22-4509-AUT-Assistive Technology for Writing Difficulties

22-4509-AUT-Assistive Technology for Writing Difficulties

Assistive Technology to Support Writing Difficulties - Online Workshop

For Primary and Post Primary Teachers and SNAs.


Course delivered by Deirdre Madden - Assisive Technology Outreach Coordinator for UCC Disability Support Service.

What will I learn?

  • What assistive technology (AT) is.
  • Advice on using your computer well to make best use of your Assistive Technology.
  • Touchtyping advice and resources
  • File management advice
  • About free reading features on the iPad and on Windows to assistive with proofreading.
  • To use the writing support in Read & Write literacy support software.
  • About Xmind mind mapping software: 
    • To plan and structure written work
    • To make study notes and revise
  • Demonstration of Dragon Naturally Speaking speech recognition software.
  • Demonstration of free speech recognition options.
  • How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts.
  • How to claim VAT back on AT and associated IT.
  • 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 08-12-2022 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 08-12-2022 6:00 pm
Capacity 20
Fee €10.00
Select Hours 2
Speaker Deirdre Madden
Course Format Online
Location Online

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