The EmpathED Platform
EmpathED empowers schools to support their students with LEARNING DISABILITIES and OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRMENTS by training educators with Virtual Reality and multi-media.
You Can Feel
"Experience what it may feel like to be a student with Dyslexia"
Empathy in the Classroom
Educators will learn techniques that can be used in the classroom today, helping them develop awareness and interact empathetically with students in order to maximize educational outcomes, mitigate stress and anxiety associated with learning differences, and increase confidence of the instructor.
MicroCourses (18 minutes each)
Dyslexia / Reading Differences
Depression & Anxiety
In today’s K-12 education landscape, almost every teacher interacts with and is responsible for Special Education students.
Most educators are severely lacking updated training in today’s most prevalent Learning Disabilities & Other Health Impairments found in America’s schools.
Over 20% of the population identify as having a disability
63% of those millions of students with Learning Disabilities receive the majority of their education in General Education classrooms
75% of Educators feel under-prepared to teach diverse student populations
made for Educators
The EmpathED online learning platform provides educators with training on learning disabilities and special education needs through immersive interactive experiences and visual media.
The platform leverages cutting edge interactive technology, resulting in high efficacy and recall rates found with immersive learning experiences, while also ensuring usability and accessibility across any smart device.
Learn the science behind each diagnosis
Provide appropriate accommodations
Understand the student's strengths
Learn how to use neutral language
Create an emotionally-safe environment
Take away tactical tips to be used in the classroom
& Advisory Board
Kirsten is passionate about Special Education, but also believes that every child should be treated with compassion and respect.
She has spent her career in both business and education. Kirsten holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.S.Ed in Education Entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania.