Using Pinterest to Supplement Evidence-Based Resources for Students With Autism

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 8: Psychological Services for Students With Autism

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. become aware of the array of autism interventions found on Pinterest.
  2. gain access to many free or low-cost interventions found on Pinterest.
  3. discriminate between high-quality and low quality interventions on Pinterest.


The novel coronavirus of 2019 shifted the way school personnel provide instruction and interventions for students in early 2020. One way educators handled the move to virtual learning in the U.S. is by using materials from the internet. School psychologists use Pinterest, a popular social media presentations. This presentation will provide practitioners with a breakdown of Pinterest content for students with autism spectrum disorder and a systematic way to review efficacy of online resources.



Giulietta Flaherty, Rutgers University
Nicole Breeden, Rutgers University
Linda A. Reddy, Rutgers University
Cristin M. Hall, Penn State University

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