Dive into maths with a SPLASH!

More than ever before, technology is becoming a staple tool to support education across the entire curriculum. After a year of remote learning, it certainly helps that we don’t have to look far to find free apps, website platforms, or even YouTube videos for learning support. That being said, there are certain aspects of the […]

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 […]