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NatSIP is pleased to announce that Episode 2 of The NatSIP Podcast has been released.

In this episode, introduced by Lindsey Jane Rousseau, John Rous Milligan (VI lead for Norfolk Sensory Service) leads a structured Q and A discussion on Assistive Technology - How are learners with vision impairment using iPads? with answers from an expert panel.

The panel members were:

  • Carrie-Anne Brooke Lovell, Lead QTVI, Gateshead.  Carrie was the lead developer of the iPad Accessibilty Scheme of Work for Pupils with Vision Impairment, produced in collaboration with Gateshead Council, Barnet Education and Learning Service, Manchester Sensory Support Service, Portmouth City Council Vision and Hearing Team, and Thomas Pocklington Trust
  • Simon Kerrigan, Lead QTVI forSheffield - Tapton Integrated Resource Centre, Sheffield.
  • Michael Ritson, Senior Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Consulant - ACE Centre, Oldham.  Prior to joining the charity ACE Centre, Michael was a QTVI in Oldham, and Thameside.

This episode is an edited version of the discussion which took place in the NatSIP/VIEW Online Webinar on 25  November 2021. 

The webinar was the second of a series of two as part of the Building VI Confidence and Competence in the Schools Workforce programme.  You can find more details about this programme here.

This event was supported by a grant from Thomas Pocklington Trust.

There is a fact sheet to accompany this podcast episode, which you can find pdf here .

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