June 11, 2024 all-day

Webinar, June 11th, 2024, with the Boston Ability Center: Free. Hear Dr. Meryl Alper of Northeastern University discuss opportunities and challenges for autistic children’s friendships online and offline, as well as offer reflections and parent tips on the shifting nature of friendship and implications for the social spaces that youth on the autism spectrum inhabit.
* Dr. Meryl Alper is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and Affiliate Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northeastern University. Dr. Alper is the author of Digital Youth with Disabilities and Giving Voice: Mobile Communication, Disability, and Inequality. Her latest book, Kids Across the Spectrums: Growing Up Autistic in the Digital Age, which explores the often-misunderstood technology practices of young people on the autism spectrum.
Registration is required to https://www.bostonabilitycenter.com/upcoming-events or contact frontdesk@bostonabilitycenter.com phone: 781-239-0100 

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