Internet Safety: Planning and Prevention for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Adolescence brings with it several significant safety concerns for individuals with autism. One such concern is through the use of technologies. The Internet connects people, and while it provides many benefits, it also can be potentially dangerous when adolescents connect online with people they do not know. This webinar will provide planning and action tools to assist caregivers and their teens to gain the skills needed to stay safe while navigating the virtual world.
Date & Time: October 11, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT
Presenter: Tahra Cessna, BCBA, BA, Clinical Director, Positive Behavior Supports Corporation
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Presenter: Melissa Olive, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Executive Director, Applied Behavioral Strategies, LLC
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