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Making assistive technology decisions: strategic approaches to implementing assistive technology

Understanding what to include in your strategy and how you can lead this.

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

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    The third 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 implementing assistive technology, those new to the field are welcome. This course will be led by subject specialists from the strategy and infrastructure teams, who have experience in assistive technology, applications and networks.

    Suitable for those seeking an introduction to strategic approaches for deploying assistive technology, there will also be opportunities for more experienced practitioners to reflect on or enhance their existing practice.

    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 effectively deploying assistive technology. This will likely include, but is not restricted to, people working in roles such as: leaders with an interest in inclusive technology, IT managers and support technicians, learning technology or resources managers, student support managers, disability advisers, assistive technologists, lecturers in specialist settings.

    Maximum group size 20.

    What we cover

    This two-hour live online course will cover:

    • Taking a strategic approach
    • Considering the different contexts in which AT is used
    • Ownership of AT and support provision
    • Reviewing assistive technology applications
    • Networking considerations

    Training outcomes

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

    • Understand what needs to be included in an AT strategy
    • Reflect on own role in leading or contributing to a strategy
    • Consider useful processes to support AT deployment
    • Know where to obtain further support and guidance

    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.

    Member types and VAT information

    Jisc members: typically publicly funded FE, HE and Research institutions.

    Non-members, not-for-profit: Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers.

    Other organisations: Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers.

    VAT is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact if you require more information.


    For more information, email or phone 01235 822242.