Assistive Technology Online Sessions

December 2020

 

Code Jumper - Monday 7th December at 1pm

Code Jumper is an educational toy, which introduces visually impaired children to the world of computer coding. Designed for primary aged children, it is a series of brightly coloured pods with tactile knobs and buttons which combine to form songs, stories and even jokes.

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Distance Viewing Tuesday 8th December at 1pm

In this session, well look at distance magnification in the classroom setting, using the Connect 12 with Distance Magnification and the Reveal 16i devices from HumanWare.

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Jaws 2021 Tuesday 8th December at 6.30pm

Introducing the power of JAWS 2021. Released this month the latest version of JAWS screen reading software for Microsoft windows. Top Tips and useful features including voice assistant and customisations.

Register in advance for this webinar: Jaws Webinar

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Braille Innovations Thursday 10th December 6.30pm

Braille Innovations with Stuart Lawler. Refreshable braille technology, demonstrating Notetakers and Braille Displays and a look to the future.

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Braille in the Classroom Monday 14th December at 1pm

In this session, well be looking at the new learning tables on the BrailleNote Touch Plus which allow younger learners to access the RNIB Take Off Reading Scheme. Well also talk about the other key features that the BrailleNote Touch Plus offers, such as downloading books directly from RNIB BookShare and reading them in Braille in seconds. For Braillists who use laptops with a screenreader such as JAWS, well be taking a look at the new Mantis Q40. Its a 40 cell Braille display with an in-built QWERTY keyboard.

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GPS, Victor Reader Trek Tuesday 15th December at 1pm

In this session, well be discussing the VictorReader Trek GPS device and the new HERE maps that it now uses.

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Zoomtext Magnifier Tuesday 15th December at 6.30pm

Introducing Zoomtext Magnifier/Reader 2021 for Windows. new features on the latest update of the Zoomtext screen magnifier/reader software for Microsoft Windows including voice control.

Register in advance for this webinar: Zoomtext Magnifier

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