Many teachers are unaware of assistive technology for disabled students

In an age when digital is no longer optional for finding work, it is crucial that students with special educational needs leave school with the skills and kit necessary for full digital access.

Yet our research has found that education providers do not know enough about AT, the funding available for it, or inclusive digital practices. Teachers and specialist staff often do not have any training in AT and don’t know how best to support their students.

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Geena Vabulas

Source:
FE Week (UK)

Date published:
Sat 10th Jul, 2021