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Using IT to promote inclusion for a child and young person with a visual impairment 24/01/18
Wednesday 24th January 2018, full day 9.30am-3.30pm

Who is it for:

SENCos, class teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and specialist settings (3-25 years).


Areas Covered:

• How Information Technology can aid inclusive practice.

• How to best adapt/modify resources for a child or young person with a visual impairment using technology.

• Discover websites that help save time when preparing resources.

 Course Outcomes:

• Have knowledge of the latest available technology to promote inclusion.

• Understand a range of simple techniques/strategies when adapting worksheets or creating resources.

• Understand the range of IT hardware and software that can be utilised within the classroom.

• Have knowledge of the accessibility features in Word.

• Be able to utilise useful websites and be time efficient when preparing resources.

Dates: 24 January 2018

Duration: Full day, 9.30am-3.30pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your VS link teacher or email martine.hudson@leicester.gov.uk


£120 per delegate for Leicester City Council maintained schools.

£150 per delegate from non-maintained schools.

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1640
Date: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Time: full day 9.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: Vision Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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