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Foundations in Assistive Technology - 3 Day Course

Duration: 3 days face-to-face training + on-line learning (80 hours) and requires a minimum commitment of four full weeks. 

Location: Microsoft, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.

Dates to be announced. To register your interest, please contact Shirley Deakin (sdeakin@enableireland.ie) (01) 2184100. 

Modules 

•    Computer Access & Accessibility Features 
•    Augmentative Communication
•    AT for Leisure
•    Mobile Technologies
•    Environmental Control Systems
•    AT Assessment
•    Power Mobility
•    Educational Software
•    Future Technologies
•    Funding and legislation
•    Integrating AT into the curriculum and at work

Objectives 

•    To provide participants with the AT knowledge and skills that they require 
•    To ensure AT users and potential users are central to the AT decision-making process 
•    To increase participants confidence in their own AT skills 
•    To provide participants with an understanding of the tools and processes that are required to support AT users 
•    To de-mystify technology 
•    To promote best practice and encourage the development of ongoing discussion groups post-course.

Bring your own experience and share with others. Group learning environment, on-line collaboration, interdisciplinary setting, practical.

Cost: €850.00 which includes all course materials and lunch/refreshments. We offer a range of discounts to AT users/parents/carers etc

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