Education Week – Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism


M. Scott Brauer for Education Week - Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism - 17 August 2011

M. Scott Brauer for Education Week - Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism - 17 August 2011

Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism

About a month after visiting DC for portfolio meetings, I got an email from Charlie at Education Week with my first assignment for the publication. For a story in a package on the use of technology in education for students with special needs, I photographed Jack Ursitti, a seven-year-old with autism who uses an iPad for language learning and leisure activities. I spent a couple of hours with Jack as he worked with a therapist and teacher at his home outside of Boston. The story is behind Education Week’s paywall, though you can see an excerpt here: Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism

You can see more pictures from the shoot at my archive: Education Week – Jack Ursitti – Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism or at the recent work section of this website: Outtakes: Education Week – Virtual Education Targets Rise of Autism

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