The Practicality of Pokemon GO: For Students with Autism and Learning Differences

Our CIP Social Skills Coordinator in Long Beach, California, Jolene, is always looking for the latest and greatest ways to get our young adults with autism, ADHD, and other learning differences engaged in their own learning. She’s written about using Meet Ups, technology, and other tools in her small groups and individual sessions.

Jolene explains what all the hype is, covers the potential benefits and downsides, and gives detailed instructions for how you, as a teacher or parent, can use the game as a motivational tool to help young adults with social communication issues (Autism, ADHD, etc) embrace this and use it as a tool for exploration – both in the great outdoors and within the social realm. Here’s another timely tool to add to your teaching toolkit!

Read the article on CIP’s website