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Assistive technology for students who have physical difficulties

Posted by Laura Austen-Gray 1 month 54 min ago

Friday 24 May 2019


Technology for students with physical difficulties


What will I learn?

  • What is assistive technology (AT).
  • Advice on using your computer well to make best use of your Assistive Technology.
  • About touch-typing resources for different hand functions and alternative keyboard and mouse control.
  • About free adjustments that can be made to iPad and Windows to suit different physical abilities
  • About Dragon Naturally Speaking – you speak and it types what you say and possible free alternative.
  • About free reading features/programs on the iPad and for Windows to aid with stamina issues.
  • Advice on accessing teachers notes.
  • How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts.
  • About a variety of alternative text input options.



UCC Brookfield Health Science Complex Room 243


Room 243




Tickets are €5 and booking is on Eventbrite

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Organised by: 
Disability Support Service, University College Cork
Organiser type: 
Other event
Target group: 
Adult learning networks & organisations
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