Webinar – Being a Social Media Liaison: Social Media Strategies for Parents, Guardians, and Caretakers of Individuals with I/DD

Social media use has many benefits for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), including maintaining connections with others, being included within the digital world/society, and having a way to contact others in case of an emergency. However, there are also dangers and risks that come with using social media. In this presentation, social media safety strategies and resources formed specifically for parents, guardians, and caretakers supporting positive and safe social media use for their family member with I/DD will be shared. At the closure of this webinar, opportunities to ask  questions will be given. Presented by Dr. Mary Jo Krile,Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University

Register via Eventbrite:https://sercsocialmedialiason.eventbrite.com
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Transition Activities for School and Home

PPMD has compiled lists of transition activities to be used by educators and families. These lists include activities related to employment, postsecondary education, independent living, and activities specific for educators. Use these lists to find activities to support your transition aged youth.

Resource: PDF Transition Activities for Employment PDF Transition Activities for Postsecondary Education PDF Transition Activities for Independent Living PDF Transition Activities for Educators and Families
National Association of the Deaf

The NAD is the nation’s premier civil rights organization of, by, and for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in the United States of America.

Resource: URL National Association of the Deaf
American Society for Deaf Children

The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC) is a national organization that is committed to empowering diverse families with deaf or hard of hearing children and youth by embracing full access to language-rich environments through mentoring, advocacy, resources, and collaborative networks.

Resource: URL American Society for Deaf Children
Maryland School for the Deaf

The Maryland School for the Deaf is Maryland’s school for the Deaf and hard of hearing students.

Resource: URL Maryland School for the Deaf

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