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CLOSED: Keeping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Safe in a Digital World – Foundational Family Service

December 7, 2022 @ 9:30am - 12:00pm

Keeping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Safe in a Digital World

This 2 ½-hour workshop provides parents and caregivers with information and strategies to help safely navigate a child’s online presence and enhance cyber safety for your family.  Online gaming and social media has become the new norm for children and youth and understanding technology and the digital world has never been more important. This workshop was developed in collaboration with the Halton Regional Police Service to help increase your confidence with your child’s online presence.

As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • describe the importance of online safety
  • identify online risks for persons with ASD
  • define key terms related to online safety
  • implement teaching strategies to support online safety

Keeping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Safe in a Digital World will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed by a Kerry’s Place staff two business days before the event starts.

To participate, the following is required:

  • mobile device, tablet or computer
  • internet connection
  • speakers and a microphone
  • webcam

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Time: 9:30am to 12:00pm
Cost: there is no cost to participate

Please note: Registration does not guarantee a space in this webinar. To be eligible, completion of a Kerry’s Place Autism Services intake meeting and additional documentation may be required to attend.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancelled by Kerry’s Place: Kerry’s Place may cancel a program due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, and the activity cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued with no administrative fee charged.

Cancelled by Supported Person/Family (as applicable): Cancellation must be received at least 7 days before the start of the workshop/training. A full refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be applied when 7 days’ notice is provided. If 7 days’ notice is not provided, a full refund will only be issued if the vacancy can be filled. Refunds will not be issued for a missed day during a training session.



December 7, 2022
9:30am - 12:00pm
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