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Technology for learners with PMLD


31 October 2024
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Technology can be the gateway to control, communication and independence for learners with PMLD. This course is designed to cover not only the types of technology which can support independence, but also the techniques in delivering these in an effective manner. 

Also covered will be the background knowledge, assessment skills and multi-disciplinary working required to ensure learners get the right technologies to support their desired outcomes. 

Subjects covered will include: 

  • Switch access to screen-based devices 
  • Switch access to physical devices 
  • Eyegaze technologies 
  • Hardware and software to support development and breadth of learning. 
  • Assessment techniques and considerations 
  • Supporting the team around the learner to deliver effectively. 

This is delivered online as a short course and places can be reserved for small numbers of staff. 


The below cost is for each attendee. All attendees need to register separately.

  • Natspec and Karten members £80 +VAT
  • Natspec affiliates £105 +VAT
  • Non-members £125 +VAT

Your invoice will be sent immediately after you register successfully.

Book your place

As this course has restricted places, we are limiting bookings to 4 per organisation as a maximum. For larger numbers, the training can be delivered in-house for a single organisation. This has the advantage of allowing more time for questions and tailoring the content, so it is specific to your setting. To request delivery of this training online or face to face at your organisation please email

By booking a place you understand that cancellations made within 5 working days of the event will be charged at full price, unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you read our cancellation terms and conditions prior to booking. If you find that you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make the space available for others.

It is the attendee’s responsibility to ensure that they can access Zoom events. If you are unfamiliar with Zoom or wish to test your system is compatible, please use the test meeting facility.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about joining the meeting. Please keep this somewhere accessible and check your spam before contacting with any issues.