At Seashell, our technologists use assistive technology for students with disabilities to increase the learning opportunities available to our children and young people.

Assistive technology for learning disabilities

Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities. When we talk about using assistive technology for students with disabilities, this can also refer to the process used to select, locate, and use the right devices for each student. 



Assistive technology for learning disabilities promotes greater independence by enabling students with SEND to perform tasks that they might not have been otherwise able to. These devices and the accompanying support from our trained staff at our specialist college and special needs school in Manchester allows our children to develop communication and enhances their learning experiences.  

Our assistive technologists ensure that they are able to advise on and implement the latest innovative assistant technology with our students. They work closely within Seashell’s multidisciplinary team to implement bespoke assistive technology strategies for students with learning disabilities. This enables our students to experience maximum independence and develop effective communication skills.

Our Facilities

Our students benefit from some of the best facilities and equipment in the country to improve their learning outcomes and quality of life. This includes assistive technology for students with disabilities, ensuring our students can enjoy the full capacity of their communication skills.

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Outreach Services

Seashell provides a comprehensive range of specialist assessment and support, training and consultancy to organisations across the education, health and care sectors.

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