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Limerick Education Centre - Video Conferencing Summer Course Assistive Technology to Support Pupils with Learning Difficulties in Literacy and Numeracy

This is an online course

 

Monday to Friday 17th to 21st August 9.30am to 2.00pm

 

This course is primarily designed for primary and post primary school learning support / resource teachers who work with pupils who have special educational needs (S.E.N).

Assistive Technologies include any technology can assist students with disabilities to overcome barriers within their educational environment.

This course is focused on providing teachers with an opportunity to learn about using different types of Special Educational technology/Assistive Technology(AT) to support these pupils’ learning needs within a classroom setting, and to provide practical training in the use of these technologies.

The course serves to cover the following topics:

• Identify assistive technology strategies for pupils with dyslexia and other learning difficulties;

• Explore the concepts of Assistive Technology software – Free and professional software;

• Investigate AT hardware to support pupils with learning difficulties;

• Examine the theory of Universal Design for Learning (U.D.L.);

• Research special educational software categories and the most popular assistive technologies, such as Read & Write Gold, Claro Read, apps, mind mapping and more;

• Create classroom resources using general and existing technologies to support the learning needs of pupils with learning difficulties.

• Utilise the School Self Evaluation framework to identify gaps in special educational provision using ICT and AT.

 

PLEASE NOTE COURSE FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE OR TRANSFERRABLE

Course Properties

Course Date 17-08-2020 9:30 am
Course End Date 21-08-2020 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 26-06-2020 9:00 am
Capacity 25
Available place 13
Individual Price €40.00
Speaker Conor Hartigan
Select Hours 20
Location Online
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