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Assistive Technology - Moving with the Times

Assistive Technology - Moving with the Times

Technology has progressed greatly in recent years and is all around us today.

This webinar aims to look at some of these developments and see how they can help us in our daily lives.

Areas to be covered include;

ergonomics and physical environment, hardware suitable to needs and software and apps to target specific challenges and to support learning.

Learning Outcomes - 

  • Participants will have a greater understanding of the impact of ergonomics on daily life and learning
  • Participants will develop their knowledge of the variety of hardware and technology available to match children and adult’s abilities.
  • Participants will have gained knowledge of a number of practical and achievable apps and software available to them to support organisation and learning.

Facilitator: Stephen Hodnett

Stephen is a qualified occupational therapist and primary school teacher with over 10 years’ experience in the classroom, working in both mainstream and SEN settings. Stephen has presented a wide range of webinars nationally, including the topic of Dyspraxia/DCD in schools. Stephen is currently working with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland as an OT as part of the POTTS programme with the University of Limerick. Stephen has also worked with Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland on a number of other projects, including the development of the ‘Our say in our schools’ resource for schools by children with Dyspraxia/DCD.

Course Properties

Course Date 27-09-2022 6:30 pm
Course End Date 27-09-2022 7:30 pm
Capacity 75
Available place 12
Individual Price Free
Speaker Stephen Hodnett
Select Hours 1
Location Online
Categories Post Primary, Parents, Primary, SNA Courses

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