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Digital technology assisting students with disabilities [clear filter]
Friday, August 17
 

3:10pm

Technology and students with disabilities
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is a presentation, with some hands on trialling, and an opportunity for Q&A. Rockhampton Special School caters for students with multi-disabilities. Approximately 25% of the population are non-verbal students who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Tools to communicate. This presentation aims to:
• Provide information on the different tools that are available, including the opportunity for participants to test electronic devices.
• Outline the pros and cons of different devices will be explored.
• Share the journey of two special schools as they implement ACCs into the communication and literacy programs of the schools.
• The responsibilities of school leaders in the selection, implementation and ongoing monitoring of ACCs in the classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Heath Henwood

Heath Henwood

Coach of Pedagogy and Leadership, CQ University
Heath Henwood is a Master Teacher and coach of Pedagogy and Leadership. He has extensive experience working in private and government schools as a Teacher, Principal and Coach. Heath has studied widely, with a Masters in Leadership, and Post-Graduate qualifications in Science, Education... Read More →


Friday August 17, 2018 3:10pm - 4:00pm
ROOM: Marcoola