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Social Networking and Online Safety for People Who Use AAC and Professionals

Session 
6.1a
Educational
  • Tom Griffiths
Summary

Following successful days at Further Education colleges around the UK, this session will introduce the basics of social networking (Facebook and Twitter) and internet telephony (Skype), as well as discuss safety issue around online social networking. It will also discuss access to social networks, and will include personal experience from those who use AAC.

The session will be pitched at 'technophobes', so no prior knowledge of social networking is required – come along and learn! This session will be suitable for people who use AAC, as well as professionals supporting those who would like to access social networks.

Level of Session 
2
Age Group 
Adolescent
Adult
Interest 
Topic of interest to people who use AAC
Secondary school transition
Mainstream
Special
Further/Higher Education