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Training for all staff should include more than just disability awareness. Inclusive practice is good practice, it reduces barriers for disabled learners but also provides positive benefits for all other learners.
 
Providing both training and ongoing support for teaching staff will enable them to become more confident using technology to enhance and enrich their practice.

If the technology is deployed across the organisation and there is a commitment to promote its use then there needs to be staff training as part of the induction process for all staff. We would also recommend tutorials be made available so that people can access them at a time and situation that is convenient for them.

This section looks at specific areas to develop for the different roles in an organisation. It looks at what you can do to support disabled learners, and who to work with to improve that support.

In addition, you can find bite-sized how-to guides in our Resources section and information about specific disabilities in our User Needs section.

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