TechAbility Conference – Raising Standards

All learners can benefit from the advantages accessible technology provides and the TechAbility Conference will be a showcase for best practice in Assistive Technology provision. This one-day conference focusses on ensuring assistive technology delivers for your learners – delivery provided by a combination of the right people, training and equipment.

Workshops will be delivered by expert practitioners and an exhibition will feature a range of Assistive Technology suppliers so you can get hands-on with software and hardware and have time to discuss your requirements.

Cost

£100+vat for non-members

£50+vat for full Natspec members (specialist providers)

£80+vat for Transform members (other providers)  Become a Transform member

If you would like to book a room for the evening before the conference the Rowton Hotel is offering a discounted rate of £61 B&B please quote Natspec TechAbility conference when booking.

Book using the form below


Name and organisation details
Select your membership
Dietary requirements


Accessibility needs


Finance Details - please provide the details of your finance department

I agree that Natspec will hold and process the data I have supplied for the purposes described below:

Joining instructions, including a venue map, will be sent to you by e-mail approximately one week before the event. If you do not receive these, please telephone Rita Buckley on 0115 854 1322.

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Information on this registration form is confidential and will be held on Natspec’s database in accordance with GDPR. It will be used for Natspec purposes only, to provide the service you have requested, (e.g. if you wish to attend one of our courses, or you request information in the post) Please see our privacy policy for further information. https://natspec.org.uk/privacy-policy/

Completion and return of this application form constitutes a contract between yourselves and Natspec. Cancellations (to be made in writing) at least 7 days prior to the event will be charged at full price. Substitutions are welcome and can be made at any time. Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control

General information

Please notify us in writing if you wish to make any amendments to your booking, to make a substitution or a cancellation.

Cancellations can be accepted without charge up to 7 days prior to the event, after this time full event fees will apply.

Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control.

10 practical steps to include more learners

A packed day to raise your awareness of a wide range of solutions for inclusion.

10 quick fire topics covering a wide range of assistive hardware, software and techniques such as tablet accessibility, phone apps, camera access, voice access, Office Learning Tools, digital resources and more.

Cost

£80+vat for non-members

£60+vat for Transform members Become a Transform member

£40+vat for full Natspec members

Book now using the form below


Name and organisation details
Select your membership
Dietary requirements


Accessibility needs


Finance Details - please provide the details of your finance department


I agree that Natspec will hold and process the data I have supplied for the purposes described below:

Information on this registration form is confidential and will be held on Natspec’s database in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. It will be used for Natspec purposes only. Completion and return of this application form constitutes a contract between yourselves and Natspec. Cancellations (to be made in writing) less than 7 days prior to the event will be charged at full price. Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control

Joining instructions, including a venue map, will be sent to you (either via post or e-mail) approximately one week before the event. If you do not receive these, please telephone the office on 0115 854 1322.

General information

We will send you an e-mail confirmation and joining instructions, including a venue map approximately one week before the event.

Please notify us in writing if you wish to make any amendments to your booking, to make a substitution or a cancellation.

Cancellations can be accepted without charge up to 5 days prior to the event, after this time full event fees will apply, you will be charged if you are using a free place and cancel up to 5 days before.

Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control.

10 practical steps to include more learners

A packed day to raise your awareness of a wide range of solutions for inclusion.

10 quick fire topics covering a wide range of assistive hardware, software and techniques such as tablet accessibility, phone apps, camera access, voice access, Office Learning Tools, digital resources and more.

Please see the flyer for further information.

Cost

£80+vat for non-members

£60+vat for Transform members Become a Transform member

£40+vat for full Natspec members

Book now using the form below

Bookings are now closed, if you would like to be added to the waiting list please email info@natspec.org.uk

General information

We will send you an e-mail confirmation and joining instructions, including a venue map approximately one week before the event.

Please notify us in writing if you wish to make any amendments to your booking, to make a substitution or a cancellation.

Cancellations can be accepted without charge up to 5 days prior to the event, after this time full event fees will apply, you will be charged if you are using a free place and cancel up to 5 days before.

Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control.

Emerging Technologies for Accessibility

Come and learn about how cutting edge technologies like EyeControl, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Voice Control can improve access to learning for learners with SEND.

Get a chance to try some technologies for yourself and discuss the possibilities for dynamic and accessible learning.

Cost

£40+vat for full Natspec members

£60+vat for Transform members Become a Transform member

£80+vat for non-members

Bookings are now closed for this event 

General information

We will send you an e-mail confirmation and joining instructions, including a venue map approximately one week before the event.

Please notify us in writing if you wish to make any amendments to your booking, to make a substitution or a cancellation.

Cancellations can be accepted without charge up to 5 days prior to the event, after this time full event fees will apply, you will be charged if you are using a free place and cancel up to 5 days before.

Natspec reserves the right to cancel or alter the course for reasons beyond its control.

Microsoft Accessibility: Exploring Windows 10

This webinar will take a brief look at Windows 10 tools and features built in to help those with accessibility needs.

Arran Smith is Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant.

He has worked within the dyslexia sector for over 15 years, is chairman of the Leicestershire Dyslexia Association and previously worked and volunteered for the British Dyslexia Association in varied roles.

Despite Arran being severely dyslexic he uses technology to support his needs and without this he would not be doing what he is doing today.

BOOK HERE

Microsoft Accessibility: Office 365 Online

During this webinar Arran will be talking about all the free tools and features built-in for those with accessibility needs.

Arran Smith is Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant.

He has worked within the dyslexia sector for over 15 years, is chairman of the Leicestershire Dyslexia Association and previously worked and volunteered for the British Dyslexia Association in varied roles.

Despite Arran being severely dyslexic he uses technology to support his needs and without this he would not be doing what he is doing today.

BOOK HERE

Don’t miss out on the final webinar in this series

Microsoft Accessibility: Microsoft Word

Following on from a popular session at the TechAbility 2018 conference Arran Smith has kindly agreed to outline Microsoft’s accessibility features in a series of four webinars

This webinar will look at Microsoft Word and the tools and features that are built-in to support those with accessibility needs.

Arran Smith is Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant.

He has worked within the dyslexia sector for over 15 years, is chairman of the Leicestershire Dyslexia Association and previously worked and volunteered for the British Dyslexia Association in varied roles.

Despite Arran being severely dyslexic he uses technology to support his needs and without this he would not be doing what he is doing today.

BOOK HERE 

 

Don’t miss out on the other webinars in this series

Microsoft Accessibility: OneNote and Learning Tools

Following on from a popular session at the TechAbility 2018 conference Arran Smith has kindly agreed to outline Microsoft’s accessibility features in a series of four webinars

This webinar will look at using OneNote’s accessibility tools and features especially those that help and support dyslexic students.

Arran Smith is Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant.

He has worked within the dyslexia sector for over 15 years, is chairman of the Leicestershire Dyslexia Association and previously worked and volunteered for the British Dyslexia Association in varied roles.

Despite Arran being severely dyslexic he uses technology to support his needs and without this he would not be doing what he is doing today.

BOOK HERE

Don’t miss out on the other three webinars