Connecting Up : Accessibility Features of iOS and teaching hearing impaired students

This webinar focusses on audio connections to mobile phones, ipads, computers & using the built in accessibility features that these devices have. It demonstrates various features and shows you how to connect hearing devices to audio devices in order to maximise the functionality of the devices.

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Course Code:   CPE18 IOS - W

Course Information

This is the first of a series of webinars that will be unpacking some accessibility features of iOS devices that deaf or hard of hearing students may be using in the classroom and also in their everyday lives. This webinar focuses on audio connections to mobile phones, ipads, computers & using the built in accessibility features that these devices have. It demonstrates various features and shows you how to connect hearing devices to audio devices in order to maximise the functionality of the devices.

Presenter

  • Michael Harrison
    Michael currently works for the NSW Department of Education in the Central West of NSW, Australia. He has held positions including; Complex Support Advisor - Sensory Programs, Assistant Principal- Hearing, Learning and Wellbeing Advisor and Disability Programs Consultant. Michael is a bilateral cochlear-implantee after receiving his second implant in December 2009. Michael is a great fan of making the most of a wide range of technology in supporting children with a hearing impairment. A self-proclaimed ‘geek’, he enjoys sharing his knowledge of technology with others and has presented at numerous conferences and workshops around Australia and abroad including:
    • 2012 & 2014 – Spectronics: Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference, Gold Coast
    • 2013 – Workshops with the Tasmanian Education Department Teachers of the Deaf
    • 2014 - Critical Agendas – Teaching Students with Special Needs Conference, Sydney
    • 2014 & 2015 Learning Differences Convention Rosehill Gardens Race course
    • 2015 - NDIS National Conference - Apple’s Accessible iHouse
    • 2017 - ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) Florida, USA Conference
    • 2017 - Singapore Ministry of Education - Various workshops and presentations, Singapore.
    Michael is the author of iHear: Accessibility features of iOS and teaching hearing impaired students, and co-author of Accessibility at Home  - iBooks that are available via Apple’s iBookStore.  Apple Distinguished Educator Apple Accessibility Ambassador B Contemporary Music (1999) Southern Cross University Grad. Dip. Ed (2004) University of Wollongong M Special Education (sensory) (2007) Newcastle University

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These are convenient and accessible and can be accessed at anytime. These sessions are presented by International and National experts including RIDBC staff. All the courses are accredited by the BOSTES and many are also accredited by Audiology Australia and AG Bell.

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