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Communication and Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities

How accessible is your school ICT?

The Scottish Government recently published Guidance on "Planning improvements for disabled pupils' access to education" .

To accomplish this, please help us by completing a survey.

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Course: Using Clicker 6 in Schools

Edinburgh - 5th March 2015

This course will encourage teachers to create accessible, enjoyable resources to make better use of the specialist software.

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Curriculum for Excellence

Can you be a :

  • Successful learner - if you can't read books and learning materials?
  • Confident individual - if you depend on others to read or write for you?
  • Responsible citizen - if you don't have access to information?
  • An effective contributor - if you can't communicate?

Read on to see how we can help.

Books for All

Accessible Curriculum Materials for Students with ASN.

Books for All is about learning materials in accessible, alternative formats, for people who have difficulty reading ordinary printed books.

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Some of our main services

We run our own programme of courses and in-service training.

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Loans for communication, to individuals with disabilities.

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For individual children and young people in Scotland with ASN.

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Our current projects which include: Digital Exams and Books for All.

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Upcoming Professional Learning

Using Symbols in Schools: Supporting Language, Learning and Communication

Using symbols as visual supports has been proven to benefit pupils of all abilities for early level language and learning. This course will explore ....

  • Date: Thursday, 30th April

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Our latest blog post

Scottish Children's Book Awards 2015 winners announced!

Congratulations to the Winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! The awards are run by The Scottish Book Trust and the winners w....

  • Posted: 5th March 2015

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Upcoming webinar

Speech Recognition with NaturallySpeaking - session 1

The latest version of NaturallySpeaking provides excellent speech recognition and can be used for SQA literacy assessments. This webinar focuses on what you need to improve the chances of success....

  • Date: Wednesday, 11th March

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Case study

Ella's Story

Ella is a 5 year old girl who communicates using a combination of vocalisation, gesture, pointing to symbols, and her own gestures / signs. However, it is very difficult to understand her communication out of context.

Read more on our communication aid case study

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An open-access reference library within the centre. Some books, journal articles, videos and other material can be borrowed. Such as:

Research & Development

Learning materials in accessible, alternative formats.

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Digital versions of SQA exam papers.

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Free speech-to-text plug-in developed for Microsoft Word.

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A very high quality Scottish synthetic voice.

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