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(DSS) Educators' intro. to AT for students who are Deaf/hard of Hearing.

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Assistive Technology Lab

Boole Library, UCC

Cork

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Come learn about AT to enable and empower your students who are Deaf/hard of hearing to maximise their potential.

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Please contact Deirdre in advance in order to arrange accommodations you require to assist effective communication for this training.

Email deirdre.madden@ucc.ie or text to 086 7922072

What will I learn?

What is assistive technology (AT)?

Advice on students using the computer well to make the best use of Assistive Technology.

To use literacy support software for students with language difficulties including spelling/grammar checkers, text prediction, visual vocabulary lists.

Advise to educators on how to makes their notes, teaching/learning materials more accessible with suggestions around strategies to share notes with students.

About the free Live Transcribe app to caption teaching and conversation in real time

About free subtitling built into PowerPoint in Office 365

About using mindmaps for students who learn better through more visual strategies to:

§ plan their written work – essays, projects etc.

§ make their vocabulary lists, notes, study and revise.

§ teach these students with more visual materials

About features in iPads and on Windows to support the 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.

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Boole Library, UCC

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