21-3651-AUT-Assistive Technology for Students with Physical Difficulties

21-3651-AUT-Assistive Technology for Students with Physical Difficulties

Assistive Technology for Students with Physical Difficulties - Online Workshop

For Primary and Post-Primary Teachers and SNAs.

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

What will I learn?

·What is assistive technology (AT).

·Advice on students using the computer well to make best use of Assistive Technology.

·About touch-typing resources for different hand functions and alternative keyboard and mouse control.

·About free adjustments that can be made to iPad and Windows to suit different physical abilities

·About Dragon Naturally Speaking – you speak and it types what you say.

·About free reading features/programs on the iPad and for Windows

·How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts to lighten the school bag and to improve access to the texts.

·About a variety of alternative text input options.

·About DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) and HEAR (Higher Education Access Route).

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 21-10-2021 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 21-10-2021 6:00 pm
Registration Start Date 21-10-2021 12:00 pm
Capacity 20
Available place 13
Fee €10.00
Select Hours 2
Speaker Deirdre Madden
Location Online
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