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Course_thumb Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology (L5) Course
Dyslexia Action Training(from 4 reviews)

This unit provides resources that support the development of literacy skills through the use of assistive technology in learning environments and in the workplace. It will introduce approaches utilising assistive technology that can enable individuals with dyslexia and diverse needs to overcome barriers that add pressure to literacy, planning and organisational tasks. It will show how assistive... (read more)

£295.00 + VAT Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov
(Duration: 30 hours )


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Stated learning outcomes for this course

Learning Outcomes - On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the context of assistive technology relative to current legislation
  • Determine how assistive technology can best support inclusion and equality across educational settings
  • Describe how assistive technology supports Examination Access Arrangements in the school context
  • Describe how assistive technology supports Disabled Student’s Allowances (DSA’s) in the higher education contex
  • Describe how assistive technology can support individuals in the workplace
  • Advise on the importance of assistive technology to assist working memory
  • Formulate strategies to assist those with dyslexia and literacy difficulties to develop improve organisational skills through the use of technology
  • Assess the needs and preferences of the individual with regard to supporting technology
  • Identify the most appropriate assistive technology to meet the requirements of those with literacy difficulties
  • Advise on the use of assistive technology to facilitate learning methodologies

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