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Cristen Carson Reat

Co-Founder & Program Coord
Cristen Carson Reat is the co-founder and program coordinator of BridgingApps.org, a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston. BridgingApps helps parents, therapists, doctors, and teachers share information on how to use mobile devices like the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices with people who have special needs. Cristen holds a M.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin, graduated from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California, and is certified through the Assistive Technology Applications Program at California State University. She has worked in education for the last fifteen years, most of that time at an educational non-profit. She has written articles on apps for special needs populations that have appeared in National Down Syndrome Communicator, Techedge Magazine and Parenting Special Needs Magazine. She is the mother of a son with Asperger’s and a son with Down syndrome.