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Assistive Technologies (12 Weeks Class based) CC026

Course Overview

Accreditation: QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Assistive Technology (6N2211
Course Code:
WED 18.45 – 21.45 | 12 weeks

Course Description

  • Definition and Understanding of Assistive Technology
  • Recognition of the benefits associated with the use of Assistive Technology – Sensory disabilities, Physical and neurological disabilities, Developmental disabilities
  • Identify the funding streams available to people with disabilities SENO, HSE, Department of Education and Science, Department of Health and Children
  • Develop an understanding of how technologies used can be adapted to make them more accessible – Laptop , Accessibility Options in Microsoft Systems, Ease of Access, Switch access, Magnifier, Narrator, On-screen keyboard, Speech narrator
  • Conducting an Assistive Technology Assessment – principles of good practice when conducting an assessment – Person Centred Assessments b, select a client, Research the disability involved, Matching the client with the technology, Assistive Technology abandonment, Assessment Forms, Statement of Need, Review, Applying best practice
  • Challenges presented when conducting an Assistive Technology Assessment
  • How to Act as an advocate for a person with a disability / client when accessing or using Assistive Technology
  • Technology as applied in an Educational Setting – Microsoft accessibility options mind- mapping software etc
  • Examining own organisation – key issues relating to current legislation, rights of the person to education, support services available etc
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Participant Profile

This course aims to facilitate the participant to enhance their knowledge of Assistive Technology and develop the skills required to conduct an Assistive Technology Assessment

LCFE Funding