7 Feb 2024

Technology advances helping children with disabilities in class

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 7 February 2024
Blind person using computer with braille keyboard. Visual impairment, independent life concept.

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The start of the school year can be an expensive time, not just for uniforms and stationery, but for devices too. And if you are the parent of a child with disabilities the costs are amplified.

Workbridge Chief Executive and Assistive Technology consultant Jonathan Mosen says there's a complexity of choice for aids to help pupils with visual and hearing impairment - and with that can come high price tags.