AccessAbility Solutions provide a range of training solutions. Our main packages are for schools & local authorities but we also work with other organisations and companies. Take a look at these packages we offer which can be tailored-made to suit your requirements in a cost-effective way.
primary,secondary, special school assessent ,monitoring and training packages.
What I offer to Local Authorities?
Bespoke support that puts the child at the centre of the assessment. I also provide detailed reports in a timely manner so that information isn’t out of date before it’s sent. I follow up and provide training in any resources recommended. If you have expensive unused equipment I can help you get the most out of it. Consistent and practical help pays dividends and this has impact on your pupil outcomes
keeping your Special Educational Needs team up to date with the latest ICT SEN.
What I offer to Schools & Education Sector?
As an ex-LA adviser I know how difficult it is to keep up to date in a specialist field. As most LA advisers are generic and specialist they are often covering more than one role. I have a unique focus and can bring my specialism to bear on your support. Yearly updates could be a cost effective and efficient way of keeping your team into the loop of the best and most up to date assistive technology to improve outcomes for pupils.
talks and courses on ICT SEN that will benefit your staff team
What CPD I offer ?
Twilight and INSET on topics as wide ranging as Dyslexia and ICT to Mobile technologies in the classroom. I can offer these sessions at competitive rates at times convenient to you. Use my contact form to reach out to me so I can discuss your requirements in more detail. Click on the link above for more information
tutoring with NAACE on the new “Computing ” curriculum
As a qualified NAACE PDE Course tutor at l can offer advice on the computing curriculum and how to integrate your current practice into a cohesive strategy that enables skills and satisfies OFSTED!
To deliver our training at AccessAbility Solutions we will using the latest technologies to deliver to you at cost effective prices
In the future we will be looking at webairs and online training as well, which saves you money! For an example please check our video Mobile technologies: what about Android?
You could request a free 1:1 consultation/helpline via a video link if you prefer. Please use the contact form to request one – in the message area write ” video consultation”
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In the workplace
“Do you or your business need to make “reasonable adjustments” to meet the needs of employees?”
“ Do you have additional needs like Dyslexia, Repetitive Strain Injury or Physical Disability that requires alternative ways to access a computer?”
Then AccessAbility Solutions can help you!
- Advice on the latest technologies
- Individual IT functional assessment
- Matching reasonable adjustment to the needs of YOUR company
AccessAbility Solutions also works with InspireAway to provide courses available for your staff and company on diversity and equal opportunities, The courses can be designed to meet the needs of your organisation. This isn’t just for ICT skills but for a more broader understanding of such legislation as the Mental Capacity Act, Disability Act and the Equal Opportunities Act . You will be helped in finding ways to ensure that the needs of people with disabilities can be met within the workplace. This would help your workplace to be more inclusive for all. Here are a few suggestions for access and inclusion you may not have considered
RSI – Repetitive Strain Injury/ Muscular Dystrophies – Speech recognition technologies provide a pain free solution in the workspace and are very accurate for adults. For children this will require more detailed assessment and trialling to assess suitability.
Alternatives to the mouse inputs – there are range of different devices that can be used instead of the traditional mouse shape to access the computer.
Alternative Keyboards – keyboards for the visually impaired which have larger keys to onscreen keyboards :-
Some of these keyboards are free to use . The point is are you aware of the accessibilty options open to you? Do you know what you can get for FREE that would make a difference to your employees productivity
Productivity Tools are now being incorporated into packages by Microsoft, Google, Apple. Are you aware of them? Are you using them?
Alternative devices – such as the iPad, TabletPc and Android equivalents. Matching the correct solution to the individual user is the role of Myles Pilling, Specialist ICT SEN Consultant. This would be a consultancy role AccessAbility Solutions can perform with your organisation, company, setting. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other aspects are more about the approaches made to people with learning disabilities. Based on current good practice that will empower all staff to have a positive view to disability in order to “make reasonable adjustments” and consider the needs of the individual with a disability in a 360 degree way our training will ensure that your company and staff meet the requirements of current legislation .
Contact: Sharon Firth at InspireAway – http://www.inspireaway.co.uk/contact