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Facilitating Social Skills Using Mobile Technology
November 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
Update Nov 12: Slides from the meeting are here (PDF)
About this Event
Today, 98% of households have a mobile device, like smartphones, tablets, or other smart-mobile devices. This world of overwhelming connectivity is transforming the lives of children. Can we harness the power of mobile technology to facilitate social skills for our children?
In this workshop, we will cover the following:
-Review & description of social skill building frameworks
-Review of relevant research on facilitating socials using mobile technology
-Demonstration of appropriate apps to use
-Discussion of applying the techniques across settings
Dawn Ferrer, MA, SLP and Luna DeCurtis, MA, SLP are co-founders Morning2Moon Productions. They are two speech therapists passionate about early intervention, autism spectrum disorders (ASD), social skills training, and family education and coaching. M2M focuses on incorporating the skills and techniques used in traditional therapy while using the iPad as a tool to achieve similar outcomes.
This workshop is co-sponsored by Fenixia Foundation. Fenixia is dedicated to helping special needs children and their families thrive.
Opening Doors PTA thanks the Palo Alto CAC for partnering with us and helping us coordinate this workshop.
The meeting space is provided as a community service by the City of Redwood City. The City neither sponsors nor endorses this event nor the presenting individual or organizations