TechAbility Events

Top Ten Chrome Browser extensions for accessibility

20 April 2021
One of the key benefits to Google Chrome is the ability to use extensions. These can help you to read what's on the screen, remove clutter from the screen, add coloured overlays, predict text and many other useful functions. We’ll go through those that we have found most useful and show you how to download and install them.

Assistive Technologists in Welsh Further Education – best practice guidance

22 April 2021
Join us for this free event for Welsh Colleges Provision of the right Assistive Technology (AT) can make a substantial difference for learners with ALN. This technology requires assessment, delivery and ongoing support by an Assistive Technologist. In this free webinar, the AT Lead at Bridgend College will describe how her role enables learners and […]

10 practical steps to include more learners

28 April 2021
Join one of our Assistive Technologists to discuss ten quick fire topics covering a wide range of assistive hardware, software and techniques.

EquatIO: Accessible Maths

18 May 2021
Join us for a tour of EquatIO from Texthelp and gain an insight into how this toolbar can work with multiple content types to provide complete accessibility for maths content.

Supporting learners’ Assistive Technology at all stages of their college journey

19 May 2021
This course focusses on key stages in a learner’s journey and highlights the appropriate support required for effective outcomes.

Creating accessible documents

15 June 2021
Having a collection of accessible templates and understanding how to make new accessible documents is a great way of improving accessibility for all learners. We will help you understand how to make this happen.

Voice control for accessibility

17 June 2021
Voice control devices are convenient for most, but for many people with disabilities they can be a solution to accessing information, entertainment and controlling their environment. This session will give an overview of the key technologies available, their advantages and limitations.

Assistive Technology for physical access

29 June 2021
Delivered by Assistive Technology specialists, this workshop will ensure delegates learn about technologies which will enable learners to access desktop and laptop computers, tablets and phones.

Emerging technologies for accessibility

13 July 2021
Learn about cutting edge technologies which could change the way learners interact with the world.

Clicker 8: Improving literacy

20 July 2021
Clicker has a wide range of tools to aid literacy for a number of learners including realistic speech feedback, an audio note recorder and intelligent word prediction. The software includes access to a growing bank of topic specific sentence building activities, word banks and writing frames, and it’s easy to create your own. The latest […]