Isaac's Autism in the Wild

Isaac's Autism in the Wild

#141 | Technology and Neurodivergent Teens by SPD Ed Richardson

December 12, 2023

Technology can be an excellent tool for kids with special needs, but it’s essential to be aware of the risks involved. Preparing for safe online interactions is necessary, and it is critical to examine the particular risks and issues that youth with disabilities face online.

The Isaac Foundation, along with Ed Richardson of the Spokane Police Department, will present tips and strategies to help guide your child to use technology and digital media safely and responsibly.

Tips include:
Recognize/identify the signs of cyberbullying.

Talk with your youth about online predators.

How to teach your youth about online safety.

Use of parental controls.