Staying safe on your mobile phone and Facebook

November 28, 2020

10:00am (VIC)

Online (Workshop)

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Join our cyber safety workshop!

 
This is a practical workshop designed for adults with Down syndrome to learn great tips to keep safe when using a mobile phone and Facebook.

Dates

Date:

Saturday 28 November

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm (VIC)

Location

This is an online event. You will receive a link to join the session on zoom upon registration.

About the event

To get the most from this workshop we recommended that:

  • the participant uses a computer/laptop for the workshop so they can explore their phone/iPad during the workshop.
  • a support person/parent be available to provide assistance during the workshop.

You will learn about:

  • Passwords and personal information
  • What to do if you lose your phone
  • Updates
  • Calls and messages
  • Emails
  • Internet
  • Facebook

Facilitators: Svitlana Tyurina and Jenny Carson, Pines Learning

Pines Learning is a not for profit Registered Training Organisation, which has delivered a wide range of community courses over 40 years including courses for people with medium to high functioning intellectual disabilities.

With the support of DSV, Pines Training obtained a State Trustees Grant offer this workshop for free to members of Down Syndrome Victoria.

This event is for people with Down syndrome.

Register

To register, please click the link below.

Presenters

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Svitlana Tyurina and Jenny Carson, Pines Learning

For more than 40 years Pines Learning, a not for profit Learn Local provider and RTO has delivered a wide range of community and government funded courses, including courses for people with medium to high functioning intellectual disabilities. In 2020 they were successful in gaining a State Trustees Grant to offer cyber safety workshops for members of Down Syndrome Victoria as well as the wider Manningham community. These workshops will acknowledge the many benefits of using a mobile phone and Facebook and will introduce strategies for staying safe when participating online.

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