The effective use of technology to support Dyslexia
This session gives teachers a fundamental understanding of paid for and free technology that can support dyslexic learners both in the classroom and at home.
Dyslexic entrepreneur, Arran Smith explains the benefits of assistive technology, looking at software, hardware and other technologies. He aims to help schools make informed choices, then quickly and easily implement technology to help learners with dyslexia.
3 takeaways from Arran’s training session
– Understand assistive tech and how it can help dyslexic learners –
– Have an informed choice of what is available – including software, hardware, paid for and free tech –
– Start the conversation in your school regarding technology implementation within education –
This session is aimed at SENCOs, leaderships, pastoral teams and class teachers working with children with SEND.
Watch a snippet of Arran’s presentation…
Bonus session: Me, my Dyslexia and success included for FREE
In this inspirational talk, Arran outlines his journey as a severely dyslexic adult who was told that he would never amount to anything due to his dyslexia. He covers his experiences through education into work, to becoming a dyslexic entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in the field of dyslexia and SEND.
Purchase Arran’s training on ‘The effective use of technology’ to get access to both of Arran’s sessions in the ‘My Sessions’ section of the website.
Arran received great feedback on his LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“Whistle stop through available technology – I will share this with our specialist in school.”
Anita Coleman, AHT/Inclusion Lead – St Margarets CE Primary
“I loved that the bonus session was all about Arran’s success as a person with dyslexia.”
Christine Wellard – SENCO, Napier Primary Academy
About the Creator
Arran Smith / Managing Director, SEND Group
Arran Smith is a dyslexic entrepreneur, diagnosed with severe dyslexia aged 9. He is the Managing Director of the SEND Group, owner of Trugs and Founder of the Dyslexia Show. He’s also Chairman of the Leicestershire Dyslexia Association and a former employee of the British Dyslexia Association. Arran has a special interest in Assistive Technology, which he uses to support his dyslexia needs daily.
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