Introduction to Assistive Technology for Students who have physical difficulties/disabilities - Teachers and SNAs


Course description

Cork Education Support Centre and UCC’s Disability Support Service are working together to offer assistive technology training to Cork educators

Introduction to Assistive Technology for Students who have physical difficulties/disabilities

For Teachers and SNA's

 

Introduction to 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.
  • About a variety of alternative text input options.

 

A Certficate of Attendance will be provided.

 

 

Category Assistive Technology
Date Thursday 01 March 2018 - Thursday 01 March 2018
Time 4.30pm to 6.30pm
Presenters Deirdre Madden AT Technology Outreach Co-ordinator, UCC
Code 18LC312
Fee €15.00
Venue Cork Education Support Centre, Cork
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