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BBLC Presentation at Techspo '19

 Techspo  '19 Presentation

BBLC's Techspo '19 Presentation on Improving Students Social Skills Using SiLAS

  techspo    How do schools provide special needs students the social skills required to navigate their home, school, community, and workplace?  Blending technology, such as SiLAS, that reflect real life social situations, resonates well with this generation of students. 

The presentation provided attendees an overview of how SiLAS has helped students gain social skills needed in all environments.  An overview of research supports the use of computer programs for teaching social skills.  Information on avatars and facial/emotional recognition as they apply to social skills was discussed, and the technology needed to implement the program. The session included hands-on experience with the SiLAS Technology.

BBLC Presenters: Cindy Borell, Supervisor; Nicole Cornely,Teacher; and Marisa Martin-Vargo, Speech Therapist

SiLAS Presenters: Bernadette Mullen, Curriculum Developer and Chris Dudick, Founder

Click here to view Techspo 19 Presentation