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Education Archive

Feasibility of Electronic Peer Mentoring for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults with IDD

Date: July 20, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST

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Content Overview:

Peer mentors with developmental disabilities have a unique capacity to promote positive outcomes for mentees while simultaneously fostering personal wellbeing in mentees. This webinar will describe the feasibility and outcomes of implementing the electronic peer mentoring component of Project TEAM (Teens making Environment and Activity Modifications), a multi-component, problem solving intervention that teaches transition- age youth with I/DD to identify and resolve social and physical barriers to participation. 

Presenters:
Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR, Boston University
Cathryn Ryan, MS, Boston University
Melissa Levin, LICSW, Boston University 

This is an AAIDD webinar.