(DSS) Educators intro. to free AT for literacy support

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Assistive Technology Lab

Boole Library, UCC

Cork

Ireland

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Traditional pen, paper and textbook do not suit all learners equally. Come learn about alternative reading/writing AT tools that are free.

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Introduction to free literacy support technology for educators

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 features/programs on the iPad, on phones, for Windows and in modern browsers. inclusive Immersive Reader/Dictate in Office 365.

About getting your phone to capture and read hard copy of texts aloud .

About free speech recognition Voice Typing in Google Docs .

About accessing free online teaching and learning materials .

About making your notes, teaching and learning materials more accessible/available to a wide variety of learners.

About free text to speech in Irish.

About free dictation software for your phone

To use features on My Study Bar to support a students’:

§ planning needs - free mind mapping software

§ reading needs.

§ writing needs.

(Please bring along a memory stick in order to take home some of the free software.)

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