AT Training for Schools

Engineers Ireland 2021 Registered Traini

Course Title:

Assistive Technology for Visual, Hearing and Physical Impairment

Course Overview:

This Assistive Technology event will outline the latest technologies for students with a visual, hearing or physical impairment in a classroom environment. This is an Engineers Ireland accredited continuous professional development event. Established in 1835, Engineers Ireland is one of the longest established professional bodies in Ireland and the UK.

Course Contents:

The course will cover the following assistive technology areas:

➤ Electronic Magnifiers

➤ Software Magnifiers

➤ Glass Magnifiers

➤ CCTV Camera Systems

➤ Personal Loop Systems

➤ Eye Gaze Technology

Learning Outcomes:

Following the successful completion of this event, participants will have broadened their knowledge of assistive technology interventions for visual, hearing and physical impairment. 

Participant Requirements:

This is an online workshop where participants are required to have a Windows 10 or Mac computer, a suitable internet connection, a computer speaker and a microphone. A notebook and pen is also an imperative requirement. The course format would entail presentations and video demonstrations.




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About Instructor:

The instructor for the training course has over 10 years experience in teaching assistive technology to audiences from primary to third level education. He holds an honours degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Computer Science from University College Cork, Ireland. He is also an Oracle Certified Associate Java Developer. He undertakes research in the area of assistive technologies and has presented at international seminars and conferences.