Assistive Technology: PC / Laptop Focus

Date:
9:00am, 15th Oct 2019 - 2:00pm, 15th Oct 2019

Presenter:
Ainsley Robertson

Topic:
Assistive Technology

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

Price:
$140.00 Members | $175.00 Non-Members

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Registration closes at 11:55pm, 13th Oct 2019

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 a PC/Laptop focus.

Some of the topics explored will include:

  • What is Assistive Technology (AT)?
  • What are the main types of AT?
  • Assistive Technology Choices
  • Useful settings and tips
  • Finding free accessibility support 
  • Office 365 and G Suite
  • 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
  • Spelling and grammar support
  • AT tools assist with presentation of work
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tools
  • Tools to assist with reading and interacting with texts
  • Touch typing
  • Audiobooks and E-Books
  • Helpful AT maths tools
  • Reading Pens
  • Key assistive technology links

You are welcome to bring your Laptop 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.

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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.
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