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Aspire Consultancy

Established in 1999, Aspire Consultancy is a specialist supplier of assistive technology for vision impairment, dyslexia and voice input solutions with a reputation for providing a high quality advice and training service. Based in York, Aspire Consultancy serve corporate, educational and private clients across the UK. Telephone Training: Aspire now provides telephone training on all major access software systems over the telephone. Price: £25 per hour or 5 sessions for £100. For more information, please visit: http://www.aspire-consultancy.co.uk/
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Improve your learning…

Listed below are training courses specifically designed to improve areas in developing awareness and understanding in Inclusive Communications.  
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Visual Impairment Awareness Training

Visualise Training and Consultancy are running Visual Impairment Awareness training this Autumn. The course is designed to empower and enable you to: Understand the main eye conditions and the importance of eye health Use appropriate language and effective communication – is it ok to say “see you later”? Confidently guide a person with a visual impairment Make reasonable adjustments under the Equality Act 2010 Ensure your services are accessible for people with sight loss Date Glasgow – 26th October 2016 Booking Details You can book your place on the Visualise Training and Consultancy website or via email. Cost per attendee: £95.00
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

CALL Scotland has developed five short online learning modules for people who would like to learn more about augmentative and alternative communication. Click here to find out more infromation about the modules
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Access2Learning (A2L)

Access2Learning (A2L) is the Improvement Service’s free e-learning platform. It offers a wide range of learning resources designed to enhance staff development across Scottish local government, public and third sectors. It contains resources on different topics that can be used on your organisation’s learning management systems and some that can be adapted (if permissible) to suit your organisations needs. Resources are produced by councils themselves, by the Improvement Service, or by a wide range of other organisations. If you are a registered A2L user, click here to get started. If you are not registered or would like to be, you
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Deaf Awareness Training

If you are looking for a basic knowledge of communication issues affecting deaf and deafblind people, then Level 1 Award in Deaf Awareness and Communication is for you. Signature www.signature.org.uk
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Introduction to AAC

Commissioned by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) as part of the Scottish Right to Speak initiative, CALL Scotland has developed five short online learning modules on augmentative and alternative communication. The modules can be viewed one by one as ‘stand-alones’, or in sequence. All five modules are at an introductory level, and highly accessible to people without any previous specialised knowledge of communication disability, or of communication aids. Each module takes about 5-10 minutes to view – or longer if you want to explore the many links and resources – and finishes with a ‘Test your Knowledge’ quiz, and a
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Hidden Accessibility

The purpose of this course is to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring that your electronic information is accessible to screen-reading software designed for people with a visual impairment who are unable to see the screen or use a mouse or other pointing device. Scottish Accessible Information Forum (SAIF) www.saifscotland.org.uk FREE On-line Training
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Accessible Information Awareness

The purpose of this course is to raise awareness about good practice in producing information that is accessible to its intended audience. Scottish Accessible Information Forum (SAIF) www.saifscotland.org.uk FREE On-line Training
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