WCECW22070 - Assistive Technology for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

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

22-3913-SPR-Assistive Technology for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Introduction to Assistive Technology for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Online Workshop

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

For Primary and Post Primary Teachers and SNAs.

What will I learn?

  • What is assistive technology (AT).
  • Advice on students using the computer well to make best use of Assistive Technology.
  • To use literacy support software for students with language difficulties
  • About thesaurus, vocabulary lists, picture dictionaries and other tools to enhance vocabulary.
  • About using mindmaps for more visual student to: 
  • plan their written work – essays, projects etc.
  • make their notes, study and revise.
  • teach these students with more visual materials
  • About features in iPads and on Windows to support need of students who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • About students using assisted listening systems in the classroom and tips for teachers/SNAs on same.
  • 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 03-03-2022 4:00 pm
Event End Date 03-03-2022 6:00 pm
Capacity 5
Cut off date 02-03-2022 4:30 pm
Individual Price Ten euro.
Speaker Deirdre Madden
Number Hours 2
Location Online

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