CHAT Gathering: AT supporting Inclusive Education during Covid 19

FreedomTech held a CHAT gathering on 20 October 2020 to discuss how Assistive and Accessible Technology has been supporting inclusive education during COVID 19. Sarah Gavra Boland hosted the gathering along with Siobhan Long and Joan O’Donnell. Opening Remarks: We kicked off with some words from Stuart Lawler, from Sight and Sound Technology, who outlined […]

CHAT #AT4Lockdown

composit screenshot of zoom meeting. thumbnail shots of people at their webcams. Text in centre says: @freedomtech_irl #AT4Lockdown How can Accessible Technology Support people during the Covid-19 crisis

FreedomTech hosted an online CHAT Gathering on April 7th 2020, titled Covid 19: Challenges and Opportunities The meeting was hosted by Sarah Gavra Boland and facilitated by Joan O’Donnell from FreedomTech We were joined by Professor Mac MacLachlan who outlined the importance of access to technology and assistive technology at this time and outlined some […]

Digital skills #AT4Lockdown

Facilitator: Pierce Richardson, Disability Federation of Ireland This discussion centred around the accessibility of different platforms. There was a recognised need for more awareness and training needed around the various platforms available and the pros and cons of each one. Issues raised: Different platforms have different levels of accessibility for different access needs. For example […]