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WCECW22069 - Assistive Technology for Students with Physical Difficulties

West Cork Education Centre are delighted to present this webinar in collaboration with Cork Education Support Centre, Kilkenny Education Centre, Waterford Education Centre and Wexford Education Centre.

 

22-3884-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.

Event Properties

Course Date 10-02-2022 4:00 pm
Event End Date 10-02-2022 6:00 pm
Registration Start Date 27-01-2022 3:00 pm
Capacity 5
Cut off date 10-02-2022 12:00 pm
Individual Price Ten Euro
Speaker Deirdre Madden
Number Hours 2
Location Online
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