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LEC Assist - Freeware for Windows for SNAs (online)

Training will cover a range of free literacy support software and strategies available to Windows/laptop users, to support students with dyslexia/specific learning disabilities.

The strategies covered in this course are comparable to those in commercial software, such as Read & Write Gold and ClaroRead, commonly recommended for students with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Text to speech, creating Audio Files & alternative formats, creating summaries, utilizing free electronic Dictionary & picture dictionaries, OCR(Optical Character recognition) or scan and read technologies.

Participants will need basic computer skills such as being able to open folders and programs; file documents’ use right and left click on a mouse.  Knowledge of specialist software or advanced skills are not required.

Course Properties

Course Date 12-10-2021 5:00 pm
Course End Date 12-10-2021 6:30 pm
Capacity 20
Available place 19
Cut off date 11-10-2021 5:00 pm
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Conor Hartigan, Regional Assistive Technology Coordinator, Educational Assistive Technology Centre, University Of Limerick
Select Hours 1.5
Location Online
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  • 1st Floor,
  • Marshal House,
  • Dooradoyle Road,
  • Limerick
  • V94 HAC4

Limerick Education Centre

  • 061 585060
  • info@lec.ie

Office Hours

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8:30am – 5 pm
Weekend Closed

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