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(DSS) Assistive Technology for students with reading difficulties

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Introductory training in technology to support students with reading difficulties.

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What will I learn?

• What assistive technology (AT) is.

• Advice on using your computer well to make best use of your Assistive Technology.

• About free reading features on the iPad/iPhones/Android devices

• Apps on the iPad to help with reading and capturing text.

• About builtin reading tools in Office 354 and Google

• About free text-to-speech apps/programs to read in English and other European languages

• About a free screen reader to read text in Irish

• To make a sound file (MP3 ) of text (e.g. physics definitions, poetry).

• To adjust the screen to meet the needs of students with scotopic sensitivity/Irlen Syndrome.

• How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts.

• How to claim VAT back on AT and associated IT.

• About DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) and HEAR (Higher Education Access Route)

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