Resources for Educators

Volunteering with Special Needs Youth

At Tech Kids Unlimited, volunteers adapt to our model by learning more through this volunteering and mentoring guide.

Positive Behavior Support

Learn from Lauren Moskowitz, PhD how to help manage and support challenging student behaviors here.

Communication and ASD

Learn from Speech Language Pathologist Roseanne Legrand how students with ASD communicate and how you can communicate with them here.


Founder/director Beth Rosenberg has given lectures at many conferences and events including the Mozilla Inclusion Summit, YAI Disability Conference, Cornell Tech Computer Conference, and more.
Check out one of our Lectures

Online Curriculum

TKU has developed online curriculum and webinars for the education community.
Please join our mailing list and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on our webinar and events for teachers!

Universal Design for Learning

TKU's model of Univeral Design for Learning can be applied in your classroom! Learn how with this presentaion.

Conversations about Self-Direction

from Ken Siri's talk about Self-Direction: Self-Direction is the practice of empowering people with developmental disabilities to manage the supports and services they receive, determine who provides the supports, and how and where they are provided.

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These online video courses are a set of 6 tutorial videos created for teens and by teens with special needs. These videos are a tool for students to gain the technology and computer science skills they need to reinforce their learning and enter the STEM field.

*These videos were created with the support of the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Video Editing

Game Design

Web Design

ConnectAbilities Curriculum

These curriculum documents were designed as a guide on how to teach technology to special needs youth. They cover in-depth technology practices for different topics.

*These curriculum documents were created with the support of the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Stop Motion Animation and Audio

Podcasting and Video Animation

Parent Workshop

Resources for Parents

At TKU, we are interested in providing resources for our parent/caregiver community.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Anxiety

Katherine Sullivan, Ph.D. discusses autism and anxiety.

Encouraging Behaviors in ASD: Bribes vs. Rewards.

Licensed Social Worker Amanda Gabel talked with our parents about bribes vs. rewards. Download Amanda’s presentation here.

Life Planning for an Individual with a Disability

Ezekiel Zimmerman talked with our parents about life planning for an individual with disabilities. Download Ezekiel’s presentation here.

Meryl Alper: Mobile Communication, Disability, And Inequality

Meryl Alper discusses her work with TKU. See Willa Rubin’s write up on the talk here.

Teaching Strategies for Students with ASD

TKU writer Willa Rubin attended a talk with self-advocate, Professor Stephen Shore. See her write up on the talk here.

Parenting Children with Complex Needs in the Age of COVID-19

Hear from Arietta Slade, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the Yale Child Study Center. The slide show referenced in this talk can be viewed here. here.