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Access Methods – Touch

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Access Methods – Touch

From Ace Centre Learning


  • Introductory level
  • Places available
  • On-demand
  • Take this course online

Included in course bundles:

  • Access Methods (I) Bundle Discount

    This bundle gives a discount on all five self-directed, introductory β€˜Access Methods’ courses; five for the price of four.

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Discover more about touch control as an access method. This course will introduce solutions that can improve accuracy and control when using a touchscreen. This is a self-directed online study course. You can work through the activities in your own time, and it will be available for 3 months.

Course aim:

To introduce Touch as an access method and adaptations that can enable the user to improve their control.

You will learn:

  • How touch as an access method fits in with other approaches used by people with disabilities
  • To recognise the different skills needed for touch, and how you can improve them
  • To identify useful equipment that can support people with disabilities to access touch computers
  • To name free features that are built in to devices that make it easier to use touch to interact

Course includes:

Interactive online activities, videos and signposting to further information.

Suitable for: Anyone wanting to learn more about adaptations that can be made to touch control to make it easier to use for people with physical difficulties. This online course will enable you to work towards the following:

IPAACKS competencies:

Identifying Needs

  • Aware of the role that technology can play in supporting education and participation


  • Knowledge of a range of different access methods
  • Aware of the underpinning knowledge required by the person using AT

Facilitating Learning

  • Aware of what AT is and that it can help people who have access and learning support needs

Special requirements:

You will be required to use one of the following web browsers: Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari.

Cost: Β£30

*All times shown are given in the UK timezone, on the date the course is run.

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Exploring access and control of technology using adaptations to standard equipment.

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