Digital Citizenship, Technology Access, and Internet Safety for Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Webinar - April 12, 11:00-12:30 p.m.

April 12, 11:00-12:30 p.m. MT

Considering the importance of technology in the daily lives of youth, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, this webinar will explore factors and practical strategies related to digital citizenship, technology access, and internet safety for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Further, based upon data analyzed during this exploration, the presenters will make the case for individual and systems-level investment in digital citizenship to support full participation.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the importance of digital citizenship for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
2. Explore common accessibility-related barriers that prevent successful technology usage.
3. Implement strategies that help to ensure safe Internet usage.

Intended audience: Individuals with IDD and their families, educators, service providers

• Kim W. Fisher, PhD, FAAIDD, Illinois State University
• Heather J. Williamson, DrPH, FAAIDD, Northern Arizona University
• Scott I. Kupferman, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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