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Created on Thursday, 07 July 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

The Science and Technology Impact Assessment Panel of the European Parliament (STOA) has commissioned a study on Assistive Technologies for the inclusion of people with disabilities in society, education and jobs. As part of this study, they are conducting a European-wide online survey involving per...

Created on Tuesday, 12 August 2014. Posted by Sally Millar

A variant of Personal Communication Passport has recently been published, designed for use by people with autism who might need hospital treatment and/or who need to communicate their needs to doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. This was developed by Baroness Angela Brow...

Created on Wednesday, 25 May 2011. Posted by Sally Millar

This is an interesting newsletter (from the USA) that draws together a rich list of resources and provides a useful set of iPad/iPod/iPhone App links but also offers some very sensible words of caution about the risk of being 'swept away' by an unrealistic expectation that iPad Apps can meet every...

Created on Friday, 10 September 2010. Posted by Allan Wilson

The Scottish Government, working in partnership with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Reference Group, have developed a draft Scottish Autism Strategy.  The Strategy sets out what the Scottish Government in partnership with users, carers and professionals proposes to do to meet the needs of...

Created on Tuesday, 28 July 2009. Posted by Sally Millar

Today CALL was pleased to receive a demonstration and short term loan of voice output communication aid that is new on the UK market, the Logan ProxTalker. This is a VERY simple-to-use system that is basically a PECS or communication book that can talk.  The user's pictures are on little ca...