the 21st century through technology, most notably through tablets, such as the iPad, and smart phones. IMPACT Every Day simplifies and automates the process of creating educational imagery and it even allows for video-based tutorials.
Plus, there’s an ever-growing bank of resources, lessons and tutorials that can be added, modified or removed from the child’s profile or schedule. IMPACT Every Day gives a person with autism the opportunity to build independence and express preferences.
There is also an “assist” button anytime additional help is needed from the parent, teacher or job coach. And, IMPACT Every Day gives these caregivers real-time access and visibility to schedules, lesson plans, accomplishments and challenges.
The first iteration of IMPACT Every Day will be targeted to schools that teach children with autism in the Greater Cincinnati area. Though the ultimate goal is to make it available across the nation. And beyond.
Once developed, IMPACT Every Day can be adapted and optimized for a workplace environment. Of course, we see IMPACT Every Day as playing a central role in the creation and ultimate success of IMPACT Marketplace.