Bellevue College will hold the fourth-annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament Friday, April 24 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. to increase understanding about autism and raise community awareness of its innovative Autism Spectrum Navigators program, which provides access support for autistic students in the classroom and on campus. Admission to the event is …more about 4th Annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament
March 19, 2015 by JOSH STILTS, Bellevue Reporter Staff Writer This spring Bellevue College and Central Washington University are partnering to expand services and educational opportunities for autistic students at the Ellensburg campus. Four years ago, Bellevue College faculty created Autism Spectrum Navigators as a way to support autistic students in accessing college programs, services and …more about BC, CWU partner to expand autism program (Bellevue Reporter)
Saturday, April 26, 2014 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Invite your friends, neighbors, family, professionals, educators – everyone – to come and enjoy a fun-filled day while learning about autism at college. Support our Autism Spectrum Navigators program and our students, too! Free Admission * $10 tournament fee * All Ages * Free Parking …more about 3rd Annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament
Above is a video produced by Instructure, the makers of Canvas, about how this tool is used to empower students on the autism spectrum.
Canvas is an online learning management system that allows the sharing of course content and communications between instructors and students, provides online learning activities and assessments, and keep track of students’ progress.
Sara Gardner was interviewed by Sonya Green on KBCS 91.3 as Washington Governor Jay Inslee declares April as Autism Acceptance Month. In this segment, Sara defines Autism, talks about the newly created Autism Acceptance Month as declared by Governor Jay Inslee, talks about the need for Autism awareness and acceptance in the community, points out …more about KBCS 91.3 Interview
(Sonya) April is Autism Awareness Month, and Today is World Autism Awareness Day. So we want to find out a little bit more about what it means to be Autistic, what Autism Spectrum means, and we have the great fortune of having Program Manager at Autism Spectrum Navigators at Bellevue College, Sara Gardner, joining us. …more about Transcript of KBCS Interview
Computerworld recently wrote an article about the ways in which Bellevue College’s two-year old Autism Spectrum Navigators program utilizes technology to benefit students. View the Computerworld Article.
Bellevue Patch wrote an article about this year’s Autism Awareness Tournament
Join us on April 13, 2013 for the Autism Awareness Video Game Tournament. SLATE OF SPEAKERS: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Transition Starts Now: Preparing Your Student for College and Beyond Learn what your student needs to know right now to begin preparing for college and independence. You’ll come away with specific tips and strategies …more about 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Video Game Tournament
Q13 Fox Interviews Sara Gardner: One in 50 Children Has Autism Sara Gardner, Program Manager for the Autism Spectrum Navigators program at Bellevue College, spoke about autism and options for parents.