Course Detail

Assistive Technology, Ease of Use and Accessibility

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Course code
BH 20/135 
Summary

This course is aimed at council staff but may be useful for everyone

 

Almost everybody can benefit from using some of the tools mentioned in this course. 

 

Assistive technology (AT) is anything that is used maintain, or improve an individual's capabilities. 

AT can be computer software: screen readers and communication programs. 

It can also be chairs, desks, handgrips or other tools that make life easier or enable someone to complete tasks others may be able to do without it. 

A lot of  useful AT software is free and is already available to all staff.

The council is committed to ensuring Assistive Technology promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had difficulty accomplishing. 


Note: This course cannot presently mark as complete

 

 
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Objectives
 
Categories
Fair and Inclusive 
Target Audience
Brighton & Hove City Council Staff 
Estimated Duration
2 hours