Our team of Assistive Technology Trainers understand the potential barriers in education and the workplace which may be disabling; Our training will enable you to fulfil your potential. Our experienced teachers and trainers will train you on how to use specific aspects of  your assistive technology which will help you on your course or in your job.

Your assistive technology training:

  • Is tailored to your individual styles and needs
  • Is delivered on a one-to-one basis in short sessions (1 – 3 hours) to suit you
  • Will enable you to gain the knowledge and confidence needed to integrate a range of assistive technologies into your everyday working and learning environment.
  • Will assist in your development of independent skills and strategies for life.

When and where?

We want you to be able to access your support when and where it is right for you, your support can be delivered in person at home, on campus or at work, 9 AM – 9 PM, 7 days a week.

Who?

Anybody can access this training.

Funding

Assistive Technology Training is usually funded through the Disabled Students’ Allowance or Access to Work, but some people can use direct payments or pay privately. If you use our service, we will deal with any employment issues and you will not have to worry about recruitment and payment of tax and national insurance.

Find out if you are eligible for Disabled Students’ Allowance and/or Access to Work?

Assistive Technologies
Software:    

Mind Mapping

Visual Thinking & Learning

  • Visualise & Develop Ideas
  • Plan & Organise Written Work
  • Communicate & Present Knowledge
  • Effective Revision Tool
  • Improve Productivity & Output

Inspiration

MindJet Mind Manager

MindGenius

MindView

Note-Taking
  • Organising & Taking Notes in Lectures
  • Organising Digital Recordings

Audio Notetaker

Olympus Sonority

Text-to-Speech

Literary Support

  • Reads Aloud Multi-Format Text
  • Improves Reading, Proof-Reading & Comprehension
  • Develops Writing & Spelling Skills
  • Provides a Range of Study Tools

TextHelp Read & Write

ClaroRead

Voice Recognition

Voice Input

  • Turns Your Thoughts & Ideas Into Text, Quickly & Accurately
  • Control Your Computer by Voice Command
Dragon Naturally Speaking
Portable Devices    

Digital Voice Recorder

Portable Scanning Pens

Handheld Spellcheckers

Speaking Dictionary

  • Record Lectures
  • Record Ideas on the Go
  • Scan & Have Your Text Read Aloud
  • Check Spelling – Anywhere, Anytime
  • Hear Words Read Aloud

Olympus Digital Voice Recorders

Franklin Dictionaries

Light Scribe Pen

Assistive Technology Student Portal

Our Assistive Technology Student Portal enables you to access our latest training video’s, contact our tutors and download software guidelines.

Contact your Assistive Technology Trainer for your unique password.

Click the link below to access the student portal.

Assistive Technology Student Portal

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