***NEW DATE*** Internet Safety Training November 15, 2017

Published: August 24th, 2017

Category: Calendar, Training, Uncategorized

The Top Ten Mistakes Teens and Tweens Make on Social Media ***A version for adults with ASD is also available. See below.***

November 15, 2017


Join us at one of three presentations:

  • Parents/Caregivers – 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Online via Adobe Connect or In-person at the UF CARD Office, 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609

  • Adults with ASD – 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida 222 SW 36th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32607

  • High School/Middle School Students – 5:30pm – 6:30pm

West Port High School Performing Arts Center 3733 SW 80th Ave, Ocala, FL 34481


Registration Required Here: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b9KMUE305as3pHv

Questions? Contact Carole Polefko at 352-273-0598 or cpolefko@ufl.edu.


Learn about the most common mistakes teens and tweens make on social media and how it impacts their future.

  • Understand the legal implication of social media mistakes
  • Learn how to monitor children to avoid school disciplinary issues
  • Learn about new Apps popular with teens and the risks involved


About the Presenter: Lori Smith is a shareholder in the Orlando law firm of Zimmerman, Kiser and Sutcliffe, where she has practiced law since graduating from the University of Florida school of law in 1995. Over the past 20 years, Lori has built a boutique practice as a private education lawyer, representing independent schools throughout the State of Florida. For the past 5 years she has been a frequent lecturer on social media usage by teens and tweens, speaking around the state with her popular presentations “The Top Ten Mistakes Teens Make on Social Media” and “Smart Social Media Usage: How Teens can use Social Media to Build a Positive Brand.” It’s Lori’s goal to give teens straightforward, timely, real world examples of how social media mistakes can impact their future. Lori also speaks to parents of teens and tweens educating them on the social media habits of teens and the social media violations that can most often impact school enrollment, and limit future opportunities.