TechAbility 2021 Resources
Many thanks to all our presenter, AT shorts providers an exhibitors for TechAbility 2021. The intellectual property in these presentations belongs to the individual or organisation. Do not reuse anything without asking them first.
If you have any queries about presenter’s work please get in touch with them directly.
Julie Eshleman, Leonard Cheshire and PhD candidate at Stirling University.
Workshops and Presentations
A note: some of these presentations are quite large (over 100MB)
How disabled people and carers/PAs use virtual assistants
Saul Albert, Loughborough University
Lilian Soon and students, University of York
The difference the right AT can make
Sarah Blee and Julie Smith, Sense
Natalie Forsythe and Becky Hodgson, Beaumont College
Jeremy Hoare, Bridge College and Dr Nigel Newbutt, University of the West of England
Helen Edwards, Derwen College and Neil Bevan, Starfish Apps
James Devine, Microsoft
Sean Connolly, Karten Network
Using Flex Sensors as an assistiveMatt Oppenheim, Lancaster University
AT training from the Ace Centre
Sara Dale, Ace Centre
The EduAT Masters course
Rohan Slaughter, Dundee University
5 AT solutions in 5 minutes
Jennifer Ohrenstein, Jewish Care Explore
Veronica Mulenga, SeeAbility
OrCam review and user story
Anna Janickyj, Sense
Claro Writing Helper: Productive writing, without the stress
Writing Helper helps you organise your written assignments, like essays, reports or dissertations. It will guide you through a linear, structured approach starting with an assignment question and a deadline, and ending with your essay in Word format!
Glean: The new go-to note taking solution for users with neuro differences and disabilities
Glean’s clean accessible workspace, creates a distraction-free, stress-free process to help users focus in the moment and then later organise and utilise information to create meaningful notes. It’s a simple solution for supporting note-taking needs; work online and offline anywhere at any time.
Inspiration 10: Empower your SEND students to capture and communicate their ideas and understanding visually
Learn how the simplicity of Inspiration 10 and its highly visual approach encourages students to develop strong critical thinking skills, supports the writing process and helps them to retain information and build conceptual understanding.
Sight and Sound Technology: Tools for success
Sight and Sound Technology are the UK and Ireland’s leading supplier of assistive technology hardware, software and a range of services for people with disabilities. Our customers include corporate, educational and end users and we are always exploring new an emerging technology to add to our ever-growing portfolio.
100 Voices – a unique pilot scheme to deliver AAC devices, support and training to 100 disabled children and adults throughout the UK.