Introduction to Assistive Technology for Literacy Difficulties

Course description

Including Read & Write literacy support software.


For 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.
  • About free reading & writing features/programs/apps on the iPad, on phones and for Windows.
  • Apps on the iPad and on smart phones to help with capturing & reading text.
  • About speech recognition software.
  • To use the reading & writing support features in Read & Write literacy support software.
  • How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts.
  • Tips on how to use this technology in the classroom.



Certificate of Attendance provided.


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

Category Assistive Technology
Date Thursday 09 May 2019 - Thursday 09 May 2019
Time 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Presenters Deirdre Madden AT Technology Outreach Co-ordinator, UCC
Code 19-1836-SPR
Fee €15.00
Venue Cork Education Support Centre, Cork
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