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assistive technology newsThe AT Voice brings you the latest higher education sector headlines, specifically on assistive technology news.

Head straight here for the latest assistive software product launches and version releases. Our news page will also cover any regulatory updates on the disabled students allowance and needs assessments policy and procedures.

Free Learning Labs Licence for all Sector Professionals

Learning Labs has launched the Advantage Programme giving you the opportunity to use the online AT learning portal completely for free! Assessors, specialist tutors and disability support workers can all...
TextHelp

Read&Write Launches New Features

TextHelp’s Read&Write has a brand-new look with additional features to enhance usability among DSA students. You can enjoy all the current benefits of Read&Write, but now with easy sign-in options...

New Presentation App Offers Free Trials

The dyslexia-friendly presentationapp Present Pal is launching mid-August 2018, and assessors can request a free copy here. The mobile app was developed by former disabled student Chris Hughes after discovering...
Notetalker

Free Notetalker Trial for Students

Students awaiting their DSA funding can download a 60-day Notetalker trial to familiarise themselves with their recommended assistive technology. The demo media available in the app helps students learn how...
invate

ATSP Launches Free Support Service for Assessors

If you are a needs assessor, disability advisor or NMH provider and have any general DSA, product or technology related questions you can now send them to Invate at justask@invate.co.uk.  National...
AT Scholarship

New Scholarship Offers Top Software

The AT Scholarship has launched to provide individuals ineligible for disabled students allowance (DSA) with an opportunity to benefit from AT software. The scholarship includes software such as Global AutoCorrect,...
BATA

BATA Summit Update – 24 July 2018

Antony Ruck, Chair of BATA gives us an update on the news from the recent BATA Summit: Quality Assurance of Needs Assessments The Department for Education (DfE) and the DSA-QAG are introducing...
the eql Way

Training Provider Shares Stats in Bid to Raise Sector Standards

National AT training provider, e-Quality Learning has made its private statistics public to help improve standards in AT training by remaining accountable and transparent. Check out their infographic for June...