technology in the community
Assistive technology can also enable people with learning disabilities to play a more active role in their community.
Tool to teach independent living skills among shortlist for Inclusive Technology Prize
New national freephone support for family carers of people with learning disabilities
Taking the tablets
New guide sets out safe ways for people with learning disabilities to ‘delegate payments’
Minister announces launch of new Easy Read guides on SEND reforms
Eye test scheme can create new vision for people with learning disabilities
Dyslexia Action's 'Sound Check' improves SEN students' reading by 36%
The findings from the first round of Dyslexia Action's Sound Check Project have revealed that specialist teaching resulted in a phonics check pass-rate of 60% for children with special educational needs [SEN] compared with the national SEN pass rates of 24% in 2012 and 32% in 2013 for Year 1 children.
Assistive Technology: Outcomes and Efficiency.
Exclusive video: LDT London - Paul Richards on Q-Kit
At Learning Disability Today 2013 Paul Richards introduced delegates to Southdown housing's Q-Kit. The Q-Kit is a quaility checking tool designed by people with learning disabilites. Watch highlights of how the kit enables people with learning disabilities to focus on what makes good support and therefore a good life, below.