Kolloquium: Ryan Kellems (Brigham Young University, USA)


Das Zentrum für Lehrer*innenbildung lädt am 22. April 2024 zu einem Kolloquium mit Bryan Kellems zum Thema „Using Technology to Improve the Lives of Individuals with Autism (ASD)" herzlich ein.

Zeit: Montag, 22.04.2024, 16:00-17:30 Uhr 

Ort: Seminarraum 4, Porzellangasse 4, Stiege 2, 3. Stock, 1090 Wien

Anmeldung: zlb@univie.ac.at


Technology has shown great promise in assisting individuals with autism to reach their full potential. This presentation will discuss different ways technology can be used to improve outcomes for individuals with Autism. Specific technologies to be discussed will include video modeling, live animation, and augmented/virtual reality.  Dr. Kellems will provide real world examples of how each technology has been used from his years of research in each area. 


Dr. Ryan Kellems is currently an associate professor within the Counseling Psychology and Special Education department at Brigham Young University (BYU) in the United States. Previously he served as a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute for the Psychology of Special Needs at ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Kellems focuses his research on various aspects of special education, including the education of individuals with disabilities, augmented and virtual realities, assistive technology, and vocational support for young adults with autism in community settings. His expertise lies in leveraging technology to facilitate improved outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Before pursuing his doctoral degree, Dr. Kellems worked as a secondary school teacher, working in both rural and urban environments, where he taught special education and Social Studies.