Accessible Reading

Accessible Reading: Simple steps for students with vision impairments to read and learn on any device

Recorded: Oct 12, 2023 Time: 13:00 to 13.45 (GMT)

Students with vision impairments can access learning through assistive technology. It removes barriers to learning and promotes equality in classrooms and in education as a whole.

This recorded session is suitable for anyone who supports students in the UK who are blind or partially sighted and would like to learn how accessible textbooks enhance learning.

In this webinar, Mary Long CENMAC’s Deputy Team Leader, takes you through some practical steps to help students with vision impairments read and learn independently, using assistive technology.

You will explore how to use the RNIB Bookshare Education Collection to provide accessible textbooks for students who are visually impaired, along with the different ways these books can be read, using technology such as EasyReader App.

This recording introduces EasyReader Premium, and show you how this enables students to read textbooks and other learning material in ways that are accessible for them.

This recording is aimed at all teaching staff and student support teams in UK primary, secondary further and higher education, including: Teachers, SENDCOs, Teaching Assistants, – Lecturers, QTVIs, Disability Advisory Service teams.

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