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Youth in the Digital Era

By Gabrielle Hammond

Technology in all its forms is an integral and natural part of young people's lives, constituting a "new normal." The digital divide is now rooted more in age than income level. Young people in low-income families are nearly as likely as their wealthier counterparts to have access to technology at school. Legal aid programs must adapt to these clients'familiarity with and expectations regarding technology as a way to communicate and to offer information and services.

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