Events

TechAbility Events

Assessment

7 September 2021
This webinar will give you the knowledge and techniques for assessment drawing upon real life examples. We will share useful paperwork with you and let you know who you can go to for external assessments.

10 practical steps to include more learners

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

Voice control for accessibility

6 October 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.

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

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

Read&Write: Literacy Support

19 October 2021
Read&Write is a literacy support tool that offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proofing written work. Patrick McGrath, Head of Education Strategy at Texthelp, will take us through the key features and be on hand to ask any questions you might have.

TechAbility Conference 2021: Focus on Learners

10 November 2021
Building on the success of last year's conference, we are back again. This time, the focus will be on the learners and service users that make our colleges, schools and centres so great!

Technology and leadership

17 November 2021
This training will guide college leaders through long and short term goals to enable your teams to remove barriers to using technology, supporting learners to succeed.

Assistive Technology for physical access

22 November 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. There is a wide range of technologies designed to support learners with physical access needs. This workshop will: demonstrate a spectrum of physical access technologies (i.e. alternative keyboards and […]

Captions

23 November 2021
Adding text to your video calls or recordings can improve accessibility for a wide range of disabilities, it is good practice and can help when sound issues occur. There have been many advances in recent years and this webinar will bring you up to speed and give you a number of options and considerations.

Emerging Technologies for Accessibility

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

SpeakUnique

14 December 2021
SpeakUnique develop state-of-the-art voice banking technology, allowing people to create high-quality, personalised synthetic voices. This webinar will be an opportunity to find out more about what is involved and how to access this service.