Gadgets, Gizmos, Programs and Apps for Dyslexics

Gadgets, Gizmos, Programs and Apps for Dyslexics

  • Date: 23rd April 2016
  • Location: SENDIASS
  • Time: 09:45 - 16:45
  • Cost: from free to £15.00

Assisted technology workshops

Hereford & Worcester Dyslexia Association (HWDA)

Presentations by Dee Caunt from Nottingham Dyslexia Association Dee is a member of the national British Dyslexia Association’s New Technology Committee

Where: Nunnery Wood High School, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2LT

Time: Two options are available, morning or afternoon (a repeat of the morning)Morning Presentation Doors Open 9.45 a.m. for a prompt start at 10.15 a.m. Finish at 12.45 p.m. Afternoon Presentation (please note this is a repeat of the morning session)Doors Open 1.40 p.m. for a prompt start at 2.15p.m. Finish at 4.45 p.m.

Refreshments will be served before each session and during a short break

Who is it for? Dyslexic Adults, Teachers, Parents and Employers. Young Dyslexics of secondary age may find the sessions useful but must be accompanied by an adult.

Price: HWDA Members £6.00

Non-Members £15.00

Young People (11-18) £3.00

HWDA Workshop pupils (11+) FREE

What will be demonstrated in each presentation?

Assistive Technology to help with:

  • Reading, Writing, Spelling and Note-taking
  • Organisation, Time Management and Studying
Including:
  • Apps for iPads, Android Tablets and Smartphones
  • Speech Recognition, Text to Speech, Mind Mapping and Games
  • Free Resources for PCs
  • SmartPens, Dictaphones and other hand-held devices

As places are limited, booking is essential and payment must be received in advance Please email hwda.events@gmail.com to reserve a place and receive details of how to pay. For further information and a booking form, please visit www.hwda.org.uk

Discover more events