B.D.A. Technology Conference


In November 2011, B.D.A. held a Dyslexia and Technology conference, with speakers, and workshops by publishers.

An attendee, Lorna Knight, has written some thoughtful comments on the presentations, for Oxford Ed Tech blog.

Reflections on Assistive Technology from the Dyslexia and Technology in Education conference, Part 1.

The writer praised the information about free and cheap software, which may suffice or be a useful taster before investing in more expensive items.

Reflections on Assistive Technology from the Dyslexia and Technology in Education conference, Part 2.

The writer endorsed the enthusiasm of several speakers for schools to teach touch typing skills, and short-cuts for efficient use of computers.

Reflections on Assistive Technology from the Dyslexia and Technology in Education conference, Part 3.

The writer pinpointed a speaker suggestion that audio files should be as acceptable as written text, particularly in examinations.

© BDA New Technologies Committee. April 2012.
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