(DSS) Technology to support writing difficulities

Fri, 01 Dec 2017
14:30 - 16:30

What will I learn?

  • What is assistive technology (AT).
  • Advice on using your computer well to make best use of your Assistive Technology.
  • About touch-typing resources and advice.
  • About alternative keyboards to suit different students.
  • About Dragon Naturally Speaking software - you talk and it types what you say.
  • About free spelling support and text prediction.
  • To use the writing support features in Read & Write literacy support software.
  • About free software to proof read your written work.
  • About mindmapping software that can help with planning essays, projects etc.
  • How to get access to electronic learning materials and texts.

 

This video on assistive technology to support writing difficulties might be useful:

https://ucc.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=0715a034-0851-44b0-9b5e-923fa8ef145a

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Last update 02/12/2017

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Assistive Technology Lab, Boole Library, UCC

Assistive Technology Lab, Boole Library, UCC, Cork, Ireland

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