Course Detail

Making your computer easier to use - Ease of Access and Assistive Technology

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Course code
BH 20/135 
Summary

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

 

Phones, tablets and PCs come with many tools to make them easier to use. These include tools that allow you to dictate, that can read aloud to you or just make things easier for you. 

 

This course also contains information on Assistive technology (AT) which 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 contains external information and cannot mark as complete

 

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