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Inset Seminars

Below is a selection of sample seminars we provide. Please contact us for further information.
 Course name Description
Assistive Technology and the SEND Code of Practice Includes an overview of Technical Needs Assessments in schools, Note taking solutions, voice recognition, mind mapping, literacy support tools, scanning mouse and tablet apps.
Dyslexia Awareness Overview of Specific Learning difficulties such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and attention difficulties. Covering typical symptoms and how it might be accommodated for students or staff in Education.
Electronic Alternatives to Readers & Scribes There are very cost effective alternatives to using a reader & a scribe. Several options will be demonstrated & discussed. Electronic solutions give an independent means to students to access written material and record their thoughts.  
Literacy Support Tools Tools to support the curriculum will be demonstrated with particular reference to English language and literacy development. Products covered can include literacy support tools such as Read&Write and ClaroRead, and Concept Mapping tools such as Inspiration. 
Group Product Training Overview of a specific product as requested, covering its use in the classroom with concrete examples. Products offered include Read & Write, ClaroRead, Audio NoteTaker, Mind Mapping, Voice Recognition, LiveScribe Pen, Working with Tablets, etc.  
One-to-one Product Training Training on how to use assistive technology is highly recommended to ensure users are fully able to use the specialist software. Our aim is for the learner to feel completely comfortable with the technology.
Group Preview Demonstration of assistive technology solutions to meet need. An opportunity to see the technology in action before purchase.
Clinic Days Individual appointments with an Assistive Technology Specialist. A opportunity to get some hands on experience of some of the software and hardware available for people with dyslexia and other disabilities; suitable for teaching staff with individual students and their families. Clinic Days can take place at your school and could run in parallel with other school events such as Parent Events.