National AT Training Service

Whether you’re an Assistive Technology user, a parent/family member, a personal assistant, a clinician, an educator, or just someone with an interest in AT, you’re likely to find training courses/workshops here to help you get the most out of what technology can offer.

Technology is transforming the way we all live our lives. Smart phones,TVs and mobile devices are enabling us to get and stay connected, whether at home, at school/college, at work and for leisure and entertainment purposes. Enable Ireland’s National Assistive Technology Training Service offers a range of accredited and customised training programmes to support users of Assistive Technology to live the lives of their choosing.   

We deliver AT training online via our e learning site www.enableirelandat.com and offer a wide range of training, workshop and seminar options including:

Foundations in Assistive Technology Level 6 Course Accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology

This course is aimed at providing a solid foundation in AT for a diverse audience: adults who are AT users, therapists, teachers, IT professionals, families and others. 
Enroll in our 2016 course

Customized AT Workshops 

We run a range of customized AT workshops to meet the needs of specific training groups. These include topic-specific workshops such as:

  • AT for young children
  • AT Assessment Kits: What? Why? For whom?
  • Educational Software and Hardware: For primary and secondary school students
  • Low Cost/No Cost AT Solutions for the school and workplace
  • Specific software and hardware i.e. Grid 2, TextHelp, Clicker 5, Powerchair controls 
     

AT Supplier Training 

We invite suppliers and manufacturers of specific AT software and hardware to deliver introductory and/or advanced training that is either product-specific or provides an overview of a product range, depending on audience requirements.

User-led AT Workshops 

We invite product suppliers/specialist AT trainers to deliver workshops addressing the specific needs of an identified individual. Attendees consist of the AT user and his/her key worker, family members and other key participants who may be in a position to support the user (such as teachers, trainers, employers, job coaches, personal assistants, etc)
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Contact Details

National Assistive Technology Training Centre, Enable Ireland, Sandymount Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4.
Tel: 01 2184100 E-mail: at@enableireland.ie

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Assistive Technology in the Workplace - A Practical Guide for Employers

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