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Assistive Technology

Effective use of assistive technology (AT) can be empowering for all learners - including learners with SEND. 

nasen is committed to helping practitioners use technology to reduce or remove barriers to learning.

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Assistive Technology: essential for some but useful for all (Article taken from nasen Connect July/August 2023)

Michael Surr, education officer at nasen, explores assistive technology (AT), including some of the features that are already available to all.

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Assistive Technology Miniguide

This miniguide, developed by Empowering Tech in conjunction with nasen, is for SENCOS, school leaders, teachers and support staff.

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Accessibility tools in Microsoft 365

In 2021, the resulting Learning Tools have now grown into a set of features that support accessibility needs across the education community. The tools include features like Immersive Reader, Dictation, Subtitles and many more and are available free in Microsoft 365.

In this free webinar, Arran Smith will talk about all the latest updates and features that are available as part of Microsoft 365 accessibility tools and features along with giving some updates on a brand-new tool called Reading Progress.

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