Assistive Technologies for Productivity
An introductory course to the most frequently used types of assistive technology, how you can use them to user test the accessibility of your digital output and also how they can be used by your teams to improve productivity. The course will also provide useful organisational awareness of the ways in which assistive technology guidance can be embedded in to your accessibility statements to ensure that your are supporting your users to get the best from your accessible content.
This half day course will give you a foundation in key assistive technologies across a wide range of devices including those built in to the native operating systems of all current mobile and desktop platforms as well as free apps you can use to enhance digital confidence and productivity. The course will provide you with the confidence to identify and develop your own list of assistive technology to empower your staff and users to get the best out of the digital services you provide. This can promote independence and reduce the need for support as your users will have increased confidence to maximise the value of the accessible content your organisation provides.
By the end of this training, delegates should have the knowledge and tools to:
Understand the role of assistive technologies in supporting specific accessibility challenges
Recognise different categories of assistive technologies and understand how they can used to build digital confidence
A key focus will be on how assistive technologies can be used to support all staff and end users regardless of disability
Know how assistive technologies can be used to test the accessibility of content
Understand how to utilise assistive technologies in the delivery of accessibility statements and effective user support
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Welcome and clarification of learning objectives
Different categories of assistive technologies and how they are used
The role of assistive technologies in supporting specific accessibility challenges
Using assistive technologies to test the accessibility of content
Embedding assistive technologies in accessibility statements
Developing the role of assistive technology in delivering effective support for all your users
Supporting you to identify and share your own assistive technology toolkit to ensure your staff and users to get the best out of the digital services you provide