AphasiaTEC was awarded Lottery funding for the SPLIT computer access course in Spring 2019
Speech Language and Information Technology (SPLIT) is a 10-week computer access course for people with aphasia. SPLIT2019 ran from 21/01/19 – 01/04/19 at CityLit adult education centre in London as a partnership between City, University of London (providing the course tutor, volunteer student speech and language therapists, and SPLIT course content), CityLit (providing room and laptop equipment), and AphasiaTEC (providing financial support for the course, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund).
What did the participants say about SPLIT?
“It gave me confidence to go out and get an iPad and start using it regularly”
“Helped me to re-learn those things I knew before the stroke”
“It was an amazing course that helped me gain computer skills. My support worker was so good. 10 more weeks would be amazing!”
“Just all good!”
What did the participants learn?
How to post a tweet on twitter, how to use email on a phone, using text replacement on Whatsapp, Google searches and Google images, deleting apps and organising desktop on tablet, deleting apps and organising desktop on tablet, how to use communication skills (eg. Whatsapp), photographs on Whatsapp, uploading phone numbers to phone book on mobile and much more!