Textbooks that talk! Free app & online library for SEND students of ALL ages (03/02/22)

30 minutes
Audience: Education
Product: EasyReader

If you work in a UK school, college or university and support students with visual impairments or neurodiverse conditions, Dolphin and the RNIB invite you to join this free webinar.
We'll demonstrate how the EasyReader App and RNIB Bookshare Education Collection can help your students read textbooks in accessible formats.

Join Rochelle Davis-Pretsell from RNIB Bookshare and Steve Bennett from Dolphin Computer Access for an introduction to accessible versions of learning material, and a demonstration of the Dolphin EasyReader app.

Accessible versions of UK school, college and university textbooks - along with other learning materials - are available free in the RNIB Bookshare Education Collection.

EasyReader is a free app that makes it easy for students to find, download and read accessible books on any device. Then customise the reading experience to suit their own vision and learning style.

This webinar helps you support learners of all ages, to make reading accessible for students with visual impairments and neurodiverse conditions including dyslexia.

In this short webinar, you'll learn
- Which students can use RNIB Bookshare
- The range of accessible textbooks available
- Where and how to get the free EasyReader App
- How EasyReader supports students with dyslexia
- How EasyReader supports learners with visual impairments

This webinar is recommended for all teaching staff in UK primary, secondary and higher education, including:
- Teachers
- Lecturers
- Teaching Assistants

and for support teams including:
- SENCo's
- Disability Support
- Dyslexia Support
- Disability Advisory Service teams