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ADCET Webinar: How Ideamapper helps students of varying abilities plan, write and reference

Ideamapper was originally created as a solution for students with specific Learning Disabilities who struggled to write large amounts of text such as essays and reports. It was designed by PHDs and a Dyslexia expert with an MBE for services to Dyslexia and other hidden disabilities. Ideamapper uses mind mapping to help students manage information in a bitesize format, helping unlock ideas otherwise lost in a jumble of information. A vast array of templates and writing frames are included to help students get started with their essays and to more effectively manage the structure of their writing tasks.

Ideamapper will soon be fully AT compliant with accessibility standards and will be compatible with screenreaders (including JAWS) and Dragon.

Free trial for universities and TAFEs

For the remainder of the 2020 academic year, ideamapper is offering free pilots to universities and TAFEs to allow all students to have access to an effective mindmapping technology during these challenging times of COVID-19.

Please contact Jim Sprialis for further details.

A 30-day free trial can be downloaded by visiting https://ideamapper.com/free-trials.

Presenters

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Callum Ferguson has been the sales and marketing manager at Ideamapper for 5 years and is responsible for integrating Ideamapper into Assistive Technology platforms, such as the Disabled Student Allowance and Access to Work. Callum looks after the many markets Ideamapper operates in which includes K12, Higher Education, Assistive Technology and the Professional Market. His current focus is making Ideamapper more inclusive and accessible for all students.

 

Nicole Crawford

Jim Sprialis is an inclusive education and technology consultant and has been a leading influence in the field of inclusion and technology for 30 years. With a specialist knowledge base around disability and learning difficulties such as dyslexia, he is passionate about promoting inclusive technologies and universal design approaches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This webinar will be of interest to equity and accessibility practitioners and study skills tutors. Ideamapper is currently offering free pilots to universities and TAFEs for the remainder of the 2020 academic year to allow all students to have access to an effective mind mapping technology during these challenging times of COVID 19.