An Uplifting Video on Assistive Technology

This video dates from 2005, but I feel that in many ways, the situation in Ireland isn’t there yet.


Author: techcourse

Primary Teacher. Interested in technology, teaching and learning.

2 thoughts on “An Uplifting Video on Assistive Technology”

  1. What an interesting video. It just shows the impact the right AT can have on a persons life. I was particularly interested in the adapted euphonium which enabled the student to fulfil his musical potential, as I too was a member of a concert band during my teenage years. While I’ve seen wind instruments selected to suit students with particular needs ( eg. trumpet for student with one hand, trombone/euphonium for students with missing fingers) I’ve never come across an instrument adapted in this way. A lovely story.

  2. I agree with Ciara, it’s an inspiring video. It video shows how AT can have such a positive impact on someones life. It can really give people the opportunity to follow their dreams and passions. I can’t believe that someone stole that boys modified horn, however it was fantastic that the community got together to replace it for him.

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