Youth Digital Storytelling
Transitioning into adulthood is identified as one of the most challenging times for both youth with developmental disabilities and their family members. In this project, youth (ages 18-30) with developmental disabilities create digital stories about facing life transitions in work, education, and community living.
Over a series of five, two-hour virtual sessions, youth create a digital story from start to finish in a peer-based workshop. At the end of the workshop, a celebratory screening occurs where the youth can share their digital story with their peers. The Youth Digital Storytelling project aims to provide a platform for youth with disabilities to share their stories. For more information about the Youth Digital Storytelling project, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Dr. Kathleen Sitter, Principal Investigator, University of Calgary
- Kimberly Marie Van Patten, Research Coordinator, University of Calgary
- Brooke Allemang, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Calgary
- Kate Beamer, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Calgary
- Mihaela Slabe, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Calgary
- Calgary SCOPE Society
- Anonymous Donor
- The Azrieli Foundation