Co:Writer training

The ATS Service is hosting a training day on Co:Writer on Friday 24th November.

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Co:Writer is a powerful prediction package that is used alongside a word processor to support pupils who experience writing difficulties. The software is used by dyslexics, students with physical/motor impairments, and those with visual or hearing impairments. Being able to quickly produce accurately spelled text with minimal keystrokes is highly motivating and rewarding for those who struggle with writing.

Features:

Word completion

Spelling support – enhanced by Flexible Spelling that predicts words from pupils’ phonetic attempts at a word. For example, ‘elfant’ would be enough for Co:Writer to offer ‘elephant’.

speech feedback

grammatical support..

………….. (more)

Trainer: Alan Stewart, Co-ordinator ATS Service alan.stewart@highland.gov.uk

 Book this, or similar training, for yourself or your school.

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About Alan Stewart

I'm a teacher who changed direction after teaching visually impaired pupils. I became interested in how technology could assist young people overcome or deal with various disabilities. I've, since, been an Education Support Officer, an ICT Training Support Officer, and have been Coordinator of Highland's Assistive Technology Support Service for the past 20 years. I'm also the proud father of two young boys (2003 & 2008). View all posts by Alan Stewart

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