Resource | 19.02.2024 | By Teresa Quail

6g. Technology to support independent living, learning and work

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP), their families, and those working with them have opportunities to find out about the wide range of options available for technology for living independently, eg

  • STTR apps
  • Voice-recognition software
  • Microsoft Teams and subtitles or book STTR through Access to Work
  • text relay service for making phone calls
  • video mail (send short messages in BSL)
  • SignLive remote interpreter support
  • navigation apps
  • assistive listening devices.

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Previous pages

6a. Developing independence

6b. Careers and seeking employment

6c. Money management

6d.  Independent travel

6e. Preparing for the world of work

6f. Staying safe


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Section 1  Deaf identity

Section 2 Communication, language, and literacy

Section 3 Understand access to sound

Section 4 Social, emotional, physical, and mental health

Section 5  Manage change

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