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Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference

Post 16 Education, DSA & Access to Work

ONLINE - Thursday 13th May 2021

Mental Health and Neurodiversity

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WHAT IS ATEC ONLINE?

Aimed at disability professionals and technologists, ATEC is a whole day online conference showcasing excellence in assistive technology (AT). The theme for this event is Mental Health and Neurodiversity.

Join us for access to 16 breakout seminars, 2 keynotes, a Q&A panel session and 1:1 networking.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND ATEC ONLINE?

  • Further & Higher Education Disability Practitioners
  • Student Services Professionals
  • Learning Technologists
  • DSA Assessors
  • Access to Work Assessors
  • Study Support and Assistive Technology Tutors
  • Technology Suppliers

2 WAYS TO JOIN US

Book to join all sessions live

Book to watch sessions on demand*

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND Q&A PANELLISTS

Join ATEC to hear from our inspirational keynote speakers and Q&A panellists.

PROFESSOR AMANDA KIRBY

CEO

Do-IT Solutions


DEBRA RUH

CEO & Founder

Ruh Global IMPACT

LAMONDRE POUGH

CSO

Ruh Global IMPACT

ADRIAN HYYRYLAINEN-TRETT

Relationship & Membership Development Manager (Inclusion & Diversity)

Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei)


AIDAN HEALY

CEO

Lexxic

HANNAH FACEY

Specialist Mental Health Mentor

University Mental Health Advisors Network (UMHAN)

ATIF CHOUDHURY

Chief Executive

Diversity and Ability


AGENDA

(UK British Summer Time - GMT +1)

* All sessions will be recorded to be viewed on demand with the exception of the Q & A Panel session which will NOT be recorded.

9.00-9.10am - Welcome and Introduction

Antony Ruck, ATEC Conference Director

9.10-9.20am - Sponsors Welcome

Alasdair King, Managing Director - Claro Software

9.20-9.50am - Keynote

Neurodiversity for post 16 students and the workplace

Professor Amanda Kirby, CEO - DO-IT Solutions

9.50-10.00am - Break

10.00-10.40am - Breakout seminar session #1

Claro Software - Reduce the stress and anxiety by using ClaroRead

Pro-Study - *NEW PRODUCT* Pro-Study Assist, the new companion app to Pro-Study

Booost - *NEW PRODUCT* Booost: the new App enabling students with executive function, planning, and mental wellbeing challenges to maximise their learning opportunities

Lexxic - Empowering Neurodiverse Talent through Assistive Technology

10.40-10.50am - Break

10.50-11.30am - Breakout seminar session #2

VeritySpell - Learn the benefits of a spelling and grammar support tool designed specifically for neurodiverse users

Brain in Hand - Brain in Hand Supporting Mental Health and Neurodiversity

NTEHub - How To Use NTEhub? A way to help students with learning differences

Global AutoCorrect - Find out how Global AutoCorrect enhances learning and reduces stress and anxiety for users with dyslexia or mental health conditions

11.30-11.40am - Break

11.40-12.20pm - Breakout seminar session #3

Spellex - New and Improved Assistive Technology Tools & Industry Specific Vocabularies for Neurodiversity

Glean - Breaking Down Barriers for Successful Note Taking

FindMyFlow - How can FindMyFlow benefit AT users in the new blended learning environment and help reduce the stress and anxiety this may cause?

Dolphin - How Dolphin SuperNova helps students with sight loss to succeed in education and the workplace

12.20-12.50pm - Lunch Break

12.50-1.20pm - Keynote

Billion Strong - Bringing our Global Community together to celebrate, empower, understand gaps, support AT Community, and assure full access to society

Debra Ruh, CEO and Founder - Ruh Global IMPACT

LaMondre Pough - CSO - Ruh Global IMPACT

1.20-1.30pm - Break

1.30-2.10pm - Breakout seminar session #4

Nuance - Students with challenges like dyslexia, anxiety issues, and physical disabilities can do their best work more easily with Dragon, join us and see how

Inspiration - New Inspiration RD for Chromebooks and macOS & the efficacy of Inspiration 10 for users with neuro differences

PresentPal - Supporting the transition from remote to in-person presentations for students with disabilities

LightKey - How can word-prediction reduce the stress of written work, and allow the user to concentrate on the creative process? See how Lightkey’s AI powered technology does this and more

2.15-3.15pm - 1:1 Networking

3.15-3.25pm - Break

3.25-4.10pm - Q&A Panel

Mental Health and Neurodiversity through the lens of a pandemic – how did it affect us?

Aidan Healy - Lexxic

Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett -enei (Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion)

Hannah Facey - UMHAN (University Mental Health Advisers Network)

Atif Choudhury - Diversity and Ability

Chaired by Antony Ruck.

4.10-4.25pm - Prize Draw and Closing Remarks

4.25-5.25pm - 1:1 Networking

5.25pm - Conference ends

JOIN US AT ATEC

2 Inspirational Keynotes

16 CPD Led Seminars

Online Exhibition Booths

Network with other

delegates

Q&A Opportunities


Receive CPD Certificate

EXHIBITORS

ATEC online was very good and as there was no travelling etc, it took much less time and was more cost effective.

— Ruth Brown - NERAC Operations Officer, Sunderland Assessment Centre

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