Getting to know someone online, without being able to see them and their expressions and body language, can be awkward and sometimes even risky. The problems can range from simple misunderstandings to manipulation or inappropriate messages. Help students navigate and avoid these situations before they go too far.
Common Sense Education worked in collaboration with Mathematica and the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to adapt this lesson to meet the unique learning needs of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This adaptation was funded under contract HHSP233201500035I/HHSP23337008T with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau.