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GATHER Programme May 31st-June 2nd 

Assistive Technology is all around us and has an intrinsic place to help us achieve and belong in education. Lets get together and gather out thoughts around this so we can be more AT aware.

Presentations will be recorded and closed captions will be available.

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Day 1: May 31st

Day 1: May 31st

Welcome & AT Show & Tell - A Series of AT Demonstrations 1 09:30 - 10:00

  1. Dragon Voice Control: Uses for Everyone
    William Nolan, University Limerick

The Big AT Question 1 10:00 - 10:45

  1. Matching Student & Technology (MST) Assessment Process
    Andrew Costello, Trinity College Dublin

Break Time 10:45 - 11:00

AT Show & Tell - A Series of AT Demonstrations 2 11:00-11:50

  1. Finding the Right Fit - Individualised Assisitive Technology
    Sue Meehan, University College Dublin

Break Time 2 11:55 to 12:00

The Big AT Question 2 12:00 - 12:35

  1. The UDL Educational Journey to FET and Beyond
    Jeremy Wren, Kerry Education & Training Board Jean Reale, Mary Immaculate College Limerick

Accessible Social Media 12:40 - 12:55

  1. The AT Promise Day 1
    Jess Dunne, AHEAD

Day 2: June 1st

Day 2: June 1st

Welcome & The Big AT Question 09:30 - 10:00

  1. Building the Capacity of our National AT Ecosystem through the Development of an AT Passport
    Siobhan Long,

The Big AT Question 2 10:00 - 10:45

  1. Barriers & Solutions for AT Adoption for Students in Post-Primary FE & HE - A Discussion

Break Time 10:45 - 11:00

AT Show & Tell - A Series of AT Demonstrations 11:00-11:50

  1. Getting Started with AT - Office Suite & Building AT Capacity
    Anna Merrick, Pearse College of Further Education

Break Time 2 11:55 to 12:00

The Big AT Question 3 12:00 - 12:35

  1. Exploring Web Accessibility Challenges with Third Level Students with Cognitive Disabilities
    Sara Gartland, National University of Ireland, Galway Paul Flynn,

Accessible Social Media 12:40 - 12:55

  1. The AT Promise Day 2

Day 3: June 2nd

Day 3: June 2nd

Welcome & The Big AT Question 09:30 - 10:00

  1. Welcome & Is AT Everyone's Business? Free Technology to Make Learning Easier course/resource
    Deirdre Madden, UCC

The Big AT Question 2 10:00 - 10:45

  1. Is there still such a thing as AT? Rethinking the Conceptualization of Assistive Technology within Accessibility services in Higher Education
    Dr Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor, School of Education and Technology, Royal Roads University

Break Time 10:45 - 11:00

AT Show & Tell - A Series of AT Demonstrations 11:00-11:50

  1. An Apple a Day - An Overview of Apple Features / Apps
    James Northridge, UCC

Break Time 2 11:55 to 12:00

The Big AT Question 3 12:00 - 12:35

  1. Fireside Chat of Lived Experiences from a Blind Student & AT
    Paul Geoghegan, Undergraduate Student, Technological University Dublin

Assistive Technology 12:40 - 12:55

  1. Thinking about AT
    Trevor Boland, eLearning and Digital Officer, AHEAD

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The core funding received by AHEAD for its further education activities on fostering inclusion is provided by SOLAS.

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