If you inform us you have a disability or specific learning difficulty that may impact on your learning, where assistive technology may help, our Specialist Coordinator will contact you to discuss any support needs you might have.
What does Assistive Technology do?
Assistive Technology helps you gain greater independence by enabling you to perform tasks more efficiently. Assistive Technology can come in the form of hardware or software.
Is Assistive Technology for me?
Assistive Technology can be used by anyone. Although designed for use by those with disabilities, all students can potentially benefit from many of the programs.
Assistive Technology is tailored to the user so once you start using it you can ensure that you always get the most from the technology.
What is available to students?
Depending on your additional study needs arising from your disability there are various pieces of hardware or software than can be recommended for you. Hardware that is available can include:
LiveScribe Smart Pen
Software that is available can include:
Advice and training can also be given in relation to relevant apps on a student’s own device.
Training in the use of assistive technology will be provided.
For more information or to discuss your individual support needs please contact the Learner Services Team
01270 654654 Ex 676