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Technology and Learning Difficulties

  • 09:30 AM
  • Parramatta Leagues Club, 13-15 O'Connell Street, Parramatta
  • 02 9806 9960

Presented by Tim Connell

Managing Director of Quantum: Reading, Learning, Vision

Director of the Centre for Disability Studies, University of Sydney

 

For Parents, Teachers & Health Professionals

PIC2Today we are faced with a rapidly increasing range of assistive technology (AT) options that assist children and adolescents who have learning difficulties. Matching the right tools with each individual student is essential to ensuring the best opportunities and outcomes.

However, the choice for parents and teachers can often be bewildering, and this is where a focus on the role of assessment is crucial. The assessment of technology needs must include the student, the tasks they need to achieve as well as the tools themselves, all within the context of their learning environment.

This session will provide a broad outline of assessment strategies and look at some examples of AT options in detail.

Hosted by Learning Difficulties Coalition, www.ldc.org.au

Cost:

$30 – LDC Member

$65 – Non LDC Member

Special Offer – LDC Membership and Seminar

$60 – Individuals

$75 – Schools

Multiple Member registration note: 2 registrants allowed @ member rates per Individual Membership and 6 staff @ member rates per School/Organisation Membership

CLICK HERE to download the PDF Info and Registration form

CLICK HERE to go to the LDC Website for Online Registration

 

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