Connecting Families will be retired June 30, 2020.

Connecting Families

Connecting Families is designed to support and empower families in raising kids who think critically, participate responsibly, and behave ethically in their online lives.

Technologies That Meet Unique Needs

On a daily basis, we all benefit from technological tools designed to make our lives easier: Typing has removed the challenge of decoding colleagues’ bad handwriting, email enables faster communication, and apps simplify tasks from finding a parking space to shopping for groceries. But for some people, technologies play a vital role in developing skills or overcoming obstacles to daily tasks. Sometimes, technologies are intentionally designed to meet special needs. Other times, technologies that were developed for general use are adopted in niche ways beyond what the developers could have imagined to meet the needs of others. 

For more parenting tips on how to use technology to meet learning difficulties, watch this video.