Education

Ai-Media interviews MAA

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Like Media Access Australia, Ai-Media is committed to increasing accessibility to the media through simple and affordable solutions.

Varley and McGrath each took the time to explain what drew them to the work of Media Access Australia. This led to a discussion about some of the major projects being undertaken by Media Access Australia such as Your Local Cinema and the Classroom Access Project.


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Growing social media presence for Media Access Australia

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In line with the move to expand its work in access, Media Access Australia embraces online social media, with a particular focus on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

In line with the move to expand its work in access, Media Access Australia embraces online social media, with a particular focus on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

With last week's launch of the Classroom Access Project, Media Access Australia took to the net to display some short captioned and audio described videos about the project. 

Media Access Australia is increasingly using social media to reach more people and encourage them to think about accessibility.

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AI Live and NVDA finalists on The New Inventors

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Ai-Live and NVDA are in the running for major awards on The New Inventors, including the invention of the year and the “Les is More Awards”.

Australian access company Ai-Media triumphed on the ABC’s New Inventors television program in June with its Ai-Live school captioning solution. This has now been shortlisted as one of eleven semi-finalists in the running for the 2010 New Inventors invention of the year.


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Pilot trials technological solutions for regional hearing impaired students

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A new pilot, launched today at Cerdon College, Merrylands NSW, which aims to maximise learning of deaf and hearing impaired students in mainstream settings, is trialling a unique, cost-effective approach for remote and regional areas.

Regional education in Australia has been thrust into the spotlight with the recent election results and the announcement of a regional education fund, highlighting lack of resources in these areas. Media Access Australia’s research backs this up suggesting that support for hearing impaired students in these areas falls far behind support in the cities.

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