I have known about the power of Minecraft for a while. It has opened up a whole new world for my son, and has been a real boost to his ability to socialise as he has bonded with like minded people over the game. Here a mother shares her experience with teaching her son with Asperger’s to read and write using Minecraft:
Inclusive Technology Workshop
Victoria University, Sunshine
Sat 4th May 2013
A workshop for tweens, teens and young adults with Learning Disabilities including dyslexia, their parents/carers, grandparents, educators including classroom teachers, integration aids and other professionals.
This special 3-hour workshop will look at a range of Inclusive Technologies that are being used in schools, universities and workplaces throughout the world that supports people with learning disabilities such as dyslexia in reading, writing, spelling and organisational skills.
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