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WEBINAR: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE Blind/Visually Impaired

WEBINAR: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE Blind/Visually Impaired

What will I learn?

  • What is assistive technology (AT).
  • Advice on students using the computer well to make best use of Assistive Technology..
  • About resources for students to learn or improve touch-typing skills.
  • About Dragon Naturally Speaking – you talk, it types what you say and on free alternatives.
  • About free screen magnification and alteration options for the iPad and Windows.
  • About magnification options for magnifying electronic and hard copies of text (incl. Zoomtext, Optiverso, Eclipse, Liberty Scholar.)
  • About a variety of scanning, OCR, typing and other useful apps.
  • About screen reading software (incl. JAWS and VoiceOver) and text to speech software
  • How to get access to alternative learning materials and texts ( electronic, audio, large print, Braille)
  • 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.

Course Details

Course Date 24-11-2022 4:00 pm
Course End Date 24-11-2022 6:00 pm
Capacity 5
Registered 2
Cut off date 23-11-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Deirdre Madden - Outreach Coordinator, UCC Disability Support Service
Select Hours 1
Location ONLINE (via ZOOM)

Eircode - X91 XD98

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