Free AT Webinars and resources 2

We’re delighted to share with you details of FREE webinars and AT resources which we hope will be of interest. Please ensure to share as you feel appropriate.

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Abilities expo logo The event for the disability community

26 – 27 March 2021:  The Abilities Virtual Experience is back to connect you with the disability-focused resources your need from the comfort of your living room. So settle in for more engagement, more interactivity and more accessibility! Are you registered yet? It’s free.

University of the Arts London logo

University of the Arts London (UAL) are running a free Tech for All Conference from Feb 1 – 5 2021. It is about digital accessibility and Assistive Technology and it is free and open to everyone. The presenters are a diverse mix of industry gurus, practitioners, users of technology and UAL experts and academics.

Have a look and see if there is anything of interest in the conference Schedule.
Then book your place on the booking pages which describe each session in more detail (also linked to in the overview below).
It will be an online conference run using Teams, but anyone can take part via their browser, no need to have Teams installed. Links will be sent out after booking.

Online workshop: supporting the well being Needs of Neurodiverse Colleagues

Did you know that neurodiverse individuals are statistically more likely than the rest of the population to suffer from anxiety and depression? In this free online workshop, Make A Difference in collaboration with DMA Talent, explore how best to support the wellbeing needs of neurodiverse employees.
Free online workshop, 28th January: 11am to 1pm REGISTER HERE

University of Kent

The E-Learning team at the University of Kent are pleased to announce the next event in our series of “Digitally Enhanced Education webinars” will take place on Friday 5th February, 10am-12:10 with a theme of
‘Technology to Develop Inclusive Learning Experiences’.

Lots of interesting talks and all nice and short so hopefully easy to attend around other appointments etc. The event is open to everyone so if you would like to attend please register your interest and they will send you an invitation to join the Microsoft Teams site.

Specialist Consultancy Assistive Tech |Aventido

Lightkey is the latest advancement in intelligent text prediction, supporting students with SpLDs, anxiety, depression, and physical conditions. It is intuitive to use, and its inbuilt AI-powered spelling correction technology learns from the user, meaning it can offer intelligent word corrections. 


Pro-Study: the essential, innovative research tool. Pro-Study effortlessly helps you collect, organise and reference your selected text in a single click.  REGISTER FOR FREE WEBINAR HERE (27th January)

Dragon Professional Individual is a speech recognition solution which can be recommended to support a wide range of disabilities. It allows students to dictate written work accurately and effortlessly.  To enrol in a Live Dictation Demonstration of Dragon, PLEASE REGISTER HERE (27th January).

To find out more about what’s on offer from Aventido, please see UPCOMING EVENTS

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