Amazing Apps: Accessibility for the Road Ahead
14th October 2019 by Catia Neves
Smartphones and tablets are increasingly becoming ubiquitous and everyday technologies for professionals. This workshop provides an overview of how workplace strategies can be integrated with a range of Apps for Apple iOS and Android tablets/smartphones.
One of D&A’s most popular workshops, we will introduce you to the world of amazing assistive technologies available at your fingertips! Smartphones and tablets are increasingly becoming ubiquitous and everyday technologies for students and professionals. This workshop provides an overview of how strategies can be integrated with a range of Apps for Apple iOS and Android tablets/smartphones.
This workshop explores how low cost Apps and software can complement traditional DSA provision. These AT alternatives can be used to help address the imbalances that that many learners face when restricted from accessing AT support via the DSA. With learning landscapes dramatically changing, forging forwards we must ensure that support provided encompasses all diverse learners in Higher Education, including those ineligible for DSA, keeping it agile and inclusive to all!
We have tried and tested a wealth of apps and software which encompass many facets of studying, learning, working, and living. We have explored tools for:
- planning and composition (mapping and voice recognition)
- reading and research (text-to-speech)
- scanning and conversion (OCR)
- revision (flashcards)
- note taking (recording)
- time and task management
- spelling and proofreading
- inclusive assessment
- wellbeing and mindfulness
- specialist apps for lab work, creative arts and sports…
Interested? Book online or contact us, we can’t wait to hear from you!