New collaboration with Mascha Legel

Portrait Mascha LegelSeminar: Self-created Film as Assistive Tool in Storytelling for Children with Complex Communication Needs

A new exciting collaboration with Holland about using film to support storytelling for children with complex communication needs. Mascha Legel, who has started her PhD on the subject, will visit the Dundee AAC Group next week and present her work during our weekly seminars on Thursday, 15 Jan, 12pm. All welcome!

Abstract for download (pdf)

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China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarships

CSC Logo(DAAC Research) The College of Art, Science and Engineering (CASE) at the University of Dundee offers up to 10 PhD studentships in partnership with the China Scholarship Council (CSC), waiving all tuition fees for successful applicants. A list of available CSCS projects at CASE is available on their website. We are excited to be able to offer three projects within the research field of AAC:

You can find more information on the all CSC Scholarships on the University website. Deadlines for applications: 15th January 2015

Assistive Technologist

Rohan SlaughterAssistant Principal and Head of Technology at Scope’s Beaumont College, Rohan Slaughter, visited the School of Computing today to report and discuss a new role in education, the Assistive Technologist.

His presentation defined the Assistive Technologist (AT) role as it is used at Scope’s Beaumont College and at other Colleges around the Country with a view to discussing how we can train assistive technologists in future. In presenting and defining the role he drew on the practical experiences of developing and implementing the role at Beaumont College and at other Colleges. Beaumont College has worked in partnership with two other independent specialist colleges to deliver the Jisc funded Dart project.

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