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How Can Technology Support Students with Diverse Learning Needs?

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125 Charman Road

Beaumaris, VIC 3193

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This session is an introduction to the range of different types of technologies that can help students who struggle with literacy. These include technologies to support reading, writing and planning. The difference between reading supports such as audio books, text-to-speech and scanning pens will be discussed and consideration given to how specific types of software and apps may help those who struggle to plan and write independently.

Future sessions including will focus in greater depth on specific topics and applications for different age groups, but this introductory session is an ideal starting point for further investigation into assistive and enabling technologies.

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  • Date: Wednesday 1st November
  • Time: 19:00 (7pm) - 20:30 (8:30pm)
  • Booking: Through this Eventbrite page
  • Price: $25 per person (+ booking fee)
  • Who: This event is for parents, teachers, grandparents and friends
  • Where: 125 Charman Road, Beaumaris, VIC 3193.
  • Additional info: This professional learning satisfies the requirements of APST 1.5 (Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across full range of abilities), 1.6 (Strategies to support full participation of students with disability) & 2.6 (Information and Communication Technology (ICT))


Dr. Cheryl Dobbs is an Independent Consultant who specialises in the use of digital technologies to support literacy and learning. She works directly with students, schools and families as well as facilitating workshops and training. Cheryl remains actively involved with the British Dyslexia Association's New Technologies Committee and has a particular expertise in the exploration and use of technology to support writing difficulty.



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