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Dr. Karina Barley 
Autism Expert, Course Developer and Associate Teacher at Monash University


Welcome to Project Autism Australia. My name is Karina, I am an autism expert based in Australia, as well as the author of over 30 online training courses for teachers in Australia and the USA. I specialise in autism behaviour, using technology in education and using technology with children who have autism. I currently teach at Monash University and have a number of young client's on the autism spectrum who I have the pleasure of spending time with between classes. 


Positive Behaviour Support

Private Tutoring

Professional Development for Educators


Behaviour Support

Project Autism provides an array of behavioural support services custom designed for children and young adults on the autism spectrum, as well as other learning disabilities, based around their individual needs.

Online Courses and Professional Development

Project Autism supports educators, carers, teachers aides and parents through learning opportunities, ranging from using an iPad as an augmented communication device, to deciphering difficult behaviour in the classroom.


iPad Apps for Education - Bloom's Digital Taxonomy & Using iPads for Autism Education

iPad Apps for Education - Bloom's Digital Taxonomy & Using iPads for Autism Education

My iPads for Autism Education Course Series is now available with University of North Dakota Autism iPad Techniques to Bridge Learning Gaps iPad Strategies to Engage Students Who Have Autism Turn Your iPad into an Augmentative Communication Device An introduction to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and how it applies to using iPads with children on the Autism Spectrum, including a list of iPad apps for each area of learning. This is a short lecture and information presentation for anyone working with children who have autism, and are considering using iPads for educational purposes. Thanks to Kathy Schrock for allowing me to reference her amazing work on Bloom's and SAMR. Please visit her website The Slideshare link to this presentation is at You can download this presentation and get a direct link to all of the apps listed. iPads for Autism Education - using Apps for the Classroom How to transform your lessons and create a 21st Century Classroom by using the iPad and apps. You can use your favorite lessons and update them to make them more relevant and current for your students. The iPad is revolutionising education and the classroom like never before. These apps will also assist in bridging learning gaps and differentiate lessons for all learners, especially for those on the Autism Spectrum Temple Grandin's view of iPads: Temple Grandin's Interview on iPads iPadagogy Khan Academy
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