Impact Statement: A Philly Special Education Teacher Shares His First Experience with Digitability

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Editor’s note: this Digitability testimonial and impact statement is from Jake Jacobs, a Special Education Teacher from the School District of Philadelphia at South Philly High. Jake also facilitates the Digitability Work-ready Skills Training Program in his classroom.  Happy Thursday! As anecdotal info, I had one of my more computer-literate students log into her Digitability account, and…

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Thank You for Requesting Digitability & PA OVR Info

Thank you for requesting info about Digitability & PA OVR Your Digitability & PA OVR Info Request is Successful! Thank you again for requesting info about bringing Digitability to your school through PA OVR. Within 1 business day you will receive a follow up email from Michele McKeone (michele@digitability.com).  Before you go, take a moment…

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Dennis Morgan

“I also have a vested interest in ensuring that our students are fully equipped to live their lives fully and safely in this digital age. … Digitability helps facilitate that inclusiveness for people of varied abilities, including those on the autism spectrum, in a way no other technology-based business does.” -Dennis Morgan Executive Director for Educational…

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Jane Cordero, M. Ed.

“Digitability reminds me to use the correct terminology when teaching skill development.” -Jane Cordero, M. Ed. Autistic Support Teacher, High School Transition Coordinator Parent Information Parents can access resources and request their own free demo here! How it Works Learn what our curriculum and online platform entails. Free Resources Check out our free professional development…

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Patrick Timony

“Digitability is impressive and very useful for students with and without disabilities learning to use technology in the classroom.” -Patrick Timony Washington D.C. Metro Area, Librarian, Adaptive Technology Parent Information Parents can access resources and request their own free demo here! How it Works Learn what our curriculum and online platform entails. Free Resources Check…

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Leslie Baretta

“As a parent, I can tell you that Digitability is a rare find. I signed up for Digitability to give my child something that would engage him, but also teach him valuable skills. Digitability does this in a manner that keeps my son coming back for more! Plus, we can do it together, so I’m…

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Alton Strange

“Digitability combines skill enhancement and real world applications that assist students with learning how to understand, interact, and develop the tools to find their voice in this world.” -Alton Strange,  Transition Coordinator at School District of Philadelphia Parent Information Parents can access resources and request their own free demo here! How it Works Learn what…

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Josh Bornstein

“The Digitability curriculum is uniquely suited for our programs serving transition-age students. It addresses prerequisite skills related to employability and independent living — and all in the context of preparing our students to be responsible and informed digital citizens.” “I was extremely impressed by the quality of the professional development that was provided as part…

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Showcase: Digitability & PA OVR Partner to Launch Digitability’s Work-ready Skills Program in Philly

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Digitability & PA OVR Launch Event with the School District of Philadelphia Overview Impact Statements Event Video Event Pictures Press Coverage Take Action Overview About the Digitability Work-ready Skills Program Launch Event On January 2nd, 120 special educators from 18 Philadelphia School District schools were part of a historic launch event of the Digitability Work-ready…

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Self-Advocacy

“Speak up so I can hear you!” How to help students communicate their needs. Communication: In order to empower our students, we need to teach them how to advocate for themselves. For example, if a student is going to be late, they need to email you and let you know. Or if the student is…

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