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JISC – Making assistive technology decisions: assistive technology for students who are deaf or hard of hearing

20th February 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm

This course is part of our ‘making assistive technology decisions’ series, consisting of four courses centred around making informed decisions in assistive technology implementation.

This course is suitable for both experienced individuals and individuals seeking an introduction to assistive technology for deaf or hard of hearing students in further and higher education. Whether you’re new to the field or an experienced practitioner looking to reflect on or enhance your current practice, you’ll find valuable insights and practical strategies to support your professional development.

Embrace the opportunity to broaden your expertise, network with peers, and make a lasting impact on the lives of students with diverse support requirements.

Supporting materials will be provided to ensure a comprehensive learning experience.

Key features

  • Suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners
  • Focus on a student-centred approach
  • Comprehensive exploration of assistive technology for students who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Opportunities for reflection and enhancement of existing practice
  • Supporting materials provided

Who should attend

This course is ideal for professionals working in further and higher education with an interest in assistive technology and empowering deaf and hard of hearing students. Roles that would benefit from this course (but are not restricted to) include:

  • Disability adviser
  • Needs assessor
  • Assistive technologist
  • Student support adviser
  • Teaching assistant
  • Lecturer

Spaces are limited to 30 participants per course so we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Pricing and eligibility

  • Jisc members – £95 + VAT*
  • Non member, not-for-profit – £115 + VAT
  • Other organisations – £150 + VAT

*Jisc members – One free place per organisation using code “ONEFREE”, subsequent places at a cost of £95 + VAT.

For those wishing to train six or more members of staff, we can come to you! Please email [email protected] for an in-house quote.