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Supporting Children in Kent with Special Educational Needs and Disability

Assistive Technology to Support Alternative Methods of Recording

These two modules are designed to support children and young people with fine motor difficulties which impact on their handwriting.  The first module explores different software solutions and settings within programs for students using assistive technology.  Watch the video and click into the live links, displayed under the video, for more information on different solutions.

 

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Live Links

Click into the links below as you work through the video on different software solutions to support recording the curriculum.

AAC Signposting

https://www.kelsi.org.uk/support-for-children-and-young-people/support-for-schools/kent-and-medway-communication-and-assistive-technology-service/kent-cat-training-courses

https://acecentre.org.uk/product-category/symbol-charts/

VOCAs – How to set up a BIGmac

www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6Kt7mi4Uf4

Training via KMCAT

https://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/services/radiological-sciences/medical-physics/kmcat/professionals/training/

Call Scotland

https://www.callscotland.org.uk/downloads/posters-and-leaflets/supporting-writing-difficulties/

OT referral in Kent

https://www.kentcht.nhs.uk/childrens-therapies-the-pod/occupational-therapy/

English and Cross Curricular Recording

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/clicker/success-stories

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/clicker

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/clicker/8/whats-new

Word Prediction

https://www.callscotland.org.uk/professional-learning/webinars/

Learning Gridsd

https://www.learninggrids.com/uk/clicker

Docs Plus – access to exams

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk/docsplus/win-mac/provide-access-to-exams

Voice to Text

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImlKOA1MhlI

Screen Reader

https://www.clarosoftware.com/

Configuring iPads

https://appleteacher.apple.com/#/auth/sign-in

iPad accessibility features

https://support.apple.com/guide/ipad/get-started-with-accessibility-features-ipad9a2465f9/ipados

My Study Bar

https://www.callscotland.org.uk/mystudybar/

Acessibility Options in Windows

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/use-voice-recognition-in-windows-10-83ff75bd-63eb-0b6c-18d4-6fae94050571

Microsoft on-line Learning

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/learningPath/cbc4f6de/course/b1e15cfc/overview

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/learningPath/37f9ef62/course/e02f490e/0

How to use dictation

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dictate-your-documents-in-word-3876e05f-3fcc-418f-b8ab-db7ce0d11d3c?redirectSourcePath=%252farticle%252fdictate-with-your-voice-in-office-d4fd296e-8f15-4168-afec-1f95b13a6408&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Google Classroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6L-nZGIUTE

Google Docs accessibility tools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7QaOXuGg4A

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