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Does One Size Fit All?

Assistive Technology in the Learning Environment & the Workplace

Date: 10th February 2015
Time: 10:30am - 13.30pm
Location: Dell Ireland, Cherrywood Park, Dublin 18

The WAM Programme at AHEAD are running a free training event hosted by WAM Employer Dell Ireland using the format of  a debate examining the myths and assumptions that assisitve technology is effective in all environments.

Guest Speakers include; James Northridge (UrAbility), Ger Craddock (National Disability Authority), Siobhan Long (Enable Ireland)  and Trevor Boland (DIT).

The event will aim to;

  • Examine some of the myths and assumptions that assistive technology is effective in all environments

  • Deepen the understanding around the stigmas for students with disabilities (learners) when transitioning from college to work

  • Provide a check-list that will enable relevant staff and learners get the assistive technology right when moving into professional work

  • Improve the quality of engagement between student support services/ faculty and the learner with a disability as they plan for job hunting

Our event is run as part of Engineers Week and is funded by the  National Teaching & Learning Forum National Seminar Series.

The target audience for this event are student support staff in higher education institutions such as career and placement officers as well as employers, students & graduates. 

If you wish to attend this event, please register below. 

Registration is ESSENTIAL and will close on 4th February 2015. 

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. CONTACT WAM ON (01) 7168844 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES.

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