Quick question: who’s interested in an autism-focused IGNITE event?

By Rick Colosimo / January 15, 2010 / Comments Off on Quick question: who’s interested in an autism-focused IGNITE event?

“Ignite” talks are presentations composed of 15 slides that automatically rotate every 20 seconds, meaning they’re only 5 minutes long. Since I’ve been working on a similarly sized presentation to introduce my ideas on a comprehensive ASD curriculum planning & tracking tool, and since March 1-4 is Global Ignite Week, I wondered whether there are…

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Comprehensive medical record planning

By Rick Colosimo / November 2, 2009 / Comments Off on Comprehensive medical record planning

This article on the VA’s electronic records experience should be energizing autism service providers around the country, but I fear that it isn’t. The doctors involved have their own electronic records issues, and they’re almost certainly uncomfortable with anything that could make them responsible for inappropriate disclosures of information to non-medical providers, HIPAA releases notwithstanding.…

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Project: “Open-source” school for autistic children

By Rick Colosimo / October 13, 2009 / Comments Off on Project: “Open-source” school for autistic children

I refer to this as 30seats.com, wth a focusing on creating one classroom at a time to serve our entire community of new children with ASDs. Mission: A program that would collect, create, and curate tools, information, and content to address the physical, program, and regulatory requirements to found a school-centered program for children with…

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Next steps on open-source autism school

By Rick Colosimo / August 7, 2008 / Comments Off on Next steps on open-source autism school

To get started, We’ve posted a project in connection with the open-source autism school at Arielle’s Project Interns site. Here is the description: Develop specifications for a web 2.0 front-end for a project to create an open-source/crowdsourced model for starting a nonprofit school for children on the autistic spectrum. The website should support and encourage…

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