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.
The 2017 course, which involves 3 days face-to-face training, plus on-line learning (80 hours) and requires a minimum commitment of four full weeks, is now open for enrollment Click here to register your interest
AT Loan Library
Enable Ireland is an on-line library of electronic assistive technology, through which library members can borrow from a wide-range of devices to trial with their clients and/or for professional training purposes. This is available for all Enable Ireland staff. Visit the library here.
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)
Find out about our AT services for employers
Visit our e learning portal for online courses on AT topics
Visit our YouTube channel
Visit our AT and Me Blog to read, learn and share how assistive technology can help you
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National Assistive Technology Training Centre, Enable Ireland, Sandymount Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4.
Tel: 01 2184100 or visit our contact page