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ONLINE: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING

ONLINE: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING

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

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.

Course Details

Course Date 23-03-2023 4:00 pm
Course End Date 23-03-2023 6:00 pm
Capacity 5
Registered 0
Cut off date 22-03-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Deirdre Madden - Outreach Coordinator, UCC Disability Support Service
Select Hours 2
Location ONLINE (via ZOOM)

Eircode - X91 XD98

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