In this episode, Kim shares what she learned and is implementing from guests in the technology series. Along with these lessons are clips from each guest so listeners have a quick reference to find episodes of interest.
Reasonably priced and easily accessible technology marketed toward able bodied individuals also have the alternative perk of bringing independence and improving quality of life for those with disabilities. Several are explored in this episode.
Technology is no longer a perk but a must. Our guest is a special education teacher sharing ways to discover and implement technology into classrooms while on a tight budget.
Social cognition and self advocacy do not always come naturally so will need to be taught. A program at the Center for Brain Health in Dallas Texas called Charisma is teaching clients these and other social skills via a game based learning environment.
How is the adult special needs community going to receive adequate supports, maximum independence, and safety with the limited budgets available in most states?
Could technology be the answer?