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Go to View > Header & Footer to edit 12 October 2014 | slide 1 Welcome! RSC West Midlands Accessibility and Inclusion. www.rsc-wm.ac.uk RSCs – Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning
12 October 2014 | slide 2 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk Accessibility and Inclusion Disability Equality Duty This new legal duty will mean that any Public body will need to actively look at ways of ensuring that disabled people are treated equally. Pay due regard to the promotion of equality for disabled people in every area of their work. This means including disabled people and disability equality into everything from the outset. Statement of how disabled people have been involved in developing the scheme and the Action Plan
Go to View > Header & Footer to edit October 12, 2014 | slide 3 Build your knowledge level. How accessible are your learning materials etc? Pass on Information from TechDis – briefing papers. Take a look at the JISC Legal Law webcast Have brief idea of what the Duty is and help you create a DES Action Plan Take a look at the Accessibility box Build Your Knowledge
12 October 2014 | slide 4 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk Support http://rscwmaccess.ning.com/ http://wiki.rscwmsystems.org.uk
12 October 2014 | slide 5 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk What is Edu Apps? EduApps extends the AccessApps philosophy of free portable software in your pocket to include bundles of applications specifically designed for teachers 'TeachApps' and learners 'LearnApps'. Currently we host over 90 open source and freeware software applications which can be entirely used from a USB stick on a Windows computer.
12 October 2014 | slide 6 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk What is Access Apps? Free Open Source Software.-It consists of over 60 open source and freeware Windows applications, running from a USB stick. Access Apps provides a range of solutions to support writing, reading and planning as well as sensory, cognitive and physical difficulties.
12 October 2014 | slide 7 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk Intended to make the learner independent. Run from the USB Stick Part of family of Open Source software called EDU APPS Downloaded from: http://www.rsc-ne-scotland.ac.uk/eduapps/accessapps.php What is Access Apps?
12 October 2014 | slide 8 www.rsc-wm.ac.uk Making Learning Easier