Communication Empowers Students with Special Needs

EXAMPLE: SPECIAL NEEDS IN PHILADELPHIA

BRINGING YOUHUE INTO THE CLASSROOMS

We started with just three donated iPads, and YouHue was brought to life in their three highest needs classrooms of special needs students. The program would start simply, each student would log his or her feeling of the moment in YouHue when she or he arrived to the classroom each morning. Also, teachers would encourage the students to log their self-expression in YouHue as needed — perhaps when a student is upset, withdrawn, overwhelmed, frustrated, or overexcited.

THREE MONTHS LATER

CHANGE CAN BE SIMPLE

All of this from a passionate principal, some amazing overburdened teachers, and a few donated iPads. In just three months, these classrooms made significant demonstrable advancements in the social and emotional skills of their special needs students. It is no longer expensive or time-consuming to support the mental wellness of students.

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Kristi Kelly

Kristi Kelly

We help students understand emotions and communicate with their teachers. www.youhue.com