How technology can help people with dyslexia

Date of webinar: 
29 Sep 2020 - 13:00


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This webinar will take place on Tuesday 29 September 2020, at 1pm BST.

Dafydd Henke-Reed, Principal Accessibility and Usability Consultant with AbilityNet shares his expert advice about dyslexia and technology.  

In this webinar, Dafydd will champion how much technology has enabled him with his dyslexia. Mixing personal stories and professional experiences, this talk will go beyond spellcheckers and explore the benefit technology can have on people with dyslexia. It will also examine digital barriers to avoid, alongside good practice for enabling dyslexic users online. 

Assistive technologies, such as dictation software and voice assistants, have become mainstream. But digital communication has become less text oriented, with reactions, emojis, voice chat, and multimedia messaging being commonplace.  

If you're dyslexic and are looking for advice about how technology can help you, learn from Dafydd about how technology has revolutionised his experience of dyslexia. 

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Who will benefit from this webinar?

This webinar is for anyone with dyslexia, or for those who support someone with dyslexia.

This is particularly relevant for web editors and developers working to make digital accessibility improvements 

The webinar will include an opportunity for you to pose your questions about the topic, which we will try to answer on this page after the session.

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