Assistive Technology (AT) supports students with a broad range of learning difficulties, physical disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These range from high incidence, lower impact disabilities (for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia) through to low incidence, higher impact disabilities (for example, cerebral palsy, autism).
This course has been developed to address a global need for the professionalisation of the ‘Assistive Technologist’ role within all levels of education provision.
Honours degree at 2:1 or above in computing, education or a therapeutic subject OR an equivalent qualification (e.g. postgraduate certificate/ diploma of education) OR experience in assistive technology and special education.
You will need to have Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) member status or equivalent.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
Education and Social Work