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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Assistive Technology: A Starter Kit

Join us for a free webinar.

We talk to Assistive Technologists and ask them to outline their “essentials.” Anticipate a range of options for creating a basic kit for assessment, access and teaching. Showing that Assistive Technology does not have to be time consuming or expensive.

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Introduction to Switches

Join us for a free webinar.

In this webinar see how to practically set up switches to make choices or interact. Perfect for those seeking a refresher or for those using switches for the first time. Expect a range of techniques for switching with input for computers, tablets and wireless connectors considered.

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Overcoming the barriers: Technology for everyone

Join us for a free webinar.

There is an understanding that through courage and patience those we work with can overcome so much.

Can we apply this to our own use of technology?

This webinar unpicks the difficulties we have with technology and will give real life examples and some simple tools to get started. Perfect for those who would describe themselves as technophobes; take the first steps and start your journey here.

This webinar has been rescheduled from the 18 October to the 5 November.

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