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Assistive Technology: A Better Quality of Life for Children with Disabilities

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Format: Available in both format: Online and On-Site (in Amman – Jordan)

Duration: This is a 6-day online; 4-day on-site training course.

Language: Available in both English and Arabic

The present training course has been specially designed to provide a thorough knowledge and skills on the impact of Assistive Technology (AT) on children with disabilities and it addresses its contribution to differently abled children and adults with Dyslexia, Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD or ADHD, Intellectual Challenges, Severe Learning Difficulties, Motor Control Problems, Slow Learners or are Communicatively impaired, children who are hearing or visually impaired and generally children who need a different approach and tools to support them.

Program Content

The program provides many opportunities with lots of practical examples and case studies rather than been theoretical and will cover a big series of issues and topics with emphasis on the implementation, the use and contribution of AT. The trainees will realize that there is strong justification for the use of AT, learn of terms and definitions, work with special devices and special software (demonstration and hands-on experiences), acquire skills of basic assessment procedures and tools and will become able to integrate AT into the Individual Educational Plan (IEP) of the student/child.

Assistive Technology Tools covered in the Training:

  1. Educational robots with two mats

  2. Talking wall

  3. Sequence bar

  4. Talking album

  5. Talking dice

  6. Attention tracker

  7. Educational robot and mats for the robot

  8. Switches

  9. Computer switch interfaces

  10. Special keyboard, with large buttons

  11. A keyguard

  12. Big ball mouse

  13. Special joystick

  14. Big talking button

  15. Talking buttons on one base

  16. Talking pens

  17. Briefcase communication device

  18. Mounting arm with base and Velcro

  19. Communication device with cells

  20. Communication device with 44 buttons

  21. Communication device with 30 buttons

  22. Communication device with 10 buttons

  23. Clever tiles

  24. Video magnifier for the Low vision children

  25. Memory cards set

  26. Talking buttons

  27. Keyboard labels

  28. Attention tracker

  29. Irlen transparencies

  30. Adapted toys

  31. Battery contacts

  32. Eye tracking (low tech)

  33. Switches

  34. Interfaces

  35. Talking bee

Duration of training: 5 consecutive days, 5 hours daily.

Note: Trainees will be given a free, fully functioning in Arabic, software called SALAM (Speech and Language Acquisition Method).

Language of training: Arabic and/or English, based on participants preference.

Venue: Corp Hotel, Amman – Jordan


For more information:

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Fee information

USD 350 covers 5-day online training course, covers training fees, certificate, and applications.

USD 650 covers 5-day on-site training course, covers course fees, one apparatus, applications, meal, coffee breaks, stationery, certificate, and course consumables. Excluding flights, accommodations, vaccinations, and visas.

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