Assistive Technology is the matching of IT to allow users to communicate, record and write their thoughts using a specialised method of input and or software to achieve it. AccessAbility Solutions provide an assessment, training and consultation service to families, schools and organisations.
Myles Pilling is an experienced special schools teacher for 30 years, He worked as an ICT SEN Adviser for Wiltshire Council for 10 years. Now he runs his own company AccessAbility Solutions. Myles works as a SEN consultant to Tablet Academy - a teacher training company that works with mobile solutions. Myles is passionate about training and passing on knowledge and works as a part-time external lecturer to Bath Spa University on their Dyslexia courses where he provides up to date content on the fast changing world of IT.
A small scale project with Bath Spa University on apps for Dyslexia has been completed which is published on MirandaNet. Myles is a fellow of MirandaNet.,
A project for 1 year was working with the Fonthill Foundation and Tablet Academy working with St John's School and College - a specialist college for autism. Myles used apps on ipads at the Brigthon Marina working with the pupils and students on making films, using ipads to record their interests and using the Marina as a source of information.
Myles has written about this and other IT SEN topics in Special World, SEN Magazine, and Nasen.