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