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WEBINAR: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH PHYSICAL DIFFICULTIES

WEBINAR: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS WITH PHYSICAL DIFFICULTIES

 

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.

Course Details

Course Date 13-10-2022 4:00 pm
Course End Date 13-10-2022 6:00 pm
Capacity 5
Registered 4
Cut off date 12-10-2022 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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