April is the Autism Awareness Month - a time for the world to accept the neurodevelopmental disorder at the very least, if not unanimously pledging support to those living with it. In line with the spirit of the mission, ECLC of New Jersey and WebTeam Corporation joined hands to host a workshop that highlighted the role of technology in ensuring all-round success for children with special needs.
From learning about the most inclusive and efficient educational practices for children and pre-teens to exhibiting a collection of award-winning assessment and intervention programs, Team ColorsKit represented by Gerald Franklin and Janet Gargiulo had a demandingly busy day at the annual statewide conference.
Insufficient bandwidth of services and resources, inadequate staff training and a pervasive lack of awareness have always posed enormous challenges when it comes to ensuring high-quality education and occupational support for individuals with special needs in India. Times, however, are changing now for the better.