20-3261-AUT-Assistive Technology Student/Parent Workshop

20-3261-AUT-Assistive Technology Student/Parent Workshop

Assistive Technology to support students with difficulties with reading, writing and organising. 

Appropriate for students with dyslexia and/or dyspraxia/DCD

With Deirdre Madden, Assistive Technology Outreach Coordinator - UCC Disability Support Service.

During this online workshop students with specific learning difficulties and their parents will be introduced to a variety of assistive technologies to support the needs of a student and their parents with their schoolwork, homework and study.

There will be technologies to support writing difficulties, reading difficulties and challenges around planning and organising.

Assistive technologies covered in the day will include Read and Write Gold and Dragon Naturally Speaking and free alternatives. You will be introduced tomind mapping software in addition to basic IT advice around touch-typing and file management skills.

This workshop is suitable for second level students. It is also suitable for 5th and 6th class students accompanied by a parent/guardian. One booking covers parent and child.


Registration for Parents: Parents will have to register an account on www.cesc.ie before booking their place. The parents can choose the  'Parent' option as their registration type  when registering.


A link to access the course will be emailed to you prior to the course.

Cancellation Policy:

If you wish to cancel your place you can do so by clicking on the cancellation link at the bottom of your booking confirmation email. Course fees, if applicable, will only be refunded if you cancel 72 hours before the date and start time of the course. When you register for a course, you agree to these terms.


Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 10-10-2020 10:00 am
Course End Date / Time 10-10-2020 3:30 pm
Capacity 10
Available place 0
Fee €20.00
Number Hours 5.5
Speaker Deirdre Madden
Location Online
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Cork Education Support Centre


Cork Education Support Centre, The Rectory, Western Road, Cork



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