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

Looking at technology in different contexts with a student-centred approach.

  • Online
  • One standalone session, or part of a series of four themed courses
  • Two hours
  • £95 - £150 + VAT

This course will be held on

  • 28 April 2022

    This course will be run over Zoom and you'll receive full joining instructions upon booking.

    • Online
    • 10:00 – 12:00


The second course in a series of four on the theme of making assistive technology decisions. While it is useful if you have some understanding of the experiences of students who are deaf or hard of hearing, those new to the field are welcome.

Suitable for those seeking an introduction to assistive technology for deaf or hard of hearing students in further and higher education, there will also be opportunities for more experienced practitioners to reflect on or enhance their existing practice. Supporting materials will be provided.

The other courses in this 'making assistive technology decisions' series will be delivered during 2022 and will cover the following topics:

Who should attend

People working in further and higher education with an interest in assistive technology and empowering deaf and hard of hearing students. This will likely include, but is not restricted to, people working in roles such as: disability adviser, needs assessor, assistive technologist, student support adviser, teaching assistant, or lecturer.

Maximum group size 20.

What we cover

This two-hour live online course will cover:

  • Taking a student-centred approach
  • Technology in different contexts
  • Integrating technology with other forms of support
  • Accessibility considerations eg captioning
  • Collaborative working

Training outcomes

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Use student-centred methods when making AT recommendations for deaf and hard of hearing students
  • Consider where AT sits in terms of reasonable adjustments and inclusive practice
  • Apply frameworks that support information gathering and decision making
  • Begin to create an expert network to support your practice

Pricing and eligibility

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

If you book all four courses in the ‘making assistive technology decisions’ series, we offer a four for the price of three discount.

Please email for the discount code if booking all four sessions.


For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.