Assistive Technology - iPad Focus

9:00am, 20th Aug 2019 - 2:00pm, 20th Aug 2019

Ainsley Robertson

Assistive Technology

Speld Qld, 141 Merton Road, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102

$140.00 Members | $175.00 Non-Members

Registration Closed

Event Details

This workshop explores what assistive technology is and how it can bring independence, confidence and joy to learning.  Please note that this workshop has an iPad focus.

Some of the topics explored will include:

  • What is Assistive Technology (AT)?
  • What are the main types of AT?
  • Assistive Technology Choices
  • Why use the Apple iPad?
  • iPad essentials
  • Useful settings tips
  • Finding free accessibility support 
  • Office 365 and GSuite
  • Using assistive technology to assist with the writing process
  • Digital Graphic Organisers
  • AT Tools for planning writing tasks
  • AT Tools which Aid Comprehension
  • Writing  support programs
  • Apps to assist with presentation of work
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Apps to assist with reading and interacting with texts
  • Touch Typing
  • Audiobooks and Ebooks
  • Reading Pens
  • Key Assistive Technology Links

You are welcome to bring your iPad though it is not essential.


Schools can Register their Teachers using the Workshop Registration Form below.  Payment can be via credit card (preferred) or Invoice.

Download the Workshop Registration Form


Important Notes 

  1. Payment is required prior to the date of the Professional Development Workshop in order to secure attendance and is not refundable.
  2. For information on our Cancellation and Transfer Policy, please click here.
  3. This workshop contributes to the 10 Queensland College of Teachers continuing Professional Development Requirements. You will receive a certificate on the day of event.