Why Accessibility is Important
What do YOU think of when you hear the word ACCESSIBILITY? Is it …. OR OR OR You may answer ALL of the above! Accessibility means giving people access to the world around them whether that be access to a building for a wheelchair user via a ramp or by producing an electronic book which … Continued
Supporting Struggling Writers #2
Words and Pictures The title is a reference for those old enough to remember the name of the educational T.V. programmes of the same name. In the first article we mentioned ‘Talking Pictures’, that is the use of images and video, as a stimulus to help students generate discussion and record their ideas related to … Continued
Supporting Struggling Writers #1
In this series of posts we look at how we can support pupils who struggle with writing and look at some resources and ways of working that could be used with a range of ages. In this post we consider general solutions, in further posts we will look at how some specific solutions could be … Continued
To Read or be Read to?
To read or be read to, that is the question, at least it is when it comes to using a Screen Reader for exams that test reading. Can a screen reader be used by a student in such a test or exam, when this is their usual, normal and established way or working?
Life through a Visually Impaired Lens – Videos Now Online
Using SimSpecs, we’ve tried to recreate every day tasks that most of us take for granted, through the eyes of a visually impaired person.