Say Hello to Cozmo!

Back in July I posted the blog ‘Top tips for introducing assistive technology to young children’. This blog takes a step forward and covers an innovative piece of technology which is revolutionising the way we work with young children. Meet Cozmo, this decade’s answer to Tamagotchi. Cozmo is a small talking robot who can communicate […]

7 Top Tips for Successfully Implementing Assistive Technology in the Classroom…

I’m a teacher to my core, so I figured that for this blog post, I would share for your enjoyment our very top tips for AT implementation in the classroom… … no, really… don’t mention it… it’s our pleasure… Does everyone know why Assistive Technology is being used in the classroom? This might seem like […]

Universal Principles of Assistive Technology

A little while ago, whilst studying for my post-grad, I came across the book “Assistive Technology: Principles and Applications for Communication” By Oliver Wendt. It’s quite a heavy going book, but Chapter 4, ‘Universal Principles and Guidelines’, struck a chord with me. At this time Assistive Technology (AT) wasn’t overly prevalent in the UK, with […]

Assistive Technology: Beyond the device

This is my first blog post, so it seems only fair that I should tell you a little bit about myself. I’ve been working for Access Technology North for almost one year (sure hope I get a cake or something to commemorate the actual anniversary… Mike? Andrew? Don’t pretend you’re not reading this…) Before coordinating […]